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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
Hon. James Mercer Garnett
Hon. James Mercer Garnett. an Address by Professor James Mercer Oarnett, On presenting the p
nd regular hand, is still preserved.
James Mercer Garnett was educated at home, receiving the lib a brief record of the official life of James Mercer Garnett as far as it can be traced.
I have bee olonel John Taylor, of Caroline county, and Mr. Garnett, the intimate friend of Colonel Taylor, fre py is in my possession.
In August, 1807, Mr. Garnett served as a member of the grand jury that i active part in the work of the Convention.
Mr. Garnett, a gentleman of the old school, thought tha ould-boards of the least possible resistance, Garnett brought forth roars of laughter in private ci against the philosopher and the farmer.
Mr. Garnett was a man of high education, as his writing and it may be mentioned that in a letter to Mr. Garnett, written in 1811, Judge Henry St. George Tu y child of Mr. Garnett's eldest son, James Mercer Garnett, Jr., who married, in 1820, his first cou [17 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Diary of
, ordnance Captain James M. Garnett , 's division officer Rodes 2d corps, army of Northern Virginia. (search)
Diary of Captain James M. Garnett, ordnance officer Rodes's division, 2d corps, army of Northern Virginia. From August 5th to November 30th, 1864, covering part of General Early's campaign in the Shenandoah Valley. [The Editor has pleasure in preserving in the pages of the Southern Historical Society Papers the following interesting diary of a Confederate officer, and well-known educator, Professor James Mercer Garnett, Ll. D.] November 30th, 1864. Private Diary from August 5th tProfessor James Mercer Garnett, Ll. D.] November 30th, 1864. Private Diary from August 5th to November 30th, ‘64, covering time from last trip across Potomac to return of ordnance trains to camp near Staunton, about two miles out on Waynesboroa road. Troops still at New Market, but expect them back soon, and think we will go into winter-quarters between Staunton or Waynesboroa and Port Republic, unless Mars Robert wants us down at Richmond. Camp near Hainesville, Friday, August 5th, 1864. Moved from our camp near Winchester day before yesterday evening, and camped that night at B
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.4 (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of
Hon. T. S. Garnett
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Ordnance report of
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
Judge William Brockenbrough
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
Personal Reminiscences of Seven days battles around Richmond. [from the Baltimore, Md., sun, June, 1902.] The Fortieth anniversary. By Prof. James Mercer Garnett, Ll.D. Old Confederates may recall that this week is the anniversary of the very days of the Seven Days battles around Richmond, just forty years ago—June 26 to July 1, 1862. It was on Thursday afternoon, June 26th, that General A. P. Hill opened the series with his battle at Beaver Dam creek, near Mechanicsville. It was not intended that this battle should begin until General T. J. (Stonewall) Jackson had gotten into position with his forces from the Valley. To deceive McClellan, General Whiting had been sent to Staunton by rail with reinforcements for General Jackson, but these were at once recalled, and Jackson's foot cavalry, then encamped near Weyer's Cave, was marched with all haste to Richmond to turn McClellan's right flank. We lost no time on the way until near Richmond, when we were considerably dela