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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Gettysburg campaign--full report of General J. E. B. Stuart. (search)
o acquaint the Commanding-General with the nature of the enemy's movements, as well as to place with his column my cavalry force. The head of the column, following a ridge road, reached Westminister about 5 P. M. At this place our advance was obstinately disputed for a short time by a squadron of the First Delaware cavalry, but what were not killed were either captured or saved themselves by precipitate flight. In this brief engagement two officers of the Fourth Virginia cavalry, Lieutenants Pierre Gibson and Murray, were killed — gallant and meritorious, they were noble sacrifices to the cause. Omit if published.--R. E. L.[The ladies of the place begged to be allowed to superintend their interment, and in accordance with their wishes the bodies of these young heroes were left in their charge.] The fugitives were pursued a long distance on the Baltimore road, and I afterwards heard created a great panic in that city, impressing the authorities with the belief that we were just at
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
ders were so soon to burst forth with a fury unsurpassed! On came the fleet, straight for the fort; Admiral Dahlgren's flag ship, the Monitor Montauk, Commander Fairfax, in the lead. It was followed by the new Ironsides, Captain Rowan; the Monitors, Catskill, Commander Rogers; Patapsco, Lieutenant-Commander Badger; Nantucket, Commander Beaumont and Weekawken, Commander Calhoun. There were, besides five gunboats, the Paul Jones, Commander Rhind; Ottowa, Commander Whiting; the Seneca, Commander Gibson; the Chippewa, Commander Harris, and the Wissahickon, Commander Davis. Swiftly and noiselessly approached, the white spray breaking from their sharp prows, their long dark hull lines scarcely showing above the water, and the coal black drum-like turrets glistening in the morning's sun. Approaching still nearer they formed the arc of a circle around Wagner, the nearest being about three hundred yards distant from it. With deliberate precision they halted and waited the word of command t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
rginia, E. V. White. No. 8. Sam. Garland, Lynchburg, Virginia, Kirk Otey. No. 9. George E. Pickett, Richmond Virginia, R. N. Northen. No. 10. R. E. Lee, No. 3, Hampton, Virginia, A. S. Segar. No. 11. Urquhart-Gillette, Courtland, Virginia, L. R. Edwards, Franklin, Virginia. No. 12. John R. Cooke, West Point, Virginia, H. M. Miller. No. 13. William Watts, Roanoke, Virginia, S. S. Brooke. No. 14. John Bowie Strange, Charlottesville, Virginia, J. M. Garnett. No. 15. Pierre Gibson, No. 15, Culpeper, Virginia, D. A. Grimsley. No. 16. Callcote-Wrenn, Isle of Wight Courthouse, Virginia, N. F. Young. No. 17. Ewell, Prince William county, Virginia, H. F. Lynn, Catharpin, Virginia. No. 18. J. E. B. Stuart, Reams' Station, Virginia, M. A. Moncure. No. 19. Thornton-Pickett, Farmville, Virginia, S. W. Paulett. No. 20. Stover, Strasburg, Virginia, Mason Bly, Lebanon, Virginia. No. 21. J. A. Early, Rocky Mount, Virginia, G. W. Helms. No. 22. Turner