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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 211 7 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 211 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 156 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 152 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 135 3 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 98 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 70 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 66 2 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 63 5 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 63 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Annual Reunion of the Association of the Army of Northern Virginia. (search)
oduced the speakers. The following were the regular toasts and respondents: The Infantry: If ever a band of warriors won A paen for deeds of valor done, They deserve, indeed, the glorious meed And the proud triumphal hymn. General John B. Gordon. The Artillery: The splendid service of the artillery nerved the arm and inspired the heart of the other branches of the army, and frequently turned the tide of battle to victory. Colonel Thomas H. Carter. The Cavalry: As the of the heart. Judge F. R. Farrar. The Confederate Dead: It seeks not where their bodies lie, By bloody hillside, plain, or river, Their names are bright on Fame's proud sky; Their deeds of valor live forever. Senator John W. Daniel. General Gordon was received with vociferous applause, made a superb speech, and was given three cheers at the close. Colonel Thomas H. Carter made his maiden speech, but did it admirably, and received three cheers for the gallant artillerist. All the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Life, services and character of Jefferson Davis. (search)
row upon the canvas Jefferson Davis in the midst of those chiefs whom he created, what grander knighthood could history assemble? Robert E. Lee, Albert Sidney Johnston, Joseph E. Johnston, G. T. Beauregard, Samuel Cooper, and Braxton Bragg were generals of the full rank. Stonewall Jackson, Forrest, Polk, Hardee, Ewell, D. H. Hill, A. P. Hill, Hood, Richard Taylor, Holmes, R. H. Anderson, Pemberton, Early, Kirby Smith, Longstreet, Hampton, S. D. Lee, A. P. Stewart, Buckner, Wheeler, and Gordon were their lieutenants. Major-generals, brigadiers and field officers, cavalry leaders, artillerists, and infantry commanders who became world renowned, throng upon the memory. The names of Stuart, Ashby, Morgan, Cleburne, and their compeers spring from the full heart to the lip. Would that time permitted me to call that brilliant roll of the living and the dead; but why need the voice pronounce what all would speak? Men judge Napoleon by his marshals; judge Jefferson Davis and his c
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Monument to General Robert E. Lee. (search)
thering of Confederate soldiers which had met since the war. This church then stood upon the upper portion of the site now occupied by our imposing City Hall. Among the leading officers who participated in the meeting were Generals Early, John B. Gordon, Edward Johnson, I. R. Trimble, W. B. Taliaferro, William Smith, W. N. Pendleton, Fitz. Lee, M. Ransom, William Terry, Benjamin Huger, Robert Ransom, L. L. Lomax, George H. Steuart, C. W. Field, W. S. Walker, B. T. Johnson, J. D. Imboden, R. d shall have crumbled into dust, his virtues will live, a high model for the imitation of generations yet unborn. Other addresses. Mr. Davis was followed in eloquent addresses by Colonel Charles S. Venable, General John S. Preston, General John B. Gordon, Colonel Charles Marshall, General Henry A. Wise, Colonel William Preston Johnston, and Colonel Robert E. Withers. Resolutions were then passed organizing an association to erect a monument in Richmond. The following officers of the a
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
ommand of this regiment, which was constituted as follows: Gordon Light Infantry, Captain Jordan; Edisto Rifles, Captain Bul John Trusheim. The battalion had about 250 men. Governor Gordon and staff. Governor John B. Gordon, of Georgia, andGovernor John B. Gordon, of Georgia, and staff had the next position, and the Governor's Horse Guard, mounted, followed as his escort. Governors Farwell and Richagstreet, Senator Reagan of Texas, General W. H. Payne, Governor Gordon of Georgia, Governor Fowle of North Carolina, Governor escorted him to the stand. Generals Johnston, Hampton, Gordon and Rosser were all cheered when they appeared on the stanate as to their loved commander. Other visitors. Governor Gordon, of Georgia, also passed with his troop of cavalry cal audience in the square. Georgia's Governor. General John B. Gordon on horseback, and accompanied by his brilliant staa is here with many of her noble sons, and with them comes Gordon, whose name is as familiar to the veterans of the grand ol
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.26 (search)
iam Daniel, E. P. Brown, Godfrey Stanbley. June 16th. Wm. A. Johnston, Nathan Hoag, F. T. Scott, R. A. Spiers. On the capstone appear the words: Gloria Victis. On the second base in bold relief are these words: Confederate dead. On the third or upper base is this inscription: Plant the fair column on the vacant grave. A hero's honors let a hero have. Among the contributors to the fund for building this monument were General Early, General Beaureguard, General Gordon, and Messrs. Allen & Ginter, of Richmond. The 9th of June. The 9th of June, by reason of the memorable battle fought on the very limits of the city, in which Kautz's raiders were defeated and driven back, is justly regarded as a sacred day in the annals of the city, and it is the anniversary which has been selected, and has ever since the war been observed by the Ladies' Memorial Association and by the people at large to commemorate the deeds of Confederate valor. Many of our ci
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The unveiling. [Richmond Dispatch, June 10, 1890.] (search)
hless leader, girt with a handful of devoted soldiery, greatly stood at bay and taught astonished nations what long-enduring hearts can do. Yonder to the left frowns Fort Steadman, made glorious by that daring stroke of desperate valor, where Gordon's fiery few clashed and for the moment won—here almost at our very feet the long ravine now clothed in summer bravery, which it seems but yesterday we saw one moment shrouded in billowing smoke and then agleam with serried bayonets, as the men ofIt was hallowed ground, nor could growing wheat and corn and clover hide the blood-spots. In easy sight of the monument is Fort Steadman, on Hare's farm, rendered memorable for the capture by the Confederate troops in the assault made by General John B. Gordon in the last days of the war. This was a fort of immense strength and very near the Confederate lines. The assault was one of the most gallant in the annals of the seige. It was successful in the capture of prisoners and guns, but the ma
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Lee's Lieutenants. (search)
ilderness offering to lead Hood's Texas brigade, and at Spotsylvania Courthouse offering to lead Gordon's division, and afterwards Harris's Mississippi brigade, when, upon all three occasions, the ra. Alexander P. Stewart, Oxford, Miss. Wade Hampton, United States Senate, Washington. John B. Gordon, Atlanta, Ga. Major-Generals. Gustavus W. Smith, New York. LaFayette McLaws, Savannah since been proud of him as one of their representatives in the United States Senate. General John B. Gordon has been the idol of his people ever since he carried back to Georgia his brilliant recod Robert B. Vance, have served in the House of Representatives, while Generals Wade Hampton, John B. Gordon, W. B. Bate, E. C. Walthall, J. T. Morgan, M. C. Butler, A. H. Colquitt, R. L. Gibson, and M. W. Ransom, have graced the United States Senate, and Generals Gordon, Hampton, Buckner, Fitzhugh Lee, Bate, Kemper, Bonham, Colquitt, Haygood, Lowry, Marmaduke, McGowan, Nicholas, O'Neale, and Scal