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James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown, Chapter 11: the victory over death. (search)
ester Continentals: G, Fauquier Cavalry; H, Company A of Richmond ; I, Alexandria Riflemen; K, Riflemen, and part of Capt. Ashby's Cavalry, to keep order in the small crowd. J, Hunter's Guard, at entrance gate, supported by a piece of Artillery under command of Lieut. Green of the United States Marines; L, Woods scoured by the Wood's Rifles, to have the first brush at the enemy, if approaching from Harper's Ferry; M M M, Pickets of the Fauquier Cavalry; N N N, Two lines of Sentries; O, Petersburg Grays, as Body Guard to prisoner in wagon. The first companies of infantry and cavalry having taken their position, the artillery then arrived, with a huge brass cannon, which was so placed and pointed that, in the event of an attempted rescue, the prisoner might be blown into shreds by the heavy charge of grape shot that lay hidden in it. Other cannon were stationed, with equal care, to sweep the jail and every approach to it. From eight o'clock till ten, the military were in constant mo
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
perhaps as some others, but each regiment made a creditable showing, and their movements were very soldierly. The Fourth regiment came first, and was commanded by Colonel H. C. Hudgins. There were ten companies in all, two of which marched as one, and about 380 men. The companies were: Old Dominion Guard, of Portsmouth, Captain J. M. Binford, 41 men; Lee Rifles, of Norfolk, Captain George W. Taylor, 37 men; Old Dominion Light Infantry, of Smithfield, Captain E. A. Morrison, 26 men; Petersburg Grays, Captain F. R. Lassiter, 43 men; Nottoway Grays, Captain J. M. Harris, 24 men; Farmville Guard, Captain W. S. Paulett, 23 men; Portsmouth Rifles, Captain W. C. Williams, 43 men; City Guard, of Norfolk, Captain H. Hodges, 36 men. The ambulance corps—Dr. Bilisoly, surgeon—accompanied the regiment. Captain Pigg commanded the Third regiment, which was headed by the Alexandria drum corps, and the companies: Alexandria Light Infantry, Captain G. A. Mushback, 36 men; Culpeper Minute-Men, Ca
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The unveiling. [Richmond Dispatch, June 10, 1890.] (search)
he unveiling. [Richmond Dispatch, June 10, 1890.] Petersburg, June 9th, 1890. At an early hour in the afternoon crowds began to wend their way to the cemetery, all bearing flowers and evergreens with which to decorate the graves of the soldiers. The procession was one of the finest ever seen in Petersburg. It was composed of A. P. Hill Camp of veterans, Pickett-Buchanan Camp of Norfolk, R. E. Lee Camp and Sons of Confederate Veterans of Richmond, the Prince George Cavalry, Petersburg Grays, Petersburg Artillery with full battery of guns, the Fire Department with engines beautifully decorated, civil societies, and a long line of citizens. The line was headed by Chief-Marshal Henry and his associates, the ladies of the Memorial Association and the orator of the day, with the Mayor and Miss Hill. It was fully half-past 6 o'clock before the ceremonies commenced in the cemetery, where fully 10,000 people had assembled around the monument and the stand. The scene was an insp
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Valuable war relic. (search)
s genuine. It will be deposited with the State Librarian for preservation. Reverend Frank J. Boggs is the man who is mentioned as Major of the Twelfth Battalion of Light Artillery. At the time the war broke out he was a member of the Virginia Methodist Conference, and was in charge of Union Station Methodist Episcopal Church on Church Hill, in this city. The Richmond Grays, of the First Regiment of Virginia, had its full complement of men, and a company of infantry, called the Second Grays, was organized, and Rev. Mr. Boggs was elected captain of the company. He made a brave and efficient officer, and after the battle of Manassas, resigned his rank in the infantry to accept the command of the Twelfth Battalion of Light Artillery. The battalions of artillery on field duty with army corps were known by the name of their commanders—such as Cutshaw, Brander, Poague, Pegram and others, and heavy artillery was represented by numbers —Battalion Twelve was really infantry supporting
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Unveiling of the statue of General Ambrose Powell Hill at Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1892. (search)
he non-commissioned staff, who marched with drawn swords, were Sergeant-Major R. B. Hickok, Quartermaster-Sergeant P. L. Falkiner, Ordnance Sergeant H. P. Gray, Commissary-Sergeant J. V. B. Moore, Post-Quartermaster-Sergeant J. S. L. Owen. The Grays (Company A) were commanded by Captain C. Gray Bossieux, with Lieutenants Garrison and Goode and nine commissioned officers. Thirty-five privates were in line, making a total rank and file of fifty-six men. Captain Frank Cunningham commanded t twenty-three privates, making a total of thirty-three men. Company E (Portsmouth), Captain R. E. Warren; Second Lieutenant, T. C. Owen. Five non-commissioned officers and twenty privates, making a total of twenty-seven men. Company G (Petersburg Grays), Captain F. R. Lassiter; Lieutenants R. O. Jones and W. L. McGill, and twenty-five privates, making a total of twenty-eight men, rank and file. Company K (Portsmouth), Captain J. W. Happer; First Lieutenant, E. W. Owen; Second Lieutenant
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
ew. Instantaneous killing of, 168 New England, The greed of, 311 New Orleans Battalion, 1814-15 Roster of officers and soldiers of, 133 Nicholas, Geo., sketch of, 55 Nullification Ordinance, 64 Oakwood Cemetary Monument to 16,000 Confederate soldiers at, 89 Oakwood Memorial Association, 84 Olds, Fred A., 247 Payne, Gen. Wm H., Glowing Eulogy of, 285 Pendleton, Edmund Sketch of, 41 Petersburg to Appomattox C. H., From, 261 Petersburg, Evacuation of, 262 Petersburg Grays, Co,. A, 12th Va. Infantry, List of officers and members of, 360 Poagaes Artillery, Col. W. T., 14 Potter, Gen. R. C., 271 Randolph, Edmund, Sketch of, 43 Ransom's Brigade, Its gallantry in the Capture of Plymouth, N. C., 363 Rebel gave the Yankees a slip, How a, 210 Red Badge Explained, The, 248 Reid, W. D., 279 Roberts, B. A., 251 Robinson, Brilliant Address of Leigh, 293 Reconstruction in April, 1865, Efforts for, 250 Rouss, Chas. B, Gift of, 159 Salem C
wounds, 15; died of disease wounded 16 The following are the contributions of this regiment to the Fredericksburg sufferers. Field and staff, $75; Company A. (Petersburg City Guards,) $40; Company B. (Petersburg Graye,) $62, Company C. (Petersburg Grays,) $49, Company D. (Lafayette Guards,) $39; Company E. (Petersburg Rifles,) $71.75; Company F. (Sugar Grays,) $75.75, Company G. (Richmond Grays,) $104, Company H. (Norfolk Juniors) $63; Company (Mercury Grays,) $10, Company K. (ber Riounded 16 The following are the contributions of this regiment to the Fredericksburg sufferers. Field and staff, $75; Company A. (Petersburg City Guards,) $40; Company B. (Petersburg Graye,) $62, Company C. (Petersburg Grays,) $49, Company D. (Lafayette Guards,) $39; Company E. (Petersburg Rifles,) $71.75; Company F. (Sugar Grays,) $75.75, Company G. (Richmond Grays,) $104, Company H. (Norfolk Juniors) $63; Company (Mercury Grays,) $10, Company K. (ber Rifles,) $5