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Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 4 0 Browse Search
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esulted in his mammoth fortune and the importance and opportunities it gave him. This fortune and his patriotic course brought him into connection with General Grant, and thus made his name national. During the winter preceding Grant's first inauguration, I remember dining at Stewart's house with the President-elect. The company was composed exclusively of men, but of as much distinction, social or personal, as often meets under one roof in New York: Hamilton Fish, John Jacob Astor, Joseph Harper, Edwards Pierrepont, Charles P. Daly, Henry Hilton, all were present, and others, perhaps as eminent. The table of course was sumptuous, and all the accessories elaborate. Mr. Stewart called especial attention to the Johannisberger wine of some famous vintage, which, at the close of the dinner, was served by the thimbleful; he only brought it out, he said, on extraordinary occasions; it had cost him thirty dollars a bottle. Nobody dreamed then that Mr. Stewart was to be appointed Secr
h had arrested the Rams; while its significance now is increased by the fact that he was also Lord Privy Seal in that which negotiated the Treaty of Washington. He died in 1886, full of years and honors. The article referred to was written by me and published both in England and America. In England, it was signed; but Lord Halifax had evidently not seen the foreign publication. Hickleton, April 22, 1870. dear General Badeau,—When I wrote to thank you for sending me a number of Harper's Magazine, I had not read the article in it on Our Relations with England. I do not know whether I am warranted in guessing who the author of the article is, but whoever he may be, everybody who is anxious to promote harmony and good feeling between our two countries must be deeply indebted to him for so valuable a contribution towards furthering an object so essential to the welfare of both. I confess, however, to being somewhat disheartened by the account given in the article of the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Paroles of the Army of Northern Virginia. (search)
, Q. M. Sergeant. G. W. Higgins, Corporal. Jno. F. Saunders, Corporal. Privates. B. M. Almond, N. B. Almond, J. W. Coates, O. Connell, A. Davis, Philip Duke, F. T. Herring, C. B. Mason, James McClary. B. Munday, Jas. Pugh, C. C. Ratliff, R. T. Thomas, J. N. Wright, [20] Montgomery's Battery. Jno. H. Kabler, Corporal. Privates. W. J. Chisholm, Wm. Childress, Jno. Harper, Thos. J. Harvey, R. B. Holt, V. R. Jones, J. B. Collins, Geo. J. Foster, Jos. Harper, B. Holt, M. C. Holt, W. H. Johnson, R. L. Layne, J. R. Lawson, John Mann, Augustus Nuckles, Daniel D. Ramsay, W. T. Southard, A. J. Strong, James Terry, James Bateman, A. C. Layne, L. W. Lipscomb, E. Marston, L. N. Pugh, Wm. L. St. John, Isaac W. St. John, Wm. M. Taylor, R. R. Upton, David Woody. [31] Reese's Battery. C. W. McCrary, Sergeant-Major, one private horse. F. M. Wooten, Corporal. Jos. Blankenship, Corporal. C. P. Dubose, Corporal