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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address before the Virginia division of Army of Northern Virginia, at their reunion on the evening of October 21, 1886. (search)
By the 23d April the newspapers reported that five thousand Virginia troops had assembled at Harper's Ferry, Richmond Enquirer, April 23, 1861. but Major-General Kenton Harper, of Augusta, who was in command, reports the number at but two thousand. Records War of Rebellion, Vol. II, p. 772. On the 18th April, Major-Gen the same sections of the State. Records War of Rebellion, Volume II, page 787. Colonel Jackson arrived at Harper's Ferry on Monday, the 29th, and relieved General Harper of command the next day, the 30th. On his arrival, he found assembled at Harper's Ferry two thousand one hundred Virginia troops, with four hundred Kentuckom five hundred to one thousand a day were arriving from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and even Kentucky; some at Richmond, some at Harper's Ferry, and some at Petersburg. Richmond Enquirer. On May the 7th, Governor Letcher directed General Lee to assume the command of all the volunteer or oth