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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.9 (search)
umn, in a full trot towards their front. A courier was now dispatched in haste to Imboden via Bridgewater with a message McNeill dictated to me warning him he was being flanked in this way by the entire force of Hunter. What its effect was upon that officer we shall see a little further on in my story. Hurrah for John McNeill, a prompt and gallant fighter, always hanging on the flanks and rear of an advancing enemy. Down from that hill, first northward to the Green mount road at Tom Harrison's-pushing right into Harrisonburg on one side as Hunter's rear guard pressed out on the other—stragglers scattering here and there as they recognized the dreaded gray coats, Men must not break ranks to take these stragglers now, keep well in hand, was his stern command. Out up the Valley pike he swept, eagle-eyed, fierce, daring everything. Harrison-burgers stared with wide-eyed wonder, what few were at their doors, and plucked up hope again to see that Hunter was surrounded. What wo
genuine Texas war whoop, dashed against the enemy's columns. The did not await the onset, but fled, and charged right through their regiment infantry, delivering their fire right and half pistol shot distance, killing hundred of the enemy and capturing odd prisoners, whom they sent into der a guard of their own men. It would be invidious to mention where all did well, and I will only Our gallant Colonel, John A. proved himself to be the "right right place." and one "gritty" Tom Harrison, of Waco, shoed h a soldier from his "boot soles up" Unfortunately our Lieut. Colonel Walker, was disabled by a wound the Woodsonville fight, and could participate in the battle of Shiloh. In fact, sirs, the Texas Rangers two days of the battle, were constant fire from shot and shell, and did as gallant soldiers, their great that the country was so densely out up with ravines that no fair given them to "spread themselves" could, and have done, if the battle been located i
The Daily Dispatch: may 2, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Unsuccessful incubation of the python. (search)
k,) will be made available for the American passengers; while the steamers Gladiator and Southwick will take the passengers booked for England to their destruction. Dr. Linquist, we learn, will leave in the Vigilant. H. M. steamer Bulldog, Commander McKillop, returned from Rum Cay this morning, and reports that not a vestige of H. M. steamers Conqueror can be seen above water. [From the Nassau Guardian, April 19th.] We are informed that the iron steamship British Queen, commander Harrison, hitherto employed as a passenger vessel between Liverpool and Havre, is advertised to leave England this day (April 19th) for New York, en route for Nassau, to supply the place of the Karnak.She is said to be a vessel of the same class, but of greater speed, averaging eleven knots per hour. The tonnage of the unfortunate Karnak was about 593½, She was built at Dunbarton in 1831, by W. Danny Brothers, and her engines were furnished by Tulles & Denny. She was engaged in the trans