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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
ty. It was composed of five companies—Companies A and C, from Richmond, commanded respectively by Captains J. W. Barlow and Thomas P. Wilkinson; Company B, from Bedford county, Captain Robert B. Clayton; Company D, from Prince George, Captain C. Shirley Harrison, of Brandon; and Company E, from Henrico, Captain Thomas Ballard Blake. Lieutenant Sam Wilson, was Adjutant. The 10th Virginia and the 19th Virginia Battalion (also composed of five companies) were under the command of Lieutenant-Coth Virginia Battalions; Lieutenant J. L. Cowardin, Adjutant 10th and 19th Virginia Battalions; Captain T. B. Wilkinson, 10th Virginia Battalion; Captain T. B. Blake, 10th Virginia Battalion; Captain R. B. Claytor, 10th Virginia Battalion; Captain C. S. Harrison, 10th Virginia Battalion; Lieutenant J. W. Turner, 10th Virginia Battalion; Lieutenant B. G. Andrews, 10th Virginia Battalion; Lieutenant T. C. Talbott, 10th Virginia Battalion; Lieutenant A. P. Bohannon, Adjutant Wilson, 10th Virginia Ba
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
ed gold spoons into the White House. This was considered a terrible piece of extravagance for a democratic country. His administration was characterized by his enemies as the most extravagant of the Presidents. In the next campaign, when he was a candidate for re-election, the gold spoons were used against him with telling vengeance. Everywhere the cry rang out in the North against Martin Van Buren's extravagance, and with this cry that of Tippecanoe and Tyler, too, with the result that Harrison was elected. But succeeding years have shown that Mr. Van Buren's administration was the most economical of all the Presidents, notwithstanding the gold spoons, as it was certainly one of the most brilliant. Then Mr. Semmes recalled personal experiences with all the Presidents of those succeeding days, and his reminiscences form a delightful history of themselves. After graduating at Georgetown College, in which he took first honors for three successive years, he began the study of law
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
16. Gordon, A. C., 382. Gordon, Gen. John B., 105. Green, Lieut. J. M., 281. Gregg, Gen., Maxey, 107 Gregory Maj. W. F. C., 5. Grimball, Lieut., John, C. S. N., 116. Grimes, Gen., Bryan, 167. Groveton, Battle of, 99. Hagood, Gen. J., Brigade of, 13, 223. Hamilton, Col. D. H., 237. Hampton Roads Conference, by Hon. John H. Reagan, 68. Hare, Lt., killed, 357. Hare's Hill, Battle of, 175 Harpers' Ferry, Capture of, 254. Harris, Col. David Bullock 6. Harrison, Capt., C. Shirley, 139, 285. Hatchers Run. Battle of, 175. Hayes, R. B., 163, 321. Hensley, Major J. O., 139. Hill, Gen. A. P., 255. Hill, Gen. D. H., 107, 156. Hill, Major J. C., 14. Hobson, Col. Edwin L., 105. Hoke, Col. W. J., 258, 261. Holmes, Gen. J. H.,4, 215. Hopkins, George, 377. Howletts, Charge at, 12. Hunter, R. M. T., Sketch of, 193. Hyman, Col. J. H., 263. Iverson, Gen., Alfred, 165. Jackson, Gen. T. J., His Career and Character, 91; his corps, English estimate o