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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.18 (search)
ty. Both he and Jameson were fond of astronomy. I possess a letter, which I have mislaid, written by Jameson to Page in, I think, 1781, noting his observations of some astronomical phenomena, and jotted on the same sheet are the observations of Page himself of the same manifestations. The society of propitious title, whose offices were suspended by the American Revolution, has left a tangible memorial. In the cabinet of the Virginia Historical Society is an engraved gold medal awarded John Hobday in 1774 for the model of a machine for threshing wheat. I would not have you forget John Banister, the eminent naturalist, who lost his life in 1697 by a fall in endeavoring to secure a coveted plant. The motto adopted by a lamented friend, the late Thomas Hicks Wynne, as that of his valuable serial Documents Relating to the Old Dominion—Gather up the fragments that remain—I would, young gentlemen, earnestly commend to you. In the Smithsonian Institution there is an invaluable colle
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketch of Company I, 61st Virginia Infantry, Mahone's Brigade, C. S. A. (search)
killed, which promoted Captain McAlpine and Lieutenant John Hobday, the one as major and the other as captain.picious for gallantry, 5. The gallantry of Captain John Hobday on this occasion was conspicuous, and althougd, I; returned by Medical Examining Board, 1. Captain John Hobday was killed, which promoted Lt. C. W. Murdaugh862, joined 13th Virginia Cavalry. Second Lieutenant John Hobday, Jr., promoted Captain May 12, 1864, wound Wilderness: Captain Charles R. McAlpine, lieutenant John Hobday, and private Elvin K. Casey. Shady Groveylvania C. H.: Captain Charles R. McAlpine, lieutenant John Hobday, privates Charles N. Collins, Albert Powellte. Wilcox Farm: Captain C. R. McAlpine, lieutenant John Hobday, privates Charles N. Collins, John C. Milleer's Farm: Captain C. R. McAlpine. Crater: Lieutenant John Hobday, J. D. White, sergeant Richard White. Jo Roll of honor. Major Charles R. McAlpine, Captain John Hobday, sergeant M. P. Kilgore, privates Elvin K. Ca
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The laying of the corner-stone of the monument to President Jefferson Davis, (search)
ohn B., 80. Granberry, Bishop John C., 365. Grant's Campaign in 1864, 139; his forces in, 177; censor, warned him to stop drinking, 154; on to Richmond, 81. Gravel Hill, Battle of, 337. Green, Colonel J. W., 166. Gurley House, Battle of, 102. Hampton Roads Conference, 33. Hampton, Strategy of General Wade, 278. Harrison, James P., 111 Hatcher's Run Battle of, 103. Helena, Ark., Attack on, July 4, 1863, 197. Hindman, General T C., placed under arrest, 69. Hobday, Captain, John, Gallantry of, 102; killed, 103. Holcombe Guards (Company I, 7th Virginia Infantry), Roll of the, 115. Hollins. Commodore George N., 88. Howitzers, The Richmond, at Harper's Ferry in 1859, 110 Howlett House, Battery at, 40. Hunton, General, Eppa, Brigade of, 83. Irby, Captain, Richard, 240. Ireland, Mission of Lieutenant J. L. Capston to, in 1863, 202. Jackson, General John K., 121. Jackson, General T. J., Pen picture of, 135. James City Cavalry, its organ
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Colonel James Gregory Hodges. (search)
ssion. During the yellow fever in 1855 he gave untiring and faithful devotion to the sick day and night from the beginning to the end of the epidemic. He was elected mayor of the city of Portsmouth April, 1856, and again in April 1857. The Third regiment of Virginia volunteers of this city was organized in 1856, and Dr. James Gregory Hodges was elected colonel; David J. Godwin, lieutenant colonel; William C. Wingfield, major; John W. H. Wrenn, adjutant; C. W. Murdaugh, commissary; John Hobday, quartermaster; Dr. H. F. Butt, surgeon, and Dr. V. B. Bilisoly, assistant surgeon. At the time of the organization of the regiment it was composed of the following companies: Portsmouth Rifle Company, Capt. John C. Owens; Old Dominion Guard, Capt. Edward Kearn; the National Grays, Capt. John E. Deans; the Marion Rifles, Capt. Johannis Watson; the Union Guard, Capt. Nathaniel Edwards, and the Dismal Swamp Rangers, Capt. James C. Choat. On Saturday, the 20th day of April, 1861, when the