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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 10: the last invasion of Missouri.--events in East Tennessee.--preparations for the advance of the Army of the Potomac. (search)
h of Morgan's brigade, but, on the approach of a larger body of Unionists, the Confederates fled eastward, pursued five or six miles by Lieutenant-Colonel John B. Brownlow, of the Ninth Tennessee Cavalry, with a part of two brigades. The persons from whom the writer received the substance of the above brief account of Morgan's death, were Mrs. Williams, who pointed out the place where he was killed, and who said he was in the act of firing his pistol when he was shot through the heart; Mary Hunter, formerly a slave of Mrs. Williams, and living in a house at the corner of the vineyard, and saw the whole transaction; and Mrs. Lucy Williams, daughter-in-law of Mrs. Williams, whose sister was at the house when Morgan .left it, and heard him say he would never be taken alive. Mrs. Lucy Williams was a spirited young woman from Virginia, and thoroughly patriotic. She gave the Unionists much information concerning the movements of Morgan's brigade; and under the erroneous impression that
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 11: advance of the Army of the Potomac on Richmond. (search)
character of the fighting in that battle, 309. effects of these battles in Virginia, 310. Grant again attempts to flank Lee's Army, 311. Sheridan's raid in Lee's rear, 312. events in West Virginia, 313. Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley, 314. Hunter's expedition to Lynchburg, 315. the ravages of War, 316. On the evening of the 3d of May, 1864, the Army of the Potomac was ready to advance, and at midnight it moved toward the Rapid Anna in two columns, the right from near Culpepper Court-H the Nationals were Generals Getty, Gregg, Owen, Bartlett, and Webb, and Colonel Carroll. The Confederates lost in killed, Generals Sam. Jones and A. G. Jenkins; and the wounded were Generals Longstreet, Stafford (mortally), Pickett, Pegram, and Hunter. Longstreet was disabled for several months. Lee was evidently satisfied that he could not maintain a further contest with his antagonist on the ground he (Lee) had chosen for the struggle, so he retired behind intrenchments, where he was fo
resolution passed by the Senate, authorizing the appointment of the delegation asked for. The question being on concurring in the joint resolution a debate sprang up thereon, in which Mr. Prince, Robertson, and others, participated. The resolution was concurred in. The Senate amendment to the House resolution appointing a Committee to make arrangements for the accommodation of the Confederate Congress, authorizing the Governor to attend to the matter, was taken up. Concurred to. Mr. Hunter offered a resolution directing e Speaker to issue writs of election to fill vacancies from counties not represented in the House. Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, favored the measure. It was just and proper the citizens of the unrepresented districts should have an opportunity afforded them of sending delegates to the House. He was reliably informed that at a late election held in those districts, on the question of the partition of the State, three to one voted against it. We should al
Invading a Domicil. --Michael Murphy and John Smith were arraigned before the Mayor on Saturday, for invading the promises of Catharine Cheathman and Mary Hunter, behaving in a very disorderly manner, and resisting the officers who came to arrest them. They were remanded for trial.