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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Stonewall Jackson in Lexington, Va. (search)
h pride in recounting his valorous deeds as does the Confederate foot-cavalryman who followed him on the long and wearisome march. We can point with just pride to the fact that he was a native Western Virginian--For oft when white-haired grandsires tell Of bloody struggles past and gone, The children at their knees shall hear How Jackson led his columns on. G. H. M. Cloverlick, W. Va., February 16, 1880. Lexington, Va., August 16, 1876. Ed. Lexington Gazette,--In the spring of 1858, T. J. Jackson, then a professor in the Virginia Military Institute, at Lexington, Va.--now our Stonewall Jackson — was organizing a negro Sunday school in the town of Lexington. At that time such a school was regarded by our laws as an unlawful assembly. On Saturday evening of May 1st, 1858, I left my office, and on my way home met Major Jackson on the pavement in front of the court-house, in company with Colonel S. McD. Reid, the clerk of our courts, and William McLaughlin, Esq., now judge of
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reminiscences of the army of Northern Virginia, or the boys in gray, as I saw them from Harper's Ferry in 1861 to Appomattox Court-house in 1865. (search)
however, a master hand took the reins--Major T. J. Jackson, of the Virginia Military Institute, haurprise, and a grief, to people who only knew Jackson as a quiet professor in Lexington. But Govmation a member rose and asked who is this Major Jackson? and the delegate from Rockbridge repliedHarper's Ferry, the last of April; Who is Colonel Jackson? but during the month he held the comman so that the Army of the Shenandoah which Colonel Jackson turned over to General Johnston was toler. But this difficulty was all forgotten when Jackson witnessed Walker's splendid courage and markerigid discipline. On the 21st of July, Colonel Jackson had a sharp skirmish at Falling Waters wie, six miles from Martinsburg, where we found Jackson awaiting us, and where, for four days, we remach the highest officer I at once went to General Jackson for the permit. I have a vivid recollectporteur. Afterward, introducing my friend, Jackson said to him: You are more than welcome to my [1 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Operations of the cavalry in Mississippi, from January to March, 1864.-report of General S. D. Lee. (search)
ht this superior force, every man knowing, by actual observation, the strength of the enemy. Jackson was occupied by the enemy on the morning of the 6th, my command having passed through the city river. Sent Ferguson's brigade to Morton to cover Major-General Loring's front, and ordered Jackson, with his two brigades (Adams's and Starke's), to move on the flank of the enemy at Brandon andfficer acted with judgment and to the best interests of the service. On the 24th I ordered General Jackson, with his own division and Ferguson's brigade, to move towards Canton and harass General Sherman, who was then retiring from Meridian towards Vicksburg. General Jackson encountered the enemy near Sharon, driving in his foraging parties and hastening his march to Vicksburg. His work was w. Brigadier-General Ross, with his brigade of Texans, was sent to the Yazoo country by Brigadier-General Jackson, and Richardson's brigade of Tennessee and Forrest's cavalry were sent by my order to
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reminiscences of the army of Northern Virginia. (search)
Valley District, May 9, 1862. To General S. Cooper: God blessed our arms with victory at McDowell yesterday. T. J. Jackson, Major-General. After defeating Milroy — Fremont's advance guard — and pursuing him until he was driven out of thts, which completely concealed our movements as we pressed on rapidly towards our objective point. I well remember when Jackson first came to the front of our column. Hearing loud cheering in the rear, which came nearer and nearer, we soon saw thaprise, but which made a gallant resistance as it was pressed rapidly back over the two forks of the Shenandoah river. Jackson was always in the forefront — sometimes even in advance of the skirmish line — and manifested the greatest impatience tor Col. Kenly); the cavalry charge at Cedarville, five miles from Front Royal, in which Col. Flournoy (under the order of Jackson and in his immediate presence), charged with 250 men four times his numbers, and so completely broke and scattered them