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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Farmington, Tennessee--report of General Daniel Ruggles. (search)
-Colonel Gerard, commanding Thirteenth regiment Louisiana volunteers, for making a gallant dash at the enemy with his regiment; also of Lieutenant Morgan, Thirty-seventh Mississippi volunteers, who continued to lead his company although wounded. Colonel Fagan, commanding the Fourth brigade, speaks in high terms of the bearing of the First Arkansas and Second Tennessee, composing his command, and a section of Captain Ketchum's battery attached to his brigade. Captain Hoxton, with two of James' rifled guns, temporarily attached to the First brigade; Captain Hodgson, with a section of two guns of the Washington artillery, also serving with the First brigade; Captain Ducatel, with his Orleans Guards battery of six guns, and Captain Robertson, with his battery of twelve-pounder field guns, of Brigadier-General Trapier's division, serving temporarily under my orders, were all distinguished for their gallantry, as well as their men for good conduct on the field. I respectfully refer
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Book notices. (search)
Book notices. The Southern student's hand book of selections for reading and oratory. By John G. James, Superintendent Texas Military Institute. New York, Chicago and New Orleans: A. S. Barnes & Co. We are indebted to the publishers for a copy of this book, and, despite. the edict of Senator Blaine (one of the heroic gentlemen who were invisible in war and are now invincible in peace ), we most cordially commend it. to our schools and families. It is emphatically a Southern book,this book teaches obedience to the constitution and laws of the land. If we find here and there a selection which a more rigid standard of excellence would have excluded, and miss some which we would have expected to find, yet it is due to Colonel James to say that he has performed his delicate task with sound judgment, rare discretion and fine literary taste, and has produced a book which deserves, as it will no doubt have, a wide circulation. The type, paper, binding and general make up