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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Present: (search)
tional: Ethan Allen and Francis Marion; John Starke and Harry Lee; Nathaniel Greene and George Washington—who divides these martial heroes into North and South! Jefferson and Franklin—twin sages; Madison and Adams—twin statesmen; Henry and Otis—twin storms in debate: who can separate these civic chiefs of the Revolution into sectwhich amid the conditions of the rebellion of our fathers nearly a century later shone the bold resolutions at Mecklenburg, the Declaration of Independence which Jefferson drew and the Constitution of these United States. Iv. Growth of the Union sentiment. The idea of a Union of the several Colonies was of slow and painfulthese sentiments did not come from the South. In 1796, while the Presidential election was pending, a lieutenant-governor, referring to the probable election of Jefferson, said: I sincerely declare that I wish the Northern States would separate from the Southern the moment that event shall take place; but it was not the governor
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Historical sketch of the Rockbridge artillery, C. S. Army, by a member of the famous battery. (search)
Henry M. Paine, Henry R. Paine, James A. Paxton, James L. Paxton, Samuel A. Paxton, Samuel W. Pendleton, Dudley S. Phillips, Charles S. Pleasants, Robert A. Poague, William T. *Pollard, James G., Jr. Porter, Mouina G. Preston, Frank *Pugh, George W. *Pugh, John A. Rader, Daniel P. Raines, Archibald G. Rawlings, James M. Reintzell, George W. Rhodes, Jacob N. *Robertson, John W. Robinson, Arthur *Root, Erastus C. *Ruffin, Jefferson R. Rutledge, Charles A. *Sandford, James Saville, John *Shaner, Joseph F. *Shaw, Campbell A. *Shoulder, Jacob M. *Silvey, James A. Singleton, William F. Schermerhorn, John G. Smith, Adam Smith, J. Howard Smith, James P. Smith, James Morrison Smith, Josiah Smith, Joseph S. *Smith, Samuel C. Smith, Summerfield Stewart, George W. Strickler, James A. *Strickler, John, Jr. *Strickler, William L. *Stuart, William C. *Swann, Min
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
he salutes by the enemy in honor of the surrender as we marched, and it proved to be the death-knell of the Confederacy. The Army of Northern Virginia had been the soul of the Confederacy, and that having taken its flight, the Confederacy could not live. Reaching Lynchburg that night, we found everything in dire confusion, and there, all hope having fled, the cavalry, the last organized body of our army, disbanded. When I left my old home in Amelia, I took with me my young cousin, Eugene Jefferson, a boy, who fought by my side at High Bridge, Farmville, and Appomattox. When we disbanded that night at Lynchburg, I took him to the Norvell House, and we got supper. I paid forty dollars for our supper, the last use made of Confederate money till I reached the Appomattox river at Stony Point, where I paid the ferryman ten dollars to ferry us over. I would as soon have given him a bale of it if I had it. This boy and I passed to the Amherst side of the river after supper and slept o