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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
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ich I shall never forget. They had endeared themselves to every one of our company, and participated, together with a part of our company, in one of the severest battles of the Indian campaign. In justice to these brave men, who composed quite half of our company, I think it proper to give their names in this connection: Thos. Marshall, James Marshall, George H. Morrison, J. C. Morrison, James Sweeney, A. Laraway, J. A. Wolverton, Wm. C. Allan, Neil McNeil, A. H. Wise, A. Dougherty, J. P. Hale, Edwin Stone, C. D. Harn, D. C. Hawkins, John Greene, A. H. Rose, F. Tippin, J. W. Day, M. R. Thompson, J. C. Higgins, J. H. Perkins, H. A. Smith, A. Frederichs, F. Addicks, George Gemasche, Limon Blondo, C. Cowett, C. H. Douglass, R. C. Rothwick, J. W. Huckings, Joseph Hart, C. Johnson, J. P. Mirch, Robert Muir, G. W. Little, Joel Florida, S. D. Snell, A. B. Hanscomb, Daniel Getchell, R. R. Hubbard, Thomas Chambers, J. C. McConnell. Richard Strout, Captain Company B, Ninth Regiment M. V.
from the pickets, and word came in that a heavy force was in front of us. I immediately got my command in line of battle, and ordered the companies to send their blankets and overcoats to the wagons. I then sent out companies A and B, under Captains Johnson and Cook respectively, as skirmishers. In this position we remained until nearly daylight, when I was ordered to move my command half a mile in advance. I went down on the double-quick, and formed on the left of the road. The fight here le all from Pike County, where the regiment was raised. Philip Donahue, Company C, knee; Sergeant Lewis Kinman, company C, thigh; David Morris, company G, hand; Lieutenant Thomas Hubbard, company A; Sergeant Dennis Bagdley, company D, knee; Cornelius Johnson, company E, arm; Francis M. Ayers, company B; Sylvester Durrall, company E, shoulder; Wyatt M. Mitchell, company E, leg; Henry Perry, company I, shoulder; Henry Hoskins, company G, hip; Corporal H. Millard, shoulder; Nicholas Cunningham, co
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Newport's News. Nomen non Locus. (search)
of that ship in the following extract from a letter of 20th January, 1622, written by the Colonial authorities to the Company in London: Mr. Pountis hath had some conference with ye Master of the Irish Shipp, a Dutchman whose name is Cornelius Johnson, of Horne, in Holland. And Neill specially states that this Johnson was master of Gookin's ship. How early the promontory became known by the name Newport's News, I have not been able to ascertain, but that it was so known prior to the aJohnson was master of Gookin's ship. How early the promontory became known by the name Newport's News, I have not been able to ascertain, but that it was so known prior to the advent into Virginia (autumn of 1621) of Sir William Neuse, we have the following very good reason to believe. At page 274 of Neill's History begins a long letter from the Colonial Authorities to the Company in London, dated 20th January, 1622. In it is the following passage: There arived heere about the 22d of November, a shipp from Mr. Gookin, out of Ireland, wholy uppon his owne adventure I. e., at his own cost. Mr. Gookin had, prior to this expedition, contracted with the Company in Lo
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 8.83 (search)
erans; and veterans they were, with Blackburn's Ford, Bull Run, Yorktown, Williamsburg, and the seven days fight emblazoned on their banners. They knew what a soldier's life was by this time, and had got trained in every phase of it. In the cantonments at Manassas Junction, drilling six times a day; in the picket duty at Falls Church and Munson's Hill; in the bivouac at Fairfax Courthouse; in the winter quarters at Centreville; in the long marches from Manassas to Richmond, and thence to Johnson, on the York river; trench duty at Dam No. 1, at Yorktown; the rear guard at Williamsburg; the skirmish line on the road, holding the enemy in check; the builders of miles of fortifications; in the sudden dash and desperate battle of Seven Pines, and then to the glorious excitement of following up the retreating army of McClellan; and then the battle of Frazier's farm, had taught Kemper's men what war really was, and changed the raw levies, into gladiators who could meet death with a smile
following parties were lodged in the military prison of the Eastern District yesterday; Seven members of the 42d Mississippi regiment, detected acting as bogus city guards; six deserters from company E, 6th Virginia regiment; Wm. McParr and Cornelius Johnson, deserters from Johnson's artillery company; twenty North Carolina soldiers, sent from Camp Holmes by Major Mallett to be returned to their regiments; Wm. H. Boice, for drunkenness and disorderly conduct; Samuel H. Martin, of company F, 58tWm. McParr and Cornelius Johnson, deserters from Johnson's artillery company; twenty North Carolina soldiers, sent from Camp Holmes by Major Mallett to be returned to their regiments; Wm. H. Boice, for drunkenness and disorderly conduct; Samuel H. Martin, of company F, 58th Virginia regiment, for being absent without leave; and Wm. E. Disney, for presenting a forged passport and attempting to "ring in" others on it besides himself. The last named party was taken in custody by officer Perdue.
one Hundred Dollars reward for the following named servants, as follows: 1st. $20 for the apprehension and delivery to me of a servant boy named Conway, belonging to Dr. Wm. J. Hailel, of Essex county. Conway left where he was hired, in Rocketts, in June last, and was, when last heard of, with the 2d Florida regiment. He is about 13 or 14 years old; dark color. 2d. $20 for the delivery of Simeon to me.--Simeon is about 15 years old; is quite black; was hired to Mr. Johnson, in Chesterfield, and belongs to Mrs. E. B. Murphy, in Westmoreland county. 3d. $20 for a bright mulatto bey named William, goes by the name of Ben frequently. He is about 15 years old; belongs to James C. Roy, of Henrico, and was hired at Mrs. Jones's boarding- house, Broad street; left in March. 4th. $15 for Cornelius, a well-set man; black color; speaks slow when spoken to; has his hair plaited sometimes; he left about the middle of June; has been to his wife's, at Mr. Richard Loanger's,