urg National Park, November 23, 1907
With the Ceremonies incident, including the Graphic Historical address of Miss Mary Johnston.
A bronze tablet in honor of the Botetourt Artillery, which served through the siege of Vicksburg, was dedicatedout's Bayou Bridge, and is erected on a granite pedestal.
The touching story of the battery graphically given by Miss Mary Johnston, the distinguished authoress, daughter of the second commander of the battery, was made by General Stephen D. Lee—MMiss Johnston and Mr. Anderson had been warmly welcomed at Hotel Carroll the preceding day, the 22nd, by Vicksburg ladies of various organizations, the occasion being one highly enjoyable.
Captain J. C. McNeilly, who served gallantly in Lee's Arm, in Virginia, the editor of the Vicksburg Herald, in an editorial in his issue of November 23rd, glowingly eulogizes Miss Johnston's address, which he entitles A Confederate Iliad, an epic with lasting value depicting a type of the action and feeli
An incomplete roster of the Botetourt Battery.
From a memorandum by Gunner Adam H. Plecker and the address of Miss Mary Johnston.
Joseph Washington Anderson, Captain.
Killed at Baker's creek.
Philip Peters, First Lieutenant.
John William Johnston, Jr. Second Lieutenant.
Henry C. Douthatt, Jr. Second Lieutenant.
William P. Douthatt, Jr. Second Lieutenant. Killed.
Wm. H. Norgrove, Orderly Sergeant. Promoted Lieutenant, killed at Port Gibson.
Allen, B. Dead.
Burkholder, W. Dead.
Burks, J. C. Killed.
Delman, J. Killed.
Drinkard, J. Killed at Baker's Creek.
Fagan, J. S.
r, Col. Fletcher H., 1
Baker's Creek, or Champion Hill, Battle of, 42
Bannister, W. C., 8
Bee, Gen. Barnard E., 80, 151
Bernard, George S. 1
Bledsoe, Ll. D., Albert Taylor, 166
Botetourt Battery at Vicksburg, 29; Ad-dress of Miss Mary Johnston 29; Roll of with casualties in. 50
Breckinridge Col. W. C. P., 263
Boyd, Lt. L. V., killed, 268
Brent, killed, Captain, 272
Brooke Captain John M., 239
Bruce, Captain D. H., 155
Bruner, Captain, Andrew Jackson, 283
Valley Campaign of, 82 Demonstration on Harpers' Ferry, 341 At Chancellorsville 87 Severe discipline of 89 Fatal wounding of 96 Valentine's statue of, 97
Johnson, Col. Adam R., 111
Johnston, Gen., Albert Sydney, killed, 214
Johnston, Miss, Mary, 29
Jones, Col. John M., 84
Jones, Dr., J. William, 79
Jordan, Gen. Thomas 204
Kautz, Gen. Adam V. 1
Keiley, Anthony M., 17
Kentucky Cavalry. The 11th, 259 Captured, 274
Roll of officers and men, with statistics, 276, et seq