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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
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and the officers pressent were, Col. Anderson and Capt.----, of the army, selected by Gen. Huger, who was too unwell to attend himself; and of the navy, myself, Corn. Hollins, and Capts. Sterrett and Lee, Commander Richard L. Jones, and Lieuts. Ap Catesby Jones and J. Pembroke Jones. The opinion was unanimous that the Virginia was then employed to the best advantage, and that she should continue, for the present, to protect Norfolk, and thus afford time to remove the public property. On tbattle is not their occupation, they adopted this deceitful course to avoid it. I cannot imagine another motive, for I had seen no reason to distrust their good faith to the Confederacy. My acknowledgments are due to the First Lieutenant, Ap Catesby Jones, for his untiring exertions and for the aid he rendered me in all things. The details for firing for the ship and landing the crew were left to him, and everything was conducted with the most perfect order. To the other officers of the s
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), South sea expedition. (search)
South sea expedition. Propositions having been made to the national government for the fitting out of an expedition to survey and explore the South Seas in the Antarctic regions, the project was approved, and in December, 1836, a scientific corps was appointed, to receive pay from July 4, 1837. It was to be commanded by Capt. Ap Catesby Jones, of the United States navy. An expedition was organized, but, serious disputes arising, it was disbanded. Another was organized, and its command was intrusted to Lieut. Charles Wilkes, of the navy. The scientific corps consisted of nine members—namely, H. Hale, philologist; C. Pickering and T. R. Peale, naturalists; The Sayre House, Southampton. J. Couthong, conchologist; J. D. Dana, mineralogist; W. Rich, botanist; J. Drayton and A. T. Agate, draughtsmen; Mr. Brackenridge, horticulturist. The squadron consisted of the frigates Vincennes and Peacock, and the brig Porpoise and schooners Flying-fish and Sea-horse as tenders, with the st
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
ton, General, Eppa, 261. Imboden, General J. D., 293. Imboden Raid and its effects, 295. Jackson, General T. J., 1; Glowing apostrophe to, 55; at Harper's Ferry in 1861, 202. Jackson, General W. L., Mudwall, 213, 294, 301. Jenifer, Lieutenant-Colonel, 259. Johnson's Island Prison, 39; Rations at, 43; Religious services at, 46; Lines Exchanged on, 47. Johnson, General, Bradley Tyler, 176. Johnston, General J. E. 133; Surrender and disbanding of forces of, 124. Jones, Lieutenant, Ap Catesby, criticized, 328. Jones, Captain J. B., 83. Jones, Maryus, 275. Jones, General W. E.. 306 Jordan, Capt. of the Bedford Artillery, 90. Judson, Adoniram, His Life incense to heaven, 55. Keith, Judge, James, Address of, 212. Kelly, General B. F., 289. Kemper, General J. L at Gettysburg, 323. Kilpatrick, General, Judson, 180. Lackland, Colonel, 366. Lacy, Chaplain B. T., 6. Lamb, Hon., John, Address of, 57. Lampkin's Battery, Retreat of from Petersburg to App