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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 6 0 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 3 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 22: prisoners.-benevolent operations during the War.--readjustment of National affairs.--conclusion. (search)
ield. The Arch-Conspirator, Davis, who knew his character well, made him Chief Commissary of Prisoners, and kept him in that office until his death in Georgia, Jones, in his Rebel War Clerk's Diary, under date of February 8, 1865, says: Intelligence was received to-day of the sudden death of Brigadier-General Winder, in Georgiae the writer an account of it, and give my name as authority, if you like. Such were the instruments employed by Jefferson Davis, in the case of Union prisoners. Jones, in his. Rebel War Clerk's Diary, frequently shows his detestation of Winder; and even the Richmond Examiner exclaimed, when, at the age of seventy years, Davis's isted of George H. Stuart, Chairman of the Christian Commission, Bishops Mclvaline, Janes, and Lee; William Adams, D. D., and Norman White, of New York, and Horatio Gates Jones, of Philadelphia. in 1864, appeared before his lines, and sought access to the prisoners in Richmond and on Belle Isle, to afford them relief, with the unde
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Jones, Horatio Gates 1822- (search)
Jones, Horatio Gates 1822- Lawyer; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 9, 1822; graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1841; was admitted to the bar in 1847; became connected with many historical societies. His publications include History of Roxborough and Manayunk; Report of the committee of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on the Bradford Bicentenary; Andrew Bradford, founder of the newspaper press in the Middle States of America, etc.
ometimes outrages worse than death, kept up the courage and patriotic ardor of their husbands, brothers and lovers, and whose lofty self-sacrificing courage no rebel cruelties or indignities could weaken or abate. Miss Hetty A. Jones.By Horatio G. Jones, Esq. Miss Jones' birth and lineage she aids in equipping the companies of Union soldiers organized in her own neighborhood her services in the Filbert Street Hospital death of her brother visit to Fortress Monroe she determineservices to the cause of our suffering soldiers during the rebellion there were few who sacrificed more of comfort, money or health, than Miss Hetty A. Jones of Roxborough, in the city of Philadelphia. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Horatio Gates Jones, D. D., for many years pastor of the Lower Merion Baptist Church, and a sister of the Hon. J. Richter Jones, who was Colonel of the Fifty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, and who was killed at the head of his regiment, near Newbern,