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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Everybody to help. (search)
th such arms and accoutrements as were then available. The muskets were chiefly old United States Army flint-locks, which had recently been altered to percussion. They had, in all probability, seen service in the War of 1812, for although percusion caps had been invented by a Scotch parson and patented by him in 1807, they had not been generally adopted by the armies of the world until about 1840. They were dangerous weapons at close quarters, but at modern rifle range, to use the late A. M. Keiley's suggestive similitude, not worth a tinker's imprecation. Armed with these antiquated firearms, we marched down the City Point Road to Jordan's Farm, some two or three miles below the city. We were a motley crew. No uniforms, battleflags, or shimmering bayonets invested us with the pomp, pride and circumstance of war. There were wanting even the shrill tootings of the fife and the taps of the drum to excite our martial enthusiasm, but there existed in the breasts of all, not that ar
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Not afraid of Yanks. (search)
refreshed us greatly. The rest of our company did not fare so well. They were kept in an open field all day with the hot sun beating down upon them, and I truly commisserated their lot. In the same tent with us were two ill-favored looking chaps, deserters from Wise's brigade. They informed me they had come over two days before. Doubtless Butler derived much information from them as to the defenceless condition of the town. During the day Butler sent for some of our party and Mr. A. M. Keiley, B. T. Archer and one or two others came up to his tent, where he interviewed them. Mr. Keiley in his book In Vinculus, has given a full account of his conversation with the general. Butler in his letter to General Gilmore thus refers to this interview: You made no such demonstration as caused any alarm in Petersburg until nine o'clock, as is evidenced by the fact that General Kautz's command captured a school-master whom I have examined, who was in his school in Petersburg after ni
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
r, Col., J. Risque, 857 Jackson, Capt. John H., 280 Jackson, Gen. T. J. Career of, 79 How he was called Stonewall, 80 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. Lee, General, Fitzhugh. Address on, 132 His services to the Jamestown Exposition, 134 In Cuba, 137 Lee Gen. H. E His war horse Traveller, 99 Did not offer sword to Grant, 59 To the rear, 368 Lee Gen. Stephen D., 25 His tribute to Parker's Boys, 106 Logan, Gen. Thomas M., 57 McCabe, Capt. W. Gordon 125 McClay. Corporal John killed, 278 McNeill's Rangers rol