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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), United Confederate Veterans. (search)
ory and Missouri. Medical Director, J. M. Kelly, M. D., Hot Springs, Ark., formerly medical director of Transmississippi Department and chief surgeon of the army of General T. C. Hindman. Department of Maryland—Medical Director, Julian J. Chisholm, M. D., Baltimore, Md., formerly medical purveyor and inspector Confederate States Army. Department of Virginia—Medical Director, John Herbert Claiborne, M. D., Petersburg, Va., formerly in charge of the general hospitals of the army of General R. E. Lee, Confederate States Army, Petersburg, Va. Medical Inspector, Charles Wm. Penn Brock, M. D., Richmond, Va., formerly surgeon P. A. C. S. Department of North Carolina-Medical Director, Bedford Brown, M. D. Medical Inspector, S. S. Satchwell, M. D., Wilmington, N. C. Edward Warren-Bey, lately deceased at Paris, formerly medical director of Army of North Carolina during the war 1861-65. Department of South Carolina—Medical Director, Peyre Porcher, M. D., Charleston, S. C., formerly s<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Confederate dead in Stonewall Cemetery, Winchester, Va. Memorial services, June 6, 1894. (search)
on Major James W. Thomson, who lost his life while leading a cavalry charge at High Bridge on General Lee's retreat from Petersburg. Captain McDonald said: The mighty throng of the living strewinfitting presence in which to real the memory of one who, among all the brave hearts that followed Lee and Jackson, was unsurpassed by none in a romantic devotion to the lost cause. The mountains thaief and made him a conspicuous figure in that last drama of the war. On that memorable retreat of Lee to Appomattox, when disasters thickened and famine and the sword was destroying his gallant army,d in the arm, fought his last battle. The Pitch field was near High Bridge, over which a part of Lee's army expected to cross the Appomattox. A picked body of Federal cavalry and infantry under Colnd heroism of the Federal soldiers. He paid a tribute to General Grant for refusing to allow General Lee to be indicted and imprisoned. At the conclusion of General Hooker's address Captain Willi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.9 (search)
other; while monuments to our heroes stand all over the land, yet we want a monument in which should be represented the mothers, wives, daughters, and sisters of R. E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Albert Sidney Johnston, Jubal A. Early, G. T. Beauregard, J. E. B. Stuart, George E. Pickett, Fitz Lee, and all the mothers, wives, sisters, sent, my dear comrades, the brave men and beauteous women who surround me, when I say that we should be unworthy of the banner we once followed and unworthy of Robert E. Lee if we were not, twenty-nine years after Appomattox, as loyal to the country and the Star-Spangled Banner as any northern man living or dead. Brave men do not the West, coming across ocean and continent, passing over the city of the dead (Hollywood) and of the living (Richmond), light up the heroic forms in bronze of Robert E. Lee and George Washington, forming, as they reach the Confederate soldier and the Confederate woman, through the falling rain, a gorgeous rainbow, spanning the who
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.11 (search)
y fast and became wealthy. Another who went to Egypt was General A. W. Reynolds. He served awhile, dropped out of service, and then settled down in the country of his adoption. The careers of Early and Beauregard are well known. They lived and prospered in New Orleans, where they superintended the drawings of the Louisiana Lottery Company. General Early's death occurred in Virginia only a few months ago. He was one of the last of the great southern generals. The latter days of General R. E. Lee's life were passed in the quiet at Lexington, in his native State, where he became an instructor of young men. The duties of a college president were faithfully carried out by him, although it was probable that the last years of his life were filled with infinite sadness. Of the remaining brilliant leaders of the Lost Cause some dropped from sight and memory, others had a quiet and prosperous old age, but few fared worse than General Thomas Benton Smith. He passed his later years i
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.17 (search)
The Confederate Navy. What it accomplished during the Civil War. [from the Richmond, Va., times, April 15 and 22, 1894.] A very interesting and valuable paper read before R. E. Lee Camp by Mr. Virginius Newton. This valuable resume is from a corrected copy kindly furnished by Mr. Newton, a live citizen of Richmond, whose agency is felt, if not proclaimed. His modesty would fain keep in the shade his merit. His heart holds all of the memorable past, as the readers of the Papers, as well as the local press, warmly know—Ed. Southern Historical Society papers. Several weeks ago Mr. Virginius Newton, of this city, was requested by the members of Lee Camp to read before that body a paper relating to some of the numerous episodes during the late war. Mr. Newton responded with the promptness of a gallant soldier, and selected as his subject the Confederate Navy and its noble deeds He succeeded in giving in the most condensed form a statement of the many noble deeds e
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.19 (search)
e in General Hancock's five regiments in great confusion and caused his guns rapidly to flee away, and indeed, would probably have captured them all had they not been ordered to halt and return, for these were the same Virginians of whom wrote General Lee on a late occasion: We tried very hard to stop Pickett's men from capturing the breastworks of the enemy, but could not. It is this Virginia charge, led soon after it opened, by myself (the major), General Early, Colonel Terry and Lieutenanopening of that memorable campaign, not only stunned the enemy—who never attacked again on the Peninsula!— but furnished the whole army with an inspiring example, which could not but have an admirable effect. General Hill found them, as did General Lee afterwards, too ready to get ahead, for he says that the Twenty-fourth pressed before all the other regiments, and without waiting for them to come up and the line to be formed, dashed at the enemy as soon as they saw him, and before he was re
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The prison experience of a Confederate soldier. (search)
ops were withdrawn and sent to reinforce General Grant about Cold Harbor, and all of General Beauregard's forces, except Bushrod Johnson's Brigade, of which my regiment, the Sixty-third Tennessee Infantry, formed a part, were sent to reinforce General Lee. Johnson's Brigade suffered heavily in the battle of Drewry's Bluff, my regiment losing fifty per cent. in killed and wounded; the brigade at this time numbered only five hundred effective men. About the middle of June General Grant seems to have stolen a march on General Lee, and suddenly throwing his entire army to the south side of the James, moved upon Petersburg, which, notwithstanding it was regarded as the key to Richmond, was wholly unprotected except by home guards and some reserve artillery which had been stationed there. On the afternoon of June 15th, General Johnson was notified of the threatened attack upon Petersburg, and he immediately ordered the evacuation of the line in front of Bermuda Hundreds, and marched
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.24 (search)
lonel F. C. Wilkes, Oct. 31, ‘63, 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th Texas Regiments. Lee, Thos. F., Surgeon. Passed Board at Murfreesboro, Dec. 10, ‘62. Dec. 31, ‘62, on duty at Dalton. Lee, Wm. States, Assistant Surgeon. Passed Board A. W., Aug. 22, ‘62. Dec. 31, ‘62, Ringgold, Ga., Sept. 2, ‘62, ordered to report to S. H. StFeb. 5, ‘64, ordered to report to S. H. Stout, Medical-Director of Hospitals. Lee, W. H., contract $80, made by Post Surgeon Logan. Aug. 12, ‘62, Atlanta, Ga., De General Com'd Dept. East Tenn. Appointed June 10, ‘63, by Secretary of War. Lee, Robert A., Assistant Surgeon. April 28, ‘63, ordered to report to Surgeon Stouteneral Breckinridge. Nov. 30, ‘63, 30th Alabama, Sr. Surgeon, Petus' Brigade. Lee, Richard Henry, Assistant Surgeon. Passed Board at Macon, Ga., Dec. 23, ‘63. Jastant Surgeon. Sept. 30, ‘64, 22d Alabama, Sept. 24, ‘64, ordered to report to Gen. Lee. Scurlock, T. J., Surgeon. June 30, ‘64, 1st Texas
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.26 (search)
. L. Long, the chief of artillery of the expedition, the gallant officer, who, notwithstanding the loss of his eyesight, spent his declining years in writing a history of this operation, in which he took a worthy part, says in his memoir of General R. E. Lee: This campaign of General Early's is remarkable for accomplishing more in proportion to the force employed and for having given less public satisfaction than any other campaign of the war. This is entirely due to the erroneous opinion that e reason to rejoice. If none but those who did as well threw the first stone, it would remain long unflung. Zzzlees faith in Early. General Early had the satisfaction of retaining the confidence and good opinion of his great commander, R. E. Lee. After all reverses in the Valley, Lee, on the 20th of February, 1865, extended his command to embrace the Department of West Virginia and East Tennessee, previously commanded by General John C. Breckinridge, who had now become the Secretary o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.27 (search)
s noble Vindi-Cation of the Southern cause. A demonstration but little less imposing than the parade on the occasion of the Dedication of the Monument to Gen. R. E. Lee in 1890. The Confederate Soldiers' and Sailors' monument stands unveiled in all its towering and majestic proportions—the suggestion of a grand eternal beaof peace had but once before been seen in Richmond. There were possibly more soldiers here on the day that the equestrian statue to the memory of the immortal Robert E. Lee was unveiled, but upon no other occasion has there been such a parade. There were in the parade more than two thousand veterans, who, fast passing beyond the rigade was under the charge of First Lieutenant Grand Commander C. W. Murdaugh, with Colonel John Murphy as aide. It comprised the following camps and bands: R. E. Lee Camp, No. 1, E. Leslie Spence commanding; 250 men. The Social Home Band, of Richmond. Maury Camp, of Fredericksburg, T. F. Proctor commanding; thirty men.
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