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The Daily Dispatch: June 10, 1862., [Electronic resource], The hospitals. (search)
Col. Tennant Lomax. The Augusta Constitutionalist pays the following tributes to the memory of this gallant officer: No nobler spirit ever gave his life in defence of his country than Tennant Lomax, Colonel of the Third Alabama regiment, wTennant Lomax, Colonel of the Third Alabama regiment, who bravely fell in the late battle near Richmond. He was a man of towering form and commanding present, with a countenance beaming with intelligence, and bearing the stamp of high-toned honor and of every generous emotion. "His life was gentle
and the elements
So mixed in him that Nature might stand up,
And my to all the world, 'this was a man.'"
Col. Lomax was a native of Abbeville District, S. C. where he resided to the age of manhood.
He then moved to Eufaula.
Ala., whe bama regiment was some months ago' transferred to the vicinity of Norfolk, where its twelve months term expired.
There Col. Lomax gave proof of that true patriotism and heroic purpose that ever actuated him. He enlisted for the war as a private in t
The Daily Dispatch: July 23, 1862., [Electronic resource],
Col. Tennant Lomax
Col. Tennant Lomax. This gallant officer, it will be remembered, fell while leading his regiment, the Third Alabama, in the battle of Seven Pines, on the 31st of May. His remains were buried on the field, and were not found by his friends until a few days ago, when they were disinterred and brought to this city. The regiment last evening escorted the body of their esteemed commander to the Petersburg whence it will be forwarded to his late-home Alabama. Similar honors were paid to the remains of Capt, and Adjutant Johnson, of the same regiment to killed to the battle of Seven Pines and interred the field.