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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Heroes of the old Camden District, South Carolina, 1776-1861. an Address to the Survivors of Fairfield county, delivered at Winnsboro, S. C., September 1,1888. (search)
ng embers of opposition. Virginia and North Carolina were now called upon by Congress to hasten reinforcements to South Carolina. Baron DeKalb was ordered here also, and Gates, to whom Burgoyne had surrendered, was appointed to the command of the Southern department. The advance of Gates into South Carolina roused into action all the latent energies of the State. Marion, and Sumter, and Andrew Pickens—himself from the Waxhaws—took the field. Gates advanced upon Rawdon at Camden, with Marion on his left and Sumter on his right. Sumter commenced his inroads upon the British by attacking their posts at Rocky Mount and Hanging Rock in succession. Rocky Mount, as you know, is in the southeast corner of Chester county, just above the Fairfield line, about seventeen miles from this town, and Hanging Rock is across the Catawba, in Lancaster, about nineteen miles from Rocky Mount. Sumter sent Davie with his corps of Waxhaw men to watch the enemy at Hanging Rock, while he advanced w
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Wee Nee volunteers of Williamsburg District, South Carolina, in the First (Hagood's) regiment. (search)
rder was then issued prohibiting purchases, and putting them on rations identical in kind and quantity as those drawn by the men. This order worked great hardship to commanders of regiments and posts, and officers of higher rank; because such officers frequently found it absolutely necessary to entertain visitors, both official and private. Major Glover and I often wished, upon days of inspection and other official visitations, and no doubt our guests did also, for as many sweet potatoes as Marion set before the British officer. The opinion was often expressed that the sacrifices made by the patriots of the Revolution were very much overrated, especially in the matter of rations. The new order worked such hardships that it was soon countermanded, and we were allowed to purchase in limited quantities as previously. We found, while we were on short rations, that orange leaves were a pretty good substitute for tea, and young and tender shoots of the common chainey-brier ate a little l
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
372. Mangum, Hon. L. H., 365. Manigault, Gen. A. M., 31, 396. Manigault, Major, Edward, 130. Mann, Hon., A. Dudley, 273 Manning, Capt. J. H., 91. Manning, W. H.,396. Marginalia, cited, 28. Marigny, Col. M., 448. Marion, 65. Marion, Gen., Francis, 9, 12, 177. Marion Rifles, 134. Mark, Col., 71, 72, 73, 76. Markoe, Jr., Capt. F., 92, 103 Markoe, John, 127. Marlborough, Duke of, 112, 341. Marshall, Capt. A. W., 416. Marshall, Col. Chas., 264, 296. Marshall, Col., J. Fo C. S. A., 93; officers of, 9; secret cipher of, 101, 163, 171. Simkins' Battery, 159. Simkins. Col., 159 Simmons. Col. 265. Simons, Capt T. Y., 145. Simonton, Col. C. H., 129, 133, 134, 142, 150, 178, 398. Sims, Col., 391. Sims, Dr. J Marion. 13, 428. Singletary, 129. Skinner, Hon. James H., 296. Slaughter, Gen., 97. Slave Law, Fugitive, disregarded, 320, 322. Slave population of the South, Value of, 320. Slaves in the Federal army, 437. Slavery not a cause with th