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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 44 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 32 2 Browse Search
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 15 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Hon. James Murray Mason, of Mason & Slidell fame. (search)
Hon. James Murray Mason, of Mason & Slidell fame. A Tribute to this exalted patriot by Hon. Henry A. Wise. The Hon. James Murray Mason is no more. His death has already been announced, butMason & Slidell fame. A Tribute to this exalted patriot by Hon. Henry A. Wise. The Hon. James Murray Mason is no more. His death has already been announced, but we deem it a pleasure, as well as a duty, to take more than a cursory notice of the loss of such a man to the once honored State, which he and his ancestors served so long and so eminently, at a timThe Hon. James Murray Mason is no more. His death has already been announced, but we deem it a pleasure, as well as a duty, to take more than a cursory notice of the loss of such a man to the once honored State, which he and his ancestors served so long and so eminently, at a time when her glory was the chief pride of her sons. Descended from the Masons of Gunston, in Virginia, and from the Murrays of Maryland, he was born November 3, 1798, in the county of Fairfax, and and sprung from a mother more like a mother of the Gracchi, than almost any woman of her day, James M. Mason could not but feel the pride of birth and a sense that he had an escutcheon never to be staAnd as sure as the assurance of God's own word that he who doeth truth, cometh to the Light, James M. Mason's great and grand soul, unstained by earth in the natural life, hath now come in the spirit
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
ed it with their tears. Then he spoke of Robert Lee, that grand old chieftain whose name is never mentioned to this day without throbbing heart by the old veterans of the South. General Lee was a frequent visitor at our house in Richmond; he was then, as he is to-day, the great ideal of Southern chivalry and truth. Great in defeat as he was in victory, the annals of the world's history bears no purer or greater name than that of Robert Lee. Many reminiscences did Mr. Semmes recall of Mason and Slidell, Yancey and Breckenridge, and Mallory and Stephens, Beauregard and Johnston. He remembered as though it were only yesterday, every incident of that war, and spoke of the death of Albert Sidney Johnston, the brave and peerless, whose loss, as Mr. Davis said in his message to Congress, was irreparable; whose last breath cheered his comrades on to victory, whose last thought was his country. I never shall forget, continued Mr. Semmes, how strong men wept when the special message
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
ward, 237. McDowell, Miss, Lillie, 281. McGowan, Gen., Samuel, 211. Magruder, Gen. J. B., 154, 217. McGuire, Dr., Hunter, 91. McIntire, Adj't D. N., 257. McLaws, Gen Fayette, 101. Mahone, Gen., Wm., 82. McLaughlin, Maj., M. McR., 257. McRae, Col. D. K., 153, 157, 164. McRae, Gen., Wm., 339. McRae, Capt., killed, 257. Malvern Hill, Battle of, 95, 160, 183, 208, 212. Manassas, Battle of, 4. Marshall, Col. E. G., 78. Marigny, Col. M,, 182. Maryland Campaign, The, 226. Mason, Hon. J. M., Tribute to, 186. Maury, Gen. D. H 45, 309. Mechanicsville, Battle of, 160, 249. Miller, Walter L., 60. Monocacy, Battle of, 174. Morris Island, 131. Six hundred Confederates under Fire on; their hardships, 365. Mosby's Men, Hanging of by Gen. Custer, 239. N. C. Infantry, History and officers of the 23d, 151; 38th, 245, badges to for gallantry, 257; 44th, 334. N. C. Forces in the C. S. Army, 343. Page, Col. Powhatan R., 5, 7; killed, 14. Page, Thomas Ne