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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
geants; L. S. St. Cyr and Valsin Cavalier, Sergeants; Nicholas Pessou, J. B. Ducayet, Charles Bouny, Corporals. Among the private soldiers who fought well and nobly there were: Ant Barbarin, J. B. Castant, Francois Duplessis, J. L. St. Cyr, Vincent Moreau, Michel St. Avide, J. B. Durel, Jean Bozant, Germain Musson, Etienne Laborde, Justin Turpin, L. Pellerin, Drausin Fagot, Neuville Durel, Henri Mercier, Fulgence Trepagnier, J. H. Sheppard, Alex Prieur, Louis Garidel, Pierre L. Morel, Henry McCall, Manuel Garcia, J. B. Latour, J. B. Ducayet, J. Jacques Desforges, Baptiste St. Amand, Jean Bacas, Paul Labarre, P. Ed Foucher, J. L. Morin, Auguste Tete, L. T. Jourdan, Vincent Nolte, Eugent Marchand, Jul Hardy, Philippe Lanaux, Philippe Pedesclaux, J. F. Generelly, Charles Lanaux, Fulgence Perilliat, Philippe Vienne, Hilaire Courcelle, Theophile Legendre, Achille Rivard, Sebastien Ganuchaux, Celino Chamette, William Mitchell, Ludoisky Hollander, all of the Carbineers. J. Louis Arnaul
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.32 (search)
regiment, the Fifty-sixth Virginia, and seized the flag from the color bearer and held it aloft, calling to the men to rally. Some were falling on all sides of him and his horse was shot through the neck. I was standing near the head of the horse, with Lieutenant Frank C. Barnes, now of Charlotte county, on my right. This reminded me of pictures I had seen about battles in books when a boy. But Huger's Division came to our relief, over-lapping and capturing the whole force along with General McCall. General Pickett was not there, as he was wounded a few days before at Gaine's Mill. I will never forget the looks of a tall, whiskered North Carolinian as he passed near me, with his musket pointing to the front, saying, They got you boys; but get out of the way and we will give them hell. Some years ago I published this incident, and received a letter from Captain Symington, now of Baltimore, who said that he distinctly remembered it; but Capt. Charles Pickett performed equally a
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Constitution and the Constitution. (search)
question, with him was whether it was capable of honest self-government. It is a solecism to speak of freedom as corrupt and contented; yet one might find vouchers for what is claimed to be such bestriding this western world, like a Colossus, from Philadelphia to San Francisco. A government of corruption by consent of the governed is that government of the people or government of them who buy the people? One who in the roll-call of statesmen, without excess of egotism, might answer Here, McCall, of Massachusetts, is reported to have said, The nation is about to devour the States. The consequence predicted would seem now to be admitted. The States (if they are not already, are to be devoured by the Frankenstein of their own creation. Rulers who are isolated from the sympathies of the ruled, holding themselves splendidly aloof from the pain and problem of life, holding the breadth and depth of life around them as a foreign land, a land of aliens; they, the alien government, in co