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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Eleventh Kentucky Cavalry, C. S. A. From the Lexington, Ky. Herald, April 21, 1907. (search)
nd Joseph T. Tucker, of Winchester, and James B. McCreary, of Richmond, were named and commissionehe 12th. Early on the morning of that day Major McCreary started from Albany with two companies; anerry, within 400 yards of the courthouse. Major McCreary charged with his men, on foot, to a schoolker met them on the Mill Springs Road, and Major McCreary met them on the Greasy Creek Road. Colonel all day. I have just received a note from Major McCreary that they have crossed at Green's Creek, a the enemy, which order was executed by Major J. B. McCreary, who moved down and engaged them about l Joseph T. Tucker to be colonel, and Major James B. McCreary to be lieutenant-colonel of the 11th hile in the Georgia penitentiary. While Major McCreary was a prisoner at Fort Delaware, 600 Confeuarded by negroes. The steamer on which Major McCreary and the six hundred were being transportedent back to Fort Delaware. At Richmond, Major McCreary was given his commission as lieutenant-col[10 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roster of the companies. (search)
ruiting this, the first company raised for Chenault's Regiment. It was recruited in Clark County, at a meeting and barbecue given on the farm of Mr. Jackson's mother, at Jackson's Ferry, on Friday, September 2, 1862, where Colonel Tucker and Major McCreary made speeches. An eye witness of the scene writes: When Colonel Tucker and Major McCreary spoke at Jackson's Ferry, they stood on the balcony of the residence of the venerable Mrs. Anna Jackson. A beautiful daughter of this historic family,Major McCreary spoke at Jackson's Ferry, they stood on the balcony of the residence of the venerable Mrs. Anna Jackson. A beautiful daughter of this historic family, Miss Mary Virginia Jackson, waved over their heads a Confederate flag. Full of life, beauty and enthusiasm, her cheering voice would ring out Fall in boys, the South needs you, and the boys fell in. Mrs. Jackson and her lovely daughter were afterwards arrested for giving aid and comfort to the Rebellion, and were incarcerated in a military prison. On their release they were put under heavy bonds. Miss Mary Virginia Jackson married the late William H. Eaton, of Winchester, where she now lives
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Brave Carolinian fell at Gettysburg. (search)
Our colors were very prominent in the center. Time after time they were shot down by the hot fire of infantry and artillery, and in all they fell fifteen times, sometimes the staff being broken and sometimes a color-bearer being shot down. The color-sergeant was killed quite early in the advance and then a private of F company took the flag. He was shot once, but rose and went on, saying, Come on, boys! and as the words left his lips was again shot down, when the flag was taken by Captain McCreary, who was killed a moment or two later. Then Colonel Burgwyn himself took the colors and as we were advancing over the brow of a little hill and he was a few feet in advance of the center of the regiment, he was shot as he partly turned to give an order, a bullet passing through his abdomen. He fell backwards, the regiment continuing its advance, Lieutenant-Colonel John R. Lane taking command and at the same time taking the flag from Colonel Burgwyn. In a moment, it seemed, he was sho
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
259 Captured, 274 Roll of officers and men, with statistics, 276, et seq. Lee, General, Fitzhugh. Address on, 132 His services to the Jamestown Exposition, 134 In Cuba, 137 Lee Gen. H. E His war horse Traveller, 99 Did not offer sword to Grant, 59 To the rear, 368 Lee Gen. Stephen D., 25 His tribute to Parker's Boys, 106 Logan, Gen. Thomas M., 57 McCabe, Capt. W. Gordon 125 McClay. Corporal John killed, 278 McNeill's Rangers roll of, 323 McNeill, Capt. J. C., 30 McCreary. Col. James B., 278 Malvern Hill Reminiscences of 125 Manassas, First Battle of, 33 Second Battle of, 194 Manassas to Frazier's Farm, .?66 Maury, Commodore, M. F., 371 Maury Col. R. L., 371 Memminger, Secretary C. G., 201 Memorial Day, The first Confederate 369 Mississippi Troops in Virginia, 1861-5 58 Morgan's Raid through Ohio and Indiana, 110; in Kentucky 263; Horses Impressed, 118 Moore J. Staunton, 121 Morris Island Prisoners Fired on, 275 Negroes. As Sl