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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Defence of Fort Gregg. (search)
dier-General Lane's official report. Appomattox Courthouse, April 10, 1865. Major: I have the honor to report that on the night of the 1st of April, four regiments of my brigade, with intervals between the men varying from six to ten paces, were stretched along the works between Battery Gregg and Hatcher's Run, in the following order from right to left: Twenty-eighth, Thirty-seventh, Eighteenth, Thirty-third--the right of the Twenty-eighth resting near the brown house in front of General McRae's winterquarters, and the left of the Thirty-third on the branch near Mrs. Banks'. The enemy commenced shelling my line from several batteries about nine o'clock that night, and the picket lines in my front opened fire at a quarter to two o'clock the following morning. The skirmishers from McGowan's brigade, who covered the works held by my command, were driven in at a quarter to five o'clock, and my line was pierced by the enemy in strong force at the ravine in front of the right of
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraphs. (search)
ubscriber will endeavor to add another to our list. Agents are very much needed by us to push our work in every community. To energetic, efficient, reliable agents, who will make us frequent reports and prompt returns for all subscribers secured (and we want none others), we can pay a liberal commission. And we would be obliged to our friends for any help they may afford us in securing suitable agents. the Houdon Statue, its history and value, is the title of a pamphlet by Sherwin McRae, Esq., which was published by order of the Senate of Virginia, and for a copy of which we are indebted to Col. James McDonald, Secretary of the Commonwealth. The author discusses, ably and exhaustively, Washington — his person as represented by the artists; gives a full history of the Houdon Statue, and shows beyond all reasonable doubt that not Stuart's portrait, nor any one of the many other pictures taken of him, but Houdon's Statue is the true likeness of Washington; and that when L
Company and the Powhatan Troop, attended by Col. Davis, were dispatched to the city as an escort to Col. Hardee, of the U. S. army, who was waited upon at the Governor's mansion. He soon afterward arrived at the Camp, where he was received by Col. McRae, and conducted to the parade ground. The troops were drawn up in line, and gave the visitor the usual military salute. About 12 o'clock, Col. Hardee, attended by Lieut. Col. Fielding W. Taylor, as aide-de-camp, took a position on the western t General Richardson, Col. Wm. H. Richardson, and others who are interested in military matters. The following is a list of the officers and companies who have reported at the Camp: Roster of field, Staff and officers of the line. Col. Sherwin McRae, Commanding. Maj. J. J. Werth, 1st Major. Maj. Thos. G. Armstead, 2d Major. John F. Wren, Adjutant. Daniel E. Gardner, Quartermaster. F. W. Hancock, Assistant Surgeon. Edmund Fontaine, Sergeant Major. Walter K. Martin, Paym
moreland. James Gult of Flavana. Dr. W. T. Walker of Goochland. Hill Carter, of Charles City. Mr. Myers nominated the following gentlemen to compose the Executive Committee: J. L. Davis, of Henrico; Wm. B. Stanard, of Goochland. Wm. M. Harrison, of Charles City; Dr. J. N. Powell. of Henrico; John A Selden of Charles City; Williams, C Wickham, of Hanover; H. C. Cabell, B. W. Haxall, R. Archer Robert Edmond and Charles Dimmock, of Richmond; Fendall Griffin and Sherwin McRae, of Henrico; and R. B. Haxall, of Orange. Mr. Myers offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That the Executive Committee be instructed to prepare and report to a subsequent meeting, such by-laws, rules and regulations for the government of the Society and the management of its Fairs and Cattle Shows as it may deem necessary. Mr. Myers offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That the Executive Committee be instructed to neg
ll cared for till hired out. He has practiced medicine for more than twenty years, and will, to avoid medical bills as far as possible, prescribe in all simple cases without charge. Much has been saved the present year by that course. Persons intending to patronize him will please notify him of such intention immediately. References: Richmond. Judge J. M. Gregory, Goddin & Apperson, Stephen Hunter, Samuel & Wilson. W. W. Wooldridge, R. T. Farish. Henrico, Col. S. McRae, Dr. J. N. Garnette, James City, James H. Allen Norfolk. Dr. J. J. Simpkins. Louisa. John Hunter, Accomac. Dr. P. F. Brown, Wm. H. B. Curtis. Geo. W. Madge. King William, Ambrose White, Dr. L. Edwards. Albemarle, Elder Jas. W. Goff, Elder R. L. Coleman. Caroline. George Fitzhugh, Dr. C. Urquhart, Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, Henry George, Philip Samuel, King and Queen. William Boulware, Elder Ro. Y. Henley, E. S. Acre, Lawrence Muse Ess
Virginia Central Agricultural Society --In publishing the names of the Executive Committee of this Society, there was an important omission, and we therefore republish them in a corrected form. They are J. L. Davis, Wm. H. Richardson, Sr., J. N. Powell, Fendall Griffin and Sherwin McRae, of Henrico; Wm. B. Stanard, of Goochland; Wm. M. Harrison and John A. Selden, of Charles City; Wms. C. Wickham, of Hanover; H. O. Cabell, B. W. Haxall, Ro. Archer, Robert Edmond and Charles Dimmock, of Richmond; and R. B. Haxall, of Orange.
prices for all sent to him. Ample arrangements has been made to have them well cared for till hired He has practiced medicine for more than twenty years, and in all simple cases without charge. has been saved the present year by that course. Persons interesting to patronize him will please notify him of intention immediately. References: Richmond Judge J. M. Gr Goddin & Apperson, Stephen Hunter, Samuel & Wilson, W. W. Wooldridg, R. T. Farish. Henrico. Col. S. McRae, Dr. J. N. Garnette. James City. James H. Allen. Norfolk. Dr. J. J. Simpkins. Louisa. John Hunter. Accom Dr. P. F. Brown, Wm. H. B. Custis, Geo. W. Modge. King William. Ambrose White, Dr. L. Edwards. Albemarle. Elder Jas. W. Goff, Elder R. L. Coleman. Caroline. George Fitzhugh, Dr. C. Uzquhart, Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, Henry George, Philip Samuel. King and Queen. William Boulware, Elder Ro. Y. Henley, E. S. Acre, Lawrence Muse. E
The Daily Dispatch: January 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], The General Assembly of Virginia firm and United (search)
rt on Thursday, to a full Court, summoned for that purpose, a plan for raising a sufficient amount to put the county in a state of defence, and for arming a portion of the militia. This motion was advocated very ably by Cols. R. M. Cary, Sherwin McRae, John P. Harrison and W. A. Cocke, Esq., the former of whom, though not a citizen of Henrico, generously announced himself willing to join the citizens on the bonds of the County Court for the amount requisite to give effect to the movement. The committee is as follows: John R. Garnett, Jackson F. Childrey, Geo. M. Savage, on the part of the Magistrates--Cols. Sherwin McRae. J. L. Davis, John P. Harrison, Capt. John Wilder Atkinson, on the part of the 33d Regiment--Wm. B. Randolph, Henry Cox, Nathaniel B. we, Robert A. Mayo, Dr. Jos. M. Sheppard, Garland Hanes, on the part of the citizens. The magistrates are all to be summoned to attend Thursday, to consider the propriety of issuing bonds for arming the militia companies
ell cared for till hired out. He has practiced medicine for more than twenty years, and will, to avoid medical bills as far as possible, prescribe in all simple cases without charge. Much has been saved the present year by that course. Persons intending to patronize him will please notify him of such intention immediately. References: Richmond. Judge J. M. Gregory, Goddin & Apperson, Stephen Hunter, Samuel & Wilson, W. W. Wooldridge, R. T. Farish. Henrico, Col. S. McRae. Dr. J. N. Garnette, James City. James H. Allen. Norfolk. Dr. J. J. Simpkins, Louisa. John Hunter, Accomac. Dr. P. F. Brown, Wm. H. B. Custis. Geo. W. Medge, King William. Ambrose White, Dr. L. Edwards. Albemarle, Elder Jas. W. Goff, Elder R. L. Coleman. Caroline George Fitzhugh, Dr. C. Urquhart. Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, Henry George, Philip Samuel. King and Queen. William Bonlware, Elder Ro. Y. Henley, E. S. Aore, Lawrence Muse Es
stance by private subscription, to perfect the organization of the requisite number, With regard to the sum of $2,500 necessary for the more thorough arming of these companies, should the amount be raised in the county, the Committee recommend that application be made to the State authorities for reimbursement of such expense. The report was approved, and an order was passed inviting the people of the county to meet at the Court-House on Wednesday next, to consider the subject of memorializing the Legislature to authorize the Court to levy on the people such amount as may be necessary to put the county in an efficient state of defence, and also authorizing the President of the Court to convene the same immediately, to lay such levy. After the reading of the foregoing report, patriotic Southern speeches were made by Col. J. Lucius Davis, Col. Sherwin McRae, N. F. Bowe, Esq., Capt. John Wilder Atkinson, Col. John B. Young, Robt. A. Mayo, Garland Hanes, and Wm. Boulware, Esqs.
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