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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
ttacked by a violent fit of pneumonia, cough, spitting blood, etc., and was confined to his bed in Frankfort during the whole of the ensuing winter. One of Mr. Marshall's most finished orations was the eulogy on the life and character of Richard H. Menefee, delivered in Lexington, April 12, 1841, before the members of the Law Society of Transylvania University. Richard H. Menefee was a young lawyer and statesman of rare ability and much promise. His untimely death at the age of thirty-one waRichard H. Menefee was a young lawyer and statesman of rare ability and much promise. His untimely death at the age of thirty-one was universally regretted. Mr. Marshall poured forth the eloquent sorrow of the State in a stream rich and full and strong. The annals of eulogy and panegyric may be sought in vain for a more splendid piece of composition. For some years before his death Mr. M. was engaged in delivering what he called Discourses on History. Invitations poured in upon him from all parts of the country—villages, towns and cities. People everywhere sat fascinated under the spell of his wondrous speech. He wou
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Crater, 33, 61. Malvern Hill, Battle of, account of by Geo. S. Bernard, 56; Gen. McGruder's, 58, 62; Gen. Lee's, 62: Gen. F. J. Porter on, 64; Gen. McClellan, 65; Gen. Couch, 66; Gen. Early, 69. Manship, Mrs., Luther, her Sentinel Song, 312. Marshall, Col. Charles, his contributions to history, 73 Marshall, Col. Thos.. Death of, 282. Marshall, Thos. F., Biographical sketch of by Henry M. Rowley, 39; his plea for temperance, 41; intellectual powers of, 44; his eulogy of R. H. Menefee, 46; his wit, 48; his idea of oratory, 50. Maryland. Invasion of, 83. Maury, Gen. D. H., His Reminiscences of Gen. J. E. Johnston, 171; mentioned, 349, 353, 354, 355, 362. Maury, Commodore M. F., Life and Services of; monument to his memory urged, 365. Meade, Lt. Everard B., 417 Mississippi, The Confederate Dead of, 293. Monocacy. The Battle of, 244. Munford, Col., Geo. Wythe, 362. Negroes as Soldiers, 12, 25, 26. 118, 337; first suggested in the C. S. Army by Gen.