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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
ns—Captain Bamwell, Colonel Magruder, and others, in Rome-General Capers, Colonel Montgomery, and others, in Greenville—all did their best to make our visits pleasant having turned over the guns and horses to the quartermas-ter. From Selma to Montgomery, and thence to Atlanta, Georgia, where they arrived on the 23d. The next dayramme of lectures as now arranged is as follows: Knoxville, February 20th; Montgomery, February 22d; Mobile, February 23d; New Orleans, February 26th; Houston, TexA. Palfrey and Mr. David Urquhart, of the battalion, will leave to-morrow for Montgomery; directed to report to the Secretary of War for orders. J. B. Walton, Major ns of Knoxville, and had a very pleasant trip by Rome, Ga., and Calera, to Montgomery Ala., where our old comrade, the gallant and accomplished Colonel T. G. Joy of results. We realized from the tour as follows: Knoxville, $105.70; Montgomery, $95.75; Mobile, $109; New Orleans, $833.75; Galveston, $376; Houston, $355.7
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraph. (search)
s living and dead. Our printers report our space all filled, and we must reluctantly leave out what we had to say of Augusta, Athens, Rome, and Greenville, S. C., at all of which places we met a cordial greeting, and were placed under high obligations for courtesies freely extended. But we must say, that Colonel C. C. Jones, Jr., and the committee in Augusta—Dr. Newton, Captain Charlton, and others, in Athens—Captain Bamwell, Colonel Magruder, and others, in Rome-General Capers, Colonel Montgomery, and others, in Greenville—all did their best to make our visits pleasant, and the lecture a success, and that the Greenville News but voiced the general feeling at all of these places when it said the morning of our arrival: General Lee! Greenville welcomes you to-day with the heartiness born of loyalty to the cause you represent, of love for the name you bear, and of honor for the fame you won, when fame was gained with bared breast and blade, fearless heart, and patriotism that rec<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketch of Third battery of Maryland Artillery. (search)
l, Ritter stated his business. The General asked him a great many questions with regard to his section, how long it had been on detached service, where it had been, &c. He said that as soon as he returned to his office, he would order the section to its original command. On the 19th of October the order came, and the next morning Lieutenant Ritter and his men proceeded to the depot, and took the cars for Selma, having turned over the guns and horses to the quartermas-ter. From Selma to Montgomery, and thence to Atlanta, Georgia, where they arrived on the 23d. The next day they rejoined the battery at Decatur, Ga., having been absent from the old command over six months. The re-organization. The number of men in the battery had been much reduced by its losses in Louisiana and Mississippi, so that Captain Rowan applied to the Secretary of War for seventy-five conscripts. While at Decatur the guns, horses and equipments of a four gun battery were received, and Dr. Thomas J. Ro
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
terest in our work, and assure them that we highly appreciate, and warmly reciprocate their words of encouragement. We hail all such organizations as co-workers in a common cause, and bid them God-speed in their efforts. General Fitzhugh Lee (accompanied by the Secretary) expects to start on the 19th of this month (February) on his second lecturing tour in behalf of the Southern Historical Society. The programme of lectures as now arranged is as follows: Knoxville, February 20th; Montgomery, February 22d; Mobile, February 23d; New Orleans, February 26th; Houston, Texas, February 28th; Galveston, March 1st; San Antonio, March 3d; Austin, March 5th; Waco March 6th; Corsicana, March 7th; Dallas, March 8th; Forth Worth, March 9th; Sherman, March 10th; Little Rock, March 12th; Memphis, March 13th; Nashville, March 14th. Not a dollar of the proceeds of these lectures will be used for current expenses, but the whole will be passed to the credit of our Permanent Fund, so that our
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketches of the history of the Washington Artillery. (search)
es for the war, which was done in a communication of that date to the Hon.. J. P. Benjamin. On May 13th, after some correspondence by letters and telegraph, as to the exact character of the command, whether it was mounted or horse artillery, the following final dispatch was sent and answer received: Hon. J. P. Benjamin, Montgomery, Ala.: The Battalion Washington Artillery Volunteers for the war. Captain E. A. Palfrey and Mr. David Urquhart, of the battalion, will leave to-morrow for Montgomery; directed to report to the Secretary of War for orders. J. B. Walton, Major Commanding. Answer. war Department, Montgomery, Ala., May 13, 1861. Major J. B. Walton, New Orleans: Your battalion of artillery is accepted for the war. You are ordered to Lynchburg, Va. L. Pope Walker, Secretary of War. Upon the return of Captain Palfrey and Mr. Urquhart, with final orders for moving the command, and with the necessary requisitions to complete the armament, for transportation,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
xville's best people, assembled to hear General Lee's address on Chancellorsville, and gave him hearty and appreciative applause. We bore away cherished recollections of Knoxville, and had a very pleasant trip by Rome, Ga., and Calera, to Montgomery Ala., where our old comrade, the gallant and accomplished Colonel T. G. Jones, and his committee had made every arrangement for our reception and elegant entertainment at the Exchange Hotel, and all necessary arrangements for the lecture. 0 o'clock at night, but complied with the earnest demand of the people to deliver his lecture even at that hour, and received a most enthusiastic greeting. Summary of results. We realized from the tour as follows: Knoxville, $105.70; Montgomery, $95.75; Mobile, $109; New Orleans, $833.75; Galveston, $376; Houston, $355.75; San Antonio, $100; Austin, $288.50; Waco, $86.80; Corsicana, $146.50; Dallas, $125; Little Rock, $253; Memphis, $320; Nashville, $467; Gallatin, $52. Total, $3,714.