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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Lane's Corps of sharpshooters. (search)
rn our right, Knox was captured; and he was succeeded by the accomplished and gallant Captain William T. Nicholson, of the 37th. On the 12th of May, at Spotsylvania Courthouse, in front of the salheerfully do whatever he wished, he replied: Tell them it is a request and not an order. When Nicholson reported for instructions, General Lee especially cautioned him to let his men know that he wothe brick kiln, the enemy honored the group with a short but rapid artillery fire, under which Nicholson was severely wounded. Major Thomas J. Wooten, of the 18th, was then ordered to take charge ofourthouse. Young, cool and brave, but modest as a girl, he was a worthy successor of Knox and Nicholson. This corps rendered splendid service from Spotsylvania Courthouse to Petersburg. Its firs Rankin, John B. Ashcraft, William G. Morris, O. N. Brown, Jackson L. Best. Adjutants.—William T. Nicholson, David B. Oates. Quartermasters.—Robert M. Oates, Miles P. Pegram. Commissaries.—He<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The pioneer of secession. (search)
especially from the learned James Wilson, of Pennsylvania, and from Richard Henry Lee, of Virginia; but, in the end, after much debate, he finally won over every State, except Virginia and New Hampshire, to his views, and the article under consideration was adopted, and never changed. Burke impressed upon Congress all through his career the necessity for guarding against any encroachment upon the power and dignity of the State, and was an earnest advocate of the instant dismissal of Captain Nicholson, of the Continental army, for having disrespectfully treated the Governor of Maryland. At one time, when standing out for what he thought were the prerogatives of his State, and desiring that a question under discussion be postponed for a day, he threatened to secede unless his views were agreed to. It was a rule of Congress that any State might, before a vote was taken, have the question postponed for one day, and, after the matter was discussed at length, he informs us, insisting
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A confederation of Southern Memorial Associations. (search)
Minor, Lieutenart C. W. Berkeley, 70. Minor, Captain Robert D, 305. Moon, The, behind the hill, 350. Monocacy, Battle of, 74. Mooretield, Va, surprised at, 75. Mosby's Command, 135, 195. Muhlenburg Rifles, Company F, 10th Virginia, Roll of, 115. Navy, C. S., Vessels of, and their history, 125, Notes on, 305. Nash, Major J. Van Holt, 251. Nelson, Lieutenant, Kinlock, 70. Nelson, Lieutenant, Philip, 71 New England's struggle for ship building, 159, 160. Nicholson, Captain W. T, 1. Niemeyer, Colonel W. F., Sketch of, 84. New Orleans, La., Daughters of the Confederacy at, 228. North, the, Attitude of, since 1865, 181. Otey Battery, 368. Packard, Jr., Lieutenant Joseph, 69. Page, Major R.--Channing M., 69. Palmer, D. D., Rev. B M., 228. Palmer, Colonel, Wm. H, 149 Pegram's Battalion, organization of, 342. Pegram, General, John, killed, 369. Pegram, General, Wm. R Johnson, killed, 342 373. Pendleton, Colonel A. S., 70. Pendleto