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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
t he was dying. Manifestly the old negroe's idea was that this attention to the helpless Confederate would serve to protect him against other incoming Confederates. In the absence of evidence as to his identity, it cannot be positively affirmed that this old fellow was not the ex-preacher referred to by Lieutenant Bowley in his address before the California commandery of the Loyal Legion of the United States in the following paragraph: Among the sergeants of my company was one, John H. Offer, by name, who had been a preacher on the eastern shore of Maryland. He exerted great influence over the men, and he deemed the occasion a fitting one to offer some remarks, and, assuming his Sunday voice, he began: Now, men, dis am gwine to be a gret fight—de gretest we seen yet; gret things is 'pending on dis fight; if we takes Petersburg, mos' likely we'll take Richmond, and 'stroy Lee's army ana close de wah. Eb'ry man had orter liff up his soul in pra'r for a strong heart. Oh
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
e, 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. P. K. Cleburne, 265 New York City, Confederate Veterans of, 157. North Carolina, Roster of 1st Regiment Infantry, 51; troops from, 345, 348; Lines upon the 28th Regiment Infantry, 55 Norwood, Escape of, from Gettysburg Hospital, 420. O'Donnell, M. S., 365. Offer, John H., His Prayer, 12. O'Neal, Gen. E. D., Death of, 94. Ord, Gen. E. O. C., Testimony of, as to the battle of the Crater, 27. Palmer, D. D., Rev B M., His Discourse on Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, 210; first President of the Southern Historical Society, 352. Patterson, Hon., Josiah, Address of, 191. Patton, Col. John M., 327. Patton, Gov. John M., 327. Patton, Dr., Wm. Fairlie, 326. Pegram's Battery, Capt. R. G., 20. Pegram's Battalion of Artillery, 35. Pegram. Col