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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.11 (search)
rear, not understanding the situation, emptied their revolvers into the captain, killing him instantly. The most of Mosby's men succeeded in getting away, but some had their horses shot, and others were cut off. Among these were, Anderson, Love, Overby, Carter and Henry Rhodes, of the Twenty-third Virginia Regiment. Custer determined to wreak summary vengeance upon these men. Rhodes was lashed with ropes between two horses, and dragged in plain sight of his agonized relatives to the open field of our town, where one man volunteered to do the killing, and ordered the helpless, dazed prisoner to stand up in front of him, while he emptied his pistol upon him. Anderson and Love were shot in a lot behind the court house. Overby and Carter were carried to a large walnut tree upon the hill between Front Royal and Riverton, and were hanged. The writer saw the latter under guard in a wagon lot. They bore themselves like heroes, and endured the taunts of their captors with proud and undaunte
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A horror of the war. [from the Richmond, Va., times, March 14, 1897.] (search)
. Their comrades wished to raise a monument to the memory of Anderson, love, Carter, Jones, Overby and Rhodes. When Mosby's men met here at the last Confederate Reunion, and feasted and talked away, but some had their horses shot, and others were cut off. Among these were Anderson, Love, Overby, Carter, and Henry Rhodes, of the 23rd Virginia regiment. Custer determined to wreak summary veile he emptied his pistol upon him. Anderson and Love were shot in a lot behind the courthouse. Overby and Carter were carried to a large walnut tree upon the hill between Front Royal and Riverton, a. But another had to be substituted in his place, for Mosby remembered the blackened corpses of Overby and Carter, as they hung in the parching wind. The prisoners, in cruel suspense, again stood erect a monument at Front Royal, Va., to the memory of our six comrades—Anderson, Carter, Jones, Overby, Love and Rhodes—who, while prisoners of war, were hung or shot to death, by the order of Genera
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The monument to Mosby's men. (search)
htful occasion. Among those present, besides Major Richards and General Payne, were Captain S. F. Chapman, who commanded the Confederates at Front Royal when the men were captured who mere hung and shot; Captain Fountain Beattie, Captain Joseph Nelson, Lieutenant Frank Rahm, Lieutenant Ben. Palmer, Lieutenant John Page, and Colonel Thomas Smith, of Warrenton. The monument. The monument is twenty-five feet high, with a base, five feet square, of rough granite, with the names of Carter, Overby, Love, Jones, Willis, Rhodes and Anderson inscribed on the base, and stars and epaulettes inscribed on the side, and is a beautiful work of art. Among the visiting camps were the Jeb Stuart Camp, No. 36, commanded by Colonel T. D. Gold, of Berryville; Stover Camp, No. 20, from Strasburg, Va., Captain R. D. Funkhouser, commander; Turner Ashby Camp, Winchester, Va., Lieutenant Hottell, commander; and the William Richardson Camp, of this place, commander, Colonel Giles Cook, Jr. These camps
Under Sentences of death. --The following soldiers, members of Pickett's division, are now confined in Castle Thunder under sentence of death for desertion pronounced by a Court Martial recently convened at Kinston, N. C.: Privates Alexander Mathews, co G, 14th Va reg't; Jas H Watson, co H, and Bartlett Stokes, co K, 88th Va; R W Evans, co K, and Larkin Foster, co A, 53d Va; Washington Adams, Thos A Hiler, James W Hiler, and Wm Toler, co D, 57th Va; Jesse Clayton, co F, 57th Va; James B Gray, William M Overby, Josiah G Evans, and James Bransfield, co I, 57th Va. The 25th of the present month is the time appointed for carrying out the terms of the verdict of the Court-Martial. There were also committed to Castle Thunder yesterday James R. Thompson and Daniel Evans, arrested while attempting to cross our lines.
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