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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)
olonel J. B. Walton, Captain J. A. Chalaron, Colonel B. F. Eschelman, and Colonel W. M. Owen. [At the reunion of the famous old Washington Artillery in New Orleanslton and Captain Chalaron, and will give in our next Colonel Eschelman's and Colonel Owen's.] Address of Colonel J. B. Walton. Mr. Chairman,—In rising to respong by their gallantry and distinguished service the highest encomiums. To Adjutant Owen (in connection with these proceedings I cannot say General Owen) has been aGeneral Owen) has been assigned the duty of tracing the career of the battalion from Bull Run in the east and Shiloh in the west, to the melancholy end. He will tell you like a true soldier,ing it back, if you must, in defeat, but never in dishonor. Address of Colonel W. M. Owen. To the toast, Our Battles, Where They Tried Us, General W. M. Owen reGeneral W. M. Owen responded as follows: Mr. Chairman and Comrades,—A theme so grand, Our battles, where they tried us, would require a very eloquent man to reply fitly, and unfort
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketches of the history of the Washington Artillery. (search)
history of the Washington Artillery. By Colonel J. B. Walton, Captain J. A. Chalaron, Colonel B. F. Eschelman, and Colonel W. M. Owen. [At the reunion of the famous old Washington Artillery in New Orleans, on the 27th of May last, among other admblishing. We give now those of Colonel Walton and Captain Chalaron, and will give in our next Colonel Eschelman's and Colonel Owen's.] Address of Colonel J. B. Walton. Mr. Chairman,—In rising to respond to the toast The Washington Artillery, Ie record of the older companies, compelling by their gallantry and distinguished service the highest encomiums. To Adjutant Owen (in connection with these proceedings I cannot say General Owen) has been assigned the duty of tracing the career of General Owen) has been assigned the duty of tracing the career of the battalion from Bull Run in the east and Shiloh in the west, to the melancholy end. He will tell you like a true soldier, with fire and fancy, a soldier's story of the marches and battles, the trials and triumphs of a command whose name and fame i
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Washington Artillery. (search)
and with it, we commit in some sort our honor. We do not fear that you will fail to guard it well, and if, unhappily, you shall ever bear it in the din of battle, bring it back, if you must, in defeat, but never in dishonor. Address of Colonel W. M. Owen. To the toast, Our Battles, Where They Tried Us, General W. M. Owen responded as follows: Mr. Chairman and Comrades,—A theme so grand, Our battles, where they tried us, would require a very eloquent man to reply fitly, and unfortuGeneral W. M. Owen responded as follows: Mr. Chairman and Comrades,—A theme so grand, Our battles, where they tried us, would require a very eloquent man to reply fitly, and unfortunately I am only a soldier and no speaker; but, appreciating to the full the great compliment paid me by the committee of arrangements in selecting me to respond to such a toast, I thank you sincerely, and only beg of you charity to cover and make amends for my deficiencies. To Our battles, where we were tried, I will gladly answer; but, Mr. Chairman, let me beg your indulgence in slightly changing the lines which follow, Seeking the bubble reputation even at the cannon's mouth. To men who