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The Daily Dispatch: April 14, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: April 14, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Evaluation of Fernandina--Col. Edward Hopkins's report. (search)
rtant duty specially assigned him. I furnished him with such details of men as were deemed necessary, and in short all things which our position would admit On Saturday, March 1st, I ordered Captain J. Martin, "Marion Artillery," to place his battalion two miles beyond the railroad bridge, on the main land, leaving a strong guard to protect the same, and to return with the rest of his command to the island, which he did, and fendered me important service to the end. I also directed Captain Owens, commanding "Marion Dragoons," to take his horses to the position assigned the artillery, and returned, the necessary guard excepted, to the island. This dismounted corps, under its efficient commander, was useful to me throughout. I had previously caused she citizens of Fernandina to be notified that ample transportation would be furnished all who desired to leave the city, that orders had been issued for that purpose. Finding that the citizens paid no attention to this notice, I
Raw-hide Texas Shores. --Captain Clark Owens, of Texan, Jackson county, Texas, has a company of eighty men, now stationed a Houston, Texas, defending the coast and city of Galveston. Many of these gallant soldiers are welshed with the raw hide shoes, which in symmetry and utility are not behind the best shoes used in our Southern Confederacy. The beef hide is placed in water and and remains there until the hair will come off, the hide is then soaked in fresh water and rubbed until the lye is extracted; it is then soaked from 48 to 60 hours in strong salt and water; this prevents the hide from ever becoming hard and horny; it is then dried in the open air. not in the sun, and then beat with a maul or mallet until it becomes as pliable as leather; it is then made into shoes, as shoemakers make other shoes. The upper part and soles are all made of this prepared raw hide, and made by sewing or pegging on the sole. The shoes are then well greased with oil, hog's lard or tallow,
Raw hide-texas shoes. --Capt. Clark Owens of Texans, Jackson county, Texas, has a company of eighty men, now stationed at Houston, Texas, defending the coast and city of Galveston; many of these gallant soldiers are well shod with the raw hide shoes, which in symmetry and utility are not behind the beat shoes used in our Southern Confederacy. The beef hide is placed in water and ashes and remains there until the hair will come off, the hide is then soaked in fresh water and rubbed until the lye is extracted; it is then soaked from 48 to 90 hours in strong said and water, this prevents the hide from ever be coming hard and horny. It is then dried in the open air, not in the sun, and then beat with a maul or mallet until it becomes palable on leather, it is then made into shoes as shoe makers make other shoes; upper part and soles are all of this prepared raw hide, and made by sewing or pegging on the soles. The shoes are then well greased with oil, hogs, lard or fallow, gr