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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), Confederate negro enlistments. (search)
or. But there was not time. The House concurred in the Senate amendments on the 9th, by a vote of thirty-nine to twenty-seven, and the bill was promptly approved on March 13th. On the 15th, the Adjutant General's office gave authority to Majors J. W. Pegram and T. B. Turner, to raise a company or companies of negro volunteers at Richmond, and muster them into the service. These volunteers were called for under the several acts of the Confederate Congress and the Legislature of Virginia, and enlistment question. The papers urge the importance of dispatch, patience, discipline. The Twenty-first street recruiting office apparently got on well, and another office was opened successfully in Lynchburg. A portion of the recruits of Messrs. Pegram and Turner went into camp on the north side about the 27th of March. The Lynchburg papers published a circular of citizens of Roanoke county, pledging themselves to emancipate such of their negroes of the military age as would volunteer to e
Gardner, R. H. Bacot,Thos. S. Garrett, H. C. Holt,W. D. Goode, W. C. Hutter,D. G. McClintoc, Wm. P. Mason,W. R. Mays, I. C. Holcome,C. Meyer, D. M. Scales,J. M. Morgan, E. J. McDermott,R. J. Moses, Jr., D. A. Telfair,J. A. Peters, W. C. Jackson,Jeff. Phelps, W. W. Read,C. T. Sevier, Daniel Carroll,G. W. Sparks, A. S. Worth,J. M. Stafford, A. P. Bierne,H. L. Vaughn, S. S. Gregory,L. H. Washington, Daniel Trigg,C. K. Mallory, Jr., John R. Price,J. B. Ratcliffe, H. S. Cooke,J. W. Pegram, J. C. Long,G. T. Sinclair, Jr., H. C. McDaniel,M. H. Ruggles, W. F. Robinson,F. M. Harris, F. M. Thomas,W. H. Vernon, W. W. Wilkinson,Wm. Anshew, R. Flournoy,F. S. Hunter, J. S. Baldwin,L. R. Rootes, T. M. Berrien,Clarence Cary, O. A. Browne,W. P. Hamilton, W. H. Sinclair,C. W. Tyler, Palmer Saunders,R. Pinckney, W. N. Shaw,J. A. G. Williamson, W. H. Hunter,James R. Norris, S. P. Blanc,H. H. Tyson, J. H. Rodman,E. A. Swain, A. H. Sterling,E. M. Maffit, J. S. Bullock,E. M
throwing his brigade into line of battle, with Pegram in the centre, steadily advancing, drove the ee batteries of Crenshaw, Johnson, Braxton, and Pegram were actively engaged. Crenshaw pretty well knocked to pieces. Pegram with indomitable energy and eagerness of purpose, though having lost fortytains Collins, Engineer; and of the artillery, Pegram, Davidson, Braxton, Crenshaw, Andrews, McIntosy admiration. Always eager, always alert, Captain Pegram was in every action where opportunity offetillery, which was playing at the same time on Pegram's battery with great effect. This artillery wtion for artillery; it was asked for, and Captains Pegram and Grimes's batteries were sent. The ene. No men could have behaved better than Captains Pegram and Grimes; they worked their guns after not behave well. My staff officers, Captain J. W. Pegram, Assistant Adjutant-General; Lieutenantted his ammunition the evening before, and Captain Pegram, I believe, having been ordered to hold hi[8 more...]
was but a few hundred yards from our advance. Pegram's battery, supported by Field's brigade, soon onade was continued for some time, causing Captain Pegram severe loss, and silencing him. In the Taliaferro's. Lieutenant-Colonel Walker placed Pegram's and Fleet's batteries in eligible positions ort contest here, the enemy were hurled back. Pegram's and Fleet's batteries (the latter under commmy in force. By direction of General Jackson, Pegram occupied a little knoll upon the margin of theas found in position on the left of the road. Pegram's battery, of my brigade, was directed by Genedirected fire of canister from the guns of Captain Pegram and Lieutenant Hardy, supported by, I beliatteries placed in position were those of Captains Pegram and Fleet. I posted them in position on al Hill's order, brought the batteries of Captains Pegram, Braxton, Latham, and a part of Captain Fthe enemy's camp somewhat to their rear. Captains Pegram and Hardy inflicted great loss on the ene[13 more...]
ton, Latham, Crenshaw, McIntosh, Davidson, and Pegram, under Lieutenant-Colonel L. Walker, chief of s's brigades being on picket at the ferry with Pegram's and Latham's batteries, the enemy made an att, as the enemy was repulsed, a section of Captain Pegram's battery was brought up, and fired a few ased also. In the afternoon, a section of Captain Pegram's battery hotly engaged the enemy on the raptains Latham and Fleet, and a section of Captain Pegram's, were, by order, left in camp to recruitection from the batteries of Captains Braxton, Pegram, and Davidson, and the full battery of Captaininto the fight at Sharpsburg, viz., Braxton's, Pegram's, McIntosh's, and Crenshaw's; Captain Davidsod and drove them back in great confusion. Captain Pegram's battery was posted on the right of Captanemy from a point to the right and rear of Captain Pegram's, were, at four and a half P. M., placed emy till nightfall closed the engagement. Captain Pegram's gun was withdrawn after a few rounds, th[15 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Cruise of the Nashville. (search)
eer; Assistant Murray, and two others, and the following Midshipmen: W. R. Dalton, William H. Sinclair, Clarence Cary, J. W. Pegram, W. P. Hamilton,—— Thomas and —— McClintock. Early in the fall of 1861 she ran out of Charleston, touched at Bermudting our departure, but one evening came to anchor near the Isle of Wight, within the limit of British jurisdiction. Captain Pegram, learning this, at once notified the government that he would set sail at a certain hour the next day, and the Tuscars we widened the distance under full steam, making safe harbor at Morehead City on the 28th day of February, 1862. Captain Pegram, after visiting Richmond and reporting to the Navy Department for instructions, returned to the ship, bringing informon of by the agent of the purchasers. General Burnside's movement upon Newbern, N. C. was then being executed, and Captain Pegram, with the officers and crew of the Nashville, went through on one of the last trains that could escape, after which
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
s of sixty engagements in which the command participated during the war of 1861-‘65, is of red silk, with embroidered centre of the coat-of-arms of the United States. It is a handsome piece of needle-work, showing the same on both sides, and executed by the Misses Spearing, of New Orleans, and presented to the command forty-five years ago on its departure to the Mexican war. The silk Confederate flag, carried by the command in service, was made and presented by Miss Constance Carey (Mrs. General Pegram). An embroidered silk Virginia State flag, presented by Governor Cameron some years since to the battalion upon his return to Richmond after a visit to the New Orleans Exposition. The battalion national colors of silk presented by a committee of prominent ladies of New Orleans. Two artillery guidons embroidered with the tiger head, emblem of the command, the handiwork of the same ladies who made the Mexican-war flag, mentioned above, who in the meantime had become grandmothers. F
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.17 (search)
forts, the night of February 1, 1864. The heroism of Huger, Kennon, Warley, Read, and others at the capture of New Orleans, fully attest the morale of the naval service, and the promise of its efficiency in a larger field, with better means of offensive action. Semmes in the Sumter and Alabama, Maffit in the Florida, with a bare handful of men, stricken with yellow fever, running the blockade of Mobile in the broad daylight, there refitting and passing again through the Federal fleet. Pegram in the Nashville, Maury in the Georgia, Wood in the Tallahassee, Wilkinson in the Chicamauga, Waddell in the Shenandoah, Read in the sailing ships Clarence, Tacony, and Archer, denied all rights in foreign ports, save those of belligerents, swept the seas bare of American commerce, and inflicted a damage the country has never recovered. In 1860, two-thirds of the commerce of America was carried in American bottoms. In 1863, three-fourths had been transferred to English registers. Zzzt
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.24 (search)
pital, Murfreesboro. Died in Murfreesboro 9th March, ‘63. McDonald, Edward, Surgeon. Passed A. B. M. E. at Chattanooga, April 22, ‘63, L. T. Price, President. Appointed by Secretary of War Oct. 10, ‘62. Dec. 31st, Rome, Ga., May 31, ‘63, no change. Moore, Jas. L., Surgeon. Passed Board May 10, ‘62. Jan. 15, ‘63, ordered to Gen. Wheeler, Feb. 28, 8th Conf. Cavalry, June 29, ‘63, transferred to Navy Service. M'Corkle, W. A., Surgeon. Dec. 31, ‘62, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, Senior Surgeon Pegram's Brigade, Nov. 30, ‘63, 2d Tennessee Cavalry, April 30, ‘64, 2d Tennessee Cavalry. Moore, W. C., contract $80 pr. to $100, made by J. P. Logan, Jan. 1, ‘63. Jan. 31, ‘63, Fair Ground Hospital, Atlanta, Ga. Passed Board at Charleston, S. C., Oct. 5, ‘63, as Assistant Surgeon, Oct. 14, ‘63, ordered to report to S. H. Stout. McCOWN, Alex., contract $80 pr. Assistant Surgeon. Contract with S. H. Stout, Feb. 1, ‘63. Feb. 28, ‘63, Foard's Hospital, Chattano
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.26 (search)
ones, Doles and Junius Daniel had been killed; Pegram, Hays, James A. Walker and R. D. Johnston had to examine the enemy's position, and General Pegram to examine the creek on the enemy's right. Hoe Second Corps—namely, Gordon's, Ramseur's and Pegram's Divisions. Early in person, with Kershaw anhas gone to get in position at nightfall. General Pegram having discovered from the signal station ficulty than had been anticipated, and adopted Pegram's suggestion to move toward the enemy's left t, and soon it was in full retreat, Ramseur and Pegram advancing to the position from which it was drode to Middletown to meet this menace, putting Pegram's and Wharton's Divisions and Wofford's Brigadad now gotten Ramseur and Kershaw in line with Pegram's Division, and Gordon coming up, was placed otion was exhausted, and they, too, fell back. Pegram and Wharton and Wofford, on our right, had suco Jackson and Stuart, to Polk, to Cleburne, to Pegram and Pelham, to Wolfe, to Warren, and Sidney Jo[1 more...]
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