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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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olivar, Tenn., between a detachment of National troops and a band of guerrillas, in which the latter were routed and eighteen of their number captured. James Louis Petigru died at Charleston, S. C., in the seventy-fourth year of his age. Mr. Petigru was an avowed and active opponent of the nullification movement of 1830-32, a Mr. Petigru was an avowed and active opponent of the nullification movement of 1830-32, a consistent and persistent Whig through successive Democratic administrations, and a bold, open, and loyal Union man in the critical winter of 1860-61. He sacrificed popularity without losing esteem. He was for many years the leader of the South Carolina bar, and one of the latest acts of his life was a masterly argument made by hscation and sequestration laws passed by the rebel Congress at Richmond. Although living amongst the most bitter and vindictive people of the rebel population, Mr. Petigru died a lover of his country, and loyal to the government of the United States. Colonel C. C. Dodge returned to Norfolk, Va., after making a successful reco
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), James Louis Petigru, (search)
James Louis Petigru, The life and character of. The lives of successful and distinguishedeserved the designation, a great lawyer. Mr. Petigru was born in a fortunate period in his counte Boston with its long list of eminent men. Mr. Petigru received his primary and academic educationn England the opposite is the case. Again, Mr. Petigru excelled as a conversationalist. He was nouled, halefellow-well-met style of man like Mr. Petigru. In his home life Mr. Petigru was in eveMr. Petigru was in every way a model. He was devoted to his mother, wife and other members of his household, and in retue last the great, over-shadowing feature of Mr. Petigru's character, namely, his politics and stand, Judge J. B. O'Neal, Gov. James L. Orr and Mr. Petigru. These constituted in several respects a rd men to the last. It was no new thing for Mr. Petigru, however, to find himself upon the unpopulae Massachusetts' Historical Society. But Mr. Petigru was not perfect. He too had his faults. H[2 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
, 365. Mosby's Men, Hanging of by Gen. Custer, 239. N. C. Infantry, History and officers of the 23d, 151; 38th, 245, badges to for gallantry, 257; 44th, 334. N. C. Forces in the C. S. Army, 343. Page, Col. Powhatan R., 5, 7; killed, 14. Page, Thomas Nelson, 382. Parks, Capt. R. S., Address of, 356. Pegram, Gen., John, killed, 175. Pender's Brigade, 249, 259. Perrin, Col., Abner. 17. Petersburg, Operations before in 1864, 10; Slaughter at in 1864, 222, 345. Petigru, James Louis, Sketch of, 55. Pettigrew, Gen. J., 337, 338. Pickett. Gen. Geo. E., 288. Pratt, G. Julian, 382. Prentiss, Sergeant S., Sketch of, 23. Private Soldier, The, Address by Hon. R. T. Bennett, 302. Reams' Station, Battle of, 261, 341. Richmond, Va., Burning of, April, 3, 1865, 135, 267; Retreat from, 135, 139,.285, 332. Rion, Maj., Jas. H., 223. Rockbridge 2d Battery, Its Roster and Career, 281. Rockbridge 2d Dragoons, Roster & Record, 177. Rogers, Colonel George T