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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 5 1 Browse Search
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J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 2: influence of Christian officers. (search)
im in his acts of generosity, to tender our unfeigned sorrow at his death. With great respect, your obedient servant, R. E. Lee. Upon the death of Professor Frank Preston, of William and Mary College, General Lee issued the following announcement: Washington College, November 23, 1869. The death of Professor Frank PrProfessor Frank Preston, a distinguished graduate and late assistant professor of Greek in this college, has caused the deepest sorrow in the hearts of the faculty and members of the institution. Endowed with a mind of rare capacity, which had been enriched by diligent study and careful cultivation, he stood among the first in the State in his p cherishing in their hearts his many virtues. R. E. Lee, President. The above was written, currente calamo, immediately on his hearing of the death of Professor Preston, whom he most highly esteemed, not only as an accomplished scholar and high-toned gentleman, but as one who had been a gallant Confederate soldier and wore t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Historical sketch of the Rockbridge artillery, C. S. Army, by a member of the famous battery. (search)
Sergeant, John McD. Alexander. Second Sergeant, James Cole Davis. Third Sergeant, Archibald Graham, Jr. Fourth Sergeant, James L. Paxton. Fifth Sergeant, Frank Preston. Sixth Sergeant, Norborne S. Henry. First Corporal, William M. Brown. Second Corporal, William L. Strickler. Third Corporal, John W. Jordan, Jng memorandum notes changes which occurred about this time: John C. Patterson, who joined the company August 11, 1862, was discharged September 28, 1862. Frank Preston, who lost an arm at Winchester May 25, 1862, was discharged. He was appointed instructor at the Virginia Military Institute; commanded a company of cadets at Paxton, Samuel W. Pendleton, Dudley S. Phillips, Charles S. Pleasants, Robert A. Poague, William T. *Pollard, James G., Jr. Porter, Mouina G. Preston, Frank *Pugh, George W. *Pugh, John A. Rader, Daniel P. Raines, Archibald G. Rawlings, James M. Reintzell, George W. Rhodes, Jacob N. *Rob