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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Work of the Ordnance Bureau of the war Department of the Confederate States, 1861-5. (search)
untry then afforded. The first of the permanent works undertaken was a first class powder mill, the erection and equipment of which were placed in charge of Col. G. W. Rains, of North Carolina, who had been an officer of the U. S. regular army, and was a most accomplished and energetic man. The site selected was a large piece of f these was the method of steaming the mixed materials for gunpowder just before incorporation in the cylinder mills, which was invented and brought into use by Col. Rains, and which very greatly increased the capacity of the mills for work, besides improving the quality of the powder. As other examples may be mentioned the castiates. Superintendent of Armories; T. L. Bayne, in charge of the Bureau of Foreign Supplies, and I. M. St. John at the head of the Nitre and Mining Bureau; Lieut. Col. G. W. Rains, of the Augusta Powder Mills and Arsenal, Lieut. Col. Leroy Broun, commanding Richmond Arsenal, Maj. M. H. Wright, of the Atlanta Arsenal, Lieut. Col. R.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
245. Oladowswi, Lieut. Col., 16. Ordnance of secession, 186. Ordnance Bureau of the Confederacy, 1.15. Ould, Col. Robert, Commissioner of Exchange, 352. Parker, Commodore F. A., 42. Parker, Representative, 164. Pegram, Willy 65. Petersburg Fight around. 174. Pickett, Gen. George E., 132. Pickett's Division, fatalities in its officers, 193. Pleasanton, Gen. A., 35. Plume, Gen. Joseph, 165. Plummer, Rev. Dr. W. S., 71. Poindexter, Rev. James E., 144. Rains, Col. G. W.. 4, 16. Ramsey W. R., 298. Reynolds, Death of General, 121. Richmond? Who was last to leave the burning city of, 317. Rodes Gen. R. E., 8. Rogers, Capt. Geo. J., 208. Ryal, Lieut. C. M., 65. St. John, Col. J. M., 10 16. Salem Church, Monument at, 167. Sedgwick General 80. Selph. Capt. Colin McRae, 256. Semmes, Admiral R., 2. Seward, W. H., Treachery of, brought firing on Sumter, 360. Shea, Hon. George, 243. Sherman, General, His pillage and