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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Hon. James Mercer Garnett. (search)
on. The friendship between Mr. Garnett and Mr. Randolph lasted through life. In a speech in the United States Senate in 1828 Mr. Randolph refers to Mr. Garnett's services in Congress, and soon after.) An interesting correspondence between Mr. Randolph and Mr. Garnett of some 340 letters has beeury that indicted Aaron Burr, of which jury Mr. Randolph was the foreman. Mr. William Wirt Henry, ijutor of the party at the head of which was Mr. Randolph, which opposed the policy of that statesmanections made him a brilliant ornament. If John Randolph excited the mirth of the Convention at the. Randolph's letters to Mr. Garnett begin. Mr. Randolph wrote also for this paper under the signatuten in 1811, Judge Henry St. George Tucker, Mr. Randolph's half-brother, expresses the opinion that the same person, crediting to Mr. Garnett, Mr. Randolph's articles. In 1820 Mr. Carey published ence with these gentlemen, especially with John Randolph and Richard Stanford, and he survived all [5 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The red Artillery. (search)
efeat of the Confederate army under General Albert Sydney Johnston, at Shiloh, Tenn., caused a hurried removal of all the machinery to Meridan, Miss. Having reported to the chief of ordnance at Richmond, Va., I was assigned to duty connected with the Ordinance Department. The Confederate Congress had authorized the appointment of fifty new ordnance officers, and the applications to the War Department became so numerous and persistent for these appointments that the Secretary of War, Colonel Randolph, ordered that all applicants should submit to an examination, and that appointments would be made in order of merit, as reported by the Board of Examiners. Thus, what we are now familiar with as civil-service examinations, were introduced by the Confederate War Department in 1862, in the appointment of ordnance officers. I was made Lieutenant-Colonel of Ordnance, and as President of the Board, with two other officers, constituted the Board of Examiners. By direction of General J. G
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
of the Confederate Soldiers by the U. S. Government, Protest against, 313, 322. Pettigrew, General J. J., wounded, 144. Peyton, Major T. G., 242. Pickens, Colonel S. B., 2. Porter, General, Fitz John, 135, 250. Port Royal, Battle of. 233. Presbyterian Church, Richmond, The Second, 259. Preston, General John S., 244. Proskauer, Major, 21. Pryor, Colonel Roger A , 108. Rains, Colonel G J., 370. Ramseur, General S. D., and bride, 4, Randolph, General G. W., 243. Randolph, John, 350. Raoul, Miss C. T., fired the gun proclaiming the secession of Alabama, 212. Reeve, Captain, E. Payson, 111. Reilly, Major, James, 161. Richmond, Va., Fall of, 375; hotels in 1863, 3. Rodes, General R. E., Commendation of Alabama troops, 31. Roosevelt, Hon., Theo., 342. Rosser, Rev. Dr. Leo., 18. Rowe, Colonel, Residence of, 25. Ruffin, Edmund, at Fort Sumter, 107. Russell, Lord, John, 332. Ryan, Lieutenant, killed, 11. Sanford, Col. J. W. A, Address of, 20