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Thomas C. DeLeon, Four years in Rebel capitals: an inside view of life in the southern confederacy, from birth to death. 14 0 Browse Search
Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert 8 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert, Chapter 1: explanation of the title-scheme of the work. (search)
banner and were under his immediate command were, even before that time and from the very outset, in a large and true sense his soldiers and under his control; so that, while strictly speaking no soldier followed Lee for four years, yet we who served in Virginia from the beginning to the end of the war are entitled, in the customary and popular sense, to speak of our term of service as Four years under Lee. But our claim is, Four years under Marse Robert. Why Marse Robert? So, in Innes Randolph's inimitable song, A good old Rebel, the hero thus vaunts his brief but glorious annals: I followed old Mars' Robert For four year, near about; Got wounded in three places And starved at Pint Lookout. Again, why Marse Robert? The passion of soldiers for nicknaming their favorite leaders, re-christening them according to their unfettered fancy and their own sweet will, is well known. The little corporal, The iron Duke, Marshall forwards, Bobs, Bobs Bahadur, Little Mac, Little
Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert, Chapter 12: between Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville (search)
events in their exact sequence, nor even to be confident that every incident referred to as belonging to this period actually happened between the dates mentioned; but neither of these considerations is important. To my next younger brother, Randolph, and myself the one event of transcendent interest about this time was the long-deferred arrival in Richmond of our mother and sisters, whom we had left behind in New Haven in the spring of 1861. Neither of us had heretofore asked anything in tcommanding officer, off duty our intimate friend. I used to call him the intelligent young Irishman, and to tell the following story in explanation: Just before the Howitzers left Richmond, in the spring of 1861, General Magruder called upon Major Randolph to send him a suitable man for a courier, adding, intelligent young Irishman preferred and McCarthy was sent as filling the bill. The captain had long been laying for me, as the saying is, and now he had his revenge-Old Jack had conferred up
Robert Stiles, Four years under Marse Robert, Index. (search)
ookout, Md., 18 Poison Fields, Spotsylvania County, Va., 229-30. Port Republic, 245 Presbyterians, 25, 139, 160, 318 Preston, William Ballard, 31-32. Price, Sterling, 117 Prisoners of war, Federal, 57-58, 80-81, 174-75, 212-14, 240, 255-56, 280, 294 Promotion on the field, 336-45, 365-66. Provost guards, 82 Pryor, Roger Atkinson, 26-27. Raccoon Ford, Va., 120, 232 Railroad artillery, 95 Rainsford, William Stephen, 92-94. Randolph, George Wythe, 48, 160 Randolph, Innes, 18 Ransom, Robert, jr., 102 Rappahannock Bridge, Va., 228, 231-32. Rations, 85-88, 162, 254, 326-27, 346-48. Religion among Confederates, 20-21, 37-38, 41, 47, 65, 72, 110-15, 138- 51, 161, 181, 189, 202, 208, 211, 243-44, 255-56, 267, 298, 314, 320-21. Richmond, Va.: after the war, 90, 188, 300, 318, 357; at the beginning of the war, 39-41, 44-45, 48; before the war, 30-31; during the war, 41, 82, 119-20, 154, 211-12, 237, 239, 294-96, 299, 318-19, 340; Lee Monument in, 3