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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Dedication of a bronze tablet in honor of Botetourt Battery (search)
d Captain J. W. Johnston's Battery, the Botetourt Artillery. To the left of General Barton were Ridley's and Corput's batteries. At about half past 10 the Federals attacked Lee and Cumming. They we Major Anderson, Chief of Artillery, fell in the full and gallant discharge of his duties. Captain Ridley, 1st Mississippi, fell fighting his guns single-handed and alone. Captain Corput of Corput'force. The two Virginia guns, fought to the dying breath, were at last taken. At this moment Ridley's Battery thundered up from another quarter of the field. Major Anderson and Captain Johnston un's left. Their own guns gone, the gunners of the Botetourt Artillery volunteered to serve with Ridley's men. When the battery was placed, Barton's Brigade, under cove of Ridley's fire, advanced to tRidley's fire, advanced to the charge. The two friends, Major Anderson and Captain Johnston, went down into the charge together. The one came out unhurt, to strive to the uttermost of a nature singularly dauntless, determined
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
o 177 Defied Gen. Butler 182 Olds, F. A., 322 Parham Ensign J. T.. 348 Parker's Battery Capt. W. W., 103 Gen. S. 1). Lee's regard for 103 Pegram Gen. W. R. J., 57 Payne, J. U.; His sacrifices for the Southern Cause, 127 Payne, Gen., Wm. H., 134 Petersburg. Defence of, in June, 1864, 1 Tablet to the Killed, 12 Polignac C. J.; His Mission to France in 1865 326 Prison Pens at Point Lookout 19 Quisenberry, Adam Chenault, 259 Ramsay, C. S. Navy, Lieut. J. F.. 242 Ridley, Capt. killed, 43 Rives, Timothy, captured, 14; battle on his farm 9 Roberts Rear Admiral E C. 174 Secession, The Right of, 166 Sharpsburg Battle of 142, 196; mortality of 22nd Virginia at, 348 Shenandoah, C. S. Steamer, 235; officers of, 242; vessels captured by, 245; the flag of, 258. Sherman's, Gen. W. T. War is hell 365 Shiloh, The Battle of 204; relative Confederate and Federal losses in, 225; commentaries on causes of defeat 226 Shipp, Gen., Scott, 231 Sims Freder