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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), United Confederate Veterans. (search)
raham, Texas; Capt. A. T. Tray, com. Camp 128. Madisonville, Texas. Camp 129. Denton, Texas; Capt. Hugh McKenzie, com. Camp 130. Forney, Texas; Capt. T. M. Daniel, com.; members, 60; disabled, 2; deaths, 4; widows, 2. Camp 131. Tupelo, Miss.; Gen. Jno. M. Stone, corn.; med offi., W. H. Hunter, M. D., 1862, asst. surgeon; members, 100. Camp 132. Marianna, Fla.; Capt. N. J. Barnes, corn. Camp 133. Canton, Texas; Capt. T. J. Fowler, com. Camp 134. Franklin, Tenn.; Capt. B. F. Roberts, com. Camp 135. Gatesville, Texas; Jno. M. Brown, corn.; members, 287; disabled I; deaths, 5. Camp 136. Hempstead, Tex.; Capt. V. B. Thornton, corn.; med. offi., J. H. Morrison; members, 140; deaths, 2. Camp 137. Clinton, N. C.; R. H Holliday, corn.; med. offi., A. M. Lee; asst. surgeon; members, 24; deaths, I. Camp 138. Lubbock, Texas; W. D. Crump, com. Camp 139. Russleville, Ky.; Maj. J. B. Briggs, corn. Camp 140. Quincy, Fla.; R. H. M. Davidson, com. Camp 141. Cr
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.19 (search)
e thousand pounds sterling was paid to a captain for a successful trip. The pilots, who were most essential to success, received as high as lb 750 for the round trip. It was usual to pay half the sum in advance. The most fortunate of the commanders of my acquaintance was Captain John N. Wilkinson, of the Confederate States Navy, who in ten months made twenty-one trips in the British side-wheel steamer Giraffe, which was purchased by the Confederate Government and named the R. E. Lee. Captain Roberts, whose real name was Hon. Augustus C. Hobart Hampden, and who afterwards as Hobart Pasha commanded the Turkish Navy until his death, was also most successful, running the Don between Nassau and Wilmington, with the regularity of a packet boat. Captain Murray, who was C. Murray Aynsley, now a retired admiral in the British Navy, and who received rapid promotion for distinguished and gallant service from the government, after our war, was not only successful, but forced to show more skil
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The execution of Dr. David Minton Wright (search)
hildren. His wife and friends seem to have exhausted every resource to save him. On one occasion, as reported in the Old Dominion newspaper, when Mrs. Wright visited General Foster at Old Point, she carried one of her little daughters with her, and during the interview the little one climbed upon the knee of the General, and looking wistfully into his face said, save my father, won't you? The appeal touched his heart and he wept. On another occasion one of the little boys went to Lieutenant Roberts and most earnestly addressing him, said: Can I not die for my father? Another incident occurred just before the execution, which reflects great credit upon the devoted daughter, who planned and so successfully executed her part of the programme. Having heard it related by many, but always with some variation, I give it is it appeared in the Old Dominion three days after it happened. Attempt to escape. The Doctor made a bold attempt to escape from incarceration and its consequ
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
H. A., prayer of, 187. Pickett Camp, C. Veterans, 104, 346. Pittman, Engineer, Reddin, 292. Polk, Gen., Leonidas, at Cassville, 314; his career, 321. Polk, Gen. L. E., 147. Polk, Dr., Wm. M , His life of his father, 321. Purcell Battery, Its gallantry, 362. Randolph, Gen. G. W., 118. Ratchford, Major James W., 135 Reilly, Maj., James, 267. Rice, How not to cook, 349 Richmond, Va., Confederate dead at, 15; defence of, 139; encompassed, 378. Riley, James, 176. Roberts, Capt., 264 Rochelle, C. S. Navy, Capt. James, 267. Rouss, Charles B., 367. Rhyme, Texas war, 355. Sanborn, U. S. Army, Lieut., 329. St. John's Church, Richmond, 337. Sasser, Philip, 110. Savage's Station, 378. Sebastapol, compared with Fort Fisher, 257. Secession vindicated, 17; belief that there would be no war, 158. Semmes, C. S. Navy, Admiral R, 306. Seven Days Battles, 125. Seven Pines, Battle of the, 123. Sharpsburg, Battle of, 129, 138 Shenandoah, The Co