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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.4 (search)
not know which were Forrest's men nor which the Yankees, and cared less. But we had got over the mountains and were now in a more level country. I found the old cow ford a very rough one, and on riding over my horse bogged in the quicksand, so I had the horses unhitched and taken over, and by hitching to the prolonge rope and the men in the water at the wheels, I got over and up the very steep little hill on the east side. I learned that the young lady who piloted us to the ford was Miss Emma Sansom, and for her services on this occasion the General Assembly of Alabama at the session of 1864, by joint resolution, directed the Governor of the State to issue a patent to her of 160 acres of land, and also to have prepared, with a suitable inscription thereon, a gold medal, and present the same in the name of the State of Alabama to her. See Acts of 1864. After crossing Black creek we passed on near by the town of Gadsden, and a few miles east of that place we had a few rounds with
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Pratt, G. Julian, 382. Prentiss, Sergeant S., Sketch of, 23. Private Soldier, The, Address by Hon. R. T. Bennett, 302. Reams' Station, Battle of, 261, 341. Richmond, Va., Burning of, April, 3, 1865, 135, 267; Retreat from, 135, 139,.285, 332. Rion, Maj., Jas. H., 223. Rockbridge 2d Battery, Its Roster and Career, 281. Rockbridge 2d Dragoons, Roster & Record, 177. Rogers, Colonel George T., 84. Sailor's Creek, Battle of, 17, 39, 139; C. S. A. prisoners at, 143. Sansom, Miss, Emma, 45. Saunders, General J. C. C., 84. Schimmelfinnig, General, Alex., 8. Semmes, Hon. T. J., Reminiscences of, 317. Semple, Major H. C., 321. Seven Days Battles, 161. Seven Pines, Battle of, 157, 158, 208, 215. Sharpsburg, Battle of, 95, 106, 164. Shenandoah, Career and Officers of, 116. Shepherdstown, Battle of, 254. Signal Corps, C. S. A., The, 130. Slaves, Proclamation freeing them, 378. Slidell, Hon., John, 191. Smith, General G. W., 158, 222. Smith, Ge