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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
se. There, deeds of courage foreshadowed future fame, and Slocomb's dash became a household word. There, Beauregard's comme for the worst that could arise. Tupelo is reached, and Slocomb now commands. Suffering is forgotten in recuperation and ousand killed and wounded before the muzzles of Cook's and Slocomb's guns. Bragg calls in turn and Breckinridge is sent. n, 'tis Billy Sewell, with his last breath whispering into Slocomb's ear: Captain, haven't I done my duty? Can Pine Mountaind. Our own soon follows. We furl our flag in tears, and Slocomb leads us home to weeping households, desolated firesides, ly approbation? Boys of the Fifth Company, the spirits of Slocomb, Vaught and Blair at this moment marshal our brave who roaality at the time. The second company, under Rosser and Slocomb, had also won their spurs at Munson's Hill and Lewinsvillelleys of the Blue Ridge, were reechoed by those of gallant Slocomb and Chalaron, in the mountains of Georgia and Tennessee.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Washington Artillery in the Army of Tennessee. (search)
idence that then arose. There, deeds of courage foreshadowed future fame, and Slocomb's dash became a household word. There, Beauregard's commendation is their rewl, which tempered us for the worst that could arise. Tupelo is reached, and Slocomb now commands. Suffering is forgotten in recuperation and drilling. Bragg himcolors lie amid a thousand killed and wounded before the muzzles of Cook's and Slocomb's guns. Bragg calls in turn and Breckinridge is sent. The Fifth is pushed cGregor, 'tis Winston, 'tis Billy Sewell, with his last breath whispering into Slocomb's ear: Captain, haven't I done my duty? Can Pine Mountain and Kennesaw Ridge urrender is announced. Our own soon follows. We furl our flag in tears, and Slocomb leads us home to weeping households, desolated firesides, and ruined estates. bearing, your friendly approbation? Boys of the Fifth Company, the spirits of Slocomb, Vaught and Blair at this moment marshal our brave who roam enfranchised, and
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Washington Artillery. (search)
of life in camp; sometimes more irksome to the true soldier than fighting, and yet not without its pleasures, which, however, are perhaps enjoyed more now in retrospection than was the reality at the time. The second company, under Rosser and Slocomb, had also won their spurs at Munson's Hill and Lewinsville, under the dashing J. E. B. Stuart; and then came the long winter in huts on the banks of Bull Run. Meanwhile the fifth company had sprung into existence in New Orleans, and at Shilohtry's cause, and in support of principles to them sacred, their guidons were carried from the Susquehanna to the Gulf of Mexico. The guns reverberating over and beyond the hills and valleys of the Blue Ridge, were reechoed by those of gallant Slocomb and Chalaron, in the mountains of Georgia and Tennessee. Scarcely had the smoke of battle curled in wreaths above the pines of Virginia, than our brothers in the West took up and prolonged the dreadful note. Then our guns were never quiet;
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Our fallen comrades. (search)
hat an honorable heritage has been left to them. But their memories e'er shall remain for us, And their names without stain for us, The glory they won shall not wane for us, In legend and lay Our commander in gray Shall forever live over again for us. And now, after having paid our tribute to our noble dead, whose memory we will ever cherish, I ask my friends by my side to unfurl the glorious battle-flag of the Fifth Company of this command, which the widow of its gallant Captain, Cuthbret H. Slocomb, returns through me to those who bore it, and with their assent I commit it to the custody and safe-keeping of this battalion. You are charged to guard it well, for it has been borne upon many a battle into the thickest of the fight by strong arms which are now cold in death; it has been followed by our brave comrades, who have fallen under its folds. It was almost the last flag that floated over Confederate troops at the close of the war, and when Spanish Fort was evacuated, it was