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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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nta and Chattahoochee River; tore up and destroyed half a mile. November 15.--Marched seventeen miles in a south-easterly direction, to foot of Stone Mountain, passing through Decatur and into De Kalb County, where our brigade did picket-duty. November 16.--Marched ten miles in a north-easterly direction to two miles cast of Yellow River. Crossed river at Rock Bridge, and passed into Gumneth County. November 17.--Marched thirteen miles east, to three miles beyond Sheffield, and into Newton and Walton counties; crossed Big and Little Haynes Creeks. November 18.--Marched twenty-one miles south-east, to five miles east of Rutledge, passing through Social Circle and Rutledge, to within four miles of Madison. November 19.--Marched four miles east to Madison, passing through the town, thence south four miles toward Eatonton, and passed into Morgan County. November 20.--Marched thirteen miles south to five miles north of Eatonton, county-town of Putnam County. November
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
from the sphere of earthly duties, July 10, 1863. His memory is enshrined in the hearts of his countrymen, who never fail to appreciate fidelity to duty, and knightly valor. To P. W. A., the noted war correspondent, Paul J. Semmes, in the agony of his death wound, his bright blue eyes filling with tears of exultant joy, said, I consider it a privilege to die for my country. Brigadier-General James P. Simms Brigadier-General James P. Simms was before the war a prominent lawyer in Newton county, living in the pleasant little city of Covington. He entered the Confederate army as major of the Fifty-third Georgia regiment and serving in Virginia through the battles around Richmond, the Maryland campaign and Fredericksburg, attained at the period of the battle of Chancellorsville the rank of colonel of his regiment. General Semmes, his brigade commander, in accordance with a request of General McLaws that each brigadier should report colors captured or lost by his command during
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Thomas R. R. Cobb. (search)
aggrandisement. I see it, hear it, feel it, and am disgusted with it. But I would rather tell you of my journey here. At Maxey's, George Lumpkin's company was drawn up, and would have a speech from me. At Union Point we met the Young Guards, and again I had to make a little speech. At Greensboro Oscar Dawson told me he had raised in two days a company of eighty men, and they wanted to be on the field in one week from the day he began. At Conyers they have raised the sixth company in Newton county. In Merriweather they raised three companies of eighty men in three days and $7,000 to equip them. Similar news comes up from the whole country. At West Point yesterday afternoon a large crowd assembled at the cars, and had speeches from Keitt, Brooks (of Mississippi), Ben Hill and Gus Wright. They called on me, but I declined on the ground it was Sunday, and took occasion to give them a five minute's lecture on Sabbath-breaking. It was the only speech that was not cheered. There
Signor Voluti, who was a famous tenor in Europe forty or fifty years ago, died quite recently at the age of eighty years. W. J. Humphreys, convicted of the murder of Thomas Lee, in Newton county, Ga., has been sentenced to be hung on the 4th of May. Ex-Governor Smith, of Virginia, has announced himself a candidate for re-election to Congress. The dwelling of Sheriff Alexander, near Charlotte, N. C., with its contents, was destroyed by fire on the 24th inst. A dispatch form New York announces the loss of the ship Juniata, owned by Messrs. Hugh Jenkins &Co., of Baltimore. The Philadelphia Pennsylvanian has stopped publication, from "the exactions of stern necessity." President Lincoln visited the Navy-Yard at Washington Tuesday, and was received with a salute of 21 guns.
ng the Baltimore boat — the steamer Adelaide -- was stopped by the minions of the Chimpanzee at Washington, and pressed into the service of the so-called Illinois baboon. The mail came up, however, in the afternoon, in the little steamer Coffee. Spies are said to be about. A man in petticoats, it is said, has been roaming about our city. If he is caught he will be stripped and turned over to the secular arm. The Young Guard, a company of 87 young and fine looking men, from Newton county, Ga., reached here at one o'clock last night, and were temporarily quartered in the courthouse. Sixteen thousand more from the same State are said to be on their way to old Virginia. Five companies came yesterday morning from the adjoining counties of Nansemond and Surry, and went over to Norfolk. The sloop-of-war St. Louis is said to have mysteriously disappeared from off Pensacola. She may have been ordered on some special service. Her commander is Poor, a Southern man, and she m