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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A list of Confederate officers, prisoners, who were held by Federal authority on Morris Island, S. C., under Confederate fire from September 7th to October 21st, 1864. (search)
Thos. Branch, General Ransom's staff, Petersburg. Capt. J. Carrington, bat., Charlottesville. Zzz=Capt. E. E. Depriest, 23d Va. inft., Richmond. Zzz=Capt. W. P. Carter bat., Clark county. Zzz=Capt. Geo. W. Mercer, 29th Va. inft., Rural Retreat. Zzz=Capt. J. H. Johnson, 25th Va. inft., Princeton. Zzz=Capt. J. J. D. Dunkle, 25th Va. inft., Princeton. Zzz=Capt. H. C. Dickerson, 2d cav., Liberty, Bedford county. Zzz=Capt. J. H. Mathews, 25th inft., Beverley, Randolph county. Zzz=Capt. H. A. Allen, 9th inft., Portsmouth. Zzz=Capt. R. E. Frayser, signal corps., New Kent C. H. Zzz=Capt. J. R. Christian, 3d Va. cav., New Kent C. H. Zzz=Capt. Lewis Harman, 3d Va. cav., Staunton. Zzz=Capt. A. Dobbins, 42d inft., Jacksonville. Zzz=Capt. J. W. Helm, 42d inft., Jacksonville. Zzz=Capt. A. R. Humes, 2d cav., Abingdon. Zzz=Capt. W. P. Duff, 50th inft., Jonesville. Zzz=Capt. D. L. Grayson, 10th inft., Luray, Page county. Zzz=Capt. G. W
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Unveiling of the monument to the Richmond Howitzers (search)
eding as outrageous in the extreme, and the participants should be severely punished. What makes the thing worse is the fact that a number of those who were fiercest in their opposition to the blacks, and loudest in their threats to shoot, &c., were the very persons who sold them land, received wages for constructing the buildings, and actually pocketed a large amount of money for provisions not two weeks before the arrival of the poor creatures whom they have so unjustly treated. The Randolph negroes. [National Intelligencer, August 10, 1846.] The last Piqua (Ohio) Register says: These unfortunate creatures have again been driven from lands selected for them. As we noticed last week an effort, which it was thought would be successful, was made to settle them in Shelby county, but, like the previous attempt in Mercer, it has failed. They were driven away by threats of violence. About one-third of them, we understand, remained at Sidney, intending to scatter and find homes w
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.48 (search)
ure of Fort Sumter by the Confederates in April, 1861. Lieutenant-Colonel, John O. Long, of Randolph county, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point; Major, Thomas S. Gallaway,hany county; Company G, from Caswell county; Company H, from Stokes county; Company I, from Randolph county; Company K, from McDowell county; Company L, from Randolph county, and Company M, from RandRandolph county, and Company M, from Randolph county. The organization of the regiment was completed by the appointment of Lieutenant Graham Daves, of Craven county, as adjutant, July 24, 1861; Dr. James K. Hall, of Guilford county, surgRandolph county. The organization of the regiment was completed by the appointment of Lieutenant Graham Daves, of Craven county, as adjutant, July 24, 1861; Dr. James K. Hall, of Guilford county, surgeon, July 24, 1861; Dr. Benjamin A. Cheek, of Warren county, assistantsur-geon, July 24, 1861; James J. Litchford, of Wake county, assistantquartermaster, July 19, 1861; Rev. A. B. Cox, of AlleghanyH Company, which numbered in all 200 men. I Company's first captain was Shubal G. Worth, of Randolph county. The company numbered 188 men. Alney Burgin, of McDowell county, was first captain of K Co
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.27 (search)
nant, F. D. Roseman. Company G, Rocky Face Rangers, Alexander county—G. W. Sharpe, captain. First lieutenant, John E. Rheim; second lieutenant, George W. Flowers; junior second lieutenant, James W. Stephenson. Company H, Uwharrie Boys, Randolph county—Noah Rush, captain. First lieutenant, L. D. Andrews; second lieutenant, J. N. Kearns; second junior lieutenant, N. H. Hopkins. Company I, Cleveland Marksmen, Cleveland county—O. P. Gardiner, captain. First lieutenant, G. Blanton; secondvid A. Thompson, Sampson county; Company E—Private William J. Hutcheson (killed), Richmond county; Company F— Private William S. Huffman, Catawba county; Company G—Private W. F. Matheson, Alexander county; Company H—Corporal D. P. Woodburn. Randolph county (killed at Gettysburg); Company I-Private Thomas J. Ramsey, Cleveland county; Company K—Private W. H. McPhail, Cumberland county. Medals were also recommended to be given to Adjutant McIntyre and Lieutenant A. J. Brown. When A
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.4 (search)
tesy, I will try to give your readers a true history of the occurrences of the 10th, 11th, and 12th of May, 1861, culminating in the tragic death of General Garnett, and the loss of West Virginia to the State and the Confederacy. No campaign has been more misunderstood, nor more misrepresented, both North and South than this. On the evening of the 10th of July, 1861, the Forty-fourth Virginia Volunteers, commanded by Colonel William C. Scott, of Powhatan co., Va., reached Beverley, Randolph county, and encamped at the base of Rich mountain, just beyond, in the road crossing that mountain, on which, six miles beyond, General Pegram held position, having 300 men, known as the College Boys, entrenched on the summit of the mountain three miles off, and 900 with himself. Scott had 800, rank and file, and six pieces of artillery. At Laurel Hill (Elkins), nine miles beyond Beverley, General Garnett faced McClellan's 15,000 with 2,000 men, composed of Colonel William C. Taliaferro's br
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.32 (search)
a, and so great and so aggressive was this army of invasion that a part of it reached the top of Cheat Mountain, between Randolph and Pocahontas counties, a distance of more than one hundred and fifty miles from Parkersburg, before the Confederates c The first 112 miles is over the Staunton and Parkersburg pike, when you reach Beverley, that was the county seat of Randolph county. There you take Philippi pike, and you reach Philippi, the county seat of Barbour county, at a distance of thirty-oeal, and war, with all of its horrors, was spread over the country. All of Northwestern Virginia, as far south as Randolph county, had to be abandoned to the Federals, and this was very disheartening to the Southern sympathizers. The bold dashcDowell's defeated and disorganized army was hurled back to Washington, and Mr. Lincoln and his Cabinet had sent to Randolph county with all haste for General McClellan, and when he reached Washington he was hailed as Napoleon, and Mr. Lincoln woul
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.33 (search)
Judicial District of Virginia, that was composed of the counties of Taylor, Preston, Upshur, Harrison, Barbour, Tucker, Randolph and Marion, and was known at the beginning of the war of 1861 as Judge Jackson, and at this time was the most widely knohen winter closed in on the mountains of Virginia that year the outermost posts of the Federals were in Beverley, in Randolph county; Bulltown, in Braxton county; Summerville, in Nicholas county, and Fayetteville, in Fayette county; all of these plathwest Virginia had found out the secret of the raid and accompanied the raiders. General Imboden, when he got into Randolph county, had fully five thousand fighting men. I marched the first day with the Twenty-fifth and Thirty-first Regiments, formentioned, so terrific was it in appearance. In the meantime, General Imboden's command spread all over the counties of Randolph, Barbour, Taylor, Monongahela, Upshur, Lewis, Harrison and Doddridge, and from there gathered fully eight thousand fine
isfied with the legal benefits which arose from the execution of their offices, had been using every artifice, practising every fraud, and where these failed, not sparing threats and menaces whereby to squeeze and extort from the wretched poor. Plain and Simple Narrative of Facts. To meet this flood of iniquity, the most approved advice came from Herman Husbands, Compare A Plain and Simple Narrative of Facts. an independent farmer, who dwelt on Sandy Creek, then in Orange, now Randolph County, where he possessed an ample freehold of most fertile land, and cultivated it so well, that his fields of wheat and his clover meadow Compare North Carolina Gazette of 15 July, 1771, copied into Boston Gazette of 15 July, 1771; 348, 2, 1 and 2. were the admiration of all observers. Each neighborhood throughout Orange County came together and elected Delegates to a General Meeting. They Chap. XXVII.} 1766. Oct. are judiciously to examine, such were the instructions given them by th
h of March, writes David Fanning, the ruffian leader of one of these bands, my men being all properly equipped, assembled together to give the rebels a small scourge, which we set out for. They came upon the plantation of Andrew Balfour, of Randolph county, who had been a member of the North Carolina assembly, and held a commission in the militia. Breaking into his house, they fired at him in the presence of his sister and daughter, the first ball passing through his body, the second through upstairs. Having my pistols in my hand, I discharged them both at his breast; he fell, and that night expired. use Fanning's Journal from an exact manuscript copy. Yet this Fanning held a British commission as colonel of the loyal militia in Randolph and Chatham counties, with authority to grant commissions to others as captains and subalterns; and, after the war, was recommended by the office of American claims as a proper Chap. XXVIII.} 1782. April 16. person to be put upon the half-pay
Two Men killed. --At Randolph, in Bibb county, Ala., a young man named John Smitherman shot, with a double barrel gun, two brothers named Hill. They were both killed.
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