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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 7: Prisons and Hospitals. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Prisoners of war (search)
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Washington, John Augustine 1821- (search)
Washington, John Augustine 1821- Military officer; born in Blakely, Jefferson co., Va., May 3, 1821; great-great-grandnephew of George Washington; graduated at the University of Virginia in 1840; served as aide-de-camp, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, on the staff of Gen. Robert E. Lee, at the beginning of the Civil War; and was killed in a skirmish near Rich Mountain, Va., Sept. 13, 1861.
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The Daily Dispatch: May 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], The war in the
Incidents of the war. --We copy the following from the Corinth correspondence of the Memphis A che: Within the last day of two a flag of truce, accompanied by Col. Pegram, (the hero of Rich Mountain, in Virginia, who, it will be remembered, was so long a prisoner in Fortresses Henry, Lafayette and Warren,) attended by an went to the vicinity of the enemy's lines. While transacting the business of the mission, a Federal General rude up, and after the usual formalities had been exchanged, made the inquiry of one of the officers: "How are you off for forage" "Oh, very, well," was the response, "you can judge so by the appearance of our animals." Federal General The Federal glanced his eye over the sleek sides of the horses, every one of which was in prima , and turning to remarked sotte voce, but in a tone that reached Confederate care. "They're a devilish sight better off than that's sure." The incident illustrates the point desire to make — namel