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Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 14, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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be sent to school was soon settled. Father took me to Saint Vincent's Academy near Morganfield, Kentucky. Saint Vincent's wSaint Vincent's was a branch of the celebrated Nazareth Convent of Kentucky. It was then, and still is, one of the best schools in the whole lking about in their flaring white caps of the Order of Saint Vincent's, and their sombre black gowns. The priest, Father Duand unhappy. To have any. idea of the conditions at Saint Vincent's in 1854-5, it would be necessary to turn back the leaze that scarcely a single advantage which the pupils at Saint Vincent's now enjoy then existed. We were literally pioneers, to the window to watch the people who came to church at Saint Vincent's. Some of them were on horseback, some on foot, and otlding and the great to-do that we made of his coming to Saint Vincent's. We all kissed his ring, and thought it was the greatg in June, 1855, when our class graduated from dear old Saint Vincent's, when beneath the boughs of the majestic trees of the
The Daily Dispatch: October 14, 1863., [Electronic resource], Alarming raids of Confederate Steamers off the Cape of Good Hope. (search)
orgia, Captain Maury, entered Simon's Bay for coal and repairs. She appears to be an ordinarily-built packet boat, certainly not intended for a fighting craft, but having a good crew, and being armed with two Whitworth rifled guns aft, one large fifty-six gun forward, and two thirty-twos on her quarter-deck, and being a fast sailer, is well suited to capture merchant ships and run from war vessels of superior armament but inferior speed. As she got into the entrance of the harbor of St. Vincent she discovered a man-of-war with the American colors flying, put about and went to the north side of the island, where she lay until dark and then stood out for sea. The Georgia on her way captured the bark Good Hope, of Boston, bound to Agulhas, with a general cargo. Her captain had died some days before, and his body being preserved in salt, Captain Maury had it brought on board the Georgia, read the funeral service over it, and committed it to the deep. During the service th