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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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horses, sixty-five wagons, and a large quantity of tents, baggage, and supplies Were captured. The Nationals lost two killed and eight wounded.--(Doc. 231.) A reconnoitring expedition, under command of Commander Drayton, U. S. N., left Port Royal, S. C., on the 16th inst., and the next day sailed up the North Edisto River, S. C. On Edisto Island fortifications were discovered, which, on landing, were found to be deserted. The expedition then sailed up a small creek to the town of Rockville, S. C., from which, at about a mile's distance, was a rebel camp. This camp was unoccupied, and over forty tents were taken possession of, the most valuable part of the camp equipage having been removed by negroes. This morning the expedition ran down to the South Edisto, S. C., and, proceeding up the river, found on Edisto Island some deserted fortifications — the guns having been removed. The expedition then anchored in the North Edisto again.--(Doc. 232.) The Common Council of New H
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sheldon, George William 1843- (search)
Sheldon, George William 1843- Author; born in Summerville, S. C., Jan. 28, 1843; graduated at Princeton College in 1863; instructor of Oriental languages in the Union Theological Seminary in 1867-73; later the London representative of D. Appleton & Co. for several years. He is the author of American painters; Story of the volunteer fire Department of New York City; Recent ideals of American art, etc.
200, 215, 234. Stono River, 53, 56, 59,197, 199, 208, 209, 210, 211, 216, 270. Strahan, Charles G., 146. Strength of regiment, 105, 108, 149, 164, 178, 202, 228, 237, 261, 291. Strong, Fort, 134. Strong, George C., 46, 48, 49, 66, 72, 73, 74, 77, 86, 88, 89, 91, 94. Stroud, William H., tug, 318. Sturgis, James, 142. Subscription for monument, 229, 230. Suffhay, Samuel, 217. Sullivan's Island, S. C., 54, 70, 138, 187, 212, 217, 219, 233, 281, 282. Sulsey, Joseph, 188. Summerville, S. C., 310. Sumner, Charles, 14. Sumner, Mrs. Charles W., 16. Sumter bombarded, 106, 111, 133, 141,190, 218. Sumter, Confederate steamer, 116. Sumter, Fort, 69, 70, 106, 110, 111, 113, 120, 128, 133, 135, 139, 141, 187, 190, 192, 218, 220, 282, 314. Sumter, prize steamer, 182. Sumter, Watchman, 295. Sumterville, S. C., 289, 294, 295, 296. Sunstrokes, 201, 205. Surrender of Lee, 308. Sutlers, 108, 115, 177, 215. Sutton, William, 32. Suwanee River, Fla., 155,157.
abominations in the porch of God's temple. There is great occasion for earnest prayer in our behalf. Brethren, pray for us, that God may sanctify his dealings with us to the conversion of souls. Ministerial labor in the hospitals was a blessed work, and those who gave themselves to it greatly rejoiced in the success that attended their efforts. That saintly man, Rev. John. W. Miller, who has lately entered into rest, and whom many of our soldiers remember as post chaplain at Summerville, South Carolina, says of his work: We have had some to die peacefully and happily. One poor fellow who had long been sick with typhoid fever died last week. When I questioned him about his preparation for death, his answer was scarcely articulate, but in his thick mutterings I could distinguish these blessed words of trust in the Saviour, He will not let me perish. Upon asking another why he was not afraid to die, he said: Because I am going home to heaven, through Christ. Another, a
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
became pastor of Bethel church at Charleston. James L. Beckett James L. Beckett, of Summerville, S. C., was born on John's island, Charleston district, S. C., in 1836. He was educated at Charl report on detail from Beauregard's headquarters, and ordered to general hospital No. 1 at Summerville, S. C., as ward master. There he remained until Charleston was evacuated, when he was ordered to, Louise T. and Richard Lewis. Robert Barnwell Cuthbert Robert Barnwell Cuthbert, of Summerville, S. C., was born at Charleston, S. C., in 1849. He was reared and educated in Charleston and Beaey river, and remained in that business until February, 1898. He served in the council of Summerville, S. C., for nearly nine years. Owen Daly Owen Daly, of Columbia, a veteran of the Second reervice in the recent war with Spain. Edward Bell Fishburne Edward Bell Fishburne, of Summerville, S. C., was born in Colleton district, now Dorchester county, S. C. in 1840, and after his early
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Index. (search)
H2; 150, D12 Rockfish Gap, Va. 72, 3, 72, 7; 74, 1; 81, 4, 81, 6; 84, 9; 85, 1; 100, 1; 116, 4; 137, D3 Rockhouse, Ky. 150, E10 Rockingham, N. C. 76, 2; 80, 7; 86, 6; 117, 1; 118, 1; 135-A; 138, G2 Rockingham, Va. 100, 1 Rockport, Ark. 47, 1; 135-A; 154, D2 Rock Spring, Ga. 24, 3; 62, 1; 118, 1; 149, D11, 149, E12 Rock Spring, S. C. 101, 21 Rockville, Md. 7, 1; 27, 1; 81, 4; 100, 1; 136, F8 Rockville, Ohio. 140, H3; 141, B5 Rockville, S. C. 80, 4; 120, 2; 143, C9; 144, E13 Rocky Creek Church, Ga. 58, 1 Rocky Face Ridge, Ga. 33, 3; 55, 6 View 124, 5 Rocky Gap, Ky. 141, F4 Rocky Hill, Ky. 117, 1; 118, 1; 150, E8 Rocky Hock Creek, N. C. 138, C10 Rocky Mount, N. C. 138, D7 Rocky Mount, S. C. 86, 5; 117, 1 Rodman's Point, N. C. 24, 5; 138, E9 Rodney, Miss. 36, 1; 135-A; 155, E6 Roebuck Lake, Miss. 154, G9 Rogers' Gap, Tenn. 24, 3; 95, 3; 118, 2;
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Wee Nee volunteers of Williamsburg District, South Carolina, in the First (Hagood's) regiment. (search)
g for the raising of ten regiments and in designating these regiments so raised, it was designated as the First. It was, in August, 1861, encamped at Summerville. Captain Pressley at once reported the organization of his company to Colonel Hagood, and soon after received orders to report for duty in Charleston. The following letter from the regimental quartermaster may be of interest, as showing the preparation which soldiers were then required to make for service: camp Hagood, Summerville, S. C. Captain J. G. Pressley, Kingstree Postoffice, South Carolina: Dear Sir,—I write to inform you that it will be well for each of your men to bring his blanket with him, otherwise he will have to supply himself out of the money allowed him to buy his clothes. It is also advisable for each of the officers to come prepared with all his camp equipage except tents, axes, hatchets and spades, as these are the only articles allowed them. Yours truly, etc., G. B. Lartigue. August 27, 186
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General David Bullock Harris, C. S. A. (search)
h, occasioned by his long and arduous service, influenced the War Department to give him a leave of absence to try the effect of home comforts in recruiting his health. The duration of his leave was left to his own discretion as to his ability for service. On his return to Richmond, still in feeble health, he was ordered by President Davis to proceed at once to Charleston. The yellow fever prevailed there at the time, and contracting the dread disease General Harris died at Summerville, South Carolina, in less than a week after his arrival there, on October 10, 1864. His remains were subsequently removed to Richmond and interred in Hollywood Cemetery. He left a wife and eight children; three sons—David, Richard and Alexander Barrett, and five daughters—Frederika (wife of Page Morton, of Richmond, Virginia), Charlotte, Juliana (wife of Judge A. R. Leake, of Goochland county, Virginia), Eliza and Eva Virginia. Distinguished officers of the late Confederate army have borne