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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) 156 20 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 52 10 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 32 6 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 25 1 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 25 9 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 24 6 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 15 1 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 12 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 12 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 12 4 Browse Search
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gentleman and taken to England, where a number of British officers presented him with a sword to replace the one he had thrown into the sea Returning to America, he reached Richmond in January, 1865, and was assigned to the command of the James river fleet, consisting of 3 ironclads and 5 wooden steamers, which guarded the water approach to the city. On the evacuation of Richmond, he blew up his vessels, organized his marines into a brigade and proceeded to join the Confederate forces at Greensboro. After the surrender of Johnston's army, he returned quietly to Mobile, but was seized by order of the United States navy, taken to Washington and imprisoned, but after four months was released by the President's proclamation. Col. Melancthon Smith entered the service of the State of Alabama as a captain of light artillery, July 1, 1861. His military education at West Point rendered him very efficient, and at the recommendation of his superior officers he was made major in August, 186
under Colonel Toulmin, and was surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. Among its killed and wounded were Captain Hnly a small remnant being left to surrender at Greensboro, N. C. Its colonels were William R. Smith, who resder Col. Ed. McAlexander), and was surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. Col. A. A. Hughes was captured at Fort Donr and Maj. P. G. Wood, and were surrendered at Greensboro, N. C., with Gen. S. D. Lee's corps. Capt. W. M. Hnville, and with less than 100 men surrendered at Greensboro. Capts. Berry G. Brown, John M. Hanna, Ulee W. Mtonville, March 19, 1865, surrendering at last at Greensboro, with about 100 men. This regiment was noted for ith considerable loss, and finally surrendered at Greensboro, with but a small remnant of the over-full regimel. Harry T. Toulmin, and it was surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. Col. John G. Coltart, who first led the regunder Colonel McAlexander, and was surrendered at Greensboro with Johnston's army. Col. John Snodgrass led th
alton-Atlanta campaign, losing heavily in the battle of July 22d before Atlanta. It skirmished in Sherman's rear, fighting almost daily, and followed him to Greensboro, N. C.; it formed part of the escort of President Davis to Georgia, where it surrendered at Forsyth, 450 strong. It was commanded for a short time by Col. J. S. Pr it turned and harassed Sherman on his march. It was in the trenches at Savannah and operated near Augusta, moved into the Carolinas and finally surrendered at Greensboro, 200 strong. Colonel Boyles was at one time in command of Ferguson's brigade, and Lieut.-Col. William Martin took command of the regiment. Capt. Wm. McGill waskirmished in Alabama until the close of the war. The remainder fought Burbridge at Saltville, and pursued Sherman; fighting incessantly until it surrendered at Greensboro, 100 strong. Col. W. B. Wade was wounded in Tennessee. Lieut.-Col. J. S. Prather was wounded, and Major McCaa killed, at Murfreesboro; Maj. John Wright was wou
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Battles of the Western army in which Albama troops were engaged. (search)
50 m.—Federal, Gen. Wilson. Alabama troops, several companies of militia. Near Raleigh, Hillsboro Rd., Morrisville, Chapel Hill Rd., Creek near Chapel Hill, N. C., April 12 to 15. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 68.—Federal, total loss 290. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d, 51st Cav., 3d, 10th Conf. Cav. Fort Tyler, Ala., April 16. Gen. R. C. Tyler, 265; loss 19 k, 28 w, 218 m.—Federal, Gen. Wilson; loss 7 k, 29 w. Alabama troops, boys and convalescents. Columbus, Ga., April 16. 3,000; loss 1200 m.—Federal, Gen. Wilson; loss 6 k, 24 w. Macon, Ga., April 20. Loss 2193 surrendered. Mumford's Sta., Ala., April 23. Loss 150 surrendered. Greensboro, N. C., April 26. Gen. Johnston; loss 29,924 surrendered. Confederate troops, army of Tennessee., Meridian, Miss., May 4. Gen. Taylor; loss 10,000 surrendered. Confederate troops, army of Mobile. Irwinsville. Ga., May 10. President Davis and escort; total loss 21. —Federal, Col. Pritchard; loss
ppointed by Governor Jones a member of the State railroad commission to succeed Gen. Levi W. Lawler, deceased. His appointment gave universal satisfaction. His useful career as a citizen was cut short by death on July 19, 1893. Brigadier-General George Doherty Johnston was born in 1832, at Hillsboro, N. C. His father was a merchant of that town and his mother was a Miss Bond, granddaughter of Maj. George Doherty, a colonial officer in 1776. His parents moved to Alabama and settled at Greensboro in 1833. That same year his father died and his mother moved to Marion, where he was reared, and educated at Howard college. He studied law and, being admitted to the bar at Lebanon, Tenn., opened an office at Marion in 1855. The following year he was mayor, and in 1857 he represented the county in the legislature. At the opening of the war he was a lieutenant in the Fourth Alabama and was with that command at Manassas and in its other service in Virginia until January, 1862, when he