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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The crisis of the Confederacy (search)
e very mixed up, or altogether lost. There is no time for book-keeping. In examing monthly and tri-monthly reports of the Army of the Potomac, these facts will often be found confessed on the record. On the other hand, it was, of course, the cue of the Confederate army to make the best possible showing of strength by figures, and if you believed the accounts of Confederate prisoners, you would have come to the conclusion that the South had a population to recruit from as large as that of China. Capt. Battine is a cavalry officer, and thinks that mounted charges —shock-tactics, such as Cromwell made use of with splendid results, when fire-arms were comparatively harmless—should have been practiced on a large scale on many occasions against discomfited infantry, thus effecting a complete rout. The war was fought on both sides, as far as infantry was concerned, with the muzzleloader rifle musket and minie ball, which the author thinks had an accurate range of only one hundred yar
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Some of the drug conditions during the war between the States, 1861-5. (search)
bark, Thoroughwort, Spanish oak bark, Knob grass, Willow bark DigitalisBlood-root, Wild cherry, Pipsissiwa, Bugle weed, Jasmine ConiumAmerican hemlock OpiumAmerican hemlock, Motherwort SarsaparillaWild Sarsaparilla, Soapwort, Yellow parilla, China briar, Queen's delight ChamomileDogwood FlaxseedWatermelon seed Gum ArabicLow mallows, apple, pear and quince gum, Balm, Watermelon seed ErgotCotton-root GuaiacumBoxwood, Poke, Prickly ash IpecacWild Jalap, Carolina hipps MezereonPrickly ade from cotton seed by treating them direct with lye. Among the substitutes for tea were Ceanothus Americanus, known as red root, or New Jersey tea, and holly leaves and blackberry and raspberry leaves and rose leaves. The Amelia azedarach (China berry) furnished some valuable uses. The berries were employed in making whiskey; the bark of the root used as an anthelmintic. The leaves were said to prevent botts in horses, and were used to pack with dried fruits to preserve them from rava
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Twelfth Alabama Infantry, Confederate States Army. (search)
h overcoats and three blankets for Company F. How can I fairly issue or divide so few articles, so much needed this cold weather? These uncomplaining men are patriotic indeed. Sutler Sam Brewer arrived with a load of goods which he speedily sold out to clamoring, eager purchasers. He demandsand gets $1.00 a pound for salt, $2.00 per dozen for common sized apples, $5.00 per pound for soda, $1.00 per quart for ground peas or goobers, $3.00 a pound for lard, $6.00 a quart for syrup made of Chinese sugar cane, $1.00 for three porous ginger cakes, $1.00 per dozen for small, tough sugar cakes, $1.00 for a pound bale of Confederate coffee, made of rye. Those who use tobacco pay $4.00 a pound for it. This depreication in our currency is trying to men who get $11.00 per month only. One dollar formerly bought more than eleven will now. Several of my company asssited me in building to the end of my tent a chimney of small, unskinned pine poles, which they covered pretty well with mud. Th