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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
t day. We, therefore, at 12 M. quit the Roads and stood for Norfolk. Had there been any sign of the Monitor's willingness to renew the contest we would have remained to fight her. We left her in the shoal water to which she had withdrawn, and which she did not leave until after we had crossed the bar on our way to Norfolk. I have a distinct recollection that at this time, when the Merrimac had crossed the bar, and was well on her way to Norfolk, the Monitor, being then in shoal water on Hampton bar, fired a gun, but apparently made no motion to come out into deep water. Thus ended this famous engagement, in what may fairly be called a drawn battle. Either adversary seemed powerless to vanquish the other. Yet the Monitor in equipment, invulnerability, speed, draught of water and manageableness was far the superior of the Merrimac. She was put into the fight to vanquish the Merrimac and protect the Minnesota; she failed in the former and succeeded in the latter purpose. E
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.8 (search)
ts first battle, and by this name it has passed into history. The battle, from which it took its name, was fought Monday, the tenth of June, 1861, at Bethel, or Big Bethel, or Bethel church, situated on the Yorktown road, nine miles from Hampton, Virginia. It had been occupied on the night of the 6th of June by the Confederates from Yorktown. These troops consisted of the First North Carolina regiment, Colonel D. H. Hill commanding, with Lieutenant-Colonel Charles C. Lee as second in commadense wood beyond and to the left of the road. The Confederates, about fourteen hundred strong, awaited the enemy in their entrenchments. At 9 A. M. his heavy columns approached rapidly and in good order. These troops had been sent out from Hampton by Major-General Butler, then commanding in the department of Virginia. They were commanded by Brigadier-General E. W. Pierce, and were about thirty-five hundred strong, consisting of eight hundred and fifty men of the Fifth New York Volunteers
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.23 (search)
Governor P. W. McKinney, A. W. Harman, Colonel Morton Marye, Judge Beverley R. Wellford, Colonel H. C. Jones, General W. H. Payne, Joseph W. Thomas, Colonel Archer Anderson, Major Lewis Ginter, Captain John Maxwell, Joseph B. McKenney, Judge E. C. Minor, Colonel John Murphy, Colonel J. W. White, James T. Gray, Colonel E. P. Reeve, Colonel Hugh R. Smith, Major W. A. Smoot, Captain Washington Taylor, Colonel J. H. Hume, Portsmouth; Colonel D. M. Lee, Fredericksburg; Captain R. M. Booker, Hampton, Virginia; Colonel Alexander W. Archer. Executive Committee: Major T. A. Brander, Colonel John Murphy, Joseph W. Thomas. General W. R. Terry. For some months after the opening of the Home the direct executive officer was Captain James Pollard, the present adjutant. In the latter part of 1885 General William R. Terry was elected superintendent, and has held that position ever since, but on the 8th of November, 1892, owing to physical infirmities resulting from wounds received during the w
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
omas F. Procter, No. 3. Pickett-Buchanan, Norfolk, Virginia, Walter F. Irvine. No. 4. Stonewall, Portsmouth, Virginia, R. C. Marshall. No. 5. R. E. Lee, No. 2, Alexandria, Virginia, William A. Smoot. No. 6. A. P. Hill, No. 6, Petersburg, Virginia, W. Gordon Mc-Cabe. No. 7. ClintonHatcher, Leesburg, Virginia, E. V. White. No. 8. Sam. Garland, Lynchburg, Virginia, Kirk Otey. No. 9. George E. Pickett, Richmond Virginia, R. N. Northen. No. 10. R. E. Lee, No. 3, Hampton, Virginia, A. S. Segar. No. 11. Urquhart-Gillette, Courtland, Virginia, L. R. Edwards, Franklin, Virginia. No. 12. John R. Cooke, West Point, Virginia, H. M. Miller. No. 13. William Watts, Roanoke, Virginia, S. S. Brooke. No. 14. John Bowie Strange, Charlottesville, Virginia, J. M. Garnett. No. 15. Pierre Gibson, No. 15, Culpeper, Virginia, D. A. Grimsley. No. 16. Callcote-Wrenn, Isle of Wight Courthouse, Virginia, N. F. Young. No. 17. Ewell, Prince William county, Virgin