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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 32 6 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 31 3 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 24 2 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 20 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 17 17 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 14 14 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 12 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 4 Browse Search
Judith White McGuire, Diary of a southern refugee during the war, by a lady of Virginia 10 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Southern Historical Society: its origin and history. (search)
tee: General Dabney H. Maury, Richmond, Va., Chairman. General Maury, so long and prominently identified with the Society, resigned his post in the Executive Committee June 18, 1888, whilst he was United States Minister at Bogota, South America. There have been other changes in the Executive Committee by death and other causes, and by appointments to vacancies. Colonel Charles S. Venable, University of Virginia. Colonel William Preston Johnston, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. Colonel Robert E. Withers, Wytheville, Va. Colonel Joseph Mayo, Richmond, Va. Rev. John Wm. Jones, Richmond, Va., Lieutenant-Colonel Archer Anderson, Richmond, Va. Major Robert Stiles, Richmond, Va. George L. Christian, Esq., Richmond Va. On motion, the Society then adjourned to meet at Richmond, Va., on the call of the President. Pursuant to the above, the Society met at Richmond, in the Capitol, in the Senate chamber, at 8 o'clock P. M., October 29, 1873. After prayer b
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 31 (search)
His daughter tells how it was burned during the war. [from the Baltimore (Md.) sun, July 11, 1890.] How General Hunter executed to the letter General Grant's memorable Order—Valuable Library and family Relics destroyed. Mrs. Margaret Letcher Showell, daughter of ex-Governor Letcher, of Virginia, and wife of Mr. Robert J. Showell, a member of the Maryland Legislature, writes from her home in Berlin, Worcester county, Maryland, describing the burning of her father's home near Lexington, Virginia, in June, 1864, by General Hunter, upon the order of General Grant. Mrs. Showell says: Lexington had been shelled for three days by the advance guard of the battery, and terrific destruction marked the bursting shells and death dealing missiles, and though my father's house was a special aim of the cannon, it marvelously escaped being struck, but every building in the vicinity suffered for its supposed crime. Ex-Governor Letcher had been warned by an ante-bellum friend, a mem