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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Chaplain Matthew O'Keefe of Mahone's Brigade. (search)
For thirty-five years he was stationed at Norfolk, Va., where he built the finest church edifice sGill. He was placed in charge of the work at Norfolk, where he remained for thirty-five years. In 1855 the yellow fever broke out in Norfolk and Portsmouth, just across the river. It was duringand Father O'Keefe was forbidden to return to Norfolk, it being feared that he would bring the terrnment of France to Rev. M. O'Keefe, cure of Norfolk, Va., for services rendered to the Imperial Marivows not to bear arms, but stipulated that if Norfolk was attacked he could exercise the natural rin on the Federal camp at Point Lookout, below Norfolk. President Davis consented, but stipulated tmpany the expedition. The officer arrived in Norfolk, but became intoxicated, and when he became sal from the pastorate of St. Mary's Church at Norfolk. The then ordinary of the diocese, it is sai'Keefe was devoutly attached to the people of Norfolk of all denominations, and they warmly recipro[1 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The cruise of the Shenandoah. (search)
known and was hauled down in Liverpool on the morning of November 6, 1865, six months after the war was over. That gallant naval officer, William Conway Whittle, who has made this most valuable contribution to Southern history, was born in Norfolk, Va., in 1840. In 1854 he entered the United States Naval Academy, from which he was graduated in 1858 and was ordered to the flagship of the Gulf squadron, at Key West. In part of 1858, 1859 and 1860 he served on the frigate Roanoke and sloop-ofember, 1865. In December, 1865, he went to Buenos Ayres, and remained in the Argentine Confederation until 1867, when he returned to his home in Virginia. In 1868 he was appointed captain of one of the Bay Line steamers between Baltimore and Norfolk and Portsmouth. He served in that capacity until 1890, when he resigned to become superintendent of the floating equipment of the Norfolk and Western Railroad Company. After this fleet was sold, in 1901, he assisted, in 1902, in organizing th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.59 (search)
federate States steamer Alabama, also second officer privateer Tuscaloosa. Windom R. Mayo, Norfolk, Va.—Midshipman U. S. N., master C. S. N.; served on Norfolk Station, on steamer Chattahoochie, on Wilmington Station. James W. McCarrick, Norfolk, Va.—Master not in line; served on steamer Seabird; captured at Roanoke Island; served at Selma, Ala., and Savannah Ga. James M. Morgan, Washingtaptured at battle of Sailor's Creek. R. L. Page, commander in both U. S. and C. S. Navies, Norfolk, Va. (have heard, but can't verify, that he is dead).—Served at Savannah, Ga., Charlotte, N. C. pman C. S. N.; served on Savannah Station, and schoolship Patrick Henry. Elsbury V. White, Norfolk, Va.—Engineer C. S. N.; served on steamer Virginia, battle of Hampton Roads. W. H. M. Washingtner's Louisiana Battery, light artillery; steamer Gaines, Battery Buchanan. N. C. Whittle, Norfolk, Va.—Lieutenant C. S. N.; served on steamer Nashville, steamer Louisiana; prisoner, steamer Cha