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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
9 P. M. of March 8th. Secretary Welles had telegraphed Commodore Paulding at the New York yard March 6th: Let the Monitor come direct to Washington, anchoring below Alexandria. Similar orders had been sent to Captain John Marston, United States Navy, at Fort Monroe. Marston took upon himself the responsibility of disobeying, and kept the Monitor in Hampton Roads. Had Secretary Welles' order been obeyed, the Merrimac on the 9th would have captured not only the Minnesota, St. Lawrence and Roanoke, but every vessel that remained inside of Fortress Monroe. In the engagement of the 8th the Merrimac had lost her prow in striking the Cumberland, two of her guns had been disabled, so as to be useless, by shot from the Cumberland, and her smoke-stack and steam-pipe had been so riddled that it was difficult to keep up sufficient steam. In this plight she was to meet her antagonist. At daylight on the 9th we discovered that the frigates Roanoke and St. Lawrence had been floated and moved
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
stitution and beneficent Soldiers' Home. The following is the roster of the Grand Camp of Virginia, as constituted for one year by annual meeeting held at Roanoke, Virginia, June 23, 1892: Grand Commander, Colonel Thomas A. Brander, Richmond, Virginia. First-Lieutenant Grand Commander, Colonel W. Gordon McCabe, Petersburg, Virginia. Second-Lieutenant Grand Commander, Colonel Daniel M. Lee, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Third-Lieutenant Grand Commander, Colonel Thomas Lewis, Roanoke, Virginia. Quartermaster-General, Major Washington Taylor, Norfolk, Virginia. Inspector-General, Colonel Charles Syer, Portsmouth, Virginia. Chaplain-General, Rev. uhart-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. Grimsle