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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Confederate States Navy and a brief history of what became of it. [from the Richmond, Va. Times December 30, 1900.] (search)
ide-wheel river steamer. Used for a while at Savannah as a tender and then permitted to go to wreckolk. Georgia—Iron-clad floating battery at Savannah. Destroyed by the Confederates at the fall os. Burned by the Confederates at the fall of Savannah, December, 1864. Jackson—Tug-boat, bought Macon-Wooden propeller, ten guns, built at Savannah, taken to Augusta after the fall of that cityroyed by Federal field battery at the fall of Savannah in 1864. Richmond—Iron-clad, four guns. L Richmond upon the evacution of that city. Savannah—Iron-clad, four guns. Built at Savannah and Savannah and burned by the Confederates at the evacuation of that city in December, 1864. Sampson—Side-wheel onfederates to Augusta upon the evacuation of Savannah, December, 1864. sea-Bird—Side-wheel rivero—Side-wheel, two guns. Accidentally sunk at Savannah in 1863. Teaser—Wooden tug, two guns, bouw sound. June 3, 1864. Burned at the fall of Savannah, December, 1864. Webb—Wooden ram on the Mi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.15 (search)
s included in these negotiations were Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Missouri and Ohio. To most historians the fact that such a Confederacy was in contemplation is a surprise, and for them awaits the task of tracing out the beginning, the progress and the termination of the negotiations. The only document which has thus far come to light and in which any reference to the proposed Confederacy is made is the report of Mr. Ambrose R. Wright, dated at Savannah, Ga., March 13, 1861, and addressed to Hon. G. W. Crawford, President of the Georgia Convention, by which Mr. Wright had been authorized to visit Maryland and to induce this State, if possible, to join the Confederacy of the cotton-growing States of the South. Mr. Wright visited Maryland, and at Annapolis he had an interview with Governor Hicks, in which the latter referred to the proposed formation of the Central Confederacy. Maryland's action at that time, whether it would throw her for
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A Sketch of the life and career of Hunter Holmes McGuire, M. D., Ll. D. (search)
ral John B. Gordon, general commanding the United Confederate Veterans, issued a special order, commending in highest terms, the report of the History Committee. Leaves a large family. Dr. McGuire married Mary Stuart, daughter of Hon. A. H. H. Stuart, of Staunton, Secretary of the interior under President Fillmore. He is survived by his wife and nine children—Dr. Stuart McGuire, of this city; Dr. Hugh McGuire, of Alexandria; Mrs. Edward McGuire, of Richmond; Mrs. William Law Clay, of Savannah, and Miss Francis B. Augusta, M. Gettie, and Margaret, and Mr. Hunter McGuire. Dr. McGuire's reputation was not local, nor was it even national, for he was known and honored and beloved in Europe as well as in this hemisphere. He was frequently honored by the societies of his profession. At different times he filled the following offices: President of the Medical Society; President of the American Surgical Association; President of the Association of Medical Officers of the Army a
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Thomas R. R. Cobb. (search)
ordered the arsenal at Augusta and the arms in it turned over to the government. Brown secretly sent Rockwell up to Augusta and shipped all of the good arms to Savannah before the agent of the government could get there. Under other circumstances it would be wrong, but at present it was disgraceful. We have delayed declaringeaking up of the college, Howell and I at a venture put in Rutherford's name. To my surprise I hear this morning that he is appointed and his commission sent to Savannah. He ranks as Captain. May 15.—I am more and more satisfied that old Scott is afraid to attack us and is looking for an attack on Washington. Frank Bartow let of Congress. He was a remarkable man and had filled every State and national office. The impression is gaining ground that the Burnside fleet is intended for Savannah. If it proves successful I do hope there will be found patriotic hands enough to set fire to the city and let the enemy be received in a heap of smouldering rui