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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.30 (search)
ince and had an interesting talk with him on the war and his experiences. General Harrison was born twelve miles from Savannah, on Monteith plantation, on the Georgia side of the river, and was reared by well-to-do blue-blooded parents, his father of about 25,000. He made many friends among the captives for his humane and kind treatment of them, and on the fall of Savannah, where his family resided, the Federal commander gave orders that they be permitted to remain in the city and their matetion of his kindness to their comrades. General Harrison was 24 years old at the close of the war, and he returned to Savannah for a short time, moving to Opelika, where he has since resided, living a very active life. He was a member of the Consade of the silk dresses of two young ladies, and presented to General Harrison by Miss Fannie Cohen (now Mrs. Taylor, of Savannah). To keep this flag from being captured it was substituted and sewed to the General's saddle blanket and concealed from
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.54 (search)
e ascertained, General Grant was not upon the immediate field earlier than midday. On Saturday afternoon he had gone to Savannah and slept there. The sound of many cannon at Shiloh was his first tidings of a hostile junction at Pittsburg Landing; b even that was scarcely regarded as the announcement of a serious battle, for one of Buell's Divisions (Nelson's) lay at Savannah, and as he was leaving for Pittsburg, General Grant merely ordered that division to march thither by the nearest road. eneral Buell as a shield between General Grant's Army and the Confederates. Crittenden's Division likewise came up from Savannah by water not long after, and was promptly established in the same manner on Nelson's right. Moreover, Lew Wallace, stra as plain as way to parish church, that show he wrote hastily, inconsiderately. Saturday night General Grant slept at Savannah, when both General Buell's and Nelson's Divisions had arrived. Before the general-in-chief left for the battlefield he
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.59 (search)
l 1864; while on navy rolls rejoined navy and reported for duty at Savannah. W. H. Collins, Birmingham, Ala.—Born in Virginia; midshipman Choolship Patrick Henry, and Mobile Station. Lucien C. Jones, Savannah, Ga.—Assistant paymaster C. S. N.; served on Savannah Station, steamved on C. S. cruisers Sumter and Alabama. A. F. Marmelstien, Savannah, Ga.—Enrolled at Louisville Reunion; signal officer Confederate Stater Seabird; captured at Roanoke Island; served at Selma, Ala., and Savannah Ga. James M. Morgan, Washington, D. C.—Born in Louisiana; midsh Va. (have heard, but can't verify, that he is dead).—Served at Savannah, Ga., Charlotte, N. C. Samuel Reynolds, Savannah, Ga.—Enrolled atSavannah, Ga.—Enrolled at Louisville Reunion; record in the privateer service was prize-master of the privateer Jeff Davis. Francis M. Rody, Bakerfield, Cal.—Lieutas-Midshipman C. S. N., also passed midshipman C. S. N.; served at Savannah, steamer Morgan, Mobile, schoolship Patrick Henry, steame