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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Battle of Ocean Pond, Florida. (search)
rron, of Sixty-fourth Georgia, a brave and gallant officer received a fatal shot while gallantly attempting to rally his men. Captain Wheaton and the officers and men of his battery are entitled to special commendation for their courage, coolness and efficiency. Captain Grattan, Assistant Adjutant-General, Lieutenant Colquitt, Assistant Department Commander, Major Ely, and Lieutentant Estill, of my staff, were active and conspicuous in every part of the field. My thanks are due to Lieutenant Thompson, Second Florida regiment and Mr. Sterling Turner, volunteer aids, for their gallant service. The names of those in the ranks entitled to be particularly mentioned may be furnished in a subsequent report. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. H. Colquitt, Briqadier-General. Captain Call, Assistant Adjutant-General. Report of Colonel Geo. P. Harrison, Jr.Headquarters Second brigade, A. E. T., in the field, near Sanderson, Florida, 22d February, 1864. Captain,--I have t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The attempt to Fasten the assassination of President Lincoln on President Davis and other innocent parties. (search)
ty-five thousand dollars for the arrest of Jacob Thompson, late of Mississippi; twenty-five thousandf you please, what was said at that time by Mr. Thompson on that subject, in your presence? A.--I h was to be done next, and being supposed by Mr. Thompson to be a good rebel, he said: We would have hown in the testimony herewith: First, that Mr. Thompson was not in Montreal at any time from the 1se 20th of March after, he did not even know Mr. Thompson, and was then seeking his acquaintance, as that vicinity. Q.--You say you saw him in Thompson's room? A.--I saw him in Mr. Thompson's roomMr. Thompson's room. Q.--State whether he gave any communication to Thompson in your presence in his room, and what Thompson in your presence in his room, and what that communication was. A.--There was a conversation there at that time, from which it appeared thant at this conversation which you had with Jacob Thompson early in April, when he laid his hand on their object the connecting of Mr. Davis and Mr. Thompson with the assassination. Each, all, and eve[7 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The lost opportunity at Spring Hill, Tenn.--General Cheatham's reply to General Hood. (search)
oward the turnpike, and I presumed he would be in position on my right. On reaching the road where General Hood's field headquarters had been established, I found a courier with a message from General Hood, requesting me to come to him at Captain Thompson's house, about one and a fourth miles back on the road to Rutherford's creek. I found General Stewart with General Hood. The Commanding General there informed me that he had concluded to wait till morning, and directed me to hold my commanas immediately communicated to General Johnson, whose division was on my left and nearest the pike. This note from Major Mason, received about midnight, was the only communication I had from General Hood after leaving him at his quarters at Captain Thompson's. In connection with this grave misfortune, I must here record an act of candor and nobility upon the part of General Cheatham, which proves him to be equally generous-hearted and brave. I was, necessarily, much pained by the disappoint