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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), United Confederate Veterans. (search)
, Texas; Capt. T. M. Daniel, com.; members, 60; disabled, 2; deaths, 4; widows, 2. Camp 131. Tupelo, Miss.; Gen. Jno. M. Stone, corn.; med offi., W. H. Hunter, M. D., 1862, asst. surgeon; members, 100. Camp 132. Marianna, Fla.; Capt. N. J. Barnes, corn. Camp 133. Canton, Texas; Capt. T. J. Fowler, com. Camp 134. Franklin, Tenn.; Capt. B. F. Roberts, com. Camp 135. Gatesville, Texas; Jno. M. Brown, corn.; members, 287; disabled I; deaths, 5. Camp 136. Hempstead, Tex.; Capt. V. B. Thornton, corn.; med. offi., J. H. Morrison; members, 140; deaths, 2. Camp 137. Clinton, N. C.; R. H Holliday, corn.; med. offi., A. M. Lee; asst. surgeon; members, 24; deaths, I. Camp 138. Lubbock, Texas; W. D. Crump, com. Camp 139. Russleville, Ky.; Maj. J. B. Briggs, corn. Camp 140. Quincy, Fla.; R. H. M. Davidson, com. Camp 141. Crockett, Texas; Enoch Braxson, corn. Camp 142. Caldwell, Texas. Camp 143. Bolling Green, Ky.; Gen. W. F. Perry, corn. Camp 144. San Anto
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A monument to Major James W. Thomson, Confederate States Artillery. (search)
Bowly. This battery was always on the front and engaged almost daily in action. January 16th, 1865, the battery was disbanded, owing to the scarcity of rations and forage. It was called to assemble in Lynchburg April 1st, 1865. The names of the sixteen who were on duty at time of the surrender, were Captain Tuck. Carter (Captain James Thomson had been promoted to major), W. R. Lyman, Charles and Frank Conrad, Clayton Williams, Charles W. McVicar, Frank Asberry, Pub Zirkle, Atkinson, Thornton, Dailey, John Hare, Crawford, Louis Morrell, William Thomson, and Pem. Thomson. Major Thomson left Captain Carter in command and went to the front near Petersburg. April 7th, while leading a charge of a squad of Rosser's cavalry at High Bridge, was badly wounded. Rallying the men he charged the second time and was repulsed. Gathering a few he charged the third time and was killed. Captain Jacob Engle, living near Harper's Ferry, saw him shot off his horse. A comrade ran to the body