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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of Hon. T. S. Garnett (search)
he would still be entitled to honor him as among the foremost of the world's great men. In all the elements which go to make up true greatness, in purity of character, in fearless advocacy of truth and right, in strength of purpose and lofty intellectual power, he shone pre-eminent among the intellectual giants of his day. Recall, if only for a moment, the outline of his life. Brilliant as a scholar at the University—a pupil in law at the feet of that distinguished jurist, Judge Henry St. George Tucker, he commenced the practice of his profession here. Entering public life at the age of twenty-five, he passed successively through every stage of that fascinating but exciting and delusive drama—from the General Assembly of Virginia through the Federal Congress and Senate, until it seemed that the Presidency of the United States was to be the easy prize for his surfeited ambition. The youngest speaker that ever ruled the conduct of the House of Representatives, he soon became th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), William Preston Johnston. (search)
William Preston Johnston. Soldier, scholar, poet and educator. A Sketch of his noble career. [Died, with mind serene, in perfect peace with God, July 16, 1899, at the residence of his son-in-law, Hon. Henry St. George Tucker, Col. Alto, Lexington, Va., Colonel William Preston Johnston, President of Tulane University, New Orleans, La. It may be of interest to note that he died in the same bed in which he was born, at the residence of his maternal grandfather, Colonel William Presdy of culture and refinement, a member of one of the best Louisiana families. Colonel Johnston's only son, Albert Sidney Johnston, died in 1885, aged twenty-four. He has had five daughters. Three survive. Henrietta Preston, wife of Hon. Henry St. George Tucker, of Staunton, Va., for four sessions a member of Congress from that district; Rosa Duncan, married to George A. Robinson, of Louisville, Ky., and Margaret Wickliffe, married to Richard Sharpe, Jr., of Wilkesbarre, Pa. His eldest daught
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Judge William Brockenbrough. (search)
, and was promoted to the Supreme Court of Appeals. The cases in which he sat are reported in Leigh's Reports, Vols. V to IX, inclusive, and they contain a good many of his opinions. The Court of Appeals at that time consisted of President Henry St. George Tucker, and Judges Francis T. Brooke, Wm. H. Cabell, Dabney Carr, and Brockenbrough. Hon. John Randolph Tucker, who became so highly distinguished, describes them as he, when a boy, saw them sitting, in 1835, in the Senate chamber of the d adjourned. The next day there was a meeting, in the capitol, of the surviving judges of the Court of Appeals, the judge of the circuit court of Richmond and Henrico, the officers of both courts, and members of the bar. On motion of Judge Henry St. George Tucker, Judge Francis T. Brooke was called to the chair, and Sidney S. Baxter, Attorney-General, appointed secretary. Mr. Leigh moved a preamble and resolutions of respect and condolence, which were unanimously adopted. Mr. Leigh's estimat
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
120. Stephens, Alex. H., 375. Steuart, R. D., 176. Stewart, Colonel W. H., 205, 383. Stiles, Major, Robert, 17, 349. Stiles, Rev. Joseph C., D. D., 17. Stonewall, The C. S. gunboat, 219. Stonewall Jackson Camp, C. V.. 377. Stuart, General J. E. B., 303. Sumerton road, Engagement on the, 208. Sussex Light Dragoons, Roster of, 97. Taliaferro, General W. B., 39. Tarheels' thin gray line, 170. Torbert, General A. T. A., 273, 314. Tucker, Sergeant G. W., 26. Tucker, Henry St. George, 294. Tulane University, 300. Tyler, Jr., John, 206. Underwriter, Capture of the, 136. University of Virginia, Founding of, 353. Vallandigham, C. L., 367. Worsham John H., 148. Virginia, Bill of Rights, 62; her love for the Wright, General H. G., 324. Union, 68: traditions of, 82. Virginia infantry, Career of the 15th regiment, 48; casualties in, at Sharpsburg, 50; 21st and 48th, 147. Virginia Military Institute and other buildings burnt by General Hunter, 179.