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popular vote for approval or rejection. On the 19th the general assembly invited the other States of the Union to meet it in a peace conference, at Washington, that should endeavor to heal the dissensions then prevailing, and appointed ex-President John Tyler, Hons. William C. Rives, John W. Brockenbrough, George W. Summers, and James A. Seddon, some of its most distinguished citizens, as delegates to that conference. It also appointed ex-President Tyler a commissioner to the President of tex-President Tyler a commissioner to the President of the United States, and Judge John Robertson a commissioner to the States that had seceded, to request each of these to abstain from acts likely to bring on a collision of arms pending Virginia's efforts to secure peace. On February 4th this peace conference met in Washington, D. C., with representatives present from thirteen of the free States and seven of the border slave States. On the same day the Southern slave States, with the exception of the seven border States that had not seceded, met
y provided to counteract Jackson's movements. Tyler's brigade, which at about 2 p. m. had reached sition he would, undoubtedly, gain the day. Tyler, equal to the emergency, marched rapidly alongtion to his flank if he should again advance. Tyler's infantry brigade of about 3,000 men, accompar road to attack Shields, whose advance, under Tyler, had taken position on the bluff of the terracth river by a derangement of the foot-bridge. Tyler had selected a strong position. Upon his lefof standing wheat just ready for the harvest. Tyler's command consisted of two Pennsylvania, four s on the slope of the same terrace occupied by Tyler's left, with the ravine intervening, extendingof the infantry supports had been withdrawn by Tyler to strengthen his right. Taylor's men, though river, just in time to witness the retreat of Tyler and engage in the safe but shameful business oigh exhausted men in their camps on the 10th. Tyler met Shields coming to reinforce him, at Conrad[10 more...]
ack, Robert E., major; Wickham, Williams C., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Wooldridge, William B., major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel. Fourth Infantry battalion: Tyler, Nat, lieutenant-colonel. Fourth Infantry battalion Local Defense Troops (Naval battalion): Curlin, Martin W., major; Minor, R. D., major. Fourth battalion R; Herbert, Arthur, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Marye, Morton, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Munford, William, lieutenant-colonel; Simpson, Robert H., major; Tyler, Grayson, major, lieutenant-colonel. Eighteenth Artillery battalion: Hardin, Mark B., major. Eighteenth Cavalry regiment: Beall, David Edward, lieutenant-color; Lady, John B., major, lieutenant-colonel. Twentieth Infantry regiment (disbanded): Crenshaw, James R., lieutenant-colonel; Pegram, John, lieutenant-colonel; Tyler, Nat., lieutenant-colonel. Twenty-first Cavalry regiment: Edmundson, David, lieutenant-colonel; Halsey, Stephen P., major; Peters, William E., colonel. Twent
articipated in the West Virginia campaign, joining General Wise in the Kanawha valley and taking command in that district August 12th. On the 26th he defeated Colonel Tyler, of Rosecrans' command, at Carnifax Ferry, but from lack of co-operation was unable to follow up his success. Here he fought a battle with Rosecrans in Septem in which Cilley was killed, and Wise was made to suffer much of the opprobrium of the unfortunate affair. He was very influential in causing the nomination of John Tyler for vice-president and exerted considerable power under his administration. Tyler appointed him minister to France, but the Senate objecting, he was appointedTyler appointed him minister to France, but the Senate objecting, he was appointed to Brazil in 1844, and remained there until 1847. He was a Democratic elector in 1848 and 1850, and a member of the constitutional convention of 1850. In 1855 he made a brilliant campaign for the governorship against the Know-Nothing party and was elected. In 1859 he published a treatise on territorial government, upholding the