hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
The Daily Dispatch: December 25, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 2 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: December 25, 1862., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for R. J. Walker or search for R. J. Walker in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

he Herald says Sunday was the gloomiest of all the days in the history of the nation in Washington. Seward and Chase have certainly resigned — Seward will not remain in if Halleck and Stanton are retained. Chase will not remain if Seward quits as in that event he says, the Northern capitalists would shut down. There are two candidates for the place of Commander in Chief--Fremont being urged by the Radicals, and McClellan by the Conservatives. The Herald says Chase may be Premier, and R. J. Walker Secretary of the Treasury. The Herald says it is believed that neither the people nor the army will submit to Fremont in place of Halleck, or to the retention of Stanton; and adds, that if such a course be pursued the newly elected Governors of six of the great States (Imitating Massachusetts in 1812) will recall their troops from the field, and demand a change of policy. It also says, in the present posture of affairs the alternative is presented of forming a new Cabinet upon the emanc
s and bravery by his officers. He was never known to show the least fear in battle, and when he knew that he had received his death wound he said, "Poor Foster's killed" and died as calmly as a child going to sleep. There has been much praise given to the Washington Artillery and other companies, which they no doubt richly deserve; but, while they are being complimented through the newspapers, would it not be fair to notice some of our Richmond boys, and see what they have been doing? Walker's Artillery Regiment, of A. P. Hill Division, composed of the Purcell, Crenshaw, Davidson, and Johnson Batteries, of Richmond; Braxton's, of Fredericksburg; Latham's, of North Carolina, and McIntosh's, of South Carolina blood as severe a shock of battle as we have had during the war. They were charged upon, and repulsed the charge almost alone, several times during the day at Fredericksburg.--At one time the enemy were within a hundred yards or less of our batteries — so close under th