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John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 4 0 Browse Search
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John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War., A fight, a dead man, and a coffin: an incident of 1864. (search)
the guard firing in turn, blew out Lieutenant Cole's brains. A singular coincidence comes to the writer's memory here. The mother of the young ladies whose adventures are here related, had on this day gone to attend the funeral of young Carlisle Whiting at the Old Chapel some miles distant. Young Whiting had been killed by a Federal prisoner, whom he was conducting south, near Front Royal. The prisoner's pistol had been overlooked; he drew it suddenly, and fired upon his guard, the bulletWhiting had been killed by a Federal prisoner, whom he was conducting south, near Front Royal. The prisoner's pistol had been overlooked; he drew it suddenly, and fired upon his guard, the bullet inflicting a mortal wound. At nightfall the Federal troops had torn the house to pieces, taken all which they could not destroy, and had vanished. Mountjoy had succeeded in getting off with his men. At six o'clock on the next morning poor Braxton breathed his last, still holding the hand of the young lady, which seemed to be all by which he had clung to life. Then a strange and unexpected difficulty arose. It is safe to say that the young ladies of New York or Philadelphia, at that
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Company D, Clarke Cavalry. (search)
epherd, Jr., George H. Sowers, Charles H. Smith, Treadnell Smith, Jr., J. Rice Smith, Warren C. Smith, George H. Shumate, Thomas Shumate, Edward Shumate, Henry Stephenson, R. C. Steptoe, Leonard Swartzwelder, Philip Swann, William Simpson, Benjamin Trenary, Thomas Timberlake, Pius Francis Topper, James Thompson, George Turner, James Watson, John Watson, Thomas Watson, John R. White, Thomas Williams, Eustace Williams, Charles A. Ware, Jacquiline S. Ware, Nathaniel Willis, George Waesche, Carlisle Whiting, James D. Wiggington, Joseph N. Wheat, Frank W. Wheat, Charles H. Wager, and Count F. Zoulasky. The first Cavalry Regiment. This company, with eleven other companies, constituted then the 1st Regiment of cavalry, and was commanded by Colonel J. E. B. Stuart until after First Manassas, in which battle he charged Heintgelman's Zouaves with Company D and the Loudoun company. The gallant Lieutenant David H. Allen was killed, F. H. Calmes and Magner were wounded in this charge, and n