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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Company D, Clarke Cavalry. (search)
ssell, Bennett Russell, George Ruggles, Joseph H. Shepherd, George C. Shepherd, Champe Shepherd, 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 Lieuten
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General George E. Pickett. (search)
A Richmond friend of Mrs. General Pickett recently wrote to her, making an inquiry as to how her husband received his cadetship appointment. She answered that General Pickett was appointed by Congressman John G. Stuart, of the Third Illinois District, and she explained that Mr. Lincoln induced Stuart to make the appointment. Mr. Lincoln was then associated in the practice of the law with young Pickett's uncle, Mr. Andrew Johnston, who was later of the firm of Johnston, Boulware and Williams, of Richmond. Mr. Johnston, who has been dead for a number of years, was a great and good man, and was highly esteemed by the President, who, it is said, desired him to become Governor of this State, to guide it in its return to the Union. After giving her friend the information sought, Mrs. Pickett goes on to say: I have before me a letter from Mr. Lincoln, dated February 22d, Springfield, Ill., which, though a private letter, bespeaks his superlative greatness, his accurate percepti