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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Confederate dead buried in the Vicksburg Cemetery. (search)
wing, because many of the names furnish information to him, and others he wishes to look up data concerning, and many of which belong to commands which will add materially to his records. They are as follows: Extracts from the records of Undertaker Arnold, of burials in the Confederate cemetery at Vicksburg, Miss: 1863. May 19—Major J. B. Anderson (officers' lot). May 20—Soldier of 27th Louisiana, killed at breastworks. May 20—J. P. Herndon, of Deboise Battery. May 20—Green W. Willis, Company D, 1st Miss. Light Artillery. May 20—Sergt. Fatherie, Company D, 1st Miss. Light Artillery. May 21—Lieut. W. Lewhart, Company I, 38th Mississippi. May 21—W. J. Boyce, Company D, 47th Ohio. May 22—Lieut. Fonley (Finley D. Ong), 4th West Virginia. May 23—James Owens, Company D, Matthews' Artillery. May 31—Capt. Self (Capt. W. A. Selph), 38th Mississippi. May 31——H. A. Gilmore, Waul's Texas Legion. June 1—Capt. James R. Burge, 5th Regimen
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.68 (search)
er lived, said to him, You shan't have it. I will carry this flag as far as any man; bring your line up and we will all go up together. They did come up, and took the fence and drove the enemy up the hill. This practically ended the fighting in our front during that awful day. This is the best account I can give. I well know that the old 32nd Virginia did her full duty on that terrible, bloody day. John T. Parham, Late Ensign 32nd Virginia Infantry. P. S.—I omitted to state that Captain W. S. Storrs, of Company I, the color company, and Sergeant-Major Joseph V. Bidgood were present and did their full duty, and are both now alive, and could give a good account of the battle. Joseph V. Bidgood's father was our chaplain. I have heard that Major Willis, chaplain of the 15th Virginia, had his coat shot all to pieces and he did not receive a scratch. He was one of our many fighting chaplains—would fight with his men during the day and preach and pray with them at night. J. T.