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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Colonel James Gregory Hodges. (search)
re remembered as among the most honorable citizens of Portsmouth: Gen. John Hodges, president; Holt Wilson, Dr. Joseph Schoolfield, Capt. James Thompson, Col. M. Cooke, John A. Chandler, Dr. R. R. Butt, Dr. A. R. Smith, Dr. William Collins, William H. Wilson, Maj. Gwynn. This school had a large number of cadets. Of these cadets James Gregory Hodges, of the senior department, and John Collins Woodley, the brother of the late Dr. Joseph R. Woodley, of the junior department, were by common conseodges to the Fourteenth Virginia regiment and to the command of Jamestown Island took him from his homeā€”from the companionship of his wife and two infant boys. On the 11th day of August, 1853, he married Sarah A. F. Wilson, the daughter of William H. Wilson and Ellen Keeling. His son, William Wilson Hodges, was born on the 29th of April, 1854, and his son, John Nelson Hodges, was born on the 3rd of May, when he was in command at the Naval Hospital grounds, and he gave to his little baby son t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), An incident of the battle of Winchester, or Opequon. (search)
r sturdy valor has no superior in the whole war. Ramseur, on our right, held his own against Sheridan's assault most gallantly. Rodes came in and drove the enemy's front, a splendid achievement. The battle trembled in the balance, as Colonel Thomas H. Carter says, and the artillery, of which he was the chief, rolled back in disaster and dismay the assaults made upon it. The turn of the battle came about the time the Eighth Corps and Torbet's whole corps of cavalry, with the exception of Wilson's division (which had been thrown to our right and held in check by Lomax), advanced, overlapping the small commands of Fitz Lee and Breckenridge a mile in distance and seeming to cover the whole face of the earth with their massive numbers. Just at that juncture Rodes fell, while directing his division with great skill and energy, and but for this deplorable misfortune it is far from certain that the Confederates would not have prevailed. But the two things came at once, the enemy's reinf
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
inia, Regiment, 3rd, organization of, 185; 14th, organization of, 193. Walker, Gen. R. Lindsay, 125. Warren, General, relieved of command, 174. White, Lt. Col. J. L., 16, Whitehead, Col. A. W., 164,165. Willis, Gen. Edward, 236. Wilson, Henry. 245. Wilson. Gen. James, 18. Wirz, Capt, Henry, 341. Wisdom's Famous Ride, 372. Withers, Col. R. E., 321. Wise, L. W., 361. Winchester, Incidents of battle of, 232. Wood, H. E., 52. Woollen Mills, Crenshaw, 7. Wrig 193. Walker, Gen. R. Lindsay, 125. Warren, General, relieved of command, 174. White, Lt. Col. J. L., 16, Whitehead, Col. A. W., 164,165. Willis, Gen. Edward, 236. Wilson, Henry. 245. Wilson. Gen. James, 18. Wirz, Capt, Henry, 341. Wisdom's Famous Ride, 372. Withers, Col. R. E., 321. Wise, L. W., 361. Winchester, Incidents of battle of, 232. Wood, H. E., 52. Woollen Mills, Crenshaw, 7. Wright, Gen. A. R, 164; Address of, 165. Wright, Major M. H., 16.