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Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 23 5 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans). You can also browse the collection for Jesse Johnson Finley or search for Jesse Johnson Finley in all documents.

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Hernando; Simon Turman, of Hillsboro; Ezekiel Glazier, of Manatee; Wm. Pinckney, Winer Bethel, of Monroe; Asa F. Tift, of Dade; Jackson Morton, Wm. Simpson, of Santa Rosa; Wm. Wright, Wm. Nicholson, of Escambia; T. J. Hendricks, of Clay; Daniel D. McLean, of Fourth senatorial district; Samuel B. Stephens, of Seventh senatorial district; S. W. Spencer, of Franklin; W. S. Gregory, of Liberty. The permanent president then selected, Hon. John C. McGehee, of Madison county, was sworn by Judge J. J. Finley. His address, so clear and dispassionate on this momentous occasion, is worthy of a record in these pages, that the youth of our land may better understand the lofty spirit that characterized the men who were there assembled. Mr. McGehee said: Gentlemen, I feel very sensibly the honor you have done me in calling me to preside over your deliberations. Such a manifestation of confidence and respect by the assembled sovereignty of my State, called together in such a crisis to c
unded: Corporal Lanier, Privates Echols, McCorkle, Sims, William Denham, Hicks, Sharrit and O'Neal (Peter, of Pensacola). These are doing well and will recover. Prisoners: Hale and Bond, Company A; Mahoney and Nichols, Company B; Bev. Parker and Finley, Company E; Holliman, Godlie, John Jarvis, M. Mosely, and Batterson, of Company F; also Lieutenant Farley, Company E. I deeply regret that such men as Lieutenants Farley, Parker and Finley should have fallen into the enemy's hands. However, theFinley should have fallen into the enemy's hands. However, they write to us that they are well treated, but destiny unknown. By any civilized nation in the world most of these prisoners would be promptly delivered up, for they were taken while standing as a safeguard over the enemy's hospital to prevent it from sharing the fate of the balance of the camp. They protected it from flame and sword most scrupulously, but failing to hear the signal to retire, only remained too faithful to their trust, and have fallen into the hands of the enemy by so doing.
t Chickamauga First cavalry Sixth infantry Seventh infantry Trigg's brigade at Chickamauga Finley's brigade. The ten companies of the First Florida regiment of infantry were commanded by Captlidated with the Third. It was attached to Preston's brigade, then to Stovall's, and finally to Finley's brigade. The Third regiment Florida infantry was organized in August, 1861, and was assignerganized at Chattahoochee, Fla., in March, 1862, as State troops. The field officers were Col. J. J. Finley, Lieut.-Col. Angus McLean and Maj. Daniel Kenan. The companies composing the regiment weng the latter were Lieut.-Col. William Stockton and Capt. Gaston Finley, both slightly. Col. J. J. Finley, Sixth Florida infantry, in his official report described vividly the experience of the 19tovall's brigades were transferred to a new brigade, organized November 12, 1863, to which Col. J. J. Finley, promoted brigadier general, was assigned as commander. It was part of Breckinridge's div
the battle of Missionary Ridge the Seventh Florida fought in the brigade of General Finley and the division of General Bate. In this brigade and division it continue gallant part in it all. During the campaign into Tennessee Colonel Bullock led Finley's brigade, and was one of the gallant participants in the terrible battle of Frs: T. B. Smith, commanding Tyler's brigade, and Col. Robert Bullock, commanding Finley's, bore themselves with heroic courage, both through good and evil fortune, alw law. On the 29th of October, 1885, he died at Sanford, Fla. Brigadier-General Jesse Johnson Finley was born in Wilson county, Tenn., on the 18th of November, 1812nd began the study of law. But about that time the Seminole war began and young Finley, having recruited a company of mounted volunteers, served in the army as captaiape with General Toombs to Eufaula, and soon afterward hostilities ceased. General Finley then returned to Florida and lived for a time in Lake City. In 1875 he rem