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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraph. (search)
ers it is at your service. Or if it will better grace the waste basket, I am agreeable. Very truly yours, —— —— —— We need scarcely add that the article sent will find an early place in our papers. The following has the true ring: St. Louis, December 29th, 1883. Rev. J. Wm. Jones, Secretary: Dear Sir,—Your card of 17th inst. just received. I at once enclose and send you $3.00 currency, renewal subscription for papers and membership. I wore the Gray from May, 1861, to April, 1865, so am very naturally anxious to see the Southern Historical Society a success. Yours truly, —— —— —— The following from a distinguished soldier who wore the Blue will be appreciated, as his sentiments are cordially reciprocated: Boston, January 16th, 1884. My Dear Secretary,—Enclosed please find $3.00 in payment subscription for 1884, Southern Historical papers. Let me congratulate you and the Society on the success of your papers. The only way to
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Last letters and telegrams of the Confederacy—Correspondence of General John C. Breckinridge. (search)
, the last Secretary of War of the Confederacy:] Greensboroa, April 25th. Hon. J. C. Breckinridge,—The officers named shall be sent. J. E. Johnston, General This paper is endorsed as follows in my father's handwriting: Mill. Papers, April, 1865. They did not come. Greensboroa, Apl. 26, 7 A. M. General J. C. Breckinridge, Secretary War,—I am going to meet General Sherman at the same place. J. E. Johnston, General Greensboroa, April 24th. Hon. Jno. C. Breckinridge, Sec. Wacil, and the 1 of 14 was changed, in ink, at the top and bottom, and made a 2. Therefore it reads as follows. I will add that the alteration is evidently old, and may have been made by my father, as his endorsement on the back—Mill. Papers, April, 1865—is the only writing in ink contained in this paper. My father likewise endorsed on the back in pencil: Telegram from General J. E. Johnston—ans' d. C. R. B. Greensboroa, April 24—6:30 P. M. Hon. J. C. Breckinridge, Sec. War,—I ha
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of Major-General Fitzhugh Lee of the operations of the cavalry corps A. N. V. (search)
Hunton, commanding infantry brigades, and who were more or less under my command until Amelia Courthouse was reached. The disheartening surrounding influences had no effect upon them; they kept their duty plainly in view, and they fully performed it. The past services of General Henry A. Wise, his antecedents in civil life, and his age, caused his bearing upon this most trying retreat to shine conspicuously forth. His unconquerable spirit was filled with as much earnestness and zeal in April, 1865, as when he first took up arms, four years ago; and the freedom with which he exposed a long life laden with honors proved he was willing to sacrifice it if it would conduce towards attaining the liberty of his country. Brigadier-General Munford, commanding my division, mentions most favorably Colonel W. A. Morgan, First Virginia cavalry; Colonel W. B. Wooldridge, Fourth Virginia; Lieutenant-Colonel Cary Breckinridge, Second Virginia (a brother of the gallant Captain James Breckinridge,