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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address before the Virginia division of Army of Northern Virginia, at their reunion on the evening of October 21, 1886. (search)
he guns, and was the only man wounded on either side in that engagement. General Crawford came at once to Charleston, while the city was still quaking in the agonies of the disaster, and lame himself, from a wound received at our hands at Reams's station, clambered over the debris of the city to find his old friends, and to counsel and sympathise with them. Among these was one who, like General Crawford, had distinguished himself in Fort Sumter, but that while serving on our side. The Rev. John Johnson, now rector of St. Philip's church, Charleston, was the Confederate engineer who, day and night, served in that fortress for more than a year, converting, by his skill and energy, the debris of the walls—as they were knocked down and crumbled to pieces under Gilmore's guns—into a still more formidable work, and who there was himself twice wounded. He it was—who, standing by his church and his people with the same devoted and heroic conduct in the throes of the earthquake as he had s<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Calhoun—Nullification explained. (search)
alhoun's admirers, he uses the qualifying adjective blind, and adds, if there still be any left. Page 142, he calls Calhoun the fanatical champion of the ideas of the Middle Ages. His pet epithet, however, is doctrinaire, which reminds us of Dr. Johnson's encounter with the fishwoman of Billingsgate. If von Holst's unmeasured zeal in the service of the Worcester Convention Union haters had stopped here, it had been quite as harmless, if not so funny, as the mathematical epithets with which JJohnson silenced the fishwoman. But on page 233, speaking of Calhoun's dispatch to Pakenham of 18th April, 1844, he drops his favorite epithet doctrinaire, for Liar! Calhoun died 31st March, 1850. He had been in his grave over thirty years. His fame is part of the inheritance of the whole American people. It is much to be regretted that such language concerning him should now appear in 1882 under so respectable an imprint as that of Houghton, Mifflin & Co. In justice to them, we assume t