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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Twelfth Georgia Infantry. (search)
ly wounded. Corporal G. W. Oliver, severely wounded. Private W. W. Forrester, severely wounded. A. D. Ingram, severely wounded. W. T. Jones, severely wounded. N. D. Harris, slightly wounded. James Godwin, slightly wounded. Thomas Little, missing. J. C. B. Clinton, missing. Company E. Second Lieutenant J. R. Simmons, slightly wounded. Sergeant J. W. Holmes, slightly wounded. James Dawson, severely wounded. Corporal J. H. Brooks, slightly wounded. Private W. Smith, severely wounded. Company F. Sergeant J. H. Varnadow, killed. Private James Clark, killed. J. T. Redding, killed. Sergeant H. L. Adams, slightly wounded. Private E. Walton, slightly wounded. J. R. Rogers, slightly wounded. J. E. Butler, slightly wounded. J. Sumner, slightly wounded. Company G. Private W. T. Pearman, killed. Corporal T. A. Maddox, severely wounded. Private J. N. Buldowd, severely wounded. S. Batchelor, severely wounded. D. D.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Monument to General Robert E. Lee. (search)
Early. Lynchburg, Va., October 24, 1870. Pursuant to this call there assembled at the First Presbyteriar Church, in Richmond, on Thursday evening, November 3d, 1870, the grandest gathering of Confederate soldiers which had met since the war. This church then stood upon the upper portion of the site now occupied by our imposing City Hall. Among the leading officers who participated in the meeting were Generals Early, John B. Gordon, Edward Johnson, I. R. Trimble, W. B. Taliaferro, William Smith, W. N. Pendleton, Fitz. Lee, M. Ransom, William Terry, Benjamin Huger, Robert Ransom, L. L. Lomax, George H. Steuart, C. W. Field, W. S. Walker, B. T. Johnson, J. D. Imboden, R. L. Walker, Harry Heth, Samuel Jones, John S. Preston, Henry A. Wise, George E. Pickett, D. H. Maury, M. D. Corse, J. H. Lane, James L. Kemper, J. A. Walker, and others; Colonels Thomas H. Carter, Hilary P. Jones, Thomas L. Preston, Robert S. Preston, William Allan, William Preston Johnston, Charles S. Venable, Ch
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Williamsburg. (search)
at the head of a powerful army, was in hot pursuit. He had one hundred and fifteen regiments of infantry, a strong force of cavalry, and some two hundred and fifty guns. Between the two at Williamsburg, the ancient colonial capital of Virginia, lay Longstreet's division, stretched across the road, with orders to keep back the Federal advance until the Confederate army had made good a day's march. This duty the division fully performed. Hooker's division, Kearney's division, and parts of Smith's, Couch's, and Casey's divisions were in turn hurled against that line of fire, but all alike in vain. Not one single Federal soldier in arms ever crossed that line until after daylight next morning, when Longstreet's division, having performed the duty assigned it, was well on its way to rejoin the main body. Glorious results. We took eight stands of colors, and every gun except one that the Federal artillery succeeded in bringing into action. So far from being able to advance, the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Lee's Lieutenants. (search)
erate leaders, from our chivalric, heroic President, down to the subordinates, were accustomed to say to their men not Go on! but Come on! Thus it came to pass that the list of our dead Generals were fearfully large, and that of those who survive, the large majority of them carry badges of honor in wounds received during the war. In peace. And since the war numbers of them have crossed the river— Lee, Cooper, Bragg, D. H. Hill, Forrest, Cheatham, Pendleton, Chilton, Hood, Wise, William Smith—and scores of others went before, and but a few months ago our grand old Chief and only President followed after. Thank God! many of them yet survive, and scores of them come to-day to pay tribute to their loved and honored old Chief, while many others though absent in body are present in spirit. We have been at some pains to compile an accurate list of surviving Confederate generals with their present residence, and we give it below. There may be a few omissions or inaccuracies