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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.6 (search)
th his magnificence, but as I am six feet high I drew myself up as proudly as I could and put on the appearance, as well as possible, of being perfectly satisfied with my personal exterior. The officer spoke first, introducing himself as General Seth Williams, of General Grant's staff. After I had introduced myself he felt in his side pocket for documents, as I thought, but the document was a very nice-looking silver flask, as well as I could distinguish. He remarked that he hoped I would immediately, if possible. I made no reply, except to ask him if that was all we had to transact, or something to that effect. He said that was all. We bowed very profoundly to each other and turned away. In a moment I was called again by General Williams, and he asked if I would meet one of the colonels of General Miles's brigade, whose name I have forgotten, but who, if living and remembering the incidents, I hope will write to me at Waynesboro, Georgia. I hesitated a moment and replied th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
os. M., 170. Wagner, The Defence of Battery, 166; garrison of, 172; Federal loss and Confederate loss at, 182; evacuation of, 183: armament of, 397. Walker, Gen. J. A., Oration of, 369; sketch of, 389. War of 1861-1865, the twelve decisive battles of, 240. War-Talks of Confederate Veterans. 68. Ward, John Shirley, 238. Watson, Captain, David, 291. Webb, C. S. Navy, Lt. W. A., 9. Weeks, Prof. S. B., 63. Weisiger, Gen. D. A., 70. 77, White, B. B., Death of, 86. White, W. L., Remarks of, 262. Wilderness, Battle of the, address on, 68. Williams, Capt., Chas. U., 316, 356. Williams, Col. Lewis B., 308. Williams, Gen., Seth, 59. Williamson, W. P., engineer C. S. Navy, 3. Wilson, U. S. A, Capt. L. C., 54. Winsor, Justin, 338. Wofford, Gen. W. T., 88 Wolseley, Lord, 325. Wood, C. S. Navy, Lt. John Taylor, 4, 12. Worden, Capt. John L., 16. Wright, Gen. M. J., 34, 256. Wyatt, H. L., the first Confederate soldier killed in battle, Sketch of, 63, 65.