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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
my company, though, were armed with knives of wonderful make and fashion. Truly they were fearfully and wonderfully made. They were manufactured at Howardsville, Albemarle county, in Driscoll's foundry. They weighed as much as five or six pounds, and proved very serviceable shortly after in hacking the blue-beef, of wild-onionThis boy and I passed to the Amherst side of the river after supper and slept on the hill. Next morning we passed down the river on that side 'till we reached Howardsville. Singularly enough, it was at that place, just four years previously, I had entered the army, and there my career as a soldier ended. There Sheridan's men bu my license before qualifying, I had to plead the vandalism of Phil. Sheridan, as my excuse for not producing the license. Governor Smiths Entreaties. At Howardsville my young relative and I encountered Governor William Smith, venerable nomen. He had left Richmond before the enemy entered and was then stopping at the house o