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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 34 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 14 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 2 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 27, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
cturnal raid, I can now recall but few among the living. Among these is Major R. Bird Lewis, the president of the Confederate Veteran Association of Washington, D. C., who was a sergeant at the time, and the only man on our side who was wounded. Dr. Gordon F. Bowie, of Richmond county, was one of the men who took an icy bath in shoving the batteau over the sand-bar. William R. Rust, of Colonial Beach, was active in forcing open the door of the house, where the chief danger was met. Lawrence Washington, of Oak Grove, rendered valuable service in surprising and capturing the most important of the pickets, and to him the Union captain surrendered his pistol in the last encounter. Jones and Johnson, the scouts who were sent over the river in advance, and who served as guides on the night of the expedition, have long since found their graves, not far from the scene of the exploit. Brave Colonel Thomas Waller, as he was afterwards known, has gone, now, also, to join the silent major