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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.47 (search)
or any undertaking that offered adventure, or, if honor and duty required, ready to sacrifice life for either. Virginia gentleman and Virginia soldier, he was a splendid type of each. His descent. General Maury was born in Fredericksburg, May 21, 1822. He was descended from the old-time Virginia families of Maury, Fontaine, Brooke and Minor, scions of which have illumined pages of the history of the State and nation by their achievements in war and in peace. He was a son of Captain John Minor Maury, United States Navy, and a nephew of the great Commodore Matthew Fontaine Maury, the geographer of the seas, and probably more esteemed and honored in other countries than any American scientist who ever lived. General Maury's father died of yellow fever in the West Indies in 1828. Commodore Maury became the guardian of his dead brother's two sons—William Lewis and Dabney—and to the day of his death General Maury spoke of his uncle as having been to him all that a father could have
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
e, Sketch of, 205. Marshall, Colonel, Thomas, killed, 15. Marye's Heights, 225. Mason, Wiley Roy, 338 Massachusetts advocated secession, 65. Massie, Captain LIV., killed, 9 Matthews, James P.. 26 Mattison, J. W., 157. Mauk, Sergeant John H., 26. Maury, General D. H., Sketch of, 335; comrades at West Point, 336; in the Mexican war 337; last days in the U. S. army, 339; in tile C. S. army, 341; funeral services of, 347; tributes to, 349 Maury, Jr., D H., 345. Maury, Captain, John Minor, 335. Maury, Commodore M. F., 335. Maury, Mrs., Nannie Mason, 338. Maury, Colonel R. L., 335. Mayo, Mayor, Joseph, 20. Mechanicsville, Battle of, 160. Merritt, General, Wesley, 273, 315. Metts, Captain James I., 92. Minor, B. B., Ll.D., Address on Judge Wm. Brockenbrough, 350. Minor, Dr C. L. C., 170,335. Mobile, Defence of, 343 Moore, J. Blythe, 219. Moore, J. Scott, 191. Morgan, General, Daniel, 68. Morgan, Captain wm H., F Co., killed, 149. Morris Isla