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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Last Capitol of the Confederacy at Danville. (search)
Last Capitol of the Confederacy at Danville. The recent serious illness of Mrs. Jefferson Davis has had the effect of creating much interest in the history of the Confederacy. Mrs. Davis is one very few now alive who were closely connected with the Confederate government. The history of Danville as a seat of the Confederate government, which is recalled by the mention of Mrs. Davis' name, The government, therefore, went South in the only direction open to it. The party stopped at Danville because there were fewer Federal troops near there than any other place offering suitable accomhat point. The president and other prominent government officials were upon their arrival at Danville carried to the residence of Major W. T. Sutherlin, commandant of the town. For a week thereafters ceased even more abruptly than it began. On Monday morning, April 10, information reaached Danville of the surrender of Lee on the previous day. Circumstances made the immediate evacuation of the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The First Marine torpedoes were made in Richmond, Va., and used in James river. (search)
orning Post, January, 1902.] Our last capital. Danville's part in the closing hours of the Confederacy. Wndent and self-governing country rests. Likewise, Danville should mark the final step in the solution of the ng the occupation of, and subsequent retreat from, Danville, by the government, the end of the strife and blooGovernment, says: Though the occupation of Danville was not expected to be permanent, immediately afteded by his staff, President Davis left at once for Danville. This was on the 2d of April. Upon arriving at Danville the Presidential party was met at the depot, taken to his residence, and entertained by Major W. T. sident's private secretary. Mr. Davis, while in Danville, remained at his temporary home and capitol very lssued by him on the 5th, soon after his arrival in Danville, is, as he admits, viewed by the light of subseque entire party left all of their heavier baggage in Danville, only taking those things that could be carried in
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
his portrait in the War Department 86. Courtenay, Captain W. A., 1. Crampton's Gap, 33. Crater, Battle of the, roster of members of the 12th Va. Infantry engaged in, 271. Crenshaw Battery History of the 275; roll of, 289; commended by A. P. Hill, 280. Crenshaw, Captain W. G., 275. Crittenden, General George B. 168. Crook and Kelly, Capture of Generals, 12. Crumpacker, Judge, 90. Crutchfield, Colonel S., 104. Cutshaw, Colonel W. E., 177. Daniel, Major John W., 205. Danville, Va., 80 334. David, Torpedo Boat, 330. Davidson, Captain, Hunter, 827. Davis, President, portrait of in the War Department, 86; last proclamation of, 837; monument, 209; Major Sturgis, 12. Depew, Senator, Chauncey, 97. Dinkins Captain James, 298. Dixon, Lieutenant, his daring, 880. Donelson Surrender of Fort, 298. Douglas, Major H. K., 65. Duncan, Colonel 58. Early, General J. A, 61, 340. Echo, Capture of the Brig, 53. Ellett, Captain, James, 380; Lieut. Robert, 275: