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Douglass (Nevada, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
will remember the name of Mrs. Waller in connection with our report of the Reunion of Morgan's men last July. The following announces her death: Chicago, December 15th, 1883. Editor of Southern Historical Papers, Richmond, Va.: It is with profound sorrow that I announce the sudden death of Mrs. Sarah Bell Waller, at her residence on Ashland avenue in this city about 8 o'clock P. M. Thursday the 13th. The thousands of Confederate prisoners of war who survive their confinement in camp Douglas near this city during the war, will remember this lady as one of the most active and efficient of those noble-hearted ladies who devoted themselves during the four long years of the existence of this noted prison-pen to the alleviation of their situation in providing for the sick, and clothing naked and destitute prisoners. The destitute prisoners of Fort Donelson—Island No.10—Arkansas Post, &c., &c., have cause to remember with gratitude her kind and efficient ministrations to their nec
Vicksburg (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
rsight put in Captain Frayser's account of Stuart's Ride Around McClellan, was the company which charged with the Essex Dragoons when the lamented Latane fell. We are indebted for this correction to our gallant friend Captain Willie Campbell, of Essex. corrections in the Roster of the army of Northern Virginia, which we published in our January-February number, have come from several sources, and we solicit others, if errors are found. General N. H. Harris writes as follows: Vicksburg, Miss., February 4th, 1884. Rev. J. William Jones, D. D., Secretary Southern Historical Society, Richmond, Va: My Dear Sir,—In the January number Southern Historical so-Ciety papers, just received, page 8, appears: Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, August 31st, 1864, page 13, Mahone's division, it is stated that Colonel Joseph M. Jayne was in command of Harris's brigade. This is an error; I was in command of the brigade, and Colonel Joseph M. Jayne was in command of his regime
Essex (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
B. Mckenny, D. S. Redford, J. T. Ferriter, W. T. Ashby, Committee. the Mercer cavalry, from Spotsylvania county, Virginia, commanded by Lieutenant Waller, and not the Mercer county Cavalry, commanded by Lieutenant Walker, as it was by some oversight put in Captain Frayser's account of Stuart's Ride Around McClellan, was the company which charged with the Essex Dragoons when the lamented Latane fell. We are indebted for this correction to our gallant friend Captain Willie Campbell, of Essex. corrections in the Roster of the army of Northern Virginia, which we published in our January-February number, have come from several sources, and we solicit others, if errors are found. General N. H. Harris writes as follows: Vicksburg, Miss., February 4th, 1884. Rev. J. William Jones, D. D., Secretary Southern Historical Society, Richmond, Va: My Dear Sir,—In the January number Southern Historical so-Ciety papers, just received, page 8, appears: Organization of the Army of Nor
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
s again shown his appreciation for our work in a way which the following correspondence will explain: Washington, D. C., February 6, 1884. Rev. J. William Jones, D. D., Secretary of the Southern Historical Society, Richmond, Va. My Dear Sir,—I have just obtained a very interesting and valuable document—being the original Constitution for the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America, bearing date February 8, 1861, and signed by the representatives of the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisana and Texas, and it affords me pleasure to present it to your Society, which seems to me to be the proper custodian of such a relic. I forward the document by Adams's Express Company to-day, and remain, Very truly yours, W. W. Corcoran. office Southern Historical Society, No. 7, Library Floor State Capitol, Richmond, Va., February 7, 1884, W W. Corcoran. Esq., Vice-President Southern Historical Society for District of Columbia.
Richmond (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
ebruary 6, 1884. Rev. J. William Jones, D. D., Secretary of the Southern Historical Society, Richmond, Va. My Dear Sir,—I have just obtained a very interesting and valuable document—being the orig W. W. Corcoran. office Southern Historical Society, No. 7, Library Floor State Capitol, Richmond, Va., February 7, 1884, W W. Corcoran. Esq., Vice-President Southern Historical Society for Distrhe scheme promises to be a splendid success: R. E. Lee camp, No. 1, Confederate veterans, Richmond, Va., January 15th, 1884. The above Camp of old Confeds see and feel the necessity for concen announces her death: Chicago, December 15th, 1883. Editor of Southern Historical Papers, Richmond, Va.: It is with profound sorrow that I announce the sudden death of Mrs. Sarah Bell Waller, a No. 1, which we would advise all to secure by ordering at once from Carlton McCarthy & Co., Richmond, Va. We have not room to say more now. The military operations of General Beauregard in the wa
Lexington, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
land No.10—Arkansas Post, &c., &c., have cause to remember with gratitude her kind and efficient ministrations to their necessities at that time, and it has been a matter of surprise to those who knew of her work in behalf of the prisoners, that recognition of her services has not been recorded in your papers by some of those who were the beneficiaries of her labors, long, long ago. Yours truly, W. O. George. In the recent death of Ex-Governor John Letcher, at his residence in Lexington, Virginia, there has passed away one of the ablest, most fearless and most incorruptible of the Confederate War Governors. He carried through life the soubriquet he won in the old United States Congress—Honest John Letcher, the watch-dog of the treasury, and in his death Virginia has lost one of her ablest statesmen-one of her purest patriots. Peace to his ashes! General J. F. Gilmer, the able and accomplished Chief of Engineers of the Confederacy, died at Savannah several weeks ago; a
Spotsylvania county (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
y be disposed and able to assist us. We have determined to hold a grand Fair in this city for the purpose indicated in May next, or as soon as we can, and would be grateful for such contributions of money or merchandise as will make our efforts a success. Please make prompt reply if you can help us. With soldierly greetings, we are, Your old comrade Confeds, R. H. Fox, J. B. Mckenny, D. S. Redford, J. T. Ferriter, W. T. Ashby, Committee. the Mercer cavalry, from Spotsylvania county, Virginia, commanded by Lieutenant Waller, and not the Mercer county Cavalry, commanded by Lieutenant Walker, as it was by some oversight put in Captain Frayser's account of Stuart's Ride Around McClellan, was the company which charged with the Essex Dragoons when the lamented Latane fell. We are indebted for this correction to our gallant friend Captain Willie Campbell, of Essex. corrections in the Roster of the army of Northern Virginia, which we published in our January-February n
Alabama (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
for our work in a way which the following correspondence will explain: Washington, D. C., February 6, 1884. Rev. J. William Jones, D. D., Secretary of the Southern Historical Society, Richmond, Va. My Dear Sir,—I have just obtained a very interesting and valuable document—being the original Constitution for the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America, bearing date February 8, 1861, and signed by the representatives of the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisana and Texas, and it affords me pleasure to present it to your Society, which seems to me to be the proper custodian of such a relic. I forward the document by Adams's Express Company to-day, and remain, Very truly yours, W. W. Corcoran. office Southern Historical Society, No. 7, Library Floor State Capitol, Richmond, Va., February 7, 1884, W W. Corcoran. Esq., Vice-President Southern Historical Society for District of Columbia. My Dear Sir.—I have to-day re<
Savannah, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
r, the watch-dog of the treasury, and in his death Virginia has lost one of her ablest statesmen-one of her purest patriots. Peace to his ashes! General J. F. Gilmer, the able and accomplished Chief of Engineers of the Confederacy, died at Savannah several weeks ago; and we have been waiting for a promised sketch of his distinguished services, which we regret has not come in time for this issue. Literary Notices. secret service of the Confederate. States in Eu-rope. By Captain Jaly space to say now that it is of thrilling interest, and great historic value, and as the edition is limited we would advise all desiring a copy to procure it at once. We propose hereafter a full review. We are indebted to Mrs. De Renne, of Savannah, for a really superb edition of Major Daniel's address at the unveiling of the Lee figure at Lexington. Following the example of her distinguished husband, Mrs. De Renne has had an edition of one hundred copies gotten up in the highest style of
Fort Donelson (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 38
ty about 8 o'clock P. M. Thursday the 13th. The thousands of Confederate prisoners of war who survive their confinement in camp Douglas near this city during the war, will remember this lady as one of the most active and efficient of those noble-hearted ladies who devoted themselves during the four long years of the existence of this noted prison-pen to the alleviation of their situation in providing for the sick, and clothing naked and destitute prisoners. The destitute prisoners of Fort Donelson—Island No.10—Arkansas Post, &c., &c., have cause to remember with gratitude her kind and efficient ministrations to their necessities at that time, and it has been a matter of surprise to those who knew of her work in behalf of the prisoners, that recognition of her services has not been recorded in your papers by some of those who were the beneficiaries of her labors, long, long ago. Yours truly, W. O. George. In the recent death of Ex-Governor John Letcher, at his residence in
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