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Sharpsburg (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.11
sections began it enrolled over 100 men, who were mustered into the Confederate service on the 20th of April, 1861, under Capt. Carey F. Grimes. Its career was marked in this service. It was hotly engaged at Malvern Hill, Second Manassas and Sharpsburg, where its gallant captain was shot from his horse while directing its guns. After this engagement its ranks were so depleted that it was disorganized and its men divided between two other artillery organizations. After the war it was reorg first base Craney Island in raised letters. The other three faces contain the roll of the Confederate soldiers who served under Capt. Grimes. The names are surmounted by the Confederate battle flag, and on the base Malvern Hill, Manassas and Sharpsburg. This design is an unique conception, and is probably the first monument in the United States containing both the Stars and Stripes and the Confederate flags. It will stand, although small in proportions, as a great peace monument between the
Portsmouth, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.11
Shaft to historic old Portsmouth Artillery. From the Portsmouth, Va., Star, June 8th, 1906. Beautiful Tributes to survivors as well as those who fell in battle in ranks of famous command. Unveiled by Misses Emmerson and Grimes, descendants obeautiful monument erected to the memory of the survivors as well as those who fell in the engagements in which the old Portsmouth Artillery Company, now Grimes' Battery, participated, was with appropriate and impressive ceremonies, dedicated to thise old battery, as well as the veterans of Stonewall Camp, C. V., who served in other commands during the Civil War. The Portsmouth battalion of the Seventy-first Virginia Regiment, commanded by Major Edwin W. Owens, participated in the parade, wearinimothy Riley, Tom Hume, Johnson Neely, Raymond Pearce and Dr. Crossman. Sketch of the Portsmouth Light Artillery. Portsmouth has never had but one artillery military company. It was organized in August, 1809, when John Tyler, the father of Pre
Craney Island (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.11
the days when they fought for the perpetuation of American independence at Craney Island, long before sectional strife caused them to change their uniforms and theiy Miss Annie Emmerson, a niece of Captain Arthur Emmerson, who commanded at Craney Island in the War of 1812, and Miss Palmetto Grimes, a daughter of Captain Carey Fllery Company, and under its organizer, Capt. Emmerson, fought valiantly at Craney Island, June 22, 1813. The roll of the men who fought in that eventful battle, s inscribed the names of Capt. Arthur Emmerson's men who fought with him at Craney Island, surmounted by two United States flags, crossed, and on the first base CranCraney Island in raised letters. The other three faces contain the roll of the Confederate soldiers who served under Capt. Grimes. The names are surmounted by the Confthe country in spirit as well as in song. Men who took part in battle of Craney Island, June 22, 1813. Captain Arthur Emmerson, First Lieutenant Parke G. Howl
Camp Ground (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.11
itself were during the day beautifully decorated by a committee of ladies appointed by the Daughters of the Confederacy. The committee consisted of Mrs. Paul C. Trugien, Chairman; Mrs. John W. H. Porter, Mrs. F. S. Hope, Miss Lucrece Schroeder, Miss Jennie Shea. When the covering fell apart, it disclosed the only peace monument in the South, the crossed banners of the Union and the Confederacy, bearing evidence to the veterans' love of both. After the singing of Tenting on the Old Camp Ground, Colonel Stewart delivered his oration, The Patriotism of Peace. Dixie was then sung, and the report of the Treasurer, Mr. W. B. Lynch, read. The choir then sang Maryland, My Maryland, and the formal presentation of the monument to the Daughters of the Confederacy was made. Mrs. Neely, the President of the Chapter, and the ladies with her accepted the sacred trust by rising. The exercises closed with the singing of America and the benediction by Rev. R. H. Potts. The members of
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.11
rman; Mrs. John W. H. Porter, Mrs. F. S. Hope, Miss Lucrece Schroeder, Miss Jennie Shea. When the covering fell apart, it disclosed the only peace monument in the South, the crossed banners of the Union and the Confederacy, bearing evidence to the veterans' love of both. After the singing of Tenting on the Old Camp Ground, Colonel Stewart delivered his oration, The Patriotism of Peace. Dixie was then sung, and the report of the Treasurer, Mr. W. B. Lynch, read. The choir then sang Maryland, My Maryland, and the formal presentation of the monument to the Daughters of the Confederacy was made. Mrs. Neely, the President of the Chapter, and the ladies with her accepted the sacred trust by rising. The exercises closed with the singing of America and the benediction by Rev. R. H. Potts. The members of the trained choir which rendered the music are as follows: Mrs. Walker, Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. Virnelson, Misses Claudia Old, Elizabeth Old, Reta Renn, Nellie Howell, Sadie Wilkins
Malvern Hill (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.11
ion, and when the war between the sections began it enrolled over 100 men, who were mustered into the Confederate service on the 20th of April, 1861, under Capt. Carey F. Grimes. Its career was marked in this service. It was hotly engaged at Malvern Hill, Second Manassas and Sharpsburg, where its gallant captain was shot from his horse while directing its guns. After this engagement its ranks were so depleted that it was disorganized and its men divided between two other artillery organizatioflags, crossed, and on the first base Craney Island in raised letters. The other three faces contain the roll of the Confederate soldiers who served under Capt. Grimes. The names are surmounted by the Confederate battle flag, and on the base Malvern Hill, Manassas and Sharpsburg. This design is an unique conception, and is probably the first monument in the United States containing both the Stars and Stripes and the Confederate flags. It will stand, although small in proportions, as a great
United States (United States) (search for this): chapter 1.11
e grave of the gallant Grimes. The shaft is eighteen feet high, of rough Virginia granite, with four polished sides. On one side is inscribed the names of Capt. Arthur Emmerson's men who fought with him at Craney Island, surmounted by two United States flags, crossed, and on the first base Craney Island in raised letters. The other three faces contain the roll of the Confederate soldiers who served under Capt. Grimes. The names are surmounted by the Confederate battle flag, and on the base Malvern Hill, Manassas and Sharpsburg. This design is an unique conception, and is probably the first monument in the United States containing both the Stars and Stripes and the Confederate flags. It will stand, although small in proportions, as a great peace monument between the sections, exemplifying the beautiful sentiment which has united the country in spirit as well as in song. Men who took part in battle of Craney Island, June 22, 1813. Captain Arthur Emmerson, First Lieutenan
Edward Moreland (search for this): chapter 1.11
H. L. Hopkins, W. H. Hughes, A. C. Ironmonger, C. E. Ironmonger, F. M. Ives, Jesse Ives, E. H. Johnson, William Jones, G. T. Jones, E. H. Jones, J. Jordan, G. W. King, Samuel Lanier, G. W. Lash, Robert Lewis, William A. Lewis, C. B. Linn, H. Liverman, Wilson B. Lynch, William B. Mahoney, E. G. March, A. Mathews, Edward Mathews, J. W. Mathews, Stephen McHorney, Henry Miles, T. E. Miller, John Miller, P. H. Miller, A. M. Minter, Richard Montgomery, W. A. Moore, J. E. Moore, J. E. Morris, Edward Moreland, J. B. Moreland, A. Morgan, D. Murry, John Murphy, W. T. Myers, S. J. Newby, F. J. Nicholson, Q. Overman, A. K. Parker, E. H. Parker, Thomas Parker, Robert Peed, William B. Phillips, M. E. Reardon, Frederick Rehm, W. W. Rew, J. S. Reynolds, Joseph Rieger, F. D. Rogers, Samuel P. Russ, Robert Saunders, E. J. Sheppard, A. Sprague, H. C. Stokes, M. E. Stokes, J. M. Stokes, Richard S. Stores, E. G. Straub. J. W. Snow, E. T. W. Summers, William Swain, John B. Tyler, Thomas H. Virnelson, Jame
Cary F. Grimes (search for this): chapter 1.11
ohn M. Kidd. Privates—Richard Atkinson, William Barber, Edward Carter, Benjamin Cox, James Deale, George Eames, T. L. Emmerson, James Foster, John Gourdie, James Hughes, Philip Hockaday, William Hoffler, Richard Keeling, Watson Kelly, John Lawton, Aaron Meadow, Abner Nash, John Newell, Samuel Owens, George Peel, John Pully, John Roper, Francis Souceedo, James H. Simmons, Nicholson Scott, George Sweeney, Nathaniel Walker, Joseph Whiterock. Men who served in Company, 1861-65. Captain Cary F. Grimes, Captain John H. Thompson, Lieutenant Bernard Fauth, Lieutenant Richard Webb, Lieutenant W. T. Fentress, Lieutenant Thomas J. Oakhum, Lieutenant Francis Russ, M. W. Allen, J. W. Ashe, William Ashby, William T. Backus, Jr., William A. Batten, E. E. Beaton, W. H. Bell, Thomas Bland, C. Bohannan, D. Boyce, R. M. Boutwell, George W. Brent, William J. Bright, A. M. Brownley, W. H. Buchanan, James Cherry, W. H. Cherry, Walter A. Creekmore, G. E. Crismond, J. W. Crismond, S. J. Cummins, G.
R. Emmett Crump (search for this): chapter 1.11
nclusion of the afternoon's ceremonies, from the hands of those who have faithfully worked to erect it. The committee appointed by the Portsmouth Chapter of the Daughters to receive the monument were as follows: Mrs. Elizabeth N. Neely, Mrs. R. Emmett Crump, Mrs. Alice Parrish, Mrs. William H. Stewart, Mrs. C. W. Walker, Mrs. Beulah Lynch Cross, Miss Harriet Williams, Miss Alexinia Shannon. The unveiling ceremonies at the monument were highly impressive. After prayer by Rev. C. J. D. Parkmittee—Misses Annie Emmerson and Palmetto Grimes. Chief Marshal—F. J. Nicholson. Monument Acceptance Committee—Mrs. E. N. Neely, Mrs. Beulah Lynch Cross, Mrs. C. W. Walker, Miss Alex. Shannon, Mrs. Alice Parrish, Miss Harriet Williams, Mrs. R. E. Crump and Mrs. W. H. Stewart. Stage Decoration Committee—Mrs. Paul C. Trugien, Mrs. J. W. H. Porter, Mrs. F. S. Hope, Misses Cressie Schroeder and Jennie Shea. Invitation Committee—Captain John H. Thompson, M. W. Allen and Wilson B. Lynch
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