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Jefferson Davis (search for this): article 1
hottest of the fight, took it into their heads to have a little private reconnaissance into the Yankee lines, on their own account. Their names are Hospital Stewart Palton, of Co. D; Color-bearer Powell, of Co. G; Lieut. Edgar, of Co. E; and Sergeant Davis, of Co. F. The enemy had been driven three miles and the 27th regiment was resting for the night on the remote line of the battle-field next to their rear column. After traveling cautiously for several hundred yards without interruption, thnd be prepared to fire at the word — steady, boys, steady! " "Hold on!" fairly shrieked the "Union pickets," "we are coming — don't fire, for God's sake?" "Come on then, at once, for we have no time to waste here in idle talk," broke in Edgar and Davis, simultaneously. Immediately afterwards, one by one, they came forward, throwing their muskets, side arms, &c., at the feet of Powell, who received them with dignity, but convulsive laughter concealed. One who seemed to be an officer steppe
A daring Feat. On the evening of the 9th inst., and after the battle was over for that day, four members of the 27th Va. regiment, which had participated in the hottest of the fight, took it into their heads to have a little private reconnaissance into the Yankee lines, on their own account. Their names are Hospital Stewart Palton, of Co. D; Color-bearer Powell, of Co. G; Lieut. Edgar, of Co. E; and Sergeant Davis, of Co. F. The enemy had been driven three miles and the 27th regiment was resting for the night on the remote line of the battle-field next to their rear column. After traveling cautiously for several hundred yards without interruption, these four daring Confederate soldiers, having only two muskets in their possession, passed into the Federal lines. Shortly afterwards they heard low talking in some thick underbrush, and immediately demanded; "Who's there?" "Union pickets." was the quick rejoinder. "Advance, Union pickets, throw down your arms, and surrender, or
." was the quick rejoinder. "Advance, Union pickets, throw down your arms, and surrender, or we will fire into you, for you are our prisoners," at once exclaimed Patton. "Who are you — and how many of you?" asked the "Union pickets," with evident alarm. "You will soon find out," said Powell. "Wheel into line — cock your guns, muskets, side arms, &c., at the feet of Powell, who received them with dignity, but convulsive laughter concealed. One who seemed to be an officer stepped up to Patton, and presented a brace of fine pistols and a ten dollar United States note as a bribe to let him escape. "No, no," said Patton, "you may keep your money, butPatton, "you may keep your money, but we will take both you and your pistols into our custody." When the last of the "Union pickets." had come forward, and found such a disparity in the numbers of captors and captives, for a moment he seemed to hesitate whether to yield or not. Instantly the click of two musket cocks was heard, and two muzzles pointing directly
their heads to have a little private reconnaissance into the Yankee lines, on their own account. Their names are Hospital Stewart Palton, of Co. D; Color-bearer Powell, of Co. G; Lieut. Edgar, of Co. E; and Sergeant Davis, of Co. F. The enemy had been driven three miles and the 27th regiment was resting for the night on the remare our prisoners," at once exclaimed Patton. "Who are you — and how many of you?" asked the "Union pickets," with evident alarm. "You will soon find out," said Powell. "Wheel into line — cock your guns, and be prepared to fire at the word — steady, boys, steady! " "Hold on!" fairly shrieked the "Union pickets," "we are coming alk," broke in Edgar and Davis, simultaneously. Immediately afterwards, one by one, they came forward, throwing their muskets, side arms, &c., at the feet of Powell, who received them with dignity, but convulsive laughter concealed. One who seemed to be an officer stepped up to Patton, and presented a brace of fine pistols a<
hich had participated in the hottest of the fight, took it into their heads to have a little private reconnaissance into the Yankee lines, on their own account. Their names are Hospital Stewart Palton, of Co. D; Color-bearer Powell, of Co. G; Lieut. Edgar, of Co. E; and Sergeant Davis, of Co. F. The enemy had been driven three miles and the 27th regiment was resting for the night on the remote line of the battle-field next to their rear column. After traveling cautiously for several hundred yur guns, and be prepared to fire at the word — steady, boys, steady! " "Hold on!" fairly shrieked the "Union pickets," "we are coming — don't fire, for God's sake?" "Come on then, at once, for we have no time to waste here in idle talk," broke in Edgar and Davis, simultaneously. Immediately afterwards, one by one, they came forward, throwing their muskets, side arms, &c., at the feet of Powell, who received them with dignity, but convulsive laughter concealed. One who seemed to be an offi
Stewart Palton (search for this): article 1
A daring Feat. On the evening of the 9th inst., and after the battle was over for that day, four members of the 27th Va. regiment, which had participated in the hottest of the fight, took it into their heads to have a little private reconnaissance into the Yankee lines, on their own account. Their names are Hospital Stewart Palton, of Co. D; Color-bearer Powell, of Co. G; Lieut. Edgar, of Co. E; and Sergeant Davis, of Co. F. The enemy had been driven three miles and the 27th regiment was resting for the night on the remote line of the battle-field next to their rear column. After traveling cautiously for several hundred yards without interruption, these four daring Confederate soldiers, having only two muskets in their possession, passed into the Federal lines. Shortly afterwards they heard low talking in some thick underbrush, and immediately demanded; "Who's there?" "Union pickets." was the quick rejoinder. "Advance, Union pickets, throw down your arms, and surrender, or w
United States (United States) (search for this): article 1
y shrieked the "Union pickets," "we are coming — don't fire, for God's sake?" "Come on then, at once, for we have no time to waste here in idle talk," broke in Edgar and Davis, simultaneously. Immediately afterwards, one by one, they came forward, throwing their muskets, side arms, &c., at the feet of Powell, who received them with dignity, but convulsive laughter concealed. One who seemed to be an officer stepped up to Patton, and presented a brace of fine pistols and a ten dollar United States note as a bribe to let him escape. "No, no," said Patton, "you may keep your money, but we will take both you and your pistols into our custody." When the last of the "Union pickets." had come forward, and found such a disparity in the numbers of captors and captives, for a moment he seemed to hesitate whether to yield or not. Instantly the click of two musket cocks was heard, and two muzzles pointing directly at the doubting and wavering captive. It is needless to add, that n
ingly well executed and calculated to deceive. Another, is a one dollar note, corporation of Richmond, first issue, dated April 19, 1861. This note bears only a slight resemblance to the genuine and may be easily detected. The third is a twenty-five cent note of the county of Camden, North Carolina. Not having one of the original notes before us we cannot say whether the counterfeit is likely to impose upon the public. The fourth is a fifty cent note on the "Mechanics Savings and Loan Association," of Savannah, Ga. This counterfeit is said, by those who have seen the original note, to be well executed and difficult of detection. The one before us certifies that "J. Ross" has deposited fifty cents with the Association, and is numbered 155--Douglas, eng. N. O. No other people than the Yankees would resort to the contemptible business of counterfeiting these notes, and they only add another to the many evidences we already have of the unprincipled foe with whom we are contending.
April 19th, 1861 AD (search for this): article 2
Small business. Capt. Charles H. Stewart, of the 2d Virginia regiment, has sent to this office several specimens of counterfeit small notes, which were found in a bundle thrown away by one of the Yankee prisoners, captured at the battle of Cedar Run. One of these is a twenty-five cent note of the corporation of Richmond, exceedingly well executed and calculated to deceive. Another, is a one dollar note, corporation of Richmond, first issue, dated April 19, 1861. This note bears only a slight resemblance to the genuine and may be easily detected. The third is a twenty-five cent note of the county of Camden, North Carolina. Not having one of the original notes before us we cannot say whether the counterfeit is likely to impose upon the public. The fourth is a fifty cent note on the "Mechanics Savings and Loan Association," of Savannah, Ga. This counterfeit is said, by those who have seen the original note, to be well executed and difficult of detection. The one before us cert
ingly well executed and calculated to deceive. Another, is a one dollar note, corporation of Richmond, first issue, dated April 19, 1861. This note bears only a slight resemblance to the genuine and may be easily detected. The third is a twenty-five cent note of the county of Camden, North Carolina. Not having one of the original notes before us we cannot say whether the counterfeit is likely to impose upon the public. The fourth is a fifty cent note on the "Mechanics Savings and Loan Association," of Savannah, Ga. This counterfeit is said, by those who have seen the original note, to be well executed and difficult of detection. The one before us certifies that "J. Ross" has deposited fifty cents with the Association, and is numbered 155--Douglas, eng. N. O. No other people than the Yankees would resort to the contemptible business of counterfeiting these notes, and they only add another to the many evidences we already have of the unprincipled foe with whom we are contending.
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