wide, forming the pathway of the sentinels. Ten or twelve feet in front of the stockade was a row of pine poles. Through each of these an auger hole was bored and a strong two-inch rope passed. This was called the dead line. If the prisoners touched it, or came too near it, the negro sentinels were instructed to fire upon them. Frequently they would cry out: ‘Look a-here, white man, the bullet in this nigger's gun is getting mighty hot, and he will fling it into some of you directly, if you don't mind!’
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The Ladies' Confederate Memorial Association Listens to a masterly oration by Judge Charles E. Fenner .
Memoir of Jane Claudia Johnson .
A paper read by Charles M. Blackford , of the Lynchburg Bar , before the Tenth annual meeting of the Virginia State Bar Association , held at old Point Comfort, Va. , July 17 - 19 , 1900 .
An address delivered before A. P. Hill Camp Confederate Veterans , by ex-governor William Evelyn Cameron , at Petersburg, Va. , January 19th , 1901 .
General Sherman 's conduct.
Butler 's order.
Surprise and consternation.
Conflict of the Sixth Massachusetts regiment with citizens.
Our torpedo boat. [ Cleveland plain dealer , August , 1901 .]
Extract from a reunion speech delivered by Governor Taylor .
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