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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Diary of Major R. C. M. Page, Chief of Confederate States artillery, Department of Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee, from October, 1864, to May, 1865. (search)
, Virginia. April 11th, 1865.—Joined General Echols near Christiansburg at 4 A. M. Captain Semple, being dismounted, asked me to bend down from my horse as he had something to tell me. Lee, with his whole army, has surrendered, whispered he into my ear. Did not believe it-thought there must be some mistake. Moved on to Christiansburg, and parked the guns in a field southeast of the town. They were never moved again by Confederate soldiers, for the news of Lee's surrender was true., April 12th, 1865.—Council of war was held. Vaughan cut matters short by calling on General Crittenden for his opinion. My opinion is that the war is over, said he. It was determined to disband the artillery, allowing officers and men (the horses and mules were distributed among the latter) to join such commands as they chose. The following order, now in my possession, was received: headquarters Department S. W. Va. & E. T., Christiansburg, Va., April 12th, 1865. The artillery of this depart
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Wee Nee volunteers of Williamsburg District, South Carolina, in the First (Hagood's) regiment. (search)
s, came to the post and the company was by him regularly mustered into the Confederate service. The company was drawn up in line, the muster-roll called by the mustering officer, and each man answered to his name. The following pledge was signed by the officers and men: We, the undersigned, hereby agree to be mustered into the Confederate service, unconditionally, until the 12th day of April, 1862. And the Wee Nees were soldiers of the Confederate States of America. The twelfth day of April was fixed as the limit, because the term of service of the regiment expired on that day. With the men mustered in by Captain Molony, and those who afterwards joined, the Wee Nees numbered four commissioned officers, nine non-commissioned officers, and eighty-two privates. They were, while in this regiment, designated as Company E. A relief society was started in the neighborhood of Kingstree for the purpose of furnishing to the soldiers in the field such supplies as they most n
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Battle of Shiloh: refutation of the so-called lost opportunity, on the evening of April 6th, 1862. (search)
ents that were before Generals Bragg and Withers when they wrote their reports. Lieutenant-Colonel W. D. Chadwick, commanding Twenty-sixth Alabama, as early as April 12th reports that: Having only about two hundred men left, and seeing that they must all be sacrificed if I remained, without gaining any material advantage, I your headquarters, but unable to do so. —(Rebellion Records, Volume X, Part I, page 493.) Captain W. G. Poole, commanding the Florida battalion, as early as April 12th reports that, after the successful affair with Prentiss, his battalion, with a portion of the brigade (Patton Anderson's) proceeded forward within range of the ones reports that the Twenty-fourth Ohio was landed at 5:30 P. M. and formed in line of battle on the river hill, (Ibid, page 339). General Hurlbut's report (April 12th) likewise serves to throw light upon the Federal and Confederate situation after the capture of Prentiss, and he was forced back to the river: On reaching the 2