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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
ill and energy. It was on receiving this letter that Jackson exclaimed: Better that ten Jacksons should fall than General Lee! He had unbounded confidence in General Lee's eminent ability. The Stonewall Brigade was composed of men from the Valley. The 4th Virginia Regiment was from the southern part of the Valley-Greenbrier and adjoining counties-and was commanded by Colonel Preston. The 2nd Virginia Regiment was from the lower valley-Jefferson, Berkeley and Frederick counties. Colonel Allen was the commander. The 5th Virginia Regiment was from Augusta county, excepting Captain Stover Funk's company, from Winchester, Colonel Harper commanding. The 27th Virginia Regiment, of Rockbridge and adjoining counties, was commanded by Colonel Echols. The 33d Virginia Regiment, most of the members of which were from Shenandoah county, was commanded by Col. A. C. Cummings. These were the original commanders of the regiments composing the Stonewall Brigade, but in the storms of battl
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.53 (search)
a temporary absence from the field. General H. W. Allen, an accomplished gentleman and distingupeat what others had said before, yet both Governor Allen and General Kirby Smith concurred in the ore not. I did not read the letter which Governor Allen wrote, and, therefore, cannot speak de vis There was no other paper prepared than Governor Allen's letter, and since the correspondent of tit verbatim. I have said that I enjoyed Governor Allen's confidence. This is not a mere commonpl sentence. In fact, before our departure, Governor Allen imparted to me a scheme of his of a somewhntroduced Colonel Miltenberger. He handed Governor Allen's letter to the Emperor, who without openies and pressed them into military service, Governor Allen's idea was to arm the negroes, and as a coh. But the history of the war bears out Governor Allen's confidence. During the four years the cother hand, it is impossible to admit that Governor Allen should have brooded over such a scheme as [3 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Index. Adams, Charles Francis, 114. Alabama, Losses inflicted by the cruiser, 115. Allen, Governor H. W., 366; Proposed to arm the slaves, 370. Allen, Colonel James W., 174. Appomattox Courthouse, Details of the surrender, at 355; the flag of truce, 369; stands of arms surendered, at 363. Armistead, killed, General L. A., 34. Ashe, Captain S. A., 320. Assumption Bill, The, 15. Baldwin, Colonel John B., 175. Banks, Defeat of General, 252. Bate, General W. B., Allen, Colonel James W., 174. Appomattox Courthouse, Details of the surrender, at 355; the flag of truce, 369; stands of arms surendered, at 363. Armistead, killed, General L. A., 34. Ashe, Captain S. A., 320. Assumption Bill, The, 15. Baldwin, Colonel John B., 175. Banks, Defeat of General, 252. Bate, General W. B., 132. Beall, Captain John Yates, Execution of, 124, 131. Beauregard, General G. T., 123. Belmont, Battle of, 125. Benjamin, J. P., 107; after the war in England, 170; his estimate of Gladstone and D'Israeli, 171. Bentonville, Battle of, 295. Berkeley, Colonel Edmund, 223. Bethel, Battle of, 289. Beverley, Road to, 10. Blockading, Confederate, insufficient, 111; private, 114. Bloody Angle, The, 200. Booth, J. W., Why he shot Lincoln, 99. Bragg, General Braxton,