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ered with fresh flowers, a beautiful offering to one whose young life was so freely given to his country. Again I stood beside the tombs of two friends, whom I dearly loved, Mrs. Virginia Heth and Mrs. Mary Ann Barney, the lovely daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gwathney, whose graves are also there. Then the tomb of our old friend, Mr. James Rawlings, and those of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Claiborne and their daughter, Mary Burnet. Just by them is the newly-made grave of our sweet niece, Mary Anna, the wife of Mr. H. Augustine Claiborne, freshly turfed and decked with the flowers she loved so dearly. A little farther on lies my young cousin, Virginia, wife of Major J. H. Claiborne, and her two little daughters. But why should I go on? Time would fail me to enumerate all the loved and lost. Their graves look so peaceful in that lovely spot. Most of them died before war came to distress them. The names of two persons I cannot omit, before whose tombs I pause with a feeling of v
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
eade, in Florida, and from that station he was elected to a chair in the Virginia military institute at Lexington in 1851, which he accepted, and resigning his commission, made Lexington his home ten years, and until he began his remarkable career in the Confederate war. Two years later, 1853, he married Miss Eleanor, daughter of Rev. Dr. Junkin, president of Washington college, but she lived scarcely more than a year. Three years after, July 16, 1857, his second marriage occurred, with Miss Mary Anna, daughter of Rev. Dr. H. R. Morrison, of North Carolina, a distinguished educator, whose other daughters married men who attained eminence in civil and military life, among them being General D. H. Hill, General Rufus Barringer, and Chief Justice A. C. Avery. The only special incident occurring amidst the educational and domestic life of Major Jackson, which flowed on serenely from this hour, was the summons of the cadets of the Institute by Governor Letcher, to proceed to Harper's Fe
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Stonewall's widow. [Mrs. Jefferson Davis in the Ladies' Home journal, Sept. 3, 1893.] (search)
as successively Governor of North Carolina, United States Senator, and Secretary of the Navy under President Fillmore. Mary Anna was one of ten children born to the couple. Dr. Morrison, on account of his large family, removed to a quiet country h then were—men of mark, such as General D. H. Hill, General Rufus Barringer, Judge A. C. Avery, and I. E. Brown. In 1853, Anna, with Eugenie, her youngest sister, made a visit to their eldest sister, Mrs. D. H. Hill, at Lexington, Va., escorted thit young Major, even to his intimates. After the marriage of her sister, Eugenie, to Mr.—afterward General—Rufus Barringer, Anna remained at home for three years. In the interim Major Jackson lost his young wife, his health failed, and he went abroad to recuperate. After making an extended tour, he returned, and wrote to Anna in such ardent fashion that everyone, but the object of his affection, suspected his state of mind. Soon after he followed, and they were quietly married from her fathe<
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 30., A New ship, a New colony, and a New church. (search)
urch, Rev. Samuel Green and Bro. John Tappan, Union Church, who after hearing and approving the articles of faith and covenant which had been adopted by the persons desirous of being embodied in the church, proceeded to organize such of them as were presented with certificates of dismission and recommendation, into a distinct body. Their names are as follows: John Selmar Nubia Newport Gardner Robert Wainwood Eusebia Wainwood Phillis Fitch Harriet Moett Diana Harris Mary Anna Five others though not provided with letters furnished satisfactory evidence to the Council that they were members in good standing in the Church of Christ and were cordially received into communion by the new church. Their names were John Chavers, Mary Chavers, William Thomas, Andrew Harris, Corta DeWolfe. Rev. Mr. Wisner, Scribe, read the proceedings of the Council. Prayer was by Dr. Jenks, and sermon by Rev. S. E. Dwight, from Psalms 68:31. Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her han
Three hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, on the 15th inst my negro girl, Anna, about 19 years old, of dark gingerbread complexion, with rather a grum countenance, but still quite likely, about 5 feet 4 inches in height. I will pay $300 if taken near our picket lines, an if arrested in the city. I. W. Walker, Near the cor. of 5th and Grace sts. Examiner copy. je 20--3t
The Daily Dispatch: June 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], Yankee prisoners to have the Benefit of the shelling of Charleston. (search)
Three hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, on the 15th inst, my negro girl Anna, about 19 years old, of dark gingerbread complexion, with rather a grum countenance, but aid quite likely, about 5 feet 4 inches in height. I will pay $300 if taken near our picket lines, or $100 if arrested in the city. J. F. Walker, Near the corner of 5th and Grace sts. Examiner copy. je 16--3t