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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 1 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 13, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 1 1 Browse Search
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J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary, XLIX. April, 1865 (search)
attendance, in Richmond, on or before the 25th of April (instant), of the following persons, citizens of Virginia, to confer with us as to the best means of restoring peace to the State of Virginia. We have procured safe conduct from the military authorities of the United States for them to enter the city and depart without molestation: Hon. R. M. T. Hunter, A. T. Caperton, Wm. C. Rives, John Letcher, A. H. H. Stuart, R. L. Montague, Fayette McMullen, J. P. Holcombe, Alexander Rives, B. Johnson Barbour, James Barbour, Wm. L. Goggin, J. B. Baldwin, Thomas S. Gholson, Waller Staples, S. D. Miller, Thomas J. Randolph, Wm T. Early, R. A. Claybrook, John Critcher, Wm. Towns, T. H. Eppes, and those other persons for whom passports have been procured and especially forwarded that we consider it to be unnecessary to mention. A. J. Marshall, Senator, Fauquier; James Neeson, Senator, Marion; James Venable, Senator elect, Petersburg; David I. Burr, of House of Delegates, Richmond City; Dav
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 13: results of the work and proofs of its genuineness (search)
eive, the heart to dare, the hand to execute—all these went down with him and are lost to us to-day. The great old Commonwealth has not yet lost, it may be, the breed of noble minds; but none of her living sons possess a grander organization than the young soldier whose great qualities we have here so inadequately depicted. Colonel J. Thompson Brown, of the First Virginia Artillery, who fell at the battle of the Wilderness, was thus spoken of at the close of a memorial sketch by Hon. B. Johnson Barbour: Colonel Brown united in his character in a remarkable degree the excellencies of a soldier, the qualities of a gentleman, and the virtues of a Christian. To a cultivated intellect he joined judgment, energy, and promptitude, and was conspicuous for his gallantry in all the battles of the war in which he was engaged. He possessed the love of his soldiers, the esteem of his commanders, and the admiration of his native State. And thus we close the record of this brave youn
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Hon. James Mercer Garnett. (search)
was a man of the most scrupulous honor and integrity, and his conduct through life was ever ruled by the principles of the Christian religion. The late Hon. B. Johnson Barbour who attended the boys school at Elmwood in 1829, being a schoolmate there of Muscoe R. H. Garnett, wrote in 1885 some reminiscences of his school days. Hir neatly brought together at the back in a queue, which was the more striking from the fact that that style of dressing the hair had nearly gone out of vogue. Mr. Barbour says of Mrs. Garnett: I cannot forbear from paying a deserved tribute to Mrs. Garnett. I still cherish her memory with love and gratitude. During my whole stahen I would be reading an English novel, Elmwood with its fine hall, its library and parlor, its corridors and general spaciousness, would rise up before me. Mr. Barbour gives an interesting account of the school, and particularly pays a warm tribute to his friend and schoolmate, M. R. H. Garnett. This sketch may fitly close
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
Index. Alabama, Casualties in regiments of, at Chancellorsville, 7; at Gettysburg, 13; officers of the 12th, 19; its petition to be transferred to Alabama, 26; tributes to the women of, 186, 213; cavalry of, 220. American Constitution, The, guarantees of, 185, 210, 334, 335, 336. Appomattox, Its memories, 199. Arsenal, The Confederate, at Richmond, Va., 373. Badges for Confederate gallantry, 10. Baird, William, 39. Ball, Colonel W. B., 242. Barbour, B Johnson, 357. Bartlett, Remarks of Commander, on John Buck, Ex. C. S. A., at Boston, 309. Battle, General Cullen A., 16. Beach, Moses Y., 102. Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, Sketch of, 233. Bee, General Barnard E., 140. Blaine, J. G., on the Dred Scott Decision, 52; on the right of secession, 59. Boonsboro, Md., 17. Bostick, Benjamin, 33. Boyd's Landing, Battle of, 63. 82. Bragg, General B., Failure of, at Fort Fisher, 161. Bristow Station, Battle of, 20. Brock, R. A., 255. Broun, L
Personal. --Among the arrivals at the Exchange, yesterday, were: B. W. Brown, Ga.; J. L. Cohen, Miss.; M. P. Andrews, Jefferson co.; Va.; Capt. D. Livingston, S. C.; Gen. Jno. Rather, Ala.; J. B. Dunn, Goodson, Va.; Thos. S. Garnett, Westmoreland; S. W. Ficklen, Va.; F. Peyton Wood, Texas; B. Johnson Barbour, Orange; W. H. Houston, N. C.; Albert Rust, Arkansas; V. D. V. Jamieson, S. C.; John T. Seawell, Gloucester co.; Capt. R. H. Crockett, First Regiment Arkansas Volunteers; Capt. A. Gracie, Jr., Third Regiment Alabama Volunteers; Mrs. J. B. Kershaw, S. C.; Dr. Samuel Champin, N. O.; A. W. Pitzer, Roanoke co.; Va.; A. Belding, Chicot, Arkansas; W. Johnson, Ky.; George Hancock, Ga.