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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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f Middlesex county, Va., who married Elizabeth, sister of Judith Armistead, ancestress of Robert E. Lee. His son, Armistead Churchill, married Lucy Harrison, aunt of Gen. William Henry Harrison. Their son, Armistead Churchill, was the grandfather of General Churchill. His son Samuel married Abby, daughter of Colonel Oldham of Kentucky, and their children were Armistead, Samuel B., William H., Thomas J. (the general), Charles T., Mary Abigail, and Julia. The last named is widow of Dr. Luke P. Blackburn, former governor of Kentucky. General Churchill was a planter at the beginning of hostilities, and, offering his services in the opening conflict, was elected colonel of the First Arkansas mounted rifles. His career from this beginning has been sketched already in these pages. He won for himself, by his dauntless courage and unflinching devotion, the laurels of an honorable name. His martial renown early reflected credit upon his State and its citizens who served under him and rig
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraph. (search)
r has been delayed three or four weeks beyond the time at which we had expected to mail it. death of Mrs. Mary Blackburn Morris.—Just as we are going to press, a telegram from Louisville announces the death of one who will live in the hearts of the thousands who wore the gray, and whose memory will be cherished by lovers of heroic devotion to duty, wherever the story of her life is known. Mrs. Mary Blackburn Morris, wife of the late Judge Buckner Morris, of Chicago, sister of Ex-Gov. Luke P. Blackburn and Senator J. C. S. Blackburn, of Kentucky, died in Louisville on the 20th of Oct., in the 66th year of her age. Her services among Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, Rock Island, and other prisons and her active sympathy for our cause and its adherents (briefly alluded to in the narrative of Mr. Damon, published in this No., and deserving a fitting record), caused the arrest and imprisonment of Mrs. Morris and her husband, wrecked their splendid fortune, and implanted the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Escape of prisoners from Johnson's Island. (search)
perate undertaking. A scaling ladder, from portions of the enclosure was improvised, and with its aid, as well protected from the cold as their scant resources of clothing afforded, the following gallant spirits, at about 9:30 o'clock P. M., a half an hour after the sounding of taps, successfully scaled the wooden walls: Colonel John R. Winston, Fortyfifth North Carolina infantry; Captain Charles C. Robinson, Ninth Virginia cavalry; Captain T. Herbert Davis, First Virginia infantry; Dr. Luke P. Blackburn, chief surgeon of the division of Sterling Price, of Missouri, and George Young and E. T. Osborne, of Morgan's cavalry. They lowered themselves on the outside with a rope improvised of their blankets. The scaling ladder, at great personal risk, was taken away by an inside comrade after having subserved its purpose, that the escape might not be immediately discovered by the sentinels. The fugitives crossed the lake on the ice, reaching the Canadian shore early the following morning
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
surrender, 71. Archer, Col. A. W., Remarks of, 145. Armistead, D. L., His account of the wounding of Gen. J. E. Johnston, 185 Army Life in 1864, Glimpses of, 406. Bacon, John Lyddall, 288 Baker, Gen. L. S., Command of, 97. Ballard, Capt. J. N., Address of, 125. Bartlett, General, 17. Bennett, Col. R. T., 233, 241; His Address on The Confederate Soldier, 272; on Gen. Junius Daniel, 340. Bernard, Geo. S., Address of, 3; Account of Battle of Malvern Hill, 56. Blackburn, Surgeon L. P., 430. Blackmore, Courier J. H., 6. Bonham, Gen. M. L., Death of, 93. Bosher, Lt. C. G., 430. Boudinot, Hon., Elias, Death of, 93. Bowley, Lt. F. S., 10. Boyce, Major, Ker, Death of, 93. Brady, Major A. G., 117. Branch House, The, 4. Broadbent, Capt., Wallace, 8, 37. Brown, Major, Thos. L., 388. Butts, Emmet, Death of, 9. Cabell, Major J. R.. 65. Camp Morton, Horrors of, 327. Carpenter. Lt. J. H., on Johnson's Island, 429. Cedar Creek, Battle of, 252.
na volunteers North of Manassas. The report being read, on motion of Dr. Mercier said report was accepted and ordered to be printed in the Richmond Whig and Dispatch. On motion of the Chairman, Dr. Mercier going to Manassas, was solicited to call upon the Surgeons of the different Louisiana regiments, and request them to make immediate requisition for such medicines and hospital stores as they may require. On motion of Colonel John H. Martin, it was Resolved, That Dr. Luke P. Blackburn and S. L. Chambliss be, and are, appointed agents to solicit contributions of all kinds for the relief of the Soldiers' Association of Louisiana Volunteers. On motion of the Chairman, a vote of thanks was tendered Mrs. Dr. Gaines, of Hanover county, Va., for her disinterested kindness in making up a large supply of sheets for the Louisiana Hospital in this city. On motion, the meeting then adjourned sine die. S. L. Chambliss, Chairman. H. N. Young, Secretary. Report