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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
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ts by his advice. What must I do? W. H. Jones, Special Agent. To this dispatch Secretary Dix immediately returned the following answer, before published: Treasury Department, Jan. 29, 1861. W. Hemphill Jones, New Orleans: Tell Lieut. Caldwell to arrest Capt. Breshwood, assume command of the cutter, and obey the order through you. If Capt. Breshwood, after arrest, undertakes to interfere with the command of the cutter, tell Lieut. Caldwell, to consider him as a mutineer, and treatLieut. Caldwell, to consider him as a mutineer, and treat him accordingly. If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot. John A. Dix, Secretary of the Treasury. This dispatch must have been intercepted both at Montgomery and New Orleans, and withheld from Mr. Jones, and the treason of Captain Breshwood was consummated by means of a complicity on the part of the telegraph line within the States of Alabama and Louisiana. (See Doc. 31.)--N. Y. Times, February 8.
battered in and weather-boarding torn off. Mr. Thomas Farr Capers's house was struck several times. Mr. Copes's house, in front of the Enfilade Battery, was removed by order of the authorities. The Moultrie House received four shots, one cutting away one of the main pillars, and making a clean breach through the building from one end to the other. The other shots have damaged the walls and ceiling to a very considerable extent. Fortunately, no one was in at the time. Mr. James M. Caldwell's house received several shots. Mr. David Briggs's house was badly shattered. Mr. Ross's house received one shot. Mrs. Fillette's house was damaged by a shell, which burst on the roof and broke through the window. The fence in front of the Presbyterian Church was shot away, but the church is uninjured. The railroad track in front of Fort Moultrie was also torn up by the shot and shell. The small building, formerly used as the Quartermaster's Department, United State
Trimble. The following is the vote in the House: Yeas.--Messrs. Baker of Perry, Baker of Weakley, Bayless, Bicknell, Bledsoe, Cheatham, Cowden, Davidson, Davis, Dudley, Ewing, Farley, Farrelly, Ford, Frazie, Gantt, Guy, Havron, Hart, Ingram, Jones, Kenner, Kennedy, Lea, Lockhart, Martin, Mayfield, McCabe, Morphies, Nail, Hickett, Porter, Richardson, Roberts, Shield, Smith, Sewel, Trevitt, Vaughn, Whitmore, Woods, and Speaker Whitthorne. Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, Brazelton, Butler, Caldwell, Gorman, Greene, Morris, Norman, Russell, Senter, Strewsbury, White of Davidson, Williams of Knox, Wisener, and Woodard. Absent and not voting--Messrs. Barksdale, Beaty, Bennett, Britton, Critz, Doak, East, Gillespie, Harris, Hebb, Johnson, Kincaid of Anderson, Kincaid of. Claiborne, Trewhitt, White of Dickson, Williams of Franklin, Williams of Hickman, and Williamson. an act to submit to A vote of the PEOple a Declaration of Independence, and for other purposes. section 1. Be it e
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
rtermaster and inspector-general of the same during the remainder of the war. He was engaged in the two battles of Pocotaligo, S. C. After the close of the war, returning to South Carolina, he resumed farming, following that occupation until 1871, when he removed to Charleston and engaged in the cotton business, continuing thus employed until 1885, when he returned to his native county and once more became a farmer. He was married in 1859 to Miss Elizabeth Miller Caldwell, daughter of James M. Caldwell, of Charleston. William W. F. Bright William W. F. Bright, of Pickens county, S. C., was born in Blount county, Tenn., December 19, 1840, and is the son of David and Jane (Key) Bright. His mother is a cousin of Judge D. M. Key, of Tennessee, and distantly related to Francis S. Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner. He was reared in Blount county and volunteered on August 13, 1861, as a private in Company E, Fifth Tennessee battalion of cavalry. Upon reorganization in 1862 h