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ashington. They were welcomed by a large and enthusiastic crowd of citizens. Before leaving they partook of refreshments, which had been abundantly provided in the park. Yesterday the Convention of North Carolina elected the following delegates to the Confederate Congress:--For the State at large, W. W. Avery and George Davis; First District, W. N. H. Smith; Second, Thomas Ruffin; Third, T. D. McDowell; Fourth, A. W. Venable; Fifth, John M. Morehead; Sixth, R. C. Puryear; Seventh, Burton Craige; Eighth, A. D. Davidson. It also authorized the First Regiment of North Carolina Volunteers, who took so active a part in the affair at Bethel, to inscribe on their colors the word Bethel. --Philadelphia Press, June 24. The Twenty-sixth Pennsylvania Regiment, Col. Small, numbering about one thousand hardy-looking and well-drilled men, arrived at Washington. They are fully equipped and armed with the regulation musket. They are quartered in the new Colonization Society building, c
members of Congress. Virginia.  James A. Seddon.  W. Ballard Preston. 1.R. M. T. Hunter. 2.John Tyler. 3.W. H. Macfarland. 4.Roger A. Pryor. 5.Thomas S. Bocock. 6.Wm. S. Rives. 7.Robert E. Scott. 8.James M. Mason. 9.J. Brockenbrough. 10.Chas. W. Russell. 11.Robert Johnston. 12.Walter Staples. 13.Walter Preston. North Carolina.  Geo. Davis.  W. W. Avery. 1.W. N. H. Smith. 2.Thomas Ruffin. 3.T. D. McDowell. 4.A. W. Venable. 5.J. M. Morehead. 6.R. C. Puryer. 7.Burton Craige. 8.E. A. Davidson. Alabama. 1.R. W. Walker. 2.R. H. Smith. 3.J. L. M. Curry. 4.W. P. Chilton. 5.S. F. Hale. 6.Collin S. McRae. 7.John Gill Shorter. 8.David P. Lewis. 9.Thomas Fearn. Florida. 1.Jackson Morton. 2.J. P. Anderson. 3.J. B. Owens. Georgia. 1.Robert Toombs. 2.Howell Cobb. 3.Francis S. Bartow. 4.Martin J. Crawford. 5.Eugenius A. Nisbot. 6.Benjamin H. Hill. 7.A. R. Wright. 8.Thomas R. R. Cobb. 9.Augustus H. Kenan. 10.Alex. H. Stephens. Louisiana. 1.Joh
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.), Additional delegates to the Provisional Congress, upon its assembling in Richmond, Virginia, in July, 1861. (search)
Additional delegates to the Provisional Congress, upon its assembling in Richmond, Virginia, in July, 1861. Hon. William W. AveryNorth Carolina  Hon. Burton CraigeNorth Carolina  Hon. Andrew T. DavidsonNorth CarolinaAfterwards member of Confederate Congress. Hon. George DavisNorth CarolinaAfterwards Confederate Senator from North Carolina, and Attorney General of the Confederacy. Hon. Thomas D. McDowellNorth CarolinaAfterwards member of Confederate Congress. Hon. John M. MoreheadNorth Carolina  Hon. Robert C. PuryearNorth Carolina  Hon. Thomas RuffinNorth Carolina  Hon. Wm. N. H. SmithNorth CarolinaAfterwards member of Confederate Congress. Hon. Ab'm W. VenableNorth Carolina  Hon. John D. C. AtkinsTennesseeAfterwards member of Confederate Congress. Hon. Robt. L. CaruthersTennesseeElected Governor of Tennessee in 1863, but never inaugurated. Hon. David M. CurrinTennesseeAfterwards member of Confederate Congress. Hon. W. H. DeWittTennessee  Hon. John F. HouseTenne
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 2 (search)
lso makes a valuable suggestion. Under date of September 5, 1890, he writes: General Lee, at Appomattox Courthouse, ordered official reports from all of his general officers. I made ,nine [published, with the letters of Lieutenants Snow, Craige, Howard and Rigler, in the Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. III, pp. 19-28, January, 1877], and I have no doubt other officers did the same. I have reason to fear whether these reports, as a whole, have found their way to the War Recorxander, which was to the rear of Fort Gregg and higher up the Appomattox; and that fort was evacuated, the infantry and artillery retiring to the inner line of works, before Fort Gregg was attacked in force. I have letters from Lieutenants Snow, Craige, Howard, and Rigler, of my brigade, who were in Fort Gregg when it fell; and these officers estimate the number of Harris's brigade in that fort at not more than twenty, including a Lieutenant-Colonel Duncan and his adjutant, while they estimate
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 9 (search)
s institution. He early displayed that decision of character and force of will that distinguished him in after life. He had an ardent longing for a military career, and though disappointed in his first efforts to secure an appointment as a cadet at the United States Military Academy, he was not cast down. Through the aid of General D. H. Hill, then a professor at Davidson, his second application was successful. He was given his appointment to the Academy by that sturdy old Roman, the Hon. Burton Craige, who before the days of rotation in office was long an able and distinguished member of Congress from our State. Ramseur spent the usual term of five years at the Academy, and was graduated with distinction in the class of 1860. Among his class-mates of national reputation were Generals James H. Wilson and Merritt, Colonel Wilson, commandant at United States Military Academy, and Colonel A. C. M. Pennington, United States army. Through his courtesy, sincerity and the conscientio
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
H. Cowan. Robert Strange; Northampton, D. A. Barnes; Orange, William A. Graham; Perquimans, Joseph S. Cannon (?); Person, John W. Cunningham; Pitt, Bryan Grimes; Randolph, William J. Long, Alfred G. Foster; Richmond, Walter F. Leak; Rowan, Burton Craige, Hamilton C. Jones, Richard A. Caldwell; Sampson, Thomas Bunting (?); Stokes, John Hill; Wake, Kemp P. Battle; Washington, William S. Pettigrew; Wayne, George V. Strong. The Convention had 120 members. Resignations, deaths, and new electid, and George Howard, Jr., were University men. Davis and Avery were chosen. For the eight seats in the Confederate House of Representatives, 17 candidates were presented. Eight candidates were University men and four of these were elected: Burton Craige, Thomas D. McDowell, John M. Morehead and Thomas Ruffin, Jr. As Judge Waller R. Staples, of Virginia, was also a member, the University of North Carolina had seven alumni as delegates to this session of the Provisional Congress. When we come
The Daily Dispatch: June 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], North Carolina delegates to the Confederate Congress. (search)
North Carolina delegates to the Confederate Congress. --The Convention of North Carolina, on the 18th instant, elected the following delegates to the Confederate Congress. For the State at large — W. W. Avery and Geo. Davis; 1st District, W. N. H. Smith; 2d, Thos. Roffin; 3d, T. D. McDowell; 4th, A. W. Venable; 5th. John M. Morehead; 6th R. C. Puryear; 7th, Burton Craige; 8th, A. D. Davidson.
hostile Union. Signed by J. L. Pugh, David Clopton, Sydenham Moore, J. L. M. Curry, and J. A. Stallworth, of Ala.; J. W. H. Underwood, of Georgia, L. J. Gartrell, of Ga.; James Jackson, of Ga.; John J. Jones, of Ga.; Martin J. Crawford of Georgia; Alfred Iverson, U. S. Senator, Ga.; Geo. S. Hawkins, of Florida; T. C. Hindman, of Arkansas; Jeff. Davis, U. S. Senator, Miss.; A. G. Brown, U. S. Senator, Miss.; Wm. Barksdale, of Miss.; O. R. Singleton, of Miss.; Reuben Davis, of Miss.; Burton Craige, of North Carolina; Thos. Ruffin, of North Carolina; John Sildell, U. S. Senator, La., J. P. Benjamin, U. S. Senator, La.; Jno. M. Landrum, of Louisiana; Lewis T. Wigfall, U. S. Senator, Texas; John Hemphill, U. S. Senator, Texas; J. H. Reagan, of Texas; M. L. Honham, of S. C.; W. Porcher Miles, of S. C. John McQueen, of S. C.; John D. Ashmore, of S. C. Mr. Davis made the following statement to the caucus: Being a member of the Committee of Thirty-three, I state that the above
Florida.--Jackson Morton,--Ward, J. B. Owens. Georgia.--Robert Toombs, Howell Cobb, Martin J. Crawford, Eugenius A. Nisbet, Benj. H. Hill, A. R. Wright, Augustus H. Kenan, Alex. H. Stephens. Louisiana.--John Perkins, Jr., Charles M. Conrad, D. F. Kenner, Edward Sparrow. Mississippi.--Wiley P. Harris, Walker Brooke, W. S. Barry, J. T. Harrison, J. A. P. Campbell. North Carolina.--Geo. Davis, W. W. Avery, W. N. H. Smith, Thomas Ruffin, T. McDowell, A. W. Venable, J. M. Morehead, Burton Craige, A. T. Davidson. South Carolina.--R. B. Rhett, Sr., C. G. Memminger, W. Porcher Miles, W. W. Boyce. Tennessee.--Messrs. House, Thomas, Jones, Caruthers, Atkins, De Witt, Currin. Texas.--John H. Reagan, John Hemphill. Virginia.--James A. Seddon, Wm. B. Preston, R. M. T. Hunter, John Tyler, W. H. McFarland, R. A. Pryor, Thomas S. Bocock, Wm. C. Rives, Robert E. Scott, Alex R. Boteler, J. W. Brockenbrough, Charles W. Russell, Robert Johnson, Waller R. Staples, Walter Preston.