Your search returned 100 results in 35 document sections:

1 2 3 4
of Jefferson Davis. He married a widow, whose family name was Emory. By her he had one son, Samuel Davis, the father of Jefferson Davis. When Samuel Davis was about sixteen years of age his widSamuel Davis was about sixteen years of age his widowed mother sent him with supplies to his two half-brothers, Daniel and Isaac Williams, then serving in the army of the Revolution. Samuel, after finding his brothers were in active service, decided d quoted by them long after he had gone to his final rest, and when they were growing old. Mr. Davis then continued his dictation: My parents lived near Augusta, Ga., where they had a farm, o the exact site of my birthplace has since been built the Baptist church of Fairview. In 1886 Mr. Davis attended and made a speech at the presentation of his birthplace to the trustees of the Baptisurviving friends and neighbors of his father and of his own boyhood were present, and received Mr. Davis with the tenderest affection. It was my husband's last visit to his birthplace, and gave him
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Stone's River, Tenn. (search)
Liddell: 2d Ark., Col. D. C. Govan; 5th Ark., Lieut.-Col. John E. Murray; 6th and 7th Ark., Col. S. G. Smith (w), Lieut.-Col. F. J. Cameron (w), Maj. W. F. Douglass; 8th Ark., Col. John H. Kelly (w), Lieut.-Col. G. F. Baucum; Miss. Battery (Swett's), Lieut. H. Shannon. Brigade loss: k, 86; w, 503; m, 18 = 607. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson: 17th Tenn., Col. A. S. Marks (w), Lieut.-Col. W. W. Floyd; 23d Tenn., Lieut.-Col. R. H. Keeble; 25 Tenn., Col. J. M. Hughs (w), Lieut.-Col. Samuel Davis; 37th Tenn., Col. Moses White (w), Maj. J. T. McReynolds (k), Capt. C. G. Jarnagin; 44th Tenn., Col. John S. Fulton; Miss. Battery (Jefferson Art'y), Capt. Put. Darden. Brigade loss: k, 61; w, 488; m, 57 = 606. Fourth Brigade, Brig.-Gen. S. A. M. Wood: 16th Ala., Col. W. B. Wood (w); 33d Ala., Col. Samuel Adams; 3d Confederate, Maj. J. F. Cameron; 45th Miss., Lieut.-Col. R. Charlton; 15th Miss. Battalion Sharp-shooters, Capt. A. T. Hawkins; Ala. Battery, Capt. Henry C. Semple. Bri
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
Anemone--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, W. C. Borden; Acting-Master's Mates, G. W. Briggs and Theo. Stone; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Wm. Higman; Acting-Third-Assistants, J. L. Wright and H. Litchfield. Alert--Fourth rate. Acting Ensign, John Bishop; Acting-Master and Pilot, D. M. Abbott; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, Wm. Mahan; Acting-Third-Assistants, Eli Tympenny and J. W. Briggs. Heltotrope--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, G. B. Griffin; Acting-Master's Mate, Samuel Davis; Engineers: Acting Second-Assistant, S. G. Flynn; Acting-Third-Assistants, John McKenney and Edward J. Cahill. Epsilon--Fourth-rate. Acting-Ensign, Eli M. Boggs; Engineers: Acting-Third-Assistants, F. M. Wagner and Frank Blocki. Cohasset--Fourth-rate. Acting-Master's Mate, M. K. Henderson; Engineers: Acting-Second Assistant, J. H. Finn; Acting-Third-Assistants, H. Haney and R. F. Baker. Delta--Fourth-rate Acting-Master's Mate, Wm. F. Gragg; Engineers: Acting-Third Assist
, pointing a piece and rendering valuable assistance. Names of killed, wounded, and missing of Capt. Griffin's report. Killed--Wm. Campbell, Joseph Cooper, Joseph Howard, James O'Brien, and Frederick A. Reig, all privates. Mortally Wounded--Sergeant Stephen Kane; privates, James Turner and Andrew Wagner. Wounded--First Lieutenant A. Ames, Fifth Artillery; Sergeants T. Maher and John Murphy; privates Robert Bloom, Alexander Campbell, R. Chamberlain, R. R. Connell, George Clark, Samuel Davis, Herman Fisher, James Moran, James M. Sheffield. Missing--Privates, John Allen, S. Griswold, Edward Hopwood, C. R. Holliday, Owen McBride, John H. McIntire, Andrew Roberts, Charles Ridder. The wounded missing are italicized. Report of Lieutenant-Colonel Fiske. Headquarters Second regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, camp Sullivan. Near Washington, July 27, 1861. sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the movements of the Second regiment New Hampshire Volu
orse, remove it from the field. So ended the battle of Island Mounds, which, though commenced through the rash and impetuous daring of the officers, yet under most unfavorable circumstances, resulted in a complete victory to the negro regiment. What I narrate I saw myself, and having witnessed several engagements since this rebellion commenced, I know what fighting amounts to. The following is a list of our casualties: Killed--Captain Crew, Co. A; corporal Joseph Talbot. Privates, Samuel Davis, Thomas Lane, Marion Barber, Allen Rhodes, Henry Gash, all of Co. F; John Six-Killer, Seamen's battalion. Wounded-Lieutenant Joseph Gardner, Co. F, head, hip and knee; private Thos. Knight, both legs; Geo. Dudley, both legs; Manuel Dobson, both arms; Lazarus Johnson, arm, all of Co. F; Sergeant Edward Lowrey, Seamen's battalion, shoulder and arm; Sergeant Shelley Banning, Seamen's battalion, right breast and hip; corporal Andy Hytower, left shoulder; Anderson Riley, left shoulder; priv
& TaylorJ. HilliardBoston142 337 ShipEmperorSprague & James'sFoster & TaylorWilliam HammondMarblehead600 338 Sch.LowellSprague & James'sFoster & TaylorElihu ReedBoston130 339 BrigChicopeeSprague & James'sFoster & TaylorJ. H. PearsonBoston200 340 BarkLaconiaSprague & James'sFoster & TaylorJ. H. PearsonBoston200 341 ShipCorsairJ. Stetson'sJ. StetsonWheeler & AdamsBoston325 342 ShipFaneuil HallJ. Stetson'sJ. StetsonGeorge Thatcher and othersBoston578 343 BarkMaylandP. Curtis'sP. CurtisSamuel DavisBoston203 344 ShipSunbeamP. Curtis'sP. CurtisA. HemenwayBoston850 345 BarkHelen MariaP. Curtis'sP. CurtisR. TaylorChatham203 346 Sch.FawnGeo. H. Briggs'sGeorge H. Briggs  100 347 BarkThetisJ. O. Curtis'sJ. O. CurtisFairfield, Lincoln, & Co.Boston378 348 BrigArielJ. O. Curtis'sJ. O. CurtisJames WilsonBoston140 349 ShipScotlandJ. O. Curtis'sJ. O. CurtisFrench & CoffinNantucket367 350 Sch.Charles AlstonSamuel Teel'sPeter LewisJohn AdamsProvincetown98 351 Sch.TonquinT. Magoun
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
490. Dallas's Report, 30. Dalton, Mr., 422. Dante, study of, 85, 86, 394, 466, 470, 472, 475 and note, 482. Dartmouth College, Elisha Ticknor graduate of, 1, 5; case of, vs. Woodward, 4; Dr. Wheelock, President of, 5; G. T. member and graduate of, 6, 7. Daveis, Charles S., 316 note; letters to, 24, 43, 51, 87, 169, 232 note, 334, 336, 337, 339, 344, 378, 379, 394, 396, 397, 398, 399, 401. Davis, Hart, 447. Davis, Judge, 329, 340, 355. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. I. P., 328. Davis, Mr., Samuel, 329. Davoust, Madame, 146, 147. Davoust, Marechal, 146, 147. Davy, Dr., 271. Davy, Lady, 57, 128. Davy, Sir, Humphry, 54, 57, 60, 128, 152. Day, Professor, 14. Deaf-Mutes, teaching of, in Madrid, 196. De Bresson, 501. De Candolle, A. P. de, 154, 155. Decazes, Count (Duke), 253, 254, 256. De la Rive, President, 152-154, 156. Denison, Right Hon. Evelyn (Lord Ossington), 408 note. De Pradt, 257 and note, 263. De Saussure, Mad., 153. De Saussure, Mad. Necker,
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 30 (search)
knor graduate of, I. 1, 5; Dr. Wheelock President of, I. 5; G. T. member and graduate of, I. 6, 7. Dartmouth, Earl of, II. 179. D'Aumale, Due, II. 371, 382. D'Aumale, Duchesse, II. 376, 382. Daveis, Charles S., I. 316 note; letters to, 24, 43, 51, 87, 169, 232 note, 334, 336, 337, 339, 344, 378, 379, 394, 396, 397, 398, 399, 401, II. 192, 195, 226, 229, 239, 281, 283, 289, 426. Davis, Hart, I. 447. Davis, Judge, I. 329, 340, 35. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. I. P., I. 328. Davis, Mr., Samuel, I. 329. Davoust, Madame, I. 146, 147. Davoust, Marechal, I. 146, 147. Davy, Dr., I. 271. Davy, Lady, I. 57, 128, II. 179. Davy, Sir, Humphry, I. 54, 57, 60, 128, 152 Day, Professor, I. 14. Deaf-mutes, teaching of, in Madrid, L 196. De Bresson, I. 601. De Candolle, A. P., I. 154, 156. Decazes, Count (Duke), I. 253, 254, 256, II 106, 119, 136. D'Eckstein, Baron, II. 125, 127. De Crollis, II. 69. De Gerando, Baron, II. 130, 141. Dehn, Professor, II. 331. D
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)
county. His grandfather was a colonist from Wales, living in Virginia and Maryland, and rendering important public service to those southern colonies. His father, Samuel Emory Davis, and his uncles, were all Revolutionary soldiers in 1776. Samuel Davis served during the Revolution partly with Georgia cavalry and was also in the siege of Savannah as an officer in the infantry. He is described as a young officer of gentle and engaging address, as well as remarkable daring in battle. Three brothers of Jefferson Davis, all older than himself, fought in the war of 1812, two of them serving directly with Andrew Jackson, and gaining from that great soldier special mention of their gallantry in the battle of New Orleans. Samuel Davis, after the Revolution removed to Kentucky, resided there a few years and then changed his home to Wilkinson county, Mississippi. Jefferson Davis received his academic education in early boyhood at home, and was then sent to Transylvania university in Ken
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)
Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Kenesaw Mountain, and Atlanta. He was finally surrendered at Greensboro with the army under General Johnston. Since the close of hostilities he has been engaged in mercantile pursuits at Greenville, and has prospered in business. He has served the community frequently as a member of council, and was the first mayor at the restoration to power of the Democratic party. By his marriage in 1858 to Hattie McNeill, of Fayetteville, N. C., he has six children: Samuel Davis, in business at New York city; Jefferson Davis, a traveling salesman; Bessie, wife of Judge Walter Hodges, of Newberry; May, wife of Charles Blackwelder: Paul, and Benjamin. Thomas J. Strait Thomas J. Strait, of South Carolina, representative in Congress during the fifty-third, fifty-fourth and fifty-fifth sessions, was in boyhood a gallant and devoted private soldier of the Confederate army. He was born in Chester district, December 25, 1846. When a little past fifteen years of a
1 2 3 4