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The Daily Dispatch: May 2, 1864., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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Chapter 18: The slave's Ruse the Richmond Enquirer President's Proclamation a negro prayer a Big Bug a Casibianca death of Mr. Eckles thoughts and plans of escape Lieutenant Pittenger. The next day after this occurrence, as I was walking in the yard, a negro, who worked in the prison, slyly pulled me as I was passing him, and exclaimed in an under-tone: All us darkies gwine to be free, yah! yah! What? asked I, taking care to avoid being seen by the guards. Why, all us nigs gwine to be free, yah! yah! gin us yer coat, massa! I fully understood this coat business, as the reader must be aware from an explanation previously given, but, as I had no coat myself, I went to Captain McCormick, my messmate, and got his. It very fortunately had a long rip in the right sleeve. Here, nigger, cried I, in loud tones, can't you get this coat mended? Mended! exclaimed, the intelligent fellow, in assumed tones of wrath, intended for the guards. I w
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.43 (search)
the Richmond, Va., News leader, November 24, 1908.] Roster of the members of the 12th Virginia Infantry, Mahone's Brigade, who were engaged. Field and staff officers. Weisiger, Colonel David A., commanding brigade; wounded. Jones, Captain Richard W., of Company I, commanding regiment. Hinton, Lieutenant Drury A., Aide-de-Camp of brigade commander. Smith, Adjutant Hugh R. Maclin, Sergeant-Major Joseph J. Company a —Petersburg city guard. Bain, Sergeant John W. Eckles, Private Benjamin F.; wounded. Hawthorne, Private John W. Harrison, Private William Henry. Ivey, Private George W. May, Private George W. Stainback, Private Francis Charles. Company B —Petersburg A Grays. Brown, Private Samuel E. Chappell, Private Robert; wounded. Cayce, Private Milton; wounded. Chase, Private Henry E.; wounded. Dean, Private Leonidas H.; killed. Fowlkes, Private Joseph C.; wounded. Leavitt, Private Ithman M. Lufsey, Private Henry
d in consequence thereof.--Any favor that may be shown him will, I am satisfied, never be betrayed. I am, General, very respectfully, your obedient servant. D R Eckles. To Gen J C Breckinridge, C S A. Eckles was a Judge in Utah under Buchanan.--Davis was a member of the 32d, 33d, 35th and 36th Congresses, and the Eckles was a Judge in Utah under Buchanan.--Davis was a member of the 32d, 33d, 35th and 36th Congresses, and the predecessor of the member from the Terre Hanto district (Mr Voorhees.) Both were his constituents and leading lights in the Democratic party. Mr Voorhees, (opp,) of Ind, replied: What the gentleman from Ohio (Mr Garfield) had produced were not original letters, but only what purported to be copies. He would say to Mr Garfiel doubt lead to considerable discussion. Mr Garfield reports that he did write the letter, and that the original can be produced. Nothing has been heard from Judge Eckles, the other party implanted in the subject The Federal troops an and South Carolina. A letter from Jacksonville, Fla., April 17th, says: The wi
Dayton: Paris, December 6, 1864. My Dear Mr. Weed: Our friend, Mr. Dayton, died about 10 o'clock this morning while visiting at the Louvre Hotel. He had called upon Mr. Vanderpool, but not finding him in, went to the apartment of Mrs. Eckles, (widow of Judge Eckles,) asked for a seat, and soon complained of feeling dizzy. He became alarmed about his symptoms, and begged her not to leave him. He died there upon the sofa in a very few minutes.--His funeral will take place on TuesdaJudge Eckles,) asked for a seat, and soon complained of feeling dizzy. He became alarmed about his symptoms, and begged her not to leave him. He died there upon the sofa in a very few minutes.--His funeral will take place on Tuesday. This event has spread a cloud over us all. I have been so occupied with preparations for the funeral that I have but a moment to devote to this letter. Mr. A. H. Layard on the War. Mr. A. H. Layard, M. P., Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, made a speech to his constituents on December 1, in the course of which he referred to American topics as follows: He did not believe it possible that any liberal government would now engage in foreign intervention or enter into anoth