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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.17 (search)
General Wright, having been detached by General Grant from his own army, and the 19th, under General Emory, having been sent up the Potomac from Fort Monroe, where it had arrived in the nick of timen the fortifications of that city. Early withdrew to the lower Valley, followed by Wright and Emory, who were soon joined by General Crook, who had superseded Hunter after his disastrous return toOhio river. This formed the Eighth Corps in the Army of the Shenandoah Valley. Soon Wright and Emory started back to Washington to reinforce Grant, when Early at once turned upon Crook, defeated hier and across the Potomac at Harper's Ferry. This caused the return of the troops of Wright and Emory, and the whole force was concentrated at and near Harper's Ferry. In casting around for a comrobable that he would have gained the battle of Winchester even against such odds. Wright and Emory had been fought out, and it was only with Crook's fresh corps and the two cavalry divisions of M
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Captain Don P. Halsey, C. S. A. (search)
street. He also went to other schools in Lynchburg, and then to a boarding-school kept by Mr. William Claytor, at Liberty, now Bedford City. From there he went to Emory and Henry College where he graduated with distinction in 1855. In the fall of that year he assumed the duties of the Chair of Ancient Languages in Roanoke Collegeers' exact language, he writes: It was my good fortune to take part in his education from his earliest boyhood in Lynchburg, afterward at Bedford City and again at Emory and Henry, where he graduated. After his graduation he was elected Professor of Latin and Greek (I believe) in Roanoke College, Virginia. The position there did r sent him to the University of Virginia. I was confident that he would be able to graduate (here) in Latin, Greek, French and Spanish which he studied with me at Emory and Henry. He did graduate in these subjects, a most unusual achievement, considering the fact that he entered the University late in the session. I doubt whethe
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
al P. H., 61. Shiloh, Battle of 298; troops engaged in, 808, 804; causes of Confederate failure, 316; losses in, 312, 314. Simpson Colonel B. L., 14, 19. Sims, C. S. N., Captain Charles. 827. Slaves and Masters congenial, 368. Smith, Major Frank killed, 139; Colonel George W., 12; Goldwin, 87; Capt. James Power, 204. South Carolina, The Prostrate State, 1866-9, 5; opinion in that war would not follow secession, 76; rifle clubs, 75. South Mountain, Battle of, 32. Speer, Judge Emory 95. Spotsylvania C. H., Battle of, 283. Stage of Life, The, 170. Starke, General W. E., killed, 33. Staunton Artillery, 11. Steaman Capture of Fort, 19. Stevens, Prize Master, 54. Strother, Sergeant, Sidney, killed, 277. Success in war, what dependant on, 318. Sumter. Evacuation of Fort, 76. Sutherlin, Major W. T., 80, 886. Tatnall, Commodore J 32. Taylor, Colonel Walter H., 356; General R., his tribute to General Canby, 48. Thomas, D. A., 74; Colonel John