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The Daily Dispatch: March 23, 1865., [Electronic resource], The Hampton Legion. (search)
The Hampton Legion. --This superb command has given to the Confederacy seven generals. Hampton, its originator and colonel, is now a lieutenant-general. Stephen D. Lee, formerly a captain of its artillery, is also a lieutenant general. Butler, a captain, is now a major-general. The lamented Pettigrew, first a private in the Washington infantry, fell at the head of his North Carolina brigade.--Gary, a captain of infantry, is brigadier of cavalry, in command around Richmond. Connor, once a captain, is also a brigadier, minus a leg, and Logan, who started as a lieutenant, has followed the honorable career of his comrades, and received his stars and wreath.--Columbia Carolinian.
The Daily Dispatch: December 14, 1865., [Electronic resource], Negro schools in
Negro schools in Richmond. --The Rev. Mr. Clayton, on last Sunday, delivered a discourse upon freedmen in a Universalist Church in New York city. The Tribune says of it: "He described the different schools in Richmond, Norfolk, Hampton, Alexandria and Washington, and read the reports of their principals, with such remarks as were appended by the superintendent, which showed them to be in a most satisfactory condition, under the direction of Miss White and Miss Howe. "One in particular, held in the Old African Church of Richmond, had seven hundred day scholars; an evening school was attached for the older and more advanced scholars; a sort of high school, under the direction of Miss Hancock, for preparation of colored teachers. Miss Hancock has two assistant (colored), aged twelve and fifteen respectively. The school was entirely self-sustaining, the teaching being gratuitous. "General Howard had promised that no distinction should be made in regard to the pecu
The Daily Dispatch: December 25, 1865., [Electronic resource], Mining and the miner. (search)