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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.9 (search)
tle of the Wilderness. The part taken by Mahone's brigade. An address delivered by Comrade John R. Turner, before A. P. Hill Camp of Confederate Veterans of Petersburg, Virginia, on the evening of March 3d, 1892. [The following address, it hilation War-Talks of Confederate Veterans, which will comprehend the several addresses which have been delivered before A. P. Hill Camp of Confederate Veterans, with addenda giving statements of participants, eye-witnesses and others, in respect to cs letter General Sorrel replied as follows: New York, January 19th, 1892. (Lee's Birthday.) John R. Turner, Esq., A. P. Hill Camp, C V., Petersburg, Va.: dear Sir—Your letter of January 14th was forwarded to me from Savannah, and am very gla at the battle-field, was just in time to be thrown across the plank-road and check the enemy whose attack had begun on A. P. Hill's corps. This of itself was a magnificent performance of the corps — to form line in the dense thicket after a hasty m
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
General A. P. Hill. Presentation of his statue to A. P. Hill Camp, Petersburg, Virginia. IntA. P. Hill Camp, Petersburg, Virginia. Interesting ceremonies-distinguished visitors from Richmond—Speeches made on the Occasion—The banquet a The unveiling of the imposing statue of General A. P. Hill, a gift from the Pegram Battalion Association, of Richmond, to A. P. Hill Camp, of this city, which took place last evening in the hall of tclock Captain W. Gordon McCabe, commander of A. P. Hill Camp, rapped the assemblage to order, and thttalion Association, presented the statue to A. P. Hill Camp. Major Brander's speech. Commander McCabe and Comrades of A. P. Hill Camp: It is with pleasure that I am with you to-night, to hon which were attached to the brigades forming A. P. Hill's Light Division, and afterwards as Pegram'ss greatest soldier, such our proud claim for A. P. Hill: Whatever record leaps to light, He nev who spoke as follows: The friends of General A. P. Hill have watched with the greatest satisfact[4 more...]<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.18 (search)
must be no mistake about capturing the Rebel capital. On the 26th of June the battle opened on the right wing of McClellan at Mechanicsville by an attack by A. P. Hill on the breastworks of Fitz John Porter. Soon the roar of artillery is heard round the flank of Porter and in his rear. It was the wizard of the Valley of Virgfeated in quick succession McDowell, Shields and Fremont. It was the guns of Stonewall Jackson. Porter made a brave fight, but no troops could stand long with A. P. Hill assailing them in the front and Stonewall Jackson in the rear. They fell back on their next supports, and when these supports were driven away they continued t he crosses the bridge and pushes Lee's column back into the edge of the village of Sharpsburg. But Lee, anticipating this movement, sends five brigades, under A. P. Hill, from his left and center, and Burnside is hurled back with great loss. 'Tis the bloodiest day in the ides of Maryland. The September frost had already painte
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The man who killed General A. P. Hill. (search)
The man who killed General A. P. Hill. Statement of Mr. Mauk, who says he fired the fatal shot. The Baltimore American, of May 29, 1892, in a long article describing how General Hill was killed, reproduces the account of his courier, Sergeant Tucker, First published in the Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. XI, December, 1883, pages 564-9. and also a statement from Corporal John W. Mauk, of Company F, One-Hundred-and-Thirty-eighth Pennsylvania Infantry, who claims that hed. Comrade Wolford and myself shortly after this joined our regiment, and nothing more was thought of the affair until summoned to brigade and corps headquarters to answer questions. After I had given a statement of the affair General Wright asked me if I knew whom I had killed. I told him that I did not. He said: You have killed General A. P. Hill, of the Confederate army. All this occurred on the morning after the rebel works had been carried, on the 2d of April, 1865. John W. Mauk.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Unveiling of the statue of General Ambrose Powell Hill at Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1892. (search)
Franklin street. Our duty in this respect to A. P. Hill is also done, and movements are on foot to d who wore the badge of the Thirteenth Virginia, Hill's old regiment. Some of these survivors look en W. Gordon McCabe commanded the veterans of A. P. Hill Camp, No. 6, of Petersburg, which was one ofthan the one we are to unveil here to-day to A. P. Hill—a worthy comrade of that bright galaxy of lehe lieutenant-colonel and intimate friend of A. P. Hill, his successor in command of the old Thirtee said: Mr. President and Gentlemen of i/e A. P. Hill Monument Association: We meet to pay tribStonewall Jackson, or General Sheridan above A. P. Hill? [Great and continued applause. Blood is their ground while almost surrounded, until A. P. Hill's division came to the front, and with his vng column is forced to fight, and here again A. P. Hill's command bore the brunt of the day, sufferiral Pope a front view of Confederate troops, A. P. Hill retrieved what threatened to be a lost field[18 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.29 (search)
a. Appointments by the grand Commander. Adjutant-General, Captain Thomas Ellett, Richmond, Virginia. Aides-De-Camp. Comrade James N. Stubbs, Wood's X Roads, John R. Cooke Camp, Gloucester county, Virginia. Comrade J. E. Rockwell, A. P. Hill Camp, Petersburg, Virginia. Camps Composing the Grand Camp, their Location, Commanders, with Post-Office Address, are as follows. No. 1. R. E. Lee, No. 1, Richmond, Virginia, T. P. Pollard. No. 2. Maury, No. 2, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Thomas F. Procter, No. 3. Pickett-Buchanan, Norfolk, Virginia, Walter F. Irvine. No. 4. Stonewall, Portsmouth, Virginia, R. C. Marshall. No. 5. R. E. Lee, No. 2, Alexandria, Virginia, William A. Smoot. No. 6. A. P. Hill, No. 6, Petersburg, Virginia, W. Gordon Mc-Cabe. No. 7. ClintonHatcher, Leesburg, Virginia, E. V. White. No. 8. Sam. Garland, Lynchburg, Virginia, Kirk Otey. No. 9. George E. Pickett, Richmond Virginia, R. N. Northen. No. 10. R. E. Lee, No. 3, Hamp
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
ris, Gen. D. B., Life and Services of, 395. Heroine of Confederate Point, The, a contemporaneous account of the defence of Fort Fisher, Dec. 24-25, 1864, 301. Heth, Gen., Harry, 356; Sketch of, 389. Hiden, D. D., Rev. J. C., 307. Hill, Gen. A. P., unveiling of the statue of, at Richmond, with ceremonies and oration of Gen. J. A. Walker, 352; how killed and by whom, 349, 383; characteristics of, 384; his name last on the lips of Lee and Jackson. 385; presentation of statute of, to A.A. P. Hill Camp, Petersburg, Virginia, ceremonies of, speeches at, etc., 184. Hill Camp of Confederate Veterans, 68, 399. Hill, Hon. David B., 335. Hill, Gen. D. H., 65. Hollins, Commander, Geo. N., 21. Hutton, Midshipman, 10. Ingalls, Hon. J. J., His tribute to Davis, 371. Ireson, M. M. S., 49. Jackson's Opinion of Ewell, Gen. Stonewall, 26; Reminiscences of, 307; Tribute to, 373. Jackson, Wounding of Col. J. H., 182. James, Capt., Geo. S., 62. Jenkins, Death of Gen. M., 7