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xecution, on pleas presented, but this was refused. After the condemnation of Brown and his associates, fearing from published threats that an attempt might be made by Northern sympathizers to rescue them, Governor Wise ordered Virginia troops to Charlestown to guard the prisoners until after their execution. Toward the last of November about 1,000 were there assembled, among them the cadets of the Virginia military institute, under command of Col. F. H. Smith, the superintendent. Maj. T. J. Jackson, the famous Stonewall Jackson of the war, was present in command of the cadet battery. He witnessed the execution of Brown about midday, December 2, 1859. In a letter to his wife he wrote of Brown, he behaved with unflinching firmness, and of the execution: My command was in front of the cadets, all facing south. One howitzer I assigned to Mr. Truehart, on the left of the cadets, and with the other I remained on the right. Other troops occupied different positions around the scaffo
came to camp. On the 27th of April, Maj. Thomas J. Jackson, of the Virginia military institute, wir captain had the pleasure of handing to Colonel Jackson the roll of the first company mustered ind asked that the same be conveyed to the men. Jackson then requested Imboden to muster in the two onstitute fitted him admirably for such work. Jackson regulated the trains on the Baltimore & Ohio,aptaincy, but was persuaded by Imboden to pay Jackson a visit and discuss the situation, the result Richmond by Lieutenant-Colonel Pemberton, Majors Jackson and Gilham, and Capt. T. L. Preston, who heral. Within an hour after his arrival, Col. T. J. Jackson called on General Johnston, learned the en in all. Among the officers present were T. J. Jackson and A. P. Hill, who became lieutenant-genery: The First, a Virginia brigade, under Col. T. J. Jackson, composed of the Second, Fourth, Fifth a Virginia army, and ordered to report to Col. T. J. Jackson at Harper's Ferry. On reporting for dut[2 more...]
alion and five Virginia regiments, under Col. P. St. George Cocke; Sixth brigade, two Virginia, one Mississippi and one South Carolina regiment, under Col. J. A. Early; and not brigaded, two Louisiana, and one South Carolina infantry regiment, two cavalry regiments and one artillery battalion, and five artillery batteries. The army of the Shenandoah, when it joined Beauregard, was composed of the First brigade, four Virginia infantry regiments and Pendleton's Virginia battery, under Col. T. J. Jackson; Second brigade, three Georgia regiments, two Kentucky battalions and Alburtis' Virginia battery; Third brigade one Alabama, two Mississippi and one Tennessee regiment, and Imboden's Virginia battery, under Brig.-Gen. B. E. Bee; Fourth brigade, one Tennessee and two Virginia regiments, a Maryland infantry battalion, and Grove's Virginia battery, under Col. A. Elzey; and one Virginia regiment of infantry and one of cavalry, not brigaded. The army of the Potomac, it was estimated, had 9
h of September the Confederate force under Colonel Gilham evacuated Valley mountain, and on October 2d took position on Elk mountain, where it remained until after the battle of Greenbrier River. After that it fell back to Marlin's bottom (now Marlinton), on the Greenbrier, where it threw up fortifications and remained until late in November, when that portion of the army of the Northwest, with the exception of the cavalry left at Huntersville, was withdrawn and sent to Winchester, to Gen. T. J. Jackson, who had, on the 4th of November, assumed command of the Valley district, which embraced Alleghany mountain. On the 21st of November, Gen. H. R. Jackson evacuated Camp Bartow and retired to the summit of Alleghany mountain, leaving only cavalry at Camp Bartow to scout the enemy's front. On the 22d, from his camp on the mountain, General Jackson ordered Col. Edward Johnson, of the Twelfth Georgia, to take command of the garrison on the summit of the mountain, to consist of the Twel
f condolence, and when word came that his wounds, complicated by illness, would probably prove fatal, he said, almost overcome with emotion: Surely General Jackson must recover. God will not take him from us now that we need him so much. Surely he will be spared to us in answer to the many prayers which are offered for him. Jackson died on Sunday, the 10th of May, and the next day Lee issued this general order: With deep grief, the commanding general announces the death of Lieut.-Gen. T. J. Jackson. who expired on the 10th instant, at 3:15 p. m. The daring, skill and energy of this great and good soldier, by the decree of an all-wise Providence, are now lost to us, but while we mourn his death, we feel that his spirit still lives and will inspire the whole army with his indomitable courage and unshaken confidence in God as our hope and our strength. Let his name be a watchword to his corps, who has followed him — to victory on so many fields. Let officers and soldiers emu
und at the armory. Under the command of Col. T. J. Jackson he was posted at the Potomac bridge at Pd to the First Virginia brigade, under Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, and at the first battle of Manassas, he following spring he became a member of General Jackson's staff, and later was appointed adjutantof Northern Virginia. On September 27, 1862, Jackson, having well tested his courage and ability, d to the main line the following night, after Jackson had fallen and the command had devolved upon of General Paxton's death was conveyed to General Jackson, then on his deathbed, the great commandencluded George B. McClellan, J. L. Reno, Thomas J. Jackson, George Stoneman, Dabney H. Maury, D. Rsing brigade command in the action. In June, Jackson having concluded his Valley campaign, Robertsantry, May 10, 1861, with orders to report to Jackson at Harper's Ferry, and was promoted colonel Jtly engaged. About midnight of May 2d, after Jackson and Hill had fallen, Stuart took command of t[6 more...]