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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address before the Virginia division of Army of Northern Virginia, at their reunion on the evening of October 21, 1886. (search)
es of Virginia had already been preparing for the inevitable war, and the Richmond Howitzers had been in barracks under the Spotswood Hotel a month before. History Richmond Howitzer Battalion, pamphlet No. 3, p. 1. On the 18th April, Lieutenant Roger Jones, of the United States army, commanding Harper's Ferry, reported to the AdjutantGen-eral in Washington that up to that time no assault or attempt to seize the government property had been made, but that there was decided evidence that the range Montpelier Guards, two Culpeper rifle companies, the Winchester Continentals, the Winchester Rifles, a Charlestown company and portions of the Fauquier cavalry reached Harper's Ferry and found the arsenal and buildings in flames. But Lieutenant Jones had not succeeded in destroying everything which he could not defend, and the flames were soon extinguished. By the 23d April the newspapers reported that five thousand Virginia troops had assembled at Harper's Ferry, Richmond Enquirer,