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n exact harmony with voice and speech. But, under the softness and gentleness of her external demeanor, one soon detects a firmness of determination, and a fixedness of will. No doubt, once determined upon the duty and propriety of any course, she will pursue it calmly and persistently to the end. It is to these qualifications, and physical and moral traits, that she owes the undoubted power and influence exercised in her late mission. Mrs. John Harris. Previous history Secretary Ladies' Aid Society her decision to go to the front early experiences on the Hospital Transports Harrison's Landing her garments soaked in human gore Antietam French's Division Hospital Smoketown General Hospital return to the front Fredericksburg Falmouth she almost despairs of the success of our arms Chancellorsville Gettysburg following the troops Warrenton Insolence of the rebels illness goes to the West Chattanooga serious illness return to Nashville labors for th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 17 (search)
h the streets to the City Hall, where the grand procession formed, and after marching through the streets, proceeded to the monument, where the unveiling ceremonies took place. Order of forming. From the City Hall the procession moved to the Capitol at 11 A. M., in the following order: 1. Mississippi National Guard. 2. A decorated float bearing fifteen young ladies, representing the States of the Confederacy, each bearing a flag (the charming feature of the procession). 3. Officers Ladies' Monumental Association. 4. Members of the family of the late President Jefferson Davis. 3. Distinguished Confederate veterans in carriages. 6. General J. A. Smith in command of the following: (a) Organized Posts Confederate Veterans. (b) Unattached Confederate Veterans. (c) Organized Posts Sons of Confederate Veterans. The Mississippi National Guard was represented by the following companies, in command of General Billups: Caledonian Rifles, Columbus Riflemen, Star
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 12., The first Methodist Episcopal Church of Medford. (search)
e Medford Methodists may raise their rock Ebenezer, and say with Samuel and Joshua of old,Hitherto hath the Lord helped us, and The Lord our God will we serve and his voice will we obey. Church Officials. Pastor.—Rev. Edgar Cary Bridgham. Board of Trustees.—Augustus L. Ordway, Levi W. Adams, William F. Wiltshire, William H. Magoun, Edgar A. Thomas, William Walters. Board of Stewards.—Charles N. Jones, Mrs. Abby D. Saxe, L. Frank Cole, Mrs. Ida M. Smith, Joseph A. Paine. Bliss P. Boultenhouse, William Hindle, George G. Colby, Arthur W. Merrill, William G. Chanter. Superintendent Sunday-school.—Arthur W. Merrill; Secretary, Katharine D. Saxe. President Ladies' Aid Society.—Mrs. Ida M. Smith; Secretary, Ella L. Alden. President Woman's Foreign Missionary Society.— Mrs. Walter S. Rust; Secretary, Mrs. J. A. Paine. President Epworth League.—Charles W. Moreton; Secretary, Gertrude Roberts. President Wesley Brotherhood.—Everett C. Lewis; Secretary,
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 14., Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church. (search)
r. Moses W. Mann. Frank U. Warner. James A. Knight. Lyman W. Proctor. George C. Rockwood. Charles S. Given. Ewen MacPherson. Heber J. Cripps. Harry A. Blodgett. Charles E. Lowe. Mrs. A. C. Rich. Mrs. E. J. C. Mann. Miss A. Evelyn Gilbert. Mrs. Nelson Taylor. Mrs. F. U. Warner. Mrs. F. A. Oxnard. District Steward. L. W. Proctor. Recording Steward. Moses W. Mann. Supt. Of Sunday-school. F. E. Rollins. Pres. Of Epworth League. Mrs. J. A. Knight. Pres. Ladies Aid Society. Mrs. L. W. Proctor. Pres. Of Brotherhood. Harry A. Blodgett. Treasurer of trustees. Nelson Taylor. Treasurer of official board. Samuel Guptill. Assistant treasurer. L. W. Proctor. In common with others, Trinity Church holds the evangelical faith of Christianity, proclaiming a full and free salvation, with definite knowledge thereof, and only differing in minor matters and church government. It is tolerant and respectful of others, and has only th
s immediately ironed, and so remains. We get this from the Pickens deserters. Slemmer knew this last Saturday when I was at Fort Pickens, as he evaded an answer to the question whether any one had been arrested on the Island since Thursday. The Neafle this morning brought up from the Navy-Yard four large cannon, to be placed in battery on the east side of Pensacola city, and the boys of Major Bradford's command are amusing themselves hauling them through the sand. This is styled the "Ladies' Battery, " and Uncle Sam will meet a warm reception, come when he may. Mr. James Lingan and Miss Kate McFarland, of New Orleans, were married this morning in the Episcopal Church. "None but the brave deserve the fair." The young soldier and his handsome bride have just passed. The lady is a sister-in-law of Judge Walker, of the N. O. Delta, who is here as one of the Louisiana Volunteers. The devoted lady-love of the gallant volunteer was determined to have the privilege of binding he
Ladies' Home Guard. --The Columbus Sun says: "We are informed that several young ladies of the city contemplate, or have probably commenced, the organization of a Home Guard, The design of the company is the special protection of the young men who have concluded to remain home during the existence of the war."
Ladies' Home Guard. --We copy the following from the Petersburg Express, of yesterday morning, as an evidence of the spirit animating the ladies of that place: Ladies' Home Guard.--At the suggestion of those patriotic volunteers who passed through here on yesterday afternoon, and were surprised to see so many hale, hearLadies' Home Guard.--At the suggestion of those patriotic volunteers who passed through here on yesterday afternoon, and were surprised to see so many hale, hearty men meet them at the depot, the ladies of Petersburg propose holding a meeting at some early day, at a convenient location, to form a "Ladies' Home Guard," for the special protection of this class of our community, who, through fear or some other unaccountable determination, have concluded to remain at home during the existencePetersburg propose holding a meeting at some early day, at a convenient location, to form a "Ladies' Home Guard," for the special protection of this class of our community, who, through fear or some other unaccountable determination, have concluded to remain at home during the existence of the war. Many Ladies. May 27, 1861.
Good firing. --The Pensacola correspondent of the Mobile Evening News writes: On Friday, Lieut. Howard sent a forty-two pound cannon ball through a target a mile distant. The shot was fired from one of the guns of the "Bradford Battery." Yesterday morning he fired a forty-two pound shot from the "Ladies' Battery," which ricocheted within two hundred yards of the opposite shore, a distance of near four miles. Look out, "Mister Ingion."
Patriotic meeting. The ladies of Richmond are moving for the defence of the capital, and a step is being have by them is the right direction. We kepe the public spirit of the ladies will infuse a little more energy into the movements of high in authority, and that their efforts to protect the city from the tread of the vandals will not be permitted to fall unaided to the ground. We append a call for a meeting on Monday afternoon, from which we expect some results that will eventually rebound to the protection of the city. "The patriotic ladies of Richmond and its vicinity are requested to meet at the Broad street Methodist Church Lecture Room, at four o'clock, on Monday evening, the 24th inst., for the purpose of organizing a Ladies'association for building gunboats to defend the city."
Depot Army Committee Y M C a,and Ladies'soldiers' Aid Society,Richmond, Nov. 19, 1863. The Army Committee of the Young Men's Christian Association of Richmond acknowledge the receipt of $4,190, contributed at a joint communion of the First and Second Presbyterian Churches of this city, for the benefit of the soldiers in Gen. Lee's army. This contribution will be supplied at once for the purchase of shoes and socks for our gallant soldiers, who are so much in need of them, We would also acknowledge the receipt of $18.50, for the relief of the poor of Richmond, from the Independent Turner Association of this city. Our noble soldiers will highly appreciate these generous contributions for themselves and families, [t] Wm P Munford, Chairman.
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