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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Extracts from the diary of Lieutenant-Colonel John G. Pressley, of the Twenty-Fifth South Carolina Volunteers. (search)
of four companies of the Twenty-fifth and a detachment of cavalry. Legare's lower house was picket headquarters. No firing on any portion ofpril 17th to 20th.—Two guns of a Georgia Light Battery were sent to Legare's, near the picket line, to fire on some gunboats that were in the ood, he inquired of me- Colonel, do you know the road leading to Legare's? Yes, General, I replied; I know every foot of the island in ofifty men as skirmishers, hold the rest in reserve, use the road to Legare's as a directrix, keep your reserves well up with your skirmish linard, the firing becoming rather desultory, till we came in sight of Legare's lower house. Just below the house we found the enemy's camp and pines, and tall grass that covered that portion of the island above Legare's plantation house and driving the enemy down to their camp below LLegare's overseer's house, my attention was called to a body of troops coming from towards Grimballs' house on the causeway leading across the
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Letters and times of the Tylers. (search)
xcited contest were of an honor and integrity that would never have stooped to anything reflective on their character. The cordial union of Webster and the President, and the Cabinet he appointed, consisting of Forward, McLean, Upshur, Wickliff, Legare, Gilmer, Calhoun and Mason, is strong proof of his honor and integrity, and we are pleased to think that John Tyler, President of the United States, outlived every slander and abuse uttered against his name and character, and that the voice of ths, embracing such learned authors and men distinguished in literature and science as are rarely found connected with official station. Among them may be found Rodney, Gallatin, Wirt, Calhoun, Rush, Kendall, Woodbury, Poinsett, Paulding, Webster, Legare, Walker, Bancroft, Marcy. It is also a striking truth that each branch of our national Congress has been elevated by many members distinguished for science, literature and authorship. With the United States there is in learning and science—an