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Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 3 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
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ance with him commenced in October of that year. At that time young Davis was considered by the faculty and by his fellow-students as the first scholar, ahead of all his classes, and the bravest and handsomest of all the college boys. Major Theodore Lewis, who served in the Mexican War with Mr. Davis, told me that he often slept by the side of the then Colonel Davis, and that he never awoke at night that he did not find him reading when off duty. Major Lewis had been a college mate with DaMajor Lewis had been a college mate with Davis and myself at Lexington, Ky. He assured me that Davis was as devoted a student during that campaign (the Mexican War) as he had always been when a college classmate of ours. Governor Dodge, while we were brother Senators and brother housekeepers (most of the ten or twelve years) often extolled Mr. Davis for his studious habits while they served together in the First Regiment of United States Cavalry, never, he said, neglecting a single duty as Adjutant of his command. At college, Mr.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Paroles of the Army of Northern Virginia. (search)
gt. W. H. McCarthy, 1st Corporal. Geo. W. Mordecai, 2d Corporal. David B. Clarke, 3d Corporal. Jos. J. Cocke, 4th Corporal. Jos. E. Maxey, 5th Corporal. L. B. Franklin, 8th Corporal. Privates. Jas. T. Attkisson, John T. Allgood, E. J. Bosher, C. T. Burnley, Jno. E. Chapman, J. T. Ellyson, N. Fitzgerald, Jas. A. Grigg, Wm. D. Hudson, W. N. Hall, Jas. M. Jessee, Jno. T. Jones, Peter L. Jones, Wm. R. Johnson, S. R. Lawrence, T. R. Leftwich, Wm. Lemon, Theo. Lewis, Wm. J. Mann, J. McCarthy, C. McCarthy, C. M. Miller, J. B. Mordecai, Wm. Neighbors, C. T. Palmer. H. H. Puryear, G. W. Semple, J. C. Taliaferro, D. O. Justice, J. D. Winston, L. W. Worsham, John Waldrop, W. G. Worsham, Wm. J. Wingo. [45] Report of arms-bearing men in battle, 9th April, 1865, viz: three commanding officers, twenty-two enlisted men; total, 25. L. F. Jones, Capt. 2d Co. Richmond Howitzers. The following note is taken from Contributions to a history o
The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1861., [Electronic resource], The blockading fleet off New Orleans — News direct from the enemy. (search)
as on the schooner Joseph H. Toone, (recaptured by Commodore Hollins,) coming from Havana, when she was captured at half-past 7 o'clock in the evening of the 1st of October, forty miles off Barataria. Capt. Pennington and the crew, with Messrs. Theodore Lewis, (brother of Maj. Gen. Lewis,) Aymar and Dr. Lefebvre, of this city, as passengers, were held prisoners on board the South Carolina, where they found Buttendorf and Fernandez, who were passengers on board the Isalda, captured by the SouthMaj. Gen. Lewis,) Aymar and Dr. Lefebvre, of this city, as passengers, were held prisoners on board the South Carolina, where they found Buttendorf and Fernandez, who were passengers on board the Isalda, captured by the South Carolina on the 30th of September. This schooner was a returning prize of the Sumter, and Lieut. Hicks, of the Sumter, and a prize crew were aboard, and taken prisoners. The English schooner Edward Bernard, Captain Watson, who had left Mobile on the 13th with a cargo of turpentine, was captured on the 15th, at 10 o'clock A. M., between Pass a Loutre and the Sound, thirty miles from land. The master and Captain Wright, who was aboard, and all the crew were made prisoners. The Joseph