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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Harper's Ferry and first Manassas. (search)
ghest pitch, and especially filling our two companies, the Southern Guard, Captain E. S. Hutter, and the Sons of Liberty, Captain J. Tosh, with an earnest desire to lend a hand in the defence of our State. The taking of Harper's Ferry was the first object that presented itself to our minds, and when, on Wednesday, Captain Duke returned from Richmond with authority to take 300 men to Harper's Ferry, our two companies, with the Albemarle Rifles, Captain Duke, and the Monticello Guards, Captain Mallory, from Charlottesville, offered our services. We immediately got ready, and that night, when the train from Staunton, with the West Augusta Guards, the Mountain Guards, and Imboden's Battery, from Augusta county, came along, we joined them and went on to Harper's Ferry, taking up different volunteer companies all along the railroad, until, when we reached Strasburg about 12 o'clock Thursday, where we had to take it afoot, our force was quite formidable, numbering some eight or ten compa
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Thomas R. R. Cobb. (search)
ettle down on $8 per day and 10 cents mileage. This will pay me the enormous sum of $300 for which I have lost I doubt not in my private business $3,000. I am urging Congress to take no pay and set an example of patriotism. The nomination of Mr. Mallory as Secretary of the Navy was confirmed after a struggle. His soundness on the secession question was doubted. March 5.—The President appealed to me again to go to Arkansas but I positively refused. This morning he and Mrs. Davis took there sworn in to-day have given us more confidence in that State. She is in earnest. In addition to this the good news of the secession of Arkansas and Tennessee have kept the cannon booming all day. If we could only get rid of Lee Walker and Mallory The Secretaries of War and Navy. and the Lord would kill off Governor Letcher and his General Gwynn at Norfolk, I should feel like shouting to-night. I am satisfied that General Scott will make no attack on Virginia. May 10—Would to God
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Crenshaw Battery, Pegram's Battalion, Confederate States Artillery. (search)
rney brought us to the foot of Cash Mountain, where we had several men captured. Owing to the long and continuous marching of the battalion, the stock of horse flesh had been considerably reduced, and in order that the currency of the Confederacy might have a more extended and healthful circulation—that the miniature portrait of our beloved President might have more admirers —a party was made up headed by Lieutenant John Hampden Chamberlayne of our battery, with Sergeants Smith, Newman and Mallory, besides several others of the battalion, and started out in the mountains to purchase horses. The party soon came upon the picketpost of the Jessie Scouts, of the Federal army, when Ham Chamberlayne picked out about half a dozen of the men who were armed with revolvers, put himself at the head of them and led a charge. The picket-guard fell back on the regiment, and the whole party were captured and sent to prison. We remained here two days, waiting presumably for our army to close up (