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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), First shot of the war was fired in the air. (search)
ut began preparations for war, if forced upon her. As aid-de-camp to Governor F. W. Pickens, I was sent to the governor of Alabama to obtain a supply of artillery & Co., of Charleston, of which city Mr. Prioleau was native. By order of Governor Pickens I delivered this gun to the engineer officer in charge of the Morris islanrt Sumter was formally surrendered and evacuated by Major Robert Anderson. Governor Pickens and General Beauregard, accompanied by their staff officers, were present.ajor Anderson and his officers, save Captain Doubleday, were introduced to Governor Pickens. Among the officers present was Captain Hartstem, formerly of the UniteA romantic story has been told in public print that the little daughter of Governor Pickens, of South Carolina, while held in the arms of General Beauregard, pulled tme of Douschka, meaning my darling. Her mother was a great belle when Governor Pickens sought her hand in marriage, and was a great favorite at court. The man
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.28 (search)
of cars with the sea and a steamer in the background, and in the lower left corner a dashing looking milkmaid, with pail upon her head; engraved by J. T. Paterson. The other bill has a picture of negroes hoeing in a field, a portrait of Henry Clay to the left, and the figure of Ceres on the right; engraved by Keatinge & Ball. June 2d, 1862, the first issue of small bills was made. The $1 has an old-fashioned side-wheel steamer, and in the lower right corner a picture of the wife of Governor Pickens, of South Carolina, in the dress of the period, in the lower left corner a most absurd female with feet partly crossed, who appears as if about to take a dancing step, and who carries a streamer in one hand, while the other hand rests upon a shield; engraved by B. Duncan. This same bill also appears with a large figure and the word one very boldly printed in green. The $2 has in the center a picture of the Confederacy striking Columbia (that is the United States) and her eagle, this p
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
-field, 20. North Carolina and Virginia in the War, 340; troops furnished by each, 343. Northern Va., Army of, its accomplish-ments, 280. O'Brien, Captain, wounded, 142. Otey, Bishop James H., 163. Palfrey, Gen F. W., 36. Parke, Gen. John G., 31. Parker, Captain W. H., 331. Pearce, Major S. A., 78. Pemberton. Charles, killed, 279. Perry, Lt., Thos. 39. Peters, Colonel W. E., noble conduct of, 270. Petersburg, Battles around. 284. Pettigrew at Gettysburg 345. Pickens, Douschka, 79. Pickett's Charge, 228; he, in the front, 229, 345. Polk, General L., 163; Gen. L. E., 156. Powell, Lt. Hugh P., killed. 26. Pratt, Captain, Julian, 15. Purcell, Colonel John B., 177. Rains, Gen. G. J., 330. Rank in U. S. and C. S. Armies, 369. Red Strings, skulks, 26. Richardson Col. Charles, 286; Lt. Charles H., wounded, 18. Richards, Sergeant G. W., 372. Richmond, closing scenes of War about, 129; evacuation of, 130; local troops of, 137, 303; retr