Browsing named entities in Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence. You can also browse the collection for Fitzjohn Porter or search for Fitzjohn Porter in all documents.

Your search returned 8 results in 1 document section:

parade. I had already found out that this was General Fitzjohn Porter's headquarters, and it was evident enough that som time my young companion was announcing my presence to General Porter, I directed my eye towards the river, and there stood distant in a straight line, plainly in view. From General Porter's tent I could now hear the sound of voices in excitedand that had been given him, and desired me to enter. General Porter, as he rose to receive me, I found to be a man of rathis amenity of manners and high soldierly bearing. General Fitzjohn Porter proved to be too much of the gentleman for the Norved me as landmark, I said to him-My young friend, General Fitzjohn Porter's headquarters in a straight line are not three mier, an important personage is every moment expected at General Porter's tent, and this personage is no other than President to my report and the particulars of my interview with General Porter; and upon my concluding, said, My dear Von (one of his