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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Recollections of Cedar Creek and Fisher's Hill, October 19th, 1864. (search)
g the Indian pass on, deliberately wheeled, picked up his gun and shot the Indian dead. My battalion was located on and to the right of the turnpike. At our final stand, when Sheridan made his attack and broke Gordon and then pressed down on Ramseur, I fought them with the guns I had on the pike until the two battle lines seemed to close together in deadly strife. Poor General Ramseur was there mortally wounded in that terrible strife. My bugler asked me to let him go down and cross theGeneral Ramseur was there mortally wounded in that terrible strife. My bugler asked me to let him go down and cross the creek and wait for me. I consented to this, but I never saw him again, though diligent search was made for him. When I crossed the creek the Yankee cavalry had crossed above and captured two guns which I had placed in position to cover our crossing. When the last of the infantry broke, I retired with them, and came up with Old Jubal—some three or four hundred yards west of the creek—trying to rally his men on the road. Finding himself helpless, for his men would listen to nothing, in his
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index (search)
Porter, General, Fitz John, 147; Constructor J. L., 207. Price, Major R. C., killed, 110. Prisons, Northern and Southern, 29, 229, 257. Prisoners, Treatment and Exchange of. 77-79, 230; Fatality among, in Northern prisons, 100. Ramseur, General S. D., 105, killed, 372. Randall. James R., 338. Randolph, Colonel, Robert, 146. Rebels and Rebellions, 3, 7. Reed, W. P., 117. Reynolds, General J. F., 148. Richmond, First Federal to enter, 152. Rogers, Major, wounded, 114. N. B., 61. Peck, L., 72. Pegram, J., 67. Pickett. G. E., 56. Pemberton, J. C.. 39. Pender, W. D., 67. Pendleton, W. N., 44. Polk, L., 42; M. T., 64. Quattlebaum, P. J., 71. Radford, R. C. W., 54. Rains, G. J., 43; G. W., 50. Ramseur, S. D., 74. Randal, H., 68. Ransom, R.. 61. Reynolds, A, W. 46; F. A., 76; S. H., 60. Rhett, T. G.,54; T. S., T. 57. Rich. L. L., 66. Riley, E. B. D., 75. Ripley, R. S., 52. Robinson, W. G., 73. Rogers, C. G.. 66. Ross, R. R., 66. R
s. Miss Kate Otey died in Norfolk, Va., Thursday, from injuries received by the upsetting of a fluid lamp on the 19th nlt. I. N. Edwards, a horse thief, was hung by a mob in Topeka. Kansas, last week, for killing an Indian. The Cabinet will hereafter hold their regular sessions on Tuesdays and Fridays, at noon. Gen. Hamilton has returned to Texas, to run as a Union candidate for the State Senate. Maj. Geo. Graves, one of the oldest citizens of Knoxville, Tenu., died on Monday last. Capt.Burton is ordered from Fortress Monroe to command the forts at San Francisco. Second Lient, Stephen D. Ramseur, (of N. C.,) 8th Artillery U. S. A., has resigned. Messrs.Lane and Pomeroy have been elected U. S. Senators from Kansas. Many of the farmers on Cooper river, S. C., are more than half done planting. There are said to be 100 men in Liverpool who are each worth $5,000,000. There are 214 uniformed companies in Georgia, numbering 10,700 men.
Arrival of the remains of General Ramseur. The body of Major-General Stephen D. Ramseur, who was mortally wounded and fell into the enemy's hands at the battle of Cedar creek, on the 19th of October last, was sent by the enemy into General Hoke's lines, on the Darbytown road, yesterday evening, and was brought to the city lasMajor-General Stephen D. Ramseur, who was mortally wounded and fell into the enemy's hands at the battle of Cedar creek, on the 19th of October last, was sent by the enemy into General Hoke's lines, on the Darbytown road, yesterday evening, and was brought to the city last night.--General Ramseur died on the 20th ultimo, the day after his capture, and, at the solicitation of his friends in Middletown, his body was embalmed by a Yankee artist. We presume his remains will be sent immediately to North Carolina, his native State and former home. oad, yesterday evening, and was brought to the city last night.--General Ramseur died on the 20th ultimo, the day after his capture, and, at the solicitation of his friends in Middletown, his body was embalmed by a Yankee artist. We presume his remains will be sent immediately to North Carolina, his native State and former home.
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