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John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War., General Pegram on the night before his death. (search)
oubted bad humour the solitary horseman, as Mr. James would say, turned to the left, crossed Stony Creek, struck into the Flat foot road, and in due time drew near Roney's bridge, on the upper waters of the stream, near Dinwiddie. Within a quarter of a mile of the stream a soldier made his appearance, coming to meet me, and this individual informed me with the politest possible salute that I had better look out, as the Yankees were at the bridge. At the bridge! Where? At Roney's bridge, just in front, sir. This was the unkindest cut of all. I had made a wearisome circuit, reached a supposed place of crossing-and here were my blue friends again lithe most curious events of the war; as the scheme proposed for the destruction of the Federal transports was one of the boldest. General W. H. F. Lee waited at Roney's bridge for some time, expecting an advance of the enemy's cavalry; but none coming, he sounded to horse, placed himself at the head of his small column of about
830) (Mott.) (Harper and Walker, 1839.) Cantelo's U. S. patent in 1859 (Fig. 5921) shows a petticoat fuel-cylinder projecting downward into the fire-pot. Magazine-stoves. (Cantelo, 1846.) (Walker, 1849.) Base-burner. (Grant, 1850.) Roney, in 1861 (Fig. 5922), had a grated fire-pot of larger diameter than his magazine. Magazine-stoves. (Liddel, 1852.) (Sexton, 1856.) There are in the United States about 350 foundries engaged in the manufacture of stoves and furnaces, usin840, 160,000; in 1850, 375,000; in 1860, 1,000,000; in 1870, 2,100,000, — valued at $37,600,000. The value of heating-furnaces annually made in the country will amount to $20,000,000. Magazine-stove. (Cantelo, 1859.) Grated fire-pot stove. (Roney, 1861.) 2. A room artificially heated to a high degree, as, — The room in which scoured cloths are dried before burling and fulling. Bookbinder's stove. The room in which packaged starch is dried. In many trades, articles are a
Fires. --There were two alarms of fire yesterday — the first, about 11 o'clock, was caused by the partial burning of a small building on 17th street, occupied by a man named Roney; loss trifling — and the second, by the burning of a small building in Rocketts old field, at 5 o'clock in the afternoon. On both occasions the steam engine and fire brigade were out and ready for action, but fortunately had no labor to perfor
ng are the company officers: Company A--S. S. Kirkland, Captain; J. Calder Turner, 1st Lieutenant; T. A Price, 2d; A. M. Kirkland, 3d. Company B-- --Captain; W. K. Parish, 1st Lieutenant; W. E. McManus, 2d; W. P. Mangum, 3d. Company E--W. J. Freeland, Captain; H. Durham, 1st Lieutenant; G. W. Guess, 2d; E. Turner, 3d Company D--S. McD. Tate, Captain; D. C. Pearson, 1st Lieutenant; Neal Ray, 2d; J. Carson, 3d. Company E--J. D. Avery, Captain; A. C. Avery, 1st Lieutenant; J. H. Burns, 2d; J. A. McPherson, 3d. Company F--J. W. Wilson, Captain; R. M. Carter, 1st Lieutenant; B. F. White, 2d; H. C. Dexon, 3d. Company G--J. A. Craige, Captain; B. R. Smith, 1st Lieutenant; J. S. Roselem, 2d;--, 3d. Company H--A. A. Mitchell, Captain; J. H. Walker, 1st Lieutenant; S. Anderson, 2d; J. A. Lea, 3d. --Company I--P. A. York, Captain.; R. W. Page, 1st Lieutenant; W. Ballen, 2d; M. B. Barber, 3d. Company K--J. A. Lea, Captain; J. S. Vincent, 1st Lieutenant; C. M Roney, 2d; S. J. Crawford, 3d.