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The Daily Dispatch: December 5, 1860., [Electronic resource], Tour of the
Empress Eugenie. (search)
Personal. --Miss Susan Archer Talley, a well known Virginia poetess, has arrived in this city, en route for New York, to take the first lessons in sculpture, preparatory to visiting Europe to complete her accomplishment in that art.
[for the Richmond Dispatch.] Among the passengers last week from Old Point to Norfolk, was Miss Susan Archer Talley, of Virginia. Miss Talley accompanied the family of Lieutenant Hunter, of the C. S. Navy, now stationed at Gosport Navy Yard. The party were under the care of Mr. Herbert, of Washington, brother-in-law of Lieut Hunter, and had a letter from Secretary Blair to Gen. Butler, notwithstanding which they experienced considerable difficulty in getting through, being detained severMiss Talley accompanied the family of Lieutenant Hunter, of the C. S. Navy, now stationed at Gosport Navy Yard. The party were under the care of Mr. Herbert, of Washington, brother-in-law of Lieut Hunter, and had a letter from Secretary Blair to Gen. Butler, notwithstanding which they experienced considerable difficulty in getting through, being detained several days at Old Point, waiting for a flag of truce to Norfolk. The steam-tug Fanny took them as far as Sewell's Point, where they were met and taken aboard a Craney Island boat. This boat bore the first Secession flag that the party had ever seen. Mr. Herbert was not permitted to proceed to Norfolk, but returned to Old Point in the Fanny. Of the courtesy and kindness of the U. S. officers, and of the President and Captains of the Bay Company, the ladies speak very highly. Mr. Falls, Preside
The Southern Literary Messenger for September, contains a variety of highly interesting and valuable reading. In the table of contents we find enumerable the following articles: Church, Battle of Manassas, by Susan Archer Talley J Historic Landmarks is Lower Virginia, Christian Love in Battle, Exile and Empire, Unknown Heroes, Letter to Dr Tyng, The Visitation. The Old Story, General Winfield Scott, Pharsalia, Manasas The True. Time has set his seal, Editors' Table, &c.
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Our army Correspondence. (search)
Released at last. --Miss Susan Archer Talley, the poetess, who, in McClellan's march upon Yorktown in April last, was taken prisoner by the Yankees, has just arrived in this city from Norfolk. Miss T.'s experience while in the hands of the enemy is certainly creditable to them. She was taken by Gen. Davidson, (of Fairfax county, Va.,) by order of Gen. Keyes, and by them treated with great courtesy, they assuring her that she was in the hands and under the protection of gentlemen, and should be detained but a short time--"until Richmond should be taken," and that meantime she should be treated with the respect due to a lady, and supplied with every comfort and convenience possible. She was offered her liberty on condition of giving her parole not to "aid or comfort the enemy, or to give them information concerning the Federal army;" but this she declined. Gen. Davidson accompanied her to Newport News, where Gen. Mansfield and his staff, who were personally acquainted with Miss