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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 1: parentage, and Early years. (search)
city for which the Scotch-Irish emigrant is always noted, he and his wife bent their energies to founding fortunes for their children, by acquiring the most valuable lands of the country, while they were unoccupied and cheap. In this aim they were successful, and their numerous children were all endowed with farms, which now make their holders wealthy. After a long and active life, they removed to the house of Colonel George Jackson, their eldest son, at Clarksburg, the county seat of Harrison County, now a village of note on the southern branch of the great Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, and about forty miles from the Pennsylvanian border. The death of the old man, in this quiet retreat, is thus recorded by one of the most distinguished of his descendants, John G. Jackson, of Clarksburg, Judge of the Court of the United States for the Western District of Virginia. He writes to Mrs. Madison, whose sister he had married, in 1801:-- Death, on the 25th of September, putt a period
tain the number in killed and wounded on their side, as the enemy had possession of the field, and our men all being prisoners, had no opportunity to make examination, until paroled, at which time the enemy had buried their dead, and sent off most of their wounded. I herewith append a list of Federals killed and wounded, furnished me by Dr. W. T. McNees, Assistant-Surgeon of the Seventh Kentucky cavalry. killed.--Thomas Ware, U. S. Commissioner, Cynthiana Home Guards; Thomas Rankin, Harrison Co. Home Guards; Capt. Lafe Wilson, do.; Jesse Current, do.; Wm. Robinson, do.; Nathan Kennedy, Home Guards; James Atchison, do.; Simpson Eaton, do.; Wm. Stewart, do.; Lafayette Reading, Co. E, Eighteenth Kentucky volunteers; Wm. Preston, Co. I, do.; John Crawford, Seventh Kentucky cavalry; Jerry Lawson, do.; Samuel Plunkett, do.; Lewis Wolff, Newport, Ky., Home Guards; Wm. S. Shipman, do.; Thomas Hartburn, Cincinnati, Pendleton Guards. wounded.--Capt. S. G. Rogers, Co. I, Eighteenth Kentu
consented to do in preference to an indefinite detention on board. Capt. Lyons was thirteen days aboard the Sumter, during which he was treated with the utmost kindness by both officers and crew. Of her armament or number of men he is not communicative — his parcel of honor especially forbidding any information on this point. Released from confinement. We learn from the Louisville (Ky.) Journal, of the 7th inst., that the two Newport gentlemen, H. G. Helm, Esq., and Robert Maddox, Esq, arrested by the order of General Mitchell, appeared before Judge Ballard of Louisville, on Tuesday last, and were by him discharged, there being no charge against them. Wm. B. Glaves, ex-Sheriff of Harrison county, and Perry Skerritt, Clerk of the some county, who were arrested at Cynthiana some two months since, suspected of sympathizing with the rebels, and sent to Camp Chase, near Columbus, Ohio, have been released. They passed through Cincinnati on Tuesday, on their way home.