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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
Smith commander. Frederick county Maryland camp, Rev. C. Randolph Page commander. Thirteenth Virginia Infantry, 210 men, Major R. O. Peatross commander, Caroline county, Virginia. Randolph Thirtieth Virginia Infantry, 30 men, Lieutenant M. H. Wilson commander, Beverley, West Virginia. Person county, North Carolina Veteran Association, 30 men, J. A. Long Prescott commander, Roxboroa, North Carolina. Ninth Virginia cavalry, 200 men, General R. L. T. Beale commander, Westmoreland county, Virginia. Company K, thirty-fourth Virginia. Among the troops gathered here to honor the memory of our departed chieftain none displayed greater alacrity or enthusiasm than this gallant old company. Thirty-four strong they mustered for the unveiling ceremonies, with letters of regret from the absent. In the spring of 1861, full of hope, they went into service. All through the fiery ordeal they bore their part, and when Appomattox came they were there with thinned ranks but with b
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.21 (search)
Robert E. Lee. [North American Review.] by Jefferson Davis. Robert Edward Lee, gentleman, scholar, gallant soldier, great general, and true Christian, was born in Westmoreland county, Va., on January 19, 1807. He was the youngest son of General Henry Lee, who was familiarly known as Light Horse Harry in the traditions of the war of the Revolution, and who possessed the marked confidence and personal regard of General Washington. R. E. Lee entered the United States Military Academy in the summer of 1825, after which my acquaintance with him commenced. He was, as I remember him, larger and looked more mature than the average pleb, but less so than Mason, who was destined to be the head of his class. His soldierly bearing and excellent conduct caused him in due succession to rise through the several grades and to be the adjutant of the corps of cadets when he graduated. It is stated that he had not then a demerit mark standing against him, which is quite creditable if all