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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The treatment of prisoners during the war between the States. (search)
ere starved until they eat a dog, for which offence they were severely punished. That negroes were placed on guard. That while on guard, a negro called a prisoner over the dead line, which the prisoner did not recognize as such, and the negro shot him dead, and went unpunished. That shooting prisoners without cause or provocation, was of frequent occurrence by the negro guards. This affidavit was taken before Daniel Jackson, Justice of the Peace. Joseph Hetterphran, from Fayetteville, Georgia, writes that he was captured on the 27th of January, 1864, in East Tennessee; searched and robbed with his companions of everything. They were hurried by forced marches to Knoxville, nearly frozen and starved; were then confined in the penitentiary, where the treatment all the time grew worse; were finally taken to Rock Island, where he had no blanket, was stinted in fuel, food and raiment. In this horrible place the prisoners ate dogs and rats. The poor fellows tried to get the c
th his own and Rousseau's (now Harrison's) freshly arrived divisions, numbering 4,000, was to move by the right to Fayetteville, thence coming up the road and joining Stoneman at a designated point near Lovejoy's. Such cooperative movements rarely succeed, and almost never in tle hands of second and third-rate leaders. McCook moved down the west bank of the Chattahoochee to River-town, crossed on a pontoon, and tore up the West Point railroad near Palmetto station; thence pushing on to Fayetteville, where he captured and burnt 500 wagons belonging to Hood's army; taking 250 prisoners, killing 800 mules, and bringing away others; thence striking, at Lovejoy's, at the time appointed, the Macon railroad, and tearing it up; but meeting no Stoneman, and getting no news of him. He thence pushed south-west to Newnan, on the West Point road; where he was confronted by infantry coming from Mississippi to aid in the defense of Atlanta, while the Rebel cavalry were hard on his heels: so he was
nn.,430. Cynthiana. Ky., 624. Dabney's Mill. Va., 726. Dam No. 1, York R., Va.,112. Dandridge. Tenn., 623. Deatonsville, Va., 740. Decatur, Ala., 678. Deep Bottom, Va., 589. Donaldsonville. La., 338. Dover, Tenn., 283. Droop Mountain, Va., 404. Dublin Station. W. Va., 600. Egypt, Miss., 695. Elizabethtown, Ky., 283. Emmnitsburg Road, Md.,389. Falling Waters, Md., 392. Falmouth, Va, 352. Farmington, Tenn., 433. Fayetteville, Ark., 448. do. (Curtis's), 561. Fayetteville, Ga., 633. Fort Blunt, I. T., 449. Fort De Russy, La., 537. Fort Gibson, I. T., 454 Fort Gilmer, Va., 593. Fort Gregg, Va., 734. Fort Harrison, Va., 593. Forts Jackson and St. Philip, La., 89. Fort Macon, N. C., 79. Fort Pemberton, Miss., 297. Fort Rosecrans, Tenn., 683. Fort Smith, Ark., 555. Fort Steedman, Va., 728. Fort Sumter (assault), 481. (do. (bombardment), 466. Fort Wagner (assault), 476. Franklin, Tenn., 285. Front Roval,Va., 134. Gallatin, Tenn., 213
38. Ewell, Richard S., I, 261, 262, 264, 386-388, 390-392, 400, 404, 416, 417, 420, 421, 426. Ewing, Hugh, I, 302. Ewing, Rev., II, 502. Ewing, William, 1, 147. Ezra Church, Battle of, II, 16-26. Fagan, Andrew, I, 238. Failing, Henry, 11, 462, 468. Fairbanks, Charles W., II, 574. Fairchild, Edward H., 11, 406. Fairchild, E. P., II, 586. Fairchild, Lucius, I, 415. Fair Oaks, Battle of, I, 227-250. Farnsworth, E. J., I, 434. Farragut, D. G., I, 281. Fayetteville, Ga., 11, 134-142. Fee, John G., II, 404, 406. Fenton, Reuben E., I, 138. Ferrero, Edward, I, 344. Ferris, Isaac, II, 316. Ferry, Governor, II, 480. Fessenden, William Pitt, II, 185. Field, George B., II, 187. Field, Kate, II, 519. Finnemore, Sam., I, 16. Fisk, A. P., I, 251, 252. Fisk, Clinton B., II, 215, 250, 289, 290, 327, 407. FitzMr, ir., II , 299. Fitzgerald, Louis, II, 551. Flagler, H. M., II, 554. Flanders, E. B., I, 190. Foote, A. H.,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roster of the Battalion of the Georgia Military Institute Cadets (search)
and appointed as Ordnance Officer, by Major General Henry C. Wayne. After the evacuation of Savannah, he was appointed Assistant Inspector General on the staff of General R. W. Carswell. He lives now in Atlanta, Ga. *Second Lieutenant, Cadet Frank E. Courvoisier, Savannah, Ga. Died in 1896, at Fort Royal, S. C. Third Lieutenant, Cadet James R. McClesky, Athens, Ga. Now minister of gospel at Covington, Ga. First Sergeant-Major, and Adjutant of Battalion, Cadet Paul Faver, of Fayetteville, Ga. Lives there now and is a popular physician. Orderly Sergeant, Cadet W. E. H. Searcy, Griffin, Ga. *Second Sergeant, Cadet Cary Wood Henderson, Covington, Ga. Died in Atlanta, Ga., since the war. *Third Sergeant, Cadet Theodore A. Elyea, Atlanta, Ga. Died in Atlanta, since the war. Fourth Sergeant, Cadet J. W. Symmes, Brunswick, Ga. Fifth Sergeant, Cadet J. Scott Todd, West Point, Ga. Lost right arm in battle at Oconee River Bridge, Nov. 1864. Now popular and distinguished