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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.21 (search)
h Mississippi Cavalry, not over 300 strong, commanded by that brilliant young Colonel Alexander H. Chalmers, was holding the line of the Tallahatchie in front of Abbeville. His position was a very unfavorable one. The south bank of the river was much lower than the north bank, and furthermore the timber had been cut from the sout river and moved against the Mississippians, but were driven back. Colonel Chalmers held his position until late in the evening of August 9, and then retired to Abbeville, where he was re-enforced by General Chalmers with McCulloch's brigade. During the night General Smith crossed with a division of his army, and on the morningre we remained several days. On Monday, August 15, General Chalmers took about 200 men, including his escort, and moving around the enemy's flank, dashed into Abbeville, where two brigades of infantry were camped, throwing them into confusion. They fled precipitately, and were pursued until we saw a large force in line of battl
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Monument to Wyatt First to die in War. From the News leader, December 30, 1908. (search)
states that a gentleman of means has offered to give an additional $1,000 to the fund provided the first $1,000 is raised by Friday, the first day of January. Only $156 must be raised, therefore, within the next three days to insure that the fund will be $2,000 on the first day of the New Year. In a private letter Captain Mitchener said: Now to get this special gift of $1,000, the Daughters of the Confederacy need to raise only $156 more by Friday. Urge them to come to the rescue. The Wyatt monument will then be a certainty and can be unveiled on the tenth day of next June, the forty-eighth anniversary. This appeal should meet with instant response. There are at least sixteen chapters of the Daughters who can easily raise $10 each within three days to guarantee the needed $156 by Friday. Let them act at once. Contributions should be sent to Captain John A. Mitchener, Salem, N. C., or if sent to The News and Observer they will be acknowledged in this paper and the money fo