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road River, from Columbia towards Alston. It is not yet known how near he is to the latter place. 2d Route: Augusta, Edgefield, 96 Depot, on Greenville and Columbia Railroad, Huntsville, on Laurensville and Newberry Railroad, Unionville, and Chesterville. 3d Route: Washington, Abbeville, Laurensville, Unionville, and Chesterville. Should the concentration have to be made north of Chesterville, from Laurensville, the troops should move on the Spartanburg, thence to Yorkville and Shelby, N. C., thence to Charlotte, N. C. Provisions and forage should be collected in advance, at proper points on any of the routes indicated which may be selected or adopted. Working parties should be sent in advance to restore roads and bridges, or construct bridges when required. A detachment of cavalry should accompany each column of troops, or each train moving as above referred to. The troops and trains should not be sent in small detachments, but should move regularly, as much as circumst
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army, Chapter 5: Bible and colportage work. (search)
0 as its contribution for this year. The churches of the James River Association sent up to their annual meeting an average of more than $200 apiece without a word being said to any one of them by an agent. . . .—A. E. D. Brother E. Steadman, of Georgia, authorized Elder A. E. Dickinson to draw on him for $25,000 for army colportage. This is in addition to the $6,000 recently paid by him to our board for the same purpose. A wounded Confederate captain was recently baptized at Shelby, North Carolina, who was awakened and led to Jesus while in camp by a fragment of a religious tract which he picked up in an adjoining grove. A missionary in the Army of Northern Virginia mentions the case of a lady at home who attributed her conviction and subsequent conversion to a tract which her cousin in the army procured from our depository at Orange Court House, and sent to her last winter. Orange Court House, Virginia. I have conversed with soldiers daily since I have been statione
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.43 (search)
Tennessee. W. S. Gilmer, Thirty-seventh Infantry, Lebanon. J. W. Harris, Fifty-eighth Infantry, Bedford county. J. S. Hix, Forty-fourth Infantry, Goochland. Thomas R. Applebury, Forty-fourth Infantry, Fluvanna county. John W. Hughes, Forty-fourth Infantry, Cobham Depot. William A. Dawson, Twenty-seventh Infantry, Callands. D. B. Cannoy, Fourth Infantry, Elk creek. W. W. George, Twenty-sixth Battalion, Princeton, Mercer co. W. G. Herrington, Twenty-fifth Battalion, Shelby, Cleveland county, N. C. R. C. Campbell, Fifty-third Infantry, King William county. J. Walker Frasier, First Cavalry, Loudoun county. C. P. Johnson, McNeil's Battalion, P. R. Hampshire county. P. B. Akers, Eleventy Infantry, Lynchburg. L. Green, Fifth Cavalry, Petersburg. H. C. Jones, Fiftieth Infantry, Gladesville. J. S. Hempstead, Twenty-fifth Infantry, Dubuque, Ia. W. D. Dodson, Fifth Cavalry, Danville. Robert B. Hart, Fifth Cavalry, Stevensville. John W. Davis, Twentieth Cava
Patents were issued last week to J. W. Barnes, of Murfreesboro', N. C., for improvement in attaching horses to two-wheeled vehicles; Wm. A. Dudley, of Petersburg, Va., for improvement in apparatus for removing calculi; Murdock Murchison, of Denmark, Tenn., for improvement in cotton presses; N. A. Patterson, of Kingston, Tenn., for improvement in cotton gins; Michael E. Ruderal, of Shelby, N. C., for improvement in machines for cutting stalks; N. B. Webster and Robert W. Young, of Portsmouth, Va., for improvement in the prevention of the incrustation of steam boilers, and Richard B. Wright, of Norfolk, Va., for improved ventilator for railroad cars.
[for the Richmond Dispatch.]oil for railroads, machinery, &c.--important suggestion. Camp Carolina, Near Norfolk, Va., Headq'rs. 2d Regt. N. C. Volunteers, June 22d, 1861. I noticed in your paper, a day or two since, a short article in regard to the lack of oil for railroads, machinery, &c. I should like to call the attention of the Confederate States to an invention of Mr. A. J. Hardin, of Shelby, Cleveland county, North Carolina, by which I am sure this want can be easily supplied Mr. Hardin has invented a machine by which he can hull the cotton seed with great rapidity. The hard outer coating of the cotton seeds contains a gummy substance, which makes it unfit for almost any purpose; rid it of this and you have one of the finest oils in the world. It is pure, translucent, fine for table purposes, burning, machinery, or any other purpose to which the best oils are applied. I have seen it tried for burning, machinery and printing, and I can assure you it answers admir
Three persons died in Boston and vicinity on Wednesday from sun-stroke. Two of them were employed at the Charleston Navy-Yard. William Boylan, an old and respected citizen of Raleigh, N. C., died at that place on Monday last. Hamilton J. Horne of Shelby, N. C., was killed by lightning near that place on Tuesday last. Mr. W. H. Coarts, who was accidentally shot in Augusta, Ga., on the 4th of July, died in that city on Saturday last. Speaker Grow, it is stated, has ordered the marble bust of Ex-Speaker Orr, of S. C., to be removed from the Hall of the House of Representatives. Miss Augusta Evans, of Mobile, the author of Beulah, is now in the Southern camp, at Norfolk, administering to the comforts of her friends. Carthage, the scene of the late battle in Missouri, is in the extreme Southwestern corner of the State, only fifty miles from the Arkansas line. Mr. Bonner, of the New York Ledger, presented Mr. Everett, on the 4th of July, with a che
The Bowery Theatre, at St. Louis was shut up for disloyal practices on the stage. The play of William Tell is prohibited at the North in all the theatres. The Columbia (S. C.) Guardian learns that a man was recently hanged at Shelby, N. C., for the offence of extortion.