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I have to refer you to the report of Major Cabell, Thirty-eighth Virginia. And for the meritorious conduct of many others, I respectfully refer to the respective reports of the subordinate commanders. I would also mention the good conduct of one of my clerks, private A. T. Darden, of Upshur's Randolph dragoons. He was with me all the time. My brigade remained in camp until the third instant, about ten or eleven o'clock A. M. I was then ordered to report to General Longstreet, near Temperance Hall, about three miles from Shirley's, nearly opposite the mouth of the Appomattox. On the road, I received an order from General Longstreet, to report to General A. P. Hill, which I did that evening, the third, and remained subject to his orders until the eleventh instant, when I rejoined my division, at this place. I have the honor to enclose the reports of subordinate commanders, of the parts taken by them in the engagements of July first, and copies of reports of skirmishes on the t
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketch of the Third Battery of Maryland Artillery. (search)
. The company consisted of ninety-two men, exclusive of the commissioned officers. Of the former, about twenty were from Maryland, and ten from Washington or its vicinity. The battery consisted of two six-pounder smooth-bores, two twelve-pounder howitzers, and there were afterwards added two three-inch iron rifle pieces. To the West. On the 4th of February, 1862, the battery was ordered to report at Knoxville, Tenn., and arrived there on the 11th. It was quartered first at Temperance Hall, and afterward at the vacated residence of Mrs. Swan, on Main street. The somewhat famous Brownlow was then under confinement as a State prisoner, at his own residence, and a detachment of the company was detailed to guard his premises from depredation. The Maryland command was selected for this duty, on account of the strict discipline enforced by Captain Latrobe; and a detachment under Lieutenant Claiborne, which soon after guarded Brownlow to the depot on his way North, received a v
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Colonel John Bowie Magruder. (search)
of a woods from the railroad to the Williamsburg road. There was constant skirmishing along the line. On 29th it moved to the Charles City road; on 30th moved down the road and engaged the enemy, losing one man killed and one wounded. On July 1st, in the celebrated charge on Malvern Hill, Captain Magruder's company lost twenty-seven men, killed and wounded, in about forty minutes—one-half of the company present. On July 3rd, Armistead's brigade reported to General Longstreet, near Temperance Hall, about three miles from Shirley, nearly opposite the mouth of the Appomattox, and was put under the command of General A. P. Hill until the 11th of July. Captain Magruder was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, July 31st, 1862. On the 23d of July, Armistead's brigade was assigned to General R. H. Anderson's division, and on August 16, 1862, proceeded to Louisa, and from thence on the first Maryland campaign. Armistead's brigade was in reserve at the second battle of Manassas, and at the
ton for assaulting Jacob Vardler, was called in this Court yesterday, and defendant not answering, an alias capias was awarded to bring him in to plead. Leonard C. Blackburn was tried for misdemeanor, and judgment rendered for costs. Adam France was found guilty of an assault on his wife, and fined $150. Not being present, a process was issued for his apprehension. Nolle prosequis were entered in the case of M. M. Peters and James W. Gill, presented for illegal voting in May, 1860. Case against Geo. H. Hotman, for petty larceny, was dismissed. Case of Robert Salmon and Wm. Childress, presented for assaulting Joseph R. Rennie and stealing a watermelon from him, was continued, defendant not appearing when called. In the case of Joseph Keppler, judgment in three cases for costs, and acquittal in two--charge, retailing ardent spirits, keeping a tippling house and bowling alley. Ro. Crump, tried for assaulting Jos. C. Dickinson, at Springfield Temperance Hall, fined $10 and costs.
known as "Fort Sumter," was demolished by the citizens of that place last week. The woolen factory of Bailey & Bowman, in Frederick county, Va., was burnt on the 7th inst. Loss $3,000. D. M. Warren, the author of several well-known educational works, died in Baltimore on the 9th inst. Peachy R. Gilmer, a prominent citizen of Montgomery, Ala., died on the 13th inst. He was a native of Virginia. The small-pox is prevalent in Jersey City.--Fifteen cases have resulted fatally. Temperance Hall, in South Nashville, Tenn., was destroyed by fire a few days since. A recruiting office for the Confederate States army, is about to be opened in Washington. Sir Charles Fellowes has bequeathed the watch of Milton to the British Museum. Jno. W. Leonard, editor of the Masonic Signal, died at Atlanta, Ga., on the 14th inst. The California Senate has endorsed the Crittenden resolutions. Geo. W. Helm was drowned in Harrison county, Va., on the 3d inst.
o home to Lee and endeavor to raise a company; if he failed, he would join any company that would take him in! Dr. White remarked that he had been administering blue pills to the people here — now he wanted to give doses of blue pills of a different kind to Abe Lincoln and his Black Republican myrmidons. Col. Dunn, Mr. Richmond, W. Burton, Esq., and Mr. Humes, of Knoxville, Tenn., all were ready to do their best. The war spirit of the descendants of King's Mountain is stirred up. The Temperance Hall and the building for Martha Washington College have been converted into barracks. Five companies of volunteers have been raised in this county: the Washington Mounted Riflemen, under command of Capt. W. E. Jones; the Mountain Boys, under command of Capt. Wm. White, an Artillery Company of Dr. White, Glade Spring Rifle Company, and the Goodson Rifle Guard company, under Capt. Jno. Terry. Our best young men have volunteered. The ladies are busily engaged in making clothes for them.
Temperance Hall military Hospital. --A correspondent, who is posted on the facts connected with the establishment of the above Hospital, on Church Hill, says, in reference to our recent notice of it, that it was in the main correct, though slightly incorrect in some details. The facts are these: The Hospital was established by the soldiers and societies in connection with the Trinity Methodist and the Leigh Street Baptist Churches, and is supported by contributions from those societies. The Hospital is under the immediate supervision of the ladies of the societies referred to, and will be amply provided for. It promises to do much good; in fact, has done much for the sick and suffering volunteers.
his horse to a chaparral bush for the sick soldier to ride, when he should be able. Col. Davis went from there to the camp on foot, a distance of five miles. The sick man lived, got well, was at the battle of Buena Vista, and is now Captain of a company which is ready to fight in defence of the Confederate States, when its services are needed. The Lieutenant, who was unable to get the sick man into camp before 10 o'clock at night, is now a Lieutenant in a volunteer company of Southern troops at Harpar's Ferry, or near there. by an efficient corps of ladies where valuable services are constantly rendered, is receiving a large share of the sick and wounded from Manassas into its large, cleanly, and comfortable rooms. The neat and comfortable hospital at Spring field Temperance Hall, in the same neighborhood, which enjoys the excellent attentions of Dr. John Knox, and the most abundant ministrations of a number of ladies and gentlemen, is also filling up from the same source.
he departing trains, but started at a rapid doubt quick on the railroad and arrived in Richmond ahead of all the engines and telegraph too. We are informed that the good sense of the people of Richmond prevented their believing any such news. No, gentlemen, we have not 20,000 Yankees among us yet, and from present appearances, are not likely to have them shortly. The Yankees in Suffolk, Va. During Tuesday last 200 Yankee cavalry entered the town of Suffolk, took possession of Temperance Hall and one of the churches, and then roamed about the streets, with an air of indifference to danger that could not have been surpassed by Southern troops. The citizens were entirely defenseless, and there were no soldiers to "molest them or make them afraid. " Had there been a parties leader, with the spirit of a Marion, anywhere about, the Dismal Swamp would have been ambushed, and not a Yankee horseman would have returned to Norfolk to tell the fate of the fellows. One cavalry company
Temperance Masting. --A public temperance meeting was hold at Springfield Temperance Hall on Thursday night, in which several speeches were delivered for the edification of the audience. Brief and appropriate remarks were made by W. H. Craig, R. H. Mullen, A. W. Richardson, J.F. Snipes, and others.
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