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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.8 (search)
ain J. B. Jones and myself, in view of the advantages which would be enjoyed by the people of Chesterfield to enlist in its service, raised a company, composed largely of men who werebeyond the age of in, must have made it clear to the reader that Captain Drewry, with his company, of most all Chesterfield men—he and most of them plain farmers—had by his indomitable pluck, skill and daring, almost ents of the whole war was the result of the foresight, skill, labor and courage of the men of Chesterfield commanders, naval or military, and of which the reading public knows nothing. The only effve been compelled to retreat from Richmond, and probably from Virginia. This gallant band of Chesterfield men by their heroic conduct on this occasion, thus not only saved the capital of the Confeder the boast of all future generations of Virginians, might never have been made. The men of Chesterfield who composed the Southside Heavy Artillery, commanded by Augustus H. Drewry, who drove back t