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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 59: institutions of the higher grade; the Barry Farm (search)
given this school an impulse at the start by a special appropriation. It is finely located, a few miles north of the capital of the State. The university has many departments and maintains for its graduates a high standard of conduct and scholarship. The boarding pupils number over 200. The total enrollment for 1903 is 502. Much stress is laid upon the industrial work, including farm and garden work. The industrial features on a smaller scale are like those of Hampton. 23. The Talladega, Ala., Normal School began about the same time as that at Tougaloo, under the same patronage and having General Swayne's active and efficient aid. Its name was soon changed to College. In 1869 there were two teachers and 70 scholars. In 1904 we find Talladega College in full and active operation. The total enrollment was 596 students, coming from seven States. There were 31 in the body of officers and instructors. 24. Wayland Seminary, before mentioned, was already in existence; it wa
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
e, daughter of Judge Abner Darden, of Georgia. He engaged in teaching in 1858, and in the following year became an instructor in the school for deaf mutes at Talladega, Ala., his occupation at the time of the formation of the Confederacy. Resigning this position in May, 1862, he enlisted in Company F, Fifty-first Alabama regimenier with the home guard, and met his death in his own door yard, at the hands of Federal soldiers. After the close of his military career Mr. Asbury returned to Talladega, and was for several years in charge of the department for the blind of the institution with which he was previously associated. In 1875 he made his home at Grenon has followed mercantile pursuits in Spartanburg. He was married in 1870, to Miss Charley A. Vandiver, daughter of Dr. John Vandiver, a physician, now of Talladega, Ala., and they have two children, a son and a daughter. He has served two terms as alderman, the office coming to him on each occasion without his solicitation.
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Appendix B. (search)
1,378 Sacramento91,367Wrecked 1867. Shenandoah91,378 Ticonderoga91,533 Ossipee Class. 4 screw-sloops :10 to 131,240 Juniata91,240 Ossipee91,240 Adirondack91,240Wrecked near Abaco, Aug. 23. 1862. Housatonic91,240Sunk (torpedo), Feb. 17, 1864. Serapis Class. 8 screw-sloops :121,380 Algoma (Benicia)121,380Launched, 1869. Confiance121,380Not built. Detroit181,380Not built. Meredosia121,380Not built. Peacock121,380Not built. Serapis121,380Not built. Taghkanic121,380Not built. Talladega121,380Not built. Resaca Class. 4 screw-sloops :8831 to 900 Nantasket10900 Quinnebaug10831 Resaca10900Sold. Swatora10831 *** Nipsic Class. 8 screw-sloops :7 to 12593 Kansas8593 Maumee4593Sold, 1869. Nipsic4593 Nyack3593 Pequot4593Sold, 1869. Saco3593 Shawmut3593 Yantic Unadilla Class. 23 screw-gunboats:4to7507 AroostookSold, 1869. CayugaSold, Oct. 25, 1865. ChippewaSold, Nov. 30, 1865. ChocuraSold, 1867. HuronSold, May 14, 1869. ItascaSold, Nov. 30, 1865. Kanawh
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Index. (search)
138, C7, 135-A; 138, E5, 135-A; 138, F9 Swift Creek, Va. 16, 1; 17, 1; 74, 1; 77, 3; 78, 1; 86, 12; 93, 1; 100, 1; 137, F7, 137, F8 Swoope's, Va. 81, 4, 81, 6; 84, 9, 84, 10 Sycamore Church, Va. 93, 1 Sycamore Creek, Tenn. 24, 3; 30, 2; 142, C4 Sylvan Grove, Ga. 101, 21; 117, 1 Sylvania, Ga. 71, 8 Syracuse, Mo. 152, D3 Tabernacle Church, Va. 39, 2, 39, 3; 41, 1; 78, 1; 93, 1 Tahlequah, Indian Territory 119, 1; 135-A; 160, G9; 171 Talladega, Ala. 76, 1; 117, 1; 118, 1; 135-A; 148, B8; 171 Tallahatchie River, Miss. 67, 2; 135-A; 154, E9 Tallulah, La. 35, 4; 36, 1; 155, C6 Tallulah, Miss. 155, B7 Tampa, Fla. 146, D1; 171 Taos, Mo. 152, E5 Tarborough, N. C. 138, D8 Fort Taylor, Fla. 146, H2; 171 Taylor's Bayou, Tex. 65, 10; 157, D11 Taylor's Hole Creek, N. C. 80, 8 Battle of, March 16, 1865. See Averasborough, N. C. Taylor's Ridge, Ga. 48, 1; 57, 1, 57, 2
help me out, if alive. On the 29th of September, Hood crossed the Chattahoochee, and on this day Grant made, as he had promised, another movement in front of Richmond, partly in order to distract the rebels from too exclusive attention to Sherman, and partly to favor the operations of Sheridan in the Valley. On the 1st of October, Sherman reported the advance of Hood, and added: If he tries to get on my road this side of the Etowa, I shall attack him; but if he goes on to Selma and Talladega [due west], why would it not do for me to leave Tennessee to the forces which Thomas has, and the reserves soon to come to Nashville, and for me to destroy Atlanta, and then march across Georgia to Savannah or Charleston, breaking roads and doing irreparable damage? This at last was the full-born thought. This was the idea which was afterwards embodied in the memorable march. This was to give up not only Atlanta, but the line in the rear to Chattanooga; to set out into an enemy's countr
o be in Shelley's brigade. The Thirtieth Alabama infantry The Thirtieth was organized at Talladega in April, 1862, and reported for service at Chattanooga. It was later brigaded under General iment, March 31, 1865. The Thirty-First Alabama infantry. This regiment was organized at Talladega, April, 1862, and reported at Chattanooga; proceeded with the army at Knoxville, took part in the Sixty-second, wounded, at Spanish Fort. Capt. J. W. Pitts, who assisted in the defense of Talladega during Rousseau's raid, became major of the Sixty-second. This regiment, composed wholly of yiel E. Huger: No. 74—(975) Major Walthall says: Captain Pitts' company of boys on post duty at Talladega, July 13 to 15, 1864. (977) Major Walthall, in his report of operations, July 13th to 15th, says: Captain Pitts' company required for duty at the bridge at Talladega, Rousseau's raid. No. 78— (814) September 3, 1864, under Col. Daniel E. Huger, in Liddell's brigade, Mobile. No. 79, No. 93
ade, Wheeler's corps, January 20th. No. 75—(756) Mentioned by General Pillow, Talladega, June 2d. No. 58—(515) Mentioned in petition from Alabama members and senaof Central and Northern Alabama, August 21st. (812) Present for duty 334, Talladega, Ala., September 1st, under Maj. W. T. Poe; Colonel Ball commanding cavalry forcalthall. No. 78—(686) Letter from Captain Bowie to Major Walthall, dated near Talladega, July 5th. Eighth Confederate cavalry, Col. W. B. Wade. Vol. X—(868, 869) u's raid and at various points in Georgia. The battalion, 530 strong, was at Talladega in February, 1865, and was attached to General Maury's army. Extracts fr98) Hardie's battalion cavalry, six companies; 530 for duty; headquarters, Talladega, Ala. Lewis' battalion, Alabama cavalry. Lewis' battalion served in centra by Brig.-Gen. D. W. Adams, August 21, 1864. (812) Present for duty, 104, Talladega, Ala., September 1st. No. 93—(1233) In Armistead's brigade,
nd Marengo counties. His wife was a daughter of Col. Henry A. Rutledge of Talladega, Ala., a descendant of the celebrated South Carolina family of that name. Briounty, Ala., and in that State received an academic education; studied law at Talladega, was admitted to the bar in 1845, and subsequently practiced at Talladega, CaTalladega, Cahaba, and Selma, his present home. His canvass of the State in 1860 as candidate for presidential elector-at-large on the Breckinridge ticket widened his reputationl and constant study. From 1848 to 1853 he was principal of a high school at Talladega; then studied law at Tuskegee, under Judge Chilton. In 1854 he was admitted of William P. Shelley, a contractor and builder, who carried his family to Talladega, Ala., in 1836. At that place he was educated and brought up to his father's tr1. After remaining at Fort Morgan six weeks, the company returned to camp at Talladega, where it was reorganized, with Shelley as captain, and assigned to the Fifth
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), United Confederate Veterans. (search)
1862, surgeon; members, 70. Camp 239. Benham, Texas; D. C. Giddings, corn. Camp 240. Winchester, Va.; W. McVicar, corn. Camp 241. Hopkinsville, Ky.; Nat. Garther, com. Camp 242. Cuero, Texas; V. Weldon, com.; med. offi., Dr. Alexander Irvin; surgeon; members, 89. Camp 243. Brazonie, Texas; Wm. Fort Smith, corn.; med. offi., R. R. Porter; private; members, 36. Camp 244. Dodelo, Fla.; J. F. Highsmith, com. Camp 245. Memphis, Texas; F. M. Murray, corn. Camp 246. Talladega, Ala. Camp 247. Hope Villa P. O., La.; Joseph Gonzales, com. Camp 248. Hallettsburg, Texas; Volney Ellis, corn. Camp 251. Emminence, Ky.; W. L. Crabb, corn.; members, 7. Circular No. 3, with the necessary carefully-directed envelopes for their return to the Surgeon General's office in New Orleans, were directed to 251 registered Camps of United Confederate Veterans on the 8th of April, 1893, and subsequently, and in many cases a second circular was sent to the Camps from which
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.24 (search)
ones' and Withers' Division. April 31, ‘64, Medical Purveyor Hardee's Corps. Sizemore, R. H., Assistant Surgeon, appointed by Secretary of War Dec. 4, ‘62, to rank from 22d Aug. ‘62. Dec. 31st Ringgold, Ga., Oct. 16, ‘63, relieved with S. H. Stout, ordered to report to Gen. Breckinridge, Oct. 31, ‘63, 33d Alabama. Smith, Charles, Assistant Surgeon, appointed by Secretary of War Dec. 4, ‘62, to rank from 25th Aug. ‘62, ordered to report to Major-Gen. Polk. Nov. 30, ‘62, ordered to Talladega, Ala., by Secretary of War. Smith, Jno. D., Assistant Surgeon. Passed Board at Shelbyville May 15, ‘63, as Surgeon, com'd Dec. 16, ‘61. Dec. 31, ‘62, 47th Tennessee. Feb. 28, ‘63, 29th Tennessee Regiment. Sitman, Chas. M., Assistant Surgeon. Passed Board at Chattanooga Aug. 16, ‘62. Appointed by Secretary of War Dec. 4, ‘62, to rank from Aug. 21,‘62. Dec. 31, ‘62, 13th and 20th Louisiana Regiments. Smith, Andrew J., Assistant Surgeon, com'd to rank from
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