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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The treatment of prisoners during the war between the States. (search)
Congress raised a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives to consider the whole subject of the treatment of prisoners. The Chairman was Judge J. W. C. Watson, of Holly Springs, Mississippi, an elder of the Presbyterian Church and a pure minded, Christian gentleman, and the committee was composed of gentlemen of nce had been obtained by a committee appointed by the Confederate Senate. At the head of this committee was that pure minded, eminent Christian gentleman, Judge J. W. C. Watson, of Holly Springs, Mississippi. The volume of testimony gathered from a large number of returned prisoners, men of undoubted veracity, we were invited, by the kindness of Judge Watson, to inspect. It was in the hands of the printer in Richmond when the memorable fire occured, at the time of its evacuation in April, 1865, and was unfortunately consumed in the great conflagration. But Camp Douglas, Rock Island, Johnson's Island, Elmira, Fort Delaware, and other Federal prisons, cou
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.), Organization of army of Northern Virginia. (search)
eese  31    7 rifles; 6 Naps.; 2 Hows.         Lt. Col. H. P. JonesCarrington   4    Major BrockenboroughGarber   4     Thompson 2  1    Tanner  2 1   4 rifles; 8 Naps.; 2 Hows.         Lt. Col. S. AndrewsBrown 4      Major LatimerDermot   4     Carpenter  22     Raine 22     10 rifles; 6 Napoleons.         Lt. Col. NelsonKirkpatrick   42   Major PageMassie   42    Millege 13    Kind not known.2 6 rifles; 8 Naps.; 4 Hows.         Col. J. T. BrownDance  2 2   Major HardawayWatson 2 2     Smith 21      Huff   22    Graham22      11 rifles; 4 Naps.; 4 Hows.           21915321022 Total number of rifles38 Total number of Napoleons32 Total number of Howitzers12   Total number of pieces82 Total number of battalions5 Total number of companies20 Third corps---Colonel R. Lindsay Walker.   20-lb. Parrotts.10-lb. Parr
Second Congress. Hon.Benjamin H. HillGeorgiaFirst and Second Congress. Hon.John W. LewisGeorgiaFirst Congress. Hon.Herschel V. JohnsonGeorgiaSecond Congress. Hon.Henry C. BurnettKentuckyFirst and Second Congress. Hon.William E. SimmsKentuckyFirst and Second Congress. Hon.Thomas J. SemmesLouisianaFirst and Second Congress. Hon.Edward SparrowLouisianaFirst and Second Congress. Hon.Albert G. BrownMississippiFirst and Second Congress. Hon.James PhelanMississippiFirst Congress. Hon.J. W. C. WatsonMississippiSecond Congress. Hon.John B. ClarkMissouriFirst Congress. Hon.R. L. Y. PeytonMissouriFirst Congress. Hon.Waldo P. JohnsonMissouriSecond Congress. Hon.L. M. LouisMissouriSecond Congress. Hon.William T. DortchNorth CarolinaFirst and Second Congress. Hon.George DavisNorth CarolinaFirst Congress; afterwards Attorney Gen. Hon.William A. GrahamNorth CarolinaSecond Congress. Hon.E. G. ReadeNorth CarolinaSecond Congress. Hon.Robert W. BarnwellSouth CarolinaFirst and Second Co
From Mississippi — Inauguration of Governor — Election of Senator. Columbus, Miss., Nov. 17. --Gen. Charles Clark, recently elected Governor of this State, was inaugurated yesterday with great pomp. In his inaugural address he urges the vigorous prosecution of measures for the defence of the State, and says that sooner than submit to the foe, should the army become exhausted, the women, children, and old men will, like the remnant of Pascagoula, join hands and march into the sea.--He intends to make good use of the militia, by proper organization, and makes a strong appeal to the people to return absentees to the army. Hon. J. W. C. Watson, of Marshall county, was elected Confederate Senator to-day, in place of Hon, James Phela
The New Senator from Mississippi. --The Confederate Senator elect from Mississippi, Hon. J. W. C. Watson, is said to be one of the ablesmen in that State. The Atlanta Register names the followi attractions they contributed to social life, the most delightful interior city of the South. Mr. Watson has been distinguished, not less than his more noisy compeers, for his firm devotion to the cawas the most laborious of men, and his success at the bar was brilliant. Not many months ago Judge Watson was arrested by a hand of marauding Federal cavalry and taken to Pocahontas, where a Yankee Pstitutions. "By twos" the captured citizens were marched in and sworn by the Yankee official. Mr. Watson was the last brought before the Federal magnate.--He was very plainly dressed, and the officerou have heard or seen within our lines that would militate against our interest, you may go." Judge Watson assented to this reasonable proposition. --He lost his horse, however, and all his clothing e
ttesville, Nov. 27, 1863. To the Editor of the Dispatch: In your paper of to day you publish from the Atlanta Register a complimentary notice of Hon. J. W. C. Watson, the new Senator elect from Mississippi. Mr. Watson is a native of Albemarle county, Va., and a graduate of the University. For a short time after graduatMr. Watson is a native of Albemarle county, Va., and a graduate of the University. For a short time after graduating (1830 '31) the practiced law in Charlottesville, and then removed to Abingdon, where he successfully practiced his profession for several years, and then went to Mississippi. He is an upright, pure, noble-hearted, honest son of the Old Dominion; conscientious, charitable, and eminently a Christian man, having been a zealous aho had the pleasure of his acquaintance. That he will render good and efficient service to the Southern Confederacy, the acts of his whole lite give sufficient guarantee. Mr. Watson was at one time, I think, associate editor of the Charlottesville Advocate, and is not now "and old man." He may be 55 years of age. Monticello.
The New C. S. Senators. --Of the present Senatorial representation in Congress the terms of eight expire in February, to wit: Messrs. Clay, of Alabama; Johnston, of Arkansas; Johnston, of Georgia; Baker, of Florida, Simms, of Kentucky; Phelan, of Mississippi; Clark, of Missouri; Davis, of North Carolina. Messrs. Johnston, of Georgia; and Baker, of Florida; have been re-elected. Mr. Phelan is superceded by J. W. C. Watson, and Mr. Davis by Wm A. Graham, formerly candidate for the Vice-Presidency with Fillmore. The vacancies from the border States will probably be supplied by appointment, the Legislatures being unable to assemble for the purpose of filling them.
ker, M. C. Jas. M. Smith, M. C. Geo. N. Lester, M. C. H. P. Bell, M. C. Governor Brown. J. S. Whitaker. Joshua Hill. Judge Linton Stephens. Judge A. R. Wright. V. A. Gaskill. H. B. Waugh. Lewis Tumlin. Warren Arkin, M. C. Alabama. R. W. Walker, Senator. Robt. Jamison, Senator. Thos. J. Foster, M. C. W. R. Smith, M. C. David Claston, M. C. Governor Watts. Jeremiah Clemens. Ex-Senator Fitzpatrick. Representative Parsons. Mississippi. J. W. C. Watson, Senator. J. A. Orr, M. C. W. D. Holder, M. C. Ex-Gov. Mathews. O. R. Smighton, M. C. Failure of negotiations. Ex-Senator C. C. Clay returned lately from his mission to England, with intelligence that his efforts were a complete failure. England would have nothing to do with the Confederacy. The peace Conference. On Monday, February 6, after the Peace Commissioners had returned from Fortress Monroe, Senator Johnson, of Georgia, visited Mr. Jefferson Davis, an