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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Heroes of the old Camden District, South Carolina, 1776-1861. an Address to the Survivors of Fairfield county, delivered at Winnsboro, S. C., September 1,1888. (search)
makes 644 deaths in the regiment. So that probably more than half of all who entered the regiment died during the war. For these statistics see Caldwell's History of Gregg's and McGowan's Brigades. The Seventeenth regiment. The Seventeenth regiment, which was organized in the early part of 1862 (with the exception of but two companies from Barnwell), was composed entirely of men from York, Chester, Lancaster and Fairfield. These were: Three companies from York, Captains Meacham, Wilson and Whitingan; two companies from Chester, Captains Culp and Caskey, and two companies from Fairfield, Co. B, Captain W. P. Coleman and Co.—, Captain James Beatty. It was organized by the election of Governor John H. Means as Colonel, F. W. McMaster as Lieutenant-Colonel, and Julius Mills as Major, with Robert Stark Means as Adjutant. This regiment's first service was on the coast of South Carolina, but it was to be its fortune, with the rest of its brigade, first under Evans, then under
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of Colonel Edward McCrady, Jr. before Company a (Gregg's regiment), First S. C. Volunteers, at the Reunion at Williston, Barnwell county, S. C, 14th July, 1882. (search)
charging that Rhode Island had much more to do with this negro importation than the people of this State, for it appears that but 2,006 of 39,075 slaves brought into Charleston were imported by our merchants and planters, while Rhode Islanders imported for us 8,338. (See Judge Smith's Statistics—Year Book City of Charleston, 1880.) Again. More than fifty years after this, in 1858, the London Times charged that New York had become the greatest slave-trading mart in the world; and Vice-President Wilson, in his work upon the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, quotes from the New York daily papers that there were eighty-five vessels fitted out from New York, from February, 1859, to July, 1860, for the slave trade; that an average of two vessels each week clear out of our harbor, bound for Africa and a human cargo; that from thirty to sixty thousand (negroes) a year are taken from Africa to Cuba by vessels from the single port of New York. (Rise and Fall of Slave Trade in A
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Hagood's brigade: its services in the trenches of Petersburg, Virginia, 1864. (search)
admitted to membership: F. W. Wagener, James F. Izlar, F. L. Meyer, F. C. Schulz, E. T. Legare, W. W. White, F. W. Lesemann, W. H. Bartless, A. H. Prince, Joseph Riddock, James Campbell, W. H. Sutcliffe, Louis Elias, Wade H. Manning, the Rev. Robert Wilson, D. D., and T. L. Ogier, M. D. An invitation to attend the unveiling of the Calhoun monument was accepted, and an appropriately engraved certificate of membership was adopted. General C. I. Walker then addressed the meeting in feeling army, paying a glowing tribute to the exalted heroism and indomitable valor of the individual men composing the Confederate army. Fourth toast, by Captain A. W. Marshall: The Infantry—They stood like a stone wall. Responded to by the Rev. Robert Wilson, D. D. Fifth toast, by Dr. F. L. Frost: The Artillery— A little more grape, Captain Bragg. Responded to by the Rev. C. E. Chichester. Sixth toast, by Colonel Zimmerman Davis: The Cavalry—The men who were always fighting. In response<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Two cavalry Chieftains. [New Orleans Picayune, August 12th, 1888.] (search)
ay, 1864, the Federal cavalry corps was concentrated near Fredericksburg, and on the morning of the 9th marched by Hamilton's Crossing to the Telegraph road, and moving to the right of General Lee's right flank, marched to Beaver Dam station on the Newport News and Mississippi Valley railroad, and from that point by the Louisa or Old Mountain Road, via Glen Allen, a station on the Fredericksburg railroad, to the Yellow Tavern. His command consisted of three divisions under Generals Merritt, Wilson, and Gregg, numbering, according to the official returns of the Federal army, dated May 1, 1864, 9,300 men in the saddle. His brigade commanders were Custer, Devins, Gibbs, Davies. J. Irvin Gregg, McIntosh, and Chapman. General Stuart followed these seven brigades of Sheridan with the three brigades of his command, viz: Lomax's and Wickham's of Fitz Lee's division, and a North Carolina brigade under General Gordon, making a total effective force of some 3,000 troopers. On the morning o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
ommodore W. C., 273. Wickham, Gen. W. F., 453. Wilbourne, Capt. R. E., 91. Wilcox, Gen C. M, 262. Wilderness, Battle of the, 15, 21. Willey, Col. 85. Wilkinson, C. S. Navy, Capt., 106. Williamsburg, Battle of, 16 Williams, 88: Lt John J., 214; M., 162; Capt., 141. Williams, Col Benj , 12 Williams, Capt. W. A., killed, 379. Williamson, James, 8. Williamsport, Md., 27. Williston S. C., Reunion of Co. A, Gregg's Regiment at, 1882, 246. Wilmington, N. C., 4. Wilson, Capt., 22. Wilson, D. D., Rev. Robert. 396, 416. Winchester, Battle of, 444. Winder, Gen., Chas. S., 15. Winder, Gen. John H , 273. Winkler, D. D., Chaplain E. T., 180. Winn, Col., John. 13. Winn, Gen., Richard, 7, 10, 13. Winnsboro, S. C., 3, 12, 13, 30. Winslow. Major, 70. Winyah Bay. 131. Wise, Gov. Henry A, 358. Withers, Gen , 298, 310, 317. Women of the South; their devotion and sacrifices. 290. Wood, Lt. F. C., 60. Wood, Gen., 309. Wood, Gen. S. A. M.,368. W