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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Report of Colonel D. T. Chandler, (search)
e painful remedy during our Revolutionary war. I am yours, most truly, G. T. Beauregard. W. H. Winder, Esq., New York, N. Y. Since the foregoing was written we have seen a letter from Judgn Richmond was evacuated in April, 1865, this letter was found among the scattered debris of General Winder's office. The first time I ever saw it published in full was in the Washington Chronicle, aetches, and receive some of the best material I ever saw. Ro. Ould, Agent of Exchange. Brigadier-General Winder. The version of S. The arrangement I have made works largely in our favor; in ges had arrived at City Point, and being anxious not to detain the Federal steamer, I wrote to General Winder to send all the political prisoners he had in his charge, as well as soldiers; that it was ahe chief complaint that I made against S. was that he published only a part of my letter to General Winder and ignored the remainder, which was a full explanation of what he did publish. The matter
al John H. Winder, C. S. A. John H. Winder was born in Maryland, where his family had been prominent for many years. He was a son of General W. H. Winder, commanding the American forces at the battle of Bladensburg during the war of 1812. General Winder was graduated at West Point in 1820 and assigned to the artillery; he resigned in 1823 but returned to the army in 1827. For a time he served as instructor at West Point, and entered the Mexican War as captain. He was brevetted major for gaons in Alabama and Georgia. Finally, November 21, 1864, he was made commissary-general of prisoners east of the Mississippi River. He died February 7, 1865, it is said from disease contracted while visiting the prison stockade at Florence. General Winder's character has been the subject of much dispute. To the last, President Davis, Secretary Seddon, and Adjutant Cooper declared that he was a much-maligned man. He was set to perform a task made impossible by the inadequacy of supplies of men
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
ed ends, and had charge of devising, preparing and testing the armor and ordnance for the famous Virginia. He was subsequently promoted commander and made chief of the bureau of ordnance and hydrography, and continued to render important services until the close of the war. Soon afterward he was appointed to a professorship in the Virginia military institute, which he still holds. John Henry Winder John Henry Winder, provost marshal general, was born in Maryland in 1800, son of General W. H. Winder, a soldier of the war of 1812. He was graduated at the United States military academy in 1820; served at Fort McHenry and on the Florida frontier; resigned in August, 1823; was reappointed with rank of secondlieu-tenant of artillery, 1827; was promoted first-lieutenant, 1833; served in the Florida war; was promoted captain, 1842; served in the Mexican war at La Hoya, Ocalaca, Contreras, Churubusco, Chapultepec and City of Mexico; was brevetted major and lieutenant-colonel for gallant
, 322. Winchester, Va.: I., 139, 302, 304, 306, 307, 310, 360, 364; II., 148, 150, 326, 328, 330, 332, 336; IV., 78, 86; Berryville turnpike, IV., 244, 248; battle of, VII., 228; Sheridan's ride, IX., 70; battle at, IX., 87. Winchester, horse of P. H. Sheridan, name changed from Rienzi, IV., 297, 308. Winder, C. S.: I., 366; II., 23, 28, 320; X., 149. Winder, J. H.: VII., 29, 36, 76, 78, 86, 90, 172, 173, 175, 177, 178, 199, 210. Winder, R. B., VII., 180. Winder, W. H., VII., 192. Winder, W. S., VII., 74, 180. Winder Hospital, Richmond, Va. , VII., 284. Winfield Scott Camp (see Camp Winfield Scott), I., 259. Wingo's Inf., Confederate, I., 350. Winnebago,, U. S. S., VI., 247, 254. Winona,, U. S. S., VI., 190, 201, 204. Winslow, E. W., IV., 198. Winslow, F., VI., 189. Winslow, J. A.: VI., 300, 302; and officers on Kearsarge,, U. S. S., VI., 303, 304, 320. Winston, J. D., VII., 351. Winter, W
The Daily Dispatch: September 17, 1861., [Electronic resource], Arrest of a former Marylander in Philadelphia. (search)
ment in the presence of that functionary which might, at this time, be construed into treason. We believe, however, that none of the documents directly inculpate Winder; because, although most of them are filled with treason, they cannot be proved to have been written by the prisoner. He was, however, the Philadelphia correspondent of the New York Daily News, as copies of his letters were found pasted carefully in blanks, with notes and interpolations. Winder was the owner of the "Winder Buildings," in Washington city, now occupied as the Pension Bureau. He is presumed to be wealthy, and has manifested a prudent guise since his arrest. He is a small man, wearing dark glasses and a military cap, apparently forty-five years of age. The District Attorney is overhauling his papers and collecting evidence. Winder is connected with one of the oldest and best families of Maryland, one or two of his relatives having been Governors of that State. His father, bearing the same
General Butler, it is said, has promised to make good the State bounty out of his own pocket, if the Governor refuses to pay it. Refusal of Mayor Brown and Mr. Winder to accept Yankee Overturns. The Boston Advertiser, of Wednesday, the 15th inst., says. Yesterday an order was sent to the fort to allow Mayor Brown of Baltimore, an additional furlough of ninety days. An order was also forwarded for the release of W. H. Winder, of Baltimore, upon taking the oath of allegiance, Capt. Jones, who carried down the orders, reported upon his return that Mayor Brown refused to accept the furlough, inasmuch as he was restricted from going south of the Hudson river, and that Mr. Winder refused to take the oath of allegiance. Discharged Confederate prisoners. We take the following paragraph from the Baltimore American, of the 15th inst. The most of the gentlemen referred to have arrived at Norfolk by way of a flag of truce: For several days past a number of Confede