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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)
isons. Subsequently he was assigned to command the prison camp at Andersonville, Georgia. He died at Columbia, South Carolina, February 7, 1865. Robert Ould Robert Ould, chief of the bureau of exchange, was born January 31, 1820, at Georgetown, D. C. After a course of study in Jefferson college, Pennsylvania, he was graduated in letters at Columbia college, Washington, D. C., in 1837, and in law at William and Mary college, in 1842. Subsequently he practiced the profession of law at Wal the close of the war. He then retired to a farm in Virginia, removed thence to Pennsylvania in 1876, and died at Penllyn, July 13, 1881. Lieutenant-General Richard Stoddart Ewell Lieutenant-General Richard Stoddart Ewell was born at Georgetown, D. C., February 8, 1817. He was graduated at West Point in 1840, and with promotion to a lieutenancy of dragoons served on the frontier until 1846. He went into the Mexican war as first-lieutenant of Mason's Dragoons, participated in the fighti
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
ome. The State holds him in reverence as one of its heroes, worthy of a place with Howard, Smallwood and Gist, of the Revolution, as their honored successor in the Maryland Line. George W. Booth. Brigadier-General Joseph Lancaster Brent Brigadier-General Joseph Lancaster Brent, of Baltimore, distinguished for his service in various arms of the Confederate military forces, was born in Charles county, Maryland, in 1826. He was reared at his native place, and attended college at Georgetown, D. C. When the war broke out, he was in California, but the ties of sympathy were too strong to be overcome by his great distance from home, and he took ship for the seat of war, in company with William M. Gwyn, ex-United States senator, and Calhoun Benham, United States district attorney in California. But on the high seas they were arrested by Gen. E. V. Sumner, and the three were sent to Fort Lafayette, and held two or three weeks, when they were paroled and permitted to go to Washington
ng Loring was a soldier from his boyhood. He was born in Wilmington, N. C., December 4, 8 18; in early childhood became a resident of Florida, and when only fourteen years of age was in the ranks of the volunteers, fighting Indians in the swamps and everglades. He did not have a West Point training, but he was educated in the true school of the soldier—active campaign life. On June 16, 1837, he was appointed a second lieutenant. After that he went to school at Alexandria, Va., and Georgetown, D. C. He afterward studied law and was admitted in 1842 to practice. He then went back to Florida and before long was elected to the State legislature, of which he remained a member for three years. In the Seminole war of 1836-38 he was appointed senior captain of a regiment of mounted riflemen, and in the following year he was made major commanding. He served under General Scott in all the battles of the Mexican war, from Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico, and for gallant conduct was brevet
Georgetown, district of Columbia a city of 16,000 pop., on Potomac River, just above Washington, and separated from it by Rock Creek. Extensively engaged in manufacturing.
Va.: I., 149, 150, 162, 163 seq.; Confederate entrenchments at, I., 166; II., 45, 46, 51, 53; Quaker Run, at, V., 203; stone church at, VII., 257. Century magazine, IX., 37. Ceres, U. S. I., 356; III., 318. Chadwick, F. E.: I., 7, 11, 88, 89; VI., 13, 18; historical illustrations within Confederate lines, VIII., 105. Chaffin's Bluff, Va.: I., 119; V., 141, 262, 261, 305, 317, 320; battery at, V., 316. Chaille, S. E., VII., 18, 290, 352. Chain bridge, Georgetown, D. C. , V., 75, 96, 97; VIII., 88, 94, 96. Chalk Bluff, Ark., III., 346. Chalk Bluffs, Mo., I., 364. Chalmers, J. R.: I., 97, 195, 201 seq., 204, 205, 368; II., 330, 344; IV., 34, 153, 256. Chamberlain, J. L., at battle of Gettysburg, II., 253; X., 209. Chamberlain, W. H., X., 2. Chambers, A., X., 205. Chambersburg, Pa.: III., 141 seq., 150, 161; IV., 75, 80. Chambliss, J. R., Jr. : IV., 283 seq.; V., 322; X., 155. Chameleon,, C. S. S.,
VI., 83, 149, 213, 214, 266, 310, 312, 314. Foote, H. S., IX., 29. Foraging: by Grant's army, VIII., 198-199; on Sherman's march, VIII., 212-220. Forbes, E. A., I., 10. Force, M. F., X., 93. Ford's Theater, Washington, D. C. : where Lincoln was shot, VII., 203, 205 seq. Foreign legions Viii., 82. Foreign officers: military, I., 117; nobility in Union camp, I., 115; soldiers of fortune tendered services, VIII., 76. Forest Hall military prison, Georgetown, D. C. , VII., 85. Forest Rose,, U. S. S., II., 350. Forests as battlegrounds Viii., 173, 175. Forney, J. H., II., 334; X., 255. Forney, W. H., X., 255. Forrest, N. B.: I., 192; cavalry command, I., 360, 368; II., 168, 170, 204, 322, 328, 330, 332, 342, 344, 348, 350; III., 124, 252, 257, 326, 330, 332, 338, 344; IV., 20, 34, 77, 116, 134, 137, 138, 139, 144, 145, 158, 160, 161, 16:3, 256, 262, 273 seq., 278 seq., 280, 282; VII., 145, 242; VIII., 206, 275, 290
., VII., 18. Read, T., X., 141. Read, T. R.: IV., 297, 310; Sheridan's ride, IX., 70. Reagan, J. II., X., 13. Reams Station, Va., III., 197, 201, 208, 330. Reaney Ii., VI., 166. Reconstruction: IX., 18, 298, 305, 308, 310, 313, 324, 325. Records of the War between the States I., 102-111. Recruits: Southern, better marksmen and horsemen, VIII., 148. Rectortown, Va.: McClellan relieved of command of army at, II., 57, 348. Red Hill, Georgetown, D. C. : signal camp of instruction at, VIII., 306, 307; United States Signal Service Corps, VIII., 308, 309, 313, 322; signal camp at, VIII., 339. Redhot Battery, McCarthy's battery, Company C, First Pennsylvania artillery, I., 291. Red House Landing, Va., VIII., 259. Red-legged Fifty-fifth, VIII., 72. Red men who Suffered in Silence, VII., 254. Red Mound, Tenn., II., 328. Red River: I., 72; Col. Bailey's wonderful dam on, I., 78, 79; II., 206, 209, 225;
e also Fort Sedgwick, Va.), I., 285. Selfridge, T. O., I., 215; VI., 147. Selma, Ala.: III., 344; IV., 136, 139; V., 166; arsenal at, V., 170; captured, IX., 247. Selma, , C. S. S., VI., 252, 254 seq. Seminary Hospital, Georgetown, D. C. , VII., 283. Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, Pa. , 243, 260. Seminole,, U. S. S., VI., 48. Seminole Indians Iv., 22. Semmes, P. J., X., 153. Semmes, R.: V., 158; VI., 80, 287, 289, 290, 293, 294, 301, 302, 304, 189, 214. Sigfried J. K. X., 291. Signal,, U. S. S.: III., 318; VI, 221, 239. Signal Service, U. S. (see also U. S. Signal Service): Central station at Washington, D. C., VIII., 305; camp of instruction, at Red Hill, Georgetown, D. C., VIII., 306 307; experts in the service, VIII., 308, 309; flags used by, VIII., 308; instances of efficient service of, VIII., 309, 317, 319, 321, 324, 326, 332, 338; towers used by, VIII., 310, 311, 313, 315, 325, 331, 338; codes of, VIII.
The Hessians at work. --The Union Hotel, in Georgetown, D. C., which has the reputation of being the secession headquarters of the town, has been fired four times within a few days past.
nless compelled by the Secessionists, until after the Virginia election. If the Union men should carry the State, the seat of war will be removed further South. The State Convention of North Carolina assembled at Raleigh on Monday, the eighty sixth anniversary of the Mecklendburg Declaration of Independence. An Ordinance of Secession will be adopted. A company of regulars, which recently arrived from Texas, have been placed on out-post duty at Chain Bridge, four miles above Georgetown, D. C. Mr. Walden, a reporter for the New York Times, while in Tammany Hall on Friday Evening, fail to the floor and suddenly expired. The superb Riflemen of Kanawha, well armed and equipped, are encamped at Buffalo. Lieut. Col. McGausland commands the Western Division. Col. O. Fellow, an old and wealthy citizen of St. Louis, has been elected a Colonel of a regiment of United States volunteers in Mis. souri. The Charleston Mercury says flour has declined $2 @ $3 per barre
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