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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 476 2 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 164 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 160 20 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 131 1 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 114 6 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 102 2 Browse Search
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) 68 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 59 3 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 45 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.2 (search)
ntil the whole South is exterminated. If we hold those caught, they amount to no more than dead men. In regard to Stanton's report, Mr. Davis had in mind those statistics which he later gave in his book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government. Federal prisoners held by the Confederates 270,000, of whom 22,576 died; Confederate prisoners held by the Federals 220,000, of whom 26,245 died. Colonel Wood mentioned in the second letter was John Taylor Wood, the grandson of Colonel Zachary Taylor. He was one of President Davis' aids de camp. The original of these letters were furnished me by Mrs. Chilton, who lives in Richmond. They have never before been printed, and, so far as known, contain the only statement ever made by Mr. Davis in regard to the Chandler report. Walter L. Fleming, Professor of History, Louisiana State University. Memphis, Sept. 2, 1875. General R. H. Chilton: My Dear Sir,—Accept my thanks for your kind letter of the 30th ult. I did not know
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.7 (search)
uirement, and came out a fine rider, swordsman and tactician, as well as a courteous and dignified officer. He graduated twenty-fifth in a class of thirty-three, going into the brevet lieutenancy in the Twenty-first Infantry, then, under Colonel Zachary Taylor, afterwards General and President. This was in 1828, and before his majority. At the Point his intimates were Joseph E. Johnston, Robert E. Lee, Prof. Alex. Dallas Bache, Albert Sydney Johnston and others, with whom he held lifelong favalry, the First Dragoons was organized, and its Adjutant was Jefferson Davis, now promoted to first lieutenant, in 1834. But he held the post only a few months, resigning in June of the next year. For some reason, never explained, Old Zach Taylor had taken a strong dislike to his subaltern; but the latter was deeply and seriously in love with the fair young daughter of his chief Miss Knox Taylor. To the surprise of everyone—and none more than her sire—Miss Taylor married the young soldie
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.11 (search)
nant-colonel corps of cavalry, C. S. A., March 16, 1861; brigadier-general, June 17, 1861; major-general, January 24, 1862; lieutenant-general, May 23, 1863; died at Spring Hill, Tenn., January 25, 1892. Commands—Brigade composed of Fifth, Sixth and Twelfth Alabama and Twelfth Mississippi Regiments, Infantry, Army of the Potomac; subsequently brigade composed of First, Seventh, Eleventh and Seventeenth Regiments, Virginia Infantry, A. N. Va., division composed of the brigades of Elzey and Taylor, A. N. V.; commanding Second Army Corps, A. N. V., May 10, 1863; commanding Department of Richmond. John Buchanan Floyd, brigadier-general, May 23, 1861; died August 26, 1863. Commands—Commanding forces in Kanawha Valley, August 12 to September 19, 1861; brigade composed of Twentieth Mississippi and the Thirty-sixth, Fiftieth and Fifty-first Regiments, Virginia Infantry; commanding division at Fort Donelson, Tenn., February, 1862. Samuel Garland, Jr., brigadier-general, May 23, 186
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Keysville Guards. (search)
g. Mayes, Moseley. Soldiers' Home. McCargo, John. Living near Reedsville, N. C. Mahoney, Cain. Killed at Carrick's Ford. Palmore, N. C. Soldiers' Home. Pettus, J. O. Killed at Kernstown. Purcell, W. E. Died in hospital. Roberts, B. A. Living at Chase City, Va. Robinson, John. Dead. Robinson, M. Wounded at Second Battle of Manassas; dead. Robinson, C. T. Dead. Robinson, Wm. Died in hospital. Rosser, E. L. Dead. Rawlins, M. Died in hospital at Winchester, Va. Sharp, Moses. Died in hospital. Shannon, James. Missing. Smith, W. P. Living at Amelia Courthouse, Va. Tatum, S. C. Died at Fort Delaware. Ward, Taylor. Wounded; living near Keysville, Va. Ward, Wm. Dead. Webb, Wyart. Living at Boydton, Va. Weatherford, John. Died in field hospital. Willis, S. M. Living near Keysville, Va. Williams, A. H. Wounded at Bloody Angle, Spotsylvania county, living near Charlotte Courthouse. B. A. Roberts. Third Orderly Sergeant.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.30 (search)
nant in the fall of 1862; promoted captain early in 1863; mortally wounded in the battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863; died there in field hospital, July 18, 1863. Thurman, Benjamin W., third lieutenant; not re-elected at the reorganization. Taylor, Albert G., first sergeant; accidentally shot at Manassas June 10, 1861, and died twelve hours afterwards. Foster, Anthony, second sergeant; discharged by conscript act of 1862; over thirty-five years of age. Barksdale, Franklin, third sergdischarged by conscript act, 1862, over 35 years of age. Smith, James A., enlisted May 10, 1861. Sampson, George W. Salmon, Thomas B., detailed at Chimborazo Hospital, June 8, 1862. Thomas, Tazwell S., died August 3, 1862, in hospital. Taylor, John R., killed at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. Twyman, Travis J., promoted third corporal; captured at Yorktown, April 26, 1862; exchanged August 5, 1862; wounded in battle at Brook Church, May 12, 1864. Teel, Lewis, discharged under age, Ju
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.44 (search)
l B. Hofman, C. H. Jelks, William A. Jameson, W. A. Johnson, R. H. Jones, R. E. Jordan, Orris F. Kenney, Robert Kevan, William C. Kinsey, Levi A. Kull, Mark E. Lacy, William P. Lee, E. B. Lilly, William E. Lipscomb, Hersey Lufsy, H. Lewis Lyon, Daniel Robertson, J. T. R. Roberts, John P. Ruffin, Theo. B. Sandford, Paul W. Simmons, N. B. Smith, Joseph A. Smith, W. C. Smith, Robert L. Snead, John W. Summerville, J. B. Spottswood, Jos. E. Steel, Alexander Stone, Jordan Stywalt, Hiram Styles, Waverly R. Tally, George A. Talley, Peyton Taliaferro, J. B. Taylor, George A. Tatum, L. Tomlin, C. B. Topham, J. H. Totty, William G. Vaughan, Lycurgus Waller, Thomas J. Webb, Robert T. White, George R. Wells, Robert M. Wills, O. L. Williams, Wm. J. Weeks, E. The names in italic type indicate those who were present and surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
ll of the Confederate Government 84 Davis, V. Jefferson, 158 Delaware, Escape from Fort, 271 De Leon, T. C. 74 Dinkins, Capt., James, 180 Dixie, How it Came to be Written, 369 Donelson, Capture of Fort, 271 Ellyson, Lieut.-Gov. J Taylor 160 Emancipation in the United States in 1861, 328 Embargo Act. 64 Emmett, Daniel D., 369 Fathers of Confederate Veterans Living 368 Featherston, Capt. John C., 161 Fisher's Hill, Desperate Picket Fight, 221 Fleming, Prof. W. L Northern Works, 74 States Rights Doctrine Changed, 66 Stearnes F., Lent His Farm for Hospital Service 90 Stuart, J. E. B., How he Played Sheriff, 267 Account of the Death of, 121 Tariff of 1828 the Bill of Abomination, 316 Taylor, Gen., Zachary, 81 Thompson, Pillage by Federals of the Residence of Mrs. Jacob, 195 Toombs Robert, 74, 144 Universal Suffrage, Evils of, 65 Vandalism of the Federals, 193 Virginia Battle Field Park, 215 Virginia Bill of Rights 50 Virgin