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om the plate and affixed to a duplicate handle is ready for the illustration. Nearly fifteen pounds of force to the square inch will be required to draw them asunder. To separate them readily, it is only necessary to open the stop-cock and re-admit air. Mag′ic Lan′tern. A dioptric instrument by which the images of small figures painted in transparent varnish are exhibited, considerably magnified, upon a wall or screen. Its invention has been attributed to Roger Bacon about the year 1261, but it was first generally made known by Baptista Porta in his Natural Magick, and by Kircher, 1669-70, who described it in his Ars magna Lucis et Umbrae. Magic lanterns. Comes Mr. Reeves bringing me a lanthorn with pictures in glass to make strange things appear on a wall, very pretty. — Pepys's Diary, 1666. As at present constructed, the instrument A consists of a case having a projecting tube in front, in which are two lenses, the inner for illumination and the outer for magnify<
rrell. Vol. Xv— (850) Army of Mobile, October 31, 1862. (1069) Cumming's brigade, Buckner's corps, department of the Gulf, April, 1863, near Mobile. No. 42—(39) Department of the Gulf, June 8, 1863, at Pascagoula. Captain Goldsby's Company Mounted Infantry. No. 65—(442) August 30, 1864, Brigadier-General Asboth, U. S. A., says of skirmish at Milton, Fla.: Came upon Captain Goldsby with about 100 men. No. 78—(814) In Liddell's brigade, department of the Gulf, September 3, 1864. No. 104—(1261) Mentioned by Col. S. Jones, Demopolis, Ala., April 24, 1865; asks for couriers. Capt. H. R. Gordon's Company. Vol. XX, Part 2— (432) Polk's corps, army of Tennessee, about November 29, 1862, near Murfreesboro. Houston's and Hubbard's Companies. Vol. Vii—(137– 139, 140) At Fort Henry, February 5, 1862, General Tilghman's and Colonel Heiman's reports. Captain Meador's Company. No. 103—(1045) Mentioned as reporting to General Clanton, March 10, 1865, departm
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, March 30, April 6, 27, and May 12, 1902.] (search)
. In 1861 commanded brigade, Army of Shenandoah; in 1862 Major-General, commanding Army of Kentucky; in 1863 Lieutenant-General, commanding Department of Trans-Mississippi, commanded same department as General to May 26, 1865. James M. Hawes. 1259. Born Kentucky. Appointed Kentucky. 29. Brigadier-General, March 5, 1862. Commanded cavalry, Western Department, 1861-‘62; commanded brigade, J. G. Walker's Division, in 1863; commanded at Galveston in 1864. Richard C. W. Radford. 1261. Born Virginia. Appointed Virginia. 31. Colonel, 1861. (1st) Commanded First Virginia Infantry, State Line; (2nd) commanded Second Virginia Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia. Barnard E. Bee. 1263. Born South Carolina. Appointed at Large. 33. Brigadier-General, June 17, 1861. Commanded Third Brigade, Army of Shenandoah. Killed July 21, 1861, at Bull Run, Va. (He was the man who gave T. J. Jackson his sobriquet of Stonewall. Look, men; there is Jackson standing like a ston
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