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SOUTHERN

Historical Society

Society Papers.

VOLUME IX.

JANUARY TO DECEMBER, 1881.

RICHMOND, VA.:
Rev. J. WILLIAM JONES, D. D.

Secretary Southern Historical Society.

E E 483.7 ,577 1.9 1881

CONTENTS.

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65

PAGE.
Ap Official Paper that was Never Sent-Letter from Colonel Keatley,

89
A Federal Colonel on the Confederate Armies,

142
An Incident of Port Sumter. By Major John A. Hamilton,

265
An Incident of the Door Creek Expedition of 1863. By Captain W. L. Ritter,

280
Advance on Washington in 1864—Letter from General Early,

297
Attempt to Fasten on President Davis the Assassination of úr. Lincoln. By Judge Cleary, 313
Annual Reunion of the Virginia Division A. N. V.-Address of Colonel Archer Anderson on
Campaign and Battle of Chickamauga,

385
Artillery of A. N. V. in Last Campaign-Report of General w.n. Pendleton,

418
Letter from General A. L. Long,

423
An Anecdote of Stonewall Jackson,

424

BATTLE OF OCEAN POND, FLA.:

Report of General Beauregard,

11

Report of General Finnegan,

16

Report of General Colquitt,

Report of Colonel George P.

Harrison, Jr.,

23

Report of Colonel Caraway Smith,

27

Battle of Taylor's Ridge-Report of General M. P. Lowry,

Battle of Ringold Gap-Report of General Cleburne,

Battle of Monocacy aod Advance on Washington-Report of General Barly,

74

Battle of Hatcher's Ruo-Telegram from General Lee,

81

Battery Grege-Reply of General Wilcox to General Harris, :

168

General Lane's Reply to General Harris,

102

Battlo of Mobile Bay, by Captain J. D. Johnston,

471
Cavalry Operations in North Alabama, Report of Goneral 8. D. Lee,

237
Courage of the Confederato Soldier, by Rev. Dr. Hawthorne,

36
CORRESPONDENCE OF Hon. Geo. W. CAMPBELL, OF TENNESSEE:
Original Letters from General Andrew Jackson, James Monroe, Albert Gallatin, Commodore

McDonough and Committee of Citizens of Nashville,

Concentration before Shiloh-General Ruggles's

Reply' to Captain Polk,

41, 85, and 122

49

Captain Polk's Rejoinder,

178

Capture of General Scammon-Telegraph from General Jones,

82
Letter from General Jones,

83

Letter from Major Nounnan,

Cavalry Operations

in Mississippi - Roport of General 'S. D. Lee,

97

Depopulation of Atlaata by Sherman- Account of Colonel J. H. Keatloy, U. S. A.,

272

Descent of General R. E. Lee from King Robert the Bruce, of Scotland, by Professor W. W.

Fontaine, .

193

DEDICATION OF THE A. N. V. A88OCIATION TOMB, AND UNVEILING OF THE JACKSON

STATUE AT NEW ORLEANS :

Description of the Scene and Monument,

212

Remarks of Captain W. R. Lyman,

213

Remarks of Colonel John B. Richardson,

214

Notice of the poem by Mrs. Townsend. and oration by General Fitz Lee,

216

Verbatim Report of the Speech of President Davis,

216

Ovation to Mrs. Jackson and Miss Julia,

218

Expedition against

Pine Blufr— Report or Goneral Marmaduke,

238

Experiences of a Northern Man in the Confederate Army,

369

Editorial Paragraphs,

Engagement Near Aldie 17th of June, 1863. By General w. C'Wickham,

47, 96, 143, 192, 239, 285, 382, 432, and 574

19

Exploit of Torpedo Boat St. Patrick-Report of General D. H. Maury,

81
Expedition into Hardy and Hampshire-Report of General Early,

267
Exploits of Stephen Elliott. By Major J. A. Hamilton,

476
Fight at Aldie-Report of Colonel Rosser,

119
Field Letters from General Ewell's Headquarters,

121
Forgotten Testimony on State Sovereignty. By Charles Harris,

433
Fight with the Gunboats at Mathias Point-Report of Colonel Daniel Roggles,

498
Gettysburg-Report of General William E. Jones,

115
Extract from Report of Chief of Ordinance A. N. V.,
History of Lane's North Carolinia Brigade. By General James H. Lane, 29, 71, i24, 145, 241, 353, 489

122
Infantry of the A. N. V. By Major C. 8. Stringfellow,
Interview of Colonel Baldwin with Mr. Lincolo-Letter from Colonel J. H. Keatley, of lowa

300

88
Kirby Smith's Kentucky Campaign. By Major Paul F. Hammond,
Kennesaw Mountain, By General S. G. French,

225, 246, 289, 455
Leo's Offensive Policy in Campaign of 1864—A Letter to One of His Corpo Commanders, :

606
137

83

536

“LOST OPPORTUNITY AT SPRING HILL:"
General Cheatham's Reply to General Hood,

524
General Hood's Note,

634

Letters from General Stewart,

534

Letter from General M. P. Lowry,
Letter from General J. C. Brown,

636
Extract from Official Report of General W. B. Bate,

539

Letter from General Bate,

640

Last Days of the Confederate Treasury and what Became of Its specie-'Captain M. 8. Clark
Last Acting Treasurer of the Confederacy,

542
Literary Notices.

48, 144, 240, 285, 384, 576
Memoir of First Maryland Regiment, by General B, T. Johnson,

344

NOTES AND QUERIEB :

Did Grant Receive and Return Lee's Sword?

139

What Confederate Battery Opposed Hancock's Corps while Crossing the North Anna the 24th

140

Protection of Jackson's Flanking Column, at Chancellorsville,

141

A Federal Colonel on the Confederate Armies,

142

“ Did General Lee descend from Robert, the Bruce, King of Scotland ?"

190

“ Was Lieutenant Meigs Killed in Fair Combat ?"

190

Authenticity of the Dalghren Papers,

190

- Jeb" Stuart's Correspondence at Lewinsville, :

191

Where was the Extremo Right of the Confederate Army on 3d of June, '841

193

Where is General Nathaniel Green buried ?

284

Mannfacturing llistory-Who Runs the Machine,

378

General Sherman Manufacturing History,

379

What Coufederato Battery Fired the last'oun åt Appomattox C. H.,

380

What Confederate Battery Fired the last Gun at Appomattor,

429

What Infantry Regiment Accompanied General Stuart to Ely's Förd the Night Jackson was

430

Desired Retarn of the Sword of a Federal Officer

431

Was Cedar Run a Federal Victory,

672
Desired an Owner for a Watch,

573
Can New England claim John Smith as one her Heroes,

573
OPERATIONS AGAINST NEWBERN, N. C. in 1864:

Report of General Picket,

1

Report of General Hoke,

Letter from General Barton,

7

Report of General Barton,

8

Endorsements on Report,

11

Origin of the Lone Star and the Coat of arms of Texas, by J. C. Butler,

219
Organization of the Maryland Line, by Rev. H. E. Hayden,

254
Operations of Artillery of Army of Western Louisiana, by General J. L. Brent,

257
OPERATIONS AROUND WINCHESTER IN 1863:
Report of General J. A. Walker,

325
Report of General Geo. H. Steuart,

330
Proof that Lieutenant Meigs, of Sheridan's Staff was killed in Fair Combat,

77
Reminiscences of the Army of Northern Virginia, by J. Wm. Jonos, 90, 120, 185, 233, 273, 362, 126, 567
Renms's Station-Roport of General Wickham,

107
Raid of Captain Wm. Miles Hazard on Lieutenant Simon's Island, by Col. Á. R. Chisolm,

282
Ode by Paul Hayne,

283

Review of Dodge's Chancellorsville, by Col. Wm. Allan,

462

Ropulse of Federal Raid on Knoxville. By Captain B. F. Wyly,

479

Reminiscences of Hood's Tennessee Campaign. By Captain w. 'o. Dodd,

518
Reminiscences of 2nd of April, '65. By Judge H. W. Bruce,

206
STONEWALL JACKSON IN LEXINGTON, VA.:
Letter from an old Student,
Letter from J. D. Davidson, Esq.,
Strength of the Federal Armies official Statement,

134
SAERMAN'S ADVANCE ON MERIDIAN;
Report of General W. H. Jackson,

156
Report of General Richardson,

159
Report of Colonel P. B. Starke,
Sherman's Campaign in Mississippi in Winter of 1864--Repori of General Ross,

332
Report of General Ferguson,

338
Report of General Adams,

340

Sketch of Longstreet's Division. 'By General E. P. Alexander,

512

Sketch of Fourth Kentucky Infantry. By Captain J. H. Welles,

108

Work of the Southern Historical Society in Europe-Letter from Major Scheibert,

570

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HEAD-QUARTERS DEPARTMENT NORTH CAROLINA,

February 15, 1864. General,- I have the honor to report that, in accordance with instructions received from General Lee, under date of January 20, 1864, the expedition left Kingston as follows:

General Barton with his own brigade and that of Kemper, and three regiments of Ranson's, eight rifle-pieces, six Napoleons, and six hundred cavalry on the morning of the 30th ultimo to cross the Trent and take the works in front of Newbern, in reverse, and prevent the enemy so being reinforced by land or water. Later in the day I sent off the Fifteenth and Seventeenth Virginia to report to Colonel Dearing on the north side of the Neuse river with this three pieces of artillery, Whitford's regiment, and three hundred cavalry. He was to have attacked, if practicable, “Fort Anderson "-Barrington's. Commander Wood, of the navy, with his boat party, left on the 31st ultimo, and I with Hoke's brigade, three regiments of Corse's and two of Clingman's

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