A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital, Vols. I and II, Complete by J. B. Jones | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital, Vols. I and II, Complete

A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital, Vols. I and II, Complete

by J. B. Jones
     
 
This edition features
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

CONTENTS. (abridged list)
VOLUME I.
CHAPTER I.
My flight from the North and escape into Virginia.—Revolutionary scene at Richmond.—The Union Convention passes the Ordinance of Secession.—Great excitement prevails in the South.

Overview

This edition features
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

CONTENTS. (abridged list)
VOLUME I.
CHAPTER I.
My flight from the North and escape into Virginia.—Revolutionary scene at Richmond.—The Union Convention passes the Ordinance of Secession.—Great excitement prevails in the South.
CHAPTER II.
Depart for Montgomery.—Interview with President Davis.—My position in the Government.—Government removed to Richmond.—My family.
CHAPTER III.
Troops pour into Richmond.—Beginning of hostilities.—Gen. Lee made a full general.—Major-Gen. Polk.—A battle expected at Manassas.
. . .
CHAPTER XXVI.
Lee snuffs a battle in the breeze.—Hooker’s army supposed to be 100,000 men.—Lee’s perhaps 55,000 efficient...
CHAPTER XXVII.
Vicksburg refuses to surrender to Grant.—Spiritualism at the White House.—Lee is pushing a little northward...
CHAPTER XXVIII.
Enemy threatening Richmond.—The city is safe.—Battle of Gettysburg.—Great excitement.—Yankees in great trouble...

VOLUME II.
CHAPTER XXIX.
Some desertion.—Lee falling back.—Men still foolishly look for foreign aid.—Speculators swarming.—God helps me to-day...
CHAPTER XXX.
Situation at Wilmington.—Situation at Charleston.—Lincoln thinks there is hope of our submission.—Market prices...
CHAPTER XXXI.
Suffering of our wounded at Gettysburg.—Prisoners from the battle of Chickamauga.—Charleston...
..
CHAPTER XLVII.
Gen. Lee appointed General-in-Chief.—Progress of Sherman.—The markets.—Letter from Gen. Butler...
CHAPTER XLVIII.
From the North.—Rumored defeat of Gen. Early.—Panic among officials.—Moving the archives.—Lincoln’s inaugural...
CHAPTER XLIX.
Rumors of battles.—Excitement in the churches.—The South Side Road captured by the enemy.—Evacuation of Richmond...

About the Author
J. B. Jones was a clerk in the war department of the Confederate States government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014716956
Publisher:
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Publication date:
06/16/2012
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