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Lynchburg and Its People

Christian, William Asbury

Verlag:, 2013
ISBN 10: 123086122X / ISBN 13: 9781230861227
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Titel: Lynchburg and Its People


Erscheinungsdatum: 2013

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Inhaltsangabe: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...Rodes was born in Lynchburg, March 29, 1829; his father, General David Rodes, being one of our prominent citizens. He graduated at the Virginia Military Institute in 1848, and such was the regard the faculty had for him that he was elected an assistant professor. In 1851 he resigned that position to take up his chosen profession, that of a civil engineer. He secured a position on the Southside road, then being constructed. From here he went to Alabama and was connected with the Northeast and Southwest railroad. In 1859 it was decided to divide the chair of Natural Philosophy, then held by Thomas J. Jackson (afterwards General), and create a chair of Applied Mechanics. Two names were presented to the Institute board, Robert E. Rodes and Colonel Alfred L. Rives. The esteem in which these two men held each other is shown by the fact that each, without the knowledge of the other, presented the other's claims in complimentary letters, written at the same time from difierent parts of the country. Colonel Rives peremtorily withdrew his name, and Robert E. Rodes was elected. When the war broke out General Rodes went to Alabama and raised a company of infantry, of which he was elected captain, and when the regiment was formed he was made colonel. He came to Virginia with his regiment May, 1861, and from that time on his career was marked by heroism and gallantry. At the battle of Seven Pines he charged against the enemy' s entrenched position and took it, but not until his regiment had suffered terrible loss and he himself was wounded. For the bravery and skill exhibited on this occasion he was made brigadier-general. At Chancellorsville as senior brigadier-general he commanded General D. H. Hill's command. His gallant charge,...

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