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Definition of Greenville

  • a town in western Mississippi on the Mississippi River to the north of Vicksburg
  • a city in eastern North Carolina; tobacco market
  • a town in northwest South Carolina in the Piedmont

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Charleston had two or more, the Palmetto Guards and others; Greenville, the Butler Guards; Newberry, the Quitman Rifles; while the other counties, Abbeville, Anderson, Edgefield, Williamsburg, Darlington, Sumter, and almost all the counties represented in our brigade had one of these city volunteer companies.
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It was to strip all the forts and garrisons in South Carolina and Georgia, form an army of twenty-five thousand men, place them under Beauregard at Charleston, board the train for Greenville, S.C.; then by the overland route through the mountain passes of North Carolina, and by way of Aberdeen, Va.; then to make his way for Kentucky; Longstreet to follow in Beauregard's wake or between him and the Federal Army, and by a shorter line, join Beauregard at some convenient point in Kentucky; Johnston to flank Sherman and march by way of Middle Tennessee, the whole to avoid battle until a grand junction was formed by all the armies, somewhere near the Ohio River; then along the Louisville Railroad, the sole route of transportation of supplies for the Federal Army, fight a great battle, and, if victorious, penetrate into Ohio, thereby withdrawing Sherman from his intended "march to the sea," relieving Lee by weakening Grant, as that General would be forced to succor the armies forming to meet Beauregard.
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He was educated in the Male Academy, at Newberry, and spent six years at Furman University, Greenville, S.C., from which institution he graduated in August, 1860.
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His early training was secured in the Male Academies of Greenville and Newberry.
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The Lacey touched at Greenville, Mississippi, and a voice from the landing shouted: "The Pennsylvania is blown up just below Memphis, at Ship Island!
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From Edwardsville, we proceeded by Ripley and Greenville, to Vandalia, the seat of government of the state.
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As at Pilcher's Point, for instance, where the cabins had been moved back three hundred yards in three months, so we were told; but the caving banks had already caught up with them, and they were being conveyed rearward once more. Napoleon had but small opinion of Greenville, Mississippi, in the old times; but behold, Napoleon is gone to the cat-fishes, and here is Greenville full of life and activity, and making a considerable flourish in the Valley; having three thousand inhabitants, it is said, and doing a gross trade of $2,500,000 annually.
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If this proves a financial success, as seems quite certain, they propose to establish a banking-house in Greenville, and lend money at an unburdensome rate of interest-6 per cent.
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We reached Montgomery at noon, December 23d, and took cars at 1 p. m. for Franklin, forty miles, which we reached at 7 p. m., thence stages for Griffin, Georgia, via La Grange and Greenville.
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A short time later Miss Catherine Johnson of Greenville, Ohio, followed in the wake of Mrs. Curtis and Mrs. Hunton.
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From Ensign Johnson Baker's account we have seen Lee at the Long bluff, since called Greenville, now Society-hill.
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The employments of Treasurer of the Navy, and Secretary at War, supposed to be vacant by the promotion of Mr. Fox and Mr. Legge, were to be kept 'in petto' till the dissolution of this parliament, which will probably be next week, to avoid the expense and trouble of unnecessary re-elections; but it was generally supposed that Colonel Yorke, of The Hague, was to succeed Mr. Fox; and George Greenville, Mr. Legge.
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He run us off to Texas close to Greenville.
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I seen soldiers in Greenville, Texas.
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I was prepared to take the offensive against the enemy at Greenville.
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I sent a column east out of the valley we were in, with orders to swing around to the south and west and come into the Greenville road ten miles south of Ironton.
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The movement against the rebels at Greenville went no further.
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Two of his divisions were at Duckport and Young's Point, and the third under Steele was under orders to return from Greenville, Mississippi, where it had been sent to expel a rebel battery that had been annoying our transports.
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This notorious guerilla was afterwards surprised and killed near Greenville, Tennessee, and his command captured and dispersed by General Gillem.
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To the eastward was the little town of Greenville, situated at the head of a beautiful bay, in which several ships and quite a number of small vessels were riding at anchor.
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Examples of Greenville

Example #1
I knew no such person as Mrs. Mary Howard, and, in fact, at that time I did not know a soul in Baltimore.
Example #2
When all the companies called for had been organized, they were notified to what regiment they had been assigned, or what companies were to constitute a regiment, and were ordered to hold an election for field officers.
Example #3
This, to an observer at this late hour, seems to have been the only practical plan by which the downfall of the Confederacy could have been averted.
Example #4
At this juncture Longstreet came forward with a plan-bold in its conception; still bolder in its execution, had it been adopted-that might have changed the face, if not the fate, of the Confederacy.
Example #5
At sixteen he entered West Point as a cadet, and graduated July 1st, 1838, being second in a class of forty-five.
Example #6
At the early age of eleven years he was taken to New York and placed under a private tutor, an exile from France, and who had fled the Empire on the downfall of Napoleon.