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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.4 (search)
data to be had to October I, 1892. The number of general officers of all grades appointed and commissioned is four hundred and ninety-eight—viz.: Six generals, one general with temporary rank, one quarter-master general, two commissary-generals and two surgeon-generals; one hundred and two rose to the rank of major-general and twenty-one rose to the rank of lieutenant-general. General Joseph E. Johnston, with six major-generals and twenty-two brigadier generals, are reported dead since January I, 1891, leaving one hundred and sixty-six living out of the original number. I hope that this list is correct; that they are all living as reported, but if any have crossed over the river, I ask my old friends to be kind enough to give me the name, rank, State, and residence. The old Confederates now living will, when reading this roster of the living, recall many incidents of the war now long since forgotten. Peruse this list—viz: General. Gustav P. T. Beauregard, New Orleans.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Medical history of the Confederate States Army and Navy (search)
her cases herein provided. Sec. 5. That the benefits of this act shall accrue to the Florida State troops who may be disabled in line of duty when called into service by the authorities of this State. Sec. 7. This act shall be in force from and after its passage and approval by the governor. Approved June 8, 1889. State of Georgia. We extract the following from the Report of Madison Bell, Comptroller-General of the State of Georgia, covering the period from August 1, 1868, to January I, 1869, submitted to His Excellency, Rufus B. Bullock, the Governor, January 12, 1869: Maimed soldiers. By section 28, appropriation act of March, 1886, the sum of $20,000 was appropriated to furnish artificial limbs to indigent maimed soldiers; and by section 27 of the appropriation act of December, 1866, the further sum of $30,000 was appropriated for the same purpose. By reference to the books kept by my predecessors, I find that the first-named sum has been about exhausted, and
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.18 (search)
ed after the surrender, 174,000, is accounted for by the heavy losses of the Confederates by death and desertion between January i, 1865, and the date of parole. We now propose to select twelve of the greatest battles of the civil war, not that t1. Deducting 455,414, troops furnished by the Southern States to the Federal army, from 472,781 on the Confederate roll January I, 1864, it would be as follows: Troops on Confederate muster-roll January I, 1864472,781 Troops furnished by SoutheJanuary I, 1864472,781 Troops furnished by Southern States to Federal army455,414 —— 17,367 In other words, the Southern States contributed to the Federal army within 17,367 as many soldiers as the Confederacy had on its rolls January 1, 1864. Efforts have been made to get the number of fbeen well done and in a reasonable time. When we remember that the coalition against Napoleon in 1814 invaded France in January, and in sixty days they had her capital in their possession and Napoleon was in exile; when we remember that the next co