Browsing named entities in William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1. You can also browse the collection for February 4th or search for February 4th in all documents.

Your search returned 4 results in 2 document sections:

s received from the Governor, transmitting the proposition from the Legislature of Virginia, for the appointment of commissioners to meet at Washington on the 4th of February, to agree upon a compromise of the national difficulties. Referred to the Committee on Federal Relations, and ordered to be printed. Jan. 26. In Senate.—Mking action, the Senate adjourned. The report gave a careful record of the proceedings of the Convention, which commenced its sessions in Washington on the 4th of February, and adjourned on the 27th of the same month. It sat with closed doors, and no full or consecutive report of its proceedings was ever made. It appears, howeng information respecting steamers, and reporting the names and capacities and whereabouts of all which plied between Boston and other ports, on Feb. 2, 1861. On Feb. 4, the Governor called a meeting at his chamber in the State House, at which were present some of the chief officers of the militia: also, General Thayer, of the Un
d Springfield on the 21st of July, when it was mustered out of service by Captain Gardner. The Forty-seventh Regiment was in the Department of the Gulf. It arrived at New Orleans, and reported to General Banks Jan. 1, 1863; was then referred to General Auger, who gave orders to proceed to Carrollton, and report to General Sherman. The regiment was ordered, Jan. 11, to the United-States barracks, to relieve the Thirtieth Massachusetts; and the colonel was put in command of the post. Feb. 4.—It was ordered to the Louisiana Cotton Press, and one company detached for provost duty at Thibodeux. Lieutenant-Colonel Stickney, who had distinguished himself in two engagements at Thibodeux, and Major Cushman, were detailed for special duty. The latter had an important position upon the Sequestration Committee, where his legal ability and business qualification made him eminently useful to the Government. March 12.—The regiment was ordered to the Metaire Racecourse, the most unhea