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o quit their standard on the battle-field under fire, under pretence of removing or aiding the wounded, will not be permitted. Any one persisting in it will be shot on the spot, and whosoever shall be found to have quit the field, his regiment, or his company, without authority, will be regarded and proclaimed as a coward, and dealt with accordingly. By command of Gen. Beauregard. Thos. Jordan, Acting Adjutant-General. Message of Jefferson Davis. In the rebel Congress on the eighth of April, the following message was received: To the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States of America: The great importance of the news just received from Tennessee induces me to depart from the established usages, and to make to you this communication in advance of official reports. From official telegraphic despatches, received from official sources, I am able to announce to you, with entire confidence, that it has pleased Almighty God to crown the confederate
ar. I am, with gunboats and mortars, ready to attack in front, and Buford is ready to cooperate; but it seems as if the place is to be surrendered without further defence.< A. H. Foote, Flag-Officer. Flag-steamer Benton, off Island number10, April 8. To Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy: My despatch, three hours since, informs the Department that Island Number10 has surrendered to the gunboats. Captain Phelps has this instant returned, after having had an interview with the late Island Number10. A full report will be made as soon as we can obtain possession of the land-batteries, and I am able to communicate with Gen. Pope. A. H. Foote, Flag-Officer. Commodore Foote's report. flagship Benton, Island no.10, April 8, (via Cairo.) Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy: I have to inform the Department that since I sent the telegram last night, announcing the surrender to me of Island No.10, possession has been taken of both the island and the works upo
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 122.-Gen. Sherman's reconnoissance on the Corinth (Miss.) road. (search)
Doc. 122.-Gen. Sherman's reconnoissance on the Corinth (Miss.) road. Official report of General Sherman. headquarters, Fifth division, April 8. To Major-General Grant, Commanding Army in Field: sir: With the cavalry placed at my command, and two brigades of my fatigued troops, I went this morning out on the Corinth road. The abandoned camps of the enemy lined the road, with hospital flags for their protection. At all of these we found more or less wounded and dead. At the forks of the road I found the head of General Wood's division. At that point I ordered cavalry to examine both roads, and found the enemy's cavalry. Colonel Dickey, of the Illinois cavalry, asked for reinforcements. I ordered Gen. Wood to advance the head of his column cautiously on the left-hand road, whilst I conducted the head of the Third brigade of the Fifth division up the righthand road. About half a mile from the forks was a clear field, through which the road passed, and immediately beyon
arles Umback. Oglethorpe light infantry, Savannah. Capt. T. W. Sims, First Lieut. H. C. Truman, Junior Second Lieut. James Ackerman. Wise guard, Macon County, Ga. Capt. M. J. McMullin, First Lieut. T. W. Montfort, Senior Second Lieut. J. D. N. Lullow, Junior Second Lieut. John Blow. Washington Volunteers, Savannah. Capt. John McMahon, First Lieut. Francis Blair, Senior Second Lieut. J. C. Rowland, Junior Second Lieut. A. J. McArthur. Account by a participant. On the eighth of April, Gen. Hunter and staff went ashore on Tybee Island. It was intended to open fire the next morning, but a delay of one day was found necessary. Gen. Hunter did not take up his headquarters ashore, though he visited the batteries, and on the first day of the bombardment remained at them. Gen. Benham was in the action both days, but the command was left with General Gilmore. Capt. Pelouze, late Adjutant-General on Gen. Sherman's staff, and now Inspector-General of the Department of the
. Adj.-General, Major C. A. Morgan, and Captain L. H. Marshall, Aids O. W. Nixon, Medical Director, and Major J. M. Case, Inspector-General, rendered an important service, and were, in all respects, zealous and efficient. Our success was complete and overwhelming, and it gives me profound satisfaction to report that it was accomplished without loss of life. John Pope, Major-General Commanding. Report of Commander Walke. United States gunboat Carondelet, off Tiptonville, Tenn., April 8. sir: In accordance with the instructions of Gen. Pope, I received on board Gen. Granger and staff, on the morning of the sixth inst., and proceeded down the Mississippi River, opposite to this place, making an extensive reconnoissance. On our way down we exchanged a few shots with some of the enemy's batteries on the Tennessee shore, and on our way back we attacked two siegeguns, twenty-four-pounders, which had engaged us. We disabled and spiked these guns without receiving any injury.
ows: April 5.--One private of the Seventh Maine, and one of the Forty-ninth New-York killed, and two privates of the Seventh Maine, and one of the Forty-ninth New-York wounded. April 6.--Three privates of the Forty-ninth New-York wounded severely; one officer, Lieut. George Gale, of the Thirty-third New-York, seriously wounded; one of the Seventy-seventh seriously wounded. April 7.--One private of the Seventh Maine seriously wounded; one of the Seventy-seventh seriously wounded. April 8.--One private wounded, Thirty-third New-York volunteers. April 11.--One corporal, Seventh Maine, killed, and one private wounded. The Forty-ninth regiment and a company of the Thirty-third New-York, the latter under command of Lieut.-Col. Corning, were much exposed to the fire of the enemy's rifle-pits while we lay in position. I regret to state that Lieut. Swan, company A, and Bugler Brown, company D, Seventh Maine volunteers, were captured by the enemy on the fifth inst., being s
diction, (with the exception of that enabling the courts to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, the qualification of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the writ of habeas corpus aforesaid. In witness whereof, I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal, this, the eighth day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two. Jefferson Davis. II. Major-Gen. E. K. Smith, commanding the Department of East-Tennessee, is charged with the due execution of the foregoing proclamation. He will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders: The distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibite