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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, March 30, April 6, 27, and May 12, 1902.] (search)
ppointed at Large. 23. Colonel. Commanding brigade, Shelby's Division, Price's Army, Trans-Mississippi Department. (Cullum confounds C. H. Tyler with Brigadier-General R. C. Tyler, killed near West Point, Ga., April 16, 1865.) John C. Booth. 1392. Born Georgia. Appointed Alabama. 24. Captain Artillery (Confederate States Army), February, 1861. Commanding arsenal at Baton Rouge, La. Thomas K. Jackson. 1393. Born South Carolina. Appointed South Carolina. 25. Major, November 1o, 1861. Chief Commissary-General, A. S. Johnston's staff, Western Department, 1861-‘62. William N. R. Beall. 1398. Born Kentucky. Appointed Arkansas. 30. Brigadier-General, April 11, 1862. Commanding brigade, Army of West; captured at Port Hudson, July 9, 1863. In 1864 and 1865 commanding brigade in Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. William T. Mechling. 1401. Born Pennsylvania. Appointed Louisiana. 33. Major, in 1864, Assistant Adjutant-General to Van D
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Treatment and exchange of prisoners. (search)
To this attempt by letter no reply was received. He renewed these efforts on October 20th, 1863, saying: I now propose that all officers and men on both sides be released in conformity with the provisions of the cartel, the excess on one side or the other, to be on parole. Will you accept this? I have no expectation of an answer, but perhaps you may give one. If it does come, I hope it will be soon. Id., p. 401. But nothing was accomplished by both of these efforts. Some time in November or December, 1863, General B. F. Butler was appointed the Federal Commissioner of Exchange. It will be remembered that this man had been outlawed by the Confederate authorities prior to this time, and it was openly charged, and generally believed, that this appointment was made solely to make communication between the belligerents the more difficult by embarrassing the Confederates, and consequently to throw this additional obstacle in the way of further exchange of prisoners. Immediat
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.6 (search)
Last forlorn hope of the Confederacy. [from the Sunny South , November 80, 1902.] By Wallace Putnam Reed. When the tidings of Lee's surrender at Appomattox reached the Confederates in Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana, they swore that they would die in the last ditch rather than stack arms under the Stars and Stripes. Kirby Smith was in command of the department, and under him were Generals Buckner and Magruder, to say nothing of that born soldier, General Joe Shelby, with his 1,000 Missouri rough riders, the very flower of the army. Backing these generals were 50,000 trained soldiers, the finest fighting material in the world. Their equipment was superb. They had not been reduced to rags and starvation, like their comrades east of the Mississippi under Lee and Johnston. They had not felt the federal blockade. After Appomattox they were in splendid fighting condition and eager for the fray. Perhaps the situation needs a word or two of explanation. At that time the Fre