Browsing named entities in Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative. You can also browse the collection for May 10th, 1861 AD or search for May 10th, 1861 AD in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

Infantry, Major Shepard, five hundred men; one company of Maj. T. W. Sherman's battery, six pieces of cannon and seventy horses; and the 1st Regiment of Penn. Artillery, 17th of the Line, and afterwards known from its drab hats as the Quaker Regiment, armed with muskets, eight hundred men. The mayor, police commissioners and a police force were present. There was no excitement other than that which proceeded from the curiosity of the people to witness the proceedings. (New York Tribune, May 10, 1861, in Putnam's Rebellion Record, I (Diary), pp. 61, 62.) Without any molestation or any symptoms of a hostile demonstration. (Bates, History Pennsylvania Volunteers, I, 160.) But, such as it was, this occupation of Baltimore was attributed by Parton and other writers of that period to General Butler's own initiative; yet it now appears from his own report to General Scott, dated May 15, 1861, that this act was performed in obedience to verbal directions received from the War Department th