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ason to regret. My accusers seem to forget that long before nightfall I positively and persistently refused my assent to the scuttling or even removal of the steam ferry boat Maryland, at Perryville, which was proposed to me by so many persons, and which, if consummated, would have prevented any necessity for the destruction of the bridges. The following letter from Col. R. S. Mercer, of Anne Arundel county, is evidence that I did refuse my assent to this proposition: Parkhurst, May 16, 1861. To His Excellency, Gov. Hicks-- Dear sir: I have just read your card in the American, denying the charge made by the Mayor of Baltimore, Marshal Kane, and others, that you had given your consent and approbation to the burning of the various railroad bridges leading from Baltimore to Pennsylvania. Having, on the 19th of April, acted as your aide-de-camp, I was present at all your consultations and interviews with the city officials and other prominent citizens, until the violent exc
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 121.-General McClellan's command. (search)
ess for the positions assigned them. Those officers found to be incompetent will be rejected, and the vacancies thus occasioned will be filled by the appointment of such persons as may have passed the examination before the Board. Third--Camp Pickett, San Juan Island, W. T., and Fort Chekalis, Gray's Harbor, W. T., are announced as double ration posts, the former from July 22d, 1859, and the latter from------11th, 1860, being the respective dates of their first occupation by troops. Fourth--Captain Robert Garland, and First Lieutenant Edward J. Brooks, Seventh Infantry, having given evidence of disloyalty, are dropped from the rolls of the army, to date from May 23d, 1861, and May 16th, 1861, respectively. First Lieutenant James Leshler, Tenth Infantry, having overstayed his leave of absence, and failed to report to the Commanding Officer of the Department of the West, is dropped from the rolls of the army, to date from July 15th, 1861. By order, L. Thomas, Adj't-General.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 125.-Southern Bank Convention. (search)
lle Bank, W. T. Sutherlin; Bank of Richmond, Alexander Warwick; Traders' Bank of Richmond, Hector Davis, E. Denton, and Andrew Johnson. On motion of R. R. Cuyler, Esq., the Secretary read the resolutions adopted by the Convention at Atlanta, Georgia, June 3, 1861, as follows: Resolved, That this Convention do recommend to all the Banks in the Southern Confederacy to receive in payment of all dues to them the Treasury notes of the Government, to be issued under the Act of Congress of May 16, 1861, and also to receive the same on deposit, and pay them out again to customers. Resolved, That, until the said Treasury notes can be prepared and issued, it be recommended to all the Banks that they do agree to advance to the Government, in current notes, such sums severally as may be agreed upon between them and the Secretary of the Treasury. The said advance to be made on the deposit with the Banks of Treasury notes of large denomination or 8 per cent. stock or bonds. Resolved, Th
n Act to increase the Corps of Artillery and for other purposes. The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That there be added to the Corps of Artillery, Confederate States Army, one lieutenant-colonel and two majors, with the pay and allowances authorized by existing laws for their grades respectively. Sec. 2. That the President be, and he is hereby authorized to appoint, in addition to the storekeepers authorized by the fifth section of the Act of May sixteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, for the establishment and organization of the army of the Confederate States, as many military storekeepers of ordnance, with the pay and allowances of a captain of infantry, as the safe keeping of the public property may require, not to exceed, in all, four storekeepers, who shall, previous to entering on duty, give bonds with good and sufficient security, in such sums as the Secretary of War may direct, fully to account for all moneys and public property which they may