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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter
: commencement of civil War. (search)
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army, Chapter
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 35 (search)
Doc. 34.-proclamation of Gen. McClellan. Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Grafton, (Va.,) June 23, 1861. To the Inhabitants of Western Virginia: The army of this department, headed by Virginia troops, is rapidly occupying all Western Virginia. This is done in cooperation with and in support of such civil authorities of the State as are faithful to the Constitution and laws of the United States. The proclamation issued by me, under date of May 26th, 1861, will be strictly maintained. Your houses, families, property, and all your rights will be religiously respected. We are enemies to none but armed rebels, and those voluntarily giving them aid. All officers of this army will be held responsible for the most prompt and vigorous action in repressing disorder and punishing aggression by those under their command. To my great regret I find that the enemies of the United States continue to carry on a system of hostilities prohibited by the laws of war among belligerent
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 291 (search)
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them., Chapter
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), part 1.2,
Cedar Mountain — 's advance is checked (search)
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Naval chronology
- 1861 : important naval engagements of the 1865 Civil war - March, 1861 (search)
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Chapter
: 7 Confederate armies and generals (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 215 (search)
Doc. 199.-Gen. McClellan's proclamation to the people of Western Virginia. Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Cincinnati, May 26, 1861. To the Union Men of Western Virginia: Virginians:--The General Government has long endured the machinations of a few factious rebels in your midst. Armed traitors have in vain endeavored to deter you from expressing your loyalty at the polls; having failed in this infamous attempt to deprive you of the exercise of your dearest rights, they now see
the Old Dominion, are still preserved in Western Virginia, and that you remain true to the Stars and Stripes. G. B. Mcclellan, Major-General Commanding
Address to the volunteer army.
Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Cincinnati, May 26, 1861.
soldiers:--You are ordered to cross the frontier and enter upon the soil of Virginia.
Your mission is to restore peace and confidence, to protect the majesty of the law, and to rescue our brethren from the grasp of armed traitors.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore),
. Doc 218.- N. Y. Seventh Regiment papers. (search)
Doc. 218.-N. Y. Seventh Regiment papers. Headquarters Department, Washington, May 26th, 1861 Colonel Lefferts, Commanding N. Y. Seventh Regiment: Sir: Your regiment has accomplished all that was intended by it in crossing over to Arlington to take possession of the heights, and have labored on the intrenchments manfully, also. The security of this city renders it imperative you should resume your encampment on this side; and you will this afternoon march over accordingly, and hold your regiment here ready to turn out when called upon. Very respectfully, J. H. K. Mansfield, Brig.-Gen., and Commanding. Washington, D. C., April 29, 1861, Headquarters, commanders of companies, 8TH Regiment, Massachusetts Vol. Militia. To Col. Lefferts, officers, and members, New York Seventh Regiment: At a meeting of this regiment, held this morning, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas, The trials and fortunes of war have brought us into close