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he be confined at Ship Island for two years at hard labor, and that he be allowed to communicate with no person on the Island, except Mrs. Phillips, who has been sent there for a like offence. Any written message may be sent to him through these Headquarters. Upon this order being read to him, the said Keller requested that so much of it as associated him with that woman might be recalled, which request was, therefore, reduced to writing by him, as follows: New-Orleans, June 30th, 1862. Mr. Keller desires that a part of the sentence which refers to the communication with Mrs. Phillips be stricken out, as he does not wish to have communication with Mrs. Phillips. (Signed) F. Keller. Witness: D. Waters. Said request seeming to the Commanding General to be reasonable, so much of said orders is revoked, and the remainder will be executed.-By order of Major-General Butler. R. S. Davis, Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General. The truth is, that
ffectionate tones, from his boyhood up; and now what must be the shock to his father and brothers, and to those tender sisters, when to-morrow the telegraph shall tell them of their loss! His cousin, Lieutenant-Colonel Warwick, is desperately wounded. Oh, I pray that his life may be spared to his poor father and mother! He is so brave and skilful an officer that we cannot spare him, and how can they? The booming of cannon still heard distinctly, but the sound is more distant. June June 30, 1862. McClellan certainly retreating. We begin to breathe more freely; but he fights as he goes. Oh, that he may be surrounded before he gets to his gun-boats! Rumours are flying about that he is surrounded; but we do not believe it-only hope that he may be before he reaches the river. The city is sad, because of the dead and dying, but our hearts are filled with gratitude and love. The end is not yet-oh that it were! Mecklenburg County, July 15, 1862. Mr.----and myself summone
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., chapter 7.51 (search)
s until 7 o'clock in the morning, when the advance of Jackson speedily caused the Federals to abandon their position, thus ending the battle. According to General Fitz John Porter, it was not Jackson's approach, but information of that event, that caused the withdrawal of the Union troops, who, with the exception of some batteries and infantry skirmishers, were withdrawn before sunrise on the 27th. Editors. Map of the battle of Frayser's farm (Charles City cross-roads or Glendale), June 30, 1862, showing Approximate positions of Union and Confederate troops. Also disposition of troops during the artillery engagement at White Oak Bridge. Union brigades: 1, Sickles; 2, Carr; 3, Grover; 4, Seymour; 5, Reynolds (Simmons); 6, Meade (this brigade should be represented as north of the road); 7, Robinson; 8, Birney; 9, Berry; 10, Newton; 11, Bartlett; 12,12, Taylor; 13, Burns; 11, 14, Dana; 15,15, Sully; 16, 16, Caldwell; 17, French; 18, Meagher; 19, Na glee (of Keyes's corps); 20,
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 24: the called session of Congress.--foreign relations.--benevolent organizations.--the opposing armies. (search)
r. He also recommended the appointment of an Assistant Secretary of War, and an increase of the clerical force of his department. Mr. Chase, the Secretary of the Treasury, whose management of the financial affairs of the country during a greater portion of the period of the war was considered eminently wise and efficient, asked for two hundred and forty millions of dollars for war purposes, and eighty millions of dollars to meet the ordinary demands for the fiscal year ending on the 30th of June, 1862. He proposed to raise the eighty millions, in addition to the sum of nearly sixty-six millions of dollars already appropriated, by levying increased duties on specified articles, and also by Salmon P. Chase. certain internal revenues, or by the direct taxation of real and personal property. To raise the amount asked for war purposes, he proposed a National loan of not less than one hundred millions of dollars, to be issued in the form of treasury notes, bearing an annual interest
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 16: the Army of the Potomac before Richmond. (search)
Peninsula Campaign, page 254. Covered by French's brigade as a rear-guard, the National troops all fell back to White Oak Swamp that night, according to McClellan's original order (now repeated), and by five o'clock on the following morning June 30, 1862. they were beyond the creek, and the bridge over which almost the entire Army of the Potomac and its trains had passed was destroyed behind them. Twenty-five hundred wounded men had been left at Savage's Station, by order of the Commanding Goy it. But they were a little too late. When Longstreet (who was accompanied by Lee and Jefferson Davis) found himself confronted there, he waited for Magruder to come up, and it was not until between three and four o'clock in the afternoon June 30. 1862. that he began an attack. He fell heavily upon McCall, whose force (Pennsylvania Reserves), when he reached the Pamunkey, was ten thousand, but had been reduced by sickness, fatigue, and fighting, to six thousand. The Confederates attempted
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 21: capture of New Orleans.--first attack on Vicksburg by Farragut's fleet and mortar flotilla.--junction of flag-officers Farragut and Davis above Vicksburg.--ram Arkansas. (search)
, Chas. H. Baldwin, Acting Lieutenant-Commander. Commander D. D. Porter, Commanding Bomb Flotilla. United States Steam-Sloop Brooklyn, Below Vicksburg, June 30, 1862. Sir — In compliance with your order of yesterday's date, to make my official report of my attack on Vicksburg, on the 28th instant, and to give my reason fichols, Lieutenant-Commander. Flag-officer D. G. Farragut, Commanding Western Gulf Blockading Squadron. United States Steamer Iroquois, above Vicksburg, June 30, 1862. Sir — Agreeably to your order, I submit the following report: At two in the morning of the 28th, the signal being made from the flag-ship, I got under wommanding Western Gulf Blockading Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. United States Gun-Boat Pinola, above Vicksburg, June 30, 1862. Sir — I have the honor to report that I took my position in line of battle on the 28th instant at 3.10 A. M., in obedience to signals, and stood up the riv<
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott), April 29-June 10, 1862.-advance upon and siege of Corinth, and pursuit of the Confederate forces to Guntown, Miss. (search)
anization, their supplies of quartermasters, commissary, and ordnance stores, camp equ-page, messing, general administration, including the regularity of all issues and the condition of the troops, especially as to their comfort and the measures taken to preserve their health; on all of which points you will prepare to report for my information. Respectfully, Jefferson Davis. [exhibit C.] Confederate States forces, General Braxton Bragg commanding, Army of the Mississippi, June 30, 1862. First Army Corps. Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk commanding. First Division. Brig. Gen. Charles Clark. First Brigade. Second Brigade. Col. R. M. Russell. Brig. Gen. A. P. Stewart. 12th Tennessee. 13th Arkansas. 13th Tennessee. 4th Tennessee. 47th Tennessee. 5th Tennessee. 154th Tennessee. 31st Tennessee. Bankhead's battery. 33d Tennessee.   Stanford's battery. Second Division. Brig. Gen. B. F. Cheatham. First Brigade. Second Brigade. Brig. G
2,163 The loss by disease includes 149 deaths in Confederate prisons. battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W. Port Republic, April 27, 1862 1 Picket, Sept. 26, 1863 1 Nottoway C. H., June 23, 1864 4 Woodstock, May 20, 1862 1 Brandy Station, Oct. 11, 1863 3 Stony Creek, June 29, 1864 9 Middletown, May 24, 1862 3 Rapidan, Feb. 3, 1864 1 In action, July 2, 1864 1 Winchester, May 25, 1862 1 Richmond, Mch. 1, 1864 4 Leetown, Aug. 25, 1864 4 Milford, June 30, 1862 1 Richmond, Mch. 2, 1864 1 Front Royal, Sept. 21, 1864 1 Orange C. H., Aug. 2, 1862 1 Craig's Church, May 5, 1864 10 Skirmish, Oct. 6, 1864 1 Rappahannock, Aug. 22, 1862 2 Yellow Tavern, May 11, 1864 3 Columbia Furnace, Oct. 7, 1864 7 Ashby's Gap, Sept. 22, 1862 1 Strawberry Hill, May 12, 1864 3 Columbia Furnace, Oct. 8, 1864 1 Broad Run, April 1, 1863 7 In action, May 30, 1864 1 Mount Olive, Oct. 9, 1864 3 Greenwich, May 30, 1863 1 Ashland, June 1, 1864 3 Kernstown, Nov.
7 283 16th Michigan Morell's Fifth 47 114 53 214 12th U. S. Infantry Sykes's Fifth 54 102 56 212 11th Penn. Reserves McCall's Fifth 50 105 529 684 4th New Jersey Slocum's Sixth 45 103 437 585 5th New York Sykes's Fifth 38 110 14 162 83d Pennsylvania Morell's Fifth 46 51 99 196 Savage Station, Va.             June 29, 1862.             5th Vermont W. F. Smith's Sixth 30 145 26 201 72d Pennsylvania Sedgwick's Second 14 85 20 119 Glendale, Va.             June 30, 1862.             1st New York Kearny's Third 22 121 87 230 1st Penn. Reserves McCall's Fifth 20 103 37 160 81st Pennsylvania Richardson's Second 23 107 5 135 5th Penn. Reserves McCall's Fifth 18 103 50 171 9th Penn. Reserves McCall's Fifth 19 94 40 153 Malvern Hill, Va.             July 1, 1862.             4th Michigan Morell's Fifth 41 100 23 164 83d Pennsylvania Morell's Fifth 33 115 18 166 14th New York Morell's Fifth 22 103 ---
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington, Chapter 15: Confederate losses — strength of the Confederate Armies--casualties in Confederate regiments — list of Confederate Generals killed — losses in the Confederate Navy. (search)
well's 27 84 -- 111 Garnett's Farm, Va.--Golding's Farm, Va.           June 27, 28, 1862.             2d Georgia Toombs's Jones's 14 106 -- 120 8th Georgia Anderson's Jones's 24 57 11 92 7th Georgia Anderson's Jones's 12 66 -- 78 Savage Station, Va.             June 29, 1862.             3d South Carolina Kershaw's McLaws's 23 108 4 135 7th South Carolina Kershaw's McLaws's 13 64 5 82 10th Georgia Semmes's McLaws's 10 47 -- 57 Glendale, Va.             June 30, 1862.             Palmetto Sharpshooters Anderson's Longstreet's 39 215 -- 254 11th Alabama Wilcox's Longstreet's 49 121 11 181 9th Alabama Wilcox's Longstreet's 31 95 4 130 17th Virginia Kemper's Longstreet's 17 23 73 113 7th Virginia Kemper's Longstreet's 14 66 31 111 14th Alabama Includes loss at Gaines's Mill. Pryor's Longstreet's 71 253 11 335 19th Mississippi Includes loss at Gaines's Mill. Featherston's Longstreet's 58 264 3 325
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