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cy Governor Andrew. This despatch of General Butler is inaccurate and obscure. When he speaksral said he had no military authority over General Butler, and could not give the order; but that I Dupont, and my brother Frank, called upon General Butler at the Continental Hotel, and told him allome in possession of, and urge him to join General Butler. I then went to my office; and at about t myself endeavored to persuade him to join General Butler. He finally concluded to embark on board ally gave up his Potomac route, and joined General Butler at Annapolis. At three o'clock the next day (Saturday), April 20, General Butler started from the Broad and Prince Streets Station, in the caAt six P. M., the telegraph announced that General Butler had arrived at Perryville. He embarked im Several communications had passed between General Butler and the Governor of Maryland, the latter psters, and assert their right to be free. General Butler immediately offered the services of himsel[6 more...]
try. Telegraphs, seven o'clock, P. M., to General Butler, When did you reach Philadelphia? When wisia for Liverpool on Wednesday. Writes to General Butler, that the citizens of Salem have appointed if at Fortress Monroe he should hear from General Butler that the passage up the Potomac was dangerhout delay a steamer, with provisions, for General Butler's command at Annapolis. She must be armedery thing appears well at Annapolis, where General Butler commands in person. There is a large bodyand the regulations seem to be effective. General Butler is popular with the officers whom I met. Har Sir,—Mr. Foster, I learn, has gone with General Butler, and cannot be communicated with. Dr. Hown those respects, of our men pertaining to General Butler's brigade, wherever they may be, and an eaon Saturday next. Please advise with Brigadier-General Butler and with Lieutenant-General Scott on rive at entire concurrence of opinion. General Butler, on the 9th of May, wrote a long letter to[8 more...]
ent was recruited at Camp Chase, Lowell, and was attached to Major-General Butler's division, designed to attack New Orleans. Many of the offtery was recruited at Camp Chase, Lowell, and formed part of Major-General Butler's command to invade Louisiana. The nucleus of this battery e; nor does it include two regiments which were recruited by Major-General Butler at Pittsfield and Lowell, and which were originally known asHon. Charles Sumner, at Washington, Why can't I send a brigadier in Butler's place? It is my wish, and is only just to General Peirce. ButleButler recommends him. He is sound, faithful, and ardent. Answer immediately. Permission was given, and General Peirce was appointed. On the sam want to know whether they shall be sent to Fortress Monroe, as General Butler wants them to be, or what I shall do with them. They are readyed, drilled, and commanded Cook's Battery, now in service under General Butler; and understands himself. He has one hundred and fifty picke
in making Militaryappointments letter to General Butler in regard to our soldiers Neglectof officControversy between Governor Andrew and Major-General Butler about recruiting and raising regiments rsy which grew up between the Governor and General Butler. On the seventh of September, the Goveren add others fast as possible; will help General Butler to the utmost. On the 12th (next day), Mrighth, to form a part of the command of Major-General Butler, whose headquarters is at Lowell. Onter was acknowledged by Major Haggerty, of General Butler's staff, on the 24th, and information give. The Governor replied to the letter of General Butler the same evening, after his return from thrize this for any, unless for all. What is General Butler's power and position here? To which he request, as to a squadron of mounted men. General Butler is informed, by the returns of those who hbstacles in the way of his recruitment, as General Butler is most anxious to get his division organi[43 more...]
lency directed me, on the 2d inst., to telegraph to Major-General Butler, at Fortress Monroe, as follows :– Do you want. On the same day, I had the honor to receive from General Butler an answer, as follows:— Fortress Monroe, Jan. 12, 18General. I have not received any further word from General Butler; and, on the 6th of January, I telegraphed him at Washo raise two companies of heavy artillery? To which General Butler answered the same day:— Authority received. Go ah. I know the Governor will do his best, and I presume General Butler will, to have the bounty paid. The State bounty of $3t affirm. We knew nothing about the arrangement which General Butler acceded to with the Secretary of War, in regard to the, Provost-Marshal-General, some days after we received General Butler's despatch that authority is given: go ahead. The Spr the case in Washington, it is of importance here. General Butler was written to in regard to this matter, to know wheth<