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ery, one three-inch rifle, two twelve-pounder howitzers; Captain Ells, one thirty-pounder Parrott; Captain Macon, two ten-pounder Parrott's and two six-pounders ; Cooper's, three ten-pounder Parrott's; Carlton's, two ten-pounder Parrott's Eubank's, one three-inch rifle; McCarthy's, two three-inch rifles; Dearing, one ten-pounder Ph rested on the plank road. My batteries remained in rear of the division. On the twelfth there was no change except the placing of three long-range guns from Cooper's battery near Howison's house on the right of the Telegraph road. During these two days occasional shells from the enemy's guns burst among and near the troops,n two hundred yards, and permitted it to rest. At this time of night, I received orders to send a battery of long-range guns to Major Garnett. The three guns of Cooper's, at Howison's house, were sent, and they replaced by a like number from Branch's battery. Until about four P. M., on the thirteenth, the Washington artillery
e officer or court issuing the writ, as affording the reason why time should be given to make a more complete return. IV. In all cases when the requisite delay cannot be obtained, it will be the duty of the officer having command and custody of persons embraced in the preceding section, or who may have in custody as prisoners any person charged under any of the sections of the above recited act of Congress, to make a special return in writing, and under oath, that the body of such persons so detained by him is detained by the authority of the Secretary of War, and that he declines, under and by virtue of his authority and the act of Congress aforesaid, to produce the body of such person, or to make further appearance or return to the said writ. V. The commanding General of the Trans-Mississippi Department will perform the functions devolving upon the War Department, under these orders, in that portion of the Confederacy. By order, S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General.
ns hereafter mentioned. 1st. That slaves shall not be impressed when the services of free negroes can be obtained. 2d. Slaves under the age of eighteen and above the age of fifty are exempt. 3d. The hire for slaves impressed shall be according to the rates fixed by the appraisers under the act to regulate impressments. 4th. The limitation as to the term for which slaves shall be impressed for service shall be for twelve months instead of the term fixed by said orders, if the exigency shall require it. V. All impressments for service in the various military bureaus under this act shall be by special order upon application to the War Department, disclosing the efforts that have been made to provide other labor specified in the act, the necessity for the impressment, the plan proposed to secure it. 5. The General commanding the Trans-Mississippi Department will superintend the execution of the law for that Department. By order. S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General.
er any movement of the enemy may give the opportunity, which I anticipate as not remote. I feel authorized to say, by the evacuation, the plan of campaign of the enemy was utterly foiled, his delay of seven weeks, and vast expenditures, were of little value, and he has reached Corinth to find it a barren locality, which he must abandon as wholly worthless for his purposes. I have the honor to be, respectfully, Your obedient servant, G. T. Beauregard, General, commanding. To General Samuel Cooper, Adjutant-General and Inspector-General, C. S. A., Richmond, Va. P. S.--My effective force on the morning of the evacuation, thirtieth May, 1862, did not exceed forty-seven thousand men of all arms; that of the enemy, obtained from the best source of information, could not have been less than ninety thousand men of all arms. G. T. Beauregard, General, commanding. (A.) Strictly Confidential. Headquarters cavalry, W. D., Corinth, Miss., May 26, 1862. Special Orders, No. 3
Doc. 31.-battle of Chancellorsville. Report of General R. E. Lee. headquarters army of Northern Virginia, September 21, 1863. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, C. S. A., Richmond, Va.: General: After the battle of Fredericksburg, the army remained encamped on the south side of the Rappahannock until the latter part of April. The Federal army occupied the north side of the river, opposite Fredericksburg, extending to the Potomac. Two brigades of Anderson's division, those of Generals Mahone and Posey, were stationed near the United States Mine or Bark Mill Ford; and a third, under command of General Wilcox, guarded Banks's Ford. The cavalry was distributed on both flanks — Fitzhugh Lee's brigade picketing the Rappahannock above the mouth of the Rapidan, and W. H. F. Lee's near Port Royal. Hampton's brigade had been sent into the interior to recruit. General Longstreet, with two divisions of his corps, was detached for service south of James River, in
ant, James A. Seddon, Secretary of War. Report of General Bragg warm Springs, Georgia, December 28, 1863. General S. Cooper, Adjutant General C. S. A., Richmond, Va: Sir: Most of the subordinate reports of the operations of our troops aam, Sir, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Braxton Bragg, General. warm Springs, Ga., January 2, 1864. General S. Cooper, Adjutant-General, C. S. A.: Sir: I forward the reports of the battles of Chickamauga by my aid-de-camp. Lieutear. The gallant Fourth Georgia, occupying the right of the brigade, eager to avenge their beloved Colonel, the brave Captain Cooper and other true officers of the regiment, with a loud cheer, led by their brave Major, charged through the woods befor officers, Captain O'Brien, a gentleman of accomplished mind, a brave and gallant officer. Captain Chamberlain and Lieutenant Cooper, of the same regiment, were severely wounded, and their valuable services will be for a long period lost to their c
djutant-General; Lieutenants A. M. Denning, Frank H. Allen, E. W. DeBruin, J. L. Forman, and Soward, Aids-de-Camp, officers of my staff, were of the greatest service to me, delivering my orders faithfully, and promptly discharging the duties of their respective positions. The ammunition train above alluded to as captured, was retaken from the enemy by the good conduct of Captain Thurston, Ordnance Officer of the corps, and Lieutenant Douglas Ordnance Officer of my division, who, with Sergeant Cooper of my escort, rallied the stragglers and drove off the enemy's cavalry. The following is the total of casualties in the division: officers. Killed15   Wounded38   Missing11--64 enlisted men. Killed223   Wounded943   Missing400--1,566     Total1,630 Of the eleven officers and four hundred enlisted men missing, many are known to be wounded and in the hands of the enemy. Prisoners were captured from the enemy by my division, as follows: Majors1 Captains1 Lie
ty to offer you my sincere respects. Munoz De Moncada, Spanish Consul. General Beauregard's report of the action of 7th of April, 1863. headquarters Department South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, S. C., May 24, 1883. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, Richmond, Va.: General: I have the honor to transmit with this, the report of Brigadier-General Ripley, commanding the First military district, South Carolina, of the battle of the seventh ultimo, togethe of his Excellency the President. In connection, however, with this relation of events, between the ninth and nineteenth ultimo, I beg to call attention to my letters to the Secretary of War, of the tenth May and twentieth July, and one to General Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, dated June fifteenth, as containing information essential for a proper knowledge of the situation. I beg leave also to express my high appreciation of the gallant conduct of the officers and men engaged, es
urg, Mississippi. Lieutenant-General Pemberton's report headquarters Gainesville, Alabama, August 2d, 1863. General S. Cooper, A. and I. G., Richmond, Va.: General: At the earliest moment compatible with the performance of other and very dgment it was not safe to diminish the forces in this department at that time. On the ninth of April I telegraphed General S. Cooper, A. and I. G., as follows: I am confident that few reinforcements, if any, have been sent to Rosecrans from Grant;ompel him to abandon his communications with Snyder's, which I still hope we may be able to do. I await your orders. Captain Cooper understands all my views, and will explain further. I insert here two dispatches from General Johnston, one of whmberton, Lieutenant-General. General Joseph E. Johnston's report. Meridian, Mississippi, November 1, 1863. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General: Sir: The following report of my operations in the Department of Mississippi and
Doc. 52.-expedition to Hartsville, Tenn. Report of General Braxton Bragg. see rebellion record, volume 6, page 245, documents. headquarters army of Tennessee, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, December 22, 1862. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, Richmond, Virginia: Sir: Having been informed by acting Brigadier-General John H. Morgan, whose cavalry brigade covered my front in the direction of Hartsville, Tennessee, that the enemy's force at that point was somewhat isolated, I yielded to his request and organized an expedition under him for their attack. On the fifth instant Hanson's brigade, of Breckinridge's division, was moved forward on the road towards Hartsville, and halted at Baird's Mills, a point nearly due east from Nashville, and half way to Hartsville, when it was joined by Morgan's cavalry force. Two regiments, the Second and Ninth Kentucky infantry, with Cobb's Kentucky artillery, moved from this point, with the cavalry, at 10 P. M. on the sixth,
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