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Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 85 9 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 63 1 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 2 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 15 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 8 0 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 7 1 Browse Search
Eliza Frances Andrews, The war-time journal of a Georgia girl, 1864-1865 6 2 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 6 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 4 2 Browse Search
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rders and other outrages were the consequence; and the hatred and fury against the Gentiles, engendered in these heated imaginations, had much to do with the resistance to the United States Government, and the acts of open hostility in 1857. After the inauguration of Mr. Buchanan, he determined to put an end to the conflict of authority in Utah by the removal from office of Brigham Young, and the appointment of an entire body of Federal officers in no wise affiliated with Mormonism. Alfred Cumming, of Georgia, was made Governor; D. R. Eckles, Chief-Justice; John Cradlebaugh and Charles E. Sinclair, Associate Justices; John Hartnett, Secretary; and Peter K. Dotson, Marshal. A detachment of the army, under Brigadier-General Harney, was ordered to accompany the Federal appointees, to protect them from the violence shown their predecessors, and to act as a posse comitatus in the execution of the laws. Brigham is said to have received this news on the 24th of July, 1857, when cele
ticism on General Johnston. trouble with Governor Cumming. an icy Spring. peace commissioners. sntly became matter of controversy between Governor Cumming and himself: Headquarters of the army, Jhis cavalry were assigned as an escort to Governor Cumming and the civil officers of Utah; but Genern executing the decrees of the court. Governor Cumming was a guest in his camp, and dependent foty and bearing in all matters as to force Governor Cumming and every one else to respect him and his outside, overheard the remark, and fired Governor Cumming's heart. The Governor chose to construe ere he chose. General Porter says: Governor Cumming was placed in his chair, and became GoverColonel Kane had in some manner satisfied Governor Cumming that not only would he be personally welcdvance of the army into Salt Lake Valley. Governor Cumming left camp on the 5th of April, and arrive As the army approached Salt Lake City, Governor Cumming wrote to General Johnston, June 17th: [9 more...]
an affairs. Mormon Slanders. issue with Governor Cumming. conflicts of authority. Governor's proion a powerful engine against opponents. Governor Cumming's first communication from Salt Lake City issue arose between General Johnston and Governor Cumming, in which the latter was evidently misledustice. At this juncture, March 20th, Governor Cumming appeared upon the scene, and requested Gebranch of the Territorial government. Governor Cumming issued the following proclamation, denounerritory in an entirely false light: By Alfred Cumming, Governor of Utah Territory: a proclamatiomentioned troops: Now, therefore, I, Alfred Cumming, Governor of the Territory of Utah, do herof the United States the eighty-third. Alfred Cumming. By the Governor: (Signed) John Hatary of State. With whatever accuracy Governor Cumming may have interpreted his instructions frof the laissez-faire course represented by Governor Cumming. So he let things drift. Though the [2 more...]