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ee of expense, of portions of the soldiers' pay to their families or friends, as had been done under the half-pay system in the navy. Second, for the appointment, by the President, for each State which chose to adopt this system, of three commissioners, without pay, who should visit the troops, and invite each soldier to avail himself of this opportunity. In February, 1862, President Lincoln, upon the recommendation of Governor Andrew, appointed, as commissioners for Massachusetts; Henry Edwards, of Boston; Frank B. Fay, of Chelsea; and David Wilder, Jr., of Newton. They immediately proceeded to visit all the Massachusetts volunteers,—in the Army of the Potomac, under General McClellan; in the Shenandoah Valley, under General Banks; and at Warrenton, under General McDowell: and, when the Army of the Potomac moved to James River, they accompanied it to Fortress Monroe, and to Yorktown. Allotments were made by the First, Second, Seventh, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fi
mpanies to complete the Thirty-second Regiment, and nine new regiments, had been filled to the maximum, and completely organized, and fully equipped; and eight of them had left the State, and entered upon active duty. The three companies for the Thirty-second Regiment left the State Aug. 20; the Thirty-third Regiment, Colonel Maggi, Aug. 11; the Thirty-fourth, Colonel Wells, Aug. 12; the Thirty-fifth, Colonel Wild, Aug. 22; The Thirty-sixth, Colonel Bowman, Aug. 31; the Thirty-seventh, Colonel Edwards, Sept. 5; the Thirty-eighth, Colonel Ingraham, Aug. 24; the Thirty-ninth, Colonel Davis, Sept. 6; the Fortieth, Lieutenant-Colonel Dalton, Sept. 8. All of these regiments were ordered to report to the Adjutant-General of the army, at Washington. The Forty-first Regiment, Colonel Chickering, left the State Nov. 5, and was ordered to report to Major-General Banks, at New York, who had superseded Major-General Butler in command of the Department of the Gulf, and who was then in New York
directors of the institution in temporarily caring for and aiding disabled and destitute soldiers that have been honorably discharged from the service of the United States, a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Sixth. An act appropriating four thousand two hundred and five dollars and thirty cents ($4,205.30), the same being the proportion of Massachusetts of the estimated expenses of removing and re-interring the dead, and finishing the cemetery at Gettysburg; also to Henry Edwards, Commissioner for Massachusetts, the sum of one hundred and twenty-three dollars and forty-seven cents ($123.47) for expenses paid by him while attending meetings of the Commissioners of said Soldiers' National Cemetery. Every member of Congress, of course, had a great many duties to which he was obliged to attend. The Governor had occasion to write to many of them upon matters connected with the war. When answers were not received to letters upon important questions addressed by hi
at Booneville. L. W. Bliss, acting Governor of Jefferson Territory, proclaims the neutrality of that Territory. He forbids the payment of any debts outside of Jefferson. From reliable accounts received via Nashville, we believe that Southern Kentucky is ripening for revolution against the Lincoln dynasty. Hon. Jacob Thompson, of Oxford, Miss., has made a subscription of four hundred bales of cotton to the new loan of the Confederate States. The youngest child of the Rev. Henry Edwards, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church at Hagerstown, Md., was killed last week by a fall from a window. A son of Joseph Coolidge, of Boston, who married a grand-daughter of Thomas Jefferson, has received a Major's commission in the Federal Army. Andy Johnson made a speech, three hours long, at Lexington, Ky., on the 19th Inst., for submission. Kentucky hemp would cure his tory propensities. Andy Johnson said, in his speech at Louisville, that "East Tennessee would ne
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1862., [Electronic resource], List of casualties of the 23d meet. (search)
6. Company G, Capt J A Sharp, commanding, Killed; Privates F F Prater and A W Sirk. Wounded: Lieut N F Richard, severely; Serg't J H Senson, slightly, Corp'l J B Knox, severely; privates J M Wheeler, severely; Geo W Cagle, severely; Robert S Edwards severely; Henry Edwards, slightly; John A Barrett, slightly; W T Heard, slightly. Aggregate, 9. Company H, Reece B Neal, commanding, Killed: Private John Grigiby Wounded; Privates James Mizer, since died; Wm Fulter, severely; John Condry, seHenry Edwards, slightly; John A Barrett, slightly; W T Heard, slightly. Aggregate, 9. Company H, Reece B Neal, commanding, Killed: Private John Grigiby Wounded; Privates James Mizer, since died; Wm Fulter, severely; John Condry, severely; J H Green, severely; Wm Patterson, slightly; and John Patterson, slightly, Private W B Green, missing. Aggregate, 8. Company I, Capt M L Pritchett, comd'g.--Private Alfred Camp. Killed. Wounded: Jas Ferrell. Aggregate 2. Company K, Capt Andrew Young, comd'g. Killed: Private S R Moore. Wounded: Capt A Young, severely; Corp'l G W Lewis, slightly; privates John N Stills, slightly; R P Dantel, slightly; W P Bryan, severely. Aggregate; 8. Henry F Kenson, Lieut and Acting Adj't