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ans of warfare. General Scott endorsed the accusation against Secretary Floyd in regard to what has been called the stolen arms, and thus coor Northern reverses. General Scott made specific charge that Secretary Floyd removed 115,000 extra muskets and rifles, with all their imple, 758! Not enough to arm two full regiments! Second. That Secretary Floyd sent cannon to the Southern States. If he did the fact could o evidence that any cannon had been transported to the South. Secretary Floyd may have made an order for the transfer of guns, but it was nettee extended their inquiry into the circumstances under which Secretary Floyd ordered the removal of the old percussion and flint-lock musketed. The committee did not, in the slightest degree, implicate Governor Floyd. Alas! what becomes of Senator Sherman's conjured up superior 9th January, 1861, and 18th February, 1861—Report No. 85.) Secretary Floyd, by inheritance and conviction, was a thorough believer in St
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States. (search)
em. This movement of immigration to Oregon began in 1842, and was greatly increased in 1843. It was the moving cause of the party zeal in the presidential election of 1844. President Polk came into office March 4, 1845, pledged to assert the American claim to the exclusive possession of Oregon, even if its enforcement should involve war with Great Britain. The matter was speedily brought to the attention of Congress and was made the subject of diplomatic negotiation. From 1820, when Dr. Floyd, of Virginia, had introduced a bill in Congress relative to Oregon, to 1843, when the bill of Mr. Linn passed the Senate, the action of Congress had been inefficient, and the diplomatic negotiations had been puerile. But now the people had spoken in no uncertain tones, and decisive action, backed by resolute purpose, was demanded. The face of affairs began to wear a new aspect. A joint resolution of notice to Great Britain to terminate the joint occupation at the end of one year, pas
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), The civil history of the Confederate States (search)
r 31st from Colonel Craig, ordnance officer, to Secretary Floyd, that the officer in charge of Fort Sumter desing authority to issue forty muskets, was approved by Floyd and the order issued. (Rebellion Rec., vol. 2, p. 1 inspection of the forts was going on by orders of Mr. Floyd, secretary of war, who was known to be opposed to as if no discontent prevailed, and in the meantime Mr. Floyd, secretary of war, ordered Col. Porter, November 6derson. Major Anderson, under instructions from Secretary Floyd, reported the improved condition of the forts, gment of his cabinet, composed of Cass of Michigan, Floyd of Virginia, Toucey of Connecticut, Cobb of Georgia,ourse in the event of the secession of the State. Mr. Floyd, secretary of war, instructs Anderson, December 11ourse of the administration, the secretary of war, Mr. Floyd, sent in his resignation, and the position was fill telegraphed at once from Washington, Holt succeeds Floyd. It means war. Cut off supplies of Anderson and tak
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
assemble more than 22,000 men at Bowling Green, while the Federal strength was increased to 100,000. Early in 1862 all the resources of the Northwest were turned against him. To meet Grant with 28,000 troops he left 17,000 at Fort Donelson under Floyd, Pillow and Buckner, while to guard Nashville from Buell's army, he fell back to the Cumberland with an effective force of about 9,000. When he received the news of the surrender of Donelson, he began a concentration at Corinth, Miss., and was a Green, as the salient of the Confederate line in Kentucky and Tennessee. When the campaign of 1862 was opened by the Federal advance under Grant against Fort Henry, Buckner was assigned to the defense of Fort Donelson as third in command under Floyd and Pillow. In the battle of February 14th, before Fort Donelson, he bore a distinguished part in the attack, at first successful, against the Federal lines. In the council of war which followed the repulse of this sortie, he maintained that th