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left for after-consideration. I can but regard this transaction as a palpable breach of faith on your part, and a flagrant violation of your pledges as an officer. In your second letter of the 22d ultimo you request me to return to you Private Thomas Green, of Company H, 1st Regiment South Carolina Volunteers, for the alleged reason that he left your lines on the 19th, during the suspension of hostilities under a flag of truce. 1 beg leave to state that you are laboring under a misapprehension. Private Green did not enter my lines during the existence of a flag of truce. It is true that under a flag of truce on the day referred to I requested permission of the officer in command of Fort Wagner to receive and bury my own dead, a request that was refused me, and there the truce ended. I refrained from opening my batteries on that day, because some of my own wounded were seen lying just outside the fort, in plain view, exposed to a burning sun throughout the entire day. Very
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.), Generals Confederate States Army, in order of rank. (search)
ons in the armies of the Confederacy; see General Orders No. 23; A. & I. General's office, Richmond, Va., February 24, 1864; had previously commanded Department of the West, Army of Tennessee, Second Corps, Army of the Mississippi, &c., &c. General Provisional Army Confederate States. 1Edmund Kirby SmithFloridaTrans-Miss. DeptFeb. 19, 1864.Feb. 19, 1864.  Commanding District of Louisiana, occupied by Taylor's [afterwards Buckner's] corps, consisting of Walker's and Polignac's divisions and Green's cavalry brigade; the District of Texas, defended by Magruder's corps, consisting of Forney's, McCulloch's and Wharton's divisions; the District of Arkansas, held by Price's corps, consisting of the divisions of Price and Churchill and the brigades of Fagan, Shelby and Marmaduke, and the district of the Indian Territory---the whole constituting the Trans-Mississippi Department. General with Temporary Rank. 1John B. HoodTexas July 18, 1864.July 18, 1864.  Commanding Army of Tennessee.
2. April 22, 1863. Division consisted at first of Hebert's and Moore's brigades, and, subsequently, of the brigades of King, Waterhouse, Waul and McLain; at another time General Forney commanded a division composed of the brigades of Cockrell and Green, Army of the Mississippi. 38Dabney H. MauryVirginiaLt. Gen. PembertonNov. 4, 1862.Nov. 4, 1862. April 22, 1863. Commanding Department of the Gulf; previously in command of the Third division, Army of the West. 39M. L. SmithFloridaLt. Gen. Pemberginia. 53John S. BowenMissouriGen. J. E. JohnstonMay 29, 1863.May 25, 1863.   Died July 16, 1863, from disease contracted during the siege of Vicksburg; commanded division known as the Missouri division, composed of the brigades of Cockrell and Green. 54Robert Ransom, Jr.N. CarolinaLt. Gen. D. H. HillMay 27, 1863.May 26, 1863. Feb. 17, 1864. Commanding Department of Richmond, in 1864; at the Battle of Fredericksburg, division composed of the brigades of Ransom and Cook. 55W. D. PenderN. Car
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.), Brigadier-Generals of the Confederate States Army, alphabetically arranged. (search)
f Vicksburg, General Green commanded a brigade in Bowen's division, composed of the remnants of the 2d and 6th Missouri infantry regiments, the 1st and 3d Missouri cavalry regiments, dismounted, and the Light Batteries of Landis and King. 171Green, ThomasTexasGen. E. K. SmithMay 23, 1863.May 20, 1863.June 25, 1864. Killed in action at the Battle of Mansfield, April 12, 1864; commanding Texas cavalry brigade under General Marmaduke, in the Trans-Mississippi Department; in the assault upon Donaltry [formerly Pegram's brigade], Army of Northern Virginia. 265Lilley, R. D.VirginiaGen. R. E. LeeJune 2, 1864.May 31, 1864.April 16, 1862. Killed in action; Commanded 1st division, Army of the West, composed of the brigades of Gates, Hebert and Green. 266Little, HenryMissouriGen. Van DornApril 16, 1862.April 16, 1862.  Brigade composed of the 4th, 5th and 6th regiments South Carolina cavalry, the Keitt South Carolina Squadron and the 1st regiment [Colonel Black] South Carolina cavalry, Army
Starnes   9thTennesseeBattalionCavalryLt. Col. Gantt   10thTennesseeBattalionCavalryLt. Col. E. S. Smith   11thTennesseeBattalionCavalryLt. Col. Gordon   1stTennesseeBattalionInfantryMaj. W. L. Eakin Afterwards 59th regiment, Col. Cooke. 1stTexasRegimentCavalryCol. McCulloch   2dTexasRegimentCavalryCol. E. L. PyronOct. 8, 1862.  Col. John Feard   3dTexasRegimentCavalryCol. H. P. Mabry Promoted Brigadier-General. 4thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. James Reilly   5thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Thos. Green Promoted Brigadier-General. 6thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. L. S. RossMay 24, 1862.Promoted Brigadier-General. Col. B. Warren Stone   7thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. A. P. Bagby   Col. Wm. Steele Promoted Brigadier-General. 8thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Thos. HarrisonNov. 18, 1862.  Col. John A. Wharton Promoted Major-General. 9thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. Nath'l TownesMay 24, 1862.  Col. W. B. Sims   10thTexasRegimentCavalryCol. C. R. EarpMarch 20, 1863.  Col. M. F.
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
r contributions amounted to several thousand dollars. Even the unfortunate inmates of the McLean Insane Asylum, under the direction of Mrs. Tyler, wife of Doctor Tyler, furnished articles sufficient to fill four large boxes, which were forwarded to the front. South Reading. Name changed to Wakefield, June 30, 1868.—Incorporated Feb. 25, 1812. Population in 1860, 3,207; in 1865, 3,245. Valuation in 1860, $1,861,319; in 1865, $1,778,786. The selectmen in 1861 were Edward Mansfield, Thomas Green, John Purington; in 1862, D. B. Wheelock, Henry Oliver, Thomas B. Walker; in 1863, D. B. Wheelock, J. Sullivan Eaton, Horatio Dolliver; in 1864, D. B. Wheelock, Horatio Dolliver, Thomas B. Walker; in 1865, D. B. Wheelock, Edward Mansfield, Thomas B. Walker. The town-clerk in 1861 was Charles H. Shepard; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, Jacob C. Hartshorn; in 1865, Chester W. Eaton. The town-treasurer during all these years was James F. Emerson. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to conside
m, 1st Mass. H. A., 458 Graytown, E. R., 458 Greadon, Andrew, 367 Grealish, Patrick, 367 Greaney, Charles, 368 Greble, J. T., 32, 33 Grece, J. D., 368 Grech, G., 520 Greeley, Horace, 24 Greeley, J. E., 458 Green, Augustus, 368 Green, B. C., 520 Green, C. W., 520 Green, D. C., 520 Green, Daniel, 368 Green, J., 520 Green, J. D., 9 Green, J. H., 520 Green, John, 18th Mass. Inf., 520 Green, John, 22d Mass. Inf., 368 Green, L. C., 368 Green, N. S., 458 Green, S. W., 368 Green, Thomas, 45, 67 Greene, F. V., 42 Greene, G. L., 458 Greene, J. D., 104 Greene, W. B., 7, 138, 170 Greenleaf, H. S., 62, 294 Greenleaf, R. W., 368 Greenough, Archibald, 520 Greenough, D. S., 458 Greenough, J. W., Jr., 458 Greenough, R. F., 368 Greenwood, G. A., 368 Greenwood, G. H., 458 Greenwood, George, 458 Greenwood, Paul, 368 Greenwood, W. H., 368 Greer, S. W., 458 Greggs, E., 520 Grenache, Claude, 368 Grey, T. H., 368 Grier, George, 368 Grieve, Robert, 458 Griffin, A
e Southern Confederacy. Many of the citizens who signed the call for the convention, and of the members of the convention, and of the senators and representatives in the special session of the legislature, afterward attested the sincerity of their purpose in what they did, by voluntarily entering the Confederate army, which deserves to be commemorated as a part of the history of that eventful period. Signers of the call for the convention subsequently held rank as follows: John Gregg, Thomas Green, John A. Wharton, Henry E. McCulloch, brigadier-generals; R. Q. Mills, Edward Clark, C. M. Winkler, Geo. Baylor, Geo. Flournoy, John R. Baylor, colonels; Wm. Bird, lieutenant-colonel; D. M. Pendergast, John J. Good, W. C. Pitts, captains; and Thos. J. Chambers, aidede-camp to a general in Virginia the first part of the war, though advanced in years. Of the members of the convention who became officers besides John Gregg and John A. Wharton, were Allison Nelson, Wm. P. Hardeman, Jerome B.
Col. Philip N. Luckett, Lieut.-Col. E. F. Gray and Maj. John H. Kampmann were the officers of an infantry regiment which went to the Rio Grande in December, 1861. In the fall of 1861, H. H. Sibley was appointed brigadier-general, and appeared in Texas to organize a brigade for a campaign into New Mexico and Arizona. Three cavalry regiments were promptly formed: The Fourth cavalry, Jas. Reily, colonel; Wm. R. Scurry, lieutenant-colonel; and Henry W. Ragnet, major; the Fifth cavalry, Thos. Green, colonel; Henry C. McNeill, lieutenant-colonel; S. A. Lockridge, major; the Seventh cavalry, Wm. Steele, colonel; J. L. Sutton, lieutenant-colonel; A. P. Bagby, major (as shown by the reports from the war department). There were the following troops added to those regiments in that campaign: First cavalry regiment, Wm. P. Hardeman, colonel; Peter Hardeman, lieutenant-colonel; Michael Looscan, major. Second cavalry, Geo. W. Baylor, colonel; John W. Mullins, lieutenant-colonel; Sherwood Hu
f protection. A third boat was to act as tender. The two gunboats were manned by volunteers of Green's brigade, converted for the occasion into horse marines, also by a company of artillery—the whortation to move in that direction. This call was for 300 men. It was promptly responded to, Colonels Green and Bagby volunteering to lead the men of their respective regiments. After these officers , having been ordered back to their regiment by Colonel Reily, after having once reported to Colonel Green, who commanded the land force on the steamers. In addition to these troops, Lieutenant Hartime to consider the demand for the surrender of the whole fleet. This message was borne by Colonel Green and Captain Lubbock. While these gentlemen were on their way in a boat to fulfill their misexecution his heroism was sublime. In the latter he was most ably and gallantly seconded by Colonel Green, commanding the land forces serving on board of our fleet; by Captain Lubbock, commanding th
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