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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 6: contraband of War, Big Bethel and Hatteras. (search)
r, Major-General U. S. Army, commanding, in reply to the communication of Samuel Barron, commanding forces at Fort Hatteras, cannot admit the terms proposed. The terms offered are these: Full capitulation; the officers and men to be treated as prisoners of war. No other terms admissible. Commanding officers to meet on board flag-ship Minnesota to arrange details. After waiting three quarters of an hour Lieutenant Crosby returned, bringing with him Captain Barron, Major Andrews, and Colonel Martin, of the rebel forces. Upon being received on board the tug Fanny, they informed me that they had accepted the terms proposed in my memorandum, and had come to surrender themselves and their command as prisoners of war. I informed them that inasmuch as the expedition was a combined one of the army and navy, the surrender must be made on board the flag-ship to Flag-Officer Stringham as well as to myself. They went on board the Minnesota, and the capitulation was agreed to. I will ment
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 12: administration of finances, politics, and justice.--recall. (search)
the streets of New Orleans, that I was to be removed and another general sent in my place. On the 1st of September, I wrote to General Halleck a communication from which I make the following extract:-- . . . I learn by the secession newspapers that I am to be relieved of this command. If that be so, might I ask that my successor be sent as early as possible, as my own health is not the strongest, and it would seem but fair that he should take some part in the yellow-fever season. Capt. Martin. Lieut. Harrold. Capt. Clark. Capt. Davis. Col. Shoffer. Col. French. Capt. Haggerty. Lieut. Chark. Lieut.-Col. Kinsman. Major strong. General Butler. Major Bell. Gen. Benj. F. Butler and staff. Engraved from photograph in possession of Gen. Butler. To this letter I received the following reply:-- Washington, D. C., Sept. 14, 1862. Maj.-Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, New Orleans: General:--I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your report of the 1st instant. The rumo
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 19: observations upon matters connected with the War. (search)
ek, and have to go around to the ford, and that will take you quite two hours. That aid was Captain Martin, who was a volunteer. I turned to Kensel and said: My personal staff are all absent as you is very important that that order shall reach Gillmore at once. The chances are very great that Martin will be killed. Tearing the written duplicate from my despatch book, I continued: Will you please take this order, and follow Martin? He took it without a word except to say, Good by, General, and was soon lost to my sight in the fog. Fortunately both orders got through. Kensel died in commanaptain Dodge is deceased. Captain James is an honored business man in Philadelphia. Lieut. Frederick Martin was a volunteer lieutenant on my staff. For gallantry of conduct as well in New Orleann of Colonel Kensel as having carried a second order through a line of fire on May 16, 1864; Captain Martin was my aid who took the first one. In the early part of the campaign two very young men c
rwards copy of missing despatches to Grant, 874. Marengo, Napoleon's famous battle, 864-865. Marston, General, ordered to furnish vegetables to prisoners, 613. Martindale, General, reference to, 690; letter in regard to, 694. Martin, Capt., Frederick, Drury's Bluff, 891-892; on Butler's staff, 899. Marine Bank, failure of, 860. Marshall, John, Chief Justice U. S. Supreme Court, reference to, 64. Massachusetts, Butler aspires to be governor of, 967-968; elected, 968-969; his nt Buchanan, 218. U United States of Columbia concedes land, 904. Ursuline Convent, 110-123; bill for relief of sufferers at brought by Butler, 113. Usher, Col. Roland G., warden of State prison, Massachusetts, 974. V Van Buren, Martin, first political speech made in favor of, 77; presidential candidacy in 1848, 117, 131. Van Dorm, General, at Vicksburg, 258, 463, 478; orders Breckenridge to attack Baton Rouge, 481. Van Lieu, Miss, letter to Butler, 640. Van Nostrand &
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Chapter 14: from Malvern Hill to Harrison's Landing. (search)
m. Private John Mann, leg. Private Joseph Mason, arm, amputated. Private Dennis O'Connor. Private Michael O'Neal, arm. Private William Butler. Private C. B. Brown. Private J. P. Costello. Private John Barrett. Private Thomas Kelly. Private James McLaughlin. Private Andrew S. Jacobs. (Died) Co. H.Sergeant George F. Shaw, side, mortally. Private Charles E. Andrews. (Died of wounds.) Private William A. Andrews, thigh, severely. Private Gustavus Larrabee, head, severe. Private Frederick Martin, ankle, severe. Private Daron W. Morse. Private John Restell, Jr., arm and side severe. Private George L. Trask, right arm, amputated. Private George W. Thompson, right arm, amputated. Co. I.Sergeant Oliver Hapgood, bowels, mortally. Corporal J. P. Cushing, leg, severe. Corporal Edward Powers, knee, severe. Private John McKenzie, hand, severe. Private Daniel P. Harvey, arm, severe. Private Francis L. Smith, arm, amputated. Private William Burbank, back, severe. Private J
Attempting to go to the enemy. --Charles Bernheim and Frederick Martin, of this city, members of company H, 19th Virginia militia, were arrested early yesterday morning in one of the counties below Richmond, by order of Captain Fleet, enrolling, officer for the 1st Congressional district, on the charge of attempting to go to the enemy. They were committed to Castle Thunder till their trial by court-martial.