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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 18 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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imental commanders as deserving special notice for meritorious conduct: Company A, Sixth Georgia regiment.--Corporals R. W. Clarke, Wm. Chappell; private W. G. Howell. Company D, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Lieutenant G. W. Latham, commanding. Company F, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Lieutenant W. P. Edwards, commanding; Sergeant James Shirah. Company C, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Sergeant W. A. Webb; corporals S. C. Tentrell, C. M. Newbury; privates H. Newberry, M. Merritt, J. Murchison, J. Haskins, J. Worsham, W. G. Clary, and Simon Johnson. Company E, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Privates A. L. Dodd, John J. Buffington, G. M. Dodd, James Larter, Thomas J. Horton, and A. J. Whitaker. Company G, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Privates T. J. Reavis and J. C. Curtis. Company H, Twenty-seventh Georgia regiment.--Sergeants J. B. Bryant and T. J. Duke; corporal B. P. Pryor; privates B. F. Norris, G. W. Rape, J. M. Lindsay, and John H. Lewis. C
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lee, Robert Edward 1807- (search)
Virginia shall be construed to include all the forces operating with that army on the 8th instant, the date of the commencement of the negotiations for surrender, except such bodies of cavalry as actually made their escape previous to the surrender; and except, also, such pieces of artillery as were more than 20 miles from Appomattox Court-house at the time of surrender on the 9th instant. (Signed) John Gibbon, Major-General Volunteers. Charles Griffin, Brevet Major-General U. S. V. M. Merritt, Brevet Major-General. J. Longstreet, Lieutenant-General. J. B. Gibbon, Major-General. W. N. Pendleton, Brigadier-General and Chief of Artillery. The following is a copy of the parole signed by General Lee and his staffofficers: We, the undersigned, prisoners of war belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia, having been this day surrendered by Gen. R. E. Lee, commanding said army, to Lieutenant-General Grant, commanding the armies of the United States, do hereby give our sol
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McKinley, William 1843- (search)
the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. On May 19, 1898, Major-General Merritt, United States army, was placed in command of the mny promise of independence made to him at any time. General Merritt arrived in the Philippines on July 25, 1898, and a des Admiral Dewey to the government at Washington said: Merritt arrived yesterday. Situation is most critical at Manila. The Spanish may surrender at any moment. Merritt's most difficult problem will be how to deal with the insurgents under Aguat he had the right to occupy the city; he demanded of General Merritt the palace of Malacanan for himself and the cession ofpanish prisoners. All these demands were refused. Generals Merritt, Greene, and Anderson, who were in command at the begno promise to them of independence. On Aug. 17, 1898, General Merritt was instructed that there must be no joint occupation dversaries condemn the expedition under the command of General Merritt to strengthen Dewey in the distant ocean and assist in