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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
er Ransom commissioned June 13, 1863. Alfred Moore Scales, commissioned June 13, 1863. Among the staff appointments we find that the third Adjutant and Inspector General, R. C. Gatlin, was a son of this University. He was commissioned August 26, 1863, and in July 1862, had been made a Major-General of N. C. S. T. The first assistant Adjutant General, was J. F. Hoke (1861); the first Quartermaster General was L. O'B. Branch; the first Commissary General was Col. William Johnston. Matt. W. Ransom was made a Major-General in 1865 and Col. John D. Barry was commissioned a Brigadier-General, with temporary rank, on the third of August, 1864. In the medical department we find Dr. Peter E. Hines as the Medical Director of North Carolina troops, Dr. E. Burke Haywood as surgeon of the General Hospital at Raleigh, and Joseph H. Baker was the first assistant Surgeon of North Carolina troops, commissioned in 1861. Other alumni rendered similar services to other states; Ashley W. Spaig
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.47 (search)
North Carolina soldiers. [from the Wilmington, N. C., Messenger, Feb. 19, 1895.] Paroled at Appomattox. North Carolina had paroled at Appomattox Courthouse, one major-general, Bryan Grimes, and six brigadiers, i. e., W. R. Cox, Matthew W. Ransom, John R. Cooke, William McRae, W. P. Roberts and J. H. Lane. BrigadeCommanded by Total rank and file surrendered. 1. Cox's,Brigadier-General Cox,572 2. Grimes',Colonel Coward,530 3. Johnston's,Colonel Lea,463 4. Lewis',Captain Beard,447 5. Cooke's,Brigadier-General Cooke,560 6. MacRae's,Brigadier-General MacRae,442 7. Lane's,Brigadier-General Lane,570 8. Scales',Colonel Hyman,719 9. Ransom's,Brigadier-General Ransom,435 10. Barringer's, Cavalry.—— —— ——23 11. Robert's, Cavalry.Brigadier-General Roberts,93 Major-General Grimes and staff, Cummings', Miller's, William's, Flanners' and Ramsey's batteries,150 —— Total North Carolinians paroled5,022 The following North Carolina regiments w
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.49 (search)
verage, say of 700, for each and we have for the division a total effective of 3,400. General McLaws reports in detail the effective strength of his four brigades carried into action as 2,893. General J. G. Walker, who commanded his own and Ransom's Brigades, does not report his strength. General Ransom puts his effective strength at 1,600, and I have his authority for saying that his brigade was larger than Walker's, making the strength of this division less than 3,200. With the exceGeneral Ransom puts his effective strength at 1,600, and I have his authority for saying that his brigade was larger than Walker's, making the strength of this division less than 3,200. With the exception of the brigade last mentioned and the two brigades of A. P. Hill's Division, which are estimated, the following recapitulation is established upon indisputable and contemporaneous authority, being nothing less than the testimony of the commanding officers, as shown by their official reports made immediately after the battle: Jackson's Command,5,000 Longstreet's Command,6,812 D. H. Hill's Division,3,000 R. H. Anderson's Division,4,000 A. P. Hill's Division,3,400 McLaws' Division,2,8