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J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 3 1 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary, XXIX. August, 1863 (search)
ne is to abolish the Bureau of Conscription, and have the law enforced by the military commanders in the field. I saw to-day a letter to the Secretary of War, written by Mr. Benjamin, Secretary of State, on the 18th inst., referring to a Mr. Jno. Robertson, an artist, whom the Secretary of War promised a free passage in a government steamer to Europe. Mr. B. says the promise was made in the President's room, and he asks if Mr. Seddon could not spare an hour in his office, for Mr., R. to tartainly egotizing while the Confederacy is crumbling. On that day Sumter was falling to pieces, and some 40 locomotives and hundreds of cars were burning in Mississippi, and everywhere our territory passing into the hands of the invader! Mr. Robertson, I believe, is a stranger and an Englishman, and a free passage in a government ship is equivalent to some $2000, Confederate States currency. Almost every day passages are denied to refugees, natives of the South, who have lost fortunes in
of the regiment, Lieutenant Frank Walbridge, arrived at General Halleck's headquarters and delivered to me this telegram: General orders no. 148.[By Telegraph.] Military Dept. of Michigan, Adjutant-General's Office, Detroit, May 25, 1862. Captain Philip H. Sheridan, U. S. Army, is hereby appointed Colonel of the Second Regiment Michigan Cavalry, to rank from this date. Captain Sheridan will immediately assume command of the regiment. By order of the Commander-in-Chief, Jno. Robertson, Adjutant-General. I took the order to General Halleck, and said that I would like to accept, but he was not willing I should do so until the consent of the War Department could be obtained. I returned to my tent much disappointed, for in those days, for some unaccountable reason, the War Department did not favor the appointment of regular officers to volunteer regiments, and I feared a disapproval at Washington. After a further consultation with Captain Alger and Lieutenant Walbrid
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Terry's Brigade, formerly John M. Jones's. (search)
, Jas. Hathaway, T. R. Pollard. Co. D. 1st Sergeant W. A. Hyman, 2d Sergeant W. A. Williams, 3d Sergeant W. H. Williams, 4th Sergeant J. G. Shepherd, 1st Corporal H. Taylor, Private B. F. Crawford, Jno. Evans, Jno. Hathaway, J. F. Moore, J. R. Joiner. Co. E. 3d Sergeant E. T. Foushee, 2d Corporal A. Hilliard, Private J. Clark, J. B. Clark, H. Crutchfield, F. Crutchfield, W. Crutchfield, Private S. S. Cain, A. B. Leonard, E. Phillips, B. B. Phillips, Jno. Robertson, W. W. Dismukes, W. M. Tally. Co. F. 5th Sergeant E. L. Russell, Private Jno. T. Moore, Jno. M. Moore, W. Kerner, Private J. C. Thompson, Frank Tolbert, H. Shankle. Co. G. 2d Sergeant W. J. Morrow, Corporal G. M. Fonst, W. P. Thompson, Private S. P. Cabe, Private David Coble, R. G. Howard, H. O. Daniel, S. P. Cates. Co. H. Private Mitchell Dunn, Private R. James Powell. Co. I. Private J. B. Kennedy. Co. K. 2d Sergeant T. B. Jones, Corporal B. F.
The Congressional election. The following is the complete return of the election in this city on Monday, for a member of Congress to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of Hon. John Tyler Jefferson Word--James Lyons, 263; Wm. H. McFarland 172; Geo. W. Randolph, 34; Jno, B. Young, 13; John Robertson, 5; Robert Saunders, 4; Martin Meredith Lipscomb, 2. Madison Ward.--James Lyons, 325; Wm. H. McFarland, 292; Geo. W. Randolph, 29; Jno. Robertson, 12; Robert Saunders, 11; John B. Young. 9. Monroe Ward--James Lyons, 265; Wm. H. McFarland, 240; George W. Randolph, 27; John B. Young, 6: John Robertson, 3; Robt Saunders, 1; M. M. Lipscomb, 6. The contest in the city was between Messrs. Lyons and McFarland, and the result may be thus summed up: Lyons.McFarland. Jefferson Ward263172 Madison Ward321292 Monroe Ward265240 849704 Showing a plurality of 145 for Mr. Lyons. We append a few returns received from the counties: Henrico.--Court