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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 66 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 60 2 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 20 0 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 12 4 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 11 3 Browse Search
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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 8 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 2 Browse Search
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Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 4 2 Browse Search
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nd Eleazer C. Sherman, of Plymouth,—were elected Councillors. William Schouler, of Lynn, was Adjutant-General, to which office he had been aps Excellency John A. Andrew, Governor and Commander-in-chief. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. The purpose of firing these salutes ws Excellency John A. Andrew, Governor and Commander-in-chief. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. The order was generally well received taking a vote, the bill was recommitted. Jan. 23. In Senate.—Mr. Schouler, of Middlesex, offered an order, which was adopted, directing thied, and the bill was passed to a third reading. On motion of Mr. Schouler, of Middlesex, the bill was ordered to be printed. Jan. 30. Ige (exclusive of tents), $3,000,—total, $31,500. On motion of Mr. Schouler, of Middlesex, the communication was laid on the table, and ordegreat respect, I have the honor to be your obedient servant, William Schouler, Adjutant and Acting Quartermaster General. Monday, Mar<
able and prominent part in the defence of the country, you are doubly entitled to it. His Excellency takes this occasion to assure you of his high appreciation of your services, and expresses a hope that you may live many years in the enjoyment of that peaceful Union to which your services have been devoted. Major-General Sutton will transmit this letter to Colonel Monroe, together with his discharge. By order of His Excellency John A. Andrew, Governor and Commander-in-chief. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. To the Eighth Regiment will ever be the honor of having opened the route to Washington by way of Annapolis, and of having saved from possible loss the frigate Constitution, the Old Ironsides of the war of 1812. The Third Battalion of Rifles, by transport from New York, reached Annapolis April 24, and quartered in the Naval Academy, where it remained until the 2d of May, when it was ordered to Fort McHenry, where it continued until the end of its term of servi
,— The remarks of Mr. Webster were received with great enthusiasm, and at the close of his speech he was loudly cheered. Loud calls were then made for General Schouler, who was seen upon the balcony. In response, he stepped forward, and thanked the vast assembly in an almost inaudible voice for their good feeling, and askeat he had scarcely been in bed for fifty-four hours; that he must be excused, as he was utterly unable to address them. The crowd then gave three cheers for General Schouler. The meeting was ably addressed by William Dehon, Edward Riddle, and Charles Levi Woodbury, who were received with great favor and satisfaction. Mr. Webghly cultivated men whom Massachusetts sent to the war, and who sacrificed his life for the cause:— monument Square, Charlestown, April 19, 1861. Adjutant-General Schouler,—We are at that point where every man who can devote himself to his country's service should come forward. I beg that you would put on file this my appl<
stock. Lost. The bill to provide for the discipline and instruction of a military force was amended, on motion of Mr. Schouler, of Middlesex, to limit the force to five thousand men, instead of three thousand. The bill and the amendment were thm. The resolves which had been rejected in the House, in regard to the rights of citizens, elicited a warm debate. Mr. Schouler, of Middlesex, spoke in favor of the resolves. He could not see the objection to this act of simple justice to the coress at this time. Mr. Davis, of Bristol, said it was always safe to do right. He should vote for the resolves. Mr. Schouler said we were afraid all the time of doing something that would hurt the feelings of the South. The resolves were thenovernor directs that he hereafter take rank as brigadier-general, and that he be obeyed and respected accordingly. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. Elijah D. Brigham, of Boston, on the thirteenth day of June, 1861, was commissioned Commiss
tion of improper persons as officers, General Butler will accept the Twenty-eighth as one of them. This in answer to a communication of to-day to the Assistant Adjutant-General, who is absent. The following note closed the correspondence:— Adjutant-General's office, Boston, Nov. 11, 1861. To Joseph M. Bell, Esq., acting Aide-de-camp to Major-General Butler. Sir,—Your letter of this date has been received. The proposition is respectfully declined. Your obedient servant, William Schouler, Adjutant-General. The Twenty-eighth Regiment consequently never became a part of Major-General Butler's command. When organized, it was sent to South Carolina, and was subsequently transferred to the Army of the Potomac. In the foregoing pages, we have endeavored to give an impartial transcript of the correspondence between the Governor and General Butler, and of the other parties who incidentally took part in it. The original trouble grew out of the unauthorized interferenc
l daily upon you and yours! I referred your letter to His Excellency the Governor, who returned it to me with this indorsement:— Respectfully returned to General Schouler, with my thanks for the favor of reading this letter. I beg, through General Schouler, to send my grateful acknowledgments to Mr. Hale, of his benevolent coGeneral Schouler, to send my grateful acknowledgments to Mr. Hale, of his benevolent conduct and sympathetic recognition of the noble qualities of Sergeant Plunkett. May God bless him for his kind heart! and may brave men, in the day of the weakness of the flesh, ever find such friends and helpers! J. A. Andrew. April 17, 1863. In regard to your request to have Sergeant Plunkett made a captain, I beg respectr what you have done. May peace, contentment, and happiness ever attend you, and be ever present in your household and around your fireside! Yours truly, William Schouler, Adjutant-General. We find the following note among the Adjutant-General's letters, dated April 20, 1863:— I have been ordered by His Excellency the
to the War Department, and also telegraph your answer to me. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. On the same day, I had the honor to retler an answer, as follows:— Fortress Monroe, Jan. 12, 1864. General Schouler, Boston. Telegram received. Should like two more companiesof War. Please give your earliest attention to this subject. William Schouler, Adjutant-General. On this letter the Governor, in his owProvost-Marshal's books, and permitted me to telegraph to Adjutant-General Schouler, that they would be authorized, which I did. By a letter received from Adjutant-General Schouler, it seems that it is now understood that these men were raised for special service, and are not ened to Mr. Hooper, House of Representatives, Washington,— General Schouler reports that he and Major Clarke, U. S. A., assistant Provost- I have the honor to be your Excellency's obedient servant, William Schouler, Adjutant-General. This letter was published, by directio
. None of them, excepting the latter, have been at home during their entire period of service. And now, Governor, I write to ask from you a word of recommendation to the proper authorities for his discharge. I refer your Excellency to Adjutant-General Schouler and Hon. E. S. Davis, at the State House, to whom I am personally known. Indorsed on the back of this remarkable letter, in the Governor's own handwriting, were these words:— Will the Adjutant-General please report whether, by Sheridan. A strong and universal wish I found everywhere expressed, that your Excellency should visit our regiments, and our sick who are in hospitals. With great respect, I have the honor to be Your Excellency's obedient servant, William Schouler, Adjutant-General. The following gentlemen were commissioned on the staff of the Governor during the year 1864 :— George C. Trumbull, of Boston, assistant quartermaster-general, with the rank of major, Jan. 4. George R. Preston, o
-Colonel William L. Candler, aide-de-camp. Lieutenant-Colonel Albert G. Browne, Jr., late private secretary. Major Henry Ware, private secretary. Major-General William Schouler, Adjutant-General. Brigadier-General John H. Reed, Quartermaster-General. Brigadier-General William J. Dale, Surgeon-General. Brigadier-General Richose hand the flag of the Nineteenth Regiment was delivered to me, he acting as the commander for the day of the column. I present it as an autograph to Adjutant-General Schouler, by whose happy thought Forefathers' Day was named for the reception of the battle-flags, and whose industry and care helped largely to give a brilliantor and Commander-in-chief, at the moment of retiring from office, as his last official act, tenders this expression of grateful and cordial respect to Major-General William Schouler, Adjutant-General of the Commonwealth, who has served the country, the Commonwealth, and his chief, with constancy, devotion, ability, and success, th