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Doc. 14.-General Sigel's address. headquarters Third division, camp near Rolla, Jan. 12, 1862. To the Officers of the Third Division: In our present situation, where the different regiments are suffering in a most deplorable degree by sickness, it should be the earnest duty of all officers and commanders to do their best for the comfort and moral support of their men. It is, therefore, necessary to give continuous and strict attention to the cleanliness of the camp and tents, to the diet of the soldiers, and all matters relative to the condition and treatment of the sick. Regimental and brigade surgeons should apply all their energy and their abilities to procure the material necessary for the outfit of regimental hospitals, and not cease in their exertions until all their requisitions are filled. They should specially take care that no patient lies on the ground in the hospital tent, but on a bed of boards, (bunk with straw mattress,) that proper stores are provided, a
Doc. 15.-the resignation of Gen. Sigel. German Mass meeting at the Cooper Institute, New-York, on Thursday, 16th January, 1862. The great meeting in favor of Gen. Franz Sigel, which took place at the Cooper Institute, was attended by more than ten thousand of the most respectable and solid adopted citizens of German birth, and was characterized by most enthusiastic speeches and resolutions. The object was, to give expression to the feelings of the Germans of this city and its environs, on the resignation of Gen. Sigel, and to take measures for bringing his claims prominently to the notice of the Government. The meeting was called to order at half-past 7 o'clock, and R. A. Witthaus unanimously called to the chair. On opening the proceedings, Mr. Witthaus spoke as follows: fellow — citizens : Permit me to express my deep appreciation of the honor conferred upon me of presiding over this mass meeting of patriots, congregated here to-day in order to support one of their c
s rear-guard, and engaged it vigorously, but Gen. Sigel, who had remained behind, succeeded in cuttiart of the enemy, together with the one upon Gen. Sigel, were feints to prevent the concentration ofre intending to renew the conflict at dawn. Gen. Sigel and Col. Davis had returned, and were making left not a gun was fired until the whole of Gen. Sigel's command was in readiness. At a little pntire force, and on the morning of the ninth Gen. Sigel's division returned to camp. A portion of ttack of the combined confederate forces upon Gen. Sigel's division, then stationed at Bentonville, GGen. Sigel sending his train ahead, and reserving one battery, with between eight hundred and a thousreak in confusion. Before they could re-form, Sigel would limber up and fall back behind another p, while McCulloch and McIntosh were opposed to Sigel, who had but one division — that of Gen. Oster play. Onward crept our infantry; onward came Sigel and his terrible guns. Shorter and shorter be[33 more...]