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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 48 (search)
Doc. 44.-message of Governor Brown. Executive Department, Milledgeville, Nov. 13, 1862. To the General Assembly: I communicate herewith a copy of a letter received on yesterday, from Col. Henry H. Floyd, commanding the militia of Camden County, informing me that on the fourth day of this month three companies of negroes were landed in St. Mary's, who, after insulting the few ladies remaining there, and taking every thing they could lay their hands upon, retired to their gunboats with
lty of the enemy. Joseph E. Brown.
Mr. King offered the following, which was adopted:
Resolved, That the Governor be, and he is hereby authorized to call out such parts of the militia as he may think necessary to protect the citizens of Camden County, and other counties on the coast similarly exposed, against the invasion being made by companies of negroes, sent by the abolitionists to make raids upon our citizens, and to continue them in service as long as the emergency may require.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories,
Missouri Volunteers. (search)
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Roster of the
Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roster of the
Battalion of the Georgia Military Institute Cadets (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 18, 1862., [Electronic resource], The War on the coast. (search)
Fight near Elizabeth City, N. C. Norfolk, April 20. --A large Federal force, supposed to be 5,000 strong, landed on the Pasquotank river, in Camden county, near Elizabeth City, North Carolina, yesterday, and were attacked by the Third Georgia regiment, Colonel Wright, and Captain Fennebees's militia company, at one o'clock P. M. Our force fought with great bravery. The Federal loss was heavy, Six Confederates were killed, including Capt. McComas, of Henningsen's battery, Wise Legion, and Lieut. Wilson, of the 3rd Georgia regiment. Sixteen were wounded and fifteen missing. The battle continued five hours. Col. Wright's forces retired from the field at midnight, and fell back to the half-way house on the Dismal Swamp Canal, a very strong position, and has been reinforced.--Our wounded have arrived here, and been placed in the hospital. Most of them were wounded slightly. The body of Captain McComas has arrived here.
The Daily Dispatch: August 1, 1862., [Electronic resource], Affairs in
North Carolina. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 20, 1862., [Electronic resource], The
Coast defence of Georgia (search)
The Coast defence of Georgia --An Appeal from Gov. Brown to the Legislature--In view of the recent Yankee raid into Camden county, Ga., Col. Floyd, commanding there, has applied to the Governor of the State for authority to call out the local militia of the county for its defence. Instead of authorizing the calling out of the non-conscripts, Gov. Brown has made the application the subject of a message to the Legislature, in which he gives the Supreme Court of Georgia a blow for having decided in favor of the legality of the Conscript act. He says: Placed as I am in this embarrassing condition, when helpless innocence calls upon the State for protection, and when the Constitution of this State and the Confederate States seem to point clearly to the path of duty upon the one hand; but when the acts of Congress and the decision of our own Supreme Court, rendered under heavy outside pressure, and if not ex parte, under most peculiar circumstances; when the counsel on both side