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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 48 0 Browse Search
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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 2 (search)
ter advancing to within a short distance of Point Isabel and finding that the Mexicans had deserted taken up to a point of the mainland, called Point Isabel, upon which there is a small village called officers arrived in camp this morning from Point Isabel, among them young George Harrison Hare. Thd be considered only as enemies. When near Point Isabel he was met by a civil deputation, who said e cannot seek them. camp at the Frontone, Point Isabel, May 5, 1846. I have at length most glor. I never entertained any apprehension for Point Isabel. At first I considered General Taylor had 1st instant, when we left our camp to go to Point Isabel, we had in camp ten days supplies for the w say John is safe and sound, that he was at Point Isabel, attached to Major Munroe's Company, but on and we were detained nine days, sending to Point Isabel after planks to make flats, and even then, nite termination to this state of things. Point Isabel, July 24, 1846. Since I last wrote you ([14 more...]
n James Island (?) is now forty feet high. Dahlgren had expressed his determination to try the iron-clads, and see if they would not "break up" the obstructions. Lieut. Eben White, of the 7th U. S. negro regiment, had been killed by Col. John H. Sothoron and his son, of St. Mary's county, Md., while trying to "recruit" his slaves. The Southron had escaped. A report comes from New Orleans via Port Royal that the Texas expedition under General Banks had effected a landing at Point Isabel, Texas, a small place at the mouth of the Rio Grande. The enlistment of negro troops in Maryland causes a great amount of discontent among the slaveholders in that State; so much indeed, that a deputation was seat to Lincoln to request a withdrawal of the recruiting officers. He replied that the country needed soldiers, and if the recruiting officers did anything contrary in law they would be superceded; but the recruiting must go on. The Archbishop Purcell, accompanied by Bishop