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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 932 0 Browse Search
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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 208 0 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 94 0 Browse Search
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rectionary combinations, and to cause the laws to be faithfully executed. Secondly. He did, on the nineteenth day of April last, issue a proclamation setting on foot a blockade of the ports within the States of South-Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. Thirdly. He did, on the twenty-seventh day of April last, issue a proclamation establishing a blockade of the ports within the States of Virginia and North-Carolina. Fourthly. He did, by order of the twenty-o thousand seven hundred and fourteen men, and the navy by an addition of eighteen thousand seamen. Sixthly. He did, on the tenth day of May last, issue a proclamation authorizing the commander of the forces of the United States on the coast of Florida, to suspend the writ of habeas corpus, if necessary. All of which proclamations and orders have been submitted to this Congress. Now, therefore, Be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Co
, from concussion. One horse was slightly wounded. I think we could have done them much more damage but for defectiveness of ammunition, causing us to lay aside our former experience of artillerists. I have, General, the honor to be, Your obedient servant, J. W. Lewis, Captain, commanding Lewis's Light Artillery. Report of Captain Govan. headquarters Company B, Seventeenth Mississippi regiment, December 31, 1862. Colonel Fizer, Seventeenth Mississippi Regiment: Sir: The Florida companies that reported to me on the eleventh instant were ordered into position on my right. The entire command, in my opinion, did not constitute forty men. They were ordered to conform to the movement of the command. The officer in command of said companies failed repeatedly to obey my commands, when ordered to fire on the bridge-builders; and so silent was his command that I hardly knew he was in position. His excuse for not firing was, that his position was too much exposed, and fir
epartment, I submit the following review of the services of the monitors while under my command; and as some knowledge of the circumstances under which they have been tested may afford a better appreciation of their qualities, I shall briefly narrate some of the leading events in which they have participated during the operations at this place. On the sixth July Rear-Admiral Dupont delivered to me the command of the naval forces occupying the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, and part of Florida. They embraced seventy (70) vessels of all classes, and were distributed at various points along an extent of more than three hundred miles. There was no concentration, the purpose being rather to distribute the vessels in order to enforce an efficient blockade. Of the iron-clads, the Ironsides was off Charleston bar, two monitors were at Edisto, one at Stono, three at Port Royal, and one at Ossabaw. The orders of the department (June twenty-four, 1863) only directed me to assume the
, of the twenty-fifth, has developed the fact that there is no enemy at Camp Finnegan. I captured a prisoner this morning, who confirms the fact. The force in Florida is as follows: At Camp Milton, of the Second Florida cavalry, Colonel McCormick, (effective men,) six hundred (600;) artillery, two (2) small pieces. Camp Milton the St. John's on the Twenty-Third day of May, 1864, the day of the engagement of the Columbine with the rebel battery at horse Landing, on the St. John's River, Florida. the Columbine arrived at Volusia bar at half past 11 P. M., on Sunday night, the twenty-second instant. Next morning a boat was sent to communicate with cook,--total, twenty-seven. I certify that the above is a correct abstract from the list furnished by Major-General Anderson, commanding Confederate forces in Florida. Edelemire Mayer, Major Seventh Regiment U. S. S. F., A. A. A. G. headquarters District of Florida, Jacksonville, June 13, 1864. Report of Acting Ensign Sanb
the cartridge-boxes, was ordered in with Colonel Kelly, to strengthen his command as much as possible. Soon after, two Florida regiments, under Colonel Finley, also moved forward to Colonel Kelly's support. It was now nearly night, and the importst occupying this position the enemy threw shot and shell into my lines from a battery on the right. The Sixth regiment Florida volunteers (Colonel Findley) lost one lieutenant, one sergeant, and one private killed, and two privates wounded. I procrest of a ridge about half a mile north of Hunt's house. As soon as the line was formed, I deployed the First regiment Florida cavalry (dismounted), Colonel Maxwell, as skirmishers, three hundred yards in advance, and covering the entire front of at road. Whilst engaged in the discharge of this duty, with the First Florida (dismounted) cavalry and Seventh regiment Florida volunteers (Colonel Bullock) and one piece of artillery, an order from General Buckner directed me to withdraw one regim
rters Department South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, S. C., May 24, 1883. General S. ordan, Chief of Staff, Dep't of S. C., Ga., and Fla.: General: Upon the first instant the increasuarters First Military District S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, December 26th, 1862. In case thers Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Charieston, S. C., August 7, 1863. Respecers Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Charleston, July 15, 1863. It is reportedct, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, Charleston, S. C., July 19, 1863. Do the rs Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, S. C., July 24, 1863. Brigadier-rters Department South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, S. C., Sept. 19, 1863. Had thrs Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, S. C., September 6, 1863. Speciaters Department, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, September 6, 1863, 3.30 P. M. Br[7 more...]
sire, of having a brush with the Abolitionists. The enemy's boats retired immediately after the skirmish, leaving in their hasty retreat one of their splendid barges, capable of transporting seventy or eighty men. The next morning not a sign of the Abolition fleet was to be seen in the upper waters of Broad River. I have the honor to remain, Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, C. J. Colcocke, Colonel, commanding. headquarters Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, S. C., December 12, 1863. Report of the Casualties in the command of Brigadier-General W. S. Walker in the affair with the Abolitionists at Pocotaligo and Yemassee, October twenty-second, 1862. name.rank.Company.killed, wounded, and missing. C. PetersPrivateNelson Va. BatteryKilled. John F. FulcherPrivateNelson Va. BatteryKilled. Wm. A. ThackerPrivateNelson Va. BatteryKilled. Thomas J. AllenPrivateNelson Va. BatteryKilled. E. E. Jefferson1st LieutenantNelson Va. Batt
Doc. 53.-Beauregade's letter to Pierre Soule. headquarters Drpartment of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Charleston, S. C., December 8, 1863. Hon. Pierre Soule, Richmond, Va.: My dear Sir: In compliance with your request made on the eve of your departure for Richmond, I have prepared for you a sketch of certain opeepartment, say40,000 Department of Alabama and Mississippi, say15,000 Under Hardee (including Longstreet), say60,000 Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, say28,000 Department of North Carolina, say7,000 Department of Virginia, say60,000   Total210,000 Looking at a map of the Confederate States, it will be, be drawn from the following quarters, and added to the army at or about Dalton, namely: From Alabama and Mississippi10,000 From South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida8,000 From North Carolina2,000 From Virginia20,000   Total40,000 These forty thousand men, added with celerity to the force now under Hardee, and includin
aryland285 District of Columbia334 Virginia189 West Virginia18 North Carolina56 South Carolina46 Georgia50 Alabama19 Mississippi625 Louisiana65 Texas22 Ohio2,523 Indiana1,514 Illinois1,366 Michigan442 Wisconsin1,035 Minnesota163 Florida10 Iowa219 Kentucky140 Tennessee20 Arkansas6 Missouri77 Kansas5 California31 Vet. Res. Corps4,234 U. S. Navy74 U. S. Troops2,097 U. S. Colored Troops509   Total86,073 We also received, welcomed, and entertained New England regi,247 Illinois2,052 Michigan2,128 Wisconsin1,576 U. S. Troops3,013 Vet. Res. Corps1,326 Pris. of War3,007 District of Columbia39 North Carolina35 South Carolina43 Alabama29 Louisiana18 Kentucky157 Tennessee35 Iowa633 Minnesota18 Florida4 Missouri132 Georgia14 Mississippi5 U. S. Colored Troops1,635 Signal Corps25 Miscellaneous524   Total91,609 Thus, it will be perceived that, during the three years and four months this institution has been in operation, it has aided