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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,030 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 578 0 Browse Search
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. 482 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 198 0 Browse Search
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 II. 152 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 116 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 96 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 96 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 94 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 92 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Correspondence of Governor George W. Campbell-original letters. (search)
much more than it was worth. The sovereignty was convenient to us and of no use whatever to Spain, Florida being an insulated desert, unconnected with all her other colonies. And we gave in exchange what was of primary importance to her in order to form a barrier between our territory and Mexico. For we had, by the treaty, relinquished our claim to all the country along the Gulf of Mexico, west of the Sabine river; that is to say, to the whole of what the Spaniards called the Province of Texas. And notwithstanding our indubitable right to all the country watered by rivers falling in the Mississippi, we had also agreed that the Red river of the Mississippi should be the boundary, from the meridian of the Sabine river to the 100th degree of longitude west of Greenwich, and that from thence the limit should be due north to the Arkansas, and afterwards up the Arkansas to its source, yielding thereby the whole country south of the Red river, from a very short distance beyond Natchitoc
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Official statement of the strength of the Federal armies during the war. (search)
787,3642,00889,37280,111 Wisconsin109,08091,3275,09796,42479,260 Minnesota26,32624,0201,03225,05219,693 Iowa79,52176,2426776,30968,630 Missouri122,496109,111 109,11186,530 Kentucky100,78275,7603,26579,02570,832 Kansas12,93120,149220,15118,706 Tennessee1,56031,092 31,09226,394 Arkansas7808,289 8,2897,836 North Carolina1,5603,156 3,1563,156 California 15,725 15,72515,725 Nevada 1,080 1,0801,080 Oregon 1,810 1,8101,773 Washington Territory 964 964964 Nebraska Territory 3,157 3,1572,175 Colorado Territory 4,903 4,9033,697 Dakota Territory 206 206206 New Mexico Territory 6,561 6,5614,432 Alabama 2,576 2,5761,611 Florida 1,290 1,2901,290 Louisiana 5,224 5,2244,654 Mississippi 545 545545 Texas 1,965 1,9651,632 Indian Nation 3,530 3,5303,530 Colored Troops Colored troops organized at various stations in the States, embracing all not specifically credited to States, and which cannot be so assigned. 93,441 93,44191,789 Total2,763,670
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Origin of the banner of the Lone Star, and the Coat of arms of Texas. (search)
ssion and embark as a volunteer. He said that Texas needed soldiers, and not resolutions; that we sent to the Georgia Volunteers in the cause of Texas and Liberty. I was fearful, from the shortnes was, in the history of the rising Republic of Texas, renowned as being the first flag of the Lone ericans at Alamo, which was the Thermopylae of Texas, Santa Anna dispatched General Urrea, with a lag of the Lone Star that was first unfurled in Texas was that borne by the Georgia battalion, commaon the occasion of its being first unfurled in Texas. Proudly they floated together. The crimsosion had formally made solemn declaration that Texas was no longer a Mexican province, but a free aon them, which then became the Coat-of-Arms of Texas. A public recognition of the first flag of the Lone Star as having been brought to Texas by Ward's battalion from Georgia was made by General ry, 1845, a bill in favor of the annexation of Texas passed the United States Congress and was sign[14 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sherman's campaign in Mississippi in winter of 1864. (search)
Sherman's campaign in Mississippi in winter of 1864. Report of General Ross. Headquarters Texas brigade, I. C. D., Benton, Miss., March 13th, 1864. Captain,--In compliance with your call for a report of the operations of this brigade, on the Yazoo river, during the recent advance of the enemy, under General Sherman, I have the honor to submit the following — to wit: Immediately upon the return of my command from the Mississippi river, about the 20th January, I received an order First Texas legion, under Colonel Hawkins, over to the left to guard another road upon which the enemy were making some demonstrations. However, I knew the men in whom I trusted and was not doubtful of the issue. The Sixth and Ninth regiments Texas cavalry, commanded by Colonel Wharton and Lieutenant-Colonel Berry, nobly sustained their well-earned reputation for gallantry and unflinching firmness. The enemy charged and were driven back, rallied, charged the second time and were again re
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial Paragraphs. (search)
ell, Major C. S. Stringfellow, and Rev. Dr. J. William Jones, of Richmond; Colonel Walter H. Taylor and Captain Theo. S. Garnett, of Norfolk; Colonel Thomas H. Carter, of King William county, Va.; Colonel R. E. Withers, of Wytheville; Colonel William Preston Johnston, of Baton Rouge,La.; Colonel R. H. Dulaney, of Loudoun county, Va.; General Eppa Hunton and General William H. Payne, of Warrenton, Va.; and General G. W. C. Lee, of Lexington, Va. Vice-Presidents of States--General I. R. Trimble, Maryland; Governor Z. B. Vance, of North Carolina; General M. C. Butler, of South Carolina; General A H. Colquitt, of Georgia; General E. W. Pettus, of Alabama; Colonel W. Call, of Florida; General Wm. T. Martin, of Mississippi; Rev. B. M. Palmer, D. D., of Louisiana; Colonel T. M. Jack, of Texas; Hon. A. H. Garland, of Arkansas; Governor Isham G. Harris, of Tennessee; General J. S. Marmaduke, of Missouri; General Wm. Preston, of Kentucky; and W. W. Corcoran, Esq., of District of Columbia.