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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 1: early recollections of California. 1846-1848. (search)
Colonel William Gates commanded the post and regiment, with First-Lieutenant William Austine as his adjutant. Two other companies were at the post, viz., Martin Burke's and E. D. Keyes's, and among the officers were T. W. Sherman, Morris Miller, H. B. Field, William Churchill, Joseph Stewart, and Surgeon McLaren. The country now known as Texas had been recently acquired, and war with Mexico was threatening. One of our companies (Bragg's), with George H. Thomas, John F. Reynolds, and Frank Thomas, had gone the year previous and was at that time with General Taylor's army at Corpus Christi, Texas. In that year (1846) I received the regular detail for recruiting service, with orders to report to the general superintendent at Governor's Island, New York; and accordingly left Fort Moultrie in the latter part of April, and reported to the superintendent, Colonel R. B. Mason, First Dragoons, at New York, on the 1st day of May. I was assigned to the Pittsburg rendezvous, whither I pr
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 6: Louisiana. 1859-1861. (search)
l. A few more cadets joined in the course of the winter, so that we had in all, during the first term, seventy-three cadets, of whom fifty-nine passed the examination on the 30th of July, 1860. During our first term many defects in the original act of the Legislature were demonstrated, and, by the advice of the Board of Supervisors, I went down to Baton Rouge during the session of the Legislature, to advocate and urge the passage of a new bill, putting the institution on a better footing. Thomas 0. Moore was then Governor, Bragg was a member of the Board of Public Works, and Richard Taylor was a Senator. I got well acquainted with all of these, and with some of the leading men of the State, and was always treated with. the greatest courtesy and kindness. In conjunction with the proper committee of the Legislature, we prepared a new bill, which was passed and approved on the 7th of March, 1860, by which we were to have a beneficiary cadet for each parish, in all fifty-six, and fi
h of the small vestries, from which was served one of the best suppers that these ladies have ever served, and but few societies have as fine a reputation. Mrs. Lyman H. Brown, Mrs. George D. Haven, and Mrs. I. H. Wiley had charge of the supplies in the kitchen, and the guests were served by Mesdames E. C. Hall, Fannie Shaw Graves, J. W. Peak, Ida Smith, Mabelle H. Gooding, J. E. Kelley, Henry S. Barron, A. E. Southworth, W. J. Pingree, R. M. Richardson, P. B. S. Thayer, Frank M. Lowell, Frank Thomas, F. L. Pingree, Robert Hayes, Joseph W. Mess, Edward H. Bolton, Carrie D. Coulter, Arthur W. Glines, Mattie S. Rines, Misses Ella Freeman, Helen J. Whipple, Mary C. Mills, Ida R. Smith, Abbie L. Day, Annie G. Stover, Mary F. Freeman, Estella M. Royal, Alice M. Nickerson, Fannie M. Glines, Mabel G. Delano, Emily Poor, under the direction of Mrs. R. Y. Gifford, head waiter, and Mrs. William Taylor, assistant. During the supper M. J. Messer and his wife and Miss Nettie Coburn gave the fol
re and not through it. (Lincoln's letter to Governor Hicks, in Brown's Baltimore and the 19th of April, p. 62.) He suggested the Annapolis route to Governor Hicks personally on April 21. (Brown, p. 72.) and brought also a despatch from Adjutant-General Thomas to General Patterson to the same effect, this being in answer to the request of Colonel Lefferts for orders. Official War Records, II, 583. General Patterson at once communicated the instructions to General Butler, and gave directions and some of whom boasted of belonging to Hooker's old brigade in McClellan's army. Besides the colonel, there were Maj. Gardner Walker, Capt. C. M. Jordan, Capt. J. S. Clark, Capt. G. E. Henry, Capt. W. S. Johnston, Lieut. R. M. Maguire, Lieut. Frank Thomas. 2d Infantry, Capt. D. A. Oakey, had three flags and two staffs from which the colors had been shot off. This regiment turned out some 50 men. Present with it were Adjutant J. A. Fox, Quartermaster M. M. Hawes, Chaplain A. H. Quint, Ca
ee Mass. Field Officers. Thomas, Charles L. Second Lieutenant, 2d Mass. Infantry, Apr. 1, 1863. Mustered out, May 23, 1864. Thomas, Edwin. Second Lieutenant, 3d Mass. Heavy Artillery Dec. 31, 1862. First Lieutenant, May 25, 1863. Captain, Sept. 8, 1864. Resigned, June 28, 1865. Thomas, Francis. Sergeant Major, 12th Mass. Infantry, June 26, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Sept. 9, 1862. First Lieutenant, Sept. 11, 1862. Killed in action at Gettysburg, Va., July 1, 1863. Thomas, Frank. Second Lieutenant, 1st Mass. Infantry, May 13, 1862. First Lieutenant, Aug. 30, 1862. Captain, Sept. 22, 1863; not mustered. Mustered out. May 25, 1864, as First Lieutenant. Thomas, Joseph M. Second Lieutenant, 42d Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., July 14, 1864. Mustered out, Nov. 11, 1864. Thomas, Joseph R. First Lieutenant, Regimental Quartermaster, 2d Mass. Heavy Artillery, July 6, 1863. Resigned, June 20, 1865. Thomas, Seneca R. Captain, 4th Infa
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
606 Thayer, G. A., 605 Thayer, Isaac, 142 Thayer, J. F., 360 Thayer, J. G., 360 Thayer, J. H., 395 Thayer, J. M., 197, 448, 481, 560 Thayer, John, 360 Thayer, L. F., 360 Thayer, L. M., 360 Thayer, R. W., 360 Thayer, Sylvanus, 197, 448, 560 Thayer, T. A., 360 Thayer, W. L. G., 142 Thayer, W. S., 584 Thode, J. W., 142 Thomas, Alpheus, 360 Thomas, Benjamin, 360 Thomas, C. B., 448 Thomas, C. E., 230, 360, 560 Thomas, C. L., 360 Thomas, Edwin, 360 Thomas, Francis, 360 Thomas, Frank, 360 Thomas, H. G., 726 Thomas, H. S., 726 Thomas, J. A., 142 Thomas, J. M., 360 Thomas, J. R., 360 Thomas, John, 142 Thomas, N. W., 142 Thomas, S. R., 360 Thomas, Samuel, Jr., 142 Thomas, Stephen, 230 Thomas, W. C., 448 Thompson, A. E., 577 Thompson, C. W., 360 Thompson, DeW. C., 230 Thompson, E. F., 448 Thompson, Edward, 360 Thompson, George F., 390, 481 Thompson, George Franklin, 360, 449, 560 Thompson, G. J., 360 Thompson, George W., 360 Thompson, George Whitfi