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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
upon the good pleasure of the functionaries in the various States. We have now a few words to say concerning the financial measures adopted during this same session of Congress. We have shown what was the condition of the Federal Treasury when this session was opened in December, 1862. It was necessary to provide for the deficiencies in the appropriations made for the current year, which expired on the 30th of June, 1863, and, as Congress was to adjourn from the 3d of March to the 8th of December, to make the estimates meet the wants of the ensuing year. Up to the 1st of July, 1862, the Treasury had already paid out the sum of $220,175,370, other than for principal of public debt; and the accumulated requisitions beyond resources amounted to $48,354,701. On the other hand, the following was the condition of its paper: The notes in circulation, including the goldnotes, represented the sum of $222,932,111; those which had been received by the government and exchanged for certif
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Third winter. (search)
n point of the nearest railroad from Callaghan's, from which it is separated only by thirty-eight miles as a crow flies: however, as it occupies the centre of the only section of this line which the Federals did not seem to threaten, the Confederate authorities had chosen it as a suitable place for their depots intended to provide for Longstreet's corps in the West. That was an especial reason for Averell's blow. This general, despite the rigor of the season, leaves New Creek on the 8th of December with two regiments of mounted infantry, a cavalry regiment, and a battery of artillery. He passes Petersburg on the 10th, and makes a part of the march with Thoburn, who leaves him before the end of the day to perform the special task with which he is entrusted. Duffie also is on the march, and his column is moving on the valley of Greenbrier. The Confederates could oppose superior forces to their adversaries. Imboden keeps good watch on the Shenandoah; Jones' troops, encamped al