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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 160 160 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 25 25 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 17 17 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 12 12 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 9 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 7 7 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 6 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 6 6 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 5 5 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 5 5 Browse Search
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ved Maj. Wood was in charge of this department until after the battle of Antietam, when Brig.-Gen. Patrick was appointed provost-marshal-general. When the army took the field, for the purpose of securing order and regularity in the camp of headquarters, and facilitating its movements the office of commandant of general Headquarters was created, and assigned to Maj. G. O. Haller, 7th U. S. Infantry. Six companies of infantry were placed under his orders for guard and police duty. From Aug., 1861, the position of Judge-Advocate was held by Col. Thomas T. Gantt, aide-de-camp, until compelled by ill-health to retire, at Harrison's Landing, in Aug., 1862. His reviews of the decisions of courts-martial during this period were of great utility in correcting the practice in military courts, diffusing true notions of discipline and subordination, and setting before the army a high standard of soldierly honor. Upon the retirement of Col. Gantt the duties of judge-advocate were ably perfo
name, his identity being known to few if any beyond his closest personal friends, gained promotion and distinction by his gallantry and intelligence. Should the Comte de Paris ever reach the throne of Franceas is more than probable — I am sure that he will prove to be a wise, honest, and firm constitutional king, and that the honor and prosperity of France will be safer in his hands and those of his soldierly family than for many years past. Information from various sources received in Aug. and Sept., 1861, convinced the government that there was serious danger of the secession of Maryland. The secessionists possessed about two-thirds of each branch of the State legislature, and the general government had what it regarded as good reasons for believing that a secret, extra, and illegal session of the legislature was about to be convened at Frederick on the 17th of Sept. in order to pass an ordinance of secession. It was understood that this action was to be supported by an ad
rren, Col. G. K., at Hanover C. H., 370, 373 ; Malvern, 433 ; Antietam, 601. Warrenton, Va., 240, 509-511, 529. Warwick C. H., Va., 254, 259, 260, Warwick river, Va., 261-266, 272, 274, 289, 319. Washington, D. C., isolated from West, 42; defenceless, 66; accessible after Bull Run, 67, 68, 73, 87 ; fortifications, 68 ; order restored, 70 ; earthworks, 72 ; people of, and McClellan, 74 ; positions of troops, 79, 80 ; prepared, 80, 169 ; strengthening army, artillery at, 88 ; force at, Aug., 1861, 89, Apr., 1862, 241; removal of government, 93 ; garrison necessary, 97 ; enemy's plans, 106 ; medical record of troops, 126; provost-guards, 132 ; plans, 239, 240 ; in no danger, 346, 372, 482, 538, 625, 626; alarm at, 367, 396, 530, 542 ; considered lost, 535. Weaver, Lieut., 589. Webber, Capt., 325. Weber, Gen., Max, 594, 613. Weed, Capt., 589. Welles, Sec., on Stanton, 478, 479, 542; report of cabinet meeting, 545. Wessells, Gen. H. W., 379, 380. West unprepared for war, 42