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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Leading Confederates on the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
rtillery, having reported for duty with this command, he is announced as Chief of Artillery. He will be obeyed and respected accordingly. By command of Major-General Longstreet. G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General. And on the 15th August, 1862, the following order was published to battery commanders: General order no. 32. headquarters, Taylor's house, near Gordonsville, August 15th, 1862. II. Colonel J. B. Walton, of the battalion Washington Artillery, is announced as CAugust 15th, 1862. II. Colonel J. B. Walton, of the battalion Washington Artillery, is announced as Chief of Artillery of this command, and will be obeyed and respected accordingly. III. Battery commanders will report to him without delay, to be disposed of in such camp or camps as may be selected; making their regular reports to him, for consolidation and transmission to this office. By command of Major-General Longstreet. G. M. Sorrel, Assistant Adjutant-General. To Colonel J. B. Walton, Commanding, &c. And on the 4th June, 1863 (one month before the battle of Gettysburg), aft
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
saac Smith. Schooner British Queen. 2,108 31 999 90 1,108 41 do Nov. 25, 1862 Mount Vernon. Boats, 3 sail, and cargoes 1,463 89 277 00 1,186 89 Washington   Reliance. (Waiting for prize list.) Schooner Blossom 270 88 86 81 184 07 do Aug. 15, 1862 Reliance, Anacostia, Thomas Freeborn. Boat, 1 life 1,106 95 273 79 833 16 do Oct. 19, 1863 Jacob Bell. Boat, 1 yawl. 682 70 168 36 514 34 do Oct. 19, 1863 Freeborn, Eureka. Boat, a flat-bottomed 387 79 119 11 268 68 do Oct. 5, 1865 Dadelphia Nov. 6, 1862 Bienville. Schooner Prince Alfred 3,618 20 2,001 20 1,617 00 do July 21, 1864 Susquehanna. Schooner Pride 2,918 06 401 39 2,516 67 Washington Oct. 19, 1863 Chocura.   Property, lot of 2,043 74 286 85 1,756 89 do Aug. 15, 1862 Reliance, Anacostia.   Property, lot of 569 11 170 02 399 09 do Oct. 19, 1863     Property, lot of Waiting for prize list of the William Bacon. 269 97 92 30 177 67 do   William Bacon. Sloop Pointer Waiting for prize list of the<
as Lieutenant-Colonel of the First Massachusetts before he was transferred to the command of the Thirty-fourth. The regiment left Worcester, 1,015 strong, on August 15, 1862, and proceeded direct to Virginia. For several months it was stationed at Fort Lyon, near Alexandria, Va., and also did duty awhile in Washington. In July, --Organized at Binghamton, N. Y., from companies raised in the Twenty-fourth Senatorial District,--Broome, Tompkins, and Tioga counties. Recruiting commenced August 15, 1862, the full regiment being mustcred into service on the 25th of the following month. Leaving Binghamton, two days later, 1,008 strong, it went to Harper's Ferruary, 1865, and ordered to Springfield, Ill., where it was assigned to duty at the draft rendezvous. The regiment was mustered into the United States service August 15, 1862, having been recruited within thirty days. It was mustered out, at Detroit, June 30, 1865. Twenty-Seventh Michigan Infantry. Hartranft's Brigade — Wil
ighting the battle of his country, and died as went up the cheer of victory! A Christian, he sleeps in the hope of the blessed Redeemer! His virtues we cannot exceed — his example we may emulate — and mourning his death, we pray may our last end be like his. The customary tribute of mourning will be worn by the officers in the Department. By command of Major-General Butler, Commanding. R. S. Davis, Captain and A. A.A. General. headquarters Department of the Gulf, New-Orleans, August 15, 1862. General order No. 62. The Commanding General has carefully revised the official reports of the action of August fifth, at Baton Rouge, to collect the evidence of the gallant deeds and meritorious services of those engaged in that brilliant victory. The name of the lamented and gallant General Williams has already passed into history. Colonel Roberts, of the Seventh Vermont volunteers, fell mortally wounded, while rallying his men. He was worthy of a better disciplined regimen
ral Nicholas Lenk, severe; John Arginsinger, dangerously; Thomas Gleason, Losee Litz, William Dickerson, dangerous; John Hanlon, severe; Patrick Hanlon, severe; Abram Lewis, Frank McKee, Amon Parker, severe; Thomas Riley, Adam Y. Stokes, slight; Jonathan Winner, severely. Of the twenty-one officers in the regiment only one was killed and ten wounded. Yours respectfully, D. M. Elmore, Capt. Company B, One Hundred and Second Regiment, N. Y. V. camp, General Banks's corps, Culpeper, Aug. 15, 1862. and in about the same proportion can an estimate be formed of the losses of the brigades of Generals Prince, Geary, and Crawford. The number of men actually in the fight was not a man more than seven thousand, and your correspondent doubts if there were 6,000, although I learn the official report will place it much higher. Gen. Augur, commanding the Second division, was wounded early in the fight, and was taken from the field. General Geary displayed the greatest coolness, and consta
ral Nicholas Lenk, severe; John Arginsinger, dangerously; Thomas Gleason, Losee Litz, William Dickerson, dangerous; John Hanlon, severe; Patrick Hanlon, severe; Abram Lewis, Frank McKee, Amon Parker, severe; Thomas Riley, Adam Y. Stokes, slight; Jonathan Winner, severely. Of the twenty-one officers in the regiment only one was killed and ten wounded. Yours respectfully, D. M. Elmore, Capt. Company B, One Hundred and Second Regiment, N. Y. V. camp, General Banks's corps, Culpeper, Aug. 15, 1862. and in about the same proportion can an estimate be formed of the losses of the brigades of Generals Prince, Geary, and Crawford. The number of men actually in the fight was not a man more than seven thousand, and your correspondent doubts if there were 6,000, although I learn the official report will place it much higher. Gen. Augur, commanding the Second division, was wounded early in the fight, and was taken from the field. General Geary displayed the greatest coolness, and consta
ng recommendations for promotion: Private T. V. Sanford, company E, clerk in Commissary Department, to the place of Second Lieutenant in company D, in which there are two vacancies; private Schooler, company I, colorbearer, to be made color-sergeant; and private Mason, company E, to be made sergeant in said company. Very respectfully submitted. Robert M. Mayo, Colonel Forty-seventh Virginia Regiment. Report of Colonel Edmonds. headquarters Thirty-Eighth Virginia volunteers, August 15, 1862. Colonel R. H. Chilton, A. A. General: sir: Having been absent for some weeks after the engagement at Malvern Hill, July first, 1862, the last of the series of battles around Richmond, on account of sickness, I beg leave to submit the following report of the part my regiment acted on that occasion, and respectfully request that it be filed with the report of the General commanding, as I consider the report furnished by Major J. R. Cabell incomplete in many particulars. My regiment
ely to the repulse of the enemy. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, J. A. Early, Brigadier-General, commanding Brigade. Report of Colonel Ronald, of First brigade. headquarters First brigade Virginia volunteers, V. D., August 15, 1862. W. T. Taliaferro, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General: sir: Before the brigade became engaged in the battle of Cedar Run, on Saturday, the ninth, Brigadier-General Charles S. Winder was mortally wounded; whereupon the command devolved on lties, I refer you to the accompanying report of the surgeon. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, Joshua Stover, Major, commanding Tenth Regiment Virginia Volunteers. Report of Major Courtnay. headquarters Third division, August 15, 1862. Major-General Ewell: sir: I beg leave respectfully to make the following report of the operations of the artillery in this division in the fight of the ninth instant, at Mrs. Crittenden's farm, near Slaughter's Mountain, Culpeper County,
The public debt of the government of the United States on July 1, 1861, and on July 1, 1865, was as follows: Debt, July 1, 1861 $90,867,828.68 Debt, July 1, 1865 2,682,593,026.53 ———————— Increase in four years $2,591,725,197.85 Of the manner in which our adversaries conducted the war I had frequent occasion to remark. Those observations made at the time present a more correct representation of facts than could be given in more recent statements. In a message to Congress on August 15, 1862, I said: The perfidy which disregarded rights secured by compact, the madness which trampled on obligations made sacred by every consideration of honor, have been intensified by the malignancy engendered by defeat. These passions have changed the character of the hostilities waged by our enemies, who are becoming daily less regardful of the usages of civilized war and the dictates of humanity. Rapine and wanton destruction of private property, war upon noncombatants, murd
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Arkansas, 1862 (search)
d, 2 wounded, 21 missing. Total, 27. Aug. 3: Skirmishes, Jackson, Longuelle's Ferry and ScattervilleWISCONSIN--1st Cavalry (2d Battalion). Union loss, 17 killed, 38 wounded. Total, 55. Aug. 4-17: Expedition from Helena to ClarendonKANSAS--5th Cavalry. ILLINOIS--5th Cavalry. INDIANA--1st Cavalry; 24th Infantry. Aug. 5-8: Exp. from Helena to Mouth of White RiverMISSOURI--3d Infantry. Aug. 11: Skirmish near HelenaWISCONSIN--2d Cavalry. Union loss, 1 killed, 2 wounded, 4 missing. Total, 7. Aug. 15: Skirmish, ClarendonILLINOIS--5th Cavalry. Aug. 16-27: Expedition from Helena, down Miss. and up Yazoo RiversMISSOURI--Bowen's Battalion Cavalry. OHIO -- 4th Indpt. Battery Light Arty.; 58th and 76th Infantry. Aug. 19: Skirmish, Clear CreekKANSAS--6th Cavalry. Union loss, 6 missing. Aug. 28-Sept. 3: Expedition from Helena to EuniceIOWA--1st Battery Light Arty. (Section). OHIO--56th Infantry. Sept. 6: Skirmish, La GrangeMISSOURI--1st Cavalry. Union loss, 1 killed, 1 wounded. Total, 2. S
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