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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Organization of the two governments. (search)
orney-General: Thomas Bragg, (Ala.), Sept. 17, 1861. Postmaster-General: J. H. Reagan (Texas), March 6, 1861. Ii. Reorganization. (Feb. 22, 1862, to April, 1865.) Secretary of State: R. M. T. Hunter, July 24, 1861 Secretary of State: Judah P. Benjamin, March 17, 1862. Secretary of War: Judah P. Benjamin, Sept. 17, 1861 Secretary of War: George W. Randolph, March 17, 1862 Secretary of War: Gustavus W. Smith, acting, Nov. 17, 1862 Secretary of War: James A. Seddon, Nov. 20, 1862 Secretary of War: John C. Breckinridge, Jan. 28, 1865. Secretary of the Navy : Stephen R. Mallory. Secretary of the Treasury: C. G. Memminger Secretary of the Treasury: George A. Trenholm , June, 1864. Attorney-General: Thomas Bragg Attorney-General: Thomas H. Watts (Ala), March 17, 1862 Attorney-General: George Davis (N. C.), 1864-5. Postmaster-General: John H. Reagan. The Confederate States War Department. Secretary of War: (see above). Assistant Secretary
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 21: slavery and Emancipation.--affairs in the Southwest. (search)
federates were gradually pushed back to Holly Springs, on the same railway. it was now evident that the Confederates intended to hold the line of the Tallahatchee River, for there Pemberton had concentrated his forces and cast up fortifications. Grant at once prepared to dislodge them, and on the 20th of November he moved toward Holly Springs with his main body, Hamilton's division in the advance. In the mean time Generals A. P. Hovey and C. C. Washburne had crossed the Mississippi Nov. 20, 1862. from Helena, landed at Delta, and moved in the direction of Grant's Army. Their cavalry was distributed. That of Washburne pushed rapidly eastward to the Cold water River, where they captured a Confederate camp. Moving swiftly down that stream and the Tallahatchee, they made a sweep by way of Preston, and struck the railway at Garner's. Station, just north of Grenada, where the railways from Memphis and Grand Junction meet, and destroyed the road and bridges there. They then went no
nated the Army of Kentucky and was composed of three divisions. It led the advance in Bragg's invasion of Kentucky and was successful at the battle of Richmond, August 30th, raising great hopes for the Confederate conquest of Kentucky. On November 20, 1862, the Army of Kentucky was merged as Smith's Corps in the Army of Tennessee. General Edmund Kirby Smith (U. S.M. A. 1845) was born in St. Augustine, Florida, May 16, 1824, and served in the Mexican War, after which he was professor of artillery. Army of Tennessee. William S. Walker commanded a South Carolina brigade. Theodore W. Brevard, Colonel of the 11th regiment. Army of Tennessee The joining of the Army of Kentucky with the Army of the Mississippi, on November 20, 1862, was the origin of the Army of Tennessee—the great Confederate army of the West. There were three corps and a division of cavalry, with an effective total of forty-seven thousand. General Braxton Bragg was in command. This army fought the
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), General officers of the Confederate Army: a full roster compiled from the official records (search)
13, 1862. Preston, William, April 14, 1862. Pryor, Roger A., April 16, 1862. Quarles, Wm. A., Aug. 25, 1863. Rains, G. J., Sept. 23, 1861. Rains, James E., Nov. 4, 1862. Randolph, G. W., Feb. 12, 1862. Ransom, M. W., June 13, 1863. Reynolds, A. W., Sept. 14, 1863. Richardson, R. V., Dec. 1, 1863. Ripley, Roswell S., Aug. 15, 1861. Roberts, Wm. P., Feb. 21, 1865. Robertson, B. H., June 9, 1862. Robertson, J. B., Nov. 1, 1862. Roddy, Philip D., Aug. 3, 1863. Roane, John S., Nov. 20, 1862. Ross, Lawrence S., Dec. 21, 1863. Ruggles, Daniel, Aug. 9, 1861. Rust, Albert, Mar. 4, 1862. Scales, Alfred M., June 3, 1863. Scott, T. M., May 10, 1864. Scurry, Wm. R., Sept. 12, 1862. Sears, Claudius W., Mar. 1, 1864. Semmes, Paul J., Mar. 11, 1862. Shelby, Joseph O., Dec. 15, 1863. Shoup, Francis A., Sept. 12, 1862. Sibley, H. H., June 17, 1861. Simms, James P., Dec. 4, 1864. Slack, William Y., April 12, 1862. Slaughter, J. E., Mar. 8, 1862. Smith, James A., Sept. 30,
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative, Chapter 14: fall of 1862 (search)
tteries into battalions was also carried forward, but rather slowly. A large proportion of our guns were but 6-Pr. and 12-Pr. howitzers, which the enemy had now discarded as too light. There are no returns showing our different varieties of small-arms, but that we still had men armed with flintlocks is shown by the return of 13 picked up on the field after the battle of Fredericksburg. The organization, when completed, stood as follows, the strength being given from the returns of Nov. 20, 1862. Organization of army of Northern Va., Nov., 1862 1ST corps, Longstreet's DIVISIONBRIGADES and ARTILLERYPRESENT for duty McLaws'sKershaw's, Barksdale's, Cobb's, Semmes's, Cabell's Battalion Artillery, 4 Batteries, 18 Guns7,898 Anderson'sWilcox's, Mahone's, Featherstone's, Wright's, Perry's Unorganized Artillery, 4 Batteries, 18 Guns7,639 Pickett'sGarnett's, Kemper's, Armistead's, Jenkins's, Corse's Unorganized Artillery, 3 Batteries, 14 Guns7,567 Total23,104 1ST corps, Longs
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 4 (search)
valuable assistance, as I found at South Mountain and Antietam. As these are considerations of the utmost importance, his loss will be seriously felt by me. I have now but one brigadier under me, and he a promotion from one of the Reserve regiments—a very good man. The other two brigades are commanded by colonels, both West Pointers—one, Magilton, the other Sinclair, a young officer of artillery, will, I think, prove efficient and of assistance. camp near Stafford Court House, Va., November 20, 1862. The occupation of the march the last few days has prevented my writing to you. I suppose you have seen in the papers the order dividing the army into three grand divisions, and giving the command of certain corps to the senior officers on duty with those corps. This places General Butterfield in command of Porter's corps. General Butterfield is my junior, and I am his only senior on duty with this army. I thought that both Stoneman and A. S. Williams had divisions, both of whom
James Gavin Col. 7th Ind. InfantryJan. 18, 1863, to March 26, 1863. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Second Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 7th Ind. InfantryNov. 20, 1862, to Dec. 22, 1862. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Second Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
W. P. Wainwright Col. 76th N. Y. InfantryNov. 9, 1862, to Nov. 20, 1862. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Second Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 76th N. Y. InfantrySept. 14, 1862, to Sept. 17, 1862. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Second Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, California Volunteers. (search)
strict of Utah at Camp Douglass and other points till November, 1864. Expedition from Camp Douglass to Cache Valley November 20-27, 1862. Skirmish at Cache Valley November 23, 1862. Engagement on Bear River, Utah, January 29, 1863. Exped 30-October 29. Affairs on Humboldt River October 11 and 15, 1862. Expedition from Camp Douglass to Cache Valley November 20-27, 1862. Skirmish at Cache Valley November 23. Engagement on Bear River, Utah, January 29, 1863. Expedition tember 30-October 29. Affairs on Humboldt River October 11 and 15. Expedition from Camp Douglass to Cache Valley November 20-27, 1862. Cache Valley November 23. Engagement on Bear River, Utah, January 29, 1863. At Fort Ruby and in Disition from Fort Ruby to Camp Douglass, Utah, September 30-October 29. Expedition from Camp Douglass to Cache Valley November 20-27, 1862. Cache Valley November 23. Engagement on Bear River January 29, 1863. Expedition from Camp Douglass
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Illinois Volunteers. (search)
October 9. Scout to Hatchie River November 2-5. At Rienzi till November 26. Moved to the Tuscumbia Hills and established Camp Davies, and duty there till November, 1863. Designation of Regiment changed to 66th Illinois Infantry November 20, 1862. Skirmishes at Tuscumbia Bridge December 19, 1862. Danville December 20. Hatchie River December 30. Rienzi January 7, 1863. Danville, Tuscumbia Bridge and Rienzi January 24-25. Danville February 8. Ripley Cross Roads Martally wounded and 3 Officers and 104 Enlisted men by disease. Total 204. 126th Illinois Regiment Infantry. Organized at Alton, Ill., and mustered in September 4. 1862. Moved to Columbus. Ky., thence to Bolivar and LaGrange, Tenn., November 20-28, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps (Old), Department of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to May, 1
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