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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Statement of General J. D. Imboden. (search)
r officers and troops there,it was decided without hesitation again to send the prisoners to Jacksonville and turn them loose, to make the best of their way to their friends at Saint Augustine. This was accomplished in. a few days, the post at Andersonville was broken up, the Georgia State troops were sent to General Cobb at Macon, and in a short time the surrender of General Johnston to Sherman, embracing all that section of country, the Confederate prisons ceased to exist, and on the 3d of May, 1865, I was myself a prisoner of war on parole at Augusta, Georgia. A few days later I was sent with other paroled Confederates to Hilton Head, South Carolina, where I met about 2,000 of the Andersonville prisoners, who had been sent up from Saint Augustine, to be thence shipped North. Their condition was much improved. Many of them were glad to see me, and four days later I embarked with several hundred of them on the steam transport Thetis for Fortress Monroe and have reason to believe t
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 53: operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864, and in 1865.--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby. (search)
he parole given by one hundred and twelve men of the Nashville, entered into in their behalf by J. W. Bennett, Lieutenant Commanding the Nashville. The next, the parole given by twenty-four marines entered into in their behalf by D. G. Raney, Jr., First Lieutenant, Confederate States Marine Corps, commanding marines. Entrance of Gun-Boats Into Blakely River--Complimentary Letter Relative To Commodore Palmer. United States Flag-Ship Stockdale, West Gulf Squadron, Mobile, Ala., May 3, 1865. Sir — The Department was informed by Commodore Palmer, under date of February 10, 1865, that he would avail himself of the permission granted by it to return North after the fall of Mobile; and as he is now about to leave this squadron, I beg leave to say that he has rendered me most efficient and untiring service throughout the attack upon the defences of the city, which has resulted so favorably to our arms; and I am indebted to him for the admirable manner in which the vessels to b
ents, as well as many naval organizations. Among them, the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States was the first society formed by officers honorably discharged from the service. It was first thought of at a meeting of a group of officers who had met the day after the assassination of President Lincoln for the purpose of passing resolutions on his death. These resolutions were subsequently adopted, and it was determined to effect a permanent organization. This was done May 3, 1865, and a constitution and by-laws were, in part, adopted the same month. The titles of officers, the constitution, and general plan, were, in part, afterward adopted by the Grand Army of the Republic. The essential difference was that first-class membership of the Loyal Legion was restricted to officers. Besides the foregoing organizations of veterans, there were others formed of a political nature, such as the Boys in Blue and other similar societies, and there were held in September,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The last days of the Confederate Treasury and what became of its specie. (search)
e troops now under my command. John C. Breckinridge, Secretary of War. M. H. Clark, Acting Treasurer: Turn over the above-named amount of money as requested, keeping necessary vouchers, warrant to be drawn when regular settlement can be made. John H. Reagan, Acting Secretary of Treasury. Washington, Ga., May 4, 1865 Received of M. H. Clark, Acting Treasurer, C. S., four thousand dollars ($4,000) in gold, on within requisition. J. M. Foster, Major, C. S. Abbeville, S. C., May 3, 1865. Assistant Paymaster J. F. Wheless, C. S. N. Sir,--You will proceed to Washington, Ga., and there present to the Hon. Judge Reagan, Acting Secretary of the Treasury, estimates of the amount required to pay off the officers of the Naval School for one or more months, as he may specify. Respecfully, your obedient servant, Wm. H. Parker, Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding. M. H. Clark, Acting Treasurer, will pay over to J. F. Wheless the sum of $1,500 in silver, to be by him paid out
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 6 (search)
andment. I shall leave here to-morrow for Richmond, and after spending a day or two there, putting the army en route for Alexandria, shall proceed to that point, which I expect to reach before the middle of the month. I will write you from Richmond. George Son of General Meade. and myself are both well, and greatly delighted with the idea of getting so near home as Washington, with the hope that, whatever turns up, I shall be able to spend a little time at home. Richmond, Va., May 3, 1865. I arrived here about 11 A. M. to-day, in advance of the army, to make arrangements for its passing through this city. It is to have a triumphal march through, and be received by all the troops now in the city. As soon after getting here as I could arrange business matters, I went to see Nene Wise, whom I found living with Mrs. Dr. Garnett. At Mrs. Garnett's I saw Mrs. Tully Wise, who was all last summer in Columbia, South Carolina, and there met Mrs. Alfred Huger with Mariamne
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Louisiana, 1865 (search)
mish, Grand BayouINDIANA--16th Mounted Infantry. April 12-13: Exp. from Port Hudson to JacksonUNITED STATES--4th Colored Cavalry. April 19-25: Exp. from Terre Bonne to Pelton's Plantation and Grand CaillouRHODE ISLAND--3d Cavalry (Co. "M"). April 21-22: Exp. from Donaldsonville to Bayou GoulaINDIANA--16th Mounted Infantry (Cos. "B," "K"). April 30-May 12: Operations about Brashear CityINDIANA--16th Mounted Infantry. RHODE ISLAND--3d Cavalry. UNITED STATES--75th and 93d Colored Infantry. May 3: Skirmish, ChacahoulaRHODE ISLAND--3d Cavalry (Detachment). May 4: Skirmish, Bayou BlackLOUISIANA--1st Cavalry (Detachment). UNITED STATES--75th Colored Infantry (Detachment). May 9: Skirmish, Bayou GoulaRHODE ISLAND--3d Cavalry (Detachment). May 11: Skirmish, Brown's PlantationINDIANA--16th Mounted Infantry (Detachment). May 14-16: Exp. from Brashear City to Ratliff's PlantationUNITED STATES--11th Colored Heavy Arty. (Detachment). May 23: Scout from Thibodeaux to Lake VerretINDIANA--16
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1865 (search)
kirmish, Linn Creek(No Reports.) April 27: Affair near James CreekMISSOURI--15th Cavalry (Co. "C"). Apr. 29-June 11: Exp. from St. Louis to receive surrender of Jeff. ThompsonLieut.-Col. Charles E. Davis and 17th Illinois Cavalry (Detachment). May 3: Skirmishes on Missouri River near BoonevilleMISSOURI--7th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). WISCONSIN--50th Infantry (Detachment). May 3: Affair near Pleasant HillMISSOURI--1st State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). May 4: Skirmish, Star House,May 3: Affair near Pleasant HillMISSOURI--1st State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). May 4: Skirmish, Star House, near LexingtonMISSOURI--43d Infantry (Detachment). May 5: Skirmish in the Perche HillsMISSOURI--9th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). May 8: Skirmish near ReadsvilleMISSOURI--Militia. May 8-10: Scout in Salem, LaFayette and Cooper CountiesMISSOURI--Militia. May 14: Skirmish on Little PineyMISSOURI--Militia. May 18-20: Scout from Lebanon to WarsawMISSOURI--16th Cavalry (Detachment). May 19-26: Scout from KingsvilleWISCONSIN--51st Infantry. May 20: Skirmish on Blackwater near LongwoodMI
J. J. Bartlett Brigadier GeneralApr. 1, 1865, to Apr. 25, 1865. 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralApr. 22, 1865, to May 3, 1865. 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralApr. 3, 1864, to July 20, 1864. 3d Brigade, 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralAug. 5, 1863, to Nov. 6, 1863. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Sixth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralAug. 9, 1864, to Aug. 17, 1864. 3d Brigade, 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralDec. 24, 1864, to Jan. 4, 1865. 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralDec., 1862, to July 1, 1863. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Sixth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralFeb. 3, 1864, to Apr. 3, 1864. 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralJan. 6, 1865, to Jan. 27, 1865. 3d Brigade, 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Br
J. I. Curtin Bvt. Brigadier GeneralJuly 8, 1865, to Aug. 1, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 45th Penn. InfantryAug. 21, 1864, to Jan. 23, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 45th Penn. InfantryFeb. 11, 1865, to May 4, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 45th Penn. InfantryMay 3, 1865, to July 8, 1865. 3d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 45th Penn. InfantryMay 6, 1864, to June 18, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 45th Penn. InfantryOct. 24, 1864, to Oct. 25, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Pot
S. G. Griffin Brigadier GeneralApr. 2, 1865, to Apr. 22, 1865. 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralApr. 22, 1865, to May 3, 1865. 2d Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralDec. 22, 1864, to Jan., 1865. 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralFeb. 25, 1865, to Apr. 2, 1865. 2d Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralMay 3, 1865, to Aug. 1, 1865. 2d Dnth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralMay 3, 1865, to Aug. 1, 1865. 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 6th New Hampshire InfantryApr. 2, 1864, to May 1, 1864. 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 6th New Hampshire InfantryFeb., 1863, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 6th New Hampshire InfantryMay 1, 1864, to Dec. 22, 1864. 2d Brigade, 2d Division, Ninth Army Corps, Army of the
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