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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 18.113 (search)
rossed the Rappahannock from Port Conway to Port Royal and took refuge in a barn, where he was found on Wednesday, the 26th, by a detachment of Company L, 16th New York Cavalry, and killed. The assassination of the President was the result of a conspiracy. Mr. Seward, the Secretary of State, was also attacked on the evening of April 14th by Lewis Payne, a fellow-conspirator, and was severely injured. The following persons were tried before a military commission convened at Washington, May 9th, 1865, on the charge of conspiracy to assassinate the President and other high officers of the Government: David E. Herold, G. A. Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, Michael O'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Mary E. Surratt, and Doctor Samuel A. Mudd. Herold, Atzerodt, Payne, and Mrs. Surratt were hanged; O'Laughlin, Arnold, and Mudd were imprisoned for life, and Spangler was imprisoned for six years.--editors. General Sherman asked the operator if he had divulged the contents of the dispatch to
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 59: (search)
60 New Orleans Oct. 4, 1865 Elk. Steamer Cumberland 153,461 29 18,943 50 134,517 79 Key West April 21, 1865 De Soto. Sloop Caroline 306 07 124 23 181 84 do April 21, 1865 Roebuck. Schooner Cora 46,654 97 6 402 57 40,252 40 New Orleans May 9, 1865 Princess Royal. Steamer Chatham 81,684 78 6,636 38 75,048 40 do May 9, 1865 Huron, Dan Smith.   Cotton, 5 bales, 9 bags, etc. 3,033 64 265 76 2,767 88 Philadelphia   Kanawha. (Waiting for prize list.)   Cotton, 31 bales     953 78 NeMay 9, 1865 Huron, Dan Smith.   Cotton, 5 bales, 9 bags, etc. 3,033 64 265 76 2,767 88 Philadelphia   Kanawha. (Waiting for prize list.)   Cotton, 31 bales     953 78 New Orleans Sept. 1, 1865 Chocura. Schooner Carrie Mair 6,363 65 1,109 49 5,254 16 do Aug. 21, 1865 Itasca. Sloop Caroline, No. 2 211 05 168 71 42 34 Key West   Union. (Waiting for prize list.)   Cotton, 12 bales; 8 barrels turpentine 3,766 83 507 58 3,259 25 do Aug. 25, 1865 Magnolia.   Cotton, 4 bales     46 40 New Orleans Sept. 1, 1865 Cayuga.   Cotton, 42 bales and 11 bags 26,580 54 2,364 00 24,216 54 Key West Aug. 25, 1865 Clyde.   Cotton, 50 bales     1,939 37
m Port Conway to Port Royal and took refuge in a barn. Here he was discovered two days later by a detachment of Company L, Sixteenth New York Cavalry, and killed. The assassination of the President was the result of a conspiracy. William H. Seward, Secretary of State, was attacked on the same evening by Lewis Payne, a fellow-conspirator of Booth, and was severely injured. Those suspected of being involved in the conspiracy were tried before a military commission convened at Washington May 9, 1865. Their names were David E. Herold, G. A. Atzerodt, Lewis Payne, Michael O'Laughlin, Edward Spangler, Samuel Arnold, Mary E. Surratt, and Dr. Samuel A. Mudd. Herold, Atzerodt, Payne, and Mrs. Surratt were hanged; O'Laughlin, Arnold, and Mudd were sentenced to be imprisoned for life, and Spangler for six years. O'Laughlin died in the bleak prison on the Dry Tortugas in 1867. Arnold, Mudd, and Spangler were pardoned by President Johnson in February, 1869. Many detectives were set to work
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 17: (search)
dent generals, acting against a common foe, would naturally act in concert, the General deems that each must be the judge of his own duty, and responsible for its execution. If you should wish, the report will be returned for any change you deem best. Very respectfully your obedient servant, T. S. Bowers, Assistant Adjutant-General. The part of the report thus alluded to was as follows: headquarters Military division of the Mississippi, in the field, City Point, Va., May 9, 1865. General: * * * * It now becomes my duty to paint, in justly severe characters, the still more offensive and dangerous matter of General Halleck's dispatch of April 26th, to the Secretary of War, embodied in his to General Dix of April 27th. General Halleck had been chief of staff of the army at Washington, in which capacity he must have received my official letter of April 18th, wherein I wrote clearly that if Johnston's army about Greensboro were pushed it would disperse, an eve
Virginia. On February 13, 1864, a convention, consisting of a representative from each of the ten counties in part or wholly under the control of the United States forces, assembled at Alexandria to amend the constitution of the state of Virginia. Some sections providing for the abolition of slavery were declared to be added to the constitution, and the so-called convention adjourned. Nothing of importance occurred until after the occupation of Richmond by the United States forces. On May 9, 1865, President Johnson issued an Executive order to reestablish the authority of the United States, and execute the laws within the geographical limits known as the State of Virginia. The order closed in these words: That, to carry into effect the guarantee of the Federal Constitution of a republican form of State government, and afford the advantage of the security of domestic laws, as well as to complete the reestablishment of the authority of the laws of the United States and the full
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
oyal governor of Virginia.......June 30, 1864 Maj.-Gen. Philip H. Sheridan appointed to the Army of the Shenandoah......Aug. 7, 1864 Battle of Winchester......Sept. 19, 1864 Battle of Fisher's Hill......Sept. 22, 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek......Oct. 19, 1864 Confederates abandon and partly burn Richmond......April 2, 1865 Surrender of Lee at Appomattox......April 9, 1865 Francis H. Pierpont recognized as governor of Virginia by a proclamation of President Johnson......May 9, 1865 Governor Pierpont assumes office......May 26, 1865 Fourteenth Amendment rejected by Virginia......1866 By act of Congress the federal government assumes the government of Virginia......March 2, 1867 General Schofield assigned to the 1st Military District......March 13, 1867 General Schofield prescribes regulations for registering voters for a State convention......May 13, 1867 Election for a convention to frame a constitution......Oct. 22, 1867 [Vote for, 107,342; aga
rdnance officers, four-fifths Changed to six-sevenths. See General Johnston's telegram to General Beauregard. of the small-arms, accoutrements, and ammunition in their commands. II. The field transportation of the army belongs to the troops, and at the end of the march will be fairly distributed among the officers and men of each organization. Archer Anderson, A. A. Genl. By command of General Johnston. General Johnston to General Beauregard. Telegram. Charlotte, May 9th, 1865. Genl. G. T. Beauregard: Second (2d) Article, one-seventh (1/7) instead of one-fifth of arms. General Canby requested to give transportation to troops from Texas and Arkansas. J. E. Johnston. Headquarters, etc., etc., Greensboroa, N. C., May 1st, 1865. List of Staff-officers and Detached Officers and Men serving at the Headquarters of General G. T. Beauregard, Second in Command, at Greensboroa, N. C., May 1st, 1865. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, C. S. A., second in comm
1864. 41,803S. W. WoodMar. 1 1864. 41,848B. KittredgeMar. 8, 1864. 42,435Thomas GibsonApr. 19, 1864. 43,709Robitail and DahisAug. 2, 1864. 44,303S. GuilbertSept. 20, 1864. 44,363S. W. WoodSept. 20, 1864. 45,290R. WhiteNov. 29, 1864. 45,532E. T. StarrDec. 20, 1864. 46,131F. D. NewburyJan 31, 1865. 46,612C. E. SneiderFeb. 28, 1865. 1. Chambered Cylinder revolving on Parallel Axis. (a.) Behind a Barrel; Cylinder charged at Front—Continued. No.Name.Date. 47,707W. H. ElliotMay 9, 1865. 47,712G. H. GardnerMay 16, 1865. 48,287B. F. JoslynJune 20, 1865. 51,628E. T. StarrDec. 19, 1865. 51,690G. C. BunsenDec. 26, 1865. 52,105S. W. WoodJan. 16, 1866. 53,955G. S. CrowellApr. 17, 1866. 55,743William TibbalsJune 19, 1866. 56,466William TibbalsJuly 17, 1866. *65,742E. J. FrostJune 11, 1867. 66,512R. WhiteJuly 9, 1867. 72,844J. GordonDec. 31, 1867. 82,258F. A. ThuerSept. 15, 1868. 99,893B. R. HillFeb. 15, 1870. 109,914Linberg and PhiliipsDec. 6, 1870. 112,471E. S.
4. 45,972CadwellJan. 24, 1865. (Reissue.)1,930Atkins et al.Apr. 11, 1865. 47,673WinsleyMay 9, 1865. 49,262HalliganAug. 8, 1865. 53,353SmithMar. 20, 1866. 53,743McCurdyApr. 3, 1866. 54,145Hb. 18, 1862. 36,396DunhamSept. 9, 1862. (Reissue.)1,363DunhamDec. 16, 1862. 47,666SteinMay 9, 1865. 4. Sole-Sewing. (a.) Curved Needle. (continued). No.Name.Date. 56,729DestoryJuly 31, 18 et al.Nov. 10, 1863. 43,657WillcoxJuly 26, 1864. 46,790GaskillMar. 14, 1865. 47,629GaskillMay 9, 1865. 47,630Gaskill et al.May 9, 1865. 47,632GoebelMay 9, 1865. 52,646OverhiserFeb. 13, 1866. May 9, 1865. 47,632GoebelMay 9, 1865. 52,646OverhiserFeb. 13, 1866. 52,749RoseFeb. 20, 1866. 58,210Browning et al.Sept. 25, 1866. 58,670OgburnOct. 9, 1866. 67,753HaggertyAug. 13, 1867. 69,095HolcombSept. 24, 1867. 76,720DavisApr. 14, 1868. 6. Hemmers. (continMay 9, 1865. 52,646OverhiserFeb. 13, 1866. 52,749RoseFeb. 20, 1866. 58,210Browning et al.Sept. 25, 1866. 58,670OgburnOct. 9, 1866. 67,753HaggertyAug. 13, 1867. 69,095HolcombSept. 24, 1867. 76,720DavisApr. 14, 1868. 6. Hemmers. (continued). No.Name.Date. 80,090RehfussJuly 21, 1868. 80,558MorrisonAug. 4, 1868. 84,454Welder et al.Nov. 24, 1868. (Reissue.)3,402BlodgettApr. 27, 1869. 92,692BartlesonJuly 20, 1869. 96,180Yeut
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Louisiana, 1865 (search)
ation 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--16th Mounted Infantry (Detachment). May 25-27: Exp. from Bayou Boeuf to Bayou De LargeLOUISIANA--1st Cavalry (Detachment); (Co. "K"). RHODE ISLAND-3d Cavalry (Detachments); (Cos. "D" an
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