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ed every assistance; and I beg to name Lieutenant-Colonel S. S. Anderson, A. A. G., Captain Benjamin Huger, A. vision, Drewry's Bluff, Va., July 11, 1862. Colonel S. S. Anderson, Assistant Adjutant-General, General Huger'position, I passed over a brigade commanded by Colonel Anderson, of Georgia, and requested him to support me inteers, Huger's division, July 10, 1862. To Colonel S. S. Anderson, Adjutant-General, Huger's Division: Cololunteers, Huger's division, July 10, 1862. Colonel S. S. Anderson, A. A. G. Huger's Division: Colonel: Theolunteers, Huger's division, July 15, 1862. Colonel S. S. Anderson, Assistant Adjutant-General, Huger's Divisih brigade, Huger's division, July 14, 1862. Colonel S. S. Anderson, Assistant Adjutant-General, Huger's Divisice on Williamsburg road, July 8, 1862. Lieutenant-Colonel S. S. Anderson, A. A. General, Huger's Division: Cgade, Huger's division, July 12, 1862. Lieutenant-Colonel S. S. Anderson, Assistant Adjutant-General, Huger's D
Lieutenant Hammett, acting assistant adjutant-general of your corps, of the three stand of colors captured by your army from the enemy at Prairie Grove church on the 7th inst. I am, General, very respectfully, your most obedient servant, S. S. Anderson, Asst. Adjt.-Gen. The victorious general paid to the officers who had participated in the engagement, the following official approval and special commendation to promotions: Generals Frost, Shoup and Marmaduke, commanding divisions; t is no fault of theirs. They fought with a desperation and courage yet unsurpassed in this war, and I hope and trust that the traitor will yet be discovered, brought to justice, and suffer the full penalty of the law. My thanks are due to Colonels Anderson and Gillespie for the prompt measures taken to prevent the raising of the white flag in their regiments. In the Second brigade, commanded by the gallant Deshler, it was never displayed. I ordered Col. E. E. Portlock, commanding at St. C
He resigned his seat upon the secession of the State, and returning home began recruiting volunteers for the Confederate States army; soon forming a full regiment of which he was elected colonel; J. W. Bocage, lieutenant-colonel; J. W. Scaife, major. Charles E. Patterson was appointed adjutant; Dr. Ralph Horner, surgeon, and Rev. Samuel Cowley, chaplain. The captains were: Company A, C. A. Bridewell; Company B, Thomas Quinlin; Company C, E. Warfield; Company D, E. G. Brashear; Company E, Anderson; Company F, D. C. Govan; Company G, B. B. Taliaferro; Company H, R. F. Harvey; Company I, C. D. Ross. Hindman was disappointed in getting arms for his company at first and asked for orders to march, which were not issued as promptly as he desired. He believed that through political influence at Richmond he was being slighted. He adopted heroic measures; seized steamers laden with heavy cargoes of sugar going up the river to Cincinnati and Pittsburg, and confiscating the freight found on
rgeon Benton's Louisiana battery. George W. Sherman, Springfield, Ark., surgeon Witt's Tenth Arkansas infantry. July, 1864, Marshall, Tex.: James A. Jones, New Orleans, La., assistant surgeon Crescent Louisiana infantry. James W. Brown, Camden, Ark., assistant surgeon Crawford's Arkansas cavalry. August, 1864: Robert T. Gibbs, Mansfield, La., surgeon Vincent's Second Louisiana cavalry. John L. Wagley, Pleasant Hill, La., assistant surgeon. Melvin E. Williams, Mansfield, La., assistant surgeon Anderson's Texas cavalry. Edward L. Hamilton, Richmond, Ark., surgeon Tappan's brigade. Milton McD. Marcus, Homer, La., surgeon Ross' Second dismounted infantry. William A. Hardy, Alexandria, La., examined for promotion. September, 1864, Military Medical Board sitting at Camden, Ark.: Robert A. Benton, Camden, Ark., surgeon appointed by secretary of war, May, 1861, Camden hospital. James C. Ford, Hermitage, Mo., assistant surgeon Moore's Missouri infantry. Thomas Benjamin Hopkins, Home
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Biographical Sketch of Lieutenant-Colonel William Frederick Niemeyer, (search)
hrough letter of the Adjutant-General of the 6th of July, 1861, you have this day been duly elected Major of said Battalion or Regiment, and notice of your election has been sent to Major-General B. Huger, commanding Department of Norfolk, to whom you will report for duty. I am very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Samuel M. Wilson, headquarters Department Norfolk, May 6th, 1862. Report to General Blanchard for duty with Wilson's Battalion. By order of General Huger. S. S. Anderson, Assistant Adjutant-General. Special orders, no. 83. Department of Norfolk, headquarters Third Brigade, Portsmouth, Va., May 6th, 1862. I. Major Wm. F. Neimeyer, Wilson's Battalion, having reported for duty to Brigade Headquarters by order of Major General Huger, is assigned to the command of the troops at Forrest Entrenchment. By command of Brigadier-General Blanchard, Commanding Third Brigade. W. L. Riddick, Assistant Adjutant-General. Special orders, no. 84. Department
Distinguished arrivals --Among the arrivals at the Spotswood Hotel, yesterday, we notice the following: Hon. L. Pope Walker, Secretary of War; Major S. S. Scott, J. Tyler, Jr, T. Wilkinson, War Department; Hon. S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy; Hon. C. G. Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury; Mr. G. A. Perdicus, Trenton, N. J.; Hon. James Barbour, Culpeper; Hon. R. R. Rhodes, Commissioner of Patents; Major S. S. Anderson, C. S. A.
Porter, A. B. Admiral, "Commanding Mississippi Squadron." it is inferred from this that you maintain: 1st. The capture of the enemy's property is not a legitimate belligerent right. 2d. That it makes no difference that the property is on transports en route for the enemy's camps and consists of military supplies. 3d. That a belligerent combatant or non-combatant has no right to destroy his own property to prevent it from falling into the hands of the enemy. It is much to be regretted that the usages of civil and nations in war will not be respected in this age of the world. Under the circumstances no remedy remains except to notify you that for every violation of the rights of prisoners under the order cited retaliation will be visited in pled; reserving the privilege of selecting as its subjects those who are most prominent in violating the laws of war, and without regard to rank. (Signed) Thos. H. Holmes. Official: S. S. Anderson, A. A. G.