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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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he following is the list of the Generals appointed in the provisional and regular armies of the Confederate States: Generals in the regular army. 1. Samuel Cooper, Va., Adj.-Gen. U. S. A. 2. Jos. E. Johnson, Va., Q.-M.-Gen. U. S. A. 3. Robt. E. Lee, Va., Col. of Cavalry U. S. A. Major-Generals in the Provisional army. 1. David E. Twiggs, Ga., Brig.-Gen. U. S. A. 2. Leonidas Polk, La., Episcopal Bishop of La. Brigadier-Generals in the Provisional army. 1. P. T. G. Beauregard, Capt. Engs. U. S. A. 2. Braxton Bragg, La., Capt. Art. U. S. A. 3. M. L. Bonham, S. C., Congressman from S. C. 4. John B. Floyd, Va., U. S. Sec. of War. 5. Ben. McCullough, Texas, Maj. Texas Rangers. 6. Wm. H. T. Walker, Ga., Lieut.-Col. Inft. U. S. A. 7. Henry A. Wise, Va., late Gov. of Va. 8. H. R. Jackson, Ga., late Minister to Austria. 9. Barnard E. Bee, S. C., Capt. Inft. U. S. A. 10. Nathan G. Evans, S. C., Major Inft. U. S. A. 11. John B. Magruder,,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
hn Forsyth, of Alabama, and Martin J. Crawford, of Georgia, present credentials as commissioners of the Confederate States to the Secretary of State......March 12, 1861 He declines official intercourse with them......March 15, 1861 Gen. P. T. G. Beauregard summons Fort Sumter to surrender......April 11, 1861 Fire opened on Fort Sumter on the morning of......April 12, 1861 [First gun fired by Edmund Ruffin, a Virginian, seventy-five years of age.] Fort Sumter surrenders on......Sunnted......Feb. 8, 1893 Hawaiian commission reaches Washington, Feb. 3; treaty of annexation signed, Feb. 14, and laid before the Senate......Feb. 15, 1893 Act for a national quarantine against cholera approved......Feb. 15, 1893 Gen. P. T. G. Beauregard, born near New Orleans, May 28, 1818, dies at New Orleans, La.......Feb. 20, 1893 President suspends part of the proclamation of Aug. 18, 1892, imposing tolls on freight for Canada through the St. Mary's Falls Canal......Feb. 21, 1893
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi, (search)
n. 15, 1861 Confederates occupy the unfinished fort on Ship Island, under construction since 1855......Jan. 20, 1861 State convention ratifies the constitution of the Confederate States......March 26, 1861 Town of Biloxi captured by Federal naval force under Capt. Melancthon Smith......Dec. 31, 1861 Confederate government removes the State archives from Jackson to Columbus for safety......June 16, 1862 Chief military operations in Mississippi during 1862 were as follows: General Beauregard evacuates Corinth, and Halleck takes possession, May 29; United States gunboat Essex bombards Natchez and the city surrenders, Sept. 10; Rosecrans defeats Confederates under Price in a battle at Iuka, Sept. 19-20; unsuccessful attack on Corinth by the Confederates under General Van Dorn, Oct. 3-4; Grenada occupied by General Hovey's expedition, 20,000 strong, Dec. 2; Van Dorn defeats the Federal cavalry in battle of Coffeeville, Dec. 5; Holly Springs surrendered to the Confederates, De