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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 7: military operations in Missouri, New Mexico, and Eastern Kentucky--capture of Fort Henry. (search)
ot elected by the people, assembled, and with difficult gravity adopted a Declaration of Independence, and an Ordinance of Secession, Nov. 20, 1861. and then proceeded to organize a Provisional Government, by choosing a governor, a legislative council of ten, a treasurer, and an auditor. George W. Johnson, of Scott County, was chosen Governor. The ministers of the Legislative Council were: William B. Machin, John W. Crockett, James P. Bates, James S. Critman, Philander R. Thompson, J. P. Burnside, H. W. Bruce, J. W. Moore, E. M. Bruce, and George B. Hodge. Bowling Green was selected as the new capital of the State. Commissioners were appointed to treat with the Confederate Government, for the admission of Kentucky into the league; The Commissioners were: Henry C. Burnett, W. E. Simons, and William Preston. and before the close of December the arrangement was made, and so-called representatives of that great commonwealth were chosen by the Legislative council Dec. 16, 1861.
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 18: Lee's invasion of Maryland, and his retreat toward Richmond. (search)
the Army of the Potomac again in Virginia a race toward Richmond Napoleon's ideas about making War, 484. slow movements of the Army McClellan superseded by Burnside, 485. the Army before Fredericksburg, 486. position of the Confederates at Fredericksburg, 487. attempts to build pontoon bridges attacks on the workmen, 488ies, 490. attack on the Confederate line, 491. battle of Fredericksburg, 492. struggle at the foot of Marye's Hill, 493. withdrawal of National troops, 494. Burnside's new plan of operations, 495. its execution commenced and suspended Burnside called to Washington City, 496. Ie is superseded by General Hooker his patriotiBurnside called to Washington City, 496. Ie is superseded by General Hooker his patriotism triumphs over feeling, 497. Only thirty days had passed by since Lee was in the attitude of a defender of the Confederate capital, with two large armies threatening it from different points, when he was seen in the position of an exultant victor, ready to take the offensive in a bold menace of the National capital. He sent
B. Thompson. Muhlenburg — H. D. Lothrop, R. S. Russell. Nelson — J. D. Elliott, J. C. Wickliffe. Oldham--Mr. Miller, J. R. Gathright. Ohio--Dr. W. G. Mitchell, F. W. Forman. Scott — G. W. Johnson. Shelby--Colonel Jack Allen, J. F. Davis. Spencer — T. L. Burnett. Todd — James A. Russell, W. B. Harrison. Trigg — Mat. McKinney, H. C. Burnett. Washington — Pat. Symmes. Lyon — W. B. Machen, R. L. Cobb. McCracken — W. Bullitt. McLean--Rev. Joseph Gregory, J. S. Morton. Garrard — J. P. Burnside, G. R. Davis. On motion of Mr. J. C. Gilbert, the rules of the House of Representatives at Frankfort, as far as applicable to its proceedings, were adopted by the Conference. On motion of Colonel Blanton Duncan, a doorkeeper was appointed. Mr. W. M. Clark, of Logan County, was elected doorkeeper. On motion of Colonel Blanton Duncan, the Conference proceeded to the election of permanent officers, and the following gentlemen were unanimously chosen: For Chairman,