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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 13: the capture of New Orleans. (search)
Headquarters in the house of General Twiggs, and his private residence in the fine mansion of Dr. Campbell, on the corner of St. Charles and Julia Streets, which was afterward occupied by General Banks. The Common Council having accepted a generous proposition of the General, the civil city government was allowed to go on as usual. The troops were withdrawn from the vicinity of the City Hall, and camps on public squares were broken up. Quite a large number of the soldiers were sent to Carrolton, under General Phelps, where a permanent camp was formed. General Butler's residence. Others, under General Williams, went up the river with Commodore Farragut, to take possession of and hold Baton Rouge. Others were sent to points in the vicinity of New Orleans, and in the course of a few days the wish of Soule was literally complied with, for the troops were all withdrawn from the city, excepting a sufficient number retained to act as an efficient provost-guard. These concess
Hailby's mill, marched nearly due east, by the way of Mount Penson and Trussville, crossed the Coosa at Truss and Collins' ferries, and marched to Talladega. Near this place he met and scattered a force of rebels under General Hill, captured one hundred and fifty prisoners and one gun, and moved on toward Blue mountain, the terminus of the Alabama and Tennessee railroad.After destroying all the iron works and factories left by us in Northern Alabama and Georgia, he continued his march by Carrolton, Newnan, and Forsyth, to this place. He had no knowledge of any movements except what he got from rumor, but fully expected to form a junction with me at this place or at Augusta. The admirable judgment and sagacity displayed by General Croxton throughout his march of over six hundred and fifty miles in thirty days, as well as the good conduct and endurance of his command, are worthy of the highest commendation. For the details of his operations I respectfully refer to his report here
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union, Read's Company. (search)
, 1862. Deserted Sept. 24, 1862. Bernard Casnane, en. New Orleans, La., July 31, 1862. Deserted Sept. 24, 1863. Charles H. Chandler, Lowell, 20, s, Nov. 20, 1861. Disch. disa. Feb. 1, 1862. John Clark, en. New Orleans, La., June 19, 1862. Deserted June 23, 1862. John K. Collins, Deer Island, Me., 21, s; seaman. Nov. 1, 1861. Disch. disa. March 28, 1864, because of wound received by accident. William Cosgrove, Mendon, 19, s; bootmaker. Oct. 14, 1861. Died Sept. 9, 1862, Carrolton, La. John Crafts, Jr., Essex, 42, m; farmer. Nov. 9, 1861. Disch. disa. June 15, 1862. Timothy Crough, en. New Orleans, Aug. 21, 1862. Disch. disa. from wounds March 28, 1864. William Davis, Bristol, Me., 21, s; sailor. Nov. 15, 1861. Reported on M. O. roll as absent, sick, Nov. 26, 1864. James M. Doty, Wareham, 23, s; nailer. Oct. 7, 1861. Wounded Sept. 19, 1864. M. O. Nov. 26, 1864. John Downey, Brooklyn, N. Y., 26, m; barber. Nov. 15, 1861, Disch. by sentence o
The Daily Dispatch: may 23, 1861., [Electronic resource], Extra session of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States. (search)
ed that the gentleman from Georgia (Mr. Stephens) had in his possession the Ordinance of Secession adopted by the Convention of Arkansas, and also the ordinance adopting the Provisional Constitution. Mr. Withers.--I am satisfied. It is best always to know that the official papers are present. On the call of States, the vote in favor of the admission of Arkansas was unanimous. On motion of Mr. Stephens, the delegates from Arkansas were then sworn in and took their seats. The delegates are-- R. W. Johnson, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. A. Rust, of Little Rock, Arkansas. A. H. Garland, of Little Rock, Arkansas. W. W. Watkins, of Carrolton, Arkansas. H. F. Thompson, of Van Buren, Arkansas. The last named gentleman was not present, but is expected here in a day or two. On motion of Mr. Stephens, the President was instructed to appoint one additional member on the Committee on Indian Affairs, Postal Affairs, Public Lands, and on Commerce.
, Tyler, Barbour, Nicholas, Preston, Pleasants, Giles, Floyd, Gilmer, McDowell and Wise, were named after Virginia Governors subsequent to Independence. Some of these citizens afterwards occupied still more distinguished positions. The following counties are named after distinguished statesmen, revolutionary patriots, and soldiers — the most of them Virginians: Washington, Franklin, Madison, Wythe, (Geo,) Braxton, (C.M.,) Boone, (Daniel,) Campbell, (Gen. W. C.,) Carroll, (Charles, of Carrolton,) Clarke, (Gen. G. Rogers,) Calhoun, (J.C.,) Clay, (Henry,) Craig, Doddridge, Fayette,--,Grayson, (Wm.,) Greene, (Gen. Nathaniel,) Hancock,--,Hardy, (Samuel,) Jackson, (President,) Lewis, (Colonel Charles,) Marion, (Gen. Francis,) Marshall, (Chief Justice,) Mason, (George,) Mathews, (Gen.,) Mercer, (Gen. Hugh,) Montgomery, (Gen.,) Morgan, (Gen. Daniel,) Pendleton, (Edmund,) Pulaski, (Count,) Putnam, Roane, Russell, (Gen. Wm.,) Ritchie, (Thos.,) Scott, (Gen. Winfield,) Smyth, (Gen. Alex.,)
Latest from New Orleans. --The Mobile Tribune has interesting intelligence from New Orleans, Algiers, Jefferson city, and Carrolton $1,382 had taken the oath of allegiance, and 6,534 had taken the oath as enemies to the United States. The Tribune says: Butler had taken but few steps to dispossess owners of confiscated property. But little had been sold at auction, either of personal effects or of real estate. Two French war vessels were in port; a larger one being at the Belize. The French Consul made a demand upon Butler to restore the arms taken from French citizens, and the slaves he had robbed them of. The React replied that he would consult his masters at Washington. The Consul informed him that his orders were peremptory, and must be at once complied with; he would not grant time for a consultation with the Yankee Government. The British ship Rinaldo had returned to New Orleans, and was creating a stir among the Yankees, the British Commander exhibiting