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to tender you his sincere thanks for the prompt and efficient manner in which you and the officers and men of your command discharged their duties while guarding the Rebel prisonersof-war. Your close observance of orders and vigilance have attracted the attention of the major-general commanding. This letter will be read to your command on dress parade. I have the honor to be, Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Thomas J. Robinson, First Lieutenant Twenty-First U. S. C. T. and A. A. A. Gen'l. Nearly every night about this period escaped prisoners came into our lines at various points about Charleston. Each had a new and thrilling story to tell of trial and peril on the way; but all united in acknowledging the kindness and assistance of their only friends, the negroes. Besides the departure of the One Hundred and Fifty-seventh New York, on the 21st, the Morris Island garrison was further reduced by the transfer of the One Hundred and Twenty-seventh New York to Beaufort
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Roster of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
r disability. Wounded 18 Jly 63 Ft. Wagner. Other service:—Co. H 2d Mass. 25 May 61, 1st Sergt. Webster, Mass. Jewett, Richard Henry Lee; Captain Co. K. 10 Jly 34 W. Greenwich, R. I; single; engineer; Boston. 2d Lt 5 Mch 63, must. 20 Apl; 1st Lt 22 May 63, must. 30 May; Capt 19 Jly 63, must. 6 Jan 64. Resigned 19 Je 65. Wounded 18 Jly 63 Ft Wagner and 20 Feb 64 Olustee, Fla. Other service:—Co. E 2nd Mass. 30 Aug 62, Corpl. Staff of Cols. Jas. Montgomery, B. F. Tilghman, Wm Gurney and Gen's John P. Hatch and E. N. Hallowell. St. Paul, Minn. Grace, James William; Captain Co. A. 30 Dec 33 Bath, Me; single; merchant; New Bedford. 2d Lt 10 Feb 63, must. 10 Feb; 1st Lt 14 Apl 63, must. 26 May; Capt 19 Jly 63, must. 26 Jan 64. Discharged 20 Aug 65 ex. term. Other service:—Sep 63 Actg Engineer Officer Dept. So. Mch 64 to May 65 Actg Ordnance Officer, Morris Id. S. C. Apptd 2d Lt 3rd U. S. Arty, declined. Jacksonboro, S C. Homans, William Henry; Captain Co. C. 20 Oct 40 <
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Official reports of the battle of Gettysburg. (search)
d. J. P. Bane, Major Commanding. To Captain J. W. Kerr, Acting A. A. G. Report of Lieutenant-Colonel K. Bryan, Fifth Texas regiment. headquarters Fifth Texas regiment, Near Hagerstown, Md., July 8th, 1863. Lieutenant John W. Kerr, A. A. A. Gen'l: Colonel R. M. Powell having fallen into the hands of the enemy, it devolves upon me, as Lieutenant-Colonel of the regiment, to report the part taken by it as far as came under my observation in the action of the second and third, near Getly in the direction of my wing. K. Bryan, Lieutenant-Colonel Fifth Texas Regiment. Report of Major J. C. Rogers, Fifth Texas regiment. headquarters Fifth Texas regiment, Near Hagerstown, Md., July 8th, 1863. Lieutenant J. W. Kerr, A. A. A. Gen'l. I have the honor to forward a continuation of the report of part taken by the Fifth Texas regiment in the action of the 2d and 3d insts., after the wounding of Colonels Powel and Bryan, when the command devolved upon me: The regiment
vered to Colonel Dimmock at the State Arsenal, in this city. The word arms embraces to its meaning swords, bayonets, rifles, double barrel shot guns, and pistols of such size as may be useful in the field. Compensation will be made for private arms delivered up or taken for public use, and Government arms, not in the public service, will be receipted for. By order of Brig.-Gen. Jno. H. Winder, Commanding, &c. L. R. Page, mh 5--1w Ass't Adj't General. Headq'rs Dep't of Henrico, Richmond, Va., March 3, 1862. General Orders, no. 2. I. Officers in this city not on duty will immediately report and register their names at these Headquarters, corner of Broad and Ninth streets. II. Officers and soldiers in this Department must remain at their respective posts, and if found absent without written permissions from the Commander of their posts, they will be arrested. By order of Brig.-Gen John H. Winder, Commanding, &c. L. R. Page, mh 4--1w Ass't Adjutant Gen.
The Daily Dispatch: March 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], Official report of Brig.-Gen. Floyd of the battle of Fort Donelson (search)
during the night, from occupying the position on our left which he occupied to the morning. I give him orders upon the field to that effect. Leaving him in position, I started for the right of our command to see that all was secure there, my intention being if things could be hold in the condition they then were, to move the whole army, if possible to the open country lying south ward beyond the Forges. During my absence, and from some misapprehension, I presume, of the order given, Brig-Gen, Fillow ordered Brig-Gen. Buckner to leave his position. on the Wynn's Ferry road end to resume, his place in his trenches on the right. This movement was nearly executed before I was aware of it. As the enemy was pressing upon the trenches, I deemed that the execution of this last order was all that was left to be done, The enemy, in fact, succeeded in occupying an angle of the trenches on the extreme right of Brigadier-General Buckner's command; and as the fresh forces of the enemy h
The Daily Dispatch: June 29, 1863., [Electronic resource], The Yankee advance — a change of Base. (search)
to impress upon them the full importance of the crisis, it is hereby ordered that all stores and places of business in this city be closed to-day at three o'clock P. M., and daily thereafter until further order, and the people be invited to meet and form organizations for local defence. They will be armed and equipped as fast as the companies are formed. By command of the Secretary of War. S. Cooper, Ad't and Insp'r Gen'l. By order of the Governor of Virginia. John G. Mosby, Jr., A. A. A. Gen'l. A great many rumors had prevailed throughout the city during the day, all placing the Federal force at about three times its actual strength. The city troops, as we may call the militia, rapidly armed, and, in an incredibly short time — regiments were assembled on the public square. While this gathering was going on another notice was posted, of which the following is a copy: My fellow-citizens, to arms! --I have just received a message, direct from the highest aut