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N. P. Banks, U. S. volunteers, have reported that in compliance with said orders they have examined he law and facts involved in the question referred to them, and the arguments submitted thereupon, and find as follows: The Board, after careful examination of the law and facts involved in the question referred to them, and the arguments submitted therefrom, unanimously find, the question having been separately submitted as to the precedence in point of rank of each of them, that Major-Generals Geo. B. McClellan and J. C. Fremont, U. S. A., and Major-Generals J. A. Dix and N. P. Banks, U. S. V., have precedence respectively in point of rank over Major-General B. F. Butler, U. S. V. Jos. G. Totten, Brigadier-General and Chief of Engineers. J. H. Martindale, Brigadier-General and Military Governor, D. C. E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant-General. J. Holt. Approved. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. By order of the Secretary of War. E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant-General.
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., Hanover Court House and Gaines's Mill. (search)
flank and destroy the railroad and telegraph at the crossing. On Martindale's arrival he was sent in support of this force, and with it soon rce attacking our flank and rear, and especially the troops under Martindale. At once the infantry were faced about, and at double-quick stept up, losing forty-seven men and many horses. On the Union side, Martindale, Griffin, and Meade came up after the battle had begun, reinforciaver Dam Creek; Meade joined him, taking position behind Seymour; Martindale and General Charles Griffin, of Morell's division, went, respectierfield was directed to support General Cooke's, and subsequently Martindale's right, while Sykes was held ready to move wherever needed. Reyst side of Powhite Creek, were hurled in rapid succession against Martindale and Butterfield. These furious attacks were successfully repelle were pushed as rapidly as possible into the woods, in support of Martindale and Griffin, whose brigades for a long time bore the brunt of the
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 15: operations of the Army of the James around Richmond and Petersburg. (search)
General Hancock not yet up; General Ames not here; General Brooks has three batteries; General Martindale one, and General Hinks ten light guns. W. F. Smith, Major-General. But my staff offict there with his troops in time, and the movement was successful. Late that morning I saw General Martindale's brigade pass my headquarters, having to march a large seven miles before he could reach int at which he was to take part in the movement. If Smith, his immediate commander, had sent Martindale his orders as they were given to him, then here was a very gross dereliction of duty in not mohe fact, See Appendix No. 72. asking him to have the matter brought to the attention of General Martindale in a proper manner. The letter is published to be open to criticism. Smith telegraphedile works in the rear of the line captured, which was gallantly done, and at the same time General Martindale had advanced and carried the enemy's works toward Jordan's House and the Appomattox,--wher
was at the head of the column, my command next in order, and the divisions of Martindale and Brooks followed. When a portion of the column had passed the City Point ng with the limber. My division was now on either side of the swamp, which Martindale's division had not passed, and Brooks' division had been diverted from its ro, as I remember, when my division reached Jordan Point road; the divisions of Martindale and Brooks having been directed by General Smith to move from Baylor's farm ts narrative. What the cavalry brigade of Kautz or the infantry division of Martindale and Brooks were doing in the afternoon while my division was capturing guns a, I have never learned; but a day or two afterwards while conversing with General Martindale, he generously said that in his judgment whatever credit was won by the tany him. The corps staff of the Eighteenth Army Corps will report to Brig.-Gen. J. H. Martindale, temporarily commanding, for duty. This order was approved by the
on case in, 1029-1030. Mallory, Colonel, slaves of, come to Butler, 256-257. Malvern, the flag-ship at Fort Fisher, 791, 796, 797. Manassas Junction, Butler advises fortifying, 222-223. Manchac pass, capture of, 501. Mansfield, General, commanding at Washington, mention of, 225, 236. Marcy, General, forwards copy of missing despatches to Grant, 874. Marengo, Napoleon's famous battle, 864-865. Marston, General, ordered to furnish vegetables to prisoners, 613. Martindale, General, reference to, 690; letter in regard to, 694. Martin, Capt., Frederick, Drury's Bluff, 891-892; on Butler's staff, 899. Marine Bank, failure of, 860. Marshall, John, Chief Justice U. S. Supreme Court, reference to, 64. Massachusetts, Butler aspires to be governor of, 967-968; elected, 968-969; his Fast Day proclamation, 970,972; the canvass for re-election, 981. Masonboro'inlet, transport fleet arrives off, 786. Mason, Jeremiah, tribute to, 63-64. Mason and Slidel
one. He attempted to ford the passage, but the Union troops were there to prevent it. While Jackson was trying to force his way across the stream, there came to him the sound of a desperate battle being Heroes of Malvern Hill Brigadier-General J. H. Martindale (seated) and his staff, July 1, 1862. Fitz John Porter's Fifth Corps and Couch's division, Fourth Corps, bore the brunt of battle at Malvern Hill where the troops of McClellan withstood the terrific attacks of Lee's combined and superior forces. Fiery Prince John Magruder hurled column after column against the left of the Federal line, but every charge was met and repulsed through the long hot summer afternoon. Martindale's brigade of the Fifth Corps was early called into action, and its commander, by the gallant fighting of his troops, won the brevet of Major-General. The navy lends a hand Officers of the Monitor at Malvern Hill. Glad indeed were the men of the Army of the Potomac as they emerged from their peri
J. H. Martindale Brigadier GeneralFeb. 2, 1863, to Sept. 16, 1863. District of Washington., Twenty-Second Army Corps, Department of Washington Brigadier GeneralJuly 10, 1864, to July 21, 1864. Eighteenth Army Corps, Department of Virginia and North Carolina Brigadier GeneralJuly 10, 1864, to July 21, 1864. Eighteenth Army Corps, Army of the James Brigadier GeneralMarch 13, 1862, to May 18, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Third Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralMay 18, 1862, to July 10, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralMay 20, 1864, to July 10, 1864. 2d Division, Eighteenth Army Corps, Army of the James Brigadier GeneralOct. 1, 1863, to May 2, 1864. District of Washington., Twenty-Second Army Corps, Department of Washington Brigadier GeneralOct. 3, 1861. to March 13, 1862. 2d Brigade, Porter's Division, Army of the P
Martin, H. F., 535 Martin, Henry, 315 Martin, James, 393 Martin, John, 2d Mass. Inf., 393 Martin, John, 2d Mass. Inf., 393 Martin, Lysander, 469 Martin, Michael, 16th Mass. Inf., 469 Martin, Michael, 28th Mass. Inf., 393 Martin, Patrick, 2d Mass. Cav., 535 Martin, Patrick, 21st Mass. Inf., 393 Martin, R. H., 493 Martin, S. A., 469 Martin, Solomon, 393 Martin, Thomas, 1st Mass. Cav., 469 Martin, Thomas, 1st Sergt., 2d Mass. Cav., 393 Martin, Thomas, 2d Mass. Cav., 535 Martindale, J. H., 54, 78, 228 Marvel, Samuel, 535 Marvin, A. P., 16, 35 Marvin, Thomas, 393 Masgaw, Thomas, 535 Mason, A. A., 393 Mason, C. A., 393 Mason, H. C., 469 Mason, J. L., 393 Mason, J. M., 324 Mason, Peter, 469 Mason, T. C., 394 Mason, Thomas, 537 Masters, John, 534 Matange, J. F., 394 Mathins, Henry, 394 Matthews, G. H., 469 Matthews, Henry, 123, 394 Matthews, J. M., 394 Matthews, Lawrence, 469 Matthews, William, 394 Mattison, E., 535 Maxwell, C. L., 394 Maxwell, N.
II., 328; X., 254, 267. Marshall House, Alexandria, Va. , I., 346. Marshall Ney of Gettysburg, a name given to Gen'l G. E. Pickett, II., 261. Marston, G., X., 219. Marston, J., VI., 174. Martha's Vineyard, Mass., VI., 318. Martin, J. G.: II., 322; X., 279. Martin, J. W.: Sixth Independent New York Battery, horse artillery, IX., 61. Martin, R. M.: attempts to burn New York City, VII, 300 seq. Martin, W. F.: I., 350; II., 330, 348. Martindale, J. H.: I., 333; X., 191, 226. Martinsburg, Md., I., 348. Martinsburg, Mo., I., 348. Martinsburg, W. Va.: II., 336; III., 144, 148; IV., 82, 84. Marye's Heights, Va.: II., 81; Confederates, strongest position of, on, II., 84, 86; national cemetery at, II., 87; Union assault upon and slaughter at, II., 92-96 inc.; Marye's house at, II., 95; Union and Confederate losses and wounded at, II., 102, 113, 120, 123 seq.; havoc wrought on, II., 125, 126; Union success at, de
W., we will state that upon several different occasions he expressed the warmest sympathy for the Union, and as corroborative evidence of his off-expressed opinions, or at least of his associations and antecedents, (which latter show somewhat the character of the blood which flows in his veins,) it may not be amiss to mention that he has a brother-in-law, Capt. Henry Douglas, U. S. A., now in Gen. Hunter's Brigade, who took an active part in the disastrous battle of Bull Run--an uncle, J. H. Martindale, Brigadier General in the Federal Army, and another uncle, Dr. Frank Martindale, Surgeon U. S. N." In reference to another statement made in a certain Rochester paper, he frankly acknowledges (and he wished his acknowledgment of this charge to be made as public as his denial of the other) he did, on that last day of the mob, say in effect, that the flag should not be put up again on the church, except the perpetrators of the sacrilege marched over his dead body. But he confesses