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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Organization of the
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 92 (search)
Doc. 84.-Governor Shorter's appeal to the people of Alabama. Executive Department, Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 22, 1862. In view of the anticipated effect of the conscript law upon the militia system of the State, on the twelfth day of May last, I invited the able-bodied men of Alabama, not subject to conscription, to form volunteer companies. That invitation did not receive the attention it merited. The Legislature has adopted no law for the improvement of the militia organization of th
er soldiers never falter upon the battle-field.
Let us hope that none will be permitted to hide under cover of home from their appropriate duty.
In testimony whereof, I, John Gill Shorter, Governor of the State of Alabama, have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of the State to be affixed, this the twenty-second day of December, A. D. 1862, and of the confederate States the second year. John Gill Shorter, Governor of Alabama. By the Governor: P. H. Brittain, Secretary of State.
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 183 (search)
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.), chapter 11 (search)
The Daily Dispatch: August 31, 1861., [Electronic resource], Meeting of Alabamians. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: December 28, 1861., [Electronic resource], Negro Hiring
A Patriotic proclamation. --Gov. John Gill Shorter, of Alabama, has just issued a proclamation to the people of that State the following extract from which will explain its object: With all the purchases by the State, and the private contributions made by individuals, our soldiers in the field are not sufficiently supplied with clothing or blankets. And now, under the proclamation of the Executive of 22d November, several thousand additional troops are rapidly enlisting for a march to Tennessee and Kentucky, under a requisition made on the State by General A. S. Johnston. They must be furnished with arms, warm clothing and blankets. They go to a cold and inhospitable climate. Will not every citizen, male and female, contribute to the equipment of these gallant men who are rushing to meet the enemy, in almost countless numbers, in the great Valley of the Mississippi? Many have guns rusting in their houses, and blankets lying upon their shelves, which they can well a
The Daily Dispatch: October 20, 1863., [Electronic resource], Substitutes. (search)
Substitutes. --We find the following correspondence in the Greensboro' (Ala.) Beacon: Richmond, Sept. 29, 1863. Gov. J. H. Shorter: I suppose there is a mistake as to the action of the enrolling officer. All having substitutes may have been called upon to show their papers. Under orders of July 20, 1863, the duty would be upon the officer to show loss of service.--Gen. Pillow, having charge of this matter, will be telegraphed to on the subject. (Signed,) J. A. Seddon, Secretary of War. Marietta, Sept. 29, 1863. Gov. John Gill Shorter: Col. Dowd, at Eutaw, is ordered to suspend arrest of men having substitutes for the present. (Singed,) Gid. J. Pillow, Brig.-Gen.