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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The War's Carnival of fraud. (search)
ested by the general commanding, was the official certificate of the medical director that this account is correct and just, and that the services were rendered by my order, and that they were necessary for the public service. Comparison of them with the medical director's own books showed at a glance the fraud. For instance, on May 30th, 1863, a charge was made by the contractor for nursing and subsisting three hundred and fifty men from the steamer Cosmopolitan and delivering them at David's Island. But the hospital books in the office of the medical director, who certified to the correctness of the account, showed that on that day only ninety-seven men arrived at the island! The scamp was found guilty before a court-martial, after several hundred witnesses had been examined, and was sent to the penitentiary for a term of ten years. A radical reform in this branch of service was, of course, the most substantial fruit of.the department's investigation. The responsible officers
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The invasion of Maryland. (search)
n to his little platting table began to make a map. One of our officers carefully sighted a gun, touched it off, and dropped a shell into the hands of the man at the little table. Major Alfred A. Woodhull, Surgeon, U. S. A., wrote from David's Island, N. Y., July 16th, 1886: General Longstreet's best shot was undoubtedly the shell that shattered the plane table that First Lieutenant Orlando G. Wagner, Topographical Engineer, was using in front of Yorktown, when he was mortally wounded,us. His lines extended beyond theirs, and he drove them back in great confusion. Some sprang over the bluffs of the river and were killed; some were drowned and others were shot. Major Alfred A. Woodhull, Surgeon, U. S. A., wrote from David's Island, N. Y., July 21st, 1886, concerning this movement: Early Saturday, September 20th, Major Charles S. Lovell, 10th Infantry, crossed to reconnoiter with the Second Brigade (regulars), of Sykes's division, and other troops followed. On our asc
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Massachusetts Volunteers. (search)
road November 10-12. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Mud March January 20-24, 1863. At Falmouth till April 27. Operations at Rappahannock Bridge and Grove Church February 5-7. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee till July 24. Moved to New York July 30-August 1. Duty at Governor's Island, Ricker's Island and David's Island, New York Harbor, till October 15. Moved to Washington October 15, thence to Union Mills, Va., and rejoin Corps October 17. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Kelly's Ford November 7. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Payne's Farm November 27. Duty near Brandy Station till May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Rapidan Campaign May 3-20. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7; Spottsylvania May 8-12; Spottsylvania Court House May 12-
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, United States Veteran Reserve Corps. (search)
Company, 2nd Battalion Organized at Seminary Hospital, Georgetown, D. C., February 22, 1864. Consolidated with 49th Company, 2nd Battalion, July 19, 1865. 145th United States Veteran Reserve Company, 2nd Battalion Organized at David's Island, N. Y. Harbor, February 22, 1864. Consolidated with 4th Company, 2nd Battalion, September 18, 1865. 146th United States Veteran Reserve Company, 2nd Battalion Organized at Camp Randall, Madison, Wis., January 9, 1864. Mustered out by, by consolidation of enlisted men from 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 15th and 23rd Regiments, Veteran Reserve Corps. Mustered out by detachments May 18 to August 26, 1866. 5th United States Veteran Reserve Independent Company Organized at David's Island, N. Y. Harbor, December 14, 1865, by consolidation of the enlisted men from various Regiments and Companies of the Veteran Reserve Corps. Mustered out by detachments May 15 to August 31, 1865. 6th United States Veteran Reserve Independent
Park Barracks Ladies' Association the Bedloe's Island Hospital the controversy discharge of the surgeon Withdrawall from the Association the Hospital at David's Island Mrs. Davis's labors there the soldiers' rest on Howard Street she becomes the Secretary of the Ladies' Association connected with it visits to other hospione instant relaxing her efforts for the same general object. For a long series of months Mrs. Davis repaired almost daily to the large General Hospital at David's Island, where thousands of sick and wounded men were sometimes congregated. Here she and her chief associates, Mrs. Chapman, and Miss Morris, established the most aeficial work as any other in the vicinity of New York. It was continued in existence till several months after the close of the war. Besides her visits at David's Island and Howard Street, which were most assiduous, Mrs. Davis as often as possible visited the Central Park, or Mount St. Vincent Hospital, the Ladies' Home Hospi
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience, Final Chapter: the faithful but less conspicuous laborers. (search)
position in this work as many others found in the preceding pages, Miss Agnes Gillis, of Lowell, Mass., Mrs. Guest, of Buffalo, N. Y., Miss Maria Josslyn, of Roxbury, Mass., Miss Ruth L. Ellis, of Bridgewater, Mass., Miss Kate P. Thompson, of Roxbury, Mass., whose labors at Annapolis, have probably made her permanently an invalid, Miss Eudora Clark, of Boston, Mass., Miss Sarah Allen, of Wilbraham, Mass., Miss Emily Gove, of Peru, N. Y., Miss Caroline Cox, of Mott Haven, N. Y., first at David's Island and afterward at Beverly Hospital, N. J., with Mrs. Gibbons, Miss Charlotte Ford, of Morristown, N. J., Miss Ella Wolcott, of Elmira, N. Y., who was at the hospitals near Fortress Monroe, for some time, and subsequently at Point Lookout. Another corps of faithful hospital workers were those in the Benton Barracks and other hospitals, in and near St. Louis. Of some of these, subsequently engaged in other fields of labor we have already spoken; a few others merit special mention for th
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers who died of wounds. (search)
Barber, Edwin,55th Mass. Inf.,– –Folly Island, S. C., Dec. 15, 1863. Barden, Marshall, Corp.,10th Mass. Inf.,– –David's Island, N. Y., June 2, 1862. Bardwell, Charles S. Name and rank.Command.When and Where Wounded.Date and Place of DVa., May 6, 1864.Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Bosworth, Hosea A.,25th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864.David's Island, N. Y., July 10, 1864. Boucher, Prince,28th Mass. Inf.,June 3, 1864,Alexandria, Va., June 14, 1864. Bourn, Daniel,68ths, Va., May 31, 1862.Fair Oaks, Va., June 16, 1862. Lott, John,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.David's Island, N. Y., March 30, 1864. Louviane, Joseph Name and rank.Command.When and Where Wounded.Date and Place of Deas.,Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863.Westminster, Md., July 4, 1863. Reynolds, Patrick,16th Mass. Inf.,June 18, 1862,Davids' Island, N. Y., July 22, 1862. Rhodes, Charles,2d Mass. Cav.,– –Frederick, Md., Oct. 29, 1864. Rice, Henry H., Corp.,36th
–Winchester, Va., Oct. 31, 1864. Baker, Charles K.,27th Mass. Inf.,New Berne, N. C., March 14, 1862.Amherst, Mass., April 7, 1862. Baker, George,25th Mass. Inf.,Drewry's Bluff, Va., May 11, 1864.Drewry's Bluff, Va., May 17, 1864. Balcom, Joseph,34th Mass. Inf.,June 5, 1864,Piedmont, Va., June 14, 1864. Baldwin, James, Corp.,10th Mass. Inf.,– –Wilderness, Va., June 13, 1864. Baldwin, William F.,32d Mass. Inf.,– –Gettysburg, Pa., July 8, 1863. Ball, Eli G.,25th Mass. Inf.,May 9, 1864,Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864. Ball, Henry C.,2d Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa., July 3, 1863.Gettysburg, Pa., July 17, 1863. Bancroft, John H.,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.Morris Island, S. C., July 30, 1863. Banker, Henry,10th Mass. Inf.,– –Salem Heights, Va., May 3, 1863. Barber, Alexander M.,20th Mass. Inf.,– –Nov. 29, 1861. Barber, Edwin,55th Mass. Inf.,– –Folly Island, S. C., Dec. 15, 1863. Barden, Marshall, Corp.,10th Mass. Inf.,– –David's Island, N.
Booth, George S. Name and rank.Command.When and Where Wounded.Date and Place of Death. Booth, George S.,21st Mass. Inf.,Roanoke Island, N. C., Feb. 8, 1862.North Carolina, March 26, 1862. Bosmore, Horace, Sergt.,2d Mass. Inf.,May 25, 1862,Winchester, Va., June 26, 1862. Boston, George W.,7th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864.Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Bosworth, Hosea A.,25th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864.David's Island, N. Y., July 10, 1864. Boucher, Prince,28th Mass. Inf.,June 3, 1864,Alexandria, Va., June 14, 1864. Bourn, Daniel,68th Mass. Inf.,May 6, 1864,Wilderness, Va., May 6, 1864. Bourne, Robert T., Capt.,22d Mass. Inf.,Petersburg, Va., Aug. 21, 1864.Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 23, 1864. Bovard, Frank,1st Mass. Inf.,Oak Grove, Va., June 25, 1862.July 30, 1862. Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1st Lieut.,1st Mass. Cav.,Kelly's Ford, Va., March 17, 1863.Near Falmouth, Va., March 20, 1863. Bowers, Henry J.,34th Mass. Inf.,Sept. 19, 1864,Winchester, Va., O
ld, Jacob H.,13th Mass. Inf.,Aug. 30, 1862,On a transport, Nov. 12, 1862. Littlefield, Lemuel P.,1st Mass. H. A.,– –Fredericksburg, Va., May 27, 1864. Lively, Lawrence L.,12th Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862.Near Falmouth, Va., Dec. 15, 1862. Lloyd, John, Sergt.,1st Mass. Cav.,Todd's Tavern, Va., May 6, 1864.Near Spotsylvania, Va., May 10, 1864. Logan, Alexander,2d Mass. Cav.,– –Sandy Hook, Md., Sept. 14, 1864. Lombard, Gilbert,22d Mass. Inf.,Laurel Hill, Va., May 10, 1864.Laurel Hill, Va., May 22, 1864. Long, James,30th Mass. Inf.,– –Baton Rouge, La., July 13, 1863. Looney, Michael, Sergt.,1st Mass. Cav.,Salem Church, Va., May 28, 1864.June 8, 1864. Lord, Caleb N., 1st Lieut.,2d Mass. Inf.,Near Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.Near Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., June 29, 1864. Lortscheve, Christian, Corp.,10th Mass. Inf.,Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1862.Fair Oaks, Va., June 16, 1862. Lott, John,54th Mass. Inf.,Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.David's Island, N. Y., March
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