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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 13: occupations in 1863; exchange of prisoners. (search)
ies, I bear most cheerful witness), with some five hundred Confederates up to City Point with a proposal to deliver them for a like number of our men. It seemed to meisoners at that point, although the expenditure would be much heavier than at City Point; but leaving that question, as well as the one whether the prisoners held by ld be adjusted, and would then confer with him further, meeting him either at City Point or elsewhere for that purpose. In the meantime the exchange of sick and wounMajor-General Commanding. The flag of truce steamer New York appeared off City Point on the 18th of August, causing the following telegraphic correspondence, whicant-general lest any further exchange of prisoners should be effected:-- City Point, Aug. 18, 1864. General Butler: I see the steamer New York has arrived. Iia and North Carolina, in the field, Aug. 18, 1864. Lieutenant-General Grant, City Point: Steamer New York is to go to Aiken's Landing under flag of truce, at whic
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 14: in command of the Army of the James. (search)
de of the James or on the south, Bermuda and City Point should be used as a base of operations. CitCity Point on the opposite side of the peninsula, which was known as Bermuda Hundred, needed to be fortnd Wright with his Sixth Corps was sent from City Point by water, and I sent a portion of the Ninetehirty thousand men up to Bermuda Hundred and City Point with all their ammunition and supplies in twour hours, so as to be up the James River at City Point and Bermuda before the enemy knew that I waspressed upon me: that I must be sure to hold City Point in any event, and make Bermuda impregnable; e left flank across the James and join me at City Point. I insert his orders. Let them tell the ith me against Lee, as he afterwards did, at City Point, Bermuda Hundred, and Petersburg. In consctions that I was to intrench and fortify at City Point and Bermuda Hundred; that our new base was tirmish, and crossing and joining us opposite City Point, as ordered. During the day of the 8th no[14 more...]
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)
had marched by his left flank to join me at City Point, intending to continue his operations on thegreed with General Grant to do: I had seized City Point and Bermuda by a surprise; I had brought my ly devised by myself, of seizing and holding City Point and Bermuda Hundred. To determine advisedn how Headquarters of General Grant at City Point, Va. From a photograph. many men could be senrant would now certainly come and join me at City Point, and that he was waiting for events to deteretersburg. General Kautz reported that near City Point he separated himself from the infantry and mfrom which I could communicate by signals to City Point. On the 9th of June General Beauregard se of large sized sutler schooners anchored at City Point, I turned my boat to Bermuda Hundred, calledd I received an order to send the rations to City Point and thence up the Appomattox to be landed wily Grant sent me the following order:-- City Point, July 2, 1864, 11 o'clock A. M. Major-Genera[3 more...]
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 16: capture of fortifications around Richmond, Newmarket Heights, Dutch Gap Canal, elections in New York and gold conspiracy. (search)
ock with the Second Corps, to be transported from City Point by the river to Deep Bottom. At the same time I se he supposed that by marching to the river from City Point and embarking, their destination would be conceal to the success of the expedition, rode over from City Point, arriving after a delay of some hours, and found d the naval forces of James River, I went down to City Point and asked General Grant and Chief Engineer Barnarn thirty days afterwards Farragut was summoned to City Point to look into the naval matters on James River. Tge and never stopped running until he got down to City Point. He would not have stopped then had he not founded the rebels from following Parker and capturing City Point, destroying all Grant's transports and shipping, rs, and boat's crew, and orderlies. I stopped at City Point and called on General Grant. He welcomed me cordhere I brought it to you without forwarding it to City Point. To reach my headquarters in the field such desp
admiral upon the Roanoke expedition after my consultation with General Grant. I answered his telegram by repairing to City Point in person to get further instructions from General Grant. They were that we should move as soon as the navy was ready.received the first written instructions from General Grant as follows:-- headquarters armies of the United States, City Point, Dec. 6, 1864. Benj. F. Butler, Major-General Commanding: General:--The first object of the expedition under Generay operating against Richmond without delay. U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. By personal arrangement with Grant at City Point at his headquarters, as I went down the river on my way to Fortress Monroe to make final preparations for the expeditios I had issued, a copy of which had been forwarded to him for his approval:-- headquarters armies of the U. S., City Point, Va., Dec. 7, 1864. Major-General B. F. Butler, Commanding Army of the James: I had sent you a cipher despatch before
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 18: why I was relieved from command. (search)
nt-General. headquarters armies of the United States, City Point, Va., Jan. 7, 1865. to Maj.-Gen. E. O. C. Ord, Through Maj. staff who were ordered to report to him, he returned to City Point and reported to General Grant. That he was satisfied wiis telegram to the President are as follows:-- City Point, Virginia, Jan. 4, 1865. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of Waro objectionable. U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. City Point, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1865. President A. Lincoln, Washington: ls, Grant's quartermaster-general, who lived with him at City Point, infuriated him, and he joined the other staff officers with quays and landings for the embarkation of troops at City Point and Bermuda Hundred, report to his general that my army ll find the order of General Grant directing me to seize City Point and fortify the peninsula so that it might be held (as w will also have appeared that Bermuda Hundred, including City Point, was a strategic point where there could be an intrenche
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 19: observations upon matters connected with the War. (search)
se to remember with gratitude his great aid in enabling me to make the expedition, of which I have heretofore spoken, up the river with the Army of the James to City Point. I found Lieut.-Col. John Cassels as provost marshal of the department. I did not reappoint him when I made up my staff. There are no more arduous dutiesve been good soldiers. But the question of the colored troops troubles me exceedingly. I wish you would do this as soon as you can, because I am to go down to City Point shortly and may meet negotiators for peace there, and I may want to talk this matter over with General Grant if he isn't too busy. I said: I will go over thn Lincoln was assassinated, and he himself was so brutally assaulted that he was detained in bed for many weeks afterwards. Meantime, Mr. Lincoln had gone to City Point and remained absent several days, returning only to meet the assassin's pistol. On the night of the 14th of April, I took the train at Washington for New Yor
o regiments of same brigade. Have landed at City Point Hincks' division of colored troops, remaininept. of Virginia and North Carolina, near City Point, Va., May 6, 1864. Lieutenant-General Grant, C there is some difficulty with the forces at City Point which prevents their effective use. The fauln, July 3, 1864. Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant, City Point, Va.: General:--Your note of the 1st instaning. [no. 84. see page 753.] [Cipher.] City Point, Va., Nov. 1, 1864, 3.30 P. M. Major-General B1 P. M.]. Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant, City Point, Va.: I am here in obedience to your order..] headquarters armies of the United States, City Point, Nov. 30, 1864. Major-General Butler: I h 11.45 A. M. Lieutenant-General U. S. Grant, City Point: Has been blowing a gale ever since we ar 1864, 8 P. M. Lieut.-Gen. U. S. Grant, City Point, Virginia: I have just returned from the exped Army of the James: As I am about leaving City Point to be absent for five or six days, I have ju[28 more...]
, 270, 275. Benham, General, brings pontoon bridge to City Point, 683-684. Benjamin, Judah P., Confederate Secretary ople, Butler's adopted by Charlestown convention, 136. City Point, as naval depot, 622, 627; Grant impresses upon Butler td to accompany Butler on Roanoke expedition, 783; leaves City Point, 785; reference to, 785, 791,817; reconnoitres Fort Fish91,504; sees Butler off at New Orleans, 532; summoned to City Point, 751; finds Parker guilty of cowardice, 752; writes Butlations, 721; at Fort Harrison, 734, 735, 736; returns to City Point, 736; reference to, 738; examines Dutch Gap, 744; directngton, 200, 202; embarks at Fortress Monroe, 640; seizes City Point, 640; occupies Spring Hill, 642; ordered to move against 730; reference to, 858. Kautz, General, moves toward City Point, 640; reference to, 640, 643, 646; burns bridges, 649; c3; canal across Isthmus of Darien suggested, 904-907; at City Point, 908; assassinated, 908; Davis believed to be complicate