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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,468 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,286 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 656 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 566 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 440 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 416 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 360 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 298 0 Browse 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.) 298 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 272 0 Browse Search
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ral Beauregard. he is assigned to duty in South Carolina and Georgia. he reaches Charleston on theady issued orders assigning him to duty in South Carolina and Georgia, with Headquarters at Charlest's article, entitled Sea-coast Defences of South Carolina and Georgia, page 103. has been injudiciouard to the sea-coast and other defences of South Carolina and Georgia. We quote the following passah of September. At that time the works in South Carolina and Georgia were already planned, and in p Pickens, a thorough reconnoissance of the South Carolina coast, from Charleston to Port Royal; thatnt, which was divided into four districts— South Carolina having three, and Georgia one—General Beautertained of an offensive movement against South Carolina and Georgia, General Beauregard, whose for movements of the enemy along the coast of South Carolina and Georgia could be ascertained with any e most important points along the coast of South Carolina (from Georgetown), Georgia, and Florida, w[2 more...]<
r, the following telegram was sent to General Beauregard: Your command this day extended, in order to embrace South Carolina, Georgia, and that part of Florida east of the Appalachicola River. The camps of instruction for conscripts, in the uch shorter time than the crafts then being built in Charleston. General Beauregard informed the Government that the South Carolina authorities were highly in favor of the new ram, and had already appropriated the sum of $50,000 for its constructionin, to be stationed at Ashley River Depot, for the purpose of conveying troops, without delay, from Charleston to the South Carolina lower parishes, or to Georgia. Another one will be held in readiness at the depot of the Central Railroad, in this cing upon this impulse, he wrote from Savannah, on the 21st of October, the following message to Governors Pickens, of South Carolina; Brown, of Georgia; and Milton, of Florida; and to Colonel William P. Miles, M. C., formerly a member of his staff:
(infantry) offered him by the governor for the defence of the sea-coast of South Carolina. Two of these he immediately ordered to Pocotaligo, in the Third Military Dlonel James Chestnut, Jr., at that time in command of the State Reserves of South Carolina: Headquarters, Dept. S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Nov. 1ochee) are very limited; so much so, that I am unable to spare one man from South Carolina and Georgia for Florida at present; but I hope, after the fall campaign in e appealed to General Beauregard—first as a friend, then as the Governor of South Carolina—and entreated him to remain at his post. He declared that he had faith in no other commander for the safety of Charleston at this juncture, and that South Carolina would willingly defray the expenses of banding and rifling all the guns need Trapier, commanders of the Second, Third, and Fourth Military Districts of South Carolina. He also wrote the following letter to General Ripley: Charleston,
ton, where, it was reported on the 6th, the enemy might make his first attempt. General Bonham, who had succeeded the Honorable F. W. Pickens as Governor of South Carolina, was urged to make all timely preparations for the impending Federal expedition, should Charleston, and not Wilmington and Weldon, become the point of attack.Ripley: Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Feb. 8th, 1863. Brig.-Genl. R. S. Ripley, Commanding First Mil. Dist., Charleston, S. C.: General,—The recent attack of the enemy's ironclad monitor Montauk on the battery at Genesis Point (the first day at about one mile, and the second at about ei to Major H. C. Guerin, Chief of Subsistence, through Captain John M. Otey, A. A. G., showed that the aggregate, present and absent, of the troops in the State of South Carolina was 25,000. Major Guerin was directed to make his estimates accordingly, adding fifty per cent. for emergencies, and 3000 negroes. See letter, in Appe
h soldierly condition into which those garrisons had been brought by their officers. My expectations were fully realized; and the country, as well as the State of South Carolina, may well be proud of the men who first met and vanquished the iron-mailed, terriblyarmed armada, so confidently prepared, and sent forth by the enemy to of a like opinion. He had even declared that a renewal of the attack on Charleston would be attended with disastrous results, involving the loss of this (the South Carolina) coast. The reports of Admiral Dupont and of his officers accompanying Secretary Welles's Report for the year 1863, appear, in substance, in the second vols: * * * It will be remembered that the work was undertaken with the understanding that the sum of fifty thousand dollars would be supplied by the State of South Carolina, and such material as the Navy Department had available. The money has been received, and is exhausted. Some materials have been furnished by the Navy D
in motion for Jackson, Miss., two brigades, under Brigadier-Generals Gist and W. H. T. Walker, the former commanding South Carolina, and the latter Georgia, regiments-somewhat over 5000 infantry in all, and two light batteries of the best class in tver, and in saving the Confederacy. On the 1st of June the Chief Quartermaster was informed that all the troops in South Carolina for whom estimates of provisions should be made—that is to say, all troops present, effectives and non-effectives—amond Fort Johnson, and have thus completely commanded the interior harbor. The possession of Charleston and of all the South Carolina sea-coast would have followed as a necessary sequence. About the middle of June a full and comprehensive letter waeven at this late day? Believing that there must be a remedy in the patriotism and intelligence of the planters of South Carolina, I shall invoke your executive proclamation to them, in this exigent hour, to send their negroes, with spades and sho
863, to the Hon. Wm. Porcher Miles, M. C., from South Carolina, and volunteer aid on my staff. I doubt not thpartment (as then arranged) consisted of— In South Carolina. Infantry6,564 Artillery in position1,787 Fieight light batteries.    Total of all arms in South Carolina and Georgia, exclusive of (17) seventeen light e ironclad fleet, the troops at my disposal, in South Carolina and Georgia, gave an effective total of 30,040,only 10,000 infantry available for the whole of South Carolina and Georgia. Cannot send more without abandoni, leaving only 6000 infantry available in whole South Carolina and Georgia; the other 1000 will await further Gist and W. H. T. Walker, the former commanding South Carolina and the latter Georgia regiments—somewhat over effect, places negroes taken in arms in the State of South Carolina on the same footing with recognized soldierrters, Department of the South, Morris Island, South Carolina, August 21st, 1863, demanding the immediate eva
erate monument in Charleston. While Greece has her Thermopylae, England her Waterloo, the United States her Yorktown, South Carolina has her Fort Sumter. As soon, therefore, as most of its heavy guns, including those which the enemy's land-batterions of General Beauregard to his subordinate officers, to the War Department, and to generals and citizens of note in South Carolina and elsewhere: Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Sept. 10th, 1863. Brig.-Geneuarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Nov. 1st, 1863. His Excellency M. L. Bonham, Governor of South Carolina, etc., etc.: Governor,—Your letter of the 24th inst. enclosing one from Colonel Waddy Thompson, and another from Mn the 4th of May, 1864, from the command of Fort Sumter, and sent to Virginia, to take charge of Walker's brigade, of South Carolina. The successor of General Elliott at the fort was Captain John C. Mitchel, of the 1st South Carolina Artillery (Regu
patches to the War Department.— cavalry withdrawn from South Carolina and Georgia. General Beauregard returns to Charlestonely the Third, Sixth, and Second Military Districts of South Carolina and the District of Georgia. It read thus: Hen, namely: From Alabama and Mississippi10,000 From South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida8,000 From North Carolina2,000 nd, disclosing a probable movement of the enemy on the South Carolina coast, and warning General Beauregard to be prepared few Ironsides never fired another shot (on the coast of South Carolina) after this attack upon her. She remained some time atppointment of three major-generals, to take command of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, with a view of thus converting er of higher rank than brigadier-general to command in South Carolina. General Hill has not entered on duty; he is awaiting rthwith. I will leave to-morrow. I have recalled all South Carolina and Georgia troops from Florida, except one battalion
t Yorktown. Evans's whole brigade was ordered to Wilmington. Has it arrived? Which brigade can best be spared from South Carolina—Colquitt's or Wise's? The Navy Department has taken action to relieve the grounded gunboat. Braxton Bragg, General. Respectfully submitted to his Excellency the President. Gracie's brigade from Southwest Virginia and Colquitt's from South Carolina are now under orders, and it is proposed to draw others from South Carolina as soon as transportation will allow. ThSouth Carolina as soon as transportation will allow. The paper was returned to me with the following endorsement by the President, viz.: Returned to General Bragg. With due energy it is hoped the gunboat in the Neuse may be put afloat. The capture of Newbern, and possession of the Sound by our vesssident to such an extent that, in spite of General Pickett's urgent demand for reinforcements, Hagood's brigade, from South Carolina—which General Beauregard desired to have halted at Petersburg—was ordered to be pushed straight through to Richmond, <
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