Your search returned 524 results in 138 document sections:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ...
a Southern soldier. While you proudly boast that you belong to the army of Northern Virginia, let it not be said that you deserted your comrades in a contest in which every thing you hold dear is at stake. The Commanding General Zzz appeals to the people of the States to send forth every man able to bear arms to aid the brave soldiers who have so often beaten back our foes, to strike a decisive blow for the safety and sanctity of our homes, and the independence of our country. John J. Crittenden died at Frankfort, Ky, at half-past 3 o'clock this morning.--General John H. Morgan, with Colonel Cluke and about four hundred of his men, was captured at a point four miles south of New Lisbon, Ohio, by the National forces under Colonel J. M. Shackle-ford.-(Doc. 114.) The National gunboat Sagamore, accompanied by the steamer Oleander, mortar-schooner Para, and schooner Beauregard, on an expedition into Mosquito Inlet, Florida, succeeded in destroying the town of Smyrna, and captur
September 28. President Lincoln directed that the Twentieth and Twenty-first army corps be consolidated and called the Fourth army corps, and that Major-General Gordon Granger be the commander of this consolidated corps. He also directed that a Court of Inquiry be convened to inquire into and report upon the conduct of Major-Generals McCook and Crittenden in the battles of the nineteenth and twentieth instant. These officers were relieved from duty in the army of the Cumberland, and were ordered to repair to Indianapolis, Ind., reporting their arrival by letter to the Adjutant-General of the army.--Lieutenant Earl and thirty men, belonging to the Fourth Wisconsin cavalry, captured a party of rebel guerrillas and cavalrymen, in the neighborhood of the junction of the Amite and Comite Rivers, La., and safely conducted them into Baton Rouge. Among the prisoners were Colonel Hunter (Ten-Mile Bob) and Captain Penny, the leaders in the raids and attacks on the river steamboats in t
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 4: campaign of the Army of the Cumberland from Murfreesboro'to Chattanooga. (search)
it into three corps, known as the Fourteenth, Twentieth, and the Twenty-first, commanded respectively by Generals Thomas, McCook, and A. McDowell McCook. Crittenden, and a reserve and cavalry corps. The division commanders were as follows:--Fourteenth Army Corps--First Division, General J. C. Starkweather; Second Divisioard movement began, and on the 24th, June, 1863. while rain was falling copiously, the whole army moved forward, McCook on the right, Thomas in the center, and Crittenden on the left. McCook moved toward Shelbyville, Thomas toward Manchester, and Crittenden in the direction of McMinnville. The latter was to march much later thaCrittenden in the direction of McMinnville. The latter was to march much later than the other two, with Turchin's brigade of cavalry, while the remainder of Stanley's horsemen were thrown out on the right. General Gordon Granger's reserve corps, which had advanced to Triune, now moved forward in support of the corps of McCook and Thomas. Rosecrans's plans were quickly and successfully executed. McCook move
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 12: operations against Richmond. (search)
, left those of Wright and Burnside (Sixth and Ninth) at Spottsylvania Court-House, where they were confronted by A. P. Hill's. Burnside's left on the afternoon of the 21st, after a sortie, as a covering movement, by General Ledlie's brigade of Crittenden's division, and Wright's was preparing to follow, when it was attacked by Hill's. The assailants were easily repulsed, and that night the works at Spottsylvania Court-House were abandoned by both parties, and the entire army of each was moving l center, at the point of the wedge, was near the river, and menaced Grant's center. And so it was, that when Burnside's, (Ninth) corps, of that center, attempted to cross between the two wings of the Army of the Potomac, his advance division (Crittenden's) was quickly met, and repulsed with heavy loss. And when Warren, on the right, attempted to connect with Burnside, by sending Crawford's division in that direction,, an overwhelming force fell upon him with almost fatal weight. Grant paus
the Southern seaboard, 2.125; and in New Orleans, 2.342; sufferings of English operatives for want of, 2.571. Cotton is king, 1.82. Cotton loan, the Confederate, 1.546. Count of Paris, on McClellan's staff, 2.131. Cox, Gen. J. D., operations of in Kanawha Valley, 1.57. Cox, S. S., his peace proposition, 2.29. Crampton's Gap, battle at, 2.471. Crawfish Spring, forces of Rosecrans near, 3.132. Crittenden Compromise, 1.89; final action on in the Senate, 1.228. Crittenden, John J., his rebuke of Clingman, 1.79; amendments to the Constitution proposed by, 1.89; debates on his proposition, 1.223; joint resolution offered by, 1.573; his resolution adopted, 2.28. Cross-Keys, battle of, 2.396. Croxton, Gen., raid in Alabama and Georgia, 3.521, Cruisers, Confederate, career of, 3.432-3.439. Crump's Hill, Gen. A. L. Lee at, 3.256. Culpepper Court-House, retreat of Lee to after the battle of Gettysburg, 3.99. Culp's Hill, battle on, 3.70; visit of the
on of reception, declaring that the petitions just read contained a gross, false, and malicious slander on eleven States represented on this floor. That Congress had no jurisdiction over the subject, no more in this District than in the State of South Carolina. After a long and spirited debate, mainly by Southern senators, Mr. Calhoun's motion to reject was defeated by a vote to receive the petition — Yeas 35, Nays 10, as follows: Yeas: Messrs. Benton, Brown, Buchanan, Clay, Clayton, Crittenden, Davis, Ewing of Illinois, Ewing of Ohio, Goldsborough, Grundy, Hendricks, Hill, Hubbard, Kent, King of Alabama, King of Georgia, Knight, Linn, McKean, Morris, Naudain, Niles, Prentiss, Robbins, Robinson, Ruggles, Shepley, Southard, Swift, Tallmadge, Tipton, Tomlinson, Wall, Webster, Wright. Nays: Messrs. Black, Calhoun, Cuthbert, Leigh, Moore, Nicholas, Porter, Preston, Walker, White. In the House, February 5, 1836. Mr. Henry L. Pinckney, of South Carolina, submitted the following
n the Senate, the Yeas--for the Proposition as amended — were as follows — the names in italics being those of Whigs: Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Breese, Buchanan, Colquitt, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Hannegan, Haywood, Henderson, Huger, Johnson, Lewis, McDuffie, Merrick, Niles, Semple. Sevier, Sturgeon, Tappan, Walker, Woodbury--27. The Nays--against the proposed Annexation — were : Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Bates, Bayard, Berrien, Choate, Clayton, Crittenden, Dayton, Evans, Foster, Francis, huntington, Jarnagin, Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Pearce, Phelps, Porter, Rives, Simmons, Upham, White, Woodbridge--25. Yeas: From Free States, 13; Slave States, 14. Nays: From Free States, 12; Slave States, 13. and the proposition being returned to the House, the amendment of the Senate was concurred in by 134 Yeas to 77 Nays — a party vote: so the Annexation of Texas was decreed, in the following terms: Resolved, by the Senate and House of Repres
ongress organized at Washington, December 7, 1857. There being a large Democratic majority, Linn Boyd, of Kentucky, was elected Speaker. Mr. Buchanan, in his Annual, as also in a Special Message, February 2, 1858. urged Congress to accept and ratify the Lecompton Constitution. Senator Douglas took strong ground against it. The Senate March 23, 1858. passed — Yeas 32, Nays 25--a bill accepting this Constitution. But the House April 1, 1858. adopted a substitute, prepared by Senator Crittenden, of Kentucky, and proposed in the House by Mr. Montgomery, a Douglas Democrat from Pennsylvania. This substitute required a re-submission of that Constitution to the people of Kansas, under such provisions and precautions as should insure a fair vote thereon. It was adopted by the House as a substitute for the Senate bill — Yeas, 92 Republicans, 22 Douglas Democrats, 6 Americans — total 120; Nays, 104 Democrats, 8 Americans — total 112. This amendment was rejected by the Senate, wh
ys 19. Yeas--Messrs. Benjamin, Bigler, Bragg, Bright, Brown, Chesnut, C. C. Clay, Clingman, Crittenden, Davis, Fitzpatrick, Green, Gwin, Hammond, Hemphill, Hunter, Iverson, Johnson, of Ark., Johnsoamin and Slidell, of Louisiana, Mallory and Yulee, of Florida, Hemphill and Wigfall, of Texas, Crittenden and Powell, of Kentucky, A. Johnson and Nicholson, of Tennessee, Green and Polk, of Missouri, is grave proposition was made up of the twenty Republicans aforesaid, and Mr. Pugh. Neither Mr. Crittenden, nor either of the Maryland Senators, had the courage to oppose a proposition whereby Mr. JeYeas 26; Nays 23. Yeas--Messrs Bigler, Bingham, Bragg, Chandler, Clark, Clingman, Collamer, Crittenden, Dixon, Doolittle, Foot, Grimes, Hale, Hamlin, Harlan, Johnson, of Tennessee, Kennedy, Latham,nt S. Prentiss, of Mississippi, Edward Bates, of Missouri, George W. Summers, of Virginia, John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, and James L. Petigru, of South Carolina, as the exponents of its principles,
Buchanan and Black condemn coercion Mr. Crittenden and his Compromise Mr. Corwin's Committeeo us. The venerable and Union-loving John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky--the Nestor of the Bell-Evet, John C. Breckinridge; closen to take Mr. Crittenden's seat on the 4th of March, 1861. elected diffusion and aggrandizement of Slavery. Mr. Crittenden, by cooperating therein, to a certain exte seats still awaiting them, and to support Mr. Crittenden's proposition, they could have carried it d allowed Mr. Clark's resolves to supplant Mr. Crittenden's, which were thus defeated. They doubtleanimated sessions, but to little purpose. Mr. Crittenden's main proposition — the line of 36° 30′-- after full discussion: Yeas Messrs. Bigler, Crittenden, Douglas, Rice, and Powell-5; Nays, Messrs. epublicans. The remaining propositions of Mr. Crittenden received generally a majority of the wholeng, was voted down-all the Republicans and Mr. Crittenden sustaining it; all the rest opposing it. [12 more...]
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ...