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Iuka (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 211
Doc. 208.-order of General W. T. Sherman. headquarters at Iuka, Miss., October 25. Order no. 2: First. Major-General Frank Blair takes command of the Fifteenth and a portion of the Sixteenth army corps now in the field. Third. All officers in command of corps and fixed military posts will assume the highest military powers allowed by the laws of war and Congress. They must maintain the best possible discipline, and repress all disorder, alarms, and dangers in their reach. Citizens who fail to support the Government have no right to ask favors and protection, but if they actively assist us in vindicating the national authority, all commanders will assist them and their families in every possible way. Officers need not meddle with matters of trade and commerce, which by law devolve on the officer of the Treasury Department; but whenever they discover goods contraband of war being conveyed toward the public enemy, they will seize all goods tainted by such transactions
R. M. Sawyer (search for this): chapter 211
ewards, etc., in hospitals, in order that enlisted men may be where they belong — with their regiments. The medical inspectors will attend to this at once. The General Commanding announces that he expects the wounded and sick to have every care possible, but this feeling must not be abused to the injury of the only useful part of an army — a soldier in the field. Sixth. In time of war and rebellion, districts occupied by our troops are subject to the laws of war. The inhabitants, be they friendly or unfriendly, must submit to the controlling power. If any person in an insurgent district corresponds or trades with an enemy, he or she becomes a spy, and all inhabitants, moreover, must not only abstain from hostile and unfriendly acts, but must aid and assist the power that protects them in trade and commerce. The people who occupy this department had better make a note of this, and conduct themselves accordingly. By order of Maj.-Gen. W. T. Sherman. R. M. Sawyer, A. A. G
Doc. 208.-order of General W. T. Sherman. headquarters at Iuka, Miss., October 25. Order no. 2: First. Major-General Frank Blair takes command of the Fifteenth and a portion of the Sixteenth army corps now in the field. Third. All officers in command of corps and fixed military posts will assume the highest military powers allowed by the laws of war and Congress. They must maintain the best possible discipline, and repress all disorder, alarms, and dangers in their reach. Citizens who fail to support the Government have no right to ask favors and protection, but if they actively assist us in vindicating the national authority, all commanders will assist them and their families in every possible way. Officers need not meddle with matters of trade and commerce, which by law devolve on the officer of the Treasury Department; but whenever they discover goods contraband of war being conveyed toward the public enemy, they will seize all goods tainted by such transactions
W. T. Sherman (search for this): chapter 211
Doc. 208.-order of General W. T. Sherman. headquarters at Iuka, Miss., October 25. Order no. 2: First. Major-General Frank Blair takes command of the Fifteenth and a portion of the Sixteenth army corps now in the field. Third. All officers in command of corps and fixed military posts will assume the highest military powers allowed by the laws of war and Congress. They must maintain the best possible discipline, and repress all disorder, alarms, and dangers in their reach. Ciiendly or unfriendly, must submit to the controlling power. If any person in an insurgent district corresponds or trades with an enemy, he or she becomes a spy, and all inhabitants, moreover, must not only abstain from hostile and unfriendly acts, but must aid and assist the power that protects them in trade and commerce. The people who occupy this department had better make a note of this, and conduct themselves accordingly. By order of Maj.-Gen. W. T. Sherman. R. M. Sawyer, A. A. G.
Frank Blair (search for this): chapter 211
Doc. 208.-order of General W. T. Sherman. headquarters at Iuka, Miss., October 25. Order no. 2: First. Major-General Frank Blair takes command of the Fifteenth and a portion of the Sixteenth army corps now in the field. Third. All officers in command of corps and fixed military posts will assume the highest military powers allowed by the laws of war and Congress. They must maintain the best possible discipline, and repress all disorder, alarms, and dangers in their reach. Citizens who fail to support the Government have no right to ask favors and protection, but if they actively assist us in vindicating the national authority, all commanders will assist them and their families in every possible way. Officers need not meddle with matters of trade and commerce, which by law devolve on the officer of the Treasury Department; but whenever they discover goods contraband of war being conveyed toward the public enemy, they will seize all goods tainted by such transactions
October 25th (search for this): chapter 211
Doc. 208.-order of General W. T. Sherman. headquarters at Iuka, Miss., October 25. Order no. 2: First. Major-General Frank Blair takes command of the Fifteenth and a portion of the Sixteenth army corps now in the field. Third. All officers in command of corps and fixed military posts will assume the highest military powers allowed by the laws of war and Congress. They must maintain the best possible discipline, and repress all disorder, alarms, and dangers in their reach. Citizens who fail to support the Government have no right to ask favors and protection, but if they actively assist us in vindicating the national authority, all commanders will assist them and their families in every possible way. Officers need not meddle with matters of trade and commerce, which by law devolve on the officer of the Treasury Department; but whenever they discover goods contraband of war being conveyed toward the public enemy, they will seize all goods tainted by such transactions,