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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter VI (search)
of War, asking instructions about the negro question. No answer. The Hon. Secretary seems determined to make me deal with that question on my own responsibility. It is very natural, but hardly just to me. I had issued an order respecting elections, in accordance with the President's instructions. A personal request was made to me for a modification of the order. The following letter was written in reply to that request: Headqrs., Department of the Missouri, St. Louis, Oct. 24th, 1863. Hon. C. Drake, St. Louis. Sir: After full consideration of the subject of our conversation this morning, I am of the opinion that no further orders upon the subject of the election are necessary. The law which provides the manner in which soldiers shall vote, and directs how the judges of election shall be appointed, is as binding upon all persons to whom it relates as any order would be. Genl. Order No. 120 also alludes to the subject of soldiers voting, I think, in sufficient
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
rom the War Department in S.'s case, 12 Drake, Charles D., letter from President Lincoln to, Oct. 5, 1863, 70, 71; heads radical delegation from Missouri, 94, 424; reply of the President to the radical delegation, 94-99; letter from S. to, Oct. 24, 1863, 100; welcomes S. to St. Louis, 424; death, 425 Drown, Professor, 28 Drum, Asst. Adjt.-Gen. Richard C., 447 Du Bois, Lieut. John V., ordered from Fort Leavenworth to Missouri, 37 Du Bois, Col., reports condition of Gen. Blunt's distrespondence with: Bates, E., Sept. 29, 1863, 93: Bigelow, John, Feb. 25, 1866, 392: Blair, F. P., Aug. 13, 1862, 59: Broadhead, J. O., 107, 108: Carney, Thomas, Aug. 28, 29, 1863, 79, 80, 82: Chase, S. P., May 7, 1865, 373, 376: Drake, C. D., Oct. 24, 1863, 100: Gamble, H. R. (1863), 72, 73: Grant, U. S., Dec. 27, 1864, 252-254; May 10, 1865, 373-376; Jan. 24, 1866, 390, 391; April 18, 1868, 400, 401; April 25, 418; April 26, 418 ; July 12, 1881, 293, 294 ; Aug. 1, 294, 295: Hall, W. P., Oct. 2
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Otis, Elwell Stephen 1838- (search)
Otis, Elwell Stephen 1838- Military officer; born in Frederick City, Md., March 25, 1838; removed with his parents to Rochester, N. Y., early in life; graduated at the University of Rochester in 1858, and at the Harvard Law School in 1861. In the summer of 1862 he recruited in Rochester, N. Y., a company of the 140th New York Elwell Stephen Otis. Infantry, with which he served throughout the Civil War, and was promoted lieutenant-colonel, Oct. 24, 1863. When the regular army was reorganized he was commissioned lieutenant-colonel of the 22d Infantry, July 28, 1866; served against the Indians in 1867-81; established the school of cavalry and infantry at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., in 1881; and commanded it till 1885. He was promoted brigadiergeneral U. S. A., Nov. 28, 1893; appointed a major-general of volunteers. May 4, 1898; succeeded Gen. Wesley Merritt as military governor of the Philippine Islands in August following; returned to the United States and was promoted major-ge
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Arkansas, 1863 (search)
Cavalry. Oct. 2: Skirmish, Vance's StoreIOWA--1st Cavalry. Oct. 6: Skirmish, Fort Blair, WaldronWISCONSIN--3d Cavalry. Oct. 7: Skirmish, Ferry's FordOHIO--25th Indpt. Battery Light Arty. Oct. 7: Skirmish, Evening Shade(No Reports.) Oct. 7-10: Scout to Spring River Country(No Reports.) Oct. 10: Skirmish, TulipKANSAS--5th Cavalry. Oct. 12: Affair, McGuire's(No Reports.) Oct. 11-14: Demonstration against FayettevilleARKANSAS--1st Cavalry. Oct. 12: Skirmish, TulipINDIANA--1st Cavalry. Oct. 24: Skirmish, Buffalo MountainARKANSAS--1st Cavalry. MISSOURI--6th and 8th State Militia Cavalry. Oct. 25: Skirmish, Pine BluffINDIANA--1st Cavalry. KANSAS--5th Cavalry. Union loss, 16 killed, 39 wounded, 1 missing. Total, 56. Oct. 26: Skirmish, Francis Road, HelenaPicket Attack. Oct. 26: Skirmish, Johnson CountyARKANSAS--1st Cavalry. Oct. 27: Skirmish, Tulip(No Reports.) Oct. 28: Skirmish, ClarksvilleWISCONSIN--3d Cavalry. Oct. 29: Skirmish, OzarkWISCONSIN--3d Cavalry. Nov. 2: Skirmish
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Louisiana, 1863 (search)
Co. "C") Cavalry; 24th Infantry. MASSACHUSETTS--2d Battery Light Arty. LOUISIANA--1st Cavalry. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry. Oct. 21: Actions, Opelousas and Barre LandingILLINOIS--2d, 3d, 15th (Co. "F") Cavalry; 118th Mounted Infantry. INDIANA--1st (Co. "C") and 4th (Co. "C") Cavalry; 24th Infantry. LOUISIANA--1st Cavalry. MASSACHUSETTS--2d Battery Light Arty. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry. Oct. 21: Skirmish, Barre LandingILLINOIS--2d Cavalry. Oct. 21: Skirmish, Bayou CortableauINDIANA--11th Infantry. Oct. 24: Action, WashingtonILLINOIS--2d and 3d Cavalry; 118th Mounted Infantry. LOUISIANA--1st Cavalry. MASSACHUSETTS--2d Battery Light Arty. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry. NEW YORK--14th Cavalry. Oct. 24-Nov. 10: Exp. from Goodrich Landing to Griffin Landing, Catfish Point, MissMISSOURI--1st Battalion Cavalry; 1st Battery Light Arty.; 1st Infantry; Miss. Marine Brigade. ILLINOIS--37th, 91st and 94th Infantry. Oct. 27-Dec. 2: Exp. from New Orleans to the Rio Grande, TexasINDIANA--26th Infantry. IOWA--19t
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1863 (search)
Oct. 17: Skirmish, Cedar CountyMISSOURI--5th Prov'l Enrolled Militia. Oct. 18: Skirmish, Carthage(No Reports). Shelby's Raid. Oct. 19: Affair, Honey CreekMISSOURI--5th Prov'l Enrolled Militia. Oct. 21: Affair, Greenton Valley, near HopewellMISSOURI--1st State Militia Cavalry (Detachment Co. "B"). Oct. 22: Mutiny, BloomfieldMISSOURI--6th State Militia Cavalry (Co's "A," "D," "E," "K," "L"); Battery "E" 2d Light Arty. Oct. 23: Skirmish, Oregon CountyMISSOURI--3d State Militia Cavalry. Oct. 24: Skirmish, HarrisonvilleARKANSAS--1st Cavalry. MISSOURI--6th and 8th State Militia Cavalry. Oct. 26: Skirmish, King's House, near WaynesvilleMISSOURI--5th State Militia Cavalry (Detachment Co. "H"). Union loss, 16 missing. Oct. 26-Nov. 12: Scout from Cape Girardeau to Doniphan and Pocohontas, Ark.MISSOURI--2d and 3d State Militia Cavalry (Detachments). Oct. 26-Nov. 15: Exp. from Cape Girardeau to ClarktonMISSOURI--2d State Militia Cavalry (Detachment). Oct. 29: Affair near WarsawMISSOUR
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Tennessee, 1863 (search)
Oct. 19: Skirmish, Zollicoffer(No Reports.) Oct. 20: Engagement, PhiladelhiaINDIANA--24th Indpt. Battery Light Arty. KENTUCKY--1st, 11th and 12th Cavalry. OHIO--45th Mounted Infantry. Oct. 21: Skirmish, Sulphur SpringsTENNESSEE--1st Cavalry. Oct. 22: Skirmish, New Madrid BendIOWA--32d Infantry. Oct. 22-24: Scout from Germantown to Chulahoma, Miss.ILLINOIS--6th (Detachment) and 7th Cavalry. Oct. 23: Skirmish, TullahomaINDIANA--70th Infantry. Oct. 23: Skirmish, Sweetwater(No Reports.) Oct. 24: Skirmish, PhiladelphiaINDIANA--15th Indpt. Battery Light Arty. KENTUCKY--27th Infantry. Union loss, 7 killed, 25 wounded, 447 captured and missing. Total, 479. Oct. 25-26: Skirmishes, PhiladelphiaILLINOIS--112th Mounted Infantry. Union loss, 3 killed. Oct. 26: Skirmish, Sequatchie ValleyPENNSYLVANIA--15th Cavalry. Oct. 26: Skirmish, Leiper's Ferry, Holston RiverKENTUCKY--27th Infantry. Oct. 26: Skirmish, Jones' HillOHIO--45th Mounted Infantry. Oct. 26-27: Skirmishes, SweetwaterMICHIGA
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Virginia, 1863 (search)
rmish, Rappahannock CrossingMAINE--1st Cavalry. Union loss, 6 killed. Oct. 23: Skirmish, Brandy StationNEW YORK--4th Cavalry. Oct. 23: Skirmish, Rappahannock StationMAINE--1st Cavalry. Oct. 23: Skirmish, FayettevillePENNSYLVANIA--2d Cavalry. Oct. 24: Skirmish, BealetonDISTRICT OF COLUMBIA--1st Cavalry. Oct. 24: Skirmish, Liberty(No Reports.) Oct. 25-26: Skirmishes at and near BealetonINDIANA--3d Cavalry. Oct. 26: Affair, New BaltimoreAttack by Mosby on Wagon Train. Oct. 27: Skirmish, BeOct. 24: Skirmish, Liberty(No Reports.) Oct. 25-26: Skirmishes at and near BealetonINDIANA--3d Cavalry. Oct. 26: Affair, New BaltimoreAttack by Mosby on Wagon Train. Oct. 27: Skirmish, BealetonILLINOIS--8th Cavalry. Oct. 27: Skirmish, Rappahannock StationILLINOIS--12th Cavalry. Oct. 30: Skirmish near Catlett's StationILLINOIS--8th Cavalry. Oct. 31: Affair near WeaversvilleConfederate Reports. Nov. 1: Skirmish, Catlett's StationINDIANA--3d Cavalry. Nov. 1: Skirmish, AuburnPENNSYLVANIA--68th Infantry. Nov. 4: Skirmish near FalmouthVERMONT--1st Cavalry. Nov. 5: Skirmish, Hartwood ChurchOHIO--1st Cavalry. Nov. 6: Skirmish near FalmouthMICHIGAN--7th Cavalry. Nov. 7: Skirmis
L. Von Gilsa Col. 41st N. Y. InfantryApr. 25, 1864, to Oct. 26, 1864. Folly Island, S. C., Northern District--Folly Island and Morris Island, Department of the South Col. 41st N. Y. InfantryJan. 13, 1864, to Jan. 15, 1864. 1st Brigade, U. S. Forces South end of Folly Island., Department of the South Col. 41st N. Y. InfantryJan. 15, 1864, to Apr. 25, 1864. 1st Brigade, Gordon's Division, Northern District, Department of the South Col. 41st N. Y. InfantryOct. 24, 1863, to Nov. 28, 1863. 1st Brigade, U. S. Forces South end of Folly Island., Department of the South Col. 41st New York InfantryFeb. 2, 1863, to May 25, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Eleventh Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 41st New York InfantryJune 5, 1863, to July 17, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Eleventh Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Col. 41st New York InfantrySept. 12, 1862, to Jan. 12, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Eleventh Army Corps, Army of the Po
George H. Gordon Brigadier GeneralAug. 16, 1863, to Oct. 24, 1863. U. S. Forces South end of Folly Island., Department of the South Brigadier GeneralJan. 15, 1864, to Jan. 28, 1864. Gordon's Division, Northern District, Department of the South Brigadier GeneralJuly 17, 1863, to Aug. 5, 1863. 1st Division, Eleventh Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralJune 18, 1862, to June 26, 1862. 3d Brigade, 1st Division, Department of the Shenandoah Brigadier GeneralJune 26, 1862, to Sept. 12, 1862. 3d Brigade, 1st Division, Second Army Corps, Army of Virginia Brigadier GeneralMarch 13, 1862, to Apr. 4, 1862. 3d Brigade, 1st Division, Fifth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralMay 13, 1864, to June 2, 1864. District of Florida, Northern District--Folly Island and Morris Island, Department of the South Brigadier GeneralMay 4, 1863, to July 15, 1863. 2d Division, Fourth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralNov. 28, 1863, to Jan. 15, 1864. U. S.
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