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January 24. General Dodge, commanding the military district of Corinth, Miss., reported that the rebels were putting to death many of the inhabitants of his district, for the only reason that they were loyal and Union-loving people. He gave the names of several who were hanged, others who were hunted down by bloodhounds, and of others whose houses were burned over their heads.--(Doc. 111.) The steamer Warsaw, while on her way to Memphis, was fired into by a rebel battery of two guns, at Island No.84, on the Mississippi River.--Brigadier-General Daniel S. Donelson was appointed to the command of the rebel department of East-Tennessee, in the place of General E. Kirby Smith.--Richmond Whig.
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Perryville, Ky., October 8th, 1862. (search)
ert's corps] amounting to about 1500. The strength of Crittenden's (Second) and Gilbert's (Third) Corps is not any — where officially stated. Crittenden did not reach the field of action until the conflict was practically ended, and only parts of Wagner's and Hazen's brigades of his corps became slightly engaged. The Confederate forces. General Braxton Bragg. army of the Mississippi: Maj.-Gen. Leonidas Polk. Right wing, Maj.-Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham. Cheatham's division, Brig.-Gen. Daniel S. Donelson. First Brigade, Col. John H. Savage: 8th Tenn., Col. W. L. Moore; 15th Tenn., Col. R., C. Tyler; 16th Tenn., Lieut.-Col. D. M. Donnell; 38th Tenn., Col. John C. Carter; 51st Tenn., Col. John Chester; Tenn. Battery, Capt. W. W. Carnes. Brigade loss: k, 68; w, 272; m, 7 = 347. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. A. P. Stewart: 4th Tenn., Col. O. F. Strahl; 5th Tenn., Col. C. D. Venable; 24th Tenn., Lieut.-Col. H. L. W. Bratton; 31st Tenn., Col. E. E. Tansil; 33d Tenn., Col. W. P. Jones;
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Stone's River, Tenn. (search)
= 48. Engineers and mechanics: 1st Mich., Col. William P. Innes. Loss: k, 2; w, 9; m, 5 = 16. Total loss of Union army (in the campaign): killed, 1730; wounded, 7802; captured or missing, 3717 = 13,249. Effective force December 31st, 1862, 43,400. (See Official Records, Vol. XX., Pt. I., p. 201.) The Confederate army. Army of Tennessee.--General Braxton Bragg. Polk's Corps, Lieut.-Gen. Leonidas Polk. First division, Maj.-Gen. B. F. Cheatham. First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Daniel S. Donelson: 8th Tenn., Col. W. L. Moore (k), Lieut.-Col. J. H. Anderson; 16th Tenn., Col. John H. Savage; 38th Tenn., Col. John C. Carter; 51st Tenn., Col. John Chester; 84th Tenn., Col. S. S. Stanton; Tenn. Battery, Capt. W. W. Carnes. Brigade loss: k, 108; w, 575; m, 17 = 700. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Alexander P. Stewart: 4th and 5th Tenn., Col. Oscar F. Strahl; 19th Tenn., Col. Francis M. Walker; 24th Tenn., Col. H. L. W. Bratton (m w), Maj. S. E. Shannon; 31st and 33d Tenn., Col. E.
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The battle of Stone's River. (search)
lmers's attack was made with great fury. His men had been confined, without fires, in their rifle-pits for forty-eight hours, and when finally the order came at 10 o'clock to up and at ‘em, they came forward like a pack of hounds in full cry. Cruft recoiled from the attack in the open field between the Round Forest and the wood in which Negley was engaged, and, falling back, met the charge at the time that Negley moved to the rear. Now Cruft's right was in the air and exposed to attack by Donelson following Negley. Cruft repulsed Chalmers in his front, but Donelson's brigade, pouring to his rear, threatened to envelop him. Grose, from his position in reserve, faced to the right, and soon after to the rear, and bore back the charging columns, enabling Cruft to withdraw. When Chalmers's assault first fell upon Palmer's right, Hazen faced his two right regiments, the 6th Kentucky and 9th Indiana, to the rear, where the impetus of Chalmers's assault upon Cruft had borne him, at the s
r have resigned since the commencement of the war. William H. T. Walker, Georgia, resigned. 8. Those having a * affixed are dead, or have resigned since the commencement of the war. Bernard E. Bee, South Carolina, killed in action. 9. Alexander R. Lawton, Georgia, commanding Coast of Georgia. 10. Those having a * affixed are dead, or have resigned since the commencement of the war. Gideon J. Pillow, Tennessee, Kentucky. 11. Samuel R. Anderson, Tennessee, Kentucky. 12. Daniel S. Donelson, Tennessee, Coast of South Carolina. 13. David R. Jones, South Carolina, Army of Potomac. 14. Jones M. Withers, Alabama, commanding Coast of Alabama. 15. John C. Pemberton, Virginia, Coast of South Carolina. 16. Richard S. Ewell, Virginia, Army of Potomac. 17. John H. Winder, Maryland, Richmond. 18. Jubal A. Early, Virginia, Army of Potomac. 19. Thomas B. Flournoy, Arkansas, died in Arkansas. 20. Samuel Jones, Virginia, Army of Potomac. 21. Arnold Elzey, Mary
American people it has roused an interest which shows no sign of abating. further on in the same essay he states: now, if there is one thing more than another apparent to the student of the Civil War, it is that the soldiers on both sides were exceedingly well matched in courage and endurance. Commanders of Confederate brigades which suffered heavily in battle William T. Wofford led his brigade in the Maryland, Gettysburg, Wilderness and Shenandoah campaigns. Daniel S. Donelson, led his brigade in the Tennessee campaign, notably at Murfreesboro. Robert H. Anderson, Colonel of the 5th Georgia Cavalry; promoted Brigadier-General July 26, 1864. James H. Lane, led his brigade at Fredericksburg, Gettysburg and in the Wilderness campaign. William B. Bate, led his brigade in Bragg's Tennessee campaigns, notably at Chickamauga. Roger Atkinson Pryor, fought his brigade on the Peninsula, where it bore a conspicuous part at Seven Pines. Cadmus M. Wilcox, led
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), General officers of the Confederate Army: a full roster compiled from the official records (search)
army (with temporary rank) Anderson, R. H., May 31, 1864. Early, Jubal A., May 31, 1864. Stewart, A. P., June 23, 1864. Major-generals, provisional army Anderson, J. P., Feb. 17, 1864. Bate, William B., Feb. 23, 1864. Bowen, John S., May 25, 1863. Breckinridge, J. C., Apr. 14, 1862. Butler, M. C., Sept. 19, 1864. Cheatham, B. F., Mar. 10, 1862. Churchill, T. J., Mar. 17, 1865. Crittenden, G. B., Nov. 9, 1861. Cleburne, P. R., Dec. 13, 1862. Cobb, Howell, Sept. 9, 1863. Donelson, D. S., Jan. 17, 1863. Elzey, Arnold, Dec. 4, 1862. Fagan, James F., April 25, 1864. Field, Chas. W., Feb. 12, 1864. Forney, John H., Oct. 27, 1862. French, S. G., Aug. 31, 1862. Gardner, F., Dec. 13, 1862. Grimes, Bryan, Feb. 15, 1865. Gordon, John B., May 14, 1864. Heth, Henry, Oct. 10, 1862. Hindman, T. C., April 14, 1862. Hoke, Robert F., April 20, 1864. Huger, Benj., Oct. 7, 1861. Johnson, B. R., May 21, 1864. Johnson, Edward, Feb. 28, 1863. Jones, David R., Oct. 11, 1862.
eries of Calvert, Semple and Douglass; division afterwards composed of the brigades of Polk, Lowry, Govan and Granberry, and again of the brigades of Wood, Johnson, Liddell and Polk; Army of Tennessee. 44Isaac R. TrimbleMarylandGen. R. E. LeeApril 23, 1863.Jan. 17, 1863. April 23, 1863. Commanded Stonewall Jackson's old division, of the Second corps, Army of Northern Virginia; at the Battle of Chancellorsville, division composed of the brigades of Colston, Paxton, Nicholls and Jones. 45D. S. DonelsonTennesseeGen. J. E. JohnstonApril 22, 1863.Jan. 17, 1863. April 22, 1863. Died April 17, 1863; in command of the First division of the right wing of the Army of the Mississippi, composed of the brigades of Savage, Stewart and Maney. 46Jubal A. EarlyVirginiaGen. R. E. LeeApril 23, 1863.Jan. 17, 1863. April 23, 1863. Promoted Lieutenant-General May 31, 1864; division composed of Early's, Hays', Lawton's and Trimble's brigades; at the Battle of Chancellorsville, division composed of the bri
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.), Brigadier-Generals of the Confederate States Army, alphabetically arranged. (search)
1863.June 10, 1864. Commanding middle Sub-District of Arkansas; in 1862 in command of the 1st brigade, 3d division, Army of the West, composed of the 18th, 19th and 20th Arkansas regiments and the Arkansas battalions of McCairns and Jones. 110Doles, GeorgeGeorgiaGen. LongstreetNov. 1, 1862.Nov. 1, 1862.April 22, 1863. Brigade composed of the 4th, 12th, 21st and 44th Georgia regiments infantry, D. H. Hill's division, Army of Northern Virginia; killed in action at Bethesda Church. 111Donelson, Daniel S.Tennessee July 9, 1861.July 9, 1861.Aug. 29, 1861. Promoted Major-General January 17, 1863; commanded 1st brigade, 2d division, 1st corps, Army of Mississippi, composed of the 8th, 15th, 16th, 21st and 51st Tennessee regiments and Carnes' Light Battery. 112Drayton, Thomas F.S. Carolina Sept. 25, 1861.Sept. 25, 1861.Dec. 13, 1861. At first in command of a military district, Coast of South Carolina; subsequently transferred to the Trans-Mississippi Department, where brigade was composed<
provided for a complete general staff to be appointed by the governor, and for the pay of officers and men. Authority was also given for the appointment of a military and financial board. On the 9th of May, 1861, the governor appointed, by and with the advice and consent of the general assembly, to be majorgenerals, Gideon J. Pillow and Samuel R. Anderson; brigadier-generals, Felix K. Zollicoffer, B. F. Cheatham, Robert C. Foster 3rd, John L. T. Sneed and William R. Caswell; adjutant-general, Daniel S. Donelson; inspector-general, William H. Carroll; surgeon-general, B. W. Avent; chief of artillery, John P. McCown; assistant adjutant-generals, W. C. Whitthorn, James D. Porter, Hiram S. Bradford and D. M. Key, with assistants for all departments; and on the 28th of June following he appointed Bushrod R. Johnson, colonel and chief of engineers, and made Moses H. Wright captain and chief of ordnance. For military and financial board, Neill S. Brown, James E. Bailey and William G. Hardi
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