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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 11, 1864., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Some Corrections of Sherman's Memoirs. (search)
for some effective action against Sherman. He telegraphed Hardee (December 8th), advising him to hold Savannah as long as practicable, but under no circumstance to risk the garrison, and to be ready for withdrawal to a junction with Major-General Samuel Jones at Pocotaligo, South Carolina. At Hardee's urgent request, Beauregard went to Savannah on the morning of the 9th. Finding no means prepared for the contingency of evacuation, he directed the immediate construction of a pontoon bridge,the enemy's movements, his own doubts, and his desire in the emergency to have orders; and on the 15th he again telegraphed, urging the General to return and determine on the ground the actual time for the movement of evacuation and junction with Jones. Beauregard (whom I accompanied) arrived again in Savannah on the night of the 16th, after running the gauntlet of Foster's batteries near Pocotaligo, in a wagon, so as to save the railroad from obstruction by an unlucky shot at his train, and m
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Battle of Hampton roads--Confederate official reports. (search)
uperior forces of the enemy, in Hampton Roads, on the 8th and 9th of March last. Jefferson Davis. Letter of Secretary of the Navy. Confederate States of America, Navy Department, Richmond, April 7th, 1862. To the President: Sir — I have the honor to submit herewith copy of the detailed report of Flag-Officer Buchanan of the brilliant triumph of his squadron over the vastly superior forces of the enemy, in Hampton Roads, on the 8th and 9th of March last — a brief report by Lieutenant Jones of the battle of the 8th having been previously made. The conduct of the officers and men of the squadron in this contest reflects unfading honor upon themselves and upon the navy. The report will be read with deep interest, and its details will not fail to rouse the ardor and nerve the arms of our gallant seamen. It will be remembered that the Virginia was a novelty in naval architecture, wholly unlike any ship that ever floated; that her heaviest guns were equal novelties in or
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Capture of General Seammon. (search)
Capture of General Seammon. Telegram from General Samuel Jones. [Received at Richmond, February, 1864, by telegraph from Dublin 15th.] To General S. Cooper, Adjutant-and Inspector-General: wha, some weeks since, has made several captures, and rendered valuable service. (Signed), Sam. Jones, Major-General. [Official copy of telegram received, and respectfully submitted to the Honorable Secretary of War.] (Signed), Jno. Withers, A. A. General. Letter from General Jones. Headquarters Department West Virginia, Dublin, February 15, 1864. General,--I enclose wiountry to the protection of their own border. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Sam. Jones, Major-General. Gen. S. Cooper, Adjutant-and Inspector-General C. S. A., Richmond, Va. Le (Signed) James H. Nounnan, Major Commanding detachment Sixteenth Virginia Cavalry. Major-General Sam. Jones, Commanding Department West Virginia. P. S.--I send General Scammon and Lieutenan
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 6: (search)
to be collecting at Jonesboro are probably those that were at Wytheville, Newbern, etc., under Sam. Jones and Jackson. September 20th.—General Rosecrans had a severe battle yesterday, and expects a the Tennessee River. To all appearances your only safety is to move down on the north side. Sam. Jones is not likely to move from Danville unless reenforced. If the enemy should cross the Tennessenly repeat former instructions, to leave sufficient force in the upper end of the valley to hold Jones in check, and with the remainder to march down on the north side of the Tennessee River, guardin considerable portion of my force to capture or drive out a large force of the enemy under General Sam. Jones, stationed on the road from Bristol to Jonesboro, * * * * when the urgent dispatches from reat. It has not seemed possible for me to successfully withdraw my forces from the presence of Jones, if he should be beaten back or captured. Yet, upon the receipt of your dispatch, if it were po
middle Tennessee, and a return to the occupation of Chattanooga. At this time General Buckner held Knoxville and commanded the district of east Tennessee; General Samuel Jones commanded the district of southwest Virginia, his headquarters at Abingdon, Virginia. Between the two was Cumberland Gap, the well-known pass by which theit was hoped, suffice against an attack in front, and prove an adequate barrier to an advance on our important line of communication in its rear, which Buckner and Jones were relied on to defend. On August 20th Brigadier General I. W. Frazier, an educated soldier in whom I had much confidence, assumed by assignment the command recognizing the inutility as well as futility of resistance, surrendered on September 9, 1863. Some of the garrison of Cumberland Gap escaped, and stated to General Jones that the surrender had been made without resistance, on the demands of the smaller detachments which had preceded General Burnside, and I was not advised of th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Varick, Richard 1753-1831 (search)
War began, and entered the service as captain in McDougall's regiment. Soon afterwards he became General Schuyler's military secretary, and remained so until that officer was superseded by Gates in the summer of 1777, continuing with the army, with the rank of colonel, until the capture of Burgoyne. Varick was inspector-general at West Point until after Arnold's treason, when he became a member of Washington's military family, acting as his recording secretary until near the close of the Revolution. When the British evacuated the city of New York, Nov. 25, 1783, Colonel Varick was made recorder there, and held the office until 1789, when he became attorneygeneral of the State. Afterwards he was elected mayor of New York, and held that office until 1801. He and Samuel Jones were appointed (1786) to revise the laws of the State of New York, and in 1718 he was speaker of the Assembly. He was one of the founders of the American Bible Society. He died in Jersey City, July 30, 1831.
ived, certain of its wisdom —felt it impossible to remain passively on the defensive, while he had the opportunity of dealing a series of aggressive blows on the enemy, likely to produce decisive results favorable to the Confederate States. He therefore enlarged his plan of campaign, basing it partly upon the increased strength of our army, and sent another of his aids, Colonel James R. Chestnut, to present and explain it to the President. A memorandum, written by General (then Colonel) Samuel Jones, under General Beauregard's dictation, and containing the substance of all the instructions given to Colonel Chestnut, had been handed to the latter, to assist his memory, and prevent any misconception as to the main features of the projected campaign. It is well for the truth of history, that these precautionary measures were taken at that time; for, as will be seen further on in this work, Mr. Davis, who claims, even now, that the great question of uniting the two armies was decided
given in full in Chapter VIII. 2d. Abstract of my report, containing only the strategic portion of it. The abstract alluded to is the first part of the Manassas Report, to be found in Appendix to Chapter IX. 3d. Letter of Brigadier-General Sam. Jones, giving his recollection of the memorandum dictated to him by me, at about 11 o'clock P. M., on the 13th of July last, for the use of Colonel James Chestnut, one of my volunteer aids. The memorandum was never returned to me, and I keporandum was never returned to me, and I kept no copy of it. Brigadier-General Sam. Jones's letter appears in full in Appendix to Chapter VIII. 4th. Nine telegrams received or sent by me, from the 15th to the 19th July, 1861. Most of the telegrams referred to are given in Chapter VIII. One of them appears in full in this Chapter. I remain, Sir, respectfully, your obedient servant, G. T. Beauregard, General Comdg. To his Excellency President Jefferson Davis, Richmond, Va.
el James Chestnut of South Carolina, one of General Beauregard's aids. This officer carried with him a written memorandum dictated by General Beauregard to Colonel Sam. Jones, on the evening of the 13th of July, containing all the main features of the military operations, acknowledged to be brilliant and comprehensive, but, unfortunately, opposed at Richmond, and no less unfortunately rejected. See, in Appendix to Chapter VIII., letter of General (then Colonel) Sam. Jones, about written memorandum given to Colonel Chestnut by General Beauregard. Mr. Davis, after showing great incredulity as to having ever entertained such a plan—one of the most impe more strange, inasmuch as he was then in possession, not only of Colonel Chestnut's report, sent him by General Beauregard at his own request, but also of General Sam. Jones's letter, which bore witness that the plan referred to in the report of the battle of Manassas was substantially the same as the one proposed by him through
lans, that he had even resolved, should it be longer persevered in, to tender his resignation. By telegram of the 9th, received on the 11th, he was notified that the following officers were nominated for his command: J. L. Bowen, as major-general; J. M. Hawes, J. E. Slaughter, and S. M. Walker, as brigadiers; Hawes for the cavalry. He was also notified that Ransom was appointed a brigadier, but must be sent to North Carolina, as his presence there was of the first importance; and that Samuel Jones had been promoted to be majorgen-eral, but could not be spared from Mobile. We must here state that Bowen was not confirmed as major-general, and did not report; nor did Hawes, until about a month later, and just before the battle of Shiloh. General Beauregard at once replied that he had called for ten generals, as absolutely indispensable to the efficiency of his forces; that out of the four granted him, two only were present for duty; and that, as the enemy was already engaged with his
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