The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies (Google eBook)

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Page 236 - Every person, being a commissioned officer or acting as such in the service of the enemy, who shall during the present war excite, attempt to excite, or cause to be excited, a servile insurrection, or who shall incite, or cause to be incited, a slave to rebel, shall, if captured, be put to death, or be otherwise punished at the discretion of the court.
Page 132 - An Act to provide for the collection of abandoned property and for the prevention of frauds in insurrectionary districts within the United States...
Page 184 - ... with as little delay as possible. " I have the honor to be. sir. your obedient servant, "JAMES G. FRANCIS. " JJ WADDELL, Esq., " Lieut. Commanding Confederate States Steamer SJienandoaJi.
Page 145 - The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That the President of the Confederate States...
Page 59 - It would appear, sir, that despairing of reducing these works, you now resort to the novel measure of turning your guns against the old men, the women and children, and the hospitals of a sleeping city...
Page 132 - ... place or section where the same shall be conducted, or unless requested by an agent or some other authorized officer of the Treasury Department, in which case all commanders of military departments, districts, and posts will render such aid in carrying out the provisions of the said act, and in enforcing due observance of the said regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury, as can be given without manifest injury to the public service. II.. It is further ordered, that every officer or private,...
Page 133 - ... forces, as aforesaid, and also, separately, the property turned over to said agent or which may have been sold or otherwise disposed of. And in case a sale of any such property shall be made under his authority, or under the authority of any one subject to his order, he will so state, and will describe the property so sold, and will state when and where and by and to whom sold, and the amount received therefor, and what disposition was made of the proceeds. And all officers of the...
Page 236 - ... such other military court as the President may direct, and in such manner and under such regulations as the President shall prescribe ; and, after conviction, the President may commute the punishment in such manner and on such terms as he may deem proper.
Page 235 - Congress, the commissioned officers of the enemy ought not to be delivered to the authorities of the respective States, as suggested in the said message, but all captives taken by the Confederate forces ought to be dealt with and disposed of by the Confederate Government.
Page 58 - Among nations, not barbarous, the usages of war prescribe that when a city is about to be attacked timely notice shall be given by the attacking commander, in order that non-combatants may have an opportunity for withdrawing beyond its limits.