Tennessee in the War, 1861-1865: Lists of Military Organizations and Officers from Tennessee in Both the Confederate and Union Armies; General and Staff Officers of the Provisional Army of Tennessee, Appointed by Governor Isham G. Harris (Google eBook)

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A. Lee publishing Company, 1908 - Tennessee - 228 pages
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Page 8 - I speak for that heroic State who was baptized in her infancy with the sprinkling of revolutionary blood on King's Mountain; who five years afterward struck again for independence under the banner of the daring young State of Franklin; who grappled single-handed and alone for fifty years, with the dusky warriors of the forest, in all their battles from the Kentucky line to the Southern Gulf; who beat back the British legions at New Orleans; who smote the false Spaniards at Pensacola; who rushed with...
Page 115 - John S. Maurey, Midshipman, 10 February, 1838; Passed Midshipman, 20 May, 1844; Master, 2 November, 1852; Lieutenant, 1 August, 1853; dismissed, 18 April 1861; First Lieutenant, Confederate Navy, June 10, 1861; First Lieutenant, October 23, 1862, to rank from October 2, 1862; First Lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. 88 Edward Crocker, Boatswain, 16 June, 1828; died 22 July, 1858. 88 "Call,
Page 9 - already involved in war," and said, " We cannot stand neutral and see our Southern brothers butchered." On the 1st of May the Legislature authorized the Governor to enter into a military league with the " Confederate States," by which the whole military rule of the Commonwealth should be subjected to the will of Davis.
Page 174 - Service. This Regiment was organized at Findlay, Ohio, .September 19, 1861, to serve three years. On the expiration of its term of service, the original members (except veterans) were mustered out, and the organization, composed of veterans and recruits, retained in service until July 25, 1865, when it was mustered out in accordance with orders from the War Department.
Page 11 - June i 7th. Their ardor for maintaining the Union was not daunted by the overwhelming vote of the State in favor of secession. They adopted a " Declaration of Grievances," and appointed a committee consisting of Oliver P. Temple, John Netherland, and James P. McDowell to petition the General Assembly for the formation of a new State, to be composed of East Tennessee and such adjoining counties of Middle Tennessee as might vote to be included. If this petition should be granted, it was proposed to...
Page 23 - for gallant and meritorious conduct in the conflicts of Embudo and Taos, New Mexico" ; of Captain "for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of Santa Cruz de Rosales, Mexico" ; and of Major General, "for faithful, meritorious, and distinguished services in the Ordnance Department during the Rebellion.
Page 10 - September 18, 1857, having provided for the submission of the constitution proposed to a vote of the people at an election to be held November 9, 1857.
Page 9 - ... for delegates who favored secession, 24,749; for delegates who favored the Union, 88,803. The first gun of the Confederate War was fired on Fort Sumter, April 12, 1861. April 1 5th, President Lincoln issued a proclamation, calling for seventy-five thousand troops, and followed this with a series of proclamations, declaring the ports of the seceded States in a state of blockade and all vessels acting under the authority of the blockaded States guilty of piracy. The announcement of the purpose...
Page 123 - February 4, 1861 ; adjourned March 16, 1861, to meet second Monday in May. Second Session (Called). Met at Montgomery, Ala., April 29, 1861 ; adjourned May 21, 1861. Third Session. Met at Richmond, Va., July 20, 1861; adjourned August 31, 1861. Fourth Session (Called). Met at Richmond, Va., September 3, 1861 ; adjourned same day. Fifth Session. Met at Richmond, Va., November 18, 1861; adjourned February 17, 1862. First Congress. First Session. Met at Richmond, Va., February 18,...
Page 113 - October 23, 1862, to rank from October 2, 1862; first lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served on CSS Baltic, 1862-63; commanding CSS Rappahannock, 1864, Mobile Squadron; surrendered, May 4, 1865 ; paroled, May 10, 1865.

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