The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897 - Confederate States of America
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User Review  - John Ervin - Goodreads

If you can find copies of this set,, the copies were even becoming rare. You might want to add Foxe's reports to this set as well. for it covers the medical aspects from wounded to dead for the Union and Confederate armies>>land and naval. Read full review

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Page 128 - To Authorize The Employment of Volunteers to Aid in Enforcing the Laws and Protecting Public Property...
Page 464 - There is a strong Union feeling with the majority of the people of this State, but the secessionists are much the most active and zealous party, which gives them more influence than they ought to have from their numbers.
Page 460 - that the Stockbridge tribe of Indians, and each and every one of them, shall be deemed to be and are hereby declared to be, citizens of the United States to all intents and purposes, and shall be entitled to all the rights, privileges, and immunities of such citizens, and shall in all respects be subject to the laws of the United States.
Page 31 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America ; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever ; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 818 - With Sonora and Chihuahua we gain Southern California, and by a railroad to Guaymas render our State of Texas the great highway of nations.
Page 148 - General S. COOPER, Adjutant and Inspector-general, Richmond, Va. : GENERAL : I have the honor to report, for the information of the Secretary of War, the operations of this army during the months of February, March, and April, ultimo. This report is made to cover the whole campaign, for the reason that the special reports of the various commanders, herewith...
Page 88 - Thus, by virtue of his office as military commander of the US forces now here, and to meet the fact that wherever within our boundaries our colors fly there the sovereign power of our country must at once be acknowledged and law and order at once prevail, the undersigned, as a military governor, assumes control of this Territory until such time as the President of the United States shall otherwise direct. Thus...
Page 89 - No man who does not pursue some lawful calling or have some legitimate means of support shall be permitted to remain in the Territory. Having no thought or motive in all this but the good of the people and aiming only to do right, the undersigned confidently hopes and expects in all he does to further these ends, to have the hearty co-operation of every good citizen and soldier in Arizona. All this is to go into effect from and after this date, and will continue in force, unless disapproved or modified...
Page 83 - Headquarters of the Column from California, dated Tucson, July 17th, 1862," contained the following paragraphs: "10. That every soldier may move forward with a light, free step, now that we approach the enemy, he will no longer be required to carry his knapsack. "11. This is the time when every soldier in this column looks forward with a confident hope that, he, too, will have the distinguished honor of striking a blow for the old Stars and Stripes...

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