Georgia in the War, 1861-1865 (Google eBook)

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Foote and Davies, 1909 - Georgia - 167 pages
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Page 97 - Vengeance, of fifty-four ; in testimony of the high sense entertained by Congress of his gallantry and good conduct in the above engagement, wherein an example was exhibited by the captain, officers, sailors, and marines, honorable to the American name, and instructive to its rising navy.
Page 98 - for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mexico;" Major-General United States Army, March 13, 1865, "for gallant and meritorious services in the battle of Spottsylvania, Virginia.
Page 126 - AND INSPECTOR GENERAL'S OFFICE, Richmond, Va., October 3, 1863. Difficulties in procuring the medals and badges of distinction having delayed their presentation by the President, as authorized by the act of Congress approved October 13, 1862, to the officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the armies of the Confederate States conspicuous for courage and good conduct on the field of battle, to avoid postponing the grateful recognition of their valor until it can be made in the enduring...
Page 106 - 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 98 - USA, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Cherubusco, Mexico. Sept. 8, 1847, brevet captain, USA, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of Molino del Rey, Mexico.
Page 116 - First session. Met at Richmond, Va., May 2, 1864. Adjourned June 14, 1864. Second session. Met at Richmond, Va., November 7, 1864. Adjourned March 18, 1865.
Page 126 - States at the first dress-parade after its receipt, and be published in at least one newspaper in each State. III. The attention of the officers in charge is directed to General Orders, No. 93, Section No. 27, of the series of 1862, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, for the mode of selecting the non-commissioned officers and privates entitled to this distinction, and its execution is enjoined. ****** * By order : S. COOPER, Adjutant and Inspector General.
Page 126 - October 13, 1862, to the officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the armies of the Confederate States conspicuous for courage and good conduct on the field of battle, to avoid postponing the grateful recognition of their valor until it can be made in the enduring form provided by that act, it is ordered : I. That the names of all those who have been, or may hereafter be, reported as worthy of this distinction...
Page 116 - FIRST CONGRESS. First session. Met at Richmond, Va., February 18, 1862. Adjourned April 21, 1862. Second session. Met at Richmond, Va., August 18, 1862. Adjourned October 13, 1862. Third session. Met at Richmond, Va., January 12, 1863. Adjourned May 1, 1863. Fourth session Met at Richmond, Va., December 7, 1863. Adjourned February 17, 1864. SECOND CONGRESS.
Page 115 - Provisional Congress. First session assembled at Montgomery, Ala., 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.

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