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 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 126 - ... on a Roll of Honor, to be preserved in the Office of the 'Adjutant and Inspector General for reference in all future time for those who have deserved well of their country as having best displayed their courage and devotion on the field of battle. (II) That the Roll of Honor, so far as now made up, be appended to this order and read at the head of every regiment in the service of the Confederate States at the first dress parade after its receipt, and be published in at least one newspaper in...
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 - 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 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.
Page 116 - 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 CONGBESS.
Page 97 - He was brevetted lieutenant-colonel, US army, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the several conflicts at Monterey, Mexico, Sept.

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