Statistical Record of the Armies of the United States, Volume 13

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1883 - United States - 343 pages

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Page 15 - Annapolis, including the country for twenty miles on each side of the railroad from Annapolis to the city of Washington, as far as Bladensburgh ; under the command of Gen.
Page 333 - CHARLES SCRIRNER'S SONS are enabled to publish a work of the highest authority and interest, covering this entire field, in the following three volumes, giving the whole narrative of Naval Operations from 1861 to 1865.
Page 52 - That the thanks of the people and of the Congress of the United States are due and are hereby tendered to Major-General William T. Sherman, and through him to the officers and men under his command, for their gallantry and good conduct in their late campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta, and the triumphal march thence through Georgia to Savannah, terminating in the capture and occupation of that city; and that the President cause a copy of this joint resolution to be engrossed and forwarded to Major-General...
Page 54 - TERRY, and to the officers and men under his command, for the unsurpassed gallantry and skill exhibited by them in the attack upon Fort Fisher, and the brilliant and decisive victory by which that important work has been captured from the rebel forces and placed in the possession and under the authority of the United States, and for their long and faithful services and...
Page 29 - 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 65 - War was authorized and required "to take immediate measures to preserve from desecration the graves of soldiers of the United States who fell in battle or died of disease in...
Page 22 - ... order was subsequently countermanded, and this force sent to Harper's Ferry. McCall's division was ordered to him on the 6th of June, and he received many other regiments from time to time. An order of the War Department, June 1, extended the Department of Virginia to include that part of the State south of the Rappahannock and east of the railroad from Fredericksburg to Richmond, Petersburg, and Weldon, under command of Maj.-Gen. McClellan. Gen. Wool was assigned to the command of the Middle...
Page 16 - August 3, 1863.— The county of St. Mary's in the St. Mary's District; that part west of Hancock, Washington County, in the Department of West Virginia; that north of the Potomac River from Piscataway Creek to Annapolis Junction, and thence to the mouth of the Monocacy...

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