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 25 - 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 343 - 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 62 - 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 7 - Washington has recently issued a statement of the number of men called for by the President of the United States, and the number furnished by each State and Territory and the District of Columbia, from April 15, 1861, to the close of the war. From this statement we learn that under the call of April 15, 1861, for 75,000 three months' militia, the States furnished 91,816.
Page 64 - 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 39 - 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 75 - 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 32 - ... 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 9 - Adjutant-General of the army; still the latter's account must be taken and accepted as correct. Nevertheless, it is safe to say that the total number of men furnished by the States and Territories for the armies of the United States, after deducting those credited for service in the navy, will exceed 2,850,000 men. In this number, men who re-enlisted are counted twice, or even more often. To give the number of individual persons who served in the army during the war is not practicable, nor is it...
Page 26 - 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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