The Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States. With Biographical Sketches of Deceased Officers

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D. Appleton, 1865 - United States - 843 pages
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Contents

The Second Movement against LynchburgGens Crook Averill and HunterMovement of Gen MorganAdvance
581
CHAPTER XLIV
594
his MovementsOperations of Gen ForrestThe
608
CHAPTER XLVI
624
on Fort Steadman 637 repulse 687 loss 6S7 Meades tack on Washington D C 537 commands department
626
Wilson Brig Gen J H Explores the inlets around Savan Opequan 624 wounded at Cedar Bun
627
Naval OperationsThe StonewallOther CruisersCapture of the RoanokeIncrease of the Federal NavyOper
633
CHAPTER XLVIII
649
CHAPTER XLIX
670
army into the city 693 694 further operations against Averill Rev James Biographical notice of 759
684
March of Gen Sheridan from Winchester to the James RiverAttack on the Army before PetersburgMovement
686
Wallace Maj Gen LewisCaptures a body of Virginia La Foorche Parish La 310 commands a brigade
687
urged 695 correspondence between Grant and Lee Ayreb Brlg Gen Rousts B Commands 8d brigade of
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CHAPTER LI
698
Wlttdee J H Biographical notice of 796 Yomoo CitySurrender of 866 third attack on 508
720
Position of the forces near WashingtonMovements of Gen LanderFortifications at ManassasPlans of Gen
751
Woltokd Col Pursues Morgan in Kentucky 410 Kentucky 122 Junction with Crittenden 128 defeated
761
Wallace Brig Gen W II L Charges at Fort Donelson Welch Brig Gen Behj Jr Biographical notice of
766
Butler Ker F E Biographical notice of 750 Chaplin Brig Gen S G Biographical notice of
776
Wabbbx Maj Gen G K Commands Meades rearguard Decatur in Shermans rear 638 raid in Shermans rear
795
BlOSBAFHICAL SKETCHES OF DECEASED OFFIOCU
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Page 318 - Navy of the United States in time of actual armed rebellion against the authority and government of the United States, and as a fit and necessary war measure for suppressing said rebellion, do, on this first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, and in accordance with my purpose so to do, publicly proclaimed for the full period of one hundred days, from the day first above mentioned, order and designate as the States and parts of States wherein the people...
Page 12 - Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also all acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America,
Page 318 - ... respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the United States; and the fact that any State, or the people thereof, shall on that day be in good faith represented in the Congress of the United States, by members chosen thereto at elections wherein a majority of the qualified voters of such...
Page 318 - ... that on the first day of january in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and sixtythree all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the united states shall be then thenceforward and forever free...
Page 27 - I deem it proper to say that the first service assigned to the forces hereby called forth, will probably be to repossess the forts, places, and property which have been seized from the Union ; and in every event the utmost care will be observed, consistently with the objects aforesaid, to avoid any devastation, any destruction of, or interference with, property, or any disturbance of peaceful citizens of any part of the country...
Page 319 - And I further declare and make known that such persons, of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God.
Page 273 - That the executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the States and parts of States, if any, in which the people thereof respectively shall then be in rebellion against the United States...
Page 273 - All officers or persons in the military or naval service of the United States are prohibited from employing any of the forces under their respective commands for the purpose of returning fugitives from service or labor, who may have escaped from any persons to whom such service or labor is claimed to be due, and any officer who shall be found guilty by a court-martial of violating this article shall be dismissed from the service. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That this act shall take effect...
Page 273 - ... arms against the United States in the present rebellion, nor in any way given aid and comfort thereto; and no person engaged in the military or naval service of the United States shall under any pretence whatever assume to decide on the validity of the claim of any person to the service or labor of any other person, or surrender up any such person to the claimant, on pain of being dismissed from the service.
Page 30 - We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners : the LORD fulfil all thy petitions.

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