House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 3, Part 1

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Page 478 - St. Mary, St. Martin, and Orleans, including the city of New Orleans), Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina...
Page 489 - Know all Men by these Presents: That we, as principal, and as sureties, are held and firmly bound unto the United States of America in the full and just sum of dollars, to be paid to the said United States of America, to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents.
Page 478 - Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne, and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are for the present left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, free...
Page 477 - General to cause such claim to be examined, and, if convinced that it is just, and of the loyalty of the claimant, and that the stores have been actually received or taken for the use of, and used by, said army, then to report each case to the Third Auditor of the Treasury, with a recommendation for settlement.
Page 673 - Yet such judicious use was made of these, and such industry displayed in the railroad management, by Generals Easton and Beckwith, and Colonel Wright and Mr. Van Dyne, that by the 10th of April our men were all reclad, the wagons reloaded, and a fair amount of forage accumulated ahead. In the mean time...
Page 79 - The aggregate number of men credited on the several calls, and put into service of the United States in the army, navy, and marine corps, during...
Page 19 - First. — To stop all drafting and recruiting in the loyal States. " Second. — To curtail purchases for arms, ammunition, quartermaster and commissary supplies, and reduce the military establishment in its several branches.
Page 8 - All at once our armies assumed life and action and appeared before Dalton ; threatening Rocky Face, we threw ourselves upon Resaca, and the rebel army only escaped by the rapidity of its retreat, aided by the numerous roads with which he was familiar, and which were strange to us. Again, he took post in Allatoona, but we gave him no rest ; and by a circuit toward Dallas and subsequent movement to Ackworth.
Page 4 - ARMY OF THE OHIO — MAJOR-GENERAL SCHOFIELD COMMANDING. Infantry 11,183 Artillery . ./ 679 Cavalry 1,697 Total 13,559 Guns 28 Grand aggregate number of troops 98,797 Guns. 254 About these figures have been maintained during the campaign, the number of men joining from furlough and hospitals about compensating for the loss in battle and from sickness.
Page 15 - Edisto, the high hills and rocks of the Santee, the flat quagmires of the Pedee and Cape Fear rivers, were all passed in midwinter, with its floods and rains, in the face of an accumulating enemy ; and after the battles of Averysboro' and Bentonsville, we once more came out of the wilderness to meet our friends at Goldsboro'.

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