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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WARD Brig Gen J H Commands 1st brigade 3d divis West PointRailroad destroyed
ment of Sheridan to join Grant 686 advance up the 544 appeal of the civil authorities 547 the city to
WILSON Brig Gen J G Commands 3d division of cavalry tysburg 404 commands 1st division of 6th corps 549
ButealaRoseCaptured by Banks 867 command near Port Republic 240 commands 3d bri
The Second Movement against LynchburgGens Crook Averill and HunterMovement of Gen MorganAdvance
WARD Gen W T Commands a brigade in Buells army from Lynchburg
General Sheridan takes command on the Upper PotomacAttack on Fishers HillMarch of Sheridan up the Shenan
WILSON Brig Gen J H Explores the inlets around Savan Opequan 624 wounded at Cedar Run
WARREN Maj Gen G K Commands Meades rearguard Decatur in Shermans rear 588 raid in Shermans rear
army into the city 693 694 further operations against AVERILL Rev JAMES Biographical notice of 759
urged 695 correspondence between Grant and Lee AYRES Brig Gen ROMEYN B Commands 3d brigade of
ordered by the War Department
Warrington Fla The village burned 100 WHIPPLE Brig Gen AMIEL W Commands a division
Wilsons CreekBattle of 82
BUTLER REV F E Biographical notice of 750 CHAPLIN Brig Gen S G Biographical notice of
WashingtonCommunications with the North restored 38 WHITE Brig Gen JULIUSRetires from Martinsburg

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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acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America,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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