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Communication from secretary of war ... Dec. 16, 1864

Confederate States of America. War Dept.

Communication from secretary of war ... Dec. 16, 1864

transmit[ting] communications, which furnish the information desired relative to the "commissioned officers attached to and employed in the different departments and bureaux in the city of Richmond."

by Confederate States of America. War Dept.

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Written in English

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  • Confederate States of America
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    • Confederate States of America -- Officials and employees.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMessage of the President, Richmond, Va., Jan. 5, 1865, House of Representatives, Jan. 10, 1865
      ContributionsConfederate States of America Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK9719 .F1/5a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6770789M
      LC Control Number32005078

      The Signal Corps in the American Civil War comprised two organizations: the U.S. Army Signal Corps, which began with the appointment of Major Albert J. Myer as its first signal officer just before the war and remains an entity to this day, and the Confederate States Army Signal Corps, a much smaller group of officers and men, using similar organizations and techniques as their Union opponents. At dawn of Septem , a Confederate raiding force under Major General Wade Hampton overran Union pickets and made off with the cattle. Conservative estimates indicate that the 2, head of cattle were enough to feed Lee's entire army for three weeks.

        The American Civil War (–) was a separatist conflict between the United States Federal government (the "Union") and eleven Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis. The Union, led by President Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party, opposed the expansion of slavery and rejected any right .   If nothing else, the raid at St. Albans brought the war to the very border of Canada, even though it did not alter the outcome. By December , it had become obvious to Confederate authorities that the Canadian spy ring led by Thompson and Clay had fallen into disarray. Thompson was simply too trusting to be an effective spymaster.

      U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Overland Campaign, May 4-June 15 U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Overland Campaign, May 4-June 15 Title. Emergent conditions in caused the seizure of the commercial systems around Washington, and Assistant Secretary of War Thomas A. Scott was made general manager of all such secured the cooperation of E.S. Sanford, of the American Telegraph Company [(ATC)], who imposed much-needed restrictions as to cipher messages, information, and so forth on all operators.


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