Saturday, October 29, 2016

Official Records, Series 1, Volume 38

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 38, In Five Parts. 

Vol. XXXVIII, [Serial Nos. 72, 73, 74, 75, 76]  The Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign, May 1-Sept. 8, 1864.
Principal Events:  Rocky Face Ridge, Dalton, Resaca, Adairsville, New Hope Church, Pickett's Mills, Dallas, Marietta, Kenesaw Mountain, Kolb's Farm, Rousseau's Raid, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, Garrard's Raids, Ezra Church, Utoy Creek, McCook's Raid, Stoneman's Raid, Wheeler’s Raid, Kilpatrick's Raid, Jonesborough, Lovejoy's Station. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.

Vol. 38, pt. 1 (Reports): Atlanta, Georgia, campaign, May-Sept. 1864, Reports. [Serial No. 72]
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146042/

Vol. 38, pt. 2 (Reports): Atlanta, Georgia, campaign, May-Sept. 1864, Reports. [Serial No. 73]
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146043/

Vol. 38, pt. 3 (Reports): Atlanta, Georgia, campaign, May-Sept. 1864, Reports. [Serial No. 74]
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154634/

Vol. 38, pt. 4: Atlanta, Georgia, campaign, May-Sept. 1864, Correspondence. [Serial No. 75]
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146044/m1/1/
One ref.: June 17, 1864: Lt. How reports intell to Col. W.W. Lowe: Confed. Wheeler is about to raid RR betw. Dalton and Cleveland. https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146044/m1/503/

Vol. 38, pt. 5 (Correspondence, etc.): Atlanta, Georgia, campaign, May-Sept. 1864, Correspondence. [Serial No. 76]
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146049/

Vol. 38, Additions and Corrections
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth308997/

Official Records, Series 1, Volume 23 (still need links)

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 23, In Two Parts. 

Vol. XXIII, [Serial Nos. 34, 35]  Operations in Kentucky, Middle and East Tennessee, North Alabama and Southwest Virginia, Jan. 21-Aug. 10, 1863.
Principal Events:  Thompson's Station, Vaught's Hill, Pegram's Raid, Brentwood, Wheeler's Railroad Raid, Franklin, Streight's Raid, Everett's Raid, Sanders' Raid, I-lines' Raid, Tullahoma Campaign, Morgan's Ohio Raid, Scott's Raid. See also Supplemental Vol. LII.  
Need links!



Official Records, Series 1, Volume 26

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 26, In Two Parts. Part 1, [Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889].

Chapter XXXVIII (38). Operations in West Florida, Southern Alabama, Southern Mississippi, Louisiana,* Texas, and New Mexico. May 14-December 31, 1863.

Official Records, Series 1, Volume 26, Part 1 
(Reports, Union and Confederate; Correspondence, Union)
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154596/


Official Records, Series 1, Volume 26, Part 2 
(Correspondence...Confederate)
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154601/


Additions and Corrections to Series 1, Volume 26
[Washington: Government Printing Office, 1902]
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth308990/

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About this series (including biblio, citation, description)
http://musescivilwar.blogspot.com/2016/08/official-records-citation.html

Official Records, Series 1, Volume 45

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 45, In Two Parts. Part 1, Reports, Correspondence, etc. 

Chapter LVII (57): Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and North Georgia. November 14, 1864-January 23, 1865.

Official Records, Series 1, Volume 45, Part 1 (Reports)

Link to title page:
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142228/m1/1/

Link to page 1:
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142228/m1/33/


About this series (including biblio, citation, description)
http://musescivilwar.blogspot.com/2016/08/official-records-citation.html

Selected Correspondence of James G. Brown to General James B. Steedman

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 45, In Two Parts. Part 1, Reports, Correspondence, etc. [Washington: Government Printing Office, 1896], page: 947

Correspondence from James G. Brown (scout) to General James B. Steedman
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142228/m1/979/?q=james%20g.%20brown

One of these mentions Murray County (Murray County, Georgia), and mentions Spring Place.
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The following source mentions James G. Brown, the North Georgia scout, as a native of Murray County, Georgia, and it mentions his 1st Georgia State Troops Volunteers (U.S.):

A  Separate Civil War: Communities in Conflict in the Mountain South
Jonathan Dean Sarris
Google Books (short URL): http://bit.ly/James-G-Brown-brief-ref

James B. Steedman commanding District of the Etowah, June 1864, and in same (reorganized), Feb. 1865

James B. Steedman, District of the Etowah, June 1864

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 38, In Five Parts. [Washington: Government Printing Office, 1891]. 

Series 1, Volume 38, In Five Parts. Part 4 (Correspondence, etc.), 492
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth146044/m1/492/

Major General James B. Steedman assumes command of the District of the Etowah:
General Orders, No. 1 } Hdqrs. District of the Etowah,
Chattanooga, Tenn., June 15, 1864.
I. Pursuant to paragraph I, Special Field Orders, No. 22, Military Dvision of the Mississippi, dated June 2, 1864, the undersigned hereby assumes command of the District of the Etowah, comprised as follows of the country from Bridgeport to Allatoona, including Cleveland, Rome, and the country east as far as controlled by the Federal troops.
[etcetera]

J. B. Steedman,
   Major-General
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James B. Steedman, District of the Etowah (Reorganized), February 1865

The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 49, In Two Parts [Washington: Government Printing Office, 1897].

Series 1, Volume 49, In Two Parts. Part 1 (Reports, Correspondence, etc.), 786
https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139843/m1/802/?q=etowah

In Thomas's General Orders no. 12: Major General James B. Steedman is named as commander of the reorganized District of the Etowah, which comprises the 2nd Division, Department of the Cumberland, in Thomas's General Orders no. 12, dated 28 February 1865, signed by Wm. D. Whipple, Assistant Adjutant General, "By command of Major-General Thomas."




Friday, October 28, 2016

Army of Georgia: link to Wikipedia article

The Army of Georgia was created by Sherman in November 1864, after the fall of Atlanta, during the march to the sea.

Army of Georgia: Link to Wikipedia article
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_of_Georgia

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

William Low Claim (link to transcript on TNGenWeb)

Link to

Southern Claims Commission: William Low claim transcript
http://www.tngenweb.org/bradley/sc_low.htm


Danny Williams (submitter), "Southern Claims Commission File #18845 (Civil War) of William Low of Bradley County, Tennessee," Bradley County Tennessee, Tennessee Genealogy Web (TNGenWeb.org) [Jane Colmenares, County Coordinator], 2014.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Levi Trewhitt at Tuscaloosa Prison (links)

Links to two sources -

Petition to Jefferson Davis asking to have Levi Trewhitt released from the Confederate prison at Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

http://www.simmonsgames.com/research/authors/USWarDept/ORA/OR-S2-V1-C5.html

https://books.google.com/books?id=g8xYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA407&lpg=PA407&dq=petition+to+jefferson+davis+release+levi+trewhitt+from+tuscaloosa&source=bl&ots=v0GBVQtgzb&sig=4AaNlM93IMBGXhWT5DHkt9i6uVw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiizL2FusrPAhUBRSYKHcG6AmIQ6AEIHjAA#v=onepage&q=petition%20to%20jefferson%20davis%20release%20levi%20trewhitt%20from%20tuscaloosa&f=false