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  Confederate States Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Provisional Army of the Confederate States (PACS) was authorized by Act of Congress on February 28, 1861, and began organizing on April 27.
The CSA was initially a (strategically) defensive army, and many soldiers resented it when Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia in an invasion of the North in the Antietam Campaign.
The CSA differed from many contemporaneous armies in that all officers under the rank of brigadier general were elected by the soldiers under their command.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Confederate_States_Army   (1602 words)

  
 Medical History of the CSA
The great struggle for the independence of the Southern States ended twenty-five years ago, and all soldiers in the Confederate army, from the Commanding General to the private in the ranks, were, by the power of the conquering sword, reduced to one common level, that of paroled prisoners of war.
The object proposed to be accomplished by the Surgeon-General of the United Confederate Veterans, is the collection, classification, preservation and the final publication of all the documents and facts bearing upon the history and labors of the Medical Corps of the Confederates States Army and Navy during the civil war, 1861-'65.
No organizations of Confederate troops were furnished by the State, which was subjugated by the United States; but many thousands of her citizens went to the aid of the Confederate States, and served in most of them in their commands to the close of the civil war.
www.mdgorman.com /Hospitals/medical_history.htm   (12957 words)

  
 Confederate Medical Department
THE organization of the Confederate Medical Department was identical with that of the United States army at the breaking out of hostilities, and the army regulations under which rank and discipline were maintained were those of the United States, the only copies which came under the writer's observation being those printed prior to the war.
This measure prevailed in other States, and in only a few instances of rare emergency, that could not by any means have been avoided, and then only for a brief period, was there any dearth or scarcity of medical officers in the Confederate army, in the field or hospital.
When the State troops, then organized, were transferred to the Confederate States, they were recommissioned by the Secretary of War of the Confederacy, on recommendation of the surgeon-general, after examination and approval by the army medical examining boards of the Confederate army.
www.texas-brigade.com /confedmed.htm   (1257 words)

  
 Stonewall's Surgeon : The Life of Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire, MD
The Medical Department of the Confederate States was a branch of the War Department, and was under the immediate supervision of the Secretary of War.
The Surgeon-General of the Confederate States was charged with the administrative details of the Medical Department--the government of hospitals, the regulation of the duties of surgeons and assistant-surgeons, and the appointment of acting medical officers when needed for local or detached service.
With the fall of Forts Henry and Donelson, the Cumberland and Tennessee were opened to the passage of the iron-clad gunboats of the Northern army; Kentucky passed under the Federal yoke; Nashville, the proud political and literary emporium of Tennessee, was lost, and this noble State became the common battle-ground of hostile and contending armies.
www.huntermcguire.goellnitz.org /csamedhistory.html   (12487 words)

  
 58th North Carolina Infantry, Confederate States Army
The Confederate soldier, almost starving himself, heard constantly of destitution at home, and was distressed with the suffering of his family, and was constantly plied with temptation to go to their protection and relief.
Confederates had moved the garrison at Knoxville to Tullahoma, and the 58th was moved South to replace the troops who moved out.
The Army of Tennessee invaded Tennessee and was involved in heavy skirmishing in front of Columbia, Tennessee on November 24-27, 1864.
members.aol.com /jweaver301/nc/58ncinf.htm   (19717 words)

  
 The Partisan Rangers of the Confederate States Army
The Partisan Rangers of the Confederate States Army
In 1861 he returned to his native state of Kentucky and became a scout for Nathan Bedford Forrest and later commanded the 10th Kentucky Cavalry Regiment fighting with Forrest and John Hunt Morgan.
His memoir, The Partisan Rangers of the Confederate States Army, was first published in 1904 and was selected by John H. Jenkins III as one of the basic Texas books.
www.tamu.edu /upress/BOOKS/2004/johnson.htm   (247 words)

  
 Confederate Army
On the outbreak of the American Civil War, 313 officers left the United States Army to join the Confederate Army.
In the Confederate Army all officers below the rank of brigadier were elected by the troops.
Some soldiers in the Confederate Army was willing to defend the South from the Union Army but objected to offensive operations.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USACWarmyC.htm   (1035 words)

  
 John Tyler, Jr., Captain, United States Army & Colonel, Confederate States of America
The problem, "What shall we do with our ex-Presidents?" is not nearly so important as "What shall we do with the families of our ex-Presidents?" for of late years the ex-Presidents have taken care of themselves, or have been cared for by their friends, but this kindness has not been extended always to their families.
The second daughter married W.H. Bliss, major in the army, and she was the mistress of the White House during part of her father's term.
He was a member of the secession convention of Louisiana, entered the Confederate army, served under Stonewall Jackson in the valley campaign, rose to the rank of General, and served with credit till the end of the war.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /john-tyler-jr.htm   (2396 words)

  
 Confederate States Military Forces
The 1st Confederate Artillery Battery [aka: 1st Louisiana Battery] was organized in New Orleans (29 Oct 61) with 120 men who had enlisted in the regular Confederate army for five years.
The 1st Confederate Infantry Battalion was organized in the spring of 1862, made up of companies of recruits from the Second Alabama (its one year enlistment time was expiring).
The 2nd Confederate Engineers were assembled during the summer of 1863 with men from almost every Confederate state east of the Mississippi River, but it did not serve as a single command.
www.tarleton.edu /~kjones/csarmy.html   (3118 words)

  
 The defeat of the south railroads and wagons: Confederate States Army generals grasped the railroad as a novel panacea ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The defeat of the south railroads and wagons: Confederate States Army generals grasped the railroad as a novel panacea for the difficulties of war
The nature of the Southern people was such that they saw battle as the object, whereas given their advantage of internal lines, they should have adapted a Vaubanian series of defensive strong points with mobile forces in between based on railheads.
On some lines, half the locomotives were awaiting repairs, and the freight cars were in a decrepit state, thanks to overuse, abuse by troops, and lack of replacements.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0IBO/is_1_29/ai_n15674942   (935 words)

  
 Captain Tod Carter, Confederate States Army, Part 2
Although the two armies were in sight of each other and only three quarters of a mile apart, yet the entire day Thursday, and the greater portion of Friday were consumed in skirmishing and cannon duelling.
Just as they were about to cross the State line, the gallant Colonel rode to the head of the column of returning exiles and paused, like a "seedy" tippler before his once favorite doggery and indulged in eleguent recollections.
He states millions of dollars worth of cotton are exchanged at Monterey, monthly, for munitions of war, and that there is now an order on file for six hundred thousand blankets, at that place.
www.tennessee-scv.org /Camp854/todbio2.htm   (8732 words)

  
 Captain Tod Carter, Confederate States Army
Sallie Ewing Carter, whose sympathies were always strongly enlisted for the Confederate cause, made a Confederate flag and raised it over her house on Third Avenue North, the same day one was unfurled from the Capitol in Nashville.
From Col. Carter's diary we learn that Tod Carter was among a deputation of sixteen Confederates sent to Mill Springs with a flag of truce for the purpose of arranging with the Federals concerning the body of Gen. Zollicoffer.
The tired Confederates, who had had a bad year in the west, were cheered by the brief glory of this Battle.
www.tennessee-scv.org /Camp854/todbio.htm   (3908 words)

  
 A manual of military surgery, [Confederate States Army], 1863
From the title page: A manual of military surgery, prepared for the use of the Confederate States Army by order of the Surgeon-General.
This later Confederate manual was compiled by contributors "unambitious of authorship."
The original copy held by the Special Collections in Scott Memorial Library is heavily discolored; it has been digitized in greyscale for greatest legibility.
jdc.jefferson.edu /milsurgcsa   (162 words)

  
 Lucien Whiting Powell, Private, Confederate States Army
At 17 he fought in the Confederate Army with his brothers and after the Civil War journeyed to Philadelphia to study painting under Thomas Moran, master of canyon pictures.
Last spring the property passed frorm the family to the ownership of John Hay Whitney, the grandson of the former Secretary of State, and yesterday Mr.
Upon reaching the cemetery, the funeral cortege will be given a military escort and the artist, who was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, will be buried with a soldier's honor.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /lwpowell.htm   (2692 words)

  
 Confederate Army
The 29th Tennessee C.S.A. This site is dedicated to the original 29th Tennessee, the modern re-enactors who portray the 29th, and the true history of "The War of Northern Aggression"
The War Between the States was a tragic event for our nation but particularly for the people of the South.
Proud member of the Missouri Civil War Reenactors Association, 1st Confederate Divison, we are dedicated to faithfully portraying the life and times of the Civil War artillery.
r.webring.com /hub?ring=csregiment   (818 words)

  
 63rd Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army
This was a ruse to obtain further recruits for the Army.
They were supplemented by several men recruited in Carroll County in August 1863, several of which were veterans of other Confederate military organizations.
Alexander Welch Reynolds' Brigade in the Army of Tennessee.
members.aol.com /jweaver300/grayson/63rdva.htm   (2486 words)

  
 Confederate States, Civil War Regimental Histories, Directory
It is hoped that many other Civil War regiments will find a "webmaster" in the future to preserve their history.
Confederate Irregular Warfare [Partisan ranger units and guerrilla commands]
You may also visit the Directory of Civil War Naval Forces (Confederate and Union).
www.tarleton.edu /~kjones/confeds.html   (317 words)

  
 Loreta Janeta Velazquez, b. 1842 and C. J. Worthington, Edited by The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures, and Travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army.
Spies -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
Women spies -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
docsouth.unc.edu /velazquez/menu.html   (188 words)

  
 1st. Louisiana Cavalry Regiment, C.S.A.
Louisiana Cavalry Regiment, C.S.A., sometimes referred to as "Scott's Cavalry Regiment", served with distinction and honor throughout the War Between the States and earned their "Right of Passage" into American History.
This webpage is dedicated to the memory of my great-grandfather, Thomas J. McMichael, Private, Company A, Ed Moore Rangers, 1st Louisiana Cavalry Regiment, CSA, who served with honor and courage throughout the war, was wounded and later died from the wounds he received, and to the memory of all the troopers of the 1st.
LAGenWeb Project,is the ultimate source for researchers and genealogists for the State of Louisiana.
members.tripod.com /~tcc230/lacavreg.htm   (500 words)

  
 Confederate States Army of Kentucky / Department of East Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Confederate States Army of Kentucky / Department of East Tennessee
Army of Kentucky / Department of East Tennessee
"Non-Union Flagmakers for the Confederate States Armed Forces"
www.piedmontflag.com /CSA-East-Tennessee.html   (74 words)

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