War of the Rebellion; Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

War of the Rebellion; Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...surrender of Harper's Ferry, Va., see Series I, Vol. XIX, Parts I and II. Louisville, Ky., September 15,1862. The President: I find great dissatisfaction and I fear injury to the Union cause in Kentucky from an irregular and changing system of military arrests which as now organized and administered does more harm than good. I am of opinion it should all be subordinate to the Executive of the State. JAS. F. BOBINSON, Governor of Kentucky. Louisville, Ky., September 15,1862. The President: Annoying arrests continue very much to our detriment. The good of the cause requires that you should direct Boyle to leave this whole matter to our loyal Governor. Order Boyle to the field. He is a good man there. In his present position he is doing more harm than good. Our cause is weakening under his management. J. F. SPEED. War Department, Washington, September 15,1862. Brigadier-General Boyle, Louisville, Ky.: Complaints are made of injudicious military arrests made by your order. There now being a loyal Governor the necessity for the exercise of military power for such purposes no longer exists. You will therefore abstain from making any more arrests except upon the order of the Governor of Kentucky. Please acknowledge the receipt of this order. EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War. War Department, Washington, September 15,1862. Governor Robinson, Louisville, Ky.: General Boyle has this day been instructed to abstain from making military arrests henceforth except upon your order. EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War. Louisville, Ky., September 15,1862. E. M. Stanton: I have not ordered the arrest of twenty persons in the State excepting those arrested here recently during the first excitement of defeat of our forces at Bichmond, Ky. The representations made to...show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 916g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560086
  • 9781236560087