1862 Feb Am Civil War Gazette

1862 Feb Am Civil War Gazette

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The Extra!!! Edition of the American Civil War Gazette contains back issues as well as additional articles that did not appear in the daily edition.

Highlights of the February 1862 Edition:
• Battle of Fort Henry
• Battle of Roanoke Island
• Battle of Fort Donelson
• Skirmish At Sugar Creek, Arkansas
• Richmond Dispatch publishes the "Battles of 1861" series of Official Reports
• Gen. Charles P. Stone (Union) arrested for treason
• Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) is published
• Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard's (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) is published
• Gen. Evans (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Leesburg (Ball's Bluff) is published
• Col. Johnson's (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Allegheny Mountains
• Gen. J.B. Floyd's (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry
• Gen. H.R. Jackson's (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Greenbrier River
• Col. J.S. William's (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Piketon
• Gen. T.F. Drayton's (Union) Official Report of the Battle of Port Royal
• Col. R. G. M. Dunovant (Confederate) Official Report of the Battle of Port Royal
• Richmond Dispatch records origin of "Stone Wall" Jackson's sobriquet
• Price leaves Springfield and encamps near the Wilson's Creek Battleground
• Gen. U.S. Grant is given command of the District of West Tennessee vacating his command at Cairo
• Gen. W.T. Sherman is given command of the District of Cairo
• Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston "captured" at the Battle of Fort Donelson
• Gen. Grant's Official Report of the Battle of Fort Donelson
• Flag Officer Foote's Official Report of the Occupation of Clarkesville
• Merrimac leaves dock
• Ericsson Battery is renamed the U.S.S. Monitor
• NY Times Fort Monroe correspondence of Feb. 1 foreshadows the Battle of Hampton Roads
• Experimental ironclad USS Galena is launched at Mystic, Conn.
• Congressional committee formed to examine the issue of creating a National cemetery
• Abolition of slavery in Delaware proposed
• Establishment of a uniform National currency by the U.S. Treasury
• Ralph Waldo Emerson conducts lectures on "American Civilization"
• Confederate States participation in the Grand Industrial Exhibition of 1862
• Maine's legislature votes in favor of "confiscating, liberating and also arming the slaves of rebels"
• Van Wyck committee exposes massive contracting fraud in the army
• Great Britain to annex Maine to Canada?
• "Willie" Lincoln, third son of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln dies
• Permanent Confederate Congress convenes
• "Savannah is captured" by Union forces
• France establishes Archduke Maximillian as the Emperor of Mexico
• Cyrus Field advocates for a new Trans-Atlantic telegraph cable
• Great Britain declares a policy of neutrality
• Supreme Court declines to hear the case of Nathaniel Gordon
• Nathaniel Gordon, convicted of slave trading, is executed
• Lincoln signs bill prohibiting Asian slave trading by American citizens and vessels
• Celebrations of Washington's Birthday

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More articles... particularly official reports from Gen. Grant's staff on the Battle of Fort Donelson.


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