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STATES CONFEDERATE LAW GOVERNMENT MILITARY UNITED PROPERTY STATE ORDER PERSONS WAR CITIZENS GENERAL ACT COURT PRESIDENT MARSHAL PERSON CONGRESS AUTHORITY AUTHORITIES PROVOST OATH DISTRICT

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Monday, May 12, 1862

WAR DEPARTMENT, Adj't and Insp. Gen.'s Office, Richmond, May 3d, 1862.
GENERAL ORDERS—No. 84.

I. The following proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus:

I, more

WAR DEPARTMENT, Adj't and Insp. Gen.'s Office, Richmond, May 3d, 1862.
GENERAL ORDERS—No. 84.

I. The following proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus:

I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that martial law is hereby extended over the counties of Lee, Wise, Buchanan, McDowell, and Wyoming, under the command of Brigadier-General Humphrey Marshall; and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception, of that enabling the Courts to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, the qualification of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in the counties aforesaid.

In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name, and set my seal this the 3d day of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.

(Signed) Jefferson Davis.

II. Brigadier-General Humphrey Marshall is charged with the due execution of the foregoing proclamation. He will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders:

All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the safe thereof will be closed.

III. All persons infringing the above prohibitions will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial; provided, that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th article of war.

By command of the Secretary of War.
(Signed) S. COOPER.
my 5—6t Adj't and Insp. Gen'l.
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Monday, March 17, 1862

WAR DEPARTMENT,
Adj't and Insp'r Gen.'s Office,
Richmond, March 14, 1862.

    GENERAL ORDERS, No. 15.

  • I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:
    PROCLAMATION.
    By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus I, Jefferson . . . more

WAR DEPARTMENT,
Adj't and Insp'r Gen.'s Office,
Richmond, March 14, 1862.

    GENERAL ORDERS, No. 15.

  • I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:
    PROCLAMATION.
    By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that Martial Law is hereby extended over the counties of Elizabeth City, York, warwick, Gloucester, and Mathews; and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that enabling the courts to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the extates of deceased persons, the qualifications of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order thepayment of county dues,) and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the counties aforesaid.
    In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal, this fourteenth day of March, in the yearone thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.
    JEFFERSON DAVIS.
  • II. Major-General Magruder, commanding the Army of the Peninsula, is charged with the due execution of the foregoing Prodismation. He will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders:
    All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forth with be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed.
  • III. All persons infringing the above prohibition will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial; provided, that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th Article of War.
By command of the Secretary of War.
[Signed] S. COOPER,
mh 15—1w Adj't and Insp. General.
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Wednesday, March 12, 1862

Adjr. and Insp'r General's Officer,

Richmond, March, 8, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in e les . . . more

Adjr. and Insp'r General's Officer,

Richmond, March, 8, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in e les threatened with invasion—

I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that Martial law is hereby extended over the city of Petersburg and the adjoining and surrounding country to the distance of ten mile, and do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that of the Mayor of the city, and that enabling the Courts to take cognizance of the pronate or of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, the qualifications of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus within the said city and surrounding country to the distance aforesaid.

In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal, on the eighth day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two

(Signed,) JEFFERSON DAVIS

II, William Pannill is appointed Provost Marshal, and is charged with the due execution of the foregoing Proclamation, and will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders:

"All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed."

III. All persons infringing the above prohibition will suffer such punishment is shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial, provided that no sentence to hard is bor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th Article of War.

By command of the Secretary of War
(Signed,) S. COOPER,
Adjt. and Insp'r Gen. mh 11—1w
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Saturday, April 12, 1862

WAR DEPARTMENT.
Adj't and Insp. General's Office,
Richmond, April 8th, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No 21.

  • I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:
    PROCLAMATION:
    "By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus:
    "I, Jefferson . . . more

WAR DEPARTMENT.
Adj't and Insp. General's Office,
Richmond, April 8th, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No 21.

  • I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:
    PROCLAMATION:
    "By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus:
    "I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that martial law is hereby extended over the Department of East Tennessee under the command of Major-General E. K. Smith; and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that enabling the Courts to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the states of deceased persons, the qualification of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the mention of the writ of habeas corpus in the Department aforesaid.
    "In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal this 8th day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.
    [Signed] Jefferson Davis."
  • II. Major General E. K. Smith, commanding Department of East Tennessee, is charged with the due execution of the foregoing Proclamation.—He will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders: All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed.
  • III. All persons infringing the above prohibition, will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a court-martial, provided that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th Article of War.
By command of the Secretary of War.
[Signed] S. COOPER.
Adj't and Inspector General. ap 8—6t
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Thursday, May 08, 1862

WAR DEPARTMENT
Adj't and Insp. Gen's Office
Richmond, May 3d, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS—No 34.

I. The following proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus

  • I. Jefferson Davis, . . . more

WAR DEPARTMENT
Adj't and Insp. Gen's Office
Richmond, May 3d, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS—No 34.

I. The following proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus

  • I. Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that martial law is hereby extended over the counties of Lee, Wise, Buchanan, McDowell, and Wyoming, under the command of Brigadier-General Summitry Marshall; and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that enabling the Courts to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, the qualification of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in the counties aforesaid.
    In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name, and set my seal this the 3d day of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two
    (Signed) Jefferson Davis.
  • II. Brigadier-General Humphrey Marshall is charged with the due execution of the foregoing proclamation. He will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders:
    All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the site thereof will be closed.
  • III. All persons infringing the above prohibitions will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial provided, that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th article of war.
    By command of the Secretary of War.
(Signed) S. COOPER,
Adj't and Insp Gen'l. my 5—6t
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Saturday, March 15, 1862

WAR DEPARTMENT,
Adj't and Insp'r Gen.'s Office,
Richmond, March 14, 1862.
GENERAL ORDERS, No. 15:

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas . . . more

WAR DEPARTMENT,
Adj't and Insp'r Gen.'s Office,
Richmond, March 14, 1862.
GENERAL ORDERS, No. 15:

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus, I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that Martial Law is hereby extended over the counties of Elizabeth City, York, Warwick, Gloucester, and Mathews; and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that enabling the courts to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, the qualifications of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the counties aforesaid.

In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal, this fourteenth day of March, in the yearone thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

II. Major-General Magruder, commanding the Army of the Peninsula, is charged with the due execution of the foregoing Proclamation. He will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders:

All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed.

III. All persons infringing the above prohibition will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial; provided, that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 57th Article of War.

By command of the Secretary of War [Signed] S. COOPER,
mh 15—1w Adj't and Insp. General.
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Friday, March 14, 1862

Adjt. And Insp'r General's Office, Richmond, March 8, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11.—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in cities . . . more

Adjt. And Insp'r General's Office, Richmond, March 8, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11.—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in cities threatened with invasion—

I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that Martial law is hereby extended over the city of Petersburg and the adjoining and surrounding country to the distance of ten miles, and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that of the Mayor of the city, and that enabling the Courts to take cognizance of the probate of of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, the qualifications of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus within the said city and surrounding country to the distance aforesaid.

In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal, on the eighth day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.

(Signed,) JEFFERSON DAVIS.

II. William Pannill is appointed Provost Marshal, and is charged with the due execution of the foregoing Proclamation, and will forth with establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders:

"All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed."

III. All persons infringing the above prohibition will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial, provided that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th Article of War.

By command of the Secretary of War. S. COOPER,
mh 11—1w Adjt. and Insp'r Gen.
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Thursday, March 13, 1862

Adpt. and Insp'r General's Office,
Richmond,
March 3, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11.—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in cities threatened with . . . more

Adpt. and Insp'r General's Office,
Richmond,
March 3, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11.—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in cities threatened with invasion—

  • I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that Martial law is hereby extended over the city of Petersburg and the adjoining and surrounding country to the distance of ten miler, and do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that of the Mayor of the city, and that enabling the Courts to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the estates of deceased persons, the qualifications of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus within the said city and surrounding country to the distance aforesaid. In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal, on the eighth day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two. (Signed,) JEFFERSON DAVIS.
  • II. William Pannill is appointed Provost Marshal, and is charged with the due execution of the foregoing Proclamation, and will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders: "All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed."
  • III. All persons infringing the above prohibition will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial, provided that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th Article of War.
By command of the Secretary of War.
(Signed,) S. COOPER,
Adjt. and Insp'r Gen. mh 11—1w
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Tuesday, April 15, 1862

WAR DEPARTMENT,
Adj't and Insp. Generals' Office,
Richmond, April 8th, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 21.

  • I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:
    PROCLAMATION:
    "By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus:
    "I, Jefferson . . . more

WAR DEPARTMENT,
Adj't and Insp. Generals' Office,
Richmond, April 8th, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 21.

  • I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:
    PROCLAMATION:
    "By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus:
    "I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, to proclaim that martial law is hereby extended over the Department of East Tennessee under the command of Major-General E. K. Smith; and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that enabling the Courts, to take cognizance of the probate of wills, the administration of the estate of deceased persons, the qualification of guardians, to enter decrees and order for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridge, to arouse county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the will of habeas corpus in the Department aforesaid.
    "In faith, whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal this 18th day of April. in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.
    [Signed] Jefferson Davis,"
  • II. Major General E. K. Smith commanding Department of East Tennessee, discharged with the case execution of the foregoing Proclamation.—He will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforces the following orders: All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed.
  • III. All persons infringing the above prohibition, will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a court martial, provided that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court Martial, as directed by the 67th Article of War.
By command of the Secretary of War.
[Signed] S. COOPER,
ap 8—6t Adj't and Inspector General.
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Wednesday, March 19, 1862

Adjt. and Insp'r General's Office,
Richmond, March 8, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the write of habeas corpus in cities threatened with . . . more

Adjt. and Insp'r General's Office,
Richmond, March 8, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS, No. 11—

I. The following Proclamation is published for the information of all concerned:

PROCLAMATION.

By virtue of the power vested in me by law to declare the suspension of the privilege of the write of habeas corpus in cities threatened with invasion—

I. Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do proclaim that Martial law is hereby extended over the city of Petersburg and the adjoining and surrounding country to the distance of ten miles, and I do proclaim the suspension of all civil jurisdiction, (with the exception of that of the Mayor of the city, and that enabling the Courts to take cognizance of the probate of of write, the administration of the estates of deceased persons; the qualifications of guardians, to enter decrees and orders for the partition and sale of property, to make orders concerning roads and bridges, to assess county levies, and to order the payment of county dues,) and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus within the said city and surrounding country to the distance aforesaid.

In faith whereof I have hereunto signed my name and set my seal, on the eight day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two

(Signed,) JEFFERSON DAVIS

II. William Pannill is appointed Provost Marshal, and is charged with the due execution of the foregoing Proclamation, and will forthwith establish an efficient military police, and will enforce the following orders:

"All distillation of spirituous liquors is positively prohibited, and the distilleries will forthwith be closed. The sale of spirituous liquors of any kind is also prohibited, and establishments for the sale thereof will be closed."

III. All persons infringing the above prohibition will suffer such punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a Court-Martial, provided that no sentence to hard labor for more than one month shall be inflicted by the sentence of a Regimental Court-Martial, as directed by the 67th Article of War.

By command of the Secretary of War.
(Signed,) S. COOPER,
Adjt, and Insp'r Gen. mh 11—1w

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