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Object Name REPORT
Catalog Number CML-WBT.18
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1862-1864
Scope & Content William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Miscellaneous Reports, 1862-1864

Physical Appearance: This folder of the William B. Taliaferro Collection contains twenty reports, including battle reports, field returns, and reports of enlisted men and officers on extra duty. The following list inventories these items: a) August 13, [18]62 - "Official Report of Capt[ain] J[ames] H. Horten, Com[man]d[in]g 48th Reg[imen]t V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s in Battle of Cedar Run, August 9, 1862"- [Copy] - J[ames] H. Horten, Capt[ain]: Com[man]d[in]g 48th Reg[imen]t V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, at Camp near Liberty Mills, V[irgini]a to Tho[ma]s R. Dunn, 2nd Lieut[enant]: A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l - 2 pp.; b) August 13, 1862 - "Official Report of Capt[ain] A[bner] Dobyns, Com[man]d[in]g 42nd Reg[imen]t V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s in Battle of Cedar Run, August 9, 1862" - [Copy] - "A[bner] Dobyns, Capt[ain] Com[man]d[in]g 42nd Reg[imen]t V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs 42nd Reg[imen]t V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, Camp near Liberty Mills [Virginia] to Col[onel] [Unidentified] - 2 pp.; c) [n. d., ca. August 1862] - "Official Report of Operations of 2nd Brigade, [Thomas Jonathan] Jackson's Div[ision] at Cedar Run, August 9, 1862, L[ieutenan]t Col[onel Thomas Stuart] Garnett, Com[man]d[in]g [48th Virginia Infantry]" - [Copy] - Tho[ma]s S[tuart] Garnett, L[ieutenan]t Col[onel] Com[man]d[in]g 2nd Brigade, 1st Division A[rmy of the] V[alley] D[istrict], and V. Dabney, A[ide] D[e] C[amp] at Camp near Liberty Mills, [Virginia] Head Quarters 2nd Brigade 1st Div[ision] A[rmy of the] V[alley] D[istrict], to Major W[arner] T[hrockmorton] Taliaferro, A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral], 1st Division - 2 pp.; d) August 14, 1862 - "Official Report of Major Jno. [John] Seddon, Com[man]d[in]g 1st V[irgini]a Batt[alion] in Battle of Cedar Run, August 9, 1862" - [Copy] - John Seddon, Major Com[man]d[in]g 1st V[irgini]a Batt[alion], at Head Quarters 1st V[irgini]a Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 1st Div[ision] A[rmy of the] V[alley] D[istrict], to L[ieutenan]t Col[onel] T[homas] S[tuart] Garnett, Com[man]d[in]g 2nd Brigade - 2 pp.; e) [n. d.] - "Field Return of Jones' (2nd) Brigade, commanded by [Lieutenant] Col[onel] Tho[ma]s S[tuart] Garnett" - [no location given] - statistics for Gen[era]l Staff, Lee Battery, H. Artillery, 48th [Virginia] Reg[imen]t, 21st [Virginia] Reg[imen]t, and 42nd [Virginia] Reg[iment], signed by T[homas] S[tuart] Garnett, Col[onel] Com[man]d[in]g Jones' Brigade and John A. Booker, A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l - 1 sheet; f) November 30, 1862 - "Field Return of [William Edwin] Starke's Fourth Brigade, [Thomas Jonathan] Jackson's Division" - statistics for General Staff, Lusk's Artillery, 1st Louisiana Regiment, 2nd Louisiana Regiment, 10th Louisiana Regiment, 14th Louisiana Regiment, and 15th Louisiana Regiment - Camp near Guiney's [Guinea's] Depot, Caroline Co[unty], V[irgini]a, signed by Edm[un]d Pendleton, Col[onel] 15th L[ouisian]a Reg[imen]t, Com[man]d[in]g, and Alex Mark(?), A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l - 1 sheet (faded); g) December 10, 1862 - "Field Return of [William Edwin] Starke's Fourth Brigade, [Thomas Jonathan] Jackson's Division" - statistics for General Staff, Lusk's Artillery, 1st Louisiana Regiment, 2nd Louisiana Regiment, 10th Louisiana Regiment, 14th Louisiana Regiment, and 15th Louisiana Regiment - Camp near Guiney's Depot, Carolina Co[unty], V[irgini]a, signed by Edm[un]d Pendleton, Col[onel] 15th L[ouisian]a Reg[imen]t, Com[man]d[in]g, and Alex Mark(?), A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l - 1 sheet (very faded); h) December 10, 1862 - "Field Return of [William Booth] Taliaferro's (3rd) Brigade" - statistics for General Staff, 10th Reg[iment] V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 23rd Reg[iment] V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 37th Reg[iment] V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 47th Reg[iment] Ala[bama] Vol[unteer]s, 48th Reg[iment] Ala[bama] Vol[unteer]s, and Wooding's Battery - [no location given], signed by E[dward] T[iffin] H[arrison] Warren, Col[onel] Com[man]d[in]g Brig[ade], and W[hitfield] G. Kisling, A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l - 1 sheet; i) December 19, 1862 - "Field Return of [William Booth] Taliaferro's (3rd) Brigade" - statistics for General Staff, 10th Reg[iment] V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 23rd Reg[iment] V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 37th Reg[iment] V[irgini]a Vol[unteer]s, 47th Reg[iment] Ala[bama] Vol[unteer]s, 48th Reg[iment] Ala[bama] Vol[unteer]s, and Wooding's Battery - [no location given], signed by E[dward] T[iffin] H[arrison] Warren, Col[onel] Com[man]d[in]g Brig[ade], and W[hitfield] G. Kisling, A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l - 1 sheet; j) January 10, 1863 - "Field Return of [Elisha Franklin] Paxton's Brigade, [Thomas Jonathan] Jackson's Division, Commanded by Brig[adier] Gen[eral] E[lisha] F[ranklin] Paxton" - statistics for G[enera] S[taff], 2nd [Virginia Infantry], 4th [Virginia Infantry], 5th [Virginia Infantry], 27th [Virginia Infantry], 33rd [Virginia Infantry], and Carpenter's Battery - stationed at Camp Winder, signed by Charles Arnold(?), A[ssistant] A[djutant] General - 1 sheet; k) January 10, 1863 - "Field Return of [William Edwin] Starke's Brigade, [Thomas Jonathan] Jackson's Division, Commanded by L[ieutenan]t Col[onel] M[ichael] Nolan" - statistics for General Staff, Lusk's Artillery, 1st L[ousian]a Reg[iment], 2nd L[ousian]a Reg[iment], 10th L[ousiana] Reg[iment], 10th L[ouisian]a Reg[iment], 14th L[ouisian]a Reg[iment], and 15th L[ouisian]a Reg[iment] - [location faded], signed by L[ieutenan]t Col[onel] M[ichael] Nolan, Commanding, and L. W. McLaughlin, A[ssistant] A[djutant] General - 1 sheet (faded); l) January 10, 1863 - "Field Return of [William Booth] Taliaferro's Brigade, Commanded by E[dward] T[iffin] H[arrison] Warren" - statistics for Gen[era]l Staff, 10th Reg[iment] V[irgini]a, 23rd Reg[iment] V[irgini]a, 37th Reg[iment] V[irgini]a, 47th Reg[iment] Ala[bama], and 48th Reg[iment] Ala[bama] - stationed at Skinkers Neck, signed by E[dward] T[iffin] H[arrison] Warren, Col[onel] Commanding, and W[hitfield] G. Kisling, A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] General - 1 sheet; m) January 25, 1863 - "Morning Report of [Francis Redding Tillou] Nicholls' (Fourth) Brigade, [Thomas Jonathan] Jackson's Division, Gen[era]l F[rancis Redding] T[illou] Nicholls Commanding" - statistics for General Staff, Lusk's Artillery, 1st L[ouisian]a Reg[imen]t, 2nd L[ouisian]a Reg[imen]t, 10th L[ouisian]a Reg[imen]t, 14th L[ouisian]a Reg[imen]t, and 15th L[ouisian]a Reg[imen]t - stationed at Camp Seymour, signed by Francis [Redding] T[illous] Nicholls, Brig[adier] Gen[era]l com[man]d[in]g, and Alex Mark(?), A[cting] A[ssistant] A[djutant] Gen[era]l - 1 sheet (faded); n) March 26, 1864 - "List of Employees in Quartermaster's Department of Lucas' Battalion of Artillery, Stationed at Stono Fortifications on James Island, So[uth] Ca[rolina]" - provides name, company, unit, station, when detailed, by whose order, in what capacity, and remarks - signed by J. Drayton Ford, 1st L[ieutenan]t, Lucas' Batt[a]l[io]n Art[illery], A[cting] A[ssistant] Q[uarter] M[aster], at Fort Pemberton - 1 sheet; o) March 27, 1864 - "[No. 1] Roll of Non-commissioned Officers and Privates, employed on Extra Duty, as Mechanics and Laborers at Q[uarter] M[aster] Dep[artmen]t, [Johnson] Hagood's Brigade, James Island, S[outh] C[arolina] on the 27th M[ar]ch 1864 by G[erard] B[ull] Lartigue, Maj[or] & Quartermaster, Confederate States Army" - provides name, rank, company, unit, by whose order employed, in what capacity employed, date of detail, and how employed / remarks - signed by G[erard] B[ull] Lartigue, Maj[or] & Quartermaster - 1 sheet; p) March 1864 - "[No. 2] Roll of Non-commissioned Officers and Privates, employed on Extra Duty, as Mechanics and Laborers at Q[uarter] M[aster] Dep[artmen]t 7th Mil[itary] Dist[rict] during the month of March 1864 by G[erard] B[ull] Lartigue, Maj[or] & Quartermaster, Confederate States Army" - provides name, company, unit, and date of detail - signed by G[erard] B[ull], Maj[or] & Quartermaster - 1 sheet; q) March 28, 1864 - "Report of Employees with A[ssistant] C[ommissary] S[ubsistence], Fort Johnson, James Island, [South Carolina] in Compliance with Circular of 26th March 1864" - from J. P. Ravenel, Capt[ain], P[rovisional] A[rmy] & A[ssistant] C[ommissary of] S[ubsistence] at Office, A[ssistant] C[ommissary of] Subsistence, Fort Johnson, James Island, [South Carolina] to Capt[ain] P[eyton] N[elson] Page, A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral] - provides name, age, company, by whom detailed, amd remarks - signed by J. P. Ravenel, Capt[ain], P[rovisional] A[rmy] & A[ssistant] C[ommissary of] S[ubsistence] - 1 sheet; r) March 29, 1864 - "List of Employees in the Office of the Brigade Commissary of Brig[adier] Gen[eral Johnson] Hagood's Brigade [at] James Island, So[uth] Ca[rolina]" - provides name, company & unit, in what capacity employed, by whose order detailed, date, and remarks - signed by E[lias] H[orry] Frost, A[ssistant] C[ommissary of] S[ubsistence] - 1 sheet; s) [March 29, 1864] - "Report of Enlisted Men Employed in the Q[uarter] M[aster] Department By Capt[ain] E. J. Felder, A[ssistant] Q[uarter] M[aster], 2nd Reg[imen]t S[outh] C[arolina] Art[iller]y" - provides name, rank, by whose order employed, in what capacity, and date of detail - signed by E. J. Felder, Capt[ain] & A[ssistant] Q[uarter] M[aster], endorsed and forwarded on March 29, 1864 by A[ndrew] D[avid] Frederick, Col[onel] at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs 2nd Reg[imen]t S[outh] C[arolina] Art[iller]y, then endorsed and forwarded on March 30, 1864 by C[harles] H. Simonton(?), Col[onel] Com[man]d[in]g, at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs West Lines, James I[s]l[an]d, [South Carolina] - 1 sheet; t) March 1864 - "Roll of Non-commissioned Officers and Privates, employed on Extra Duty, as Mechanics and Laborers, at Charleston, S[outh] C[arolina] during the month of March 1864 by Major T. A. Burke, Q[uarter] M[aster] Confederate States Army" - provides name, rank, company, unit, by whose order employed, in what capacity employed and how employed / remarks - [not signed] - 1 sheet. There are no marks on these documents.
Archival History These items were formerly located in Metal Case 2 - "marked newspapers, from Miss Taliaferro." No Freeman calendar numbers are associated with these items.
People Taliaferro, William Booth