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Estate of Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne.

United States. Congress. House

Estate of Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRelief of estate of Wager Swayne
    SeriesH.rp.1707
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16071977M


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Estate of Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wager Swayne was an American soldier and lawyer. He is distinguished for being a leader of the Freedmen's Bureau in Alabama during the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War.

He also supported the establishment of secondary schools for African Americans in Selma, Montgomery, and Mobile, as well as the creation of Talladega College. We learn that Brevet Brig.-Gen. WAGER SWAYNE, late Colonel of the Forty-third Ohio Regiment, has been nominated Brigadier-General, in place of Vice-President ANDREW JOHNSON, resigned.

Wager Swayne: | | | |Wager Swayne| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. Wager Swayne (Novem – Decem ) was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War who eventually was appointed as the last major general of volunteers of the Union received America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Second Battle of also was effectively the military.

in July when Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne took command as Assistant Commissioner. Succeeding Swayne in January was Bvt. Brig. Julius Hayden who served until March S,Col. Oliver L. Shepherd who served from March to Augustand Col.

Ruger. Wager Swayne The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (commonly referred to as the Freedmen's Bureau) was established by an act of Congress on March 3,to provide relief services for emancipated blacks and refugees in Alabama and other former Confederate states who were displaced in the aftermath of the Civil the direction of Brig.

Gen. Wager Swayne. General Wager Swayne (Wikipedia) General Wager Swayne becomes head of bureau in Alabama. In July,Gen. Wager Swayne was placed at the head of the bureau for the entire State.

Previous to his arrival, there had been few regularly appointed agents in the State. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; WAGER SwayNE CHARLEs W HILL RoBERT S GRANGER MANNING F Force THOMAS H Ewing BwT MAJ GEN ERASTUs B TYLER BRIG GEN WILLIAM H Powell.

Commissioner in supervising the work of the Bureau in the States. Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne was appointed Assistant Commissioner for the State of Alabama. In a circular issued by Commissioner Howard in July l, the Assistant Commissioners were instructed to designate one officer in each State to serve as "general Superintendents of Schools.".

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Rather, Gen. Wager T. Swayne was appointed as a military governor during Reconstruction. A New York native and Brigadier General in the Union Army, Swayne advocated for humane treatment of African Americans, punishing whites who enacted violence against them, and outlawing chain gangs.

The common African hartebeest has fifteen races of which two are already extinct and Swayne's is seriously endangered. InBrigadier-General Swayne, who discovered the animals, was the first European to visit the area well south of. WAGER SWAYNE( - )CIVIL WAR FULL BRIGADIER and MAJOR GENERAL,Wounded-in-Action COLONEL and COMMANDER of the 'Hard Fighting' 43 rd OHIO INFANTRY&CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL of HONOR RECIPIENT!Swayne.

Commissioner in supervising the work of the Bureau in the States. Brig. Gen. Wager Swayne was appointed Assistant Commissioner for the State of Alabama. In a circular issued by Commissioner Howard in Julythe Assistant Commissioners were instructed to designate one officer in each State to serve as "general Superintendents of Schools.".

General Banking Business. JAMES H. MASTIN, President. BEHREN, Cashier. Huntsville, Ala., Oct. 5, tfLUMBER.

HAVING ESTABLISHED A SAW MILL within six miles of Huntsville, I can supply Lumber of superior quality at the shortest notice. I will deliver it on the purchaser’s premises, or at the Mill. and the District of Columbia. In Alabama, operations began in July when Brig.

Gen. Wager Swayne took command as Assistant Commissioner. Bvt. Brig. Julius Hayden succeeded Swayne and served from January to March Col. Oliver L. Shepherd served from March to Augustand Col. Wager Swayne was appointed Assistant Commissioner for the State of Alabama.

In a circular issued by Commissioner Howard in Julythe Assistant Commissioners were instructed to designate one officer in each State to serve as "general Superintendents of Schools.". Shortly after accepting the position of Assistant Commissioner in Alabama, Brig.

Gen. Swayne requested permission from the Freedmen's Bureau headquarters in Washington, DC, to set aside 1, acres of land on the Broward Plantation near Montgomery for freedmen.

Wager Swayne, March–De cember MicHAel W. fitzgerAld General Wager T. swayne, of ten refer red to as Ala bama’s m ilitary governor, never formally held that title. nonetheless, he wielded substantial executive authority as assistant commissioner of.

The majority of Bureau officers and agents in Alabama were active duty military officers, and for the first two years of the Bureau's existence in Alabama, the agency doubled as the military command for the district.

Brig. Gen. Swayne, for example, served as Assistant Commissioner and District Military Commander for Alabama from to Patton represented his county at the constitutional convention in September He was elected governor in November and inaugurated on December Patton worked closely with the assistant commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau, General Wager Swayne.

He helped Swayne procure rations for the thousands of indigent families in the : Robert Miller Patton, JRussell. Second Battle of Corinth: | | | | | | Second Battle of Co World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and.

general welfare of the freedmen in Dale County and throughout the Confederate states. Major General Howard was selected as commissioner, with headquarters in Washington.

Brigadier Gen. Wager Swayne was ap. Col. Wager Swayne, 43rd OVI () The 43rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry was organized at Camp Andrews in Mount Vernon, Ohio from Septem through February 1, The regiment mustered in for 3 years service under the command of Colonel Joseph L.

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EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, MONTGOMERY, Ala., Aug. 18, To the Magistrates and Judges of the State of Alabama: On the 3d of March,an act of Congress was passed "to establish a Bureau for the. The Ohio Brigade held a Reunion at Columbus, October 3 and 4, Addresses were made by General John Beatty, General J.W.

Fuller, Chaplain Eaton and General Wager Swayne. A dinner was partaken of, and toasts presented with responses by General M.

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