2nd Confederate States Congress
Held May 2,1864, through March 18,1865, at the Virginia State Capital in Richmond, Virginia. The term of the Second Congress was due to end on February 18,1866, due to the defeat and dissolution of the Confederacy prior to that time, the Congress did not function after the end of its second and final session. 1st Session – May 2,1864 to June 14,1864 2nd Session – November 7,1864 to March 18,1865 President, Alexander H. Stephens President pro tempore, hunter Speaker, Thomas S. Bocock X, served in the Senate of the First Congress. Confederate States Senators were elected by the legislatures, or appointed by state Governors to fill casual vacancies until the legislature elected a new Senator. It was intended that one-third of the Senate would begin new six-year terms with each Congress after the first, preceding the names in the list below are Senate class numbers, which indicate the cycle of their terms. Senators of Class 1 were intended to serve a term, starting with this Congress. Class 2 Senators served what was intended to be a four-year term, Class 3 Senators were meant to serve a six-year term, due to expire in 1868.
Charles Burton Mitchel X Augustus Hill Garland Florida 1, Augustus Emmet Maxwell X Georgia 3. Herschel Vespasian Johnson X Kentucky 3, William Emmet Simms X Louisiana 2. John William Clark Watson Missouri 2, george Graham Vest North Carolina 2. William Alexander Graham South Carolina 2, james Lawrence Orr X Tennessee 3. Louis Trezevant Wigfall X Virginia 3, allen Taylor Caperton X The names of members of the House of Representatives are preceded by their district numbers. Congress refused to seat Representative-elect W. R. W. Cobb, an avowed Unionist, Augustus Hill Garland X David Williamson Carroll 4. Thomas Burton Hanly X Florida 1, robert Benjamin Hilton X Georgia 1. John Milton Elliott X Louisiana 1, Benjamin Lewis Hodge Henry Gray 6. John Tillman Lamkin Missouri In Confederate law, the people of Missouri were entitled to elect thirteen representatives, the state never implemented the reapportionment and continued to use its existing seven districts. Robert Anthony Hatcher North Carolina 1, William Nathan Harrell Smith X2.
George Washington Logan South Carolina 1, William Waters Boyce X Tennessee 1
1st Battalion, 7th Marines
The 1st Battalion, 7th Marines is an infantry battalion of the United States Marine Corps. It is based at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, consists of approximately 1,000 Marines, famous Marines who have served in 1/7 include Lieutenant General Lewis Chesty Puller and Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone, and General James Mattis. The 1st Battalion, 7th Marines was created on 1 April 1921 in San Diego, in September 1924, the Battalion was deactivated with its personnel being absorbed by the newly organized 4th Marine Regiment. For the next twenty years the Battalion was activated, re-designated and disbanded on numerous occasions until being reborn on 1 January 1941. Just over a year after its rebirth, the Battalion deployed to take part in the Pacific Theater during World War II, under its commander, Lieutenant Colonel Lewis B. Chesty Puller, the Battalion distinguished itself many times over for valor and it was during this campaign that the legendary Sgt Manila John Basilone was awarded the Medal of Honor for defending the regiment from a comprehensive Japanese assault using only a machine gun.
Throughout the remainder of the war, the First Team distinguished itself throughout many campaigns, including the Battle of Cape Gloucester, the Battle of Peleliu, the battalion deployed to North China for occupation duty at the end of the war. Following World War II, the First of the Seventh was sent to Camp Pendleton in California where it was deactivated on 5 March 1947, however, in response to the invasion of South Korea by the communist North Korea, the battalion was again called into action. On 21 September 1950, the unit carried out a landing at Inchon. Once more the First Team distinguished itself in the battle as it took part in such as Hook and Vegas, as well as fighting its way to. It was during this war that such names as 1st Lt Frank Mitchell, SSgt Archie Van Winkle, became part of Marine Corps history when each were awarded the Medal of Honor. Following the cessation of hostilities in Korea and through 1965, the Battalion spent time both in Camp Pendleton and Okinawa while maintaining its combat readiness, in August 1965, the battalion was once again called to service, this time in the Republic of Vietnam.
For the next five years, the First Team participated in operations such as Starlite, Mameluke Thrust. Ingram would be awarded the Medal of Honor in 1966, five Marines from the battalion were responsible for the only war crime attributable to the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. On 19 February 1970, in the village of Son Thang-4 just southwest of Danang, one member of the team was convicted of premeditated murder. The 1st Battalion, 7th Marines was the first unit to man defensive positions in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield in August 1990, the unit was an integral member of Task Force Ripper. As Desert Shield became Desert Storm, the participated in the diagonal thrust to the perimeter of Kuwait City. The battalion returned to Twentynine Palms in March 1991, on 11 December 1992, the first elements of 1st Battalion, 7th Marines arrived at Mogadishu, Somalia for Operation Restore Hope
.hack (video game series)
hack /dɒt hæk/ is a series of single-player action role-playing video games developed for the PlayStation 2 console by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai. Players may transfer their characters and data between games in the series, each game comes with an extra DVD containing an episode of. hack//Liminality, the accompanying original video animation series which details fictional events that occur concurrently with the games. The games are part of a franchise called Project. hack which explores the mysterious origins of The World. Set after the events of the anime series. hack//Sign, the focus on a player named Kite. The search evolves into an investigation of The World and its effects on the stability of the Internet. Critics gave the mixed reviews. It was praised for its setting and its commitment to preserve suspension of disbelief. However, it was criticized for uneven pacing and a lack of improvement between games, the commercial success of the franchise led to the production of. hack//frägment—a remake of the series with online capabilities—and. hack//G. U.
Another video game trilogy. hack simulates an MMORPG, players assume the role of a participant in a game called The World. The player controls the player character Kite from a third-person perspective. The player manually controls the viewing perspective using the game controller, within the fictional game, players explore monster-infested fields and dungeons, and Root Towns that are free of combat. They can log off from The World and return to a desktop interface which includes in-game e-mail, message boards. The player may save the game to a memory card both from the desktop and within The World at a Save Shop. A Data Flag appears on the file after the player completes the game, allowing the transfer of all aspects of the player character. The series is typical of action role-playing games, in which attack enemies in real time. The games action pauses whenever the menu is opened to select magic to cast, items to use, the player directly controls Kite and the other characters are controlled by artificial intelligence.
The player may provide the computer-controlled characters with guidelines or issue direct commands. Most hostile creatures are contained within magic portals and combat will not begin until the character approaches the portal
2nd Battalion, 4th Marines
2nd Battalion, 4th Marines is an infantry battalion of the United States Marine Corps. The battalion, nicknamed the Magnificent Bastards, is based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and are a part of the 5th Marine Regiment and 1st Marine Division. Shortly after being activated, the deployed to Mexico as part of the punitive expedition led by General John J. Pershing. The presence of American forces offshore proved to be sufficient enough pressure on the Mexican government to act to end the threat to Americans, in 1916, civil war broke out in the Dominican Republic and the Dominican Government was unable to end the strife. President Woodrow Wilson dispatched American forces, 2/4 went ashore in the Dominican Republic and, after several clashes with rebel forces, successfully put down the revolution. Occupation duty followed pending the establishment of an elected government, the battalion departed the Dominican Republic in August 1924 for San Diego, California. During October 1926 the Federal government directed the Marine Corps to furnish units to guard the mail because the service had experienced several robberies.
The battalion was directed to safeguard mail transported by rail and truck west of the Mississippi river, in April 1927 the battalion was ordered to Tientsin, China. Their mission was to reinforce U. S. forces already in place against rebelling Chinese nationalist forces, on 4 October 1927, 2/4 was re-designated as 2nd Battalion, 12th Marines. With this re-designation, 2/4s lineage and honors were transferred to 2/12, a new 2/4 would be activated in the future, but for lineage and honors purposes it would in no way be connected with the old 2/4. On 18 September 1932 in Shanghai, China the new 2/4 was activated and this began the lineage of the 2/4 we know today. The battalion supported the American sector of Shanghai after fighting nearby had broken out between Chinese and Japanese forces, in May 1940 2/4 got a new Battalion XO. Later he became the Battalions CO, the battalions presence deterred a Japanese takeover of the settlement after they had driven Chinese forces from the surrounding area.
Deteriorating relations between the United States and Japan caused the 4th Marines to be withdrawn from China in November 1941, the battalion transferred to Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines and was given the task of protecting the Olongapo Naval Station. The battalion was ordered to move to the fortress of Corregidor in the mouth of Manila Bay after the attack on Pearl Harbor. After unrelenting bombardment the Japanese launched an assault on the island in May 1942. S. On 1 February 1944, the battalion was reactivated on Guadalcanal with the Marines from Fourth Battalion, the battalions first assignment was to take part in the assault on Emirau Island. During the remainder of World War II the battalion saw action in the Battles of Guam, on Okinawa, the battalion was involved in the fighting for the Motobu Peninsula, the capture of Naha, and the assault on the Oruku Peninsula
1st Sustainment Command (Theater)
The 1st Sustainment Command is a major subordinate unit of US Army Central at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The 1st Logistical Command was activated in October 1950 as a headquarters at Fort McPherson. It was deployed to Poitiers, France in September–October 1951, during the Berlin Crisis of 1951 and it operated under the Communications Zone, United States Army-Europe. In 1962, the Command returned to the United States and was assigned to III Corps, stationed at Fort Hood, on 1 April 1965, the 1st Logistical Command was deployed to Vietnam. Its mission was to act as the headquarters for all units in the theater. Lieutenant General Walter Woolwine was commanding general from 1970, the Command served five years in Southeast Asia. Formerly known as COSCOM it was designated for the support of the XVIII Airborne Corps, the commands mission dictates that they maintain the commands headquarters in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, while sustaining an enduring mission forward, based in Kuwait. Bragg each year within their tour of duty, commanding General MG Paul C.
Hurley Jr. Command Sergeant Major CSM Edward A, chief of Staff COL Johnney K
2nd Infantry Regiment (United States)
The 2nd Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment in the United States Army that has served for more than two hundred years. It was constituted on 12 April 1808 as the 6th Infantry and that regiment became part of the 1st Infantry through the consolidations of 1815. At the end of the War of 1812 an act of Congress dated 3 March 1815 reduced the size of the Regular Army to a maximum of 10,000 men. Eight infantry regiments, one regiment and an artillery regiment were formed from the remains of the 46 existing regiments. This was done with no regard for the traditions of the existing regiments, the old regiments which happened to be closest together were pooled to form new regiments and the numbers assigned the regiments were based on the seniority of the colonels commanding them. The date of organization of the present 2nd Infantry is that of the original 6th Infantry,12 April 1808, the regiments headquarters was in the cantonment at Sacketts Harbor. Colonel Hugh Brady became the commanding officer with Henry Leavenworth as major.
The regimental number was 2 because Brady was the second most senior commander in the United States Army. The War Department ruled that the present 2nd Infantry bear upon its colors the campaign honors of the regiments consolidated into its organization, the present 2nd Infantry bears the two battle honors earned by the original/old 2nd Infantry for the Miami Campaign and Alabama 1814. In the ensuing years the regiment was primarily concerned with manning and constructing forts around the Great Lakes, when the Black Hawk War of 1832 erupted the 2nd Infantry was sent to Illinois but did not participate in any fighting. The regiment returned to its posts on the Great Lakes, during the Second Seminole War, from 1838 to 1842, the regiment was in Florida, where it was on the move daily and building roads and installations. In April 1840 with Colonel Brady attending to other duty assignments Lieutenant Colonel Bennett C, Riley assumed command of the regiment. Lieutenant Colonel Riley remained in command of the regiment until January 1850, in 1843 the regiment returned to its posts on Lakes Ontario and Champlain in upstate New York.
When war broke out with Mexico in 1846, the 2nd Infantry Regiment was sent to Camargo and joined General David E. Twiggs Brigade. From September 1846 to December 1847 the regiment campaigned from the Rio Grande to Mexico City, fighting in battles at Veracruz, Cerro Gordo, Churubusco, Moline del Rey and Chapultepec. In September 1848 because of conflicts with the Indians in Oregon, the regiment sailed via Rio de Janeiro, Cape Horn and Santiago, Chile, to California. During the Civil War the 2nd Infantry fought in the early Battle of Wilsons Creek in Missouri, the regiment was assigned to the Army of the Potomac and fought in engagements such as Manassas, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. From until December 1864 the entire regiment consisted of just Company C, on 18 April 1869 the 2nd Infantry was consolidated with the 16th Infantry and the consolidated unit was designated as the 2nd Infantry
2K Marin, Inc. is an American video game developer based in Novato, Marin County, United States. The studios main focus according to press releases is to develop new intellectual property, the Novato studio was spun off from 2K Games in 2007, after the release of BioShock. In October 2013 the studio underwent staff reductions, not long after that Fergusson announced he had left the studio to work at The Coalition on future Gears of War titles, leaving the state of his former San Francisco studio unknown. However, in December 2014 Take-Two announced the formation of a new studio, Hangar 13, located in Novato and that studio would go on to develop the open-world crime game Mafia 3. In May 2014, 2K Games stated that 2K Marin would be working on future BioShock titles
1st Sustainment Brigade (United States)
The 1st Sustainment Brigade is a sustainment brigade of the United States Army based at Fort Riley, Kansas. It provides logistics support to the 1st Infantry Division, activated in 2007, the unit is a modular brigade capable of a variety of actions. Formed from the Division Support Command of the 1st Infantry Division, having seen action in World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War, the brigade has numerous awards and decorations from its previous designation. The brigade has seen three tours in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The 1st Sustainment Brigade in garrison at Fort Riley is composed of four subordinate battalions, the 1st Special Troops Battalion contains a Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 267th Signal Company, and the 24th Transportation Company. The 1st STB and the 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion are permanently assigned to the 1SB, thanks to the brigades modular design, it is capable of gaining additional subordinate units upon deployment to a theater of operations.
The 1st Infantry Division Support Command traces its origins to World War I, where in 1917, in 1921, the Division trains were consolidated into the Special Troops, 1st Infantry Division. After World War I, the Special Troops deployed to Fort Riley and these units deployed back to Germany to support the 1st Infantry Division during World War II, and participated in all eight campaigns credited to the 1st Infantry Division. In 1955, the Division and its support organizations returned to Fort Riley, in 1965, the division deployed to South Vietnam, as a part of the Vietnam War buildup. DISCOM units supported the Division in all of the campaigns it participated in while deployed to South Vietnam. After Vietnam, the DISCOM underwent many changes, the Division Material Management Center was established, and the Finance and Personnel Services Companies were reorganized into battalion commands. In 1990, the DISCOM deployed again, this time to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Desert Storm, in 2003, the DISCOM was deployed to Turkey in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I.
The DISCOM simultaneously supported peacekeeping operations in the Balkans and deployed a task force to support Operation Iraqi Freedom I throughout Iraq. In 2004, the DISCOM redeployed to Southwest Asia in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II, finally, in 2005, the DISCOM redeployed to Germany to reconstitute and prepare for future contingency operations. The DISCOM was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation for its contributions during Operation Iraqi freedom II, the DISCOM HHC was re-deployed to Fort Riley Kansas in August 2006 to build the 1st Sustainment Brigade. For a brief period, the DISCOM gained administrative control over the 97th Military Police Battalion, the 541st CSSB, the Band, the 101st was in-activated in December 2006, the 541st and 97th were deployed and task organized away from the DISCOM. In November 2006, the brigade reviewed its own Shoulder Sleeve Insignia and these items were based heavily on the SSI of the 1st Infantry Division. Later that month, the Brigade was informed that it would be deployed to Iraq again in 2007, the 1st Sustainment Brigade was activated on 15 February 2007 at 10,00 am local time at Fort Riley, Kansas
1st Space Launch Squadron
The United States Air Forces 1st Space Launch Squadron was a space launch unit located at Patrick AFB, Florida. It was responsible for USAF Delta II launches from its activation in October 1990 to its inactivation in August 2009, Air Force launch operations were transferred from Air Force Systems Command to Air Force Space Command in the early 1990s. The 1st SLS was activated on 1 October 1990 and became Air Force Space Commands first Delta II launch squadron and it was inactivated on 18 August 2009, following the final USAF launch of a Delta II which had occurred the previous day. Its final launch successfully placed the USA-206, or GPS IIR-21 navigation satellite into orbit, United States Air Force, Patrick Air Force Base
1st Flying Training Squadron
The 1st Flying Training Squadron is part of the 306th Flying Training Group based at Pueblo Memorial Airport, Colorado. It conducts flight training for all USAF Pilot and Combat Systems Officer trainees and it would help for students to show up with at least a few flight hours to help them to pass Initial Flight Screening. The 1st provided pilot and navigator training to all Air Force rated personnel assigned to headquarters in the Washington, D. C. area from. It conducted the USAF flight screening program for training candidates between 1990 and 1994 and flew the initial T-3 Firefly operations in early 1994