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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 489 489 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 166 166 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 164 164 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 63 63 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 63 63 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 56 56 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 35 35 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 30 30 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 30 30 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 29 29 Browse Search
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ecessity for decision arose. Grant recognized earlier than others the fact that, if his own troops were lacking in the military knowledge and training required to make them a facile instrument in his hands, his antagonists were no better equipped in this respect. He saw that the best training for the high-spirited and independent Grant in 1863. on this page are three photographs of General Grant, taken in the most critical year of his career, the year when he took Vicksburg in July, then in November gazed in wonder at his own soldiers as they swarmed up the heights of Missionary Ridge. The following March he was made General-in-chief of the armies of the United States. Congress passed a vote of thanks to General Grant and his army, and ordered a gold medal to be struck in his honor. But as we see him here, none of these honors had come to him; and the deeds themselves were only in process of accomplishment. Even Sherman, the staunch friend and supporter of Grant, had
utting the Confederacy in two a second time, and the campaign through the Carolinas, which was designed to crush the two principal armies of the South between Sherman's and Grant's forces. For three months of the Atlanta campaign—May, June, and July—Sherman was pitted against Joseph I. Johnston, one of the Confederacy's greatest generals, the one best qualified to check Sherman's march. But Johnston, with his smaller force, fell back slowly from one strong position to another, holding each uf Atlanta. John B. Turpin, leader in the Fourteenth Corps. William T. Ward led a Ivision under Hooker. John W. Sprague, leader in the Sixteenth Corps. offensive policy but was severely defeated in several battles during the latter days of July and in August. For his success in this campaign, Sherman was made a major-general in the regular army. Finally Hood evacuated Atlanta, started on the fatal Tennessee campaign, and left the Federal commander free to move on through the almost und
sudden swoop; of telling blows where least expected; of skilful maneuvering of a small force, resulting in the frustrating of all combinations of one numerically its superior, and paralyzing for the time being all the plans of the Federal War Department and the grand strategy of the young Napoleon at the head of its armies in the field. it seemed as if the sobriquet conferred upon Manassas field had become the veriest of misnomers; the Stonewall had acquired a marvelous mobility since that July day not yet a year old and had become a catapult instead. And what, perhaps, appealed to our personal interest more forcibly was the story of the capture of the rich spoil of War, the supplies, of which we were already beginning to feel the need. Our daily diet of unrelieved bread and bacon grew fairly nauseating at the thought of the bounty so generously provided by Commissary-General Banks, and of the extra dainties inviting pillage in the tents of Israel—but we were to get our share, wit
ops of which were organized into the Seventh Army Corps, in July. In July, 1863, Dix was transferred to the Department of t, and headed the Eighth Army Corps when it was organized in July. In January, 1863, he went back to the Department of the Eof the South were transferred to the Army of the Potomac in July, and on the 22d, the Ninth Army Corps came into existence. (March, 1864), he had a division in the Second Corps until July, when he was given command of the Tenth Corps, Army of the ion in the Eighteenth Army Corps, and for a short period in July, during the early operations against Petersburg, he had comominent at Sabine Cross Roads and in other engagements. In July, the First and Second divisions, under Emory, went to Virgi 1864, he assumed command of the Nineteenth Army Corps. In July, with two divisions, he went to Washington and the Shenandonst Bragg. He had been made major-general of volunteers in July. He had command of the right wing (Army of the Cumberland)
, through the Seven Days battles. Toward the end of July, the army was further concentrated into commands of general in September and major-general the following July. He had a brigade, and a division, and was placed al Bragg. The army was transferred to Chattanooga in July. Major-General Polk had temporary command from Septey of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana troops. In July, Major-General Samuel Jones had command, and on Augu was assigned to the Department of North Carolina in July, but fought with his division at South Mountain, whet the head of this department, remaining there until July, when he was assigned to the command of Hood's Corpsgade in the Army of Northern Virginia. the end of July, left the Army of the West in control of western Tenthe west bank of the Mississippi near New Orleans in July, but was driven back by Weitzel and Franklin. The fgeneral of the provisional army of Tennessee, and in July, after commanding an instruction camp, was made brig