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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 334 334 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 25 25 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 20 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 15 15 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 14 14 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 13 13 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 5: Forts and Artillery. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 11 11 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 10 10 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 10 10 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 8 8 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Battles. (search)
ition (S. C.)Oct. to Nov., 1861 Belmont (Mo.)Nov. 7, 1861 Middle Creek (Ky.)Jan. 10, 1862 Fort Henry (Tenn.)Feb. 6, 1862 Roanoke Island (N. C.)Feb. 7 and 8, Fort DonelsonFeb. 16, 1862 Valvend (New Mexico)Feb. 21, 1862 Pea Ridge (Ark.)Mar. 7 and 8, Hampton Roads (Monitor and Merrimac)Mar. 9, 1862 Shiloh (Tenn.)April 6 and 7, Island Number10 (Surrendered)April 7, 1862 Forts Jackson and St. PhilipApril 18-27, 1862 New Orleans (Captured).April 25 to May 1, 1862 Yorktown (Siege of)April and May, 1862 WilliamsburgMay 5, 1862 WinchesterMay 25, 1862 Hanover Court-HouseMay 27, 1862 Seven Pines, or Fair OaksMay 31 and June 1, 1862 Memphis (Tenn.)June 6, 1862 Cross Keys and Port RepublicJune 8 and 9, Seven Days before RichmondJune and July, 1862 Baton Rouge (La.)Aug. 5, 1862 Cedar Mountain (Va.)Aug. 9, 1862 Bull Run (second)Aug. 30, 1862 South Mountain (Md.)Sept. 14, 1862 Harper's Ferry (10,000 Nationals surrendered)Sept. 15, 1862 Antietam (Md.)Sept. 17, 1862 Iuka <
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Beauregard, Pierre Gustave toutant, (search)
ic firesides, to rally to the standard of their State and country, and by every means in their power compatible with honorable warfare, to drive back and expel the invaders from the land. The speech of President Davis at Richmond and this proclamation of Beauregard were lauded by the Confederates at Washington and Baltimore as having the ring of true metal. After the battle of Bull Run (q. v.), in July, he was promoted to major-general. He took command of the Army of the Mississippi, under Gen. A. S. Johnston, and directed the battle of Shiloh in April, 1862, after the death of Johnston. He successfully defended Charleston in 1862-63, and in May, 1864, he joined Lee in the defence of Petersburg and Richmond. As commander of the forces in the Carolinas in 1865, he joined them with those of Gen. J. E. Johnston, and surrendered them to Sherman. At the close of the war, with the full rank of general in the Confederate service, he settled in New Orleans, where he died, Feb. 20, 1893.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cadwalader, George 1804-1879 (search)
Cadwalader, George 1804-1879 Military officer; born in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1804; practised law there till 1846; served in the Mexican War; was present at the battles of Molino del Rey and Chapultepec; and for bravery in the latter was brevetted major-general. He resumed law practice in Philadelphia at the close of hostilities. In 1861, he was appointed major-general of Pennsylvania volunteers, and placed in command of Baltimore when a local revolt against the government was threatened, and in April, 1862, was commissioned major-general of United States volunteers. In the latter year he was made a member of a board appointed to revise the military laws and regulations of the United States. He published Services in the Mexican campaign. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 3, 1879.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Carleton, James Henry 1814-1873 (search)
Carleton, James Henry 1814-1873 Military officer; born in Maine in 1814. During the controversy over the northeastern boundary of the United States he was lieutenant of the Maine volunteers in what was called the Aroostook War. He served in the Mexican War, and when the Civil War broke out was ordered to southern California as major of the 6th United States Cavalry. In April, 1862, he relieved General Canby in the command of the Department of New Mexico. For meritorious service during the war he was brevetted major-general, U. S. A. He was the author of The battle of Buena Vista, with the operations of the army of occupation for one month. He died in San Antonio, Tex., Jan. 7, 1873.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Devens, Charles, 1820- (search)
rofession of law several years. In 1848 he was a State Senator, and from 1849 to 1853 was United States, marshal for Massachusetts. He was engaged in his profession at Worcester, Mass., when the Civil War began, and was one of the earliest Union volunteers, becoming major of a rifle battalion April 16, 1861, and colonel of the 15th Massachusetts Regiment in July following. Before the arrival of Colonel Baker, he commanded at Ball's Bluff (q. v.)and again after that officer's death. In April, 1862, he was made brigadier-general; served on the Peninsula; was wounded at Fair Oaks; was in the battles of South Mountain and Antietam; and commanded a division in the 11th Army Corps at. Chancellorsville. In the Richmond campaign of 1864-65 he was continually engaged, and in December, 1864, he was in temporary command of the 24th Army Corps. In April, 1865, he was brevetted major-general of volunteers, and in 1867 was appointed a justice of the Superior Court of Massachusetts. He was Un
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dewey, George, 1837- (search)
Dewey, George, 1837- Naval officer; born in Montpelier, Vt., Dec. 26, 1837; graduated at the United States Naval Academy in 1858; and served on the frigate Wabash in the Mediterranean squadron until the beginning of the Civil War, when he was assigned to the steam sloop Mississippi of the West Gulf squadron. On April 19, 1861, he was commissioned lieutenant, and was with Admiral Farragut when the latter's squadron forced the passage of forts St. Philip and Jackson in April, 1862. He also took part in the attack on Fort St. Philip and the subsequent battles with gunboats and ironclads which gave Farragut control of New Orleans. In the smoke of the battle the Mississippi ran aground within range of the shore batteries. When it was seen Admiral George Dewey. Birthplace of Admiral Dewey. that the ship could not be saved, the officers and men set her afire and escaped in the boats. Later, Dewey served in the North Atlantic blockading squadron, and still later with the Europea
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
ed by this convention, and that a copy of this resolution be ordered to be transmitted to the governor of New York. While General Mitchel was holding the Charleston and Memphis Railway in northern Alabama, he set on foot one of the most daring enterprises attempted during the war. It was an effort to break up railway communications between Chattanooga and Atlanta, in Georgia. For this purpose J. J. Andrews, who had been engaged in the secret service by General Buell, was employed. In April, 1862, with twenty picked men, in the guise of Confederates from Kentucky seeking Georgia's freedom, Andrews walked to Marietta. At that place they took the cars for a station not far from the foot of Great Kenesaw Mountain, and there, while the engineer and conductor were at breakfast, they uncoupled the engine, tender, and box-car from the passenger train and started up the road at full speed. They told inquirers where they were compelled to stop that they were conveying powder to Beauregar
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hahn, Michael 1830-1886 (search)
Hahn, Michael 1830-1886 Jurist; born in Bavaria, Germany, Nov. 24, 1830; graduated at the University of Louisiana in 1854. He was opposed to secession and did all in his power to keep Louisiana in the Union. When New Orleans was captured in April, 1862, he immediately took the oath of allegiance to the United States; was elected governor of the State in 1864; and United States Senator in 1865, but was unable to obtain his seat. He served in the legislature for several years and in 1879 was elected district judge, which office he held until his resignation on being elected to the national House of Representatives in 1885. He died in Washington, D. C., March 15, 1886.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hammond, William Alexander 1828- (search)
Hammond, William Alexander 1828- Surgeon; born in Annapolis, Md., Aug. 28, 1828; graduated at the University of the City of New York in 1848; was in the medical service of the regular army in 1849-60, when he was appointed Professor of Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Maryland. When the Civil War opened he re-entered the army, and in April, 1862, was commissioned surgeongeneral. In August, 1864, he was tried before a court-martial on a charge of official irregularities, and was dismissed from the army. This ban rested on him till 1878, when Congress passed a special bill directing the President to review the proceedings of the court-martial. As a result of this examination, he was honorably restored to his former rank in the army, and then placed on the retired list. Later, he became Professor of the Nervous System and Diseases of the Mind in the New York and Baltimore medical colleges. His professional writings include Military hygiene; Physiological essays; Sl
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hartsuff, George Lucas 1830-1874 (search)
Hartsuff, George Lucas 1830-1874 Military officer; born in Tyre, N. Y., May 28, 1830; graduated at West Point in 1852, and served first in Texas and Florida. In 1856 he was assistant instructor in artillery and infantry tactics at West Point. He was made assistant adjutantgeneral, with the rank of captain, in March, 1861; served at Fort Pickens from April till July, 1861, and then in western Virginia, under General Rosecrans. In April, 1862, he was made brigadier-general of volunteers, and commanded Abercrombie's brigade in the battles of Cedar Mountain, Manassas, and Antietam, receiving a severe wound in the latter engagement. In November he was promoted to major-general; and in the spring of 1863 was sent to Kentucky, where he commanded the 23d Corps. He was in command of the works at Bermuda Hundred in the siege of Petersburg, 1864-65. In March, 1865, he was brevetted major-general in the United States army; in 1867-71 was adjutant-general of the 5th Military Division an
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