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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 23 23 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 12 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 7 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 6 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 6 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 5 5 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) 5 5 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 3 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 2 2 Browse Search
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oss of 300 out of 876 effective men. His immediate promotion was urged by Generals Preston, Liddell and Cleburne, the latter saying, I know no better officer of his grade in the service. He was promoted promptly; his commission being dated November 16, 1863. Thus, at the early age of twenty-three and a half years, he was made a brigadier-general, and was very soon assigned to the duties of a major-general. At the beginning of the Georgia campaign of 1864 he was put in charge of a cavalry divbut he felt compelled to resign the commission by circumstances that seemed to make it his clear duty to remain with his regiment, whose lieutenant-colonel, Webb, had fallen in battle while Morgan was on his way to join his new command. On November 16, 1863, he was again promoted brigadier-general and given command of a brigade composed of the First, Third, Fourth, Seventh and Fifty-first regiments of Alabama cavalry. General Morgan's military service, with his regiments and his brigade, re