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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 507 507 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 36 36 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 17 17 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) 15 15 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 9 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 9 9 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 8 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 6 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 6 6 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 5 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Arkansas, (search)
troops occupied the State; and one of the most hotly contested battles of the war was fought on its soil (see Pea Ridge). On Oct. 30, 1863, a meeting of loyal citizens, representing about twenty counties, was held at Fort Smith, to take measures for reorganizing the State government. In January following, a convention, composed of representatives of State seal of Arkansas. forty-two counties, assembled at Little Rock, and framed a loyal constitution, which was ratified by the people in March, 1864. Members of the legislature were elected, and in April a State government was organized. In 1867 military rule was established in Arkansas, which, with Mississippi, constituted a military district. A new constitution was framed by a convention at Little Rock, Jan. 7, 1868, and was ratified by a small majority in March. On June 22, Congress declared Arkansas entitled to representation in that body, and the administration of the government was transferred to the civil authority. Popula
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Callis, John B. 1828-1898 (search)
Callis, John B. 1828-1898 Military officer; born in Fayetteville, N. C., Jan. 3, 1828; went to Wisconsin in 1840; entered the army as captain in the 7th Wisconsin Volunteers when the Civil War broke out; brevetted brigadier-general in March, 1864; sent to Huntsville, Ala., as assistant commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau; resigned and elected to Congress in 1868. During his term of office he presented the resolution on which the Ku Klux Klan (q. v.) bill was passed. He died in Lancaster, Wis., Sept. 23, 1898.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Forrest, Nathan Bedford 1821-1877 (search)
Military officer; born in Bedford county, Tenn., July 13, 1821; joined the Tennessee Mounted Rifles in June, 1861; and, in July following, raised and equipped a regiment of cavalry. By 1863 he had become a famous Confederate chief; and early in 1864 the sphere of his duties was enlarged, and their importance increased. He was acknowledged to be the most skilful and daring Confederate leader in the West. He made an extensive raid in Tennessee and Kentucky, with about 5,000 mounted men, in March and April, 1864. He had been skirmishing with Gen. W. S. Smith in northern Mississippi, and, sweeping rapidly across the Tennessee Nathan Bedford Forrest. River into western Tennessee, rested a while at Jackson, and then (March 23) pushed on towards Kentucky. A part of his force captured Union City the next day, with the National garrison of 450 men. Forrest then pushed on to Paducah, on the Ohio River, with 3,000 men, and demanded the surrender of Fort Anderson there, in which the lit
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ricketts, James Brewerton 1817-1887 (search)
City, June 21, 1817; graduated at West Point in 1839; served in the war against Mexico; and when the Civil War began was placed in command of the 1st Battery of rifled guns. He distinguished himself in the battle of Bull Run, where he was severely wounded, taken prisoner, and confined eight months in Richmond, when he was exchanged. He was made brigadier-general of volunteers; was in the second battle of Bull Run, in which he commanded a division of the Army of Virginia, and was wounded; and in the battle of Antietam he commanded General Hooker's corps after that officer was wounded. He was engaged in the campaign against Richmond from March until July, 1864, and in James Brewerton Ricketts. the Shenandoah campaign from July until October, 1864. He was brevetted brigadier-general, United States army, for gallantry at Cedar Creek, and major-general for meritorious services through the war, and was retired because of wounds in 1867. He died in Washington, D. C., Sept. 22, 1887.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
Atlanta leaves Savannah to attack the blockading fleet; meets Federal monitor Weehawken, and in fifteen minutes is disabled and captured......June 17, 1863 Battle of Chickamauga. Sept. 19-20, 1863 Battle of Ringgold......Nov. 27, 1863 First detachment of Federal prisoners received at Andersonville prison......Feb. 15, 1864 Battle of Tunnel Hill......Feb. 22-25, 1864 Resolutions passed by legislature recommending the tender of peace to the United States after every victory......March, 1864 Confederates under General Johnston evacuate Resaca and cross the Oostenaula, speedily followed by Federals under General Sherman......May 15, 1864 Sherman attacks Johnston at bluffs of Kenesaw Mountain and is repulsed......June 27, 1864 Johnston evacuates Marietta......July 1, 1864 Johnston succeeded by Hood in defence of Atlanta......July 17, 1864 First battle (Peach-tree Creek) near Atlanta......July 20, 1864 Second battle (Decatur) near Atlanta......July 22, 1864
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Warren, Gouverneur Kemble 1830-1882 (search)
he 5th Gouverneur Kemble Warren. New York Volunteers, August, 1861, and commanded a brigade in the campaign of 1862. In September he was promoted brigadier-general. He engaged in the battles of Manassas (or second Bull Run), Antietam, and Fredericksburg. After Feb. 4, 1863, he was chief of topographical engineers of the Army of the Potomac. He was engaged in the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg (where he was wounded), and in the combats at Auburn and Bristow's Station. In March, 1864, he was placed in command of the 5th Army Corps, which post he held until April. 1865, in the campaign against Richmond, having been made major-general of volunteers in May, 1863. In that campaign he was exceedingly active and efficient, from the battle of the Wilderness to the battle of Five Forks. In March, 1865, he was brevetted major-general, United States army. He was the author of Explorations in the Dakota country; Preliminary report of explorations in Nebraska and Dakota in t