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George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 780 780 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 302 302 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 91 91 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 88 88 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 58 58 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 44 44 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 44 44 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 37 37 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) 25 25 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 23 23 Browse Search
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ays and Government Telegraph lines in 1861. Lieut.-General Nathan B. Forrest, C. S. A., entered as private; Lieut.-Col., 1861, Maj.-Gen., 1864. Brevet Brig.-General Thomas T. Eckert, superintendent of Military Telegraph; Asst. Sec. Of War, 1864-66. Maj.-General Grenville M. Dodge, wounded before Atlanta; succeeded Rosecrans in the Department of Missouri. —naturally emphasizes, in its personal mentions and portrayals, the men of the respective specialties. The editors, therefore, detenterior, and editor of the New York Evening Post; and General Lewis Wallace, Governor of New Mexico, Minister to Turkey, and author of Ben Hur and other historical novels. Brevet Brigadier-General Stewart L. Woodford, Lieut.-Gov. Of New York, 1866-68; President electoral College, 1872; M. C., 1873-75; U. S. Dist. Atty., 1877-83; U. S. Minister to Spain, 1879-98. Brevet Brigadier-General James Grant Wilson, author of Addresses on Lincoln, Grant, Hull, Farragut, etc.; President, New York G
isease2,712197,008199,720 In prison8324,87324,866 Accidents1423,9724,114 Drowning1064,8384,944 Sunstroke5308313 Murdered37483520 Killed after capture1490104 Suicide26365391 Military execution267267 Executed by enemy46064 Causes unclassified621,9722,034 Cause not stated2812,09312,121 Totals9,584349,944359,528 Deaths in Confederate armies A tabulation of Confederate losses as compiled from the muster-rolls on file in the Bureau of Confederate Archives. (In the report for 1865-66, made by General James B. Fry, United States Provost Marshal-General.) These returns are incomplete, and nearly all the Alabama rolls are missing. Still the figures show that at least 74,524 Confederate soldiers were killed or died of wounds, and that 59,297 died of disease. STATEKILLEDDIED of WOUNDSDIED of disease OfficersEnlisted MenTotalOfficersEnlisted MenTotalOfficersEnlisted MenTotal Virginia2665,0625,3282002,3192,5191686,7796,947 North Carolina67713,84514,5223304,8215,1515412
manager. He was governor of Rhode Island from 1866 to 1869, and senator from 1875 until his death,ed the Lincoln conspirators. He was retired in 1866, having been brevetted major-general, and died He was elected to Congress as a Republican, in 1866. In 1883, he was Democratic governor of Massac865. After the war, he became major-general in 1866, and commanded various departments. He was an nd of the war. He was twice minister to France (1866-69) and was governor of New York, 1873-75. He head of the corps from April to June, 1865. In 1866, he resigned from the volunteer service. From 1866 to 1868, he was governor of Ohio, and President Grant's Secretary of the Interior in 1869. He he was United States minister to San Salvador (1866-69), and member of Congress from 1874 until hise Union Pacific and Texas Pacific railways. In 1866-67, he was member of Congress from Iowa. In 18 Being mustered out of the volunteer service in 1866, he, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel of eng[7 more...]
ps of Van Dorn's Army of Mississippi. In February, 1863, he was ordered to the Trans-Mississippi Department, where he held various commands in Arkansas and elsewhere. His most noteworthy effort was the expedition into Missouri, August-December, 1864, in an attempt to gather a large number of recruits from the independent bands in that State. But Rosecrans drove him back to Arkansas. After the war he became interested in a colonization scheme in Mexico, but returned to the United States in 1866, and died in St. Louis, September 29, 1867. Army of Mississippi In December, 1863, Lieutenant-General Leonidas Polk, succeeding Pemberton, was put in command of the force of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana. It had two divisions of cavalry and a strength of about twenty thousand. This is the force that contended with Major-General Sherman in Mississippi during the winter of 1864. In May, Polk joined the Army of Tennessee to oppose Sherman's advance to Atlanta
s, for the controversy between Congress and President Johnson was at its height. In the East, after the fall elections of 1866, most of these political clubs of veterans were ready to disband. The desire for a permanent organization of veterans becolitical character was wholly eradicated, and the order recovered its standing and its losses. During the winter of 1865-66, Major B. F. Stephenson, surgeon of the Fourteenth Illinois regiment, discussed with friends the matter of the Feder by the people generally, for the decoration of the graves of the soldiers. The first badge of the order was adopted in 1866. A change was made in October, 1868, in its design, and a further change in October, 1869. At the national encampment ofrominent men of the country. Its commanders-in-chief have been: B. F. Stephenson,Illinois,1866 S. A. Hurlbut,Illinois,1866-67 John A. Logan,Illinois,1868-70 Ambrose E. Burnside,Rhode Island,1871-72 Charles Devens,Massachusetts,1873-74 John F