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South fortunate in being a contented part of a great, undivided country and in possessing that choicest of possessions, a hero in whom power and charm are mingled in equal measure. But we must take up once more our thin thread of narrative. Burnside superseded McClellan, and Lee, with the support of Longstreet and Stonewall Jackson, encountered him at Fredericksburg, where, on December 13, 1862, the Federals suffered one of the most disastrous defeats of the war. Hooker succeeded Burnside aBurnside and began operations well by obtaining at Chancellorsville a position in Lee's rear. Then came the tremendous fighting of May 2 and 3, 1863, followed by Hooker's retreat across the Rappahannock on the 6th. The Confed- Lee in Richmond after the war The quiet distinction and dignity of the Confederate leader appears particularly in this group portrait—always a trying ordeal for the central figure. Superbly calm he sits, the general who laid down arms totally unembittered, and set a magnific
er 9, 1862, when he was replaced by Major-General A. E. Burnside. He took no further part in the wae B. McClellan to November 9, 1862; Major-General A. E. Burnside to January 26, 1863; Major-General e was in temporary command. Major-General Ambrose Everett Burnside (U. S.M. A. 1847) was born ganized, July 22, 1862, the Ninth Corps, with Burnside at its head. He served under McClellan at So conduct in this battle was unsatisfactory to Burnside, and Franklin was relieved from duty in the s Ninth Army Corps The troops that Major-General Burnside took with him to North Carolina in Decive thousand men. Its commanders were Major-Generals Burnside, J. L. Reno, Brigadier-General J. D. and Fredericksburg. After the latter battle, Burnside was transferred to the Department of the Ohiorps was ordered East for reorganization, with Burnside at the head. At the end of May, it became paeral of volunteers and commanded a brigade in Burnside's Expeditionary Corps, a division in the Depa[14 more...]
M. Scales led a North Carolina brigade in Hill's Corps. William P. Roberts led a brigade of Cavalry in Virginia. John D. Barry, Colonel of the 18th North Carolina regiment. William McRae led a North Carolina brigade in Lee's Army. William R. Cox led a North Carolina brigade in Ewell's Corps. R. Leventhorpe, defender of Fort Fisher. Lawrence S. Baker, Colonel of the 1st Cavalry. Thomas F. Toon led a North Carolina brigade in Lee's Army. John R. Cooke, engaged in Repelling Burnside at Fredericksburg. Rufus Barringer led a brigade of Cavalry in Virginia. Thomas L. Clingman led a North Carolina brigade in Lee's Army. Frericksburg, and Gettysburg, and with General Longstreet's Corps. He was engaged at the battle of Chickamauga, commanding a brigade in McLaws' Division of the Left Wing. Returning to the East he was prominent in the Wilderness campaign, and in the Shenandoah he was with Ewell's Corps at Sailors' Creek, when his command was captured on April 6, 18
,901. Its posts exist throughout the length and breadth of the country, and even outside, and nearly every State has a department organization. Its influence is felt in every city, town, and village, and it has earned the good — will and support of the entire American people. Among its leaders have been some of the most prominent 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. Hartranft,Pennsylvania,1875-76 John C. Robinson,New York,1877-78 William Earnshaw,Ohio,1879 Louis Wagner,Pennsylvania,1880 George S. Merrill,Massachusetts,1881 Paul Van Dervoort,Nebraska,1882 Robert B. Beath,Pennsylvania,1883 John S. Kountz,Ohio,1884 S. S. Burdett,Dist. of Columbia,1885 Lucius Fairchild,Wisconsin,1886 John P. Rea,Minnesota,1887 William Warner,Missouri,1888 Russell A. Alger,Michigan,1889 W
od, Thos. J., Mar. 13, 1865. Woodbury, D. P., Aug. 15, 1864. Woods, Chas. R., Mar. 13, 1865. Wright, H. G., Mar. 13, 1865. Major-generals, U. S. Volunteers (full rank) Banks, N. P., May 16, 1861. Barlow, F. C., May 25, 1865. Berry, H. G., Nov. 29, 1862. Birney, David D., May 3, 1863. Blair, Frank P., Nov. 29, 1862. Blunt, James G., Nov. 29, 1862. Brooks, W. T. H., June 10, 1863. Buell, Don Carlos, Mar. 21, 1862. Buford, John, July 1, 1863. Buford, N. B., Mar. 13, 1865. Burnside, A. E., Mar. 18, 1862. Butler, Benj. F., May 16, 1861. Cadwalader, G. B., Apr. 25, 1862. Clay, Cassius M., April 11, 1862. Couch, Darius N., July 4, 1862. Cox, Jacob Dolson, Oct. 6, 1862. Crittenden, T. L., July 17, 1862. Curtis, S. R., Nov. 21, 1862. Dana, N. J. T., Nov. 29, 1862. Davies, Henry E., May 4, 1865. Dix, John A., May 16, 1861. Dodge, G. M., June 7, 1864. Doubleday, A., Nov. 29, 1862. Garfield, J. A., Sept. 19, 1863. Hamilton, C. S., Sept. 18, 1862. Hamilton, S., Sep