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Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz) 296 0 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) 153 3 Browse Search
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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 62 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 46 4 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 6 0 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.) 2 0 Browse Search
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d, Ducat, Barnett, Goddard, Rosecrans, Garfield, Porter, Bond, Thompson, Sheridan. War-time portraits of six soldiers whose military records assisted them to the Presidential Chair. Brig.-Gen. Andrew Johnson President, 1865-69. General Ulysses S. Grant, President, 1869-77. Bvt. Maj.-Gen. Rutherford B. Hayes President, 1877-81. Maj.-Gen. James A. Garfield President, March to September, 1881. Bvt. Brig.-Gen. Benjamin Harrison President, 1889-93. Brevet Major William McKinley, PrCavalry editor). Capt. F. Y. Hedley in 1864, age 20; later editor and author of Marching through Georgia (School of the soldier, Marching and Foraging). Col. W. C. Church; later editor of the Army and Navy Journal and author of life of Ulysses S. Grant (Grant). T. S. C. Lowe, Military Balloonist in the Peninsula campaign, 1802—the First War Aeronaut (Balloons). Capt. T. S. Peck; medal of honor in 1864; later Adj.-Gen. Of Vermont (Contributor of many rare photographs). Col. L. R.
Chapter 1: Ulysses Simpson Grant William Conant Church Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, United States ike in personal characteristics as was Ulysses Simpson Grant, and so singularly free from the ambitn's entire army of 30,000 men, was obtained by Grant with a casualty list of only 9362, including aulders and lowering brow in this photograph of Grant, taken in December, 1862, tell the story of thmbition and self-glorification. This explains Grant, as it explains Lincoln and Washington. Samuse of the U. S., Uncle Sam, in his name; Sam Grant, as one of those same colleagues once said, waness and intrigue. It was characteristic of Grant's mental processes that he always thought on sion until the necessity for decision arose. Grant recognized earlier than others the fact that, for the high-spirited and independent Grant in 1863. on this page are three photographss are stern, and the expressions intense. Grant in 1863—showing Grant in repose Portrait of [18 more...]
esented an always unbroken front against which Grant dashed his battalions in vain. Never were Leee girded himself to meet his future conqueror, Grant, in campaigns which proved that, although he hrtheless the greater master of the art of war. Grant's army was nearly twice as large as that of Leorces joined in the defense of Petersburg, and Grant was soon entrenching himself for the siege of The siege lasted until the end of March, 1865, Grant's ample supplies rendering his victory certainouse, and with him signed a parole drawn up by Grant, to the effect that they would not take up armaving meanwhile surrendered on April 3, 1865. Grant, drawing near, sent Lee on April 7th a courteo still hoping against hope for supplies, asked Grant's terms. Before the final surrender he took hm too strong. Then he sent a flag of truce to Grant, and a little before noon on April 9th held a nd in the terms he offered his exhausted foes, Grant illustrated as completely the virtue of magnan[2 more...]
sh the life out of the weakening Confederacy. Grant was the chief and Sherman his lieutenant, but erect and commanding. Upon the appointment of Grant as full general, in July, 1866, Sherman had be promoted to the lieutenant-generalship. When Grant became President of the United States, March 4neral. An attempt was made to run him against Grant in 1872, but he emphatically refused to allow h made secure the military reputations of both Grant and Sherman. Their good fame was enhanced by ipal armies of the South between Sherman's and Grant's forces. For three months of the Atlanta cy generous when the fighting was over. When Grant was made President, Sherman succeeded him as general of the army, and knowing Grant's views to coincide with his own, he hoped so to reorganize tWar, would be the real head of the army. With Grant's assistance the reforms were undertaken, but being too strong for him to bear. Sherman and Grant then drifted apart; the former could do little[4 more...]
been inconceivable. it was in this spirit of kindly regard for each other that the war between the two armies went on, from Fredericksburg to Appomattox. It manifested itself with increasing tenderness after every bloody battle. It inspired Grant when he said to Lee, your men will need their horses to make a crop. it animated Grant's soldiers when they gave no cheer at the surrender, and when they divided their rations with the men who, in tears, laid down their arms. It did not die wheGrant's soldiers when they gave no cheer at the surrender, and when they divided their rations with the men who, in tears, laid down their arms. It did not die when the Confederates accepted the results of the war. time has only hallowed the memory of the glorious manhood displayed in those days by the men of both armies. The soldiers, had their sentiments prevailed, would soon have bound up the wounds of war, as they did those received in battle. But politicians, for a time, interfered. Federal generals killed in battle group no. 5: Brigadier-generals Elon J. Farnsworth Gettysburg July 3, 1863. Stephen H. weed, Gettysburg July 2, 1
-in-chief in February, 1864, by Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant. General Winfield Scott anof Cairo were under the command of Brigadier-General U. S. Grant from August 1, 1861, until Februar presidency against Garfield. Of Hancock, General Grant once said: Hancock stands the most conspicmander of the Sixth Army Corps. Being sent by Grant to defend Washington, he took part in the Sheneparate command through the earlier battles of Grant's campaign. It was very prominent in the sieg866 to 1868, he was governor of Ohio, and President Grant's Secretary of the Interior in 1869. He ead of the department of the Monongahela until Grant's operations against Lee and Richmond began. uadron, captured Arkansas Post, January 11th. Grant removed McClernand from the command, and he waort Donelson and Shiloh, and was for a time on Grant's staff. He commanded a brigade in the SeventRoyal. After that, he commanded a division in Grant's Army of West Tennessee. In September, 1862,[2 more...]
lry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. He made a famous raid on General Grant's commissariat, capturing some twenty-five hundred head of cattts were captured at Fort Donelson when this post capitulated to General Grant. Confederate generals--no. 1 Alabama This is the fon Bolivar Buckner to conduct the negotiations and surrender to General Grant. For this General Floyd was relieved of his command. In Novemern Virginia. It was driven from Chattanooga in November, 1863, by Grant's forces. After the battle of Chickamauga, the corps were reorganifeated Rosecrans at Chickamauga, but was driven from Chattanooga by Grant in November, 1863. Bragg was now relieved of the Army of Tennesseeippi) under Van Dorn and Price. He surrendered Vicksburg to Major-General Grant, July 4, 1863, and after exchange resigned his commission onigade to the assistance of Johnston in the latter's attempt to keep Grant from Vicksburg, in May, 1863. In August, he was given a division i
the Civil War. The highest rank attained, whether full or by brevet, only is given, in order to avoid duplications. It is, of course, understood that in most cases the actual rank next below that conferred by brevet was held either in the United States Army or the Volunteers. In some cases for distinguished gallantry or marked efficiency brevet rank higher than the next grade above was given. The date is that of the appointment. Lieutenant-General, United States army (full rank) Grant, Ulysses S., Mar. 2, 1864. Lieutenant-General, United States army (by Brevet) Scott, Winfield, Mar. 29, 1847. Major-generals, United States army (full rank) Fremont, J. C., May 14, 1861. Halleck, H. W., Aug. 19, 1861. Hancock, Winfield, July 26, 1866. McClellan, G. B., May 14, 1861. Meade, G. G., Aug. 18, 1864. Sheridan, P. H., Nov. 8, 1864. Sherman, Wm. T., Aug. 12, 1864. Thomas, Geo. H., Dec. 15, 1864. Wool, John E., May 16, 1862. Major-generals, United States army (by Brev