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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 24 4 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) 16 2 Browse Search
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Introduction: soldiers and citizens Veterans after one year Self-reliance, courage and dignity are imprinted on the faces of these veterans—men of McClernand's corps in their quarters at Memphis, Tennessee, after the costly attempt on Vicksburg by way of Chickasaw Bluffs. Yet they have been soldiers hardly a year—the boy on the right, so slight and young, might almost be masquerading in an officer's uniform. Of such were the soldiers who early in the war fought the South in the flush of her strength and enthusiasm Members of President Lincoln's official family Edwin M. Stanton Secretary of War. Montgomery Blair Postmaster-General. Gideon Welles Secretary of the Navy. Salmon P. Chase Secretary of the Treasury. Hannibal Hamlin vice-president. William H. Seward Secretary of State. Caleb B. Smith Secretary of the Interior. Edward Bates Attorney-General. Other members were: War, Simon Cameron (1861); Treasury, W. P. Fessenden, July 1, 1864, and
learn. But in the rather uneventful Corinth military promenade, Sherman began to show his wonderful capacity for making marches count as much as fighting. He was now regarded as one of the best minor leaders, was no longer considered insane, and was made a major-general of volunteers as a reward for his services in the campaign. In the Vicksburg campaign of 1863, which completed the opening of the Mississippi and cut in two the Confederacy, Sherman bore a conspicuous part, first under McClernand and Leaders in the Atlanta campaign group no. 3: General officers who led brigades or divisions in the hundred days marching and fighting from Resaca to Atlanta Nathan Kimball led a division in the Fourth Corps. Samuel Beatty, leader of a brigade in the Fourth Corps. William B. Hazen commanded a division under McPherson. J. M. Corse held the Fort at Alatoona pass. Joseph F. Knipe, leader of a brigade in the Twentieth Corps. Charles Candy led a brigade in Gary's d
ellorsville and Gettysburg and the Twentieth Corps in front of Atlanta. John A. McClernand, commander of the Army of the Mississippi in 1862-3. McClernand led troood. Following Morgan, the commanders of the Thirteenth Corps were Major-Generals J. A. McClernand, E. O. C. Ord (who succeeded when McClernand was relieved at Vicksss. He died at Old Point Comfort, Virginia, July 26, 1893. Major-General John Alexander McClernand was born in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, May 30, 1812. replaced Sherman in command of the Yazoo Expedition which, under the name of McClernand's Army of the Mississippi, together with the Mississippi Squadron, captured Arkansas Post, January 11th. Grant removed McClernand from the command, and he was placed at the head of the Thirteenth Army Corps, of which he was in turn relieved o it was on Sherman's Yazoo Expedition and was also known as the Second Corps, McClernand's Army of the Mississippi, from January 4 to January 12, 1863. The commander
the Potomac. Henry J. Madill, originally Colonel of the 141st Reg't, noted at Gettysburg. Andrew Porter, commanded a brigade at First Bull Run. Thomas Welsh, originally Colonel of the 45th regiment. Charles F. Smith, originally Colonel of the 3d Infantry. Thomas L. Kane, organizer and leader of Kane's Bucktails. Hurlbut, Stephen, Sept. 17, 1862. Kearny, Philip, July 4, 1862. Keyes, Erasmus D., May 5, 1862. Leggett, M. D., Aug. 21, 1865. Logan, John A., Nov. 29, 1862. McClernand, J. A., Mar. 21, 1862. McPherson, J. B., Oct. 8, 1862. Mansfield, J. K. F., July 18, 1862. Milroy, Robt. H., Nov. 29, 1862. Mitchell, Ormsby, April 11, 1862. Morell, Geo. W., July 4, 1862. Morgan, E. D., Sept. 28, 1861. Morris, Thos. A., Oct. 25, 1862. Mott, Gersham, May 26, 1865. Mower, Joseph A., Aug. 12, 1861. Negley, James S., Nov. 29, 1862. Nelson, William, July 17, 1862. Oglesby, R. J., Nov. 29, 1862. Osterhaus, P. J., July 23, 1864. Palmer, John M., Nov. 29, 1862. Peck,