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
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.