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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore),
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Palmer, John McCauley 1817- (search)
Palmer, John McCauley 1817- Military officer; born in Eagle Creek, Scott co., Ky., Sept. 13, 1817; became a resident of Illinois in 1832; was admitted to the bar in 1840; member of the State Senate from 1852 to 1854; and a delegate to the peace convention in 1861. He was colonel of the 14th Illinois Volunteers in April, 1861; served under Fremont in Missouri; and in December was made brigadiergeneral of volunteers. He was at the capture of New Madrid and Island Number10, and commanded a brigade in the Army of the Mississippi. He commanded a division under Grant and Rosecrans in 1862, and was with the latter at the battle of Stone River. For his gallantry there he was promoted major-general. He took part in the battle of Chickamauga, and commanded the 14th Corps in the Atlanta campaign. He was governor of Illinois in 1868-72; United States Senator in 1891-97; and candidate of the gold standard Democrats for President in 1896. He died in Springfield, Ill., Sept. 25, 1900.
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Appendix. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1862., [Electronic resource], Spirit of the war. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Our army Correspondence. (search)
Yankee reports from Kentucky. Senatobia, September 27. --A Louisville dispatch, dated 22d, in the Chicago Times, of the 23d, says: "The last intelligence which has been received from the rebel lines is that Gen. Heath, with 15,000 men and 16 cannon, is at Eagle Creek, near Cynthiana; Humphrey Marshall, with 12,000 men and 40 cannon, was moving from Paris northward, and Kirby Smith, with 10,000 men and 16 cannon, was moving north from Lexington; John Morgan, with 2,500 cavalry, is scouting from Bridge's Station to within ten miles of the fortifications. It is believed that, simultaneous with Bragg's attack upon Louisville, Kirby Smith, with 40,000 men and over one hundred canon, will attack Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport."