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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 194 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 74 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 74 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 72 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 66 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 47 1 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 40 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 34 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 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 33 1 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 32 0 Browse Search
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t heartily execrated leaders of the war. There is a hint of a smile in the right-hand picture. The left-hand portrait reveals all the sternness and determination of a leader surrounded by dangers, about to penetrate an enemy's country against the advice of accepted military authorities. grew up with the Western country in which he lived, among energetic, brainy farmers, lawyers, and politicians, the state-makers of the West. When sixteen years of age, Sherman secured an appointment to West Point, where he tells us I was not considered a good soldier. But he was at least a good student, for he graduated as number six in a class of forty-two, the survivors of one hundred and forty-one who had entered four years before. After graduation, in 1840, he was assigned to the Third Artillery, with which he served for six years in the Southern States, mainly in Florida and South Carolina. In South Carolina, he made the acquaintance of the political and social leaders of the South. At t
son—a memory Allen C. Redwood Fifty-fifth Virginia Regiment, Confederate States Army Thomas J. Jackson in the forties a portrait taken during the Mexican War, where Jackson served as a second lieutenant, the year after his graduation from West Point when the early details of the first important collision between the contending forces in Virginia, in 1861, began to come in, some prominence was given to the item relating how a certain brigade of Virginia troops, recruited mostly from they read than later, when a heavy beard had covered the resolute lips, and the habit of command had veiled the deep-seeing, somber eyes. When the quiet Virginia boy with the strong religious bent graduated eighteenth in his class of seventy from West Point in 1846, his comrades little thought that he was destined to become the most suddenly famous of American generals. The year after his graduation he attracted attention by his performances as lieutenant of artillery under General Scott in Mexic
hysique and intense personal magnetism. He graduated at West Point in 1837 in the same class with Jubal A. Early and Braxtorved in the Engineer Corps and as assistant professor at West Point. In 1854, he resigned from the army to practise architeuth Carolina, he held the chair of natural philosophy at West Point and later at Washington University, St. Louis, where thed able service in the Mexican War, taught engineering at West Point, suporintended Government works, and was one of the offi 1815. He resigned from the army the year after leaving West Point, but, offering his services at the outbreak of the Civils, Vermont, February 17, 1824, and taught mathematics at West Point. In the early days of the Civil War he served on the ste did garrison duty in the West and was an instructor at West Point. He was colonel of the First Ohio at Bull Run, and then superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and in May, 1898, was given command of the United State
the latter designation, with General Johnston in command and General P. G. T. Beauregard second. Lieutenant-General Simon Bolivar Buckner (U. S.M. A. 1841) was born in Kentucky, April 1, 1823. He served in the Mexican War and taught at West Point. He resigned from the army in 1855, and returned to Kentucky to practise law. He entered the Confederate service in September, 1861, taking command in Central Kentucky. He commanded a division of the Central Army of Kentucky at Bowling Green of Kentucky was merged as Smith's Corps in the Army of Tennessee. General Edmund Kirby Smith (U. S.M. A. 1845) was born in St. Augustine, Florida, May 16, 1824, and served in the Mexican War, after which he was professor of mathematics at West Point. In April, 1861, he resigned his commission as captain to join the Confederates, becoming a brigadier-general in June. He was chief-of-staff to and had a brigade under General Joseph E. Johnston. He was seriously wounded at Bull Run. Early
lar was sent out from New Orleans in regard to the proposed organization, and the first meeting was held in that city on June 10, 1889, the organization being Confederate generals no. 19: Tennessee Robert V. Richardson commanded a Tennessee brigade. Samuel R. Anderson, commander of a Tennessee brigade. Benjamin J. Hill, Provost-Marshal-General Army of Tennessee. James A. Smith, led a brigade in Cleburne's division. Robert C. Tyler, commander of the garrison at West Point, Georgia. William Y. C. Humes, commanded a division of Wheeler's Cavalry. Thomas B. Smith, led a brigade in the Army of Tennessee. Lucius M. walker, led a Calvary brigade in the Army of the West. Alexander W. Campbell, led a brigade of Forrest's Cavalry. perfected under the name of United Confederate Veterans, with F. S. Washington, of New Orleans, as president, and J. A. Chalaron, secretary. A constitution was adopted, and Lieutenant-General John B. Gordon, of Georgia, was electe