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en justified. The personal inspiration of the war pictures centers, naturally, in the portraits and groups. Several hundred of them are presented in the pages following. Study of them soon reveals a difference between soldier and non-combatant, as expressed in bearing and cast of countenance. It is astonishing how accurately, after examining a number of the war photographs of every description, one may distinguish in From the army to the White House: Garfield in 1863—(left to right) Thomas, Wiles, Tyler, Simmons, Drillard, 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.
—but calm and imperturbable as of old, with his crumpled army hat, plain blouse, his trousers tucked into his boot-tops, and the inevitable cigar, Ulysses S. Grant stands at a historic spot. Less than a week before, when the Union soldiers under Thomas, still smarting from their experience at Chickamauga, stood gazing at the Confederate works behind which rose the crest of Missionary Ridge, the Stars and Stripes were thrown to the breeze on the crest of Lookout Mountain. Eager hands pointed, and a great cheer went up from the Army of the Cumberland. They knew that the Union troops with Hooker had carried the day in their battle above the clouds. That was the 25th of November, 1863; and that same afternoon the soldiers of Thomas swarmed over the crest of Missionary Ridge while Grant himself looked on and wondered. When a few days later Grant visited the spot whence the flag was waved, an enterprising photographer, already on the spot, preserved the striking scene. Seated with his
ne he crushed half the Confederacy mainly by his destructive marches. At Bull Run, or Manassas, he commanded a brigade with Leaders in the Atlanta campaign— group no. 2: commanders of brigades and divisions which fought under McPherson, Thomas and hooker in the campaign for Atlanta, summer of 1864 Thos. H. Ruger commanded a brigade under General Hooker. J. C. Veatch, division leader in the Sixteenth Army Corps. Morgan L. Smith, leader of the Second division, Fourteenth CorGeneral Schofield. M. D. Manson, brigade leader in the Twenty-third Corps. Charles Cruft commanded a brigade under General Stanley. J. A. J. Lightburn led a division in the Army of the Tennessee. W. L. Elliott, chief of Cavalry under General Thomas credit, and though it was routed he quickly restored its organization and morale, and for this he was made a brigadiergeneral of volunteers. Transferred to Kentucky to assist General Robert Anderson, his former commander, in organizing t
s not twenty, but twenty-three per cent., and the Confederates held fast to their position all the next day. At Chickamauga, their victory cost the Confederates twenty-seven per cent., and the Federals, inflicting this loss, retreated; but General Thomas, the Rock of Chickamauga, still held fast to prevent pursuit, and Rosecrans' army was ready to fight the next day. At Waterloo, the entire loss in killed and wounded, of the French, was thirty-one per cent. Officers of a western figh Missionary Ridge. It fought under Sherman from Resaca to Atlanta, and when that general marched away on his expedition to the coast, the Thirty-sixth turned back to suffer its fourth largest loss in killed at the battle of Franklin, and to help Thomas crush Hood at the battle of Nashville. Such were the Western fighting regiments. Officers of the 36th Illinois this loss utterly destroyed the army. The Federals at Chickamauga withstood a loss practically the same-thirty per cent. —and sti
of the Cumberland and army of the Tennessee George Henry Thomas, commander of the Army of the Cumberland in the Tenne Tennessee, and was defeated at Chickamauga. Major-General George H. Thomas succeeded to the command October 20, 1863. Th defeated at Chickamauga, and was succeeded by Major-General George H. Thomas. He then spent a year in command of the Depared at Redondo, California, March 11, 1898. Major-General George Henry Thomas (U. S. M.A. 1840) was born in Southampton the right wing of the army routed and in utter confusion, Thomas kept his position against the whole of Bragg's army until nd. At Chickamauga, he rendered most timely assistance to Thomas and won a brevet of lieutenant-colonel in the regular armywas designated the Fourteenth Army Corps, with Major-General George H. Thomas in command. The corps fought at Stone's Riverright wing of the army, and was accompanied by Major-General George H. Thomas, who was second in command in the Army of the
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 Brevet) Allen, Robert, Mar. 13, 1865. Ames, Adelbert, Mar. 13, 1865. Anderson, Robert, Feb. 3, 1865. Arnold, Richard, Mar. 13, 1865. Augur, Chris. C., Mar. 13, 1865. Averell, Wm. W., Mar. 13, 1865. Ayres, R. B., Mar. 13, 1865. Baird, Absalom, Mar. 13, 1865. Barnard, John G., Mar. 13, 1865. Barnes, Joseph K., Mar. 13, 1865. Barry, Wm. F., Mar. 13, 1865. Beckwith, Amos, Mar. 13, 1865. Ben