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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 1,245 1,245 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 666 666 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 260 260 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 197 197 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 190 190 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 93 93 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 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 88 88 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 82 82 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 79 79 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) 75 75 Browse Search
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rd Bates Attorney-General. Other members were: War, Simon Cameron (1861); Treasury, W. P. Fessenden, July 1, 1864, and Hugh McCulloch, Marchie superintended Military railways and Government Telegraph lines in 1861. Lieut.-General Nathan B. Forrest, C. S. A., entered as private; Lieut.-Col., 1861, Maj.-Gen., 1864. Brevet Brig.-General Thomas T. Eckert, superintendent of Military Telegraph; Asst. Sec. Of War, 1864-66. of eighteen or nineteen, who rushed to the defense of their flag in 1861, lacked, as most boys do, some notable phenomenon, blow, catastrophein resolution and resourcefulness, most of the men who were young in 1861 could possibly have become village constables—no more. The leadinrsity of Virginia (Confederate ordnance). Private John A. Wyeth in 1861, at 16; later organizer of the New York Polyclinic (Confederate raid life, health, and activity of pen throughout the half-century since 1861; and who have contributed largely the materials of the Photographic
new General Grant best, his friend and chief ally, General W. T. Sherman, declared that Grant more nearly than any other man impersonated the American character of 1861-65, and was the typical hero of our great Civil War. It is an anomaly of history that a man so distinguished in war should be so unwarlike in personal characterering here, anyway? A simple-hearted country lad disposed to bucolic life, so Grant in 1863—before the first of his great victories Grant was described in 1861 as a man who knows how to do things. In February, 1862, he captured Forts Henry and Donelson, thus opening the way for a Federal advance up the Tennessee River, ad Indian War, and his grandfather, also named Noah, fought in the Revolution. Henry Ward Beecher summed up the causes of Grant's meteoric rise from store clerk in 1861, to president in 1869, as follows: Grant was available and lucky. his dominant trait was determination. comprehended the significance of his foe's weakness in th
visitors on those events in American history which resulted in the rounding–out of the national domain. It was due, perhaps, to his long residence in the far West that he regarded slavery as in no sense the cause of the sectional troubles of 1860-61. It was all the result, he maintained, of the machinations of unscrupulous politicians scheming for power, working upon a restless people who were suffering from an overdose of Democracy. It is clear that Sherman, while appreciating both the Nort, and then he offered his services to the War Department, and was appointed colonel of the Thirteenth United States Infantry. Sherman's military career falls into four rather distinct parts: The Manassas, or Bull Run, campaign, and Kentucky, in 1861; the Shiloh-Corinth campaign, in 1862; the opening of the Mississippi, in 1863; the campaigns in Georgia and the Carolinas, in 1864-65. During the first two years, he was making mistakes, getting experience, and learning his profession. In the t
e 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 the Shenandoah valley and the region adjacent to the Blue Ridge, had contributed, largely by their steadiness under fll present itself. Jackson had been in training all the while, even though no one—not even himself—may have suspected to what purpose. this is the man who, more than any other, saved the day for the Confederacy at Manassas (First Bull Run), in 1861. then he disappeared from view—a way he had, as his antagonists were to learn later—for a while, and at one time it seemed as if the theater of active operations was to know his presence no more, when, in response to an order from the War Depart
Farm; led his brigade at Gettysburg and the Wilderness. the forces here credited with these brilliant achievements in 1861-65 are now thoroughly united, and would stand shoulder to shoulder against a foreign foe. Our population has increased thro an old Confederate this prattle about our people being commercialized is especially amusing. It carries him back to 1860-61. in the hot sectional animosities that brought on the War he had imbibed that same idea about the North—the Yankee now wor865. Tabular statement of losses in both the Union and Confederate armies in the principal battles of the Civil War, 1861-1865, compiled from official reports by Marcus J. Wright, chief of the division of Confederate records, U. S. War DepartmeFox, U. S. V., published his valuable and exceedingly accurate work, entitled Regimental losses of the American Civil War, 1861-1865, many regimental reports were missing or inaccessible, so that this work, in many respects a standard as far as Confe
ed command of the Army and Department of Missouri in 1861, and from his headquarters at St. Louis directed theommand, and a cavalry reserve. During the winter of 1861-62, the Army of the Potomac was thoroughly drilled. inia in 1862. Fremont was in command in Missouri in 1861 and at one time gave orders to Brigadier-General Gra7. He was governor of Massachusetts from 1858 until 1861, and when the Civil War broke out he was president o Tyler, of Connecticut, led the advance at Bull Run, 1861. Robert O. Tyler, of Connecticut, commanded artil James Cooper, in command of Maryland volunteers in 1861. Volunteers at Bull Run. He returned home to raiay 29, 1825. He practised law in Philadelphia until 1861, when he entered the Federal army as lieutenant-colo in the Prussian army. He came to St. Louis, and in 1861 entered the Union army as major of volunteers. LateM. A. 1860) was born in New York, June 16, 1836. In 1861, he was at first, second and then first lieutenant o
te armies and generals Confederates of 1861. At the birth of the Southern Army, when GuaMagruder, defender of the Virginia Peninsula in 1861. William Wing Loring, with Robert E. Lee in West Virginia in 1861. Samuel Jones, commander Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Sterling Priel Breckinridge, defender of the Mississippi in 1861. commanded several divisions at one time andavid E. Twiggs, in command in East Louisiana in 1861. Pierce M. B. Young, brilliant Cavalry leadeching until he entered the Confederate army, in 1861. As colonel of the First North Carolina Infantand entered the mounted infantry, resigning, in 1861, to join the Confederate army, in which he reaceral Taylor. He joined the Confederate army in 1861, serving first as colonel of the Ninth Louisianssippi. He entered the Confederate service, in 1861, as lieutenant of the Fifteenth Mississippi Infme a slave-trader at Memphis. In the summer of 1861, he joined the Tennessee mounted rifles as priv[11 more...]
anizations, to be known as the Grand Army of the Republic. The declaration of principles in the constitution, written by Adjutant-General Robert M. Woods, set forth that the soldiers of the volunteer army of the United States, during the war of 1861-65, actuated by patriotism and combined in fellowship, felt called upon to declare those principles and rules which should guide the patriotic freeman and Christian citizen, and to agree upon plans and laws which should govern them in a united andvalry opposing Sherman's March. Alfred E. Jackson commanded a District of East Tennessee. George Maney, active organizer and leader of Tennessee. Bushrod R. Johnson, conspicuous in the West and in the East. John P. McCown; at Belmont, in 1861. later led a division. John C. Brown led a division in the Army of Tennessee. William H. Jackson led a brigade of Forrest's Cavalry. has been given to veterans and widows entitled to pensions, by cooperation with the Pension Office in obta
atthies, C. L., Nov. 29, 1862. Federal generals no. 27 Vermont Truman Seymour captain at Fort Sumter in 1861; later a brigade commander in Army of the Potomac. Edwin H. Stoughton originally Colonel of the 4th Vermont; later commaColonel of the 1st regiment of artillery. John W. Phelps commander of a New England brigade in operations on the Gulf in 1861-2. B. S. Roberts Colonel 4th regiment. George wright Colonel 9th U. S. Infantry. Stephen Thomas Colonel of the 8th hn C. Moore led a brigade in the Army of the west. John R. Baylor, conspicuous in operations in Texas and New Mexico in 1861-62. Henry E. McCulloch, Texas brigade and District commander. Jerome B. Robertson led a brigade in Hood's division. n. Armstead L. long, staff officer to Lee and his Authorized Biographer. John B. Floyd, in command in West Virginia in 1861, later at Fort Donelson. William L. Jackson, originally Colonel of the 31st regiment. Albert G. Jenkins led a comman
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), General officers of the Confederate Army: a full roster compiled from the official records (search)
ut, J., Jr. , April 23, 1864. Clark, Charles, May 22, 1861. Clark, John B., Mar. 8, 1864. Clanton, J. H., Nov. 16, 1863. Clingman, T. L., May 17, 1862. Cobb, T. R. R., Nov. 1, 1862. Cockrell, F. M., July 18, 1863. Cocke, P. St. G., Oct. 2l, 1861. Colston, R. E., Dec. 24, 1861. Cook, Philip, Aug. 5, 1864. Cooke, John R., Nov. 1, 1862. Cooper, D. H., May 2, 1863. Colquitt, A. H., Sept. 1, 1862. Corse, M. D., Nov. 1, 1862. Cosby, Geo. B., Jan. 20, 1863. Cumming, Alfred, Oct. 29, 1862van, Dan'l C., Dec. 29, 1863. Confederate generals no. 24 Virginia David A. Weisinger, defender of the Petersburg Crater. Gabriel C. Wharton, in the Shenandoah Valley in 1864. Philip St. G. Cocke, First defender of Virginia, in 1861. Patrick T. Moore, in command of Reserves defending Richmond. Edwin G. Lee, on special service. James B. Terrell led Pegram's old brigade at the Wilderness. Robert H. Chilton, Lee's adjutant-general. Seth M. Barton led a brigade in Le