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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 1,747 1,747 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) 574 574 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 435 435 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 98 98 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 90 90 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 86 86 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 58 58 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 54 54 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 53 53 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 49 49 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in 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). You can also browse the collection for 1865 AD or search for 1865 AD in all documents.

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litary 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 Presidenet Major George Haven Putnam, 176th New York, prisoner at Libby and Danville in the winter of 1864-65. Chief of Scouts Henry Watterson, C. S. A., aide-de-camp to General Forrest, chief of Scouts undolumes consist of portraits alone, to represent adequately the soldiers whose fame has come since 1865. Merely to suggest the function of the Civil War as a school of citizenship, portraits are pref G. A. R. 1910-11 (Grand Army of the Republic). Bvt. Brig.-Gen. T. F. Rodenbough, U. S. A., in 1865; wounded at Trevilian and Winchester; later Secretary, U. S. Military service institution (Cavalrwould have fallen far short of fulfilment. But those same youths who survived to the summer of 1865—how differently they stood!—erect, with arms well hung, with quiet dignity, with the self-assuran
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 characteristie this man was of accomplishing great results with troops lacking in arms, equipment, transportation, and supplies, as well as in organization, but who Grant in 1865—the zenith of his career behind Grant in 1865 lay all his victories on the field of battle; before him the highest gift within the power of the American people—1865 lay all his victories on the field of battle; before him the highest gift within the power of the American people— the presidency. He says in his memoirs that after Vicksburg he had a presentment that he was to bring the War to a successful end and become the head of the nation. Grant's sturdy, persistent Scottish ancestry stood him in good stead. He was a descendant of Matthew Grant, one of the settlers of Windsor, Connecticut, in 1635, a<
, yet with dreadful losses to Lee—the General who shouldered all the responsibility The nobility revealed by the steadfast lips, the flashing eyes in this magnificent portrait is reflected by a happening a few days before its taking. It was 1865. The forlorn hope of the Confederacy had failed. Gordon and Fitzhugh Lee had attacked the Federal lines on April 9th, but found them impregnable. Lee heard the news, and said: Then there is nothing left me but to go and see General Grant.—Oh, Ge to his followers in peace as he had in war. Lee strove after the fall of the Confederacy, with all his far-reaching influence, to allay the feeling aroused by four years of the fiercest fighting in history. This photograph was taken by Brady in 1865, in the basement below the back porch of Lee's Franklin Street house in Richmond. On his right stands General G. W. C. Lee, on his left, Colonel Walter Taylor. This is one of five photographs taken by Brady at this time. A second and third are
. Mower, Commanding the Twentieth Army Corps The armies of the United States were led in 1864-65 by two generals, to whom, more than to any other military leaders, was due the final victory of th1862; 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 professdred thousand men, under the immediate command of Sherman, carried to suchcess conclusion, in 1864-65, three campaigns—that against Atlanta, the store-house of the Confederacy, for which he was made m intense feeling on the subject still exists in the communities over which Sherman marched in 1864-65, a feeling which does not exist against any other commander on either side, nor against Sherman hiT. A. Torbert. Wilson was given the cavalry corps of the military district of the Mississippi in 1865, and Torbert commanded the cavalry corps of the Army of the Shenandoah under Sheridan. These six
; 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 threefo 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 Department of Confederate losses as compiled from the muster-rolls on file in the Bureau of Confederate Archives. (In the report for 1865-66, made by General James B. Fry, United States Provost Marshal-General.) These returns are incomplete, and nearly all theU. 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 Confederat
t of the Military Academy, West Point. He was (1865-74) commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freof Chattanooga. For short periods, in 1864 and 1865, he had charge of the District of Vicksburg. Ionfederate Army. He resigned his commission in 1865, and devoted himself to the law. He died in Brod been brevetted brigadier and major-general in 1865. Major-General Doubleday was the author of sevetle of Nashville. He resigned from the army in 1865, and was defeated for governor of Massachusettse of law. He was secretary of state of New York 1865-1868, and attorney-general for New York from 18Weitzel commanded the Twenty-fifth Corps in 1864-5. Third Army Corps On the reorganizationin 1866, having been brevetted major-general in 1865. He was retired in 1868, and died in Dayton, Oby. He received the brevet of major-general in 1865. He died in Chicago, November 30, 1879. Bree Peninsula. Charles H. Tompkins, promoted in 1865. Edward E. Potter, brevetted for gallantry. [8 more...]
d Richmond. He commanded the Confederate forces in the Carolinas in 1865, merging them with those under General J. E. Johnston, and surrendermon Bolivar, Buckner, defender of his native Kentucky in 1861 and in 1865; led a Corps to victory at Chickamauga. Richard Taylor skillful dean. William M. Gardner, commander of the Post of Richmond, Va., in 1865. John K. Jackson, commanded a Reserve Corps Army of the Mississippe in the Army of Tennessee. Isaac M. St. John, Commissary General, 1865. Bryan M. Thomas, led a brigade of Alabamians. G. Moxley Sorrelthe Federal Red River expedition in 1864. At the latest returns, in 1865, the aggregate present of the force was about forty-three thousand. s placed at the head of the Department of East Tennessee, and in 1864-65, he was in command of the Department of the Gulf, surrendering at Merina James G. Martin led a brigade defending Richmond in 1864-5. Robert Ransom, Jr., one of the defenders of Marye's Heights in 186
d for a short period. But, eventually, the political character was wholly eradicated, and the order recovered its standing and its losses. During the winter of 1865-66, Major B. F. Stephenson, surgeon of the Fourteenth Illinois regiment, discussed with friends the matter of the Federal generals--no. 23 Pennsylvania les 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 ci of rules and regulations was adopted. Post No. 2 of the Department of Illinois was organized at Springfield, as stated by General Webber, in April, 1866. In 1865, in Indiana, correspondence relating to the continuance of the Army Club, a society of veterans, had come to the hands of Governor Oliver P. Morton, of Indiana. H
Edward H. Ripley commanded a brigade in the 24th Corps. George J. Stannard led his brigade against the flank of Pickett's column at Gettysburg. James M. Warner Colonel 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 regiment. Texas Andrew J. Hamilton Brigadier-General, 1862; resigned, 1865. Edmund J. Davis Colonel 1st Texas Cavalry, 1862; Brigadier-General, 1864. Meagher, T. F., Feb. 3, 1862. Meredith, S. A., Nov. 29, 1862. Miller, Stephen, Oct. 26, 1863. Mitchell, R. B., April 8, 1862. Montgomery, W. R., May 17, 1861. Morgan, Geo. W., Nov. 12, 1861. Nagle, James, Sept. 10, 1862. Naglee, H. M., Feb. 4, 1862. Nickerson, F. S., Nov. 29, 1862. Orme, Wm. W., Nov. 29, 1862. Owens, Joshua T., Nov. 29, 1862. Paine, Eleazer, Sept. 3, 1861. Patterson, F. E., April 11, 1