November, encouraged by the victories of Farragut at Mobile, Sherman in Georgia, and Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley, they had reflected him President of the United States by an electoral vote of 212 to 21.
Since the election, continued Northern victories had made certain the speedy termination of the war. Not long since, his oe; charity for all.
Indeed the dominant feeling in his speech is one of sorrow and sympathy for the cruel sufferings of both North and South.
Not only in the United States, but throughout the civilized world, the address made a profound and immediate impression.
Grant at Appomattox—Lee at Gettysburg—those are the men for me!
War-time portraits of Federal soldiers who contributed to the photographic history half a century later
Captain A. W. Greely, 1863; later Maj.-Gen., U. S. A.; chief, signal service (Signals; Telegraph).
Private Geo. L. Kilmer in 1864, wearing the Veteran Stripe at 18 (Military editor).
Private J. E. Gilman, lost
he Civil War, and what they mean Hilary A. Herbert Late Colonel, Eighth Alabama Infantry, Confederate States Army, and late Secretary of the Navy of the United States
Men of the famous VermoUnited States
Men of the famous Vermont brigade, all from the one state, which suffered more heavily than any other Federal brigade during the war—within a week at the Wilderness and Spotsylvania, it lost 1,645 out of 2,100 effective me2. of some of the Confederate generals, and, in some measure, jealousy at the power of the United States have ranged the sympathies of the world during the war and ever since to a large degree on te 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 the Alabama rolls arerch July 29, 1864.
Some casualties of Confederate regiments General Marcus J. Wright, Confederate States Army
At the time when Lieutenant-Colonel William F. Fox, U. S. V., published his valuab