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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 71 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 70 4 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 66 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 57 1 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 52 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 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 50 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 48 0 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 44 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 36 0 Browse Search
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Tribute of respect. At a meeting of the Taylor Grays Company held at West Point on the 6 h of August, Major H. B. Tomlix being called to the Chair and Adjutant E. C. Hill appointed Secretary, the following preamble and resolutions were offered by Capt. Wm. R. Aylett, of the Taylor Grays, and unanimously adopted: Whereas, it has pleased Almighty God to remove from us, and from the service of the Confederate States, our friend and fellow-soldier, John W. Tailiaferro. who has been so recently stricken down by disease in the flower of his youth and in the path of duty and patriotism; and whereas, while we how with humble submission and resignation to the will of Omnipotence, our sad hearts would express the deep grief and sorrow which we feel at the loss of our comrade: Be it, therefore, unanimously 1. Resolved, That by the death of John W. Tailiaferro, his company has lost one of its brightest ornaments and the army of the Confederacy one of its best and bravest soldiers
an energy and force of character, which gave his friends a satisfactory assurance of the process that was in store for him in after life. Through the did of gentlemen who took a deep interest in his welfare, he entered the Military Academy at West Point as a Cadet, about the year 1843, and graduated with high honors just at the beginning of the war with Mexico.-- During the whole of the term spent at West Point, he never failed upon an examination or received a "mark" of demerit. Young JaWest Point, he never failed upon an examination or received a "mark" of demerit. Young Jackson entered the service of the United States as brevet lieutenant under General Scott at Vera Cruz. In the memorable campaign from Vera Cruz to Mexico, he achieved honors of which a veteran officer might well have been proud In addition to his regular promotions during that campaign, Lieutenant Jackson was brevetted a major for distinguished services at the battle of Chapultepec. At the close of the war with Mexico, Major Jackson returned to his native State with his health very much imp