Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1864., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Fillmore or search for Fillmore in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1864., [Electronic resource], The army of Tennessee and its Generals. (search)
romances of the day, young Wheeler would be found in the library, studying with the deepest interest the volumes which treated of campaigns and battles, both of modern and ancient times, and in examining military maps and the plans of battles of distinguished commanders. In October, 1859, he was ordered to the Cavalry School, at Carlisle, Penn., and there remained on duty during the winter. In the spring of 1860, we find him in New Mexico, stationed respectively at forts Union, Craig, and Fillmore, and engaging in several important scouts against the hostile Indians. Early in March, 1861, seeing the storm-cloud of war gathering over his country, he promptly decided upon his course, and when his native State acceded he at once forwarded his resignation and returned to Georgia. Immediately on his arrival he tendered his services to the Confederate Government, and was commissioned first Lieutenant of artillery in the regular army, and ordered on duty at Pensacola. Here he exhibit