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Commanders of the armies of West Virginia, Shenandoah, Georgia and Mississippi

George Crook, commander of the Army of West Virginia in 1864. later Crook led a Cavalry division under Sheridan in the Appomattox campaign at five Forks and during the pursuit of Lee.

John C. Fremont, commander of the Mountain Department and Army in West Virginia in 1862. Fremont was in command in Missouri in 1861 and at one time gave orders to Brigadier-General Grant.

Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, commander of the Department and Army of the Shenandoah in 1862 and of the Army of the Gulf in 1863-4. with this Army Banks captured Port Hudson in 1863.

Philip Henry Sheridan, commander of the Army of Shenandoah in 1864. Sheridan led a division at Chickamauga and Chattanooga and commanded the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac in the Wilderness campaign.

Henry Warner Slocum, commander of the Army of Georgia in the Carolinas. Slocum commanded the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac, at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg and the Twentieth Corps in front of Atlanta.

John A. McClernand, commander of the Army of the Mississippi in 1862-3. McClernand led troops at Shiloh and later commanded the Army of the Mississippi operating against Vicksburg; head of a Corps in Grant's siege.


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