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Federal Generals—No. 1


John E. Phelps, of ArkansasColonel of the 2d Cavalry.

Marcus La Rue, of Arkansas— promoted for gallantry.


John B. Slough, of Colorado— engaged in New Mexico.


Patrick E. Connor, of CaliforniaColonel of the 3d Infantry.

James Shields, brave Irish soldier, a friend of Lincoln.

George S. Evans, originally Colonel of the 2d Cavalry.

George W. Bowie, originally Colonel of the 5th Infantry.

Edward McGarry, brevetted for conspicuous gallantry.

James W. Denver; Denver, Colo., named after him.

J. H. Carleton commanded a column in March across Arizona.

This is the first of 29 groups embracing representative general officers of 34 states and territories. On preceding pages portraits appear of many leaders, including all the commanders of armies and army corps, and all generals killed in battle. Many others appear in preceding volumes, as identified with particular events or special branches, such as cavalry and artillery and the signal and medical corps. Information of every general officer can be found through the index and the roster concluding this volume.


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