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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 508 508 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 23 23 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 18 18 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 17 17 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 14 14 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 12 12 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 8 8 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 7 7 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 6 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 6 6 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895 (search)
Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895 Military officer; born in New York, Dec. 29, 1831; served on the staff of General Sherman early in the Civil War; was severely wounded at Port Hudson; joined General Grant, and became his military secretary, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, in January, 1864; and was made aide-de-camp to the general of the army, with the title of colonel, in March, 1865; and retired in 1869, holding the rank of captain, U. S. C., and brevet brigadier-general, U. S. V. He was consul-general in London in 1870-81; accompanied General Grant on his journey around the world in 1877-78; and was consul-general in Havana in 1882-84. After General Grant's death Badeau lost a suit against the heirs for compensation for alleged services in the preparation of General Grant's Memoirs. He published Military history of Ulysscs S. Grant; Grant in peace, and several romances. He died in Ridgewood, N. J., March 19, 1895.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Confederate prisons. (search)
he process of slow starvation began in the fall of 1863, and was so general and uniform in all the prisons that, according to a report of a committee of the United States Sanitary Commission, there can be no doubt of its having been done by direct orders. This starvation was done when, as has been proved, there was abundance of food at the command of their jailers. Boxes of food and clothing, sent to the prisoners from their friends at the North, were denied them after the beginning of January, 1864. Three hundred boxes, said the report, arrived every week, and were received by Ould, the commissioner of exchange, but instead of being distributed, were retained, and piled up in a warehouse near by. . . . The officers were permitted to send out and buy articles at extravagant prices, and would find the clothes, stationery, hams, and butter, which they had purchased, bearing the marks of the Sanitary Commission. Over 3,000 boxes were sent to the captives in Libby Prison, and on Bell
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Foster, John Gray 1823-1874 (search)
meritorious services. For two years (1855-57) he was Professor of Engineering at West Point; promoted to captain in July, 1860; major in March, 1863; and lieutenant-colonel in 1867. He was one of the garrison of Fort Sumter during the siege, and was made brigadiergeneral of volunteers in October, 1861. He took a leading part in the capture of Roanoke Island, early in 1862, and of Newbern, N. C.; was promoted to majorgeneral of volunteers, and became commander of the Department of North Carolina, and defended that region with skill. In July, 1863, he was made commander of the Department of Virginia and North Carolina, with his headquarters at Fort Monroe. He was afterwards in command of the Department of Ohio, of which he was relieved on account of wounds in January, 1864. He afterwards commanded the Departments of South Carolina and Florida. He was brevetted major-general in the regular army for services during the Civil War in 1865. He died in Nashua, N. H., Sept. 2, 1874.
rly 1,500 miles of railroad are under construction, which will make the entire mileage about 5,000. The population in 1890 was 1,911,896; in 1900, 2,231,853. See United States, Iowa, vol. IX. Governors—territorial. Robert Lucasassumes officeJuly, 1838 John Chambers July, 1841 James ClarkJuly, 1845 Governors—State. Ansel Briggsassumes office1846 Stephen Hempstead.Dec., 1850 James W. GrimesDec., 1854 Ralph P. LoweDec., 1858 Samuel J. Kirkwood Jan., 1860 William M. StoneJan., 1864 Samuel MerrillJan., 1868 C. C. CarpenterJan., 1872 Samuel J. Kirkwood. Jan., 1876 Joshua G. NewboldactingJan., 1876 John H. Gear.assumes officeJan. 1878 Buren R. Sherman Jan. 1882 William LarrabeeJan. 1886 Horace BoiesJan. 1890 Frank D. JacksonJan. 1894 Francis M. DrakeJan. 1896 Leslie M. ShawJan. 1898 United States Senators. Name. No. of Congress. Date. Augustus C. Dodge30th to 33d1848 to 1855 George W. Jones30th to 36th1848 to 1859 James Harlan 34th to 38th 1856 to 18
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi, (search)
own, Democratterm beginsJan. 1844 Joseph W. Matthews, Democratterm beginsJan. 1848 John A. Quitman, Democratterm beginsJan. 1850 John Isaac Guion, pres. of the Senate, acting, Feb. 3, 1851 James Whitefield, pres. of the Senate,term begins Nov. 25, 1851 Henry S. Foote, Union term begins Jan. 1852 John J. McRae term beginsJan. 1854 William McWillie term begins Nov. 16, 1857 John J. Pettus, Democrat term begins Jan. 1860 Jacob Thompson term beginsJan. 1862 Charles Clarke term begins Jan. 1864 W. L. Sharkey, provisional appointed June 13, 1865 Benjamin G. Humphreys term begins Oct. 16, 1865 Gen. Adelbert Ames, provisional, appointed June 15, 1868 James L. Alcorn, Republican term begins Jan. 1870 R. C. Powers acting Dec. 1870 Adelbert Ames, Republican term begins Jan. 1874 John M. Stone acting,March 29, 1876 Robert Lowry term begins Jan. 1882 John M. Stone term beginsJan. 1890 A. J. McLaurinterm beginsJan. 1896 A. H. Longino term beginsJan. 1900 United States Senato
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stoneman, George 1822-1894 (search)
e a brigadiergeneral of volunteers and chief of cavalry, in August. He was active in the Peninsular campaign in 1862; and after the fall of General Kearny, at Chantilly, he took command of that general's division. Gen. George Stoneman. He succeeded General Heintzelman as commander of the 3d Army Corps, which he led in the battle of Fredericksburg, and was promoted to major-general in November, 1862. In the Richmond campaign, in May, 1863, he commanded a cavalry corps on raids; and from January to April, 1864, he led the 23d Corps. Then he was transferred to the command of the cavalry in the Department of the Ohio. In July, 1864, General Sherman ordered General Stoneman, at Atlanta, to take his own and Garrard's cavalry, about 5,000 in all, and move by the left, around Atlanta, to Macdonough, while McCook was to move by the right to Fayetteville, and, sweeping round, join the latter at Lovejoy's Station, on the Macon Railway. He moved on the night of July 28. Stoneman, ambit