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the potency of the formulas with which his name was associated: no terms except unconditional and immediate surrender, and I propose to move immediately upon your works. this met the temper of the time, impatient of strategy and paper plans and demanding tangible results. the circumstances which led to Grant's resignation from the army, July 31, 1854, however they might have been explained by those who knew him best, had created a distrust of him in the minds of his military superiors, Halleck and McClellan, so that he was left wholly dependent upon works accomplished for his recognition by the North and at Washington. He neither sought nor obtained favor from his superiors; he made no complaint of insufficient support, as so many did, but doggedly pursued a consistent course of doing the best he could with what the War Department placed at his disposal, learning from his successes and profiting by his mistakes as well as by those of the foe. there was one who was superior to
utenant-General Scott, Major-Generals McClellan and Halleck, and Lieutenant-General Grant. The last named has 29, 1866, at West Point, New York. Major-General Henry Wager Halleck ´╝łU. S.M. A. 1839) was born in Westehe armies. Grant succeeded him, March 9, 1864, and Halleck was his chief-of-staff until the close of the war. d at General Winfield Scott and Major-General Henry Wager Halleck. The upper photograph, as beautifulsoldier and the strength of armies. Major-General Henry Wager Halleck assumed command of the Army and Departy, in 1862. General Winfield Scott. General Henry Wager Halleck. this point into a neck but little morehose of the Department of Mississippi, under Major-General Halleck. With this force, consisting of six divisioforce of engineers, and later he was aide to Major-General Halleck. In December, 1862, he was given command ofecame captain in May, 1861. He was on the staff of Halleck at Corinth, and in May, 1862, was made colonel of t
rred by brevet was held either in the United States Army or the Volunteers. In some cases for distinguished gallantry or marked efficiency brevet rank higher than the next grade above was given. The date is that of the appointment. Lieutenant-General, United States army (full rank) Grant, Ulysses S., Mar. 2, 1864. Lieutenant-General, United States army (by Brevet) Scott, Winfield, Mar. 29, 1847. Major-generals, United States army (full rank) Fremont, J. C., May 14, 1861. Halleck, H. W., Aug. 19, 1861. Hancock, Winfield, July 26, 1866. McClellan, G. B., May 14, 1861. Meade, G. G., Aug. 18, 1864. Sheridan, P. H., Nov. 8, 1864. Sherman, Wm. T., Aug. 12, 1864. Thomas, Geo. H., Dec. 15, 1864. Wool, John E., May 16, 1862. Major-generals, United States army (by Brevet) Allen, Robert, Mar. 13, 1865. Ames, Adelbert, Mar. 13, 1865. Anderson, Robert, Feb. 3, 1865. Arnold, Richard, Mar. 13, 1865. Augur, Chris. C., Mar. 13, 1865. Averell, Wm. W., Mar. 13, 1865. Ay