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Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz) 112 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 9 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson 1810-1883 (search)
Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson 1810-1883 Military officer; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 2, 1810; graduated at West Point in 1831; distinguished himself in Florida (see Seminole War) in 1832; and resigned in 1836. He re-entered the army as lieutenant of topographical engineers in 1838. From 1845 to 1849 he assisted in the coast survey, and in 1853 took charge of the office of explorations and surveys in the War Department. He became a member of General McClellan's staff in March, 1862, and soon afterwards was made brigadier-general of volunteers. He fought at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville; was General Meade's chief of staff from July, 1863, to November, 1864, and commanded the 2d Corps from November, 1864, to June, 1865. He was brevetted major-general for meritorious services in the siege of Petersburg and the pursuit and capture of General Lee. In 1866 he was appointed chief of the corps of engineers, and in 1879 was retired. He was author of many important reports of
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McClellan, Carswell 1835- (search)
McClellan, Carswell 1835- Civil engineer; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 3, 1835; graduated at Williams College in 1855; joined the 32d New York Regiment, and became topographical assistant on the staff of Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys in 1862. In August, 1864, he was taken prisoner, and on being paroled in the following November he resigned his commission. He published Personal memoirs and military history of Ulysses S. Grant, vs. The record of the army of the Potomac.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
shed by act approved March 1, 1872 Imperial Japanese embassy, of 114 persons, is presented to the President of the republic at the executive mansion......March 4, 1872 United States Centennial commissioners and alternates meet in Philadelphia and organize, electing Joseph R. Hawley president......March 4, 1872 Statues of Jonathan Trumbull and Roger Sherman presented to the Senate by Connecticut for the old Hall of Representatives......March 8, 1872 President Grant appoints Gen. A. A. Humphreys, U. S. A., Prof. Benjamin Peirce, United States coast survey, and Capt. Daniel Ammen, U. S. N., a commission to examine plans and proposals for an interoceanic canal across the Isthmus of Darien......March, 1872 Prof. S. F. B. Morse, born 1791, dies in New York......April 2, 1872 National convention of colored men at New Orleans; Frederick Douglass, chairman......April 10-14, 1872 Assassination of Judge J. C. Stephenson, Thomas E. Detro, and James C. Cline at Gun City, Mo....