bloody Chickamauga, September 19 and 20, 1863, its killed and wounded were more than 54 per cent. of the regiment—surpassed by few organizations in history.
It suffered again at Missionary Ridge, and in the spring of 1864, when it stood against Sherman through the Atlanta campaign.
The regiment fought on through the campaigns from Savannah, Georgia, up to North Carolina, and in the last combat at Bentonville, North Carolina.
It surrendered at Greensboro, April, 26, 1865. battle, but indicata total of 212.
this was its heaviest blow in any one battle.
It fought at Pea Ridge, an early engagement in the West, at Chaplin Hills, at the bloody battle of Chickamauga, and on the corpse-strewn slopes of Missionary Ridge.
It fought under Sherman from Resaca to Atlanta, and when that general marched away on his expedition to the coast, the Thirty-sixth turned back to suffer its fourth largest loss in killed at the battle of Franklin, and to help Thomas crush Hood at the battle of Nashvil
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.
Ayres, R. B., Mar. 13, 1865.
Baird, Absalom, Mar. 13, 1865.
Barnard, John G., Mar. 13, 1865.
Barnes, Joseph K., Mar. 13, 1865.
Barry, Wm. F., Mar. 13, 1865.