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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 232 36 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 167 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 120 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) 79 1 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 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 68 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 58 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 56 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 53 3 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 51 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 48 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Battles. (search)
teras Forts CapturedAug. 26-30, 1861 Carnifex Ferry (Va.)Sept. 10, 1861 Lexington (Mo.)Sept. 20, 1861 Santa Rosa IslandOct. 9, 1861 Ball's Bluff (Va.)Oct. 21, 1861 Port Royal Expedition (S. C.)Oct. to Nov., 1861 Belmont (Mo.)Nov. 7, 1861 Middle Creek (Ky.)Jan. 10, 1862 Fort Henry (Tenn.)Feb. 6, 1862 Roanoke Island (N. C.)Feb. 7 and 8, Fort DonelsonFeb. 16, 1862 Valvend (New Mexico)Feb. 21, 1862 Pea Ridge (Ark.)Mar. 7 and 8, Hampton Roads (Monitor and Merrimac)Mar. 9, 1862 Shiloh (Tenn.)April 6 and 7, Island Number10 (Surrendered)April 7, 1862 Forts Jackson and St. PhilipApril 18-27, 1862 New Orleans (Captured).April 25 to May 1, 1862 Yorktown (Siege of)April and May, 1862 WilliamsburgMay 5, 1862 WinchesterMay 25, 1862 Hanover Court-HouseMay 27, 1862 Seven Pines, or Fair OaksMay 31 and June 1, 1862 Memphis (Tenn.)June 6, 1862 Cross Keys and Port RepublicJune 8 and 9, Seven Days before RichmondJune and July, 1862 Baton Rouge (La.)Aug. 5, 1862 Cedar Mountain
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cheatham, Benjamin Franklin 1820-1886 (search)
Cheatham, Benjamin Franklin 1820-1886 Mil- itary officer; born in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 20, 1820. He entered the Mexican War as captain in the 1st Tennessee Regiment; distinguished himself in the battles of Monterey, Medelin, and Cerro Gordo, and became colonel of the 3d Tennessee Regiment. At the conclusion of the war he was appointed major-general of the Tennessee militia. When the Civil War broke out he organized the whole supply department for the Western Army of the Confederacy—a work in which he was employed when he was appointed brigadiergeneral (September, 1861). He participated in the battles of Belmont and Shiloh and accompanied Bragg on his expedition into Kentucky in September, 1862. Later he was promoted to major-general, and was engaged at Chickamauga, Chattanooga,, Nashville, and other places. After the war he applied himself chiefly to agriculture. In October, 1885, he was made postmaster of Nashville. He died in Nashville, Sept. 4, 188
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fearing, Benjamin Dana 1837-1881 (search)
Fearing, Benjamin Dana 1837-1881 Military officer; born in Harmar, O., Oct. 10, 1837; enlisted in the 2d Ohio Regiment at the outbreak of the Civil War; took part in the battles of Bull Run, Shiloh, Hoover's Gap, and at Chickamauga, where he was severely wounded. During Sherman's march to the sea he commanded a brigade and was again wounded at Bentonville. General Sherman spoke of him as the bravest man that fought on Shiloh's field. He died in Harmar, O., Dec. 9, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Force, Manning Ferguson (search)
Force, Manning Ferguson Author; born in Washington, D. C., Dec. 17, 1824; graduated at Harvard in 1845; admitted to the bar, Cincinnati, 1850; appointed major of the 20th Ohio Regiment in 1861; took part in the battles at Fort Donelson and Shiloh, and in the siege at Vicksburg. He was with Sherman in the Atlanta campaign and was mustered out of service as brevet major-general of volunteers. In 1889 he became commandant of the Ohio Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Among his publications are From Fort Henry to Corinth; The Mound builders; Prehistoric man; The Vicksburg campaign; Marching across Carolina, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gibson, Randall Lee 1832-1892 (search)
Gibson, Randall Lee 1832-1892 Statesman; born in Spring Hill, Ky., Sept. 10, 1832; graduated at Yale in 1853; at the beginning of the Civil War enlisted as a private, but soon received a commission as captain in the Louisiana Artillery, and subseqiuently was elected colonel of the 13th Louisiana Infantry. He took part in the battles of Shiloh, Murfreesboro, and Chickamauga. At Nashville he covered the retreat of Hood's army. After the war he resumed the practice of law and was elected to the United States House of Representatives, but was not allowed to take his seat until a subsequent election. In 1882 and 1888 he was elected to the United States Senate. He died in Hot Springs, Ark., Dec. 15, 1892.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Grant, Ulysses Simpson (search)
s. He was one of the first to offer his services to the national government when the Civil War broke out, but, as no notice was taken of him, became colonel of the 21st Illinois Infantry. In May, 1861, he was appointed a brigadier-general of volunteers, and placed in command at Cairo. He occupied Paducah, broke up the Confederate camp at Belmont, and in February, 1862, captured Forts Henry and Donelson. He was then promoted to major-general; conducted the battle of Pittsburg Landing, or Shiloh, and for a while was second in command to Halleck. He performed excellent service in the West and Southwest, especially in the vicinity of the Mississippi River, and at and near the Tennessee River, in 1863. He was promoted to lieutenant-general March 1, 1864, and awarded a gold medal by Congress. He issued his first order as general-in-chief of the armies of the Ulysses S. Grant. United States at Nashville, March 17, 1864. In the grand movements of the armies in 1864, he accompanied
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kline, Jacob 1840- (search)
Kline, Jacob 1840- Military officer; born in Pennsylvania, Nov. 5, 1840; entered the regular army from civil life; was commissioned first lieutenant of the 16th Infantry in 1861; promoted captain in 1864; major of the 24th Infantry in 1887; lieutenantcolonel of the 9th Infantry in 1892; and colonel of the 21st Infantry, April 30, 1897. During the Civil War he was brevetted captain, April 7, 1862, for gallantry at Shiloh, and major, Sept. 1, 1864, for gallantry in the Atlanta campaign. On May 27, 1898, he was appointed a brigadier-general of volunteers for the war with Spain, and on March 15, 1899, was honorably discharged from that service.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McCook, Alexander McDowell 1831- (search)
McCook, Alexander McDowell 1831- Military officer; born in Columbiana county, O., April 22, 1831; a son of Maj. Daniel McCook (q. v.); graduated at West Point in 1852; served against the Indians in New Mexico in 1857; was assistant instructor of tactics at West Point in 1858-61; and was colonel of the 1st Ohio Regiment at the battle of Bull Run. In September, 1861, he was commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers, and in July, 1862, having distinguished himself at Shiloh and Corinth, he was promoted majorgeneral. He fought in the battle of Perryville in command of the 1st Corps of the Army of the Ohio, and commanded the right wing in the battle at Stone River (q. v.). He was afterwards in command of the 20th Army Corps, and fought in the Alexander McDowell McCook. battle of Chickamauga (q. v.). In 1880 he was promoted to colonel of the 6th Infantry; in 1890 to brigadier-general; and in 1894 to major-general; and was retired April 22, 1895.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McCook, Daniel 1798- (search)
he army as a major. He was mortally wounded while trying to intercept Gen. John Morgan, in his raid, and died near Buffington's Island, O., July 21, 1863. Ten of his sons served in the Union army. Military officer; born in Carrollton, O., July 22, 1834; another son of Major McCook; graduated at the Alabama University in 1858; studied law, and after being admitted to the bar in Steubenville, O., settled in Leavenworth, Kan. At the beginning of the Civil War he entered the Union army as captain of a local company. Later he was chief of staff of the 1st division of the Army of the Ohio in the campaign of Shiloh. He became colonel of the 52d Ohio Infantry in 1862, and was assigned to command a brigade under General Sherman. In July, 1864, he was selected by General Sherman to lead the assault against the Confederates at Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., and, while doing so, was mortally wounded, dying July 21, 1864. Five days before his death he was promoted brigadier-general of volunteers.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McPherson, James Birdseye 1828- (search)
McPherson, James Birdseye 1828- Military officer; born in Sandusky, O., Nov. 14, 1828; graduated at West Point in 1853. the first in his class, and entered the engineer corps. He was made captain 17th Corps with great ability, having been in August, 1861, and brigadier-general of volunteers in May, 1862. He was aide to General Halleck late in 1861, and chief engineer of the Army of the Tennessee, doing good service at Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Corinth, and luka Springs. In December, 1862, he commanded the made major-general in October. He did admirable service, under Grant, in the Vicksburg campaign (1863), and was made brigadier-general in the United States army in August. He was also active and efficient in the Atlanta campaign, in 1864, distinguishing himself everywhere as commander of the army of the Tennessee. He was killed while James Birdseye McPherson. reconnoitring in the Confederate lines july 22, 1864.
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