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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) 6 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Martindale, John Henry 1815-1881 (search)
Martindale, John Henry 1815-1881 Military officer; born in Sandy Hill, N. Y., March 20, 1815; graduated at West Point in 1835; left the army the next year, and became a civil engineer; and finally practised law in Batavia, N. Y. He was made brigadier-general of volunteers in August, 1861, and served in the Army of the Potomac, in the campaign of 1862, under Gen. Fitz-John Porter. He was in the Army of the James, and also in the army of the Potomac, in the campaign against Richmond, commanding (in July and September, 1864) the 18th Army Corps. For gallantry at Malvern Hill (q. v.) he was brevetted major-general of volunteers. He resigned in 1864, and was made attorney-general of New York in 1866. He died in Nice, France, Dec. 13, 1881.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Battle of Mechanicsville, or Ellison's Mill, (search)
heavy guns in battery. At 3 P. M., on the 26th, Gen. A. P. Hill crossed the river and drove a regiment and a battery at Mechanicsville back to the main line near Ellison's Mill, where the Nationals were strongly posted. There, on a hill, McCall's Pennsylvania Reserves were posted, 8,500 strong, with five batteries. These, with a part of Meade's brigade, were supported by regulars under Morell and Sykes. General Reynolds held the right, and General Seymour the left, and the brigades of Martindale and Griffin were deployed on the right of McCall. In the face of these formidable obstacles, and a heavy fire of infantry and artillery, the leading brigades of Hill advanced, followed by Longstreet's, and moved to the attack. They massed on the National right to turn it, expecting Jackson to fall upon the same wing at the same time; but this movement was foiled by Seymour. A terrific battle ensued. The Confederates were hurled back with fearful carnage. At 9 P. M. the battle of Mecha
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Parker, Edward Griffin 1825-1868 (search)
Parker, Edward Griffin 1825-1868 Lawyer; born in Boston, Mass., Nov. 16, 1825; graduated at Yale College in 1847; admitted to the bar in 1849, and practised in Boston till 1861, when he entered the National army as an aide on the staff of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler. In 1862 he was appointed adjutant-general and chief of staff to Gen. John H. Martindale. After the war he removed to New York City. His publications include The Golden age of American oratory and reminiscences of Rufus Choate. He died in New York City, March 30, 1868.