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Roanoke Island (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
s merged in the Department of North Carolina, of which Burnside was the head from January to July, 1862. He captured Roanoke Island and occupied New Berne. From these troops and others was organized, July 22, 1862, the Ninth Corps, with Burnside at in December, 1861, which were then known as Burnside's Expeditionary Corps and which made a record for themselves at Roanoke Island, New Berne, and elsewhere, were merged in the Department of North Carolina in April, 1862. They and some others fromivision in the Department of North Carolina, and the same in the Ninth Army Corps, when it was created. He fought at Roanoke Island, New Berne, Camden, Manassas, and Chantilly and was placed in command of the Ninth Corps, September 3, 1862. He was , and was one of the officers garrisoned at Fort Sumter during the siege. He distinguished himself at the capture of Roanoke Island and at New Berne: assumed chief command of the Department of North Carolina, the Department of Virginia and North Car
Huntsville (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
having expired, Brigadier-General Brooks was then in command of a division of the Eighteenth Army Corps, and on June 21, 1864, was put at the head of the Tenth Corps. He resigned from the volunteer service the following month, and died in Huntsville, Alabama, July 19, 1870. Major-General, David Bell Birney was born in Huntsville, Alabama, May 29, 1825. He practised law in Philadelphia until 1861, when he entered the Federal army as lieutenant-colonel of a Pennsylvania regiment and reachHuntsville, Alabama, May 29, 1825. He practised law in Philadelphia until 1861, when he entered the Federal army as lieutenant-colonel of a Pennsylvania regiment and reached the rank of brigadier-general of volunteers, in February, 1862. He had a brigade in the Third Army Corps through the Peninsula campaign and was with Pope at Second Bull Run and Chantilly, taking the division temporarily after Brigadier-General Kearny was killed. As major-general of volunteers, he had a division at Fredcricksburg and Chancellorsville and commanded the Third Corps at Gettysburg after Major-General Sickles was wounded, holding it from time to time until February, 1864. In tl
Appomattox (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
succeeded Major-General David Hunter in the command of the Department of West Virginia in August, 1864, and shortly afterward was made major-general of volunteers. He was active in the Shenandoah campaign under Sheridan; also at Five Forks and Appomattox. In 1866, as lieutenant-colonel of the regular army, he was sent to the West, where he remained in constant warfare with the Indians for many years. He obtained charge of all the tribes and did much for their advancement. In 1888, he attainemous Rocky Mountain Scout. Nebraska John M. Thayer, of Nebraska, an important division commander. New York Henry M. Judah, conspicuous during Morgan's raid of 1863. J. J. Bartlett received the arms of Lee's troops at Appomattox. Gustavus A. De Russy, who was brevetted for gallantry. Charles K. Graham led a brigade at Chancellorsville. N. Martin Curtis, promoted for gallantry at Fort Fisher. Romeyn B. Ayres, active as a division commander. Abram Duryee, Fi
Chancellorsville (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
s right flank was surprised by Jackson at Chancellorsville, and his 90,000 soldiers were forced to r was wounded at Antietam, and stunned at Chancellorsville by a cannon-ball which struck a pillar ags in particular crises as Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg were not always approved be so badly routed by Stonewall Jackson at Chancellorsville. In September, 1863, Howard and his corpps, which he led at Fredericksburg and at Chancellorsville. From June, 1863, to December, 1864, he mac in all its battles and was wounded at Chancellorsville. From March to July, 1864, he had a briggeneral of volunteers, the Third Corps at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. In the latter battle he y of Virginia, at Second Bull Run, and at Chancellorsville a division of the Eleventh Corps. At Gete new corps. Its next battle was that of Chancellorsville where, with the Third, it bore the real by. Charles K. Graham led a brigade at Chancellorsville. N. Martin Curtis, promoted for gallant[11 more...]
Mill Springs (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
In August, 1861, he was made brigadier-general of volunteers. His first services in the war were rendered in the Departments of Pennsylvania and of the Shenandoah. His division of the Army of the Ohio defeated the Confederate forces at Mill Springs, Kentucky, January 19, 1862. This victory first brought him into notice, and shortly afterward he was made major-general of volunteers. He was put at the head of the Center (Fourteenth Corps) of the reorganized Army of the Cumberland, and in Octolight, originally Colonel of the 11th Cavalry. Powell Clayton, of Kansas—Later Governor of Arkansas. Louisiana D. J. Keily of Louisiana—Colonel of the Second Cavalry. Kentucky Speed S. fry noted for his encounter at Mill Springs. Stephen G. Burbridge, Cavalry leader in the Morgan campaigns. John T. Croxton, led a brigade in Tennessee and Georgia. Edward H. Hobson, noted for the pursuit of Morgan's Raiders. Walter C. Whittaker, commander of a brigade at Chicka
Florida (Florida, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
rn in Chautauqua County, New York, September 29, 1831. After garrison duty in Florida and South Carolina, he held the chair of natural philosophy at West Point and n in Manheim, Pennsylvania, September 30, 1805, and served on the frontier, in Florida, in the Mexican War, and in California and Texas. At the opening of the Civil. 1847) was born in Detroit, Michigan, April 16, 1823. He served in Texas, in Florida, and in the Mexican War, resigning his commission of first lieutenant in 1857 erations around Charleston Harbor, and in February, 1864, one division went to Florida, where it suffered severely in the battle of Olustee. In April, 1864, the coriginally Colonel of the 33d New Jersey. Lewis C. Arnold, active commander in Florida. William Birney, brevetted for gallantry in action. Edward Burd Grubb, br. M.A. 1852) was born in Tyre, New York, May 28, 1830, and served in Texas and Florida. He was at Fort Pickens from April to July, 1861, and then under Rosecrans.
Sugar Creek (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
jor-General Pope died at Sandusky, Ohio, September 23, 1892. Army of the Southwest Created December 25, 1861, from troops in portions of the Department of Missouri. It was merged in the District of Eastern Arkansas, Department of Tennessee, December 13, 1862, and was commanded during its existence by Brigadier-Generals S. R. Curtis, Frederick Steele, E. A. Carr, and W. A. Gorman. This army fought many minor but important engagements in Missouri and Arkansas, including Bentonville, Sugar Creek, and Pea Ridge. Major-General Samuel Ryan Curtis (U. S. M. A. 1831) was born near Champlain, New York, February, 1807, and resigned from the army to become a civil engineer and, later, a lawyer. He served as colonel of volunteers in the Mexican War, and afterward went to Congress. He was made brigadier-general of volunteers in May, 1861, and was commander of the Army of the Southwest from December, 1861, to August, 1862. He conducted an active campaign against Van Dorn and Price
Brimfield (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
visions of the earlier Army of the Potomac, together with some new organizations. It was commanded by Major-General E. D. Keyes. The corps fought through the Peninsula campaign and remained in that region when the rest of the Army of the Potomac withdrew. The troops were gradually sent to other corps of the army—to North Carolina, Washington, and other places, and the corps was discontinued on August 1, 1863. Major-General Erasmus Darwin Keyes (U. S. M.A. 1852) was born in Brimfield, Massachusetts, May 29, 1810. He did duty on the Western frontier until the Civil War began, when he was raised to a colonelcy and made brigadier-general of volunteers in May, 1861. He commanded a brigade at Bull Run, and eventually was put in command of the Fourth Army Corps when it was created. His appointment as major-general of volunteers was dated from the battle of Williamsburg, and he received a brevet of brigadier-general in the regular army for his gallant and meritorious service at Fa
New Lisbon, Ohio (Ohio, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
ken place, his corps became the reorganized Tenth Corps, and Major-General Terry was in command until May 13, 1865, when he took charge of Richmond. After leaving the volunteer service, he rose to the rank of major-general in the regular army (1886) and was retired in April, 1888. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, December 16, 1890. For the capture of Fort Fisher he was tendered the thanks of Congress. Major-General William Thomas Harbaugh Brooks (U. S.M. A. 1841) was born in New Lisbon, Ohio, January 28, 1821, and served in the Seminole and Mexican wars, and in Texas and New Mexico. He had reached the rank of captain when the Civil War broke out, and was made brigadier-general of volunteers in September, 1861. He commanded a brigade in the Sixth Army Corps until October, 1862, and a division until after the Chancellorsville campaign, when, as major-general of volunteers, he was at the head of the department of the Monongahela until Grant's operations against Lee and Richm
Clarks Mill (New York, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
jor-General A. T. A. Torbert assumed the command in February, 1865, when Sheridan rejoined the Army of the Potomac with the cavalry. Army of the Frontier The field forces in Missouri and Kansas were organized into the Army of the Frontier on October 12, 1862. It was commanded by Major-Generals J. M. Schofield and F. J. Herron, and by Major-General James G. Blunt temporarily. It was very active during its existence, and fought many minor engagements in the Southwest, including Clark's Mill, Missouri, and Prairie Grove, Arkansas, and the capture of Van Buren, Arkansas. The army went out of existence June 5, 1863, and its troops were scattered among the districts in Tennessee and Missouri. Major-General Francis Jay Herron was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1837, and gave up his business career in Iowa to go to the front as lieutenant-colonel of an Iowa regiment. He served in the Army of the Southwest, and was captured at Pea Ridge after conduct that brought him grea
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