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Troy, N. Y. (New York, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
Vicksburg. E. W. Rice, Colonel of the 19th regiment. James I. Gilbert, Colonel of the 27th Infantry. after the Confederate evacuation, and at this time he was made major-general. He was given command of the Middle Department in June, and headed the Eighth Army Corps when it was organized in July. In January, 1863, he went back to the Department of the East, which had been recreated, and remained there until July 18th. He was retired from the army on August 1, 1865, and died in Troy, New York, November 10, 1869. Major-General Robert Cumming Schenck was born in Franklin, Ohio, October 4, 1809. He became a lawyer, and was minister to Brazil, 1851-53. When the Civil War broke out he was made brigadier-general of volunteers, and commanded a brigade at the battle of Bull Run. His force was transferred to the Department of Western Virginia, and he aided in saving that valuable region to the Union. In the new Mountain Department, Schenck had an independent Brigade, and he
Clinton, Conn. (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
short periods, and in February, 1863, he became head of the Sixth Army Corps, with which his name is so nobly associated. His brave attack upon the heights of Fredericksburg in May, 1863, won him renown. At Gettysburg, which he reached by a forced march on the second day, the left wing of the army was under his command. He was killed by a Confederate sharpshooter near Spotsylvania Court House, May 9, 1864. Major-General Horatio Gouverneur wright (U. S.M. A. 1841) was born in Clinton, Connecticut, March 6, 1820. At the beginning of the Civil War he had the rank of captain, having been in the Engineers Corps since his graduation. He was chief engineer of the expedition that destroyed the Norfolk Navy-Yard and occupied the same position in the Port Royal expedition. He was division commander in the Department of the South, and was then placed at the head of the recreated Department of the Ohio in August, 1862. Later, he was division and corps commander of the Sixth Army Corp
Cumberland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
y Division of the Mississippi was organized to include the Departments of the Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland, and of Arkansas. The troops in the Department of Tennessee were designated the Thirteenth Ar and afterward of a Department. William Starke Rosecrans, commander of the Army of the Ohio (Cumberland) in the campaign of Stone's River and Chickamauga. Army of the Ohio The Department o864, and went to California. He died in Nice, France, October 11, 1895. Fourth Army Corps (Cumberland) The twentieth and twenty-first army corps were consolidated on September 28, 1863, and the as captain of cavalry, becoming colonel of a Kentucky regiment. He served in the Army of tie Cumberland and its prior organizations. His commission as brigadier-general of volunteers was dated Octo August 1, 1865. Major-General Edward Otho Cresap Ord (U. S.M. A. 1839) was born in Cumberland, Maryland, October 18, 1818. He served in the Seminole War and in various Indian expeditions in th
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
Major-General John McAllister Schofield (U. S.M. A. 1853) was born 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 later at Washington University, St. Louis, where the outbreak of the Civil War found him. He had co5, 1864. It was commanded by Major-Generals J. J. Reynolds and Gordon Granger, and was merged in the reorganized Thirteenth Army Corps, February 18, 1865. South Carolina Expeditional Corps Organized under the command of Brigadier-General T. W. Sherman in September and October, 1861. It consisted of three brigades. This waing of the Civil War, he was lieutenant in the artillery, and was promoted to brigadier-general of volunteers, May 17, 1861. He was placed at the head of the South Carolina Expeditional Corps and commanded the land forces in the operations around Port Royal. After that, he commanded a division in Grant's Army of West Tennessee.
Cornwall, Conn. (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
1864, to November, 1865, he was at the head of a board for retiring disabled officers. On the latter date he resigned from the volunteer service, and gave up the regular army, in which he had been brevetted major-general on March 15, 1866. He then became vice-president of the Colt Firearms Company, and was American commissioner-general to the Paris Exposition of 1889. He died in Hartford, Connecticut, March 8, 1903. Major-General John Sedgwick (U. S.M. A. 1837) was born in Cornwall, Connecticut, September 13, 1813. He served with great distinction in the Mexican and Seminole wars. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was lieutenant-colonel in the cavalry, and he rose to major-general of volunteers by July, 1862. After having a brigade in the Army of the Potomac, he was given a division of the Second Corps, and it met with frightful loss at Antietam, where Sedgwick was twice wounded. After recovery he took command of the Second and Ninth corps for short periods, and in F
Chattanooga (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
venth and Twelfth Corps to reinforce Rosecrans at Chattanooga. On November 24th, in the battle among the cloud campaigns, including Stone's River, Chickamauga, Chattanooga and Atlanta. John Alexander Logan, commander of1864. Sheridan led a division at Chickamauga and Chattanooga and commanded the Cavalry Corps of the Army of tho the commanding general. He went with Hooker to Chattanooga in October, 1863, and was his chief-of-staff unti Charles Cruft, conspicuous at Stone's River and Chattanooga. Jeremiah C. Sullivan fought in the Shenandoah ily, and again in January and February, 1864. At Chattanooga, he took an active part. In March, 1864, he was ded a division at Stone's River, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga, and was severely wounded at New Hope Church. Fog at that place. A division went with Sherman to Chattanooga. Two divisions were in the Atlanta campaign, and he rendered valuable assistance in the relief of Chattanooga. In May, 1864, he took command of the Eighteenth
Natchitoches (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
eer Corps during the Mexican War, distinguished himself by gallant service, and reached the rank of captain in 1855, having been so brevetted in 1847. He became assistant instructor in practical engineering at West Point, later accompanied the Red River exploring expedition, and was sent on a secret mission to Santo Domingo. During the Crimean War, he was one of a commission of three appointed by Congress to study and report upon the whole art of European warfare. He remained some time with were Major-General W. B. Franklin, Brigadier-Generals W. H. Emory, B. S. Roberts, M. K. Lawler, and Major-General J. J. Reynolds. It operated in Louisiana, took part in the investment of Port Hudson, and did garrison duty until it went on the Red River expedition in March, 1864, where it was prominent at Sabine Cross Roads and in other engagements. In July, the First and Second divisions, under Emory, went to Virginia, and entered the Army of the Shenandoah and fought at the Opequon, Fisher'
Boonville (Missouri, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
one at Beverly Ford, Virginia, on June 9, 1863. Its hardest fighting took place in the Wilderness campaign of 1864. The corps was broken up in May, 1865. Major-General Philip Henry Sheridan (U. S.M. A. 1853) was born in Albany, New York, March 6, 1831. After service in the West he became captain in May, 1861. He was on the staff of Halleck at Corinth, and in May, 1862, was made colonel of the Second Michigan Cavalry. Defeating Forrest's and repulsing Chalmer's superior force at Booneville, he was made brigadier-general of volunteers. In August, he defeated Falkner in Mississippi, and in September commanded a division in the Army of the Ohio, at Perryville and another in the Army of the Cumberland at Stone's River, for which service he was made major-general of volunteers and fought with great ability at Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. In April, 1864, he was transferred to the command of the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and in August he was put at the head of the
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
e at Antietam, and the artillery of the Right Grand Division at Fredericksburg. In November, 1862, he was made brigadier-general of volunteers, and at Chancellorsville, in command of a brigade in the Second Army Corps he was wounded and captured. He was exchanged, and after the wounding of Hancock at Gettysburg, he had command of the corps for a short time. Then he spent some time in the Department of the East and later had a brigade in the Second Corps. He died in Fort Independence, Boston Harbor, February 7, 1875. Major-General Gershom Mott was born in Trenton, New Jersey, April 7, 1822, and served in the Mexican War. He went to the front in the Civil War as lieutenant-colonel of the Fifth New Jersey Infantry, and later became colonel of the Sixth New Jersey. In September, 1862, he was promoted to brigadier-general of volunteers, and had a brigade in the Third Corps from December, 1862, to March, 1864, and then had consecutively two divisions of the Second Corps. Severa
Detroit (Michigan, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
or-general. He was engaged in engineering, and as superintendent of West Point until he was retired in July, 1889. He died in Washington, December 16, 1900. Brevet major-general Orlando Bolivar Willcox (U. S.M. A. 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 and taking up the practice of law. He hastened to the front at the outbreak of the war, as colonel of the First Mber 12, 1862, and was mortally wounded at Antietam, on the 17th. Brevet major-general Alpheus Starkey Williams was born in Saybrook, Connecticut, September 10, 1810, was graduated from Yale College, and held various political positions in Detroit where he also practised law. As colonel of a Michigan regiment, when the Civil War broke out, he was made brigadier-general of volunteers and headed a brigade in the Department of Pennsylvania. Passing through the various organizations of the A
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