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Utica (New York, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
with his corps to the assistance of Pope and the Army of Virginia. At Second Bull Run, his action on an order from Major-General Pope led to his dismissal from the army. After long years of struggle, in 1886 he succeeded in being restored to the army with the rank of colonel, and shortly afterward was retired. He was engaged in business in New York and held several municipal offices. He died in Morristown, New Jersey, May 21, 1901. Major-General Daniel Butterfield was born in Utica, New York, October 31, 1831, and was graduated from Union College. Early in the Civil War he became colonel of the Twelfth New York Volunteers, and brigadier-general of volunteers, taking part in the campaigns of McClellan, Burnside, Hooker, and Pope. At Fredericksburg, he had command of the Fifth Army Corps, and afterward became chief-of-staff to the commanding general. He went with Hooker to Chattanooga in October, 1863, and was his chief-of-staff until given a division in the Twentieth Army
Mobile, Ala. (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
ajor-General Gordon Granger at the final operations around Mobile. After muster-out from the volunteer service, he returnedof the Military Division of West Mississippi. He captured Mobile, April 12, 1865, and the following month arranged for the an and Gaines (August, 1864), and in the operations around Mobile that resulted in its capture, April, 1865. After the war,s, originally Colonel of the 30th regiment; conspicuous at Mobile. Giles A. Smith, commander of a division in Georgia and and of General Gordon Granger, took part in the capture of Mobile, in April, 1865. The corps was discontinued at Galveston,est Mississippi and assisted in the last operations around Mobile. It was discontinued July 20, 1865. Major-General Stepy 18, 1865, participating in the closing operations around Mobile. He reentered the regular army as colonel in 1866, and wae the new Thirteenth Corps, and assisted at the capture of Mobile. Major-General William Hemsley Emory (U. S.M. A. 183
Indiana (Indiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
nnessee, August 15, 1861. On November 9th, it was renamed the Department of the Ohio, the States of Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana being added. The troops in this region (over whom McClellan, Rosecrans, O. M. Mitchel, Robert Anderson, and W. T. Shermmerged in that of Mississippi, March, 1862, it was recreated on August 19th, to consist of the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kentucky, east of the Tennessee River, and Major-General H. G. Wright was placed at the head. ecame Secretary of the Treasury under President Buchanan. On the outbreak of the Civil Federal generals—No. 5 Indiana Robert Francis Catterson, originally Colonel of the 97th regiment. Silas Colgrove forwarded Lee's lost order the Ninth Army Corps, and headed the corps itself at the battle of Fredericksburg. For a short time he was stationed in Indiana and Michigan, and had charge of the district of East Tennessee. He served again with the Ninth Corps in the Knoxville c
Chautauqua (New York, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
o March, 1864. Burnside was succeeded in turn by Major-Generals J. G. Foster, J. M. Schofield, and George Stoneman. A cavalry division organized in April, 1864, was headed by Major-General Stoneman, and afterward by Colonels Capron and Garrard. On January 17, 1865, the troops still in the department (the Twenty-third Corps having gone to North Carolina) were annexed to the Department of the Cumberland. 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 command of the District of St. Louis, Department of Missouri; Army of the Frontier; of a division in the Fourteenth Corps; the Department and Army of the Ohio, and of the Twenty-third Corps, which was transferred to North Carolina late in the war. He was ma
Portugal (Portugal) (search for this): chapter 7
took part in the capture of Mobile, in April, 1865. The corps was discontinued at Galveston, Texas, July 20, 1865. Brigadier-General George Washington Morgan was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, September 20, 1820. He did not graduate from West Point, which he entered in 1841, but took up the practice of law in Mount Vernon, Ohio. But he went to the Mexican War and was brevetted brigadier-general. Entering the diplomatic service, he was consul at Marseilles and minister to Portugal. When the Civil War broke Federal generals—No. 12 Missouri Egbert B. Brown originally of the 7th regiment. John D. Stevenson, originally Colonel of the 7th regiment. Isaac F. Shephard, originally Colonel of the 3d regiment. Joseph Conrad, noted brigade commander. Gabriel R. Paul, gallant figure at Gettysburg. John Elisha Phelps, originally Colonel of the 2d Kansas Cavalry. Clinton B. Fisk, originally Colonel of the 33d regiment. Lewis B. Parsons, promoted
Switzerland (Switzerland) (search for this): chapter 7
m, Baden, November 18, 1824, and was graduated from the Military School at Carlsruhe, becoming a champion of German unity and minister of war to the revolutionary Government of 1848, which was overthrown by Prussia. Later, having withdrawn to Switzerland, the Government expelled him, and he emigrated to America in 1852. He taught in a military institute in St. Louis and edited a military periodical. When the Civil War broke out, he organized the Third Missouri Infantry and an artillery batte 1902. Major-General Carl Schurz was born in Cologne, Prussia, March 2, 1829, studying there in the gymnasium and later at the University of Bonn. He was engaged in the revolutionary movement in 1848, and was compelled to seek refuge in Switzerland. In 1852, he came to the United States and settled in Philadelphia, later going to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he began the practice of law. Lincoln appointed him United States minister to Spain, but he resigned to take part in the Civil War.
Delphi (Indiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
regular army. He was brevetted major-general in March, 1865. He died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, January 10, 1876. Army of Georgia: the Fourteenth and Twentieth Army Corps. The fourteenth and twentieth Army Corpsxs on the march to the sea and through the Carolinas (November 1864–April 1865) were so known. This force was commanded by Major-General Henry W. Slocum, and constituted the left wing of Sherman's army. Major-General Henry Warner Slocum (U. S.M. A. 1852) was born in Delphi, New York, September 24, 1827, and, beginning the practice of law at Syracuse, New York, he resigned his commission as first lieutenant in 1855. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined McDowell's troops as colonel of the Twenty-seventh New York Volunteers, and at Bull Run was severely wounded. In August, 1861, as brigadier-general of volunteers, he commanded a brigade of Franklin's Division of the Army of the Potomac, and later had a division in the Sixth Corps. At Gaines' Mill and Glendal
Sandusky, Ohio (Ohio, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
cksburg, battle of Chattanooga, Atlanta campaign, and Sherman's campaigns in Georgia and the Carolinas. A detachment of it was with the Red River expedition, in 1864. Major-General James Birdseye McPherson (U. S.M. A. 1853) was born in Sandusky, Ohio, November 14, 1828. He practised engineering in the Government employ and also taught it at West Point. When the war broke out, he raised a force of engineers, and later he was aide to Major-General Halleck. In December, 1862, he was givens in the West until he was retired, in 1886. His last command was the Department of the Pacific. He was brevetted major-general in March, 1865, for his services at Island No.10, and received the full rank in 1882. Major-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 command
Bull Run, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
ral Railroad Company. For gallant service at Bull Run he was made brigadier-general of volunteers, l War broke out and he enlisted and fought at Bull Run. Returning to the West, he raised the Thirty Grove. David Hunter, head of a division at Bull Run and later of the Department of the South. alunteers, he commanded the Second Division at Bull Run, where he was severely wounded. Shortly aftehe Twenty-seventh New York Volunteers, and at Bull Run was severely wounded. In August, 1861, as breers in May, 1861. He commanded a brigade at Bull Run, and eventually was put in command of the Fouiel Tyler, of Connecticut, led the advance at Bull Run, 1861. Robert O. Tyler, of Connecticut, cory. His battery fought with great bravery at Bull Run. As brigadier-general of volunteers, he had he Civil War, as colonel, he had a brigade at Bull Run, and subsequently a division in the First Cort Point. He was colonel of the First Ohio at Bull Run, and then, as brigadier-general of volunteers[2 more...]
Cairo, Ill. (Illinois, United States) (search for this): chapter 7
e of the Department of Mississippi, under Major-General Halleck. With this force, consisting of six divisions and some unassigned troops, Grant fought the battle of Shiloh. On October 16, 1862, the Department of Tennessee was created to include Cairo, western Kentucky and Tennessee, and northern Mississippi. Grant was commander until October 24, 1863, when the Military Division of the Mississippi was organized to include the Departments of the Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland, and of Arkansas. Tille, Kentucky, March 16, 1822. He served in the Mexican War, rising to the rank of captain. After this he did much work on engineering service in connection with the development of the West. When the Civil War broke out, Pope was sent to Cairo, Illinois, and later to command the troops in northern Missouri. From February to June, 1862, he headed the newly created Army of the Mississippi, during which time he was made major-general of volunteers and brigadier-general of the regular army. H
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