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Hartford (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
Born at Boston, Mass., Sept. 25, 1829. First Lieutenant, Adjutant, 14th Conn. Infantry, June 10, 1862. Engaged at the battles of Antietam and Fredericksburg. Major, Apr. 4, 1863. Commanded the regiment at the battle of Chancellorsville and engaged at the battle of Gettysburg. Lieut. Colonel, Sept. 12, 1863. Colonel, Oct. 11, 1863. Engaged at Mine Run and in the battle of the Wilderness. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Mustered out, June 29, 1865. Died at Hartford, Conn., Jan. 8, 1883. Eustis, Henry Lawrence. Born at Fort Independence, Boston, Mass., Feb. 1, 1819. Cadet U. S. Military Academy, Sept. 1, 1838, to July 1, 1842. Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1842. Resigned, Nov. 30, 1849. Colonel, 10th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 15, 1862. In the Maryland campaign, Army of the Potomac, Sept. to Nov., 1862; engaged in the skirmish at Williamsport, Sept. 20, 1862; guarding upper Potomac fords, Sept. to Nov., 1862, and march to Falmouth, Va
Charleston Harbor (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
nd campaign, Army of the Potomac, Sept., 1862; engaged in the battle of South Mountain, Sept. 14, 1862, and battle of Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Guarding the upper Potomac at Harper's Ferry, Sept. to Dec., 1862. In defence of Suffolk, Va., May, 1863. In command of West Point, May, 1863. On expedition toward Richmond, June, 1868; engaged in several skirmishes. With the Army of the Potomac in pursuit of the rebel army from the Potomac to Warrenton, July, 1863. In operations about Charleston Harbor, S. C., Aug., 1863, to Apr., 1864. In command of Florida, May, 1864. Guarding and keeping open communications by White River with Little Rock, Ark., July, 1864. In operations against Mobile, Ala., Aug., 1864. In the department of Virginia, Nov., 1864, to June 16, 1865. Brevet Maj. General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 9, 1865. On leave of absence, June 16 to Aug. 24, 1865. Mustered out of service, Aug. 24, 1865. Died at Framingham, Mass., Aug. 30, 1886. Green, William Nelson, Jr. Bo
Mossy Creek (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
ugh, Mass., Aug. 31, 1804. Lieut. Colonel, 14th Ill. Cavalry, Dec. 3, 1862. Colonel, Feb. 6, 1863. Engaged in the skirmishes of Celina and Kettle Creek in Apr. and May, 1863. In pursuit of Morgan's raiders from June 22 to Aug. 13, 1863. Present at the battle of Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19, 1863. Engaged in skirmishes at the surrender of Cumberland Gap, Abingdon, Va., Powder Spring Gap and present at the battles of Blountsville, Tenn., Rhea Town, Walker's Ford, Bean's Station and Mossy Creek, Sept., 1863, to Jan., 1864. In command of troops at Nicholasville, under Maj. General Stoneman, June 26, 1864. Engaged in charge of Capron's Brigade in operations upon the right flank of General Sherman's Army on the Chattahoochee River, skirmishing from July 26, 1864, to Aug 4, 1864. Served under General Slocum in the 20th Army Corps and under General Schofield and Maj. General George H. Thomas in frequent skirmishes and battles from Aug. 21, 1864, to Nov. 23, 1864. Engaged in the b
South Dakota (South Dakota, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
. Mustered out, Aug. 1, 1861. First Lieutenant, Adjutant, 30th Mass. Infantry, Feb. 20, 1862. Engaged in expedition to Vicksburg from Baton Rouge in 1862; present at the battle of Baton Rouge. Major, 2d La. Infantry, Oct. 20, 1862. Mustered out, June 22, 1863. Major, 1st U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 18, 1864. Lieut. Colonel, Mar. 8, 1864. Colonel, Mar. 12, 1864. In Suffolk, Va., in 1864. Present at the battles of Port Hudson Plains, Fort Rice and Port Hudson; engaged in Indian campaign in Dakota, 1864 and 1865. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Mustered out, Nov. 27, 1865. Dodge, Grenville Mellen. Born at Danvers, Mass., Apr. 12, 1831. Colonel, 4th Iowa Infantry, July 6, 1861. Served in Missouri under Fremont; commanded a brigade in the Army of the Southwest; engaged in the battle of Pea Ridge, where he was wounded. Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 21, 1862. In command of the district of Mississippi, June, 1862; superintended the construction of
Port Hudson (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
y 9, 1863), being engaged in the advance on Port Hudson, Mar. 14, 1863. In combat of Fort Bisland,and Alexandria, Apr. to May, 1863; siege of Port Hudson, May 25 to July 9, 1863; in command of the ique, July 10, 1863, to Feb. 13, 1865; at Port Hudson, La.; district of Baton Rouge and Port Hudson,egiments of cavalry, in a reconnoissance of Port Hudson, and engaged at the action of Plain Store, and seige and assault of Port Hudson. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Army, June 14, 1863. Commanding. Lieut. Colonel, Feb. 6, 1863. Engaged at Port Hudson, May 27 and June 14, 1863; Mansura, La., Maerved in Louisiana. Present at the fall of Port Hudson. Engaged in recruiting service in Worceste in charge of brigade during the siege of Port Hudson, La.; joined General Butler, commanding departed Infantry, Nov. 29, 1863. Stationed at Port Hudson, La. Colonel, May 29, 1864. Transferred to 96, to Apr. 16, 1864; engaged in the siege of Port Hudson, May 27 to July 8, 1863, and was one of the[7 more...]
Fairfield, Conn. (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
S., May 18 to Aug. 1, 1861. Lieut. Colonel, 19th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 3, 1861. Wounded at the battles of Antietam and Second Bull Run. Colonel, Nov. 29, 1862. Engaged at the battle of Gettysburg. In command of garrison at the draft rendevous on Long Island. In command of 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 2d Army Corps, Nov., 1863. Present at the battle of Mine Run. Resigned, Feb. 27, 1864. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Dimon, Charles Augustus Ropes. Born at Fairfield, Conn., Apr. 27, 1841. Private, 8th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Apr. 17, 1861; mustered, May 18, 1861. Mustered out, Aug. 1, 1861. First Lieutenant, Adjutant, 30th Mass. Infantry, Feb. 20, 1862. Engaged in expedition to Vicksburg from Baton Rouge in 1862; present at the battle of Baton Rouge. Major, 2d La. Infantry, Oct. 20, 1862. Mustered out, June 22, 1863. Major, 1st U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 18, 1864. Lieut. Colonel, Mar. 8, 1864. Colonel, Mar. 12, 1864. In Suffolk,
Dorchester, Mass. (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
te from Mar. 13, 1865. Confirmed by the Senate, Mar. 3, 1869, but no commission issued in consequence of the prohibition contained in Act of Mar. 2, 1869. Died at South Weymouth, Mass., Nov. 11, 1875. Baxter, Dewitt Clinton. Born at Dorchester, Mass., Mar. 9, 1829. Lieut. Colonel, 19th Penn. Infantry, Apr. 27, 1861. Mustered out, Aug. 9, 1861. Colonel, 72d Penn. Infantry, Aug. 10, 1861. Mustered out Aug. 24, 1864. Brevet Brig. General U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Died, May 9, 18 Colonel, staff, Assistant Adj. General, July 1, 1881. Brig. General, Adj. General, July 5, 1892; accepted, July 9, 1892. Retired, Nov. 5, 1893, by operation of law (Sec. 1, Act of June 30, 1882). Withington, William Herbert. Born at Dorchester, Mass., Feb. 1, 1835. In the command of a military company, Jackson Grays, in Michigan, in 1861. Tendered to Governor Blair the services of the company on the day of President Lincoln's first call for seventy-five thousand men. The first company
Mansura (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
d out, Sept 11, 1865. Fiske, William Oscar. Born at Lowell, Mass., Jan. 4, 1836. First Lieutenant and Aide-de-Camp, staff of Brig. General B. F. Butler, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Apr. 17, 1861. Engaged in the battle of Big Bethel, June 10, 1861, and Hatteras, N. C., Aug. 28, 1861. Captain, 31st Mass. Infantry, Jan. 1, 1862. Mustered out, May 8, 1862. Major, 1st La. Infantry, Aug. 1, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, Feb. 6, 1863. Engaged at Port Hudson, May 27 and June 14, 1863; Mansura, La., May 23, 1863; and Cox's Plantation, July 13, 1863; Colonel, June 15, 1863. Present at the battles of Francisville, La., Oct. 10, 1863, and Donaldsonville, La. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Mustered out, July 12, 1865. Died at Lowell, Mass., Feb. 2, 1886. Flood, Martin. Born in Massachusetts. Captain, 3d Wis. Infantry, June 29, 1861. Major, May 4, 1863. Lieut. Colonel, May 31, 1863. Major, Veteran Reserve Corps, Dec. 4, 1863. Lieut. Colonel, Jan. 20, 1
Medellin (Philippines) (search for this): chapter 2
rendezvous near Fortress Monroe, July 31, 1864. On expedition to Roanoke River, Dec., 1864; assigned to command of 1st Division, 25th Army Corps, in front of Richmond, Va., Dec. 30, 1864. Assigned to 2d Brigade; entered Richmond, Apr. 3, 1865. Ordered to his home to await orders, Apr. 20, 1865. Superintended the operations of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands in Georgia, June 19 to Sept. 15, 1865, when he was relieved from duty. Mustered out, Jan. 16, 1866. Died at Medellin, U. S. of Colombia, Aug. 28, 1891. Wiley, Daniel day. Born in Vermont. Sergeant, 21st Mass. Infantry, July 19, 1861, to Nov. 20, 1861. Captain, Commissary of Subsistence, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 28, 1862. Brevet Major, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, Colonel and Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Mustered out, Oct. 26, 1866. Died at Sudbury, Mass., Jan. 25, 1893. Williams, Robert. Born in Culpeper County, Va., Nov. 5, 1829. Cadet, U. S. Mi
Canada (Canada) (search for this): chapter 2
rebel invasion of eastern Virginia, Aug. 19–Sept. 13, 1862. Chief Engineer of the defences of Washington, D. C., Sept. 13, 1862, to May 25, 1864. Lieut. Colonel, Corps of Engineers, March 3, 1863. Military Member of a Scientific Commission for the investigation of subjects pertaining to the Navy department, June 22, 1863, to June 6, 1864; reconnoitring and devising the defences of Pittsburg, Penn., June, 1863; examining south shore of Lake Erie to devise measures to prevent rebel raids from Canada, Dec., 1863; member of Commission to examine the plan and sufficiency of the defences of Washington City, Oct. 29 to Dec. 24, 1862; on Board of Engineers to examine Timby's revolving iron tower for harbor defence, Dec. 15, 1862, to June 23, 1863; on Board for the Examination of officers of the Corps of Engineers for promotion, Aug. 1, 1863, to Mar. 8, 1864, and from July 6 to Sept. 20, 1864; on Board to devise defences of Potomac aqueduct, Aug. 29 to Sept. 3, 1863; on Board for the armament
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