Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896

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Union soldier; lawyer; commissioner of patents.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Zanesville, Ohio, to W.W. Belknap, [18]70 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598241

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to President Hayes, 1877 May 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595681

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to J.M. Dalzell, 1875 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595685

Colonel of the 75th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. He participated in the Battle of Shiloh and the Siege of Vicksburg and was promoted to Brigadier General.

From the description of Papers, 1887. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 18124357

Major General (MG) Mortimer D. Leggett served as a civilian aide to General McClellan in western Virginia during 1861. In January 1862, he was a Colonel of the 78th Ohio at Fort Donelson and Shiloh. During November 1862, Leggett was appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers. He commanded the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, XVII Corps during the Vicksburg campaign. Leggett then commanded the 3rd Division of the XVII Corps from the Atlanta to the Carolinas campaigns. In August 1865, he was promoted to Major General of Volunteers.

From the description of Mortimer D. Leggett papers, 1864. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 60785411

Superintendent of schools, army officer, and businessman.

From the description of Letters of Mortimer Dormer Leggett, 1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014919

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creatorOf Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896. Letters of Mortimer Dormer Leggett, 1863. Library of Congress
referencedIn Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886. Papers, 1848-1885, 1932. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896. Mortimer D. Leggett papers, 1864. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896. Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to President Hayes, 1877 May 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wilson, Harrison, 1840-1929. Harrison Wilson Civil War Collection, ca. 1883-1923. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn John Sherman Letters, 1852-1898 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896. Letter : Lanesville, Ohio, to [William Emerson] Strong], [18]68 Dec. 3. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Mortimer Leggett Collection, ca. 1800-1896 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
creatorOf Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896. Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to J.M. Dalzell, 1875 Aug. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896. Papers, 1887. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Mortimer Dormer Leggett Papers, 1887 Western Reserve Historical Society
creatorOf Walcutt, Charles Carroll, 1838-1898. Autograph letter signed : Columbus, Ohio, to Gen. M.D. Leggett, 1870 Nov. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884. Correspondence and subject file, 1788-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896. Autograph letter signed : Zanesville, Ohio, to W.W. Belknap, [18]70 Nov. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Shyrock, John T. Papers, 1861-1865. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
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United States
United States
United States
Ohio
Vicksburg (Miss.)
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Generals--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Leggett, Mortimer Dormer, 1821-1896
Generals--United States--Correspondence
Soldiers--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
Soldiers--Ohio--Correspondence
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
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Businessmen
Superintendents of schools
Army officers
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Birth 1821-04-19

Death 1896-01-06

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