Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875

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Pickett (1825-1875), eventually a Confederate Brig. Gen., was from Va. He was a lawyer, West Pointe graduate (1846), and Mexican War veteran. He is most remembered for Pickett's charge. He surrended at Appomattox. Pillow, a Confederate Gen. from Tenn., was a lawyer and Mexican War veteran. Twice wounded he was appointed senior Maj. Gen. of Tenn. When those troops transferred to the CSA, he was apointed Brig. Gen. of CSA in 1861. He fought at Belmont (Nov. 7, 1861) and was suspended and reprimanded for leaving a junior officer to negotiate terms with Gen. Grant. Polk, a Confederate Gen. and Episcopal bishop, occupied Columbus (Ky.) (Sept. 4, 1861) and defeated Grant at Belmont (Mo.) on Nov. 7, 1861. He was killed in action June 14, 1864. (For further information see the Civil War Dictionary.).

From the description of Correspondence, 1861. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 40905202

U.S. and Confederate army officer, from Richmond, Va.

From the description of Papers, 1861-1896. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20071651

Confederate general; promoted to major general, 1862; in Sept. 1863, assigned to command of the department of North Carolina.

From the description of Civil War letters of Gen. George Edward Pickett, 1863-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79462068

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referencedIn James A. Wright papers., 1907-1914. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Jones, Charles Colcock, 1831-1893. Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. -- remarks on Robert E. Lee, 1876. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Burpee, Edgar A. (Edgar Alphonso), b. 1839. Letter, 1863 July 22. Navarro College
creatorOf Haskell, Clinton H. Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Richey, Samuel W.,. Samuel W. Richey Confederate Collection, 1805-1936, (bulk 1861-1865). Miami University Libraries, King Library
referencedIn Ketchan, Grace,. Capt. Geo. E. Pickett's home [manuscript], 1856. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Pickett, La Salle Corbell, 1848-1931. Papers, ca. 1910-1920. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891,. Carter-Blackford papers, 1736-1908. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905. Papers of Fitzhugh Lee [manuscript], 1731-1952. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875. Correspondence, 1861. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Newspaper clippings re Major George E. Pickett, 1901 April 4 and June 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn "Where was Pickett at Gettysburg?" [manuscript] / a detailed study by Monroe F. Cockrell, 1949. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn McCabe, James Dabney, 1842-1883. James D. McCabe papers, 1862-1881. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Heth family. Papers, 1846-1898. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879. Letter, 1862 May 10, Head Quarters, Hooker's Division, 3rd Army Corps, Williamsburgh [sic], Va., to C[hauncey] McKeever, Ass't Adjt. Gen'l, 3rd Army Corps, n.p. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Message, 1864 February 9. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Duke, Helen. Memorabilia of Helen Duke, [manuscript] 1853-1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Pollard, William,. Miscellaneous Virginia papers [manuscript], 1790-1829. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, Haskell, Clinton H., Civil War collection, 1841-1895 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn George E. Pickett III Collection. 1893 - 1957. Photograph of Major General George Edward Pickett
referencedIn U. S. Civil War documents, 1862-1864. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Monroe F. Cockrell research notes MSS. 0330., 1949-1956 W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama
referencedIn Arthur Crew Inman Papers, Inman (Arthur Crew) Papers, 1856-1963 John Hay Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Christiancy, Henry Clay, 1841-1925. Christiancy and Pickett families' papers, 1835-1998. Library of Congress
referencedIn Janney, Lilias. Janney-Pollock papers, 1865-1901. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895. Papers of the Janney and Pollock families [manuscript], 1865-1901. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921, 1681-1921 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875. George E. Pickett letter to W.W. Mackall [manuscript], 1857 Aug. 1. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895. Papers : of James Lawson Kemper, 1837-1903. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Gen. Joseph Hooker letter, Gen'l, 3rd Army Corps, n.p, 1862 May 10 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Longstreet, James, 1821-1904. James Longstreet papers, 1875-1904 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Wright, James A. James A. Wright papers, 1907-1914. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867,. Lee family papers [microform] 1652 [1769-1870] 1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Confederate officers photograph album, n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Civil War portraits, circa 1863. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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 Historic American Buildings Survey. Washington (State). Captain George Pickett residence plans [manuscript], 1934. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Mitchell, John Kirkwood, 1811-1889. Papers, 1862-1865. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Grove, William B.,. Papers chiefly pertaining to Virginia, 1803-1904. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875. Civil War letters of Gen. George Edward Pickett, 1863-1864. Navarro College
referencedIn Crandell, Lewis H. Lewis H. Crandell Civil War diary, 1863 Jan 1-Dec. 25. Navarro College
referencedIn Ernest Haywood Collection of Haywood Family Papers, 1752-1967 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Zabriskie, George A. (George Albert), 1868-1954,. Papers, 1828-1941 (bulk 1840-1896). Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Barron, Samuel, 1809-1888. Papers of Samuel Barron, 1820-1899. University of Virginia. 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
creatorOf Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875. Papers, 1861-1896. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Pickett, La Salle Corbell, 1848-1931. Letter : to the Arthur Clark Company, Cleveland, [Ohio], 1913 Aug. 8. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Dardswell, Thomas. Letter, 1863 July 5. Navarro College
referencedIn Webb, Alexander Stewart, 1835-1911. Letter, Riverdale on Hudson, 1903 March 8 [to] Larned. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Ross family. Correspondence, 1861-1864. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Christiancy and Pickett Families Papers, 1835-1998 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900. Charles S. Venable papers, 1862-1894 (1863-1864) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Smith, James Power, 1837-1923. James Power Smith papers, 1861-1864. Library of Congress
referencedIn Alvord, Benjamin, 1813-1884. Benjamin and William Alvord letters [manuscript], 1861-1912. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Glossinger, William, d. 1864. Autograph letter signed, 1863 July 28. Navarro College
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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correspondedWith Alvord, Benjamin, 1813-1884. person
associatedWith Barron, Samuel, 1809-1888. person
associatedWith Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Burpee, Edgar A. (Edgar Alphonso), b. 1839. person
associatedWith Christiancy family family
associatedWith Cockrell, Monroe F., b. 1884 person
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 24th. corporateBody
associatedWith Crandell, Lewis H. person
associatedWith Dardswell, Thomas. person
associatedWith Dawes, Elizabeth F., collector. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Duke, Helen. person
associatedWith Glossinger, William, d. 1864. person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
associatedWith Haywood, Ernest, 1860-1946 person
associatedWith Heth family. family
associatedWith Historic American Buildings Survey. Washington (State) corporateBody
associatedWith Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Inman, Arthur Crew, 1895- person
associatedWith Janney, Lilias. person
associatedWith Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895. person
associatedWith Ketchan, Grace, person
associatedWith Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905. person
associatedWith Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. person
associatedWith Longstreet, James, 1821-1904. person
associatedWith Mackall, William Whann, 1818-1891. person
associatedWith McCabe, James Dabney, 1842-1883. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Mitchell, John Kirkwood, 1811-1889. person
associatedWith Pickett family family
associatedWith Pickett, La Salle Corbell, 1848-1931. person
associatedWith Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878. person
associatedWith Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864. person
associatedWith Richey, Samuel W., person
associatedWith Ross family. family
associatedWith Smith, James Power, 1837-1923. person
correspondedWith Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894 person
associatedWith Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900. person
associatedWith Webb, Alexander Stewart, 1835-1911. person
associatedWith Wright, James A. person
associatedWith Wright, James A. person
associatedWith Zabriskie, George A. (George Albert), 1868-1954, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Bellingham (Bellingham, Wash.)
New Bern (N.C.)
North Carolina
Confederate States of America
Greensboro (N.C.)
United States
Petersburg (Va.)
United States
Tennessee
Virginia
Confederate States of America
Subject
Soldiers--Correspondence
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Desertion, Military
Occupation
Generals--Confederate States of America
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Birth 1825

Death 1875-07-30

English

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