Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870

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Union Army general.

From the description of Letter, 1868 Dec. 26. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324291

George Henry Thomas was a Union army major general in the Civil War.

From the description of George H. Thomas letter to L. H. Whittlesy, R. W. Smith, and Louis Schafner, 1867 October 26. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 746923449

Soldier, Union general.

From the description of George Henry Thomas : papers, 1867-1869. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324290

Thomas was a career US Army officer.

From the description of [Letter] 1865 Jun. 29, Nashville, Ten. [to Headley] / Geo. H. Thomas. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686337

Union Army general in the U.S. Civil War.

From the description of Letter, 1864 January 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122458799

Army officer; served under Taylor in the Mexican War and became a captain in December 1853, taking command of Fort Yuma in July 1854. He took command of the Division of the Pacific in 1869.

From the description of Thomas letters, 1854-1854. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 40408294

U.S. army officer.

From the description of George Henry Thomas correspondence, 1860-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980591

George Henry Thomas was a General in the Union Army during the Civil War.

From the description of Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870 1868 February 17 Letter. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49235771

William L. Gross, a native of New York, served in the United States Army for the Illinois Volunteers. He was appointed Assistant Quartermaster Volunteer in 1863, and brevetted major and lieutenant colonel in 1865 for meritorious service. Gross was honorably mustered out in 1866.

From the description of William L. Gross telegram, 1864. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 47210424

American soldier.

From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Nashville, to General Schofield in Franklin, 1864 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572016

George Henry Thomas served as a United States Army general in the Civil War. In 1857 Major Thomas was stationed at Fort Mason, Texas, having previously served for a year at Fort Yuma, Arizona Territory.

Samuel Cooper was adjutant general and inspector general of the Confederate Army. Before the Civil War, he served as adjutant general of the United States Army.

From the description of Letter : Fort Mason, Tex., to Samuel Cooper, Washington, D.C., 1857 Jul 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82917985

George Henry Thomas served as a United States Army general in the Civil War. In 1857 Major Thomas was stationed at Fort Mason, Texas, having previously served for a year at Fort Yuma, Arizona Territory.

Samuel Cooper was adjutant general and inspector general of the Confederate Army. Before the Civil War, he served as adjutant general of the United States Army.

From the description of Letter : Fort Mason, Tex., to Samuel Cooper, Washington, D.C., 1857 Jul 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150637

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creatorOf Allen, Mary Rivers,. Collection of letters and autographs, 1846-1881. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Hough, Alfred Lacey, 1826-1908. Alfred Lacey Hough Papers, 1861-1924 (bulk 1869-1889). University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn John E. Boos collection, Boos, John E. collection, 1863-2005, 1863-1940 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter : Fort Mason, Tex., to Samuel Cooper, Washington, D.C., 1857 Jul 7. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hanback, Lewis, 1839-1897. Hanback, Lewis 1839-1897 1862-1865 Letters. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry. Papers, 1844-1865. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith), 1825-1896,. Joseph Meredith Toner Collection, newspaper clippings, 1816-1895 (bulk 1833-1895). Library of Congress
creatorOf Thomas family. Papers, 1838-1971 (bulk 1838-1858). Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Thomas, Joseph Potts, 1830-1894. Joseph Potts Thomas Papers, 1859-1890. The Filson Historical Society
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.
referencedIn Smith, James Power, 1837-1923. James Power Smith papers, 1861-1864. Library of Congress
referencedIn Maxwell, Robert A. Letter, Sept. 23, 1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Cleaves, Freeman, 1904-. Research papers of Freeman Cleaves, 1940-1960. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Civil War collection, ca. 1862-1981. Mobil, Exploration & Producing United States, Incorporated
referencedIn Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Letter to Brig. General George Henry Thomas, 1864 May 30. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn McKinney, Francis Fowler, 1891-1972. Francis Fowler McKinney papers, 1941-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Long, Eli P. Eli P. Long papers, 1855-1892. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Van Horne, Thomas B. (Thomas Budd), d. 1895. Life of Major General George H. Thomas. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Hunton, Hamilton Morris, 1908-. Autograph collection of Hamilton Morris Hutton [manuscript], 1828-1930. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Headley, Joel Tyler, 1813-1897. [Letters to General George H. Thomas, 1865] / J. T. Headley. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. [Letter] 1865 Jun. 29, Nashville, Ten. [to Headley] / Geo. H. Thomas. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Thruston, Gates Phillips, 1835-1912. Gates Philips Thruston : papers, 1864-1867. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Lindsley, Maggie. Maggie Lindsley papers, 1862-1977. Library of Congress
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter, 1868 Dec. 26. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter, 1864 January 15. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Porter, Lucia Chauncey. Correspondence, 1853-1917. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877. Autograph letter signed : Chattanooga, Tenn., to [George H.] Thomas, n.p., 1864 July 11. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter, 1867 Dec. 27. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870 1868 February 17 Letter. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Price, Samuel Woodson, 1828-1918. Papers, 1861-1892. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
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.
referencedIn Ireton, Thomas M., 1835-1911. Letter, 1863 Dec. 5. Navarro College
referencedIn McKinney, Francis F. Thomas family genealogical notes. Library of Virginia
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Papers, 1843-1969 (bulk 1843-1908) Library of Congress
referencedIn Allen, Theodore F., 1842-1919. Civil War Diaries 1864-1865. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter : Fort Mason, Tex., to Samuel Cooper, Washington, D.C., 1857 Jul 7. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John G. Parkhurst papers, 1802-1914 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Calhoun, James S., 1803-1852. Letters, 1850. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. William L. Gross telegram, 1864. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Lambert, William H. (William Harrison), 1842-1912. George H. Thomas and the Army of the Cumberland, 1879? Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. ALS (draft), 1867 Aug. 17, Washington, D.C., to Andrew Johnson. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter, 1861 August 31, New Haven, Ct. [to Charles Pomeroy] Stone. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Shearin, J. Connell, Mrs. Speech concerning Nat Turner's insurrection, 1941. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brownlow family. Family papers, 1848-1902. University of Tennessee, John C. Hodges Library
creatorOf Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Haymond, Henry. Civil War letters, 1863. Navarro College
referencedIn Snook, John James, 1842-. J. J. Snook poem, 1909 August 23. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter to Mr. Gibbs /by George Henry Thomas, 1867 Nov 18. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bowers, Theodore S., 1832-1866,. Confederate Civil War letters [manuscript], 1861-1865. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Manuscripts of and relating to George Henry Thomas in Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery [microform]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Letters, 1862-1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Draper, A. A., Mrs., fl. 1830-1865. Letters. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Thomas letters, 1854-1854. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn McKinney, Francis Fowler, 1891-1972. Francis Fowler papers, 1941-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Fort Arbuckle (Okla.). Letterbooks, 1859-1861. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Opdycke, Emerson, 1830-1884. Papers 1861-1913. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Zabriskie, George A. (George Albert), 1868-1954,. Papers, 1828-1941 (bulk 1840-1896). Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902. Caricatures by Thomas Nast [manuscript], 1866. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. George Henry Thomas : papers, 1867-1869. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Autograph telegram signed : Nashville, to General Schofield in Franklin, 1864 Nov. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Francis Fowler McKinney papers, 1941-1972 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Scully, James Wall, 1861-1910. Papers, 1861-1910 ; (bulk 1861-1862). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Maj. Gen. George Henry Thomas biography, 1893. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861- ). Army of the Cumberland military orders, 1864. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Shearin, J. Connell, Mrs. Speech and photographs relating to Nat Turner's Insurrection [manuscript], circa 1900-1941. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Comey family. Civil War papers, 1859; 1861-1932. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hillyer, William Silliman, 1831-1874. Papers of William Silliman Hillyer, 1822 (1861-1874) 1931, [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Martin, Silas, 1841-1906. Painting [realia] : George H. Thomas. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. ALS : Nashville, [Tenn.], to Maj[or] Gen[era]l [George H.] Thomas, 1862 August 16. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876,. Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana : Part III: The Civil War and the Union, 1804-1915. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Whitaker, Walter Chiles, 1823-1887. [Letter] 1863 Nov. 24, Look Out Mountain, White House [to] George H. Thomas / Walter C. Whitaker. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Ulysses S. Grant Papers, 1819-1969, (bulk 1843-1885) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf McCreery family. McCreery-Fenton family papers, 1818-1948 [microform] University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Wallace, Emma, fl. 1870. Photograph album of Emma Wallace [manuscript], ca. 1870. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Note : Washington, D.C., to unknown person, n.p., 1864 Nov. 28. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Pascal, Charles Lacroix, fl. 1860-1868. Scrapbook of Charles Lacroix Pascal, 1836-1890. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA 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.
referencedIn McCreery-Fenton Family papers, 1818-1948, 1860-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. George Henry Thomas correspondence, 1860-1869. Library of Congress
referencedIn Helsley, William. Letters, 1862-1864. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smith, Gustavus Woodson, 1822-1896. Letter, 1853 April 22, West Point, N.Y., to Barton S. Alexander. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Ulysses S. Grant papers, 1819-1974 (bulk 1843-1908). Library of Congress
referencedIn Capron, Horace, 1804-1885. Papers [microform], 1832-1952. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. George H. Thomas letter to L. H. Whittlesy, R. W. Smith, and Louis Schafner, 1867 October 26. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
creatorOf Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870. Letter, 1867 March 1, Louisville, Ky., to William Bosson, Nashville, Tenn. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Telegram: Burlington, [N.J.], to [John A.] Logan, Louisville, Ky., [1864] Dec. 17. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Plan of a military campaign : AMs, [ca. 1861 Oct. 1] : Washington, D.C. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Croxton, John Thomas, 1837-1874. Letter : Macon, Ga., to George H. Thomas, Nashville, Tenn., 1865 Dec. 20. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Anderson, Larz, 1803-1878. Letter, 19 Dec. 1864. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pirtle, Alfred, b. 1837. Alfred Pirtle Papers, 1847-1924. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Mackay, Andrew J. Letters to Andrew J. Mackay, 24 September 1863-4 November 1863. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn McNamara, J. Extract from a lecture on discipline, Aug. 2, 1865. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Alfred Lacey Hough Papers, 1861-1924, 1869-1889 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Archives Dept.
referencedIn McCreery-Fenton family papers, 1842-1935, 1860-1865 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ward, Jesse Durbin, 1819-1886. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
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Kentucky
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Texas
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Fort Yuma (Ariz.)
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United States
United States
Fort Yuma (Calif.)
Louisville (Ky.)
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United States
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
United States
California
Brazos River (Tex.)
Fort Yuma (Ariz.)
United States
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