Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897

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Daniel Ruggles, a native of Massachusetts and former U. S. Army officer, was a general in the Confederate Army. Ruggles led the Second Division in the Battle of Baton Rouge, 1862.

From the description of Daniel Ruggles letter, 1861 Dec. 2. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122505551

From the description of Daniel Ruggles letter, 1836 Nov. 1. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 317132959

From the description of Daniel Ruggles Confederate military report, 1862 Aug. 9. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 317128473

Daniel Ruggles was Brigadier General in the Army of the Confederate States of America.

From the description of Daniel Ruggles papers, 1862-1863. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 238234710

Daniel Ruggles was born in Massachusetts and was a West Point graduate in the class of 1833. In 1861 he resigned his U.S. Army commission to become Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army. He served briefly with the Army of Virginia, before given command of a division in the Army of the Mississippi.

From the description of Letters and tactical maps, 1861. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 122346619

Daniel Ruggles was born in Massachusetts and was a West Point graduate in the class of 1833. In 1861 he resigned his U.S. Army commission to become Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army. He served briefly with the Army of Virginia, before given command of a division in the Army of the Mississippi, which was involved in the Battle of Shiloh.

From the description of Tactical map of the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, 1862. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 145407980

U.S and Confederate Army officer.

From the description of Papers, 1861-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34300637

From the description of Papers, 1845-1879; (bulk 1861-1865). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20121921

Soldier Daniel Ruggles (1810-1897), born in Barre, Massachusetts, graduated from West Point in 1833, fought in the Second Seminole War, and arrived in Texas in 1845, where he soon served in the Mexican War. In 1861, during the onset of the Civil War, he quit the U. S. Army and joined the Virginia Volunteers for the Confederacy as a brigadier general. He fought in several battles, including Aquia Creek, Mathias Point, and Shiloh, where he is remembered for directing the Confederate artillery barrage against the Union forces in the “hornet’s nest.”

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Thorson, Lysa. “Daniel Ruggles.” Find a Grave. Accessed August 29, 2011. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11069.

From the guide to the Ruggles, Daniel, Papers 1926. 752530614., 1810-1897, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin)

Soldier Daniel Ruggles (1810-1897), born in Barre, Massachusetts, graduated from West Point in 1833, fought in the Second Seminole War, and arrived in Texas in 1845, where he soon served in the Mexican War.

In 1861, during the onset of the Civil War, he quit the U. S. Army and joined the Virginia Volunteers for the Confederacy as a brigadier general. He fought in several battles, including Aquia Creek, Mathias Point, and Shiloh, where he is remembered for directing the Confederate artillery barrage against the Union forces in the "hornet's nest."

Source:

Thorson, Lysa. "Daniel Ruggles." Find a Grave. Accessed August 29, 2011.http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11069.

From the description of Ruggles, Daniel, Papers, 1810-1897 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 752530614

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referencedIn American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench, 1782-1966 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mullet, Thomas. Thomas Mullet letter, 1862 July 16. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Letters and tactical maps, 1861. New York State Library
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Papers, 1845-1879; (bulk 1861-1865). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Garner, George G., ca. 1826-1897. Message, 1862 March 9. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
creatorOf Knox, Robert T., fl. 1861. Account of amphibious skirmish in King George County, addressed to Gen. Daniel Ruggles [manuscript] 1861 June. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. Civil War letter of Pierre Gustave Toutant de Beauregard , 1862 Mar. 6. Navarro College
referencedIn Confederate States of America Collection, 1861-1865 © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, Lt. Col. Letter, 1 Sep 1858. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Tactical map of the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, 1862. New York State Library
referencedIn Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, Haskell, Clinton H., Civil War collection, 1841-1895 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Confederate topographical report of Port Hudson, 1862 Aug. 30. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Olivier, Adolphus. Adolphus Olivier letter, 1861. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Daniel Ruggles letter, 1836 Nov. 1. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Palmer, Gideon Stinson, 1813-1891. Military officer correspondence, 1856-1907. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Civil War Collection, 1863-1866 Loyola Marymount University. Library. Department of Archives and Special Collections.
referencedIn Garrison Amos F., d. 1887. Letter : to Bvt. Col. Ruggles / by Amos F. Garrison, 1858 Aug 30. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gholson, Samuel Jameson, 1808-1883. Letter, 1863 April 13. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Lieber, Guido Norman, 1837-1923. Military officer correspondence, 1848-1900. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army. Confederate Army records, 1861-1865. © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Carter, A. G. A.G. Carter and John C. Miller letter, 1862 July 13. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Duncan, John, fl. 1860-1863. Letter, 1863 December 15. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, Papers 1926. 752530614., 1810-1897 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
creatorOf Hill, Robert C. Letter : Camp in Rush Valley, Utah Territory, to Col. D. Ruggles, 1859 June 12. Newberry Library
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Daniel Ruggles papers, 1862-1863. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army. Board of Survey, Ruggles Command (Miss.). Proceedings, 1864 March 8. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863. Earl Van Dorn papers, 1858-1863. Library of Congress
referencedIn Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863. General Earl Van Dorn papers, 1847-1904. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn John Bates Warall letter, 1859 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Ruggles, Daniel, Papers, 1810-1897 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Beall, William N. R. (William Nelson Rector), 1825-1883. William N.R. Beall telegram, 1862 Sept. 9. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Warall, John Bates. Letter, 1859. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Report to Commanding general, Dept. of Utah /by Col. Daniel Ruggles, 5th Infantry, 1859 Jun 2. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. Autograph letter signed : Mobile, Alabama, to General Ruggles, 1862 Sept. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Mixter family. Papers, 1823-1878. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Whitaker, William Asbury, 1883-1960. William Asbury Whitaker papers, 1596-1957 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Telegrams received : from A.P. Thompson, Columbus, Miss., and W.B. Wade, 1863 April 22 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Papers, 1861-1864. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Daniel Ruggles letter, 1861 Dec. 2. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf De Saulby, A. B. A.B. de Saulby manuscript map of Baton Rouge, circa 1862. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Benjamin, Mary A.,. Letters, 1805-1861. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862. Albert Sidney Johnston papers, 1839-1888. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Daigre, Henry L. H.L. Daigre report, 1862 Aug. 12. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Ruggles, Mary M. Reminiscences, 1950. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library
creatorOf Stevenson, C. L. (Carter Littlepage), 1817-1888. Letter, 1856 Aug. 9, Camp on Rio Seco to Colonel Daniel Ruggles. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Daniel Ruggles Confederate military report, 1862 Aug. 9. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Correspondence, 1861. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Haskell, Clinton H. Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895. William L. Clements Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Mexico (City)
Camp Benjamin (La.)
Tennessee
Florida
Tennessee River
Jolalpan, Mexico
Mississippi
Baton Rouge (La.)
Mexico (City)
Green Bay (Wis.)
Tappahannock (Va.)
Rappahannock River (Va.)
Sanpete Valley (Utah)
Tacubaya (Mexico City, Mexico)
Louisiana
Confederate States of America
Austin (Tex.)
Alabama
Veracruz (Mexico : State)
Confederate States of America
United States
San Antonio (Tex.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Potomac River
United States
Tennessee
Virginia
Missouri
Camp Floyd (Utah)
United States
United States
United States
Mississippi
Virginia
Confederate States of America
Saint Marks (Fla.)
Austin (Tex.)
Utah
Tacubaya (Mexico City, Mexico)
Virginia
Jolalpan, Mexico
Louisiana
Veracruz (Mexico : State)
San Antonio (Tex.)
Southern States
Subject
Baton Rouge, Battle of, Baton Rouge, La., 1862--Personal narratives, Confederate
Ethnology Archaeology Anthropology
Fort Pillow, Battle of, Tenn., 1864
Women--Social conditions
Mexican War, 1846-1848--Personal narratives, American
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Slavery
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
Women--Diaries
Mormons
Education
Smithsonian Publications
Hospitals
Occupation
Soldiers--Utah
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Birth 1810-01-31

Death 1897-06-01

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