George Brinton McClellan Papers 1783-1898 (bulk 1850-1885)

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George Brinton McClellan Papers, 1783-1898, (bulk 1850-1885)

George Brinton McClellan Papers 1783-1898 (bulk 1850-1885)

Army officer and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, diaries, military papers, memoranda, telegrams, notes, writings, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books relating primarily to McClellan's Civil War service, particularly the Yorktown and Maryland campaigns.

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Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869

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Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898

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Sumner, Edwin V. (Edwin Vose), 1797-1863

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Peddle, Thomas B.

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Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Millard Fillmore was born in Cayuga County, N.Y. and later became a resident of East Aurora and Buffalo. He was a lawyer, local office holder, State Assemblyman, U.S. Congressman, N.Y. State Comptroller, Vice-President under Zachary Taylor and 13th U.S. President, 1850-1853. He was also involved in establishing numerous Buffalo institutions. He was a founder and first Chancellor of the University of Buffalo, Commander of the Union Continentals (Home Guard) during Civil War, and first president o...

Rush, Benjamin, 1811-1877

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Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864

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Ingalls, Rufus, 1818-1893

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U.S. Army Captain and assistant quartermaster assigned to duty at Fort Vancouver; of Denmark, Me. From the description of Rufus Ingalls letter, 1853 Sept. 9. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978486 General Rufus Ingalls (1820-1893), went to Oregon in 1849 as quartermaster with the rank of captain, under Major Hathaway, who established the post at Fort Vancouver. From the description of Letter : to Major General Thomas S. Jesup, Quartermas...

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Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

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National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

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United States. Army of the Potomac

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The Army of the Potomac was created after the defeat of Union forces at the First Battle of Bull Run. Its objective was to defend Washington, D.C. by protecting the Potomac River entry into the city. The Army of the Potomac participated in the Peninsula Campaign, the Seven Days' Battles, Antietam, Gettysburg and Appomatox. Its commanders (in order of service) were McClellan, Halleck, Burnside, Hooker, Meade, and Grant. From the description of General orders, ...

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Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Van Vliet, Stewart, 1815-1901

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Union Brigadier General, born July 21, 1815 in Ferrisburg, Vermont. Graduated from West Point in 1840. Died on March 28, 1901 at Washington D.C. From the description of Letter: Baltimore, to Katherine R. Boze, Richmond, 1867 June 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122488120 American soldier who served as a general for the Union during the American Civil War. From the description of Letter, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609432 From the guide to t...

Ketchum, Hiram

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Nineteenth century New York politician. From the description of Letter, January 27, 1863. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52112400 ...

Swann, Charles E., fl. 1863-1865

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Dennison, William, 1815-1882

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Lawyer, Ohio state senator, Ohio governor (1860-1862), and U.S. Postmaster General. From the description of Correspondence, 1861. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 40600940 Ohio governor, U.S. postmaster general, and commissioner of the District of Columbia. From the description of Letter, 1878 March 1. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70941725 U.S. postmaster general and governor of Ohio. From the desc...

Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869

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Editor of the Extra Globe, Washington, D.C. From the description of Letters, 1840-1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437687 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to John Mills, United States Attorney in Boston, 1840 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491445 American politican. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Frankfort, to W. W. Worsley, bookseller in Lex...

Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903

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Educated West Point, graduated 1843. Served in Mexican-American War, as Professor at West Point for three years and as an engineer until the outbreak of the Civil War. As a Union Army General, he saw action at Antietam and Fredericksburg. After the war he became manager of Colt Firearms. From the description of W. B. Franklin letter to Col. George E. Waring, Jr. [manuscript], 1870 Jul 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 225134864 Army officer. From t...

Whipple, Henry Benjamin, 1822-1901

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First Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Minnesota. From the description of Henry Benjamin Whipple papers, 1856-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664364247 Episcopal Bishop of Minnesota. From the description of Papers, 1863. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 18086096 Epithet: Bishop of Minnesota British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1000000007...

McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William W. Belknap, 1874 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607862 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, "My dear General" [William W. Belknap?], 1871 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606751 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to W.W. Belknap, 1872 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606754 Irvin ...

Marcy, Randolph Barnes 1812-1887

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1871 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606727 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Orange, to "Dear General" [William W. Belknap?], 1872 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606801 ...

Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978909 From the description of Civil War letters and general order of George Gordon Meade, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166428745 United States Army general during the Civil War. From the description of George G. Meade letter, 1867 Nov. 5. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255632060 Meade was a US Army officer, ...

Stevens, Isaac Ingalls, 1818-1862

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Graduate of West Point who served in Mexican War. Indian agent, Governor and delegate to Congress for Washington Territory. Chairman of the National Democratic Executive Committee in 1860. Major General in Union Army and killed at Chantilly, Va. in 1862. From the description of Letter, Aug. 9, 1860. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55662318 Born 1818 in Andover, Mass.; graduate of West Point; served in Mexican War, 1846-47; Indian agent for Washing...

Weeks, George H. (George Henry), 1834-1905

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Marble, Manton, 1834-1917

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Manton Marble (1834-1917) was a journalist, editor, and publisher of the New York World. James was an American novelist, short-story writer, critic, and dramatist. From the guide to the Correspondence with Henry James, 1901-1916., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Editor and publisher. From the description of Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916 (bulk 1864-1898). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981175 Manton Marble was a journal...

Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901

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U.S. Army officer during the Civil War and public official, New York and New Jersey. From the description of Letters, 1894-1895. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70975832 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Morristown, to an unidentified Senator, [1876?] Feb. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618668 From the description of Autograph telegram signed : [n.p.], to General Morell, Miner...

Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881

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American soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to C.E. Lester, 1845 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527027 Public official of Kentucky. From the description of Leslie Combs papers, 1831-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453976 Lawyer, politician, and soldier. From the description of Letters, 1831-1874. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49200558 ...

Vallandigham, Clement L. (Clement Laird), 1820-1871

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Ohio lawyer and politician. As a member of Congress from 1858 to 1863 he became a leader of the Peace Democrats or Copperheads, who opposed secession but urged compromise and negotiation for peace on any terms to avoid prolonging the Civil War. From the description of Envelope : to Gulian C. Verplanck, [between 1858 and 1863]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617084 American Politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Was...

Voorhees, Daniel W. (Daniel Wolsey), 1827-1897

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Smith, Gustavus Woodson, 1822-1896

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Gustavus Woodson Smith (1822-1896), civil and military engineer and Confederate Major General, born in Kentucky. From the description of Gustavus Woodson Smith papers, 1858-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478117 Army officer and engineer. Appointed major-general in the provisional Confederate Army in September 1861 and held various commands off and on until the end of the war, including several days as acting secretary of war. From the description of State...