Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886.

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Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886.

Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886.

Scrapbook collection of Civil War photographs and autographs, assembled by Philip Case Lockwood.

1 v. (.38 linear ft.)

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He was born at Worms, Germany. After being trained as a goldsmith by an uncle in Kreuznach, he was sent to a polytechnical school in Munich. Against his family's wishes, he enlisted in an Uhlan regiment which accompanied Otto to Greece in 1832. Due to his gallantry, he soon became an officer. A revolt in Greece obligated him to leave, with an honorable discharge, in 1837. He studied medicine in Munich and then, at the wish of his parents, opened a wine trading business in Worms. In 1843, he marr...

Benton, William Plummer, 1828-1867

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Benton was born in New Market, Maryland. His father died when he was four months old and in 1836, he moved with his mother to Richmond, Indiana. Beginning at age 15, Benton spent 2–3 years in Cincinnati as a chairmaker. When Benton was 18 years old, he enlisted as a private in the Mexican War, and fought with gallantry in the mounted infantry at Contreras, Churubusco, Chapultepec and Mexico City. Returning to Richmond at the war's end, he entered college to study law. He was admitted to the b...

Baxter, Henry, 1821-1873

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Baxter was born in Sidney Plains, Delaware County, New York. His grandfathers had both served in the American Revolutionary War. In 1831, he and his father moved to Jonesville, Michigan. In 1849, he traveled to California with a company of thirty men in search of gold, returning in 1852 to Jonesville to become a miller. He commanded a military unit he organized known as the Jonesville Light Guards. Due to his military experience, Baxter was elected captain of a local company that became Compa...

Barnes, James, 1801-1869

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Barnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the Boston Latin School and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1829, in the same class as Robert E. Lee. However, at age 28 he was older than most West Point cadets upon completion, and placed fifth out of 46 cadets. He was then commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the 4th U.S. Artillery, but spent most of his army service as an instructor of tactics and French at the Academy. Barnes married Charlotte Adams Sanford ...

Barnum, Henry A., 1833-1892

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Barnum was born in Jamesville, New York, and educated in the common schools. He attended Syracuse Institute and passed his bar exam in 1860, four years after his graduation. Barnum entered the U.S. service on May 13, 1861, as captain of Company I, 12th N.Y. Infantry, at the age of 27; and afterward in October 1861 was promoted to major of that regiment. He served with distinction with that command, including the Peninsula Campaign under Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, until July 1, 1862, when ...

Ayres, Romeyn Beck, 1825-1888

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Ayres was born at East Creek, New York, along the Mohawk River in Montgomery County. He was the son of a small-town doctor, who trained him in Latin. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1847, ranking 22nd in a class of 38, and was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the 4th U.S. Artillery. Although graduating in time for the Mexican–American War, Ayres served only on garrison duty in Puebla and Mexico City until 1850, seeing no fighting in the war. Between the wars,...

Andrews, Christopher Columbus, 1829-1922

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Andrews was born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, the son of a rural farmer. He attended school during the winter months until 1843 when he travelled to Boston. He attended the Francestown Academy, completed his education, and studied law in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1848. He passed his bar examination two years later and established a law practice in Newton, Massachusetts, where he served as a member of the city school board in 1851–1852. He briefly relocated to Boston in 1853, but left th...

Augur, Christopher Columbus, 1821-1898

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Augur was born in Kendall, New York. He moved with his family to Michigan and entered West Point in 1839. Augur graduated in 1843 in the same class as General of the Army Ulysses S. Grant. Following his graduation, Augur served as aide-de-camp to Generals Hopping and Cushing during the Mexican–American War, and during the 1850s took an active part in the campaigns of the western frontier against the Yakima and Rogue River tribes of Washington and, in 1856, against the Oregon Indians. In Oregon, ...

Alvord, Benjamin, 1813-1884

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Alvord was born in Rutland, Vermont, where he developed an interest in nature. He attended the United States Military Academy and displayed a talent in mathematics. He graduated in 1833. He was assigned to the 4th U.S. Infantry and participated in the Seminole Wars. He returned to West Point as an assistant professor of mathematics until 1839, when he was again assigned to the 4th Infantry. He spent 21 years of his military career with that regiment. He was on frontier, garrison, and engin...

Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886

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Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a United States Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. He served with distinction in the Army for four decades, including service in the Mexican–American War and as a Union general in the American Civil War. Known to his Army colleagues as "Hancock the Superb", he was noted in particular for his personal leadership at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. His military service continued afte...

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885

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Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891

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Kilpatrick, Judson, 1836-1881

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Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1872

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Halleck was born on a farm in Westernville, Oneida County, New York, third child of 14 of Joseph Halleck, a lieutenant who served in the War of 1812, and Catherine Wager Halleck. Young Henry detested the thought of an agricultural life and ran away from home at an early age to be raised by an uncle, David Wager of Utica. He attended Hudson Academy and Union College, then the United States Military Academy. He became a favorite of military theorist Dennis Hart Mahan and was allowed to teach class...

Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886

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John A. Logan was born near what is now Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, the son of Dr. John Logan and Dr. Logan's second wife, Elizabeth (Jenkins) Logan. He studied with his father and with a private tutor, then studied for three years at Shiloh College. He enlisted in the 1st Illinois Infantry for the Mexican–American War, and received a commission as a second lieutenant and assignment as the regimental quartermaster. After the war Logan studied law in the office of his uncle, Alexand...

French, William Henry, 1815-1881

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William H. French was born in Baltimore. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1837 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 1st U.S. Artillery. He briefly served in the Second Seminole War and was then assigned to garrison duty along the Canada–US border from late 1837 through 1838, when he was reassigned to other military posts for the next decade. During the Mexican–American War, French was aide-de-camp to General Franklin Pierce, and also on the staff of General R...

Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888

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Sheridan claimed he was born in Albany in the State of New York, the third child of six of John and Mary Meenagh Sheridan, Irish Catholic immigrants from the parish of Killinkere in County Cavan, Ireland. He grew up in Somerset, Ohio. Fully grown, he reached only 165 cm (5 feet 5 inches) tall, a stature that led to the nickname, "Little Phil." Abraham Lincoln described his appearance in a famous anecdote: "A brown, chunky little chap, with a long body, short legs, not enough neck to hang him, an...

Howard, Oliver Otis, 1830-1909

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Oliver Howard was born in Leeds, Maine, the son of Rowland Bailey Howard and Eliza Otis Howard. Rowland, a farmer, died when Oliver was 9 years old. Oliver attended Monmouth Academy in Monmouth, North Yarmouth Academy in Yarmouth, Kents Hill School in Readfield, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1850 at the age of 19. He then attended the United States Military Academy, graduating in 1854, fourth in his class of 46 cadets, as a brevet second lieutenant of ordnance. He served at the Watervlie...

Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905

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Lewis "Lew" Wallace was born on April 10, 1827, in Brookville, Indiana. He was the second of four sons born to Esther French Wallace (née Test) and David Wallace. Lew's father, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, left the military in 1822 and moved to Brookville, where he established a law practice and entered Indiana politics. David served in the Indiana General Assembly and later as the state's lieutenant governor, and governor, and as a member of Congress. Lew Wal...

Couch, Darius Nash, 1822-1897

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Couch was born in 1822 on a farm in the village of Southeast in Putnam County, New York, and was educated at the local schools there. In 1842 he entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, graduating four years later 13th out of 59 cadets. On July 1, 1846, Couch was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant and was assigned to the 4th U.S. Artillery. Couch then saw action with the U.S. Army during the Mexican–American War, most notably in the Battle of Buena Vista on February 22–2...

Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1819-1914

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In 1819, Sickles was born in New York City to Susan Marsh Sickles and George Garrett Sickles, a patent lawyer and politician. (His year of birth is sometimes given as 1825, and Sickles was known to have claimed as such. Historians speculate that Sickles chose to appear younger when he married a woman half his age.) He learned the printer's trade and studied at the University of the City of New York (now New York University). He studied law in the office of Benjamin Butler, was admitted to the ba...

Willich, August, 1810-1878

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Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881

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Burnside was born in Liberty, Indiana and was the fourth of nine children of Edghill and Pamela (or Pamilia) Brown Burnside, a family of Scottish origin. His great-great-grandfather Robert Burnside (1725–1775) was born in Scotland and settled in the Province of South Carolina. His father was a native of South Carolina; he was a slave owner who freed his slaves when he relocated to Indiana. Ambrose attended Liberty Seminary as a young boy, but his education was interrupted when his mother died in...

Butterfield, Daniel, 1831-1901

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Butterfield was born on October 31, 1831 in Utica, New York. He attended Union Academy and then graduated in 1849, from Union College in Schenectady, New York, where he became a member of the Sigma Phi Society. That same year, his father, John Warren Butterfield, founded the express company of Butterfield, Wasson, and Co., which later became the American Express Company. After graduating, Daniel studied law but as he was too young to sit the New York bar exam, he toured the country instead. Upon...

Saxton, Rufus, 1824-1908

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Saxton was born in Greenfield, Massachusetts. His father, Jonathan Ashley Saxton, was a Unitarian and a Transcendentalist whose feminist and abolitionist writings were heard on the lyceum circuit. He descended from a family of Unitarian ministers (Ashley, Williams, Edwards). His father attempted to secure a place for Rufus Saxton at Brook Farm in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, a transcendentalist community started by George Ripley and attended by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Rufus Saxton's brother Samuel ...

Doubleday, Abner, 1819-1893

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Doubleday, the son of Ulysses F. Doubleday and Hester Donnelly, was born in Ballston Spa, New York, in a small house on the corner of Washington and Fenwick streets. As a child, Abner was very short. The family all slept in the attic loft of the one-room house. His paternal grandfather, also named Abner, had fought in the American Revolutionary War. His maternal grandfather Thomas Donnelly joined the army at 14 and was a mounted messenger for George Washington. His great grandfather Peter Donnel...

McIntosh, John B., 1829-1888

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John Baillie McIntosh (June 6, 1829 – June 29, 1888), although born in Florida, served as a Union Army brigadier general in the American Civil War. His brother, James M. McIntosh, served as a Confederate general until he was killed in the Battle of Pea Ridge. McIntosh was born at Fort Brooke (Tampa), Florida Territory, while his father was on active duty in the Army. He served as a midshipman in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War, and resigned in 1850. Thereafter, McIntosh...

Sigel, Franz, 1824-1902

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Sigel was born in Sinsheim, Baden (Germany), and attended the gymnasium in Bruchsal. He graduated from Karlsruhe Military Academy in 1843, and was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Baden Army. He met the revolutionaries Friedrich Hecker and Gustav von Struve and became associated with the revolutionary movement. He was wounded in a duel in 1847. The same year, he retired from the army to begin law school studies in Heidelberg. After organizing a revolutionary free corps in Mannheim and later i...

Abercrombie, John Joseph, 1798-1877

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Abercrombie was born and baptized in Baltimore, Maryland, although some accounts suggest he was a native of Tennessee. The son of John Joseph Abercrombie, Sr. and Sarah DeNormandie, their family was living in Nashville, Tennessee when the younger John entered the United States Military Academy in 1818. Graduating 37th of 40 from the United States Military Academy in 1822, Abercrombie's class included future Union Army generals Joseph K. Mansfield, David Hunter, and George A. McCall, as well as f...

Hamilton, Schuyler, 1822-1903

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Hamilton was born on July 22, 1822 in New York City. He was the fifth of 14 children born to John Church Hamilton (1792–1882) and Maria Eliza van den Heuvel. His paternal grandparents were Alexander Hamilton (1755/7–1804), a Founding Father of the United States, and Elizabeth Schuyler (1757–1854). His maternal grandfather was Baron John Cornelius van den Heuvel, the one-time governor of Dutch Guiana. Through his sister, Elizabeth Hamilton (1831–1884), he was the brother-in-law of Gen. Henry Hall...

Catterson, R. F. (Robert Francis), 1835-1914

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Catterson was born in 1835 on a farm near Beech Grove in Marion County, Indiana. He was the son of an Irish immigrant, but his father died in 1840 when Robert was only five years old. Catterson's education began at Adrian College in Michigan, and then he attended Cincinnati Medical College in Ohio, precursor to the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center. After completing his medical studies, Catterson established a medical practice in Rockville, Indiana, just prior to the start of the A...

Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882

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Warren was born in Cold Spring, Putnam County, New York, and named for Gouverneur Kemble, a prominent local Congressman, diplomat, industrialist, and owner of the West Point Foundry. His sister, Emily Warren Roebling, would later play a significant role in the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. He entered the United States Military Academy across the Hudson River from his hometown at age 16 and graduated second in his class of 44 cadets in 1850. He was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in th...

Townsend, E. D. (Edward Davis), 1817-1893

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Edward Davis Townsend (August 22, 1817 – May 10, 1893) was Adjutant General of the United States Army from 1869 to 1880. The son of David S. & Eliza (Gerry) Townsend and grandson of Vice President Elbridge Gerry, Townsend was educated at Boston's Latin School before graduating from the United States Military Academy in 1837. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Second U. S. Artillery and served as that regiment's adjutant and participating in the Second Seminole War and the relocati...

Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879

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Hooker was born in Hadley, Massachusetts, the grandson of a captain in the American Revolutionary War. He was of entirely English ancestry, all of which had been in New England since the early 1600s. His initial schooling was at the local Hopkins Academy. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1837, ranked 29th out of a class of 50, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 1st U.S. Artillery. His initial assignment was in Florida fighting in the second of the Seminole War...

Herron, Francis Jay, 1837-1902

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Francis J. Herron attended the Western University of Pennsylvania, but left at the age of sixteen without completing his degree to become a bank clerk. In 1855, he joined his three brothers in Dubuque, Iowa, where they established a bank. In 1859, he organized and was elected captain of a militia company known as the "Governor's Grays," which Herron offered to President-elect Abraham Lincoln in January 1861, two months prior to Lincoln's inauguration. In April 1861, Herron was appointed capta...

Stoneman, George, 1822-1894

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Stoneman was born on a family farm in Busti, New York, the first child of ten. His parents were George Stoneman Sr., a lumberman and justice of the peace, and Catherine Rebecca Cheney Aldrich. He studied at the Jamestown Academy and entered the United States Military Academy in 1842; his roommate at West Point was future Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. He graduated 33rd in his class of 60 cadets in 1846. His first assignment was with the 1st U.S. Dragoons, with which he served...

Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925

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Miles was born in Westminster, Massachusetts, on his family's farm. He worked in Boston, read military history, and mastered military principles and techniques, including battle drills. Miles was working as a crockery store clerk in Boston when the American Civil War began. He entered the Union Army as a volunteer on September 9, 1861, and fought in many crucial battles. He became a lieutenant in the 22nd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry and was commissioned a lieutenant colonel of t...

Patrick, Marsena Rudolph, 1811-1888

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Patrick was born in Hounsfield, Jefferson County, New York (near Watertown). He worked on the Erie Canal and briefly taught school. He was appointed to the United States Military Academy in nearby West Point, and graduated in 1835. Initially appointed a brevet second lieutenant in the infantry, he was promoted to first lieutenant in 1839, serving in the Seminole Wars. Patrick served in the Mexican–American War and was again promoted, this time to captain, in 1847. He was appointed brevet major i...

Ellet, Charles Rivers, 1843-1863

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Ellet was born on June 1, 1843 in Philadelphia, the son of the noted civil engineer Charles Ellet, Jr. He was studying medicine at Georgetown University when the Civil War began. He served as an Army Assistant Surgeon during 1861-62. In the spring of 1862, when his father established the U.S. Ram Fleet, an Army unit of river steamers converted to rams, Charles Rivers Ellet transferred to that organization. Promoted to the rank of colonel later in the year, he commanded the ram Queen of the We...

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Sherman was born in 1820 in Lancaster, Ohio, near the banks of the Hocking River. His father, Charles Robert Sherman, a successful lawyer who sat on the Ohio Supreme Court, died unexpectedly in 1829. He left his widow, Mary Hoyt Sherman, with eleven children and no inheritance. After his father's death, the nine-year-old Sherman was raised by a Lancaster neighbor and family friend, attorney Thomas Ewing, Sr., a prominent member of the Whig Party who served as senator from Ohio and as the first S...

United States. Army. Corps, 5th (1862-1865)

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United States. Army. Corps, 14th

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McCook, Robert Latimer, 1827-1862

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Whipple, William D. (William Denison), 1826-1902

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Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863

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Union general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ft. Corcoran, to Major Hunt, 1862 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587485 ...

Mulligan, James Adelbert, 1830-1864

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Lawyer; clerk at the Department of the Interior beginning in 1857; Colonel of the Irish Brigade (23rd Illinois regiment) during the Civil War. At the Battle of Lexington, Missouri, in 1861 he was taken prisoner, only to be freed through an exchange later that year. He was fatally wounded at the Battle of Winchester, Virginia, in July, 1864. From the description of Papers, 1857-1885. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 25210578 Colonel in the 23rd Illinois Infantr...

Curtis, Newton Martin, 1835-1910

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Major General in U.S. Army. Curtis fought in the Civil War and later held positions as customs collector, State Assemblyman, and U.S. Congressman. He was the author of FROM BULL RUN TO CHANCELLORSVILLE, a history of the 16th Regiment, New York State Volunteers. From the description of Papers, 1812-1915, 1861-1915 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155469975 ...

Hays, Alexander, 1819-1864

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Long, Eli, 1837-1900

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Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Sill, Joshua Woodrow, 1831-1862

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Upton, Emory, 1839-1881

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American soldier, author and tactician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, to [William W. Belknap], 1875 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573880 From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, to William W. Belknap, 1870 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573884 Army officer. From the description of Emory Upton correspondence, 1867 November 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981244 ...

Patterson, Francis Engle, 1827-1862.

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Robinson, John Cleveland, 1817-1897

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Binghamton, New York, to William W. Belknap, 1869 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655527 ...

Cutler, Lysander

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Hartranft, John F., 1830-1889

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On April 28, 1865 Major General John F. Hartranft was appointed military governor of the military prison at the U.S. Arsenal, Washington, D.C., and commander of the troops assembled for its defense. He was responsible for the incarceraton, treatment and eventual execution of the prisoners who were found guilty in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln, Vice President Andrew Johnson, General Ulysses S. Grant and Secretary of State William H. Seward. From the descripti...

Baird, Absalom, 1824-1883

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Williams, Thomas, 1815-1862

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Thomas Williams (1815-1862) was a career artillery officer ot the US Army. Thomas Williams (1815-1862) was a career artillery officer of the regular US Army whose active, distinguished service was almost entirely on the frontiers of the Old Northwest, Florida, and the Far West until the last year of his life, during which he assumed general responsibilities as a brigadier commanding volunteer troops of combined arms. He died of a gunshot wound at age forty-seven in 1862 ...

Hatch, Edward, 1832-1889

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Edward Hatch was a major-general in the Union army. From the description of Letter, 7 September 1865, Knoxville, Tennessee to Edwin M. Stanton. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 60404761 American army officer. From the description of Report signed : Fort Davis, Texas, to the Acting Asst. Inspector General in Austin, 1870 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270483456 Soldier. Born in Bangor, Me., and educated in N...

Wood, Thomas John, 1823-1906

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American general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dayton, Ohio, to Senator Stanley Matthews, 1880 Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583892 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dayton, Ohio, to President Hayes, 1880 Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583890 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dayton, Ohio, to the President, 1869 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583886 During the Civil Wa...

Hardin, M. D. (Martin D.), 1837-1923

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Stanley, David Sloane, 1828-1902

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Staneley was born (1828) in Chester, Ohio; graduated from West Point (1852); served at various army posts (1852-1861) in Texas, California, Kansas, and Arkansas; and fought in the Civil War, with major engagements at Corinth (1862), the Atlanta Campaign, and in Tennessee (1864). Stanley was mustered out in 1866, served in Indian campaigns in the West, and led an expedition (1873) to the Yellowstone River. He retired from the army in 1892 and died in Washington, D.C. in 1902. His military promoti...

Stoughton, Edwin H. (Edwin Henry), 1838-1868

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Sherman, Francis Trowbridge, 1825-1905

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Sherman served briefly as an officer in two other regiments before becoming colonel of the 88th Illinois Infantry. He was later brevetted brigadier general. He was a manufacturer and postmaster in Chicago after the Civil War. From the description of Letter, January 13, 1863. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 69399897 Union Army officer, 88th Illinois Cavalry. From the description of Diaries of Francis Trowbridge Sherman, 1863-1865 [manus...

Meredith, Sullivan Amory

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Haskin, J. A., 1817-1874

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Burnham, Hiram, 1814-1864

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Sedgwick, John, 1813-1864

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Union Army general in the U.S. Civil War, killed at Spotsylvania. From the description of Letter, 186[4] January 14, (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407072 American army officer. From the description of Telegram, not autograph : 6th A. C., to Lt. Col. J. G. Taylor, 1863 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665049 From the description of Telegraph, not autograph : Head-Quarters, Army of the Potomac, to Major L. Hunt, 1863 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Krzyzanowski, Wladimir, 1824-1887

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Civil War hero and governor of Alaska. From the description of Memorial papers, 1930-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155450372 ...

Haynie, Isham Nicholas, 1824-1868.

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Cairo, Illinois, lawyer; lieutenant, 6th Illinois Infantry, Co. C, Mexican War; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1851-1852; colonel, 48th Illinois Infantry and brigadier general, U.S. Army, Civil War; Illinois adjutant general, 1865-1868. From the description of Papers, 1832-1834, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33374044 Lawyer, politician, and Mexican & Civil War soldier from Cairo, Ill. During the Mex...

Warner, James Meech, 1836-1897

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Brooke, John Rutter, 1838-1926

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McMillan, James Winning, 1825-1903

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Born in Clark County, Ky., James W. McMillan fought in the Mexican War as a sergeant of the 4th Illinois Infantry and later as a private in a battalion of Louisiana volunteers. In 1861 he was made colonel of the 21st Indiana Volunteer Infantry, which took part in General Benjamin F. Butler's occupation of New Orleans, La., and aided in the defense of Baton Rouge against the attack by General John C. Breckinridge. Promoted to brigadier general in 1862, he commanded a brigade in the Red River Expe...

Quinby, I. F. (Isaac Ferdinand), 1821-1891

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Blunt, James Gillpatrick, 1826-1881

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Blunt was born in Trenton, Maine to John Blunt and Sally Gilpatrick Blunt. Blunt lived and worked on his family farm until he was 14. He may have spent some time at the Ellsworth Military Academy in Ellsworth, Maine. He became a sailor on a merchant vessel when he was 15, and attained the rank of captain at 20. In 1845 Blunt moved to Columbus, Ohio, where he enrolled in Starling Medical College. His maternal uncle, Dr. Rufus Gilpatrick, was one of the instructors. Graduating in February 1849,...

Busteed, Richard, 1822-1898

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King, Rufus, 1814-1876

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King commanded Wisconsin's "Iron Brigade" during the Civil War. In 1863 he accepted appointment as the U.S. Minister to Rome. While there, he helped apprehend John Harrison Surratt, one of the alleged conspirators in the Lincoln assassination. From the description of Papers, 1861-1867. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 43641813 Soldier, editor and U.S. minister to the Vatican. From the description of Letter, 15 August 1862, near Culpepper C.H., Virginia [t...

Carr, E. A. (Eugene Asa), 1830-1910

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Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull), 1806-1863

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U.S. naval officer; commander of U.S.S. Perry off west coast of Africa and of U.S.S. Portsmouth as part of East India Squadron involved in Battle of the Barrier Forts near Canton, China (1856). From the description of Andrew H. Foote papers, 1824-1865. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 435675954 American naval officer. From the description of Autograph telegraph signed : [n.p.], to Lieut. J.P. Sanford, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Richardson, Israel Bush, 1815-1862

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Merritt, Wesley, 1834-1910

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American army officer. From the description of Documents signed (2) : Fort Clark, Texas, to the acting asst. inspector general in San Antonio, 1872 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639219 From the description of Document signed : Fort Clark, Texas, to the acting asst. inspector general in San Antonio, 1872 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639154 Son of a St. Clair County, Illinois farmer, West Point graduate, Civil War Brigadier General who conti...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Howell, Joshua Blackwood, 1806-1864

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Brigadier General, Third Division, Tenth Corps, United States Army, killed at Petersburg, Virginia, in the final campaigns of the Civil War. From the description of Papers, ca. 1820-1890. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864959 Colonel, 85th Pennsylvania Regiment, U.S.A., stationed in South Carolina and Virginia. From the description of Papers, 1862-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793523 ...

Hovey, Alvin P. (Alvin Peterson), 1821-1891

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Mitchel, O. M. (Ormsby MacKnight), 1809-1862

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Astronomer, teacher, and Union soldier, of Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1823-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84185831 Astronomer and army officer. From the description of Letter of O. M. Mitchel, 1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454567 ...

Lytle, William Haines, 1826-1863

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Watkins, Louis Douglass, 1833-1868.

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Reilly, James William, 1828-1905

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Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham), 1816-1892

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United States engineer and architect, Meigs served in the Army Corps of Engineers as supervising architect of the United States Capitol from 1853 to 1861, during which time the building was expanded with wings and the central dome was designed and constructed. From the description of United States Capitol architectural drawings, circa 1853-1861. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269260958 American army officer. From the descriptio...

Sibley, Henry Hastings, 1811-1891

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American pioneer; first Governor of Minnesota. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William L. Marcy, 1853 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664016 Fur trader; soldier; politician; Governor of Minnesota, 1850-1860. From the description of Papers, 1815-1830. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17998041 Henry Sibley was a general in the Confederate Army. From the de...

Arnold, Augustus C.L., 1815-1871

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Reno, Jesse Lee, 1823-1862

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U.S. Army officer during the Mexican War and Civil War; killed at the Battle of South Mountain, Md., in 1862; Reno, Nev., is named after him. From the description of Jesse Lee Reno papers, 1846-1862. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166428627 Brevet Captain, Ordnance. From the description of Letter, Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, 1858 December 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480066 Brevet Captain, Ordance. From the gu...

Kenly, John Reese, 1822-1891

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Spears, James Gallant, 1816-1869

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Terry, Henry Dwight, 1812-1869

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Shepard, Isaac F. (Isaac Fitzgerald), 1816-1889

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American soldier and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : H.Q., U. S. Colored Troops, Str. Bullitt, Milliken's Bend, to Brig. Gen. Dennis, 1865 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662622 Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard (1816-1889). From the description of Papers. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276220 Biography Born July 7, 1816. Harvard University graduate, cl...

Peck, John J. (John James), 1821-1878

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Major General of Volunteers for the Union Army, 1862-1864. From the description of [Civil War telegrams], 1863. (Hamilton College). WorldCat record id: 75631222 John James Peck was born in New York State from whence he received an appointment to West Point Military Academy and subsequently graduated eighth in a class of thirty-nine on 1 July 1839. His military career was as follows: Breveted 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Artillery on 1 July 1843; 2nd Lieutenant, 16 April 1846; 1st Lie...

Bragg, Edward Stuyvesant, 1827-1912

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Bragg was born in Unadilla, New York, the son of Margarette (Kohl) and Joel B. Bragg. Bragg attended district schools as a child. He then attended the local academy and Geneva College (today Hobart College) in Geneva, New York, where he was one of the charter members of the Kappa Alpha Society. He left college before graduating, in 1847, and studied law in the offices of Judge Charles C. Noble. He was admitted to the New York State Bar Association in 1848, and worked as a junior partner with Jud...

Morgan, Edwin D. (Edwin Denison), 1811-1883

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New York governor, 1859-1863. From the description of Letter : Albany, [N.Y.], to Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., 1862 Jan. 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30798399 Governor of New York, U.S. Senator, major general, merchant. From the description of Letter, 1867 November 71. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122458844 U.S. senator from New York, U.S. army officer, governor of New York, and businessman. From the...

Thayer, John M. (John Milton), 1820-1906

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lincoln, Nebraska, to "My Dear General," [William W. Belknap], 1873 Jun. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571907 John M. Thayer was sworn in March 4, 1867 as one of the first Senators from Nebraska. In 1866 he travelled to Washington from Nebraska to lobby for the admission of Nebraska to the Union in 1866, which occurred in February, 1867. From the description of John M. Thayer letters ...

Pitcher, Thomas Gamble, 1824-1895

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Baker, Lafayette C., 1826-1868

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Baker was born in Stafford, New York, on October 13, 1826. He became a mechanic, moved to Michigan in 1839, returned to New York in 1848, moved to California in 1853, and was a San Francisco vigilante in 1856. He moved to the District of Columbia in 1861. Baker's exploits are mainly known through his book A History of the Secret Service which he published in 1867 after his fall from grace. During the early months of the Civil War, he spied for General Winfield Scott on Confederate forces in V...

Sully, Alfred, 1821-1879

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Alfred Sully (1821-1879), army officer. From the description of Alfred Sully papers 1816-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127356 Alfred Sully, son of portrait artist Thomas Sully, was a United States Army officer and trained topographer residing in California from 1847 to 1853. During that time he married Manuela de la Guerra, a granddaughter of José de la Guerra. Sully left California in 1853, following the 1851 death of his young wife and child. From th...

Corcoran, Michael, 1827-1863

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Brown, Egbert Benson, 1816-1902.

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American Army Officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Louis, to President Johnson, 1868 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903010 ...

Fuller, John Wallace, 1827-1891.

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Davis, Jefferson Columbus, 1828-1879

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Davis was born in Clark County, Indiana, near present-day Memphis, Indiana. He was born to William Davis, Jr. (1800–1879) and Mary Drummond-Davis (1801–1881), the oldest of their eight children. His father was a farmer. His parents came from Kentucky, and like many of the time including President Abraham Lincoln's family, moved to Indiana. When Davis was 19 years old, in June 1847, he joined the 3rd Indiana Volunteers. He enlisted as a soldier during the Mexican–American War. Through the war,...

Burbridge, Stephen G. (Stephen Gano), 1831-1894

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Union general and military commander of Kentucky. From the description of Stephen Gano Burbridge : papers, 1862-1865. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763930 Union soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to the President, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525291 Major General, U.S. Army, stationed in Kentucky. From the description of Stephen G. Burbridge papers, 1863-1864. (Duke Univer...

Sturgis, Samuel Davis, 1822-1889

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Army officer. From the description of Samuel Davis Sturgis papers, 1851-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980807 U.S. Army officer. From the description of Letters, 1846-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270966 From the description of Letters, 1846-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400159 ...

Lockwood, Henry Hayes, 1814-1899.

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Union general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to President Lincoln, 1864 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590347 Brigadier General in the United States Union Army. From the description of Orderly book, 1863 Jul.-1863 Oct. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58760231 ...

Smith, Charles Ferguson, 1807-1862

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Army officer. From the description of Charles Ferguson Smith papers, 1825-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980724 American career soldier who served as commander of the Department of Utah from 1860 to 1861 and as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). From the description of Pay voucher, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435654 ...

Tyler, Daniel, 1799-1882

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Harding, Abner C.

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Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898

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Don Carlos Buell was a Mexican War hero, and Civil War general who was the commander of the Union forces at the Battle of Perryville, KY. From the description of Letter, 31 March 1888. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763826 Union soldier, graduated West Point, 1841; served in Mexican War with distinction. Appointed brigadier general in 1861 and helped organize the Army of the Potomac; commanded the Army of the Ohio; resigned his commission 1864 after ...

Graham, Charles Kinnaird, 1824-1889.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Commander Lynch, [1864?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269575198 ...

Burns, William Wallace, 1825-1892.

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Ewing, Hugh, 1826-1905

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Born in Lancaster, Ohio; attended West Point; practiced law; served with 30th Ohio Volunteers and commanded IX and XV Corp, the latter at Vicksburg; minister to Holland 1866-1870. From the description of Letter, 1863 July 14. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 16469747 ...

Buckland, Ralph P. (Ralph Pomeroy), 1812-1892

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United States. Army. Corps, 4th

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Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866

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Samuel Ryan Curtis, engineer, legislator, and Union general. A graduate of West Point (class of 1831), he briefly served on the frontier, and then worked as an engineer and studied law. During the Mexican War, he commanded the 3rd Regiment of Ohio Infantry, and he served as military governor of Matamoras, Camargo, Monterrey, and Saltillo. After the war, Curtis resumed his engineering career, working in Iowa and Missouri. In 1853, he moved to Iowa and entered politics as a member of Republican pa...

McKean, Thomas Jefferson, approximately 1810-1879

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Thomas Jefferson McKean was an Iowa politician who also had a long military career. McKean was born in Pennsylvania and studied at West Point from 1827-1831. He worked as a civil engineer and moved to Iowa in 1840. He served in the Mexican-American War, where he achieved the rank of Sergeant Major. He was appointed Paymaster of the Union Army in 1861 and was appointed Brigadier General. He commanded troops at Jefferson City, Missouri in 1862 and was given divisional command in the Army of the Te...

United States. Army. Corps, 9th (1862-1865).

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Kelton, J. C. (John Cunningham), 1828-1893

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Kelton, a Pennsylvania native, was an 1851 West Point graduate. He was Assistant Adjutant General for a number of years and became Adjutant General in 1889. From the description of Request form, April 6, 1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 436774260 ...

Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Cullum, George W. (George Washington), 1809-1892

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American Army Officer and Engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1863 Feb. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530993 Civil War brigadier general; army engineering officer, 1838-1864; superintendent, West Point, 1864-1866; author of biography of West Point graduates. From the description of Letters: Cairo, Ill., to [Henry W.] Halleck, 1862 Feb. 7 and 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat ...

McPherson, James Birdseye, 1828-1864

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McPherson was born in Clyde, Ohio. He attended Norwalk Academy in Norwalk, Ohio, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1853, first in his class, which included Philip H. Sheridan, John M. Schofield, and John Bell Hood; Hood would oppose him later in the Western Theater. McPherson was directly appointed to the Corps of Engineers with the rank of brevet second lieutenant. For a year after his graduation he was assistant instructor of practical engineering at the Mi...

Seward, Wm. Henry (William Henry), 1839-1920

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Sanborn, John B. (John Benjamin), 1826-1904

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American lawyer and soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the President, 1869 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634500 John B. Sanborn was born in Epsom, New Hampshire, December 5, 1826, the youngest of five children. Interested in the law, he attended one quarter at Dartmouth College (1851-1852) but left to join the law office of Asa Fowler in Concord. He was admitted to the bar in 1854, and moved West, settling in St...

Clark, William T. (William Thomas), 1831-1905

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Plummer, J. B. (Joseph Bennett), -1862

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Morell, George Webb, 1815-1883,

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Totten, Joseph Gilbert, 1788-1864

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of Joseph Gilbert Totten correspondence, 1841 February 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980636 ...

United States. Army. Corps, 10th

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Shaler, Alexander, 1827-1911

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Army officer. From the description of Papers of Alexander Shaler, 1863-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455956 Brigadier General in the Union Army; formerly Lieutenant Colonel in the 65th New York regiment. From the description of Diary, 1864 May 6-1864 Aug. 9. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58776237 ...

George Sears Greene, 1801-1899

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Hascall, Milo Smith, 1829-1904

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Buford, Napoleon B., 1807-1883

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Graduated West Point, 1827; Union Army general; and commander of the East Arkansas District during the Civil War. From the description of Letter, 24 August 1841. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763926 President, Bank of Federal Union, Rock Island, Illinois, 1858-1861; brigadier-general, 27th Illinois Infantry, Civil War; superintendent, Federal Union Mining Company, 1866; special commissioner, Indian Affairs, 1867; special commissioner, Union Pacific ...

Wild, Edward Augustus, 1825-1891

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Edward Augustus Wild of Brookline, Mass., was a federal officer with the 1st Massachusetts Infantry, 1861-1862; 35th Massachusetts Infantry, 1862-1863; and with the African Brigade (1863-1865), a brigade formed from the 55th Massachusetts Regiment (colored) and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd North Carolina (colored) regiments. From the description of Edward Augustus Wild papers, 1861-1864 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25723803 Army officer. From the description of Edw...

Thomas, Henry Goddard, 1837-1897

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Ward, John Henry Hobart, 1823-1903.

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Hobson, Edward Henry, 1825-1901

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Hobson was a General in the Union Army from Kentucky and serving in Kentucky during the Civil War. From the description of Hobson, Edward Henry, 1825-1901 1862 August 13 Proclamation. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49223941 A native of Greensburg (Ky.), was a merchant and later president of the branch of the Bank of Kentucky. He served as an officer in the 13th Kentucky Volunteers in the Union Army during the Civil War. From the description...

Russell, David Allen, 1820-1864.

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Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865

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Samuel Francis DuPont commanded the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron from September 1861 to June 1863. During this period he directed many successful operations including the campaign which resulted in the fall of Port Royal, SC, on November 7, 1861. From the description of Letter, March 28, 1862. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46326546 U.S. rear admiral commanding the blockading squadron. From the description of ALS : Port Royal Harbor, S.C., to Lt. ...

Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870

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Army officer and author. From the description of Papers of Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 1810-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78216510 Soldier and author. During the Mexican War, Hitchcock served in Zachary Taylor's army of occupation and as Inspector-General on Winfield Scott's staff. From the description of Commentary on Winfield Scott's campaign in the Mexican War, [18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84926698 From the description of Commentary on Win...

Edwards, Oliver, 1835-1904.

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Rutherford, Friend Smith, 1820-1864

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Underwood, Adin B. (Adin Ballou)

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Haupt, Herman, 1817-1905

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Herman Haupt was born in Philadelphia in 1817 and graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1835. He resigned his commission to become a civil engineer. He was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad and in 1856 undertook work on the Hoosac Tunnel for the Troy and Greenfield Railroad in Massachusetts. From 1862 to 1863 he served as chief of construction and transportation on the United States military railroads and retired with the rank of brigadier-general of volunteers. In 1876 he und...

Rucker, Daniel Henry, 1812-1910

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United States. Army. Corps, 21st.

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Harrow, William, 1820-1872

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Mott, Gershom, 1822-1884.

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American army officer. From the description of Signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613485 ...

Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882

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American army officer and diplomat. From the description of Telegram (not autograph) : Head Quarters 16th Army Corps, 1863 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555752 American army officier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Memphis, Tennessee, to Col. J.C. Kelton, 1863 Nov. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530212 A native of South Carolina, Hurlbut became a lawyer and state legislator in Illinois. A Union general ...

Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

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Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland. From the guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1888, (Brooklyn Historical Society) John Harrington Farley, born in Cleveland in 1845, was a Democratic politician who served three terms on Cleveland's city council (1871-1877) and two terms as its mayor (...

Boyle, Jeremiah Tilford, 1818-1871

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Boyle was born and raised in Mercer County (now Boyle County, Kentucky), and graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1838. He was the son of Judge and Chief Justice John Boyle, for whom Boyle County was named. He then studied law at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. He became a successful lawyer in Harrodsburg and Danville. Although a slave-owning Whig politically, he argued for a gradual emancipation of slaves as a delegate to the State Constitutional Convention in 1849. He...

Kautz, August V. (August Valentine), 1828-1895

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August Valentine Kautz was a United States (U.S.) Army officer. He was a private, 1st Ohio Infantry Regiment (Mexican War); lieutenant, 4th U.S. Infantry Regiment; captain, 6th (3rd) U.S. Cavalry Regiment; colonel, 2nd Ohio Cavalry Regiment; commander, Camp Chase; 1st Cavalry Brigade, District of Central Kentucky; 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, XXIII (23rd) Corps; Chief of Cavalry and temporary Chief of Staff, XXIII Corps; Assistant Chief, Cavalry Bureau; brigadier general, Cavalry Division, Departm...

Smith, Thomas Church Haskell, 1819-1897.

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Heckman, Charles A. (Charles Adam), 1822-1896

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Reynolds, John Fulton, 1820-1863

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Beatty, Daniel, 1820-1885

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Milroy, Robert Huston, 1816-1890

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Milroy was born on a farm near the hamlet of Canton, five miles east of Salem, Indiana, but the family moved to Carroll County in 1826. He graduated from Norwich Academy in Vermont in 1843. He moved to Texas in 1845, returning to Indiana in 1847. He was a captain in the 1st Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican War, but did not see any combat action. He graduated from Indiana University Law School in 1850 and became a lawyer and judge in Rensselaer, Indiana. Just before Abraham Lincoln was in...

Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869

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Republican legislator from Maine who became a U.S. Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. From the description of Papers, 1837-1869. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17462689 William Pitt Fesssenden was a U.S. senator from Maine (1854-1864, 1865-1869) and Secretary of the Treasury during the Civil War (1864-1865). His sons, General Francis and Brigadier General ...

Ruger, Thomas Howard, 1833-1907

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American general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, N.Y., to William W. Belknap, 1871 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619254 From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, N.Y., to William W. Belknap, 1871 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619257 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "U. S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.," to William W. Belknap, 1874 July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Brannan, John Milton, 1819-1892.

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American army officer who served in the Mexican War and the Civil War; in the latter war, he accompanied General Sherman on his Georgia campaign and commanded Union artillery in the siege of Atlanta. He was made a brigadier general at the end of the war. From the description of John Milton Brannan autograph, [18--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936774 ...

Willcox, Orlando B.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Angel Island, California, to William W. Belknap, 1872 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586735 ...

Orme, William Ward, 1832-1866

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A native of Washington, D.C., Orme settled in Bloomington, Illinois where he became a lawyer and friend of Abraham Lincoln. Colonel of the 94th Illinois Infantry organized August 20, 1862, he was promoted to brigadier general March 13, 1863. He developed tuberculosis and resigned because of his health April 20, 1864. He died September 13, 1866. From the description of Correspondence, 1862-1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 706817368 Lawyer and ...

Croxton, John Thomas, 1837-1874

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American soldier. From the description of Autograph note in pencil signed : [n.p.] "7th Ky. Dist." to an unidentified recipient, 1869 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533949 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Denver, Colo., to an unidentified general, 1872 Dec. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270518272 ...

Hawkins, John Parker, 1830-1914

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Corse, John Murray, 1835-1893.

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Union General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to "Dear Genl." [William W. Belknap?], [18]71 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525836 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to W.W. Belknap, 1869 Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517589 From the description of Autograph letter signed, in pencil : Goldsboro, N.C., to Colonel Baylor, 1865 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270521168 ...

Carlin, William Passmore, 1829-1903

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Lt. Colonel, 17th Infantry, Standing Rock, Dakota Territory. From the description of Papers, 1876. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17731962 Army officer. From the description of Before the war : typescript article, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452644 Civil War colonel, 38th Illinois Infantry; brigadier general, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. From the description of Lette...

Sherman, Thomas W. (Thomas West), 1813-1879

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Graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in 1836 and appointed Brigadier General May 1861. From the description of Letters, May 24, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54801940 Thomas West Sherman was a U.S. Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the U.S. Civil War. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1836, he was commissioned second lieutenant in the 3rd U.S. Artillery and played a significant...

Sweeny, Thomas William, 1820-1892

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Corinth, Miss., to J.B. Grinnell, 1863 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574315 Thomas William Sweeny (1820-1892) was a soldier in the U.S. Army and a Fenian leader. He was born in County Cork, Ireland, but came to the U.S. in 1832, joined the U.S. Army in 1843 and fought in the Mexican War and U.S. Civil War. In 1866 he became active in the Irish liberation movement as Secretary of War in the ...

Thruston, Charles M. (Charles Mynn), 1789-1873

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Newton, John, 1823-1895

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Egan, Thomas Wilberforce, 1834-1887

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Parke, John G.

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American army officer and engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington? to William W. Belknap, 187? Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611461 ...

Naglee, Henry M. (Henry Morris), 1815-1886

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Bartlett, William Francis, 1840-1876

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Bartlett, the son of Charles Leonard Bartlett and his wife Harriett Dorothy Plummer, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts and entered Harvard College in 1858. The Civil War began during his junior year and, almost immediately after hearing of the surrender of Fort Sumter, Bartlett enlisted as a private with the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia. Bartlett initially enlisted in the 4th Battalion Massachusetts Infantry, also known as the New Eng...

Williams, Seth, 1822-1866

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Union general. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Washington, to J.A. Dahlgren, 1861 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589045 ...

Miller, Stephen, 1816-1881

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Ellet, Alfred Washington, 1820-1895

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Alfred Washington Ellet (b. October 11, 1820, Penn's Manor, Bucks County, Pennsylvania-d. January 9, 1895, El Dorado, Kansas), American army officer....

Jameson, Charles Davis, 1827-1862

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Carson, Kit, 1809-1868

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Carson, a legendary figure in the history of the American West, was a various times a trader, trapper, military scout, Indian agent, and interpreter. From the description of Kit Carson papers, 1847-1923. (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37653498 Trapper, guide, Indian agent, and army officer. From the description of Kit Carson papers, 1842-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453501 Kit Carson, a legendary figure in the history of the Ame...

Sprague, William, 1830-1915

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American army officer, and United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575332 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence?, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1875 Jun. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575325 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Providence, to Judge G.W. Paschal, 1873 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270...

Brisbin, James S. (James Sanks), 1837-1892

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Army Major on the Sioux expedition with the 2nd U.S. Cavalry,stationed temporarily at Fort Pease on the north bank of the Yellowstone River about seven miles below the mouth of the Big Horn River. From the description of Letter : Fort Pease (Mont.), to S.H.H. Clark, 1876 Apr 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82154343 From the description of Letter : Fort Pease (Mont.), to S.H.H. Clark, 1876 Apr 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150289 James Sanks Brisbin was bo...

Phelps, John S. (John Smith), 1814-1886

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Asboth, Alexander Sandor, 1811-1868

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Asboth was born in Keszthely, Hungary. When Asboth was 8, his family moved to Zombor (now Sombor in Serbia). Asboth wanted to be a soldier, like his elder brother Lajos, but instead his parents decided he should be an engineer. He studied at the Mining Academy of Selmecbánya and the Institutum Geometricum in Pest. After graduation he worked on the construction of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge as a civilian engineer and later he had some part in the river regulation of the Lower-Danube. He joined...

Strong, William Kerley, 1805-1867

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Louis, to Admiral Porter, 1863 Jun. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575887 New York City wool merchant commissioned a brigadier general by President Lincoln on Oct. 1, 1861. While in command at the District of Cairo (Ill.) some controversy arose over payment to a military mail clerk, Frank W. Flanner, chosen by Strong, but not actually serving in the army. From the description of P...

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 ...

Lucas, Thomas John, 1826-1908.

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Clayton, Powell, 1833-1914

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American Army Officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to Asst. Adjt. General, 1865 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903881 Powell Clayton served as governor of Arkansas, 1868-1871, and as a United States senator from Arkansas, 1871-1877. In 1882 he settled in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, where he built the Eureka Springs Railway. He was appointed minister to Mexico in 1897 and served as ambassador to Mexico, 1899-1905. ...

Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925

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Soldier, railroad builder, and author. From the description of James Harrison Wilson papers, circa 1862-1923 (bulk 1890-1915). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452964 Military engineer, Civil War general and cavalry commander, post-war railroad man. From the description of Papers, 1864-1876. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 62725438 American soldier and engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keo...

United States. Army. Corps, 1st

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Manson, Mahlon D. (Mahlon Dickerson), 1820-1895

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Mahlon D. Manson served as a captain of the 5th Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican War. After the War he served in the Indiana House of Representatives from 1851-1852. In 1861 he was instrumental in raising the 10th Indiana Regiment and a short time later was promoted to colonel. In 1870 he was elected to Congress and served from 1871-1873. He served as State Auditor, 1879-1881 and was Lieutenant Governor, 1885-1886. He also was a collector for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for Indiana, 1...

Jackson, Richard Henry, 1830-1892

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McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900

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Illinois politician and soldier. From the description of Report, 1861 Nov. 12. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49252333 Prior to his appointment as Brigadier General of the volunteers by Abraham Lincoln, McClernand had served in the Black Hawk War, studied law and passed the bar, been elected to the Illinois legislature and to the U.S. House of Representatives. He served under Grant at Belmont, Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh and Arkansas Post, until ...

Buchanan, Robert Christie, 1811-1878

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Epithet: Professor of Logic, Glasgow University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0003b6 ...

Farnsworth, Elon John, 1837-1863.

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Assistant forage master at Camp Floyd in the Utah Territory; brigadier general in the Civil War. From the description of Elon John Farnsworth letter, Apr. 8, 1859. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423326 ...

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...

Ferrero, Edward, 1831-1899

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Wells, William, 1837-1892.

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Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883

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Thomas Leiper Kane was a law clerk and Army officer. From the description of Thomas Leiper Kane papers, 1846-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387534 In 1852, Thomas Kane traveled to the West Indies to improve his health and to study the effects of the emacipation of slaves there. This pocket diary contains his observatioins in both writing and sketches. In July 1859, Kane asked Brigham Young to give information to the US Attorney General J. Black, an account of his ac...

Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867

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Lawyer, founder of Free Soil Party in Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, 1861-1866. From the description of ALS, 1861 Oct. 19, New York, N.Y., to an unknown correspondent. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524861 Prominent anti-slavery lawyer and Civil War governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1772-1895, [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 25618330 Andrew was Governor of Massachusetts ...

Wright, George, 1803-1865

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George Wright was an American soldier who served in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He was born in Vermont in 1803 and died at sea on July 30, 1865. Wright attended West Point and graduated in 1822. He fought in the Mexican-American with the 8th infantry, and after being wounded was given the rank of colonel. In 1858 Wright oversaw the re-construction of Fort Dalles in Oregon Territory, and while in the Northwest also participated in the Yakima War and the Battle of Four Lak...

Rice, Americus V. (Americus Vespucius), 1835-1904

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Rowley, Thomas Algeo, 1808-1892

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Averell, William Woods, 1832-1900

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Averell was born in Cameron, New York. As a boy, he worked as a drugstore clerk in the nearby town of Bath, New York. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1855 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Mounted Rifles. George Custer was among his classmates. His early assignments included garrison duty at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, and the U.S. Army Cavalry School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. During two years of service in New Mexico, he was wo...

Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896

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Soldier, lawyer, congressman from Ohio. From the description of Letter, 1858 Nov. 2, Leavenworth, Kansas, to Charles Lanman, Georgetown, D.C. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 16218217 American army officer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William H. Seward, 1866 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531100 ...

Van Cleve, Horatio Phillips, 1809-1891.

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Horatio Phillips Van Cleve was born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, on November 24, 1809, to John (1778-1826) and Louisa Anna (Houston) Van Cleve (1782-1827). He was educated in the Lawrenceville Academy and attended Princeton University for two years. He then entered West Point Military Academy, being graduated from there in 1831. He joined the United States Fifth Infantry Regiment as a Second Lieutenant, remaining with it for five years. He was posted to frontier duty at Fort Howard...

Graham, Lawrence Pike, 1815-1905.

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Kelley, Benjamin F., 1807-1891

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Robinson, James W. (James Wallace), 1826-1898

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Davidson, John W., 1825-1881

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American general. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Saint Louis, to Col. Glover, 1863 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535935 American General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Camp before Richmond, to Governor Morgan, 1862 Jun. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517388 From the description of Signature on incomplete inventory, and signature on endorsement, 1874 Dec. 30, and 1874 Jan. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Smith, William Farrar, 1824-1903

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American army officers. From the description of Letter signed for him by James J. Brady : New York, to Joseph Holt, 1865 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664862 Union army officer. From the description of William Farrar Smith correspondence, 1863-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980495 William Farrar Smith, also known as Baldy Smith, was born in St. Albans, Vermont, February 17, 1824, the son of Ashbel and Sarah Butler Smith. ...

Carroll, Samuel S. (Samuel Sprigg), 1832-1893

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Van Wyck, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1824-1895

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Lawyer from New York, serving in Congress at the time of this letter, then served in the Civil War and returned to Congress. Later moved to Nebraska. From the description of Letter, March 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 56089354 ...

Doolittle, Charles Camp, 1832-1903

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Vogdes, Israel, 1816-1889.

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Nephew of Isaac Wayne; cousin of William Evans. From the description of Letters to Isaac Wayne, 1833-1841. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 79478754 ...

Hackleman, Pleasant Adam, 1814-1862

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Warren, Fitz Henry, 1816-1878

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Army officer. From the description of Fitz Henry Warren correspondence and signed portrait, 1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981314 ...

Meredith, Solomon, 1810-1875

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American army officer. From the description of Letter signed : Paducah, Kentucky, to General Rawlins, 1865 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639342 ...

Ketcham, John Henry, 1832-1906

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Bartlett, Joseph Jackson, 1834-1893

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Bartlett was born in Binghamton, New York, to gunmaker Joseph Bartlett. He was educated in a local academy, and then studied law in Utica. He passed his bar examination in 1858 and initially established his practice in Binghamton before moving it to Elmira shortly before the Civil War erupted in 1861. On May 21, 1861, Bartlett enlisted in the volunteer army in the 27th New York Infantry at Elmira. He was initially elected as a captain of one of the newly raised companies, and was soon elevate...

Kirby, Edmund, 1840-1863

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Ammen, Jacob, 1806-1894

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Ammen was born in Fincastle, Virginia, but at a young age, his parents moved to Georgetown, Ohio, where Ammen attended school. He was an 1831 honors graduate of the United States Military Academy, where he was an assistant professor for two terms, in addition to his duties as a second lieutenant in the 1st U.S. Artillery. He also served as a drill instructor and captain in the Georgetown militia. He was stationed in Charleston Harbor during the Nullification Crisis. Resigning from the Army in...

Meagher, Thomas Francis, 1823-1867

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Irish-American soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Horace Greeley, 1856 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270637287 Army officer and governor of Montana (Territory) From the description of Papers of Thomas Francis Meagher, 1859-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454424 Irish revolutionary sentenced to death in 1848. After escaping to the United States, he became editor of the Irish News. He served the Union in...

Harney, William S. (William Selby), 1800-1889

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fort Bridger, Wyoming, to William W. Belknap, 1875 Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499364 From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Louis, Missouri, to an unidentified general, 1873 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270503849 ...

Garrard, Theophilus Toulmin, 1812-1902

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Terry, Alfred Howe, 1827-1890

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Colonel in the 2nd Connecticut Regiment during the Civil War. From the description of Letter, 1861 June 14. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 57616133 Army officer. From the description of Alfred Howe Terry correspondence and journal, 1875-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979900 General, U.S. Army, Department of Dakota. From the description of Notebook, May 1876-August 1876. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State A...

Pile, William A., 1829-1889

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Weber, Max, 1824-1901

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Nelson, William, 1824-1862

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Union general murdered at the Galt House in Louisville. From the description of William Nelson : military papers, 1861-1862. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49306706 ...

Fisk, Clinton Bowen, 1828-1890

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Army officer. From the description of Clinton Bowen Fisk papers, 1862-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980364 General Clinton B. Fisk served in the United States Army during the Civil War. During Reconstruction, he served as assistant commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandon Lands, at Nashville, Tenn. From the description of Clinton B. Fisk letter, 1865. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70781923 ...

Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906

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U.S. Secretary of War. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., 1869 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635150 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of Papers of John McAllister Schofield, 1837-1906 (bulk 1862-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984707 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, New York, to David A. Wells, [no year] May 27. (Unknown)...

Sprague, John Wilson, 1817-1893.

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John Wilson Sprague (1817-1893) was born in White Creek, New York. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute but did not graduate. He became a merchant and was for a short time with his uncle in Charleston, South Carolina. Form 1851-1852 he was treasurer of Erie County, Ohio. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was appointed Captain of the 7th Ohio Volunteers. In 1863 he became Colonel of the 63rd Ohio Regiment and then, in 1864, Brigadier-General of the Volunteers. After the war he was assoc...

Turchin, John B. (John Basil), 1822-1901

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American soldier of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to General B.D. Fearing, 1866 Aug. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573525 ...

Buckingham, Catharinus Putnam, 1808-1888,

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Pope, John, 1822-1892

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Pope, son of Illinois politician and judge Nathaniel Pope, was a West Point graduate and had an army career. After the Union army loss at 2nd Manassas (Bull Run) in August 1862, Pope was sent to Minnesota to put down the Sioux Indian uprising. He retired from the army in 1886. From the description of Letters, June 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 310760857 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fo...

Farragut David Glasgow, 1801-1870

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Union Civil War admiral from Tennessee. From the description of Letter, 1860 September 25, U.S. Steam Sloop Brooklyn, to Isaac Toucey, Washington, D.C. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 26186356 David Glasgow Farragut, U.S. Naval officer, was born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee on July 5, 1801. He is known for the taking of New Orleans in March 1862. He was then the first person to be commissioned to rear admiral in July 1862. He was victorious in the Battle o...

Maltby, Jasper Adalmorn, 1826-1867

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Powell, W. H. (William Henry), 1823-1879

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Artist. From the description of Letter of William Henry Powell, 1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449424 American artist, born in Ohio and later residing in New York City, painter of portraits and historical subjects. From the description of Full length portrait of Washington Irving in his library at Sunnyside : Subscription list, [186-]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58758585 ...

Palmer, Innis Newton, 1824-1900

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United States. Army. Corps, 17th.

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Caldwell, John Curtis, 1833-1912

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Carleton, James Henry, 1814-1873

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American frontiersman, army scout, and Indian agent. From the guide to the Kit Carson papers, 1854-1867, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American army officer. From the description of Document signed : San Antonio, Texas, 1871 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134687 Army officer; commanded the California Column during the Civil War and directed the march to the Rio Grande to retake New Mexico from the Confederate Army and to occupy the territ...

Elliott, Washington Lafayette, 1825-1888.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elmira, N.Y., to Gov. E.D. Morgan, 1861 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614063 ...

Miller, John Franklin, 1831-1886

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U. S. Senator from California 1881-1886. Lawyer, rancher, lived in California during 1853-55. Returned to California in 1865 and lived in San Francisco and Napa. Collector for Port of San Francisco. From the description of John Franklin Miller Collection, 1855-1890. (California State Library). WorldCat record id: 58855228 Miller was collector of the port of San Francisco, and then President of the Alaska Commercial Company. He was also a member of the California state consti...

Salomon, Friedrich Charles, . 1826-1897.

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Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870

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Thomas was born at Newsom's Depot, Southampton County, Virginia, five miles (8 km) from the North Carolina border. His father, John Thomas, of Welsh descent, and his mother, Elizabeth Rochelle Thomas, a descendant of French Huguenot immigrants, had six children. George had three sisters and two brothers. The family led an upper-class plantation lifestyle. By 1829, they owned 685 acres (2.77 km2) and 24 slaves. John died in a farm accident when George was 13, leaving the family in financial diffi...

Steedman, James B. (James Blair), 1817-1883

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Judah, Henry Moses, 1821-1866

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Army officer. From the description of Henry Moses Judah papers, 1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064195 ...

Sanders, William Price, 1833-1863

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West, J. R. (Joseph Rodman), 1822-

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Joseph Rodman West (1822-1898) served in the Mexican War (1847-1848) before moving to California in 1849 to become proprietor of the San Francisco Price Current. During the Civil War he entered the Union Army as lieutenant of the First Regiment, California Volunteer Infantry and rose to the rank of brigadier general and was brevetted major general in 1866. West moved to New Orleans, La., after the war where he served as deputy U.S. marshal, auditor for customs (1867-1871), and U.S. Senator for L...

Scott, Robert K. (Robert Kingston), 1826-1900

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Bohlen, Henry, 1810-1862

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Bohlen was born in Bremen, Germany on October 22, 1810, while his parents were traveling in Europe for pleasure. His father, Bohl Bohlen Luehrs, was a German-born (1754 in Schiffdorf, Lower Saxony, Germany) naturalized citizen of the United States and domiciled in Philadelphia. His mother was Johanna Magdalene Oswald Hahn, a German-American born 1770 in New York. When Bohlen was very young, his father placed him in the military Academy in Dgelft, Netherlands. In 1832 however, he was called to th...

Getty, George Washington, 1819-1901.

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Grant, Lewis A., 1829-1918

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Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895

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Union general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Detroit, to W.W. Belknap, 1871 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270518264 From the description of Signature cut from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, 1858 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538817 Philip St. George Cooke was born near Leesburg, Va., Jun. 12, 1809 ; graduated from West Point in 1827 and assigned to the 6th Infantry as 2nd lieutenant. He was promoted to captain ...

Winslow, John Ancrum, 1811-1873

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U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers of John Ancrum Winslow, 1864-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80813431 Born on November 18, 1811 in Wilmington, NC, Winslow went on to serve in the Civil War. He commanded the Kearsage in European waters in attempts to sink Confederate cruisers that were attacking Union ships. He sank the Alabama off the coast of Cherbourg, France, on June 19, 1864. He later was promoted to commodore and became commander of the Pacific S...

Campbell, Charles Thomas, 1823-1895

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Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883

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Chief of U.S. army engineers, 1866-1879, from Pennsylvania. From the description of A. A. Humphreys papers, 1846-1875; 1908 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25327462 Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (1810-1883) of Pennsylvania was chief of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1866-1879. He was educated at the United States Military Academy and began his military service in 1831. From the guide to the A. A. Humphreys Papers, ., 1846-1875; 1908, (University of Nort...

Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

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American jurist and politician. From the description of Letter signed : "War Department," to William Pitt Fessenden, 1862 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580939 U.S. secretary of war 1862-1868. From the description of Telegram (draft) : ms. : Washington, D.C., to Ulysses S. Grant, Appomattox C.H., Va., 1865 Apr. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380613 Secretary of War; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. ...

Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Omaha, Neb., to William Worth Belknap, 1872 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610636 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Omaha, Neb., to "Dear Genl" [William W. Belknap?], 1872 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610635 From the description of Autograph letter signed : San Francisco, to "Dear Genl." [William Worth Belknap?], 1870 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Henry, Guy Vernor, 1839-1899

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Jackson, James Streshly, 1823-1862

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Hays, William, 1819-1875

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Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895

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U.S Army officer and engineer. From the description of O.M. Poe papers, 1852-1922 (bulk 1863-1885). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980188 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Col. S.T. Abert, 1882 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617746 Union soldier. From the description of Report, 1861 May 12. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49264199 Union Arm...

Hawley, Joseph R. (Joseph Roswell), 1826-1905

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Former Union general; U.S. senator from Connecticut (1881-1905). From the description of Autograph memorandum, [between 1881-1905]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973305 American Amry officer; United States senator from Connecticut. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Wilmington, N.C., to Major Prince, 1865 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479165 The April 29, 1868 issue of the Hartford (Conn.) Post, page 2, column 2, quotes fr...

Beatty, John, 1828-1914

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Beatty was born near Sandusky, Ohio. He entered the banking business in Morrow County. Presidential elector for Lincoln/Hamlin in 1860. When the Civil War started Beatty volunteered as a private in the 3rd Ohio Infantry, serving in western Virginia. By 1863, he was commissioned as a brigadier general following his distinguished service in the Battle of Perryville, the Battle of Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign. He took command of a brigade of infantry and led it through the rest of th...

Crook, George, 1829-1890

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George Crook was an Army officer during the late 1800s who was best known for his Indian fighting in the Pacific Northwest and Southwest. From the guide to the George Crook papers, 1863-1890, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) George Crook was an Army officer, best known for his Indian fighting in the Pacific Northwest and Southwest. From the description of George Crook papers, 1863-1890. (University of Oregon Libraries)...

Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900

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Civil War general and Illinois governor, 1869-1873. From the description of Papers, 1869, 1870, 1871. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53398561 Illinois lawyer, colonel of the 14th Illinois Infantry and later general during the Civil War, governor of Illinois (1869-1873), and U.S. Senator (1891-1897). From the description of Legal documents, 1849-1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 748839839 Civil ...

Paine, Halbert E.

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Born in Chardon, Oh., in 1826, Halbert E. Paine graduated from Western Reserve College and practiced law in Cleveland, Oh., and Milwaukee, Wis. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Paine entered the Union army as the colonel of the Fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment. He was promoted to brigadier general in March 1863 and led the Third Division of the Army of the Gulf in an assault on Priest Gap during the Battle of Port Hudson, where he suffered a wound that necessitated the amputation of his leg....

Roberts, Benjamin S. (Benjamin Stone), 1810-1875

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Epithet: assistant to the secretary Edinburgh University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000253 ...

Prentiss, Benjamin M. (Benjamin Mayberry), 1819-1901

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Davis, Charles Henry, 1807-1877

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American naval officer. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : "Bureau of Navigation," Washington, to A.D. Frye in New York, 1864 Jun. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535940 American Naval Officer. From the description of Telegram signed : "Bureau of Navigation", to George W. Blunt, 1863 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539134 Louis Agassiz (1807-1873, APS 1843) was a zoologist and geologist. A student of Georges C...

Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863

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Thatcher, Henry Knox, 1806-1880

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Career officer in Navy, 1823-1868. From the description of Papers, 1833-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122622988 From the description of Henry Knox Thatcher papers, 1833-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 247038344 American naval officer. From the description of Order signed : North Pacific Squadron, U.S. Flag Ship Vanderbilt off San Fancisco, 1867 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571877 Henry Knox Thatcher (1806-1880) was an a...

Morgan, Charles Hale, 1834-1875

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Knipe, Joseph Farmer, 1823-1901

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Stevenson, John Dunlap, 1821-1897

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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 Col...

Nickerson, Francis Stillman, b. 1826

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Paine, Charles Jackson, b. 1833

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McKinstry, J. (Justus), 1814-1897

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Wool, John Ellis, 1784-1869

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Wool, a New York native, was a career U. S. army officer who began his service during the War of 1812, led victorious troops at the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican War, and commanded several departments in the eastern United States until he retired on August 1, 1863. From the description of Orders No. 302, May 28, 1847. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 301369825 John Ellis Wool (1784-1869) was an American military officer who fought in the...

Seymour, Truman, 1824-1891

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Painter and watercolorist; Massachusetts. From the description of Truman Seymour papers, 1844-1974 (bulk 1844-1890). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502778 Truman Seymour: instructor in drawing at West Point, brevent Major General in Civil War, amateur artist. From the description of Truman Seymour papers, 1859-1885 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169274 From the guide to the Truman Seymour papers, 1859-1885, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Cowdin, Robert, 1805-1874

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Pennypacker, Galusha, 1843-1916

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Gregg, David McMurtrie, 1833-1916

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David McMurtrie Gregg, farmer, diplomat, and Union cavalry general during the Civil War. Born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania on April 10, 1833. Graduated from West Point in 1855, and was assigned frontier duty for six years before the start of the Civil War. Led cavalry troops during the Battle of Antietam and the Peninsular and Gettysburg Campaigns. Married Ellen F. Sheaff in October 1862 during a furlough. Resigned from service in February 1865 and settled with his wife in Reading, Pennsylvania. ...

Chambers, Alexander, 1832-1888.

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Williamson, James Alexander, 1829-1902

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James A. Williamson was born March 1829 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Reverend Samuel and Jane Williamson. After graduating from Davidson College in 1845, the younger Williamson returned home to work on the family farm. In 1851 he went to Charleston, South Carolina to study law and was admitted to the bar the following year. The Williamson Family moved to Hempstead County, Arkansas in 1857. James worked on the family farm until the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. He was appointed 1...

Davies, Thomas A. (Thomas Alfred), 1809-1899

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General Thomas A. Davies was one of the key military leaders in the Battle of Corinth (1862), a pivotal event in the American Civil War. The Davies Papers chronicle his military career, including his participation in that notable event. Born in 1809, Davies graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, but resigned his commission after two years as an officer. After spending many years as an engineer and a merchant, Davies rejoined the Army in 1861, responding to the outbreak of the Civil War. Soon ...

Lockwood, Philip Case, 1844-1897,

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Born in Charlestown, Mass., Philip Lockwood began collecting autographs of general officers in the second year of the Civil War when he was eighteen years old. In response to his requests for autographs, the officers also sent notes and photographs. From the description of Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79322109 Born in Charlestown, Mass., Philip Lockwood began collectin...

Este, George Peabody, 1830-1881

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Hammond, William Alexander, 1828-1900

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U. S. physician and novelist. From the description of Papers, 1862-1886, New York City. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35090710 American neurologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, [to the editors of The Critic, Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644562712 United States Surgeon General. From the description of Autograph telegram signed : Washington, to Surgeon ...

Smith, Green Clay, 1826-1895

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Green Clay Smith was a United States Congressman from Kentucky, a Union General during the Civil War, and a Territorial Governor of Montana. Born in 1826, he was the son of John Speed Smith and Elizabeth (Clay) Smith, who was the daughter of Green Clay and the sister of Cassius and Brutus Clay. Green Clay Smith served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Mexican War and practiced law in Covington until 1861. After the beginning of the Civil War, Smith served in the Kentucky House of Representatives and al...

Fairchild, Lucius, 1831-1896

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American soldier and diplomat; gov. of Wisconsin. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524371 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madison, to the President, 1884 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524356 Lucius Fairchild, soldier and politician, was born in Ohio in 1831. At the age of 18 he set out for California to mine for gold. He spent six years in Califor...

Montgomery, Wm. R. (William Reading), 1801-1871

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Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871

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Anderson was born at "Soldier's Retreat," the Anderson family estate near Louisville, Kentucky. His father, Richard Clough Anderson Sr. (1750–1826), served in the Continental Army as an aide-de-camp to the Marquis de Lafayette during the American Revolutionary War, and was a charter member of the Society of the Cincinnati; his mother, Sarah Marshall (1779–1854), was a cousin of John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the United States. He graduated from the United States Military Academy (Wes...

Kiernan, J. Louis, 1837-1869

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Bowen, James, 1808-1886

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James Bowen was born at New York City February 25, 1808. His father was a merchant of ample means, and the son was liberally educated. He was not trained to any profession or business calling, but he cultivated habits of business voluntarily and intuitively. He was a close and persistent student of public affairs, and among his intimate associates were Daniel Webster, Gen. James Watson Webb, William H. Seward, Philip Hone, Moses H. Grinnell, Charles A. Peabody (subsequently of national fame as a...

Scammon, Eliakim Parker, 1816-1894,

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Ketchum, W. Scott (William Scott), 1813-1871

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William Scott Ketchum (1813-1871) was born in Norfolk, Connecticut. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1834 and served in garrisons on the frontier in the war against the Seminoles in Florida, and became a captain in the 6th Infantry in February 1842. From 1842 till 1861 he was engaged in garrison duty on the western frontier and Pacific coast, and was promoted major in the 4th infantry in June, 1860. He became acting inspector-general of the Department of the Missouri in Ma...

Tyler, Erastus Bernard, 1822-1891

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Mitchell, John Grant, 1838-1894

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Slough, John Potts, -1867

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John Potts Slough (1829-1867), judge and U.S. Civil War general. From the description of Slough, John Potts, 1829-1867 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10571780 ...

Gordon, George H. (George Henry), 1825?-1886

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American army officer. From the description of Letter signed : Folly Island, SC, to Major General H.W. Halleck, 1863 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269597316 ...

United States. Army. Corps, 11th.

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Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894

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Joseph Holt, 1807-94, American public official, judge advocate general of the U.S. army (1862-75). A native of Kentucky, he became a well-known lawyer and prominent Democratic politician. In 1857, President Buchanan appointed him commissioner of patents in 1857, and in 1859 he became Postmaster General. In the beginning of 1861, before the outbreak of the Civil War, he was Secretary of War. A staunch opponent of the secession movement, Holt was instrumental in preventing Kentucky from seceding. ...

Chapman, George H., 1832-1882

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George Henry Chapman (November 22, 1832 – June 16, 1882) was an American sailor, newspaper editor, lawyer, and soldier. He served in the United States Navy during the Mexican–American War and as a Union Army general during the American Civil War. Later in life he was a judge and a state legislator. Chapman was born in Holland, Massachusetts in 1832. At the age of six, Chapman and his family moved to Indiana. His father and uncle published newspapers in Terre Haute and then in Indianapolis, incl...

Rawlins, John A. (John Aaron), 1831-1869

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American lawyer and soldier. From the description of Document signed : War Department, 1869 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616341 Colonel and close friend of Grant. From the description of John A. Rawlins letter, 1863 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 631793518 Lawyer from Galena, Ill. who was a military aide to General Grant during the Civil War and his close personal friend. From the description of Letter, April 5, 1866. (A...

Dodge, Grenville M., 1831-1916

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Grenville M. Dodge of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was a Civil War general; prominent national railroad surveyor and engineer; and U.S. Representative. Dodge conducted surveys for the Illinois Central, Rock Island (Mississippi to Missouri line), and the Union Pacific railroads before the Civil War. He was commissioned as Colonel with the 4th Iowa Volunteer Infantry in 1861 and promoted to Brigadier General of the United States Volunteers in 1862 and then Major General in 1864. In addition to combat, he...

Smith, Giles Alexander, 1829-1876.

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Union soldier; 2d Asst. Postmaster-Gen. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to William W. Belknap, 1870 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664043 Union soldier; 2nd Asst. Postmaster General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William W. Belknap, 1870 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664040 ...

Hayes, Joseph, 1835-1912

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Carr, Joseph Bradford, 1828-1895

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilson's Wharf, Virginia, unaddressed, 1865 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134344 ...

Bradley, Luther P. (Luther Prentice)

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Rice, Elliott Warren, 1835-1887.

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General in the United States Army. From the description of Elliott Warren Rice Papers, 1861-1887. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 631278043 ...

Woodbury, Daniel P. (Daniel Phineas), 1812-1864

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Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884

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Benham was born at Cheshire, Connecticut. He graduated at the top of his class from the United States Military Academy in 1837. He was connected with various government works as a member of the Engineer Corps, and served in the Mexican War in 1847–48. From 1849 to 1852, he was superintending engineer of the sea wall for the protection of Great Brewster Island, Boston Harbor, and from 1852 to 1853 of the Washington (D.C.) Navy Yard. In 1861 he was appointed engineer of the Department of the Oh...

Stokes, James H., 1814-1890

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

McLean, Nathaniel, 1815-1905

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Belknap, William Worth, 1829-1890

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William Worth Belknap was born in Newburgh, New York on September 22, 1829, the son of career soldier William G. Belknap and Anne (Clark) Belknap. Belknap's father had fought with distinction in the War of 1812, Florida War, and Mexican–American War. Belknap attended the local schools in Newburgh, and graduated from Princeton University in 1848. In addition to attending Princeton with Hiester Clymer, the Democratic Congressman who later led the investigation into Belknap's War Department corrupt...

McCook, Alexander McDowell, 1831-1903

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American army officer. From the description of Letter signed : Fort Brown, Texas, to the Assistance Inspector General in San Antonio, 1872 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609279 From the description of Letter signed : Fort Brown, Texas, to the Act'g Asst. Adj. General in San Antonio, 1872 Aug. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609289 From the description of Letter signed : Fort Brown, Texas, to the Act'g Asst. Inspector General in San Antonio, 1872 Apr....

Arnold, Richard, 1828-1882

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Arnold was the son of Rhode Island governor and United States congressman Lemuel Arnold, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1828, graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1850. His classmates included Eugene A. Carr and Cuvier Grover, who would serve alongside him in the Trans-Mississippi Theater during the Civil War. His antebellum service included various routine posts in Florida, California, and the Pacific Northwest. Arnold was promoted to captain in the Regular Army and be...

Edwards, John, 1815-1894

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Barnard, John G., 1815-1882

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John G. Barnard was born into a large and gifted family in Sheffield, Massachusetts. His brother, Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard was a longtime educator and president of Columbia University and namesake of Barnard College in New York City. Both John and Frederick, as well as most members of their family, suffered from a hereditary form of deafness which intensified in later years. In early life, when stationed in New Orleans, Barnard married Jane Elizabeth Brand, of Maryland, with whom he had...

Carter, Samuel Powhatan, 1819-1891

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Deitzler, George Washington, 1826-1884

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Gorman, William Arnold, 1814-1876

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Stahel, Julius, 1825-1912

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Hungarian soldier and patriot, Union army officer in the Civil War, and diplomat. From the description of Papers of Julius Stahel, 1861-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070676 American soldier. From the description of Order signed : Cumberland, Md., to Brig.-Gen. Max Weber, 1864 Apr. 17. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 81083283 ...

Potter, Joseph Haydn, 1822-1892

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

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph approval and signature on docketing slip of an undated application to the Governor of New York for recruits, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574229 ...

Lowell, Charles Russell, 1835-1864

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Wade, Melancthon, 1802-1868

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King, John H. (John Haskell), 1820-1888

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Slocum, Henry Warner, 1826-1894

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Slocum was born in Delphi, a hamlet in Onondaga County, New York. His father was Matthew B. Slocum, and his mother was Mary Ostrander. He was the sixth of eleven children. He attended the State Normal School in Albany and the Cazenovia Seminary in Madison County. At the age of 16, he received a Public School Teacher's Certificate from the County Superintendent of Schools, and worked occasionally as a teacher for the next five years. On the recommendation of Congressman Daniel F. Gott (Onondag...

Smith, Gustavus Adolphus, 1820-1885.

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Smith was a Decatur, Illinois carriage maker who became colonel of the 35th Illinois Infantry on September 1, 1861. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Pea Ridge in 1862, became colonel of the 155th Illinois Infantry, and was mustered out December 14, 1865. He was brevetted brigadier general in 1866 and appointed collector of internal revenue for New Mexico Territory in 1869. Smith lived in New Mexico for the rest of his life. From the description of Papers, 1841-1920. (Abraham ...

Granger, Gordon, 1822-1876

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Major General Gordon Granger issued General Orders No. 11 on July 22, 1865 from his Galveston Headquarters, just over a month into his command of the Department of Texas. The Orders required Texas citizens to declare and turn over to the occupying Federal Army all state-owned books, archives, and records held in their possession during the Civil War. From the guide to the General Orders, No. 11 80-31., 1865, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austi...

Dow, Neal, 1804-1897

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Dow was a leading temperance advocate and mayor of Portland (Maine). John A. Rockwell (1803-1861) graduated from Yale in 1862 and served as a Whig Congressman from Conn., 1845-1849. Alfred Rockwell was a Civil War general. From the description of Collection, 1847,1853. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 40420207 Resident of Portland, Me.; commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers in 1862; taken prisoner during the attack on Port Hudson (27 May, 1863) spendin...

Hatch, John Porter, 1822-1901

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American army officer. From the description of Letter signed : Fort Concho, Texas, to the Acting Asst. Inspectory General, 1872 Oct. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482480 From the description of Printed form, filled out and signed : Fort Concho, Texas, to the Acting Asst. Inspector General, 1872 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270483315 Army officer. From the description of Papers of John Porter Hatch, 1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Duffie, Alfred Napoleon Alexander, 1835-1880

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Steele, Frederick, 1819-1868

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Frederick Steele (1819-1868) was a career military officer in the United States Army and a major general during the U.S. Civil War. A native of Delhi, N.Y., Steele graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and participated in numerous battles in the Mexican-American War. During the Civil War he played a crucial role in the Union military effort throughout the Trans-Mississippi Theater and was promoted to major general in April 1863. He successfully captured Confederate-held Little R...

Tuttle, James Madison, 1823-1892.

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Champlin, Stephen Gardner, 1827-1864

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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...

Strong, George C. (George Crockett), 1832-1863

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George Crockett Strong (1832-1863), a native of Vermont, received an appointment from Massachusetts to attend the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. Concentrating in ordnance, he graduated fifth in his 1857 class of thirty-eight cadets. Initially appointed second lieutenant, Ordnance, July 1859, Strong steadily rose through the ranks. In late 1861 he joined Benjamin F. Butler's staff as adjutant, actively took part in planning the Union expedition against New Orleans, and even...

Trobriand, Régis ˜deœ 1816-1897

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General, U.S. Army. From the description of Papers, 1866-1869. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17998750 Philippe Régis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand was born near Tours, France, in 1816, a descendent of a prominent military and social family. After his father's death in 1840, De Trobriand took a position in the French Ministry of the Interior. He made his first trip to the U.S. in 1841 where he married Mary Mason Jones. Betwee...

Ames, Adelbert, 1835-1933

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Adelbert Ames was born in 1835 in the town of Rockland (then known as East Thomaston), located in Knox County, Maine. He was the younger of two sons of Jesse Ames, a sea captain who would later purchase what became the Ames Mill (renowned as the producers of Malt-O-Meal) in Northfield, Minnesota, and Martha Bradbury Ames. Adelbert Ames also grew up to be a sailor and became a mate on a clipper ship, and he also served briefly as a merchant seaman on his father's ship. On July 1, 1856, he ente...

Reynolds, Joseph Jones, 1822-1899

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Wessells, Henry Walton, 1809-1889

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U.S. general. From the description of Henry W. Wessells military commission, 1828 Apr. 8. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 781432893 ...

Canby, Edward Richard Sprigg, 1817-1873

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Soldier. From the description of Edward Richard Sprigg Canby Papers, 1837-1873. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46763999 From the description of Edward Richard Sprigg Canby : miscellaneous papers, 1844-1862. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46764006 American Army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newport, Kentucky, to Lieut. M.R. Patrick, 1846 Aug. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2701...

Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891

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U.S. naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1847-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20077865 Admiral David Dixon Porter was born in Chester, PA, on June 8, 1813. He was instrumental in Farragut's capturing of New Orleans in 1862 when he set off 20,000 bombs to destroy the Confederate forts, Jackson and Saint Philip. This allowed Farragut to sail past the forts and up the Mississippi to New Orleans. He also was instrumental in the Battle of Vicksburg...

Barry, William F., 1818-1879

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Born in New York City, Barry graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1838, 17th in his class of 45 cadets. He was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the 4th U.S. Artillery, transferring to the 2nd U.S. Artillery a few weeks later. He was stationed near the Canada–US border, then later took part in the Mexican–American, Seminole, and the Kansas-Missouri Border Wars. He was the co-author of Instruction for Field Artillery (1860), along with William H. French and Henry J. Hu...

Geary, John White, 1819-1873

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John W. Geary was a lawyer, politician and Union general in the Civil War (1861-1865). He was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania on 30 December 1819. After serving as a colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War (1846-1848), Geary went to California for the 1849 gold rush. While in California, Geary became the first governor of San Francisco from 1850 to 1851 and was later governor of the Kansas Territory from 1856-1857. Following his term as governor, Geary returned to Pennsylvania and w...

Hamlin, Cyrus, 1839-1867

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

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Sullivan, Jeremiah Cutler, 1830-1890.

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Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903

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Abolitionist, newspaper publisher; Kentucky state representative, 1835-1837, 1840; Kentucky governor, 1849; U.S. minister to Russia, 1860-1869. From the description of Correspondence, 1862, 1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28397866 This is an artifically created collection of relating to the Kentucky Stateman and US diplomat Cassius M Clay. It consists of material related to his estate in Richmond, KY: White Hall as well as biographical artic...

Thomas, Stephen, 1809-1903

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Barlow, Francis C., 1834-1896

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Barlow was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a Unitarian minister, but was raised in his mother's home town of Brookline, Massachusetts. He studied law at Harvard University, graduated first in his class, and was practicing law on the staff of the New York Tribune newspaper when the Civil War broke out in 1861. In April 1861, Barlow enlisted as a private in the 12th Regiment, New York State Militia, leaving behind his new bride, Arabella Wharton Griffith Barlow, ten years his senior, aft...

Cooper, Joseph Alexander, 1823-1910

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Marston, Gilman, 1811-1890

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Zook, Samuel Kosciusko, 1822-1863

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Brother-in-law of William Wayne. From the description of Letters to William Wayne, 1854-1856. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 79478787 ...

Schimmelfennig, Alexander, 1824-1865

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U.S. Army officer stationed in vicinity of Charleston, S.C., during Civil War. From the description of Alexander Schimmelfennig papers, 1864 Mar. 31-1865 Feb. 13. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 34609225 ...

Porter, Andrew, 1820-1872.

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United States. Army. Corps, 6th

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Buford, John, 1826-1863

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Brigadier general; commander of cavalry brigade; promoted to major general. From the description of Letter, 1863 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70970646 ...

McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895

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Banker. Served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1885 August 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379137 Epithet: Secretary to the USA Treasury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x000128 American Banker and Statesman. From the description of Letter signed : Treasury Department, to E. Cooper, Acting Private Secretary, 1866 Apr. 25. (Unknown)....

Paul, Gabriel René, 1813-1886

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Foster, Robert Sanford, 1834-1903

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Cluseret, Gustave-Paul, 1823-1900

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Epithet: General; French politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000174.0x00003f 880-07 Frant︠s︡uzskiĭ voennyĭ i politicheskiĭ dei︠a︡telʹ, uchastnik grazhdanskoĭ voĭny v SShA (1861-1865), Parizhskoĭ Kommuny (1871), chlen i Internat︠s︡ionala. From the description of Cluseret Gustave Paul (1823-1900). Fond 242, 1859-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122883065 ...

Terrill, William Rufus, 1834-1862

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Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889

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Henry Jackson Hunt was a United States (U.S.) Army captain in Battery M, 2nd United States Artillery Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. From the description of Henry Jackson Hunt papers, undated. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50047707 U.S. Army officer and public official. From the description of Papers of Henry Jackson Hunt, 1841-1978 (bulk 1862-1889). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83609211 Henry J. Hunt was a friend of General Br...

Harris, T. M. (Thomas Mealey), 1817-1906

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Smyth, Thomas Alfred, 1832-1865

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Grover, Cuvier, 1828-1885,

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Stolbrand, Charles John, 1821-1894

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Van Alen, James Henry, d. 1886

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Wheaton, Frank, 1833-1903

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U.S. Army General and topographical engineer. Commander of Dept. of the Colorado, 1895-1896. B. May 8, 1833 Providence, R.I.; d. June 18, 1903 Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1866-[1895?]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13807129 Union Army general in the U.S. Civil War. From the description of Letter, 1863 September 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578455 ...

Johnson, Richard W., 1827-1897

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American soldier and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Anthony, Minn., to the Post Master General, 1869 Nov. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489765 From the description of Signature on a report of casualties : Camp near Stevenson, Ala., 1862 Jul. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496629 Union Army officer. From the description of Richard W. Johnson correspondence, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979775 ...

Crocker, Marcellus Monroe, 1830-1865

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Marcellus Crocker studied law in Fairfield, Iowa and began his practice in Keokuk County in 1851. In 1861 he entered military service as a captain of Company D of the 2nd Iowa Infantry. Four months later he was made colonel of the 13th Iowa Infantry during which time he took part in battles at Shiloh and Corinth. After the engagement at Shiloh the Iowa Brigade was organized under the command of Colonel Crocker. In the winter of 1862/1863 Crocker was promoted to brigadier-general. In April 1863 h...

Slack, James R. (James Richard), 1818-1881

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James R. Slack was born September 28, 1818 in Buck County, Pennsylvania. He attended an Academy at Newton, Pennsylvania where he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1840. He married Ann P. Thomson and they had four children. He was the Huntington County, Indiana Auditor 1842-1851, Member of the Indiana State Senate 1851-52, 1859, and 1861. He joined the 47th Regiment Indiana Volunteers and served as brigadier General 1861-65 and was brevet Major General 1865-66. He served as Judge of the ...

Turner, John Wesley, 1833-1899

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John W. Turner of Columbus, Indiana enlisted March 7th, 1862 into Company C of the 6th Indiana Infantry Regiment where he served a three year term until his death in Gallatin, Tennessee. From the description of John W. Turner letter, 26 July 1862. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 712577488 ...

Jones, Patrick H., 1830-1900

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United States. Army. Corps, 13th

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Nagle, James, 1822-1866

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Briggs, Henry S. (Henry Shaw), 1824-1887

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Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

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Wilkes was a career U.S. naval officer who, as captain of the San Jacinto, provoked the Trent Affair in 1861. From the description of Letter, November 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 61770003 Charles Wilkes, American naval officer and explorer, was born on April 3, 1798 in New York, NY. He surveyed Narragansett Bay in 1832-1833, which led to his appointment to a depot of charts and instruments, which later became the Naval Observatory. In 18...

McGinnis, George Francis, 1826-1910

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Gilbert, Charles Champion, 1822-1903

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893

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Union Army general; Republican Congressman; governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters of Benjamin Butler [manuscript], 1869-1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647975649 Union general in the Civil War; Congressman; Governor of Massachusetts (1883-84) From the description of ALS : Bay View, to [President Grant], 1871 July 29. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37939179 Benjamin Franklin Butler was a United States...

Keyes, Erasmus D. (Erasmus Darwin), 1810-1895

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Brigadier General commanding the 4th Corps of the Army of the Potomac located, on the date of the letter, at Harrison's Bar, Virginia. From the description of Letter, July 10, 1862. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52112401 ...

Viele, Egbert L. (Egbert Ludovicus), 1825-1902

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Civil engineer; commissioned brigadier general of volunteers in 1861, commanded Port Royal expedition and capture of Fort Pulaski; returned to civilian life 1863. From the description of Order : Savannah River, Ga., 1863 Apr. 12. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156136 ...

United States. Army. Corps, 23rd.

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Andrews, George Lippitt, 1828-1920

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George Lippitt Andrews was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1828. He entered the Rhode Island Militia in 1844, was promoted to Major in 1848, and to Colonel in 1853. He resigned from the military in 1856. In 1859 he rejoined the military as a Second Lieutenant in the Missouri National Guard. Andrews served in the Civil War and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 1862 and then to Colonel in 1863. After the Civil War Andrews organized and recruited the 17th and 13th United States Infantry, 1...

Potter, Robert Brown, 1829-1887.

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Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876

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The Black Hills Expedition, the 7th United States Cavalry commanded by Gen. Custer, under the authority of Gen. Terry, was to reconnoiter a route to the Black Hills and explore their interior. It left from Fort Hall July 2, 1874 and returned in August. From the description of Black Hills Expedition order and dispatch book, 1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127547 In 1867, Custer, Lt. Col. of the 7th Cavalry, was operating in Kansas and Nebraska, engaging the Indians un...

Tidball, John C. (John Caldwell), 1825-1906

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Career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the Union Army cavalry during the Civil War. From the description of Poor white trash, circa 1870-1889. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 671767276 Army officer. From the description of Reminiscence of John C. Tidball, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981000 John Caldwell Tidball was a career military officer noted for his service in the horse artillery in the ...

Dent, Frederick T. (Frederick Tracy), 1820-1892

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Dwight, William, 1831-1888

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Allen, Robert, 1815-1886

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Birney, William, 1819-1907

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William Birney was born May 28, 1819 on his father's plantation near Huntsville, Alabama. He grew up there and in Danville, Kentucky. Birney was educated at Centre College and Yale University and he practiced law in Cincinnati, Ohio. He then lived for five years in Europe, primarily on the Continent and in England. For two years, he was a professor of English literature at the college in Bourges. He took an active part in the revolutionary movement in France in 1848. He later wrote numerous arti...

Matthies, Charles Leopold, 1824-1868.

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United States. Army. Corps, 18th (1862-1864)

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The 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps was under the commands of Brigadier General Hiram Burnham, Colonel E.M. Cullen, Colonel William L. Schley, Lieutenant Colonel S. Moffitt, and others, during the Civil War. The 18th Corps was deactivated on Dec. 3, 1864. From the description of Order book, April 22-December 1, 1864. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 18059319 ...

Cadwalader, George, 1806-1879

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George Cadwalader was a Major General of the U.S. Volunteers. Darius Couch was Major General, commander of the Department of the Susquehanna. From the description of ALS, 1863 August 29, Philadelphia, Pa. to D[arius] N. Couch / Geo. Cadwalader. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 37209289 ...

Rice, Samuel Allen, 1828-1864

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United States. Army. Corps, 25th.

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Prince, Henry

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2nd Lieutenant, U.S. Army. Henry Prince was born on January 19, 1811, to Benjamin and Sara Prince, at the village of Eastport on Moose Island, Massachusetts, which later became Eastport, Maine. His family could not afford to send him to college, and he applied to attend Westpoint, the United States Military Academy. He was accepted and attended Westpoint from 1831-1835, after which he entered the army as Brevet 2nd Lieutenant, 4th Infantry Regiment, and was sent to Flori...

Martindale, J. H. (John Henry), 1815-1881

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Opdycke, Emerson

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Hartsuff, George Lucas, 1830-1874

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American soldier and Indian fighter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1871 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502870 ...

McCook, Edward M. (Edward Moody), 1833-1909

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American army officer; gov. of Colorado. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608735 Appointed Territorial Governor of Colorado by U.S. Grant 1869-1873 and again 1874-1875. From the description of Papers, 1869-1874. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 18548351 ...

Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900

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American historian, Governor of Ohio, and Secretary of the Interior for the United States. From the description of Correspondence, 1852-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122638447 Army officer, governor of Ohio, U.S. secretary of the interior, and U.S. representative from Ohio. From the description of Jacob D. Cox papers, 1868-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981815 U.S. Sec. Interior. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Devin, Thomas C. (Thomas Cassimer), 1822-1878

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Colonel in the 6th New York Cavalry Regiment. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1862 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971616 ...

Smith, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1897.

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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893

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Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...

Steinwehr, A. von (Adolph), 1822-1877

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Pleasanton, A. J. (Alfred J.), 1824-1897

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United States. Army. Corps, 8th

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Granger, R. S., 1816-1894

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Woods, Charles Robert, 1827-1885.

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Cooper, James, 1810-1863

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U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1850-1854. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20649164 ...

Keim, William High, 1813-1862.

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United States representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Harrisburg, to President Lincoln, 1861 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487435 ...

Smith, John Eugene, 1816-1897.

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Galena, Illinois, jeweler; colonel, 45th Illinois Infantry, promoted brigadier general, 1862; major general, U.S. Army, in Washington, D.C. and the western U.S. until retiring in 1881. From the description of Military papers, 1861-1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 34798878 Born in Switzerland, came to St. Louis and worked as a jeweler until the Civil War broke out and he helped organize the 45th Illinois, remained in the military until 1881 wh...

Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed Major General in the same regiment. He served as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1863 to 1880, when he was elected President. His inauguration took place on March 4, 1881, but his term of office was unfortunately brought to an abrupt end with his assassination by C...

Cameron, R. A. (Robert Alexander), 1828-1894

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Sykes, George, 1822-1880

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Sykes was born in Dover, Delaware. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1842 and graduated 39th out of 56 cadets. It was during his time as cadet that he acquired the nicknames "Tardy George" and "Slow Trot" Sykes. He was commissioned as a brevet second lieutenant in the 3rd U.S. Infantry. He served in the Second Seminole War, Mexican–American War, and numerous other conflicts. Sykes was brevetted as a captain for actions at the Battle of Cerro Gordo. By virtue of his servi...

Ward, William Thomas, 1808-1878.

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Starkweather, J. C. (John C.), 1830-1890

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Osborn, Thomas O. (Thomas Ogden), 1832-1904

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Chapin, Edward Payson, 1831-1863.

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Pierce, Byron Root, 1829-1924

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Morgan, G. W. (George Washington), 1820-1893

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U.S. representative of Ohio, diplomat, and army officer. From the description of Papers of G. W. Morgan, 1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453867 Epithet: formerly US Minister to Portugal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000144 Soldier, lawyer, and politician, from Mt. Vernon, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1819-1926. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat...

Howe, Albion Parris, 1818-1897

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Hovey, Charles E., 1827-1897

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Tower, Z. B. (Zealous Bates), 1819-1900

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Morris, William H. (William Hopkins), 1827-1900

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Rice, James Clay, 1829-1864

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Gamble, William 1818-1866

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Tillson, Davis

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Strong, William Emerson, 1840-1891

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Civil war soldier who helped raise the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry in April 1861, was later assigned to duty with General William B. McPherson, and served at the Siege of Vicksburg, the Atlanta Campaign and Sherman's march to the sea, breveted Brigadier General in 1865. Friends with Captain Andrew Hickenlooper, chief of artillery, of the Army of the Tennessee, whom he calls "my hero". After McPherson's death, General Howard took over as commander of the Army of the Tennessee and Strong served as his ...

Denver, James William, 1817-1892

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Horatio King (1811-1897) was a federal government official and attorney. He served as Assistant Postmaster General from 1854 to 1861, and then briefly as Postmaster General in 1861. From the guide to the Horatio King letter, 18 December 1855, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Lawyer, army officer, U.S. representative from California, U.S. commissioner of Indian affairs, and governor of Kansas. City of Denver, Colo., named in his honor. From the description of Ja...

Ewing, Charles, 1835-1883

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Charles Ewing was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on 3 March 1835, the fifth son of Thomas and Martha (Boyle) Ewing. Several members of his family gained prominence. His father was a United States senator and a cabinet member, serving as Secretary of the Treasury under William Henry Harrison and John Tyler in 1841 and the first Secretary of the Interior under Zachary Taylor in 1849-1850. His brothers Hugh and Thomas were a writer and congressman respectively and his sister Ellen married their foster br...

Tibbits, William Badger, 1837-1880.

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Wadsworth, James S. (James Samuel), 1807-1864

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph despatch signed : "H. Q. 5th Army Corps," addressed to Brig. Gen. S. Williams, 1864 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586189 Biographical Notes James Wadsworth 1768, Apr. 20 Born, Durham, Conn. 1787 ...

United States. Army. Corps, 19th

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United States. Army. Corps, 3rd

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Osterhaus, Peter, 1823-1917

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United States. Army. Corps, 20th

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Dodge, Charles Cleveland, 1841-1910

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Ferry, Orris S. (Orris Sanford), 1823-1875

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Representative and Senator from Connecticut. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Norwalk, Conn., to George H. Williams, 1873 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526226 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Norwalk, to George W. Williams, 1873 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526235 ...

Piatt, Abram Sanders, 1821-1908

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

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General during the Civil War; congressman from California (1881-1885); U.S. Register of the Treasury (1885-1893). From the description of Papers, 1864-1895. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24039377 William Starke Rosecrans was an inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and United States Army officer during the Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles such as Second Corinth, Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign,...

Lyon, Nathaniel, -1861

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Nathaniel Lyon (1818-1861), soldier and author, was born in Ashford, Conn. A graduate of West Point, he served in the U.S. Army as lieutenant in Florida fighting Seminole Indians, at Sackets Harbor, N.Y., as captain in Mexico during the war (1845-1848), and in "Bleeding" Kansas. Lyon was also a well-known political commentator. He is best known for his leadership at the 1861 battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo., as a result of which was that Missouri remained in the Union during the Civil War. ...

Dewey, Joel Allen, 1840-1873

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Chetlain, Augustus L. (Augustus Louis), 1824-1914

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General for the United States in the American Civil War, 1861-1865, and a public servant for the United States who served as the collector of internal revenue at Salt Lake City, Utah, from 1867 to 1869. From the description of Letters, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122551241 Merchant, Galena, Illinois; major-general, 12th Illinois Infantry, Civil War; U.S. consul, Brussels, Belgium, 1869-1872; banker, Chicago, Illinois. From the description of Letters, 188...

McNeil, John, 1813-1891

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Kimball, Nathan, 1823?-1898

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A native of Washington County, Ind., Kimball served with Indiana regiments during the Mexican and Civil Wars, gaining the rank of major general. He was state treasurer from 1867 to 1871, and served in the Indiana General Assembly in 1873. In 1874 he moved to Utah and served as U.S. Surveyor and later postmaster of Ogden. From the description of Papers, 1862-1885. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 31771002 American army officer. From the de...

Worden, John Lorimer, 1818-1897

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Commander of the Monitor. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1847-1897?], to Mr. Allen, Secy. of the Club. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122593589 Naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1862-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451897 From the description of Papers of John Lorimer Worden, 1861-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78142402 John Lorimer Worden was a naval officer who was born in Westchester County, N.Y. He w...

Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Armstrong), 1811-1904

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Hamblin, Joseph Eldridge, 1828-1870

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Jackson, Conrad Feger, 1813-1862

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Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887

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Soldier who served during the Mexican and Civil wars and surveyor of United States territory west of the Mississippi River with the Topographical Engineers. From the description of Papers of William Emory, 1861-1873. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25058262 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William Stanbery, 1867 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614403 From the d...

Wallace, William Hervy Lamme, 1821-1862

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Raum, Green B. (Green Berry), 1829-1909

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Fry, James B. (James Barnet), 1827-1894

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James B. Fry, a native of Carrollton, IL, was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in 1847. After serving as instructor and adjutant at West Point, he was appointed chief of staff to Gen. Irwin McDowell and subsequently to Gen. Don Carlos Buell in 1861. He later served as Provost Marshall General of the U.S., 1863-1866, and promoted to Brigadier Gen. in 1864. From the description of Fry, James B. (James Barnet), 1827-1894. Letter. 16 November 1861. (Filson Historical Society, The)...

Crittenden, Thomas Turpin, 1825-1905

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Williams, David Henry, 1819-1891

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Wright, Horatio Gouverneur, 1820-1899

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Woods, William B. (William Burnham), 1824-1887

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Woods served as judge of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court (1869-1880) and an asssociate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1880-1887.) From the description of Letter to Edwards Pierrepont, 2 December 1875. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235928468 ...

Stannard, George Jerrison, 1820-1886

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Frederick William Tilton (ca. 1821-June 6, 1890) was a successful New Orleans businessman and philanthropist. He was born and educated in New Hampshire, son of Timothy Tilton and Clarissa Wheeler. He moved to New Orleans, La., in 1838, married Caroline Stannard, and amassed a fortune in the import business. He supported the Confederacy financially from within New Orleans, and then from Europe. Although most of his property was seized, he rebuilt in the postwar years. He and Caroline had no child...

Craig, James, 1818-1888

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Lander, F. W. (Frederick West), 1821-1862

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Explorer, engineer, and army officer. From the description of Papers of F. W. Lander, 1836-1894 (bulk 1849-1862). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062217 ...

Wistar, Isaac J. (Isaac Jones), 1827-1905

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Isaac Jones Wistar was born in Philadelphia and educated at the Friends' Select School and Haverford College. He ran a dry goods store in Philadelphia, but in 1849 he travelled West with Dr. William Gambel as assistant curator of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. From the description of Autobiography, 1892. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122597453 ...

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914

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Soldier, governor of Maine, college president, and professor at Bowdoin College, of Brunswick, Me. From the description of Papers, 1867-1913 (bulk 1880-1913). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70938490 From the description of Papers, 1867-1913 (bulk 1880-1913). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 40477001 U.S. Army officer and governor of Maine, of Brunswick, Me. From the description of Joshua Lawrenc...

Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895

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U.S. secretary of state, secretary of the treasury, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. From the description of Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 (bulk 1883-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84052759 Walter Quintin Gresham was a lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. A native of Harrison County, Ind., Gresham practiced law in Corydon, served a term in the state legislature, served with the 38th and 53rd Indiana Regiments during the Civil War, ran ...

Taylor, Joseph Pannell, 1796-1864

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Cavalry Corps. Army of the Potomac.

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Smith, William Sooy, 1830-1916

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Union Brigadier General and army engineer; noted bridge builder. From the description of Response to questionnaire, 1862 October. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49321984 ...

Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878

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A native of Glastonbury, Conn., Gideon Welles began his career as a lawyer but took up journalism as a profession, founding the Hartford Times, which he also edited, in 1826. Active in the Democratic Party in Connecticut, he served in the Connecticut state legislature and in several state offices. He later shifted his allegiance to the Republican Party due to his strong anti-slavery views and founded the Hartford Evening Press, a zealously Republican newspaper. President Abraham Lincoln appointe...

Schoepf, Albin Francisco, 1822-1886

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Shackelford, James M. (James Murrell), 1827-1907

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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, ...

Parsons, Lewis B. (Lewis Baldwin), 1818-1907

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Assistant quartermaster in Union Army who became Chief of Rail and River Transportation during the Civil War. Brought order and efficiency to the business of supplying the western armies with steamboats and barges by eliminating the charter system of hire. Reforms and regulations aroused considerable complaint, especially from steamboat interests. Also a lawyer, Ohio and Mississippi Railroad manager (1857-1878), and southern Illinois farmer. Active in state Democratic party politics (1876-1884) ...

White, Julius, 1816-1890

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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...

Williams, Alpheus S. (Alpheus Starkey), 1810-1878

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Detroit, Mich. resident, brigadier general (brevet major general) and division and corps commander during the Civil War. From the description of Alpheus S. Williams map collection, 1864. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 238012406 Attorney, businessman, politician and soldier. Alpheus S. Williams, son of Ezra and Hepzibah (Starkey) Williams, was born at Saybrook, Conn., Sep. 20, 1810. Graduated from Yale University, 1831; studied three ye...

Morton, James St. C. (James St. Clair), 1829-1864

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Webb, Alexander S. (Alexander Stewart), 1835-1911

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President of City College, 1870-1903. From the description of Papers, 1855-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504204 President of the College of the City of New York. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1897 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589007 Alexander S. Webb: joined U.S. Army in 1855; served in Minnesota and Florida, and in 1857 became professor of mathematics at West Point; served in Civil War,...

Ledlie, James Hewett, 1832-1882

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Duryée, Abram, 1815-1890

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Force, M. F. (Manning Ferguson), 1824-1899

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U.S. Army officer, lawyer, and historian. From the description of M.F. Force letter, 1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984107 Force was a lawyer and judge in Ohio, an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War, and an author of historical works. From the description of Papers, 1845-1900 (inclusive), 1853-1886 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122575000 From the guide to the Papers, 1845-1900 (inclusive), 1853-1886 (bulk)., (Hough...

Patterson, Robert, 1792-1881

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Robert Patterson was editor of the Presbyterian Banner of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Robert Patterson papers, 1879-1880, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Taylor, Nelson, 1821-1894

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Walcutt, Charles Carroll, 1838-1898.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Columbus, Ohio, to Gen. M.D. Leggett, 1870 Nov. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586247 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Columbus, Ohio, to President Grant, 1876 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586251 ...

Delafield, Richard, 1798-1873

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Military engineer in the United States Army Engineer Corps. From the description of Richard Delafield papers, 1846-1862. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58781781 Richard Delafield (1798-1873) was a Major General in the U.S. Army. A military engineer, he was Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Chief of Engineers. Born in New York City, Delafield graduated from West Point in 1818 and embarked on a 4...

Tyndale, Hector, 1821-1880

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Hector Tyndale was captain of the National Rangers of Southwark, later known as the Artillery Corps of Cadwalader Grays. From the description of Diary, 1842. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151376880 ...

Huner, David, 1802-1886

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Stringham, Silas, 1797-1876

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Mansfield, Joseph K. F. (Joseph King Fenno), 1803-1862

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph despatch signed, in pencil : [n.p.], to General Wool, 1862 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270605250 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Suffolk, Va., to Brig. Gen. Totten, 1862 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607555 Army officer. From the description of Papers of Joseph K. F. Mansfield, 1853-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455446 Joseph King Fenno M...

Eustis, Henry Lawrence, 1819-1885

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Revere, Joseph W. (Joseph Warren), 1812-1880

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Joseph Warren Revere, grandson of Paul Revere, was born May 17, 1812, in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the United States Navy at the age of 14. In 1846 he was stationed at the U.S. Military Post at Sonoma, California. In May 1848 Revere left California to go back to the East Coast, but returned that December after hearing the news of the discovery of gold. Revere, besides mining for gold, became a rancher and businessman. In 1851, Revere spent some time as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Mexican ...

Grose, William, 1812-1900

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Morgan, James Dada, 1810-1896.

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McArthur, John, 1826-1906

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McArthur commanded the 12th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. General Henry M. Cist also served in the Civil War and was a military historian. From the description of Letter, June 26, 1889. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52538374 McArthur commanded the 12th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. After rising to Brigadier General, he led his troops on a May 1864 expedition from Vicksburg to Yazoo City, Miss., engaging in several skirmishes ...

Tyler, Robert Ogden, 1831-1874

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United States. Army. Corps, 16th.

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Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1875

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Andrew Jackson Hamilton (1815-1875), governor of Texas, was born in Huntsville, Alabama, on January 28, 1815. He moved to Texas in 1846 and practiced law in La Grange before moving to and settling in Austin. He married Mary Bowen, also of Alabama. Governor Peter H. Bell of Texas appointed Hamilton acting attorney general in 1849. From 1851 to 1853, Hamilton represented Travis County in the state House of Representatives. In 1859, Hamilton was voted into the United States House of Re...

Bussey, Cyrus, 1833-1915.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Dr. Newman [probably Bishop J.P. Newman], 1881 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131662 Cyrus Bussey was born in Hubbard, Ohio and moved with his wife, Ellen Kiser Bussey, to Bloomfield, Iowa in 1855. He served in the Iowa Senate and was appointed by Governor Kirkwood as an Aide-de-State. During the Civil War he was appointed Colonel of the 3rd Iowa Cavalry and mustered into ...

Garrard, K. (Kenner), 1827-1879

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Slemmer, Adam J., 1824-1868

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Swayne, Wager, 1834-1902

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Born in Columbus, Oh., Wager Swayne was the son of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Noah Haynes Swayne. After graduating from Yale University he returned to Ohio to practice law. During the U.S. Civil War Swayne served as a field officer in one of Ohio's three-year infantry regiments. Appointed major of the 43rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Swayne fought in the battles of Iuka and Corinth, and later participated in the Atlanta Campaign, after which he was made brigadier general. He suffered a severe wound...

Ramsay, George Douglas, 1802-1882

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Paine, E. A. (Eleazar A.), 1815-1882

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Paine, a native of Ohio and a graduate of West Point, was a Monmouth, Illinois lawyer until he became colonel of the 9th Illinois Infantry on July 26, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general on September 3, 1861 and commanded troops in various parts of the western theater, especially guarding railroads. He resigned April 5, 1865 and returned to his law practice. From the description of Papers, 1817-1936 (1861-1864). (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 6736252...

Brownlow, James P., 1842-1879

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Devens, Charles, 1820-1891

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Charles Devens, Jr. was a Union army officer in the Civil War. He entered the war as a Major in the 3rd Batallion of the Massachusetts Rifles. He was appointed Brigadier General in April 1862 and was brevetted Major General, United States Volunteers, in April 1865. After the war, he served as a State Supreme Court justice for Massachusetts and was appointed Attorney General of the United States. From the description of Charles Devens letter, 1887 April 6. (University of California, S...

Spinola, Francis Barretto, 1821-1891.

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Rousseau, Lovell Harrison, 1818-1869

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American soldier and Congressman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to President Johnson, 1868 May 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619117 From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to the President, 1867 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619112 ...

De Russy, Gustave Adolphus, 1818-1891

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Ricketts, James B. (James Brewerton), 1817-1887

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Major General of the Union Army; resident of New York state. Involved in major battles, including Antietam, Gaines' Mill, Cold Harbor, the Wilderness, and 1st and 2nd Bull Run, during his Civil War career. From the description of James Brewerton Ricketts military record, 1839-1867. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70979018 ...

Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899

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American soldier and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to G.H. Williams, 1873 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611451 Richard J. Ogelsby was an officer in the Civil War and seriously wounded, eventually promoted to major general, elected to governor of Illinois in 1864, 1872 and 1884, and ten days after his 1885 term began, resigned after being chosen by the Illinois Republican party for the senate. He had been an orphan and ...

United States. Army. Corps, 7th

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Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897

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U.S. Navy commander and acting rear admiral; commanding officer of U.S. Mississippi River Squadron, 1864-1865. From the description of Samuel P. Lee Civil War letters, 1865 Apr. 27-June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71208717 American naval officer. From the description of Telegram signed : "U. S. Flag Ship Minnesota, off Newport's News, Virginia," to Gideon Welles, 1863 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270599240 From the description of Autogra...

Fessenden, James D. (James Deering), 1833-1882

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Barnes, Joseph K., 1817-1883

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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a prosperous Federal judge, Barnes studied medicine at Harvard University, but left before finishing his studies due to ill health. He later studied medicine with Surgeon General Thomas Harris of the United States Navy, and received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1838. After graduation, he served a year as resident physician at Blockley Hospital and for another year as visiting physician for the northwestern district of Philadelph...

Wagner, George Day, 1829-1869

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Fessenden, Francis, 1839-1906

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Union officer during American Civil War; retired as brigadier general in 1866; mayor of Portland, Me., in 1876. From the description of Francis Fessenden autograph letter signed, 1898. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71057515 ...

Forsyth, James W. (James William), 1836-1906

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James William Forsyth was a United States Major General. Early in his career, Forsyth served in the 9th US Infantry, spending time in Washington Territory at Fort Bellingham and on the San Juan Islands at Camp Pickett. As a lieutenant, Forsyth served in the 9th US Infantry, spending time in Washington Territory at Fort Bellingham and on the San Juan Islands at Camp Pickett. As a lieutenant, Forsyth served in the Civil War with the Army of the Potomac and Major General Philip H. Sheridan. Forsyth...

Neill, Tomas Hewson, 1826-1885

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Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas, 1819-1893

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Mitchell, Robert Byington, 1823-1882

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Bidwell, Daniel Davidson, 1816-1862

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Daniel Bidwell was born on August 12, 1819, in Buffalo, New York. He was raised in the city and educated in local schools. He was involved in, and became the leader of, "D" Company Buffalo City Guard (an independent militia), before the war. After the outbreak of war, Daniel Bidwell joined the 65th New York State Militia as a private but was promoted to the rank of captain. He then was involved in organizing the 74th New York Militia. Bidwell next was appointed colonel of the 49th New York Vo...

Rodman, Isaac Peace, 1822-1862.

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Beal, George Lafayette, 1825-1896

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Beal was born in Norway, Maine. His father was one of the founders of the town. Beal studied at the Westbrook Seminary and was very interested military affairs, eventually being elected Captain of the local militia unit known as the Norway Light Infantry, a position he held at the beginning of the war. He was employed as an agent of the Canadian Express Company. Beal was the first man in Oxford County to enlist, and his militia unit became Company "G" of the First Maine Infantry Regiment, a t...

Hamilton, Charles Smith, 1822-1891

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Army officer. From the description of Letter of Charles Smith Hamilton, 1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450736 Major General Charles S. Hamilton (1822-1891), West Point graduate (1843), organized the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment in 1861. From the description of Major General Charles S. Hamilton papers, 1862-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476397 ...

Connor, P. E. (Patrick Edward), 1820-1891

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General, U.S. Army. From the description of Legal agreement, 1873 November 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644556 From the guide to the P. E. Connor legal agreement, 1873, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) W. A. Carter was a sutler and probate judge at Fort Bridger from 1859 until his death in 1881. After his death Carter's widow, Mary Elizabeth (Hamilton) Carter, took her husband's place as post trader until 1890. William Alexander Ca...

Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892,

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Samuel Wylie Crawford was an army surgeon and a Union general in the Civil War. From the description of S. W. Crawford letter to Justice Blatchford, 1887 July 2. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 748442379 Brigadier General and U.S. Army surgeon in Civil War, and author of Genesis of the Civil War (published in 1887); native of Pennsylvania; graduated, 1846, from University of Pennsylvania, after which he studied medicine; in 1851 became an assis...

Phelps, J. W. (John Wolcott), 1813-1885

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Phelps was an officer in the US military. His career began as a cadet at West Point in the 1830s. He retired as a brigadier general in 1862. From the description of Papers, 1833-1884. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79136348 From the description of Diary, [19--?]. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 60355023 John Wolcott Phelps (1813-1885), Brigadier General in the U.S. Army was a native of Vermont. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Poi...

Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912

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Career military officer and scholar. From the description of Papers, 1864-1889. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27664270 Gen. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912), commanded the 18th United States Infantry's 1866 expedition to build a wagon road from Fort Kearney, Nebraska, to Big Horn mountains of Montana and establish Fort Philip Kearney, Dakota Territory. He was in command of the Rocky Mountain District. From the description of History...

Chrysler, Morgan Henry, 1822-1890

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Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877

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Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough (1805-1877), U.S. naval officer, was Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. From the description of Louis M. Goldsborough papers, 1821-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517515 From the guide to the Louis M. Goldsborough papers, 1821-1873, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Naval officer and superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. From the description of Correspondence, 1827...

Veatch, James Clifford, 1819-1895

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A native and resident of Spencer County, Ind., James Clifford Veatch was a farmer, lawyer, local politician, and member of the Indiana State Legislature before serving as an officer with the 25th Indiana Regiment in the Civil War. He served with the Army of the Tennessee, with William T. Sherman, and the Department of the Gulf. By 1868 he resumed his legal practice, served as collector of internal revenue, and was a presidential elector in 1884. Afterwards he retired, but maintained his politica...

Mower, Joseph Anthony, 1827-1870

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Duval, Isaac Harding, 1824-1902

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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...

Van Derveer, Ferdinand, 1823-1892

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Smith, Thomas Kilby, 1820-1887.

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Thomas Kilby Smith, Union general. From 1843 to 1853, practiced law in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1853 he became special agent in the Post Office Department at Washington, and later served as U.S. marshal for the Southern District of Ohio and deputy clerk of Hamilton County. In October 1861, Thomas Kilby Smith was commissioned Colonel of the 54th Regiment of Ohio Infantry, which he commanded at Shiloh and the advance on Corinth. He 1863-1864 he fought in under Sherman and Grant in Mississippi and Tenn...

Heintzelman, Samuel Peter, 1805-1880

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Heintzelman was born in Manheim, Pennsylvania, to Peter and Ann Elizabeth Grubb Heintzelman. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1826 and was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the 3rd U.S. Infantry, July 1, 1826, then in the 2nd U.S. Infantry and served on the Northern frontier at Fort Gratiot, Fort Mackinac, and Fort Brady. On March 4, 1833, he was promoted to first lieutenant and served on quartermaster's duty in Florida during the Second Seminole War. On July 7, 1...

Foster, John G. (John Gray), 1823-1874

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Morris was Captain, later Colonel, in 7th New York Heavy Artillery. He was killed at Cold Harbor, 4 June 1864. From the description of Letter, 1862 July 17, New Bern, N.C., to Lewis O. Morris, New Bern, N.C. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 6002406 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to an unidentified general, 1872 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270473897 Army officer. ...

Brown, Harvey, 1795-1874

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Stone, Chas. P. (Charles Pomeroy), 1824-1887

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grance Ecore, La., to D. D. Porter, 1864 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574772 Born in Greenfield, Mass., Charles Pomeroy Stone graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and served in the Mexican-American War under General Winfield Scott. During the U.S. Civil War he commanded a brigade in General Robert Patterson's Army of the Shenandoah in the First Bull Run campaign. After a portion of his...

Berry, Hiram Gregory, 1824-1863

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Hiram G. Berry was born in Rockland, Maine, where he worked as a carpenter and a navigator. He served several terms in the State Legislature and subsequently became the mayor of Rockland. He also originated and commanded the "Rockland Guard," a volunteer militia company, which held a reputation for drill and discipline. At the beginning of the Civil War, he went to Augusta and offered his services to the Governor and was given orders to recruit a regiment.". He participated in the First Battl...

Jackson, Nathaniel James, 1818-1892

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Dumont, Ebenezer, 1814-1871

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Brayman, Mason, 1813-1895

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An attorney for the state of Illinois. From the description of Papers [microform] 1845 (Typescript). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367555364 Mason Brayman was a special agent for Governor Ford dealing with the Mormon difficulties 1843-46. He was an Illinois attorney general who attempted unsuccessfully to indict the murderers of Joseph and Hyrum Smith. He was also the governor of Idaho territory during the Nez Pierce and Bannock Wars. He "censured the anti-Mormons for attem...

United States. Army. Corps, 15th

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Davies, Henry Eugene, 1836-1894

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American Army Officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Henry Stansberry [sic] Attorney General, 1866 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526041 American soldier and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, New York, to the President of the United States, 1861 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270514781 ...

Bayard, George Dashiell, 1835-1862

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He was born in Seneca Falls, New York on December 18, 1835 to Jane Ann Dashiell and Samuel John Bayard, the son of Samuel Bayard (1766–1840) and the grandson of John Bayard (1738–1807). His family moved as homesteaders to the Iowa Territory. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, graduating in 1856 as a second lieutenant in the U.S. cavalry. Bayard fought in the Indian Wars in Kansas and Colorado from 1856 to 1861. Bayard was shot in the face with a Kiowa arrow on July ...

Gibbon, John, 1827-1896

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Officer in United States Army, commander in Indian campaigns against Sitting Bull and Chief Joseph. From the description of Switch-backing the Cascades, Holograph, 1887. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 43974472 Major General in U.S. Army during Civil War; commander in Indian campaigns. From the description of Collection 1876-1877. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49208592 American soldier. From the description o...

Casey, Silas, 1807-1882

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Lawler, Michael Kelly, 1820-1882

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Dyer, Alexander B. (Alexander Brydie), 1815-1874

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Dyer was Chief of Ordnance of the United States Army invading New Mexico during the Mexican War. He also participated in battles in Taos, New Mexico during the Taos Revolt of 1847. From the description of Alexander Brydie Dyer papers, 1846-1848. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37235938 From the guide to the Alexander Brydie Dyer Papers, 1846-1848, (Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.) Alexander Brydie Dyer (b. Jan. 10, 181...

Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870

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U.S. naval officer and inventor of ordnance. From the description of Reports to Commodore L. Warrington on ordnance, 1848-1849. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58671341 John A. Dahlgren, naval officer, attained the rank of rear admiral. An expert in ordnance, he invented an 11" gun and other devices useful to the Navy. From 1868-70, he was Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance. From the description of Letter, January 28, 1848. (Naval War Col...

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...

United States. Army. Corps, 2nd

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Ransom, Thomas Edwin Greenfield, 1834-1864

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From Fayette County, Illinois, Civil War General of the 11th Illinois Infantry, who died Oct. 29, 1864, exactly one month before his thirtieth birthday. From the description of Report, June 11, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53969467 ...

Potter, Edward Elmer, 1823-1889

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McCall, George A. (George Archibald), 1802-1868

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George A. McCall was an 1822 West Point graduate and a career solidier. From the description of Papers, 1818-1864. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489002 Army officer. From the description of Papers of George A. McCall, 1849-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451545 George Archibal McCall, American career soldier, veteran of the Black Hawk, the Second Seminole, Mexican, and the Civil Wars. Son of a Philadelphia merchant, ...

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 ...

Torbert, Alfred Thomas Archimedes, 1833-1880

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American career soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Following the war he worked as a diplomat for the United States. From the description of Pay voucher, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435657 ...

Webster, J. D. (Joseph Dana), 1811-1876

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Vinton, Francis L. (Francis Laurens), 1835-1879

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Gilbert, James I., 1824-1884

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Shields, James, 1806-1879

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Born in Ireland, came to Illinois in 1823 and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1832 practicing in Kaskaskia. He served as Assoc. Justice of the Supreme Court; state auditor, 1841-1843; Brig. Gen. in the Mexican War; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1858-1861 when he resigned to accept a commission as Brig. Gen, with the Illinois Volunteers. From the description of Letters, 1844-1853. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54848368 Shields was an Illinois l...

Ripley, James W. (James Wolfe), 1794-1870

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Vincent, Strong, 1837-1863

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Taylor, George William, 1808-1862.

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United States. Army. Corps, 12th.

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Kirk, Edward Needles, 1828-1863

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Kirk, a lawyer from Sterling, Illinois, was colonel of the 34th Illinois Infantry and became a brigadier general November 29, 1862. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Murfreesboro (Stones River) on December 31, 1862 and died of his wounds July 21, 1863. He had married Eliza Marcella Cameron on October 17, 1855. She later married Charles A. Thomas. From the description of Letter, January 6, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 213098079 ...

Davis, E. J. (Edmund Jackson), 1827-1883

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Birge, Henry W., 1830-1888

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Grierson, Benjamin Henry, 1826-1911

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U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1870s-1890s (bulk 1882-1885). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70951249 American army officer. From the description of Document signed : Fort Sill, I.T., to the Acting Asst. Inspector General, San Antonio, 1872 March 20-1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270509590 From the description of Document signed : Fort Sill, I.T., to the Acting Asst. Inspector General, San Antonio, 1872 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Schenck, Robert Cumming, 1809-1890

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American soldier, politician, and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634505 Lawyer, U.S. Army officer, legislator, diplomat, and promoter of railroads and mining ventures, of Dayton, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1809-1882 (bulk 1850-1865). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70952260 From the descri...

Owen, Joshua Thomas, 1821-1887

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Eaton, Amos Beebe, 1806-1877

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Amos Beebe Eaton (1806-1877) graduated from the US Military Academy in 1826, took part in the Seminole War in Florida and was with General Taylor's army of occupation in the Mexican War. He was in Benicia and San Francisco, CA, between 1853-55. During the Civil War he was purchasing commissary in New York City (1861-64) and commisary-general of subsistence in Washington, D.C. (1864-65). He retired in 1874. Eaton married Elizabeth Selden in 1831, and their son, Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895), late...

Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of Signature of Quincy Adams Gillmore, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450480 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1874 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hilton Head, S.C., to Gen. J.H. Wilson, 1865 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269570477 From the ...

Ullmann, Daniel, 1810-1892

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Union general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Lincoln, 1861 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573764 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to President Lincoln, 1863 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573760 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grand View-on-Hudson, N.Y., to the Attorney General, 1875 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573767 Da...

Cook, John, 1825-1910,

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Lawyer, Sangamon County, Illinois; son of Daniel Pope Cook; Civil War brigadier general; Illinois congressman, 1869-1870. From the description of Papers, 1846-1866. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28448037 ...

Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862

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General in Civil War. From the description of Letter : Harrison's Landing, to Gov. Olden, Trenton, N.J., 1862 July 21. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28886059 American soldier and general for the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861-1865). From the description of Letter, 1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435278 Nephew of Stephen Kearny, Philip was educated at Columbia Law School. He entered the military in 1836 and served in the...

Pratt, Calvin Edward, 1828-1896

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Hinks, Edward W., 1830-1894

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Todd, John B. S. (John Blair Smith), 1814-1872

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Todd was a colonel in the First Volunteer Regiment of Ala. in 1861. From the description of Correspondence, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122368256 Relative of Mary Todd Lincoln and friend to both of the Lincolns. With them in Washington at the time of the assassination. From the description of Letters, April 15-May 1, 1865. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52332798 ...

Washburn, C. C. (Cadwallader Colden), 1818-1882

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Governor of and U.S. representative from Wisconsin, industrialist, lawyer, and army officer. From the description of C. C. Washburn correspondence, 1877 August 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981317 American soldier, congressman and industrialist; Gov. of Wisconsin. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to E.R. Hoar, Attorney General, 1869 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659714 ...

Stevenson, Thomas Greely, 1836-1864

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Hunt, Lewis Cass, 1824-1886

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U.S. Army officer; graduated from West Point in 1843; stationed at Fort Steilacoom, Wash., 1859; assigned command of the American garrison on San Juan Island, a position he held until Apr. 1860; because of antagonistic relationship with his commander, Gen. William S. Harney was deployed back to Fort Steilacoom; later served in the Civil War. From the description of Letters, 1859-1861. (Washington State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70976440 ...

Smith, Morgan Lewis, 1821-1874

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Oliver, John Morrison, 1827-1872

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Dana, Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh, 1822-1905

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Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901

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Dennis, Elias Smith, 1812-1894

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Ross, Leonard F. (Leonard Fulton), 1823-1901

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Leonard Fulton Ross (1823-1901), Union general. He raised the 17th Regiment of Illinois Infantry, and was commissioned Colonel in May of 1861, leading it in Kentucky and Missouri. He commanded 3rd Brigade, 1st Division of the Army of Tennessee. On Apr. 25, 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General of U.S Volunteers. Ross commanded the 2nd Division of the District of Corinth, 8th Division, Left Wing and 13th Division of the XIII Corps. He resigned on July 22, 1863, and later was active in the Repub...

Reid, Hugh Thompson, 1811-1874.

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Birney, David Bell, 1825-1864

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Birney was born in Huntsville, Alabama, the son of an abolitionist from Kentucky, James G. Birney. The Birney family returned to Kentucky in 1833, and James Birney freed his slaves. In 1835, the family moved to Cincinnati, where the father published an anti-slavery newspaper. Following numerous threats from pro-slavery mobs, the family moved again to Michigan, and finally to Philadelphia. Following his graduation from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, David Birney entered business, st...

Lee, Albert Lindley, 1834-1907.

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Campbell, William Bowen, 1807-1867

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Stuart, David, 1816-1868

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David Stuart, a Highland Scotchman, was an uncle of Robert Stuart (d. 1848) and accompanied his nephew on the 1912 expedition to found Columbia River posts for Astor. David established another post several hundred miles up the river. When the Stuart family built a house on Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, David lived with them. He died before 1848. (from Ross, Early Bench and Bar of Detroit, 1889-90.) From the description of David Stuart papers, 1853 Aug. 1 (Detroit Public Library). Worl...

Weitzel, G. (Godfrey), 1835-1884

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Major General; major of engineers. From the description of Godfrey Weitzel correspondence, 1865 Apr.-June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 631836752 ...

United States. Army. Corps, 24th

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Negley, J. S. (James Scott), 1826-1901

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U.S. Army officer and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters of J. S. Negley, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132936 ...

Griffin, Charles, 1825-1867.

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Gillem, Alvan C. (Alvan Cullem), 1830-1875

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Penrose, William Henry, 1832-1903

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Mason, John Sanford, 1824-1897.

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Cruft, Charles, 1826-1883

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Potts, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1836-1887

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Ohio senator (Republican); later, territorial governor of Montana (1870-1883). From the description of Letter, 1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32520303 ...

Copeland, Joseph Tarr, 1830-1893

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Vandever, William, 1817-1893

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American army officer, U.S. representative from Iowa and California. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dubuque, to William W. Belknap, 1869 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574102 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Camp Union, Dubuque, to Maj.-General Frémont, 1861 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574098 ...

Weed, Stephen Hinsdale, 1831-1863

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Lauman, Jacob Gartner, 1813-1867

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Lauman was born in Maryland and moved to Burlington, Iowa in 1844 where he worked as a businessman. In 1861 Governor Kirkwood appointed Lauman to the position of Colonel for the 7th Iowa Infantry. He served under General Grant and was wounded at Belmont in November, 1861. Grant promoted him to brigadier general and he commanded troops at Shiloh, Hatchie's Bridge, Vicksburg and Jackson. After the war he returned to Burlington and resumed operating his business. He died of lingering problems from ...

Fry, Speed F., 1817-1892

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Shepley, George Foster, 1819-1878

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Lawyer, of Bangor and Portland, Me.; U.S. district attorney for Maine; judge Maine 1st Circuit Court; served as Military Governor of Louisiana during the Civil War. From the description of Papers, 1862-1864. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978835 Lawyer, U.S. district attorney, state legislator, and judge, of Portland, Me.; commissioned as colonel in 12th Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry during Civil War; made military commander of New Orleans, La...

Connor, Selden, 1839-

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Studied law in Woodstock, Vermont, 1860; enlisted in lst. Vermont regiment, April 1860; mustered out August 1861 and commissioned lieutenant-colonel of 7th. Maine regiment; became colonel of 19th. Maine regiment December 1863 and commanded 1st. brigade, 2nd. division, 2nd. Army corps until March 1864; promoted brigadier-general of volunteers, June 1864; mustered out of service, April 1866; wounded May 6, 1864 in battle of the Wilderness. From the description of Papers, 1858-1866. (Br...

Thomas, Lorenzo, 1804-1875

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Thomas was born in New Castle, Delaware. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1823, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 4th U.S. Infantry. He fought in the Seminole War in Florida and, during the Mexican–American War, he was the chief of staff to General William O. Butler. He received a brevet promotion to lieutenant colonel for Monterrey, which was made permanent in 1852. From 1853 to 1861, he served as chief of staff to the commanding general of the U.S. Army, Wi...

Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell, 1840-1889

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American army officer. From the description of Document signed : Fort Richardson, Texas, 1872 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609167 From the description of Letter signed : Fort Richardson, Texas, 1872 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609291 Ranald S. Mackenzie was a colonel in the 4th United States (U.S.) Cavalry Regiment. From the description of The Randald S. Mackenzie papers, 1867-1874. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat reco...

Hardie, James Allen, 1823-1876

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Army officer. From the description of James Allen Hardie papers, 1844-1886 (bulk 1847-1876). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606454 American soldier. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William Pitt Fessenden, 1865 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510411 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to William W. Belknap, [ca. 1870?] Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499081 From the descri...

Bailey, Joseph, 1825-1867

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Bailey was born near the town of Pennsville in Morgan County, Ohio. He earned a civil engineering degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, then moved to Wisconsin and became a civil engineer and lumberman. After successfully building a log dam on the Wisconsin River for use by lumber raftsmen, he and his wife, Mary, purchased several tracts of land in Kilbourn, Wisconsin (now Wisconsin Dells). He built a home in town with acreage that stretched northward up River Road which incl...

Brooks, William Thomas Harbaugh, 1821-1870.

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Griffin, Simon Goodell, 1824-1902

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Stumbaugh, Frederick Shearer, 1817-1897

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Farnsworth, J. F. (John Franklin), 1820-1897

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Lawyer, Chicago, Illinois and Washington, D.C.; Illinois congressman, 1857-1861, 1863-1873; brigadier general, 8th Illinois Cavalry, 1861-1863. From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C, to [William C.?] Prouty, 1868 May 30. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366217 From the description of Letter: Washington, [D.C], 1861 March 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366221 ...

Cochrane, John, 1813-1898

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United States. Army. Corps, 22nd.

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Harker, Charles Garrison, 1835-1864

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McCook, Daniel, 1834-1864.

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Whitaker, Walter Chiles, 1823-1887.

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Walter C. Whitaker was a Brig. General in the Army of the Cumberland during the U.S. Civil War at the time of this battlefield report. He was a Kentucky farmer and attorney. George H. Thomas was the commanding general of the Army of the Cumberland. From the description of [Letter] 1863 Nov. 24, Look Out Mountain, White House [to] George H. Thomas / Walter C. Whitaker. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 469097981 ...

Harland, Edward, 1832-1915

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Gibbs, Alfred, 1823-1868.

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Hazen, William Babcock, 1830-1887

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William Babcock Hazen was the commander of the United States Army's 15th Corps from Tennessee. From the description of Request for passage North, 1865. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 47968197 Hazen served as colonel in the regular army (41st Ohio Infantry) and major general of volunteers during the Civil War. In 1880 he was appointed brigadier general and chief signal officer in the War Department. In this capacity, he was very critical of the failure of Secret...

Burns, John L., 1794-1872

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