Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915.

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Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915.

Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915.

Autograph letters and documents of officers and statesmen associated with the Union in the Civil War collected by Frederick Myers Dearborn.

8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

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Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861

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Born in London in 1811 to schoolteacher Edward Baker and Lucy Dickinson Baker, poor but educated Quakers, the boy Edward Baker and his family left England and emigrated to the United States in 1816, arriving in Philadelphia, where Baker's father established a school. Ed attended his father's school before quitting to apprentice as a loom operator in a weaving factory. In 1825, the family left Philadelphia and traveled to New Harmony, Indiana, a utopian community on the Ohio River led by Robert O...

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...

Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886

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Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1810 – February 12, 1886) was an American politician. He served as Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and from 1863 to 1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in the 1868 presidential election. Born in Pompey, New York, Seymour was admitted to the New York bar in 1832 but primarily focused on managing his family's business interests. After serving as a military secretary to Governor William L. Marcy, Seymour won election to the New York State Assem...

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

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George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was an American soldier, civil engineer, railroad executive, and politician who served as the 24th Governor of New Jersey. A graduate of West Point, McClellan served with distinction during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), and later left the Army to work on railroads until the outbreak of the American Civil War (1861–1865). Early in the conflict, McClellan was appointed to the rank of major general and played an important role i...

Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer, military officer, and politician. He was a US Senator from California, and in 1856 was the first Republican nominee for President of the United States. A native of Georgia, Frémont acquired male protectors after his father's death, and became proficient in mathematics, science, and surveying. During the 1840s, he led five expeditions into the Western United States and became known as "The Pathfinder". During the...

Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an American military commander and political candidate. He served as a general in the United States Army from 1814 to 1861, taking part in the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, the early stages of the American Civil War, and various conflicts with Native Americans. Scott was the Whig Party's presidential nominee in the 1852 presidential election, but was defeated by Democrat Franklin Pierce. He was known as Old Fuss and Feathers for his insi...

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th vice president of the United States (1873–75) and a senator from Massachusetts (1855–73). Before and during the American Civil War, he was a leading Republican, and a strong opponent of slavery. Wilson devoted his energies to the destruction of the "Slave Power" – the faction of slave owners and their political allies which anti-slavery Americans saw as dominating the country. Originally a Whig, Wil...

Kilpatrick, Judson, 1836-1881

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Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, more commonly referred to as Judson Kilpatrick, the fourth child of Colonel Simon Kilpatrick and Julia Wickham, was born on the family farm in Wantage Township, near Deckertown, New Jersey (now Sussex Borough). Kilpatrick graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1861, just after the start of the war, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 1st U.S. Artillery. Within three days he was a captain in the 5th New York Infantry ("Duryée's Zouaves"). Ki...

Blair Jr., Francis Preston, 1821-1875

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Blair was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He was the third and youngest son of newspaper editor and politician Francis Preston Blair, and Eliza Violet (Gist) Blair. He was the brother of Montgomery Blair, a Mayor of St. Louis and Postmaster General under Lincoln, and the cousin of B. Gratz Brown, a U.S. Senator and Governor of Missouri. Blair attended schools in Washington, D.C., was matriculated in Yale and the University of North Carolina, but graduated from Princeton University in 1841, and then...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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Brown, Egbert Benson, 1816-

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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...

Lt. Col. M. T. Patrica

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Jesseek Dubois

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R. P Deehert

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Andrew Johnson

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F. F. Stockwell

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George Buckley;

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Griswold, John A. (John Augustus), 1818-1872

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Iron products manufacturer in Troy, N.Y. From the description of Letter, 1858 September 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122364368 ...

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 ...

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

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Blunt, James G. (James Gillpatrick), 1826-1881

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American physician, soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Louis, to Capt. Insley, 1865 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527701 From the description of Telegram signed : Rhea's Mill, Arkansans, to Maj. Gen. S.R. Curtis, 1862 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539146 ...

Hurlburt, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882

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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 ...

George Talcott

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Schonfield, John McAllister, 1831-1906

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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...

Hatch, Edward, 1835-1889

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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Col. S. V. Colburn

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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...

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...

Lewis T. Griffin

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E. S. Dennis

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Pitcher, Thomas Gamble, 1824-1895

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Bartlett, William Francis, 1840-1876

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Stevens, Issac Ingalls, 1818-1962

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Campbell, John A.

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John A. Campbell was born in 1857 in Texas and married Frankie F. Phillips on 1887 in Goliad, Texas. The Austin City Directories list him as a clerk at Morley Brothers from 1887-1892 and a prescription clerk at A. Gieson & Company from 1893-1896, John H. Chiles, Druggist from 1897-1899, and C.O. Yates, Druggist from 1900-1901. He is also listed as the secretary (1895-1896) and president (1897-1900) of the Austin Pharmaceutical Association. Census records indicate that the Campbell's had one ...

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, ...

Hoffmann, Southard

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Cutler, Lysander, 1806-1866

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Lowell, Charles Russell, 1835-1864

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Bartlett, Joseph J.

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Dayton, S. M.

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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...

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 ...

Duffié, Alfred N. A., 1835-1880

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Crittenden, Thomas Leonidas, 1819-1893

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Patterson

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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...

Rose Markens

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John D. Bertoleth

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John V. D. DuBois

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Weitzel, Godfrey, 1835-1884.

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R. E. Finton

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Jeremiah D. Green

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

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William Starke Rosecranz

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Gen. N. B. Baker

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Barry, William F. (William Farquhar), 1818-1879

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Organized the artillery of the Army of the Potomac, and served as chief of that artillery from 27 July 1861 to 27 Aug. 1862. Also served as commander of troops on the northern frontier from the Fenian raids of 1866 until Sept. 1867. From the description of Civil War letters received and farewell dinner memorabilia, 1861-1862, 1867. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56628443 American Army Officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Golds...

Robert S. Granger

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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 ...

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 ...

Green Adams

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J. H. Hammond

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65v7515 (person)

John Munroe

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Stuart, Charles B. (Charles Beebe), 1814-1881

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Gorman, Willis Arnold, 1816-1876

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Willis A. Gorman was born January 12, 1816 in Fleming County, Kentucky, the son of David and Elizabeth Gorman. The family moved to Bloomington, Indiana in 1836 where Willis studied law at Indiana University. He was elected to the Indiana legislature when he was 23 and served five terms. He enlisted as a private in the Third Indiana Volunteers when the war with Mexico broke out and was elected a major in June 1846. After the regiment returned home he organized the Fourth Indiana Regi...

Reynolds, Joseph Jones, 1822-1899

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Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

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 ...

Jameson, Charles Davis, 1827-1862

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E. D. Townsend

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Andrew Atkinson Humphreys

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John Schoonover

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Ruggles, George D. (George David), -1904

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Taylor, Joseph Pannel, 1796-1864

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Arthur Gilman

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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...

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...

Reynolds, Joseph Jones, 1822-1899

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Carter, Samuel Powhatan, 1819-1891

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Barnes, James, 1801-1869

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of James Barnes correspondence, 1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450137 ...

Robert LeRoy

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J. V. DuBois

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Reynolds, John Fulton, 1820-1863

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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...

Spinola, F. B. (Francis Barretto), 1821-1891

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Tiffany & Bedford

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Morgan, Edwin D. (Edwin Denison), 1854-1933

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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...

Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901

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Private secretary and biographer of Abraham Lincoln. From the description of John George Nicolay autograph [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174963388 A private secretary to Abraham Lincoln while he served as president and a biographer of Lincoln after his death. From the description of Letters, 1854-1899. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53040007 Private secretaries to President Abraham Linco...

Hays, Alexander, 1819-1864

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S. S. Cox

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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 ...

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,...

Kearney, Philip, 1814-1862.

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Boyle, Jeremiah Tilford, 1818-1871.

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George Seymour

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Ireland, David

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John Milton Thayer

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Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858

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American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

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

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Burns, Michael W.

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Edward Denison Morgan

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J. D. MacGregor

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Thomas C. Nevin

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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...

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 ...

Henry Martin Cist

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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 ...

I. D. Bingham

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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...

Crittenden, Thomas Theodore, 1832-1909

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Lexington (Fayette Co.), Ky. resident. From the description of Letter, 1819. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38000945 U.S. Rep.; Gov. of Mo. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to President Arthur, 1882 May 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530981 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to President Hayes, 1878 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530976 ...

Harding, Abner C.

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Bowman, ...

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Austin Blair

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Busteed, Richard, 1822-1898

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B. Perry

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Kenner Garrard

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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)...

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

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Charles Crooks Suydam.

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Casey, Silas, 1807-1882

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De Trobriand, Philippe Régis Denis de Keredern, comte de, 1816-1897

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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 ...

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...

Chambers, Alex.

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Howard, John Brooks

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Morgan, George Washington, 1820-1893

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mount Vernon, Ohio, to President Johnson, 1869 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612904 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mount Vernon, to President Grant, 1869 Nov. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612906 Born to a prominent family in Pennsylvania, George Washington Morgan (1820-1893) fought in the Texas Revolution, Mexican War, Civil War, and served a...

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 ...

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...

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

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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...

Seward, William Henry

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Schofield, John M.

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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...

P. Eiben

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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...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

John R. Rawlins

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J. S. Fullerton

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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 ...

Vincent, Thomas MacCurdy, 1832-1909

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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. On July 1, 1853, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in 2nd United States Artillery. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was assigned to the Regimental Quartermaster, Army of Northwestern Virginia and engaged in the First Battle of Bull Run. On July 17, 1862, he was promoted Major, Assistant Adjutant General for the Office of the War Department, Washington D.C. As Assistant ...

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 ...

A. Tiery

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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...

Cist, Henry Martyn, 1839-1902

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Cincinnati, Ohio, lawyer; Civil War general, 74th Ohio Regiment; military historian and author; secretary, Society of the Army of the Cumberland. From the description of Letters, 1889-1890. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28287303 ...

Alexander McCook

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Shaler, Alexander, 1827-

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Frank I. Herron

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John Ewen?

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Harris, Thomas M.

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Thomas, Charles W., 1926-1990

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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 ...

Towns

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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 ...

Osterhaus, Peter, 1823-1917

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Bayard, George Dashiell, 1835-1862

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Mower, Joseph Anthony, 1827-1870

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Eugene B. Beaumont

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Wood, Charles R.

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

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Grover, Cuvier, 1828-1885,

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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...

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 ...

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...

Edward Dennison Morgan

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Wright, Horatio Gouverneur, 1820-1899

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Prescott House, Co.

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Alexander Mosely Pennock

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Mrs Jasper Cavins

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George Bliss

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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...

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 ...

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...

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. ...

William R. Brewster

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Hascall, Milo Smith, 1829-1904

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Richmond, Chris.

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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 ...

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....

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...

Hon. Richardsen

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Sprague, John T., 1824?-1906

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Belmont, Perry, 1850-1947

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American banker and politician; US Congressman from NY, 1881-1889 From the guide to the Perry Belmont letters, 1886, 1896, 1906, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Perry Belmont served as a congressional representative from New York from 1881-1888, and as a major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War. He was the son of Augustus Belmont, and brother of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont. From the description of Perry Belmont lett...

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 ...

Wellington G. Spregue

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E. S. Allen.

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Henry Hazard

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Henry M? Inman

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Nicholson, ...

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Caldwell, John Curtis, 1833-1912

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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...

I Meredith Reed

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Wilson, James, 1948-

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Epithet: of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000331 Epithet: subject of Wolley Ch xi.67 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000615.0x000302 Epithet: surveyor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x000396 Epithet: of Blackrock, coun...

Mssrs. Richardson

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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 ...

Granger, Gordon, 1882-1876

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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 ...

Griffin, Charles, 1825-1867.

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Robinson, James S.

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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...

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...

Charles Sumner

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P. G. Sauerwein

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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...

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...

J. B. Charbonne

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Cross, J. N.

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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...

Ward, John Hobart.

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Peabody, Charles A.

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Henry A. Gorring

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Stevenson, John

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Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch xi.44 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000700.0x000225 Epithet: of Add MS 35674 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x00027d Epithet: DD, Vicar of Patrixbourne British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00006a Ep...

Maj. J. S. Fullerton

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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...

Gibbs, Alfred, 1823-1868.

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F. Bunker

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Calvin E. Pratt

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R. C. Haskell

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Hon. William Pitt Fessenden

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J. R. Dinnen

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B. S. Roberts

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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...

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...

E. J. Cist

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G. H. Wendell ?

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Copeland, Joseph T.

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David Tod

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Schackelford, James M.

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Ross

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Epithet: of Add MS 38221 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x000051 Epithet: Captain; of Mayfair British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161.0x0000d7 Epithet: of Priesthill British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161....

Negley, James Scott, 1826-1901.

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American soldier and Congressman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Piitsburgh, to President Grant, 1869 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610689 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pittsburgh, to William Worth Belknap, 1870 Sept. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610691 From the description of Letter signed : [n.p.], to President Grant, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612499 ...

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...

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1865-1940

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George Brinton McClellan (b. Nov. 23, 1865, Dresden, Germany-d. Nov. 30, 1940, Washington, D.C.), Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, Member, U.S. House of Representatives, and Mayor of New York City, had a varied career after graduating from Princeton University and earning a law degree. He worked as a newspaper reporter, was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1892, and was elected to the U.S. Congress for five terms from 1895 to 1903, resigning in 1903 having been elected Mayor of New York...

Harvery Brown

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Egbert C. Doughty

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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)...

Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909

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Swain was a wood-engraver. He did engravings for Punch and for many other British magazines. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1864-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297606 From the guide to the Letters from various correspondents, 1864-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

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 ...

P. H. Watson

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Miss Worth

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Capt. Bernard John Dowling Irwing

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D. D. Porter

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Schimmelfennig, Alex, 1824-1865

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Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), 1876-

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Frederick Myers Dearborn (1876-1960), who formed this collection, was a dermatologist of New York City. From the description of Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana : Part III: The Civil War and the Union, 1804-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84192475 From the description of Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana : Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCa...

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 ...

Col. F. T. Locke

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C. K. Graham

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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 ...

Vincent, Strong, 1827-1863

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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...

William Hays

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Weber, Max

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Max Weber (1881-1961) was a painter and sculptor in New York City. Weber was born in Bialystok, Russia. When he was ten years old his family moved to Brooklyn, New York. From 1898 to 1900 he attended Pratt Institute and studied theory and practice of design under Arthur Wesley Dow. After graduating he briefly taught drawing in Lynchburg, Virginia, and Duluth, Minnesota. In 1905 he moved to Paris to attend the Académie Julian, studying under Jean-Paul Laurens, and later a...

Reid, Hugh Thompson, 1811-1874.

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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...

Smith, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1897.

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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...

Buckingham, William A. (William Alfred), 1804-1875

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U.S. senator and governor of Connecticut. From the description of Letter of William A. Buckingham, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452131 Gov. of Connecticut. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Hubert P. Main, 1870 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530879 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Norwich, Connecticut, to O.D. Barrett, 1873 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526212 From...

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. ...

R. A. Crawford

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Schultze, ...

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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....

Samuel A. Cristie

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Miss M. S. Worth

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Smith, William S., 1927-

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Hawkins, John Parker, 1830-1914

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Pierce, Byton R.

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W. H. Head

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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 ...

Robert, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1837-1923

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Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. From the description of Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937 (bulk 1880-1923). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066436 Author of the standard reference on parliamentary procedure; achieved rank of Brigadier General and Chief of Engineers during service, 1858-1901, in United States Army; graduate of West Point, 1857; native of Robertville, S.C. From the description of Henry M. Robert papers, 1860-1989. (University of South...

J. M. Palmer

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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...

Stewart, Charles

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Title: 5th Earl of Lennox British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000306 Title: 5th Earl of Traquair British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000307 Epithet: Captain; of Add MS 34920 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x0002fb Epithet: C...

Seth Williams

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Charles P. Kingsburg

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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...

Morgan, Edwin D. (Edwin Denison), 1854-1933

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Joseph S. Hills

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Mrs. Elizabeth Duncan

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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...

Thomas Wallhouse ?

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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 ...

Steel

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Bragg, Edward S. (Edward Stuyvesant), 1827-1912

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American army officer. From the description of Signature : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135789 Bragg was an American politcian and soldier who served as a general in the United States Army during the Civil War (1861-1865). From the description of Autograph, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80880099 American soldier and Congressman. From the description of Signature to printed form : Washington, 1880 Dec. 22. (Unknown)...

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 ...

John Adolphus? Dahlgren

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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 ...

Wistor, Isaac Jones.

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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 ...

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 ...

Joseph J. Reynolds

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Barnard, J. G. (John Gross), 1815-1882

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Engineer; Union Army officer, stationed in Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1864-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19210886 Union general and chief engineer on Ulysses S. Grant's staff. From the description of Letter, 1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32305621 American army officer and engineer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, [18]74 Aug. ...

Hovey, Charles Edward, 1827-1897.

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Educator, lawyer and soldier; established Peoria, Illinois' public school system; first president, State Normal School, Bloomington, Illinois; brigadier general, 33rd Illinois Infantry, during Civil War; later a lawyer in Washington, D.C. From the description of Letter: Bloomington, [Ill.], to [Samuel Willard], 1858 July 12. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 34089749 From the description of Letters: Washington, D.C., to Messrs. Stone and Kimball, Ch...

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...

J. C. Butter

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Mrs E. D. Stewart

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T. P. Chase

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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 ...

William S. Rosecranz

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Richard Gates

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William H. Fry.

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Thomas, George H. (George Hasson), 1928-

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Tillson, Davis

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Willard, John Payne.

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

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Stone, Charles Pomeroy, 1824-1897

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

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Wilson, James M.

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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...

Poper John, 1822-1892

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Newton, John, 1823-1895

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Mark W. Downi

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Zook. Samuel Koscuisko, 1823-1863

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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,...

Adam Badeau

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

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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...

James Bowen

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Samuel A. Christie

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Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

F. C. Adams

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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...

Watmough, John G. (John Goddard), 1793-1861

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Morgan, Charles H. (Charles Hill), 1831-1911

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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...

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...

Brooke, John Rutter, 1838-1926

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Sarah B. Sweeny

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Edward Hatch

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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 ...

General Thomas

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Col. Hudson

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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...

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. ...

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 ...

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...

J. D. Waters

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Washington Lafayette Elliott

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William Starke Rosecrane

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Neill, Thomas Hewson, 1826-1885

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G. H. Heap

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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, ...

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...

Major John C. Caldwell

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Kingsley, ...

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Bailey, Champ, 1978-

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Epithet: Reverend; Master British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x000089 Epithet: of Stowe MS 851 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000191 ...

John W Sprague

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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...

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 ...

Reynolds, Thomas P.

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Pickell

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Vandervier, Ferdinand.

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George G. Syon

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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 ...

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 ...

Spencer.

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Epithet: Alchemist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x0003e8 Epithet: MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x0001f9 ...

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...

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...

Rendall, Nelson.

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Coppee

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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...

Wesley Merritt

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Williamson, James Alexander, 1829-1879

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

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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 ...

James Williams

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Elliot Danforth

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Hunter, David, 1802-1886

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Union general; commander of the U.S. Army's Dept. of the South (1862-1863). From the description of Letter, 1863 June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973346 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hilton Head, Port Royal, S.C., to an unidentified recipient, 1862 08 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526726 ...

White, Julius, 1816-1890

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Bouton, Nathaniel, 1799-1878

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Thomas Williams

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Dodge, Charles C.

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Bidwell, O. H.

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Wager Sprague

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R. P Johnson.

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T. S. Mather

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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...

Gen. Samuel Merrill

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Priest, George E.

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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 ...

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 ...

William DenisonWhipple

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Davis, Jefferson C. (Jefferson Carroll), 1932-

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Baker, Edward D.

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Abbot, Henry L.

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Henry Larcom Abbot (1831-1927), army officer and engineer, was born in Beverly, Massachusetts. He was the older brother of Francis Ellingwood Abbot, an influential religious radical. Upon his graduation from West Point in 1854, Abbot was commissioned in the engineers and assigned to duty with the Pacific Coast Railway. For several years from 1857, he was associated with Captain Andrew A. Humphreys in a study of flood control and navigation improvement of the Mississippi River. During the Civil W...

Pratt, Calvin E., 1836-1896

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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 ...

E. C. Doughty

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Cist, Lewis J. (Lewis Jacob), 1818-1885

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P. P. Pitkin

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Rice, James Clay, 1829-1864

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Frederick Steele

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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...

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 ...

Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

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...

Mauran

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Birney, David Bell, 1825-1864

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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. ...

Irwin, Bernard John Dawling.

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S. C. Harbert

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Foot, ...

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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...

Henry Wager Halleck

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McCook, Daniel, 1834-1864.

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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...

W. L. H. Bunger

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Rucker, Daniel Henry, 1812-1910

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Paine, Charles Jackson, 1833-1916.

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U.S. Army general. From the description of Charles Jackson Paine letters from John Singer Sargent, 1904-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122455561 ...

Hays, William

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Birney, William, 1819-1907

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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 ...

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

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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. ...

T. H. Gaylor

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Tyler, Daniel, 1799-1882

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Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

Josiah Dunham ?

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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 ...

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 ...

G. F. Parkhurst

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Lawler, Michael K.

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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...

Bayard, George Dashiell, 1835-1862

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Townsend, Martin I. (Martin Ingham), 1810-1903

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Lawyer and U.S. representative from New York. From the description of Martin I. Townsend correspondence, 1876 December 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980639 ...

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 ...

O. H. Hart

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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...

C. R. Thompson

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R. C. Hall

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Bowen, James 1808-1886.

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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897

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Writer, newspaper correspondent and editor, and Civil War reporter. From the description of Cabinet photograph, 1863 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971318 Editor of the NEW YORK SUN. From the description of Papers, 1865-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584183 American newspaper editor, member of Brook Farm and Assistant Secretary of War. From the description of Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895. (U...

Hinks, Edward W.

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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...

Allen, Robert, 1811-1886

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Allen was born in tiny West Point in Columbiana County, Ohio, and was educated in the public schools. He received an appointment to the United States Military Academy and graduated in 1836, ranking 33rd out of 49 cadets. He was assigned as a second lieutenant in the 2nd U.S. Artillery and assigned to garrison duty in various outposts. He saw his first combat during the Mexican–American War, where he received a brevet promotion to major for his actions at the Battle of Cerro Gordo. Allen was t...

Kautz, August Valentine, 1828-1895.

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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 ...

Washington L. Elliott

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Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877

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William G. Brownlow was a minister, newspaper publisher, and governor, who attacked the Confederacy after Tennessee seceded from the Union. He was forced to cease publishing and was imprisoned, but he was enventually freed and was escorted to Union lines in March 1862. He toured the North, stirring up support for East Tennessee Unionists and publishing books and articles, including his gubernatorial policies, which helped Tennessee become the first former Confederate state to be readmitted to th...

Beal, George Lafayette, 1825-1896

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George Lafayette Beal was born in Norway, Maine in 1825. He enlisted in 1861 and served as captain in Company G, First Maine Regiment of Infantry. The commissions he held during the war were: Captain, Company G, First Maine Regiment of Infantry; Colonel, Tenth Maine Regiment of Infantry; Colonel, Twenty-ninth Maine Regiment of Infantry; Brigadier General, U.S. Volunteers; and Major General "by brevet" in 1865 for meritorious services during the war. He was finally discharged on January 15, 1866....

Morris, William Hopkins, 1877-1900

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Gilbert, Charles C.

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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...

R. J. Hinton

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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 ...

Dana, Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh, 1822-1905

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Burns, William W., 1795-1874

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Kingsbury, Robert C.

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Horace J. Richards

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Horation Seymour

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Wilson, James H.

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Epithet: of Aberdeen British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000324 Epithet: editor of the Birmingham ' Pilot.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000323 ...

Studman

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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. ...

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 ...

Oliver O. Howard

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Prince R. Stetson.

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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 ...

Granger, Robert Seaman, 1816-1894

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Vanvliet, Stewart.

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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 ...

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...

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

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W. W. Belbrush

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W. T. Clark

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E M Stanton

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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 ...

William L. Oswald

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Baird, Absalom, 1824-1905

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Baird was born in Washington, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the preparatory department of Washington College (now Washington & Jefferson College) in 1841. He enrolled in the United States Military Academy and graduated in 1849, ranked ninth in a class of 43. From 1852 to 1859, he was a mathematics instructor at West Point, where one of his students was James McNeill Whistler. From 1859 to 1861, he served in Texas and Virginia. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, Baird was promoted to brev...

Dwight, William, 1831-1888

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S. P. Fessenden

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Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890

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Lawyer, Union soldier, and Secretary of War (1869-1876). From the description of Letters, 1869-1887. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233121016 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of William W. Belknap papers, 1880-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450603 American army officer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keokuk, Iowa, to H.T. Crosby, 1873 May 9. (Unknown). ...

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...

Thayer, John M. (John MacLane), 1944-2004

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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...

Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

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Editor of Muskingum Messenger, Ohio state senator, U.S. congressman from Ohio and from New York. Cox was born in Zanesville, Ohio, graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I., then studied law. He married Julia Buckingham and began practicing law in Zanesville in 1849. From the description of Correspondence, 1848. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41091956 U.S. representative from Ohio and New York, diplomat, and author. From the description ...

Cochrane, John, 1813-1898

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Morrison, ...

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Harris, Thomas H., active 1864

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Smith, Andrew J. (Andrew Jackson), 1831-1872

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Deitzler, George Washington, 1826-1884

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Mitchell, John Grant, 1838-1894

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A. C. Lambdin

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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...

W. W. Beckwith

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Smith, James C. (James Courtland), 1945-

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Finley Anderson

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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...

R. A. Angell

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Mott, Gersham, 1822-1884

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Waring, George E. (George Edwin), 1833-1898

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American agriculturalist and author. From the description of A health we drink to Holmes : autograph manuscript signed of a toast : Newport, R.I., 1884 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646039894 Waring was Secretary of the U.S. National Board of Health. From the description of George Edwin Waring correspondence : [Newport, R.I.], 1883-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49805529 Epithet: of Bailieborough, county Cavan British Library ...

Graham, Lawrence P.

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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...

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 ...

Potter, Edward E.

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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...

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 ...

Woods, Charles Robert, 1827-1885.

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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...

Palmer, John McAuley, 1870-1955

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U.S. Army officer and author. From the description of John McAuley Palmer papers, 1863-1977 (bulk 1900-1949). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 76017626 Grandson of Illinois governor John Palmer, graduate of West Point and career army officer attaining rank of Brigadier General. His aunt, Jessie Palmer Weber was librarian at the Illinois State Historical Library for many years. From the description of Letter, Sept. 10, 1925. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). W...

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 ...

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...

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...

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

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R. S. Loper

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Lorenzo, Thomas

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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 ...

R. M. Sanger

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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...

Bidwell, Daniel D. (Daniel Davidson), 1819-1864

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Killed at the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, 19 Oct. 1864. From the description of Military commissions, 1844-1864. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 36308753 Buffalo Civil War hero killed at Cedar Creek, Va., 19 Oct. 1864. From the description of Military commissions, 1849, 1865. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 32904737 From the description of Military discharge of Lieut. Charles H. Bidwell, 49th N.Y.S.V., 1862 June 22. (Buff...

Ripley, John Wolfe, 1813-1883

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Barlow, Francis C. (Francis Channing), 1834-1896

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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...

William Sprague

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J. C. Osgood

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S. Williams

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B. B. Vincent

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Sprague, John W.

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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...

George Steele

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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 ...

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: ...

Blenker, Louis, 1812-1863

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Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890

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Lawyer, Union soldier, and Secretary of War (1869-1876). From the description of Letters, 1869-1887. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233121016 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of William W. Belknap papers, 1880-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450603 American army officer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keokuk, Iowa, to H.T. Crosby, 1873 May 9. (Unknown). ...

L. J. Cist

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Berry, Nathaniel Springer, 1796-1894

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

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Craig, Henry Knox, 1791-1869

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Born at Fort Pitt in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1791, Henry Knox Craig entered the U.S. Army in 1812 and fought at Fort George and Stony Creek, Canada, receiving promotion to the rank of captain in 1813. During the Mexican War he served as chief of ordnance at the headquarters of the army of occupation and distinguished himself in several battles. In 1851 he was appointed colonel of ordnance and remained chief of that department until 1861. Upon his retirement in 1863 he was brevetted a brigadier-gener...

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...

Elihu Benjamin Washburn

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Kenley, John Reese, 1822-

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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 ...

Burns, William W., 1795-1874

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Cooper, Joseph Alexander, 1823-1910

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Ludington, Marshall T.

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Alfred Pleasonton

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Lewis E. Parsons

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Alexander D. Adams

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Howe, Albion Parris, 1818-1897

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Force, Manning Ferguson, 1824-1899.

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American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cincinnati, to William W. Belknap, 1873 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517911 ...

Steamer Clyde

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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 ...

Mrs George L. Thomas

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Kyzynowski, Wlademier.

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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 ...

George Webb Morell

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McNeil, John, 1813-1891

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George D. Wells

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Campbell, William Bowen, 1807-1867

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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 ...

Egan, Thomas W., 1836-1887

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Thomas Hillhouse

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Bittinger, John L. (John Lawrence), 1833-

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Rufus Saxton

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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 ...

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...

W. G. Mettun ?

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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 ...

Ramsey

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Epithet: Miss British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x0003a7 ...

Pennypacker, Galusha, 1844-1916

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Union soldier; 1861, enlisted as quartermaster-sergeant in the 9th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment; 1861, recruited Company A, 97th Pennsylvania Volunteers, of which he was elected captain; promoted to colonel, 1864; 1865, appointed brigadier-general of Volunteers, the youngest officer of that rank in the war; in 1865, became major-general. From the description of Galusha Pennypacker Civil War note, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70977809 Galusha Pennypacker was a ...

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 ...

J. A. Burns

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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...

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...

Cameron, Jean

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Epithet: of Bromley, county Kent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000755.0x000345 ...

Smith, Morgan Lewis, 1821-1874

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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 ...

W. E. Ambler

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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...

Gaughran, Richard, 1952-....

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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 ...

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,...

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 ...

I. V. P. Guackenbush

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Woodall

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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, 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...

Parker, John P., 1827-1900

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Averill, William Woods, 1832-1900

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William W. Lowe

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Gen. Lorenzo Thomas

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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...

Morrell, George Webb, 1815-1883

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Miss Robinson

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

J. Harris

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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. ...

Sloan, John Barnet, -1864

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Benham, Henry Washington, 1813-1884

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Henry W. Benham was a U.S. Army officer during the Civil War. He was a brigadier general, Engineer Brigade of the Army of the Potomac, and colonel, Corps of Engineers. From the description of Gen. H.W. Benham report of engineer service army of Potomac 1863. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50952466 Henry W. Benham was a United States (U.S.) Army officer during the Civil War. He was a brigadier general, Engineer Brigade of the Army of the Potom...

Cruft, Charles

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L Cooper

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McCall, G. W.

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Slemmer, Adam J., 1824-1868

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Thomas, George L., P.E.

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Herbert A. Hascall

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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...

Berry, Hiram Gregory, 1824-1863

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Hiram Gregory Berry, a major-general in the Civil War, was born 1824 Aug. 27 in Rockland, Maine, and died 1863 May 3 in the Battle of Chancellorsville. From the description of Letter : East Thomaston, to [?] Esq., 1850 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49287160 From the description of Letter : Rockland, to Gen. [?], Augusta, 1861 May 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 49287168 ...

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,...

Capt. Beckwith

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Herman Biggs.

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

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Hartranft, John Frederick

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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...

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...

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...

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...

George Sackley

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Elliott Danforth

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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...

B. W. Austin

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Myrick, John R.

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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...

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 ...

Grant, Lewis A., 1829-1918

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Turner, John W., 1932-

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Lida Thackeray

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Smith, Gustavus A.

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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...

Maurice Wakeman

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Lt. Col. H. Hall

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J. T. Sprague

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

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Whitaker, W. C. (Walter Chiles), 1823-1887

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P. P. Debosey

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Starkweather, John C.

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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...

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...

Ketcham, John Henry, 1832-1906

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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...

Jacob W. Davis

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Carlin, William P. (William Poschmann), 1911-1998

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Henry W. Halleck

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John S. Hawart

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Samuel M. Crawford

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Meredith, Sullivan Amory

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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 ...

Spence

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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. ...

Potter, Robert Brown, 1829-1887.

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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...

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 ...

Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877

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William G. Brownlow was a minister, newspaper publisher, and governor, who attacked the Confederacy after Tennessee seceded from the Union. He was forced to cease publishing and was imprisoned, but he was enventually freed and was escorted to Union lines in March 1862. He toured the North, stirring up support for East Tennessee Unionists and publishing books and articles, including his gubernatorial policies, which helped Tennessee become the first former Confederate state to be readmitted to th...

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...

Ramsay, Jeff

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Epithet: of Add MS 4317 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0003c7 ...

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...

Jacob Ammen

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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 ...

Johnson, Joseph E. (Joseph Esrey), 1906-1990

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Historian, international official, foundation executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Esrey Johnson : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309739647 Joseph Esrey Johnson was born on April 30, 1906 in Longdale, Virginia, and grew up in Scarsdale, New York. Johnson studied at Harvard University, where he earned his bachelor's, masters and doctoral degrees. His first teaching position was as a professor of his...

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...

Blenker, Louis, 1812-1863

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James C. Edson

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Lee, Albert Lindley.

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Benjamin Franklin? Perry

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Sullivan, Jeremiah C.

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

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Kelley, Benjamin F., 1807-1891

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VanWyck, Charles H.

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Gowin, G. A.

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Garrard, Kenner, 1828-1879

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Joseph Hooker

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Dennis, Elias S.

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William Dorsheimer

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Meigs, Montgomery C., 1945-

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McGinnis, George F.

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Griffin, Simon Goodell, 1824-1902

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Brooks, William Thomas Harbough, 1821-1870

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KEY

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John V. DuBois

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

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Hillman

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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. ...

Galasha A. Grow

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Duryée, Abram, 1815-1890

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Morell, George Webb, 1815-1883,

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Henry M B

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Henry M. Benedict

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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...

Pleasonton, Alfred, 1824-1897

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Pleasonton was born in Washington, D.C., on July 7, 1824. He was the son of Stephen and Mary Hopkins Pleasonton. Stephen was well known at the time of Alfred's birth. During the War of 1812, as a U.S. State Department employee, he saved crucial documents in the National Archives from destruction by the British invaders of Washington, including the original Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. As Fifth Auditor of the U.S. Treasury, Stephen Pleasonton was de facto superintendent ...

T. Canole

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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...

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...

Mason, John S.

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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 ...

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...

D. T. Van Buren

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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....

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 ...

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

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Hubert P. Mans

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Paul, Gabriel René, 1813-1886

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Edward D. Townsend

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A. Seward Ringgold

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Governo HorationSeymour

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Fairleigh

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Corocran, Michael, 1835-1895

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George Stoneman

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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...

Mrs. Emma M. Combs

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Captain Rutlin Fox

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