Military officer correspondence, 1875-1896.
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Charles Devens, Jr. was a Union army officer in the Civil War. He entered the war as a Major in the 3rd Batallion of the Massachusetts Rifles. He was appointed Brigadier General in April 1862 and was brevetted Major General, United States Volunteers, in April 1865. After the war, he served as a State Supreme Court justice for Massachusetts and was appointed Attorney General of the United States. From the description of Charles Devens letter, 1887 April 6. (University of California, S...
Union army officer, 1862-1865, and New York City attorney. From the description of Letterbooks, 1862 Sept.-1868 Nov. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759159 Military man and politician. King moved to Brooklyn in 1865 and served on the Brooklyn Board of Education. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1840]-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451560 Biographical Note ...
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...
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...
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 ...