Military officer correspondence, 1855-1892.


Military officer correspondence, 1855-1892.

Correspondence before, during, and after the Civil War from: Gates P. Thruston to C. C. Cratty; Frederick Townsend to Horatio C. King; Benjamin F. Tracy to Thomas Hillhouse and Henry C. Bowen; Charles R. Train; Robert B. Van Valkenburgh; Egbert L. Viele; Carlos A. Waite; and William S. Walker (Confederate, 1863).

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Train, Charles Russell, 1817-1885 (person)

King, Horatio C. (person)

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 ...

Hillhouse, Thomas, 1816-1897 (person)

Van Valkenburgh, Robert Bruce, 1821-1888. (person)

Thruston, Gates Phillips, 1835-1912 (person)

Union soldier. From the description of Gates Philips Thruston : papers, 1864-1867. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324654 ...

Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915 (person)

Benjamin F. Tracy, a lawyer, served as Secretary of the Navy, 1889-1893, where he presided over the development of the Modern Navy and the increase in the number of battleships and the formation of a naval reserve. He resumed his law practice in New York in 1893 and died there in 1915. From the description of Naval order, July 18, 1889. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 729740231 From the description of Signature, 1890. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 1797421...

United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 23rd (1861). (corporateBody)

Walker, William Stephen, 1822-1899. (person)

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

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 ...

Dudley, George T., ca. 1841-fl. 1865. (person)

Townsend, Frederick, 1825-1897 (person)

United States. Army (corporateBody)

The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

Bowen, Henry C., fl. 1892. (person)

Waite, Carlos Adolphus, 1800-1866, (person)