Ashbel Woodward biography collection, undated.

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Woodward, Ashbel, 1804-1885. Ashbel Woodward biography collection, undated.

Ashbel Woodward biography collection, undated.

A collection of biographies of Civil War officers written and compiled by Ashbel Woodward of Hartford, Connecticut.

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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...

Banks, Nathaniel Prentice, 1816-1894

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Nathaniel Prentice (or Prentiss) Banks (January 30, 1816 – September 1, 1894) was an American politician from Massachusetts and a Union general during the Civil War. A millworker by background, Banks was prominent in local debating societies, and his oratorical skills were noted by the Democratic Party. However, his abolitionist views fitted him better for the nascent Republican Party, through which he became Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and Governor of Massachusetts ...

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...

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...

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...

Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861

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Born as Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth in Malta, New York, Ellsworth grew up in Mechanicville, New York, and later moved to New York City. In 1854, he moved to Rockford, Illinois, where he worked for a patent agency. In 1859, he became engaged to Carrie Spafford, the daughter of a local industrialist and city leader. When Carrie's father demanded that he find more suitable employment, he moved to Chicago to study law and work as a law clerk. In 1860, Ellsworth moved to Springfield, Illinois, to work...

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...

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...

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

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

Stevens, Isaac Ingalls, 1818-1862

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

Ericsson, John, 1803-1889

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Swedish-born engineer and inventor; emigrated to the United States in 1839. From the description of John Ericsson papers, 1821-1890 (bulk 1842-1886). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980081 Swedish-born engineer John Ericsson designed the first screw-driven steamship to cross the Atlantic and the first propeller-driven steam warship for the US Navy. In 1861 he contracted with the Navy to build an ironclad warship, Monitor, which successfully fought the Confederate ironclad V...

Stringham, Silas Horton, 1798-1876

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American naval officer. From the description of Endorsement of an order : Norfolk, Va., 1851 Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580762 Stringham was an admiral in the Union navy during the Civil War, 1861-1865. From the description of Letter, July 11, 1864. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 741500251 Naval officer. From the description of Papers, 1861-1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451542 ...

Gwinn, John, 1791-1849

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Naval officer. From the description of Papers of John Gwinn, 1815-1864 (bulk 1825-1849). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78240390 Biographical Note 1791, June 11 Born, Taneytown, Maryland 1809 Appointed midshipman Duty in John Adams (frigate) ...

Lee, William Raymond, 1807-1891

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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 ...

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...

Peabody, C. A. (Charles Augustus), 1814-1901

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Webster, Fletcher, 1813-1862

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Colonel in the Civil War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Mr. Miller, 1857 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586795 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to A.L. Strong, Esq., 1858 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586799 ...

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 ...

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...

Worden, John Lorimer, 1818-1897

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

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 ...

McCook, Robert Latimer, 1827-1862

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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 ...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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

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 ...

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...

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

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

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...

Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865

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

Kearny, Philip, 1815-1862

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

Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877

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

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. ...

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...

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, ...

Pope, John, 1822-1892

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

Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877

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

Winthrop, Theodore, 1828-1861

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American novelist. From the description of Northern lights : autograph manuscript copy of the poem, [ca. 1851]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589803 Theodore W. Winthrop (1828-1861) was an American author who wrote travel books and books about art and poetry. He served in the N.Y. militia and was killed in Virginia in the U.S. Civil War. From the guide to the Theodore Winthrop papers, 1844-1860, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division....

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. ...

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...

Woodward, Ashbel, 1804-1885

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Physician, of New London, Conn. From the description of Ashbel Woodward address, 1874 Nov. 30. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 78464150 ...

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...

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 ...

Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915

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Robert Smalls (b. April 5, 1839, Beaufort, South Carolina-d. February 23, 1915, Beaufort, South Carolina) was an enslaved African American who escaped to freedom and became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery during the American Civil War by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, on May 13, 1862, and sailing it from Confederate-controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and per...

Porter, William David, 1809-1864

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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...

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...

McClemand, John A., 1812-1900.

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Farragut David Glasgow, 1801-1870

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

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,...

Mulligan, James Adelbert, 1830-1864

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

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...