Letters received, 1885-1898.

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Chamberlain, Sylvester. Letters received, 1885-1898.

Letters received, 1885-1898.

Letters received, 1885-1898, from William Tecumseh Sherman, Stephen D. Lee, James Longstreet, John C. Frémont, Fitzhugh Lee, John M. Schofield, Charles S. Venable, William Lamb, and D.C. Buell, in response to questions posed by Chamberlain. Subjects include the Whitworth "Whistling Dick" and Brooke rifle guns allegedly used at Vicksburg; Gen. Pemberton and the battle of Champion Hills; the charge of Pickett's Division at Gettysburg; Hood's assault and the chain of command at Franklin, Tenn.; Grant's command at Cairo, Ill.; the blockade and attacks upon Fort Fisher by the American Navy; D.C. Buell's role in the War Dept., and the composition of the principal armies of the Union.

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

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters and field order of William T. Sherman, 1863-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057263 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314215 From the description of Letter, 1875. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421933 American army commander. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

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Commander of the 4th Texas Regiment. From the description of Letter, 1862 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973320 Army officer. From the description of Note of John Bell Hood, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450985 Confederate Army officer, stationed at Nashville (Davidson Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793299 John Bell Hood (b. June 1, 1831, Bat...

Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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JCF served as Territorial Governor of Arizona 1878-1881. From the description of ALS, 1879 July 2 : [New York], to Mr. [Charles Edward] Lester. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15615926 Narciso Botello, secretary of the Ayuntamientos in 1836, secretary to Governor Flores in 1847. From the description of Articulos de capitulacion hecha el dia trece de Enero de mil ochocientos, cuarenta y siete por D. José Antonio Carrillo Comandante de Escu...

Longstreet, James, 1821-1904

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U.S. railroad commissioner, army officer, and diplomat. From the description of James Longstreet papers, 1858-circa 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980713 James Longstreet, military man, businessman, diplomat, and railway commissioner, was born 8 January 1821, in Edgefield District, South Carolina, and died 2 January 1904, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (1842) and served in the Mexican War before he resigned from the U.S. Army ...

Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900

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Confederate officer, aide to Robert E. Lee, and professor of mathematics at South Carolina College (1857-1862) and at the University of Virginia following the Civil War until retirement in 1893; author of several mathematics text books; born at "Longwood", in Prince Edward County, Va.; husband of Margaret Cantey McDowell. From the description of Charles S. Venable papers, 1858-1934. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 43541303 Confederate officer, aide to Rob...

Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906

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

Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Fitzhugh Lee, grandson of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and nephew of Robert E. Lee was Major General of the Confederate Army. After the war, he wrote about and taught the history of the South during the Civil War and wrote a biography of Robert E. Lee. In 1885-1889, he served as governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Fitzhugh Lee, 1863-1889 (bulk 1885-1889). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446276 Fitzhugh Le...

Pemberton, John C. (John Clifford), 1814-1881

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Confederate army officer. From the description of Papers of John C. Pemberton, 1862-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453948 Officer in the U.S. Army and later in the Confederate States of America Army. From the description of Letter, 1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522011 Confederate general controversial for his surrender of Vicksburg, Miss., 4 July 1863; a veteran of the Seminole Wars, the Mexican War, and service on the fr...

Grant, Ulysses S., 1852-1929

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Ulysses Simpson Grant, Jr., son of President Ulysses S. Grant, (b. July 22, 1852, Bethel, Ohio-d. September 25, 1929, on the Ridge Route, north of Los Angeles, California), lawyer, investor and entrepreneur....

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 ...

Chamberlain, Sylvester.

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Early Buffalo settler. From the description of Letters received, 1885-1898. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56939610 ...

Lee, Stephen D. (Stephen Dill), 1833-1908

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Planter, U.S. and Confederate army officer. From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Dec. 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442865 From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Nov. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156169 Lieutenant General, C.S.A.; President, Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; and Mississippi state legislator; nat...

Lamb, William, 1835-1909

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William Lamb was born on 7 September 1835 and lived in Norfolk, Va. for most of his life. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and edited the Southern Argus. During the Civil War, he commanded Fort Fisher, N.C. After the war, he was a coal dealer, an advocate of direct trade with Europe, mayor of Norfolk and a member of the Republican Party. Lamb was Rector of the College of William and Mary. He died 23 March 1909. From the description of Diaries and papers, 1835-1909. ...