Papers, 1843-1969 (bulk 1843-1908)

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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. Papers, 1843-1969 (bulk 1843-1908)

Papers, 1843-1969 (bulk 1843-1908)

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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 ...

Hurlbut, Stephen Augustus, 1815-1882

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American army officer and diplomat. From the description of Telegram (not autograph) : Head Quarters 16th Army Corps, 1863 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555752 American army officier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Memphis, Tennessee, to Col. J.C. Kelton, 1863 Nov. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530212 A native of South Carolina, Hurlbut became a lawyer and state legislator in Illinois. A Union general ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896

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Columbus Delano (1809-1896) was a resident of Mount Vernon, Ohio. Delano was later a United States Representative and Secretary of the Interior under President Grant. From the guide to the Columbus Delano Papers, ., 1834-1839, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) U.S. Sec. of Interior. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Department of the Interior," Washington, D.C., to William W. Belknap, 1873 Nov...

Bowers, Theodore Shelton, 1832-1866

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Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892

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Lawyer, of New York, N.Y., U.S. attorney general, and ambassador to Great Britain. From the description of Papers of Edwards Pierrepont, 1847-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81338859 A prominent New York lawyer and politician and Democrat who was against secession and supportive of the use of force to protect the Union. President Lincoln appointed him to try the cases of those who had been imprisoned in the North for suspected disloyalty to the Union cause and after the...

Bingham, John Armor, 1815-1900

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American abolitionist, lawyer and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cadiz, Ohio, 1886 Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639585929 From the description of Autograph entry signed : [Salem, Ohio], undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639588072 American statesman, born in Mercer, Pennsylvania; practiced law in Cadiz, Ohio, beginning in 1840. After some years as a stump speaker in the Harrison campaign, he was elected to Congress in 18...

Creswell, John A. J. (John Angel James), 1828-1891

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Lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Maryland, and U.S. postmaster general. From the description of John A.J. Creswell papers, 1819-1885 (bulk 1862-1885). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980046 Biographical Note 1828, Nov. 18 Born, Port Deposit, Md. 1848 Graduated, Dickinson College, Carlisle,...

Thomas, Lorenzo, 1804-1875

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American army officer. From the description of Signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572045 From the description of Letter signed : "A. G. Office, ", to William Pitt Fessenden, [18]61 Sept. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572041 U.S. army officer. From the description of Lorenzo Thomas correspondence and calling card, 1848-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980593 ...

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...

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...

Romero, Matías, 1837-1898

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Diplomat, public servant, author, agricultural researcher, railroad company executive. Born 1837 in Oaxaca; died 1898 in New York. While a student in law school, Romero began to correspond with Benito Juárez and to serve the Juarist faction. During the years 1859-1898, he held posts intermittently in the Mexican diplomatic service in Washington, D.C. and in the Mexican Ministry of Treasury. During the 1870s Romero researched the agricultural resources of southern Mexico. He also was superintend...

Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912

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American army officer; son of U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, Ill., "Dear Gen." [William W. Belknap], 1874 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567237 Son of Pres. Ulysses S. Grant. From the description of Letter, 1907 Sept. 12. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953071 Soldier, U.S. Army; son of Ulysses S. Grant. Served in 4th U.S. Cavalry, 1871-1881 and Span...

Babcock, Orville Elias, 1835-1884

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American brevet Brigadier General, Aide-de-Camp to Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War and Private Secretary to Grant during his presidency, 1869-1877. From the description of Orville E. Babcock papers, 1851-1947, bulk 1861-1884. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 317717282 O.E. Babcock was President Ulysses S. Grant's personal secretary. Adam Badeau served as military secretary to Grant during the Civil War, and as consul-general in London from 1870-1881. ...

Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886

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Union General, United States Senator from Illinois. From the description of Autograph letter signed : U.S. Senate Chamber, Washington, to J.M. Dalzell, 1882 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591540 John Alexander Logan was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives (1852-1853, 1856-1857), U.S. Representative for Illinois (1859-1862, 1867-1871), and U.S. Senator for Illinois (1871-1877, 1879-1886). From the description of John Alexander Logan letter...

Townsend, E. D. (Edward Davis), 1817-1893

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Townsend was Assistant Adjutant General during the Civil War. He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (1837) and served in the Florida War as a Lt. Col. In 1861 he was promoted to Colonel. From Nov. 1861 to March 1862 he served in the Adj. Gen.'s Office. He was promoted to Acting Adj. Gen. of the Army on March 23, 1862. He retired in 1880. (For further information see his biography in the Civil War Dictionary.). From the description of United States Colored Troops Circulars, 1...

Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1825-1914.

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American general and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Michael Scanlan, 1869 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663527 American general and diplomatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : House of Representatives, Washington, to A.D. Farnsworth, 1859 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662680 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to D.W. Wetmore, 1851 Mar. 22. (Unknown). Worl...

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). ...

Young, John Russell, 1840-1899

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000574.0x000334 Irish American journalist, author, diplomat and Librarian of Congress. From the description of John Russell Young letters [manuscript], 1867-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174958754 Journalist, editor, diplomat, and Librarian of Congress. From the description of John Russell Young paper...

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...

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 ...

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872

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Union general, from New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1861-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657414 Union general, lawyer, and businessman. From the description of Civil War letter, 1862 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973068 Army officer, lawyer, and businessman. From the description of H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896 (bulk 1862). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981165 American general. ...

Davis, Varina, 1826-1906

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Second wife of Confederate States of America president Jefferson Davis. From the description of Letter and article: New York [N.Y.], 1905 Oct. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29417912 First Lady of Confederacy. From the description of Letter: Montgomery [Al.], 1863 March [1]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415155 Author; wife of Jefferson Davis [1808-1889], president of the Confederacy. From the description of V...

Washburne, E. B. (Elihu Benjamin), 1816-1887

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A native of Maine, Washburne became a Galena, Illinois lawyer and served in the U. S. House of Representatives from Illinois (1853-1869). A supporter of both Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, he was American minister to France (1869-1877). From the description of Letter, 1854, 1857, and 1877. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443060766 From the description of Letters, 1849-1872, nd. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 226...

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, ...

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...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

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...

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 ...

Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905

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George Sewall Boutwell (1818-1905) was an active political figure and lawyer all his life. Initially a Democrate, his antislavery leanings made him a prominent Free Soiler who was elected Governor and susequently reelected by the dominant Massachusetts Free Soil coalition in 1851-1852. He became a lawyer and founder of the Massachusetts Republican Party, later being a Radical Republican in Congress and among the most forecful opponents of President Andrew Johnson. Boutwell served as Secretary of...

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. ...

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...

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,...

Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893

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American statesman; Secretary of State. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to Thomas J. Durant, 1870 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538114 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Schell, 1890 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526181 American statesman and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William B. Snell, Esq., (18)76 Dec. 19. (Unknown). World...

Porter, Horace, 1837-1921

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American general and ambassador. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York], to M. Olmstead, Secretary of the Jeweler's Association, 1886 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618680 American army officer and railroad official. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1874 Aug. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618676 Son of Pennsylvania Governor and graduate of West Point, he was an ai...

Grant, Chapman, 1887-

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Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896

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Lawyer, railroad entrepreneur, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican politician. From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow [microform] : papers, selections from Library of Congress. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62534698 From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow : miscellaneous papers, 1832-1896. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737472 Army officer, lawyer, and U.S. secretary of the treasury and soli...

Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881

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Civil War officer; organized 1st Rhode Island Regiment, 1861; commissioned major-general; commander, Army of the Potomac, 1862; commander, Department of the Ohio, 1863; commander, 9th Corps, 1864; Rhode Island governor, 1866-1868; U.S. senator, 1875-1881. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to [Abraham Lincoln], 1863 Jan. 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988853 American army officer, commander of the Union's Army of the Potoma...

Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888

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U.S. Army officer and Union general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [place name illegible], to [Sawtelle?], 1866 July 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 753969354 Philip Henry Sheridan was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. A native of Albany, N.Y., Sheridan graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1853 and subsequently served with the 4th U.S. Infantry in the Pacific Northwest. Sheri...

Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882

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Mary Todd Lincoln (1818-1882) was the wife of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States. From the description of Mary Lincoln letter to Henry Wilson, 1867 January 3. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 762831674 From the description of Mary Lincoln letter to Capt. C. H. Tompkins, ca. 1861-1865. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 762830219 Wife of Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1856-1859....

Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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Mosby was a practicing Virginia lawyer who joined the Confederate Army as a private and rose quickly through the ranks to a colonelcy through his brilliant successes as a cavalry officer. He formed a group of rangers who fought under the law of partisan warfare, seizing Union funds and supplies, and audaciously capturing General Stoughton at Fairfax Court House. From the description of Letters, 1861 June 18-1886 December 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407018 American ...

Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886

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American army officer and politician. From the description of Telegram, not autograph : [n.p.], to Sykes Chadwick and Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511560 From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the President, 1868 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510372 Union Army officer, from Montgomery Co., Pa. From the description of Letters, 1863-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657431 F...

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...

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...

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...

Augur, Christopher Columbus, 1821-1898

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American general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Governor Israel Washburn of Maine, 1862 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131818 American army officer. From the description of Letter signed : Omaha, Nebraska, to W.W. Belknap, 1870 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132633 Following the Civil War U.S. army officer Christopher C. Augur commanded several military departments in the West. Interested i...

Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870

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Union Army general. From the description of Letter, 1868 Dec. 26. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324291 George Henry Thomas was a Union army major general in the Civil War. From the description of George H. Thomas letter to L. H. Whittlesy, R. W. Smith, and Louis Schafner, 1867 October 26. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 746923449 Soldier, Union general. From the description of George He...

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)...

Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Ford, C. W. (Charles W.), -1873

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