Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895.

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Haskell, Clinton H. Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895.

Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895.

Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection contains miscellaneous letters, military orders, telegrams, and documents related to the Civil War.

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Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-died July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was the 18th president of the United States, serving from 1869 to 1877. As president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who worked with the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction to protect African Americans, created the Justice Department, and reestablish the public credit. Promoted lieutenant-general, in 1864, Grant led the Union Army in winning the American Civ...

Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888

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Army officer and engineer. From the description of Signature of Quincy Adams Gillmore, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450480 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1874 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hilton Head, S.C., to Gen. J.H. Wilson, 1865 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269570477 From the ...

Augur, Christopher Columbus, 1821-1898

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Augur was born in Kendall, New York. He moved with his family to Michigan and entered West Point in 1839. Augur graduated in 1843 in the same class as General of the Army Ulysses S. Grant. Following his graduation, Augur served as aide-de-camp to Generals Hopping and Cushing during the Mexican–American War, and during the 1850s took an active part in the campaigns of the western frontier against the Yakima and Rogue River tribes of Washington and, in 1856, against the Oregon Indians. In Oregon, ...

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885

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George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was an American soldier, civil engineer, railroad executive, and politician who served as the 24th Governor of New Jersey. A graduate of West Point, McClellan served with distinction during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848), and later left the Army to work on railroads until the outbreak of the American Civil War (1861–1865). Early in the conflict, McClellan was appointed to the rank of major general and played an important role i...

Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

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John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) was an American explorer, military officer, and politician. He was a US Senator from California, and in 1856 was the first Republican nominee for President of the United States. A native of Georgia, Frémont acquired male protectors after his father's death, and became proficient in mathematics, science, and surveying. During the 1840s, he led five expeditions into the Western United States and became known as "The Pathfinder". During the...

Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

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Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was an American military commander and political candidate. He served as a general in the United States Army from 1814 to 1861, taking part in the War of 1812, the Mexican–American War, the early stages of the American Civil War, and various conflicts with Native Americans. Scott was the Whig Party's presidential nominee in the 1852 presidential election, but was defeated by Democrat Franklin Pierce. He was known as Old Fuss and Feathers for his insi...

Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. He was appointed Confederate secretary of war in 1865. Breckinrid...

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 ...

Pickett, George E. (George Edward), 1825-1875

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Pickett (1825-1875), eventually a Confederate Brig. Gen., was from Va. He was a lawyer, West Pointe graduate (1846), and Mexican War veteran. He is most remembered for Pickett's charge. He surrended at Appomattox. Pillow, a Confederate Gen. from Tenn., was a lawyer and Mexican War veteran. Twice wounded he was appointed senior Maj. Gen. of Tenn. When those troops transferred to the CSA, he was apointed Brig. Gen. of CSA in 1861. He fought at Belmont (Nov. 7, 1861) and was suspended and reprimand...

Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

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 ...

DeSaussure, Wilmot G. (Wilmot Gibbes), 1822-1886

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Lieutenant Colonel Wilmot Gibbes DeSaussure (1822-1886) of the 1st Artillery Regiment of the South Carolina Militia, which was later absorbed into the Army of the Confederate States of America, commanded Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island, December 1860-January 1861, and artillery at Morris Island, March-April 1861, in the harbor of Charleston, S.C. He served in the South Carolina legislature, 1848-1864. From the description of Wilmot G. DeSaussure order-book, 1860-1861. WorldCat rec...

Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877

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Army officer. From the description of Nathan Bedford Forrest letter, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450304 Planter, slave dealer, and Confederate Army officer; resident of Memphis (Shelby Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19562174 Confederate general; led cavalry forces during the battle of Fort Pillow, Tenn.; Confederate troops accused of slaughtering Union soldiers following th...

Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872

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Lieutenant-general, Confederate Army, during Civil War. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to Hugh [W.] Sheffey, 1865 March 14. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366216 U.S. and Confederate Army officer. From the description of Richard Stoddert Ewell papers, 1838-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063194 Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth ...

Haskell, Clinton H.

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Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897

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Daniel Ruggles, a native of Massachusetts and former U. S. Army officer, was a general in the Confederate Army. Ruggles led the Second Division in the Battle of Baton Rouge, 1862. From the description of Daniel Ruggles letter, 1861 Dec. 2. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122505551 From the description of Daniel Ruggles letter, 1836 Nov. 1. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 317132959 From the description of Daniel Ruggles Confederate...

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 ...

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...

Harding, William White, 1830-1889

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Scranton, Charles, 1822-1888

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Quinby, I. F. (Isaac Ferdinand), 1821-1891

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Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876

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Confederate Army officer, planter, and engineer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1833-1879 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 44880220 Confederate General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mobile, to H. Storm, 1873 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133497 Army officer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1861-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455179 G...

Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893

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P.G.T. Beauregard was a Confederate States Army general from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Aztec Club was organized in 1847 as a fraternal society for officers serving under General Winfield Scott's command in Mexico City. Several officers later became major Civil War leaders. From the description of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard letter, 1892 Dec. 29. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70294149 Former Confederate general and resident of New Orleans. At the t...

Buchanan, Franklin, 1800-1874

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U.S. naval officer. From the description of Letters, 1845-1860. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 123466564 Franklin Buchanan (1800-1874) of Maryland was a United States Navy officer and later admiral in the Confederate States Navy. From the guide to the Franklin Buchanan Books, ., 1829-1834 and 1862-1863, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Franklin Buchanan of Maryland was a U.S. Navy...

McPherson, James Birdseye, 1828-1864

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McPherson was born in Clyde, Ohio. He attended Norwalk Academy in Norwalk, Ohio, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1853, first in his class, which included Philip H. Sheridan, John M. Schofield, and John Bell Hood; Hood would oppose him later in the Western Theater. McPherson was directly appointed to the Corps of Engineers with the rank of brevet second lieutenant. For a year after his graduation he was assistant instructor of practical engineering at the Mi...

Price, Sterling, 1809-1867

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Missouri governor. From the description of Papers, 1856. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36115930 Gov. of Missouri. From the description of Letter signed : City of Jefferson, to President Pierce, 1853 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619013 ...

Brent, George William, 1821-1872

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Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867

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Lawyer, founder of Free Soil Party in Massachusetts, governor of Massachusetts, 1861-1866. From the description of ALS, 1861 Oct. 19, New York, N.Y., to an unknown correspondent. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524861 Prominent anti-slavery lawyer and Civil War governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1772-1895, [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 25618330 Andrew was Governor of Massachusetts ...

Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900

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Author and Confederate Army officer. From the description of Letters of Dabney Herndon Maury, 1862-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009539 Dabney Herndon Maury was a Major General in the Confederate States Army and commanded the District of the Gulf. From the description of Dabney Herndon Maury letter, 1865 June 1. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244205268 Confederate general and organizer of the Southern Historical Society. ...

Niernsee, John Rudolph, 1814-1885

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Architect; b. Vienna, Austria; draftsman, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, and architect of several buildings, ca. 1850s, in Baltimore, Md.; appointed supervising architect, 1855, for State Capitol in Columbia, S.C.; served as major, Confederate States Army. From the description of John Rudolph Niernsee papers, 1865-1936. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 31682196 ...

Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857

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George Washington Parke Custis was the son of John Parke Custis who was the stepson of George Washington. Custis' mother was Eleanor Calvert. He grew up at Mount Vernon in Virginia after the death of his father. He married Mary Lee Fitzhugh and lived at "Arlington." His daughter Mary Anna Randolph Custis married Robert E. Lee. George Washington Parke Custis was a playwright and agricultural reformer. From the description of Papers, 1832-1856. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat re...

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...

Confederate states of America. Army

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Harris, Isham G. (Isham Green), 1818-1897

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Governor of Tennessee, United States senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Hayes, 1877 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506120 Isham Green Harris (1818-1897) was a state legislator and governor of Tennessee. During the Civil War, he was a voluntary member of the staffs of A. S. Johnston, Braxton Bragg, and J. E. Johnston. From the guide to the Isham G. Harris Letter, ., 22 August 1863, (University of North C...

Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878

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Gideon Johnson Pillow (1806-1878) was born in Williamson County, Tennessee. He practiced law with James Knox Polk (1795-1849), the 11th presdient of the United States. Pillow was appointed Brigadier General of the U.S. Volunteers in 1846 and later promoted to Major General because of his friendship with President Polk. He served during the Mexican War (1846-1848) and fought during the battles of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, and Chapultepec. He was appointed Senior Major General of the Prov...

Bowers, Theodore Shelton, 1832-1866

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Manigault, Edward, 1817-1874

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Son of Joseph Manigault (1763-1843) of Charleston, S.C. He served in the Mexican War, and afterwards as a South Carolina state ordnance officer, and a railroad engineer. In 1863 he was appointed a major in the Confederate Army and given command of an artillery unit called the Siege Train. In Feb. 1865, Manigualt was in command of a small infantry force of 161 men who defended Grimball's Causeway (at or near James Island, S.C.) against a much larger Federal force. From the description...

Rains, George Washington, 1817-1898

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Army officer and educator. From the description of Letter of George Washington Rains, 1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449465 U.S. and Confederate army officer, educator, inventor, and author, of New York and Georgia. From the description of George Washington Rains papers, 1843-1949 (bulk 1843-1864) [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24561253 George Washington Rains was a United States and Confederate army officer, educator, inventor, and author, of...

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,...

Devin, Thomas C. (Thomas Cassimer), 1822-1878

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Colonel in the 6th New York Cavalry Regiment. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1862 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971616 ...

Martindale, J. H. (John Henry), 1815-1881

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