The Photographic History of the Civil War ...: Armies and leaders

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Page 190 - Hancock stands the most conspicuous figure of all the general officers who did not exercise a separate command. He commanded a corps longer than any other one, and his name was never mentioned as having committed in battle a blunder for which he was responsible.
Page 63 - Yes, I know they will say hard things of us; they will not understand how we were overwhelmed by numbers; but that is not the question, Colonel; the question is, is it right to surrender this army? If it is right, then I will take all the responsibility.
Page 304 - Department from the beginning — their rank being about equal — were made honorary commanders-in-chief for life, and General George W. Gordon, a member of Congress from Tennessee, was chosen as active commanderin-chief in 1910. Generals Gordon, Cabell, and Evans died in 1911. Each had a military funeral in which US Army officials took part. Within a score of years there had developed a close and cordial cooperation between the veterans and such representative Southern organizations as the Confederated...
Page 142 - Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Page 290 - Coast, CONFEDERATE GENERALS No. 17 SOUTH CAROLINA Martin W. Gary, Originally Colonel in Hampton's Legion. James Connor Commanded a Brigade in Lee's Army. sion of civil engineering until the outbreak of the Civil War, when he entered the Confederate Army. He participated in the capture of the Norfolk Navy Yard by the Virginia volunteers, raised and commanded the Sixth Virginia regiment and on November 16, 1861, he was appointed brigadiergeneral in the Confederate Army in March, 1864. In the battle...
Page 270 - October, 1864, he was placed in command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. He...
Page 302 - States ; to preserve relics or mementoes of the same : to cherish the ties of friendship that should exist among men who have shared common dangers, common sufferings and privations; to care for the disabled and extend a helping hand to the needy ; to protect the widows and the orphans, and to make and preserve a record of the resources of every member, and, as far as possible, of those of our comrades who have preceded us in eternity.
Page 293 - Soldiers and sailors of the United States Army, Navy or Marine Corps, who served between April 12, 1861 and April 9, 1865, in the war for the suppression of the Rebellion, and those having been honorably discharged therefrom after such service, and of such State regiments as were called into active service and subject to the orders of...
Page 302 - Its constitution says that it * ' will endeavor to unite in a general federation all associations of Confederate veterans, soldiers, and sailors now in existence or hereafter to be formed...
Page 304 - Republic; of truth, because it will seek to gather and preserve, as witnesses for history, the unimpeachable facts which shall doom falsehood to die that truth may live; of justice, because it will cultivate national as well as Southern fraternity, and will condemn narrow-mindedness and prejudice and passion, and cultivate that broader...

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