List of Officers of the Army of the United States from 1779 to 1900, Embracing a Register of All Appointments by the President of the United States in the Volunteer Service During the Civil War, and of Volunteer Officers in the Service of the United States: June 1, 1900

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L. R. Hamersly & Company, 1900 - 863 pages
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Page 381 - Louisiana; and particularly for their valor, skill, and good conduct on the 8th of January last, in repulsing, with great slaughter, a numerous British army of chosen veteran troops, when attempting by a bold and daring attack to...
Page 339 - Potomac, for the skill and heroic valor which at Gettysburg repulsed, defeated, and drove back broken and dispirited the veteran army of the rebellion...
Page 250 - Vengeance, of fifty-four ; in testimony of the high sense entertained by Congress of his gallantry and good conduct in the...
Page 324 - Ulysses S. Grant, and through him to the officers and soldiers who have fought under his command during this rebellion, for their gallantry and good conduct in the battles in which they have been engaged; and that the President of the United States be requested to cause a gold medal to be struck, with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions, to be presented to Major-General Grant.
Page 431 - Missouri ; and that, in order to commemorate an event so honorable to the country and to themselves, it is ordered that each regiment engaged shall be authorized to bear upon its colors the word 'Springfield,' embroidered in letters of gold.
Page 381 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be struck a gold medal, with devices emblematical of this splendid achievement, and presented to...
Page 462 - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of Hie United States of America in Congress assembled, That the gratitude of the American people, and the thanks of their Representatives in Congress, are due, and are hereby tendered, to Maj.
Page 477 - March 13, 1865, for gallant and meritorious services during the war, and Lieutenant Colonel Volunteers April 9. 1865, for valuable and meritorious services during the campaign terminating with the surrender of the Insurgent army under Gen. RE Lee; honorably mustered out Nov.

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