10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAJOR-GENERALCY»
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A Just and Righteous Cause: Benjamin H. Grierson's Civil War ...
In consultation with Mr. Stanton during my second call upon him, I referred to the
fact that President Lincoln and General Grant had in February 1865 expressed
the wish to have me promoted to a full major generalcy. But, as there was no ...
Bruce J. Dinges, Shirley A. Leckie, 2008
Military History of Ulysses S. Grant
The Secretary of War at once recommended Grant for a major-generalcy of
volunteers, and the President nominated him the same day. The Senate was in
session, and confirmed the nomination instantly, and " the whole country
General and Madam de Lafayette: Partners in Liberty's Cause ...
Consequently, William Duer, another member of Congress who spoke French,
called on him. Duer suggested that, if Lafayette renounced his agreement with
Deane, he might have a major-generalcy, but dated only as of that very day for ...
Patrick R. Cleburne (1828-1864) was one of only two foreign-born officers to
attain a major generalcy in the Confederate Army, the other being Camille
Armand Jules Marie, the Prince de Polignac. Born near Cork, Ireland, he was the
son of a ...
A Soldier's Letters to Charming Nellie
... promoted to a lieutenant-generalcy and placed in command of a corps in the
army of General Joseph E.Johnston,19 General C. W. Field20 being, in February,
1864, promoted to a major-generalcy and given command of Hood's old division.
Joseph Benjamin Polley, Richard B. McCaslin, 1908
General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern ...
He did not outwardly seek his brigadiership and he refused to do so now for a
major generalcy. Still, the outcome was naturally of deep interest to him. He
admitted to Ewell that he kept abreast of rumors “from Richmond as to my
General William F. Smith
W.F. Smith to a major generalcy. Your former recommendation was submitted to
the Secretary of War, and I think the appointment will be made as soon as there is
a vacancy. Not only is there no vacancy now, but by some error more than the ...
If thishadbeen so he would have been senior to Macomb, even after the latter
had been appointed vice Brown to the only Major-Generalcy in the Army. The
President's order assigningMacomb to the com- mand ofthe Army was probable ...
Napoleon's Imperial Headquarters (1): Organization and Personnel
Arriving at the army's Imperial Headquarters, he met Marshal Berthier, general
major of the Grande Armee (the Major-Generalcy was an appointment, not a rank
), his trusted chief of the general staff. Berthier had gathered around him a staff of
The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: A Political, ...
Butler, who fought in the War of 1812, secured a major generalcy of volunteers
during the Mexican-American War. While in command of the 3rd Division, he was
severely wounded on September 21, 1846, during the Battle of Monterrey.
Spencer Tucker (Militärhistoriker), 2013