Colonels In Blue Indiana Kentucky And Tennessee

Author: Roger D. Hunt
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476613869
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This biographical dictionary documents the Union army colonels who commanded regiments from Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Entries are arranged first by state and then by regiment, and provide a biographical sketch of each colonel focusing on his Civil War service. Many of the colonels covered herein never rose above that rank, failing to win promotion to brigadier general or brevet brigadier general, and have therefore received very little scholarly attention prior to this work.

Colonels In Blue Illinois Iowa Minnesota And Wisconsin

Author: Roger D. Hunt
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786498550
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The sixth in a series documenting Union army colonels, this biographical dictionary lists regimental commanders from Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. A brief sketch of each is included--many published here for the first time--giving a synopsis of Civil War service and biographical details, along with photos where available. Rosters of colonels by state are provided, including those promoted to higher ranks whose lives are documented in other works.

John Mcdonald And The Whiskey Ring

Author: Edward S. Cooper
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1683930134
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The most flamboyant, consistently dishonest racketeer was Supervisor of Internal Revenue John McDonald, whose organization defrauded the federal government of millions of dollars. When President Grant was asked why he appointed McDonald supervisor of internal revenue he responded, “I was aware that he was not an educated man, but he was a man that had seen a great deal of the world and of people, and I would not call him ignorant exactly, he was illiterate.” McDonald organized and ran the Whiskey Ring but he always credited Grant with the initiation of the Ring declaring that the president “actually stood god-father at its christening.” The demise of the Ring rivals anything that the real or fictional Elliot Ness and his “Untouchables” ever accomplished during the prohibition era in America.

Colonels In Blue New York

Author: Roger D. Hunt
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764317712
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This book is the second in a series which will feature the colonels of the Union Army in the Civil War. Most of them were citizen soldiers from a wide variety of backgrounds. Motivated by patriotic enthusiasm and personal ambition but often lacking any real military expertise, they nevertheless offered their services in defense of the Union. Through photographs and biographical sketches their lives are now being remembered. This volume documents the colonels who commanded regiments from New York state. Volume one in the series covers the New England states.

Brevet Brigadier Generals In Blue

Author: Roger D. Hunt
Publisher: Old Soldier Books
ISBN:
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Contains 1,396 photographs of the 1400 Brevet Brigadier Generals as well as alphabetical biographical information on each man which includes various ranks and regiments served, wounds received, education, occupation, honors, when and where born and died, where buried. This revised edition has new photos of a number of the Generals and updated data.

Biographical Dictionary Of The Union

Author: John T. Hubbell
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313209208
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This great new series provides 10 or your favorite songs, all in professionally arranged TAB format for just $10.00. Classic Rock Guitar TAB features 10 landmark songs from the classic rock era. Titles: Losing My Religon (R.E.M.) * Whipping Post (The Allman Brothers) * Bad Company (Bad Company) * Long Train Runnin' (The Doobie Brothers) * Hotel California (The Eagles) * Bad to the Bone (George Thorogood and the Destroyers) * Old Time Rock & Roll (Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band) * White Room (Cream) * I'm A Man (Chicago) * The Chain (Fleetwood Mac)

Rebel Raider

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Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813128344
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World Military Leaders

Author: Mark Grossman
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816074771
Size: 73.27 MB
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Articles profiling important military leaders are arranged in A to Z format.

This Terrible Sound

Author: Peter Cozzens
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252065941
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Renders the furious ebb and flow of the two-day battle, capturing both the evolving strategies of each side and the horrendous experience of the fight. This book draws from hundreds of diaries, letters, memoirs, interviews, official reports, and regimental histories.

Shiloh

Author: Larry J. Daniel
Publisher:
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Presenting a fascinating portrait of Ulysses S. Grant, a reexamination of the most crucial battle of the Civil War explores the broader campaign and political decisions made in the White House and the Executive Mansion in Richmond. 20,000 first printing.