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General George Stoneman.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

General George Stoneman.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStoneman, George
    SeriesH.rp.4099
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16000620M

    During an raid through North Carolina, Major General George Stoneman missed capturing the fleeing Jefferson Davis only by a matter of hours, timing somewhat typical of Stoneman's life and career. This biography provides an in-depth look at the life and military career of Major General George Stoneman, beginning with his participation in the 2. On Decem Gillem’s forces left Knoxville to join with Major General George Stoneman on an expedition into western Virginia. The regiment was engaged at Big Creek, near Kingsport, on December 12; at Wytheville, Virginia, December 16; and at Saltville, Virginia, December In his report of the capture and burning of the salt works at.

    John Buford, Jr. (March 4, – Decem ) was a United States Army cavalry officer. He fought for the Union as a brigadier general during the American Civil is best known for having played a major role in the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, , by obtaining the 'high ground' while in command of a ds held: Chief of Cavalry, Army of the Potomac. Union Cavalry General George Stoneman is best known for his lackluster part in the ill fated Chancellorsville Campaign and his July defeat and capture during a Georgia raid, but his Civil War career did not end there, to the dismay of many.

    The force under General Stoneman consisted of three brigades, one composed of the mounted portions of the Fifth and Sixth Indiana Cavalry, commanded by Colonel James Biddle, amounting to about men; another, of the First and Eleventh Kentucky Cavalry, commanded by Colonel Silas Adams, numbering men; the other brigade was composed of the.   The raid was a part of Union General George Stoneman’s long cavalry raid throughout North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia that lasted from March till May of The Union troops had been ordered to “dismantle the country” but not to engage in battles, with the hopes that it would shorten the long war and finally bring it to an end.


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To lead the raid from his left, Sherman chose Major General George Stoneman, who was to take three small brigades of his own, numbering about 2, men, and a division of 3, more under Brigadier General Kenner Garrard.

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