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Alexander Fighting Elleck Hays

the life of a Civil War general, from West Point to the Wilderness

by Wayne Mahood

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hays, Alexander, 1819-1864.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWayne Mahood.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.H48 M34 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3403376M
      ISBN 100786422130
      LC Control Number2005018503

      A demonstration in force by II Corps became a bloody fiasco with Hays's division suffering casualties. Ogden Murray Major, C. A Silent Witness. Hays reentered the army when the Civil War broke out, and was made captain of a company of Regulars. Postal Ssrvice, so books that cannot be sent via Flat Rate Envelope will need to be sent via Airmail in a Box - please feel free to inquire for postage costs. Rather than sack Halleck, Grant shifted him to the position of chief of staff.

      As one of his soldiers admiringly described him, he was "a princely soldier; brave as a lion. Nevins calls this "One of the most noted of the early brigade histories. George L. Assigned as military secretary of state for Major General Bennett Riley, governor of the California Territory, he served as his representative at the constitutional convention in Monterey. On March 12,Grant was promoted to lieutenant general and made Union general-in-chief. Due to his seniority, after the reassignment of William H.

      Grant's arrival added to the Federal struggle in the west and, consequently, the Union quest for Tennessee. He remained in this post until August when he was transferred to the Military Division of the Pacific after quarreling with Sherman. Readers interested in the political, economic, ethnic and racial divisions in a unique Border State city will find much to learn about and admire in this book. After working in the iron industry for two years, he traveled west to California in the hopes of making his fortune in the gold rush. His men knew him to be "as brave as a lion.


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Originally assigned to the Western Theater, where he played a role in the capture of Morgan's Raiders, Kautz's service included participation in the First Battle of Deep Bottom, the Wilson-Kautz Raid, and the Alexander Fighting Elleck Hays book assault aimed at capturing Richmond.

In addition, Civil War Initiative coordinator and assistant professor of History Derek Maxfield will present two lectures. General Alexander Hays c.

This historical marker was erected by Virginia Civil War Trails. Annabel, a practicing surgeon by day, has participated in Civil War reenactments and has extensively studied medical care provided on the battlefield.

In Aprilhe resigned his commission in the army and returned to Pennsylvania. Hays was brevetted as a second lieutenant in the 8th U. His courage, leadership, and tactical skills won him the respect and admiration of his commanding officers, including Generals Grant and Sheridan.

This proved unsuccessful Alexander Fighting Elleck Hays book he soon returned to western Pennsylvania where he found work as an engineer for local railroads. The collection of photographs is in itself Alexander Fighting Elleck Hays book sufficient contribution to military and historical record, and the text is a compelling record of everyday life and ingenuity.

Hays was unhappy at losing division command but was happy to serve once more under Birney, with whom he had campaigned in III Corps.

Crook saw action during the battle of Antietam and played important roles in two major offensives in the Shenandoah Valley and in the Chattanooga and Appomattox campaigns. It follows the movements of Union and Confederate forces through some of the worst battles of the war, including Shiloh, Stones River and Chickamauga.

Remaining in this post throughHalleck continued to prove largely ineffective though his efforts were hampered by interference from Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. Take Ronald C.

Lastly, a period map of the city and environs would have been of great help to the uninitiated as most places and events in the book are located for the reader with street addresses as the sole geographical reference. I gotta tell you, the fact that these sources were not listed where I expected to find them in the bibliography gave me a jolt.

As his legal business increased, Halleck grew wealthy and elected to resign from the US Army in Hays made some last-minute adjustments to the line and waited until the Southerners got entangled with the fences about two hundred yards away.

If you need your book shipped by Priority Mail, please tell us so we can adjust shipping as necessary. Drawing on the federal census, wills, mortgage bills of sale, tax returns, and newspaper advertisements, the author reveals the nature of African-American slaveholding, its complexity, and its rationales.

In Aprilhe resigned his commission in the army and returned to Pennsylvania. During the assault on Petersburg, Maj Gen Wright asserted that his men would "make the fur fly.

Tennessee was one such possession. Due to his reputation as a military scholar, Scott immediately recommended Halleck for appointment to the rank of major general. This first chronicle of the Massachusetts Andrew Sharpshooters details their day-to-day activities and their courageous service at Seven Pines, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and numerous other Civil War battles.

Rather than sack Halleck, Grant shifted him to the position of chief of staff. Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails. The military movements of the Armies and Navies were exhaustively studied to properly stage the great scenes that are shown.

In only a short time, these rising political and economic forces gained the strength to challenge the conservative, pro-slavery majority in the state.On June 20,at p.m. Wayne did a presentation based on his book, Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays at the Livingston County Civil War Round Table.

February 14, Wayne will do a talk titled "How I Began Frittering Time Away: Or How I Learned About the Legendary ScytheTree" at. Alexander "Fighting Elleck" Hays "illustrates an important figure in the history of The book "is an unfor gettable journey and a welcome addition to Civil War reading lists," Midwest Book Review.

Books. The Plymouth Pilgrims (Longstreet House, ). The Polish Underground Army, the Western Allies, and the Failure of Strategic Unity in World War II.Apr 22,  · Most forts in the Pdf siege lines around Petersburg were named posthumously for Pdf officers who either died in nearby fighting or during the preceding campaign.

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