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History of the Second army corps in the Army of the Potomac

Francis Amasa Walker

History of the Second army corps in the Army of the Potomac

by Francis Amasa Walker

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History. -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- 2nd Corps.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis A. Walker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE493.1.2d .W18
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 737 p. :
    Number of Pages737
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16602921M
    LC Control Number02012764

    History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac, Volume 2, Part 4 | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. About a.m. on April 2, , the Army of the Potomac’s 6th Corps breached the Confederate defenses near Petersburg, Va., ending a bloody month stalemate. The Confederate capital of Richmond had to be evacuated the next day, and.

    HISTORY OF THE SECOND ARMY CORPS. Item # WALKER, Francis A. HISTORY OF THE SECOND ARMY CORPS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, pp. Illustrated with portraits and maps. 8vo., navy cloth, leather spine label, t.e.g. Pencil ownership to fly-leaf. Lincoln's Lieutenants is a great effort by one of the best authors and researchers of Civil War history. In the majority of Civil War writing, much is made of the South's superior generalship, but often little light is shed on the generals from which Lincoln had to choose to lead the Army of the Potomac/5(56).

    Get this from a library! History of the Second army corps in the Army of the Potomac,. [Francis Amasa Walker; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of . Jan 27,  · According to Lt. Col. Theodore Lyman, an aide to Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, commander of the Army of the Potomac, Hunt insisted that “the artillery of an army [i.e., the reserve] be as a corps command, and the batteries detailed to corps commanders, as detached brigades under the corps’ chief of artillery and subject to the like governance.


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History of the Second army corps in the Army of the Potomac by Francis Amasa Walker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dec 02,  · This is a well written general history of arguably the Army of the Potomac's finest fighting corps, best know, perhaps for repelling Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. Suffering heavy casualties in most cases, the Second Corps fought hard in virtually all of the Army of the Potomac's battles from the Peninsula inthrough to Appomattox in /5(11).

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Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac, Volume 2, Part 4. Francis Amasa Walker. Scribner's sons, - United States - pages. 1 Review.5/5(1). Nov 23,  · History of the Second army corps in the Army of the Potomac by Francis Amasa Walker; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: 2nd Corps, Accessible book, History, Regimental histories, United States, United States Civil War,United States.

The Second Corps officially came into existence on March 8,when President Lincoln ordered the creation of the first four Union army corps. Yet the history of the Second Corps dates back to the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter on April 12, /5. Few soldiers in the Second Corps were without opinion when President Lincoln removed General McClellan from command of the Army of the Potomac in early November To lead the Federal forces, now encamped around Warrenton, Virginia, Lincoln appointed General Ambrose Burnside, the commander of the Ninth Corps.

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Army of the elizrosshubbell.com: Jun 28,  · Defeating Lee: A History of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, Lawrence A. Kreiser, Jr., Indiana University Press,pp., appendices, bibliography, notes, index, maps, illustrations, $ In the American Civil War, an integral role was played by the Army of the Potomac.

One of the cornerstones of this army was the Second Army elizrosshubbell.com: Rea Andrew Redd. There were five corps in the Union Army designated as II Corps (Second Army Corps) during the American Civil War. These formations were the Army of the Cumberland II Corps commanded by Thomas L.

Crittenden from October 24,to November 5,later renumbered XXI Corps; the Army of Branch: Union Army. May 27,  · The ending of the Second Bull Run campaign also meant the end of the Army of Virginia. On September 12, the Third Corps, Army of Virginia was at last re-designated with its original corps designation.

It was once again the First Corps, Army of the elizrosshubbell.com: Jim Rosebrock. Jun 09,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Walker, F. () History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac. New York, C. Scribner's Sons. Jan 01,  · Fair Oaks, the Seven Days, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, Petersburg--the list of significant battles fought by the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, is a long and distinguished one/5.

The men under Banks's command became an infantry division in the Army of the Potomac. The army started with four corps, but these were divided during the Peninsula Campaign to produce two more.

After the Second Battle of Bull Run, the Army of the Potomac absorbed the units that had served under Maj. Gen. John elizrosshubbell.com: United States Army. Dec 17,  · Here is a list of all (most) of the corps commanders in the Army of the Potomac between the organization of corps in March and the end of I deliberately did not include commanders fromwhen the end was near, nor those like Mansfield or Doubleday who commanded temporarily or for less than a few days.

The book focuses on the transformation in the practice of modern warfare, which makes it a good read on the list of 10 best-selling books on army of the Potomac. Don't Read it For: The book also explores the doubts of Union Soldier which lead to soldiers deserting and ignoring novels.

Apr 03,  · The Second Corps was the “gallant old corps” and the “fighting corps” of the Army of the Potomac. Veterans likely would have been pleased when, on the 50th anniversary of the fighting at Gettysburg, Speaker of the House Champs Clark, elected from the former border state of Missouri, referred to soldiers of the Second Corps as “those unconquerable men in blue.”.

Oct 25,  · On 25 Novemberafter the V Corps was added to the Army of the Potomac, BrigadierGeneral Daniel Butterfield of that corps wrote to army headquarters: 'In the order designating flags for.4 pre-tS6j regimental Held than after iS6j.

(West colour for the 5th US Point,Museum. Artillery Regiment, with Collections) the design smaller in the. CWT Book Review: Defeating Lee. Defeating Lee: A History of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac by Lawrence A.

Kreiser Jr., Indiana University Press Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr. has undertaken the monumental task of narrating the events of the Army of the Potomac. Jan 02,  · Scouts and guides of the Army of the Potomac at winter quarters at Brandy Station in March Standing, left to right: James Doughty, James Cammack (?), unknown, Henry W.

Dodd, unknown, unknown. reminded him that “Lee’s army and not Richmond, is your sure objective point.” On 13 June, Hooker ordered the Army of the Potomac to begin its pursuit of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Consisting of seven infantry corps and one cavalry corps, the Army of the Potomac numbered about 94, effectives. While Hooker saw no need for the.Get this from a library! History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac.

[Francis Amasa Walker].Apr 04,  · The Sword of Lincoln is the first authoritative single-volume history of the Army of the Potomac in many years. From Bull Run to Gettysburg to Appomattox, the Army of the Potomac repeatedly fought — and eventually defeated — Robert E.

Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia/5.