cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland in 1863.

by G. C. Kniffin in [Washington

Written in English
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StatementPrepared by Companion Lieutenant-Colonel Gilbert C. Kniffin...and read at the stated meeting of December 2, 1896.
SeriesMilitary order of the loyal legion of the United States. Commandery of the District of Columbia. War papers. 24
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LC ClassificationsE464 .M54 no. 24
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6605447M
LC Control Number18003296
OCLC/WorldCa4485420

One. The Cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland (July ) 9 Two. The Campaign So Far 32 Three. The Confederate Cavalry—Worthy Adversaries 49 Part 2—The Advance on Chattanooga Four. The Two Armies Prepare for the Campaign (July 5–August 15) 62 Five. The Advance to the Tennessee River (August 16–September 1) 86 Six. Bragg at Bay. UNION OHIO VOLUNTEERS 1st Regiment, Ohio Light Artillery Overview: OHIO VOLUNTEERS 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY. BATTERY "A," 1st REGIMENT LIGHT ARTILLERY. The 15 th Pennsylvania Cavalry was an elite cavalry unit organized by Captain William Palmer of “A” Company, “Anderson Troop” in August It was destined to serve as the headquarters escort and scouting unit of the western Army of the Cumberland and become the favored regiment of Generals Rosecrans and Thomas. (A Detachment of Regiment was on duty at Headquarters Army Cumberland J , to December, ; participated in the Atlanta Campaign and Nashville Campaign.) Mustered out at Nashville, Tenn., J Company “A” retained in service till J Regimental Losses.

This sheet features the designating flags flown by the Army of the Cumberland Cavalry Corps and Army Headquarters from to Also included are the headquarters flags for the Military Division of the Mississippi in and , which designated . The 5th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry was organized at Murfreesboro, Nashville and Carthage, Tenn., J The Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and Enlisted men by disease. J , started with the Confederate infantry under Lt. Gen. Richard Ewell leaving Carlisle for Gettysburg after receiving orders to join up with the main body of the Army of Northern Virginia.   Army of the Cumberland Divided Franklin-Nashville Campaign Sherman sent the 4th Corps and part of the Army of the Cumberland's cavalry, along with the Army of the Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, under the command of Thomas in pursuit of Hood. Hood's shattered army proved no match for the combined Union forces.

Battle of Stone's River December , , and January , At Murfreesboro till June. At Murfreesboro till June. Expedition to McMinnville April Grant's Army of the Tennessee by 18 April, 2 It was not, however, the system practiced by the medical staff of the Army of the Cumberland. In fact, the medical department of the Army of the Cumberland was in a state of transition as the Chickamauga Campaign began. The Medical Director was Surgeon Glover The 10th Cavalry left for Nashville, TN, on 27 Feb. ; it was assigned to the 2d Brigade, 2d Cavalry Div., Army of the Cumberland, until June. The unit was subsequently assigned to: the 3d Brigade, 2d Div., Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland (June-Aug. ); the 2d Brigade, 2d Div., Army of the Cumberland (Aug.-Nov. ); the 2d Brigade.

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During its two-year history, the cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland fought the Confederates in some of the most important actions of the Civil War, including Stones River, Chickamauga, the Tullahoma Campaign, the pursuit of Joseph Wheeler in October and the East Tennessee Campaign.

Part I: Major General David S. Stanley, Chief of Cavalry 1. The Union Cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland 9 2. The Battle of Stones River 33 3. Middle Tennessee, January–June 57 4. The Tullahoma Campaign, June 23–July 5, 87 5. The Advance on Chattanooga Part II: Brigadier General Robert B.

Mitchell, Acting Chief of Cavalry : Dennis W. Belcher. Part I: Major General David S. Stanley, Chief of Cavalry 1. The Union Cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland 9 2. The Battle of Stones River 33 3.

Middle Tennessee, January–June 57 4. The Tullahoma Campaign, June 23–July 5, 87 5. The Advance on Chattanooga Part II: Brigadier General Robert B. Mitchell, Acting Chief of Cavalry 6.

During its two-year history, the cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland fought the Confederates in some of the most important actions of the Civil War, including Stones River, Chickamauga, the Tullahoma Campaign, the pursuit of Joseph Wheeler in October and the East Tennessee Campaign.

They battled with legendary Confederate cavalry units commanded by Nathan. During its two-year history, the cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland fought the Confederates in some of the most important actions of the Civil War, including Stones River, Chickamauga, the Tullahoma Campaign, the pursuit of Joseph Wheeler in October and the East Tennessee cturer: McFarland.

Title: Annals of the Army of the Cumberland 1st Edition by an Officer (John Fitch) J B Lippincott Philadelphia Book Owned by Capt Heber Thompson of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Price: $ USD SALE, Category: Antiques & Collectibles:Manuscripts:Diaries:Civil War Related Books, Shop: TimelessTokensDE, Description: Here is a nice first edition book about the Civil War (Annals of the Army Price: $   Booknotes: The Cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland New Arrival: • The Cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland by Dennis W.

Belcher (McFarland, ). From the description. The book is a deeply researched, finely focused, and richly detailed leadership, organization, and operations study of a formation that emerged from humble origins in November to grow to four full divisions by October (when the parent Army of the Cumberland.

Dec.6, Sherman's march to the relief of Knoxville, with Granger's command, the Eleventh Army Corps,the Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps; part of the Fifteenth Army Corps, and the Second Brigade, Second Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland.

29, Confederate Army of Tennessee under General Braxton Bragg on 31 December. The Southerners initially were successful in driving back the Union right flank along the banks of Stones River, but Rosecrans did not retreat.

After a relatively quiet New Year’s Daythe Army of the Cumberland repulsed a second rebel assault. The Lightning Brigade, also known as Wilder's Brigade or the Hatchet Brigade was a novel, for the US Army formation in the American Civil War, mounted infantry brigade in the Union Army of the Cumberland from March 8,through the November of Its regiments were nominally the 1st Brigade of MGEN Joseph J.

Reynolds' 4th Division of Thomas' XIV Corps. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, maps ; 26 cm: Contents: Part I. Major General David S. Stanley, chief of cavalry --The Union cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland --The Battle of Stones River --Middle Tennessee, January-June --The Tullahoma Campaign, June July 5, --The.

Book Description McFarland & Co Inc, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. During its two year history, the cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland fought the Confederates in some of the most important actions of the Civil War, including Stones River, Chickamauga, the Tullahoma Campaign, the pursuit of Joseph Wheeler in October and the East 5/5(1).

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, Washington, D. C., Novem SIR: In compliance with your orders, I submit the following summary of military operations since my last annual report:* Having put the railroad in condition to forward supplies, Rosecrans, ont the 16th of August,commenced his advance across the Cumberland Mountains, Chattanooga.

Union Major General William S. Rosecrans was the first commander of the Army of the Cumberland when it was formed on Octo The army defeated a Confederate army under Braxton Bragg at the Battle of Stones River (Decem January 2, ).

The army remained static, camped at Murfreesboro Tennessee for six months. The origin of the Army of the Cumberland dates back to the creation of the Army of the Ohio in Novemberunder the command of Brig. Gen. Robert army fought under the name Army of the Ohio until Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans assumed command of the army and the Department of the Cumberland and changed the name of the combined entity to the Army of the : United States Army.

Belcher’s book is split into three parts. In the Prelude, he covers the state of the Army of the Cumberland’s cavalry in Julyjust after the Tullahoma Campaign and just prior to the Chickamauga Campaign.

Part two covers The Advance on Chickamauga from July 5 to September ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource. Contents: Part I. Major General David S. Stanley, chief of cavalry --The Union cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland --The Battle of Stones River --Middle Tennessee, January-June --The Tullahoma Campaign, June July 5, --The advance on Chattanooga --Part II.

Brigadier General Robert. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, Unassigned Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, Designation changed to 8th Cavalry Octo 4TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY TRANSFERS.

16 June 1 document. A Special Orders No.authorizing the transfer of dismounted troopers of the Confederate 4th Tennessee Cavalry (Wheeler's Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee) to infantry regiments and artillery batteries. Acquisition funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady, MSN/CW HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND, MURFREESBORO, Tenn., Wednesday, J } If one can hardly hope at this date to arrest; popular attention by.

The following engagements took place in the year during the American Civil the year, Union forces captured the Confederate cities of Vicksburg and Port Hudson, giving them complete control over the Mississippi River, while forcing Confederates out of the North following the Battle of Gettysburg.

Author: Laurence D. Schiller. Title: The Evolution of Union Cavalry The story of the Federal cavalry during the Civil War is not only the story of the development of raw recruits and officers from difficult beginnings to a finely honed and feared machine.

For the sake of clarity and simplicity, I refer to the two books as the book and the book. book: (Record GroupPart I, Entry Third of 13 volumes) Army of the Potomac Register No.

77 (Red, bound register) Prisoners, Agents, Sutlers. Notes: These log books are compilations of several log books, all bound together. With The Army of the Cumberland: Organization, Strength, Casualties,Darrell Collins has produced the fourth in a series of “Army” books for McFarland.

His previous three books focused on the Army of the Potomac, the Army of Northern Virginia, and the Army of Tennessee. The format will be familiar to readers of the earlier books. This study is a historical analysis of the intelligence operations conducted by the Union Army of the Cumberland between 15 May and 18 September The study analyzes two key campaigns the Tullahoma (or Middle Tennessee) Campaign and the Chickamauga Campaign.

4th Michigan Cavalry was a regiment of cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil War fighting in the western front as part of the Army of the Cumberland. It was noted as being the regiment that captured the fleeing President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, as the Confederacy collapsed in the spring of 1 Service 2 Casualties 3 See also 4 References 5 Notes.

As the author describes, the cavalry of the Army of the Cumberland, under former 4 th Cavalry officer Brigadier General David S. Stanley, was reorganized in late and early The 4 th U.S. Cavalry was ultimately assigned to the 1 st Brigade, 2 nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, commanded by Colonel Robert H.G.

Minty. “work in progress” book enti-tled, “The Paper Trail of the Ken-tucky National Guard” that present day Army and Air Kentucky National Guard. The Paper Trail of the Civil War in Kentucky 2 courthouse and records at Stanton in the spring of Building was rebuilt and in the jail and records were burned again.

MURFREESBORO, Ma Maj.-Gen. H.W. Halleck, General-in-Chief: I have the pleasure to report the gallant conduct of our cavalry under the brave Col. MINTY. Organized on February 6, “To perpetuate the memory of the fortunes and achievements of the Army of the Cumberland." The major features of this medal are the Star represents the 11th and 12th Corps of the Army of the Potomac, which were incorporated into the 20th Corps, the Triangle of the 4th Corps, and the Acorn representing the 14th Corps.Winter After the battle of Stones River, or Murfreesboro, Tenn., Decemto January 2,the Union Army of the Cumberland, under MG LTG Braxton Bragg Wartime view of Lookout Mountain from the rail yards in Chattanooga.

This shot was taken from near the location of the Chattanoogan Hotel.Background. Major General Ambrose Burnside, commander of the Department and Army of the Ohio, began to advance against Knoxville, de left Cincinnati, Ohio in mid-August The direct route ran through the Confederate-held Cumberland Gap.

Burnside had been delayed in earlier attempts to move out against Knoxville and thus chose not to spend the time to force a passage of the .