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In the Civil War the commander of the Union Lightning Brigade

In the Civil War the commander of the Union Lightning Brigade


John Thomas Wilder

John T. Wilder

When Robert E Lee and the Confederate army surrendered, Union soldiers saluted them and gave

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Good Idea: When one thinks of Civil War innovators, the name of Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans normally does not jump to mind. But “Old Rosy's” concept of ...

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During the civil war John T. Wilder, the commander of the Union “lightning brigade” personally took out a loan to buy his soldiers advanced new repeating ...

Robert H. G. Minty, probably the best Union cavalry brigade commander of the Civil War, stole the Confederate treasury's gold from ...

For His New Land: German immigrant Colonel Francis Hassendeubel of the 17th Missouri died of wound complications on July 17, 1863.

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The Lightning Mule Brigade: Abel Streight's 1863 Raid into Alabama Paperback – December 2, 2008

This grouping was on display at the Beech Grove Civil War show in 2017 and featured by the IndyStar on April 1st.

Sgt. John Richard Whitehead, Company G, 6th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, Pittsylvania County, Virginia. At the time of the Civil War ...

In the Civil War, the commander of the Union “Lightning Brigade” personally took

The officers and NCOs of Wilder's Lightning Brigade

Past Commander-in-Chief Tad D. Campbell first joined the SUVCW in 1997 and became a life member in 2005. He was elected Commander-in-Chief at the 133rd ...

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In the civil war, the commander of the Union "lightning brigade" personally took

Lightning at Hoover's Gap: the Story of Wilder's Brigade

John De Courcey, commander of the O. for the Union during the Civil War. Born in Corfu of British parents, he had experience with the British army before ...

Monument to Wilder and his Lightning Brigade at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

The Irish Brigade: Heroes of The Civil War. "

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When President Abraham Lincoln learned that Union Army Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth had been killed, the president exclaimed, "My boy! My boy!

In order to reinforce the ruse, Forrest's artillery repeatedly Nathan Bedford Forrest ...

Isaac J Pugh (1839-1924) Private, Co. B, 123rd Volunteer Illinois Infantry - part of Wilder's Brigade also known as the Lightning Brigade

General John Buford, his brigade was first to engage Confederate Army on 1st July 1863

US troops, nonprofit trainers and a 'Lightning Brigade' battle for Somalia

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The Lightning Mule Brigade: Abel Streight's 1863 Raid into Alabama: Robert L. Willett, Edward G. Longacre: 9781439219966: Amazon.com: Books

Luis Ortiz Alfau in 2016. (Ander Gillenea/AFP/Getty Images)


Above and below, monument and marker for Captain Eli Lilly's 18th Indiana Battery of Wilder's Lightning Brigade.

John Thomas Wilder, famous during the Civil war for his Lightning Brigade and for introducing the Spencer Repeating Rifle to the Union Troops.

... in the hopes Philip Roddey ...

“There is a protracted meeting going on in camp. We have preaching in the forenoon and prayer meeting in the evening . . . and it is my opinion it will do ...

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Lightning brigade: Training advanced infantry — not airstrikes — is AFRICOM's primary effort in Somalia

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It is difficult to exaggerate the degree of danger that the Union Army of the Cumberland and its commanding general William S. Rosecrans found themselves in ...

At the head of some 14,000 Union horsemen Maj. Gen. James Wilson prepared to


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Union Cavalry capture Confederate artillery

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The Union Cavalry in the Civil War: The War in the West, 1861-1865 by Stephen Z. Starr

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Major General Bernard Champoux, Division Commander of the 25th Infantry Lightning Brigade, holds his granddaughter Layla Kate after he returned from his ...

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Battle of Chickamauga: Colonel John T. Wilder and the Lightning Brigade

Here's a look at each general and his quote.

Chickamauga, River of Blood

On August 2, 1867, 30 members of the 9th Infantry, including many Civil War veterans, held off more than 2,000 Sioux warriors near Fort Phil Kearny, ...


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... ball (says .69) and a 52 caliber Civil War Spencer Bullet. Wilder's Brigade used Spencers. I do not know if Henry collected these items or not. $35.00

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Lieutenant Henry M. Walker 13th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment - Company K- Union

Pauline Cushman was an American actress, a perfect occupation for a wartime spy. Using

Civil War July 1862: Union setbacks mean 300,000 more troops needed, silver coins disappear

Here's a look at each general and his quote.

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On this day in history July 29, 1862, the Union army captures notorious Confederate spy Marie Isabella “Belle” Boyd for the first of three times during the ...

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... Grenville Dodge recently procured from ...

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Matthew Van Buskirk later in life.

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The creation of black regiments was another kind of innovation during the Civil War. Northern