Dictionary of American Biography, Including Men of the Time; Containing Nearly Ten Thousand Notices of Persons of Both Sexes, of Native and Foreign Birth, Who Have Been Remarkable, or Prominently Connected with the Arts, Sciences,

Dictionary of American Biography, Including Men of the Time; Containing Nearly Ten Thousand Notices of Persons of Both Sexes, of Native and Foreign Birth, Who Have Been Remarkable, or Prominently Connected with the Arts, Sciences,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...excellent in old men. "Old Tom," as ho was always called, retired from the stage in 1831.--Brown's Amer. Stage. Kilpatrick, Judson, brev. maj.-gen. U.S.A., b.near Dickertown, N.J., 14 Jan. 1836. West Point, 1861. Entering the 1st Art., ho was wounded at Big Bethel, Va., lOJune, 18C1; lieut.-col. and aide-de-camp 29 Jan. 1862; licut.col. 2d N.Y. Cav. 25 Sept. 1861; engaged in various skirmishes in Va. and in battle of Manassas 29-30 Aug. 1862; col. 2d N.Y. Cav. 6 Dec. 1862; com. cav. brigado in " Stoneman's Raid," Apr. 1863; com. in action of Aldie, for which brev. maj. 17 June, 1863; brev. lieut.col. 3 July, 1863, for Gettysburg; com. cav. division, Army of Potomac, and in frequent engagements from 4 Aug. 1863 to 15 Apr. 1864; com. 3d Cav. division, Army of the Cumberland, in invasion of Ga.; and engaged at Ringgold and at Resaca, 13 May, 1864, when severely wounded, and brev. col.; in the "march to the sea," and invasions of the Carolinas; and engaged in many actions and skirmishes; cant 1st Art. 30 Nov. 1864; brev. brig.-gen. 13 Mar. 1865 for capture of Fayctteville, N.C., and maj.-gen. U.S.A. for campaign in the Carolinas, and maj.-gen. vols. 18 June, 1865. Envoy-extr. and minis, to Chili since 11 Nov. 1865. He is an effective political speaker. Kilty, Augustus H., commo. U.S.N., b. Mil. Midshipm. July 4, 1821; lieut. Sept. 6, 1837; com. Sept. 14, 1855; capt. July 16, 1862; eommo. (retired list) July 25, 1866. In 1861-2 he com. the gunboat "Mound City," of the Mpi. flotilla, and was with Foote in nearly all of his actions with the enemy; in June, 1862, he com. an exped. to White River, Ark., and captured Fort St. Charles, June 17 (in this action he lost an arm); com. iron-clad ..".show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236933400
  • 9781236933409