Civil War  1861-1865

  

Officers of the 14th U. S. Infantry near Alexandria, Virginia in March, 1862 prior to participating in the Peninsula Campaign.  Left to Right:  Maj. Grotius R. Giddings, Capt. W. Harvey Brown, Capt. John D. O'Connell, Lt. Daniel M. Brodhead, Capt. William R. Smedberg, Lt. David Krause, Lt. Cornelius L. King (the sash signifies he was officer of the day), Lt. George K. Brady, Capt. Guido Ilges, Lt. Alonzo J. Bellows, Lt. James Henton, Lt. John H. Walker, Lt. Patrick Collins, Lt. John McClintock, unidentified with crossed arms, Lt. Daniel Loosely, Lt. James F. McElhone, Capt. Hamlin W. Keyes, Capt. Jonathan B. Hager, Capt. John McNaught (also McIntosh).  Brodhead, McElhone and Keyes were later killed.

Image from Library of Congress collection, text and list of officers thanks to C. Russell Hunley, author of John Young Letters: The 14th U.S. Infantry Regiment In The American Civil War

 

 

1861-1890 Anderson:  A History of the Fourteenth Infantry - Civil War and the West
1862-1864 14th Infantry's Civil War Battles
1862 Report of Brig Gen George Sykes - Battle of Bull Run
1862-1864 Miscellaneous Documents and Personal Narratives
1861-1865 Official Civil War Enlisted Roster for the 14th Regiment
1863 Chancellorsville - After Action Report by Capt Jonathan B Hagart
  Biography of a 14th Infantry Drummer
  The Horrors of Libby Prison:  Memoirs of a 14th Infantryman, Prisoner of War
        Two original poems by Margaret Langford about the experiences of Remi Tremblay, prisoner at Libby Prison
  Photos of 14th Infantry Officers
   
1861-1865 Officers, Names and Deeds, and Civil War Order of Battle
  Officers Promoted by Brevet
  Notes Regarding Officers, Names and Deeds
1861 General George Sykes served as Major in the 14th Infantry
   
June 27, 1862    Medal of Honor:  George C. Williams
August 19, 1864   Medal of Honor:  Ovila Cayer
October 1, 1864   Medal of Honor:  Robert Wright

 

 

 

 

 

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Civil War  1861 - 1865
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