Personal recollections of General Nathaniel Lyon. by William Alexander Hammond

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StatementPrepared by Companion Brigadier-General William A. Hammond and read March 7, 1900, by Companion Capt. Thomas Wilson.
SeriesMilitary order of the loyal legion of the United States. Commandery of the District of Columbia. War papers. 33
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LC ClassificationsE464 .M54 no. 33
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL6605454M
LC Control Number18003306
OCLC/WorldCa5854704

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He had fought in the Second Seminole War in Florida and the Mexican–American War. Nathaniel Lyon (J - Aug ) Nathaniel Lyon was a controversial figure that played a key role in the early struggle for Missouri during A West Point graduate, Lyon rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Army.

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The Society’s call numbers follow the citations in brackets. All links will open in a new tab. Article in the Missouri Historical Review. Piston, William Garrett. Recollections of Gen.

Nathaniel Lyon. Authors. DOI. / Rights. Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use. Creative Commons License. This work has been identified with a Creative Commons Personal recollections of General Nathaniel Lyon. book Domain Mark Recommended Citation "Recollections of Gen.

Nathaniel Lyon.". That distinction belongs to a monument honoring Union General Nathaniel Lyon that was relocated in Analyzing why this monument aroused so much controversy can lead to important insights not just about Civil War memory in St.

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ZeregaOn-line; Personal. But before I close my little sketch I desire to add a short description of General Nathaniel Lyon's life. He was born in Ashford, Connecticut, on the 14th of July, He entered West Point ingraduating inwas assigned to the Second Infantry.

With that regiment he served in Florida tilland with it he took part in the war. Last political writings of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon: with a sketch of his life and military services by Nathaniel Lyon (Book) Address on the death of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon. Delivered at Manhattan, Kansas, September 26th, by G.

D Henderson (). Other works include “Recollections of Early Times in Kansas Territory: From the Standpoint of a Regular Cavalryman.” Kansas Historical Collection, 8 (): Peck was private in the First U.S.

Cavalry assigned to Fort Leavenworth in General Nathaniel Lyon (Download MB PDF) Early Life. Highlights. Nathaniel Lyon was born Jin Ashford, Connecticut. He grew up there on his family’s farm. He faced hardship in his early childhood.

When his eldest brother died unexpectedly, young Nathaniel was often the victim of his father’s misplaced anger. The True Story of a Great Life: The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln.

By W. Herndon and J. Weik. 3 vols. (paged continuously). Hill. Lincoln the Lawyer. By Frederick Trevers Hill Hitchcock. Fifty Years in Camp and Field. Diary of Major-General Ethan Allen Hitchcock, U.

Edited by W. Croffut. General Nathaniel Lyon and Missouri in by. James Peckham, Introduced by G. Rule. James Peckham was a St. Louis Unionist and Republican member of the Missouri legislature in the period leading up to the Civil the war he joined the Union army and eventually became Colonel of the 8 th Missouri Infantry.

Peckham’s connections to the group centered around Francis P. Nathaniel Lyon: | | | |Nathaniel Lyon| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Lyon, Nathaniel (14 July –10 August ), U.S.

Army officer, was born in rural Ashford (later Eastford), Connecticut, the son of Amasa Lyon, a farmer and local lawyer, and Kezia received a common school education and in gained entrance to West Point, from which he was graduated ineleventh in his class of fifty-two.

The story of General Nathaniel Lyon, whom the author aptly calls a “Missouri Yankee,” is a drama of stirring political-military events breaking on the Western Border in the spring of In exactly 90 days, Missouri was forever lost to the Confederacy. Be the first to rate and review this book.

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by Ashbel Woodward. Page - Mehetebel the use and improvement of all my estate, both real and personal, so long as she remains my widow. Appears in 30 books from Page - That Congress deems it just and proper to enter upon its records a recognition of the eminent and patriotic services of the late Brigadier-General Nathaniel Lyon.

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Peckham’s connections to the group. Report of the Commission appointed to improve the burial place of General Nathaniel Lyon at Eastford, Cover title.

D.A. Lyman, C.A. Gates, H.C. Young, commissioners. Also available in digital form. Contributor: Lyman, Dwight A. - Connecticut. Commission for Care of Burial Lot and Monument of General Nathaniel Lyon Date: The Federal forces under General Nathaniel Lyon, between and strong, occupied the town of Springfield, and General McCulloch was expecting them to advance and give him battle.

General McCulloch's headquarters were on the right of the Springfield road, east of Wilson's Creek, rather in advance of the center of the camp. One year after the Civil War ended, James Peckham published a biography of Nathaniel Lyon.

This book was a history of the Civil War in Missouri, written in a remarkably short time after the War ended. GEN. NATHANIEL LYON AND MISSOURI IN A Monograph of the Great Rebellion.

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Morrison (/ pages) $ The county was named in honor of General Nathaniel Lyon Lyon County, Nevada Books stories, photos, and personal documents of the Nevada men and women that served.

Ideal for Lyon County genealogists, researchers, historians and much more. Lyon Co. NV Schools & Directories. Personal Recollections of General Nathaniel Lyon: Hammond, William A. 2: District of Columbia: Sheridan: Sheridan With the Army of the Cumberland: Castle, Henry A.

2: District of Columbia: Fort Royal: The Expedition for the Capture of the Frts at Port Royal, November 7,As Seen from the U.S.S. Susquehanna: Zerega, Alfred L. 2: District. The Annals of Iowa Volume 4 Number 6 () pps. Recollections of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon ISSN Material in the public domain.

No restrictions on use. William Alexander Hammond (28 August – 5 January ) was an American military physician and the American Civil War he was the eleventh Surgeon General of the United States Army (–) and the founder of the Army Medical Museum (now the National Museum of Health and Medicine).

He was the first American physician to devote himself entirely to neurology, the. Sterling Price was born in Virginia on Septemto Pugh and Elizabeth Price. His father was a prosperous tobacco planter. In the family Sterling Price appears on the census with his wife Martha and five of their children.

His occupation is listed as farmer. Nathaniel Lyon attended the United States Military Academy and graduated 11th out of 52 in After graduation, Lyon participated in fighting the Seminole Indians in Florida, as well as in the Mexican American War, even though he did not support the conflict.

During the war, he received several brevet promotions for gallantry under fire at the battles of Mexico City, Contreras, and. Nathaniel Lyon was born on July 14th,to Amasa and Kezia Knowlton Lyon, in Ashford, Connecticut.

Dissatisfied with the life of a farmer, Lyon sought and received an appointment to West Point Military Academy in He graduated inas. Book Title: The Decision Was Always My Own: Ulysses S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign by Timothy B. Smith‎. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, ISBN ISBN Photographs.

Maps. Pp. xv, $ Review Posted: On Point: The Journal of Army History This book describes and weighs the consequences of eight of General .General Lyon's portrait is cast on the frontal bronze plaque.

At the rear, is a mythological figure holding symbols of war and justice, with a lion in the background. The monument was donated by the Lyon Monument Association in The story of General Nathaniel Lyon, whom the author aptly calls a "Missouri Yankee," is a drama of stirring political-military events breaking on the Western Border in the spring of In exactly 90 days, Missouri was forever lost to the Confederacy.

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