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Micah Jenkins
Micah Jenkins
Micah Jenkins
(December 1, 1835 – May 6, 1864), was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness.Contents1 Early life 2 Civil War service 3 Son of the same name 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksEarly life[edit] Jenkins was born on Edisto Island, South Carolina. He graduated first in his class from the South Carolina Military Academy, now called The Citadel, in 1854. Jenkins then organized the King's Mountain Military School from 1855 to 1861.[1] Civil War service[edit] He recruited the 5th South Carolina Infantry Regiment
Regiment
and became their colonel on April 13, 1861. He fought under David R. Jones at the First Battle of Bull Run and later was brigaded under General Richard H. Anderson. During the April 1862 reorganization of the army, Jenkins retained his command of the 5th South Carolina
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Lieutenant General (CSA)
The general officers of the Confederate States Army
Confederate States Army
(CSA) were the senior military leaders of the Confederacy during the American Civil War of 1861–1865. They were often former officers from the United States Army (the regular army) prior to the Civil War, while others were given the rank based on merit or when necessity demanded. Most Confederate generals needed confirmation from the Confederate Congress, much like prospective generals in the modern U.S
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Battle Of Gettysburg
The Battle of Gettysburg (locally /ˈɡɛtɪsbɜːrɡ/ ( listen), with an /s/ sound)[11] was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The battle involved the largest number of casualties of the entire war and is often described as the war's turning point.[12][13] Union Maj. Gen. George Meade's Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac
defeated attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, halting Lee's invasion of the North. After his success at Chancellorsville in Virginia
Virginia
in May 1863, Lee led his army through the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah Valley
to begin his second invasion of the North—the Gettysburg Campaign
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Ezra J. Warner (historian)
Ezra Joseph Warner III (July 4, 1910 – May 30, 1974) was a noted historian of the American Civil War. He was born in Lake Forest, Illinois and lived in La Jolla, California
La Jolla, California
where he worked as an investment counselor.[1] He was the son of Ezra J. Warner, Jr. and grandson of Ezra J Warner,[2] who were wholesale grocery business executives in Chicago, Illinois.[3] His father, Ezra J. Warner, Jr., was president & treasurer of wholesale grocery business Sprague, Warner & Company and vice president of the Chicago Orchestral Association.[3] His mother was the former Marion Hall.[3] He married Rosamond Moore in 1932 but his wife is identified on their tombstone as Dorothy P. Warner.[4] He is buried in Lake Forest Cemetery
Lake Forest Cemetery
in Lake Forest.[4] His great uncle was Union General James M. Warner.[citation needed] Ezra J
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Battle Of Fredericksburg
122,009 "present for duty":[4][5] ∼ 114,000 engaged (estimated)[6][7]78,513 "present for duty":[8] ∼ 72,500 engaged (estimated)[9]Casualties and losses12,653 (1,284 killed;  9,600 wounded;  1,769 captured/missing)[10][11]4,201 (408 killed;  3,743 wounded;  ? captured/missing)[12][13]v t eFredericksburg CampaignFredericksburg Mud MarchVirginia, 1862.The Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Fredericksburg
was fought December 11–15, 1862, in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia
and the Union Army
Union Army
of the Potomac, commanded by Major General Ambrose Burnside, as part of the American Civil War
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Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Spotsylvania County
Spotsylvania County
is a county in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Virginia
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Suffolk, Virginia
Suffolk
Suffolk
is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2014 census, the estimated population was 86,806[3] It is the largest city in Virginia
Virginia
by area as well as the 14th largest in the country. Suffolk
Suffolk
is located in the Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads
metropolitan area which also includes the independent cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia
Virginia
Beach, as well as other smaller cities, counties, and towns of Hampton Roads. With miles of waterfront property on the Nansemond
Nansemond
and James River, present day Suffolk
Suffolk
was formed in 1974 after consolidating with Nansemond
Nansemond
County
County
and the towns of Holland and Whaleyville. The current mayor is Linda T
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Richmond, Virginia
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia
in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. It was incorporated in 1742, and has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214;[6] in 2016, the population was estimated to be 223,170,[6] the fourth-most populous city in Virginia
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First Corps, Army Of Northern Virginia
American Civil WarBattle of Fredericksburg Gettysburg Campaign Battle of Chickamauga Knoxville Campaign Overland Campaign Siege of Petersburg Appomattox campaignCommandersNotable commanders James Longstreet John Bell Hood Richard H. AndersonThe First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia
(or Longstreet's Corps) was a military unit fighting for the Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America
in the American Civil War. It was formed in early 1861 and served until the spring of 1865, mostly in the Eastern Theater. The corps was commanded by James Longstreet
James Longstreet
for most of its existence. In part or as a whole, the corps fought in nearly all of the major battles in the Eastern Theater, such as Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, The Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and the Siege of Petersburg
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Battle Of Antietam
The Battle of Antietam
Battle of Antietam
/ænˈtiːtəm/, also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the Southern United States, was fought on September 17, 1862, between Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia
Virginia
and Union General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac, near Sharpsburg, Maryland
Sharpsburg, Maryland
and Antietam Creek
Antietam Creek
as part of the Maryland
Maryland
Campaign. It was the first field army–level engagement in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War
American Civil War
to take place on Union soil and at present remains the bloodiest day in American history, with a combined tally of 22,717 dead, wounded, or missing.[8] After pursuing the Confederate general Robert E. Lee
Robert E. Lee
into Maryland, Maj. Gen. George B
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John Bell Hood
American Indian Wars American Civil WarPeninsula Campaign Seven Days BattlesBattle of Gaines's MillSecond Battle of Bull Run Battle of Antietam Battle of Fredericksburg Battle of Gettysburg Battle of Chickamauga Atlanta
Atlanta
Campaign Franklin-Nashville CampaignBattle of Franklin Battle of NashvilleSignature John Bell Hood
John Bell Hood
(June 1[2] or June 29,[3] 1831 – August 30, 1879) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood had a reputation for bravery and aggressiveness that sometimes bordered on recklessness
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Charles W. Field
American Civil WarValley Campaign Peninsula Campaign Second Battle of Bull Run Overland CampaignBattle of Cold HarborSiege of Petersburg Battle of Deep BottomCharles William Field (April 6, 1828 – April 9, 1892) was a career military officer, serving in the United States
United States
Army and then, during the American Civil War, in the Confederate States Army. His division was considered as one of the finest in the Army of Northern Virginia. Field was one of a handful of American officers who advised the army of Egypt
Egypt
following the Civil War.Contents1 Early life 2 Civil War 3 Postbellum career 4 See also 5 References 6 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Field was born at the family plantation, "Airy Mount," in Woodford County, Kentucky. His parents had immigrated from Virginia, and his father was a personal friend of Henry Clay. Through Clay's and Andrew Jackson's influence, President James K. Polk
James K

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David J. Eicher
David John Eicher (born August 7, 1961) is an American editor, writer, and popularizer of astronomy and space. He has been editor-in-chief of Astronomy magazine since 2002. He is author, coauthor, or editor of 21 books on science and American history and is known for having founded a magazine on astronomical observing, Deep Sky Monthly, when he was a 15-year-old high school student.[1] Eicher is also a historian, having researched and written extensively about the American Civil War.Contents1 Early life 2 Professional career 3 Promotion of astronomy 4 Civil War history 5 Personal life 6 Publications 7 ReferencesEarly life[edit]David Eicher in his home as Editor of Deep Sky Monthly magazine, Oxford, Ohio, June 1982.Eicher was born in Oxford, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
on August 7, 1961. He was born into a scientific family, the son of John H. Eicher
John H

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West Point
The United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy
(USMA), also known as West Point, Army, Army West Point,[6] The Academy or simply The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York, in Orange County. It was originally established as a fort that sits on strategic high ground overlooking the Hudson River
Hudson River
with a scenic view, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. It is one of the four U.S. military service academies, and one of the five U.S. service academies. The Academy traces its roots to 1801, when President Thomas Jefferson directed, shortly after his inauguration, that plans be set in motion to establish the United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy
at West Point. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic sites, buildings, and monuments
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