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Significant Military Leaders

Other Union Leaders

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19th Maine: Rembering their heroism  
Ball's Bluff: General Stone Blamed for Fiasco  
Ben Butler: 'The Beast is Dead'  
Blair Family's Many Historic Roles  
Blair: General was both patriotic and errant  
Burnside: Incompetent or a victim?  
Chamberlain: Gallant general was Union's Lee in blue  
Dahlgren: A change at sea  
Dahlgren: Myths, truths of raids by Union's 'boy captain'  
Dodds: Captain left loving legacy to his family  
Dodge: Rail king a spy chief in Vicksburg fight  
Farragut leads assault that clears Gulf  
Fitz John Porter's long fight to clear his name  
Fredericksburg: Bloody Battle Costs Burnside's Command  
Fremont: Frontier legend fails as general  
Ga., Gettysburg prove officer's mettle  
Garesche: Mystic officer told he would die in battle  
George H. Thomas: Southern Son is Union's Savior  
Gettysburg: A fitting and final salute to Union Col. Einstein  
Grant and Sheridan: Dual for the valley  
Halleck: Rise, fall of a Union officer  
Hamlin, Howard, and Chamberlain: Champions for the cause of equality  
Hooker lost a battle but saved a Union army  
Horace Porter: Discovering Mementos  
Hunt and Bragg: Longtime friends, battlefield opponents  
Jackson's visit memoralized on stick of cane  
Kearny: 'Fighting Phil' was rash, rich and fearless  
Kearny: Two-sniper theory tied to general's death  
Kilpatrick: General's exploits earn him fame if not success  
Krzyzanowski: Roller-coaster career of intrepid Polish Unionist  
Lockwood: Naval Academy official's fearless actions for Union  
Lyon: Hero kept Missouri a free state  
Maj. Pleasonton: Slow to track Lee's push North  
Maryland blue bloods not all garbed in gray  
McClernand loses fight with fellow officers  
Meagher: Founder of Irish Brigade's Adventurous life  
Meigs: Father, son obeyed duty though longing for battle  
Meigs: Loss of his son embittered general  
Meigs: Unheralded general was the master of logistics  
Meigs: Union's 'unsung hero'  
Mighty clash rattles the sabers of political, professional generals  
Negley's career ended by Chickamauga retreat  
Nelson: 'Bull' plays it tough with troops  
New look at some familiar battles  
Officers lead and die by example  
Otis: Newspaperman fought hard to serve in military  
Patrick: Union provost takes on the thankless tasks  
Pennypacker proved his mettle early on  
Politics, ineptness at top hobble Union Army  
Porter: General 'A public spirited servant'  
Quay: Officer, on horseback in line of fire, rallies men  
Review: 'Buford' a good man who gave all he had  
Review: An effortful yet rewarding read  
Review: Army engineers' brawn, brains support troops  
Review: Book details how officers could attack whiskey bottles  
Review: Book traces Union's revolving-door leadership  
Review: Chamberlain book shows man behind the myth  
Review: Honor, duty hallmarks of 'Child of Fortune'  
Review: Military exploits of Douglas MacArthur's father  
Review: Quartermaster's behind-scenes heroics  
Review: Union officers who warred with each other  
Review: Union's Thomas Gets Due Credit  
Review: Wherever Sickles goes, trouble follows  
Roebling: How one man engineered success after success  
Rosecrans remains unsung strategic 'genius'  
Rosser and Custer: Two West Pointers' cordial conflict  
Senior officers are immortalized in song  
Sheridan: General's fiery ties to land of my family  
Sherman marches journalist into obscurity  
Sherman views news with love, hate  
Sherman's Augusta bypass fuels myths  
Sherman's baptism of fire: First Bull Run, 1861  
Sherman's march away from high office  
Sherman's return north, through diverse eyes  
Sherman's stature grows larger than life  
Sherman's vicious war with . . . the press  
Sherman: A commanding paradox  
Sherman: Did he have a 'criminal dislike' of blacks?  
Thomas shows he's no slacker in taking offensive  
Thomas Ward Custer: 'The other Custer' covered himself with valor  
Troy cadets continue to uphold tradition  
Union troops train in Arlington for bloody campaign  
Upton: Creative tactics of a Union officer  
Ward used Potomac as `moat' to protect imperiled capital  
Warren: Later actions cloud career of Gettysburg hero  
West Pointers a dominant force on both sides  
Wiegel's 'gallant' service includes raising flag  
Wilcox: History owes debt to 'pack rat' general  
Wilson: Unheralded general whips Forrest  
Winfield Scott: 'First truly professional soldier' recieves belated statue  
 
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