Samuel Davis Sturgis papers
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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Correspondence,
  • Campaigns,
  • Government relations,
  • Indians of North America,
  • United States. Army,
  • United States,
  • Wars,
  • History

Book details:

About the Edition

Typewritten transcripts of three letters (1851-1866) from Sturgis to family members relating to personal matters, Indian wars, politics, and military affairs and of a note written by his wife, Jerusha Wilcox Sturgis; ALS (1881 May 14) from author John G. Nicolay to Gen. Irvin McDowell regarding a proposed history of Civil War campaigns; and handwritten transcript of a newspaper article on Sturgis.

The Physical Object
Pagination6
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25021919M
LC Control Number79003958

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The other side, as viewed by Generals Grant, Sherman, and other distinguished officers, being a defence of his campaign into N.E. Mississippi in the year by Samuel Davis Sturgis (Book) 1 edition published in in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. The collection includes ships' accounts, receipt books, and a volume of accounts kept by William Sturgis for minor Wendell T. Davis. Other Sturgis papers relate to the construction of J.P. Cushing's house in Boston, designed by Asher Benjamin. Autographs J Civil War Union General Samuel Davis Sturgis Signed and Handwritten: General Orders No. 1 - Assuming Command of City of Washington, Union Forces SAMUEL DAVIS STURGIS (). American military officer who served in the Mexican"American War, as a Union General in the American Civil War, and later in the Indian .   General Samuel Davis Sturgis, who would serve with distinction during the Civil War, was born in Shippensburg on J in a house on King Street. He became the first resident of Shippensburg to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point, graduating 35th in his class in He subsequently saw action.

  Samuel D. Sturgis passed away in , three years after his retirement. He was sixty-seven years old. William D. Drown recovered from his wound and served over twenty years in the 1st and 2nd Dragoon Regiments before deserting the U.S. Army to serve in the Confederacy with the Texas 1st Light Artillery Battery.   Since , I’ve written + book summaries for the best non-fiction books of all time. And, in doing so, I’ve learned a thing or two about writing good book summaries. To learn how to write a book summary that will help you remember what you read months, even years, after reading., read my article “How to Write a Book Summary.” Part 6. General Samuel Davis Sturgis, who would serve with distinction during the Civil War, was born in Shippensburg on J in a house on King Street. He became the first resident of Shippensburg to attend the United States Military Academy at . Among the commanding officers were Col. Gustavus Loomis, Maj. Enoch Steen, Captain Paul, Maj. George H. Thomas, Maj. Samuel Henry Starr, Lt. Col. Samuel Davis Sturgis, and Capt. Richard W. Johnson. Fort Belknap was the northern anchor of a chain of forts founded to protect the Texas frontier from the Red River to the Rio Grande.

There are Sturgis (or Sturges) families in Connecticut, Delaware, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania. I began looking into Pennsylvania Sturgis families because of Samuel Davis Sturgis, who was a West Point graduate and Brevet Major-General during the Civil War. His grandfather, Samuel Davis Sturgis, for whom both General Surgis and his father were named, commanded a division of the Union Army at Antietam in the Civil War. General Sturgis. Caroline Sturgis Tappan (Aug - Octo ), commonly known as Caroline Sturgis, or "Cary" Sturgis, was an American Transcendentalist, poet, and artist. Caroline Sturgis was born in Boston, Massachusetts to the former Elizabeth Marsten Davis Sturgis (), the second daughter of Judge John Davis, a U.S. District Judge for the District of . It also has most excellent plans. In the Hon. Mr Davis, we have one of the most sure-footed of local antiquaries: and, with regard to the subjects upon which it treats, his masterly Work leaves nothing further to be desired. We have given, between square brackets, from Mr Davis's book, the dates of the death of many of the Mayflower passengers. 1.