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Anaconda Plan

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A military strategy to defeat the Confederacy proposed in 1861 by the Commanding General of the Union Army, Gen. Winfield Scott. Scott's plan was to employ Union army and navy ...

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Green Berry Raum

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Rowm

(1829–1909) Union army officer, born in Illinois. Raum entered the Union army at the outbreak of the Civil War and fought in a number of major engagements, including Vicksburg...

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Antoine, Caesar Carpetier

Steven J. Niven.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 903 words.

Union army officer and politician, was born in New Orleans, the son of a West Indian midwife and a free

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Harney, Ben R.

Edward A. Berlin.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1482 words.

ragtime pianist, singer, and songwriter, was born Benjamin Robertson Harney to Margaret Draffen and Benjamin Mills Harney, a Union army

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Jackson, William

Kathryn Grover.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1144 words.

the first officially designated black chaplain in the Union army, was born free in Norfolk, Virginia. His father and grandfather,

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Blind Boone

John Davis.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1961 words.

pianist and composer, was born John William Boone in a Union army camp in Miami, Missouri, to Rachel Boone, an

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Percy, Leonard

Storm Butler.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 816 words.

a laborer, shoemaker, and member of the Union Army, was born in 1807 in Granby, Connecticut. He was the son

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Williams, George Washington

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 526 words.

George Washington Williams left school at fourteen and lied about his age in order to enlist in the Union Army

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Buffalo Soldiers

Kate Tuttle.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 560 words.

Black soldiers served in the Union army and navy during the American Civil War (1861 1865), although they were not

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Zeppelin, Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August, Count von (1838–1917)

in Dictionary Plus Science and Technology

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 93 words.

Rising to the rank of Generalleutnant (Lieutenant General), he was an official observer with the Union Army during the American

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Pinchback, P. B. S. (1837 - 1921), Entrepreneur, Newspaper Editor / Publisher, Political Figure, State Governor

Caryn E. Neumann.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 766 words.

(b. 10 May 1837; d. 21 December 1921), Union army officer, politician, and attorney.

Pinckney Benton Stewart

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Green, Stanley (29 May 1923)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 309 words.

He attended Union College (BA 1943) and participated in the Army Special Training Program at the University of Nebraska

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Whittle, [Major] Daniel Webster (22 Nov 1840)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 206 words.

He served in the Union Army and was wounded at the Battle of Vicksburg, receiving the honorary title of “Major”

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Wilderness to Petersburg Campaign (1864)

Gordon C. Rhea.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 588 words.

(1864).

On 4 May 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant initiated a campaign with the Union's Army

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Bull Run, Second Battle of (1862)

Jonathan M. Berkey.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 533 words.

(1862).

On 26 June 1862, Civil War Union Maj. Gen. John Pope assumed command of the Army

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Pea Ridge, Battle of (1862)

Earl J. Hess.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 330 words.

(1862).

The Battle of Pea Ridge, 6–8 March 1862, resulted from a Union army campaign to

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Petersburg, Siege of (1864)

Mark Grimsley.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 523 words.

(1864).

The Siege of Petersburg, Virginia, began in June 1864 when the Union Army of the Potomac, led

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Fitch, [William] Clyde (1865–1909)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 453 words.

He was born in Elmira, New York, the son of a Union army officer and a Maryland belle. Fitch's “sissy”

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Fredericksburg, battle of (1862)

Hugh Bicheno.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 202 words.

defeat of the Union army under the command of Burnside, grimly reminiscent of his performance at Antietam three months

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Grand Army of the Republic

Andrew Haughton.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 197 words.

Generic term used to describe all Union land forces in the American civil war. The Grand Army of the

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