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Union Army

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

Although the United States had a regular army of 16,000 career soldiers when the Civil War began, throughout the conflict it placed chief reliance on an ad hoc force of ...

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McCutcheon, George Barr

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1209 words.

McCutcheon, George Barr (26 July 1866–23 October 1928), author, was born in South Raub, near Lafayette, Indiana, the son of John Barr McCutcheon, who after being wounded in the Union army...

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Chesnutt, Charles Waddell

Julian Mason.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 3167 words.

Chesnutt, Charles Waddell (20 June 1858–15 November 1932), writer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Andrew Jackson Chesnutt, a horse car driver, and Ann Maria Sampson. His parents...

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Bierce, Ambrose Gwinnett

Lawrence I. Berkove.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1529 words.

Bierce, Ambrose Gwinnett (24 June 1842–1914?), author and journalist, was born in the Horse Cave settlement in Meigs County, Ohio, the son of Marcus Aurelius Bierce and Laura Sherwood,...

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