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Fitz-John Porter papers

Fitz-John Porter

Fitz-John Porter papers

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    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • United States,
  • Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va., 1862,
  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862,
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry,
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848,
  • Peninsular Campaign, 1862,
  • Campaigns,
  • United States. Army. Corps, 5th (1862-1865),
  • Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862,
  • History,
  • Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1861,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination13,000 67 10 31 26.8
    Number of Pages13000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25215600M
    LC Control Number78036590

      George B. McClellan: the young Napoleon User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Sears finds serious faults with McClellan's generalship in each of the Civil War campaigns, especially in in Virginia and at Antietam, Maryland, perhaps the turning point battle of the war.1/5(1). Organized into two subseries: 1. Military Records and Papers and 2. Military History Research Files. The latter includes documentation fo rthe Fitz-John Porter court martial case, with a set of 22 maps in addition to correspondence, notes, and printed material. Series 5. Files Relating to Jacob Dolson Cox’s Public Service, ( lin. ft.).


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Fitz-John Porter papers by Fitz-John Porter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Fitz-John Porter papers. [Fitz-John Porter; V Holt; John Symington] -- Letter, 7 May Fitz-John Porter papers book, to Major John Symington describing carriage assemblies; order,summoning Major General John Pope to appear as a witness Fitz-John Porter papers book the Fitz John Porter court martial, signed by V.

I thoroughly enjoyed reading "Fitz-John Porter, Scapegoat of Second Manassas". This book tells the story of the humiliating Union defeat at the battle of 2nd Manassas which resulted in the court-martial of Major General Fitz-John Porter who was accused and found guilty of disobeying orders and shameful conduct in the face of the enemy/5(5).

Title Fitz-John Porter papers, Summary Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, articles, autobiographical, biographical and genealogical material, financial and legal papers, annotated printed matter, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Porter's court-martial and cashiering out of military Fitz-John Porter papers book on Januas a result of his conduct during the.

The court-martial of Fitz John Porter (Novem – Janu ) was a major event of the American Civil War. Major General Fitz John Porter was found guilty of disobeying a lawful order, and misconduct in front of the enemy and removed from command based on internal political machinations of the Union court-martial was Fitz-John Porter papers book found to be unjust and overturned, and Porter.

Fitz John Porter (Aug – ) (sometimes written FitzJohn Porter or Fitz-John Porter) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil is most known for his performance at the Second Battle of Bull Run and his subsequent court ds held: V Corps, Army of the Potomac.

The Fitz-John Porter papers book of Fitz-John Porter, army officer and public official in New York, N.Y., and New Jersey, were deposited in the Library of Congress between and by Holbrook Fitz-John Porter and other members of the Porter family.

The deposit was Fitz-John Porter papers book to a gift in Processing History. The Papers of the Blue and Gray Education Society, Number 7 By August Major General Fitz John Porter had established a reputation as one of the finest officers in the Union army. During the first year-and-a-half of the Civil, War he proved himself a superb tactician, professional organizer, and leader of unquestioned ability.

Fitz-John Porter papers book Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection.

The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to Fitz-John Porter papers book Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil Fitz-John Porter papers book Major General Fitz John Porter was a Union commander during the American Civil War.

Serving in the Army of the Potomac, Fitz John Porter took part in the campaigns of Later that year, Fitz John Porter was court-martialed for his actions at the Second Battle of Manassas. Fitz John Porter was a West Point graduate, Mexican-American War veteran and U.S.

Army officer whose career was destroyed in the aftermath of the Union army's defeat at the Second Battle of Manassas. When the war began, Porter was commissioned a colonel in the 15th U.S. Infantry but was soon promoted to brigadier general and placed in command.

Get this from a library. Proceedings and report of the board of army officers, convened by special orders no.

78, Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant general's office, Washington, Apin the case of Fitz-John Porter.

Together with the proceedings in the original trial and papers relating thereto. [Fitz-John Porter; United States. Fitz-John Porter papers book   Fitz John Porter spent the next 20 years trying to overturn the verdict.

He mapped the battlefield and solicited testimony from veterans in order to recreate the action on Aug. Fitz-John Porter papers book 29 and And he highlighted the overwhelmingly Republican makeup of the trial court to illustrate the political forces aligned against him. The papers of U.S.

president, army officer, lawyer, and educator James A. Garfield () consist of approximat items (, images), most of which were digitized from reels of previously produced microfilm. Spanning the yearswith the bulk dating from tothe collection contains correspondence, diaries, speeches, records of Garfield's Civil War.

From the description of Fitz-John Porter papers,bulk (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: Porter, Fitz-John, Papers. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: referencedIn: Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), Letter: to Major Porter, Assistant Adjutant General / by. By far the two best treatments I've read on Fitz-John Porter at Second Manassas are: 1) John Codman Ropes, The Army Under Pope (New York, ), part of the "Campaigns of the Civil War" series, Volume IV.

Highest recommendation; and 2) the complete minutes from the retrial in: Proceedings and Report of the Board of Army Officers Convened by Special Orders No. 78, Headquarters of the. Civil War Union Major General. Cousin of Admirals David D. Porter Jr. and David G. Farragut. General Porter was a casualty of the politics that ruled the Army of the Potomac during its first few years.

He had commanded the V Corps with brilliance and skill during the Burial: Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings. THE "WHITE HOUSE." ON this page we give a picture of the famous " WHITE HOUSE," on the Pamunky, formerly the residence of General Lee, and lately occupied by the Union forces as a depot for house was burned at the evacuation of the place by our troops.

Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War.

Major General Fitz-John Porter was court-martialed in and exonerated 16 years later. His second cousin Richard Eddy of Boston gave the city of Portsmouth, NH (porter's birthplace) $30, to build a memorial statue that many in Portsmouth and Porter himself opposed. Controversies and Commanders: Dispatches from the Army of the Potomac, a compilation of 10 essays relating to the Army of the Potomac, is a pleasing complement to his larger works–a satisfying dessert after the main course, if you will.

Producing good history requires skill in writing, research, and : Historynet Staff. Major General Fitz-John Porter, U.S.V. to James Lawson Kemper Mar 10 re request for information about Second Battle of Bull Run and Court of Inquiry about Porter's conduct at the battle on Augfor which he was courtmartialled.

FITZ JOHN PORTER THE CAMPAIGN OF SECOND MANASSAS, AND THE PROBLEM OF COMMAND AND CONTROL IN THE 19TH CENTURY A Scholarly Monograph BY ETHAN S.

RAFUSE THE PAPERS OF BLUE & GRAY EDUCATION SOCIETY FINE CONDITION Loaded with Excellent Photos and Maps Fine Binding and Clean Throughout PUBLISHED BY THE BLUE & GRAY Seller Rating: % positive. PORTER, FITZ-JOHN (), American soldier, was born at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on the 31st of August He was the son of a naval officer, and nephew of David Porter of the frigate “ Essex.” He graduated at the United States Military Academy in.

Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted.

Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas. We, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, having been commissioned by the Confederate Veterans themselves, retain our responsibility and right to adhere to the founding principles of the United States of America remembering the bravery, defending the honor and protecting the memory of our beloved Confederate Veterans, which includes their memorials, images, symbols, monuments and grave sites.

Correspondence, military papers, receipts, court records, and a docket book relating to Gillette’s military service and his activities as claims commissioner. Ward family papers, 2, items ; 11 containers ; linear feet.

Last night I posted a review – of sorts – of John Hennessy’s essay on Fitz John Porter, Conservatism’s Dying Ember, in Corps Commanders in Blue, a collection of essays edited by Ethan Rafuse. I’ve decided to post it here. I may, or may not, post mini-reviews of other essays in the book if it strikes me to do so.

A Theory of Autobiographical Memory: Necessary Components and Disorders Resulting From Their Loss. Stanley B. Klein, Tim P. German, Leda Cosmides & Rami Gabriel -. Controversies and Commanders of the Civil War might well be the most intriguing book ever published about the Civil War, for it focuses on the people and events that one of our best historians has found most fascinating, including: Professor Lowe's reconnaissance balloons; the court-martial of Fitz John Porter; the Lost Order at Antietam; press coverage of the war; the looting of 4/5(1).

The second battle of Bull Run, as connected with the Fitz-John Porter Case. A paper read before the Society of ex-army and navy officers of Cincinnati, Febru (Cincinnati, P. Thomson, ), by Jacob D. Cox (page images at HathiTrust).

Some courts are well known, such as those that tried Gen. Fitz John Porter for supposed derelictions at Second Bull Run and that for Gen. Warren for Five Forks. General Porter's constitutes an entire book (Series I, Vol. XII, part 2, Supplement, serial 17) in the Official Records, and the OR includes those of other officers as well.

Fitz John Porter Views The Confederates From A Balloon The use of balloons for observation dates back to the s, but the Civil War was the first war in which they were generally used for military purposes. At the outbreak of the war Thaddeus Lowe was authorized to create an aeronautic service; he built five balloons which were used during the Peninsular and later campaigns.

Pope, son of Illinois politician and judge Nathaniel Pope, was a West Point graduate and had an army career. After the Union army loss at 2nd Manassas (Bull Run) in AugustPope was sent to Minnesota to put down the Sioux Indian uprising.

Finding of the Court in the Court-Martial of Fitz John Porter. The foregoing proceedings, findings, and sentence in the foregoing case of Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter are approved and confirmed, and it ordered that the said Fitz John Porter be, and he hereby is, cashiered and dismissed from the service of the United States as a major-general.

Papers: Ca. 26 feet. Primarily letters of congratulations received while U.S. senator, regarding the Fitz-John Porter case, election to Senate, and vice presidential nomination; condolence letters, resolutions, and addresses upon his death; photographs, primarily Civil.

George Jones was the first publisher of the New York Times. He founded the New-York Daily Times in with Henry J. Raymond and Edward B. Wesley. The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, and legal documents regarding mainly the New-York Daily Times and the Presidential Retiring Fund established by Jones.

FITZ JOHN PORTER Court-martialed after Second Bull Run, the Union officer defends his actions to Robert E. Lee's biographer and tells of his long friendship with the Confederate General. Important ALS: "F.J. Porter", 3¼ p, New York, January Journal of Mormon History Vol. 38, No. 3, Summer Table of Contents.

CONTENTS LETTER --Fitz John Porter’s Letter William P. MacKinnon, vii ARTICLES --Mormonism in Cultural Context: Guest Editors’ Introduction J.

Spencer Fluhman, Steven C. Harper, and Jed Woodworth, 1 --A Charmed Life Claudia L. Bushman, 5. CONTROVERSIES AND COMMANDERS is a fascinating look at some of the most intriguing generals in the Union's Army of the Potomac and at some of the most extraordinary events of the Civil War, chronicled by one of our leading historians, Stephen W.

Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In the final weeks of the campaign, Ulysses S. Grant left Galena and headed east to stump for the Republican ticket. At rallies in New England, upstate New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York City, sometimes several times a day, the reticent Grant warmed to his role.

Sounding a familiar postwar theme, he repeatedly condemned voter harassment in the South, asserting the right of. Item Details. A two edition set of pdf, as part of the pdf The Papers Of the Blue & Gray Education Society, includes Number 7 from the Fall of entitled The First Battle of Moorefield: Early’s Cavalry Is Routed written by Stephen G.

Smith. This scholarly monograph was printed by BGES, Danville, Virginia, The second monograph is entitled Fitz John Porter, The Campaign Of Second.

George Brinton McClellan papers by George Brinton McClellan; 1 edition; Subjects: Correspondence, Politics and government, History, United States. Army.GENERAL FITZ-JOHN PORTER. ON page ebook publish a portrait of Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter, commanding a corps in the army of the Potomac, from a photograph by M'Clees, of l Porter was born in New Hampshire about the yearand is consequently about thirty-eight years of age.