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Major-General George H. Thomas

De Peyster, J. Watts

Major-General George H. Thomas

the annual address delivered before the New York Historical Society ... January 5, 1875

by De Peyster, J. Watts

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Published by Atlantic Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby John Watts De Peyster.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsNew-York Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.T4 D4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6561501M
      LC Control Number13022576
      OCLC/WorldCa5698827

      But he was praised by Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman, and George H. Thomas for unquestioned engineering genius, and he made a valuable contribution to the assault on Missionary Ridge. Was accordingly reappointed Major General to rank from March 9, , and duly confirmed. Full text of "The Life of Major-General George H. Thomas" See other formats.

      Major General George H. Thomas at Nashville While Grant grappled with Lee in Virginia and Sherman gutted the eastern Confederacy, Gen. George Thomas was sent back to Tennessee to reorganize the stripped-down Army of the Cumberland and deal with CS Gen. John Bell Hood. The Confederate general had gotten away from Atlanta with. Genealogy profile for Gen. George H. Thomas (USA) George Henry Thomas ( - ) - Genealogy Genealogy for George Henry Thomas ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living en: George William Thomas, Henry Lyman Thomas.

      Furthermore, Sherman turned his back on Hood, thinking that able subordinates like Brigadier General George H. Thomas with the corps of David Stanley and Brigadier General John Schofield could handle Sam Hood’s approximatman Rebel host. Union Major General George H. Thomas for the Northern Illinois Civil War Round Table. That portrayal covered the life of the gen-eral. Now Allen will portray Thomas again, but focus on September through December During this period, Thomas gained two well-deserved nicknames: the Rock of Chicka-mauga and the Sledge of Nashville. These two.


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Major-General George H. Thomas by De Peyster, J. Watts Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book lays out in no uncertain terms the reasons why General Thomas remained loyal to the United States. He simply was affected by doing right or Major-General George H. Thomas book and doing right was the thing which kept him from committing himself to a lost cause.

He enjoyed the many privileges he had with allegiance to the Army of the United States and, not wanting Reviews: 1. Major General George H. Thomas: An Address, by William H. Lambert This address is a short one of less than 30 pages published ten years after the death of the noted general [1] who was most famous for his defensive abilities at Chickamaua and Stones River but also was an offensive general of considerable ability.

Life of Major-General George H. Thomas. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, (OCoLC) Named Person: George H Thomas; George H Thomas: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas B Van Horne.

Although only twice in chief command of a field army during battle — Mill Springs, Kentucky, near the war’s beginning, and Nashville, Tennessee, near its end — Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas played a significant role in shaping the war beyond the Appalachian Mountains. Get this from a library.

Report of Major General George H. Thomas. [George H Thomas; United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War.]. Major General George H. Thomas was a noted Union commander during the American Civil War ().

Though a Virginian by birth, Thomas elected to remain loyal. About George H. Thomas. This web site is dedicated to the life of Major General George H. Thomas. He commanded the Army of the Cumberland after the Battle of Chickamauga, and he was one of the few great generals of the American Civil War.

However today, for a number of reasons, General Thomas is relatively unknown to the general public. Excerpt from The Life of Major-General George H.

Thomas Private and family letters have been excluded from this volume, in deference to General Thomas' expressed Opinion, that no strictly personal communications should be published except with the con sent of those writing them.

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.5/5. Master of War: The Life of General George H.

Thomas. (New York: Simon & Schuster Inc., ), 3. Thomas B. Van Horne, History of the Army of the Cumberland: its Organization, Campaigns, and battles, Written at the request of Major-General George H. Thomas chiefly from his private Military Journal and Official and other Documents Furnished.

Van Horne, Thomas B.,George Henry Thomas, and Edward Ruger. History of the Army of the Cumberland: its organization, campaigns, and battles, written at the request of Major-General George H.

Thomas chiefly from his private military journal and official and other documents furnished by him. Cincinnati: R. Clarke & Co, Chicago citation style: Michler, N, and Edward Ruger. Sketch of the battlefield of Logan's Cross Roads and of the enemys fortified position at and opposite Mill Spring, Ky.

to which he retreated after his defeat, Major General George H. Thomas comdg. the U.S. forces, General G. Crittenden comdg. the Confed. Forces, Jan. 19th. Ralph Peters' assessment of Peter Tsouras' latest publication is absolutely spot on.

The author takes the reader on a fascinating, Thomas Pakenham level 'deep dive' into the Civil War origins of American tactical military intelligence and the amazing career of George H.

Sharp, as only a former intelligence community professional can/5(15). Finally, Thomas planned the largest cavalry raid of the war which took Selma and captured Davis. See short biography. Read also the complete biography Life of Major General George H. Thomas by Van Horne.

He was born on 31 July in Southampton County, VA. Major General George Henry Thomas, also known as the Thomas Circle Monument, is an equestrian sculpture in Washington, D.C.

that honors Civil War general George Henry monument is located in the center of Thomas Circle, on the border of the downtown and Logan Circle neighborhoods. It was sculpted by John Quincy Adams Ward, best known for his work on the statue of George Designer: John Quincy Adams Ward (sculptor), John L.

"Wills's splendid biography of Major General George H. Thomas is comprehensively researched on a scale that few biographers can match. A Virginian by birth and heritage, At the outbreak of the Civil War, though from a slave-owning family, Thomas elected to honor his oath to serve the US/5(18).

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George H. Thomas famously asserted. Later inhe rallied Union troops in the Battle of Chickamauga, in Georgia. George Henry Thomas (31 July – 28 March ) was a United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western gh he was from Virginia, which had rebelled against the U.S.

and joined the slave-holding Confederacy during the war, he remained loyal to the United States. These were later published as Elements of Military Art and Science and became one of the key works read by officers in the coming decades.

Due to his studious nature and his numerous publications, Halleck became known to his peers as "Old Brains." With the outbreak of the Mexican-American War inhe received orders to sail for the West Coast to serve as an aide to Commodore William Shubrick. The Life of Major General George H.

Thomas by Thomas Van Horne - (Part 1 pagesPart 2 pagesPart 3 pages ) Click on the title page to enlarge PREFACE. GENERAL THOMAS once said to the author: " Time and history will do me justice.". Major General George H.

Thomas. Library of Congress. As commander of the XIV Army Corps at Chickamauga and commander of the Army of the Cumberland at Chattanooga, Major General George H. Thomas played a prominent role in the Chattanooga Campaign. Born into a large slave owning family in Southampton County, Virginia, Thomas displayed talent.The official website of the U.S.

Air Force. delivers the latest breaking news and information on the U.S. Air Force including top stories, features, leadership, policies, and more. For in-depth coverage, provides special reports, video, audio, and photo galleries. Major General George Henry Thomas (USA) George Henry Thomas was born at Newsom’s Depot, Southampton County, Virginia on 31 July His family led an upper-class plantation lifestyle, owning acres and 24 slaves by He and .