These Volumes are believed to have belonged to Businessman & Major General Charles Miller, Private Library (View Owner Bookplates) Charles Miller. (June 15, 1843 December 21, 1927) was a. He commanded the organization now known as the. And was a founder of the Galena-Signal Oil Company, which later became part of the.
Title: Personal Memoirs of P. Sheridan, General United States Army, in two volumes. Pages: 500 and 486 respectively No Missing Pages! Illustrated: Two frontispiece illustrations, interior portraits, full page and fold-out maps In Both Books Are Complete And. Interior Condition: Complete and intact with all pages, illustrations and maps.A good candidate for rebinding. Exterior Condition: Poor condition But Complete With Covers. Philip Henry Sheridan (March 6, 1831 - August 5, 1888) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. His career was noted for his rapid rise to major general and his close association with Lt. Grant, who transferred Sheridan from command of an infantry division in the Western Theater to lead the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac in the East. In 1864, he defeated Confederate forces in the Shenandoah Valley and his destruction of the economic infrastructure of the Valley, called "The Burning" by residents, was one of the first uses of scorched earth tactics in the war.
In 1865, his cavalry pursued Gen. Lee and was instrumental in forcing his surrender at Appomattox.
Sheridan prosecuted the later years of the Indian Wars of the Great Plains, tainting his reputation with some historians, who accuse him of racism and genocide. Both as a soldier and private citizen, he was instrumental in the development and protection of Yellowstone National Park. In 1883 Sheridan was appointed general-in-chief of the U.
Army, and in 1888 he was promoted to the rank of four-star general by President Grover Cleveland. The item "Civil War Book Maps 1888 PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF SHERIDAN Major General Charles M" is in sale since Monday, October 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "chalincol_0" and is located in Wilmington, Delaware.
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