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Alfred Pleasonton.

Alfred Pleasonton.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAppointing and retiring Alfred Pleasonton as brigadier general
    SeriesH.rp.340
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15993766M

    [from the dispatch book of General Alfred Pleasonton] Cav. Brigade 2 miles in front of Orleans Nov. 7 a.m. To Colonel A. n Ass’t Adj’t Genl Colonel– I arrived here at 8 P M with my command from Chester Gap via Barbees I left two squadrons at Barbees to watch the road to the Gap as it is the only wagon. Eric Wittenberg: The division of French Col. Alfred N. Duffié had a difficult task. Under Pleasonton’s plan for the Cavalry Corps, Duffié’s division was to cross the river at Kelly’s Ford and then head for Stevensburg. The Frenchman was to protect Gregg’s flank and then rejoin the main column at .

    Alfred was a resident of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Do you know something about Alfred's life? You can enhance Alfred Pleasanton's memory by upgrading Alfred's public record with words and pictures, signing Alfred's memory book, recording an audio memory or lighting a candle. Get this from a library! The effect of personality of senior leaders on the outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg. [Mark S Landrith; Army War College (U.S.)] -- The intent of this paper is to explore the personal traits and leadership styles of the senior leaders of the Army of northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac. Specifically, to show the.

    Alfred Pleasonton () was a United States Army officer and General of Union cavalry during the Civil War. He commanded the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac during the Gettysburg Campaign, including the largest predominantly cavalry battle of the war, Brandy Station. About six miles south of Trading Post, where the Marais de Cygnes engagement had occurred, the brigades of Col. Frederick W. Benteen and Col. John F. Phillips, of Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton's Provisional Cavalry Division, overtook the Confederates as they were crossing Mine Creek.


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Alfred Pleasonton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alfred Pleasonton. book Pleasonton wrote an account of the Pennsylvania Campaign, focusing on Day 3 of Gettysburg, and it was preserved in The War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, reflect : Charles River Editors. This book has interesting information and pictures about Pleasanton.

Here is some of the information that this book mentions: Pleasanton transformed from a primarily agricultural town to a bedroom community of single-family homes. The underground water supply made the town self-sufficient. The population in was only people/5(5). Major General Alfred Pleasonton and staff.

United States Virginia Warrenton, None. United States Virginia Warrenton, None. [Photographedprinted between and ] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, General Alfred Pleasonton, September, Summary Stereograph showing General Alfred Pleasonton seated in front of a building in Warrenton, Virginia.

Contributor Names O'Sullivan, Timothy H.,photographer. Obituary & Guest Book Preview for Col. Alfred Pleasonton: Email. Col. Alfred Pleasonton Obituary (Archived) First 25 of words: PLEASONTON Col.

Alfred Pleasonton, aka "Al" died Ma in Elizabethtown, KY where he and his wife Alli Pleasonton. Alfred Pleasonton (July 7, – Febru ) was a United States Army officer and major general of volunteers in the Union was during the American Civil led the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac during the Gettysburg would also includr the biggest cavalry battle of the war, Brandy Station.

Early life Allegiance: United States of America, Union. Jose Narisco Sunol was born in San Jose. John Kottinger co-founded Pleasanton. Besides being the first justice of peace in the town, he opened up the first store, planted the first vineyard, and built the first hotel in Pleasanton.

Kottinger named the town Pleasonton after the Civil War General Alfred s: 5. Alfred Pleasonton. book James Pleasonton, often called A.

Pleasonton (Janu – J ), was a militia general during the American Civil War. He wrote the book The Influence of the Blue Ray of the Sunlight and of the Blue Color of the Sky, which was published in The second commander of the Army of the Potomac’s Cavalry Corps was Maj.

Gen. Alfred Pleasonton. Pleasonton, a West Pointer and career dragoon, was a guy with an agenda. And that agenda was not battlefield glory.

Pleasonton was a lead from the rear kind of a guy who was a masterful schemer and political intriguer. My first book. Author Mary-Jo Wainwright, college history instructor and local historian, selected the images for this book from the extensive archives of the Museum on Main, home of the Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society.

Alfred Music supports music education by providing quality method books, performance sheet music, and reference materials for teachers and students. Alfred Pleasonton was born in Washington, D.C., on July 7,and graduated from West Point in As a dragoon officer, he saw action at the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma during the Mexican-American War, and against the Apaches in New Mexico in Alfred Pleasonton (July 7, – Febru ) was a United States Army officer and major general of volunteers in the Union cavalry during the American Civil War.

He commanded the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac during the Gettysburg Campaign, including the largest predominantly cavalry battle of the war, Brandy Station. Alfred Pleasonton (July 7, – Febru ) was a United States Army officer and General of Union cavalry during the American Civil War.

He commanded the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac during the Gettysburg Campaign, including the largest predominantly cavalry battle of the war, Brandy Station.

In he was transferred to. The papers also contain the dispatch book of General Alfred Pleasonton, kept while commanding the cavalry corps at South Mountain, Antietam, and the beginning of the Fredericksburg Campaign. The dispatches are addressed to Generals Randolph Barnes Marcy and John Grubb Parke.

The double-edged sword of that was that Federal forces in the region, under the familiar name of Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton, were given time to move on Price’s rear guard. I give this book a very solid 3 stars out of 5, not for defects in style or content but rather because the subject is only attractive to a fairly limited audience.

You. Alfred Pleasonton - 3, × 3,; KB Portrait of Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton, officer of the Federal Army LOC cwpbjpg × ; 42 KB Portrait of Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton, officer of the Federal Army LOC cwpbtif 4, × 7,; MB.

Augustus James Pleasonton, often called A. Pleasonton (Janu –), was a General during the American Civil War. He wrote the pseudo-scientific book The Influence Of The Blue Ray Of The Sunlight And Of The Blue Color Of The Sky, which was published in Guelzo, Allen C. Gettysburg: The Last Invasion Vintage Books a Division of Random House, New York p Ibid.

Freeman Lee’s Lieutenants p Sears, Stephen W. Gettysburg, Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York, p Ibid. This is Alfred Pleasonton’s account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, wherein he was clearly the hero of the battle (at least in his own mind): In this campaign my command was the first cavalry division of the army of the Potomac, the first brigade of which during the battle was with General Stoneman on his raid towards Richmond, in rear of.

Carte-de-visite (CDV) of General Alfred Pleasonton, Brady/Anthony imprint on verso. General Pleasonton was active during the entirety of the war but is probably best known for leading the Army of the Potomac’s Cavalry Corps in the Gettysburg Campaign.

[from the dispatch book of General Alfred Pleasonton] Hd. Qrs. Cav. Brigade Purcellville Oct a.m. To General W. S. Hancock Com’dg Division on the Hillsborough & Keyes Gap road General, I have two squandrons at Hillsborough, & there are no rebles nearer your front than Snickersville.Alfred Pleasonton served in the Mexican-American War, where he was promoted for gallantry.

At Antietam, he was wounded in the ear by the concussion of an artillery shell. During the Battle at Gettysburg, he commanded the Cavalry Corps but was kept on a short leash by Meade. Pleasonton was transferred to Missouri in the last years of the war.