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General Alpheus S. Williams

by Joseph Greusel

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Published by Seidel Printing Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Williams, Alpheus Starkey, 1810-1878,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph Greusel.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.W72 G8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p. :
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6528394M
      LC Control Number11004781
      OCLC/WorldCa3592735

        Alpheus Williams was one of the best division commanders (and most overlooked) on either side during the Civil War. He was born in Connecticut in , graduated from Yale in , and moved to Detroit in He served as a lawyer, judge, bank president, and . Fifty-one years old when the Civil War broke out, Alpheus S. Williams was commissioned brigadier general of volunteers in the Army of the Potomac. These letters to his daughters, written in the most rigorous wartime circumstances, reveal the high-ranking officer's views on events from Bull Run to Georgia and the Carolinas to Gettysburg.

      Ulysses S. Grant Memorial (–22), West Front, United States Capitol, Washington D.C. General Alpheus S. Williams Memorial (–21), Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan. Robert Edward Lee Sculpture (–24), Lee Park, Charlottesville, Virginia. Completed by Leo Lentelli following Shrady's death. The Civil War Letters of General Alpheus S. Williams, Milo M. Quaife, editor. From October through the end of the war, Alpheus Williams commanded either the brigade, division or corps in which the 46th Pennsylvania served.

        From the Cannon's Mouth: Civil War Letters of General Alpheus m By (author) Alpheus S. Williams, Volume editor Milo Milton Quaife, Introduction by Gary W. Gallagher. This is one of Civil War Magazine's best Civil War books. Read "The Memoirs Of General P. H. Sheridan, Vol. 2" by General Philip Henry Sheridan available from Rakuten Kobo.


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Williams will be a welcome addition to libraries everywhere. What the critics are saying: “Jack Dempsey is pretty much the popular voice of history in Michigan” “Excellent biography” About Alpheus. Dempsey points out, as have others, that Williams deserved promotion to the rank of major general, given his good reputation and record in war.

But the fact Williams was not a West Pointer worked against him, and it appears he did not cultivate the political support or seek the publicity he needed.

Thus, he held his major general’s post with only brevet, or honorary rank, while proving. Williams, Alpheus S.

(Alpheus Starkey), From the cannon's mouth. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Alpheus S Williams: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alpheus S Williams; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State.

Alpheus Starkey Williams (Septem – Decem ) was a lawyer, judge, journalist, U.S. Congressman, and a Union general in the American Civil War.

Williams was born in Deep River, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale University with a law degree in His father, who died when Williams was eight years old, had left him a sizable inheritance, which he used between and Battles/wars: American Civil War.

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Stuart () was one of the Confederacy’s greatest horsemen, soldiers, and heroes. As early as First Manassas (Bull Run) he contributed significantly to the Confederate victory, he subsequently displayed his daring and brilliance in the battles of Second Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Brandy Station—the most significant cavalry battle.