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Metcalf was born at Milo, Maine, He was reared by his family in Elyria, Ohio. He served in his unit until July, In he came to Kansas and was located in Lawrence, Kansas.
He became a partner of Edward Russell in the farm mortgage business. He later moved to Indiana and steamed for Manila in the Philippines.
They arrived and were encamped in the tobacco warehouses. In the 20th Kansas was ordered to the front. The regiment advanced on and was the first to enter Caloocan on February 10, In March, the regiment swam the Tuliahan River, captured a blockhouse, and then was involved in the engagements of Malinta and Maycuayan three days later.
He was awarded the Order of Purple Heart in recognition of being wounded twice. On September 6, the war was declared to be over, and the 20th Kansas boarded transports and steamed for the United States. President Woodrow Wilson ordered the mobilization of the National Guard to assist on the border.
Led by Colonel Metcalf they marched several miles into the desert and established camp. He was the only person to hold the office for two terms. Inwhile serving in the Philippines, he was elected for a seat in the Kansas Senate. For eighteen years he served as a member of the Lawrence School Board and for several years as its president.
Baier was born in Larned, Kansas in He grew up on a farm near Seward, Kansas. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in He received his wings on March 28, He was hired by TWA in His two careers complimented and enhanced each other, as the basic skills were the same, even though the environment was vastly different.• A first-rate historian: Benson Bobrick is the author of several celebrated books, including The Fated Sky and Testament.
His work has been hailed as “Lucid and vivid” by The New Yorker, “elegant” by The Washington Post Book World, and “engrossing detailed and gripping” by the Chicago Tribune.
Richard Ewell summary: Richard Stoddert Ewell was the third son of Dr. Thomas and Elizabeth Stoddert Ewell. He was born in Georgetown, District of Columbia but moved to Prince William County, Virginia.
He attended United states Military Academy where his friends nicknamed him Old bald head or Baldy. Throughout the Fall of and into early , SNCC and COFO organizers and volunteers continue to work with dedicated local activists to provide a Freedom Movement presence in Issaquena County.
The American Civil War () - U.S. Census. U.S. population: 31,, Total number of slaves in the Lower South. The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States (U.S.) from to The Civil War is the most studied and written about episode in U.S.
history. Largely as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black people, war broke out in April , when secessionist forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after.
Summary List of Famous Confederate Civil War Generals during the American Civil War There were many important confederate generals and commanders during the American Civil War.
Some, like Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest are household names. Others are less well known but are still important, as the southern generals were the .