See also:American soldier, was
See also:born in
See also:Greenfield, Massachusetts, on the 3oth of
See also:September 1824 . He graduated at West Point in 1845, and in the Mexican War earned two brevets for distinguished conduct . In 1856 he resigned from the army; and in 1857-1861 he led a scientific expedition in the state of Sonora, Mexico . He re-entered the service in 1861, and became a brigadier-general,
See also:United States
See also:Volunteers, but the defeat of a detachment at
See also:Bluff (Oct . 21, 1861) was attributed to him, and he was imprisonedfor six months, being then released without any
See also:charge being brought against him . After serving for
See also:short periods in the latter stages of the war, he resigned his commission (
See also:Sept . 1864) . He was engineer and
See also:superintendent of a
See also:company in Virginia from 1865 to 187o, when he entered the military service of the
See also:khedive of
See also:Egypt, whose chief of
See also:staff and general aide-de-
See also:camp he became, with the
See also:rank of
See also:lieutenant-general and the title of " Ferik
See also:Pasha." He returned to the United States in 1883, and resumed his
See also:work . He died in New
See also:York City on the 24th of
See also:January 1887 .
BATTLE OF STONE RIVER
EDWARD JAMES STONE (1831-1897)
There are no comments yet for this article.
Do not copy, download, transfer, or otherwise replicate the site content in whole or in part.
Links to articles and home page are encouraged.