Born in 1822, this character was the son of a strict father who believed in the need for education. Though he had no personal ambitions toward a military life, his father applied to West Point in his son's name.
A commander under Grant, this character was in charge of a famous march to the sea.
This character was careful about appearances and tended to have plans written and ready to be distributed when faced with any military situation. He was very interested in how his actions would appear to others and let his officers know when he planned to travel among the men so that the officers could ensure that everything and everyone was ready to greet him.
This character was one of two commanding officers who led Grant during the Mexican War. This character, according to Grant, was not overly...
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