Camp Meigs and the Civil War

by Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission

Publisher: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Metropolitan District Commission in Boston, Mass.]

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I’ll do more later this summer on conditions during the Civil War, food, gear and such. For a wider view on Camp Meigs, I prefer the tone on an address by a D. Eldredge given in to the Meigs Memorial Association and the Hyde Park Historical Society. (Search for .   The response was overwhelming. Hundreds of recruits from 22 states, the District of Columbia, Nova Scotia and the West Indies swarmed into Camp Meigs.   Montgomery Meigs’s vital influence on the Civil War — and Washington By Robert O’Harrow Jr., Published: July 1 On Dec. 21, , as William Tecumseh Sherman’s army came to the end of its devastating March to the Sea, his soldiers found a gift awaiting them in Savannah, Ga. A new wardrobe. A.M.E. Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner, father of painter Henry Ossawa Tanner, was an important church leader in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In this diary he foresees with amazing accuracy some of the problems the nation would face in the upcoming Civil War.

Identified Civil War Soldier's Prayer Book - Inventory Number: IDE / SOLD Prayer book carried through the Civil War by Marshall Whittemore. Cover is detached and the interior fly page bears an original ink inscription. Camp Meigs, Readville, recruiting proceeded slowly through the summer and fall of Before, and between, America’s defining conflicts, mapmakers were busy documenting the locales that would become the seats of war. In our map collection you will find historic maps, hundreds of our one-of-a kind troop movement maps, and numerous animated maps, in which the movements of battle come to life. Scale , LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), General map extending from Charlottesville north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary and showing roads, railroads, towns, rivers, houses and names of residents, and relief by shading. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. A Civil War Soldier of Christ and Country The Selected Correspondence of John Rodgers Meigs, The earnest experiences of an intelligent, sincere, and brave young Union soldier. This collection of letters and documents offers a rare glimpse into a young officer's interesting but short life.

Photo, Print, Drawing [Civil War Unknowns monument, designed by Montgomery Meigs and dedicated in , at Arlington Cemetery] digital file from original item About this Item Zoom in Zoom out Rotate right Fit screen Full expand. Organized at Camp Meigs, Readville, in the early fall of , the first eight companies of the 45th were mustered in on the 26th day of September, and the other two, "I" and "K", on the 7th of October. On Nov. 5, the regiment embarked on the steamer MISSISSIPPI for Beaufort, N. C., arriving at its destination on the 15th.

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Best known as Camp Camp Meigs and the Civil War book, nea men in 55 military units prepared here for battle, including three of the Union's earliest black regiments.

Camp Meigs — U.S. Army Training Facility In July two temporary regimental encampments, Camps Brigham and Massasoit, raised their tents on Dedham's Sprague Plain to prepare recruits for civil war.

Full text of "Camp Meigs and the Civil War" See other formats M r i31EDbb D E A.v--o >«' Camp Meigs and the Civil Camp Meigs and the Civil War book THE CIVIL WAR AT READVILLE Camp Brigham Camp Massasoit CAMP MEIGS Readville General Hospital Readville's Setting Situated along the Neponset River on the present Hyde Park/Dedham line, the.

There is more than one Camp Meigs: Camp Meigs (1) - A Union U.S. Civil War Camp in Maryland. Camp Meigs (2) - A Union U.S. Civil War Camp in Massachusetts.

Camp Meigs (3) - A World War I Camp in Washington DC. Camp meigs (4) - A Union U.S. Civil War Camp in Ohio. Finding Civil War Campsites in Rural Areas Paperback – Decem by Poche Associates (Author) out of 5 stars 18 ratings.

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Officials named the base after former Ohio Governor Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr. The camp was located at the site of the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds and remained in use during and The 51st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry and the 80th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry organized at Camp Meigs.

Camp Meigs Last updated J Recruiting poster, Camp Meigs is a former American Civil War training camp that existed from to in Readville, Massachusetts.

[1] It existed near the former Camp Brigham and Camp Massasoit and trained the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, among 54th regiment was one of the first official. Readville was home to Camp Meigs during the American Civil War, a training camp for Union soldiers, including those of the famed 54th Massachusetts Infantry, portrayed in the film Glory.

Another unusual regiment that trained at Camp Meigs was the 2nd Massachusetts Cavalry, half of which was recruited in California and sent via ocean transports.

Montgomery Meigs, the quartermaster for the North during the Civil War, might just be the perfect person to illustrate this point. This was a great book about not only his life and work, but also the importance of his position and duties (as well as the lasting effect thereof)/5.

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No_Favorite. share Pages: American Civil War Prison Camps were operated by both the Union and the Confederacy to handle thesoldiers captured during the war from to The Record and Pension Office in countedNortherners who were captured.

In most were immediately paroled; after the parole exchange system broke down inabout. The project of a handful of talented graduate students at Central Connecticut State University, [this book] touches upon topics ranging from the state's little-known role in financing the war to its early efforts at commemoration; from the crucial war ships sailing south out of Mystic Seaport to the psychological trauma of the battlefield that followed veterans home to the Nutmeg State.

The one in the middle is generally considered to be an early or pre-war pattern, while the other four are war-date examples. These bullets were all recovered at Maysville, Arkansas, which was a very early war Arkansas State Militia Training camp, and a site that was used by many troops of both sides throughout the war.

The first military occupation at Jeffersonville, Indiana during the Civil War was in when two area regiments established a camp on a farm owned by Blanton Duncan. Lovell Rousseau, the organizer of the regiments, christened the camp “Camp Joe Holt.” The name was retained when it ceased to be a camp and became a hospital, called “JoeFile Size: 36KB.

Camp Meigs is a former American Civil War training camp that existed from to in Readville, Massachusetts. Media in category "Camp Meigs - Readville MA" The following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total.

During the Civil War, more Confederate soldiers died at Chicago’s Camp Douglas than on any battlefield.

IT WAS FEBRUARYAND ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF CHICAGO, A SMALL CROWD GATHERED and watched anxiously as several thousand Confederate prisoners of war climbed out of a long string of the guard of Union soldiers, augmented by local.

Camp Meigs (aka, Camp Brigham, Camp Massasoit), Readville: Before the war: Straddling the Dedham/Boston line in the neighborhood known as Readville, Camp Meigs was by far the most active training camp in the Commonwealth during the Civil War. The site, known as Sprague’s Plain before the war, had been frequently used as a mustering point.

Charles L. Minor Cash Book and Edward P. Harmon Civil War Diary, Cash book maintained by Confederate Captain Charles L. Minor from to Also contained within the cash book's pages are diary entries of Union Army Private Edward P.

Harmon (5th Maine Infantry) during May and June, Point Lookout was the largest and one of the worst Union prisoner-of-war camps, established on August 1, It was located at the extreme tip of St.

Mary's County, on the long, low, and barren peninsula where the Potomac River joins Chesapeake Bay. Civil War Events Historic Markers Path Divided Civil War Trails Markers African American Sites USGS Civil War Sites Railroads - County Boundaries - Battle Of Nashville: Forts Fortifications Picket Lines Battlefields: Battlefields Core Battlefield Areas Potential National Register Boundaries Study Areas Transparent Maps: Ft Donelson Ft Donelson/Dover.

See Ohio in the Civil War for information about Ohio Civil War records, web sites, etc. with links to articles about the Ohio regiments involved in the Civil War. The regimental pages often include lists of the companies with links to the counties where the companies started. Men in the companies often lived in the counties where the companies were raised.

James B. Meigs is the former editor of Popular Mechanics magazine. He is currently writing a book about the science of disasters. Showing 1–3 of 3. One Spark May Have Caused the Camp Fire. Established by War Department Special Order No. September 3, - Camp Brigham, Readville 2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry Recruited during the fall ofinitially in California - Rendezvoused at Camp Meigs, Readville.

The Civil War in Northern Virginia & Beyond. Wednesday, Decem Christmas at Camp Pierpont, December Readers by now are quite familiar with Camp Pierpont, the quarters of the Pennsylvania Reserves in Langley, Virginia during the winter of The Pennsylvania boys, many away from their families for the first time, marked Author: Ron Baumgarten.

Here is a Nice Dug Civil War Soldier’s Iron Candle Holder. These are sometimes found in camps of both sides, and are pictured in Stanley S. Phillips book, Excavated Artifacts from Battlefields and Campsites of the Civil Warand also in Howard R.

Crouch’s book, Civil War Artifacts A Guide for the Mr. Crouch notes in his book, this would have been the. Camp Chase was one of the 5 largest prisoner of war camps in the North.

After the war, the buildings were torn down as city development began to creep into the camp's original footprint.

Soon, the only area remaining was the 2 acre cemetery. How Montgomery Meigs, a now mostly forgotten figure from the Civil War, went on to leave a lasting influence on the very look of Washington today and became, with no notable battlefield experience. William Best Hesseltine, Civil War Prisons: A Study in War Psychology.

Columbus OH: The Ohio State University Press, George Levy, To Die in Chicago: Confederate Prisoners at Camp Douglas Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, Benton McAdams, Rebels at Rock Island: The Story of a Civil War Prison.

The school year will be a year of setting and reaching attainable goals through hard work and determination. Meigs is a school dedicated to teaching the “whole child” through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, allowing our capable learners to perform at high standards of academic and social development.

I look forward to working. DC - 's REAL PHOTO Mess Hall at Camp Meigs in Washington, D.C. - MILITARY Wow. This is a wonderful vintage early REAL PHOTO postcard. Scene shows a view of the Mess Hall at Camp Meigs in Washington, D.C.

Postcard is in very good condition and is postally unused. Buyer pays $ shipping in the USA. International orders $ A CIVIL WAR CAPTAIN AND HIS LADY: Love, Courtship, and Combat from Fort Donelson Through the Vicksburg Campaign Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln's General, Master Builder of the Union Army.

Robert O'Harrow, Jr. Hardbound. ANDERSONVILLE RAIDERS: Yankee Versus Yankee in the Civil War's Most Notorious Prison Camp. Gary Morgan. Hardbound. Hinsonville’s Heroes: Black Civil War Soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania (), by Cheryl Renee Gooch, PhD., is a gem of a book, which I was lucky enough to purchase directly from the esteemed educator and author at a lecture she gave at legendary Lincoln University in February of this year."Contrabands of War" A Clergyman's Diary on the Eve of the Civil War: A.M.E.

Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner, father of painter Henry Ossawa Tanner, was an important church leader in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In this diary he foresees with amazing accuracy some of the problems the nation would face in the upcoming Civil War.Morgan's Raid, also known as the Indiana-Ohio Raid, the Great Raid, or the Ohio Raid, was the only major attack by Confederate forces on the state of Ohio during the American Civil War.

On July 8,Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate cavalry leader, led approximately 2, soldiers across the Ohio River into southern Indiana.