XVII Corps (Union Army)
Corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War.- XVII Corps (Union Army)
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Corps of the Union Army during the American Civil War.
In December 1862 it was officially divided into the XIII Corps, XV Corps, XVI Corps and XVII Corps.
Battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia.
Within Sherman's army, the XV Corps was commanded by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, the XVI Corps was commanded by Maj. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, and Maj. Gen. Frank P. Blair Jr. commanded the XVII Corps.
Career United States Army officer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
On October 8 he was promoted to major general, and was soon after given command of the XVII Corps in Grant's Army of the Tennessee.
American soldier and politician.
In Grant's Vicksburg Campaign, Logan commanded the 3rd Division of James B. McPherson's XVII Corps, which was the first to enter the city of Vicksburg in July 1863 after its capture.
The final major military action in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil War.
XVII Corps, under Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson.
Union army in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, named for the Tennessee River.
By an order dated December 18, but not fully implemented until somewhat later, Grant's Army of the Tennessee was organized into four corps—the XIII under John McClernand, the XV under W.T. Sherman, the XVI under Stephen A. Hurlbut, and the XVII under Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson.
Fought on November 25, 1863, as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War.
The Army of the Tennessee, commanded by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, consisting of the XV Corps under Maj. Gen. Francis Preston Blair Jr., and the 2nd Division of the XVII Corps under Brig. Gen. John E. Smith.
Series of maneuvers and battles in the Western Theater of the American Civil War directed against Vicksburg, Mississippi, a fortress city that dominated the last Confederate-controlled section of the Mississippi River.
The army was composed of five corps: the XIII Corps, under Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand; the XV Corps, under Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman; the XVII Corps, under Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson; a three-division detachment of the XVI Corps, under Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn; and a detachment from the District of Northeast Louisiana, under Brig. Gen. Elias S. Dennis.
Fought on May 12, 1863, near Raymond, Mississippi, during the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil War.
A portion of Grant's army consisting of Major General James B. McPherson's 10,000 to 12,000-man XVII Corps moved northeast towards Raymond.
United States Senator, a United States Congressman and a Union Major General during the Civil War.
His XVII Corps was engaged protecting the rear areas of Sherman's army until later in the Atlanta Campaign.