Name TAYLOR, George William
Born November 22 1808, Hunterdon Cty NJ
Died September 1 1862, Alexandria VA
Pre-War Profession Midshipman in US Navy, resigned 1831, farmer, Mexican war, engaged in mining and manufacture of iron.
War Service June 1861 Col. of 3rd New Jersey, May 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 1st Bde/1st Divn/VI Corps in Seven Days, Second Bull Run (mw).
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Name TAYLOR, Joseph Pannell
Born May 4 1796, Louisville KY
Died June 29 1864, Washington DC
Pre-War Profession War of 1812, commissioned Lt in US Army 1816, Mexican war, Lt. Col. and Asst commissary general.
War Service September 1861 Col. and commissary general, February 1863 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers.
Notes Brother of President Zachary Taylor.

Name TAYLOR, Nelson
Born June 8 1821, South Norwalk CT
Died January 16 1894, South Norwalk CT
Pre-War Profession served in California during the Mexican war, politician, sheriff.
War Service July 1861 Col. of 72nd New York, commanded 2nd Bde/2nd Divn/III Corps in Peninsula campaign, commanded 2nd (Excelsior) Bde/2nd Divn/III Corps at Second Bull Run, September 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 2nd Divn/I Corps at Fredericksburg, resigned January 1863.
Post War Career US congressman, lawyer, city attorney.
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Name TERRILL, William Rufus
Born April 21 1834, Covington VA
Died October 8 1862, Perryville KY
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1853, Seminole war, recruitment duty, instructor at West Point, coastal survey duty, service in Kansas-Missouri border conflict.
War Service May 1861 Capt. in 5th US Artillery, chief of artillery in 2nd Divn/Army of the Ohio, Shiloh, advance on Corinth, Richmond KY, September 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 33rd Bde/10th Divn/I corps at Perryville (k).
Notes Brother of Confederate Gen. James B Terrill

Name TERRY, Alfred Howe
Born November 10 1827, Hartford CT
Died December 16 1890, New Haven CT
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, court clerk.
War Service May 1861 Col. of 2nd Connecticut, First Bull Run, Ft Pulaski, Secessionville, April 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, served around Charleston, commanded 1st Divn/X Corps against Battery Wagner, commanded X Corps in Petersburg campaign, Ft Fisher, January 1865 promoted Maj. Gen. of Volunteers, January 1865 promoted Brig. Gen. in Regular Army, Carolinas campaign.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. August 281 864, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service, commanded a department in the West, fought Indians.
Notes
On the Internet 117th New York Volunteer Infantry - General Officers: Terry

Name TERRY, Henry Dwight
Born March 16 1812, Hartford CT
Died June 22 1869, Washington DC
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, served in Michigan state militia.
War Service June 1861 Col. of 5th Michigan, Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines, July 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded Terry's Bde at Suffolk, commanded 3rd Divn/VI Corps on the line of the Rappahannock, in charge of the prison at Johnson's Is., resigned February 1865.
Post War Career Lawyer.
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Name THAYER, John Milton
Born January 24 1820, Bellingham MA
Died March 19 1906, Lincoln NE
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, farmer, fought Indians in state militia.
War Service July 1861 Col.. of 1st Nebraska, commanded 2nd Bde/2nd Divn at Ft Donelson, commanded 2nd Bde/3rd Divn at Shiloh, October 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers - expired, March 1863 reappointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 1st Divn/XV Corps in Vicksburg campaign, commanded Dist. of the Frontier, served in Arkansas.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career US senator, governor of Wyoming Territory, governor of Nebraska.
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Name THOMAS, George Henry "Pap"
Born July 31 1816, Southampton Cty VA
Died March 28 1870, San Francisco CA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1840, served in the artillery, Seminole war, Mexican war, instructor in Cavalry and Artillery at West Point, frontier duty in the 2nd US Cavalry.
War Service April 1861 Lt. Col. of 2nd US Cavalry, May 1861 Col., August 1861 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 1st Divn/Army of the Ohio at Mill Springs, Shiloh, advance on Corinth, second in command of Army of the Ohio at Perryville, April 1862 promoted Maj. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded Center Divn/XIV Corps at Stones River, commanded XIV Corps (mightily) at Chickamauga, October 1863 promoted Brig. Gen. in Regular Army, commanded Army of the Cumberland at Chattanooga, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, Nashville, December 1864 promoted Maj. Gen. in Regular Army.
Post War Career Army service, commanded Division of the Pacific.
Notes Despite Grant's poor opinion of him and general suspicion of his Southern sympathies, he was a fine commander.
On the Internet George H. Thomas Home Page
Further reading
Cleaves, Freeman Rock of Chickamauga: the life of General George H. Thomas Westport CT, Greenwood Pr., 1974
Coppee, Henry General Thomas New York, D. Appleton, 1897
McKinney, Francis F Education in violence: the life of George H. Thomas and the History of the Army of the Cumberland Detroit, Wayne State University Press, 1961
Palumbo, Frank A George Henry Thomas, Major General, U.S.A. : the dependable general, supreme in tactics of strategy and command Dayton OH, Morningside House, 1983

Name THOMAS, Henry Goddard
Born April 4 1837, Portland ME
Died January 23 1897, Oklahoma City OK
Pre-War Profession Lawyer.
War Service June 1861 Capt. in 5th Maine, First Bull Run, Capt. in 11th US Infantry, March 1863 Col. of 79th USCT, commanded 2nd Bde/4th Divn/IX Corps at Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Petersburg, commanded 2nd Bde/3rd Divn/IX Corps at Hatcher's Run, November 1864 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 3rd Bde/1st Divn/XXV Corps at Petersburg.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service in the infantry, paymaster's department, retired 1891.
Notes

Name THOMAS, Lorenzo
Born October 26 1804, New Castle DE
Died March 2 1875, District of Columbia
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1823, Seminole wars, Mexican war, staff duty.
War Service March 1861 adjutant general of the Army, August 1861 promoted Brig. Gen. in Regular Army, May 1863 organised colored troops in the Dept. of the Mississippi.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.A. May 7 1861, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service, acting adjutant general, acting secretary of war, retired US Army 1869.
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Name THOMAS, Stephen
Born December 6 1809, Bethel VT
Died December 18 1903, Montpelier VT
Pre-War Profession Woollen manufacturer, politician, judge.
War Service February 1862 Col. of 8th Vermont, New Orleans, Port Hudson, Sabine Pass, Shenandoah campaign, commanded 2nd Bde/1st Divn/XIX Corps at Cedar Creek - Medal of Honor, February 1865 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers.
Post War Career Lieutenant governor, pension agent, farmer.
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Name THRUSTON, Charles Mynn
Born February 22 1798, Lexington KY
Died February 18 1873, Cumberland KY
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1814, engineering duty in War of 1812, garrison artillery duty, Seminole war, resigned 1836, farmer, banker, mayor.
War Service September 1861 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, guarded railroads, April 1862 resigned.
Post War Career Farmer.
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Name TIBBITS, William Badger
Born March 31 1837, Hoosick Falls NY
Died February 10 1880, Troy NY
Pre-War Profession Manufacturer.
War Service May 1861 Capt. in 2nd New York, Big Bethel, Seven Pines, Seven Days, Second Bull Run, Maj., Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, February 1864 Col. of 21st New York Cavalry (the Griswold Light Cavalry), served in West Virginia, New Market, commanded 1st Bde/1st Cavalry Divn at Piedmont, October 1865 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.V. October 21 1864, Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career
Notes
Further reading
Bonnell, John C Jr Sabres in the Shenandoah : the 21st New York Cavalry, 1863-1866 Shippensburg PA, Burd Street Press, c1996.

Name TILLSON, Davis
Born April 14 1830, Rockland ME
Died April 30 1895, Rockland ME
Pre-War Profession Attended West Point but left when he lost his leg in an accident, politician, collector of customs.
War Service November 1861 Capt. in 2nd Maine Battery, Maj., Cedar Mountain, Second Bull Run, Lt. Col., November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, chief of artillery in Dept. of the Ohio, defences of Cincinnati, Knoxville, commanded 4th Divn/XXIII Corps.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Farmer, stone-mining business.
Notes

Name TODD, John Blair Smith
Born April 4 1814, Lexington KY
Died January 5 1872, Yankton Cty SD
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1837, Seminole war, frontier duty, Mexican war, resigned 1856, sutler, lawyer.
War Service September 1861 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded Dist. of Northern Missouri, served as delegate to the US Congress.
Post War Career US congressman, state politician.
Notes Said to be related by marriage to Abraham Lincoln and John C Breckenridge.

Name TORBERT, Alfred Thomas Archimedes "Daisy"
Born July 1 1833, Georgetown DE
Died August 29 1880, off Cape Canaveral FL
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1855, frontier duty, Seminole war, Utah expedition.
War Service February 1861 1st Lt. in 5th US Infantry, September 1861 Col. of 1st New Jersey, Peninsula campaign, commanded 1st Bde/1st Divn/VI Corps at Second Bull Run, South Mountain (w), Antietam, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, Fredericksburg, commanded 1st Bde/1st Divn/VI Corps at Gettysburg, commanded 1st Divn/Cavalry Corps in Overland campaign, commanded Cavalry Corps in Middle Military Divn, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Cedar Creek.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. September 9 1864, Brig. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Resigned US Army 1866, minor diplomat, businessman.
Notes
On the Internet General Alfred T. A. Torbert, Federal Army

Name TOTTEN, Joseph Gilbert
Born April 17 1788, New Haven CT
Died April 22 1864, District of Columbia
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1805, resigned 1806, rejoined 1808, engineer duty, Mexican war, commanded the Corps of Engineers, supervised many fortifications and coastal defence works.
War Service 1861 continued as chief engineer, March 1863 promoted Brig. Gen. in Regular Army, died of pneumonia.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.A. April 21 1864.
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Name TOWER, Zealous Bates
Born January 12 1819, Cohasset MA
Died March 20 1900, Cohasset MA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1841 (1st in class), engineer duty, Mexican war, coastal engineering work.
War Service February 1861 chief engineer at Ft Pickens, Maj., November 1861 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 2nd Bde/3rd Divn/III Corps at Cedar Mountain, Second Bull Run (w), on sick leave until July 1864, superintendent at West Point, chief engineer at Nashville.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.A. 13, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.V. June 12 1865.
Post War Career Army service in engineers, retired 1883.
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Name TURCHIN, John Basil (Ivan Vasilovitch Turchininoff)
Born January 30 1822, Don province, Russia
Died June 19 1901, Anna IL
Pre-War Profession Officer in the service of the Czar, Crimean war, engineer, emigrated to US in 1856, railroad employee.
War Service June 1861 Col. of 19th Illinois, commanded 3rd Divn/Army of the Ohio at Huntsville, court-martialled for permitting looting and pillage at Athens AL, reprieved by Pres. Lincoln after his wife interceded, July 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 3rd Bde/4th Divn/XIV Corps at Chickamauga, commanded 1st Bde/3rd Divn/XIV Corps at Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, resigned October 1864 because of ill health.
Post War Career Engineer, patent lawyer.
Notes His wife is reported to have led his regiment into battle once when he was ill in 1862.
Further reading
Petrov, Dmitrii Ilich Ivan Turchaninov Moskva, Moskovshy Rabochij, 1973

Name TURNER, John Wesley
Born July 19 1833, nr Saratoga NY
Died April 8 1899, St Louis MO
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1855, frontier duty, Seminole war, garrison duty.
War Service August 1861 Hunter's chief commissary in Kansas, performed the same duties for Butler in New Orleans, chief of artillery in Dept. of the South, September 1863 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 2nd Divn/X Corps in Petersburg campaign, commanded Independent Divn/XXIV Corps in Appomattox campaign.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. October 1 1864, Brig. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service, commanded District of Henrico, depot commissary, resigned 1870, businessman.
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Name TUTTLE, James Madison
Born September 24 1823, Summerfield OH
Died October 24 1892, nr Casa Grande AZ
Pre-War Profession Farmer, merchant, sheriff, county treasurer.
War Service May 1861 Lt. Col. of 2nd Iowa, September 1861 Col., Ft Donelson (w), commanded 1st Bde/2nd Divn at Shiloh, June 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 3rd Divn/XV Corps in Vicksburg campaign, Jackson, June 1864 resigned.
Post War Career Politician, realtor, businessman, mine owner.
Notes

Name TYLER, Daniel
Born January 7 1799, Brooklyn CT
Died November 30 1882, New York NY
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1819, artillery service, studied at the artillery school in Metz (France), superintendent of inspectors of weapons made by contractors, resigned 1834, iron manufacturer, railroad and canal executive.
War Service April 1861 Col. of 1st Connecticut, May 1861 Brig. Gen. of Connecticut Volunteers, Blackburn's Ford, First Bull Run, March 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 2nd Bde/1st Divn/Army of the Mississippi in advance on Corinth, commanded various posts, resigned April 1864.
Post War Career Founded the town of Anniston AL, railroad president.
Notes

Name TYLER, Erastus Bernard
Born April 24 1822, West Bloomfield NY
Died January 9 1891, Calverton MD
Pre-War Profession Fur hunter and merchant.
War Service April 1861 Col.. of 7th Ohio, Cross Lanes WV, commanded 3rd Bde/Shields' Divn at Winchester, Port Republic, May 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 1st Bde/3rd Divn/V Corps at Fredericksburg (w), Chancellorsville, commanded defences of Baltimore.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Postmaster of Baltimore.
Notes

Name TYLER, Robert Ogden
Born December 22 1831, Hunter NY
Died December 1 1874, Boston MA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1853, artillery service.
War Service May 1861 Capt. and asst quartermaster, August 1861 Col. of 1st Connecticut Artillery, Yorktown, Seven Days, commanded Hookers' artillery at Fredericksburg, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded artillery reserve at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, commanded 4th Bde/2nd Divn/II Corps at Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor (w), extensive sick leave.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. August 1 1864, Brig. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service in the quartermaster's department.
Notes

Name TYNDALE, (George) Hector
Born March 24 1821, Philadelphia PA
Died March 19 1880, Philadelphia PA
Pre-War Profession Importer, expert in porcelain.
War Service June 1861 Maj. in 28th Pennsylvania, Lt. Col., commanded 1st Bde/2nd Divn/XII Corps at Antietam (w), November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 1st Bde/3rd Divn/XI Corps at Wauhatchie, resigned August 1864 due to ill health.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Importer, politician.
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