Military Reminiscences of the Civil War, Vol. 1


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Military Reminiscences of the Civil War, Vol. 1

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Cox, Jacob D. (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900

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personal memoir

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A personal memoir of the wartime experiences of Jacob D. Cox

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New York, C. Scribner's sons

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University of California Libraries

Temporal Coverage - time period covered in the text

April 1861 - November 1865

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Eastern United States

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- A personal narrative by Jacob D. Cox of his wartime experiences.
- At the beginning of the Maryland Campaign, Cox's brigade became the Kanawha Division of the IX Corps of the Army of the Potomac.
- Cox led the assault on the Confederates on September 14, 1862, at the Battle of South Mountain.
- When corps commander Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno was killed at South Mountain, Cox assumed command of the IX Corps.
- During Antietam, Cox continued to be in command of the IX Corps under Burnside's supervision.

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