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Gen. J. Lawton Collins, VII Corps, describes taking of Cherbourg to Gen. Omar Bradley, 1st U. S. Army.
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Gen. Felix Huston, challenging each other for the command of the Texas Army ; Johnston refused to fire on Huston and lost the position after he was wounded in the pelvis.
The most sensitive, and in many ways the most crucial areas, along the Mississippi River and in western Tennessee along the Tennessee River and the Cumberland River were placed under the command of Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk and Brig.
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant an excuse to take control of the even more important and strategically located town of Paducah, Kentucky without raising the ire of most Kentuckians and the pro-Union majority in the State legislature.
Gen. Felix Zollicoffer with 4, 000 men to occupy Cumberland Gap in Kentucky in order to block Union troops from coming into eastern Tennessee.
Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner with another 4, 000 men blocking the railroad route to Tennessee at Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman that he became somewhat unnerved, overestimated Johnston's forces, and had to be relieved by Brig.
Eastern Tennessee was held for the Confederacy by two unimpressive brigadier generals appointed by Jefferson Davis, Felix Zollicoffer, a brave but untrained and inexperienced officer, and soon to be Maj. Gen. George B. Crittenden, a former U. S. Army officer with apparent alcohol problems.
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In late 1954, Gen. J. Lawton Collins was made ambassador to " Free Vietnam " ( the term South Vietnam came into use in 1955 ), effectively elevating the country to sovereign status.
Maj. Gen. Robert E. Lee, now commanding the armed forces of Virginia, ordered him to report to Colonel Thomas J. Jackson at Harper's Ferry.
* Fuller, Maj. Gen. J. F. C., Grant and Lee, A Study in Personality and Generalship, Indiana University Press, 1957, ISBN 0-253-13400-5.
* August 4 – Gen. John J. Pershing, in a nationwide radio broadcast, urges all-out aid to Britain in order to defend the Americas, while Charles Lindbergh speaks to an isolationist rally at Soldier Field in Chicago.
The victory, a product of Lee's audacity and Hooker's timid decision making, was tempered by heavy casualties and the mortal wounding of Lt. Gen. Thomas J.
While performing a personal reconnaissance in advance of his line, Jackson was wounded by fire from his own men, and Maj. Gen. J. E. B.
Burnside selected this plan because he was concerned that if he were to move directly south from Warrenton, he would be exposed to a flanking attack from Lt. Gen. Thomas J.
Lee's army in general suffered from weak performances by Longstreet's peers, including, uncharacteristically, Maj. Gen. Thomas J.
Concerned about Union supply lines, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman sent a force under the command of Maj. Gen. Andrew J. Smith to deal with Forrest.
During the first 42 years of tobacco litigation ( between 1954 and 1996 ) the industry maintained a clean record in litigation thanks to tactics described in a R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company internal memo as " the way we won these cases, to paraphrase Gen. Patton, is not by spending all of Reynolds ' money, but by making the other son of a bitch spend all of his.
Beauregard continued commanding these troops as the new First Corps under Gen. J. E. Johnston as it was joined by the Army of the Shenandoah on July 20, 1861, when command was relinquished to General J. E. Johnston.
The army was very briefly commanded by Maj. Gen. Gustavus Woodson Smith on May 31, 1862, following the wounding of Gen. J. E. Johnston, while President Jefferson Davis drafted orders to place Gen. Robert E. Lee in command the following day.
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Lt Gen Omar Bradley ( left ), Commanding General, U. S. First Army, listens as Maj Gen J. Lawton Collins, Commanding General, VII Corps ( United States ) | US VII Corps, describes how the city of Cherbourg was taken.
* Commanders: Maj. Gen. Samuel T. Lawton ( March 1941 – May 1942 ), Maj. Gen. Frank Mahin ( May – July 1942 ), Maj. Gen. John Millikin ( August 1942 – September 1943 ), Maj. Gen. Percy W. Clarkson ( October 1943 – November 1945 ) ; Brig.
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Gen. Henning Linden's memorandum to Major Gen. Harry J. Collins, entitled " Report on Surrender of Dachau Concentration Camp ":
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Gen. Omar Bradley implemented Operation Cobra, a plan to end the near-stalemate by using massive air power to punch a hole in the strong German defenses near Saint-Lô, allowing the VII Corps to break through into the French interior.
Gen. George Getty's division ( formerly of IX Corps ) and the bulk of the recently discontinued VII Corps from Virginia were redesignated the XVIII Corps.
When the ceasefire was implemented, only then did Gen. Schwarzkopf personally contact Gen. Franks, and instead of congratulating him for the VII Corps incredible success ( one of, if not THE largest, fastest, most successful armor maneuvers in history ) he wanted to know why a particular highway hadn't been " seized " as he had ordered.
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The ostensible reason was a report by XI Corps commander Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard that Doubleday's corps broke first, causing the entire Union line to collapse, but Meade also had a long history of disdain for Doubleday's combat effectiveness, dating back to South Mountain.
On 26 July 2011, Myers was inducted into the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Distinguished Alumni in a ceremony at Maxwell AFB, Alabama, officiated by Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, Commander, Air University.
Soon after, his XV Corps was ordered to join Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand in his successful assault on Arkansas Post, generally regarded as a politically motivated distraction from the effort to capture Vicksburg.
In 1867, Gen. O. O. Howard, commander of Sherman's 15th Corps, reportedly said, " It is useless to deny that our troops burnt Columbia, for I saw them in the act.
Burnside's former command, the IX Corps, was transferred to the Virginia Peninsula, a movement that prompted the Confederates to detach troops from Lee's army under Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, a decision that would be consequential in the upcoming campaign.
On the morning of May 5, the Union V Corps under Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren attacked the Confederate Second Corps, commanded by Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell, on the Orange Turnpike.
Gen. George W. Getty's division ( VI Corps ) and Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock's II Corps on the Orange Plank Road.
At dawn on May 6, Hancock attacked along the Plank Road, driving Hill's Corps back in confusion, but the First Corps of Lt. Gen. James Longstreet arrived in time to prevent the collapse of the Confederate right flank.
They consisted of the Army of the Potomac, under Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, and the IX Corps ( until May 24 formally part of the Army of the Ohio, reporting directly to Grant, not Meade ).
* II Corps, under Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock, including the divisions of Maj. Gen. David B. Birney and Brig.