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Civil War Harper's Weekly, October 4, 1862

This site features all the original Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. These newspapers are full of incredible illustrations and first hand stories of the War. Harper's Weekly was the most popular illustrated newspaper of the day.

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OCTOBER 4, 1862.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

637

FEEDING TROOPS AT THE FIFTH STREET MARKET-HOUSE, CINCINNATI, OHIO.[SKETCHED BY MR. H. MOSLER.]

(Previous Page) about the year 1802, and entered West Point. in 1817. He graduated in 1822, standing second in a large class, which included Generals Hunter, McCall, and others who have been often mentioned of late. He was at once appointed Brevet Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. He was subsequently promoted to a First Lieutenancy in March, 1832; Captain, July, 1838;

Chief Engineer of the army commanded by General Taylor in the Mexican war, 1846-'47. He was promoted to the honorary rank of Brevet Major for gallant and distinguished services in defense of Fort Brown, on the Rio Grande, May 9, 1846, and was severely wounded in the battle of Monterey. He received the honorary rank of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel for gallant services in several

conflicts with the enemy in September, 1846, and Brevet Colonel for distinguished bravery in the battle of Buena Vista, February 23, 1847. He was appointed Inspector-General of the army, with the rank of Colonel, May 28, 1853, thereupon relinquishing his rank in the Engineer Corps.

On 14th May, 1861, he was commissioned Brigadier-General, and placed in command of the

position at Newport News. After the capture of Norfolk he crossed the James, and was for some time in command at Suffolk, Virginia. When General McClellan set out to meet the rebels in Maryland he accompanied him, and was killed, as we stated, in the battle of 17th.

General Mansfield was a brave soldier, and at this juncture his loss will be severely felt.

RETURN OF THE CINCINNATI MILITIA AFTER THE RETREAT OF THE REBELS.[SKETCHED BY MR. H. MOSLER.]

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