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THE OLD FLAG
RECOLLECTIONS OF MILITARY OPERATIONS IN
THE BOXER REBELLION, ETC.
JAMES HARRISON WILSON
BREVET MAJOR-GENERAL U. S. A.; LATE MAJOR-GENERAL U. S. V.
ENGINEER AND INSPECTOR-GENERAL ON GRANT'S STAFF
COMMANDER CAVALRY CORPS M. D. M., ETC.
COPYRIGHT, 1912, BY
Published October, 1912
Printed in the United States of America
to June, 1860
Cadet, United States Military Academy
at West Point, five-year course.
to July, 1861
Brevet Second Lieutenant U. S. Topo
graphical Engineers, Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory.
to October, 1861
Recruiting Engineer Soldiers, Boston.
Chief Topographical Engineer on the
Staff of General T. W. Sherman, in the Port Royal Expedition; Siege and Capture of Fort Pulaski.
to October, 1862
Volunteer Aid-de-camp and Assistant
Engineer, on the Staff of General Mc-
First Lieutenant Topographical Engi
neers; Captain of Engineers; Chief
to October, 1863
Lieutenant Colonel U. S. Volunteers;
Assistant Inspector General, Department and Army of the Tennessee, in the Vicksburg Campaign, on the Staff of General Grant.
to February, 1864
Brigadier General U. S. Volunteers; As
sistant Inspector General Military Division of the Mississippi, in the Chattanooga Campaign, on the Staff of General Grant.
to May, 1864
Chief of Cavalry Bureau, War Depart
to August, 1864
Brigadier General U. S. Volunteers, in
command of the Third Cavalry Division Sheridan's Corps, Virginia Campaigns.
to September, 1864
Commanding Third Cavalry Division,
Sheridan's Valley Campaign.
Brigadier General and Brevet Major
General U. S. Volunteers; organized and commanded the Cavalry Corps Military Division of the Mississippi, in the Campaign against Hood in Middle Tennessee, and in the last Campaign of the War through Alabama and Georgia. Capture of Selma, Montgomery, Columbus, West Point and Macon. Pursuit and capture of Jefferson Davis; End of War.