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Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth

first hero of the civil war

by Ingraham, Charles Anson

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ellsworth, Ephraim Elmer, 1837-1861

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles A. Ingraham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE467.1.E47 I49
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6446632M
    LC Control Number42048448
    OCLC/WorldCa3285192

    he death of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth in Alexandria, Virginia, was one of the sensational flash points at the start of the Civil War. Ellsworth was the first Union officer to be killed in the four-year-long struggle. He commanded the 11th New York Fire Zouaves, which participated in the invasion of northern Virginia on Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (Ap – ) was a law clerk and United States Army soldier who was the first conspicuous casualty[1] and the first Union officer to die[2] in the American Civil War.[3][4] He was killed while removing a Confederate flag from the roof of the Marshall House inn in Alexandria, Virginia.[5][6].


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Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth by Ingraham, Charles Anson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The focal object is a 3 3/8- by 2 3/inch photograph of Union Army Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth, a dashing figure, his left hand resting on the hilt of his saber.

“Another ‘military’ character, a sort of pet of Mr. Lincoln, was Colonel E. Ellsworth, who, though a mere youth, of small but broad figure, curly black head, and handsome features, had achieved considerable local notoriety as a captain of a crack “Zouave” militia company in Chicago,” wrote journalist Henry Villard in describing the traveling party of President-elect Lincoln in.

Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth. Friend of Abraham Lincoln. Zouave, amour of Carrie Spafford, Rockford. P Had read through first book of Blackstone. Pages 90 – 94, Studying law in Chicago, living on crackers, having severe headaches.

PagesThe story of his death. On that day, the Union Army suffered the death of its first officer—Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, commander of the 11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. While on tour of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states in the late s, Ellsworth’s Zouaves captivated audiences with their elaborate drills and ornate uniforms.

Working for $10 a day, beneath a giant elm tree in Pawhuska, Ellsworth earned the tribe millions. Born at Adrian, Illinois, inWalters was named in honor of Col. Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth of the 11th New York Volunteers, the first Union officer killed during the Civil War (shot while removing the Confederate flag from the roof of a Virginia hotel).

Adam Goodheart, author of [ The Civil War Awakening], talked about the death of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth on A close friend of. Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth 11th Infantry Regiment Civil War. Back to 11th Regiment During the Civil War.

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth Residence was not listed; a 25 year-old Lawyer. Enlisted on 4/20/ at New York City, NY as a Colonel. On 5/7/ he was commissioned into Field & Staff NY 11th Infantry He was Killed on 5/24/ at Alexandria, VA.

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Price New from Used from Author: Charles A. Ingraham. Internet Archive BookReader Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, first hero of the civil war. Colonel Elmer Ellsworth;: A biography of Lincoln's friend and first hero of the Civil War [Randall, Ruth Painter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Colonel Elmer Ellsworth;: A biography of Lincoln's friend and first hero of the Civil War/5(2). Title: Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, first hero of the civil war Author: Ingraham Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth book Anson This is an exact replica of a book. The book reprint was manually improved by a Colonel Elmer E.

Ellsworth book of professionals, as opposed to automatic/OCR processes used by some companies. However, the book may still have imperfections such as missing. An artist's rendition of the funeral for Col. Elmer Ellsworth. The death of the young Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, who was shot as he attempted to capture a Confederate flag flying in Alexandria ondeeply grieved President Lincoln.

Ellsworth was a colonel in the National Guard Cadets in Chicago. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Colonel Elmer E.

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Loading Unsubscribe from Elmer Ellsowrth. Cancel. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Colonel Elmer Ellsworth by Ruth Painter Randall,Little, Brown edition, in English - [1st ed.]. Colonel Ellsworth’s portrait via the National Portrait Gallery.

His close association with Lincoln and the Union cause, as well as the manner of his death, made him an early martyr for the Union cause. T oday’s article was originally published in our sister blog about unexplained phenomena of the South, Dixie Spirits, itself based on my book by the same name.

Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth's coat, the first soldier killed in US Civil War. [x] Since I was 9 years old.

I had the honor of meeting this fine gentleman. I was excited, I grabbed my book and off I went. As his talk went on about his photography discoverys, I realized this guy is a egotistical jerk.

I ended up with kinda a broken heart. Elmer E. Ellsworth: | | | |Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the.

introductory essay by Charles A. Ingraham. Spine of book printed, Ellsworth Portraits. (hard cover) • Book (copy 2 of 2): titled Elmer E. Ellsworth and the Zouaves of '61, by Charles A. Ingraham. Published by University of Chicago Press, (soft cover) • Book titled Colonel Elmer Ellsworth: A biography of Lincoln's friend and first hero ofFile Size: KB.

Colonel Elmer Ellsworth; a biography of Lincoln's friend and first hero of the Civil War by Ruth Painter Randall (Book); The Zouave drill: being a complete manual of arms for the use of the rifled musket, with either the percussion cap, or Maynard primer: Containing also the complete manual of the sword and sabre.

by E. E Ellsworth (). Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, organizer of the 1st New York Zouaves, was memorialized in several designs as the first Union officer killed in the war. He was ordered into the Marshall House at Alexandria, Va., onto pull down the Confederate flag that hotel was flying, and replace it with a Union banner.

Includes bibliography (p. []) and index. Colonel Elmer Ellsworth; a biography of Lincoln's friend and first hero of the Civil WarPages: Colonel Ellsworth -- who was the first victim of the Civil War on the Union side -- has become a legendary hero. Despite his youth (he was in his early twenties) he had been acclaimed through the nation for the imaginative approach to the question of local militia troops dramatized in the competitive journey of miles made by his Zouaves.

Colonel Elmer Ellsworth By user Febru at Colonel Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth's parents were Ephraim Daniel Ellsworth and Phebe m Daniels Parents were George Ellsworth and Sarah anyone out there have the Family information on Ephraim Daniel or George?I believe my Dad's great. APA citation style: E.

& H.T. Anthony, P., Brady'S National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer. () Colonel Elmer Ellsworth of Field and Staff, 11th New York Infantry Regiment / From photographic negative in Brady's National Portrait States, [New York: Published by E.

& H.T. Anthony, Broadway] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of. To the Father and Mother of Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth: My dear Sir and Madam, In the untimely loss of your noble son, our affliction here, is scarcely less than your own. So much of promised usefulness to one's country, and of bright hopes for one's self and friends, have rarely been so suddenly dashed, as in his fall.

Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth and Schuylkill County A little Piece of History From the Pottsville Republican If you are interested in getting a copy of my book "A History of Company C 50th Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment " I am offering the book at the 1/2 price of $ Author: Stu Richards.

1 photograph: albumen print on card mount ; mount 10 x 6 cm (carte de visite format) | Photograph shows a full-length portrait of Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (). A lawyer from Mechanicsville, New York, Ellsworth enlisted as a Colonel in the U.S. Army at New York City in He was commissioned into the 11th Infantry (New York), on May 7th of that year.

Colonel Elmer Ellsworth was the first Union officer to die in the American Civil War. No new biography of his life has been published since so I. Colonel Ellsworth (), described as a "promising young Union officer," was born in Malta, New York, and, early on, had aspirations of becoming a professional solider.

Get this from a library. Colonel Elmer Ellsworth; a biography of Lincoln's friend and first hero of the Civil War. [Ruth Painter Randall; Alfred Whital. Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth () Albumen silver print, from the Matthew Brady studio From The Photographic History of The Civil War in Ten Volumes: Volume One, The Opening Battles, Word of Ellsworth's intentions spread quickly within the Big Apple's fire departments.

Soon, Elmer had men seeking to join his outfit. Battlefield Markers & Monuments: Colonel Elmer Ellsworth and the Marshall House Hotel Plaque Posted on Octo by Meg Groeling This relatively small, gold & brown marker is attached to the side of the newly purchased Hotel Monaco*, the latest incarnation of the Marshall House, in Old Town Alexandria, VA.

The body of Elmer Ellsworth is in New York City, where it will lay in City Hall for several days so people can pay their respects. The New York Times informs its readers on the state of his remains, as U.S.

President Lincoln had him embalmed in Washington at. Have you ever heard the name or exploits of Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth. Place yourself in the library of the White House on the morning of - the onset of the American Civil War. A soft knocking is heard at the door of the library.

"EPHRAIM ELMORE ELLSWORTH". "THE MARSHALL HOUSE, ALEXANDRIA, VA., FROM WHICH COLONEL ELLSWORTH REMOVED THE CONFEDERATE FLAG". AND THE LARGER PRINT IS. "DEATH OF COLONEL EPHRAIM E. ELLSWORTH AT THE HANDS OF Rating: % positive.

44th New York Infantry Regiment & Colonel E. Elmer Ellsworth. Colonel E. Elmer Ellsworth was a well-known militia commander before the Civil War and a friend of Abraham Lincoln.

Following the attack on Fort Sumter, Ellsworth quickly organized a regiment of New York City firemen as the First New York Zouaves (later the 11th New York Volunteers). The Death of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth years ago today, onin Alexandria, Virginia, New York native Colonel Elmer Ellsworth was gunned down in the Marshall House hotel by owner James Jackson after personally having taken down a Confederate flag flying above the hotel, which was visible from the White : Dan Vermilya.

Jan 6, - Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth's frock coat reflects the pre-war use of cadet gray by state forces and its light shade. Artifact and image courtesy of.

Colonel of Zouaves, Elmer Ellsworth was killed while taking down a Confederate flag in Alexandria, Virginia. Ellsworth was a Chicagoan who was a close friend of President Lincoln’s family and accompanied him on his pre-inaugural trip to Washington.

He moved into the White House and played regularly with the Lincoln children. Colonel Ellsworth’s portrait via the National Portrait Gallery.

His close association with Lincoln and the Union cause, as well as the manner of his death, made him an early martyr for the Union cause. T oday’s article was originally published in our sister blog about unexplained phenomena of the South, Dixie Spirits, itself based on my book by the same name.The 11th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment of the Union Army in the early years of the American Civil regiment was organized in New York City in May as a Zouave regiment, known for its unusual dress and drill style, by Colonel Elmer E.

Ellsworth, a personal friend of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. Drawn from the ranks of the Branch: United States Army. Ellsworth's Chicago Zouave Cadets were a military drill team that toured the U.S. in to rave reviews, thereby beginning the Zouave trend.

The 11th N. Y. was the unit he recruited from the N.Y. fire department and led to Washington where he was killed at Alexandria by James Jackson.