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CHRONOLOGY

Born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, February 3, 1807.
Entered West Point in 1825.
Second Lieutenant, 1829.
Engaged in Black Hawk Expedition, 1832.
Indian wars in Florida, 1836.
Captain, 1838.
Indian wars under Worth, 1842.
Married, July 10, 1845, Lydia McLane.
Served in Mexican War, 1846-47.
Lieutenant Colonel, 1847.
Quartermaster-General, 1860.
Resigned U.S. commission, April 22,
1861.
Commanded at First Bull Run, July 21, 1861.
General, 1861.
Commanded at Williamsburg, May 5, 1862.
Wounded at Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862.
Commanded in Tennessee, 1863.
Opposed to Sherman, 1863-1864.
Relieved, July 17, 1864.
Commanded in North Carolina, February 23, 1865.
Surrendered to Sherman, April 26, 1865.
Wrote Narrative of Military Operations, 1874.
Died, March 21, 1891.