He participated at the Battle of Fredericktown,Missouri; Siege of Cornith, Mississippi; Battle of Perryville, Kentucky; at Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge and the Battle of Chickamanuga; Third Battle of Chattamooga; Atlanta Campaign, Sherman's March to the Sea; the capture of Savannah, Georgia; and the Carolinas Campaign. At the end of the war he received brevets to Major General in the Volunteer Union Army and the Regular Army.
The National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865 was founded October 9, 1912 in New York City, New York by Mrs. Frank Crowell. The Society is a hereditary society formed to honor the soldiers and patriots who were dedicated to preserving the Union during the Civil War.
PRINCIPLES OF THE SOCIETY
This Society acknowleges as its fundamental principles:
A. A firm belief and trust in Almighty God, extolling Him under whose beneficent guidance the sovereignty and integrity of the Union have been maintained, the honor of the Flag vindicated and the blessings of Civil Liberty secured, established and enlarged.OUR OBJECTS
B. Allegiance to the United States of America based on paramount respect for and fidelity to its Constitution and laws, manifested by discountenancing whatever may tend to weaken loyalty, incite to insurrection, treason or rebellion, or impair in any manner the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions.
To honor the memory of the men and women who contributed towards the preservation of the Union during the Civil War, extending over the years 1861-1865 To foster a spirit of patriotism, loyalty and love of country To uphold the honor of the Flag of the United States of America To give financial aid to Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
Our National motto is "Let Us Have Peace"
Our National song is "Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Our flower is the Tea Rose
Chapter Regent: L. ReynoldsFor information about the National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865 and other chapters of our society, please contact:
Chapter Registrar: M. Foster-Kill
NSDU Membership Chairman
National Society Daughters of the Union 1861-1865
P.O. Box 718
New Albany, IN 47150