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Major General William S. Rosecrans

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Major General William S. Rosecrans

Major General William S. Rosecrans, USA

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William S. Rosecrans

  • Dates: September 6, 1819-March 11, 1898
  • State: Ohio
  • Highest Rank Attained: Major General
  • Principal Commands: "Right Wing" of the Army of the Mississippi, Army of the Cumberland, Department of the Missouri
  • Principal Battles: West Virginia Campaign (1861), Iuka (1862), Second Corinth (1862), Stones River (1862/3), Chickamauga (1863)

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