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Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts.

Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts.

(1811-1874) American statesman, jurist, politician

Charles Sumner

(1811-1874) American statesman, jurist, politician

"General Sumner, born in Boston Mass., January 30th, 1797, died in Syracuse, N. Y., March 21st, 1863, was educated at Milton (Mass.) Academy, and entered the army in 1819 as second lieutenant of infantry. In 1838 he was placed in command of the School of Cavalry Practice at Carlisle, Pa. He was promoted major in 1846, and in the Mexican War led the cavalry charge at Cerro Gordo in April, 1847. In March, 1861, he was appointed brigadier general in the regular army and sent to relieve General Albert Sidney Johnston, in command of the Department of the Pacific, but was recalled in the following year to the command of the First Corps of the Army of the Potomac. He served with gallantry at the siege of Yorktown and Fair Oaks. In the Seven Days' Battles he was wounded twice. In 1862 he was appointed major general of volunteers, led the Second Corps at the battle of Antietam, where he was wounded, and commanded one of the three grand divisions of Burnside's army at Fredericksburg."— Frank Leslie, 1896

General Edwin V. Sumner

"General Sumner, born in Boston Mass., January 30th, 1797, died in Syracuse, N. Y., March 21st, 1863,…

"General Edwin V. Sumner served during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

General Edwin V. Sumner

"General Edwin V. Sumner served during the Civil War."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

(1734-1832) Public official and soldier that led campaigns during the American Revolutionary war.

Thomas Sumter

(1734-1832) Public official and soldier that led campaigns during the American Revolutionary war.

(1667-1745) English satirist and author.

Jonathan Swift

(1667-1745) English satirist and author.

Joseph Gardner Swift, the first graduate of the United States Military Academy, was born on 31 December 1783 on Nantucket Island, the son of Foster Swift and his wife, Deborah.

Joseph Gardner Swift

Joseph Gardner Swift, the first graduate of the United States Military Academy, was born on 31 December…

(1837- ) English poet

Algernon C. Swinburne

(1837- ) English poet

Famous U.S. clergyman.

David Swing

Famous U.S. clergyman.

"General George Sykes, born in Dover, Del., October 9th, 1822, died in Brownsville, Texas, February 9th, 1880, was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1842, and assigned to the Third Infantry; served in the Florida and Mexican Wars, and was brevetted captain for gallantry at Contreras, Churubusco and the capture of the city of Mexico. He became major of the Fourteenth Infantry, May 14th, 1861; was at the battle of Bull Run, and then commanded the regular infantry at Washington till March, 1862. He took part in the Peninsula campign, receiving the brevet of colonel for gallantry at Gaines's Mill and in the succeeding operations of the Army of the Potomac. At the close of the war he was brevetted major general for gallant services in the field." — Frank Leslie, 1896

George Sykes

"General George Sykes, born in Dover, Del., October 9th, 1822, died in Brownsville, Texas, February…