Hugh J Kilpatrick

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick

  • American

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick was a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a United States Minister to Chile. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1861/06/00 Hugh Judson Kilpatrick graduates from the United States Military Academy and is commissioned a second lieutenant in the 1st US Artillery. Within three days he makes captain in the 5th New York Infantry, "Duryee's Zouaves". Education US Military Academy, West Point West Point, NY
1864/12/12 The 3rd Cavalry Division, Brig Gen H J Kilpatrick, USA, crosses the Great Ogeechee River near Fort Argyle and the Canoochee River near Bryan Court House (Clyde) on pontoon bridges laid by the 1st Missouri Engineers and moves down Bryan Neck. Union General Old Fort Argyle Site Fort Stewart Sherman's March to the Sea
1864/12/12 Brig Gen H J Kilpatrick makes his headquarters at the plantation home of Lt Col Joseph L McAllister, 7th Georgia Cavalry CSA. The residence stood near the river immediately north of Fort McAllister. Union General Fort McAllister Richmond Hill Sherman's March to the Sea
1864/12/13 With two of Atkins' regiments, Gen Kilpatrick moves down Bryan Neck. While approaching Fort McAllister, they skirmish with Confederate pickets and drive them back to the fort. Union General Sherman's March to the Sea
1864/12/13 After examining the approaches to the Ft McAllister, Gen Kilpatrick moves on to Kilkenny Bluff (8 mi SE) where he makes contact with the USS Fernandina and forward dispatches to the Union flag-ship reporting the arrival of Gen Sherman's army at Savannah. Union General Fort McAllister Richmond Hill Sherman's March to the Sea
1864/12/14 Gen Kilpatrick moves with most of his command to Midway Church. After scouting the country and stripping it of provisions, he returns to Bryan at Cross Roads to picket to the south and west, and to protect the Union supply depot at King's Bridge. Union General Midway Historic District Midway Sherman's March to the Sea
1865/00/00 Union troops led by Gen Hugh Kilpatrick camp at Roselawn. Union Commander Roselawn, Allendale Allendale
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