LTC Edwin Vose Sumner, III
At the outbreak of the Civil War, four years later, Sumner had just been promoted brigadier-general U. He thus took no part in the first campaign of the Civil War. But in the autumn he was brought back to the East to command a division, and soon afterwards, as a major-general U. This corps, numbered II. In this capacity the old cavalry soldier took part in the disastrous battle of Fredericksburg, in which the II.
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Sumner remained in New Mexico when Kearny, now a general, pushed on to California. However, relations between the pair were soured. Sumner was detached from the dragoons and given this mission. Sumner was wounded at Cerro Gordo 18 Apr. Sumner was promoted to lieutenant colonel of the First Dragoons on 13 July , and in late spring , while posted at Jefferson Barracks, he was named commander of the Ninth Military District, which included the territory of New Mexico.
Accompanied by more than recruits to bring up to strength the units in a department beset with American Indian trouble and friction between the Anglos and Hispanics, Sumner reached Santa Fe on 19 July. During his twenty-three months in New Mexico, he established several new posts, the most important being Fort Union; reorganized the department; calmed civil strife; and used force to overawe the Indians.
Contemptuous of civil officials, Sumner bulldozed them in many ways, from bold usurpation of executive authority to such petty harassments as withholding transportation and military escorts.
Governor James S. On 1 June the War Department, heeding an outcry by civil authorities against Sumner, replaced him, and he took leave pending a new assignment. Cavalry, one of two elite regiments authorized by Congress to bring peace and order to the western frontier. The First Cavalry was ordered to Fort Laramie that autumn, but Sumner, worried about his horses, aborted the expedition after marching his regiment miles from headquarters at Fort Leavenworth.
Harney—his immediate superior—pressed charges of disobedience, but the War Department sustained Sumner. In , as post and regimental commander, Sumner became embroiled in a no-win situation as he sought to keep peace and order between Free Soilers and border ruffians fighting for political control of Kansas Territory. In an uneasy peace came to Bleeding Kansas, enabling Sumner and his command to vigorously campaign against the Cheyenne and defeat them on 29 July in a charge at the Solomon River.
Louis, a post he held until the winter of — In February , as the southern states seceded, Sumner was one of three army officers that accompanied President-elect Abraham Lincoln on his train trip from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington, D. Free download. Book file PDF easily for everyone and every device.
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His daughter's name was Ida Monroe and she married Charles Vose. Their daughter was Helen Ruth Vose , my grandmother.
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