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William Starke Rosecrans


Sep 06, 1819

William Starke Rosecrans was born in Kingston, Ohio

1842

William Rosecrans graduated from West Point

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1854

William Rosecrans left position of lieutenant of engineers

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1855

William Rosecrans began working as superintendent of a cannel coal company in Kanawha County

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May 16, 1861

William Rosecrans was commissioned brigadier general

Jul 11, 1861

William Rosecrans commanded McClellan's right wing at the Battle of Rich Mountain

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Jul 23, 1861

William Rosecrans succeeded McClellan as regional commander

Sep 10, 1861

Battle of Carnifex Ferry occurred on the mountain above the juncture of Meadow River and Gauley River

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Sep 12, 1861

Battle of Cheat Mountain fought between Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Brig. Gen. Joseph J. Reynolds, Confederates lose

1861

William Starke Rosecrans drove Confederate forces from West Virginia

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Mar 11, 1862

Gen. John Fremont relieved William Rosecrans from regional command

1868

William Rosecrans served as minister to Mexico

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1881

William Rosecrans served in Congress from California

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Mar 11, 1898

William Rosecrans died in Redondo Beach, CA


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