Elmer E. Ellsworth and the zouaves of "61 by Ingraham, Charles Anson

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Published by Pub. for Chicago Historical Society by the University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

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  • Ellsworth, Ephraim Elmer, 1837-1861.,
  • Illinois. Infantry. United States Zouave Cadets (1859-1860)

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Statementby Charles A. Ingraham ...
SeriesChicago historical society"s collection., Vol. XI
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LC ClassificationsF548.1 .C4 vol. 11
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Paginationxi, 167 p.
Number of Pages167
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Open LibraryOL6684178M
LC Control Number25024989
OCLC/WorldCa684533

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Ellsworth and the Zouaves of ‘61 Ingraham, Charles Anson COL Ellsworth was responsible for training Zouave cadets in Chicago, pictured here on a national tour.

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“Another ‘military’ character, a sort of pet of Mr. Lincoln, was Colonel E. Ellsworth, who, though a mere youth, of small but broad figure, curly black head, and handsome features, had achieved considerable local notoriety as a captain of a crack “Zouave” militia company in Chicago,” wrote journalist Henry Villard in describing the traveling party of President-elect Lincoln in late February.

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One of the more famous such show units was Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth’s Cadet Zouaves, originally based out of Chicago. Although he was never able to get into West Point, Ellsworth had studied military tactics. In the United States, zouaves were brought to public attention by Elmer E.

Ellsworth. Inspired by his French friend Charles De Villers, who had been a surgeon in the North African zouaves, he obtained a zouave drill manual.

InEllsworth took over a drill company and renamed them the "Zouave. Ellsworth was a man with large military ambitions, but his meteoric fame came in a way he could not have hoped for: posthumously. At the age of 24, as commander of the 11th New York Volunteers, also known as the First Fire Zouaves, Ellsworth became the first Union officer killed in the war.

Sir: You will favor me by issuing an order detailing Lieut. Elmer E. Ellsworth, of the First Dragoons, for special duty as Adjutant and Inspector General of Militia for the United States, and in so far as existing laws will admit, charge him with the transaction, under your discretion, of all business pertaining to the Militia, to be conducted as a separate bureau.

Quoted in Charles A. Ingraham, Elmer E. Ellsworth and the Zouaves of ’61 (Chicago, ), [iii] Amy Greenberg, Cause for Alarm: The Volunteer Fire Department in the Nineteenth Century (Princeton, ), 8. York, June Includes short article about Ellsworth, p.

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On cover: Ellsworth's biography and Zouave drill complete in one volume. Every soldier and member of a home guard should have this book. Price 40 cents. [ ] be sent to any one, free of postage, on the receipt of 40 cents "Biography of Col.

Elma [sic] E. Ellsworth": p. iii-vi Publisher's advertisement on back coverPages: Elmer E. Ellsworth and the Zouaves of ' Chicago: Published for the Chicago Historical Society by the University of Chicago Press, [Lieutenant Francis Brownell of Co.

Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, organizer of the 1st New York Zouaves, was memorialized in several designs as the first Union officer killed in the war. He was ordered into the Marshall House at Alexandria, Va., onto pull down the Confederate flag.

Elmer E. Ellsworth, col., 1st Zouaves: photographic copies of letter and photographs in the collection of Americana of Frederick Hill Meserve, New York by Meserve, Frederick Hill, ; Brady, Mathew B., ca.

In googleing "Ellsworth Zouaves," I found that Ellsworth was the first Union casualty of the war. While the York, PA unit was not his New York City company, this looks like a unit name after him in his honor. From: /: A young Chicago clerk, Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth organized a company of Zouaves for the Union Army at the beginning.

Elmer E. Ellsworth: | | | |Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the. Ellsworth, who admired the Algerian Zouaves, who fought in the French army in Northern Africa, and he designed the uniforms for his volunteer regiment based on the Zouave uniforms.

This elaborate and gaudy uniforms, combined with the dashing colonel's friendship with Lincoln, ensured that Ellsworth and his troops were among the most recognized. Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth “The Civil War Fifty Years Ago” “Fifty years ago Thursday the body of Colonel E.

Ellsworth, the boyish commander of the New York Fire Zoaves, lay in the east room of the White House and Lincoln, standing beside it groaned: “My boy. Summary of Content: Full title: "Zouave Drill Book. French Bayonet Exercise and Skirmisher;s Drill, as used by Col.

Ellsworth's Zouaves, with over Thirty Illustrations. To Which is Added a Portrait and Biography of the Late Col. Elmer E.

Ellsworth." Printed by. Elmer E. Ellsworth and the Zouaves of ' Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press. Murray, R.L. "They Fought Like Tigers": The 11th New York Fire Zouaves, 14th Brooklyn and the Irish 69th New York at First Bull Run.

Wolcott, New York: Benedum Books. Phisterer, Frederick ().Ceremonial chief: Lt. Col. Noah L. Farnham. Steel Engraving Of Elmer E. Ellsworth - Bust view steel engraving of Ellsworth, Colonel of the New York Zouaves at the center.

Signed by the artist - Baker. Lithograph and published by J. Buford, Washington St. Boston. Professionally mounted on archival board, measures 14"h x 10 7/8"w. Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth. Elmer Ellsworth: America’s First Pin-Up and the First Martyr of the Civil War In an extraordinary two years, a young Chicago volunteer fireman.

Ellsworth came to Rockford in He trained a company of men in the Zouave system, which later became part of the 11th Illinois Infantry. Lincoln insisted that Ellsworth’s body lie in state at the White House until its return to Ellsworth’s home town of Mechanicville, NY.

The grave was unmarked untilwhen this monument was erected. A REPLY TO MR. CHARLES INGERSOLL'S "LETTER TO A FRIEND IN A SLAVE STATE. Philadelphia: C. Sherman & Son, Printers, 26 pages. Original printed wraps. 24 x Add tags for "Zouave drill book. French bayonet exercise and skirmisher's drill, as used by Col.

Ellsworth's zouaves, with over thirty illustrations. To which is added a portrait and biography of the late Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth.". Be the first. 19th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The Chicago Highland Guards, Chicago Light Infantry and Chicago Zouaves made up the 19th Illinois.

This is the earliest point. Ellsworth, E. (Elmer Ephraim), New York (N.Y.). Fire Dept-- To Genres Portrait prints Notes Content: Printed on border: "Volunteer Fire Department of the City of New York." "" "Fire Zouaves.

Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth commanding. The recruiting " Source note: The story of the volunteer fire department of the city of New. The Murder of Col. Ellsworth. Minute and Accurate Account, with a x 5 in. portrait of Colonel Elmer E.

Ellsworth. Newspaper article entitled, Ellsworth Zouave's Golden Jubilee; Laureled Heroes of Fifty Years Ago, with pictures of Col. Ellsworth and a image of the Last Picture of a Group of the Ellsworth Zouaves taken in Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth (Ap – ) was a law clerk and soldier, best known as the first conspicuous casualty of the American Civil War.

Ellsworth was born in Malta, New York, grew up in Mechanicville, New York, and lived in New York City. Inhe moved to Rockford, Illinois, where he worked for a patent agency. Inhe became engaged to Carrie Spafford, the Battles/wars: American Civil War.

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Ellsworth, a personal friend. The first hero of the Civil War was Colonel Elmer Ellsworth of the Zouave Corps. In the years before the war, Ellsworth was considered "th. Lake Forest College Half Mast Civil War Books North African Campaign Moving To Chicago Crimean War Union Army Confederate Flag French Army.

The Death of Elmer Ellsworth. Elmer E. Ellsworth of New York was the first Union officer killed in the Civil War. He was also a close friend of President Abraham Lincoln and his family. Ellsworth was reading law in Lincoln’s Springfield office during the presidential campaign and election in The Lincoln Depot Museum has announced a special presentation, Elmer Ellsworth and the 11th New York Fire Zouaves, has been set for Thursday, Decem at pm.

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