History of
Major General
William Starke Rosecrans
"His name is a peculiar one, and has been variously written and pronounced.  The correct spelling, as given above (Rosecrans), is the same as it has always been, and the proper, though not the popular, pronunciation is "Rosakrontz."  Ro Sa Krontz
Annals of the Army of the Cumberland,  page 9,  by "An Officer" 
J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia 1863. 

  Childhood and Genealogy
Education and Religion
Marriage and Family

Scientist and Inventor
Military Career 
     Battle of Rich Mountain
     Battle of Corinth
     Battle of Stones River
     Tullahoma Operation
     Battle of Chickamauga   
Political Career
     Mexico 1868
Life in California
  San Diego
     Gardenia, Los Angeles
Mining Career
Railroad Entrepreneur
Society of the Cumberland
Death, Burial and Monuments

Historical Collections of Ohio
in Two Volume

by Henry Howe, LL.D.s
from Volume I, pages 559-563

Photo by
Mathew B. Brady
from the
Library of Congress

Rosecrans' Headquarters at Clarksburg

The Edge of Glory by William Mathias Lamars, is a well written biography of William Starke Rosecrans.  The Charles Young Research Library at UCLA has the research papers used by Lamars to write the biography.  Copies of Edge of Glory are available for purchase in the Myers Inn Museum Gift Shop

Cartes de Visite

Rosecrans Names Army of the Cumberland
from Internet Achives


Rosecrans' Childhood
Dr. Daniel and Thankful (Wilcox) Rosecrans and 4 sons
    (Nathaniel, Jacob, Perelemas and Crandall) and two daughters settled on
    the Little Walnut Creek in Kingston Township in 1809.  They had four more
    children.    He was Kingston's first Justice of the Peace
    Moved to Taylor Run in 1813
Crandall Hopkins, born 8-6-1794 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
     married Jemima Hopkins (daughter of Timothy Hopkins, a relative of
         Stephen Hopkins who signed the Declaration of Independence)
     Lived on 160 acres next to his father on Taylor Run
Chauncey Rosecrans, born 1817 died an infant
William Starke Rosecrans, born 1819 on Taylor Run
          Crandall moved the family to Burlington in Licking County (became
                 Homer, Ohio), to be near his uncle Crandall Wilcox.
Charles Wesley Rosecrans born in 1822
                  became a farmer in Lafayette, Keokuk County, Iowa
                  married Mary who died Jan 1, 1861. age 29y 9m
                        Mary buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery
                  Charles died May 26, 1865 - buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Henry Crandall Rosecrans, born 1824
                  1847 volunteered in Mexican War, in mounted unit
                        served 15 months under General Taylor
                        received Iowa land warrant
                  August 22, 1849 married Elizabeth Dickey b 10-24-1823
                        died May 3, 1913, buried in St. Mary's, at Lincoln,
                           in Mahaska County Iowa
                  September 1, 1849 left wife in Ohio went on horseback to
                          Washington County, Iowa to claim land with uncle Judge
                          Marmaduke P. Rosecrans - staked claim
                  Spring 1850 went on to California looking for gold
                  1857 returned to wife in Ohio
                  Moved to Iowa

                  Had 6 children:  Ada, Nola, Wellena, Mena Oveda, Adrien
                       Dickey, William Joseph, and Henry Sylvester
                  Died January 21, 1924, buried  in

Sylvester Horton Rosecrans, born 1827
                  Three years in Kenyon College
                  In summer of 1846 baptized Roman Catholic near West Point
                     William was his god-father, Anne, his god-mother
                   Went the last year to St. John's College
                      a Catholic university in New York - finished in April 1847
                  Went to Rome, graduated D.D. from Propaganda in Rome
                      in September 1851
                  Ordained in Rome
                  Bishop in the Cincinnati Dioceses
                  President of Mt. St. Mary's Seminary in Cincinnati
                  Very influential in the education of William's children
                  First Bishop of Columbus See in
                  Became Arch Bishop of the Columbus Dioceses
                  Built St. Joseph's Cathedral in Columbus
                      the General helped with the architectural plans
                  Suffered a lung hemorrhage the day of the dedication of St Joseph's
                  Died the following day, October 22, 1878
                  He was buried in St. Joseph's crypt

see General Rosecrans' Monument in Kingston Township

Plaque and Home in Homer, Ohio by Suzanne Allen

Rosecran's Home in Homer and Genealogy
published in Catholic Record Society, Bulletin by Diocese of Columbus,
Vol. VII, #3, March 1981

See General Rosecrans on BigWalnutHistory.org

including the book by Allen Rosenkranz
site maintained by Jim Rosenkrans

Faces of William Starke Rosecrans
in Cartes de Vistis


Education and Religion


William Starke Rosecrans
as West Point Cadet
Considered a studious Ohioan
assisted roommate James Longstreet with classwork

from General James Longstreet: the Confederacy's most controversial soldier by Jeffry D. Wert
available online at Google Books

  Infant Rosecrans Baptized by Wesleyan Methodist Minister
       William Baptism in Roman Catholic Church in 1841
                               Sylvester Baptized in 1846

Dec. 11,
Dear Father Mulhane:
Bishop Rosecrans was baptized at Cold Spring
on the North River opposite West Point, N.Y, by the
Rev. Dr. Villani, pastor
of the Catholic Church at that
place, and in charge
of the station at the Post of West
Point, in the summer
of 1846. I was his godfather and
my wife his godmother. I do not remember whether it
was sub conditione.
My baptism in
1841 was sub conditione, because it
was a vague tradition that in my early infancy a
Protestant or Wesleyan Methodist minister at my
grandmother's instance had baptized me, following the
traditional ritual
of the church of England in so doing.
Yours most truly,
W S. Rosecrans

Bishop Sylvester Horton Rosecrans, the General's Brother
Granville Historical Society's Historical Times,
Vol 15, Issue 3, Summer of 2001

Bishop Sylvester Rosecrans

The twentieth century biographical dictionary
of notable Americans ...
available online at Google Books

Death of Bishop Rosecrans; The Excitement Following Consecration Ceremonies Causing a Fatal Attack of Hemorrhage
Dispatch to New Your Times
October 22, 1878

Religion and  the Battlefield
 Shield and Hiding Place: The  Religious Life of the Civil War Armies
by Gardiner H. Shattuck
available online at Google Books

The General’s Priest by Joe Meyer
for TOCWOC - a Civil War Blog

General Milo Hascall's Disapproval
of Rosecrans' Religious Views

Murfreesboro Post, May 10, 2009


Anne Hegerman Rosecrans,

daughter of Judge Adrian and Elizabeth Hegerman of  New York,
a descendant of Adriaen Hegerman, born 1624 in the Holland and came to New Amsterdam in  1652.
He bought 2 acres of Midwout (Flatbush) which became part of Brooklyn.
He was a silk trader and his wife
Catarina Margits was the daughter of a diamond cutter




Rosecrans' Family
William S. Rosecrans married Anne Hegerman
    August 24, 1843 in St Paul's Episcopal Chapel, New York
William S. Rosecrans, born 1845,
          died an infant at West Point

James Addison Rosecrans, born between 1845-50

Adrian Louis Rosecrans born May 28, 1849 in
              Newport, R. I.
          Educated at Mt. St. Mary's College in Cincinnati and
              at Notre Dame
          Worked with his father at a mine company near   
              Stockton, CA
          In 1867, his spiritual reading so affected his life he
               moved to New York City and entered the Paulists.
               His classmates were Walter Elliott (a Union veteran),
               Thomas Verney Robinson (a Confederate veteran),
               Augustus Brady, and Algernon Brown (a recent
               arrival from England).
          Father Rosecrans was ordained a Paulist priest, May 25,
          Never a healthy man, the rigors of missions took a toll
               on his health, he contacted malaria in May 1874.
          Father Adrian regained his health enough go on the
               1874-75 mission to California  with Deshon, a friend
               of his father's from West Point days
           Father Adrian was a gifted writer and an articulate
           In 1875, he fell ill again, retired from mission work
               and began to write for The Catholic World
Had  started a biography of the General but did not
               finish it
           Father Adrian's health continued to decline, he died at
               the home of Thomas O'Connor.  Thomas' son
               Charles sold his Lake George estate to the Paulists
               and was the attorney for Confederate President
               Jefferson Davis when he was tried for treason
           Four years after is ordination, Father Adrian died at
               the age of 26.  His uncle, Bishop Rosecrans, gave
               his Requiem Mass in St. Paul's Church in New York.
               He is buried in St. Patrick's in New York.

  Father Adrian Louis Rosecrans
 Mary Louise Rosecrans, b 1851 in Newport, R.I.
          became Sister St. Charlene of the Brown County
              Ohio Ursulines
          died in 1877 of tuberculosis

Lily (Elizabeth) Rosecrans, born April 21, 1854 in
           Cincinnati, Ohio
           married Montana Governor Joseph Kemp Toole 1890
                he died March 11, 1929 in Helena, Resurrection 
            mother of:
                  Rosecrans Toole, born 1891
                  Edwin Warren Toole, born 1893
                  Joseph Porter Toole, born 1896
             Lily died November 29th 1939 in Los Angeles, CA
 Anita Dolores Rosecrans (Anna), born July 1857 in
                 Wheeling, (West) Virginia
            became an Usulite nun, health failed and ask to be
                 released from vows
            lived with her father after her mother died
            after father died she became the secretary for her
                  brother-in-law the governor of Montana
            authored children's books, unfinished biography of
                  General W. S. Rosecrans
            died February 19, 1903, in Montana
            Montana house and senate closed for her funeral

Carl Frederick Rosecrans, b 1861 in Cincinnati,
            married Lillian S.
            father of:
                 Carmelita Rosecrans, born 1884
                      alive when Lily died in 1939 in Gardenia, CA
                 William Starke Rosecrans, born 1889
                       alive when Lily died, Los Angeles

Charlotte Rosecrans,  born in Yellow Springs, Ohio
            died in infancy

Rosecrans' Children Etch Attic Window
by Cindy Mucher

Wedding of Lily Rosecrans and Governor Joseph Kemp Toole of Montana, May 7 1890
Lily and Joseph had 3 sons: 
Rosecrans, born 1891,
Edwin Warren, born July 1893 and
Joseph Porter, born December 1896

In Memoriam - Anita Dolores Rosecrans
died February 19, 1903
Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana,
Volume 5
An online book from Google


 Rosecrans and William Madison Peyton formed the
Coal River Navigation Company

Coal Heritage Web Site

Geology and Warfare: Examples of the Influence of Terrain and Geologists on Military Operations,  pages  91-95
By Edward P. F. Rose, C. Paul Nathanail
Online book from Google Books

Rosecrans' Ambulance 
designed while in Wheeling at the beginning of the war
The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.) 
Part III, Volume II, Chapter XV, page 948-949
Provided online by Archives.org

General Rosecrans

Licking County,
Ohio, Courthouse
Virtual Tour

Battle of Rich Mountain
 July 11, 1861

West Virginia Archives and History Site for  July 11, 1861

Rich Mountain Revisited
by Dallas Shaffer for West Virginia Archives and History,
Volume 28, Number 1 (October 1966) pages 16-34

Baltimore American Reports General Rosecrans Defeated
Rosecrans Not Defeated, Philadelphia, August 30, 1861

  New York Times, August 31, 1861

Photo of Rich Mountain
from  Family Things by Mim
and the State of West Virginia

Brigadier General W. S. Rosecrans Plans for Western Virginia - March 1862
Letter from Brig-Gen  Rosecrans to Brig.-General Thomas

Letter reproduced fro War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series 1, volume 5, Serial No. 5, Pages 744-746
Valley of the Shadow Project, University of Virginia

April 1862 Letter from Brigadier-General Rosecrans to
Edwin W. Stanton, Secretary of War

Letter reproduced fro War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series 1, Volume 12, Serial No. 18, Page 89
Valley of the Shadow Project, University of Virginia

Battle of Corinth, Mississippi
October 3, 4, 1862
account by Speaker of the House,  D. B. Henderson
at Rosecrans' interment in Arlington

Corinth in the Civil War
by Timothy B. Smith  for the Mississippi Historical Society
shows a print of the battle and a photo of the dead
outside Battery Robinette the morning following the battle

 Speaker Henderson said: 
"I had the pleasure of serving under his command at the battle of Corinth, and also served with him in the House of Representatives where our relations became intimate and most friendly.  He was one of the most fearless officers that I ever saw in battle.  He seemed to be unconscious of danger.  On the fourth of October, 1862, when the armies of Price and Van Dorn were pressing our lines and symptoms of our falling back were manifest, he suddenly dashed between the Federal and Confederate lines like the very spirit of war.  He passed but a few steps in front of where I was.  I can feel his presence yet.  His hat had blown off.  His firmly set face seemed as though he was made for a god of battle.  Swinging his sword he called out to us:

"Stand by your flag and country, my men!"

How he escaped, God only knows.  It seemed as though the very air was full of lead, and death was holding high carnival along his pathway, and yet fearless he rode into the very teeth of death, rallying successfully his men for the mighty struggle before them.  That splendid, fearless, heroic dash was the death-knell to the armies of Price and Van Dorn.
            from the Society of the Army  of the Cumberland Burial of General Rosecrans
                                                               from Internet Achives

Army of the Cumberland
                        The Rosecrans Influence


                Days of Glory: the Army of the Cumberland, 1861-1865 

y Larry J. Daniel
       available online by GoogleBooks

Harpers Weekly, November 8, 1862. . . .
           Major-General William S. Rosecrans on Cover 


Battle of Stones River
Currier and Ives Painting
from Library of Congress

Soldier writes to Sister from Murfreesboro, Tennessee
troops building a railroad station

Rosecrans Riding into Battle at Stones River where his Chief of  Staff  Julius Garesché would die
Photo from Georgetown University Library

Battle of Perrysville and Stones River- Animated
from http://HistoryAnimated.com

Rosecrans' Campaign with the Fourteenth Army Corps,
of the Army of the Cumberland . . . .
And Official Reports of the Battle of Stones River

by W. E. D., Correspondent of the Cincinnati  Commercial

Strange Behavior of the Animals. . .
A Civil War Christmas Story from Haunted
Stones River Battlefield

Headless Horseman Haunts Stones River Battlefield
by Mike West of The Murfreesboro Press

Rosecrans Telegram to the War Department about Garesché   from Georgetown University Library

Rosecrans and Garesché 
A poem from Georgetown University Library

Biography of Lieut. Col. Julius P. Garesché
By Louis Garesché

Insert page number 452 to read the account of his burial
Google books

Letter from General Rosecrans to Major Dallas
from Georgetown University Library

see General Rosecrans' Headquarters Monument at Stones River on a website by Robert Koch

A Savoury Dish for Loyal Men
A Book  from Harvard Library online from Google
contains Letters from General William Starke Rosecrans
Cost of necessities in the South and more

"Frank" Martin, a Bugler with the Cavalry
Frank Martin: Woman Soldier
from Women in the Civil War by Larry G. Eggleston

Have We a General Among Us?
Harper's Weekly, January January 1863

 Pauline Cushman, Rosecrans' Spy, March 1863

Tullahoma,  June 1863
Outstanding Operation of the War

Need for Wagon Trains
Article in Murfreesboro Post

Battle of Chickamauga

Major General Rosecrans and His Staff
at Chickamauga

Lee and Gordon's Mill on Chickamauga Creek
Western Theater's Greatest Battles
September 19-20, 1863

Map of Chattanooga
New York Herald, September 29, 1863

Comments in the News
New York Herald, September 29, 1863

General Rosecrans thru the Eyes of a Brit
Site of John Dillon of the United Kingdom

Rosecrans and His Chickamauga Battle
from Civil War Generalship:  The Art of Command
by William J. Wood
made available by Google Books

Chickamauga, Great Battle of the West
from The Century Magazine, Volume 33, November 1886 by D. H. Hill
  a book online from Google

New York Times,  October 22, 1863

                      The Rebel Opinion of Rosecrans 
Originally in the Richmond Examiner, Oct. 26, 1863
                           reprinted in New York Times, October 30, 1863
Meantime, Lincoln is helping us.  He has removed from command the most dangerous man in his army, and put two fools in his place.  A variety of mean and damaging pretexts for Rosecrans' removal have been published by the yankee press.  But the true reason is that he failed at Chickamauga, and the abolitionist government adheres to its system of dismissing every general who incurs defeat.  Lincoln has, however, more reason than usual for the act, if it be true that he desired Rosecrans to stop at Chattanooga and if the latter attempted his Napoleonic operation in Georgia on his own responsibility.  That extraordinary slip can only be explained on the ground that the yankee's head had been turned by his success in Tennessee.
Rosecrans, thus retired, is unquestionably the greatest captain the yankee nation has yet produced.  His performances in the field are too fresh in the memory of reader to necessitate recapitulation.  We may mention in proof of his intellectual abilities that he graduated fifth in a class of fifty-six, in which General G. W. Smith graduated eighth and Longstreet fifty-fourth.

A Defence of General Rosecrans
by H. M. Beadle
published in Catholic World, Volume 67, online by Google Books

Personal Memoirs of General Grant
in The Century  Illustrated Magazine, Volume 31,
November 1885-April 1886, page 128
Made available online by Google Books

The Mistakes of Grant by General William S. Rosecrans
The North American Review,  Volume 141, page 580-599
edited by Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge
Available online by Google Books

General Garfield at Chickamauga, a paper presented
to the Massachusetts Historical Society by Theodore Clarke Smith

published by the Society in Volume 48, the proceedings from Oct. 1914 to June 1915
and digitalized by Google books

The South: a tour of its battlefields and ruined cities
 By John Townsend Trowbridge in 1866
digitalized by Google books

Letter to the Editor. . . .                                                                         
Throwing Away Victory: Rosecrans's Inglorius Retreat
at Chickamauga

Signed only as One Who Did Not Retreat
New York Times, October 30, 1881

Chickamauga  by General John Basil Turchin

Available online by Google Books

How Thomas Became the  Last Commander of the Army of the Cumberland
by General W. S. Rosecrans

Garfield-Chase-Rosecrans Letter
Comments by Thomas Nichols
New York Time, March 22, 1882


[Robert E. Lee's Western Virginia campaign], after its plain failure, was virtually abandoned by the Government. Rosecrans was esteemed in the South as one of the best generals the North had in the field. He was declared by military critics, who could not be accused of partiality, to have clearly outgeneraled Lee, who made the entire object of his campaign to "surround the Dutch General."
—Edward A. Pollard, Southern History of the War (1865)[

[The Confederates] have a wholesome regard for me, praise very highly the style of our troops and the tactics on the field of battle. They are more afraid of me than any other general in the service.
                                                     —Rosecrans letter to his wife, October 22, 1862

Residents Remember the War
Walker County, Georgia
by James Alfred Sartain, 1932

Photo of General Rosecrans
Annals of the Army of the Cumberland

by An Officer

J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia 1863.


Cumberland Author, Thomas A. Van Horne, says
Capt. Gaw Suggested the Return of  Garfield and Rosecrans Ordered It"
In "John Beatty Diary"

Garfield Uses Rosecrans to Climb the Political Ladder
Touched with fire: five presidents and the Civil War battles that made them
by James Moorehead Perry
available online by Google Books

Monument at Chicamauga, September 20, 1863
on a website by Bruce Schulze

Major General Rosecrans Mustered  Out of the Army
December 28, 1865
The United Service Magazine, Volume V, 1866
available online by GoogleBooks.com


Rosecrans in Battle by James R. Gilmore

How He Held His Own Against a Vastly Superior Force
One of the Incidents at Iuka
A General's Tribute to a Brave Soldier Who Risked Death
to Save a Regiment

The San Francisco call. (San Francisco [Calif.]) 1895-1913, June 02, 1895, Image 24 - Chronicling America
University of California, Riverside, CA

West Point in the Making of America
Travis Army of the Cumberland Panorama

Biographical sketch of Rosecrans in
Union Army, a history of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-65, published in 1908,
Photo on 213. Biographical Sketch on 215

available through Internet Archive

Men of the Time: being biographies of Hooker, Rosecrans, Grant, McClernand and Mitchell
Beadle and Company, 1863
available online by Google Books


Rosecrans, the Politician


James R. Gilmore's Personal Reminiscences of Lincoln
Gilmore tells of Rosecrans being considered for President and Vice President of the United States
as Printed in the New York Times
October 8, 1898

Editor Horace Greeley sends Gilmore to sound our Rosecrans to determine if he is the man to save the Union. 
Greeley was convinced only a military leader could do the job.

Garfield: a biography
by Allan Peskin
available online by GoogleBooks

Jacquess - Gilmore Mission, 1863-64
Latest Light on Abraham Lincoln, and War-time Memories .by Ervin S. Chapman
available online by GoogleBooks

Major General Rosecrans Address a Reception
 in San Francisco in July 1865
Talks about the Future of Railroads
reprinted from The New York Times Archives

     Appointed U.S. Minister to Mexico in 1868

Empire and Revolution:
The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War 

by John Mason Hart
Excerpts by Google Books

Gen, Rosecrans' Mission at White Sulphur Springs --
Railroad Mission

New Your Times, August 27, 1868

White Sulphur Manifesto -  August 1868
Mural at the Greenbrier in West Virginia

Democratic State Convention - Nomination
of General Rosecrans for Governor-The Platform of the Party
Columbus, Ohio, July 7
The Democratic State Convention met at 2
o'clock this afternoon, and organized with Hon.
P. Van Trump as president.  The following
ticket was nominated:
For Governor - General W. S. Rosecrans
on second ballot"

New York Times, July 8, 1869

  Popular Government 
                 a pamphlet by Josiah Riley and William Starke Rosecrans, 1878
                              a Harvard College Library book digitalized by Google
     Elected to the United States Congress in 1881 and 1884
    Appointed Registrar of the U.S. Treasury in 1893

After the War

In California:  San Diego           
In California
:  Los Angeles
                       Rosecrans' Ranchero becomes Gardena, part of  L.A.
                       His home was located on the corner of Vermont and Rosecrans Avenues.
                       Postcard of his home
                       It was torn down in 1950 for part of the redevelopment of the area

                      One of the Incorporators of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1869

                      President of the SanDiego and Gila Railroad
from The fragmented metropolis:  Los Angeles, 1850-1930 by Robert M. Fogelson

                            San Jose Mining Company
                                in Egan Canyon, Nevada -  1872-1883

A Cabinet Photo taken in San Francisco
between 1863 and 1878

President Rutherford B. Hayes 
at the

Reunion of the 23rd  Ohio Volunteer Infantry
in Fremont, Ohio, September 14, 1877

Among the men of Ohio who are most distinguished, perhaps there is none more so for personal gallantry than the general I am about to introduce, by his courage and his personal heroism saved the day in those great decisive battles.
He was the first colonel, and with pride the 23rd men always said it, he was the best man of the 23rd Ohio. 
I want you to greet him as you feel about him. 
I introduce to you General Rosecrans.

General Rosecrans Returns to Delaware County, Ohio
     May 30, 1884.  From the Diary of John Beatty
               Reprinted in Ohio History, Vol. 59. pages 177 and 178

                   Society of the Cumberland :
                        Report of the First Meeting of the Society - 1868 tells of
                              Rosecrans naming Army of the Cumberland

                                                           from Internet Achives

Third Reunion of the Society of the Cumberland
Held at Indianapolis, 1869
Photo of General Rosecrans in front
W. S. Rosecrans Speech begins on page 72

from Google Books

1891 Reunion at the Chittenden in Columbus, Ohio
General Rosecrans is President of the Society,
   page 3, see n19 
from Internet Achive

  William S.
Papers -

at the University of
Notre Dame

General WiIliam S. Rosecrans
The twentieth century biographical dictionary
of notable Americans ...

available online at Google Books

Duke Tobacco Album
of Civil War Heroes

 Rosecrans' Death, Burial and Memorials

March 11, 1898, Seven a.m. 
"   Taps"
Sounds for General Rosecrans

March 11, 1898, Seven a.m.  
GEN. W.S. ROSECRANS DEAD; A Career of Activity and Strife Ended in Retirement on a California Ranch

New York Times, March 12, 1898

Burial of General Rosecrans in Arlington National
Cemetery on May 17, 1902

Society of the Cumberland
Includes letters from his Children
from Internet Achives


Photos from Rosecrans Interment in National Cemetery

Rosecrans Hearse
in front of a Church
or Speare's Undertaking Chapel
at 910 F Street, NW
before the Cavalry escorted
the hearse to Arlington Hotel
for the
Funeral Cortege to Arlington
National Cemetery

Arlington Hotel - postcard



Civil War Veterans
in  Funeral Cortege


General Rosecrans in Arlington Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery Website

see General Rosecrans' Monument in Arlington Cemetery
by Thomas Wolke

L. W. Mulhane's Tribute:                                                        
Major-General William Stark Rosecrans
    posted on Community Library's Big Walnut Memory - Put Rosecrans in Search box

Future Monument
to General William S. Rosecrans

to be erected in Sunbury, Ohio
learn more and be a part of it



I must take time to give a big Thank You to Thomas Wolke who has been researching General Rosecrans for many years.  He has generously forwarded many links and information to include on this page.  Thanks, Tom.







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