|Statement||by George P. Perros.|
|LC Classifications||E540.G7 P4|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||68130207|
Curiously, while the standard accounts of Greek American history do not report on George Sirian's personal life, his naval career has seen itemization in “Officers of Greek Descent in the Union Navy, ,” by George P. Perros in Athene Author: Hellenic Genealogy Geek. Preservation of American Hellenic History. History Studies a chronology & fact book (Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, ), Perros, George P., Officers of Greek Descent in the Union Navy, (Washington, DC: National Paragon Press, ). A large contingent of African Americans served in the American Civil War, black men joined the Union Army: 7, officers, and , enlisted soldiers.: 12 Approximat black sailors served in the Union Navy and formed a large percentage of many ships' crews. Later in the War, many regiments were recruited and organized as the United States Colored . The history of African Americans in the U.S. Civil War is marked by , (7, officers, , enlisted) African-American men, comprising units, who served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and many more African Americans served in the Union Navy. Both free African Americans and runaway slaves joined the fight.
Civil War Naval Chronology Washington: G.P.O., pp. US Office of Naval Records and Library. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion [30 volumes + index]. Washington: G.P.O., US Office of Naval Records and Library. Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, The first U.S. Navy ship named for George Wallace Melville, born in New York City on 10 January to Alexander and Sarah D. (Wallace) Melville, and the grandson of James Melville, who emigrated from Scotland in “Sometimes gruff and irascible,” the Dictionary of American Biography describes Melville, “he possessed a dauntless and masterful spirit, which suited his . REAR ADMIRAL MELANCTON SMITH,U.S.N. Rear Admiral Melancton Smith came of good stock. His paternal grandfather, also Melancton Smith ( – 98), represented the County of Dutchess in the first Provincial Congress of New York (May, ), of which body he was a distinguished member; he was captain commandant of the militia () of Dutchess and . Full text of "Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion" See other formats.
The outbreak of the Civil War found Massachusetts, and the Eastern States generally, not only in an unarmed but in a very unwarlike condition. The old outdoor habits of a rural community—riding, hunting and outdoor adventure—had almost passed away, while the modern substitutes in the way of physical exercise were only just being introduced. Like other ethnic groups of Americans, Hispanics were divided in their loyalties, fighting heroically for both the Union and Confederate armies. Full text of "Official records of the Union and Confederate navies in the war of the rebellion: ser.I, v. , ser. II, v. " See other formats. Recollections of Naval Officer, [Digital Version] Bibliographic Information. Parker, William Harwar, , Recollections of Naval Officer, (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, ).