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James Allen Hardie
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- R I P
 Added: Dec. 14, 2014
 

- David Wend
 Added: May. 5, 2014
 
James Allen Hardie: Sir, you will be remembered as an American soldier, serving in a number of important administrative positions in the Union Army during the American Civil War. When you were promoted to lieutenant colonel on September 28, 1861, you joined the staff of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan. During the Peninsula, Maryland, and Fredericksburg campaigns of the Civil War , you were acting adjutant general of the Army of the Potomac, and on November 29, 1862, was appointed brigadier general of volunteers, but it was not confirmed by the United States Senate and the promotion was revoked on January 22, 1863. In 1863, you were appointed assistant adjutant general with the rank of major on the staff of the regular army, and on May 24, 1864, was made inspector general with the rank of colonel. On March 13, 1865, you got appointed a brevet major general in the regular army. You played an important administrative role in two key incidents during the war. During the Battle of Fredericksburg, you delivered the attack orders to Maj. Gen. William B. Franklin on December 13, 1862. Franklin did not conduct his attack to Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside's expectations, and you had been criticized for not ensuring that the two generals understood each other correctly. On June 28, 1863, you got appointed to be the officer who delivered the surprise order to Maj. Gen. George G. Meade at Frederick, Maryland, appointing him commander of the Army of the Potomac, three days prior to the Battle of Gettysburg, thanks for your bravery and heroic deeds, happy 190th birthday!
- MFPS
 Added: May. 5, 2013
 

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012
 
Happy Birthday James.
- Ken Curtis Fan
 Added: May. 5, 2012
 
I light a candle for James Allen Hardie ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
 
Companion #01709 - MIlitary Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Sep. 24, 2011
 
In Memory...
- LaDene
 Added: May. 5, 2011
 

- luvshistory
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010
 
Thank You for Serving!!
- LaDene
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010
 

- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Nov. 25, 2010
 

- LaDene
 Added: May. 5, 2010
 
Thank You
- Fred Rousseau
 Added: Mar. 27, 2010
 

- Satoris LeFier
 Added: Jan. 22, 2010
 
Thank you for serving, sir!! Most Respectfully...
- LaDene
 Added: Dec. 14, 2009
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 4, 2009
 
Thank you for your decades of service to the United States. Rest in peace, and happy birthday, sir!
- Kate Duvall
 Added: May. 5, 2009
 

- KrazyCraftyLady2013
 Added: May. 5, 2008
 
Rest In Peace
- Lisa Moore Parker
 Added: May. 5, 2008
 

- Republican
 Added: May. 5, 2008
 

- purple-lady
 Added: May. 5, 2008
 

- Rick Folston
 Added: Dec. 14, 2007
 

- Kat
 Added: Dec. 14, 2007
 
General Rest in Peace.
- Stephen Celestino
 Added: Dec. 8, 2007
 

- Andrena's Daughter
 Added: May. 5, 2007
 
Happy Birthday
- Republican
 Added: May. 5, 2007
 
Happy Birthday In Heaven!
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: May. 5, 2006
 
Remembering you on your birthday!
- Mike Dearbaugh
 Added: May. 5, 2006
 
Remembering you on this day, Sir. Rest in peace and God bless.
- Medora
 Added: Dec. 14, 2005
 

- JBT
 Added: May. 17, 2005
 

- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: May. 5, 2005
 
Blue for the UNION and for your birthday.

You are thought of today. Rest well, Sir.
- in honor of the 47th NYSV Co C - Washington Grays
 Added: May. 5, 2005
 

- Trisha W.
 Added: Dec. 14, 2004
 
You are remembered today. God bless and rest well.
- Just another taphophile
 Added: Dec. 14, 2004
 
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Sep. 8, 2004
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: Feb. 19, 2003
 
Rest In Peace
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Sep. 4, 2002
 
Rest In Peace,General.
- ronald deavy (Inactive)
 Added: Sep. 4, 2002
 
 

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