Member Spotlight Found in Brady Civil War Photos The National Archives Brady Civil War Photos Location: Brady Civil War PhotosB-58 Brevet Major General William T. Ward and Staff of Fourteen.
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General William T. Ward

With the outbreak of the Civil War, Ward was commissioned as a brigadier general in the Union Army, serving throughout the war. Ward led a brigade in the XX Corps during the early stages of the Atlanta Campaign. After General Daniel Butterfield went on leave, Ward commanded the third division XX Corps for the remainder of the campaign. He also led it in Sherman's March to the Sea and the Carolinas Campaign.


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