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Men of Our Day

Published in 1872, this book contains biographical sketches of many prominent and successful men of that time.  Included are several leaders of the Civil War, many politicians and businessmen of the day.

Biographies in This Book

Ulysses Simpson Grant   William Tecumseh Sherman
Admiral David D. Porter   Lieutenant-General Philip H. Sheridan
Major-General George Gordon Meade   Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock
Major-General John McAllister Schofield   Brigadier-General Oliver Otis Howard
Salmon Portland Chase   William Henry Seward
Schuyler Colfax   Hannibal Hamlin
Benjamin Franklin Wade   Hamilton Fish
George S. Boutwell   George Maxwell Robeson
George H. Williams   Jacob Dolson Cox
Simon Cameron   Charles Francis Adams
Revardy Johnson   Caleb Cushing
John Adams Dix   John Lothrop Motley
George Bancroft   Elihu Benjamin Washburne
Robert Cumming Schenck   Andrew Gregg Curtin
David Davis   Charles Sumner
Henry Wilson   Lyman Trumbell
John Sherman   Carl Schurz
Oliver Percy Morton   Reuben E. Fenton
William Alfred Buckingham   William Gannaway Brownlow
James Harlan   Hon. Roscoe Conkling
Major-General John A. Logan   Hon. James F. Wilson
Benjamin Franklin Butler   Hon. William D. Kelley
Henry Laurens Dawes   Benjamin Gratz Brown
John McAuley Palmer   John Thomas Hoffman
Edwin D. Morgan   Joseph Russell Hawley
Horace Greeley   William S. Groesbeck
Thomas A. Hendricks   William Lloyd Garrison
Wendell Phillips   Gerrit Smith
Rev. Henry Ward Beecher   Matthew Simpson D. D., LL.D.
Jay Cooke   Alexander Turney Stewart
Ariel Abbot Low   Cornelius Vanderbilt
Thomas Alexander Scott   Cyrus West Field
Hon. Ezra Cornell   Daniel Drew

Source:  Men of Our Day; or Biographical Sketches of Patriots, Orators, Statesmen, Generals, Reformers, Financiers and Merchants, Now on the state of Action: Including Those Who in Military, Political, Business and Social Life, are the Prominent Leaders of the Time in This Country, by L. P. Brockett, M. D., Published by Ziegler and McCurdy, Philadelphia Penna; Springfield, Mass; Cincinnati, Ohio; St. Louis, Mo., 1872




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