|William Starke Rosencrans|
Full Name: William Starke Rosencrans |
Born: September 6, 1819
Place of Birth: Delaware City, Ohio
North or South: North
Other Professions: Engineer Duty, resigned US Army 1854, architect, civil engineer, Army service. War Service Highlights: He was the commander of the Army of Mississippi.
Nickname: "Old Rosey"
Died: March 11, 1898
Place of Death: Redondo, California
Interesting Facts: A very poor field commander, who was saved at Chickamauga by Thomas's stand, and allowed himself to be besieged at Chattanooga. However, his Tullahoma campaign was a strategic success.