General Daniel Edgar Sickles In Harlem And More Harper’s Weekly, 1861 (Civil War Print)

civil-war-harlem1In the 1850s, General Daniel Edgar Sickles had received a commission in the 12th Regiment of the New York National Guard, had attained the rank of major, and spent allot of time in Harlem, visiting his brother John Sickles who lived on “123rd Street, Northside just west of Second Avenue,” giving speeches and organizing in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

General Daniel Edgar Sickles Harlem Civil War Organizer 1819 – 1914

daniel_edgar_sicklesDaniel Edgar Sickles, October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914, was an American politician, soldier, and diplomat. Sickles spent allot of time in Harlem, visiting his brother John Sickles who lived on “123rd Street, Northside just west of Second Avenue,” giving speeches and organizing during the Civil War in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →