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Maj. General Jeremy Francis Gilmer (CSA) (1818 - 1883)

Jeremy Francis Gilmer (February 23, 1818 – December 1, 1883) was an American soldier, mapmaker, and civil engineer most noted for his service as the Chief Engineer of the Confederate States Ar...

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Benjamin Franklin Ficklin (1827 - 1871)

Benjamin Franklin Ficklin (1827–1871) was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1849. He is famous for his help in starting the Pony Express and for establishing other stag...

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Lt. General Stephen D. Lee (CSA) (1833 - 1908)

Stephen Dill Lee (September 22, 1833 – May 28, 1908) was an American soldier, planter, legislator, and author. He was the youngest Confederate lieutenant general during the American Civil War, a...

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Major William Gilham (CSA) (1818 - 1872)

William Henry Gilham (January 13, 1818 - November 16, 1872) was an American soldier, teacher, chemist, and author. A member of the faculty at Virginia Military Institute, in 1860, he wrote a military...

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Maj. General Napoleon J.T. Dana (USA) (1822 - 1905)

Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana (April 15, 1822 – July 15, 1905) was a career U.S. Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War and served as a general in the...

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Colonel John S. Slocum (USA) (b. - 1861)

Served in the Mexican-American War including the Battle of Chapultepec. Colonel, 2nd Rhode Island Infantry. Killed in action at the Battle of Bull Run July 21, 1861.

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Colonel Dixon S. Miles (USA) (1804 - 1862)

Dixon Stansbury Miles (May 4, 1804 – September 16, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. He was mortally wounded as he surre...

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Brig General Isaac Quinby (USA) (1821 - 1891)

Isaac Ferdinand Quinby (January 29, 1821-September 18, 1891) was a U.S. soldier and Union general during the American Civil War. Biography Quinby was born near Morristown, New Jersey in 1821. He ...

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Brevet Maj. General John G. Barnard (USA) (1815 - 1882)

John Gross Barnard (May 19, 1815 – May 14, 1882) was a career engineering officer in the U.S. Army, serving in the Mexican-American War, as the Superintendent of the United States Military Aca...

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Gen. Israel B. Richardson (1815 - 1862)

-------------------- Israel Bush Richardson (December 26, 1815 – November 3, 1862) was a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War, where he was a m...

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Brig. General Montgomery D. Corse (CSA) (1816 - 1895)

Montgomery Dent Corse (March 14, 1816 – February 11, 1895) was an American banker, gold prospector, and soldier who served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War. He ...

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Colonel William R. Montgomery (USA) (1801 - 1871)

Commanded the 1st New Jersey Regiment at the First Battle of Bull Run. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- William Reading Montgomery: Born July 10,...

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Brig. General Thomas Jordan (CSA), General-in-Chief of the Cuban Liberation Army (CLA) (1819 - 1895)

) Thomas Jordan (September 30, 1819 – November 27, 1895) was a Confederate general and major operative in the network of Confederate spies during the American Civil War. A career soldier in th...

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Maj. General Irvin McDowell (USA) (1818 - 1885)

Irvin McDowell (October 15, 1818 – May 4, 1885) was a career American army officer, famous for his defeat during the First Battle of Bull Run, the first large-scale battle of the American Civi...

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Brig. General Albert Pike (CSA) MP (1809 - 1891)

Albert Pike (December 29, 1809–April 2, 1891) was an attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason. Pike is the only Confederate military officer or figure to be honored with an outdoor statue in W...

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Brig. General Andrew Porter (USA) (1820 - 1872)

) Andrew Porter (July 10, 1820 – January 3, 1872) was an American army officer who was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was an important staff officer un...

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Maj. General John E. Wool (USA) MP (1784 - 1869)

John Ellis Wool (February 20, 1784 – November 10, 1869) was an officer in the United States Army during three consecutive U.S. wars: the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War and the American ...

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Gen Wade Hampton III (CSA), US Senator, Governor (1818 - 1902)

• Hampton was one of only three Southern officers to achieve the rank of Lieutenant General in the Confederate States Army without any military training. • Hampton was defeated in the 1...

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Colonel John Coffee "Jack" Hays (Texas Ranger) (1817 - 1883)

Col. John Coffee "Jack" Hays (January 28, 1817 – April 21, 1883) was a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of Texas. Hays served in several armed conflicts, including the...

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Brig General Benjamin McCulloch (CSA) (1811 - 1862)

Benjamin McCulloch (November 11, 1811–March 7, 1862) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, a U.S. marshal, and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States duri...

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Henry Meigs, US Congress (1782 - 1861)

Henry Meigs (October 28, 1782 - May 20, 1861) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Josiah Meigs and Clara (Benjamin) Meigs,[1] Meigs attended the common...

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Maj. General William B. Franklin (USA) (1823 - 1903)

William Buel Franklin (February 27, 1823 – March 8, 1903) was a career United States Army officer and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. He rose to the rank of a corps commander i...

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Captain Adam McWillie (CSA) (1821 - 1861)

Birth: Nov. 7, 1821 Camden Kershaw County South Carolina, USA Death: Jul. 21, 1861 Prince William County Virginia, USA Son of William McWillie, 22nd Governor of Mississippi, and Catherine Anderson....

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General Edmund Kirby Smith (CSA) (1824 - 1893)

Edmund Kirby Smith (May 16, 1824 – March 28, 1893) was a career United States Army officer and educator. He served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, nota...

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Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson MP (1809 - 1868)

Kit Carson was an American frontiersman. He was eight years old when his father was killed by a falling tree while clearing land. Lindsey Carson's death reduced the Carson family to a desperate poverty...

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Captain Erastus A. Capron (1809 - 1847)

Captain Erastus A. Capron was killed in the Battle of Churubusco during thr Mexican-American War. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Brevet Maj. General Washington Lafayette Elliot (USA) (1825 - 1888)

Washington Lafayette Elliott (March 31, 1825 – June 29, 1888) was a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He led a division of IV Corps at the Battle of Nashville ...

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Colonel John T. Hughes (CSA) (1817 - 1862)

John T. Hughes (July 25, 1817 – August 11, 1862) was a colonel in the Missouri State Guard and Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He might also have been a brigadier general at th...

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BGen. William Barksdale (CSA), US Congress (1821 - 1863)

William Barksdale (August 21, 1821 – July 3, 1863) was a lawyer, newspaper editor, U.S. Congressman, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. A staunch secessionist, he was mortall...

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Maj. General Lafayette McLaws (CSA) (1821 - 1897)

Lafayette McLaws (January 15, 1821 – July 24, 1897) was a United States Army officer and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. On the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2,...

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Maj. General George E. Pickett (CSA) MP (1825 - 1875)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Edward Pickett (January 16, 25, or 28, 1825 – July 30, 1875) was a career United States Army officer who became a general in the Confederate States...

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Richard T. Merrick (1828 - 1885)

Richard Thomas Merrick (January 28, 1828–June 23, 1885) was a lawyer and Democratic political figure. Born in Charles County, Maryland, Merrick was the son of William D. Merrick, a member of...

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Brig. General William Y. Slack (CSA) (1816 - 1862)

William Yarnel Slack (August 1, 1816 – March 21, 1862) was a Missouri lawyer, politician, and general in the Missouri State Guard (aligned with the Confederate States Army) during the American...

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Brig. General Charles C. Gilbert (USA) (1822 - 1903)

Charles Champion Gilbert (March 1, 1822 – January 17, 1903) was a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Early life Gilbert was born in Zane...

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Col. William Clark Falkner (CSA) (1825 - 1889)

. He stabbed and killed Robert H. Hindman with a Bowie knife in 1849 and shot and killed Erasmus Norris in 1851. On November 5, 1889, Col. Falkner was himself shot and killed by a former partner of the...

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Gen. George H. Thomas (USA) ("Rock of Chickamauga") (1816 - 1870)

George Henry Thomas (July 31, 1816 – March 28, 1870) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western T...

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Gen. George B. Crittenden (CSA) MP (1812 - 1880)

George Bibb Crittenden (March 20, 1812 – November 27, 1880) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Black Hawk War, the Army of the Republic of Texas, the Mexican-American Wa...

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Maj. General Thomas L. Crittenden (USA) (1819 - 1893)

Thomas Leonidas Crittenden (May 15, 1819 – October 23, 1893) was a lawyer, politician, and Union general during the American Civil War. Early life Crittenden was born in Russellville, Kent...

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Brevet Brig. General Isaac C. Pugh (USA) (1805 - 1874)

Isaac Campbell Pugh (November 23, 1805-November 19, 1874) was a United States volunteer soldier who was a veteran of the Black Hawk War, Mexican War and American Civil War rising to the rank of Breve...

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Brig. General Adley H. Gladden (CSA) (1810 - 1862)

Adley Hogan Gladden was a Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He impressed General Braxton Bragg after defending Pensacola from Union bombardment. He was m...

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Captain French Forrest (CSN) (1796 - 1866)

French Forrest (1796 – December 22, 1866) was an American naval officer who served first in the United States Navy and later the Confederate States Navy. His combat experience prior to the Ame...

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Brevet Maj. General Albion P. Howe (USA) (1818 - 1897)

Albion Parris Howe (March 13, 1818 – January 25, 1897) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Howe's contentious relationships with superior officers in the Army of the Potomac ev...

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Maj. General John Sedgwick (USA) (1813 - 1864)

John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His death at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court Hou...

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Maj. General James Patton Anderson (CSA) (1822 - 1872)

James Patton Anderson (February 16, 1822 – September 20, 1872) was an American physician, lawyer, and politician, most notably serving as a United States Congressman from the Washington Territ...

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Major Ducalion Nall (1827 - 1864)

Son of James B. Nall (1786–1847) and Elizabeth "Betsy" Waggoner (1788–1850). He served in the Mexican War as a member of the Perry Volunteers. He then farmed, and on Jan. 6, 1858,...

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Gen. Thomas C. Hindman, Jr. (CSA) US Congress (1828 - 1868)

Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr. (January 28, 1828 – September 27, 1868) was a lawyer, United States Representative from the 1st Congressional District of Arkansas, and a Major General in the Co...

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Brig. General Joseph F. Knipe (USA) (1823 - 1901)

Joseph Farmer Knipe (March 30, 1823 – August 18, 1901) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His troops won a decisive victory in late 1864 that helped clear...

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Maj. General Arnold Elzey (CSA) (1816 - 1871)

Arnold Elzey (Jones), Jr. (December 18, 1816 – February 21, 1871) was a soldier in both the United States Army and the Confederate Army, serving as a major general during the American Civil Wa...

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Maj. Chatham Roberdeau Wheat (CSA) (1826 - 1862)

Chatham Roberdeau Wheat (April 9, 1826 – June 27, 1862) was a Captain in the United States Army Volunteers during the Mexican War, Louisiana State Representative, lawyer, mercenary in Cuba, Me...

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Maj. General Gordon Granger (USA) (1822 - 1876)

Gordon Granger (November 6, 1822 – January 10, 1876) was a career U.S. army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. He distinguished himself at the Battle of Chickamauga. ...

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Maj. General Andrew Jackson Smith (USA) (1815 - 1897)

Andrew Jackson Smith (April 28, 1815 – January 30, 1897) was a United States Army general during the American Civil War, rising to the command of a corps. He was most noted for his victory ove...

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Brevet Maj. General Washington Lafayette Elliott (USA) (1825 - 1888)

Washington Lafayette Elliott (March 31, 1825 – June 29, 1888) was a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He led a division of IV Corps at the Battle of Nashville ...

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Maj. General Darius N. Couch (USA) (1822 - 1897)

Darius Nash Couch (July 23, 1822 – February 12, 1897) was an American soldier, businessman, and naturalist. He served as a career U.S. Army officer during the Mexican-American War, the Second ...

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Maj. General Benjamin F. Cheatham (CSA) (1820 - 1886)

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham (October 20, 1820 – September 4, 1886), known also as Frank, was a Tennessee aristocrat, California gold miner, and a General in the Confederate States Army during t...

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Brevet Maj. General Samuel Beatty (USA) (1820 - 1885)

) Samuel Beatty (December 16, 1820 – May 26, 1885) was an American soldier, sheriff, and farmer from Ohio. He was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early l...

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Gen. Thomas James Churchill, 13th Gov. of Arkansas MP (1824 - 1905)

Thomas James Churchill was born near Louisville, Kentucky. He was educated at St Mary's College and studued Law at Transylvania University. He served in the Army as a Lieutenant in a mounted infantry u...

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Brevet Maj. General Walter C. Whitaker (USA) (1823 - 1887)

Walter Chiles Whitaker (August 8, 1823 – July 9, 1887) was an American farmer, attorney, and soldier. He served as an officer in the United States Army during the Mexican–American War, ...

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Brig. General Mosby Parsons (CSA) (1822 - 1865)

Mosby Monroe Parsons (May 21, 1822 – August 15, 1865) was a United States officer in the Mexican-American War and brigadier general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War...

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Colonel James Hagan (CSA) (1822 - 1901)

) James Hagan (June 17, 1822 – November 6, 1901) was a United States Army captain during the Mexican-American War and a Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War (Civil War...

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Brig. General Edward H. Hobson (USA) (1825 - 1901)

Edward Henry Hobson (July 11, 1825 – September 14, 1901) was a merchant, banker, politician, tax collector, railroad executive, and an officer in the United States Army in the Mexican-American...

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Colonel George Henry Nixon (CSA) (1822 - 1887)

George Henry Nixon married Sarah S. Busby in Lawrence County on August 18, 1842 and they had six children: Augusta, William Thomas, Henry, Florence, Minnie, and Kate. Nixon served in the Mexican War ...

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Col. Christopher H. Williams, Jr., CSA (1830 - 1862)

Served in the U.S. Army under Jefferson Davis in the Mexican War. Was appointed Colonel of the 27th Tenn Vol. Infantry, CSA. He was killed leading a charge at the Battle of Shiloh.

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Colonel Jacob B. Biffle (CSA) (1830 - 1877)

Jacob Barnett Biffle, the son of John Barnett and Mary Chambers Biffle, was born on May 31, 1830 near Ashland in Wayne County, Tennessee. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812 [who served in Sa...

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Colonel Levi C. Bootes (USA) (1809 - 1896)

Levi Clark Bootes (December 8, 1809 – April 19, 1896) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Biography Bootes w...

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Colonel Lewis G. DeRussy (CSA) (deceased)

Colonel Lewis G. DeRussy was the oldest West Point graduate to serve in the Confederate Army. He was a veteran of the War of 1812 as well as a veteran of the Mexican War. DeRussy, A prominent engineer ...

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Maj. General Orlando B. Willcox (USA) MP (1823 - 1907)

Orlando Bolivar Willcox (April 16, 1823 – May 11, 1907) was an American soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Willcox was born in Detr...

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Brevet Maj. General John Porter Hatch (USA) MP (1822 - 1901)

John Porter Hatch (January 9, 1822 – April 12, 1901) was a career American soldier who served as general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received a Medal of Honor for galla...

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Maj. General John C. Robinson (USA) MP (1817 - 1897)

John Cleveland Robinson (April 10, 1817 – February 18, 1897) had a long and distinguished career in the United States Army, fighting in numerous wars and culminating his career as a Union Army...

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Maj. General Fitz John Porter (USA) (1822 - 1901)

Fitz John Porter (August 31, 1822 – May 21, 1901) (sometimes written FitzJohn Porter or Fitz-John Porter) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil ...

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Maj. General Samuel B. Maxey "Sam Bell" (CSA), U.S. Senator (1825 - 1895)

See: Samuel Bell Maxey: A Biography (Google Books) Online: Samuel Bell Maxey (March 30, 1825 – August 16, 1895) was an American soldier, lawyer, and politician from Paris, Texas, United ...

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Brevet Brig. General Thomas Childs (1796 - 1853)

Thomas Childs (16 March 1796 - 8 October 1853) was a U.S. soldier who served with distinction during the Mexican-American War. Childs was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son and grandson of ...

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Maj. General Samuel P. Heintzelman (USA) (1805 - 1880)

Samuel Peter Heintzelman (September 30, 1805 – May 1, 1880) was a United States Army General. He served in the Seminole War, the Mexican-American War, the Yuma War, the Cortina Troubles, and t...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry Stanton Burton (USA) (1819 - 1869)

Henry Stanton Burton (1819–1869) was a graduate of West Point, a career American Army officer who served in the Second Seminole War, Mexican American War and the American Civil War. Early li...

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Maj. General Charles Ferguson Smith (USA) (1807 - 1862)

Charles Ferguson Smith (April 24, 1807 – April 25, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and as a Union General in the American Civil War. Earl...

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Brevet Maj. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas (USA) (1804 - 1875)

Lorenzo Thomas (October 26, 1804 – March 2, 1875) was a career United States Army officer who was Adjutant General of the Army at the beginning of the American Civil War. After the war, he was...

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Brig. General George Wright (USA) (c.1803 - 1865)

) George Wright (October 21, 1801 or 1803 – July 30, 1865) was an American soldier who served in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Early life and career Wright was born ...

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Brig. General George A. McCall (USA) (1802 - 1868)

George Archibald McCall (March 16, 1802 – February 25, 1868) was a United States Army officer who became a brigadier general and prisoner of war during the American Civil War. He was also a na...

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Major General Robert Patterson (USA) (1792 - 1881)

Robert Patterson (January 20, 1792 – August 7, 1881) was a United States major general during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. During the onset of the latter, he commanded ...

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Brig. General Francis E. Patterson (USA) (1821 - 1862)

Francis Engle Patterson (March 7, 1821 - November 22, 1862) was a United States Army general who died during the American Civil War. Patterson was born in Philadelphia to Irish-American army offi...

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Brig. General John Abercrombie (USA) (1798 - 1877)

John Joseph Abercrombie (March 4, 1798 – January 3, 1877) was a career United States Army officer who served in numerous wars, finally reaching the rank of brigadier general during the America...

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Maj. General Ethan Allen Hitchcock (USA) (1798 - 1870)

) Ethan Allen Hitchcock (May 18, 1798 – August 5, 1870) was a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War...

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Brevet Maj. General Joseph G. Totten (USA) (1788 - 1864)

Joseph Gilbert Totten (August 23, 1788 – April 22, 1864) fought in the War of 1812, served as Chief Engineer and was regent of the Smithsonian Institution and cofounder of the National Academy...

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Maj. General Charles Smith Hamilton (USA) (1822 - 1891)

Charles Smith Hamilton (November 16, 1822 – April 17, 1891) was a career United States Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican-American War. He also served as a Union Army ...

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Maj. General John B. Magruder, CSA (1807 - 1871)

John Bankhead Magruder (May 1, 1807 – February 19, 1871) was a career military officer who served in the armies of three nations. He was a U.S. Army officer in the Mexican-American War, a Conf...

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Maj. General Joseph K. Mansfield (USA) (1803 - 1862)

Joseph King Fenno Mansfield (December 22, 1803 – September 18, 1862) was a career United States Army officer, civil engineer, and a Union general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded at...

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Brig. General Lewis "Lo" Armistead (CSA) (1817 - 1863)

Lewis Addison Armistead (February 18, 1817 – July 5, 1863) was a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, who was wounded, captured and died after Pickett's Charge at the Battl...

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Brig. General Robert C. Buchanan (USA) ("Old Buck") (1811 - 1878)

Robert Christie Buchanan (March 1, 1811 – November 29, 1878) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican War and then was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil W...

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Maj. Gen. Edward Canby (USA) (c.1817 - 1873)

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby (November 9, 1817 – April 11, 1873) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. Early life Canby ...

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Gen. John "Black Jack" Davidson (USA) (1825 - 1881)

John Wynn Davidson (August 14, 1825 – June 26, 1881) was a major general in the United States Army and an American Indian fighter. Biography Davidson was born in Fairfax County, Virginia. ...

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Brig General Robert S. Garnett (CSA) (1819 - 1861)

Robert Selden Garnett (December 16, 1819 – July 13, 1861) was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army until the American Civil War, when he became a Confederate States Arm...

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Gen Joseph E. Johnston (CSA) US Congress MP (1807 - 1891)

Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891) was a career U.S. Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican-American War and Seminole Wars, and was also one of the mo...

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Brevet Brig. General Joseph N. G. Whistler (USA) (1822 - 1899)

Joseph Nelson Garland Whistler (October 19, 1822 – April 20, 1899) was an American Union brevet brigadier general during the period of the American Civil War. After graduating from West Point ...

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Brevet Brig. General James Vote Bomford (USA) (1811 - 1892)

James Vote (Voty) Bomford (1811–1892) was a distinguished soldier in the United States military, Union Civil War officer, and retired Brigadier General. He graduated from Norwich University ...

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Brig. General Benjamin Alvord (USA) (1813 - 1884)

) Benjamin Alvord (August 18, 1813 – October 16, 1884) was an American soldier, mathematician, and botanist. Early life and career Alvord was born in Rutland, Vermont, where he developed a...

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Maj. General Dabney H. Maury (CSA) (1822 - 1900)

Dabney Herndon Maury (May 21, 1822 – January 11, 1900) was an officer in the United States Army, instructor at West Point, author of military training books, and a major general in the Confede...

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Brig. General Paul Octave Hebert (CSA), Governor (1818 - 1880)

Paul Octave Hebert, first in his class at West Point and a veteran of the Mexican War, won the governorship of Louisiana in an off-year election provided for in the Constitution of 1852. Trained as a...

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Ephraim P. Parsons (1824 - 1884)

Ephraim Parsons served in the Mexican War.

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Lt. General Daniel Harvey "D.H." Hill (CSA) (1821 - 1889)

Daniel Harvey Hill (July 12, 1821 – September 24, 1889) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War and a Southern scholar. He was known as an aggressive leader, and as an austere,...

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Maj. General Gustavus Woodson Smith (CSA) (1822 - 1896)

Gustavus Woodson Smith (November 30, 1821 – June 24, 1896), more commonly known as G.W. Smith, was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican-American War, a civil engineer,...

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Brig. General Edward Griffin Beckwith (1818 - 1881)

dward Griffin Beckwith (June 25, 1818 – June 22, 1881) was an United States Army officer who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and who conducted one of the Pacific Railroa...

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