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1861 in the US Civil War

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  • General George Armstrong Custer (1839 - 1876)
    Brevet Major General of Volunteers in the Civil War Lieutenant Colonel (Regular Army) George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalr...
  • Brevet Maj. General Richard W. Johnson (USA) (1827 - 1897)
    Richard W. Johnson (1827–1897) was an American soldier, born in Kentucky. Early career He graduated at West Point in 1849 and up to the time of the Civil War was employed chiefly on fronti...
  • Maj. General Mortimer D. Leggett (USA) (1821 - 1896)
    Mortimer Dormer Leggett (April 19, 1821 – January 6, 1896) was a lawyer, school administrator, professor, and major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Legg...
  • 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...
  • Capt. Washington Lafayette Riddick (1825 - 1871)
    Virginia State Senator from Suffolk ===== Name: Washington Lafayette Riddick Residence: Suffolk, Virginia Enlistment Date: 4 Jun 1861 Enlistment Place: Suffolk, Virginia Side Served: Confederacy St...

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