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1864 in the US Civil War

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  • James Madison Burns, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1910)
    Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company B, 1st West Virginia Infantry for actio...
  • Isaac Folsom, Col, CSA, Chief to the Choctaw Nation (1802 - 1870)
    Rev. Israel Folsom was born on 1 May 1802 in Mississippi. He died on 24 Apr 1870 in Perryville, OK. He was buried in Old Boggy Depot, Choctaw Nation. He was a Presbyterian Minister. He was a Cumberland...
  • William Foster Jay (1846 - 1916)
    William Foster Jay served in the 90th Volunteer Reg. of the 5th Cavalry. This is from a Tin Type. He was about 18 years 4 months when enlisted. He was described as having blue eyes, brown hair, light c...
  • Lt. Colonel John J. Garnett (CSA) (1839 - 1902)
    John J. Garnett was only briefly a Third Corps battalion commander. He failed to make the grade as an artillery officer, even though he almost graduated from West Point. Born in May 1839 in Westmor...
  • Dexter Daniel Hill (1837 - d.)
    He served in Co. M, first Wisconsin cavalry, from Dec, 1863, to July 22, 1865, being mustered out at the close of the war; was in all the battles of the Atlanta campaign under Sherman; was graduated fr...

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