Major Sylvanus W. Curtis (USA) (1831 - 1895)

Prior to his military service in the Civil War, Sylvanus Wright Curtis (1831-1895) was a butcher in Monroe, Michigan. He received a commission to serve initially at the rank of Lieutenant, second in ...

Ebenezer West Johnson (USA) (1834 - 1913)

EBENEZER WEST JOHNSON, farmer and dealer in real estate, was born in Plymouth, Ohio, April 3, 1834. He came to Tuscola County, Mich., in April, 1854, and shortly after engaged in working for Mr. Ira ...

Sergeant Perry Johnson (USA) (1838 - 1888)

PERRY Y. JOHNSON is a native of Plymouth, Ashtabula County, Ohio. He resided there until seventeen years of age, when he came to Michigan, and for a time was engaged in the lumber woods near the Cass R...

Maj. General William "Pecos Bill" Shafter (USA) MP (1835 - 1906)

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for ...

Col. Ira R. Grosvenor (USA) (1815 - 1899)

Ira Rufus Grosvenor was a colonel and commanding officer of the 7th Michigan Volunteer Regiment from June 10, 1861 to July 7, 1862 in the Civil War; a representative to Michigan's state legislature f...

Brig. General Henry Baxter (USA) (1821 - 1873)

Brigadier General Henry Baxter commanded the USA's 1st Corps, 2nd Division, 2nd Brigade, under Major Generals George Gordon Meade, John Reynolds, and Abner Doubleday at the great Battle of Gettysburg...