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  • Maj. Thomas Mower McDougall, USA (1845 - 1909)
    Captain, commanding Company B, 7th US Cavalry, during the Battle of the Little Big Horn, 1876. Survived the Battle. The son of Brevet Brigadier General Charles McDougall (Army Medical Corps) and Ma...
  • First Lt. William W. Cooke, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1846 - 1876)
    William Winer Cooke (May 29, 1846 – June 25, 1876) was a military officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the adjutant for George Armstr...
  • Loran Skinner (1835 - 1920)
    Served in Company K of the 11th Pennsylvania Reserves / 40th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. Mustered in on June 7, 1861. Mustered out with company on June 13, 1864.
  • John W. Browning (1826 - 1905)
    John W. Browning was born c.1826 in Bracken County, Kentucky. He was the son of James W. Browning and Mary Goodwin. He married Priscilla Rice, daughter of William Rice and Mary "Polly" Hamilton. John w...
  • Ellis Lewis (1840 - 1863)
    Ellis Lewis Corporal August 26, 1862 Promoted to Corporal; killed at Gettysburg, Pa., July 1,1863 149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Company B

The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the other 25 states supported the federal government ("the Union"). After four years of warfare, mostly within the Southern states, the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was outlawed everywhere in the nation. Issues that led to war were partially resolved in the Reconstruction Era that followed, though others remained unresolved.

Commanders and leaders

Also see: Notables of the American Civil War.

United States

Confederate States

Regiments by state

United States

Federal organized

State forces

  • Alabama (Union)
  • Arkansas (Union)
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia (Union)
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana (Union)
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina (Union)
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina (Union)
  • Tennessee (Union)
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Territories

  • Dakota Territory
  • New Mexico Territory
  • Washington Territory

Confederate States

Federal organized

State forces

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • California (Confederate)
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland (Confederate)
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia (Confederate)

Territories

  • Arizona Territory
  • Indian Territory (also known as Oklahoma)

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