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Erasmus Gruber (1838 - 1911)

Civil War Veteran. Erasmus H. Gruber was a private in Company G (Bernville men), 151st Regiment (nine months), Pennsylvania Infantry, 1st Brigade 3rd division, 1st corps (Major General John F. Reynolds...

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Brevet Maj. General James C. Veatch (USA) (1819 - 1895)

James Clifford Veatch (December 19, 1819 – December 22, 1895) was a lawyer who served as an Indiana state legislator and county auditor. He later served as a Union general during the American ...

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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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Brevet Maj. General John C. Tidball (USA) (1825 - 1906)

John Caldwell Tidball (January 25, 1825 – May 15, 1906) was a career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil W...

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Benjamin G Lefevre MP (1845 - 1923)

In 1860 he was a farm laborer living with his family in Drumore Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 9" tall and had light hair and blue eyes. A Civil War veteran, his military histo...

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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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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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Richard Williams (1841 - 1927)

Johnstown Tribune, March 2, 1927: RICHARD WILLIAMS OCTOGENARIAN, IS CALLED BY DEATH Veteran Coopersdale Resident Served Two Enlistments in the Civil War FUNERAL ON THURSDAY Richard Williams, a brot...

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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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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 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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Gen. Alexander Sandor Asboth (USA) (1811 - 1868)

ivil War Union Brigadier General. One of a number of Hungarians to reach high rank in the Union Army. Served in the Hungarian Army as a Cuirassier (Heavy Cavalry soldier) before allying himself wit...

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John Kirk Tarr (1844 - 1923)

Served in Company M in the 14th Regiment of the Pennsylvania Cavalry. He enlisted on September 8, 1864, and was honorably discharged on May 30, 1865.

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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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Brig. General Theodore Runyon (New Jersey Militia) (1822 - 1896)

Theodore Runyon (October 29, 1822 – January 27, 1896) was a United States politician, diplomat, and American Civil War brigadier general in the New Jersey Militia, serving with the Union Army ...

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Brevet Captain Robert G. Carter (1845 - 1936)

Robert Goldthwaite Carter (October 29, 1845 – January 4, 1936) was a US Cavalry officer who participated in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars, most notably against the Comanche during...

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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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Brig. General Horace Porter (USA) MP (1837 - 1921)

Horace Porter, (April 15, 1837–May 29, 1921) was an American soldier and diplomat who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Porter was born in Huntingdon, Penn...

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Brevet Major General Horatio G. Sickel (1817 - 1890)

Horatio Gates Sickel (April 3, 1817-April 17, 1890) was a Union general during the American Civil War. He served in the Pennsylvania Reserves during the first part of the war and later commanded brig...

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Brevet Maj. General Samuel D. Sturgis (USA) (1822 - 1889)

Samuel Davis Sturgis (June 11, 1822 – September 28, 1889) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican-American War, as a Union general in the American Civil War, and later in th...

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James P. Kimball (1836 - 1913)

James Putnam Kimball (1836–1913) was a United States geologist who was Director of the United States Mint from 1885 to 1889. Biography James P. Kimball was born in Salem, Massachusetts on ...

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Maj. General James W. Forsyth (USA) (1834 - 1906)

James William Forsyth (August 8, 1835 – October 24, 1906) was a U.S. Army officer and general. He was primarily a Union staff officer during the American Civil War and cavalry regimental comma...

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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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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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Sampson C. Lytle (1823 - 1911)

Enlisted at Chambersburg June 2 1864 in the 49th Regiment Infantry Company "G" as a Private at age 40 Medical Discharge April 3 1865 as a Private Time served in Union Army was 10 months and 1 day

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Thomas Parker (1822 - 1872)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Thomas Parker, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on April...

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Daniel N. Long (1842 - 1917)

Daniel served in the Civil War- pvt Co F. 133rd PA vols. he was wounded at the the battle of Fredericksburg, He was honorably discharged in spring of 1863 He re-enlisted in 1864 in Altoona, PA- Co A 20...

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Isaiah Brendlinger (1843 - 1921)

Served in the Civil War in the Sixth Heavy Artillery, according to his obituary in the May 26, 1921 issue in the Indiana Weekly Messenger.

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William O. McDonald (deceased)

William served in the Civil War Co I, 82nd PA vol Inf He was prisoner of war from May 5, 1864- Dec 6, 1864 Enlisted as a Private on 18 November 1864. Drafted into Company I, 82nd Infantry Regiment Pe...

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Charles Grandison Avery (1828 - 1864)

Enlisted in the Union Army, Aug. 2, 1862; d. of wounds received in the battle of Drury's Bluff, Va., July 21, 1864. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Ti...

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Ezra Herr Witmer (1841 - 1937)

Ezra Herr Witmer, of Nottaway, Virginia, had settled in Virginia during Reconstruction. Born 11 December 1841; d. 1937; married 14 June 1866 Anna B. Sweigart, who was born 4 May 1840, daughter of Charl...

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Henry Bailey (1809 - 1863)

Name: Henry Bailey Residence: Pennsylvania Enlistment Date: 30 May 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private State Served: Pennsylvania Survived the War?: No Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, Pennsylvania ...

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Peter Frantz (1832 - 1916)

Civil WarCivil War Service; "176th Regt PA (Now in Norfolk)"; The Regt History shows the unit to be in Suffolk, VA at the time specified; Suffolk and Norfolk are cities in the Tidewater, VA area (Norfo...

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David Frantz (1834 - 1895)

Per The Evening News, Harrisburg PA, July 20, 1946: Civil War veteran, Co.D, 46th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (Manada Furace company). His brothers, Henry and Alexander were also Civil War vetera...

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Jacob R. Lute (1833 - 1912)

Enlisted as a Private in Company D, 115th PA Infantry Regiment on 24 Oct 1862 and mustered out on 01 Oct 1864. Jacob was then transferred as a Private to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment, Veteran Reserv...

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Colonel George G. Meade, Jr. (USA) (1843 - 1897)

Civil War Union Army Officer. Son of Civil War Union General George G. Meade. Entered West Point in 1860, but left to join the 8th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in June 1862. Served as a Private in t...

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Maj. General George Gordon Meade (USA) (1815 - 1872)

Maj. General George Gordon Meade (1815-1872) commanded the Army of the Potomac in the stunning defeat of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, a turning point in the ...

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George W. Hutchison Schreffler (1845 - 1916)

194th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry (100 days, 1864) Overview: Organized at Harrisburg for 100 days July 22, 1864. Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 22, and provost duty there till November. Attached t...

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Joseph Reese Crispen (1846 - 1884)

Joseph was the son of John and Martha Catherine Linn Crispen. He served in Co. E, 7th PA Cav during the Civil War and was a membe of GAR. He married Mary A. Herr. They had five children: Anson L. C...

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John Wesley Crispen (1839 - 1912)

Inscription: Co C. 137th Pa Vols

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William T Crispen (1832 - 1901)

Inscription: 68y 10m 11d 1st Lieut. Co. I 11th Pa Vols 1st Lieut. Co. C 137th Pa ====== DOWN THE DARK VALLEY Died – At Mill Hall, Pa., Friday morning, Feb. 1, 1901, William T. CRISPEN, aged ...

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Brig. General George Miller Sternberg, 18th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

Brigadier General George Miller Sternberg (June 8, 1838 – November 3, 1915) was a U.S. Army physician who is considered the first U.S. bacteriologist, having written Manual of Bacteriology (...

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Capt. Henry Neff Breneman MP (1830 - 1901)

Civil War Union Army Officer. The early education of Capt. Henry N. Breneman was acquired in the public schools, and he finished in the Lititz Academy. At the age of twenty-one years he went, to learn ...

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Samuel Shirk (1834 - 1940)

79th PA Volunteers Company B Civil War

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Martin Brenberger (1848 - 1932)

Civil War Veteran. 182nd Regiment, 21st Cavalry. Mustered in 8 July 1863 for 6 months. Mustered out 20 Feb 1863.

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General George Armstrong Custer MP (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...

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John Francis Epler (1844 - 1934)

Religion : Lutheran* Military enlistment : Sep 10 1861 -  Shamokin, Northumberland Co., PA* Military promotion : Pvt. - Sep 12 1861 Harrisburg, PA* Military service : Wounded - Sep 17 186...

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Maj. General Oliver O. Howard (USA) MP (1830 - 1909)

Oliver Otis Howard (November 8, 1830 – October 26, 1909) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was a corps commander noted for suffering two...

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Maj. General George B. "Little Mac" McClellan (USA) MP (1826 - 1885)

A General that respected the value of a life. He thought more of his Army than a simple meat grinder to get the job down. When General McClellan was dismissed a second time by President Lincoln there...

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Brig. Gen. Richard N. Batchelder (USA), Medal of Honor MP (1832 - 1901)

Richard Napoleon Batchelder (July 27, 1832 – January 4, 1901) was a United States Army Officer and the 18th Quartermaster General of the United States Army. Brigadier General Batchelder was ...

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Major General Daniel Adams Butterfield (USA) MP (1831 - 1901)

Daniel Adams Butterfield (October 31, 1831 – July 17, 1901) was a New York businessman, a Union General in the American Civil War, and Assistant U.S. Treasurer in New York. He is credited with c...

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Brevet Maj. General Joseph B. Carr (USA) (1828 - 1895)

Joseph Bradford Carr (August 16, 1828 – February 24, 1895)[1] was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Carr was born in Albany, New York, the son of Irish ...

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General Philip Sheridan MP (1831 - 1888)

Philip Henry Sheridan (March 6, 1831[1] – August 5, 1888) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. His career was noted for his rapid rise to majo...

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Lt. Colonel John Shaw Billings (USA), Medical Inspector of the Army of the Potomac (1838 - 1913)

John Shaw Billings (April 12, 1838 – March 11, 1913) was a librarian and surgeon best known as the modernizer of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office of the Army and as the first dire...

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Thaddeus Lowe (Chief Aeronaut of the Union Army Balloon Corps) (1832 - 1913)

Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt Lowe (August 20, 1832 - January 16, 1913), also known as Professor T. S. C. Lowe, was an American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor, mostly self-educated in the...

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Brevet Maj. General Frederick Winthrop (USA) (1839 - 1865)

General Winthrop was born in 1839, and entered the ranks of the famous Seventy-first in April 1861. His conduct on the field at the battle of Bull Run was conspicuous for coolness and gallantry, and in...

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Gen. George W. Taylor, USA (1808 - 1862)

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Commissioned Colonel and commander of the 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry at the outbreak of the War. Took command of the First New Jersey Brigade after Gen. Phil...

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Johann "Jean" Stampfler (USA) (1828 - c.1865)

Johann L Stampfler(John, Jean) was in the Civil War. He enlisted in the 2nd Delaware Infantry, Co E. He was injured and spent some time at home recuperating and then is reported to have been transferre...

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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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Brig. General Joshua Chamberlain (USA) MP (1828 - 1914)

Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain , Civil War hero, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin college, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallantry at Gettysburg: Joshua Lawrence ...

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Maj. General Alexander S. Webb (USA) MP (1835 - 1911)

Alexander Stewart Webb (February 15, 1835 – February 12, 1911) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor for gallant...

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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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Major General Adelbert Ames (USA) MP (1835 - 1933)

Adelbert Ames, a Medal of Honor recipient, was the last general officer of the American Civil War from either side of the conflict to die, dying at age 97 in 1933. Adelbert Ames (October 31, 1835 &...

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