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Thomas McKee Bayne, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bellevue, Allegheny County, Pa., June 14, 1836; attended the public schools and Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.; studied law...

9/2/2015

William K Boltz (1830 - 1906)

Enlisted in the Union Army on September 13, 1862. Commissioned as a Captain and Commander of Company H in the 151st Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment on November 1, 1862. Captured on the afternoon of July...

8/25/2015

John Gould Stephenson (March 1, 1828 – November 11, 1883) was an American physician and soldier. He was the fifth Librarian of the United States Congress from 1861 to 1864

7/14/2015

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brevet Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company D, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry for ...

4/21/2015

Colonel Benjamin Q A Gresham, a brother of Judge Walter Q Gresham and a hero of two wars, was born on a farm near the village of Lanesville, Harrison county, Indiana, September 21, 1826. He grew to man...

4/17/2015

Elwell Stephen Otis (March 25, 1838 – October 21, 1909) was a United States of America General who served in the Philippines late in the Spanish-American War and during the Philippine-American...

4/3/2015

John Rutter (or Ruller) Brooke (July 21, 1838 – September 5, 1926) was a major general in the United States Army during both the American Civil War and the Spanish American War. He served as a...

3/17/2015

Enoch I Leffard (1840 - 1904)

Company C, 125th PA Volunteer Infantry Mustered in: August 11, 1862 Mustered out: May 18, 1863 The Regiment saw combat at the Battles of Antietam and Chancellorsville.

3/11/2015

Col. Robert Reily (1820 - 1863)

from the historical marker in Wyoming, Hamilton County, Ohio: Robert Reily, founder of the village of Wyoming in 1861. He was born June 1, 1820, the son of John and Nancy Hunter Reily of Butler Count...

3/9/2015

Hunter Holmes McGuire, M.D. (October 11, 1835 – September 19, 1900) was a physician, teacher, and orator. He started several schools and hospitals which later became part of the Medical Colleg...

2/26/2015

Sgt. Isaac Lute (1844 - 1936)

110th PA Regiment, Company D Mustered in on October 24, 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on June 1, 1865. Mustered out with company on June 28, 1865.

1/1/2015

John Oscar Anderson, Sr. (1846 - 1927)

Co D, 11th Reg & 110th Reg PVI served Oct 29 1862-June 28, 1865 Enrolled Co D, 115th PA vols 3rd Brig 2d Div, 3rd A.C He was injured May 3, 1863 by explosion of cannon at Chancellorville Honorably disc...

10/12/2014

Thomas W. Bradley (1844 - 1920)

Thomas Wilson Bradley (April 6, 1844 – May 30, 1920) was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. ...

8/25/2014

Ambrose Ransom Wright (April 26, 1826 – December 21, 1872) was a lawyer, Georgia politician, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. Early life Wright, known by the nickname "...

8/21/2014

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...

7/11/2014

Augustine Wyant (CSA) (1834 - 1896)

Service record to the "Confederate States of America" Enlisted - 6/3/1861 @ Winchester, VA as - Pvt., Co. E , 10th.Virginia Infantry Detailed as nurse - 8/29/1862 Wounded - 5/3/1863 Chancellors...

7/1/2014

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

5/14/2014

Lucius Manlius Sargent (September 15, 1826 Boston – December 9, 1864, near Petersburg, Virginia) graduated at Harvard in 1848, and at the medical school there in 1857, becoming house surgeon and...

4/26/2014

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 ...

2/21/2014

) John Moore, MD (August 18, 1826 – March 18, 1907) was a leading United States Army physician during the American Civil War who rose to become Surgeon General of the Army in the late 1880s....

2/14/2014

Daniel Herr (1835 - 1911)

U.S. Civil War Veteran 122nd Pennsylvania Volunteers, Company E These Volunteers were mostly raised in Lancaster Co., PA. * Daniel H. Herr 1st Lieut.

1/29/2014

Aaron Nash Burr (U.S.A.) (1837 - 1927)

Veteran of Civil War Affiliation: Union State: New York Mustered in: August 21, 1862 Regiment: 147th New York Infantry Mustered Out: May 12, 1863 ( Injury to hand) Engagements: Battle of Ch...

9/6/2013

Civil War Veteran Service: Civil War Mustered in: August 21, 1862 Affiliation: Union Company: C Regiment: 147th New York Volunteer Branch: Infantry Engagements: Battle of Chancellorsville...

9/6/2013

William Stone (1842 - 1897)

) William Stone (September 4, 1842 – May 22, 1897) was a nineteenth-century Union Army officer, passionate Unionist, dedicated Freedmen’s Bureau agent, self-educated attorney, and Attor...

6/7/2013

Horace Binney Sargent (b. Quincy, Massachusetts June 30, 1821) graduated from Harvard in 1843, and from the law school there in 1845. At the opening of the Civil War he was senior aide on the staff o...

6/6/2013

Alexander Cheves Haskell (September 22, 1839 – April 13, 1910) was a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War and a Democratic politician in postbellum South Carolina. E...

12/13/2012

Daniel Webster Flagler (June 20, 1835 – March 29, 1899) was a United States Army Brigadier General. He was prominent as the Army's Chief of Ordnance. Early life Flagler was appoint...

10/24/2012

United States Army Chief of Staff. The son of US Attorney General Edward Bates, he was educated at Washington University in St. Louis and joined the Army, first as a First Lieutenant in the 11th Unit...

8/17/2012

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. A native of Crawfordville, Georgia, he was an 1854 graduate of the United States Military Academy (ranked 40th of 46). Upon graduating, he entered the United States ...

8/14/2012

William Thomas Poague (December 20, 1835 – September 8, 1914) was a Confederate States Army officer serving in the Artillery during the American Civil War. He later served as Treasurer of Virg...

8/14/2012

Joseph Farmer Knipe (March 30, 1823 – August 18, 1901) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His troops won a decisive victory in late 1864 that helped clear...

8/14/2012

) James Conner (September 1, 1829 – June 26, 1883), was a Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War (Civil War). He was a lawyer in South Carolina both before and...

8/13/2012

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...

8/13/2012

Son of Henry Thomas and Elizabeth Garnett. Attended Virginia Military Institute 1843-1844 before resigning; attended and graduated from University of Virginia as physician 1850. Married Emma Lavi...

8/13/2012

Mark Wilkes Collet (June 2, 1826 – May 3, 1863) was a Union Army officer who served during the American Civil War. He served as Colonel and commander of the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry r...

8/12/2012

Military: Served as Capt. and Col. of Co., F., 12th., Virginia Infantry, C.S.A. Commanded the Sharpshooters in Mahon's Brigade and command the regiment on several occasions including the battle of Chan...

7/5/2012

Colonel Robert McMillan, an Irish immigrant from Antrim who raised a company of infantry at Clarkesville, Georgia that would become Co. K of the 24th Georgia Regiment of Volunteers. Colonel Robert Mc...

7/5/2012

Colonel Solon Z. Ruff (CSA) (c.1830 - 1863)

He was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 18th Georgia Infantry Regiment on it's organization, ranking from April 25, 1861. He was listed as being from the Georgia Military Institute, Marietta, where ...

7/5/2012

William Ruffin Cox (March 11, 1832 – December 26, 1919) was an American soldier and politician from the state of North Carolina. He was a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the...

7/4/2012

Stephen Dodson Ramseur (May 31, 1837 – October 20, 1864) was one of the youngest Confederate generals in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded in battle at the Battle of Cedar Creek ...

7/4/2012

William McComb (November 21, 1828 – July 12, 1918) was a Confederate brigadier general born in Pennsylvania, but is best associated with Tennessee. Early life McComb was born in Mercer...

7/4/2012

Abner Monroe Perrin (February 2, 1827 – May 12, 1864) was a Confederate general in the Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. He was killed at the Battle of Spotsylvania. ...

7/4/2012

) Samuel McGowan (October 19, 1819 – August 9, 1897) was a general from South Carolina in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He commanded a brigade in A.P. Hill's famou...

7/4/2012

Brig. General James H. Lane (CSA) (1833 - 1907)

""Little Jim""

) James Henry Lane (July 28, 1833 – September 21, 1907) was a university professor and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He is considered to be the father of Virginia Polytech...

7/4/2012

Robert Murphy Mayo (April 28, 1836 – March 29, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Biography Born in Hague, Virginia, Mayo attended private schools and William and Mary Coll...

7/4/2012

Huger, a son of Gen Benjamin Huger, served as a Confederate artillerist in the American Civil War. Pre War Francis (Frank) Kinloch Huger, a son of Benjamin Huger and Elizabeth Celestine Pinck...

7/4/2012

Hilary Abner Herbert (March 12, 1834 – March 6, 1919) was Secretary of the Navy under President Grover Cleveland. He also served as a member of the United States house of representatives fro...

7/4/2012

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (May 20, 1824 – December 2, 1890) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican–American War and also was a Confederate general during the Am...

7/4/2012

) David Ireland (May 9, 1832 – September 10, 1864) was a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Commanding the 137th New York Infantry Regiment, he played a key defensive rol...

7/3/2012

Archibald L. McDougall (1817 – June 23, 1864) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War who commanded the 123rd New York Infantry early in the war and subsequently led a b...

7/3/2012

John Calvin Lee (January 7, 1828 – March 24, 1891) was an American Republican politician who served as the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1868 to 1872. Early life Lee was born ...

7/3/2012

) Andrew Cowan served as a Union artillerist in the American Civil War. He distinguished himself at the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Sayler's Creek. Pre-War Andrew Cowan was born in...

7/3/2012

Levi Clark Bootes (December 8, 1809 – April 19, 1896) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Biography Bootes w...

7/3/2012

Charles Edward Hazlett (October 15, 1838 – July 2, 1863) was a U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant during the American Civil War. He was killed on Little Round Top during the second day of the Battle of ...

7/3/2012

William Stowell Tilton (February 1, 1828 – March 23, 1889) was an American businessman and soldier who led a regiment, and occasionally a brigade, in the Army of the Potomac during the America...

7/3/2012

Charles Henry Tucker "Tucky" Collis (February 4, 1838 - May 11, 1902) was an Irish-American US Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the American Civil War. He was born in I...

7/3/2012

Thomas Alfred Smyth (December 25, 1832 – April 9, 1865) was a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was the last Union general killed in the war. Early life ...

7/3/2012

Alanson Merwin Randol (October 23, 1837 – May 7, 1887) was an army officer in the artillery and cavalry during the American Civil War. Biography Born in New York, he graduated from the...

7/2/2012

Peter Hollingshead Allabach (September 9, 1824 - February 11, 1892) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life and career Allabach was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pe...

7/2/2012

Erastus Bernard Tyler (April 24, 1822 – January 9, 1891) was an American businessman, merchant, and soldier. He was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and fought in many...

7/2/2012

Marsena Rudolph Patrick (March 15, 1811 – July 27, 1888) was a college president and an officer in the United States Army, serving as a general in the Union volunteer forces during the America...

7/2/2012

Edmund was educated at school in Richmond before entering the Virginia Military Academy. While at VMI, he was one of the cadets who witnessed the execution of John Brown. Following his graduation fro...

7/1/2012

John Thompson Brown (February 6, 1835 – May 6, 1864) was a Confederate States Army colonel and artillerist in the American Civil War. He participated in the first exchange of cannon fire, in f...

6/29/2012

. John Watts De Peyster, Jr. (December 2, 1841 – April 12, 1873) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War and a member of the famous de Peyster family of New York. His father was...

6/21/2012

Source: Wikipedia Friedrich Franz Karl Hecker (September 28, 1811 – March 24, 1881) was a German lawyer, politician and revolutionary. He was one of the most popular speakers and agitators o...

4/27/2012

Charles Edward Etting (1844 - 1910)

American general officer; born in Philadelphia Feb. 5, 1844; served with distinction as a volunteer in the army during the Civil war. He entered the Federal service as a member of the One Hundred and...

3/23/2012

Romulus Zachariah Linney (1841 - 1910)

Romulus Zachariah Linney (26 December 1841 – 15 April 1910) was a Republican U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1895 and 1901. Linney was born in Rutherford County, North Carolin...

3/3/2012

Ernest Von Vegesack (1820 - 1903)

pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major & Aide-de-Camp Ernest Von Vegesack, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 June 1862, while serving with U.S. Volunteers, in action at Ga...

2/28/2012

Capt. Hubert Dilger, Medal of Honor (1836 - 1911)

""Leatherbreeches""

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Field Artillery) Hubert Dilger, United States Army, for extraordinary...

1/31/2012

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11/27/2011

Colonel William P. Rend (USA) (1840 - 1915)

"Wrenn", "Wren"

Colonel William P. Rend Born Feb. 10, 1840, County Leitrim, Ireland, Died Nov. 30, 1915 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Millionaire President of Fuel Company dies at the Age of 75. William P....

11/12/2011

Byron Root Pierce was born 20 Sep 1829 and died 10 Jul 1924. He is buried in Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was a Civil War Union Brigadier General. Originally the commander o...

9/11/2011

Thomas Orville Seaver (December 23, 1833 – July 11, 1912) rose to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army during the American Civil War and received the Medal of Honor, America's highest milita...

9/10/2011

Daniel Davidson Bidwell (August 12, 1819 – October 19, 1864) was a civic leader in Buffalo, New York, before the outbreak of the American Civil War. He enlisted early in the war and then was...

9/10/2011

Silas Titus (May 30, 1811 – October 4, 1899) was a military officer who fought in the American Civil War in the Union Army. He was active in the organization of the city of Syracuse, New York,...

9/10/2011

Major William A. Harn (USA) (c.1834 - 1889)

William A. Harn commanded a New York artillery battery in the American Civil War. Pre War William A Harn was born in 1834 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Creation of the 3rd New York Battery...

9/9/2011

Edward Bancroft Williston (July 15, 1837 – April 24, 1920) was a brigadier general in the United States Army. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the American Civil...

9/9/2011

Birth: May 24, 1816 Death: Jan. 13, 1907 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A lawyer before the Civil War, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel in the 8th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in Apri...

9/6/2011

Ezra Ayers Carman (February 27, 1834 – December 25, 1909) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, commanding a New Jersey infantry regiment and (occasionally) a brigade...

9/6/2011

Profile photo: The south side of the monument to Lieutenant Charles E. Winegar’s Battery M, First New York Artillery. This unit was organized at Lockport, New York, and mustered in at Rochester ...

9/6/2011

Edward Duchman Muhlenberg (May 15, 1831 – March 10, 1883) was an American civil engineer in the railroad industry and an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He commanded...

9/6/2011

Robert Franklin Beckham (May 6, 1837 – December 5, 1864) was a young artillery officer who commanded a horse artillery battalion under J.E.B. Stuart and in the Army of Tennessee. He was mortal...

9/2/2011

COLONEL WILLIAM P. WAINWRIGHT Was born in the city of New York, June tenth, 1818. He enjoyed the benefits of a liberal education, having graduated from the University of the City of New York. After...

9/1/2011

Charles Shiels Wainwright (December 31, 1826 – September 13, 1907) was a produce farmer in the state of New York and an artillery officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He pl...

9/1/2011

John Curtis Caldwell (April 17, 1833 – August 31, 1912) was a teacher, a Union general in the American Civil War, and an American diplomat. Early life Caldwell was born in Lowell, Vermont....

9/1/2011

Carl Christian Schurz (German: [ˈkaʁl ˈʃʊʁts]; 1829–1906) was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, and Union Army General in the A...

9/1/2011

Thomas Hewson Neill, a native of Pennsylvania, became a general in the American Civil War, serving in the Army of the Potomac in some of its most important campaigns. Birth and early years Neill ...

8/31/2011

Charles Candy (August 7, 1832 – October 28, 1910) was a career soldier in the United States Army who served as an officer in the volunteer Union Army during the American Civil War. He commande...

8/31/2011

Alexander Shaler (1827–1911) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Second ...

8/31/2011

Augustus Pearl Martin (November 23, 1835 – March 13, 1902) was an American politician and soldier from Massachusetts who served as the mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, in 1884. He also was a le...

8/31/2011

Confederate Officer. Graduated from Medical College of New York. Assistant Surgeon, Palmetto Regiment, Mexican War; Suregon, 1st South Carolina - 1861; Capt., Company H, 7th South Carolina - April 15, ...

8/30/2011

Allen S. Cutts served as a Confederate colonel of artillery in the American Civil War. Pre-War Allan Sherod Cutts was born in Pulaski County, Georgia on December 4, 1826. He was the twelfth and l...

8/30/2011

William "Extra Billy" Smith (September 6, 1797 – May 18, 1887) was a lawyer, congressman, the 30th and 35th Governor of Virginia and one of the oldest Confederate generals in the American Civi...

8/30/2011

James Milton Smith (October 24, 1823 – November 25, 1890) was a Confederate infantry colonel in the American Civil War, as well as a post-war Governor of Georgia. He was noted as an ardent opp...

8/30/2011

) Thomas Henry Carter (June 13, 1831 – June 2, 1908) was an artillery officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. His battalion played an important role in the Battle...

8/29/2011

Thomas Fentress Toon (June 10, 1840 – February 19, 1902) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life Tomas Fentress Toon was born June ...

8/29/2011

James Burdge Walton (1813–1885) served for two decades in the famed New Orleans militia unit the Washington Artillery. He was most prominent in the Confederate service in the American Civil Wa...

8/29/2011

William Mahone (December 1, 1826 – October 8, 1895) was a civil engineer, teacher, soldier, railroad executive, and a member of the Virginia General Assembly and U.S. Congress. Small of statur...

8/29/2011

Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (August 26, 1808 – December 20, 1882) was an American politician from Mississippi. He was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and se...

8/29/2011