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Brig. General St. John Liddell (CSA) (1815 - 1870)

St. John Richardson Liddell (September 6, 1815 – February 14, 1870) was a prominent Louisiana planter who served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He w...

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Brig. General Mathew D. Ector (CSA) (1822 - 1879)

Mathew Duncan Ector (February 28, 1822 – October 29, 1879) was an American legislator, Texas jurist, and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life Ec...

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Gen. W. H. T. Walker (CSA) (1816 - 1864)

William Henry Talbot Walker (November 26, 1816 – July 22, 1864) was an American soldier. He was a career United States Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican-American War,...

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Brig. General Archibald Gracie III (CSA) (1832 - 1864)

Archibald Gracie III (December 1, 1832 – December 2, 1864) was a career United States Army officer, businessman, and a graduate of West Point. He is well known for being a Confederate brigadie...

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Brig. General William Preston (CSA) (1816 - 1887)

) William Preston (October 16, 1816 – September 21, 1887) was an American lawyer, politician, and ambassador to Spain. He also was a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the Americ...

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Maj. General Henry DeLamar Clayton, Sr. (CSA) (1827 - 1889)

) Henry DeLamar Clayton, Sr. (March 7, 1827 – October 3, 1889) was a prominent Alabama attorney, politician, Redeemer judge, and college president. He also served as a major general in the Con...

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Gen. John C. Brown (CSA), Governor MP (1827 - 1889)

John Calvin Brown (January 6, 1827 – August 17, 1889) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War and the Governor of Tennessee from 1871 to 1875, the first Democrat to be elected ...

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Gen. William B. Bate (CSA), Gov, US Senator (1826 - 1905)

William Brimage Bate (October 7, 1826 – March 9, 1905) was the Governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887 and subsequently a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1887 until his death. He ser...

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Lt. General Alexander P. Stewart (CSA) (1821 - 1908)

Alexander Peter Stewart (October 2, 1821 – August 30, 1908) was a career United States Army officer, college professor, and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...

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Lt. General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Sr. (CSA) (1823 - 1914)

. Simon Bolivar Buckner (April 1, 1823 – January 8, 1914) fought in the United States Army in the Mexican–American War and in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. ...

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Brig. General Marcellus A. Stovall (CSA) (1818 - 1895)

Marcellus Augustus Stovall (September 18, 1818 – August 4, 1895) was an American soldier and merchant. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and later he resumed bu...

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Gen. Daniel Weisiger Adams (CSA) (c.1821 - c.1872)

Daniel Weisiger Adams (May 1, 1821 – June 13, 1872) was a noted lawyer and a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Early life and career Adams was born i...

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Brig Gen Benjamin Hardin Helm (CSA) (1831 - 1863)

Benjamin Hardin Helm (June 2, 1831 – September 21, 1863 was a Kentucky politician, attorney, Confederate brigadier general, and a brother-in-law of Abraham Lincoln. He was also the son of Kent...

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Brig. General Lucius E. Polk (CSA) (c.1833 - 1892)

Lucius Eugene Polk (July 10, 1833 – December 1, 1892) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was the nephew of Lt. General Leonidas Polk (CSA)...

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Brig. General S. A. M. Wood (CSA) (1823 - 1891)

Sterling Alexander Martin Wood (March 17, 1823 – January 26, 1891) commonly referred to as S.A.M. Wood, was an American lawyer and newspaper editor from Alabama. He served as a Confederate gen...

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Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne (CSA) ("Stonewall of the West") (c.1828 - 1864)

Patrick Ronayne Cleburne (pronounced /ˈkleɪbɜrn/ KLAY-burn; March 16 or March 17, 1828 – November 30, 1864) was an Irish American soldier, best known for his service in th...

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Lt. General Daniel Harvey "D.H." Hill (CSA) (1821 - 1889)

Daniel Harvey Hill (July 12, 1821 – September 24, 1889) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War and a Southern scholar. He was known as an aggressive leader, and as an austere,...

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Gen. Thomas C. Hindman, Jr. (CSA) US Congress (1828 - 1868)

Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr. (January 28, 1828 – September 27, 1868) was a lawyer, United States Representative from the 1st Congressional District of Arkansas, and a Major General in the Co...

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Maj. General James Patton Anderson (CSA) (1822 - 1872)

James Patton Anderson (February 16, 1822 – September 20, 1872) was an American physician, lawyer, and politician, most notably serving as a United States Congressman from the Washington Territ...

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Brig. General Arthur Middleton Manigault (CSA) (1824 - 1886)

Arthur Middleton Manigault (October 26, 1824 – August 17, 1886) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life and career Manigault was bo...

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Brig. Gen. Zachariah C. Deas (CSA) (1819 - 1882)

Zachariah Cantey Deas (October 25, 1819 – March 6, 1882) was a prominent Southern United States cotton broker and soldier. He served as a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army durin...

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Brig. General Jacob H. Sharp (CSA) (1833 - 1907)

Jacob Hunter Sharp (February 6, 1833 – September 15, 1907) was a Mississippi lawyer, newspaperman and politician, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil ...

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Maj. General Benjamin F. Cheatham (CSA) (1820 - 1886)

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham (October 20, 1820 – September 4, 1886), known also as Frank, was a Tennessee aristocrat, California gold miner, and a General in the Confederate States Army during t...

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Brig. General Otho F. Strahl (CSA) (1831 - 1864)

Otho French Strahl (June 3, 1831 – November 30, 1864) was an attorney and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was one of a small number of Sout...

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Brig. Gen. Marcus Joseph Wright (CSA) (1831 - 1922)

Marcus Joseph Wright (June 5, 1831 – December 27, 1922) was a lawyer, author, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. Early life Wright was born in Purdy, Tennessee. He was ad...

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Brig. General George Maney (CSA), U.S. Ambassador to Colombia, Bolivia, Uruguay, and Paraguay (1826 - 1901)

George Earl Maney (August 24, 1826 – February 9, 1901) was an American soldier, politician, railroad executive and diplomat. He was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American...

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Brig. General Preston Smith (CSA) (1827 - 1863)

) Preston Smith (December 25, 1823 – September 19, 1863) was a lawyer and soldier from the state of Tennessee who served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...

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Brig. General John K. Jackson (CSA) (1828 - 1866)

John King Jackson (February 2, 1828 – February 27, 1866) was an American lawyer and soldier. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, mainly in Florida and the Western...

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Gen. Leonidas Polk (CSA) ("The Fighting Bishop") (c.1806 - 1864)

Leonidas Polk (April 10, 1806 – June 14, 1864) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War who was once a planter in Maury County, Tennessee, and a second cousin of President James K. ...

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General Braxton Bragg (CSA) (1817 - 1876)

Braxton Bragg (March 22, 1817 – September 27, 1876) was a career United States Army officer, and then a general in the Confederate States Army—a principal commander in the Western Theat...

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Bevet Maj. General Henry B. Banning (USA) (1836 - 1881)

Henry Blackstone Banning (November 10, 1836 – December 10, 1881) was a lawyer and three-term U.S. Representative from Ohio, as well as an infantry officer in the Union Army during the American...

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Brevet Maj. General Nicholas Longworth Anderson (USA) (1838 - 1892)

Nicholas Longworth Anderson (April 22, 1838 – September 18, 1892) was a United States Army officer who served in the American Civil War as Colonel of the 6th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Biograp...

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Colonel Oliver Hazard Payne (1839 - 1917)

Oliver Hazard Payne (July 21, 1839 – June 27, 1917) was an American businessman, organizer of the American Tobacco trust, and assisted with the formation of U.S. Steel, and was affiliated with...

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Brevet Maj. General Emerson Opdycke (USA) (1830 - 1884)

Samuel Emerson Opdycke (January 7, 1830 – April 25, 1884) was a businessman and Union brigadier general during the American Civil War. Early years Opdycke was born on a farm in Hubbard, Oh...

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Colonel Ole Johnson (USA) (1838 - 1886)

Ole Johnson (February 23, 1838 - November 4, 1886) was a Norwegian-American soldier in the American Civil War who served with the Scandinavian Regiment. Background Ole Johnson was born on the...

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Brevet Brig. General John A. Martin (USA), Governor (1839 - 1889)

) John Alexander Martin (March 10, 1839 – October 2, 1889) was the tenth Governor of Kansas. Martin was born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, a son of James and Jane Montgomery (Crawford) Marti...

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Colonel Hans Christian Heg (USA) (1829 - 1863)

Oberst Hans Christian Heg HEG, Hans Christian WI 15th Inf. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born Lier, near Drammen, Norway, on 21 Dec 1829, son of Even Hansen Heg, an innk...

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Brig. General William P. Carlin (USA) (1829 - 1903)

William Passmore Carlin (November 23, 1829 – October 4, 1903) was a career soldier from the state of Illinois who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and then i...

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Brevet Brig. General Philip S. Post (USA) MP (1833 - 1895)

Philip Sidney Post (March 19, 1833 – January 6, 1895) was an American diplomat, politician, and decorated Army officer. He served as a United States Representative from Illinois for eight year...

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Brevet Colonel Eli Lilly (USA) MP (1838 - 1898)

Eli Lilly (July 8, 1838 – June 6, 1898) was an American soldier, pharmaceutical chemist, industrialist, entrepreneur, and founder of the Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical corporation. Lilly...

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Brevet Brig. General Milton S. Robinson (USA) (1832 - 1892)

Milton Stapp Robinson (April 20, 1832 – July 28, 1892) was an Indiana lawyer, politician, judge, and soldier. He was a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a p...

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Lt. Colonel Oscar F. Moore (USA) (1815 - 1885)

Oscar Fitzallen Moore (January 27, 1817 - June 24, 1885) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Lagrange, Ohio, Moore attended the public schools and Wellsburg Academy, and was graduated fr...

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John Thomas Wilder (1830 - 1917)

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Brevet Maj. General John T. Croxton (USA) (1836 - 1874)

John Thomas Croxton (November 20, 1836 – April 16, 1874) was an attorney, a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a postbellum U.S. diplomat. Early life and career C...

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Brevet Brig. General Morton C. Hunter (USA) (1825 - 1896)

Morton Craig Hunter (February 5, 1825 - October 25, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana and a Union general during the Civil War. Biography Morton Hunter was born in Versailles, Indiana ...

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Gen. Charles Henry Grosvenor, US Congress (1833 - 1917)

Charles Henry Grosvenor (September 20, 1833 – October 30, 1917) was a multiple-term U.S. Representative from Ohio, as well as a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil Wa...

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Gen. William L. Stoughton, US Congress (1827 - 1888)

William Lewis Stoughton (March 20, 1827 – June 6, 1888) was a politician and soldier from U.S. state of Michigan who served in the United States Congress, as well as serving as a general and b...

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Brevet Brig. General Timothy R. Stanley (USA) (1810 - 1874)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A native of Hartford, Connecticut, he served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 18th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier Ge...

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Gen. John Beatty (USA) US Congress (1828 - 1914)

) John Beatty (December 16, 1828 – December 4, 1914) was an American banker and statesman from Ohio. He served as a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Biogr...

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Capt. Joshua Fessenden (USA) MP (1841 - d.)

Joshua Abbe Fessenden (born in Rockland, Maine) was appointed 2nd lieutenant in the 1st U. S. Cavalry, 24 March 1862; 2nd lieutenant 5th Artillery, 6 September 1862; 1st lieutenant, 30 November 1865; c...

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1st Lieut. Howard Mather Burnham (USA) (1842 - 1863)

Lt. Howard Mather Burnham (March 17, 1842-September 19, 1863), is best known for having fought and died at the Battle of Chickamauga in Georgia, during the American Civil War. Early life Burnham ...

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Brevet Brig. General Benjamin F. Scribner (USA) (1825 - 1900)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born New Albany, Indiana in 1825, he served in Company A, 2nd Indiana Infantry during the Mexican War, seeing action at the Battle of Buena Vista and rising to...

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Brevet Brig. General Harrison Carroll Hobart (USA) (1815 - 1902)

Harrison Carroll Hobart was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War and a lawyer and politician in the state of Wisconsin. Biography Hobart was born on January 31, 1815 in Ashburnham, ...

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Brig. General John Converse Starkweather (USA) (1829 - 1890)

John Converse Starkweather (February 23, 1829 – November 15, 1890) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life and career John C. Starkweather was born in Coo...

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Maj. General George Crook (USA) MP (1828 - 1890)

George R. Crook (September 8, 1828 – March 21, 1890) was a career United States Army officer, most noted for his distinguished service during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. During...

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Brevet Maj. General Edward M. McCook (USA), 5th Territorial Governor of Colorado (1833 - 1909)

Edward Moody McCook (June 15, 1833 – September 9, 1909) was a lawyer, politician, distinguished Union cavalry general in the American Civil War, American diplomat, and Governor of the Territor...

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Maj. General James B. Steedman (USA) (1817 - 1883)

James Blair Steedman (July 29, 1817 – October 18, 1883) was an American soldier, printer, and politician. He also served during the American Civil War as a general in the Union Army, most note...

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Maj. General Gordon Granger (USA) (1822 - 1876)

Gordon Granger (November 6, 1822 – January 10, 1876) was a career U.S. army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. He distinguished himself at the Battle of Chickamauga. ...

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Brevet Maj. General Horatio P. Van Cleve (USA) (1809 - 1891)

Horatio Phillips Van Cleve (November 23, 1809 – August 24, 1891) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Van Cleve was born in Princeton, New Jersey. He s...

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Gen. John M. Palmer (USA), Governor, US Senator MP (1817 - 1890)

) John McAuley Palmer (September 13, 1817 – September 25, 1900), was an Illinois resident, an American Civil War General who fought for the Union, the 15th Governor of Illinois, and presidenti...

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Maj. General Thomas J. Wood (USA) (1823 - 1906)

Thomas John Wood (September 25, 1823 – February 26, 1906) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. Early life and career Wood was born in ...

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Maj. General Thomas L. Crittenden (USA) (1819 - 1893)

Thomas Leonidas Crittenden (May 15, 1819 – October 23, 1893) was a lawyer, politician, and Union general during the American Civil War. Early life Crittenden was born in Russellville, Kent...

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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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Brevet Maj. General Richard W. Johnson (USA) (1827 - 1897)

Richard W. Johnson (1827–1897) was an American soldier, born in Kentucky. Early career He graduated at West Point in 1849 and up to the time of the Civil War was employed chiefly on fronti...

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Brevet Maj. General Jefferson C. Davis (USA) (1828 - 1879)

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 – November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States Army who served in the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Modoc War. He was the first...

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Maj. General Joseph J. Reynolds (USA) (1822 - 1899)

Joseph Jones Reynolds (January 4, 1822 – February 25, 1899) was an American engineer, educator, and military officer who fought in the American Civil War and the postbellum Indian Wars. Earl...

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Brevet Maj. General John M. Brannan (USA) (1819 - 1892)

John Milton Brannan (July 1, 1819 – December 16, 1892) was a career American Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and as a Union general in the American Civil War, in command of...

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Maj. General James S. Negley (USA) (1826 - 1901)

James Scott Negley (December 26, 1826 – August 7, 1901) was an American Civil War General, farmer, railroader, and U.S. Representative from the state of Pennsylvania. He played a key role in t...

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Brevet Maj. General Absalom Baird (USA) MP (1824 - 1905)

Absalom Baird (August 20, 1824 – June 14, 1905) was a career United States Army officer who distinguished himself as a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Baird received the Medal of...

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Gen. George H. Thomas (USA) ("Rock of Chickamauga") (1816 - 1870)

George Henry Thomas (July 31, 1816 – March 28, 1870) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western T...

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Brevet Brig. General William Jackson Palmer (USA) MP (1836 - 1909)

William Jackson Palmer (September 17, 1836 – March 13, 1909) was an American civil engineer, soldier, industrialist, and philanthropist. Overview Young Palmer's early career helping build ...

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Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (USA) ("Old Rosy") (1819 - 1898)

William Rosecrans wrote about his elders: "I have a mother who loves me well. A father whose fortune is his father's blessing, with his own hands and my good mother. Father is strong-willed, a self...

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