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John Nelson Cassell moved with his parents around 1840 near Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio. He attended college at Madison College, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1859. He became principal of ...

7/31/2015

Henry Brenneman (1840 - 1862)

Civil War Service Record: Henry Bruneman Residence South Whitley IN. Enlisted on 11/22/1861 as a Private. On 11/22/1861 he mustered into "E" Co. IN 44th Infantry. He died on 5/12/1862. * Updated from A...

7/27/2015

Jacob Pontz MP (1838 - 1929)

"The birth of Jacob Pontz took place November 8, 1838, in this place, and here he was reared to manhood. When fifteen years old he was apprenticed under William Cox as a coachsmith and learned the busi...

7/20/2015

David Hepner (USA) (1842 - 1936)

DAVID HEPNER, PIONEER, DIES Civil War Veteran, 93, Succumbs Here Wednesday David S. Hepner, 93 year old Civil war veteran, died at his home here at 4:30 Wednesday afternoon. He had been in failing ...

7/7/2015

Civil War Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Mexican War and in the Civil War as Major, 12th Ill. Infantry. He was appointed Bvt. Brig. General, US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious servic...

6/19/2015

General Milton Smith Littlefield (July 19, 1830 - March 7, 1899) was dubbed the "Prince of the Carpetbaggers" during the Reconstruction Era in the southern state of North Carolina. He was a Union G...

6/11/2015

Civil War Brevet Brigadier General. Governor of the Idaho Territory. Delegate to the U.S. Congress. Born in Union County, Indiana, Thomas Warren Bennett graduated from the law school at Indiana Asbury ...

5/5/2015

James Camp Tappan (September 9, 1825 – March 19, 1906) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early years James C. Tappan was born in Frank...

4/24/2015

General Jacob Hurd Smith (January 29, 1840 – March 1, 1918) was a United States Army officer best known for ordering an indiscriminate retaliatory attack on a group of Filipinos during the Phi...

4/3/2015

William M Shively (1833 - 1862)

Died in the Civil War at the Battle of Shiloh. See Company H. 7IST REGIMENT, OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY. This regiment was largely recruited in Miami, Mercer and Auglaize counties by B. S. Kyle and G. W...

3/13/2015

Mazeppa Thomas Turner (1840 - 1920)

Mazeppa Thomas Turner was born May 8, 1840 in Greenville Co, Va. Five years later he went with his parents to Mississippi, where he lived to manhood and acquired a good education. Later he moved to...

8/4/2014

Charles Augustus Wikoff (March 3, 1837 – July 1, 1898) was a United States Army officer serving from American Civil War until he became the most senior ranking American Army officer killed in ...

6/5/2014

Thomas Battle Turley (April 5, 1845 – July 1, 1910) was a Tennessee attorney who served as a Democratic U.S. senator from 1897 to 1901. Turley was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Thomas Jeffer...

5/16/2014

Joseph Starbuck (U.S.A.) (1842 - 1912)

Civil War Vetern Affiliation: Union Rank: Unknown Company: C Regiment: 2nd Indiana Branch: Calvary ___________________________________________________ Biography Joseph Ambrose is a resi...

3/16/2014

ROBERT MURRAY (August 6, 1823 - January 1, 1913), Surgeon General, November 23, 1883 - August 6, 1886, was born at Elkridge, Maryland, then in Anne Arundel County. He was the son of Daniel and Mary (...

2/14/2014

Benjamin Piatt Runkle (September 3, 1836 – June 28, 1916) was one of the seven founders of Sigma Chi fraternity at Miami University, and led a regiment and a brigade in the Union Army during...

11/25/2013

Bernard John Dowling Irwin Find A Grave Memorial# 6412481 Bernard John Dowling Irwin (June 24, 1830 – December 15, 1917) was an assistant army surgeon during the Apache Wars and the firs...

11/10/2013

Enlisted as a Captain on 24 August 1861. Commission in Company E, 4th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 21 Sep 1861. Died on 5 Oct 1862 at Marshall County, MS. as a result of a leg wound suffered at the Ba...

11/2/2013

Maj. T. B. Monroe was born at Frankfort, Ky., July 3, 1833. He enlisted at Nashville, Tenn., in September 1861, and was elected Lieutenant in the Fourth Kentucky Infantry. He was soon afterward promote...

11/2/2013

Civil War - CSA - Orphan Brigade - Wounded at Battle of Shiloh Great grandson of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thomas Todd.

10/21/2013

Francis Marion Walker (November 12, 1827 – July 22, 1864) was a Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War (Civil War). He was killed while commanding a brigade at the Battl...

10/17/2013

George Baird Hodge (April 8, 1828 – August 1, 1892) was an attorney, Confederate politician and general from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Early life Hodge was born in Fleming County, Kent...

10/17/2013

Gen. John Lincoln Clem Sr., (U.S.A.) (1851 - 1937)

"The Little Drummer Boy of Chickamauga"

John Lincoln Clem (August 13, 1851 – May 13, 1937) was a United States Army general who served as a drummer boy in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He gained fame for his bravery on t...

8/24/2013

Buren Robinson Sherman (May 28, 1836 – November 11, 1904) was the 12th Governor of Iowa, serving from 1882 to 1886. Biography Sherman was born in Phelps, Ontario County, New York on May 28...

6/4/2013

) Robert Lowry (March 10, 1830 – January 19, 1910) was an American politician, born in South Carolina and raised in Mississippi. During the American Civil War he rose from the rank of private ...

5/27/2013

Col. Hiram Miller Bledsoe, Jr. MP (1825 - 1899)

"Hiram M. Bledsoe"

COLONEL HIRAM M BLEDSOE: 'a prominent citizen of this township owes his nativity to Bourbon County Kentucky where he was born April 25 1825, Hiram M Bledsoe his father who was born in Cumberland Coun...

4/6/2013

) George Washington Johnson (May 27, 1811 – April 8, 1862) was the first Confederate governor of Kentucky. A lawyer-turned-farmer from Scott County, Kentucky, Johnson favored secession as a me...

2/21/2013

Thomas Davidson Christie (1843 - 1921)

Thomas Davidson Christie (21 Jan 1843 - 25 May 1921) was a Civil War veteran and a missionary and educator in Turkey from 1877 to 1920. He was born in Sion Mills, County Tyrone, Ireland, the son of J...

2/17/2013

2/12/2013

Almira Fales (1809 - 1868)

"McNaughton", "Lockwood"

As early as 1860, she foresaw the approaching struggle, the Civil War being about to start, and began collecting and preparing articles for hospital use. At the beginning of the war, she cared for si...

11/28/2012

He initially served with Co F of the 13th Tennessee Infantry. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Shiloh. Later he was made a Captain in Wilson's Tennessee Cavalry. He and four of his men were kil...

10/1/2012

John Baldwin Neil (July 28, 1842 – October 6, 1902) was an American military officer and politician who served as Governor of Idaho Territory from 1880 to 1883. Earlier life Neil was b...

8/16/2012

) John Mendenhall (July 12, 1829 – July 1, 1892) was an officer in the United States Army. As a Union Army artillery officer in the American Civil War, his performance was notable at the Bat...

8/15/2012

Abram Fulkerson (May 13, 1834 – December 17, 1902) was a Confederate officer during the American Civil War, and a Virginia lawyer and politician. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates, ...

8/13/2012

Isaac Minor Kirby was born February 10, 1835 in Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio to Judge M.H. Kirby, a prominent early resident of Wyandot County. He raised what became Co. I, 15th Ohio Volunteer Infant...

8/8/2012

SNODGRASS, John, Col. [19 May 1836-19 Aug 1888, Tullahoma, TN] (a merchant in Bellefonte; enlisted, May 61, as captain and raised a company of Martin's 2nd Confederate Regiment; wounded, Shiloh, in the...

8/7/2012

Initially a Lieutenant Colonel in the 19th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Col. George R. Kimbrough commanded the last year of the war.

8/7/2012

Thomas Benton Smith (February 24, 1838 – May 21, 1923) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Biography Smith was born in Mechanicsville,...

8/7/2012

) Robert Lowry (March 10, 1829 – January 19, 1910) was an American politician from Mississippi. During the American Civil War he rose from the rank of private to that of brigadier general in t...

8/7/2012

Henry Ware Lawton (March 17, 1843 – December 19, 1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish-American War and was ...

8/6/2012

The son of Edwin Augustus Keeble and Susan Cochran Keeble. Like his father, he was a lawyer. He practiced in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. On September 9, 1860, he married Harriet Amelia Clayton. He served ...

8/5/2012

Clay County Courier Newspaper, Arkansas Obit. For Colonel John W. Colquitt Friday, October 1, 1903 Colonel J. W. Colquitt, former Land Commissioner, died at his home in Little Rock September 24, 19...

8/5/2012

Popular and capable leader of the 5th Company, Washington Artillery (Louisiana), Captain Cuthbert H. Slocomb, repeatedly refused promotion so that he might remain with the battery. P. G. T. Beauregar...

8/5/2012

Hill, Munson Rufus. Born May 4, 1821, Monroe Co., NY. Moved to Dyersburg, TN, in 1839. To Trenton, TN, in 1849. Lawyer. State Senator 1849-1853. Colonel, 47th TN, Dec 16, 1861. Commanded 47th Tenness...

8/4/2012

. Alfred Jefferson Vaughan, Jr. (May 10, 1830 – October 1, 1899) was an American civil engineer, planter, soldier, and writer. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War,...

8/4/2012

John Carpenter Carter (December 19, 1837 – December 10, 1864) was a Brigadier General of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life John Carpenter Carter was...

8/4/2012

William Wirt Allen (September 11, 1835 – November 21, 1894) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He rose through the ranks to command the Cavalry C...

8/2/2012

John McArthur (November 17, 1826 – May 15, 1906) was a Union general during the American Civil War. McArthur became one of the ablest Federal commanders in the Western Theater. Early life ...

7/6/2012

William Hugh Young (January 1, 1838 – November 28, 1901) was a Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War (Civil War). He was a university student and received a m...

7/1/2012

Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel, 30th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was the leading spirit in the recruiting of Company B and Company I, both for the 13th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was elec...

6/30/2012

Major Rice E. Graves (Confederate) was a member of the famous Kentucky Orphan's Brigade. He attended West Point but due to the Civil War was unable to complete his studies. He volunteered and entered...

6/29/2012

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 ...

6/28/2012

BAYLOR, GEORGE WYTHE (1832–1916). George Wythe Baylor, Confederate military officer and Texas Ranger, the son of John Walker Baylor, was born in Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, on August 2, ...

6/28/2012

Gustavus A. Wood commanded the 15th Regiment Indiana Infantry at the Battle of Shiloh. Gustavus A. Wood - commanded at the battles of Perryville and Stones River as a lieutenant colonel. Commanded ...

6/28/2012

Cyrus Hines served as a the Colonel of the 57th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War and commanded this unit at the Battle of Shiloh. Cyrus C. Hines was born on December 10, 1830, in Washington Coun...

6/28/2012

Lt. Col. Herman Canfield was killed during the opening moments of the Battle of Shiloh. He commanded the 72nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 72nd OVI) regiment in the Union Army.

6/28/2012

John H. McHenry, Jr. Commander, 17th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry John Hardin McHenry, Jr. was born in Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky, on February 21, 1832. He was appointed to the United States Mi...

6/28/2012

Colonel Cyrus Hall (USA) (1822 - 1878)

Colonel Cyrus Hall commanded the 14th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (2nd Brigade of the 4th Division) at the Battle of Shiloh.

6/28/2012

Joseph Prentice Sanger was born at Detroit, Michigan, May 4, 1840. He was a student at the University of Michigan, 1858-60 (honorary AM, Bowdoin College, 1872). He married: Frances E. Kent, December ...

6/28/2012

Field Commands: 77th Ohio Infantry RegimentMajor 92nd Ohio Infantry RegimentColonel Battles Fought: Shiloh -- 77th Ohio Infantry Regiment 2nd Brigade (Stuart, Smith), 5th Division (Sherman), ...

6/28/2012

Taken from the Pittsburgh Gazette: "DEATH CLAIMS PIONEER OF WASHINGTON COUNTY" "Dr. Wills DeHaas, a commissioned officer in the Civil War and an author, died at the residence of his granddaught...

6/28/2012

William Capers Bird was wounded both at Shiloh (1st Florida Battalion) and at Perryville and was promoted to Captain in 1862 and to Colonel in 1864.

6/27/2012

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and artillery commander in the Army of Tennessee. He lost a leg at the Battle of Shiloh in 1862. Captain Polk was a nep...

6/26/2012

Col. Rufus P. Neely (CSA) (c.1808 - 1862)

Shiloh -- 4th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Stewart's Brigade, Clark's-Stewart's Division, Polk's Corps. The brigade moved to Columbus, Kentucky on September 5, 1861, where it was in Major General John...

6/26/2012

Bankhead was born 20 August 1823 at Fort Moultrie, South Carolina. His father, Brigadier General James Bankhead, was a career army officer from Virginia who was stationed in South Carolina at the time....

6/26/2012

Colonel Peter Kinney, President of the Kinney National Bank of Portsmouth, Ohio, died in that city on August 13th, after a few days illness, in his seventy-second year. He was born in Portsmouth, was...

6/26/2012

Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel of the 68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted 10/1/1861 as Lieutenant Colonel, promoted to Colonel 11/29/1861, discharged 7/5/1862. Commanded the 68th Ohio Vol...

6/26/2012

Col. Hare was the son of Jacob Hare and Mary Teeters. He married Sarah Olmstead 20 October 1836 in Ohio, but lost her just over one year later. He came to Muscatine in 1841, and in 1844 married Emiline...

6/26/2012

Craft James Wright, son of noted jurist John C. Wright, was born in Troy, New York, 13 July, 1808; he died in Chicago, Illinois, 23 July, 1883. He was graduated at the United States Military Academy in...

6/26/2012

Abel D. Streight (June 17, 1828 – May 27, 1892) was a peace time lumber merchant and publisher, and was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His command precipitated a notable caval...

6/26/2012

Charles Garrison Harker (December 2, 1837 – June 27, 1864) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was killed in action at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain i...

6/26/2012

Samuel W. Beall (1807–1868) was the second Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin. He was born in Maryland; in 1827 he graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He moved to Green Bay,...

6/26/2012

Hugh Thompson Reid (1811–1874) was a lawyer, president of the Des Moines Valley Railroad and Union general during the American Civil War. Early life Reid was born in Indiana on October...

6/26/2012

Joseph Randolph Cockerill (January 2, 1818 – October 23, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Early life Joseph R. Cockerill was born in Loudoun County, Virginia, January 2, 1818...

6/26/2012

Stephen G. Hicks ( 22 Feb 1809 - 14 Dec 1869 (or 1866) American soldier, born in Jackson County, Georgia, and active during the American Civil War with the 40th Illinois Infantry Regiment. He enliste...

6/26/2012

Madison Miner Walden (October 6, 1836 - July 24, 1891) was a Civil War officer, teacher, publisher, farmer, the eighth Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, and a one-term Republican U.S. Representative from ...

6/26/2012

Isham Nicholas Haynie was a lawyer, politician, soldier and officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was colonel of the 48th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment at the battles of ...

6/26/2012

John Eugene Smith was a Swiss immigrant to the United States, who served as a Union general during the American Civil War. Early life Smith was born in Berne, Switzerland in 1816. His father ...

6/26/2012

George Day Wagner (September 22, 1829 – February 13, 1869) was an Indiana politician, farmer, and soldier, serving as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His controversi...

6/25/2012

John Wesley Powell (March 24, 1834 – September 23, 1902) was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous ...

6/25/2012

Charles Carroll Marsh was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War. He served with distinction early in the war at the battles of Fort Donelson and Shiloh. He is commonly referred to as "C....

6/25/2012

William "Bull" Nelson (September 27, 1824 – September 29, 1862) served as an officer in the United States Navy for nearly twenty-one years before the outbreak of the American Civil War in the ...

6/25/2012

John Alexander McClernand (May 30, 1812 – September 20, 1900) was an American lawyer and politician, and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was a classic case of the politician-in-u...

6/25/2012

Daniel Chevilette Govan (July 4, 1829 – March 12, 1911) was an American miner, planter, and soldier. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, prominent in campaigns ...

6/25/2012

Bryan Morel Thomas (May 8, 1836 – July 16, 1905) was an American soldier, farmer, marshal, and educator. He served as an officer in the United States Army, and later in the Confederate States ...

6/25/2012

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...

6/25/2012

) 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...

6/25/2012

Bushrod Rust Johnson (October 7, 1817 – September 12, 1880) was a teacher, university chancellor, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was one of a handful of Confederate gene...

6/25/2012

Jacob Ammen (January 7, 1807 – February 6, 1894) was a college professor, civil engineer, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His younger brother, Daniel Ammen, was ...

6/25/2012

) Thomas Jordan (September 30, 1819 – November 27, 1895) was a Confederate general and major operative in the network of Confederate spies during the American Civil War. A career soldier in th...

6/24/2012

John Stevens Bowen (October 30, 1830 – July 13, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and a general in the Confederate States Army, a commander in the Western Theater of the American...

6/24/2012

Gideon Curtis Moody (October 16, 1832 – March 17, 1904) was an American Senator from South Dakota. Biography Born in Cortland, New York, he attended the common schools and pursued an a...

4/19/2012

) John Franklin Miller (November 21, 1831 – March 8, 1886) was a lawyer, businessman, and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He represented California in the United State...

4/9/2012

James D. Porter, Governor MP (1828 - 1912)

James Davis Porter (December 7, 1828–May 18, 1912) was an American politician, educator, and soldier. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1875 to 1879, and was subsequently appointed Assis...

2/22/2012

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...

1/5/2012

Charles Robert Woods (February 19, 1827 – February 26, 1885) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. He is noted for commanding the relief troo...

12/28/2011

Francis Fessenden (March 18, 1839 – January 6, 1907) was a lawyer, politician, and soldier from the state of Maine who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He w...

12/23/2011

Capt. Myles Moylan, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1909)

"Charles Thomas"

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Myles Moylan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 Sept...

12/12/2011

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was the only Texas born general officer to serve the Confederacy during the Civil War. Appointed to West Point in 1857, he resigned shortly before graduati...

8/31/2011

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...

8/16/2011