Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.
view all


  • Leonard Briggs (1839 - 1903)
  • Aden Sprinkle (1832 - 1910)
  • Charles C. L. Dodge (1831 - 1886)
    Charles C. Dodge from Troy, Vermont (b. Oct. 5, 1831, Montpelier, Vermont) DOE 7 May 1861 as a private in Army, COmpany F, 2nd Vermont Infantry. DOM 20 June 1861. Charles was wounded and taken prisoner...
  • Albert P. Gage (1838 - 1864)
    Albert P. Gage, son of Pierce Gage and Mary Lovejoy, was born in Wilton, New Hampshire on May 9, 1838; he enlisted for the war of the Rebellion and died June 3, 1864 in the Battle of Bethesda Church, V...
  • Joseph Campbell (1834 - 1863)

Feel free to add your Ancestors to this project if they fought for the Union side during the American Civil War (1861 - 1865).

Add no inflammatory comments, be respectful.

These are the Men, Fighting for a cause they believed in, that spilled their Blood, to help shape America Divided, into the United States of America.

Main objectives for this War

President of the Northern Union States: President Abraham Lincoln

Military: led by General Hiram Ulysses S. Grant

About the Soldiers of the Union Army (G.A.R. or Grand Army of the Republic)

The cost of War

Please see additional Photographs Section.- In the Northern Tier States Cemeteries, one can find Grave Markers near their Relatives Headstones with the "G.A.R." Emblem.

"Grand Army of the Republic" - This Fraternity, was Established for American Union Soldiers, returning home Alive after their term of Military Service. This Fraternity is likened to Modern Day Fraternaties such as American Veterans. Joining the G.A.R. made you eligible for the G.A.R. Medal, displayed here to view.