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  • Brevet Maj. General Thomas Alfred Davies (USA) (1809 - 1899)
    Thomas Alfred Davies (December 3, 1809 – August 19, 1899) was an American businessman, engineer, and soldier. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the ...
  • 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...
  • Brevet Brig. General William Beadle (USA) (1838 - 1915)
    William Henry Harrison Beadle (January 1, 1838 – November 15, 1915) was an American administrator. Biography He was born in a log cabin in Parke County, Indiana, and grew up on the front...
  • Amos Avery (1828 - 1863)
    He was in the Union Army, unmarried. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 452
  • Amos Avery (1834 - 1903)
    THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 448 _____ Civil War Veteran. NYS Volunteers Co C 76th, Co F 109th.

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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.