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Appleton Oaksmith (1825 - 1887)

Appleton Oaksmith (February 12, 1825 – October 29, 1887), of Carteret County, North Carolina, was the son of Seba Smith and Elizabeth Oakes Smith. Appleton Oaksmith was one of the most col...

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George W. L. Bickley (c.1819 - 1867)

George Washington Lafayette Bickley (c. 1819[3] – August 1867) was the founder of the Knights of the Golden Circle, a Civil War era secret society used to promote the interests of the Southern...

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Brevet Maj. General Thomas A. Smyth (USA) (1832 - 1865)

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 ...

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William Logan Crittenden (1823 - 1851)

Newspaper account: “An American kneels only to his God, and always faces his enemy,”* declared William Logan Crittenden, refusing to kneel before his executioners in Havana this date in...

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Aaron Clark MP (deceased)

George Rogers Clark (November 19, 1752 – February 13, 1818) was a soldier from Virginia and the highest ranking American military officer on the northwestern frontier during the American Revol...

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"General" William Walker, President of Nicaragua MP (1824 - 1860)

) William Walker (May 8, 1824– September 12, 1860) was an American physician, lawyer, journalist and adventurer, who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America, with the...

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William Blount, US Constitution, Govr, US Senator MP (1749 - 1800)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of STAFF OFFICER. DAR Ancestor #: A011522 William Blount, (March 26, 1749 (O.S.)/...

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Ira Allen (1751 - 1814)

Ira Allen (April 21, 1751 in Cornwall, Connecticut - January 7, 1814) was one of the founders of Vermont, and leaders of the Green Mountain Boys; and was the brother of Ethan Allen. Biography ...

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Col. William Stephens Smith, Sr. (1755 - 1816)

DAR Information: SMITH, WILLIAM Ancestor #: A106172 Service: NEW YORK Rank(s): LIEUTENANT COLONEL, AIDE-DE-CAMP Birth: 11-8-1755 NEW YORK NEW YORK Death: 6-10-1816 WESTCHESTER -PROB NEW YORK Servic...

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George Mathews, Governor MP (1739 - 1812)

George Mathews August 30, 1739-September 30, 1812 Parents: John Mathews and Ann Archer Wives: Mary Flowers b.1739 Anne Paul 1741-1788 Margaret Reed Children with Mary Flowers: Sarah...

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James Long (1793 - 1822)

) James Long (born February 9, 1793 Culpepper County Virginia died 8 April 1822 in a Mexico military prison) led the unsuccessful filibuster Long Expedition to Texas. Biography Long was a for...

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Gen. John A. Quitman, Mil. Gov. of Mexico City, Gov. of MS (1798 - 1858)

John Anthony Quitman (b. September 1, 1798, Rhinebeck, New York– July 17, 1858, Natchez, Mississippi) was an American politician and soldier. He served as Governor of Mississippi from 1835 t...

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Maj. Chatham Roberdeau Wheat (CSA) (1826 - 1862)

Chatham Roberdeau Wheat (April 9, 1826 – June 27, 1862) was a Captain in the United States Army Volunteers during the Mexican War, Louisiana State Representative, lawyer, mercenary in Cuba, Me...

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