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Brevet Maj. General John Irvin Gregg (USA) (1826 - 1892)

John Irvin Gregg (July 19, 1826 – January 6, 1892) was a career U.S. Army officer. He fought in the Mexican-American War and during the American Civil War as a general officer in the Union arm...

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Dr. Joseph Young, Sr. (1729 - 1769)

Dr. Joseph Young (1728 - 1769) , son of William Young and Susanna Cotton, was born 12 February 1728 at Massachusetts. He was christened on 15 February 1728/9 at Old South Church, Boston, Suffolk County...

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Granville Henderson Oury, US Congress (1825 - 1891)

OURY, Granville Henderson, a Delegate to the U.S. Congress from the Territory of Arizona; born in Abingdon, Washington County, Va., March 12, 1825; moved with his parents to Bowling Green, Mo., in 18...

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Brig. Gen. George H. Burton (1843 - 1917)

George Hall Burton - Brigadier General, United States Army Born at Millsboro, Delaware, January 12, 1843, he graduated from West Point in 1865. He married Minnie Larrabee on November 24,1870. He was ...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel Henry C. Merriam (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1837 - d.)

Henry Clay Merriam (November 13, 1837 – November 12, 1912) was a United States Army general. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions ...

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Brevet Maj. General James Henry Carleton (USA) (1814 - 1873)

James Henry Carleton (December 27, 1814 – January 7, 1873) was an officer in the Union army during the American Civil War. Carleton is most famous as an Indian fighter in the southwestern Unit...

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Eugene B. Beaumont, Medal of Honor (1837 - 1916)

Citation Obtained permission from the corps commander to advance upon the enemy's position with the 4th U.S. Cavalry, of which he was a lieutenant; led an attack upon a battery, dispersed the enemy, ...

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Waller Taylor (1786 - 1826)

Taylor was born in Lunenburg County, Virginia where he spent his entire childhood. He studied law and served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1800 to 1802. In 1804 he moved to Vincennes, India...

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Pryor Lea, US Congress (1794 - 1879)

Pryor Lea, early Texas public official and railroad promoter, was born in Knox County, Tennessee, on August 31, 1794, the brother of Albert Miller Lea. He graduated from Greenville College, studied...

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Maj. Edward Burleson (1826 - 1877)

The New Yorker June 1877 From the San Marcos Free Press as printed in The Austin Statesman It becomes our painful duty to record the death of Honorable Edward Burleson, which occurred at the home of hi...

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Brig. General Robert M. O'Reilly, 20th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1845 - 1912)

Robert Maitland O'Reilly (January 14, 1845–November 3, 1912) was the 20th Surgeon General of the United States Army, serving from September 7, 1902 to January 14, 1909. O'Reilly was born i...

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Brig. General William H. Forwood, 19th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

William Henry Forwood (September 7, 1838 – May 12, 1915) was a surgeon from Brandywine Hundred, Delaware, who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and eventually as Surgeon...

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Brig. General George Miller Sternberg, 18th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

Brigadier General George Miller Sternberg (June 8, 1838 – November 3, 1915) was a U.S. Army physician who is considered the first U.S. bacteriologist, having written Manual of Bacteriology (...

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Brig. General Charles Sutherland, 17th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1829 - 1895)

CHARLES SUTHERLAND (May 29,1829 - May 10, 1895), Surgeon General, December 23, 1890 - May 29, 1893, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Joel Barlow and Mary (Read) Sutherland, of Scotch ancestry. Hi...

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Brig. General William A. Hammond (USA), 11th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1828 - 1900)

Info added per Mary S Lockwood's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" of the DAR. -------------------- William Alexander Hammond, M.D. (August 28, 1828 – January 5, 1900) was an America...

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Richard Allison, M.D. (1757 - 1816)

) Richard Allison (1757 – March 22, 1816) was Physician General of the U.S. Army, the position that later became Surgeon General, from 1792 to 1796. He was the first physician to set up a perm...

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Samuel Bunch, US Congress (1786 - 1849)

Samuel Bunch (December 4, 1786 – December 4, 1849) was an American politician who represented Tennessee's 2nd district in the United States House of Representatives from 1833 to 1837. Bunch ...

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William Williams Chapman MP (1808 - 1892)

William Williams Chapman (August 11, 1808 – October 18, 1892) was an American politician and lawyer in Oregon and Iowa. He was born and raised in Virginia. He served as a United States Attorne...

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Major General Bernard J. D. Irwin (1830 - 1917)

Bernard John Dowling Irwin (June 24, 1830 – December 15, 1917) was an assistant army surgeon during the Apache Wars and the first (chronologically by action) Medal of Honor recipient. His ac...

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Major General Robert Lee Howze (1864 - 1926)

Robert Lee Howze (August 22, 1864 – September 19, 1926) was a United States Army Major General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Indian Wars. Howze graduat...

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Thomas John Tew (1833 - 1904)

Thomas John Tew , son of Thomas Tew (1804 - 1888) and Hannah Smith Tew (1811 - 1881), was born 27 June 1833 at Birmingham, West Midlands, England. He came to Utah on 30 August 1851 with an independent ...

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Brig. General Ernest Albert Garlington (1853 - 1934)

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. The son of a South Carolina Militia general who served the Confederacy during the Civil War, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at ...

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General Hugh Waddell (c.1734 - 1773)

) Hugh Waddell (c. 1734 – April 9, 1773) was a prominent military figure in the Province of North Carolina during its control by the Kingdom of Great Britain. Waddell formed and led a provinci...

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Colonel Nathan Dudley (USA) (1825 - 1910)

Nathan Augustus Monroe Dudley (August 20, 1825 – April 29, 1910) was a soldier who served as a Colonel of Volunteers and sometimes as an acting Brigadier General of Volunteers for the Union Ar...

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Arthur Campbell, Indian Scout (1743 - 1811)

Arthur Campbell, a political and military leader in Virginia and frontier Tennessee, was born in Augusta County, Virginia, on November 3, 1743. A band of Wyandotte Indians captured fifteen-year-old Cam...

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Albert Jennings Fountain (1838 - c.1896)

Albert Jennings Fountain (October 23, 1838 – disappeared February 1, 1896) was a lawyer, Indian fighter, and Republican politician in Texas and New Mexico. Biography Fountain was born on S...

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Thomas Harbo Rynning MP (1866 - 1941)

Born in Norway in 1866, Rynning arrived in the United States when he was just two years old. Joining the military, Rynning served under General Phillip Sheridan during the campaigns against the Souther...

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William Mayfield (1810 - 1862)

William Mayfeild, (1810 - 1862), American pioneer in Illinois, Texas and California, soldier, farmer, miner, cattleman. He led Tulare County militia to aid settlers in the early part of the Owens Val...

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2LT Lyman Kidder, 2nd US Cavalry (1842 - 1867)

Second Lieutenant, 2nd US Cavalry. Killed by Indians while delivering a message to Lt. Col. George A. Custer, 7th US Cavalry. His father, Jefferson Parish Kidder, was a judge in the Minnesota Supreme C...

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Captain Emmet Crawford (1844 - 1886)

Emmet Crawford (December 22, 1844 – January 18, 1886) was an American soldier who rose through the ranks to become an officer. He was most noted for his time spent in the Arizona Territory und...

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Simpson "Comanche Jack" Stillwell (1850 - 1903)

Simpson Everett Stilwell (August 18, 1850—February 17, 1903) was a United States Army Scout, Deputy U.S. Marshal, police judge, and U.S. Commissioner in Oklahoma during the American Old West. ...

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Clarence E. Bennett (1833 - 1902)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Clarence Edmund Bennett , (1833–1902) usually referred to as Clarence E. Bennett, a graduate of West Point, a career American Army officer that saw duty al...

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Colonel Edward Hunter (1839 - 1928)

Edward Hunter US Army was a career American Army officer who graduated from the United States Military Academy, (West Point) on June 23, 1865. He was born at Gardner Maine on November 22, 1839 and di...

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Major John Hoff (1848 - 1920)

Hoff, John Van R. Captain (Assistant Surgeon), U.S. Army Home: New York, New York Medical Corps Date of Action: December 29, 1890 General Orders No. No. 3, W.D., 1925 Citation: The Distinguished Se...

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Maj. General James W. Forsyth (USA) (1834 - 1906)

James William Forsyth (August 8, 1835 – October 24, 1906) was a U.S. Army officer and general. He was primarily a Union staff officer during the American Civil War and cavalry regimental comma...

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Lt. Colonel John Scott MP (1811 - 1876)

John Scott (1811-1876) was the eldest son of Jacob Scott (1781 - 1845) and Sarah Warnock (1779 - 1841). A faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he had five wives and thirt...

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Otto Smith (1840 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Otto Smith, United States Army, for bravery in scouts and actions agai...

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Thomas J. Smith (1833 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Thomas J. Smith, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 20 Oct...

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Theodore F. Smith (1852 - 1925)

So far I haven't been able to locate Theodore Smith/Schmidt on the Military Times Hall of Valor list.

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Private Robert Smith AKA Harry Reynolds (1847 - 1930)

Harry Reynolds enlisted in the U.S. Army under the assumed name "Robert Smith." Although he resumed use of his birth name following his military service, it was under his assumed name that his Medal of...

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Thomas Smith (1847 - 1909)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Thomas Smith, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 20 Octobe...

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Jason Reid Luce MP (1830 - 1864)

He was a trader (1860) and a member of the Bill Hickman Gang, sometimes called Hickman's Hounds , a notorious LDS gang. He was executed by the State of Utah for the murder of Samuel Bunting in a knife ...

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George Tyler Wood, Governor (1795 - 1858)

George Tyler Wood (March 12, 1795 – September 3, 1858) was an American military officer and politician who served as the second Governor of Texas. Background Most records dealing with ...

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Governor Joseph Desha (1768 - 1842)

Info added per the DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood published 1895 showing "a soldier in the Revolution at 15 years of age, with Mad Anthony Wayne in '96, a major general ...

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Captain Ebenezer Denny (1761 - 1822)

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating he "as ensign in Lieut Col. Butler's regiment, planted the first American flag on the redoubts o...

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Gen. Richard Butler MP (1743 - 1791)

) DAR Ancestor #: A017706 Birth: Apr. 1, 1743, Ireland Death: Nov. 4, 1791 American Revolutionary War Veteran-one of the famous "fighting Butlers" of Pennsylvania. Killed at Arthur St. Cl...

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George Thomas Madison (1763 - 1816)

George Madison (June 1763 – October 14, 1816) was the sixth Governor of Kentucky. He was the first governor of Kentucky to die in office, serving only a few weeks in 1816. Little is known of M...

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John Fellows (1668 - 1748)

John Fellows received land grants for his service in the "Narraganset War", a war against the Narraganset Indians who were fighting the Colonists during the King Philips War of 1675-76. ---------------...

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Maj. Gen. Charles Scott (Continental Army), Governor MP (1739 - 1813)

Charles Scott Birth: Apr., 1739 - Goochland County, Virginia, USA Death:  Oct. 22, 1813 - Clark County, Kentucky, USA Parents: Samuel Scott Wives: Frances Sweeney, Judith (Bell) Gist ...

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Brig. General Josiah Harmar (1753 - 1813)

Josiah Harmar (November 10, 1753 – August 20, 1813) was an officer in the United States Army during the American Revolution and the Northwest Indian War. He was the senior officer in the Army ...

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Brig. General James Potter (Colonial Militia) (1729 - 1789)

Daughter of American Revolution Ancestor #: A091609 Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: MAJOR GENERAL Birth: 1729 CO TYRONE IRELAND Death: 11-27-1789 POE FARM/ANTRIM TWP PENNSYLVANIA Service Descriptio...

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Maj. General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (Cont. Army) (1745 - 1796)

Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745 – December 15, 1796) was a United States Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his m...

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James W. Nesmith, U.S. Senator (1820 - 1885)

James Willis Nesmith (July 23, 1820 – June 17, 1885) was an American politician and lawyer from Oregon. Born in Canada to American parents, he grew up in New Hampshire and Maine. A Democrat, h...

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1st Lieutenant James Porter, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1847 - 1876)

) James Ezekiel Porter (February 2, 1847-June 25, 1876) was one of General Custer's officers killed at the Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand. James E. Porter was born ...

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Brev. Brig. Gen. Archibald Henderson, Commandant, USMC MP (1783 - 1859)

Archibald Henderson (January 21, 1783 – January 6, 1859) was the longest-serving Commandant of the Marine Corps, serving from 1820 to 1859. His name is learned by all Marines at recruit training...

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Colonel Frank F. Eastman (1854 - 1935)

Colonel Frank F. Eastman, U.S. Army Frank French Eastman the second son of Calvin Livermore Eastman, was born in Toulon, Stark County, Illinois, on March 4th, 1854. He was of the seventh generation...

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Colonel Robert Temple Emmet, 9th U.S. Cavalry (1854 - 1936)

Robert Temple Emmet (December 13, 1854 – October 25, 1936) was a United States Army Colonel who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions while surrounded by a much larger force. An ...

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Wilhelm O. Philipsen (1852 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Blacksmith Wilhelm O. Philipsen, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism...

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Lewis Phife, Sgt. (1841 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Lewis Phife, United States Army, for bravery in scouts and actions ag...

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Brevet Maj. General Ranald S. MacKenzie (USA) ("Bad Hand") (1840 - 1889)

Ranald Slidell (Bad Hand) Mackenzie, army officer, was born on July 27, 1840, in New York City, the son of Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, a popular author and naval officer who had taken his mother's fam...

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Brig. General Alfred Gibbs (USA) (1823 - 1868)

from The New York Times, December 28, 1868 Brevet Major-Gen. ALFRED GIBBS, Major of the Seventh United States Cavalry, died at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on Saturday, aged 46 years. Gen. GIBBS was ...

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Major Jim Savage (1817 - 1852)

Jim Savage or James D. Savage, (1817–1852) was a California pioneer. He was a 49er, businessman, American soldier in the Mexican American War, and commander of the California Militia, Maripo...

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George Emerson Albee MP (1845 - 1918)

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 27, 1845 Lisbon Grafton County New Hampshire, USA Death: Mar. 24, 1918 Laurel Prince George's County Maryland, USA Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient . ...

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2nd Lt. William Reily, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1853 - 1876)

2nd Lt. William Van Wyck Reily was second in command of Company F, 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on 25 June, 1867. He died in the battle and his body was found on "Las...

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Isaac McCrary MP (1806 - 1850)

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 Name: Isaac McCrary Service Info.: CAPT US ARMY INDIAN WARS Birth Date: 9 Feb 1806 Death Date: 29 Apr 1850 Cemetery: Founde...

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2nd Lt. George D. Wallace, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1849 - 1890)

2nd Lt. George Wallace was second in command of Company G, 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Bighorn on June 25-26, 1876. He survived the battle. Of him, a Herald correspondent wr...

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Edward Settle Godfrey (1843 - 1932)

Edward Settle Godfrey (October 9, 1843 – April 1, 1932) was a United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor for leadership as a captain during the Indian Wars. Ear...

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Captain Thomas French, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1843 - 1882)

Captain, commanding Company M, 7th US Cavalry, at the time of the 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn. Survived the battle. The son of Thomas and Ellen Burke Foy French. He enlisted 13 Jan 1864 in t...

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2nd Lt. Winfield Edgerly, 7th U.S. Cavalry (Brig. General post Indian Wars) (1846 - 1927)

Second Lieutenant, Company D, 7th US Cavalry. During the Battle of the Little Big Horn, he was with Benteen's Battalion, and fought in the hilltop fight, surviving the battle. The son of Josiah B...

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1st Lt. Donald McIntosh, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1838 - 1876)

Donald McIntosh (September 4, 1838 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn in the Montana Territory. McIntosh was bor...

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1st Lt. Francis Marion Gibson, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1847 - 1919)

Francis Marion Gibson was born in Philadelphia and appointed by President Andrew Johnson in 1867 as a Second Lieutenant, United States Army. Gibson was first assigned to duty on the Western frontier ...

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Captain George Yates, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1843 - 1876)

George Wilhelmus Mancius Yates (February 26, 1843 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment. He was killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Biography Yates w...

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2nd Lieutenant James G. "Jack" Sturgis, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1854 - 1876)

Second Lieutenant James Garland "Jack" Sturgis was an officer with E Company, 7th U.S. Cavalry.He was killed in Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn. The son of Colonel Samuel Davis...

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1st Lt. Algernon Smith, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1842 - 1876)

Algernon Emory Smith (September 17, 1842 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory. Smi...

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2nd Lt. Henry Moore Harrington, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1849 - 1876)

Henry Moore Harrington (April 30, 1849 – June 25, 1876) was a military officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who perished with George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn in th...

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2Lt. Luther R. Hare, Little Big Horn (1851 - 1929)

Luther Rector Hare (August 24, 1851 – December 22, 1929) was an officer in the 7th U.S. Cavalry, best known for participating in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Hare was born in Greenca...

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Dr. James Madison DeWolf, Acting Assistant Surgeon (7th U.S. Cavalry) (1843 - 1876)

Dr. James Madison DeWolf (January 14, 1843 – June 25, 1876) was an acting assistant surgeon in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Born in ...

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George Edwin Lord, U.S. Army Assistant Surgeon (7th U.S. Cavalry) (1846 - 1876)

George Edwin Lord (February 17, 1846 - June 25, 1876) was a U.S. Army Assistant Surgeon in the 7th Cavalry who was killed in the Battle of the Little Big Horn in Montana Territory during the Black Hi...

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2nd Lt. John J. Crittenden, 7th US Cavalry (1854 - 1876)

John Jordan Crittenden (June 7, 1854 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the United States Army and a member of the Crittenden family, who were prominent in political and military circles through...

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Bvt Brig. Gen. Marcus Reno MP (1834 - 1889)

Marcus Albert Reno Birth: Nov. 15, 1834, Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, USA - Death: Mar. 30, 1889, Washington, District of Columbia,District Of Columbia, USA Spouse: Mary Hannah Ross Reno (1...

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First Lieutenant James Calhoun, 7th U.S. Cavalry ("The Adonis of the Seventh") (1845 - 1876)

) James Calhoun (August 24, 1845 – June 25, 1876) was a soldier in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the brother-in-law of George Armstrong C...

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Maj. General Oliver O. Howard (USA) MP (1830 - 1909)

Oliver Otis Howard (November 8, 1830 – October 26, 1909) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was a corps commander noted for suffering two...

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First Lieutenant William W. Cooke, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1846 - 1876)

William Winer Cooke (May 29, 1846 – June 25, 1876) was a military officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the adjutant for George Armstr...

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2nd Lt. Charles Varnum, 7th U.S. Cavalry [Colonel post Indian Wars] (1849 - 1936)

Charles Albert Varnum (June 21, 1849 - February 26, 1936) was a career United States Army officer. He was most noted as the commander of the scouts for George Armstrong Custer in the Little Bighorn C...

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"Lonesome" Charley Reynolds (scout in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment) (c.1844 - 1872)

"Lonesome" Charley Reynolds (March 20, 1842–June 25, 1876) was a scout in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory. He was note...

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Major Frederick Benteen (USA), 7th U.S. Cavalry (1834 - 1928)

Frederick William Benteen (August 24, 1834 – June 22, 1898) was a military officer during the American Civil War and then during the Black Hills War against the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne. H...

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Capt. Silas S. Soule (USA) (1838 - 1865)

Silas Stillman Soule (July 26, 1838 – April 23, 1865) was a Massachusetts abolitionist, Kansas Territory Jayhawker, and a soldier in the Colorado infantry and cavalry during the American Civil W...

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Major Joel H. Elliott (USA), 7th U.S. Cavalry (1840 - 1868)

Joel Haworth Elliott, son of Mark Elliott and Mary S. Haworth was born October 27, 1840 in Wayne Co., Centre Township, Indiana, and died November 27, 1868 in White Rock, Indian Territory on the Was...

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Brig. General Joseph R. West (USA), U.S. Senator (1822 - 1898)

Joseph Rodman West (September 19, 1822 – October 31, 1898) was a United States Senator from Louisiana and a general in the United States Army during and after the American Civil War. As a co...

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Augustus C. Dodge, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1883)

Augustus Caesar Dodge (January 2, 1812 – November 20, 1883) was one of the first set of United States Senators to represent the state of Iowa after it was admitted to the Union as a state in 1...

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Henry Dodge, U.S. Senator (1782 - 1867)

Henry Dodge (October 12, 1782 – June 19, 1867) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, Territorial Governor of Wisconsin and a veteran of the Black Hawk W...

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John Salmon Ford (1815 - 1897)

John Salmon Ford (May 26, 1815 – November 3, 1897), better known as "Rip" Ford, was a member of the Republic of Texas Congress and later of the State Senate, and mayor of Brownsville, Texas. H...

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Colonel Thomas T. Fauntleroy (1796 - 1883)

) Thomas Turner Fauntleroy (b. in Richmond County, Virginia on 6 October 1796; d. 12 September 1883 in Leesburg, Virginia), colonel, US Army. Fauntleroy was born in Virginia, and was commissioned a l...

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Gen. Philip St. George Cooke, USA (1809 - 1895)

Philip St. George Cooke (June 13, 1809 – March 20, 1895) was a career United States Army cavalry officer who served as a Union General in the American Civil War. He is noted for his author...

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Elmer A. Snow (1851 - 1892)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Trumpeter Elmer A. Snow, United States Army, for bravery in action on 17 June ...

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George Springer (1848 - 1931)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George Springer, United States Army, for gallantry in action on 20 Oct...

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David L. Payne ("Father of Oklahoma") (1836 - 1884)

David Lewis Payne (December 30, 1836 – November 28, 1884) was an American soldier and pioneer. Payne is considered by some to be the "Father of Oklahoma" for his work in opening the state to s...

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Maj. General Derosey C. Cabell, Sr. (1861 - 1924)

Major General, US Army, Cavalry Officer. Born at Fort Smith, Arkansas, the son and first child of a Confederate officer, Major Algernon Sydney Cabell, and Mary Angella Carroll. He was named after h...

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Colonel Elmer Otis (USA) (1830 - 1897)

United States Army Officer. Fought in the Civil War and the Indian Wars. Most noted for getting the notorious Captain Jack (Modoc Indian leader) to surrender. Born in Massachusetts, his parents mov...

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John C. Bates, Army Chief of Staff (1844 - 1893)

Edward Bates (September 4, 1793 – March 25, 1869) was a U.S. lawyer and statesman. He served as United States Attorney General under Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1864. He was the younger broth...

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