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Stanfield Pinkard McNeill (1827 - 1902)

""Sanford"", "Mc Niel"

HON. S. P. McNEIL, farmer and stock-raiser, section 2, High Point Township, was born in Mason County, Kentucky, February 14, 1827, son of Dominie and Nancy (Pinkard) McNeil, the former a native of Ma...

8/28/2015

Lloyd James Beall (October 19, 1808 – November 10, 1887) was a United States Army officer and paymaster. During the American Civil War, he served as a colonel and as Commandant of the Confeder...

8/23/2015

Mexican War, Civil War, and Spanish American War. Col of 51st NC, resigned. Became Captain of Company in the 3rd NC Infantry. Captured at "Bloody Angle" in battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Sent to p...

8/21/2015

Col. Robert Campbell MP (1804 - 1879)

Robert Campbell (1804-1879) - Fur trader, merchant and Indian Commissioner, Campbell was born in Ireland on February 4, 1804. He immigrated to America in 1822 and two years later was in St. Louis, Miss...

7/30/2015

Thomas Burton Hammer (1818 - 1857)

7/5/2015

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

Gen. John Stuart Williams, U.S. Senator (1818 - 1898)

"Lawyer", "Confederate General", "Politician"

John Stuart Williams, a Senator from Kentucky; born near Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Ky., July 10, 1818; attended the common schools; graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1839; stud...

6/19/2015

Henry Walke (24 December 1809 – 8 March 1896) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War. Early life Born in Princess Anne C...

5/26/2015

Joshua H. Bean (c. 1818 – November 7, 1852) was an American political figure. Joshua Bean was born c. 1818 in Mason County, Kentucky to Phantly Roy Bean (November 21, 1804 – June 13, ...

4/25/2015

Colonel Benjamin Q A Gresham, a brother of Judge Walter Q Gresham and a hero of two wars, was born on a farm near the village of Lanesville, Harrison county, Indiana, September 21, 1826. He grew to man...

4/17/2015

Thomas Welsh (1824 - 1863)

Thomas Welsh (May 5, 1824–August 14, 1863) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Mexican-American War and a Union brigadier general during the American Civil War. Thomas Welsh was...

4/16/2015

Manlius Valerius Thomson (1802 - 1850)

Manlius Valerius Thomson (August 12, 1802 – July 22, 1850) was a lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. From 1840 to 1844, he served as the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Kentuc...

3/24/2015

John Calvin Mason (1802 - 1865)

John Calvin Mason (August 4, 1802 – 1865) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Born near Mount Sterling, Kentucky, Mason attended country and city schools in Montgomery County and Mount ...

3/24/2015

Rear Admiral James Edward Jouett (7 February 1826 – 30 September 1902), known as "Fighting Jim Jouett of the American Navy", was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-America...

3/23/2015

Gen. Thomas Lyon Hamer (1800 - 1846)

From the historical marker in Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio: : "General Thomas Lyon Hamer 1800-1846" Teacher -- Lawyer -- Congressman -- Soldier. Master Mason (1824). Georgetown Lodge No. 72.Free and ...

3/4/2015

Henry Montfort Vories (1810 - 1876)

On May 25, 1810 in Henry County, KY, Henry M. Vories was born to Francis Voorhees and Katherine Montfort, who were considered to be from exceedingly distinguished families in Kentucky. After having rec...

2/27/2015

George Holland Burroughs (1807 - 1890)

Burroughs' Flag of Muskingum County, Ohio, made for Captain George H. Burroughs in 1836 by the ladies of Zanesville, Ohio, which he and his company brought to Texas in September 1836. From "The Romanti...

2/1/2015

Benjamin Franklin Ficklin (1827–1871) was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1849. He is famous for his help in starting the Pony Express and for establishing other stag...

12/18/2014

Captain Erastus A. Capron was killed in the Battle of Churubusco during thr Mexican-American War. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

11/11/2014

Portrait of Rear Admiral Christopher Raymond Perry Rodgers (1819-1892) of the United States Navy. He served in the Mexican-American War, the United States Civil War, as Superintendent of the Naval A...

8/7/2010

Major Ducalion Nall (1827 - 1864)

Son of James B. Nall (1786–1847) and Elizabeth "Betsy" Waggoner (1788–1850). He served in the Mexican War as a member of the Perry Volunteers. He then farmed, and on Jan. 6, 1858,...

9/29/2014

Thomas Childs (16 March 1796 - 8 October 1853) was a U.S. soldier who served with distinction during the Mexican-American War. Childs was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son and grandson of ...

8/10/2014

Francis Engle Patterson (March 7, 1821 - November 22, 1862) was a United States Army general who died during the American Civil War. Patterson was born in Philadelphia to Irish-American army offi...

8/9/2014

Joseph Nelson Garland Whistler (October 19, 1822 – April 20, 1899) was an American Union brevet brigadier general during the period of the American Civil War. After graduating from West Point ...

8/5/2014

James Vote (Voty) Bomford (1811–1892) was a distinguished soldier in the United States military, Union Civil War officer, and retired Brigadier General. He graduated from Norwich University ...

8/4/2014

Ephraim P. Parsons (1824 - 1884)

Ephraim Parsons served in the Mexican War.

8/4/2014

Amos W. Crane (1813 - 1847)

SANDUSKY COUNTY OHIO HISTORY, page 244, states that Amos Crain, was recruited in the Mexican War in either Capt. A.C. Bradley's , or Capt. J.A. Jones Co., He was a private in Co., C., 15th Reg. of the ...

7/2/2014

George Talcott, a soldier, was born in Glastonbury, Connecticut on December 6, 1786 and died in Albany, New York on April 25, 1862. George entered the 25th infantry on July 10, 1813, and became deputy ...

6/26/2014

Alexander Blackburn Bradford (June 2, 1799 – July 10, 1873) The life of Alexander Blackburn Bradford saw his conspicuous participation in the early affairs of two Southern states, a distinguis...

6/18/2014

Thomas L. Harris (1816 - 1858)

Thomas Langrell Harris (October 29, 1816 – November 24, 1858) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Contents [show] Early life[edit] Born in Norwich, Connecticut, Harris pursued classical...

6/4/2014

John Randolph Bull (1823 - 1905)

John Randolph Bull a veteran of two wars is dead at his home in Bayonne N J He served through the Mexican war with the Legion and commanded a union regiment during ... Links

6/1/2014

Edmund Brooke Alexander (October 6, 1802 – January 3, 1888) was an officer in the United States Army in the Mexican-American War through the American Civil War who rose to the rank of brevet B...

5/27/2014

Richard T. Merrick (1828 - 1885)

Richard Thomas Merrick (January 28, 1828–June 23, 1885) was a lawyer and Democratic political figure. Born in Charles County, Maryland, Merrick was the son of William D. Merrick, a member of...

5/11/2014

Captain John "Mad Jack" Percival (1779 - 1862)

"Roaring John"

John Percival known as Mad Jack Percival (3 April 1779 – 7 September 1862) was a legendary officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, the campaign aga...

3/18/2014

Thomas Lawson (1789 - 1861)

) Thomas Lawson (August 29, 1789 – May 15, 1861) was born in Princess Anne County, Virginia in 1789. Nothing is known about his early education or medical education, but it is assumed that h...

2/14/2014

Theodore Phinney Greene (July 4, 1809 - August 30, 1887), was a rear admiral of the United States Navy, who fought on the side of the Union during the American Civil War. He married October 17, 1849, M...

2/13/2014

Col Hugh Bartley (1784 - 1864)

SOLDIER OF THE WAR OF 1812 AND THE MEXICAN WAR. DIED AT THE AGE OF 79YRS.7MOS. & 17DAYS. (bio by: Frederich Otto (Inactive)) Family links: Spouse: Sallie Potter Bartley (1787 - 1860)* Children:...

2/4/2014

) Edward Simpson (March 3, 1824-December 1, 1888) served as an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War, eventually attaining the rank of rear ad...

1/6/2014

12/30/2013

WILLIAM M. EDGAR (1829–1908), carriage maker, farmer, merchant, government contractor, and Confederate officer, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5, 1829, the son of James and Nancy (M...

12/30/2013

Rear Admiral James William Augustus Nicholson (10 March 1821 – 28 October 1887) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

11/8/2013

George Alexander Porterfield (November 24, 1822 – February 27, 1919) was a junior officer of United States forces in the Mexican-American War, colonel in the Confederate States Army during the...

10/17/2013

John Dunovant was a brigadier general with temporary rank in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Dunovant was a native of South Carolina who had been a Mexican-American War vet...

10/17/2013

John Selden Roane (January 8, 1817 – April 8, 1867) was a Confederate Brigadier General during the American Civil War. He also served as the fourth Governor of the State of Arkansas. Biogr...

10/7/2013

Oscar Charles Badger II (June 26, 1890 – November 30, 1958) was an admiral of the United States Navy who served in both World Wars, and, as a junior officer, received the Medal of Honor. Ear...

9/29/2013

Commodore Oscar Charles Badger (12 August 1823 in Mansfield, Connecticut – 20 June 1899 in Concord, Massachusetts) was an officer of the United States Navy who served in the Mexican–A...

9/29/2013

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A 1847 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a Mexican War veteran, he was serving as a Captain in the Quartermaster Corps at the outbreak of th...

8/17/2013

Charles Grymes McCawley (January 29, 1827 – October 13, 1891) was the eighth Commandant of the Marine Corps and served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps during the Mexican-Americ...

8/11/2013

US Congressman, United States Army Officer. Served in the United States Army during the Mexican War, being commissioned Major and Quartermaster of Volunteers on June 26, 1846. On March 3, 1847 he w...

7/26/2013

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Politician. As a lawyer in legal practice, he served as a U.S. Army Lieutenant in the Mexican War. After the war he resumed the practice of law, was delega...

7/23/2013

Maj Henry Hancock (1822 - 1883)

Henry Hancock (April 11, 1822 – January 9, 1883) was a Harvard trained lawyer and a land surveyor working in California in the 1850s. He was the owner of Rancho La Brea, which included the La ...

7/9/2013

Francis Hoyt Gregory (October 9, 1789 – October 4, 1866) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 through to the Civil War, serving then as a Rear Admiral. Early life;...

5/27/2013

Birth: Nov. 7, 1821 Camden Kershaw County South Carolina, USA Death: Jul. 21, 1861 Prince William County Virginia, USA Son of William McWillie, 22nd Governor of Mississippi, and Catherine Anderson....

4/28/2013

From the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture: Archibald Yell (1797?–1847, Second Governor (1840–1844) Archibald Yell, a larger than life and colorful figure in Arkansas h...

4/25/2013

John Whiteaker, Governor (1820 - 1902)

John Whiteaker (May 4, 1820 – October 2, 1902) was an American politician, soldier, and judge primarily in Oregon. A native of Indiana, he joined the Army during the Mexican-American War and t...

4/24/2013

James Webb Throckmorton (February 1, 1825 – April 21, 1894) was an American politician who served as the 12th Governor of Texas from 1866 to 1867 during the early days of Reconstruction. He ...

3/30/2013

Edward Clark, Governor (1815 - 1880)

"clarke"

) Edward Clark (April 1, 1815 – May 4, 1880) was the eighth Governor of Texas. His term coincided with the beginning of the American Civil War. Life and state politics Born in New Or...

3/29/2013

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 ...

3/29/2013

Captain John McConnel (1826 - 1862)

"McConnel"

John Ludlum (McConnel), son of Murray McConnel, was born in Jacksonville, Ill., Nov. 11, 1826, studied law and graduated at Transylvania Law School; in 1846 enlisted as a private in the Mexican War, be...

3/26/2013

John Milton Hendley, MD (1820 - 1875)

3/24/2013

Alexander Thompson Patterson volunteered and enlisted, June 6, 1846 at Athens Tenn., in CaptainLowery's Company H 2nd Tenn. Inf. to fight in the Mexican War. He served in Mexico until the close of the ...

3/18/2013

Martin Luther Smith (September 9, 1819 – July 29, 1866) was an American soldier and civil engineer, serving as a major general in the Confederate States Army. Smith was one of the few Northern-b...

3/13/2013

Philip Phillips (1816 - 1848)

Was involved in the Mexican-American War

3/9/2013

Dr. Irwin T. O’Bryan (1825 - 1906)

Dr. Irwin T. O’Bryan b. 12 Apr 1825, North Carolina d. 22 Jul 1906, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX Parents: Dennis Geraldus O'Brien, Ma...

3/1/2013

Surgeon General Phineas J. Horwitz: Chief of the Navy Bureau of Medicine by Seymour “Sy” Brody Surgeon General Phineas J. Horowitz was the Chief of the Navy Bureau of Medicine, 1865-186...

1/16/2013

Major Levi Twiggs (USMC) (1793 - 1847)

Levi Twiggs (21 May 1793 - 13 September 1847) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps during the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the Mexican-American War. Biography Born in Richmo...

1/12/2013

David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 – July 15, 1862) was a United States soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican-American War and a general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...

1/12/2013

Abraham Charles Myers (Georgetown, South Carolina, 14 May 1811 - Washington, D.C., 20 June 1889) was a Jewish American army officer and a graduate of West Point, Class of 1833. During the Seminol...

1/12/2013

William Henry Gilham (January 13, 1818 - November 16, 1872) was an American soldier, teacher, chemist, and author. A member of the faculty at Virginia Military Institute, in 1860, he wrote a military...

1/8/2013

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...

12/30/2012

Aaron Venable Brown (August 15, 1795 March 8, 1859) was an American politician. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1845 to 1847, and as United States Postmaster General from 1857 until his d...

12/22/2012

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...

12/7/2012

Silas Hare Sr. was born in Ross County, Ohio, to Jacob and Elizabeth Freshour Hare on November 13, 1827, and lived the first fourteen years of his life with his grandfather Daniel Hare. His father died...

11/7/2012

George Thomson Mason(VII) (17 August 1818–26 April 1846) was a United States Army Second Lieutenant killed in the Thornton Affair during the Mexican–American War. Mason was a scion of t...

10/30/2012

Information about Col. Richard Barnes Mason from Wikipedia Richard Barnes Mason (January 16, 1797 – July 25, 1850) was a career general officer in the United States Army and the fifth military...

10/30/2012

Captain Samuel Walker (1817 - 1847)

"Sam"

Captain Sam Walker In the 180-year history of the Texas Rangers, there have been many shining stars, but none glowed any brighter than Samuel Hamilton Walker. Walker’s years of life were few...

10/28/2012

William Alexander Anderson "Bigfoot" Wallace (April 3, 1817 – January 7, 1899) was a famous Texas Ranger who took part in many of the military conflicts of the Republic of Texas and the United...

10/25/2012

John Salmon Ford (1815 - 1897)

"Rip"

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...

10/25/2012

) 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...

10/24/2012

Theodorus Bailey (April 12, 1805 – February 14, 1877) was a United States Navy officer during the American Civil War. )

10/4/2012

Rodman McCamley Price (May 5, 1816 – June 7, 1894) was an American Democratic Party politician, who represented New Jersey's 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representa...

9/28/2012

Dr. Washington Ryer (1821 - 1892)

Dr. Washington Ryer, was a New York doctor who settled in Stockton, California in the 1840s after serving as an assistant surgeon in General Winfield Scott's campaign in the Mexican-American War. He ma...

9/6/2012

Charles C Burr (1824 - 1846)

Died July 28,1846 at the age of 22 fighting in the war with Mexico CHARLES C. BURR, 7 [958] of Ellisburg, N. Y., was a soldier in the war with Mexico, and d. there July 28, 1846 ; unm. Link : Lin...

9/2/2012

William Willard Preble Hall (May 9, 1820 – November 2, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the 17th Governor of Missouri from 1864 to 1865 during last years of the Americ...

8/18/2012

) William Gilpin (October 4, 1813 – January 20, 1894) was a 19th century U.S. explorer, politician, land speculator, and futurist writer about the American West. He served as military officer ...

8/16/2012

Joseph Farmer Knipe (March 30, 1823 – August 18, 1901) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. His troops won a decisive victory in late 1864 that helped clear...

8/14/2012

Edmund Kirby Smith (May 16, 1824 – March 28, 1893) was a career United States Army officer and educator. He served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, nota...

8/12/2012

Commanded the 1st New Jersey Regiment at the First Battle of Bull Run. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- William Reading Montgomery: Born July 10,...

8/12/2012

Served in the Mexican-American War including the Battle of Chapultepec. Colonel, 2nd Rhode Island Infantry. Killed in action at the Battle of Bull Run July 21, 1861.

8/12/2012

Dixon Stansbury Miles (May 4, 1804 – September 16, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. He was mortally wounded as he surre...

8/10/2012

Maj. General Arnold Elzey (CSA) (1816 - 1871)

"Arnold Elzey"

Arnold Elzey (Jones), Jr. (December 18, 1816 – February 21, 1871) was a soldier in both the United States Army and the Confederate Army, serving as a major general during the American Civil Wa...

8/10/2012

Montgomery Dent Corse (March 14, 1816 – February 11, 1895) was an American banker, gold prospector, and soldier who served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War. He ...

8/10/2012

William Plummer Benton (December 25, 1828 – March 14, 1867) was an American lawyer and soldier who served in both the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War, where he would rise to th...

8/9/2012

Henry Guibor (1823 – October 17, 1899) was a Confederate artillery captain in the American Civil War. Guibor hailed from St. Louis, Missouri, and served in the U.S.-Mexican War. By the...

8/9/2012

Jacob Barnett Biffle, the son of John Barnett and Mary Chambers Biffle, was born on May 31, 1830 near Ashland in Wayne County, Tennessee. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812 [who served in Sa...

8/7/2012

George Henry Nixon married Sarah S. Busby in Lawrence County on August 18, 1842 and they had six children: Augusta, William Thomas, Henry, Florence, Minnie, and Kate. Nixon served in the Mexican War ...

8/5/2012

John Houston Savage was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee. He was born in McMinnville, Tennessee on Oct...

8/2/2012

Washington Lafayette Elliott (March 31, 1825 – June 29, 1888) was a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He led a division of IV Corps at the Battle of Nashville ...

7/6/2012

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (May 20, 1824 – December 2, 1890) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican–American War and also was a Confederate general during the Am...

7/4/2012

Levi Clark Bootes (December 8, 1809 – April 19, 1896) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Biography Bootes w...

7/3/2012