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Maj. Gabriel Grant (USA) (1826 - 1909)

Prior to the Civil War, Maj. Gabriel Grant, a prominent physician from Newark, N.J., served on a special health commission to battle the cholera epidemic then spreading throughout the city. At the ou...

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Colonel William Joyce Sewell (USA), U.S. Senator (1835 - 1901)

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

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Colonel William R. Montgomery (USA) (1801 - 1871)

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

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Brig. General Theodore Runyon (New Jersey Militia) (1822 - 1896)

Theodore Runyon (October 29, 1822 – January 27, 1896) was a United States politician, diplomat, and American Civil War brigadier general in the New Jersey Militia, serving with the Union Army ...

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Brevet Maj. General Emerson Opdycke (USA) (1830 - 1884)

Samuel Emerson Opdycke (January 7, 1830 – April 25, 1884) was a businessman and Union brigadier general during the American Civil War. Early years Opdycke was born on a farm in Hubbard, Oh...

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Francis Manly Oliver (1805 - 1860)

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Gen. George W. Taylor, USA (1808 - 1862)

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Commissioned Colonel and commander of the 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry at the outbreak of the War. Took command of the First New Jersey Brigade after Gen. Phil...

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