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William Foster Nye (1824 - 1910)

In the beginning of the Civil War, when he joined the army in Virginia as a sutler of the Massachusetts cavalry. He participated in the famous march from Fredericksburg to Gettysburg and was with the a...

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Ira D. Sankey (1840 - 1908)

In 1979–80, the Gospel Music Association recognized Sankey's prodigious contributions to gospel music by listing him in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. --------------------ra David Sankey (August...

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Isaac C. Summerford, Sr. MP (1800 - 1863)

Pvt. Co.A 5th Ala. Calvary CSA

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David William Summerford MP (c.1830 - c.1864)

Killed 1864 Civil war.

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Alpheus Hyatt, II MP (1838 - 1902)

Alpheus Hyatt April 5, 1838-January 15, 1902 was an American zoologist and palaeontologist. Parents: Alpheus Hyatt and Harriet King 1814-1901 Wife Audella Beebe 1840-1932 Children: Harriet 18...

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James P. Kimball (1836 - 1913)

James Putnam Kimball (1836–1913) was a United States geologist who was Director of the United States Mint from 1885 to 1889. Biography James P. Kimball was born in Salem, Massachusetts on ...

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Thomas Logsdon (1835 - 1899)

Civil War Service. Co. G, 17th WV Inf., Feb 18 to Jun. 30, 1865. Rank: private

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Jake Swingle (c.1846 - 1861)

Enlisted in Civil War as drummer boy. Contracted pneumonia, died in Mt. Vernon, OH age 15.

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Monroe Pointer (1838 - 1890)

Confederate veteran 154th Tenn Inf S/O Dr. David Pointer and Obedience Torian Pointer of Holly Springs and Como, Mississippi. Wounded in the neck at Shiloh. Discharged for disability in November 1862 f...

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Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback MP (1837 - 1921)

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback, the son of a Mississippi white planter and a freed slave, became active in Republican Party politics in Louisiana as a delegate in the Republican state convention o...

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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 John Moore, 15th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1826 - 1907)

) John Moore, MD (August 18, 1826 – March 18, 1907) was a leading United States Army physician during the American Civil War who rose to become Surgeon General of the Army in the late 1880s....

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Robert Murray, 14th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1822 - 1913)

ROBERT MURRAY (August 6, 1823 - January 1, 1913), Surgeon General, November 23, 1883 - August 6, 1886, was born at Elkridge, Maryland, then in Anne Arundel County. He was the son of Daniel and Mary (...

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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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Brevet Colonel Beverly D. Evans (1826 - 1897)

Beverly Daniel Evans was born in Marion, South Carolina on February 6, 1826. Like his brothers, Beverly was also educated at the Marion Academy, where he gained an appreciation for the Classics. Follow...

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Major James Evans, MD (CSA) (1831 - 1909)

Dr. James Evans was born in Marion, South Carolina on September 12, 1831. James was also educated at Marion Academy. He entered the South Carolina Military Academy in the class of 1853 at the age of se...

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Captain Asa Evans (CSA) (1834 - 1905)

Asa Louis Evans was born in Marion, South Carolina on April 10, 1834. Asa practiced law in Marion, South Carolina until the outbreak of the Civil War. He originally enlisted as First Sergeant in Compan...

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Lt. William E. Evans (CSN) (1835 - 1893)

Profile photo: Midshipman William Edwin Evans is on the left; Midshipman Charles W. Read is on the right--both resigned from the US Navy and "went South" to fight for the Confederacy. William Edwin E...

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James F. Dowdell, US Congress MP (1818 - 1871)

James Ferguson Dowdell James Ferguson Dowdell (November 26, 1818 – September 6, 1871) was the second President of the East Alabama College, now known as Auburn University, from 1868 to 1870, a...

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Col. Isaac R. Hawkins, USA, US Congress (1818 - 1881)

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...

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Jordan E. Cravens, US Congress (1830 - 1914)

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Rice A. Pierce, US Congress (1848 - 1936)

Rice Alexander Pierce(July 3, 1848 - July 12, 1936) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 9th congressional district of Tennessee. Pierce was...

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Capt. Aleck Boarman, US Congress (1839 - 1916)

Alexander 'Aleck' Boarman (December 10, 1839 – August 30, 1916) was a United States federal judge appointed to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and United...

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Silas Daniels (1828 - 1899)

Civil War veteran - Enlisted in D Company,179th Infantry Regiment (source: Knox County Tax Maps Office cemetery legend)

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Major Hugh Pollard MP (1838 - 1864)

Ref: FindAGrave memorial

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Stephen Johnston Patterson (1842 - 1915)

Stephen spent one year going to college at Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. In 1862, he joined the 86th Ohio Regiment that fought in the Civil War. Stephen mustered out with his regiment in October of...

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Hon. Daniel Bird Peurifoy (1839 - 1909)

Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 7, 1839 Saluda County South Carolina, USA Death: Feb. 2, 1909 Walterboro Colleton County South Carolina, USA State Senator Daniel Byrd Peurifoy served the 11th District...

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John Weir Boyle (USA) (1846 - 1864)

John Weir Boyle, son of John Weir Boyle, enlisted as a Union soldier in July, 1862, but was discharged from the 79th Illinois Infantry, October 31, 1862, for sickness. Recovering health, he again enlis...

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Lt. Col. Wm. Owsley Boyle (1845 - 1864)

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Charles Tudor Williams (1839 - d.)

Charles and his brother Edward joined the Army in 1864. They were assigned to Company B, 85th Ohio Volunteers and held a short term assignment at Camp Chase guarding Confederate prisoners. Though their...

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Edward Porter Williams (1843 - 1903)

Edward Porter Williams (May 10, 1843 – May 4, 1903) was an American businessman who co-founded the Sherwin-Williams Company with Henry Sherwin. Williams was Executive Vice President and a member...

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Alfred Eliab Buck, US Congress (1832 - 1902)

Alfred Eliab Buck (February 7, 1832 – December 4, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama. Biography Born in Foxcroft, Maine, Buck was graduated from Waterville College (now Colby Colle...

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Captain Cornelius M. Schoonmaker (1839 - 1889)

Cornelius M. Schoonmaker was born on 2 February 1839. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in September 1854 and, following graduation in June 1859, served for about two years off the African...

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Commander Dennis W. Mullan (1843 - 1928)

Dennis W. Mullan was born in Maryland, probably in the early 1840s. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy from Kentucky in September 1860 and graduated in 1863, receiving the rank of Ensign in O...

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Josephus Steven Tilton, Sr. (1811 - 1888)

He served in the Civil War, being a member of company F, One Hundred and Forty-second regiment, Ohio National guard. Alternate place of death: Jelloway, Knox County, Ohio, US.

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Capt. Thomas A. Hatcher CSA) (1834 - 1891)

Capt. Thomas A. Hatcher, CSA (1834-1891)"Arkansas and Its People: A History" complied and published 1930. Still available in print. Pages 350-351: Shortly after the close of the Civil War, in which h...

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Lieutenant Linson S. DeForest (USA) (1839 - 1871)

[Othniel DeForest']s younger brother Linson also enlisted in the 5th New York [Cavalry during the American Civil War], and was commissioned as a lieutenant. Source: See biographical notes regarding O...

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Rear Admiral Charles D. Sigsbee MP (1845 - 1923)

United States Navy Admiral. He is best remembered for being the Captain of the USS Maine when it exploded in Havana Harbor on the evening of February 12, 1898, an act which triggered the Spanish-Americ...

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Rear Admiral Robley "Fighting Bob" Evans (1846 - 1912)

Robley Dunglison Evans (18 August 1846 – 3 January 1912) was born in Floyd County, Virginia served in the United States Navy from the American Civil War to the Spanish-American War, attaining ...

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Pvt. James Amos Myers (1832 - 1864)

MYERS, JAMES A., Rank: Private Unit: Company A. 26th Infantry, Illinois. Joined for service 1st. October 1861, Hannibal, by J.J. Fundkhouser, Term: 3 yrs. Mustered into service: 2 August 1861, Camp But...

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Edward Woolsey Bacon (1843 - 1887)

Edward Woolsey Bacon (1843 – June 1887) was an American Congregational clergyman, as well as a sailor and a soldier. Biography Bacon was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He came from a fami...

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Luman Lewis Bixby (1839 - 1905)

A Sudden Summons L. L. Bixby Died a Few Minutes After Retiring Saturday Night He Was In Usual Good Health L. L. Bixby, for many years a respected citizen of Estherville, died very suddenly at his home ...

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Francis Pharcellus Church (1829 - 1906)

Francis Pharcellus Church (February 22, 1839 – April 11, 1906) was an American publisher and editor. He was a member of the Century Association. He was a lead editorial writer on his brother's...

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William Conant Church (1846 - 1917)

In 1860 was the publisher of the New York Sun In 1861–1862 was Washington correspondent of the New York Times. Became a captain in the United States Volunteers in 1862, and served for one year...

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John Welch Jones, M. D. (1826 - 1916)

John Welch Jones, M. D. (1826–1916) was a medical doctor, Civil War cavalry officer, superintendent of the Insane Asylum of Louisiana, and planter. Jones led the reform of the care of mentally...

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Brevet Brig. General Eliphalet Whittlesey (USA) (1821 - 1909)

General Whittlesey was a native of New Britain, Connecticut. He was graduated from Yale College in 1842 and for several years afterward traveled around the country studying the conditions at differen...

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William Absolom Booth (1842 - 1897)

William Absalom Booth was born in Elbert County, GA, the son of Nathaniel and Martha Ann Colvard Booth and the grandson of Gabriel Booth, veteran of the War of 1812 and Elizabeth "Betsy" Stinchcomb Boo...

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William Newton Bonar (deceased)

Sarah Eliza Bonar, sister of the Martin, married William Newton Bonar, son of Able Bonar and Mary Venus. William Newton Bonar served in the 12th Infantry under Captain Martin P. Bonar. from:

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James Calhoun Bonar, II (1846 - d.)

James Calhoun Bonar Jr (born 11 Sep 1846) - Company "A" 17th W. Va. Infantry. from:

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Thomas Snodgrass Bonar (1841 - d.)

Thomas Snodgrass Bonar (born 14 Nov 1841) - Company "D" 1st W. Va. Infantry. from:

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John William Bonar (1831 - 1883)

John William Bonar (born 13 Jan 1831) - Sgt., Company "A" 17th W. Va. Infantry. from:

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Martin Porter Bonar, Jr. (1839 - 1912)

Martin Porter Bonar, the son of Martin T. and Jane (Porter) Bonar, was born 27 May 1839 in Marshall County, W. Va. He served in the Civil War, as Captain of Company B, 12th W. Va. Infantry. He mustered...

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Emsley Burgess Lamb MP (1843 - 1930)

Company I, 22nd North Carolina Infantry

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Col. Christopher H. Williams, Jr., CSA (1830 - 1862)

Served in the U.S. Army under Jefferson Davis in the Mexican War. Was appointed Colonel of the 27th Tenn Vol. Infantry, CSA. He was killed leading a charge at the Battle of Shiloh.

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Luke Edward Wright, U.S. Secretary of War (1846 - 1922)

Luke Edward Wright (August 29, 1846 – November 17, 1922) was a United States political figure. He served as Governor-General of the Philippines between 1904 and 1906 and also as Secretary of W...

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Joseph Stannard Baker (1838 - 1912)

Joseph Stannard Baker was a land agent, soldier, b. Stafford, N.Y. He attended Oberlin (Ohio) College and the Univ. of Wisconsin. During the Civil War he served in the Union secret service and in the c...

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George Riggs Gaither (1831 - 1899)

George Riggs Gaither (1831-1899), whose ancestors founded Gaithersburg, Maryland, is the subject of this ambrotype by Richmond-based Charles R. Rees, one of the best Civil War era photographers in the ...

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Col. Austin Standish (1823 - 1865)

Confederate officer in the American Civil War.

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Lieut. Gus Parsons (1845 - 1862)

He enlisted at the age of 16 and served as a Lieutenant with Pindall's Sharp Shooters. Gus was 17 years old when he was killed at the Battle of Pea Ridge December 12, 1862. He was buried in Fairview Ce...

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Rev James Ellis Dykes MP (1846 - 1927)

James Ellis Dykes was born on December 29, 1846 in Sumter County, GA to James William Dykes and Rachel Margaret Jenkins Dykes. He married Francis J. Collins in Calhoun County,GA. He enlisted in the C...

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William Price Williamson MP (1810 - 1870)

Birth: Jul. 26, 1810 Death: Oct. 20, 1870 Spouse: Penelope McDonald Williamson (1813 - 1893) Children:   Anne Williamson (1835 - 1839)   Duncan McDon...

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Rear Admiral James W. Nicholson (1821 - 1887)

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.

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William Carmichael Nicholson (c.1790 - 1872)

William Carmichael Nicholson (ca. 1790 – 25 July 1872) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 and the Civil War.

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Admiral Thom Williamson MP (1833 - 1918)

From Old Dominion University: Patricia W. & J. Douglas Perry Library, Special Collections and University Archives ( ) THE PAPERS OF THOM WILLIAMSON BIOGRAPHY Thom Williamson was born on August 5,...

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John H. Bird (1843 - 1924)

John was taken prisoner during the battle of Perrysville, KY, but was parolled on the field. In May 1864, he returned to the 121st Reg, OVI, with whom he participated in the Battles of Kennesaw Mountai...

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Joseph Burger MP (c.1848 - 1921)

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry. Place and date: At Nolensville, Tenn., 15 February 1863. Entered service at: Crystal Lake, Minn. Birth: Austria. Date of issue: 11 Sept...

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Brevet Brig. General John Elisha Phelps (USA) (1839 - 1921)

Union Brevet Brigadier General, Colonel, US Army. Born in Springfield, Missouri, the son of John Smith Phelps, he received a local education, and later was a wholesale grocer and cattle trader. He ...

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Captain Benjamin J. Monroe (CSA) (1839 - 1862)

Enlisted as a Captain on 24 August 1861. Commission in Company E, 4th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 21 Sep 1861. Died on 5 Oct 1862 at Marshall County, MS. as a result of a leg wound suffered at the Ba...

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Major Thomas Bell Monroe (CSA) (1833 - 1862)

Maj. T. B. Monroe was born at Frankfort, Ky., July 3, 1833. He enlisted at Nashville, Tenn., in September 1861, and was elected Lieutenant in the Fourth Kentucky Infantry. He was soon afterward promote...

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Sheriff Joseph F. Shipp (1845 - 1925)

In 1906, Sheriff Joseph F. Shipp was a defendant in the only criminal trial in history of the U.S. Supreme Court. United States v. Shipp, 203 U.S. 563, was a ruling of the Supreme Court of the United...

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Brevet Brig. General William E. Doster (USA) (1837 - 1919)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A law student at the beginning of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Army and was appointed a Captain in the Pennsylvania Cavalry Corps. In 1862, he was promo...

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Colonel Garnett Andrews (CSA) (1837 - 1903)

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Samuel Miller Quincy (1832 - 1887)

Samuel Miller Quincy (/ˈkwɪnzi/; 1832–1887) was the 28th mayor of New Orleans (May 5, 1865 – June 8, 1865). He was also a Harvard graduate (1852), lawyer and legal histori...

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Delmar R. Lowell (1844 - 1912)

Rev. Delmar Rial Lowell (November 29, 1844 – 1912) was a minister, Civil War veteran, American historian, and genealogist. Delmar was born in South Valley, NY to Reuben and Catherine Seeber Lo...

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Paul C. Edmunds (1836 - 1899)

Paul Carrington Edmunds (November 1, 1836 - March 12, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at "Springwood," the country estate, near Halifax Court House, Virginia, Edmunds studied un...

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Beverly B. Douglas (1822 - 1878)

Beverly Browne Douglas (December 21, 1822 – December 22, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at Providence Forge, Virginia, Douglas attended Rumford Academy in King William C...

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Brevet Brig. General William Raymond Lee III (USA) (1807 - 1891)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Colonel and commander of the 20th Massachusetts Infantry. He led the regiment at the Battle of Antietam, where it was heavily engaged in the brutal fighting ...

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Alexander Q. Holladay (1839 - 1909)

Alexander Quarles Holladay LL.D. (8 May 1839 – 13 March 1909) was a United States lawyer, state senator and college administrator. During the Civil War, Holladay was an officer of the Confed...

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Captain Albert M. Hathaway (CSA) (1842 - 1883)

Civil War - CSA - Orphan Brigade - Wounded at Battle of Shiloh Great grandson of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thomas Todd.

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William Henry Chase, Major General (Florida Militia) (1798 - 1870)

William Henry Chase (June 4, 1798 – February 8, 1870) was a Florida militia colonel during the events in early 1861 that led to the American Civil War (Civil War). On January 15, 1861, on beha...

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Albert Creswell Garlington, Brig. General (South Carolina Militia) (1822 - 1885)

Albert Cresswell Garlington (June 9, 1822 – March 27, 1885) was a brigadier general in the South Carolina Militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in South Carolina at variou...

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Dr. Jeptha Vining Harris (CSA) (1839 - 1914)

) Jeptha Vining Harris (May 27, 1839 – 1914) was an assistant surgeon for the Confederate States Army and Confederate States Navy during the American Civil War. After the Civil War, he was a c...

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George Paul Harrison, Sr, Brig. General (Georgia Militia) (1813 - 1888)

. George Paul Harrison, Sr. (October 19, 1813 – May 14, 1888) was a brigadier general in the Georgia militia in 1856–1861, commander of the 1st Brigade in the Georgia State Troops and...

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Brig. General Gilbert S. Meem (Virginia Militia) (1824 - 1908)

Gilbert Simrall Meem (October 5, 1824 – June 10, 1908) was a brigadier general in the Virginia militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in northwestern Virginia at various ti...

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Congressman Rudolph Kleberg (1847 - 1924)

Rudolph Kleberg (June 26, 1847 – December 28, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from Texas, great uncle of Robert Christian Eckhardt and uncle of Richard Mifflin Kleberg, Sr. Early life and ...

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Alfred Moore Waddell (1834 - 1912)

Alfred Moore Waddell (September 16, 1834 – March 17, 1912) was a Democratic U. S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1871 and 1879 and later mayor of Wilmington, North Carolina. Family ...

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Captain George Hall Moffett (CSA) (1829 - 1875)

George Hall Moffett (1829–1875), who enlisted in the Confederate States army as a private, and was promoted for bravery on the field of battle, eventually attaining the rank of Captain and adjut...

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Gen. Theodore W. Brevard, CSA MP (1835 - 1882)

Theodore Washington Brevard (not to be confused with his father, Theodorous) see for additional photos and information : Birth name Theodore Washington Brevard, Jr. Born August 26, 1835 T...

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James Madison Burns, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1910)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company B, 1st West Virginia Infantry for actio...

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Captain Charles Seton Fleming (CSA) (1839 - 1864)

Killed in a skirmish at Gaines Farm, Virginia, June 3, 1864, while leading a gallant charge at Cold Harbor. He was buried where he died on the battlefield. Twenty-nine years later on June 3, 1893 (Fl...

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Francis P. Fleming, Governor (1841 - 1908)

Francis Philip Fleming (September 28, 1841 – December 20, 1908) was an American politician and the 15th Governor of Florida from 1889 to 1893. Fleming was a Democrat, strong supporter of segre...

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Capt. Frank Furness, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1912)

Citation Voluntarily carrier a box of ammunition across an open space swept by the enemy's fire to the relief of an outpost whose ammunition had become almost exhausted, but which was thus enabled ...

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Thomas Banks Cabaniss (1835 - 1915)

Thomas Banks Cabaniss (August 31, 1835 – August 14, 1915) was a United States Representative from Georgia. Biography Born in Forsyth, Georgia, he attended private schools and Penfield Coll...

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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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Daniel Webster Jones, Governor (1839 - 1918)

) Daniel Webster Jones (December 15, 1839 – December 25, 1918) was the 19th Governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas. Biography Jones was born in Bowie County, Texas. His family moved to Was...

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James Philip Eagle, Governor (1837 - 1904)

James Philip Eagle (August 10, 1837 – December 20, 1904) was the 16th Governor of the State of Arkansas. Biography Eagle was born in Maury County, Tennessee. His family moved to Arkansas e...

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Simon Pollard Hughes, Jr., Governor (1830 - 1906)

. Simon Pollard Hughes, Jr. (April 14, 1830 - June 29, 1906) was the 15th Governor of the State of Arkansas and an officer in the American Civil War. Biography Hughes was born in Carthage, Tennes...

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John Baxter (1819 - 1886)

) John Baxter (March 5, 1819 – April 2, 1886) was an American attorney and jurist who served as a judge on the United States Circuit Court from 1877 to 1886. Initially a Whig, he had previousl...

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