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Brevet Brig. General John P. Taylor (USA) (1827 - 1914)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served during the Civil war as Colonel and commander of the 1st Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on August 4, ...

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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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Colonel Charles H. Town (USA) (1828 - 1865)

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 1st Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, which was part of General George A. Custer's "Wolverine" Brigade. He survive...

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Colonel Addison W. Preston (USA) (1831 - 1864)

Addison W. Preston, Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel of the 1st Vermont Cavalry. Addison Webster Preston was born in the town of Burke, Vt., but removed in early childhood with his parents...

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William Augustus Sackett (1811 - 1895)

William Augustus Sackett (November 18, 1811 - September 6, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Aurelius, near Auburn, New York, Sackett attended private schools and Aurora Academ...

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Colonel Josiah H. Kellogg (USA) (1836 - d.)

Colonel Josiah H. Kellogg was born at Erie, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1836. He was educated at private schools and the Erie Academy till 1853, when he entered Hobart College, at Geneva, N. Y., in which ...

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Brig. General Thomas Algeo Rowley (USA) (1808 - 1892)

Thomas Algeo Rowley (October 5, 1808 – May 14, 1892) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Early life Rowley was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvani...

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Colonel James Milton Smith (CSA), Governor MP (1823 - 1890)

James Milton Smith (October 24, 1823 – November 25, 1890) was a Confederate infantry colonel in the American Civil War, as well as a post-war Governor of Georgia. He was noted as an ardent opp...

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Colonel Milton J. Ferguson (CSA) (1833 - 1881)

Milton Jameson Ferguson was born near Cassville, Wayne County, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1833. Friends and family called him by his middle name, Jameson. He was of Scots-Irish descent. His father...

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Colonel William W. Robinson (USA) (1819 - 1903)

William Wallace Robinson was born on December 14, 1819 in Fairhaven, Vermont. His father, descended from the Mayflower Pilgrinms, had served and been been wounded in the the War of 1812. William atte...

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Capt. William F. Harpst (USA) (1837 - 1931)

From ~"History of Mercer County: It's Past and Present..." Chicago, IL.:1888, pages 795-796. Capt. W.F. Harpst, one of the editors and proprietors of the Greenville "Progress", was born in Half Moo...

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Colonel Henry C. Cabell (CSA) (1820 - 1889)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Graduating from the University of Virginia in 1842, he was admitted to the Virginia bar and practiced law in Richmond until the start of the Civil War. Entering the ...

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Colonel William H. Pettes (USA) (1815 - 1880)

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1827, to July 1, 1832, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, July 1, 1832. Served: i...

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Brevet Colonel Augustus P. Martin (USA), Mayor of Boston (1835 - 1902)

Augustus Pearl Martin (November 23, 1835 – March 13, 1902) was an American politician and soldier from Massachusetts who served as the mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, in 1884. He also was a le...

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Colonel Elbert Bland (CSA) (1823 - 1863)

Confederate Officer. Graduated from Medical College of New York. Assistant Surgeon, Palmetto Regiment, Mexican War; Suregon, 1st South Carolina - 1861; Capt., Company H, 7th South Carolina - April 15, ...

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Captain George V. Moody (CSA) (c.1816 - 1866)

George V Moody Home State: Louisiana Command Billet: Battery Commander Branch of Service: Artillery Unit: Madison Light Artillery (LA) Reportly hard to get along with, he was nonetheless a hi...

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Captain Pichegru Woolfolk, Jr. (CSA) (1830 - 1870)

Confederate (CSA) Captain Pichegru Woolfolk, Jr. (1830 - 1870) Home State: Virginia Command Billet: Battery Commander Branch of Service: Artillery Unit: Ashland (VA) Artillery He was Ca...

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Lt. Colonel Thomas M. R. Talcott (CSA), Aide de Camp (1838 - 1920)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Civil Engineer. He graduated from the United States Military Academy and became Chief Engineer for the State of Virginia. In 1861 he was appointed lieutenant of arti...

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Captain Frank Imboden (CSA) (1841 - 1929)

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Sergeant Major Jim Imboden (CSA) (1843 - 1928)

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Colonel George W. Imboden (CSA) (1836 - 1922)

Colonel George W. Imboden was born June 25, 1836 at Christian Creek, Augusta County, Virginia the son of George (1793-1874) and Isabella Wonderlick (1803-1884) Imboden. He attended Staunton Academy, ...

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1st Lt. Jesse McNeill (CSA) (deceased)

Served under his father in a Confederate unit known as McNeill's Rangers.

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Lt. Colonel Harvey H. Black (CSA) (1832 - 1862)

BLACK, HARVEY H. (1832–1862). Harvey Black, Confederate officer, was born on June 29, 1832, in Kentucky. He was the son of Alexander Black (1803–1882) and Eliza Bell Anderson (1789–...

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Colonel Frederick S. Bass (CSA) (1831 - 1897)

BASS, FREDERICK SAMUEL (1831–1897). Frederick Samuel Bass was born in Brunswick County, Virginia, on October 27, 1831, the son of Benjamin S. Bass and Sarah (Petway) Bass. He graduated from the ...

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Col Isaac W. Patton (CSA), Mayor of New Orleans (1828 - 1890)

Colonel Isaac W. Patton was born in Fredericksbury, Virginia, February 4, 1828 and was descended from one of the first colonial families. His great-grandfather was General Hugh Mercer, who fought in th...

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Lt. Hugh Mercer Patton (CSA) (1841 - 1918)

Hugh Mercer Patton, CSA, was the son of Peggy French William and John Patton of Virginia. He married Fanny Dade Bull in 1870 He died in Lynchburg, VA in 1918.

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Lt. James F. Patton (CSA) (1843 - 1882)

James French Patton (1843-1882) was born September 19, 1843 to the Hon. John M. Patton and Peggy French Williams of Richmond, Virginia. Patton was a lieutenant in the Confederate Army, member of the ...

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Col John Mercer Patton (CSA) (1826 - 1898)

VMI class of 1846. Lawyer, Judge and Colonel of the 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment CSA. Married (first) Sally Lindsay Taylor in 1858, (second), Lucy A. Crump. "The bodies of all die, therefore, beca...

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Major John R. Woodward (CSA) (1831 - 1863)

WOODWARD, JOHN R. (1831–1863). John R. Woodward, physician and Confederate officer, son of Thomas Woodward and Julia Amanda Rice Woodward, was born in South Carolina in 1831. He had seven brothe...

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Corporal Edwin I. Kursheedt (CSA) (1838 - 1906)

Photo from American Jewish Archives -------------------- Edwin I. Kursheedt served in the Washington Artillery.

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Ezekiel "Zeke" Levy (CSA) (1833 - 1908)

Fourth Sergeant in Company A, 46th Virginia Infantry. Left Richmond on April 24, 1861. He was wounded and captured at Roanoke Island, February 8th, and paroled February 21, 1862. Levy was promoted to S...

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Isaac J. Levy (CSA) (1842 - 1864)

-------------------- Photo from Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives Trust, Richmond, VA Isaac J. Levy, 46th Virginia Infantry, was 21 years old when he was killed at the Battle of Petersburg. His paren...

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Lt. Colonel Briscoe G. Baldwin, Jr. (CSA), Chief of Ordnance Army of Northern Virginia (1828 - 1898)

Served on the staff of General Robert E Lee.

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Colonel James N. Lightfoot (CSA) (1839 - 1885)

LIGHTFOOT, JAMES NEWELL. Born Early Co., Ga., 8-14-39. Lt., Co "A", 6th ALA, 5-11-61. Captain - 11-30-61. Lt. Col. - 5-30-62. Colonel - 5-7-63. Wounded at Seven Pines, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, Wildernes...

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Gen. Alfred Hough (USA) (1826 - 1906)

Civil War Union Army Officer. During the Civil War he served as a Colonel on the staff of Major General George H. Thomas. He remained in the Regular Army after the war, and rose to Brigadier General. ...

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Maj. Jesse Merrill (USA) (1838 - 1899)

Jesse Merrill was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant into "D" Co., 36th PA Infantry on 4/24/1861. He was promoted to Captain on 5/9/1862 and was commissioned into the US Army Signal Corps on 3/3/1863. Promote...

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Lt. George Merrill (USA) (1829 - 1905)

1850 United States Federal Census about George Merrill Name: George Merrill Age: 21 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829 Birth Place: Pennsylvania Gender: Male Home in 1850 (City,County,Stat...

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James B. Walton, Jr. (CSA) (1845 - 1928)

James B. Walton, Jr. was a student at Virginia Military Institute class of 1865 who resigned to join the Confederacy in 1861 at the age of 16.

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Brig. General A. J. Pleasonton (Pennsylvania militia) (1801 - 1894)

Augustus James Pleasonton, often called A. J. Pleasonton (January 21, 1801–1894), was a General during the American Civil War. He wrote the pseudo-scientific book The Influence Of The Blue Ray...

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Lt. Colonel John C. L. Mounger (CSA) (1809 - 1863)

Lt. Colonel John C. L. Mounger commanded the 9th Georgia Infantry. He was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg on 2 July 1863.

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Lewis Pixley (Confederate guerrilla (CSA)) (1841 - d.)

In March 1867, near Nevada, Missouri, sheriff and former Union brigadier general Joseph Bailey arrested former Confederate guerrillas Lewis Pixley and his brother, Perry, for stealing a hog. Bailey fai...

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Perry Pixley (Confederate guerrilla (CSA)) (1845 - d.)

In March 1867, near Nevada, Missouri, sheriff and former Union brigadier general Joseph Bailey arrested former Confederate guerrillas Perry Pixley and his brother, Lewis, for stealing a hog. Bailey fai...

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1st. Lieut. Isaac Littleton Farrow (CSA) MP (1834 - 1864)

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1st. Lieut. Wilson Tilmon Farrow, II (CSA) MP (1837 - 1916)

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Pvt. Josiah J. Farrow (USA) MP (1834 - 1864)

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Corp. Isaac K. Farrow (USA) MP (c.1835 - d.)

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Pvt. Francis Farrow, III (USA) MP (1832 - 1912)

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Pvt. James Browning Farrow (USA) MP (1822 - c.1865)

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Pvt Joseph Dickson Farrow (USA) MP (1827 - c.1883)

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Corp. Lancaster M. Farrow (USA) MP (1836 - 1881)

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Pvt. Richard Gray Farrow (USA) MP (1830 - 1912)

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Pvt. Nasa W. Farrow (USA) MP (1845 - d.)

On the 1860 Census, a boy his age named David is living with his brother and widowed mother at home. Nasa would have been 15. Why isn't he listed? Is he David?

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Pvt. Christopher P. Farrow (USA) MP (1824 - 1871)

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Corp. David W. Farrow (USA) MP (1827 - d.)

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Culver Killebrew (USA) (1839 - 1917)

According to family legend, Culver was the strongest man in the Union Army, winning every available heavyweight wrestling championship. Culver was the grandfather of Harmon Killebrew, Jr., a member o...

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Pvt. Redding B. Farrow (USA) MP (1835 - 1864)

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Isaac L. Farrow MP (1803 - 1843)

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Veto Farrar (CSA) MP (1843 - d.)

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James Farrar (CSA) (1840 - 1921)

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Morgan Bulkeley, Governor, U.S. Senator (1837 - 1922)

Morgan Gardner Bulkeley (December 26, 1837 – November 6, 1922) was an American politician as well as business and sports executive. Bulkeley, a Republican, served in the American Civil War, wa...

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Maj. Alphonso Calhoun Avery (CSA) (1835 - 1913)

From: Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians : by Wheeler, John H. (John Hill), 1806-1882.: Alphonso Calhoun Avery, now one of the Judges of the Superior Court, son...

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Lt. Willoughby Francis Avery (CSA) (1843 - 1876)

Lieut. Willoughby F. Avery (43rd N.C.) was wounded on the first day at Gettysburg.

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Augustus Holway (1840 - 1898)

Served in the Civil War In company D, 45th MA Regiment; 9/12/1862-2/7/1863.

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Charles Lucian Jones (CSN) (1835 - 1920)

Charles Lucian Jones served in the Confederate navy on the ironclad Tennessee.

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John Gatewood C.S.A. (1819 - 1868)

He was a printer of a newspaper in (the Shenandoah Herald) Woodstock, Virginia 1845-1868. A representative to the House of Delegates from Shenandoah County, Virginia 1857-58. & 1861-63. See Wayland's, ...

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Colonel Charles A. Wickliffe (CSA) (c.1840 - 1862)

Col. Charles A. Wickliffe, legislator, Confederate officer, and nephew and namesake of Kentucky's fifteenth governor. Colonel Charles Wickliffe of the Seventh Kentucky Infantry, CSA, died at Jackson,...

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Captain Hugh L. W. McClung (CSA) (1839 - d.)

CAPTAIN HUGH L. W. MCCLUNG'S TENNESSEE LIGHT ARTILLERY COMPANY "The Caswell Artillery" Photograph was probably done by a Knoxville photographer. Sticker on back "Captain Hugh Lawson McClung kille...

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Major Joseph Willard (USA) (1820 - 1897)

Major Joseph Willard arrested Confederate spy, Antonia Ford, and married her one year later. -------------------- -------------------- Several sons of Joseph, jr. (Joseph C., Henry A. and Caleb C.), we...

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Milo Ross (1833 - 1863)

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Philo V. Ross (1822 - 1863)

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Richard Watson Gilder (1844 - 1909)

Richard Watson Gilder (February 8, 1844 – November 19, 1909) was an American poet and editor. Life and career Gilder was born at Bordentown, New Jersey. He was the son of the Rev. William ...

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William Henry Gilder (1812 - 1864)

) William Henry Gilder (born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 17 September 1812; died Brandy Station, Virginia, 13 April 1864) was a clergyman. His father, John Gilder, laid the cornerstone of Girard Coll...

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Brevet Major William Henry Gilder (USA) (1838 - 1900)

William Henry Gilder (16 August 1838–1900), was an American soldier, journalist, explorer and writer. Biography He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of a clergyman, also name...

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Capt. Charles D. Copp, Medal of Honor MP (1840 - 1912)

Charles Dearborn Copp , son of Joseph 1801 Copp and Hannah Brown, was born in Warren NH on April 12,1840. During the US Civil War he distinguished himself by being awarded the Congressional Medal of ...

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Col. Elbridge J. Copp (USA) (1844 - 1923)

Elbridge J. Copp, son of Joseph 1801 Copp and Hannah Brown, was b. July 22,1844, in Warren, NH. He married SARAH ELIZA WHITE on June 9,1869 in Exeter, NH. She d.Dec. 6,1893 in Nashua, NH of pneumonia, ...

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Henry Morton Stanley MP (1841 - 1904)

Note - I have just received a copy of Tim Jeal's biography* "Stanley The Imposible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer" and will add to/adjust the summary below as necessary in due course. CJB 5th Aug 2...

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Maj. John Jenkins, II (CSA) MP (deceased)

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Peter Fogle Jr (1840 - 1896)

Peter Fogle Birth: Oct. 7, 1840 Morgan County Ohio, USA Death: Jul. 29, 1896 Noble County Ohio, USA Married 1st Nancy Weimer (1840-1871). Married 2nd Rebecca Ann Morris (1840-1893) Civil War Vete...

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John Fogle (1824 - 1893)

Ancestry.com - 1880 United States Federal Census It lists the following info: Name:John Fogle Home in 1880:Cotton Hill, Sangamon, Illinois Age:53 Birthplace:Ohio Relation to head-of-h...

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Joseph Myers (1844 - 1918)

Served as a member of Company F, Sixty-fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Served under the command of General Rosecrans and participated in the battle of Stone River. Was with his comm...

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Benjamin Jenkins (CSA) MP (deceased)

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Thomas Jenkins, C.S.A. MP (deceased)

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J. Alexander Critchfield (1845 - 1921)

In 1862, when but seventeen years of age, he enlisted for service in the Civil war, entering Company F, One Hundred and Twenty-first Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in which he served until the close of hosti...

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Elliott Muse Braxton MP (1823 - 1891)

Elliott Muse Braxton October 8, 1823-October 2, 1891 Parents: Carter Braxton, III 1787-1855 and Maria Muse c.1795-1824 Great grandson of Carter Braxton, signer of the Declaration of Independence ...

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Horace Davis, US Congress MP (1831 - 1916)

Horace Davis (16 March 1831 - 12 July 1916) was a United States Representative from California. He was the son of Massachusetts Governor John Davis and the younger brother of diplomat John Chandler B...

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Luther Keith Lowell MP (1831 - 1864)

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Joel Allen Battle, Jr. (CSA) (1838 - 1862)

Joel A. Battle, Jr. was the gifted and talented adjutant of the Twentieth Regiment Tennessee Volunteers. His father, Colonel Joel Allen Battle, Sr., commanded the regiment. Joel A. Battle, Jr was kil...

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William Searcy Battle (CSA) (1834 - 1862)

William Searcy Battle served in the Twentieth Regiment Tennessee Volunteers. His father, Colonel Joel Allen Battle, Sr., commanded the regiment. William Searcy Battle was killed in action at the Batt...

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James Reavis ("Baron of Arizona") [American forger and fraudster] (1843 - 1914)

James Addison Reavis (May 10, 1843 – November 27, 1914), later using the name James Addison Peralta-Reavis, the so-called Baron of Arizona, was an American forger and fraudster. During the Civ...

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Jacob Addy (1804 - 1863)

Moved to Coweta County, South Carolina in January 1844 and settled on a large tract of land in the Haralson District. He was a successful farmer and one of Coweta's pioneer citizens who became prominen...

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Samuel "Cecil" Witten (CSA) (1844 - 1862)

Private in Co D, 2nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry (CSA). He died in the fall of 1862 in Enterprise, Mississippi. -------------------- U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about C. Witten Name: C. W...

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Commander Francis Winslow (USA) (1818 - 1862)

Commander Francis Winslow (USA) fought in the Civil War and died of Yellow Fever in 1862 while in command of the USS R. R. Cuyler (1860).

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Carlile Pollock Patterson (1816 - 1881)

Carlile Pollock Patterson (1816–1881) (his first name is sometimes spelled Carlisle, with an s) was an American civil engineer, superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. The Patterson ...

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Rear Admiral Thomas H. Patterson (USN) (1820 - 1889)

Thomas Harmon Patterson (May 10, 1820 - April 9, 1889) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. Early life and career Patterson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the second son of Commodor...

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Lt William James Steuart (CSA) (1832 - 1864)

Lieutenant William James Steuart (CSA) was mortally wounded on 21 May 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness.

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Maj. Gen. George H. Steuart, USA/CSA MP (1790 - 1867)

) Major General George H Steuart (1790–1867) was a United States general who fought during the War of 1812, and later joined the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. His militar...

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Captain Henry Martyn Smith (CSA) (1844 - 1892)

Henry Martyn Smith (1844–1892), was a Captain in the Confederate Army. Henry Smith went to Mexico in 1866 - 1867. In 1868, he went to San Francisco, and taught school at the Oakland Academy. In ...

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Captain Jesse K. Brockman (CSA) (1839 - 1864)

Jesse K. Brockman, was born April 23, 1839. He was married on January 10, 1861, to Kittie Bryson. They had two sons. He was mortally wounded on May 12, 1864 in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House....

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Edward Brockenbrough (CSA) (1835 - 1863)

Edward Brockenbrough was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg.

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John Oates (CSA) (1835 - 1863)

John Oates was killed on 2 July 1863 during an assault on Little Round Top (Battle of Gettysburg). The assault was led by his brother Colonel William C. Oates.

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