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George Farris served in Company F, 94th Regiment, Illinois Infantry during the Civil War.


Alexander Cameron, La Crosse, a brother of Hugh and Angus Cameron, was born at Caledonia, Livingston county, New York, in 1832; came to La Crosse at an early day, studied law with A. Johnson, and was a...


Barnett Brixey served in the Arkansas Home Guards in Confederate army during the Civil War. He was captured in Marion County, Arkansas and taken as a prisoner of war by the Union. He died of bronchitis...


Pvt. Clark Brixey (CSA) (1843 - 1918)

Clark had been a Private, Co. F 34th Confederate Arkansas Infantry. Apparently later joined the Union Army to gain admission to the Veteran's Hospital for needed medical assistance. (Source: Glenn Brix...


Patrick Atwood (USA) (1835 - 1905)

Patrick Atwood lived in Jefferson, Franklin County, Ohio. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War.


Sgt. Emanuel Vick (CSA) (c.1820 - 1886)

Emanuel Vick was a teacher and farmer in Shelby County, Alabama. On June 1, 1858 he was issued 79.09 acres of land. He served as a sergeant in the Confederate army in Companies B and K of the 3rd Regim...


Civil War veteran of Captain Walpole's Company Cavalry, Stono Scouts.


Chester Dean Ide (USA) (1830 - 1917)

Chester D. Ide was a Union Soldier in Company F & S Wisconsin 25th Infantry.


William H. Evans was a Teamster from New Haven County, Connecticut. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War.


Born in Germany, John Schwellenbach lived in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War.


Ernest J. Schwellenbach was born in Germany and lived in Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War. On May 3, 1858 Ernest Schwellenbach was issued 40 acre...


Ronald Schwellenbach was born in Germany. He lived in Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War.


1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment in January 1865. Enlisted in Company F, Minnesota 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment on 11 Feb 1865.


George Washington Page was a Farmer from Page County, Virginia. He enlisted as a Private in Company D, Virginia 7th Cavalry Regiment. on November 24, 1856 he was appointed Postmaster of East Liberty, P...


Robert Cheek Twitty, Sr. (1838 - 1903)

Military Service: Co "E" 1st N.C. Cavalry


Charles E. Clader (1842 - 1915)

176th PA Vol. Inf., Co. G Mustered in on November 12, 1862. Mustered out with Company on August 18, 1863.


Enlisted in Company H, Virginia 9th Infantry Regiment on 27 May 1863. He was 5ft. 7in. tall, of fair complexion, light eyes and brown hair. He was a farmer in Powellton, Brunswick County, Virginia. F...


He served in Company I of the 12th Virginia Infantry Regiment.


On 12 Jul 1861 David, a carpenter, mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Corporal, being credited to the quota of Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. David a...


Col. Henry Bowman (USA) (1834 - 1908)

On 22 Jan 1861 Henry, 26, married Martha Ardelia Wallace, 19, daughter of David and Sarah A. (Lillis) Wallace, at Clinton, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both. On 1 Aug 1861 Henry, a book-kee...


Enlisted in Company C, Massachusetts 36th Infantry Regiment on 27 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 24 Apr 1864 at Annapolis, MD. He died of disease in Annapolis, MD. Find a Grave


Ezra Dixon (1849 - 1936)

Men of genius, power and business ability belong in a sense to the public, and it is no invasion of their rights to minutely chronicle their lives, as it is from the biographies of successful men that ...


John Milton Duff, A.M., M.D., Ph.D. received his early education at the public school and Laird's institute, at Murraysville, Westmoreland County Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and served until the cl...


Elisha Stewart (1830 - 1916)

Served as a corporal in Co. G, 13th West Virginia Infantry


Company A, 39th Infantry Regiment Alabama, Confederate States of America


Jesse Graham (CSA) (1811 - 1888)

Enlisted in Company K, South Carolina 14th Infantry Regiment. Jesse Graham owned three slaves in 1840 and 1850.


Enlisted in Company B, North Carolina 15th Infantry Regiment on 06 Jul 1861. Mustered out on 20 Aug 1862. Find a Grave


Enlisted in Company B,North Carolina 15th Infantry Regiment In Union County, North Carolina on 3 May 1861.The same unit that his brother Cullen Cyrus Brooks enlisted in. In the 1850 Census Calvin Brook...


James W. Hunter (USA) (1837 - 1867)

James W. Hunter fought in the United States Civil War for the Union Side. He was listed as being from Pennsylvania. He was a Second Lieutenant D in the 84th Pennsylvania Infantry.


JAMES B. O. COWAN, of Greensburg, is the second son and youngest child of e the late Senator Edgar Cowan (whose sketch appears at length in this volume), and was born in Greensburg,~ Westmoreland count...


Jefferson Llewellyn Wofford, an attorney, served in the Company G, 1st Regiment, Mississippi Light Artillery enlisted April 10, 1862 Lexington, Miss for 3 years. The 1860 Census says that he owned 67 s...


Pvt William Witman (1832 - 1915)

William was the son of John and Catharine Messner Witman. He married Susannah Enders, the daughter of Philip Enders (1814-1907) and Margaret Anne Zimmerman Enders (1813-1870). They had 5 children. Duri...


Pvt Daniel Witman (1830 - 1903)

Daniel was the son of John Witman (1800-1884) and Catherine Messner Witman (1806-1886). He married Mary J. Lyter, the daughter of Elizabeth Bowman Lyter and Joseph P. Lyter. They had 14 children. Durin...


George Washington Scott (1829 - 1903)

George Washington Scott (February 22, 1829 – October 3, 1903) was a noted Florida businessman, plantation owner, and military officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...



Enlisted in Company C, Maryland Purnell Legion Co. B Cavalry Company on 19 Sep 1862.Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 26 Mar 1864.Mustered out on 17 Nov 1864.Transferred to Company H, Maryland 8th Inf...


James Abel Harden (CSA) (1841 - 1927)

James was commissioned from Augusta County as a 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant of the 23rd Virginia Infantry Battalion (Derrick's or Hounshell's Battalion) on May 20, 1862. He was captured at the Battle...


Henry George Vinall (1843 - 1926)


John Ogden Murray was commissioned an officer in Company K, Virginia 7th Cavalry Regiment on 07 Oct 1861. Mustered out on 21 Jun 1862. Transferred to Company A, Virginia 17th Cavalry Battalion on 21 Ju...


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...


He was an award-winning sculptor, working with the finest marble from Italy; he wrote poetry, a romance book and a detective novel; his father was Governor of the State of Iowa; but he is most remember...


Jay Bartlett Willis (1834 - 1920)

During the Civil War he was a member of Company B, 48th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.


Edward D. Hayden (1833 - 1908)

Edward Daniel Hayden (December 27, 1833 - November 15, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Hayden attended the Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachuse...


Benjamin Perley Poore (1820 - 1887)

enjamin Perley Poore (November 2, 1820 – May 30, 1887) was a prominent American newspaper correspondent, editor, and author in the mid-19th century. One of the most popular and prolific journa...


Edward Young (1834 - 1911)

153rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers Company A Mustered in on October 7, 1862 Mustered out with Company on July 23, 1863.


Josiah S. Aldridge (1832 - 1863)

Name: Josiah W. Aldridge Side: Confederate Regiment State/Origin: North Carolina Regiment Name: 13 Batt'n. North Carolina Inf. Regiment Name Expanded: 13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry Compa...


Selah Merrill (1837 - 1909)

Selah Merrill, (May 2, 1837 – January 22, 1909) was an American Congregationalist clergyman. He served as the American consul in Jerusalem. Biography Selah Merrill was born in Canton Cen...


Henry Shaffer (1835 - 1914)

14th Pennsylvania Cavalry Company M Mustered in on February 20, 1864. Transferred to Company F on July 31, 1865. Mustered out with Company on August 24, 1865.


Samuel George (1840 - 1909)

78th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers Company I Mustered in on October 12, 1861. Served with Sherman on his march to the sea. Mustered out with Company on November 4, 1864.


Josiah George (1838 - 1917)

5th Heavy Artillery / 204th Pennsylvania Volunteers Battery M Mustered in on September 3rd, 1864. Mustered out with Battery on June 30, 1865.


Peter George (1834 - 1911)

5th Heavy Artillery / 204th Pennsylvania Volunteers Battery M Mustered in on September 3rd, 1864. Mustered out with Battery on June 30, 1865.


Phillip George (1828 - 1904)

5th Heavy Artillery / 204th Pennsylvania Volunteers Battery M Mustered in on September 3rd, 1864. Mustered out with Battery on June 30, 1865.


Jacob George (1826 - 1891)

5th Heavy Artillery / 204th Pennsylvania Volunteers Battery M Mustered in on September 2nd, 1864. Mustered out with Battery on June 30, 1865.


Rezin Bumgarner (1820 - 1870)

He served in the Union army from 9 Sep 1860 to 22 Jun 1865 (Co. F 13th Regiment Virginia Infantry under Capt. Timothy Russels).


Ernest Bing (deceased)

Was in the Civil War - Pioneers of Meigs County, OH - Pg 144


Pvt. Sylvester Nunn (1827 - 1872)


Silas Asa Burnap (deceased)

Captain of an Ohio battery in the Civil War. - Pioneers of Meigs County, pg 122


Wallace Frick (1842 - 1862)

Company E, 103rd PA Regiment Mustered in on December 7, 1861 Died July 13, 1862


Erastus Stow (deceased)

He was a soldier in the Civil War until its close, when he returned home he died - History of Meigs County, OH


Samuel Van Hook (c.1842 - d.)

Samuel and his brother William fought in the Civil War.


William Van Hook (deceased)

William and his brother Samuel fought in the Civil War. William is buried beside his father.


Cyrus Hosack (1832 - 1889)

Cyrus enlisted as an assistant surgeon in Company S, 29th Infantry Regiment, OH, on 21 Aug 1862, serving until 07 Aug 1863. He then reenlisted in the same company as a surgeon on 12 Nov 1864, serving u...


Whatley M Hall (1843 - 1923)


John Nelson Cassell moved with his parents around 1840 near Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio. He attended college at Madison College, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1859. He became principal of ...


Charles A. Homan (1843 - 1923)

CIVIL WAR VETERAN, Co. B, 167th Regt., PA There is an extensive 1st page article in the Reading Eagle - Nov 17, 1923, if you wish to add links and info for his bio. He was a telegrapher his entir...


Frank Adair Monroe (1844 - 1927)

Born August 30, 1844, in Annapolis, Maryland • Grandfather, Thomas Bell Monroe, was professor of law at the University of Louisiana (forerunner of Tulane) and judge of U.S. District Court fo...


John Merrill Benedict (1839 - d.)

He enlisted in the Eighteenth Ohio Volunteer Infantry as a private and was promoted to lieutenant colonel, served four years in the Civil war, was wounded twice at Nashville, but recovered, and was bre...


John B. Hamilton (1 December 1847 – 24 December 1898) was an American physician and soldier. He was appointed the second Surgeon General of the United States from 1879 to 1891. Biography E...


William Larimer, Jr. (1809 - 1865)

. William Larimer, Jr. (October 24, 1809 – May 16, 1875) was a Kansas state senator, American settler, and land developer who is best known as the founder of Denver, Colorado in 1858. Larimer ...


Marshall Fairchild (1840 - 1931)

Marshall was a veteran of the US Civil War and was in the Union Army. He was a member of the Grand Army of the Rebublic, Joseph Hooker Post, Mt. Vernon, Ohio.


Joseph Storrs Washburn was born 31 Jul 1842 in Saline County, Arkansas, the son of Abner Standish Washburn and Margaret Camilla Micou. He died at Holly Springs, Mississippi, on 04 Nov 1862 as a resul...


James Holmes Stevens was the son of Auguston Stevens and Sarah Ann Hill Armstrong. He moved with his family to Bastrop, Louisiana, sometime around 1845. He served as a Captain in the Confederate Army...


Joel P. Higley (b. - 1863)


Harlow McNaughton (deceased)

Captain of the 7th Ohio Battery in the Civil War for the Union.


Harry Barton Fox (1845 - 1925)

Retired Farmer. Son of Martin & Fidelia (Higley) Fox. Preceded in death by wife Eliza. During the Civil War, Henry served his country enlisting on November 5, 1861 in Company H, 53rd Regiment Ohio Vo...


Mr. Minnick served in the last year of the War Between the States with the 10th VA Infantry. He was slightly wounded in the arm in battle. ============================================================...


Co. A., 3rd Battn (Chrisman's) Va. Reserves-CSA


Daniel Weikel (1847 - 1919)

131st Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard), Company E.


48th Regiment, Company B, Indiana Infantry Enrolled on January 4, 1864, at the age of 18, at Kendallville, IN. Discharged on July 15, 1865.


Pvt. Samuel Beer (b. - 1863)

14th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company M. Mustered in on November 23, 1862. Died April 6, 1863; buried in National Cemetery, Antietam, Md., section'6, lot E, grave, 50.


Felix served in Capt Hartman's Company G. 12th Pennsylvania Calvary, and was a Corporal when he mustered in January 18, 1862 at the age of 22. On January 1, 1863, he was promoted to Sergeant. On Januar...


Michael Mulvihill (1842 - 1894)

Michael Mulvihill served in the Civil War, Van Horn's Battalion Company B.


Lot Norrick (1841 - 1928)

Lot Norrick was a Civil War Veteran, and he served in the 20th Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company E.


James G. Fanning (CSA) (1824 - c.1885)

James G. Fanning served in Company F, 19th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Dockery's).


2nd Lt Amos Brunson, alumni of Hobart College and founder of Chi Phi Fraternity. BRUNSON, AMOS, age 21 years; enrolled August 26, 1861, at Canandaigua to serve three years; mustered in as Second Li...


Frederick Solon Lovell (November 1, 1813 – May 14, 1878) was a politician and a military officer. Biography Lovell was born on November 1, 1813 in New York or Bennington, Vermont. He gra...


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...


James Laurence Johnson (1832 - 1903)

Civil War Veteran - Enlisted in Company I, Indiana 19th Infantry Regiment on 29 Jul 1861.


Augustus J. Ricks (1843 - 1906)

Augustus J. Ricks (February 10, 1843 – December 22, 1906) was a United States federal judge. Born in Brookfield, Ohio, Ricks attended Kenyon College and read law to enter the bar in 1866. He...


Orlin Randall (1805 - 1882)



Edward Aleshire graduated from Marietta College. At the outbreak of the Civil War he entered the army as Captain of Company F, Second Ohio Artillery, and was mustered out with his company Aug. 27, 1863...


Charles Aleshire was the first volunteer from Gallia County, Ohio at the start of the Civil War.


Samuel T. Wellman (USA) (1847 - 1919)

Samuel Thomas Wellman, (February 5, 1847 – July 11, 1919) was an American steel industry pioneer, industrialist, and prolific inventor. Charles M. Schwab of Bethlehem Steel described Samuel T....


General Milton Smith Littlefield (July 19, 1830 - March 7, 1899) was dubbed the "Prince of the Carpetbaggers" during the Reconstruction Era in the southern state of North Carolina. He was a Union G...


Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A native of New York, he enlisted as a private in an Ohio volunteer regiment, was promoted through the ranks to Colonel in command of the 1st Regiment, Ohio ...


Elza Jeffords (1826 - 1885)

Elza Jeffords was a lawyer from Portsmouth, Ohio, who fought with the Army of the Tennessee. He remained in Mississippi after the conclusion of the Civil War. He was the last Republican to represent th...


78th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Company E Mustered in on October 12, 1861. Promoted to Corporal on April 6, 1863. Mustered out with Company on November 4, 1864.


Alvan E. Bovay (1818 - 1903)

Major Alvan Earle Bovay (July 12, 1818 – January 13, 1903) was a founder of the United States Republican Party. Early life He was born in Adams, New York. He later attended Norwich Univers...


William Nelson Lane (1843 - 1924)

Records of the Proprietors of Narraganset Township, No. 1: Now the Town of ... By Buxton (Me.). Proprietors, Proprietors of Narraganset Township No. 1 (Me.)


William Wiseham Paine (1817 - 1882)

William Wiseham Paine (October 10, 1817 – August 5, 1882) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Paine moved with his parents to Milledgeville, Georgia, in 1...