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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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Captain John Thomas Glenn (CSA), Mayor of Atlanta (1844 - 1899)

John Thomas Glenn (April 21, 1844 – March 14, 1899) was the 31st Mayor of Atlanta from 1889 to 1891, and the son of another Atlanta mayor, Luther Glenn, and like his father an attorney at law....

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Clay Allison MP (1840 - 1887)

Robert Andrew "Clay" Allison was once asked what he did for a living and he replied "I am a shootist." It is simply not possible to verify the multiple accounts of his numerous outrageous activities ...

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Joseph H De Castro, SGT (USA) MP (1844 - 1892)

Corporal Joseph H. De Castro (November 14, 1844 – May 8, 1892), was the first Hispanic-American to be awarded the United States' highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Meda...

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Colonel Charles John Biddle (USA) (1819 - 1873)

Charles John Biddle (1819 – September 28, 1873) was an American soldier, lawyer, Congressman, and newspaper editor. Biography Biddle was born and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He w...

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Philip Bazaar, Seaman (USA) MP (deceased)

Seaman Philip Bazaar , born in Chile, South America, was a Navy seaman who was awarded the United States' highest military decoration for valor in combat — the Medal of Honor — for having...

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Green Carver (CSA) (1828 - 1904)

Birth: Jun. 9, 1828 North Carolina, USA Death: Dec. 30, 1904 Pickens County Alabama, USA Green Carver, son of John CARVER and Nancy CLAYTON, was born June 09, 1828 in North Carolina, and died...

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Drewry Mortimer Peeples (CSA) (1830 - 1864)

Served as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company D, 22nd Regiment, Georgia Infantry, CSA.

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William Waightstill Avery (CSA) (1816 - 1864)

William Waightstill Avery (1816–1864) was a North Carolina politician and lawyer. Born in Burke County, North Carolina, he was the brother of Isaac E. Avery, the son of Isaac Thomas Avery, and...

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Col. John Bell Brownlow (USA) (1839 - 1922)

John Bell Brownlow was an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. He became colonel of the 9th Regiment of Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry (Union). Note:John Bell Brownlow (1839-1922) was the s...

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William Rule MP (1839 - 1928)

) William Rule (May 10, 1839 – July 26, 1928) was an American newspaper editor and politician, best known as the founder of the Knoxville Journal, which was published in Knoxville, Tennessee, ...

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Edward J. Sanford MP (1831 - 1902)

Edward Jackson Sanford (November 23, 1831 – October 27, 1902) was an American manufacturing tycoon and financier, active primarily in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the late 19th century. As preside...

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Horace Harmon Lurton, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1844 - 1914)

Horace Harmon Lurton (February 26, 1844 – July 12, 1914) was an American jurist who served for four years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed at the age of 65, Lu...

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Edward Douglass White, U.S. Senator, 9th Chief Justice of the United States (1845 - 1921)

Edward Douglass White, Jr. (November 3, 1845 – May 19, 1921), American politician and jurist, was a United States senator, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and the ninth Ch...

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Lucius Q. C. Lamar, US Senator, US Sec'y of the Interior, Justice US Sup. Ct (1825 - 1893)

) Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (September 17, 1825 – January 23, 1893) was an American politician and jurist from Mississippi. A United States Representative and Senator, he also served as...

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Stanley Matthews, U.S. Senator, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1824 - 1889)

) Thomas Stanley Matthews (July 21, 1824 – March 22, 1889), known as Stanley Matthews, was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from May 1881 to his death in 1889. ...

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Rear Admiral Joshua R. Sands, USN (1795 - 1883)

Joshua Ratoon Sands (May 13, 1795 – October 2, 1883) was an officer in the United States Navy who rose to the rank of Rear Admiral. He served in the War of 1812, the Mexican–American Wa...

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Major William S. Grady, Sr. (CSA) (1821 - 1864)

Major William S. Grady, a Confederate officer, who surrendered his life at Petersburg, Virginia. Major Grady, at one time owned the gas works at Athens, Georgia. He was the father of Henry Woodfin Gr...

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Cpl (CSA) Marcus A. Buttrill MP (1836 - 1863)

Enlisted as a private on September 23, 1861, in Company D, 35th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, CSA (Heard & Troup Counties, GA). Appointed 1st Corporal September 186...

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William Henry Buttrill (CSA) (1832 - 1863)

Enlisted March 10, 1863, in Company D of the 35th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Franklin, Heard Co., GA, CSA. He entered Chimborazo Hospital in the City of Richmond, VA, CSA, with typhoid feve...

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Albert D. Kelley (USA) (1840 - 1888)

Enlisted August 4, 1862, in Company I of the 72nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Pine Village, Warren Co., IN. Promoted to corporal on November 20, 1862. He was later assigned to Wilder's Briga...

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Colonel George Anson Starkweather, Jr. (USA) (1834 - 1883)

George Anson Starkweather was a Colonel in the New York 12th Regiment of Artillery.

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Charles Edward Bellamy MP (deceased)

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<private> Foster (1844 - 1902)

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Zebulon P. Lee (CSA) (1843 - 1912)

Wounded, lost a leg at Chicamauga September 19–20, 1863 with Co. C, 23rd Tennessee Infantry (CSA). ---------------------------------------------------- United States, Civil War Soldiers Inde...

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Philander J. Lee (CSA) (1839 - 1882)

United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Tennessee record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: Philander J. Lee event: Military Service rank in: Privat...

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Lt. Lawson W. Lee (CSA) (1837 - 1863)

1st Lt with Co C, 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Martin's), Killed at the Battle of Bean Station. ---------------------------------------------------- United States, Civil War Soldiers Index ...

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Sgt Samuel P Garrigues (USA) (1828 - 1908)

Samuel P. Garrigues, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was descended from French stock which was transplanted to the American colonies in very early times. A brother of Samuel P., William G...

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William Whitfield III (Cont. Militia) (1743 - 1817)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A124694 William Whitfield III had 30 children by his four wives. He had 40 descendants that served in the Confederate Army. ...

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Lt. Henry H. Granger (USA) (1817 - 1864)

Henry H. Granger, from central Massachusetts, received the permission to raise a Battery on August 12, 1862 under Special Order Number 614 from Governor John A. Andrews. The recruiting drive swept thro...

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Major Archibald Taylor II (USA) (1838 - 1917)

When the 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry was formed in May 1861, Archibald Taylor II's father, Brig. General George W. Taylor, was appointed by Governor Olden as the new regiment's first colonel. A...

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Capt Archibald S. Taylor (USA) (b. - 1863)

Birth: unknown Death: May 3, 1863, USA Civil War Union Army Officer. Captain in the 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. Died at the Battle of Chancellorville, Virginia. He had served in the 3rd Ne...

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Harrison West (CSA) (1843 - 1925)

United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Texas record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: Harrison West also known as: H. West event: Military Service...

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Nelson West (CSA) (1840 - 1910)

United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Texas record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: Nelson West also known as: N. West event: Military Service ...

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Woods Hinds (CSA) (1841 - d.)

Woods Hinds United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Kentucky record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: Woods Hinds event: Military Service rank in...

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Yeatman Hinds (CSA) (1841 - 1885)

United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Kentucky record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: Yateman Hinds event: Military Service rank in: Private ...

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Samuel Belshe (USA) (1838 - 1913)

record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: Samuel Belshe event: Military Service rank in: Private rank out: Private side: Union state (or origin): Missouri military unit:...

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First Lieutenant Daniel Whitaker (USA) (b. - 1863)

Daniel Whitaker, First Lieutenant, Company B, 2nd New York Cavalry was killed in action at Aldie, Virginia, on June 17, 1863. His brother, Edward Washburn Whitaker, was a Second Lieutenant in the same ...

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Robert W Quiggle, USA (1846 - 1862)

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Isaac Quiggle, USA (1843 - 1874)

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Gaston Zachariah Lineberry (1845 - d.)

Name: Zacheus Lineberry Residence: Randolph County, North Carolina Enlistment Date: 18 Apr 1862 Enlistment Place: Montgomery County, North Carolina Side Served: Confederacy State Served: Nort...

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Sallie / Sally Brooks Tate (Sterrett) (c.1845 - 1880)

Sallie [or Sally] Tate (Sterrett) is an interesting Civil War figure because, as a member of a slave-holding cotton planter's family in Alabama, Union troops confiscated some of her property at the clo...

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Oran A Lineberry (1842 - 1891)

Oran (or Orrin) A Lineberry was a Confederate soldier in VA. Regiment Name: 29th Regiment, VA infantry Company: F Rank In: Private Rank out: Corporal Enlisted: Mar 4, 1862 in Saltville, VA ...

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George Washington William Threadgill (CSA) (1822 - 1909)

George Washington William Threadgill was born 11 September 1822 in Anson County, North Carolina. He married Nancy Threadgill, Elizabeth Doss Flowers, Mary Post, and Mary Reed. He died 15 September 1909...

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Midshipman Daniel Murray Lee (CSN) (1843 - 1916)

Daniel Murray Lee b. on July 14, 1843 in Alexandria, Va. Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1867. Joined Confederate States Navy in July 1861 as Acting Midshipman. On June 2, 1863 to Midshipman. I...

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Major John Mason Lee (CSA) (1839 - 1924)

Birth: Jan. 4, 1839 Alexandria City Virginia, USA Death: Mar. 11, 1924 Widewater Stafford County Virginia, USA Died at his home,"Westwood". Son of Commodore Sydney Smith Lee and Ann Maria Mason Lee, ...

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Capt. Henry Carter Lee (CSA) MP (1842 - 1889)

Birth: Jan. 7, 1842 Fairfax County Virginia, USA Death: Jun. 6, 1889 Richmond City Virginia, USA Henry was born at "Clermont". Son of Sydney Smith Lee and Anna Maria Mason Lee. His grandfather was Li...

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Private William Alexander McCain (CSA) (1812 - c.1863)

William Alexander McCain died while serving as a private in Company I, 5th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States Army. Archive files indicate he deserted on February 15, 1864, and was later ...

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Colonel Miles Hicks Vernon CSA MP (1786 - 1866)

VERNON COUNTY IS NAMED AFTER HIM: Vernon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 20,454. Its county seat is Nevada. The county was organized on Februa...

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William H. Hough, (CSA) (1791 - 1862)

Died in the 2nd Battle of Manassas Would this be this William Hough? From William Hough (First_Last) Regiment Name 9 South Carolina Infantry. (2 S. C. Vols.) Side Confederate Company E Soldier's ...

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Colonel Donn Piatt (USA) (1819 - 1881)

Colonel Donn Piatt became a staff officer in the Union Army during the Civil War, and after the war edited and published "The Capital," a weekly newspaper in Washington, D.C. that fiercely criticized t...

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Henry R McKinney (1838 - 1887)

Captain in the Confederate army.

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Capt. William H. Maltby (CSA) (1837 - 1880)

William H. Maltby was the captain of a Confederate artillery battery and was taken as a prisoner of war in a skirmish on Mustang Island along the Texas Gulf Coast. His brother, Union Brig. General Jasp...

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Lieutenant John J. McCook (USA) (1843 - d.)

) John James McCook, Jr. (born February 4, 1843) was a chaplain in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and postbellum lawyer, professor, and theologian. He was a member of the Fighting McCo...

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Lieutenant Henry C. McCook (USA) (1837 - 1911)

Henry Christopher McCook (July 3, 1837 – 1911) was an American Presbyterian clergyman, naturalist, and prolific author on religion, history, and nature. He was a member of the celebrated Fight...

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Private Charles M. McCook (USA) (1843 - 1861)

Charles Morris McCook, (1843–1861), Private, 2nd Ohio Infantry, killed in action at the First Battle of Bull Run; died in his father's arms. He had declined an offer of a Lieutenant's commission...

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Maj. Latimer A. McCook (USA) (1820 - 1869)

Latimer A. McCook, a physician and eldest son of Daniel and Martha (Latimer) McCook, was born at Canonsburg, Pa., Apr. 26, 1820. After graduation from Jefferson College, he studied medicine. He was s...

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Dr. John McCook (1806 - 1865)

) John James McCook (1806 – October 11, 1865), was a patriarch of the Fighting McCooks, one of the most prolific families in United States Army history. Five of his sons became prominent soldi...

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Capt. Martin Van Buren Lightburn (USA) (deceased)

Capt. Martin Van Buren Lightburn served throughout the war in the 4th Virginia Infantry, later to become the 4th West Virginia Infantry, which was commanded by his brother, Brig. General Joseph A. J. L...

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1st Lt. Calvin Luther Lightburn (USA) (deceased)

Calvin Luther Lightburn served throughout the war in the 4th Virginia Infantry, later to become the 4th West Virginia Infantry, which was commanded by his brother, Brig. General Joseph A. J. Lightburn ...

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John Fell Lightburn (CSA) (deceased)

John Fell Lightburn Joined the Confederate Army, fought at Gettysburg, was wounded and spent much time in prison at Camp Chase. Three of his brothers, including Brig. General Joseph A. J. Lightburn, se...

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Capt. Gustavus C. Doane (USA) (1840 - 1892)

Gustavus Cheyney Doane (May 29, 1840 – May 5, 1892) was a U.S. Army Cavalry Captain, explorer, inventor and Civil War soldier who played a prominent role in the exploration of Yellowstone as a...

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Lt. Colonel Joseph Crane (USA) (deceased)

Joseph, brevetted a major in the Army of the Potomac for his participation in the Second Battle of Bull Run, would later become mayor of Jackson, Mississippi during the Reconstruction era in the south....

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Daniel Asbury Baugh, (CSA) (1849 - 1932)

Served in the Confederate Army - Lewis Battalion, Company B, Alabama Cavalry (more about that below - after more personal stories) Oran Baugh told a story that Daniel and his uncle were captured duri...

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Benjamin Sage, (CSA) (1847 - 1933)

He was a Confederate soldier - Company H of the Texas Infantry (16th or 18th?), though he had difficulty getting his pension approved, apparently his record was misplaced. Unsure if this was resolved o...

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Linden A Trogdon (1837 - d.)

Name: Lyndon/Linden A Trogdon Residence: Randolph County, North Carolina Age at enlistment: 22 Enlistment Date: 6 Oct 1861 Rank In: Private Rank Out: Private Enlistment Place: Randolph Coun...

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William Baugh, (CSA) (b. - 1862)

Served in the Confederate Army - 45th Regiment, Company C, Alabama infantry. From the website William Baugh Regiment Name 45 Alabama Infantry Side Confederate Company C From the website Of cour...

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Hiram Tomlinson (USA) (1826 - 1899)

Private in Company E, 17th Infantry Regiment Kansas, USA. ------------------------------------------- 1860 United States Federal Census about Hiram Tumlinson Name: Hiram Tumlinson [Hiram Tomlinson...

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Charles Veale, PVT (USA) MP (1838 - 1872)

Charles Veale or Veal was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of C...

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Andrew Jackson Smith, SGT (USA) MP (1843 - 1932)

Andrew Jackson Smith (September 3, 1843 – March 4, 1932) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for hi...

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Robert A Pinn, 1SG (USA) MP (1843 - 1911)

Robert A. Pinn (March 1, 1843 – January 5, 1911) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—...

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Joachim Pease, Seaman (USA) MP (1842 - d.)

Joachim Pease (born 1842, date of death unknown) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the America...

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James Mifflin, Cook (USA) MP (1839 - d.)

James Mifflin (born 1839, date of death unknown) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the America...

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John Henry Lawson, Landsman MP (1837 - 1919)

John Lawson (June 16, 1837 – May 3, 1919) was a United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War. Biography John Lawson was born Ju...

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Alexander Kelly, 1SG (USA) MP (1840 - 1907)

Alexander Kelly (April 7, 1840 – June 19, 1907) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—f...

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Miles James, CPL (USA) MP (1829 - 1871)

Miles James was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of Chaffin's F...

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Milton M Holland, SGT (USA) MP (1844 - 1910)

Milton Murray Holland (August 1, 1844 – May 15, 1910) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor&#x...

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Alfred B Hilton, SGT (USA) MP (b. - 1864)

Alfred B. Hilton (died October 21, 1864) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions...

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Thomas R Hawkins, SMG (USA) MP (1840 - 1870)

Thomas R. Hawkins (1840 – 1870) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions a...

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James H Harris MP (1828 - 1898)

James H. Harris (1828–January 28, 1898) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his a...

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James Daniel Gardner, SGT (USA) MP (1839 - 1905)

James Daniel Gardner also spelled as Gardiner (September 16, 1839–September 29, 1905) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highe...

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Virginius H. Rodes (CSA) (1843 - 1879)

Virginius Hudson Rodes, 1843; Lynchburg, VA; Aide-de-Camp to brother, Maj. Gen. Robert Emmett Rodes; Merchant, Planter; died 14 Jan 1879 at his plantation in Carroll Co., MS and buried in Lynchburg, VA

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Herbert Sleeper (USA) (1841 - 1874)

Private in Company F, Massachusetts 44th Infantry Regiment, USA. Battles Fought Fought on 2 Nov 1862 at Rawle's Mill, Williamston, NC. Fought on 14 Dec 1862 at Kinston, NC. Fought on 16 Dec 186...

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