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Gen. Clark Swett Edwards (1823 - 1903)

Colonel Clark S. Edwards commanded the 5th Maine Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Colonel Peter C. Ellmaker (USA) (1813 - 1890)

Colonel Peter C. Ellmaker commanded the 119th Pennsylvania Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Brevet Brig. General Thomas S. Allen (USA) (1825 - 1905)

) Thomas S. Allen is best remembered for his leadership of the 5th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. He also served as Wisconsin’s ninth secretary of state and published the Oshkosh Nor...

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Colonel James H. Walbridge (USA) (1826 - 1913)

Colonel Walbridge was the organizer and captain of company A, Second Vermont regiment of volunteers. At the time of his death in 1913, he was one of the few survivors among the 51 officers who at diffe...

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Colonel Thomas O. Seaver (USA) MP (1833 - 1912)

Thomas Orville Seaver (December 23, 1833 – July 11, 1912) rose to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army during the American Civil War and received the Medal of Honor, America's highest milita...

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Colonel Elisha L. Barney (USA) (1832 - 1864)

Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel of the 17th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Colonel ELISHA L. BARNEY Elisha L. Barney was a merchant doing business in Swanton when the war broke out, and was assoc...

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Brevet Maj. General Nelson Cross (USA) (c.1826 - 1897)

Thirty-six year old Nelson Cross enlisted with the 67th New York, 1st Long Island Volunteers at Brooklyn on May 14, 1861. He was mustered in as Lieutenant Colonel on June 24, 1861. In the Antietam Ca...

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Colonel Silas Titus (USA) (1811 - 1899)

Silas Titus (May 30, 1811 – October 4, 1899) was a military officer who fought in the American Civil War in the Union Army. He was active in the organization of the city of Syracuse, New York,...

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Brevet Brig. General Horatio Rogers, Jr. (USA) (1836 - 1904)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Gettysburg -- 2nd Rhode Island Infantry Regiment 2nd Brigade (Eustis), 3rd Division (Wheaton), VI Corps He served during the Civil War first as Major of ...

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Major William A. Harn (USA) (c.1834 - 1889)

William A. Harn commanded a New York artillery battery in the American Civil War. Pre War William A Harn was born in 1834 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Creation of the 3rd New York Battery...

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Gen. Edward B. Williston, Medal of Honor MP (1837 - 1920)

Edward Bancroft Williston (July 15, 1837 – April 24, 1920) was a brigadier general in the United States Army. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the American Civil...

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Brevet Brig. General James Wood, Jr. (USA) (1820 - 1893)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in New York, at the start of Civil War he was received authority to recruit a regiment and was appointed Colonel in command of the 136th New York Voluntee...

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Colonel Charles B. Gambee (USA) (c.1828 - 1864)

Colonel Charles B. Gambee commanded the 55th Ohio Infantry during the Battle of Gettysburg. He was killed in action on 15 May 1864 during the Battle of Resaca.

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Colonel Philip P. Brown, Jr. (USA) (1823 - 1881)

Col. Philip P. Brown, Jr. Brown, a former resident of Hamilton, who raised and commanded the 157th Regiment of N.Y. Volunteers in the late civil war, died at St. Louis, Mo., of typhoid pneumonia in...

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Colonel Warren W. Packer (USA) (1835 - 1912)

Union officer Warren Wightman Packer was born on February 1, 1835 in Groton, Connecticut. He was a clerk there before the war. On July 23, 1861, he became Captain of Company G in the 5th Connecti...

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Lt. Colonel Augustus Wade Dwight (USA) (1827 - 1865)

Augustus Wade Dwight (1827–1865) was a lawyer who became an officer in the American Civil War. He served in 21 battles and was wounded three times, the last wound being fatal. Life Augustu...

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Colonel Leavitt Hunt (USA) (1831 - 1907)

Col. Leavitt Hunt (1831–February 16, 1907) was a Harvard-educated attorney and photography pioneer who was one of the first people to photograph the Middle East. He and a companion, Nathan Fli...

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Susan Coolidge (1835 - 1905)

Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (January 29, 1835 – April 9, 1905) was an American children's author who wrote under the pen name Susan Coolidge. Background Woolsey was born January 29, 1835 into t...

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Brig. Gen. Joshua Hall Bates (USA) (1817 - 1908)

Joshua Hall Bates (March 5, 1817 – July 26, 1908) was a lawyer, politician, and general in the Union Army during the early part of the American Civil War. He was a leading recruiter and organi...

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David Brainerd Lyman MP (1840 - 1914)

David Brainerd Lyman, son of David Belden Lyman (1803–1868), an early American missionary to Hawaii, was born March 27, 1840 and named for missionary David Brainerd. He moved from Hawaii to the ...

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Professor William S. Clark, Colonel (USA) (1826 - 1886)

William Smith Clark 1826-1886 Birth: July 31, 1826 in Massachusetts, United States Death: March 9, 1886 Occupation: College President, Scientist, Soldier Source: Dictionary of American Biog...

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Colonel Sidney D. Jackman (CSA) (1826 - 1886)

Sidney Drake Jackman was an American farmer, teacher, and soldier. Jackman chose to follow the Confederate cause in 1861, and entered the Missouri State Guard. The next year he was appointed the colone...

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Brevet Brig. General Silas Colgrove (USA) (1816 - 1907)

Birth: May 24, 1816 Death: Jan. 13, 1907 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A lawyer before the Civil War, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel in the 8th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in Apri...

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Brevet Brig. General Ezra A. Carman (USA) (1834 - 1909)

Ezra Ayers Carman (February 27, 1834 – December 25, 1909) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, commanding a New Jersey infantry regiment and (occasionally) a brigade...

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Brevet Brig. General Nirom M. Crane (USA) (1828 - 1901)

Nirom Marium Crane Birth: Dec. 13, 1828 Death: Sep. 19, 1901 Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He entered the Union Army with a commission of Lieutenant Colonel in the 23rd New York Volun...

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Captain William H. Hawley (USA) (1840 - 1864)

Captain WILLIAM H. HAWLEY was born at Bridgeport, Oct. 5th, 1840. He resided in Bridgeport until July, 1862, when he threw up an excellent position as a book-keeper to enlist as a private in Co. A of...

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Colonel William Rickards, Jr. (USA) (1825 - 1900)

Colonel William Rickards, Jr. commanded the 29th Pennsylvania Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg. At Gettysburg The 29th Pennsylvania Infantry was also known as The Jackson Regiment. During the...

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Colonel Abel Godard (USA) (1835 - 1891)

Colonel Abel Godard commanded the 60th New York Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg. From the Gouveneur Northern Tribune, August 1, 1891: COL. ABEL GODARD. In the prime of life, apparently i...

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Captain Charles E. Winegar (USA) (1833 - 1900)

Profile photo: The south side of the monument to Lieutenant Charles E. Winegar’s Battery M, First New York Artillery. This unit was organized at Lockport, New York, and mustered in at Rochester ...

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Lt. Edward D. Muhlenberg (USA) (1831 - 1883)

Edward Duchman Muhlenberg (May 15, 1831 – March 10, 1883) was an American civil engineer in the railroad industry and an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He commanded...

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Brevet Brig General John L. Beveridge (USA), Governor MP (1824 - 1910)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, 17th Illinois Governor, US Congressman. Served as Major and commander of the 8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, and as Colonel and commander of the 17th Illin...

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Brevet Major James Edward Carpenter (USA) (1841 - 1901)

James Edward Carpenter (March 6, 1841 – August 16, 1901) served in the Union Army in 1861 as a private in the Eighth Pennsylvania Cavalry. In 1862 he became a second lieutenant and progressed ...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel Louis H. Carpenter (USA) [Brig. General post-Civil War] MP (1839 - 1916)

Louis Henry Carpenter (February 11, 1839–January 21, 1916) was a United States Army brigadier general and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in the American Indian Wars. He dr...

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Colonel Theophilus F. Rodenbough (USA) MP (1838 - 1912)

Theophilus Francis Rodenbough (November 5, 1838 – December 19, 1912) was born in Easton, Pennsylvania and was a Union Army Officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest ...

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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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1st 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, VAIsaac J. Levy, 46th Virginia Infantry, was 21 years old when he was killed at the Battle of Petersburg. His parents, Jacob and Martha Levy of...

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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. Son of Judge Briscoe G Baldwin and Martha Steele Brown VMI Class of 1848 Captain, U.S. Army Arsenal, Maine 1860 Lieutenant, 1st Arty 19 July 1861,...

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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)

Source: 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, s...

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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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