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Brig. General Thomas Alexander Harris, Missouri State Guard (Confederate) (1826 - 1895)

Thomas Alexander Harris (1826 - April 9, 1895) was a United States Army officer at the end of the Mexican–American War and a Missouri State Guard (Confederate) brigadier general during the ear...

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William Sydney Wilson (1816 - 1862)

William Sydney Wilson (November 7, 1816 - November 3, 1862) was a prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Worcester County, Maryland, and later moved to Mississippi. He was the son of Ephrai...

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William T. S. Barry (1821 - 1868)

William Taylor Sullivan Barry (December 10, 1821 – January 29, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from Mississippi. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, Barry was graduated from Yale College in 1841 ...

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Martin Jenkins Crawford (1820 - 1883)

Martin Jenkins Crawford (March 17, 1820 – July 23, 1883) was an antebellum U.S. Representative and a representative to the Provisional Confederate Congress during the American Civil War from t...

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Colonel George Taliaferro Ward (CSA) (1810 - 1862)

George Taliaferro Ward (1810 – May 5, 1862) was a cotton plantation owner and politician from Leon County, Florida. He served the Confederate States of America as a colonel during the American...

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Lt. Colonel Stephen F. Hale (CSA) (1818 - 1862)

Stephen F. Hale (1818–1862) was an American politician and military officer. Stephen Fowler Hale, lawyer, was born January 21, 1818 in Crittendon County, Kentucky, and died July 18, 1862 in Ri...

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Dr. John S. Wellford, CSA (1825 - 1911)

My two older brothers were both physicians, and faithfully served the Confederate cause in hospital service. John Spotswood had gone to Europe in 1860 to pursue postgraduate study in the European hospi...

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Charles T. Pepper, M.D. (1830 - 1903)

Charles Taylor Pepper, M.D. (2 December 1830 – 28 May 1903) was the original inspiration for the Dr Pepper brand, according to the Dr Pepper/Seven Up company. Born in southwest Virginia, he ea...

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Major Hannibal Boone (CSA), Attorney General of Texas (1834 - 1897)

Hannibal Honestus Boone (February 24, 1834 – May 23, 1897) was the 16th Attorney General of Texas. Biography He was the son of Joseph and Harriet Boone, was born in Tipton County, Tennes...

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William Martin Walton (1832 - 1915)

William Martin Walton (January 17, 1832 – July 1, 1915) was a prominent lawyer in Austin, Texas. During the Civil War, Walton was a Major in the Confederate Army. After the War, he was elected...

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John Washington Keyes (1825 - 1892)

JOHN WASHINGTON KEYES was born in Athens, Limestone County, Alabama on November 25, 1825 to George and Nelly Keyes. He attended La Grange College in Alabama starting in January 1842 but was suspended t...

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Edward A. Burke (1839 - 1928)

Edward Austin Burke or Burk (September 13, 1839 – September 24, 1928) was the Democratic State Treasurer of Louisiana from 1878 to 1888. Burke was the first Democrat to hold the office of Loui...

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Osmun Latrobe (1835 - 1915)

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George Nye (1835 - 1862)

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Richard C. Shannon (1839 - 1920)

Richard Cutts Shannon (February 12, 1839 - October 5, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Biography Born in New London, Connecticut, Shannon was graduated from the grammar and high sch...

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Freeman James Nye (1825 - 1907)

Freeman James Nye served in the 43rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War.

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Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns, Governor (1839 - 1891)

Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns (1839-1891) was an American politician. He served as the 11th Governor of Florida, from 1874 to 1877. Born in Lovell, Maine on April 29, 1839, he attended Colby College an...

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John P. Swasey (1839 - 1928)

John Philip Swasey (1839–1928) was U.S. Representative from Maine from 1908-1911. Biography Swasey was born in Canton, Maine on September 4, 1839 and attended the Canton public schools, De...

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Brig. General Seldon Connor (USA), Governor (1839 - 1917)

Selden Connor (January 25, 1839 – July 9, 1917) was an American soldier, banker, and politician who was the 35th Governor of the U.S. state of Maine. Biography He was born in Fairfield, Ma...

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Colonel Charles A. Wikoff (1837 - 1898)

Charles Augustus Wikoff (March 3, 1837 – July 1, 1898) was a United States Army officer serving from American Civil War until he became the most senior ranking American Army officer killed in ...

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Rep. William Shepperd Ashe (D-NC) MP (1813 - 1862)

William Shepperd Ashe (14 September 1814 – 14 September 1862) was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1849 and 1855. Born in Rocky Point, North Carolina, Ashe attended ...

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Isaac Parsons (1814 - 1862)

) Isaac Parsons (January 7, 1814 – April 24, 1862) was an American planter, politician, and military officer in the U.S. state of Virginia (now West Virginia). Parsons served as a justice of t...

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John Collins Covell (1823 - 1887)

John Collins Covell (December 19, 1823 – June 4, 1887) was a 19th-century American educator and school administrator specializing in deaf education in the U.S. states of Virginia and West Virg...

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The Rt. Rev. John W. Beckwith (1831 - 1890)

John Watrous Beckwith (born 1831 in Raleigh, North Carolina and died November 23, 1890) was the Second Bishop of Georgia. He was the 86th bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of Americ...

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Alonzo Garcelon, Governor (1813 - 1906)

Dr. Alonzo Garcelon (May 6, 1813 – December 8, 1906) was the 36th Governor of Maine, an American Civil War surgeon general, and a co-founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Birth and ea...

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Lieutenant James Jackson Purman (USA) (1841 - 1915)

Born in Pennsylvania in 1841, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for service in the Civil War while serving with Company A, 140th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on Ju...

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Legrand Winfield Perce, US Congress (c.1836 - c.1911)

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Edward Daniel Fennell MP (1821 - 1864)

Edward FENNELL enlisted and was appointed 4th Corporal in Company K, 5th Georgia cavalry. Enlisted October, 1861, died while on a forced march to Florida. Died near Valdosta, Georgia.

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Brevet Brig. General Edmund Brooke Alexander (USA) (1802 - 1888)

Edmund Brooke Alexander (October 6, 1802 – January 3, 1888) was an officer in the United States Army in the Mexican-American War through the American Civil War who rose to the rank of brevet B...

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Colonel Jesse Gove (USA) (1824 - 1862)

Jesse Augustus Gove (December 5, 1824 – June 27, 1862) was an American soldier and lawyer, noteworthy for his military career and his role as a colonel in the American Civil War. After graduat...

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John Cradlebaugh, US Congress (1819 - 1872)

John Cradlebaugh (February 22, 1819 – February 22, 1872) was the first delegate to the United States House of Representatives from Nevada Territory. Biography Born in Circleville, Ohio, he...

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Brevet Brig. General Ellis Spear (USA) (1834 - 1917)

Ellis Spear (October 15, 1834 – April 3, 1917) was an officer in the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment who rose to the rank of general during the American Civil War. He served in the ...

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1st Lt. John Wesley Clark (USA) (1830 - 1893)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as First Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster of the 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his brave...

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Colonel Beaufort Watts Ball, Sr. (CSA) (1830 - 1902)

Colonel Beaufort Watts Ball, was the Adjutant General for Kershaw's Brigade, South Carolina Cavalry. He enlisted in 1861 and served until 09 April 1865, when he surrendered at Appomatox Courthouse, V...

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Franklin B. Hough ("father of American forestry") (1822 - 1885)

Franklin B. Hough (July 20, 1822-June 11, 1885) was a scientist, historian and the first chief of the United States Division of Forestry, the predecessor of the United States Forest Service. He was a...

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Hugh Scott Sparks MP (1843 - 1863)

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Rear Admiral Samuel Livingston Breese (USN) (1794 - 1870)

Samuel Livingston Breese (August 6, 1794 – December 17, 1870) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. His active-duty career included service in the War of 1812, the Mexican–Ameri...

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Brig. General James Cooper (USA), U.S. Senator (1810 - 1863)

) James Cooper (May 8, 1810 – March 28, 1863) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician, who served in the United States Congress. Cooper lived much of his life in Gettysburg, Pennsylv...

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Brevet Brig. General George Washington Baldey (USA) (1830 - 1914)

George Baldey was a private in the army in 1847-48; a private, sergeant, and first lieutenant, in the 2nd Colorado cavalry, serving in New Mexico, Missouri, and Arkansas in 1862-63; and a major and lie...

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Rienzi Melville Johnston, U.S. Senator (1849 - 1926)

Rienzi Melville Johnston (September 9, 1849 – February 28, 1926) was an American newspaperman and Democratic Party politician from Houston, Texas. He headed the Houston Post for many years, an...

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Alfred Washburn Benson (1843 - 1916)

Alfred Washburn Benson (July 15, 1843 – January 1, 1916) was a United States Senator from Kansas. Born in Poland, Chautauqua County, New York, he moved to Jamestown, New York in 1860, and at...

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Bishop W. Perkins, U.S. Senator (1841 - 1894)

Bishop Walden Perkins (October 18, 1841 – June 20, 1894) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kansas. Born in Rochester, Ohio, he attended the common schools and Knox College (G...

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John Byers Rinehart (1823 - 1911)

John Byers Rinehart was a Veteran having served with Co. B 134th IL Infantry.

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Thomas B. Turley, U.S. Senator (1845 - 1910)

Thomas Battle Turley (April 5, 1845 – July 1, 1910) was a Tennessee attorney who served as a Democratic U.S. senator from 1897 to 1901. Turley was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Thomas Jeffer...

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James E. Bailey, U.S. Senator (1822 - 1885)

James Edmund Bailey (August 15, 1822 – December 29, 1885) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1877 to 1881. Biography Bailey was born in Montgomery County, Tennessee...

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Ancil Sawyer MP (1833 - 1901)

Company A, 19th SC Infantry, Confederate States Army

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Gen. Zenas R. Bliss, Medal of Honor (1835 - 1900)

This officer, to encourage his regimen; which had never before been in action, and which had been ordered to lie down to protect itself from the enemy's fire, arose to his feet, advanced in front of ...

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Lt. Cornelius Hadley, Medal of Honor (c.1838 - 1902)

Citation With one companion, voluntarily carried through the enemy's lines important dispatches from Gen. Grant to Gen. Burnside, then besieged within Knoxville, and brought back replies, his comrade...

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Lt. George W. Brush, Medal of Honor (1842 - 1927)

Citation Voluntarily commanded a boat crew, which went to the rescue of a large number of Union soldiers on board the stranded steamer Boston, and with great gallantry succeeded in conveying them to ...

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Capt. James M. Pipes, Medal of Honor (1840 - 1928)

Citation While a sergeant and retiring with his company before the rapid advance of the enemy at Gettysburg, he and a companion stopped and carried to a place of safety a wounded and helpless comrade...

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Captain Lindley Miller (USA) (1834 - 1864)

Captain Lindley Miller served as an officer of a black infantry regiment during the Civil War and wrote the "Marching Song of the First Arkansas."

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Henry W. Blair, U.S. Senator (1834 - 1920)

Henry William Blair (December 6, 1834 – March 14, 1920) was a United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Campton, he attended the common schools and private academies...

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Samuel Hoar, IV (1845 - 1904)

A sequence of Samuel Hoar III's Civil War letters to his family back in Concord, Massachusetts, is in the collection of Concord Library. In 1862, eager to serve, Sam enlisted without parental consent i...

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Henry R. Pease, U.S. Senator (1835 - 1907)

Henry Roberts Pease (February 19, 1835 – January 2, 1907) was a United States Senator from Mississippi. Life and politics Born in Winsted, Connecticut, he received a normal-school training...

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Colin J. McRae (1813 - 1877)

Colin J. McRae (1813–1877) was an American politician and businessman. Biography Colin J. McRae worked as a businessman in Mobile, Alabama. For example, in the 1860s, he co-owned a foundry...

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Robert Hooker Gillett (1842 - 1865)

Robert Hooker Gillett joined the Union army, served as a Captain in the Antietam campaign, was invalided home sick, recovered, and joined the Navy. Assigned to the U.S.S. Gettysburg as a paymaster, R...

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Robert B. Van Valkenburgh, US Congress (1821 - 1888)

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. A prominent member of the New Yorlk State Legislature before the Civil War, upon the outbreak of the conflict he administered a recruiting depot, and hel...

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William Nye (1829 - d.)

In Company A, Third New York Cavalry 1861 to 1864 as Veterinary Surgeon

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Capt Albert Nye (1839 - 1862)

Company A, Ninth Michigan Infantry Born: 1839(MI) Died: June 23, 1862 (23y), Mt. Clemens. Entered service in Company A, Ninth Michigan Infantry, at organization, as First Lieutenant, August 13, 186...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel James Thompson (USA) (1828 - 1880)

Union Civil War Officer. Born in Delaware County, New York, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1851. He was assigned to the 2nd U.S. Artillery as a 2nd Lieutenant. ...

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James Taliaferro, U.S. Senator (1847 - 1934)

James Piper Taliaferro (September 30, 1847 – October 6, 1934) was a US Senator from Florida who served as a Democrat from 1899 to 1911. Biography Born in Orange, Virginia. Later attended t...

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Frank A. Reynolds (1841 - 1875)

Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 10, 1841 West Virginia, USA Death: Jul. 19, 1875 Ilion Herkimer County New York, USA Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 39th Nor...

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Captain Alexander F. Mathews (CSA) (1838 - 1906)

Alexander Ferdinand Mathews (November 13, 1838 - December 17, 1906) was an American businessman from Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia). He was a Confederate States Army officer during t...

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Mason Mathews (1803 - 1878)

Mason Mathews (December 15, 1803 - September 16, 1878) was an American politician. A Whig, he was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates for Greenbrier County during the American Civil War. Ra...

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Colonel Leonidas L. Polk (CSA) (1837 - 1892)

Leonidas Lafayette Polk (April 24, 1837 – June 11, 1892), or L.L. Polk, was an American farmer, journalist and political figure. Biography He was born in Anson County, North Carolina. L....

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Buckner Stith Morris, 2nd Mayor of Chicago (1800 - 1879)

Buckner Stith Morris (August 19, 1800 – December 16, 1879) served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1838–1839) for the Whig Party. Morris married Evelina Barker in Kentucky in 1832 and t...

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Lt. CDR Edward M Lea, USA (1837 - 1863)

Edward Lea was an 1855 graduate of the US Naval Academy and rose to the rank of Lt. Comdr. His father, Albert Lea (namesake of the Minnesota city) was a US Military Academy graduate and engineer. W...

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Lewis J. Bonar (1836 - 1930)

Lewis J. Bonar was born in a log cabin in Knox county, near Fredericktown,March 23,1836. He lived on the farm until he was twenty when he went to Bellville to clerk in J.W. Strong's General Store. In...

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Colonel Caspar Crowninshield (USA) (1837 - 1897)

Born: Oct. 23, 1837 Boston, Mass. Died: Jan. 10, 1897 Boston, Mass. From: Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans 1904 Caspar Crowninshield, soldier, was born in Boston, Mass...

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Lewis Addison Armistead (1817 - 1863)

Lewis Addison Armistead (February 18, 1817 – July 5, 1863) was a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, who was wounded, captured, and died after Pickett's Charge at the Battle...

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Albert Alonzo Ames (1842 - 1911)

Military Enlistment: ...at the call for volunteers to enter the Civil war he helped to organize Co. B. of the Ninth Minnesota reigment, enlisting himself as a private. At this time the Indians also beg...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel Phillip Sydney Coolidge (USA) (1830 - 1863)

Phillip Sidney Coolidge (Aug 22, 1830 - Sep 19, 1863), American astronomical observer. A great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson through his daughter Martha, and her daughter Ellen Wayles Randolph. A major ...

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John Kemble Tarbox (1838 - 1887)

John Kemble Tarbox (May 6, 1838 – May 28, 1887) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. Early life and education Tarbox was born in that part of Methuen, Massachusetts that became in...

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Lt. Colonel Lucius Manlius Sargent (USA) (1826 - 1864)

Lucius Manlius Sargent (September 15, 1826 Boston – December 9, 1864, near Petersburg, Virginia) graduated at Harvard in 1848, and at the medical school there in 1857, becoming house surgeon and...

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Brevet Brig. General Horace Binney Sargent (USA) (1821 - 1908)

Horace Binney Sargent (b. Quincy, Massachusetts June 30, 1821) graduated from Harvard in 1843, and from the law school there in 1845. At the opening of the Civil War he was senior aide on the staff o...

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Brevet Brig. General John F. Appleton (USA) (1838 - 1870)

John Francis Appleton (August 29, 1838 – August 31, 1870) was a lawyer and Union colonel in the American Civil War from the state of Maine who was awarded the honorary grade of brevet brigadie...

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Col. Lyne S. Metcalfe, US Congress (1822 - 1906)

Lyne Shackelford Metcalfe (April 21, 1822 - January 31, 1906) was a U.S. Representative from Missouri. Lyne Shackelford Metcalfe, c. 1870 Born in Madisonville, Kentucky, Metcalfe attended the commo...

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Gen. John Seashoales Witcher, US Congress (1839 - 1906)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he enrolled in the Union Army as a 1st lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He s...

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Col. Albert Augustus Pope (1843 - 1909)

Bicycle and Automobile Manufacturer. During the Civil War he served in the 35th Massachusetts Infantry, leaving with the rank of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel at war's end. After the war he entered the man...

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William Foster Nye (1824 - 1910)

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

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Ira D. Sankey (1840 - 1908)

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

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

Pvt. Co.A 5th Ala. Calvary CSA

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

Killed 1864 Civil war.

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Alpheus Hyatt, II MP (1838 - 1902)

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

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James P. Kimball (1836 - 1913)

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

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Thomas Logsdon (1835 - 1899)

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

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Jake Swingle (c.1846 - 1861)

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

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Corp. Monroe "Munn" Pointer (1838 - 1890)

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

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Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback MP (1837 - 1921)

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

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Brig. General Robert M. O'Reilly, 20th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1845 - 1912)

Robert Maitland O'Reilly (January 14, 1845–November 3, 1912) was the 20th Surgeon General of the United States Army, serving from September 7, 1902 to January 14, 1909. O'Reilly was born i...

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Brig. General William H. Forwood, 19th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

William Henry Forwood (September 7, 1838 – May 12, 1915) was a surgeon from Brandywine Hundred, Delaware, who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and eventually as Surgeon...

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Brig. General George Miller Sternberg, 18th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

Brigadier General George Miller Sternberg (June 8, 1838 – November 3, 1915) was a U.S. Army physician who is considered the first U.S. bacteriologist, having written Manual of Bacteriology (...

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

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

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

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

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Major General Bernard J. D. Irwin (1830 - 1917)

Bernard John Dowling Irwin (June 24, 1830 – December 15, 1917) was an assistant army surgeon during the Apache Wars and the first (chronologically by action) Medal of Honor recipient. His ac...

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Brevet Colonel Beverly D. Evans (1826 - 1897)

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

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

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

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Captain Asa Evans (CSA) (1834 - 1905)

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

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

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

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

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

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