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Brig. General Jacob H. Smith ("Howling Jake") (1840 - 1918)

General Jacob Hurd Smith (January 29, 1840 – March 1, 1918) was a United States Army officer best known for ordering an indiscriminate retaliatory attack on a group of Filipinos during the Phi...

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Brevet Major Charles Stuart Bowman (USA) (c.1837 - 1868)

Charles Stuart Bowman was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in 1860. Bowman mustered Kansas volunteer and Native American companies for the Union Army, commanded Fort Leavenworth for a time, and ...

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Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Jr., (CSA) (1837 - 1884)

Born in Tennessee, Lunsford Pitts Yandell Jr. grew up in Louisville, began studying medicine at age 17, and graduated with an MD from the University of Louisville in 1857. He worked as chief of the L...

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Albert Gallatin Boyce, Sr (CSA) (1842 - 1912)

Troop P 18th Texas Infantry (Potter Co, TX Confederate Service Records) Al Boyce Sr. was killed on Jan. 13, 1912. Sr. by John Beal Sneed while sitting on a bench inside a Ft. Worth hotel. Born on...

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David Vance Thrift (1845 - 1921)

Leroy Thrift Enlistment Date: 12 Dec 1861 Side Served: Union State Served: Ohio Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 12 December 1861 at the age of 18. Enlisted in Company E, 82nd Infantry Regime...

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Juliet Opie Hopkins ("The Florence Nightingale of the South") (1818 - 1890)

Juliet Ann Opie Hopkins ("the Florence Nightingale of the South") (1818–1890) was born on a plantation in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of West Virginia. After marriage to Arthur F. Hop...

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Anna Etheridge, "Gentle Annie" (1839 - 1913)

Lorinda Anna "Annie" Blair Etheridge (May 3, 1839– January 23, 1913) was a Union nurse and vivandière who served during the American Civil War. She was one of only two women to receive ...

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William B. Wright (1823 - 1896)

William B. Wright served in the 84th Illinois infantry during the Civil War.

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Louisa May Alcott MP (1832 - 1888)

Louisa May Alcott is known worldwide as the author of Little Women, but less known is the fact that she served as a volunteer nurse during the civil war, seeing action in the battle of Fredericksburg. ...

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William Metcalf (1838 - 1909)

) William Metcalf (1838–1909) was an American steel manufacturer. Metcalf was born at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Troy, New York, in 1858. ...

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Silas Adams (1839 - 1896)

Silas Adams (February 9, 1839 – May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky. Youth He was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky on February 9, 1839, and moved to Casey County with hi...

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Major John B. Castleman (CSA) (1841 - 1918)

John Breckinridge Castleman (June 30, 1841 – May 23, 1918) was a Confederate brigadier general and prominent landowner and businessman in Louisville, Kentucky. He studied law at Transylvania U...

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Thomas Satterwhite Noble (CSA) (1835 - 1907)

Thomas Satterwhite Noble (May 29, 1835 - April 27, 1907) was an American painter and teacher. He served in the Confederate army and later became the first head of the McMicken School of Design. Bio...

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Col. Hiram Miller Bledsoe, Jr. MP (1825 - 1899)

COLONEL HIRAM M BLEDSOE: 'a prominent citizen of this township owes his nativity to Bourbon County Kentucky where he was born April 25 1825, Hiram M Bledsoe his father who was born in Cumberland Coun...

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Malcolm D. Graham (1827 - 1878)

Malcolm Daniel Graham (July 6, 1827 – October 6, 1878) was a prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Autauga County, Alabama and later moved to Texas. He served in the Texas State Sen...

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Theodore Case (1832 - 1900)

Civil War Union Army officer. Born in Jackson, Georgia, and attended school at Marietta College, Ohio, teaching school and studying medicine. One of the early town settlers of Kansas City Missouri, h...

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James Phillip Dial (1834 - 1916)

Civil War veteran

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Erastus Milo Cravath (1833 - 1900)

Erastus Milo Cravath (1833–1900) was a field secretary with the American Missionary Association (AMA) after the American Civil War, when he helped found Fisk University in Nashville, Tenness...

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Major Mehitable Ellis Woods (1811 - 1891)

Fairfield Iowa’s most famous and well-loved Civil War hero was actually not a hero at all, but a heroine: Major Mehitable Ellis Woods, better known to generations of Fairfielders as ...

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Charles Fairchild (1843 - 1933)

harles Grandison Fairchild (1843–1933) was an American educator. Fairchild was born in Birmingham, Michigan, the son of Edward Henry Fairchild. After serving in the Union cavalry during th...

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Major John Black Downing (1834 - 1914)

from the historical marker in Middleport, Meigs County, Ohio: Major John B. Downing was born in Rutland in February 1834, son of Rodney and Marian Black Downing. Educated at Marietta College, he spen...

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Charles James Faulkner, Jr., US Senate (1847 - 1929)

Senator. Charles was born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) at Boydville, the family estate. He received the best education a child could imagine, attending private schools in Ellicott Cit...

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Charles James Faulkner, US Congress, (CSA) (1806 - 1884)

Charles James Faulkner (July 6, 1806 – November 1, 1884) was a nineteenth-century politician and lawyer from Virginia and West Virginia. He was the father of Charles James Faulkner. Born in ...

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Maj. General George W. Davis, 4th Military Governor of Puerto Rico (1839 - 1918)

George Whitefield Davis (July 26, 1839 – July 12, 1918) was an engineer and Major General in the United States Army. He also served as a military Governor of Puerto Rico and as the first milit...

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Milford Nye (1827 - 1895)

Served in the Maine Volunteers

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Samuel M. Inman (1843 - 1915)

Samuel Martin Inman (February 19, 1843 – January 12, 1915) was a prominent cotton merchant and businessman in Atlanta, Georgia who is best known for the neighborhood in Atlanta that bears his ...

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William Andrew Hansell (1843 - 1907)

William Andrew Hansell, graduated from Georgia Military Institute and also served as an officer [lieutenant-colonel] in the Confederate Army, first in the 35th Alabama, then as a topographical engine...

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Capt. James Monroe Wolcott (1839 - 1917)

GAR 21ST BATTALION OHIO LIGHT ARTILLERY 130TH COMPANY E SERVED IN 1863 84TH OVI COMPANY K ENLISTED: 28 MAY 1862 DISCHARGED: 20 SEPTEMBER 1862 TIME SERVED; 3 MONTHS --------------------Unmarried. James ...

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Henry Clay Wolcott (1830 - 1882)

Civil War veteran -------------------- Henry enlisted in Co. C, 3rd OH Cav. Regt. in 1868. His life after the war was said to have been 'difficult'. He lived alone at Maumee in 1880 and apparently neve...

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Dr. Norton S. Townshend, US Congress (1815 - 1895)

Norton Strange Townshend (December 25, 1815 – July 13, 1895) was a United States Representative from Ohio. Born in Clay Coton, Northamptonshire (England), in 1830 he migrated to the United...

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Joe Howard, Jr. (1833 - 1908)

. Joseph "Joe" Howard, Jr. (June 3, 1833 – March 31, 1908) was an American journalist, war correspondent, publicist and newspaperman. He was one of the top reporters for The New York Times, ci...

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David Sinton MP (1808 - 1900)

Cincinnati.. August 31, 1900.. David Sinton the richest man in Cincinnati & Ohio, died this evening... at age 93.... He leaves an estate of 20 Million dollars.... Mr. Sinton was born in Ireland and rea...

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William H. Wiley (1842 - 1925)

William Halsted Wiley (July 10, 1842 in New York City – May 2, 1925 in Orange, New Jersey), was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 8th congressional district ...

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Michael Keith (1833 - 1904)

54th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company I

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Matthias Wolfe (1815 - 1865)

103rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company D Mustered in on November 13, 1861. Discharged on Surgeon's Certificate in April of 1862.

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Leffert L. Buck (1837 - 1909)

civil engineer, noted bridge constructor of eminence. Served in Civil War. Settled in Hastings-on-Hudson. ENROLLED IN 1ST GRADUATING CLASS OF ST.LAWRENCE U. SERVED 4 YEARS IN CIVIL WAR, GRADUATED FROM ...

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James Salisbury (1823 - 1905)

James Henry Salisbury, M.D. (12 January 1823 – 23 September 1905) was a 19th-century American physician, and the inventor of the Salisbury steak. Salisbury was born in Scott, New York, in 18...

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Hugh MOSHER (1819 - 1892)

from historical marker in Perry, Lake County, Ohio: Hugh Mosher was the fifer portrayed in Archibald Willard's "Spirit of '76", one of America"s most famous patriotic paintings. Mosher was born on Ja...

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1st Lieutenant Martin Jones Hawkins (USA) (1830 - 1886)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Six feet tall, dark complexion, black e...

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Oliver Wylie Harbin (1835 - 1910)

The Great Locomotive Chase or Andrews' Raid was a Union military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Oliver Wylie Harbin was the Engineer of the Will...

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William Allen Fuller (1836 - 1905)

William Allen Fuller (April 15, 1836 – December 28, 1905) was a conductor on the Western & Atlantic Railroad during the American Civil War era. He was most noted for his role in the 1862 G...

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Private George Davenport Wilson (USA) (1830 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; a Medal of Honor was aut...

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Private John Alfred Wilson (USA) (1833 - 1904)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. After abandoning THE GENERAL, Wilson an...

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Private John Wollam (USA) (1838 - 1890)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. The President of the United States of A...

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2nd Lieutenant Mark Wood (USA) (1839 - 1866)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 7 inches tall, dark complexio...

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Corporal Ovid Wellford Smith (USA) (1844 - 1868)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 9 inches tall, dark complexio...

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Private Samuel Slavens (USA) (1831 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

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Private Charles Perry Shadrack (USA) (1840 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; a Medal of Honor was aut...

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Sergeant John Morehead Scott (USA) (1839 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

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Private Samuel Robertson (USA) (1843 - 1862)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

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2nd Lieutenant William H. H. Reddick (USA) (1840 - 1903)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 8 inches tall, light hair, bl...

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Sergeant Samuel Llewellyn (USA) (1841 - 1915)

Five feet 6 inches tall, 175 pounds, dark complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes; 20 years, 5 months, 17 days of age on day of the Raid. Coal miner, but wrote in September, 1904 that he was “...

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Private William James Knight (USA) (1837 - 1916)

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Five feet 6.5 inches tall, light comple...

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2nd Lieutenant Robert Buffum (USA) (1828 - 1871)

Robert Buffum (July 7, 1828 to July 20, 1871) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Buffum was the third person to receive the country's highest award for bravery during comba...

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William Hunter Campbell (Great Locomotive Chase) (1839 - 1862)

William Hunter Campbell (September 9, 1839–June 18, 1862) was an Ohio civilian who worked for the Union Army during the early years of the American Civil War. He participated in a daring raid ...

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Pvt. Wallace Smith (1835 - 1863)

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Private John Reed Porter (USA) (1838 - 1923)

from historical marker in McComb, Hancock County, Ohio: In memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck the Confederate supply ...

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Captain William Bensinger (USA) (1840 - 1918)

from historical marker in McComb, Hancock County, Ohio: In memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck the Confederate supply ...

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George Luther Stearns (1809 - 1867)

from Wikipedia: George L. Stearns was born in Medford, Massachusetts on January 8, 1809, the eldest son and second child of Luther and Mary Hall Stearns. He was a member of the early Stearns family, ...

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James Lewis Reily (1845 - 1864)

James was a Lieutenant with the 8th Ohio Cavalry who died of disease in 1864.

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Col. Robert Reily (1820 - 1863)

from the historical marker in Wyoming, Hamilton County, Ohio: Robert Reily, founder of the village of Wyoming in 1861. He was born June 1, 1820, the son of John and Nancy Hunter Reily of Butler Count...

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General William H. Russell (USA) (1809 - 1885)

American businessman, educator, and politician William Huntington Russell was the founder of the Yale University secret society Skull and Bones. He was a descendant of several old New England families,...

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William Conant Church (1836 - 1917)

William Conant Church (1836–1917) was an American journalist and soldier. Early life Church was born in Rochester, New York on August 11, 1836, to the Reverend Pharcellus Church. He was ed...

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Warren Sibley Cushman (USA) (1845 - 1926)

from historical marker in Woodstock, Champaign County, Ohio: Warren Cushman was a respected painter, sculptor, photographer, musician, and inventor. He created the towering Cushman monument in Woodst...

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Peter H Headrick (1812 - 1896)

Inscription: Co B 2 Tenn Cav Battle Unit Name:2nd Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry Side:Union Company:B Soldier's Rank In:Private Soldier's Rank Out:Private Alternate name: Film Number:M392 ROLL 7

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Ross Elder (1839 - 1918)

When the Civil War began. Ross joined the Home Guards, but he said about every day the Home Guards were called out to arrest someone, and often they were neighbors and friends; so he became disgusted w...

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Myron Emery Avery (1845 - 1864)

Civil War Service "fills a soldier's grave at Nashville, Tenn." THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 565

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Asbury J. Tilton (1840 - 1916)

Asbury J. , was reared on a farm, receiving a common school education. Farming has been his occupation. He served in the war, being a member of company F, One Hundred and Forty-second regiment, Ohio ...

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Samuel Dibble (1837 - 1913)

Samuel Dibble (September 16, 1837 – September 16, 1913) was a lawyer, educator and U.S. Representative from South Carolina. Contents [show] Birth and childhood[edit] Samuel Dibble was born i...

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Marion Andrew Ross (1832 - 1862)

Marion Ross was a Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant Major in Company B, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Union Army. He was member of the Andrews Raiders. I...

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Capt. Appleton Oaksmith (1825 - 1887)

Appleton Oaksmith (February 12, 1825 – October 29, 1887), of Carteret County, North Carolina, was the son of Seba Smith and Elizabeth Oakes Smith. Appleton Oaksmith was one of the most c...

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William Penn Nye (c.1823 - 1862)

Enlisted in the Civil War serving as a private in Co. "H" Massachusetts Volunteers, Bay State Brigade, Division No. 2.

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Joseph H. Earle, U.S. Senator (1847 - 1897)

Joseph Haynsworth Earle (April 30, 1847 – May 20, 1897) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Greenville, he attended private schools in Sumter. He was a first year cadet at...

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George W. Croft (1846 - 1904)

George William Croft (December 20, 1846 – March 10, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, father of Theodore Gaillard Croft. Born in Newberry County, South Carolina, Croft att...

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Col. Lorin Andrews (1819 - 1861)

Front Text : "Colonel Lorin Andrews "First to Fight"" Born in Ashland County in 1819, Lorin Andrews studied at Kenyon College (1838-41) and achieved renown as an Ohio school superintendent and advocate...

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James Jerman Palmer (CSA) (1840 - 1862)

James Jerman Palmer served in the Confederate army (S.C.Palmetto Sharpshooters). He was killed in the 2nd Battle of Bull Run.

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Lyman William Gates (1819 - 1898)

Civil War veteran

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Colonel Leroy M. McAfee (CSA) (1837 - 1873)

Leroy Magnum McAfee (1837 – 1873) was an American Confederate veteran and politician. He was a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Early life Leroy Magnum McAfee was b...

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Christian Bachman Herr (1843 - 1922)

Sgt Co I Ind. Batt Light Artillery

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Samuel Brown Carroll (1822 - 1864)

Wounded in both legs at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, taken to the Nashville Army Hosp where he died, War between the States, or Civil War.

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Clement Charles Hutton (1820 - 1862)

private in Michigan 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Company M Union Army

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Tom Dula (aka "Tom Dooley") (1845 - 1868)

(Includes the song) Thomas C. Dula (June 22, 1845 – May 1, 1868) was a former Confederate soldier, who was tried, convicted, and hanged for the murder of his fiancée, Laura Foster. ...

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Lt. Colonel Robert F. Armfield (CSA) (1829 - 1898)

Robert Franklin Armfield (9 July 1829 – 9 November 1898) was the Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina from 1875 to 1876, and a U.S. Representative from North Carolina between 1879 and 1883....

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John Wesley Roper (CSA) (1830 - 1894)

John Wesley Roper who was the leader of the 18th Regiment of North Carolina troops in the Confederate Army.

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Green Porter Stovall (1826 - 1892)

UNIONIST "Southern Loyalists in the Civil War: The Southern Claims Commission" pg. 574 Green P. STOVALL Claim No: 11640 Date of Hearing: 9 Feb 1872 Place of Residence: Fayette County, Kansas P.O. (...

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Samuel Calhoun (1846 - 1935)

206th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry, Company H Mustered in on August 31, 1864. Mustered out with Company on June 26, 1865.

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Major Jasper Strong Whiting (CSA) (c.1827 - 1862)

Jasper Strong Whiting (Levi) was born about 1827 in Louisiana. He died on 25 Dec 1862 in Richmond, Richmond, Virginia. He was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond, Virginia. Jasper S. Whi...

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Robert Lewis Dabney (1820 - 1898)

Robert Lewis Dabney (March 5, 1820 – January 3, 1898) was an American Christian theologian, Southern Presbyterian pastor, Confederate States Army chaplain, and architect. He was also chief o...

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Lt. Colonel Thomas Benjamin Rust Massie (CSA) (1820 - 1908)

Before the Antietam Campaign: In 1859 Thomas Massie was a farmer living in Rappahannock County, Virginia. He organized the Washington Grays, a local militia company. In June 1861 they were muster...

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Colonel John T. L. Preston (CSA) MP (1811 - 1890)

Educator. He was the founder of the Virginia Military Institute in 1839 and one of its first professors. The Preston library at VMI is named for him. His wife, Margaret Junkin Preston is the famed "P...

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Elijah Armstrong Henderson (1843 - 1929)

Drafted to Company D, Pennsylvania 46th Infantry Regiment on 14 Jul 1863. Mustered out on 16 Jul 1865 at Alexandria, VA.

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Augustus Berry Rich (1836 - 1923)

James Rich and his brothers William and Augustus were enlisted in Company H, Brooks' Regiment of the Arkansas Infantry, CSA (also known as 2d Regiment and 34th Regiment) on August 25, 1862 at Mt. Comfo...

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William Jackson Rich (1829 - 1921)

James and his brothers William and Augustus were enlisted in Company H, Brooks' Regiment of the Arkansas Infantry, CSA (also known as 2d Regiment and 34th Regiment) on August 25, 1862 at Mt. Comfort by...

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James Calvin Rich (1829 - 1904)

Co.H, Brooks Reg. of the Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A., (also known as the 2nd & 34th reg, Fogan,s Brigade of the Ark. inf.James lost right arm at the Battle of Prairie Grove, Ar., 7 Dec 1862. - D.Ha...

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Brig. General Hugh Thompson Reid (USA) (1811 - 1874)

Hugh Thompson Reid (1811–1874) was a lawyer, president of the Des Moines Valley Railroad and Union general during the American Civil War. Early life Reid was born in Indiana on October...

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Harrison McFadden (1837 - 1912)

Civil War veteran

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William E. Warnell, 2nd. Sgt. MP (1818 - 1897)

Enlisted in Company H, Georgia 11th Infantry Battalion on 04 Mar 1862.Mustered out on 12 May 1862.Transferred to Company H, Georgia 47th Infantry Regiment on 12 May 1862.Mustered out on 12 Oct 1862.

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William Fulton (1844 - 1923)

William Fulton, blacksmith Army, Private, Co. C, 64th Regt, OVI from October 4, 1861 to April 28, 1862, CW Name: William Fulton, Enlistment Date: 4 October, 1861, Side Served: Union, State Served: Oh...

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Isaac Hunter Fulton (1842 - 1893)

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Isaac H. Fulton Name: Isaac H. Fulton Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Ohio Regiment Name: 64 Ohio Infantry Regiment Name Expanded: 64th Regiment, Ohio Infa...

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John Conger (1836 - 1893)

Civil War veteran

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