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John Welch Jones, M. D. (1826 - 1916)

John Welch Jones, M. D. (1826–1916) was a medical doctor, Civil War cavalry officer, superintendent of the Insane Asylum of Louisiana, and planter. Jones led the reform of the care of mentally...

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General Eliphalet Whittlesey (USA) (1821 - 1909)

General Whittlesey was a native of New Britain, Connecticut. He was graduated from Yale College in 1842 and for several years afterward traveled around the country studying the conditions at differen...

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William Absolom Booth (1842 - 1897)

William Absalom Booth was born in Elbert County, GA, the son of Nathaniel and Martha Ann Colvard Booth and the grandson of Gabriel Booth, veteran of the War of 1812 and Elizabeth "Betsy" Stinchcomb Boo...

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William Newton Bonar (deceased)

Sarah Eliza Bonar, sister of the Martin, married William Newton Bonar, son of Able Bonar and Mary Venus. William Newton Bonar served in the 12th Infantry under Captain Martin P. Bonar. from:

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James Calhoun Bonar, II (1846 - d.)

James Calhoun Bonar Jr (born 11 Sep 1846) - Company "A" 17th W. Va. Infantry. from:

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Thomas Snodgrass Bonar (1841 - d.)

Thomas Snodgrass Bonar (born 14 Nov 1841) - Company "D" 1st W. Va. Infantry. from:

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John William Bonar (1831 - 1883)

John William Bonar (born 13 Jan 1831) - Sgt., Company "A" 17th W. Va. Infantry. from:

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Martin Porter Bonar, Jr. (1839 - 1912)

Martin Porter Bonar, the son of Martin T. and Jane (Porter) Bonar, was born 27 May 1839 in Marshall County, W. Va. He served in the Civil War, as Captain of Company B, 12th W. Va. Infantry. He mustered...

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Emsley Burgess Lamb MP (1843 - 1930)

Company I, 22nd North Carolina Infantry

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Col. Christopher H. Williams, Jr., CSA (1830 - 1862)

Served in the U.S. Army under Jefferson Davis in the Mexican War. Was appointed Colonel of the 27th Tenn Vol. Infantry, CSA. He was killed leading a charge at the Battle of Shiloh.

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Luke Edward Wright, U.S. Secretary of War (1846 - 1922)

Luke Edward Wright (August 29, 1846 – November 17, 1922) was a United States political figure. He served as Governor-General of the Philippines between 1904 and 1906 and also as Secretary of W...

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Joseph Stannard Baker (1838 - 1912)

Joseph Stannard Baker was a land agent, soldier, b. Stafford, N.Y. He attended Oberlin (Ohio) College and the Univ. of Wisconsin. During the Civil War he served in the Union secret service and in the c...

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George Riggs Gaither (1831 - 1899)

George Riggs Gaither (1831-1899), whose ancestors founded Gaithersburg, Maryland, is the subject of this ambrotype by Richmond-based Charles R. Rees, one of the best Civil War era photographers in the ...

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Col. Austin Standish (1823 - 1865)

Confederate officer in the American Civil War.

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Lieut. Gus Parsons (1845 - 1862)

He enlisted at the age of 16 and served as a Lieutenant with Pindall's Sharp Shooters. Gus was 17 years old when he was killed at the Battle of Pea Ridge December 12, 1862. He was buried in Fairview Ce...

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Rev James Ellis Dykes MP (1846 - 1927)

James Ellis Dykes was born on December 29, 1846 in Sumter County, GA to James William Dykes and Rachel Margaret Jenkins Dykes. He married Francis J. Collins in Calhoun County,GA. He enlisted in the C...

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William Price Williamson MP (1810 - 1870)

Birth: Jul. 26, 1810 Death: Oct. 20, 1870 Spouse: Penelope McDonald Williamson (1813 - 1893) Children:   Anne Williamson (1835 - 1839)   Duncan McDon...

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Rear Admiral James W. Nicholson (1821 - 1887)

Rear Admiral James William Augustus Nicholson (10 March 1821 – 28 October 1887) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War.

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William Carmichael Nicholson (c.1790 - 1872)

William Carmichael Nicholson (ca. 1790 – 25 July 1872) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 and the Civil War.

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Admiral Thom Williamson MP (1833 - 1918)

From Old Dominion University: Patricia W. & J. Douglas Perry Library, Special Collections and University Archives ( ) THE PAPERS OF THOM WILLIAMSON BIOGRAPHY Thom Williamson was born on August 5,...

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John H. Bird (1843 - 1924)

John was taken prisoner during the battle of Perrysville, KY, but was parolled on the field. In May 1864, he returned to the 121st Reg, OVI, with whom he participated in the Battles of Kennesaw Mountai...

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Joseph Burger MP (c.1848 - 1921)

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry. Place and date: At Nolensville, Tenn., 15 February 1863. Entered service at: Crystal Lake, Minn. Birth: Austria. Date of issue: 11 Sept...

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Brevet Brig. General John Elisha Phelps (USA) (1839 - 1921)

Union Brevet Brigadier General, Colonel, US Army. Born in Springfield, Missouri, the son of John Smith Phelps, he received a local education, and later was a wholesale grocer and cattle trader. He ...

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Captain Benjamin J. Monroe (CSA) (1839 - 1862)

Enlisted as a Captain on 24 August 1861. Commission in Company E, 4th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 21 Sep 1861. Died on 5 Oct 1862 at Marshall County, MS. as a result of a leg wound suffered at the Ba...

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Major Thomas Bell Monroe (CSA) (1833 - 1862)

Maj. T. B. Monroe was born at Frankfort, Ky., July 3, 1833. He enlisted at Nashville, Tenn., in September 1861, and was elected Lieutenant in the Fourth Kentucky Infantry. He was soon afterward promote...

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Sheriff Joseph F. Shipp (1845 - 1925)

In 1906, Sheriff Joseph F. Shipp was a defendant in the only criminal trial in history of the U.S. Supreme Court. United States v. Shipp, 203 U.S. 563, was a ruling of the Supreme Court of the United...

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Brevet Brig. General William E. Doster (USA) (1837 - 1919)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A law student at the beginning of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Army and was appointed a Captain in the Pennsylvania Cavalry Corps. In 1862, he was promo...

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Colonel Garnett Andrews (CSA) (1837 - 1903)

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Samuel Miller Quincy (1832 - 1887)

Samuel Miller Quincy (/ˈkwɪnzi/; 1832–1887) was the 28th mayor of New Orleans (May 5, 1865 – June 8, 1865). He was also a Harvard graduate (1852), lawyer and legal histori...

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Delmar R. Lowell (1844 - 1912)

Rev. Delmar Rial Lowell (November 29, 1844 – 1912) was a minister, Civil War veteran, American historian, and genealogist. Delmar was born in South Valley, NY to Reuben and Catherine Seeber Lo...

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Paul C. Edmunds (1836 - 1899)

Paul Carrington Edmunds (November 1, 1836 - March 12, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at "Springwood," the country estate, near Halifax Court House, Virginia, Edmunds studied un...

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Beverly B. Douglas (1822 - 1878)

Beverly Browne Douglas (December 21, 1822 – December 22, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia. Born at Providence Forge, Virginia, Douglas attended Rumford Academy in King William C...

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Brevet Brig. General William Raymond Lee III (USA) (1807 - 1891)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Colonel and commander of the 20th Massachusetts Infantry. He led the regiment at the Battle of Antietam, where it was heavily engaged in the brutal fighting ...

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Alexander Q. Holladay (1839 - 1909)

Alexander Quarles Holladay LL.D. (8 May 1839 – 13 March 1909) was a United States lawyer, state senator and college administrator. During the Civil War, Holladay was an officer of the Confed...

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Captain Albert M. Hathaway (CSA) (1842 - 1883)

Civil War - CSA - Orphan Brigade - Wounded at Battle of Shiloh Great grandson of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thomas Todd.

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William Henry Chase, Major General (Florida Militia) (1798 - 1870)

William Henry Chase (June 4, 1798 – February 8, 1870) was a Florida militia colonel during the events in early 1861 that led to the American Civil War (Civil War). On January 15, 1861, on beha...

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Albert Creswell Garlington, Brig. General (South Carolina Militia) (1822 - 1885)

Albert Cresswell Garlington (June 9, 1822 – March 27, 1885) was a brigadier general in the South Carolina Militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in South Carolina at variou...

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Dr. Jeptha Vining Harris (CSA) (1839 - 1914)

) Jeptha Vining Harris (May 27, 1839 – 1914) was an assistant surgeon for the Confederate States Army and Confederate States Navy during the American Civil War. After the Civil War, he was a c...

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George Paul Harrison, Sr, Brig. General (Georgia Militia) (1813 - 1888)

. George Paul Harrison, Sr. (October 19, 1813 – May 14, 1888) was a brigadier general in the Georgia militia in 1856–1861, commander of the 1st Brigade in the Georgia State Troops and...

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Brig. General Gilbert S. Meem (Virginia Militia) (1824 - 1908)

Gilbert Simrall Meem (October 5, 1824 – June 10, 1908) was a brigadier general in the Virginia militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in northwestern Virginia at various ti...

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Congressman Rudolph Kleberg (1847 - 1924)

Rudolph Kleberg (June 26, 1847 – December 28, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from Texas, great uncle of Robert Christian Eckhardt and uncle of Richard Mifflin Kleberg, Sr. Early life and ...

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Alfred Moore Waddell (1834 - 1912)

Alfred Moore Waddell (September 16, 1834 – March 17, 1912) was a Democratic U. S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1871 and 1879 and later mayor of Wilmington, North Carolina. Family ...

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Captain George Hall Moffett (CSA) (1829 - 1875)

Enlisted State of SC 26 Dec 1860 as a private in the Washington Light Infantry; entered Confederate service 24 Feb 1862 as private Company B, 25th Regiment, SCV. Promoted to 1st Lt and Adj on 30 Apr 18...

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Gen. Theodore W. Brevard, CSA MP (1835 - 1882)

Theodore Washington Brevard (not to be confused with his father, Theodorous) see for additional photos and information : Birth name Theodore Washington Brevard, Jr. Born August 26, 1835 T...

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James Madison Burns, Medal of Honor (1845 - 1910)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company B, 1st West Virginia Infantry for actio...

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Captain Charles Seton Fleming (CSA) (1839 - 1864)

Killed in a skirmish at Gaines Farm, Virginia, June 3, 1864, while leading a gallant charge at Cold Harbor. He was buried where he died on the battlefield. Twenty-nine years later on June 3, 1893 (Fl...

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Francis P. Fleming, Governor (1841 - 1908)

Francis Philip Fleming (September 28, 1841 – December 20, 1908) was an American politician and the 15th Governor of Florida from 1889 to 1893. Fleming was a Democrat, strong supporter of segre...

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Capt. Frank Furness, Medal of Honor (1839 - 1912)

Citation Voluntarily carrier a box of ammunition across an open space swept by the enemy's fire to the relief of an outpost whose ammunition had become almost exhausted, but which was thus enabled ...

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Thomas Banks Cabaniss (1835 - 1915)

Thomas Banks Cabaniss (August 31, 1835 – August 14, 1915) was a United States Representative from Georgia. Biography Born in Forsyth, Georgia, he attended private schools and Penfield Coll...

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Colonel Nathan Dudley (USA) (1825 - 1910)

Nathan Augustus Monroe Dudley (August 20, 1825 – April 29, 1910) was a soldier who served as a Colonel of Volunteers and sometimes as an acting Brigadier General of Volunteers for the Union Ar...

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Daniel Webster Jones, Governor (1839 - 1918)

) Daniel Webster Jones (December 15, 1839 – December 25, 1918) was the 19th Governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas. Biography Jones was born in Bowie County, Texas. His family moved to Was...

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James Philip Eagle, Governor (1837 - 1904)

James Philip Eagle (August 10, 1837 – December 20, 1904) was the 16th Governor of the State of Arkansas. Biography Eagle was born in Maury County, Tennessee. His family moved to Arkansas e...

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Simon Pollard Hughes, Jr., Governor (1830 - 1906)

. Simon Pollard Hughes, Jr. (April 14, 1830 - June 29, 1906) was the 15th Governor of the State of Arkansas and an officer in the American Civil War. Biography Hughes was born in Carthage, Tennes...

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Judge John Baxter (1819 - 1886)

) John Baxter (March 5, 1819 – April 2, 1886) was an American attorney and jurist who served as a judge on the United States Circuit Court from 1877 to 1886. Initially a Whig, he had previousl...

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Elisha Baxter, Governor (1827 - 1899)

Elisha Baxter (September 1, 1827 – May 31, 1899) was the tenth Governor of the State of Arkansas. Biography Baxter was born in Rutherford County, North Carolina. He sought and obtained a...

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Harris Flanagin, Governor (1817 - 1874)

Harris Flanagin (November 3, 1817 – October 23, 1874) was an American politician and the seventh Governor of the State of Arkansas. Biography Flanagin was born in Roadstown, New Jersey, an...

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Brig. Gen. John Selden Roane (CSA), Governor (1817 - 1867)

John Selden Roane (January 8, 1817 – April 8, 1867) was a Confederate Brigadier General during the American Civil War. He also served as the fourth Governor of the State of Arkansas. Biogr...

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Harrison G. O. Blake, US Congress (1818 - 1876)

US Congressman, Civil War Union Army Officer. After moving to Ohio from New York, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in Ohio, and became a lawyer in Medina County. Representing Medina County, he...

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Joseph W. Fifer, Governor (1840 - 1938)

Joseph Wilson Fifer (October 28, 1840 – August 6, 1938) was the 19th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1889 to 1893. He also served as a member of the Illinois Senate, 1881–83. ...

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John William De Forest (1826 - 1906)

Major in the Civil War. John DeForest authored "The DeForests of Avesnes and of New Netherland: A Huguenot Thread in American Colonial History 1494 to the Present Time," published in 1900 by The Tutt...

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Jeremiah Augustus “Gus” Henderson (1832 - 1877)

Jeremiah Augustus (“Gus”) Henderson was a businessman and captain of the Confederate army from Gainers Store, Alabama. His sons include Charles Henderson, former governor of Alabama, an...

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Joseph F. Johnston, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1843 - 1913)

Joseph Forney Johnston (March 23, 1843 – August 8, 1913) was an American Democratic politician and businessman who was the 30th Governor of Alabama from 1896 to 1900. He later served in the U....

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Thomas G. Jones, Governor MP (1844 - 1914)

Thomas Goode Jones (November 26, 1844 – April 28, 1914) was an American Democratic politician who was the 28th Governor of Alabama from 1890 to 1894. Born in 1844 in Macon, Georgia and died in...

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Colonel Charles Henry Howard (USA) (1838 - 1908)

Charles Henry Howard (August 28, 1838 – January 27, 1908) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a newspaper editor and publisher. He was the younger brother of ...

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Capt. John Lonergan, Medal of Honor MP (1839 - 1902)

Citation Gallantry in the recapture of 4 guns and the capture of 2 additional guns from the enemy; also the capture of a number of prisoners. Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. S...

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Lt. George W. Hooker, Medal of Honor (1838 - 1902)

Citation Rode alone, in advance of his regiment, into the enemy's lines, and before his own men came up received the surrender of the major of a Confederate regiment, together with the colors and 1...

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David B. Henderson, 39th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1840 - 1906)

David Bremner Henderson (March 14, 1840 – February 25, 1906), a ten-term Republican Congressman from Dubuque, Iowa, was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1899 to 1...

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Sgt Robert Earp Randall (USA) (1834 - 1905)

Brother of US Congressman Samuel Jackson Randall. He served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in the 1st Philadelphia City Troop, participating in the July 1863 Gettysburg Campaign.

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Samuel J. Randall, 33rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1828 - 1890)

Samuel Jackson Randall (October 10, 1828 – April 13, 1890) was a Pennsylvania politician, attorney, soldier, and a prominent Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives d...

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Joseph Partridge Brainerd (1840 - 1864)

Epitaph reads: JOSEPH PARTRIDGE BRAINERD, son of Joseph H. Brainerd and his wife Fanny Partridge, a conscientious, faithful, brave Union soldier, was born on the 27th day of June 1840, graduated from t...

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Charles H. Sheldon, Governor (1840 - 1898)

Charles Henry Sheldon (September 12, 1840 – October 20, 1898) was the second Governor of South Dakota. Biography Charles Henry Sheldon was born in Lamoille County, Vermont, the third of ...

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Dr. Jedediah Baxter (1837 - 1890)

Jedediah Hyde Baxter was a Union physician in Civil War, who joined Army in 1861 and rose to Brigadier General and Surgeon General of the Army and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. ---------...

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Portus Baxter, US Congress (1806 - 1868)

Portus Baxter was a Vermont Congressman. An advocate for Civil War military members, he was nicknamed "The Soldier's Friend." Baxter moved to Derby Line, 1828. He was a successful merchant and farmer. ...

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John H. Mickey, Governor (1845 - 1910)

John Hopwood Mickey (September 30, 1845 – June 2, 1910, in Osceola, Nebraska) was a Republican politician who served as the 13th Governor of Nebraska from 1903 to 1907. Life and Career Ear...

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Albinus Nance, Governor (1848 - 1911)

Albinus Roberts Nance (March 30, 1848 – December 7, 1911) was an American politician. He served as a soldier during the American Civil War, and as the fourth Governor of Nebraska. Nance was ...

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Edmund Rhett (1833 - 1871)

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Col. Alfred M. Rhett,CSA (1829 - 1889)

Colonel Alfred Rhett, son of ex-United States and Confederate States Senator R. Barnwell Rhett, died at Charleston, S.C. yesterday in the sixtieth year of his age of congestive chills. He was graduat...

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Capt. Andrew B. Rhett, CSA (c.1833 - 1879)

Captain in the Army of Northern Virginia. Married Henrietta Aiken only daughter of Honorable William Aiken at Hillside the residence of Mrs. M. R. Singleton, Flat Rock, North Carolina on August 21,...

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Colonel Robert W. Huntington (USMC) (1840 - 1917)

Colonel Robert Watkinson Huntington commanded the First Marine Battalion (Reinforced) during the Spanish American War. The actions of the First Marine Battalion (Reinforced) helped to define the mo...

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Rear Admiral Lewis Ashfield Kimberly (1830 - 1902)

Rear Admiral Lewis Ashfield Kimberly (April 22, 1830 – January 28, 1902) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War and the years following. Biography Early lif...

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Rear Admiral Norman von Heldreich Farquhar (1840 - 1907)

Rear Admiral Norman von Heldreich Farquhar (11 April 1840 – 3 July 1907) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He is best known for commanding a naval squadro...

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Ulysses Sapp (1841 - 1864)

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Peter Keller (1834 - 1869)

Served in the Civil War. May have died as a result of wounds received in the war. from:

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George W. Barnes (1819 - 1891)

OBITUARY of George W. Bearnes as it appeared in Macon, Missouri: "Capt. George W. BEARNES, 72, died at his residence in Macon, Mo. 14 August 1891. He was born in Licking county, Ohio 13 March 1819, and...

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Leicester Perry Riley (1840 - 1910)

Leicester was a Civil War veteran. He was a Sgt in the 121st Ohio Infantry.

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James Elmo Derriso MP (1840 - 1862)

James Elmo Deriso, son of Moses and Anne Folks Deriso, was born on April 25, 1840 in Jefferson County, Georgia. He moved to Emanuel County, with his family. When the Civil War broke out in 1861 both th...

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Green T. Derriso MP (1845 - 1862)

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Albert Jennings Fountain MP (1838 - c.1896)

Albert Jennings Fountain (October 23, 1838 – disappeared February 1, 1896) was a lawyer, Indian fighter, and Republican politician in Texas and New Mexico. Biography Fountain was born on S...

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Captain James William Boyd (CSA) MP (1822 - 1865)

James William Boyd (1822 – after 1865) was a Confederate States of America military officer who was alleged in a conspiracy theory to have been killed in the place of John Wilkes Booth, the as...

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Aurelius Benton Messmore (1836 - 1911)

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SOLDIER - SERGEANT, COMPANY D, 114TH OHIO INFANTRY REGIMENT. PROMOTED TO FULL 1ST SERGEANT, PROMOTED TO FULL 2ND LIEUTENANT, PROMOTED TO 1ST LIEUTENANT

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John Harris, Commandant of the USMC (1793 - 1864)

John Harris (May 20, 1793–May 12, 1864) was the sixth Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served in the Marine Corps for over 50 years, attaining the rank of colonel. Harris was born in East ...

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Erwin Root (1845 - 1864)

During the American Civil War, Erwin Root served in Company D, 13th Michigan Infantry at the rank of Private.

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Milan McKee (1843 - 1891)

Inscription on grave stone: 20th Ohio infantry

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Jonathan David McKenzie (1839 - 1863)

MILITARY STONE: Co. K. 43 Reg. OVI. - age 23y 5m 23d. from:

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Colonel Chauncy Wright Griggs (USA) MP (1837 - 1910)

He rose to the rank of Colonel during the Civil War. He was offered the rank of General but had to resign because of illness. On July 13, 1862, his group surrendered at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. All...

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Maj. Charles L. Scott (CSA), US Congress (1827 - 1899)

Charles Lewis Scott (January 23, 1827 – April 30, 1899) is a former American Democratic politician from California. Biography Charles L. Scott was born January 23, 1827 in Richmond, Virgin...

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Capt. Arthur Keller, CSA (1836 - 1896)

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Brig. Gen. Charles W. Adams MP (1817 - 1878)

Charles William Adams (August 16, 1817 – September 9, 1878) was a Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War (Civil War). In 1864, he was commander of the Confederate Northe...

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Samuel Lora Kennedy (1844 - 1917)

The death of Mr. Kennedy takes from the community one of the real veterans of the Civil War, a veteran who had had a remarkable record as a soldier for the Union during the civil strife of the early si...

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Capt. Andrew Long (1843 - 1878)

1873 Military Record of Civilian Appointments in the United States Army, by Guy V. Henry Andrew K. Long (Born in Illinois. Appointed from Tennessee.) Military History: Private 7th Pennsylvania Voluntee...

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