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John Robie Eastman (1836 - 1913)

He was a Civil War Veteran who defended Washington, DC, during General Early's raid on July 12 - 13 July 1864. Other engagements as well during that War. On 7 Nov 1862 passed examination and appointed ...

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Milton Holbrook Willis, CSA MP (1841 - 1863)

Milton Holbrook Willis was born October 17, 1841 in Augusta, Georgia. He was the son of Anthony Gabeau Willis and wife Sophronia Shecut. He enlisted in the Carolina Light Infantry (CSA) at Fort Sumpter...

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Isaac Nye (b. - 1862)

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Captain Montgomery Harrison Ritchie MP (1826 - 1864)

From: Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies: Montgomery Ritchie . Vol. A. D. C. (rank of Captain), June, 1861; (rank of Major), July, 1861; Captain and Commissary of Subsistence U....

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Lt. Col. William Loudon Butler CSA (1833 - 1863)

Find a Grave Birth: 1833 Columbia Richland County South Carolina, USA Death: Sep. 20, 1863 Chickamauga Walker County Georgia, USA Loudon received his appointment in the Confederate States Army ...

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Capt. Clinton A. Cilley, Medal of Honor MP (1837 - 1900)

Clinton Albert Cilley (February 16, 1837 – May 9, 1900) was a North Carolina lawyer and judge, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions as an officer in the Union Army at the Battle...

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Colonel William P. Rend (USA) (1840 - 1915)

Colonel William P. Rend Born Feb. 10, 1840, County Leitrim, Ireland, Died Nov. 30, 1915 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Millionaire President of Fuel Company dies at the Age of 75. William P....

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Lewis Henry Douglass (1840 - 1908)

Lewis Henry Douglass was the son of American social reformer and statesman Frederick Douglass. During the Civil War, he fought for the 54th Massachusetts Regiment at the Battle of Fort Wagner.

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Thomas William House, Sr. (1814 - 1880)

. Thomas William House, Sr. (1814–1880) was a Texan businessman. He was mayor of Houston, Texas in 1862. Early life House was born on March 4, 1814 in Stoke St Gregory, Somerset, Engla...

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Brevet Brig. General George Bell (USA) (1828 - 1907)

) George Bell (March 12, 1828 – January 2, 1907) was a United States Army Brigadier General. He was prominent as a subsistence and commissary officer in the Union Army during and after the Ame...

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Albert S. Bickmore (1839 - 1914)

Albert Smith Bickmore (March 1, 1839 – August 12, 1914) was an American naturalist and one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History. Childhood Bickmore was born in the...

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Seth Eastman (1808 - 1875)

Seth Eastman (1808–1875) and his second wife Mary Henderson Eastman (1818 – 24 February 1887 were instrumental in recording Native American life. He built a reputation as a major illustra...

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Eri Davidson Woodbury (1837 - 1928)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Eri Davidson Woodbury, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism ...

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Paul Hamilton Hayne (1830 - 1886)

Paul Hamilton Hayne (January 1, 1830 – July 6, 1886) was a nineteenth century Southern American poet, critic, and editor. Biography Paul Hamilton Hayne was born in Charleston, South Ca...

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John A. Bingham, US Congress, Judge Advocate (1815 - 1900)

John Armor Bingham (January 21, 1815 – March 19, 1900) was a Republican congressman from Ohio, America, judge advocate in the trial of the Abraham Lincoln assassination and a prosecutor in the...

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Amos T. Akerman, U.S. Attorney General (1821 - 1880)

Amos Tappan Akerman (February 23, 1821 – December 21, 1880) served as United States Attorney General under President Ulysses S. Grant from 1870 to 1871. A native of New Hampshire, Akerman grad...

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George W. Rarick (1826 - 1896)

Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 24, 1826 Pennsylvania, USA Death: Dec. 16, 1896 Lewistown Mifflin County Pennsylvania, USA Veteran: Civil War U.S. Army, Enlisted: Aug. 1864 Mustered Out: 2 June 1865 R...

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James A. Garfield, 20th President of the USA MP (1831 - 1881)

James A. Garfield was John Hibbard's 3rd Cousin As the last of the log cabin Presidents, James A. Garfield attacked political corruption and won back for the Presidency a measure of prestige it had l...

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Asa Smith Bushnell (1834 - 1904)

Asa Smith Bushnell I (September 16, 1834 – January 15, 1904) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 40th Governor of Ohio. Bushnell was president of Warder, Bushnell and Glessne...

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William McKinley, 25th President of the USA MP (1843 - 1901)

William McKinley, Jr. (January 29, 1843–September 14, 1901) was the twenty-fifth President of the United States, and the last veteran of the American Civil War to be elected. By the 1880s, thi...

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Pvt. Benjamin Robeson DeVane, Sr., C. S. A. MP (1783 - 1858)

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Major John Varnum (1823 - 1911)

Major in the Civil War, Settled in Florida after the Civil War, had lumber, brick, meal, grist business until he became involved in the state and local governement - State Assembly member 1870, Adjutan...

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Perry Sapp (1838 - d.)

Perry Sapp served in the Civil War.

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Edward Settle Godfrey (1843 - 1932)

Edward Settle Godfrey (October 9, 1843 – April 1, 1932) was a United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor for leadership as a captain during the Indian Wars. Ear...

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Captain Thomas French, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1843 - 1882)

Captain, commanding Company M, 7th US Cavalry, at the time of the 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn. Survived the battle. The son of Thomas and Ellen Burke Foy French. He enlisted 13 Jan 1864 in t...

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Capt. Myles Moylan (1838 - 1909)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Myles Moylan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 Sept...

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Captain George Yates, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1843 - 1876)

George Wilhelmus Mancius Yates (February 26, 1843 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment. He was killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Biography Yates w...

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1st Lt. Algernon Smith, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1842 - 1876)

Algernon Emory Smith (September 17, 1842 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory. Smi...

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Dr. James Madison DeWolf, Acting Assistant Surgeon (7th U.S. Cavalry) (1843 - 1876)

Dr. James Madison DeWolf (January 14, 1843 – June 25, 1876) was an acting assistant surgeon in the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment who was killed in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Born in ...

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First Lieutenant William W. Cooke, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1846 - 1876)

William Winer Cooke (May 29, 1846 – June 25, 1876) was a military officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Black Hills War. He was the adjutant for George Armstr...

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Major Joel H. Elliott (USA), 7th U.S. Cavalry (1840 - 1868)

Joel Haworth Elliott, son of Mark Elliott and Mary S. Haworth was born October 27, 1840 in Wayne Co., Centre Township, Indiana, and died November 27, 1868 in White Rock, Indian Territory on the Was...

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Lt. Col. John Augustine Washington, lll MP (1821 - 1861)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. Also see the Media/Documents section. John Augustine Washington, III was a Confederate States Army Officer, and great - grandnephew of George Washingto...

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Beverly Dandridge Tucker MP (1846 - 1930)

Beverley Dandridge Tucker (1846-1930), was born on November 9, 1846 in  Richmond, Virginia and died January 17, 1930 in Norfolk, Virginia.  He is buried in the Zion Episcopal Churchyard, ...

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Henry Hillman Doggett MP (1846 - 1945)

PVT CO B COOKS BATT GA CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 Name: Henry Hillman Doggett Service Info.: CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY Birth Date: 11 Jun 1846 Death Date: ...

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Ralph Boyle Montgomery (c.1834 - 1878)

Fought in the battle of Fredricksburg in the American Civil War.

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George Washington Shriver (1836 - d.)

George volunteered for service in the Civil War on August 27, 1861 and mustered into Cole's Cavalry, Co. C in Frederick, Maryland. Five months after the Battle of Gettysburg, George Shriver was granted...

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Rufus D Wentworth (1841 - 1863)

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson-Died In Action - 4th MAINE INFANTRY- Civil War- Buried Near his Brother Leonides 16th Maine Also Killed in Action. Family Lot Hope Maine. Hope, Maine A little Small town in ...

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Leonides Wentworth (1834 - 1862)

Added by Elwin Nickerson II : Died in Action For his Country., Virginia, 1862." 16th Maine Infantry"-Buried Family Lot, Hope Maine.

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Charles R Linnell (1836 - 1865)

KIA

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James Shoolbred Drayton (1820 - 1867)

James Drayton and his brother Thomas left Charleston, South Carolina and moved to Texas by 1860. When news of secession reached Texas, Thomas wrote his brother John in Charleston explaining that he and...

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Thomas Henry Middleton Drayton (1828 - 1867)

Thomas Drayton and his brother James left Charleston, South Carolina and moved to Texas by 1860. When news of secession reached Texas, Thomas wrote his brother John in Charleston explaining that he and...

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John Drayton MP (1831 - 1912)

John Drayton, who was trained as a doctor, held many posts during the Civil War, and at one point he was listed as an acting assistant surgeon on the military staff in Charleston. By 1863, John Drayton...

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Marshall Nye (1822 - c.1862)

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Thomas A. Waller (CSA) (1830 - 1880)

United States, Civil War Soldiers Index 1861-1865 —Tennessee record title: United States, Civil War Soldiers Index name: T.A. Waller event: Military Service rank in: Private r...

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Lieutenant John Reynolds Brown (1831 - 1862)

Son of James Winecup & Margaret Clarke Brown. Served in the Civil War. Enlisted as Private on November 15th 1861. On January 2nd 1862 he was Commissioned as 1st Lieutenant by Governor Todd. On February...

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Major General Regis de Trobriand (1816 - 1897)

Philippe Régis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand (June 4, 1816 – July 15, 1897) was a French aristocrat, lawyer, poet, and novelist who emigrated at a young age to the United States. Durin...

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Hon. Richard A. Wise, MD (1843 - 1900)

[Downloaded 2010 from Wikipedia:] Richard Alsop Wise (September 2, 1843 - December 21, 1900) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, son of Henry Alexander Wise, grandson of John Sergeant, brother o...

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Salmon Brown (1836 - 1919)

The son of abolitionist John Brown, Salmon took an active part in the Pottawatomie Massacre in which five pro-slavery settlers were hacked to death in Kansas in 1856. Salmon was not present at th...

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Captain Whitmel Hill Anthony (CSA) (1843 - 1904)

Capt. Co. G 1st NC Cavalry CSA.

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Francis Jackson Meriam MP (1837 - 1865)

Francis Jackson Meriam, grandson and namesake of the Garrisonian abolitionist and Boston historian Francis Jackson, was a young manic-depressive with but one good eye. He helped James Redpath collect...

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Charles Plummer Tidd MP (1834 - 1862)

Charles Plummer Tidd, also known as Charles Plummer, was a captain in John Brown's army. He was born in Palermo, Maine, in 1834, and changed his name after the raid in order to avoid possible arrest an...

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Owen Brown MP (1824 - 1889)

) Owen Brown (November 4, 1824, Hudson, Ohio – January 8, 1889, Pasadena, California) was the third son of abolitionist John Brown. Owen fought with his father in Kansas and took an active par...

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Barclay Coppoc MP (1839 - 1861)

Barclay Coppock (January 4, 1839 – September 4, 1861) was a follower of John Brown and a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War. Along with his brother Edwin Coppock (June 30, 1835 - Dec...

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John Salmon Ford (1815 - 1897)

John Salmon Ford (May 26, 1815 – November 3, 1897), better known as "Rip" Ford, was a member of the Republic of Texas Congress and later of the State Senate, and mayor of Brownsville, Texas. H...

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Page Blackwell (CSA) (1831 - 1912)

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Erastus Blackwell Name: Erastus Blackwell Side: Confederate Regiment State/Origin: Texas Regiment Name: 9 Texas Cavalry Regiment Name Expanded: 9...

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John Jackson, Jr (CSA) (1834 - 1904)

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Sgt. John D. Marsh (CSA) (1835 - 1900)

BIOGRAPHY JOHN D. MARSH was born in Harrison county, Kentucky, August 25, 1835. At the age of four years he moved with his parents to Missouri, and after remaining there four years the family emigrat...

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James Cox (CSA) (1840 - 1918)

U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 about James Cox Name: James Cox Application Date: 8 Feb 1909 Birth Year: abt 1840 Birth Place: Kentucky Age: 69 Pension File Number: 02591 Appl...

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William B. Rowe (CSA) (c.1840 - d.)

1860 United States Federal Census about Wm Rowe Name: Wm Rowe Age in 1860: 20 Birth Year: abt 1840 Birthplace: England Home in 1860: Precinct 4, Dallas, Texas Gender: Male Post Offi...

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Margaret Dinkins (1828 - 1911)

For the story of how Margaret Wadlington Dinkins ran a Yankee blockade during the Civil War, go to:

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James Dinkins (deceased)

Served in the Confederate army during the Civil War.

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Archibald Magill Fauntleroy (CSA), M.D. (1837 - 1886)

Archibald Magill Fauntleroy (b. in Warrenton, Virginia, 8 July 1837; d. in Staunton, Virginia, 19 June 1886) was a physician. He graduated in medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 1856, and i...

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Lieutenant C. M. Fauntleroy (CSN) (deceased)

Lieutenant C. M. Fauntleroy (CSN) commanded the CSS Rappahannock during the American Civil War.

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Brig. General Charles C. Byrne (USA) (1837 - 1921)

Charles C. Byrne was a brigadier general in the United States Army. Biography Byrne was born Charles Christopher Byrne on May 7, 1837, to Charles and Emeline Byrne in Baltimore County, Mary...

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Commodore Charles Stewart McCauley (USN) (1793 - 1869)

Charles Stewart McCauley (February 3, 1793 – May 21, 1869) was an American naval officer in the War of 1812 and the Civil War. He was a nephew of Admiral Charles Stewart. McCauley was born...

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Mary Bowser, slave of John Van Lew (c.1839 - d.)

Mary Elizabeth Bowser was born into slavery and owned by John Van Lew . Mary Elizabeth Bowser was born as a slave to owner John Van Lew, a wealthy hardware merchant. His daughter, Elizabeth, and her mo...

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Dolly Sumner Parks (1817 - 1891)

Dolly Sumner Lunt was born September 29, 1817 in Bowdoinham, Maine. There she taught school before coming to Georgia in 1842 with her first husband, Samuel H. B. Lewis, who was a young physician, and t...

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Isaac Israel Hayes (1832 - 1881)

Isaac Israel Hayes (March 5, 1832 – December 17, 1881) was an Arctic explorer and physician. Hayes was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania. After completing his medical studies at the Unive...

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Hettie Shriver (1836 - d.)

During the Battle of Gettysburg the Shrivers’ home was taken over by Rebel sharpshooters. Hettie took her girls to seek refuge at her family’s farm three miles south of town. Hettie had n...

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Brevet Brig. General John H. Hammond (USA) (1833 - 1890)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Hammond was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 5th California Infantry in 1861. He was promoted to major in September of 1862 and served as acting adjut...

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James Joseph Eubank MP (1826 - 1907)

James Joseph Eubank was born December 11, 1826, in Maury County, Tennessee. His sister Martha Ann was born about two years later in 1828, also in Tennessee. Sometime shortly after that, James and Marth...

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Edward McDonald Smyth (1826 - 1864)

MILLITARY: Edward MacDonald Smyth enlisted as a Confederate soldier 13 August 1862. He served as a private in the 64th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Co. G; under Captain William Wynn from Lee Co. Ass...

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Charles Quesenberry (c.1830 - 1864)

MILITARY: Charles first enlisted from Lee Co, Va at age 27 with his nephew Alexander Quesenberry on July 15, 1861 in Co G of Regiment 48. He was present through October 15, 1861. He was sick in the hos...

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Alexander Henry Quesenberry, Sr. (1842 - 1863)

Alexander Quesenberry enlisted in the Virginia Infantry from Lee County, Virginia on July 15, 1861 at age 19. He was a private in the 48th Virginia Regiment, company G. He served under Colonel John S C...

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Capt. Daniel Roe, Sr. (1740 - 1820)

A highway in Suffolk County, New York is named after him: County Route 111 Captain Daniel Roe Highway. It was built in 1975. It runs from Port Jefferson Station to Montauk Highway in Westhampton Beach,...

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Capt. Alfred Thayer Mahan (USA) (1840 - 1914)

Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840 – December 1, 1914) was a United States Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian, who has been called "the most important American strategist of ...

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Garland Harwood Clarke MP (1847 - 1916)

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Alexander Robinson Boteler (1815 - 1892)

Alexander Robinson Boteler (May 16, 1815 – May 8, 1892) was a nineteenth century politician and clerk from Virginia. Biography Born in Shepherdstown, Virginia (now West Virginia), Bo...

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Daniel G. Fowle, Governor (1831 - 1891)

Daniel Gould Fowle (March 3, 1831 – April 7, 1891) was the 46th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1889 until his death in 1891. He had served as a state superior court judge fr...

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Dr. Charles Brewer (CSA) (1832 - 1909)

Confederate surgeon during the Civil War. His brother-in-law, Confederate general Jeb Stuart, died at his home while under his care. After Lee's surrender, Dr. Charles Brewer, now a Surgeon-General...

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Gen. Jacob Sharpe (USA) (1834 - 1892)

Jacob Sharpe was breveted brigadier general of the US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious service" at the battle of Winchester Virginia. He was present at General Robert E. Lee's surrender with h...

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Major John Esten Cooke (CSA) (1830 - 1886)

John Esten Cooke (November 3, 1830 – September 27, 1886) was an American novelist and poet. He was the brother of poet Philip Pendleton Cooke. Early life Born in Winchester, Virginia...

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Jonathan R. Nye (c.1846 - 1862)

Private in Battery F., 1st R.I. Artillery; enlisted 3/20/1862; died at New Bern, NC August 3, 1862.

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General Luther S. Trowbridge (USA) (1836 - 1912)

Luther Stephen Trowbridge joined the 5th Michigan Cavalry (part of Custer's Brigade) in 1862 as a Major. After seeing action at Gettysberg he was promoted in 1863 to Lt. Colonel of the 10th Michigan ...

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Brig. General George M. Robeson (USA), U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1829 - 1897)

George Maxwell Robeson (March 16, 1829 – September 27, 1897) was an American Republican Party politician and lawyer from New Jersey who served as a Union army general during the American Civil...

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Augustus Slaughter Layton (1843 - 1903)

Enlisted In Co. A 4th Mo. Vol. C.S.A. Fought at the Battle of Pea Ridge.

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Brig General John W. Barlow (USA) (1838 - 1914)

John Whitney Barlow (June 26, 1838 – February 27, 1914) was a career officer in the United States Army. During and after the American Civil War, he was noted for his engineering talents. B...

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John W. Christian, C. S. A. MP (1843 - 1862)

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Major Victor C. Barringer (CSA) (1827 - 1896)

CONFEDERATE OFFICER, COLLEGE PROFESSOR, AND JUDGE: MAJOR VICTOR CLAY BARRINGER:Born 29 Mar 1827 Concord, Cabarrus County, NC. Died 27 May 1896 Washington, DC. He was a student at Gettysburg College...

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Lieutenant D. A. Rees US Army (deceased)

Sherman's army

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Amos Eugene Harris (1844 - 1924)

Amos Eugene Harris was born to Amos S. Harris and Lucinda Nowland. He married Sarah Jane "Jennie" Fry in Dexterville, WI. Obit: South Dakota, The Sunshine State, lost one of its earliest pioneers ear...

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Pvt. Alden Buttrick (USA) (1831 - 1863)

Alden Buttrick was born Dec 25, 1831, died June 3, 1863, and buried [reinterred in] Arlington National Cemetery. He fought with John Brown in Kansas and in the Civil War was a private, Co. H, 1st Michi...

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Lt. Colonel John W. Fairfax, Sr. (CSA) (1828 - 1908)

Confederate Officer, horse breeder and farmer. Born at "Prospect Hill." He was the 13th and last child of Captain Henry Fairfax and his 3rd wife Elizabeth Lindsey Fairfax. In 1840-44 he attended the "A...

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Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823 - 1911)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during t...

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Benjamin Morgan Harrod (1837 - 1912)

Benjamin Morgan Harrod (February 19, 1837 – September 8, 1912) was an American civil engineer who from 1895 to 1902 directed the construction of the water and sewerage systems in his native Ne...

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George Kirkland (USA) (1839 - 1861)

George Kirkland, who was more than three-quarters white, enlisted as a white in the Union Army in 1861 after the war broke out. He was killed in action on August 10, 1861. After difficulties in establi...

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William H. Perry, US Congress (1839 - 1902)

William Hayne Perry (June 9, 1839 - July 7, 1902) was a United States Representative from South Carolina. He was born in Greenville, South Carolina, where he attended Greenville Academy, and graduate...

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Elizabeth Blair Lee MP (1818 - 1906)

Elizabeth Blair Lee (born June 20, 1818, Kentucky; died September 13, 1906) was an American woman who lived through the American Civil War, and wrote hundreds of letters describing the events of the ...

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Major William S.Symington, Sr. (CSA) (1839 - 1912)

Enlisted at Richmond VA. 2nd Lieut, Company B, VA 21st Infantry. Mustered out 23 May 1862 at Front Royal, VA Four companies formed in Richmond were originally known as Weston's Battalion. One of those,...

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Col. Freeman Norvell (USA) (1827 - 1881)

Colonel Freeman Norvell, was a Marine Officer who fought at the Battle of Chapultepec in the Mexican-American War in September 1847, and at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.--------------------Colonel ...

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