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George Haven Putnam (1844 - 1930)

George Haven Putnam, A.M., Litt.D. (April 2, 1844 – February 27, 1930) was an American soldier, publisher, and author. He was the father of medieval historian Bertha Haven Putnam. The eldest s...

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Colonel Champion S. Chase (USA) (1820 - 1898)

Champion Spalding Chase (March 20, 1820–November 3, 1898) was a Nebraska politician. Born in Cornish, New Hampshire, he went on to teach in Amsterdam, New York. He studied law. He moved to Wis...

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Colonel Henry Erastus Noyes (1839 - 1919)

• West Point Class of 1861. • Participated in the first battle of Bull Run. • Fought at South Mountain Antietam. • Engaged in the Battle of Big Horn and the capt...

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2nd Lieutenant Samuel Maverick, Jr. (CSA) (1837 - 1936)

. Samuel Maverick, Jr. was a Texas soldier and businessman, born 14 May 1837 at Montpelier Plantation, near Pendleton, South Carolina, the first-born of Samuel Augustus Maverick and Mary Ann Adam...

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Cassius M. Barnes, 4th Governor of Oklahoma Territory (1845 - 1925)

Cassius McDonald Barnes (August 25, 1845 – February 18, 1925) was an American Civil War soldier, lawyer and Republican politician who served as the 4th Governor of Oklahoma Territory. Earl...

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David L. Payne ("Father of Oklahoma") (1836 - 1884)

David Lewis Payne (December 30, 1836 – November 28, 1884) was an American soldier and pioneer. Payne is considered by some to be the "Father of Oklahoma" for his work in opening the state to s...

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Brevet Brig. General George N. Morgan (USA) (1825 - 1866)

George Nelson Morgan (September 7, 1825 – July 24, 1866) was a Union general in the American Civil War. Morgan was born in Ontario, Canada, then moved to Minnesota and took up shipbuilding. He...

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Colonel Derosey Carroll (CSA) (1813 - 1863)

Colonel, Confederate Army. Also known as Derosa Carroll (believed to be a mistake by a census official when writing his name, however this mistake is found in several documents). He was named for fam...

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Major Algernon S. Cabell (CSA) (1834 - 1898)

Major Cabell was a native of Virginia and one of seven sons of Gen. B. W. L. Cabell, of Danville, Va. Six of the sons were in the Confederate army at the same time. Deceased moved to Arkansas in 1853...

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Joseph Cabell (CSA) (1840 - 1864)

Joseph Robert Cabell was a son of Gen. Benjamin W.S. Cabell, a veteran of the War of 1812. The Cabell family plot is marked by a tall brownstone column.He is buried with his brother Benjamin Edward C...

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Benjamin Cabell (CSA) (1842 - 1862)

Benjamin Edward Cabell was the son of Gen. B.W.S. Cabell, a veteran of the War of 1812. Their family plot is marked by a tall brownstone column. He is buried with his brother Joseph Robert Cabell. He...

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Colonel Elmer Otis (USA) (1830 - 1897)

United States Army Officer. Fought in the Civil War and the Indian Wars. Most noted for getting the notorious Captain Jack (Modoc Indian leader) to surrender. Born in Massachusetts, his parents mov...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel Henry C. Hodges (USA) [Brig. General post Civil War] (c.1831 - 1917)

Hodges, Henry Clay, c. 1831 born in Vermont; July 1, 1851 graduated from West Point (32/42) and appointed Brevet 2nd Lieut., 4th United States Infantry Regiment 1851-1861 frontier duty; August 1, 185...

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Gen. Thomas Moonlight (USA), Governor of Wyoming Territory (1833 - 1899)

Thomas Moonlight (September 30, 1833 – February 7, 1899) was a United States politician and general. Moonlight served as Governor of Wyoming Territory from 1887 to 1889. Birth Moonli...

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Henry Lee Morey, US Congress (1841 - 1902)

Henry Lee Morey US Congressman. On the day after the fall of Fort Sumter, Morey enlisted as a member of the University Rifles, a military organization attached to the 20th Ohio Infantry, serving an...

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Lt.. Raymond Jenckes Reid (CSA) (1841 - 1864)

Adjutant Raymond Jenckes Reid, Staff, 2nd Florida Infantry Enlisted on 5/23/1861 as a Sergeant. On 5/23/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. FL 2nd Infantry He Re-enlisted on 5/6/1862. He died of wounds...

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William Tate Speaks, Jr. (CSA) (1815 - 1862)

William Tate Speaks, Jr. was mortally wounded in the Battle of Pocotaligo. The Battle of Pocotaligo South Carolina was an engagement of the American Civil War on October the 22nd, 1862. General Brann...

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James Elwood Morey (deceased)

James Elwood Morey On the 7th of August, 1862, James enlisted in the Ninety-third Regiment Ohio Volunteers in response to President Lincoln's second call for 300,000 men. In the Fall of the same year...

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John Camden West, Jr. (1834 - 1927)

WEST, JOHN CAMDEN, JR. (1834–1927). John Camden West, Jr., lawyer and Confederate soldier, was born in Camden, South Carolina, on April 12, 1834, the son of John Camden and Nancy Clark (Eccles...

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Major Charles S. West (CSA) (1829 - 1885)

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Joseph Christmas Ives (1829 - 1868)

Joseph Ives led the first expedition to reach the floor of the Grand Canyon and was engineer of the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. Ancestral information from "Genealogy of the Ives Family" by...

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Gen. William A. Pile (USA), 8th Gov. of New Mexico Territory (1829 - 1889)

William Anderson Pile (February 11, 1829 – July 7, 1889) was a nineteenth century politician and minister from Missouri, as well as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. H...

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Henry Connelly, Governor of New Mexico Territory (1800 - 1866)

Henry Connelly (1800–1866) was the Governor of the New Mexico Territory during the American Civil War. He was appointed by President Lincoln and served from September 4, 1861 until July 6, 186...

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Capt. John S. Crosby (USA), 5th Gov. of Montana Territory MP (1839 - 1914)

From Wikipedia (English) : John Schuyler Crosby (September 19, 1839 – August 8, 1914) was an American military officer who served as United States Consul in Florence, Italy and as the fifth Go...

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Albert Rush Keyes (c.1837 - 1872)

It has been posted by the Keyes family that Albert Rush Keyes was a full blood Native-Indian, possible Cherokee. Died of Consumption and Civil War wounds. I do not believe that the Cherokee connection ...

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Gen. Green Clay Smith (USA), 2nd Gov. of Montana Terr. (1826 - 1895)

Green Clay Smith (July 4, 1826 – June 29, 1895) was a U.S. soldier and politician. He served as a major general during the Civil War, was a congressman from Kentucky and was the Territorial ...

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Sidney Edgerton, 1st Gov. of Montana Territory (1818 - 1900)

Sidney Edgerton (August 17, 1818 – July 19, 1900) was a politician, lawyer, judge and teacher from Ohio. He served during the American Civil War, as a Squirrel Hunter (sharpshooter). During th...

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Thomas T. Crittenden, 24th Gov. of Missouri (1832 - 1909)

Thomas Theodore Crittenden (January 1, 1832 – May 29, 1909) was a United States colonel during the American Civil War, and the 24th Governor of Missouri from 1881 to 1885. Early life and e...

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Col. John S. Phelps (USA), 23rd Gov. of Missouri (1814 - 1886)

John Smith Phelps (December 22, 1814 – November 20, 1886) was a politician, soldier during the American Civil War, and the 23rd Governor of Missouri. Early life and career John Smith P...

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Brevet Brig. General Thomas Clement Fletcher (USA), 18th Governor of Missouri (1827 - 1899)

Thomas Clement Fletcher (January 21, 1827 – March 25, 1899) was the 18th Governor of Missouri during the latter stages of the American Civil War and the early part of Reconstruction. He was th...

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Willard Preble Hall, 17th Gov. of Missouri (1820 - 1882)

William Willard Preble Hall (May 9, 1820 – November 2, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the 17th Governor of Missouri from 1864 to 1865 during last years of the Americ...

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John Brown, Jr. (1821 - 1895)

John Brown Jr., the eldest son of the abolitionist John Brown, was born in Ohio in July 1821. Along with four brothers, John Jr. moved out west to Kansas in 1854. After his father’s actions in...

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Lt. Colonel Henry Clay Pate (CSA) (1832 - 1864)

Henry Clay Pate led the Pro-slavery men at Black Jack. The son of a slaveholding family in Bedford County, Virginia, Pate had come west to promote the Pro-Slavery cause in Kansas Territory. He was ...

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Lieutenant Fleming Bates (CSA) (1834 - 1871)

Fleming was the son of Edward Bates, the Attorney General for Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. When the Lincoln government invaded Missouri in 1861, Bates' son Fleming joined the Confederate Arm...

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John C. Bates, Army Chief of Staff (1844 - 1893)

Edward Bates (September 4, 1793 – March 25, 1869) was a U.S. lawyer and statesman. He served as United States Attorney General under Abraham Lincoln from 1861 to 1864. He was the younger broth...

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Hamilton R.Gamble, Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court (1798 - 1864)

Hamilton Rowan Gamble (November 29, 1798– January 31, 1864) was the chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court at the time of the Dred Scott Decision in 1852, when his colleagues voted to ove...

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Lt. Colonel John Baldwin Neil (USA), 8th Governor of Idaho Territory (1842 - 1902)

John Baldwin Neil (July 28, 1842 – October 6, 1902) was an American military officer and politician who served as Governor of Idaho Territory from 1880 to 1883. Earlier life Neil was b...

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Brevet Maj. General Marshall F. Moore (USA), 7th Governor of Washington Territory (1829 - 1870)

Marshall F. Moore (1829–1870) was the 7th Governor of Washington Territory. He served during the Civil War under George McClellan in Virginia and under Sherman. He was at Rich Mountain, Sh...

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William Gilpin, 1st Governor of the Territory of Colorado (1813 - 1894)

) William Gilpin (October 4, 1813 – January 20, 1894) was a 19th century U.S. explorer, politician, land speculator, and futurist writer about the American West. He served as military officer ...

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Captain Lawrence D. Nicholls (CSA) (1826 - 1862)

Nicholls, Lawrence D.,1st Lt. Capt. Co. K, 8th La. Inf. En. June 19, 1861, Camp Moore, La. Present on Rolls to Oct., 1861. Signs Roll for Nov. and Dec., 1861, Comdg. Co. Roll for Dec. 31,1861, to Jun...

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Brevet Colonel Lyman Enos Knapp (USA), 3rd Governor of District of Alaska (1837 - 1904)

Lyman Enos Knapp (November 5, 1837 – October 9, 1904) was an American Republican politician who was the Governor of the District of Alaska from 1889 to 1893. He was also a member of the Vermon...

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Henry Glass (USN) [Rear Admiral post Civil War] (1844 - 1908)

) Henry Glass (January 7, 1844–September 1, 1908) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, best remembered for his role in the bloodless capture of Guam in the Spanish-American War. He wa...

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Brevet Lt. Colonel George K. Brady (USA) (1838 - 1899)

George K. Brady (December 9, 1838 - January 20, 1899) was an officer in the United States Army who served as the second commander of the Department of Alaska, from September 1, 1870 to September 22, ...

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Colonel John T. Mercer (CSA) (1830 - 1864)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. A native of Crawfordville, Georgia, he was an 1854 graduate of the United States Military Academy (ranked 40th of 46). Upon graduating, he entered the United States ...

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Colonel Zephaniah T. Conner (CSA) (1807 - 1866)

Commanded the 12th Georgia Infantry at the First Battle of Winchester.

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Colonel Samuel H. Letcher (CSA) (1828 - 1863)

He was a lawyer and newspaper editor in Lexington. He enlisted in the Rockbridge Rifles, Company H, 27th Virginia Infantry in Lexington 18 April 1861, and was elected Captain. The Rifles had been organ...

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Colonel T. V. Williams (CSA) (1835 - 1908)

Born- June 2, 1835 in Tazewell County, Va. Father- William Williams born near Dublin, Ireland; Mother- Margaret Gillespie of Tazewell Co. Va. Married- Sallie Woods George, daughter of Col. William O. G...

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Colonel William S. H. Baylor (CSA) (c.1831 - 1862)

William Baylor was one of the founding members of the West Augusta Guard, a militia organization based in Augusta County, Virginia. The militia who presided over the execution of abolitionist John Br...

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Edward Nye (c.1841 - 1864)

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Colonel Alexander Galt Taliaferro (CSA) (1808 - 1884)

Before the War (1860 or earlier), he was Major of the 2nd Virginia Cavalry Militia. He was elected Lt Colonel and mustering officer of the 23rd Virginia Infantry as it was forming in May 1861. The un...

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Colonel John Beardsley (USA) (1816 - 1906)

Born on October 12, 1816, in Fairfield, Herkimer County, New York, John Beardsley was appointed to the United States Military Academy in 1837. He graduated 17th in the class of 1841, which included suc...

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Colonel Othniel De Forest (USA) (1826 - 1864)

Othniel De Forest was born in New York City on August 13, 1826. He came from a family of Dutch patroons [owners or heads of companies] who helped to settle New York. His parents were Charles De Forest,...

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Captain Isaac Fulkerson (CSA) (1829 - 1889)

Isaac Fulkerson (c. 1829-July 20, 1889) was a captain in the 8th Texas Cavalry (Terry's Texas Rangers).

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Colonel Samuel Vance Fulkerson (CSA) (1822 - 1862)

Samuel Vance Fulkerson (1822–1862), who had been a lawyer and Circuit Court judge prior to the war, was the colonel of the 37th Virginia Infantry and was killed at the Battle of Gaines' Mill dur...

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Charles Frederick Crisp, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1845 - 1896)

Charles Frederick Crisp (January 29, 1845 – October 23, 1896) was a United States political figure. A Democrat, he was elected as a Congressman from Georgia in 1882, and served until his dea...

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Colonel Simeon B. Gibbons (CSA) (1833 - 1862)

Simeon Beauford Gibbons was born near what is now Shenandoah, Virginia (Page County) on May 25, 1833, a son of Samuel and Christina Miller Gibbons (a descendant of Valley pioneer, Adam Miller). Though ...

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Lieutenant Commander Charles C. Carpenter (USN) [Rear Admiral post Civil War] (1834 - 1899)

) Rear Admiral Charles Carroll Carpenter (27 February 1834 - 1 April 1899) was an officer in the United States Navy. He participated in the African Slave Trade Patrol, fought in the American Civil Wa...

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Lt. Colonel Peter Hairston, Jr. (CSA) (c.1828 - c.1914)

Served in the 24th Virginia Infantry at the First Battle of Bull Run.

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Colonel John Bowie Strange (CSA) (1823 - 1862)

John Bowie Strange was born in 1823 in Fluvanna County, Virginia, the son of Gideon Alloway Strange and Harriet J. Magruder. When the new Virginia Military Institute opened its doors to cadets on N...

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Lt. Colonel John J. Garnett (CSA) (1839 - 1902)

John J. Garnett was only briefly a Third Corps battalion commander. He failed to make the grade as an artillery officer, even though he almost graduated from West Point. Born in May 1839 in Westmor...

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Colonel Thomas Stuart Garnett (CSA) (1828 - 1863)

Son of Henry Thomas and Elizabeth Garnett. Attended Virginia Military Institute 1843-1844 before resigning; attended and graduated from University of Virginia as physician 1850. Married Emma Lavi...

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Colonel Frederick G. Skinner (CSA) (1814 - 1894)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 1st Virginia Infantry regiment. First Bull Run -- 1st Virginia Infantry Regiment at rank of Major Get...

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Colonel Ellerbe B. C. Cash (CSA) (1823 - 1888)

Ellerbe Boggan Crawford Cash was born near Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, on July 1st, 1823. His father was Boggan Cash, a Colonel in militia of that State, merchant, and member of Legislatur...

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Colonel Thomas H. Williamson (CSA) (1813 - 1888)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer Served as Professer of Engineering and Drawing at Virginia Military Institute for 47 years. A Lieutenant Colonel of Engineers in Provisional Army of Virginia, in Apri...

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Colonel Samuel Marsh (USA) (1819 - 1862)

Colonel Marsh was born in Hartland, Vermont, on March 11, 1819, and was 44 years of age at the time of his death. He attended Norwich University, a military school in Vermont, where he studied under ...

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Colonel Mark W. Collet (USA) (1826 - 1863)

Mark Wilkes Collet (June 2, 1826 – May 3, 1863) was a Union Army officer who served during the American Civil War. He served as Colonel and commander of the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry r...

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Colonel William R. Montgomery (USA) (1801 - 1871)

Commanded the 1st New Jersey Regiment at the First Battle of Bull Run. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- William Reading Montgomery: Born July 10,...

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Col. Mark H. Dunnell (USA) US Congress (1823 - 1904)

Mark Hill Dunnell (July 2, 1823 – August 9, 1904) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota from 1871 to 1883 and from 1889 to 1891. Biography Born in Buxton, Yo...

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Lt. Colonel Noah L. Farnham (USA) (1829 - 1861)

Lt. Colonel Noah L. Farnham was mortally wounded while commanding the 11th New York Infantry at the First Battle of Bull Run. The New York Times, August 16, 1861: THE LATE COL. FARNHAM. In yest...

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Major Alonzo F. Bidwell (USA) (1823 - 1870)

Served as Major, 1st Michigan Infantry (3 months) at the First Battle of Bull Run and as Captain of Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery during the Civil War.

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Colonel George Clark, Jr. (USA) (1823 - 1895)

He was a major in the 2nd Brigade, of the 1st Division, of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia before the Civil War. Commissioned colonel of the 11th Massachusetts Infantry, on June 13, 1861. Known loc...

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William H. Upham (USA), Governor (1841 - 1924)

William Henry Upham (May 3, 1841 – July 2, 1924) was a soldier, businessman, and politician who served as the 18th Governor of Wisconsin. Biography Upham was born in Westminster, Massa...

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Colonel John S. Slocum (USA) (b. - 1861)

Served in the Mexican-American War including the Battle of Chapultepec. Colonel, 2nd Rhode Island Infantry. Killed in action at the Battle of Bull Run July 21, 1861.

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Colonel John Lyman Chatfield (USA) (1826 - 1863)

John Lyman Chatfield was a Union Colonel in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded while assaulting Fort Wagner. American Civil War Chatfield was made a Colonel in the Union Army at ...

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Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Tilghman Moore (CSA) (1820 - 1897)

Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Tilghman Moore was commander of the 31st Virginia Militia. Later, while commanding the 4th Virginia Infantry, Colonel Moore offered his home at 415 North Braddock Street, Winch...

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Colonel Cabell Flournoy (CSA) (1840 - 1864)

Cabell Carrington Flournoy was Captain, Co. E of the 6th Virginia Cavalry Regiment, and later (1863) Colonel of the Regiment. Cabell was killed in action at Cold Harbor in June 1864.

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Colonel Thomas Flournoy (CSA) (1811 - 1883)

Thomas Stanhope Flournoy (December 15, 1811 – March 12, 1883) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia and a cavalry officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Bo...

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Guilerme (J2b2a*) Moises Benabides Dinis MP (1825 - 1902)

Guillerme Moises Benabides Dinis was adopted at the age of 8 by John Augustus Harlow - their neighbor. He was baptized into the Protestant "Church of the Brethren", his name changed to William Edward H...

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Brig. General Theodore Runyon (New Jersey Militia) (1822 - 1896)

Theodore Runyon (October 29, 1822 – January 27, 1896) was a United States politician, diplomat, and American Civil War brigadier general in the New Jersey Militia, serving with the Union Army ...

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Col. William Clark Falkner (CSA) (1825 - 1889)

. He stabbed and killed Robert H. Hindman with a Bowie knife in 1849 and shot and killed Erasmus Norris in 1851. On November 5, 1889, Col. Falkner was himself shot and killed by a former partner of the...

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Captain William Douglas McBride (CSA) (1840 - d.)

William Douglas McBride served in the Confederate Army as an infantry captain and was killed in action at Batesville in Independence County, Arkansas.

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Brig. General Ebenezer Dumont (USA) (1814 - 1871)

Ebenezer Dumont (November 23, 1814 – April 16, 1871) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, as well as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Biography Born in Vev...

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Brevet Brig. General William Sterling King (USA) (1818 - 1882)

Son of a New York City lawyer and politician, he attended Yale and graduated from Union College in 1837. He was himself a lawyer in New York until 1843, when he moved to North Providence, Rhode Island....

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Brevet Brig. General Adam Eckfeldt King (USA) (1837 - 1910)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He entered the Union Army during the Civil War when he was commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in Company E, 31st New York Volunteer Infantry on January 2, 1862. ...

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Brevet Brig. General William King Kimball (USA) (1820 - 1875)

Kimball served in the Civil War as Colonel, 12th Maine Infantry. On March 13, 1965 he was appointed Brevet Brigadier General, USV.

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Brevet Brig. General John W. Kimball (USA) (1828 - 1910)

John White Kimball was an American soldier and politician who served as Massachusetts Auditor. He was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts on February 27, 1828, to Alpheus Kimball, (1792-1859) and Harriet ...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry G. Kennett (USA) (1835 - 1895)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of a Russian immigrant. When the Civil War began, he organized the 79th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Camp Dennison, Ohio...

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Colonel John C. Kelton (USA) [Brig. General post Civil War] (1828 - 1893)

John C. Kelton (June 24, 1828–July 15, 1893) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1889 to 1892. Biography He was born in Delawa...

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Brevet Major General Josiah Burnham Kinsman (USA) (1824 - 1912)

Kinsman served in the Civil War as Lt. Col., Staff of Major General Benjamin F. Butler. On March 13, 1865 he was appointed Brevet Brigadier General, USV as well as Brevet Major General, USV.

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Gen. John Bullock Clark, Sr., US & CS Congress (1802 - 1885)

. John Bullock Clark, Sr. (April 17, 1802 – October 29, 1885) was a member of both the United States Congress and the Confederate Congress. Biography Clark was born in Madison County, Ke...

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Colonel James Cornell Biddle, Jr. (USA) (1835 - 1898)

Civil war Union Army Officer. He was mustered in as a Private in Company A, 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on April 25, 1861, and served until he was mustered out on August 2, 1861. On November...

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Brevet Brig. General James Biddle (USA) (1832 - 1910)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was appointed a First Lieutenant in the 10th New York Volunteer Cavalry on May 3, 1861, just after the start of the Civil War. He was mustered out on August...

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Brevet Brig. General John Q. Lane (USA) (1831 - 1903)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 97th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "...

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Charles Luman Nye (1840 - 1885)

He was a soldier in the Civil War.

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Col. Jeremiah V. Cockrell (CSA) US Congress (1832 - 1915)

COCKRELL, JEREMIAH VARDAMAN (1832-1915). Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell, congressman and judge, son of Joseph and Nancy Cockrell, was born near Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri, on May 7, 1832. In 184...

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Col. John Wayles Jefferson (USA) MP (1835 - 1892)

John's birth name was Hemings..he later adopted the name Jefferson. He was the grandson of Sarah Hemings, a slave owned by Thomas Jefferson. DNA tests in 1998 confirmed that a male descendant of John...

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Captain Samuel M. Pegg (CSA) (1842 - c.1876)

Enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 10 August 1861 in Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi and was mustered as a Sgt. in Company B, 27th Mississippi Infantry. He was promoted to the rank of Cap...

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Colonel Charles H. Olmstead (CSA) (1837 - 1926)

Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War as Colonel in Charleston, S.C., and the Port Royal Expeditionary Force, and the Fort Pulaski Investment Troop, 1st Regiment. He surrendered Fort Pu...

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Colonel John Snodgrass (CSA) (1836 - 1888)

SNODGRASS, John, Col. [19 May 1836-19 Aug 1888, Tullahoma, TN] (a merchant in Bellefonte; enlisted, May 61, as captain and raised a company of Martin's 2nd Confederate Regiment; wounded, Shiloh, in the...

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Colonel Elihu P. Watkins (CSA) (1826 - 1868)

Served as Secretary of State of Georgia from 1853-1861. Colonel Elihu P. Watkins commanded the 56th Georgia Regiment. He was wounded at the Battle of Vicksburg on 16 May 1863. After recovering from...

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