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Lt. Colonel Herman Canfield, Jr. (USA) (1817 - 1862)

Lt. Col. Herman Canfield was killed during the opening moments of the Battle of Shiloh. He commanded the 72nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 72nd OVI) regiment in the Union Army.

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Colonel Thomas Smith (CSA) (1836 - 1918)

Son of Gov. William Smith and Elizabeth Bell Smith. Husband of Elizabeth Fairfax Gaines. In April 1861 Thomas Smith enlisted in the 36th Virginia Infantry as a simple private, speedily he won a commisi...

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Captain Frederick W. Smith (CSA) (1843 - 1928)

CSA: Member of 49th Virginia Infantry at the begining of the war. Promoted to Sgt. Major. Wounded December 13, 1863 at Fredericksburg. Served as an aid and Lt. on staff of his father William Smith. Pro...

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Colonel Cyrus Hall (USA) (1822 - 1878)

Colonel Cyrus Hall commanded the 14th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (2nd Brigade of the 4th Division) at the Battle of Shiloh.

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1st Lt. Joseph P. Sanger (USA) [Maj. General post Civil War] (1840 - 1926)

Joseph Prentice Sanger was born at Detroit, Michigan, May 4, 1840. He was a student at the University of Michigan, 1858-60 (honorary AM, Bowdoin College, 1872). He married: Frances E. Kent, December ...

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Colonel John A. McDowell (USA) (1825 - d.)

John A. McDowell is a younger brother of Major-General Irwin [sic] McDowell, who led the Federal forces in the first great battle of the war. Colonel McDowell was born in the city of Columbus, Ohio, th...

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Colonel Benjamin D. Fearing (USA) (1837 - 1881)

Field Commands: 77th Ohio Infantry RegimentMajor 92nd Ohio Infantry RegimentColonel Battles Fought: Shiloh -- 77th Ohio Infantry Regiment 2nd Brigade (Stuart, Smith), 5th Division (Sherman), ...

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Lt. Colonel Wills De Hass (USA) (1817 - 1910)

Taken from the Pittsburgh Gazette: "DEATH CLAIMS PIONEER OF WASHINGTON COUNTY" "Dr. Wills DeHaas, a commissioned officer in the Civil War and an author, died at the residence of his granddaught...

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Colonel Jesse Hildebrand (USA) (1800 - 1863)

At the Battle of Shiloh, he commanded the 3rd Brigade of the 5th Division of the Union Army of Tennessee. The 5th Division was commanded by Brig. General William T. Sherman.

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Colonel Thomas Worthington (USA) (1807 - 1884)

Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel of the 46th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. At the Battle of Shiloh he served in the 1st Brigade of the 5th Division of the Army of Tennessee.

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Gottlieb Otto (1840 - 1918)

Civil War Service entered April 5, 1865 Company E, 52nd Wisconsin Infantry from Mequon, Wisconsin. Mustered out July 28, 1865. The 52nd Infantry organized at Camp Randall in Madison, WI. Sent to St. Lo...

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Richard Worsam Meade, II, Cpt. (1807 - 1870)

Richard Worsam Meade II (1807 – 16 April 1870) (also called Richard Worsam Meade, Sr., in relation to his son, Rear Admiral Richard Worsam Meade III) was an officer in the United States Navy. ...

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Colonel W. Capers Bird (CSA) (1837 - d.)

William Capers Bird was wounded both at Shiloh (1st Florida Battalion) and at Perryville and was promoted to Captain in 1862 and to Colonel in 1864.

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Colonel Hume R. Field (CSA) (1834 - 1921)

On the 2nd day of May, 1861, ten companies were mustered into service at Nashville and known as the First Regiment Tennessee Volunteers. Twenty-seven year old Hume R. Field was appointed Captain of...

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Captain Marshall T. Polk, Jr. (CSA) (c.1831 - 1884)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and artillery commander in the Army of Tennessee. He lost a leg at the Battle of Shiloh in 1862. Captain Polk was a nep...

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Col. Rufus P. Neely (CSA) (c.1808 - 1862)

Shiloh -- 4th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Stewart's Brigade, Clark's-Stewart's Division, Polk's Corps. The brigade moved to Columbus, Kentucky on September 5, 1861, where it was in Major General John...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry C. Bankhead (USA) (1828 - 1894)

Graduated from West Point, entered Army in 1850, Became Brigadier General during Civil War attached to Gen Don Carlos Buell's Staff, 5th Infantry.

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Colonel Smith P. Bankhead (CSA) (1823 - 1867)

Bankhead was born 20 August 1823 at Fort Moultrie, South Carolina. His father, Brigadier General James Bankhead, was a career army officer from Virginia who was stationed in South Carolina at the time....

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Colonel Peter Kinney (USA) (1805 - 1877)

Colonel Peter Kinney, President of the Kinney National Bank of Portsmouth, Ohio, died in that city on August 13th, after a few days illness, in his seventy-second year. He was born in Portsmouth, was...

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Colonel Samuel H. Steedman (USA) (c.1807 - 1882)

Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel of the 68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted 10/1/1861 as Lieutenant Colonel, promoted to Colonel 11/29/1861, discharged 7/5/1862. Commanded the 68th Ohio Vol...

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Abraham M. Hare, Colonel, USA (1811 - 1903)

Col. Hare was the son of Jacob Hare and Mary Teeters. He married Sarah Olmstead 20 October 1836 in Ohio, but lost her just over one year later. He came to Muscatine in 1841, and in 1844 married Emiline...

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Margaret Maria Wright (1809 - 1889)

Margaret Wright (Andrews), wife of Colonel Crafts Wright (USA), was active during the Civil War in visiting hospitals and battlefields, and was identified with many benevolent works. She was at one tim...

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Colonel Crafts J. Wright (USA) (1808 - 1883)

Craft James Wright, son of noted jurist John C. Wright, was born in Troy, New York, 13 July, 1808; he died in Chicago, Illinois, 23 July, 1883. He was graduated at the United States Military Academy in...

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Colonel Gideon C. Moody (USA), U.S. Senator (1832 - 1904)

Gideon Curtis Moody (October 16, 1832 – March 17, 1904) was an American Senator from South Dakota. Biography Born in Cortland, New York, he attended the common schools and pursued an a...

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Lt. Colonel Samuel W. Beall (USA) (1807 - 1868)

Samuel W. Beall (1807–1868) was the second Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin. He was born in Maryland; in 1827 he graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He moved to Green Bay,...

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Gen. Joseph R. Cockerill (USA) (1818 - 1875)

Joseph Randolph Cockerill (January 2, 1818 – October 23, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Early life Joseph R. Cockerill was born in Loudoun County, Virginia, January 2, 1818...

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Colonel Stephen G. Hicks (USA) (1809 - c.1869)

Stephen G. Hicks ( 22 Feb 1809 - 14 Dec 1869 (or 1866) American soldier, born in Jackson County, Georgia, and active during the American Civil War with the 40th Illinois Infantry Regiment. He enliste...

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Major Madison M. Walden (USA) (1836 - 1891)

Madison Miner Walden (October 6, 1836 - July 24, 1891) was a Civil War officer, teacher, publisher, farmer, the eighth Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, and a one-term Republican U.S. Representative from ...

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Col. Sanders D. Bruce (USA) (c.1825 - 1902)

Sanders Dewees Bruce was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War and an expert on horse breeding. He authored the American Stud Book and The Horse-breeder's Guide and Handbook. Early l...

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Brevet Maj. General James Dunlap (USA) (1802 - 1879)

James Dunlap served as a quartermaster in the Union Army during the Civil War, eventually appointed to the rank of brevet major general.

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Brevet Brig. General Martin R. M. Wallace (USA) (1829 - 1902)

Martin R. M. Wallace (September 29, 1829[1] – 1902) was an American Union brevet brigadier general during the period of the American Civil War. He was a colonel in the 4th Illinois Cavalry. He...

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Timothy Webster, Jr. (1843 - 1864)

Timothy Webster, Jr., born in 1843, joined the Union Army from Onarga, Illinois on July 30, 1862 and was wounded in the Battle of Brices Crossroads near Ripley, Mississippi on June 11, 1864, and taken ...

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James T. Dunlap (1816 - 1864)

"DUNLAP, JOHN, was born May 15, 1785, probably in Pennsylvania, and went to Carter county, Tcnn. Catharine Tipton was born Jan. 30, 1788, in Carter county, Tenn. They were married and had nine children...

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Col. Benjamin H. Bristow, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1832 - 1896)

BENJAMIN HELM Bristow first Solicitor General of the United States, Secretary of the Treasury under President Grant, and a prominent candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1876. --...

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Brig. General Nelson G. Williams (USA) (1823 - 1897)

Nelson G. Williams was a New York City customs agent and Union Army officer during the American Civil War. Early life Williams was born in New York and was appointed to West Point in 1839. He res...

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John I. Mitchell, U.S. Senator (1838 - 1907)

John Inscho Mitchell (July 28, 1838 – August 20, 1907) was an American lawyer, jurist, and Republican party politician from Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He served in the state legislature and r...

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Thomas W. Nye (1834 - 1905)

"Thomas W. Nye, the Lone Survivor - February, 1856, the John Rutledge , out of New York with J. R. Kelley as captain was returning from England with 110 passengers and 25 crew members, as well as a car...

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Colonel Ellison S. Keitt (CSA) (1831 - c.1911)

from obituary: Col. Ellison Keitt was a brother of Col. Laurence M. Keitt, who was killed in battle during the Civil War. Col. Keitt himself was a Confederate soldier, having raised and commanded Kei...

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Col. Laurence M. Keitt (CSA), US Congress (1824 - 1864)

Laurence Massillon Keitt (October 4, 1824 – June 4, 1864) was a South Carolina politician who served as a United States Congressman. He is included in several lists of Fire-Eaters—men w...

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William Gist (CSA) (1840 - 1863)

William served in the Confederate Army and was killed outside Chattanooga in 1863.

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Captain Leander H. McNelly (CSA), Texas Ranger (c.1844 - 1877)

Leander Harvey McNelly (March 12, 1844-September 4, 1877) was a Confederate officer and Texas Ranger captain. McNelly is best remembered for leading the "Special Force", a quasi-military branch o...

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Major John B. Jones (CSA), Texas Ranger (1834 - 1881)

John B. Jones (December 22, 1834 – July 19, 1881) was a Confederate army officer and Texas Ranger captain. Born in Fairfield, South Carolina, his family moved to the Republic of Texas in 1...

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Colonel Frederic de Peyster, III (USA) (deceased)

Frederic de Peyster III was a Union Colonel and surgeon.

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Colonel John Watts de Peyster, Jr. (USA) (1841 - 1873)

. John Watts De Peyster, Jr. (December 2, 1841 – April 12, 1873) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War and a member of the famous de Peyster family of New York. His father was...

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John Watts de Peyster, Sr. [Brevet Major General (New York Militia)] (1821 - 1907)

John Watts de Peyster, Sr. (March 9, 1821 – May 4, 1907) was an author on the art of war, philanthropist, and early Adjutant General of the New York National Guard. He served in the New York S...

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Jacob Mitchell Bryant (1837 - 1921)

============= From FindAGrave: Inscription: GAR 1861-1865 ------------------------------------------------ Obituary for his wife Jennie Dickey Bryant (..her memorial to be created..) Obituary...

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Peter Gorman (1800 - c.1862)

Peter Gorman was outspokenly against Virginia's succession. While on a 1862 trip to collect debts in Richmond Virginia he was imprisoned by Governor Letcher in Libby prison where he later died. He was ...

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Major John Wesley Emerson (1832 - 1899)

Information from Wikipedia about J. W. Emerson John Wesley Emerson (also known as J. W. Emerson) was an American lawyer, American Civil War commander, Missouri Circuit Court judge, and the founder an...

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Dexter Merritt Camp MP (1833 - 1919)

ENLISTED IN COMPANY C, 47th ILLINOIS INFANTRY. SERVED FOR 3 YEARS, 5 MONTHS AND 2 DAYS. Fathered 16 children, 8 from his first wife Lucy and 8 from his second wife Jennie O. The Tiller and Toiler, Thur...

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Charles A. Coolidge (USA) [Brig. General post Civil War] (1844 - 1926)

Charles Austin Coolidge, Jr. (July 19, 1844 - June 1, 1926) was a United States Army soldier who served in the American Civil War, the American West, Spanish-American War, and in Asia before retiring...

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Pvt. Jacob Howard (c.1825 - c.1898)

============= From FindAGrave: Inscription: Co. D, 1 W VA Inf =============

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Paesiello Emerson MP (1832 - 1927)

Photographer in and around Longmeadow, Massachusetts in his later years

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Brevet Brig. General Thomas J.C. Amory (USA) (1828 - 1864)

Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory was an officer in the Regular Army of the United States prior to and during the Civil War. After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1851,...

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Edward Owen Ball (C.S.A.) (1838 - 1900)

============= In addition to FindAGrave, also listed in Ball, Edward Owen Pvt. Company F Born: 05/07/1838 Marion Co., Mississippi Died: 09/28/1900 in Marion Co., Mississippi Buried: Hopewel...

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Capt. Edward C. Carter (C.S.A.) (1843 - 1928)

============= From FindAGrave: Attended VMI and was declared an honorary graduate in 1864 (for war service). He was Drill Master at Richmond, VA, spring, 1861. He enlisted as 1 Lt., Co. K, 8th VA...

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Winston Lafayette Carter, C.S.A. (c.1824 - 1862)

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William Fitzhugh Carter, C.S.A. (c.1815 - d.)

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Richard Henry Carter (CSA) MP (1817 - 1880)

Sources: 1. 1900 Federal Census, Scott, Fauquier, VA, daughter Nannie H. Turner. ============= From FindAGrave: Of "Glen Welby" in Fauquier. Co.B - 8th Virginia -Major QM to Armistead. Wounded ...

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John Peyton deButts (C.S.A.) (1837 - 1912)

============= From FindAGrave: 2nd Sgt., Co.H, 1st Va. Cav. Regt.; Pvt., Co.A, 43rd Va. Cav. Battalion (Mosby's command) =============

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William C. Nye (1826 - 1889)

He was unmarried. He was a mate in the Navy from 3/5/1862 to 1/21/1866.

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Col. Richard Henry Dulany, C.S.A. (1820 - c.1906)

============= From FindAGrave: Colonel of the 7th Virginia Cavalry, Laurel Brigade. Colonel Dulany was the owner of The Welbourne estate outside of Middleburg, VA (which had been in his family fo...

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Enoch James, C.S.A. (c.1846 - d.)

Enoch James: We have a surviving photo of Enoch James (who served in the Confederate Army with his older brother, Elias.) Enoch would have been underage, enlisting at age 16 in 1862. Enoch married Adel...

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Pvt. Elias W. James, C.S.A. MP (1836 - 1917)

Elias was the son of Thomas A. James and Polly Bonds. Thomas A. James was the son of Elias James, sr. (b. abt 1775). Family tradition states Elias was a distant cousin of Jesse and Frank James. When th...

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Charles Westendorf (1836 - 1865)

Fought for the South in the Civil War. Died in a Union Prison in Maryland.

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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce MP (1842 - 1914)

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842[2] – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, "An Oc...

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Senator Clement Vann Rogers, CSA MP (1839 - 1911)

Clement Vann Rogers (1839–1911) was a Cherokee senator and judge in Indian Territory. Rogers was a Confederate veteran and served as a delegate to the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Rogers ...

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John C. Nye (1817 - 1875)

Civil War veteran, Co. F. 15th Connecticut Inf.

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Melville George Nye (b. - 1864)

NYE, Melville G. PVT d. OCT 13 1864 CO B 11TH MAINE INF

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Benjamin Nye (deceased)

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George W Griffin, C. S. A. MP (c.1842 - d.)

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Joseph Samuel Morris MP (1833 - 1915)

Company "G" 29th Georgia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, C. S. A. inlisted 8/1/1861, captured Nashville, TN 12/16/1864.

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Pvt. Mitchell M. Griffin, C. S. A. MP (1833 - 1862)

29th Georgia Infantry, Company G. Not the same as the Mitchell Griffin who died August 15, 1862/3 in Lauderdale, MS. That Mitchell Griffin's father's name was John, and he filed a claim for his son...

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Pvt. Allen David Mitchell, Sr., C. S. A. MP (1816 - 1864)

Allen David Mitchell, Private Co. I. 2nd Georgia Reserves Infantry Enlisted April 30th, 1864 in Jonesboro, GA for the duration of the War. Aged 48 yrs at the time of enlistment. His record shows he w...

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Abraham Abalom Barker (1831 - 1893)

In the Civil War a Pvt in the H Company

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Charles F. Manderson, U.S. Senator (1837 - 1911)

Charles Frederick Manderson (February 9, 1837 – September 28, 1911) was a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1883 to 1895. Biography Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he attend...

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Lorenzo Crounse, Governor (1834 - 1909)

Lorenzo Crounse (January 27, 1834 – May 13, 1909) was a Nebraska Republican politician best known as the eighth Governor of Nebraska. Early life Born in Schoharie County, New York on J...

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Charles Van Wyck, U.S. Senator (1824 - 1895)

Charles Henry Van Wyck (May 10, 1824 – October 24, 1895) was a Representative from New York, a Senator from Nebraska, and a Union Army Brigadier general in the American Civil War. Early li...

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Gov. Samuel J. Kirkwood, US Senate & Sec'y of the Interior (1813 - 1894)

Samuel Jordan Kirkwood (December 20, 1813 – September 1, 1894), was an American politician best known as Iowa's American Civil War Governor. He also served in the U.S. Senate and as U.S. Secre...

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William Brantley Knight, C. S. A. MP (1847 - 1923)

Macon Telegraph 18 Jan 1923 W.B. KNIGHT PASSES AWAY Central Conductor Will Be Buried Here This Afternoon W.B. Knight, aged 73 years died at his home, 214 Hines Terrace, yesterday evening at 6:1...

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Leut. Ira P. Nye (1836 - 1913)

In 1862, he enlisted in Company H, twenty-second Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and accompanied the regiment, taking part in all its engagements with the enemy until March, 1863, when he was taken priso...

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Nathan Taylor, C. S. A. MP (1840 - c.1865)

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George Washington Hyatt (1829 - 1864)

George Washington Hyatt served during the Civil War in Co. C, 142d Regitmen, O.V.I. to Ohio from Maryland with his parents. Died while serving in the Civil War.

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Pvt. James Waters, C. S. A. MP (1840 - 1864)

CSA, Company D, 54th Georgia Infantry Find A Grave

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Benjamin F. Rice, U.S. Senator (1828 - 1905)

Benjamin Franklin Rice (May 26, 1828 – January 19, 1905) was a Republican politician from Arkansas who represented the state in the U.S. Senate from 1868 to 1873. Biography Rice was bo...

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Solon Borland, U.S. Senator (1808 - 1864)

Solon Borland (September 21, 1808 – January 1, 1864) was a newspaperman, soldier, diplomat, Democratic United States Senator from the State of Arkansas and a Confederate officer during the Ame...

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Robert Ward Johnson, Confederate and U.S. Senator MP (1814 - 1879)

Robert Ward Johnson (July 22, 1814 – July 26, 1879) was a Democratic United States Senator and Confederate States Senator from the State of Arkansas. Robert Ward Johnson was born in Scott ...

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James H. Berry, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1841 - 1913)

Henderson Berry (May 15, 1841 – January 30, 1913) was a United States Senator and served as the 14th Governor of the State of Arkansas. James Henderson Berry was born in Jackson County, Al...

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Augustus H. Garland, Confederate States Senator, Governor, U.S. Senator, U.S. Attorney General MP (1832 - 1899)

Augustus Hill Garland (June 11, 1832 – January 26, 1899) was an Arkansas lawyer and politician. He was a senator in both the United States and the Confederate States, served as 11th Governor o...

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Capt. Junius "June" Peak (1845 - 1934)

PEAK, JUNIUS W. (1845–1934). Junius (June) Peak, Confederate veteran, Dallas city marshall, and Texas Ranger, was born in Warsaw, Kentucky, on April 5, 1845, to Jefferson and Martha Malvina (Rea...

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Samuel Henry Nye (1837 - 1907)

Served in Company D, 45th MA Volunteers from 9/9/1862 to 7/7/1863. He lived in East Sandwich, MA.

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George L. Shoup, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1836 - 1904)

George Laird Shoup (June 15, 1836 – December 21, 1904) was the first Governor of Idaho, serving a short time after statehood in 1890 before becoming one of the state's first United States Sena...

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Gov. Francis E. Warren, U.S. Senator (1844 - 1929)

WARREN, Francis Emroy, a Senator from Wyoming; born in Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Mass., June 20, 1844; attended the common schools and Hinsdale Academy; during the Civil War enlisted in the Forty-n...

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William Craig Cooper (1832 - 1902)

A prominent lawyer, Mr. Cooper was Knox County Prosecuting Attorney in 1858 and 1860. He served as Mayor in 1860 and 1862. During the American Civil War, Cooper was colonel of the 142nd Ohio Infantry, ...

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Edward O. Wolcott, U.S. Senator (1848 - 1905)

Edward Oliver Wolcott (March 26, 1848 – March 1, 1905) was a prominent American politician during the 1890s, who served for 12 years as a Senator from the state of Colorado. A native of Ha...

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Brevet Brig. General Alonzo J. Edgerton (USA), U.S. Senator (1827 - 1896)

Alonzo Jay Edgerton (June 7, 1827 – August 9, 1896) was an American politician. Biography Alonzo Edgerton graduated from Wesleyan University in 1850, and there became a member of the M...

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Colonel Ozora P. Stearns (USA), U.S. Senator (1831 - 1896)

Ozora Pierson Stearns (January 15, 1831 – June 2, 1896) was an American politician. Early years He moved to Ohio in 1833 with his parents, who settled in Lake County, Ohio. Educati...

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William Tripp (1817 - 1878)

William Tripp (born probably in Bethel, Maine, November 29, 1817; died in South Dakota, March 29, 1878) was an American politician, lawyer, soldier, and surveyor. Tripp's father, also named Willi...

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Cushman K. Davis, Governor, U.S. Senator (1838 - 1900)

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as the seventh Governor of Minnesota from January 7, 1874 to January 7, 1876 and as a U.S. Senat...

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Thomas B. Catron, U.S. Senator (1840 - 1921)

Thomas Benton Catron (October 6, 1840 – May 15, 1921) was an American politician and lawyer who was influential in the establishment of the U.S. state of New Mexico. He later represented the s...

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Wilbur F. Sanders, U.S. Senator (1834 - 1905)

Wilbur Fiske Sanders (May 2, 1834 – July 7, 1905) was a United States Senator from Montana, a skilled lawyer and played a prominent role in the state's development. Biography Sanders w...

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