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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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Samuel J. Kirkwood, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary 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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Watson C. Squire, 12th Governor of Washington Territory, U.S. Senator (1838 - 1926)

Watson Carvosso Squire (May 18, 1838 – June 7, 1926) was a United States Senator from Washington. Biography Born in Cape Vincent, New York, he attended the public schools, Falley Semin...

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Albert Thomas Nye (1841 - 1918)

Co. B, 123rd OH Vol. Inf.

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Pvt. Benjamin Chaplin Adams, C. S. A. MP (1844 - 1917)

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David S. Terry, 4th Chief Justice of California (1823 - 1889)

David Smith Terry (March 8, 1823 – August 14, 1889) was a California politician, who killed United States Senator David C. Broderick in the Broderick – Terry duel in 1859. He was then k...

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Pvt. Case Broderick, US Congress (1839 - 1920)

Case Broderick (September 23, 1839 – April 1, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from Kansas. Born near Marion, Indiana, Case Broderick was a cousin of David Colbreth Broderick and Andrew Ken...

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Sidney Palmer Nye (1846 - 1864)

He enlisted in the 16th N.Y. Cavalry and died in Alexandria, VA.

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Rear Admiral Thomas T. Craven (1808 - 1887)

Thomas Tingey Craven (1808–1887) was a 19th century United States Navy officer who rose to prominence during the Civil War. He was son of Tunis Craven, a navy purser, and Hannah (Tingey) Crave...

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Captain George Colvocoresses (USA) [adopted] (1816 - 1872)

George Musalas "Colvos" Colvocoresses (October 22, 1816 – June 3, 1872) was a United States Navy officer who commanded the Saratoga during the American Civil War. From 1838 up until 1842, he s...

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Rear Admiral George F. Emmons (1811 - 1884)

George Foster Emmons (23 August 1811 – 23 July 1884) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy, who served in the early to mid 19th century. Biography Born in Clarendon, Vermont, Em...

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Major Nathaniel Henry Hutton (USA) (1834 - 1907)

Major Nathaniel Henry Hutton (Washington, D.C. November 18, 1833–Baltimore, Maryland, May 8, 1907) was an American architect and civil engineer. He worked as a surveyor in the American West in...

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James D. Hutton (c.1828 - 1868)

James Dempsey Hutton (c. 1828–1868) was an artist, surveyor, cartographer and early photographer active in Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota and North Dakota in the years before the American Civi...

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Joseph Pitty Couthouy (1808 - 1864)

Joseph Pitty Couthouy (6 January 1808 – 4 April 1864) was an American naval officer, conchologist, and invertebrate palaeontologist. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he entered the Boston Latin ...

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Rear Admiral William Reynolds (1815 - 1879)

) William Reynolds (December 10, 1815 – November 5, 1879) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy who served during the American Civil War. His younger brother (by five years) was United ...

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Bvt. Colonel Benjamin W. Crowninshield (USA) (1837 - 1892)

Bvt. Col. Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1837–1892) was a member of the Boston Brahmin Crowninshield family. Life He was born in Boston March 12, 1837. His father was Francis Boardma...

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Rear Admiral Arent S. Crowninshield MP (1843 - 1908)

Arent Schuyler Crowninshield (March 14, 1843–May 27, 1908) was an rear admiral of the United States Navy. He saw combat during the Civil War, and after the war held high commands both afloat a...

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William Holland Thomas, Principal Chief MP (1805 - 1893)

Adopted by Chief Yonaguska Drowning Bear. Drowning Bear called him Wil-Usdi or "Little Will." -------------------- Birth parents of William Holland Thomas were Richard Thomas and Temperance Calvert...

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La Motte Stearns (1842 - d.)

Served in Company A, 8th IA Regiment.

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DeWitt Stearns (1839 - d.)

Lieutenant in Company A, 8th IA Regiment.

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Zachariah Taylor Webb MP (1835 - 1914)

Additional Curator's Note: USE CAUTION WHEN MERGING. CHECK DATE OF BIRTH, PARENTS AND SPOUSE BEFORE MERGING. There are several Zachariah Taylor Webbs in this particular family. In addition, there is a ...

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Jonathan Webb (1808 - 1864)

Jonathan Webb was born in 1808 at Virginia. He was the son of William Webb , Sr and Nancy Green. Jonathan Webb married Elizabeth Porter, daughter of John Walker Porter and Martha Hutchinson. Jonathan...

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William Henry Jackson (1843 - 1942)

William Henry Jackson (April 4, 1843 – June 30, 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He ...

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Dr. Ferdinand Hayden (1829 - 1877)

Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (September 7, 1829 – December 22, 1887) was an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century....

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Gaither Bryant (1840 - 1920)

James Gaither Bryant (known as Gaither) was the son of Daniel and Lucilla (Smith) Bryant and the grandson of pioneers John and Elizabeth Bryant. Gaither married Mary Loy in the spring of 1869 when he w...

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Joseph Pulitzer MP (1847 - 1911)

Joseph Pulitzer April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911), born Pulitzer József, was a Hungarian-American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World. Pulitzer intr...

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Joseph Amasa Yoemans (1842 - 1900)

He was a Captain in the 1st Ohio Calvary and one of the captors of Jefferson Davis.

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