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Dr. Abraham Hoch Landis (1821 - 1896)

Surgeon in the Civil War, Commissioned in Company S, 35th Infantry, OH Regiment --------------------Source: Abraham Landis, a 41-year old doctor from Millville , Ohio , joined the 35th Ohio Volunteer...

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John J. Patterson, U.S. Senator (1830 - 1912)

John James Patterson (August 8, 1830 – September 28, 1912) was a businessman and United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Waterloo, Pennsylvania, he grew up there and attended the pu...

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Anthony C. Higgins, U.S. Senator (1840 - 1912)

Anthony C. Higgins (October 1, 1840 - June 26, 1912) was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Republican, who...

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William Nye (1815 - 1886)

In 1831 he commanded a company of light infantry In 1849 was a Major-General of the State Militia In 1851 was a member of the State Legislature During the Civil War he served 9 months and later a...

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William Harrell Felton (1823 - 1909)

William Harrell Felton (June 19, 1823 – September 24, 1909) was an American politician, army surgeon, and Methodist minister. His wife was Rebecca Latimer Felton, who became the first woman to...

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Herschel Johnson, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1812 - 1880)

Herschel Vespasian Johnson (September 18, 1812 – August 16, 1880) was an American politician. He was the 41st Governor of Georgia from 1853 to 1857 and the vice-presidential nominee of the Dou...

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Lieutenant John Merryman (Maryland militia) [petitioner in "Ex parte Merryman"] (1824 - 1881)

John Merryman (August 9, 1824 – November 15, 1881) was the petitioner in one of the best known habeas corpus cases of the American Civil War, a militia officer during the Civil War, and a Mary...

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Thomas Holliday Hicks, Governor, U.S. Senator (1798 - 1865)

Thomas Holliday Hicks (September 2, 1798 – February 14, 1865) was an American politician from Maryland. He served as the 31st Governor of Maryland from 1858 until 1862, and as a U.S. Senator f...

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John Bora (USA) (1845 - 1907)

Listed in the 1890 Census of Union Veterans as John Bora (aka Hill). His regiment is listed as 8th, but there is no company listed. A "John T. Bour" fought in the 14th Vermont Regiment, Co. H, which ...

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Captain Thomas Settle (CSA), Judge (1831 - 1888)

) Thomas Settle (January 23, 1831 – December 1, 1888) was an American judge and politician in North Carolina. Born in Rockingham County, North Carolina, Settle received a A.B. from the Uni...

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General Louis Bell (USA) (1837 - 1865)

Civil War Union Army Officer. Mortally wounded by a Confederate sharpshooter during the Union attack on the Confederate Fort Fisher, North Carolina, January 15, 1865. He died of his wound the day after...

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Gen. Thomas Jefferson Green (1806 - 1863)

Texas Independence General, Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Author. In the mid-1830s, he served in both the Texas Republic House of Representative, then the Republic's Senate. During the Texas Wa...

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James Lawrence Orr, Governor, Confederate States Senator, 26th Speaker of the U.S.House of Representatives MP (1822 - 1873)

James Lawrence Orr (May 12, 1822 – May 5, 1873) was an American politician who served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in the United States Congress. He later served in...

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Horace Eaton Lambert (1841 - 1865)

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James Bennett McCreary (1838 - 1918)

Known residences: - 1860, 1870: Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky [1,2] ---------------------------------- Supporting Documents: 1. 1860 United States Federal Census (June 4, 1860) 2. 1870 U...

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Benjamin Stephenson Edwards (1818 - 1886)

Benjamin S. Edwards (Edwardsville, Illinois, June 3, 1818 – Springfield, Illinois, February 4, 1886) was an Illinois lawyer, politician, and judge. Biography Benjamin S. Edwards was bo...

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Albert Gallatin Edwards MP (1812 - 1892)

Albert Gallatin Edwards (October 15, 1812 – April 19, 1892) was an Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury under President of the United States Abraham Lincoln and founder of brokerage firm A...

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Peyton Forbes Edwards ("Red Rooster of Nacogdoches") (1844 - 1918)

EDWARDS, PEYTON FORBES (1844–1918). Peyton Forbes Edwards, Civil War combatant, lawyer, Nacogdoches county treasurer, Texas state senator, and district judge, was born on September 28, 1844, in ...

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Luke P. Blackburn, Governor (1816 - 1887)

Luke Pryor Blackburn (June 16, 1816 – September 14, 1887) was a physician, philanthropist, and politician from the US state of Kentucky. He was elected the 28th governor of Kentucky, serving f...

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John W. Stevenson, Governor, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1886)

John White Stevenson (May 4, 1812 – August 10, 1886) was a U.S. Representative, the 18th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, the 25th Governor of Kentucky and U.S. Senator. His father, Andrew Ste...

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Col. James David Walker (CSA), U.S. Senator MP (1830 - 1906)

James David Walker (December 13, 1830 – October 17, 1906) was a Democratic Party politician from Arkansas who represented the state in the U.S. Senate from 1879 to 1885. His uncle was Finis Mc...

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Brig. General Charles Mynn Thruston (USA) (1798 - 1873)

Charles Mynn Thruston (February 22, 1798 – February 18, 1873) was a soldier, farmer, politician, and a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served as the mayor...

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Colonel Benjamin Gratz Brown (USA), Governor, U.S. Senator (1826 - 1885)

Benjamin Gratz Brown (May 28, 1826 – December 13, 1885) was an American politician. He was a Senator, the 20th Governor of Missouri, and the Liberal Republican and Democratic Party Vice presid...

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Lazarus W. Powell, Governor, U.S. Senator (1812 - 1867)

Lazarus Whitehead Powell (October 6, 1812 – July 3, 1867) was the 19th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1851 to 1855. He was later elected to represent Kentucky in the U.S. Senate from 1859 ...

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Lt. Colonel John Neal (CSA) (1836 - 1899)

John Randolph Neal was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district. Biography Neal was born on November 26, 18...

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Charles Ezra Sprague (USA) (1842 - 1912)

Charles Ezra Sprague (October 9, 1842 – March 21, 1912) was an American accountant, born in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York. He was known as a Civil War hero, and as a proponent of the con...

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Pryor Lea, wrong (1794 - 1879)

Pryor Lea (August 31, 1794–September 14, 1879) was a two-term U.S. Representative from Tennessee. Lea was born in Knox County, Tennessee. He studied at the former Greeneville College (...

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Washington C. Whitthorne, U.S. Senator (1825 - 1895)

Washington Curran Whitthorne (April 19, 1825 – September 21, 1891) was a Tennessee attorney, Democratic politician, and an Adjutant General in the Confederate Army. Early life and career ...

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Col. Peter Turney (CSA), Gov., Chief Justice Tenn. Sup. Ct. MP (1827 - 1903)

Peter Turney (September 22, 1827 – October 19, 1903) was Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1870 to 1893; and served as the Governor of the U.S. state of Tennessee from 1893 to ...

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William R. Webb, U.S. Senator (1842 - 1926)

William Robert Webb (November 11, 1842 – December 19, 1926) also known as Sawney Webb, was an educator who founded The Webb School and served briefly as a Democratic United States Senator from...

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Nathaniel Edwin Harris, Governor MP (1846 - 1929)

Nathaniel Edwin Harris (January 21, 1846 – September 21, 1929) was an American lawyer and politician, and the 61st Governor of Georgia. Early life Harris was born in Jonesboro, Tenness...

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Isham G. Harris, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1818 - 1897)

Isham Green Harris (February 10, 1818 – July 8, 1897) was an American politician. He served as Governor of Tennessee from 1857 to 1862 and as a U.S. Senator from 1877 until his death. As g...

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Edwin Augustus Keeble (c.1807 - c.1868)

Keeble was born in Cumberland County, Virginia, and later moved to Rutherford County, Tennessee, serving as mayor of Murfreesboro from 1838 to 1855. He served in the Tennessee state legislature in 18...

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James Coey (1841 - 1918)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major James Coey , United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 Fe...

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John Bell "The Great Apostate" MP (1796 - 1869)

) John Bell (also known as "The Great Apostate") (February 18, 1796 – September 10, 1869) was a U.S. politician, attorney, and plantation owner. A wealthy slaveholder from Tennessee, Bell serv...

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Col. Charles McClung McGhee MP (1828 - 1907)

Charles McClung McGhee (January 23, 1828 – May 5, 1907) was an American railroad tycoon and financier, active primarily in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the latter half of the nineteenth century....

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Zachariah Chandler, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior (1813 - 1879)

Zachariah Chandler (December 10, 1813 – November 1, 1879) was Mayor of Detroit (1851–52), a four-term U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan (1857–75, 1879), and Secretary of th...

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Charles Tillinghast James, U.S. Senator (1805 - 1862)

Charles Tillinghast James (September 15, 1805 – October 17, 1862) famous consulting mechanical engineer, early proponent of the steam mill, and United States Democratic Senator from the state ...

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Alexander Wesley Caulk (1846 - 1923)

Alexander Wesley Caulk was born in Macoupin County, Illinois March 30, 1846 and died in Sorento February 15, 1923 aged 76 yrs, 10 mos, 15 days. He enlisted for three years service in the war Aug 12 186...

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Gen. Lewis Merrill (USA) (1834 - 1896)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Fought in the Civil War and the Indian Wars. On 1 July 1851, he entered the US Military Academy, where he graduated 20th of 34, in the Class of 1855. Appointed...

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Barnett Westbrook (1838 - 1863)

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Robert Parker Parrott (1804 - 1877)

Robert Parker Parrott (October 5, 1804 – December 24, 1877) was an American soldier and inventor of military ordnance. Biography Born in Lee, New Hampshire, he was the son of John Faby...

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Gouverneur Kemble MP (1786 - 1875)

Gouverneur Kemble (January 25, 1786 – September 18, 1875) was a two-term United States Congressman, diplomat and industrialist. He helped found the West Point Foundry, a major producer of arti...

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Brevet Brig. General Jonathan Prince Cilley (USA) (1835 - 1920)

Birth: Dec. 29, 1835 Thomaston Knox County Maine, USA Death: Apr. 6, 1920 Alameda County, USA Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Son of Maine Congressman Jonathan Cilley, he studied law and ...

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Redfield Proctor, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War MP (1831 - 1908)

Redfield Proctor served as the 37th Governor of Vermont from 1878 to 1880, as Secretary of War from 1889 to 1891, and as a United States Senator for Vermont from 1891 to 1908. He was a Republican. Pr...

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Brig. General John D. McAdoo (CSA) (1824 - 1883)

MCADOO, JOHN DAVID (1824–1883). John David McAdoo, Civil War general and justice of the Texas Supreme Court, was born in Anderson County, Tennessee, on April 4, 1824, the son of John and Mary An...

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Richard W. Walker, Sen. CSA (1823 - 1874)

Richard Wilde Walker (February 16, 1823 – June 16, 1874) was a prominent Confederate States of America politician. Walker was born and died in Huntsville, Alabama. He was the son of John W...

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Col. William A. Percy (CSA) (c.1837 - 1888)

William Alexander Percy became a colonel in the Confederate Army. After the war, Colonel Percy, a successful railroad developer, was elected to the state legislature. He headed the committee of the Mis...

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Capt. Julian Prosser Lee, CSA MP (1840 - 1901)

Julian Prosser Lee Birth: Feb. 27, 1840 St. Louis City, Missouri, USA Death: May 2, 1901 The son of Colonel Richard Bland Lee II and Julia Anna Marion Prosser. His grandfather was Richa...

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Colonel James Gordon (CSA), U.S. Senator (1833 - 1912)

) James Gordon (December 6, 1833 – November 28, 1912) was an American planter, writer, and politician from Okolona, Mississippi. He was a United States Senator for eight weeks, from December 2...

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James Z. George, U.S. Senator (1826 - 1897)

James Zachariah George (October 20, 1826 – August 14, 1897) was an American military officer, lawyer, writer, and politician. He was known as Mississippi's "Great Commoner." James Z. Georg...

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Brig. Gen. James L. Alcorn (CSA), Gov., US Senator MP (1816 - 1894)

James Lusk Alcorn (November 4, 1816 – December 19, 1894) was a prominent American political figure in Mississippi during the 19th century. He was a leading southern white Republican or "scalaw...

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Albert G. Brown, Governor, U.S. and Confederate States Senator (1813 - 1880)

Albert Gallatin Brown (May 31, 1813 – June 12, 1880) was Governor of Mississippi from 1844 to 1848 and a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1854 through 1861. Brown attended Mississip...

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Henry S. Foote, Governor, U.S. Senator (c.1804 - 1880)

-------------------- Henry Stuart Foote (February 28, 1804 – May 20, 1880) was a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1847 to 1852 and Governor of Mississippi from 1852 to 1854. H...

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Captain French Forrest (CSN) (1796 - 1866)

French Forrest (1796 – December 22, 1866) was an American naval officer who served first in the United States Navy and later the Confederate States Navy. His combat experience prior to the Ame...

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Rev. Douglas French Forrest, D.D. (1838 - 1902)

Douglas French Forrest was born in Baltimore, MD, the son of Captain French Forrest, U.S. Navy (1796-1866), and his wife, Emily Douglas Simms (1810-1880). The family home, where they lived after 1851, ...

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Judge George Gordon Belt (organized the Mason Henry Gang) (1825 - 1869)

George Gordon Belt (1825–1869), soldier, 49er, businessman, judge, Confederate sympathizer who organized the Mason Henry Gang in California during the American Civil War. Early Life and Ca...

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Lt. Colonel Franklin Archibald Dick (USA) (1823 - 1885)

Franklin Archibald Dick (May 2, 1823 – February 18, 1885) was a St. Louis, Missouri attorney. He was assistant adjutant general to Nathaniel Lyon at Camp Jackson (the first Missouri Civil War ...

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Lt. Colonel Wharton Jackson Green (CSA) (1831 - 1910)

Wharton Jackson Green (February 28, 1831 – August 6, 1910) was a U.S. Congressman from North Carolina and an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Biography...

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Lt. Samuel Fessenden (USA) MP (1841 - 1862)

Samuel Fessenden (6 January 1841 Portland, Maine - 1 September 1862 Centreville, Virginia), was mortally wounded at the Second Battle of Manassas. He graduated from Bowdoin in 1861. He began to study l...

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Major John W. Daniel (CSA) ("Lame Lion of Lynchburg"), U.S.Senator (1842 - 1910)

John Warwick Daniel (September 5, 1842 – June 29, 1910) was an American lawyer, author, and Democratic politician from Lynchburg, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and rep...

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Colonel Robert E. Withers (CSA), U.S. Senator (1821 - 1907)

Robert Enoch Withers (September 18, 1821 – September 21, 1907) was an American physician, military officer, newspaperman, politician and diplomat. He represented Virginia in the United States ...

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Major Beverley Randolph Mason (CSA) (1834 - 1910)

Beverley Randolph Mason (1 September 1834–22 April 1910) was a renowned educator and founder and principal of the Gunston Hall School for young women in Washington, D.C. Mason was a great-gran...

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Lieutenant William Pinckney Mason (CSN) (1843 - 1922)

William Pinckney Mason (10 January 1843–16 December 1922) was a Lieutenant in the Confederate States Navy. Mason was a great-grandson of George Mason, author of the Virginia Bill of Rights, an...

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Lt. Colonel Arthur Pendleton "Pen" Mason (CSA) (1835 - 1893)

Arthur Pendleton "Pen" Mason (11 December 1835–22 April 1893) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Confederate States Army serving during the American Civil War. Mason was a scion of the prominent ...

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William Preston Mangum (CSA) (1837 - 1861)

William Preston Magnum died in 1861 during the Civil War at the 1st Battle of Bull Run.

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George D. Tillman (CSA) (1826 - 1902)

George Dionysius Tillman (August 21, 1826 - February 2, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, brother of Benjamin Ryan Tillman. Born near Curryton, South Carolina, Tillman pursued an a...

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Major Robert H. Glass (CSA) (1822 - 1896)

When the American Civil War (1861–1865) broke out, Glass initially worked to try to help keep Virginia from seceding. However, after the state did so, Robert Henry Glass served, initially, in th...

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Gov. William Sprague,US Senator MP (1830 - 1915)

) William Sprague IV (September 12, 1830 – September 11, 1915) was the 27th Governor of the U.S. state of Rhode Island from 1860–1863, and U.S. Senator from 1863-1875. He participated i...

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Robert Barnwell, US & CS Senator (1801 - 1882)

He was born in Beaufort, South Carolina on August 10, 1801 into a prosperous and influential family. His father Robert Barnwell had served in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. This Barnwe...

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Colonel Andrew Jackson Butler (USA) (1815 - 1864)

Colonel Andrew Jackson Butler (USA) served in the Union Army and accompanied his brother, Maj. General Benjamin Franklin Butler (USA), to New Orleans when that city was captured. After returning to the...

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John Perkins, Jr. (1819 - 1885)

A Representative from Louisiana; born in Natchez, Miss., July 1, 1819; received his early education from private tutors; was graduated from Yale College in 1840 and from the law department of Harvard U...

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Lt. Charles Thurston Greene (USA) (1842 - 1923)

Charles Thurston Greene was the son of Brig. General George Sears Greene (USA). He was a lieutenant on his father's staff at Culp's Hill during the Battle of Gettysburg. Later in 1863, Charles was woun...

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Commander Samuel D. Greene (USN) (Executive Officer U.S.S. Monitor) (1839 - 1884)

Samuel Dana Greene (11 February 1839 – 11 December 1884) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. Biography Greene was born in Cumberland, Maryland, son of f...

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Lt. Manning Livingston (USA) (c.1843 - 1863)

Civil War Union Officer. Manning Livingston was serving as an artillery officer with the 3rd United States Artillery when he was killed-in-action on July 2, 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg. The twenty...

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Abraham F. Warner, U. S. MP (b. - 1865)

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Pvt. William "Lumpkin" B. Lumpkin Moran, C. S. A. MP (1831 - 1861)

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John "A. J." Moran, C. S. A. (deceased)

Captured at Gettysburg and died as a POW.

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George W. Moran, C. S. A. (deceased)

Captured in the Battle of Gettysburg by Union soldiers; died as a POW.

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William "Buck" Thomas Moran, IV, C. S. A. MP (1827 - d.)

Served in the Civil War with the 26th North Carolina Regiment,

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Pvt. Peter McGill, Jr., C. S. A. MP (1835 - d.)

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Pvt. William Charlton Westberry, C. S. A. MP (1825 - 1862)

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Pvt. Moses Josiah Westberry, C. S. A. MP (1839 - 1903)

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Sgt. Bailey Rhodes Gill, C. S. A. MP (1812 - 1901)

Served in Company K, 12th Regiment, Georgia Voluntary Infantry, Army of N. Virginia, CSA Marion County Gurards, as a 2nd Sergeant, enlisted 15 Jun 1861. discharged with disability at Camp Alleghany, VA...

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Hampton J. Lowther, C. S. A. MP (1843 - d.)

COMPANY "G", Okefenokee Rifles from Charlton County

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Pvt. Richard "Rick" Levi Etheridge, C. S. A. MP (1837 - d.)

This page on Schley County, Georgia Civil War involvement states "Ethridge, Richard L. (or Etheridge) - [enlisted as a] private March 4, 1862 . Wounded in foot and thigh at Atlanta, Ga. July 22, 1864 ....

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Brig. Gen. Stephen Vincent Benet MP (1827 - 1895)

Born January 22, 1827. He was a career military officer who fought through the Civil War, eventually being promoted through the ranks to Brigadier General and Chief of United States Army Ordnance. He w...

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Isaac S. Cook (1843 - 1942)

Fought in the War between the States with an Ohio regiment.

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CDR Selim E. Woodworth (USN) (c.1815 - c.1871)

From Woodworth was born in New York City, the second son of poet and dramatist Samuel Woodworth. He was a descendant of colonial settler Walter Woodworth. At age twelve he set out with a rifle to cro...

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John Boyd Russell (1811 - 1889)

John Boyd Russell Source: Russell Family Bible Born 16, September 1811 Allegany CO., Maryland Source Russell Family Bible Died 15, September 1889 Ray Co., Mo. fought in the civil war..confederate s...

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Thomas F. Bayard, U.S. Senator, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Secretary of State (1828 - 1898)

Thomas Francis Bayard (October 29, 1828 – September 28, 1898) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served three terms a...

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Lieut. John Lorimer Worden, Jr. (USA) (1845 - 1873)

John Lorimer Worden, Jr. (1845–1873) served as a volunteer captain in the U.S. Army during the Civil War and later as a first lieutenant in the regular army until his death in 1873.

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Daniel Henry Chamberlain, Governor (1835 - 1907)

Daniel Henry Chamberlain (June 23, 1835 – April 13, 1907) was a planter, lawyer, author and the 76th Governor of South Carolina from 1874 until 1877. Daniel H. Chamberlain was born in West B...

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Solomon Joseph Boyle, USA/USN MP (1839 - 1918)

Solomon Joseph Boyle , born 20 Sep 1839 in Cincinnati, OH. He was the son of Edward Boyle and Margaret Corrigan. He married Mary Elizabeth Korte 11 May 1869 in St Edwards Church, Cincinnati, OH. The ce...

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Rear Admiral Winfield Scott Schley (USN) (1839 - 1911)

"Winfield Scott Schley (9 October 1839 - 2 October 1911) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy and the hero of the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War." ... not to neg...

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Rear Admiral William T. Sampson (USN) (1840 - 1902)

William Thomas Sampson (9 February 1840 – 6 May 1902) was a United States Navy rear admiral known for his victory in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Biography...

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Colonel Charles Rivers Ellet (USA) (1843 - 1863)

Charles Rivers Ellet (June 1, 1843 – October 29, 1863) was a medical student who became a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was most noted for his command of the ram Qu...

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Colonel Charles Ellet, Jr. (USA) (1810 - 1862)

ELLET, Charles, civil engineer, was born at Penn's Manor, Bucks co., Penn., Jan. 1, 1810, son of Charles and Mary (Israel) Ellet, and grandson of Charles and Hannah (Carpenter) Ellet. His father, a far...

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Wayne MacVeagh, U.S. Attorney General (1833 - 1917)

Isaac Wayne MacVeagh (April 19, 1833 – January 11, 1917) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat and the 36th Attorney General of the United States. Biography Born in Phoenixville, Pe...

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Corp. Tecumseh King, C. S. A. MP (1836 - d.)

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