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Gen. Ambrose Hill, CSA (1825 - 1865)

"A.P. Hill"

Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General. Born in Culpeper, Virginia, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, where his roommate was George McClellan, future commander...

11/24/2008 1/25/2016

Ned Buntline (1821 - 1886)

"Ned Buntline", "E. Z. C. Judson"

Edward Zane Carroll Judson, Sr. (March 20, 1821/1823 – July 16, 1886), known as E. Z. C. Judson and by his pseudonym Ned Buntline, was an American publisher, journalist, writer, and publicist....

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

Francis L. Dancy of the United States Army, a native of North Carolina, built the sea wall at St. Augustine, Florida. He lived in St. Augustine until the close of the Seminole War when he resigned hi...

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

Robert Raymond Reid (September 8, 1789 – July 1, 1841) was the fourth territorial governor of Florida. He was also a Representative from Georgia. He also held several judicial positions. R...

8/19/2012 1/3/2016

Abraham Van Buren (1807 - 1873)

7/1/2007 12/17/2015

John William Pearson (January 19, 1808 – September 30, 1864) was an American businessman and a Confederate Captain during the American Civil War. Pearson was a successful businessman who estab...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Alexander White, a Representative from Alabama; born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., October 16, 1816; moved with his parents to Courtland, Ala., in 1821; pursued an academic course and attend...

11/21/2015 11/21/2015

Lloyd James Beall (October 19, 1808 – November 10, 1887) was a United States Army officer and paymaster. During the American Civil War, he served as a colonel and as Commandant of the Confeder...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

A United States Representative from South Carolina; born in Germantown, Pa., November 14, 1809; attended the common schools at Edgehill, near Stateburg, S.C.; was graduated from the United States Milit...

10/1/2008 8/16/2015

Abraham McClellan (October 4, 1789 – May 3, 1866) was an American politician that represented Tennessee's 2nd district in the United States House of Representatives from 1837 to 1843. He also ...

6/16/2013 8/16/2015

John Houston Savage was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee. He was born in McMinnville, Tennessee on Oct...

8/2/2012 8/16/2015

William Wiseham Paine (1817 - 1882)

William Wiseham Paine (October 10, 1817 – August 5, 1882) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Paine moved with his parents to Milledgeville, Georgia, in 1...

5/28/2015 5/28/2015

Braxton Bragg (March 22, 1817 – September 27, 1876) was a career United States Army officer, and then a general in the Confederate States Army—a principal commander in the Western Theat...

12/5/2007 5/28/2015

Duncan Lamont Clinch (April 6, 1787 – October 28, 1849) was an American army officer and served as a commander during the First and Second Seminole Wars. He also served in the United States Ho...

3/16/2013 5/27/2015

Montgomery Blair (May 10, 1813 – July 27, 1883), the son of Francis Preston Blair, elder brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and cousin of B. Gratz Brown, was a politician and lawyer from Ma...

5/5/2007 5/7/2015

Born 20 September 1820 at Port Gibson, MS. Educated in Baltimore. Appointed to West Point class of 1842 by President Andrew Jackson ("Uncle Andrew"); Earl finished 52nd in a class of 56 men he was to f...

3/11/2009 4/15/2015

Finley, Jesse Johnson, senator, born in Wilson County, Tennessee, 18 November 1812. He was educated at Lebanon, Tennessee, and in 1836/7 was captain of a company of mounted volunteers from Tennessee th...

3/22/2008 2/22/2015

Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the first U.S. agent in South America, a member of the South Carolina legislature and ...

9/29/2013 1/18/2015

Colonel Selah R. H. "Tommy" TOMPKINS,served in the U.S. Army 43 Years and rode against the Sioux in the Battle of Wounded Knee and was with John "Black Jack" Pershing in Mexico. He retired as Commander...

5/28/2011 1/7/2015

Stephen Dill Lee (September 22, 1833 – May 28, 1908) was an American soldier, planter, legislator, and author. He was the youngest Confederate lieutenant general during the American Civil War, a...

5/5/2009 12/16/2014

Israel Bush Richardson (December 26, 1815 – November 3, 1862) was a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War, where he was a major general in the U...

6/10/2011 12/5/2014

Major and Quartermaster, 36th Infantry, Second Seminole War. Wealthy cotton planter (5000 acres) until Civil War.

7/12/2009 12/3/2014

Josiah Parrish, Sr. (1771 - 1846)

Josiah Parrish moved to Alachua County, Florida about 1823 or 1824. He served in the Florida Indian Wars (1835-1842). His first service was as Captain of his own mounted militia in 1836 for 4 months. F...

7/16/2007 11/9/2014

Maj. General George Gordon Meade (1815-1872) commanded the Army of the Potomac in the stunning defeat of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, a turning point in the ...

3/2/2010 11/3/2014

Capt. Joseph Libbey Folsom MP (1816 - 1855)

Explorer, Businessman, City Founder. Surveyor of early San Franciso, first Collector of the Port of San Francisco under American rule from 1847 to 1849. Founder of Folsom, California, originally name...

10/25/2014 10/25/2014

John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His death at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court Hou...

1/20/2007 10/9/2014

Thomas Childs (16 March 1796 - 8 October 1853) was a U.S. soldier who served with distinction during the Mexican-American War. Childs was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son and grandson of ...

8/10/2014 8/10/2014

) Ethan Allen Hitchcock (May 18, 1798 – August 5, 1870) was a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War...

12/7/2008 8/9/2014

Gustavus A. Loomis (September 23, 1789 – March 5, 1872) was an United States Army officer who served during the War of 1812, Seminole Wars and the American Civil War. He was one of the oldes...

10/16/2010 8/9/2014

James Totten (September 11, 1818 – October 1, 1871) was a career American soldier who served in the United States Army and retired from active service in 1870 as the Assistant Inspector Genera...

6/2/2011 8/9/2014

Walker Keith Armistead (1785 – October 13, 1845) was a military officer who served as Chief of Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He was born in Virginia. During the War...

9/25/2008 8/8/2014

Robert Christie Buchanan (March 1, 1811 – November 29, 1878) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican War and then was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil W...

5/16/2011 8/8/2014

Robert Selden Garnett (December 16, 1819 – July 13, 1861) was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army until the American Civil War, when he became a Confederate States Arm...

4/14/2011 8/8/2014

Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891) was a career U.S. Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican-American War and Seminole Wars, and was also one of the mo...

2/10/2009 8/5/2014

James Vote (Voty) Bomford (1811–1892) was a distinguished soldier in the United States military, Union Civil War officer, and retired Brigadier General. He graduated from Norwich University ...

8/4/2014 8/4/2014

Andrew Jackson Donelson (August 25, 1799 – June 26, 1871) was an American diplomat and a candidate for Vice President of the United States. One of the three sons of Samuel and Mary Donelson,...

7/1/2007 8/4/2014

Capt. John Williams Gunnison MP (1812 - 1853)

John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812 – October 26, 1853) was an American military officer and explorer. Biography Gunnison was born in Goshen, New Hampshire in 1812. He graduated from...

5/5/2010 8/4/2014

) Robert Anderson (June 14, 1805 – October 26, 1871) was an American military leader. He served as a Union Army officer in the American Civil War, known for his command of Fort Sumter at the s...

10/1/2008 6/29/2014

Alexander Blackburn Bradford (June 2, 1799 – July 10, 1873) The life of Alexander Blackburn Bradford saw his conspicuous participation in the early affairs of two Southern states, a distinguis...

6/18/2014 6/18/2014

Augustus Holmes Kenan MP (1805 - 1870)

Augustus Holmes Kenan (April 21, 1805 - June 2, 1870) was a licensed attorney turned politician from Baldwin County, Georgia. Kenan was renowned for heroism in the Second Seminole War, leveraging his...

4/15/2009 6/18/2014

Joseph K. Barnes, M.D. (July 21, 1817 – April 5, 1883) was an American physician, a Major General in the Union Army, and the 12th Surgeon General of the United States Army (1864–82). ...

11/22/2008 2/14/2014

Abraham K. Allison, Governor (1810 - 1893)

"Kyrkyndal"

Abraham Kurkindolle Allison (December 10, 1810 – July 8, 1893) was a Florida businessman and politician. He served in the Florida Territorial Legislature and the Florida State House of Represe...

10/9/2013 10/9/2013

John Harris (May 20, 1793–May 12, 1864) was the sixth Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served in the Marine Corps for over 50 years, attaining the rank of colonel. Harris was born in East ...

8/15/2011 8/11/2013

Peter McQueen (c.1780 - 1820)

Peter McQueen (c. 1780 – 1820) was a Creek Indian chief, prophet, trader and warrior from Talisi (Tallassee, among the Upper Towns in present-day Alabama.) He was one of the young men known as...

8/3/2013 8/3/2013

Osceola (1804 - 1838)

"Osceola"

Osceola, also known as Billy Powell (1804 – January 30, 1838), became an influential leader and war chief of the Seminole in Florida. Of mixed parentage: Creek, Scots-Irish, and English, he wa...

8/3/2013 8/3/2013

. Joseph, a native of Massachusetts, graduated from West Point Academy in 1837, 29th in his class. Joseph Hooker (November 13, 1814 – October 31, 1879) was a career United States Army office...

5/14/2011 7/29/2013

Gen. George Crosman (1799 - 1882)

George Hampden Crosman (November 2, 1799 – May 28, 1882) was a career officer in the Regular Army of the United States who served primarily with the Quartermaster Corps. After graduating from ...

3/12/2012 7/26/2013

Silas Casey (July 12, 1807 – January 22, 1882) was a career United States Army officer who rose to the rank of Major General during the American Civil War. Early life and military career C...

10/14/2008 4/12/2013

McLANE, Robert Milligan, (1815 - 1898) McLANE, Robert Milligan, (son of Louis McLane), a Representative from Maryland; born in Wilmington, Del., June 23, 1815; attended private schools in Wilmington,...

2/18/2013 4/8/2013

Gershon Poznanski (1818 - 1839)

3/13/2013 3/13/2013

Joshua Cohen Peixotto (1810 - d.)

9/21/2012 3/7/2013

Brigadier General, US Congressman. Member of the Georgia State House of Representatives 1821, 1823, 1831, 1834, and 1839, serving as speaker in 1833 and 1834. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Tw...

2/24/2013 2/24/2013

David Moniac (1802 - 1836)

David Moniac was the first Indian ever admitted to West Point Military Acadamy. He was enrolled from 18 Sept. 1817 until 1 Jul. 1822 when he was appointed to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Lt. Moniac retu...

7/2/2009 2/9/2013

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

11/2/2008 1/20/2013

William Pope McArthur (2 April 1814 – 23 December 1850) was an American naval officer and hydrologist who was involved in the first surveys of the Pacific Coast for the U.S. Coast and Geodetic...

1/16/2013 1/16/2013

Abraham Charles Myers (Georgetown, South Carolina, 14 May 1811 - Washington, D.C., 20 June 1889) was a Jewish American army officer and a graduate of West Point, Class of 1833. During the Seminol...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 – July 15, 1862) was a United States soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican-American War and a general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Major Levi Twiggs (USMC) (1793 - 1847)

Levi Twiggs (21 May 1793 - 13 September 1847) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps during the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the Mexican-American War. Biography Born in Richmo...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777 - 1849)

"Maj-Gen. Edmund Pendleton /Gaines/"

Gen. Edmund Pendleton GAINES 3 Mar 1777 - 6 Jun 1849 ID Number: I21614 * TITLE: Gen. * OCCUPATION: War Of 1812; Arrested Aaron Burr On Charges Of Treason * RESIDENCE: Culpeper Co. VA and ...

8/14/2007 1/9/2013

William Henry Gilham (January 13, 1818 - November 16, 1872) was an American soldier, teacher, chemist, and author. A member of the faculty at Virginia Military Institute, in 1860, he wrote a military...

1/8/2013 1/8/2013

Alexander Stewart Webb (February 15, 1835 – February 12, 1911) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor for gallant...

6/3/2008 12/10/2012

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

12/2/2012 12/2/2012

John Middleton Huger was the son of Judge Daniel Elliott Huger and wife Isabella Middleton. He was born in 1808 in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from University of South Carolina and joined ...

8/19/2008 11/7/2012

Randolph Barnes Marcy (April 9, 1812 – November 22, 1887) was a career officer in the United States Army, achieving the rank of Brigadier General before retiring in 1881. At the start of the C...

8/8/2010 11/7/2012

Clement Alexander Finley (May 11, 1797 — September 8, 1879), was the 10th Surgeon General of the United States Army, May 15, 1861 – April 14, 1862. Early life Clement Finley was b...

5/22/2011 10/24/2012

) Thomas Turner Fauntleroy (b. in Richmond County, Virginia on 6 October 1796; d. 12 September 1883 in Leesburg, Virginia), colonel, US Army. Fauntleroy was born in Virginia, and was commissioned a l...

10/24/2012 10/24/2012

Lawrence O'Bryan Branch (November 28, 1820 – September 17, 1862) was a North Carolina representative in the U.S. Congress and a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, killed ...

5/16/2009 10/3/2012

William Goldsmith Belknap (September 7, 1794 - November 10, 1851), a career soldier in the United States Army, was brevetted three times for service in three wars, served as brigadier general, and se...

5/15/2011 9/25/2012

) 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 ...

8/16/2012 8/16/2012

George Sykes (October 9, 1822 – February 8, 1880) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War. Early life Sykes was born in Dover, Delaware. H...

5/24/2011 8/11/2012

Dixon Stansbury Miles (May 4, 1804 – September 16, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. He was mortally wounded as he surre...

8/10/2012 8/10/2012

Maj. General Arnold Elzey (CSA) (1816 - 1871)

"Arnold Elzey"

Arnold Elzey (Jones), Jr. (December 18, 1816 – February 21, 1871) was a soldier in both the United States Army and the Confederate Army, serving as a major general during the American Civil Wa...

8/10/2012 8/10/2012

Brigadier General, Union Army, Civil War He wrote two books, the autobiographical Keel and Saddle: A Retrospect of 40 years of Military and Naval Service and A Tour of Duty in California, including a...

1/20/2010 7/2/2012

Brevet Brig.Gen Alfred Sully MP (1820 - 1879)

Alfred Sully, son of Thomas Sully and Sarah (Annis) Sully, was born May 22, 1820 in Philadelphia; died Apr. 27, 1879 at Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, USA. ALFRED SULLY Brevet Brigadier Gene...

7/2/2012 7/2/2012

Maj. Reynolds Marvin Kirby, a member of the 1st United States Artillery. Major Kirby lost his life in 1842 during the Seminole Wars.

7/1/2012 7/1/2012

US Army General. He joined the Army in 1808 as a Captain in the 5th Infantry, entering the service on the same day as Winfield Scott, with whom he remained lifelong friends. He served in various comman...

6/26/2012 6/26/2012

) Thomas Jordan (September 30, 1819 – November 27, 1895) was a Confederate general and major operative in the network of Confederate spies during the American Civil War. A career soldier in th...

6/24/2012 6/24/2012

William Whann Mackall was born on January 18, 1817, in Cecil County, Maryland. He graduated from West Point in 1837, then served in the Seminole and Mexican Wars. In May of 1861, he was offered a sta...

4/21/2011 6/22/2012

William Savin Fulton (June 2, 1795– August 15, 1844) was an American lawyer and politician from Little Rock, Arkansas. He served as Governor of the Arkansas Territory and United States Senator...

4/29/2012 4/29/2012

Captain in the United States navy. Brother of Isaac Harby; born in Georgetown, S. C., 1793; died at Galveston, Texas, 1870. At nineteen he became a midshipman in the United States navy, and during the ...

11/24/2010 4/15/2012

) Alexander James Dallas (May 15, 1791 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - June 3, 1844 in Callao, Peru) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the War of 1812, operations against ...

5/26/2010 2/23/2012

Henry Stanton Burton (1819–1869) was a graduate of West Point, a career American Army officer who served in the Second Seminole War, Mexican American War and the American Civil War. Early li...

5/17/2011 2/3/2012

Richard Keith Call (October 24, 1792 – September 14, 1862) was the third and fifth territorial governor of Florida. Named after his uncle, a Revolutionary War hero, he was born in Pittsfie...

1/29/2012 1/29/2012

William Crosby Dawson (January 4, 1798 – May 5, 1856) was a lawyer, judge, politician, and soldier from Georgia. Early life, education and legal career Dawson was born in Greensboro, G...

1/15/2012 1/15/2012

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...

1/7/2012 1/7/2012

Luke Lea, US Representative MP (1783 - 1851)

) US Congressman. He was elected as a Jacksonian to represent Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1833 to 1837. Luke Lea (January 21, ...

11/16/2008 1/5/2012

Capt of 6th U.S. Infantry 1799-1800; Captain of U.S. Regulars in the War of 1812. Colonel of East Tennessee Mounted Volunteers during the Seminole War, Colonel of the 39th U.S. Infantry, 1813 and serve...

2/17/2009 1/4/2012

Joshua Hall Bates (March 5, 1817 – July 26, 1908) was a lawyer, politician, and general in the Union Army during the early part of the American Civil War. He was a leading recruiter and organi...

9/7/2011 9/7/2011

John Joseph Abercrombie (March 4, 1798 – January 3, 1877) was a career United States Army officer who served in numerous wars, finally reaching the rank of brigadier general during the America...

8/26/2011 8/26/2011

Carter Littlepage Stevenson, Jr. (September 21, 1817 – August 15, 1888) was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army in several antebellum wars and then in the Confederate ...

8/16/2011 8/16/2011

Claudius Wistar Sears (November 8, 1817 – February 15, 1891) was an United States Army officer, an educator, and a Confederate general during the American Civil War. During the war, Sears wa...

8/16/2011 8/16/2011

) George Wright (October 21, 1801 or 1803 – July 30, 1865) was an American soldier who served in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Early life and career Wright was born ...

8/16/2011 8/16/2011

Thomas Lomax MP (c.1785 - 1814)

A letter from the Adjutant General's Office of the War Department, Washington, D.C., dated 2 Aug. 1938, addressed to Victor W. Lomax states, in part: "The records also show that Thomas Lomax served as ...

7/14/2011 7/14/2011

Gen. Winfield Scott (USA) ("Old Fuss and Feathers") MP (1786 - 1866)

"Old Fuss and Feathers"

Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was a United States Army general, and unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852. Known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "G...

10/29/2009 7/14/2011

) John Rodgers (8 August 1812–5 May 1882) was an admiral in the United States Navy. Early life and career Rodgers, a son of Commodore John Rodgers, was born near Havre de Grace, Maryland. ...

7/8/2011 7/8/2011

Jonathan Letterman (December 11, 1824 – March 15, 1872) was an American surgeon credited as being the originator of the modern methods for medical organization in armies. Dr. Letterman is know...

7/7/2011 7/7/2011

Adam Jacoby Slemmer (January 24, 1828 – October 7, 1868) was an officer in the United States Army during the Seminole Wars and the American Civil War, as well as in the Old West. Early years...

6/17/2011 6/17/2011

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Born in Burlington, Vermont, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1846, as an officer in the 1st artillery and served in the Mexico War. At the start of ...

6/16/2011 6/16/2011

Eliakim Parker Scammon (December 27, 1816 – December 7, 1894) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. ...

6/16/2011 6/16/2011

Lorenzo Thomas (October 26, 1804 – March 2, 1875) was a career United States Army officer who was Adjutant General of the Army at the beginning of the American Civil War. After the war, he was...

6/15/2011 6/15/2011