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Colonel Lloyd J. Beall (CSA) (1808 - 1887)

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...

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Thomas De Lage Sumter, US Congress (1809 - 1874)

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...

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Abraham McClellan, US Congress (1789 - 1866)

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 ...

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Col. John H. Savage (CSA), US Congress (c.1815 - 1904)

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...

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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...

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General Braxton Bragg (CSA) (1817 - 1876)

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...

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Brevet Brig. General Duncan L. Clinch, US Congress (1787 - 1849)

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...

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Montgomery Blair, U.S. Postmaster General MP (1813 - 1883)

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...

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General Earl Van Dorn (CSA) (1820 - 1863)

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...

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Brig. General Jesse J. Finley (CSA) MP (1812 - 1904)

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...

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Joel R. Poinsett, US Congress, Minister to Mexico MP (1779 - 1851)

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 ...

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Colonel Selah R. H. "Tommy" Tompkins, 7th U.S. Cavalry (1864 - 1939)

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...

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Lt. General Stephen D. Lee (CSA) (1833 - 1908)

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...

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Maj. Gen. Israel B. Richardson (USA) (1815 - 1862)

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...

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Maj. William Fletcher Monette (Seminole war) (1803 - 1872)

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

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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...

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Maj. General George Gordon Meade (USA) (1815 - 1872)

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 ...

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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...

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Maj. General John Sedgwick (USA) (1813 - 1864)

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...

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Brevet Brig. General Thomas Childs (1796 - 1853)

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 ...

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Maj. General Ethan Allen Hitchcock (USA) (1798 - 1870)

) 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...

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Brevet Brig. General Gustavus Loomis (USA) (1789 - 1872)

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...

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Brevet Brig. General James Totten (USA) (1818 - 1871)

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...

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Brig. Gen. Walker Keith Armistead, USA (1783 - 1845)

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...

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Brig. General Robert C. Buchanan (USA) ("Old Buck") (1811 - 1878)

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...

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Brig General Robert S. Garnett (CSA) (1819 - 1861)

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...

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Gen Joseph E. Johnston (CSA) US Congress MP (1807 - 1891)

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...

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Brevet Brig. General James Vote Bomford (USA) (1811 - 1892)

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 ...

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Amb. Andrew Jackson Donelson (1799 - 1871)

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,...

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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...

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Brevet Maj. General Robert Anderson (USA) (1805 - 1871)

) 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...

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Alexander Blackburn Bradford (1799 - 1873)

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...

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Augustus Holmes Kenan (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...

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Maj. General Joseph K. Barnes (USA), 12th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1817 - 1883)

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). ...

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Abraham K. Allison, Governor (1810 - 1893)

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...

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John Harris, Commandant of the USMC (1793 - 1864)

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 ...

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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...

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Osceola (1804 - 1838)

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...

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Maj. General Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker (USA) MP (1815 - 1879)

. 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...

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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 ...

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Maj. General Silas Casey (USA) MP (1807 - 1882)

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...

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Gov. Robert M McLane, Ambassador MP (1815 - 1898)

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,...

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Gershon Poznanski (1818 - 1839)

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Joshua Cohen Peixotto (1810 - d.)

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Thomas Glasscock, US Congress (1790 - 1841)

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...

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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...

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Brevet Maj. General Thomas S. Jesup ( "Father of the Modern Quartermaster Corps") (1788 - 1860)

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

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LTC William Pope McArthur (1814 - 1850)

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...

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Colonel Abraham Myers (CSA) (1811 - 1889)

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...

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Gen. David E. Twiggs, CSA (1790 - 1862)

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...

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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...

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Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777 - 1849)

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 ...

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Major William Gilham (CSA) (1818 - 1872)

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...

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Maj. General Alexander S. Webb (USA) MP (1835 - 1911)

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...

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Brevet Brig. General George Bell (USA) (1828 - 1907)

) 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...

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Col. John Middleton Huger, CSA MP (1808 - 1894)

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 ...

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Brig. General Randolph B. Marcy (USA) (1812 - 1887)

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...

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Brig. General Clement Finley (USA) (10th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army) (1797 - 1879)

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...

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Colonel Thomas T. Fauntleroy (1796 - 1883)

) 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...

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Brig. Gen. Lawrence O'Bryan Branch (CSA), US Congress (1820 - 1862)

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 ...

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Brig. General William G. Belknap (1794 - d.)

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...

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

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

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Maj. General George Sykes (USA) (1820 - 1880)

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...

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Colonel Dixon S. Miles (USA) (1804 - 1862)

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...

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

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...

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Brig. General Joseph Warren Revere (USA) (1812 - 1880)

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...

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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...

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Major Reynolds Marvin Kirby (1790 - 1842)

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

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Brig. General James Bankhead (1783 - 1856)

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...

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Brig. General Thomas Jordan (CSA), General-in-Chief of the Cuban Liberation Army (CLA) (1819 - 1895)

) 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...

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Brig. General William W. Mackall (CSA) (1817 - 1891)

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...

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William S. Fulton, Gov. AR Terr., US Senator (1795 - 1844)

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...

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Captain Levi Charles Harby (1793 - 1870)

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 ...

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Commodore Alexander James Dallas, USN (1791 - 1844)

) 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 ...

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Brevet Brig. General Henry Stanton Burton (USA) (1819 - 1869)

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...

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Richard K. Call, Terr. Gov. Florida MP (1792 - 1862)

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...

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William C. Dawson, US Senate and House (1798 - 1856)

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...

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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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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, ...

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Col. John Williams, U.S. Senator MP (c.1778 - 1837)

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...

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Brig. Gen. Joshua Hall Bates (USA) (1817 - 1908)

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...

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Brig. General John Abercrombie (USA) (1798 - 1877)

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...

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Maj. General Carter L. Stevenson, Jr. (CSA) (1817 - 1888)

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 ...

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Brig. General Claudius W. Sears (CSA) (1817 - 1891)

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...

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Brig. General George Wright (USA) (c.1803 - 1865)

) 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 ...

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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 ...

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

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...

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Rear Admiral John Rodgers (USN) (1812 - 1882)

) 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. ...

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Major Jonathan Letterman (USA), Medical Director of the Army of the Potomac ("Father of Battlefield Medicine") (1824 - 1872)

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...

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Brig. General Adam J. Slemmer (USA) (1828 - 1868)

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...

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Maj. General Truman Seymour (USA) (1824 - 1891)

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 ...

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Brig General Eliakim P. Scammon (USA) (1816 - 1894)

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. ...

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Brevet Maj. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas (USA) (1804 - 1875)

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...

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Brig. General Thomas R. Williams (USA) (1815 - 1862)

) Thomas R. Williams (January 16, 1815 – August 5, 1862) was an antebellum United States Army officer and a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was killed a...

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Maj. General Orlando B. Willcox (USA) MP (1823 - 1907)

Orlando Bolivar Willcox (April 16, 1823 – May 11, 1907) was an American soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life Willcox was born in Detr...

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Maj. General Stewart Van Vliet (USA) (1815 - 1901)

Stewart Leonard Van Vliet (July 21, 1815 – March 28, 1901), was a United States Army officer who fought on the side of the Union during the American Civil War. Early life Van Vliet was bor...

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Maj. General John C. Robinson (USA) MP (1817 - 1897)

John Cleveland Robinson (April 10, 1817 – February 18, 1897) had a long and distinguished career in the United States Army, fighting in numerous wars and culminating his career as a Union Army...

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Maj. General James B. Ricketts (USA) MP (1817 - 1887)

James Brewerton Ricketts (June 21, 1817 – September 22, 1887) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a general in the Eastern Theater during the American Civil War. Early...

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Maj. Gen. Edward O. C. Ord (USA) (1818 - 1883)

Edward Otho Cresap Ord (October 18, 1818 – July 22, 1883) was the designer of Fort Sam Houston, and a United States Army officer who saw action in the Seminole War, the Indian Wars, and the Am...

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Brig. General William R. Montgomery (USA) (1801 - 1871)

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1825, placing 28th out of 37, and commenced a long military career with garrison duty along the Canadian Border. ...

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