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Samuel W. Small (1851 - 1931)

Samuel White Small (July 3, 1851 – November 21, 1931) was a journalist, Methodist evangelist, and prohibitionist. Youth Sam Small was born on a plantation near Knoxville, Tennessee, the so...

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Pvt Elgar Shaffner (1874 - 1942)

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR VETERANElgar was the son of Martin and Elizabeth Miller Shaffner of Crawford County. He married Carrie Katon on 20 May 1903 in Wood County. Elgar was a salesman and merchant. He wa...

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Allen McCombs Yingst (1882 - 1947)

2 Dec 1947: Allen M. Yingst, former master mechanic at the Cornwall Ore Mines of the Bethlehem Steel Company, was found dead in bed, a victim of a heart attack, at 10:45 o'clock this morning, at his ho...

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Abraham Jacobson (1863 - 1949)

First Lieutenant, Battalion Adjutant, 8th New York Infantry, Spanish-American War.

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Luther Ely Smith ("father of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial") (1873 - 1951)

Luther Ely Smith (June 11, 1873 – April 2, 1951) was a St. Louis, Missouri lawyer and civic booster. He has been described by the National Park Service as the "father of the Jefferson National...

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Charley A. Hill (1873 - 1963)

Charley was shunned from the family for running off to join the Spanish American war. Got to the Philipines the day the war ended. Also, panned for gold in the Yukon, before returning to Grant County. ...

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Dr. Zachery D. Massey, US Congress (1864 - 1923)

Zachary David Massey (November 14, 1864 - July 13, 1923) was an American politician that represented the 1st congressional district of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives. Content...

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Frank L. Greene, US Senate & Congress (1870 - 1930)

Frank Lester Greene (February 10, 1870 – December 17, 1930) was a United States Representative and Senator from Vermont. Born in St. Albans, Vermont, he attended the public schools and was emp...

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J. Hamilton Lewis, US Congress (1863 - 1939)

James Hamilton Lewis (May 18, 1863 – April 9, 1939) was the first Senator to hold the title of Whip in the United States Senate. Lewis was born in Danville, Virginia, and also grew up in Augus...

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John Avery McIlhenney (1867 - 1942)

Son of Edmund McIlhenney, inventor of the famous Avery Island Tobasco Sauce. After his father's death in 1890, he took over operation with his mother. At the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, he jo...

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Rear Admiral Edward D. Taussig (1847 - 1921)

Edward David Taussig (November 20, 1847 – January 29, 1921) was a decorated Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. He is best remembered for being the officer to claim Wake Island after the...

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Vice Admiral Joseph K. Taussig (1877 - 1947)

Joseph Knefler Taussig (30 August 1877 – 29 October 1947) was a highly decorated Vice Admiral in the United States Navy. He served in the Spanish–American War, Philippine–America...

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William Hughes, U.S. Senator (1872 - 1918)

William Hughes , a Representative and a Senator from New Jersey; born in Drogheda, Ireland, April 3, 1872; immigrated to the United States in 1880 with his parents, who settled in Paterson, N.J.; atten...

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Captain Henry C. Mustin (1874 - 1923)

Henry Croskey Mustin (6 February 1874 – 23 August 1923) was a pioneering naval aviator who undertook the auspicious task of establishing the first Naval Aeronautic Station (now Naval Air Sta...

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Major General George F. Elliott (USMC) (1846 - 1931)

George Frank Elliott (November 30, 1846 – November 4, 1931) was a United States Marine Corps major general. He was the tenth Commandant of the Marine Corps between 1903 and 1910.

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Landis R Shuey (1878 - 1950)

Note: Spanish-American War veteran, Pvt Co G 4th Regt

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Raymond Edwin Olmstead (1876 - 1934)

Spanish American War Isthian Canal Commission World WarHusband of Lena Adams Son of Edwin Olmstead and Mary E. Hyde* Updated from Find A Grave Memorial via Lena Belle Olmstead (born Adams) by SmartCopy...

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Jacob Light Kimmel (1854 - 1942)

Inscription:Co H 4th Reg Pa Vol Spanish American War

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Brevet Brig. General John P. S. Gobin (USA) (1837 - 1910)

Maintained by: Find A GraveRecord added: Jan 08, 2000Find A Grave Memorial# 8032 John Peter Shindel Gobin (January 21, 1837 – May 1, 1910) was an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War...

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Edward Faulcon Leach (1859 - 1933)

* * Private; Co. F. Second Alabama Volunteer Regiment, Spanish-American War

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Edwin S. Broussard, US Senate (1874 - 1934)

Edwin Sidney Broussard I (December 4, 1874 – November 19, 1934) was a United States senator from Louisiana. He was born in the village of Loureauville in Iberia Parish in the sugar-growing cou...

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Capt. George Thomson Newhall (1875 - 1960)

Captain in U.S.Army. Served in the Spanish-American War; Phillipine Campaigne; and WWI. He removed to San Diego in 1914. No known children.

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Henry E. Chambers (1860 - 1929)

Henry Edward Chambers, Sr. (March 28, 1860 – March 8, 1929), was an educator and historian from New Orleans, Louisiana, known principally for his 1925 work, History of Louisiana: Wilderness, C...

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MGen Andrew Hero, Jr. (1868 - 1942)

* * United States Military Academy Class of 1891. Served in Cuba during Spanish American War. Brigadier General(1917) commanding Artillery Bn AEF. Rose to MGen. Commanded US Coast Artillery. Died 1942 ...

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Charles Henderson, U.S. Senator (1873 - 1954)

Charles Belknap Henderson , a Senator from Nevada; born in San Jose, Calif., June 8, 1873; moved with his parents to Nevada in 1876; attended the public schools in Elko, Nev., the University of the Pac...

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Benjamin Franklin Tilley, Governor of American Samoa (1848 - 1907)

Benjamin Franklin Tilley (March 29, 1848 – March 18, 1907), often known as B. F. Tilley, was a career officer in the United States Navy who served from the end of the American Civil War through ...

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Ernest Lundeen, U.S. Senator (1878 - 1940)

Ernest Lundeen, a Representative and a Senator from Minnesota; born near Beresford, Union County, S.Dak., August 4, 1878; attended the common schools; served in Company B, Twelfth Minnesota Volunteers,...

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Brig. General William Crozier (1855 - 1942)

William Crozier (Carrollton, Ohio, February 19, 1855 – November 11, 1942) was an American artillerist and inventor. Born at Carrollton, Ohio on February 19, 1855, Crozier was the son of Robert C...

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William H. Dieterich, U.S. Senator (1876 - 1940)

William Henry Dieterich, a Representative and a Senator from Illinois; born on a farm near Cooperstown, Brown County, Ill., March 31, 1876; attended the rural schools; graduated from Kennedy Normal and...

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Marvin Arnold Coffel (b. - 1899)

Marvin Arnold Coffel, a soldier of the Spanish American war who died in the service of the United States Army at Corregidor, Philippine Islands, November 3, 1899. Marvin Arnold Coffel took part in the ...

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Arlie Pond (1873 - 1930)

Dr. Erasmus Arlington "Arlie" Pond (January 19, 1873 – September 19, 1930) was an American major league baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles from 1895-1898, as well as a doctor in the Un...

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Rear Admiral George A. Converse MP (1844 - 1909)

George Albert Converse (13 May 1844 – 29 March 1909) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy, who was noted for his contributions to naval engineering. He saw service in the Spanish-Ameri...

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Gen. John Lincoln Clem Sr., (U.S.A.) (1851 - 1937)

John Lincoln Clem (August 13, 1851 – May 13, 1937) was a United States Army general who served as a drummer boy in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He gained fame for his bravery on t...

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Brig. General Conrad Stanton Babcock (1876 - 1950)

Conrad S. Babcock, graduated from West Point in 1898 and served during the Spanish American War and the Philippine Insurrection. He rose to the rank of colonel during the First World War and received t...

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Leonidas Carstarphen Dyer, US Congress MP (1871 - 1957)

Leonidas Carstarphen Dyer (June 11, 1871 – December 15, 1957) was an American politician, reformer, civil rights activist, and military officer who served 11 terms in the U.S. Congress as a Repu...

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Laurence Vincent Benet (1865 - 1948)

L. V. BENET IS DEAD; BUILT MACHINE-GUN Engineer With Hotchkiss Firm For 50 Years Helped Improve Firing Speed of Weapon WASHINGTON, May 21, 1948 – Laurence Vincent Benet, internationally know...

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Brevet Colonel James A. Colvin (USA) (1837 - 1899)

Note: referred to as Captain Colvin based on rank during Spanish-American war and at time of death; earlier he held the brevet rank of Colonel during U.S Civil War. James Alling Colvin was born in ...

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James B Forney (1844 - 1921)

Forney accepted a commission in the Marine Corps in 1861, and served continuously for 43 years. While a 1st Lieutenant assigned to the sloop Brooklyn in June 1862, he sailed past the Vicksburg defenses...

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Rear Admiral Charles J. Train (1845 - 1906)

Rear Admiral Charles Jackson Train (14 May 1845–4 August 1906) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the Spanish-American War and later as the second Commander-in-Chief of the...

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Thomas Richard Foster (1879 - 1927)

Spanish American War veteran

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Benjamin F. Stapleton (1869 - 1950)

Benjamin Franklin Stapleton (November 12, 1869 – May 23, 1950) was the Mayor of Denver, Colorado, USA, for two periods (comprising five terms), the first from 1923–1931 and the second f...

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Herman Osman Stickney (1867 - 1936)

Herman Osman Stickney (December 10, 1867 – September 13, 1936) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy who served in various capacities, including as Commander, Pacific Fleet at the end o...

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Admiral Edwin Anderson, Jr. (1860 - 1933)

. Edwin Alexander Anderson, Jr. (July 16, 1860 – September 23, 1933) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the 1914 American intervention at Verac...

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Captain William R. Rush (1857 - 1940)

William Rees Rush (1857–1940) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War, the 1914 United States occupation of Veracruz, and World War I, and was a recipient of t...

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Brig. General George Allan Dodd (1852 - 1925)

Brigadier General George Allan Dodd (July 26, 1852-June 28, 1925) was an officer in the United States military. He was known for his victory over the Villistas in 1916 at the Battle of Guerrero, Me...

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Brig. General Frederick W. Sibley (1852 - 1918)

Frederick William Sibley (October 17, 1852-February 17, 1918), was a career United States Army officer, and graduate of the West Point class of 1874, who served in the U.S. Cavalry for 42 years. Ea...

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Maj. General Oswald H. Ernst (1842 - 1926)

Oswald Herbert Ernst (June 27, 1842–March 21, 1926) was an astronomer, engineer, military educator, and career officer in the United States Army who became superintendent of the United States ...

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William Amos Bancroft (1855 - 1922)

William Amos Bancroft (April 26, 1855-March 11, 1922) was a Massachusetts businessman, soldier and politician who served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and on the Common Council, Board...

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Brig. General Irving Hale (1861 - 1930)

Irving Hale (August 28, 1861 - July 26, 1930) was a brigadier general of the United States of America who served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and the early stages of the Philipp...

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Major General Loyd Wheaton (1838 - 1918)

Loyd Wheaton (July 15, 1838 - September 17, 1918) was a United States general who fought in the Philippine-American War and in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early Life Wheaton was...

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Brig. General Jacob H. Smith ("Howling Jake") (1840 - 1918)

General Jacob Hurd Smith (January 29, 1840 – March 1, 1918) was a United States Army officer best known for ordering an indiscriminate retaliatory attack on a group of Filipinos during the Phi...

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Charles Henry Nye, Jr (1876 - 1922)

Co G 6th Reg Ill National Guard - Spanish American War of 1892 as a Sergeant m/1 Zelma S. Schernmeyer m. July 30, 1903 m/2 Carolyn Lorraine _____-Bryant Note: "Was wounded in the arm during combat ...

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Captain William Yates (1870 - 1906)

WILLIAM YATES . No. 3537. Class Of 1893. Died, July 18, 1906, at Boise Barracks, Idaho, aged 36. William Yates was born near Charleston, South Carolina, September 27th, 1870, and was appointed to the...

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Colonel Richard Malcolm Cutts II (USMC) (1878 - 1934)

This soldier-inventor was a native Californian, born at Mare Island on November 13, 1878, and raised in the midst of the environment of the Old Navy, the son of Lieutenant Commander Richard M. Cutts,...

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Major John B. Castleman (CSA) (1841 - 1918)

John Breckinridge Castleman (June 30, 1841 – May 23, 1918) was a Confederate brigadier general and prominent landowner and businessman in Louisville, Kentucky. He studied law at Transylvania U...

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David Grant Colson (1861 - 1904)

David Grant Colson (April 1, 1861 – September 27, 1904) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Biography Born in Yellow Creek (now Middlesboro, Kentucky), Knox (now Bell) County, Kentuck...

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Rear Admiral Livingston Hunt (1859 - d.)

Admiral Hunt's naval career spanned the period from sailing ships to steam vessels, included battle service in the Spanish-American War and varied duty afloat and ashore. While attending Harvard with...

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Maj. General George W. Davis, 4th Military Governor of Puerto Rico (1839 - 1918)

George Whitefield Davis (July 26, 1839 – July 12, 1918) was an engineer and Major General in the United States Army. He also served as a military Governor of Puerto Rico and as the first milit...

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Maj. General John R. Brooke (USA), Military Governor of Puerto Rico and Cuba MP (1838 - 1926)

John Rutter (or Ruller) Brooke (July 21, 1838 – September 5, 1926) was a major general in the United States Army during both the American Civil War and the Spanish American War. He served as a...

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Major General Blanton Winship, Governor of Puerto Rico (1869 - 1947)

Blanton C. Winship (November 23, 1869 – October 9, 1947) was an American military lawyer and veteran of both the Spanish-American war and World War I. During his long career, he served both as...

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Col. Rush Spencer Wells (1874 - 1951)

7th Cavalry   Note: SP AM War, WW-I

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William Elliot Gonzales (1866 - 1937)

William Elliot Gonzalez (1866 - October 20, 1937) was the United States Ambassador to Cuba from 1913 to 1919 and the United States Ambassador to Peru from 1919 to 1921. Biography He was born in 1...

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Roy Clarence Morey (1874 - 1955)

Spanish War veteran. Military marker on grave at cemetery.

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Frank Edward Wade (1873 - 1930)

Frank E. Wade From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frank Edward Wade (October 6, 1873 – March 3, 1930) was an American football player and coach, lawyer, and piano manufacturer. He served as ...

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Harry Pinckney Huse (1858 - 1942)

[ ] Harry Huse was born at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, where his Army officer father, Caleb Huse was then stationed. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in September 1874 ...

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Dr. Henry Clay Baum (1859 - 1916)

For many years Dr. Baum was actively interested in the National guard. Although a commissioned officer in the guard, he enlisted as a private in the Second regiment, N.Y.V.L. at the outbreak of the Spa...

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Charles Rudolph Walgreen (1873 - 1939)

Charles Rudolph Walgreen (October 9, 1873 – December 11, 1939) was an American businessman who founded Walgreens. His Background He was born in Knoxville, Illinois before moving to Galesbu...

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Henry G. Shirley (1874 - 1941)

Henry Garnett Shirley (1874 – July 16, 1941) was Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Highways. He was a leader in national highway policy and oversaw the development of an extensive sta...

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Rear Admiral Spencer S. Wood (1861 - 1940)

Rear Admiral Spencer Shepard Wood (7 August 1861 – 30 July 1940) was a United States Navy officer. His career included service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, command of battleshi...

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Colonel Benjamin Harrison Cheever, Jr. (1850 - 1930)

Awarded a Medal of Honor, 25 April 1891 for gallantry in action against hostile Sioux Indians on the north bank of the White River, near the mouth of Little Grass Creek, South Dakota, 1 January 1891 ...

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Brig. General William W. Robinson, Jr. (1846 - 1917)

Brig. Gen. William W. Robinson, Jr. was born to William W. Robinson Sr, and Sarah Fisk Robinson April 2, 1846, he died March 24, 1917 in Washington, D.C. He was mustered in to Co E., 7th Wi Vol Inf...

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1st Lt. William J. Nicholson, 7th US Cavalry (1856 - 1931)

Lieutenant William Jones Nicholson, was the thirty-four-year-old First Lieutenant normally assigned to Captain Nowlan’s I Troop, 7th Cavalry. At Wounded Knee he was serving as Whitside’...

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Colonel Ezra B. Fuller (1848 - 1925)

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Major William Langdon Buck (1856 - 1912)

William Langdon Buck of Mobile, Alabama, as a Captain in the 13th United States Infantry Regiment served during the Spanish American War. He was the son of Confederate Colonel William A. Buck of the ...

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Captain Allyn K. Capron (1871 - 1898)

. Captain Allyn K. Capron (1871–1898) was the first United States Army officer to die in the Spanish-American War. Before Cuba Allyn Kissam Capron, was the first son of Agnes and Allyn Cap...

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Captain Allyn Capron (1846 - 1898)

. Allyn Capron (1846–1898), was a Captain in the United States Army. Life before the Spanish-American War Capron was born in 1846 to Harriet and Erastus A. Capron. 1847 brought the death o...

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Lt. Colonel Archie Miller (1878 - 1921)

) Archie Miller was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War July 2, 1909. Lieutenant Miller defended a machine gun from capt...

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Colonel Warren Whitside (1875 - 1964)

Warren Webster Whitside was a career U.S. Army Colonel who served as a Cavalry and Quartermaster officer. He was posthumously inducted into the Quartermaster Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Brig. General Samuel M. Whitside (1839 - 1904)

Brigadier General Samuel M. Whitside was a United States Cavalry officer who served from 1858 to 1902. He commanded at every level from company to department for 32 of his 43 years in service, incl...

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Fred W. Lepley (1879 - 1930)

Enlisted Jan 15, 1902 in Mount Vernon, Ohio and served in the Spanish-American war in Company F, 17th Infantry, with the rank of Private (S/N 1344231). On Feb 23, 1905, he was discharged at Angel Islan...

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Vice Admiral Richard P. Leary (1842 - 1901)

Richard Phillips Leary (3 November 1842 – 27 December 1901) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served from the American Civil War through the Spanish-American War. Biography Lear...

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John S. Cohen, U.S. Senator (1870 - 1935)

John Sanford Cohen (February 26, 1870 – May 13, 1935) was a United States Senator from Georgia. Life and career Born in Augusta, Georgia to a father from a long-established Jewish family, ...

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Brig. General Charles DuVal Roberts (1873 - 1966)

Charles DuVal Roberts (June 18, 1873 – October 24, 1966) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 1, 1898 near El Cane...

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John William Heard (1860 - 1922)

John William Heard (March 27, 1860 – February 4, 1922) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 23, 1898 near Bahia Hond...

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Major General Albert Leopold Mills (1854 - 1916)

Albert Leopold Mills (May 7, 1854 – September 18, 1916) was a United States Army Major General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 1, 1898 near Santiago, Cuba...

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Brig. General Marion Perry Maus (1850 - 1930)

Marion Perry Maus (August 25, 1850 – February 2, 1930) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on January 11, 1886 in the Sie...

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Brig. General John Brown Kerr (1847 - 1928)

John Brown Kerr (March 12, 1847 – November 14, 1928) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in fighting Indians along the White River,...

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Brig. General William Preble Hall (1848 - 1927)

William Preble Hall (June 11, 1848 – December 14, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on October 20, 1879 near th...

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Lt. William S. Beebe, Medal of Honor (1841 - 1898)

Voluntarily led a successful assault on a fortified position. Graduated from the USMA in 1863. Served during the Civil War as a Regular Army First Lieutenant in the Ordnance Department. He was ...

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Abraham "Kerns" Arnold, Gen. (1837 - 1901)

Abraham Kerns Arnold (March 24, 1837 – November 3, 1901) was a US Cavalry officer during the American Civil War and, while a captain in the 5th U.S. Cavalry, received the Medal of Honor for ...

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Richard Whitehead Young (1858 - 1919)

Richard Whitehead Young (April 19, 1858 – December 27, 1919) was a U.S. Army Brigadier General and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines during the time that the Philipp...

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Brig. General Richard L. Hoxie (1844 - 1930)

Richard L. Hoxie (1844-1930) was a Brigadier General in the United States Army. Biography Hoxie was born Richard Leveridge Hoxie on August 7, 1844 in New York City. In 1878 Hoxie married the note...

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Major General Jacob F. Kent (1835 - 1918)

Jacob Ford Kent (September 14, 1835 – December 22, 1918) was a United States general during the Spanish-American War. Kent also served in the Union army during the American Civil War. Early ...

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Lt. General Hunter Liggett (1857 - 1935)

Hunter Liggett (March 21, 1857– December 30, 1935) was a lieutenant general of the United States Army. His forty-two years of service spanned the period from the Indian campaigns to trench war...

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William R. Shrimplin (1879 - 1936)

Inscription: Ohio Pvt 1 US Cav. A military service marker on his grave indicates he served in Cuba.

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Andrew Jackson McKown (1876 - 1954)

Andrew Jackson McKown, known as A.J., was born in Ohio and lived there his entire life and died at 77 years of age. His profession was a barber. His grandfather was Samuel B. McKown and great-grandfath...

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General Tasker H. Bliss (1853 - 1930)

Tasker Howard Bliss, GCMG, (December 31, 1853 – November 9, 1930) was Chief of Staff of the United States Army from September 22, 1917 until May 18, 1918. Biography Tasker Howard Bliss was...

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Leslie Richard Groves, Sr. (1856 - 1929)

Leslie Groves, Sr resigned as pastor of the Sixth Presbyterian church in Albany in December 1896 to become a United States Army chaplain. He was posted to the 14th Infantry at Vancouver Barracks in Was...

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General John L. Hines, Army Chief of Staff (1868 - 1968)

Born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia,[2] Hines graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and was commissioned as a second lieutenant of Infantry on June 12, 1895.[1] His f...

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Lt. Colonel John M. Hamilton (1839 - 1898)

Lt. Colonel John M. Hamilton, a soldier whose career spanned almost 40 years, from the Civil War through the Indian Wars, until finally ending with his death on San Juan Hill during the Spanish-Ame...

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