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Colonel Alexander C. M. Pennington, Jr. (USA) (Brig. General post-Civil War) (1838 - 1917)

. Alexander Cummings McWhorter Pennington, Jr. (January 8, 1838 – November 30, 1917), was an artillery officer and brigadier general in the United States Army and a veteran of both the America...

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Maj.Gen. William Montrose Graham MP (1834 - 1916)

William Montrose Graham ..... Birth: Sep. 28, 1834 Washington District of Columbia District Of Columbia, USA Death: Jan. 16, 1916 Annapolis Anne Arundel County Maryland, USA Major-general United Stat...

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Gov. William C. Oates, Colonel (CSA), Gen. (USA) MP (1835 - 1910)

William Calvin Oates (either November 30 or December 1, 1835 – September 9, 1910) was a Confederate colonel during the American Civil War, the 29th Governor of Alabama from 1894 to 1896, and a...

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Wyatt Aiken MP (1863 - 1923)

Wyatt Aiken (December 14, 1863 – February 6, 1923) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. He served for six terms from 1903 to 1917. ...

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Maj. General John Biddle, Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1859 - 1936)

) John Biddle (February 2, 1859 – January 18, 1936) was career United States Army officer who became superintendent of the United States Military Academy. Early life Biddle was born in Det...

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Maj. General William P. Biddle, 11th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. (1853 - 1923)

Major General William Phillips Biddle (December 15, 1853 – February 24, 1923) was the 11th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. Biography William Phillip Biddle was born on Decemb...

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George Tayloe Langhorne MP (1867 - 1962)

Colonel George T. Langhorne was a veteran of the American-Spanish War in the Philippines and onetime aide-de-camp to Major General Leonard Wood. He was King of the Occident at the 1908 Manila Carnival ...

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Brig. General Richard Coulter, Jr. MP (1870 - 1955)

Richard Coulter, Jr. (October 3, 1870 – September 26, 1955) was a World War I general, a businessman, a professional football player and a banker. Early life and career Richard Coulter, Jr...

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Emilio Famy Aguinaldo MP (1869 - 1964)

Emilio Famy Aguinaldo was the first president of the Philippines. Reference: "Emilio Aguinaldo". Wikipedia.org. . Date published: 11 Feb 2013. Date accessed: 12 Feb 2013. "Philippines, Marriage...

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William R. Day, U.S. Secretary of State, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1849 - 1923)

William Rufus Day (April 17, 1849 – July 9, 1923) was an American diplomat and jurist, who served for nineteen years as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Biography Day w...

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Col. Grayson Heidt, US Army MP (1875 - 1945)

Col. Grayson Villard Heidt was an accomplished military man in the United States Army. He married Grace Howe McKinley, the biological niece and adoptive daughter of U.S. President William McKinley. F...

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Admiral Charles B. McVay, Jr. (USN) (1868 - 1949)

. Charles Butler McVay II (September 9, 1868 – October 28, 1949) was an admiral in the United States Navy after World War I. In 1907-1909, After the cruise of the Great White Fleet, he comma...

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Gen. Willard Ames Holbrook (1860 - 1932)

Willard Ames Holbrook was a Major General in the United States Army. Biography Holbrook was born on July 23, 1860 in Arkansaw, Wisconsin. In 1902 he would marry Josephine Stanley, daughter of M...

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Maj. General William "Pecos Bill" Shafter (USA) MP (1835 - 1906)

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for ...

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Brevet Brig. General Stewart L. Woodford (USA), Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Spain (1835 - 1913)

Click here to view the Wikipedia.com page for Stewart Lyndon Woodford Click here to view more about Stewart Lyndon Woodford on the Spanish American War Centennial Website From the 1870 federal cens...

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Brig. General Charles C. Walcutt, Jr., 8th U.S. Cavalry (Regimental Quartermaster) (1861 - 1946)

Charles Carroll Walcutt of Ohio Appointed from Ohio, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1881 (27) Second Lieutenant, 8th United States Cavalry 1 July 1886 First Lieutenant, 3rd United Stat...

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Lt. General Samuel B. M. Young (USA), 1st Chief of Staff of the United States Army (1840 - 1924)

Samuel Baldwin Marks Young (January 9, 1840 – September 1, 1924) was a United States Army general. He also served as the first president of Army War College between 1902 and 1903. He then serv...

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Sgt.Basil Norris Ricketts (1868 - 1910)

Basil Norris Ricketts, son of James Brewerton Ricketts and Frances "Fanny" Lawrence, was b. in New York City on Dec. 21,1868. During the Spanish-American War, Basil Norris Ricketts served in the Roug...

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Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations (1878 - 1956)

Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King (23 November 1878 – 25 June 1956) was Commander in Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations (COMINCH-CNO) during World War II. As COMINCH, he d...

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Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (USN) (1875 - 1959)

Fleet Admiral William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer, building his reputation through administration and staff work. As Chief of Naval Operations (193...

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Maj. General Leonard Wood, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army MP (1860 - 1927)

Leonard Wood (October 9, 1860 – August 7, 1927) was a physician who served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Military Governor of Cuba and Governor General of the Philippines. E...

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Frank Knox, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (1874 - 1944)

William Franklin "Frank" Knox (January 1, 1874 – April 28, 1944) was an American newspaper editor and publisher. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary o...

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Cordell Hull, U.S. Secretary of State, Nobel Peace Prize 1945 (1871 - 1955)

Cordell Hull (October 2, 1871 – July 23, 1955) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Tennessee. He is best-known as the longest-serving Secretary of State, holding the position for...

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Colonel George Hoffman Penrose (1861 - 1930)

George Hoffman Penrose, Colonel, United States Army June 4, 1861-January 6, 1930 George Hoffman Penrose of New York Appointed from Utah, Major (Surgeon) of United States Volunteers, 16 June 1898 Majo...

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Maj. General Eben Swift (1854 - 1938)

Eben Swift was a Major General in the United States Army. Biography Swift was born on May 11, 1854 at Fort Chadbourne to Captain Ebenezer Swift and his wife, Sarah. He would attend Racine Colle...

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Major Edward Ord II (1858 - 1923)

Edward Otho Cresap Ord, II (November 9, 1858 – April 4, 1923) was a United States Army Major who served with the 22nd Infantry Regiment during the Indian Wars, the Spanish–American War ...

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1st Lt. Jules "Gary" Ord (1866 - 1898)

Jules Garesche "Gary" Ord (September 9, 1866–July 1, 1898) was a United States Army First Lieutenant who was killed in action after leading the charge of Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th U.S. Cava...

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John G. Oglesby (1873 - 1938)

John Gillett Oglesby (March 19, 1873–May 27, 1938) was the 29th and 31st Lieutenant Governor of Illinois from 1909 to 1913, and again from 1917 to 1921. Born in Decatur, Illinois, on March 1...

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Lieutenant Henry C. McCook (USA) (1837 - 1911)

Henry Christopher McCook (July 3, 1837 – 1911) was an American Presbyterian clergyman, naturalist, and prolific author on religion, history, and nature. He was a member of the celebrated Fight...

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Gen. J. Warren Keifer (USA), House Speaker MP (1836 - 1932)

Joseph Warren Keifer (January 30, 1836 – April 22, 1932) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a prominent U.S. politician during the 1880s. He served in ...

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Admiral Richard H. Jackson (USN) (1866 - 1971)

Richard Harrison Jackson (May 10, 1866 - October 2, 1971) was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy. Originally cashiered from the Navy for poor grades at the U.S. Naval Academy, he was commi...

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Colonel Frank Tompkins, 13th U.S. Cavalry (1868 - 1954)

Colonel Frank Tompkins commanded the American forces at Columbus, New Mexico, at the time of Francisco (Pancho) Villa's raid. He managed to gather 32 cavalrymen and was nipping at the heels of the fl...

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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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George Henry Wanton, MSG MP (1868 - 1940)

George Henry Wanton (May 15, 1868 – November 27, 1940) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—f...

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Major Gen. Guy Vernor Henry, Jr., Olympian (1875 - 1967)

) Major General Guy Vernor Henry, Jr. (December 26, 1875 – November 29, 1967) was an American horse rider who won a bronze medal in the 1912 Summer Olympics. Biography Guy V. Henry, Jr. wa...

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Gen. Guy Vernor Henry (USA), 3rd Military Gov. of Puerto Rico MP (1839 - 1899)

Guy Vernor Henry (March 9, 1839 – October 27, 1899) was a military officer and Medal of Honor recipient who served as an early Governor of Puerto Rico. Biography Henry was born in Fort Smi...

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William H Thompkins, PVT MP (1872 - 1916)

William H. Thompkins (October 3, 1872 – September 24, 1916) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor...

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Robert Penn, Fireman MP (1872 - 1912)

Robert Penn (October 10, 1872–June 8, 1912 at Las Animas, Colorado) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for ...

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Fitz Lee, PVT MP (b. - 1899)

Fitz Lee (died September 14, 1899) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Spani...

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Dennis Bell, CPL MP (1866 - 1953)

Dennis Bell (December 28, 1866 – September 25, 1953) was a Buffalo Soldier in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for...

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Edward L Baker, JR, CPT MP (1865 - 1913)

Edward Lee Baker, Jr. (December 28, 1865, Laramie County, Wyoming – August 26, 1913, Los Angeles) was an African-American United States Army Sergeant Major received the Medal of Honor for action...

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Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske MP (1854 - 1942)

Rear Admiral Bradley Allen Fiske (13 June 1854 - 6 April 1942) was an officer in the United States Navy who was noted as a technical innovator. During his long career, Fiske invented many electrical an...

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Major William Logan Geary (USA) (Civil War drummer boy) (1849 - 1907)

The Oregonian Portland, Oregon Dec. 7, 1907 Page 9 Columns 3 and 4 MAJ. W.L. GEARY IS DEAD First White Child in San Francisco, Veteran of Two Wars San Francisco, Dec. 6- Major William L, Geary, U.S...

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Brigadier-General Frederick Dent Grant (1850 - 1912)

He accompanied his father during portions of the Civil War and served on the Western frontier and in the Spainish-American War and the Philippine American War. He was also U.S. Minister to Austria-Hu...

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Brig. General Aaron S. Daggett (USA) (1837 - 1938)

Aaron Simon Daggett (June 14, 1837 – May 14, 1938) was the last surviving Union general of the American Civil War when he died at the age of 100. Biography Daggett was born in Greene, Main...

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Hamilton Fish II (Rough Rider) (1873 - 1898)

) Hamilton Fish II, of the Rough Riders, a wealthy young New Yorker, was a Sergeant in the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, the Rough Riders, during the Spanish-American War. He is said ...

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Maj. General John R. Brooke (USA), Military Governor of Puerto Rico and Cuba (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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Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee (CSA) MP (1835 - 1905)

Fitzhugh Lee: November 19, 1835-April 18, 1905, b. Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, d. Fairfax County, Virginia, United States Fitzhugh Lee was governor of Virginia 1886-1890. Parents: Sydn...

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Rear Admiral John C. Watson (USN) (1842 - 1923)

John Crittenden Watson (24 August 1842 – 14 December 1923) was an admiral of the United States Navy. Watson was born in Frankfort, Kentucky on August 24, 1842, the grandson of renowned Kentu...

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Maj. General Francis V. Greene (1850 - 1921)

Francis Vinton Greene (1850–1921) was a United States Army officer who fought in the Spanish-American War. He came from the Greene family of Rhode Island, noted for its long line of participan...

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Gen. William W. Gordon (1834 - 1912)

William Washington Gordon II was a member of the Georgia Hussars, a Savannah cavalry troop, and entered the Civil War as a lieutenant and was promoted to Captain. After the war, he served with the Geor...

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Maj. General Thomas L. Rosser (CSA) (1836 - 1910)

Thomas Lafayette (Tex) Rosser (October 15, 1836 – March 29, 1910) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and later an officer in the Spanish American War and railroad constru...

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Brig. General Charles S. Sumner (1842 - 1937)

Samuel Storrow Sumner (1842–1937) was a United States Army general during the Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, and Philippine-American War. Sumner was born in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsy...

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Colonel Gordon Johnston MP (1874 - 1934)

Gordon Johnston (May 25, 1874 – March 8, 1934), was an American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient and football player and coach. He played at the tackle position for Princeton University and ser...

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Brig. General Thomas M. Anderson (1836 - 1917)

Thomas McArthur Anderson (January 21, 1836 – May 8, 1917) was a career officer in the United States Army who served as a general in the Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War. ...

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Maj. Gen. Wesley Merritt, 1st US Mil. Gov. of the Philippines (1834 - 1910)

Wesley Merritt (June 16, 1836[1] – December 3, 1910) was a general in the United States Army during the American Civil War and the Spanish-American War. He is noted for distinguished service i...

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Robert Carson Quiggle (1873 - 1942)

Robert Carson Quiggle was one of six children born to George Washington Quiggle and Phoebe Moyer. The family lived in Kinzua, Pennsylvania when their children were born. The village of Kinzua was demol...

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Josep Joan Vicenç Mas Nadal (1879 - 1971)

1940 United States Federal Census ; Name: Joseph Mas; Respondent: Yes; Age: 61; Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879; Gender: Male; Race: White; Birthplace: Spain; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head o...

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John Augustine Schier (1875 - 1940)

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William McKinley, 25th President of the USA MP (1843 - 1901)

William McKinley, Jr. (January 29, 1843–September 14, 1901) was the twenty-fifth President of the United States, and the last veteran of the American Civil War to be elected. By the 1880s, thi...

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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA MP (1858 - 1919)

Theodore Roosevelt became the first American President to take seriously the concept of the preservation of nature. As President from 1901 to 1909, he designated 150 National Forests, the first 51 Fede...

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Admiral George Perrin Dewey (USN) (1837 - 1917)

George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was an admiral of the United States Navy. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. He w...

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Lieutenant General Nelson A. Miles (USA) MP (1839 - 1925)

Nelson Appleton Miles (August 8, 1839 – May 15, 1925) was an American soldier who served in the American Civil War, Indian Wars, and the Spanish-American War. Contents 1 Early life 2 Civ...

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Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur, Jr. MP (1845 - 1912)

Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, Jr. (June 2, 1845–September 5, 1912), was a United States Army General. He became the military Governor-General of the American-occupied Philippines in 190...

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Victor M Locke, Jr., Major, Chief of the Choctaw Nation MP (1876 - 1943)

Victor Locke Jr. Victor M. Locke Jr. was born at Doaksville, near Ft. Towson, in 1876. His parents were Victor M. Locke and Susan Priscilla McKinney. He attended Schools at White Church, six miles ea...

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John Tracey Edson (1850 - 1929)

During the Spanish-American War John Tracey Edson served as an ensign aboard a gunboat, the U. S. S. Gloucester, and was in the harbor at Havana when the Spanish ship the Infanta Maria Teresa sank. As ...

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Gen. Matthew C. Butler (CSA) (USA), US Senator (1836 - 1909)

Matthew Calbraith Butler (March 8, 1836 – April 14, 1909) was an American military commander and politician from South Carolina. He served as a major general in the Confederate States Army dur...

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Col. Stevens Thompson Norvell (USA) (1835 - 1911)

Colonel Stevens Thompson Norvell fought in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He was an officer with the 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers after the war, and at the Battle of San Juan Hil...

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Gen. Joseph "Fightin' Joe" Wheeler (CSA & USA, post Civil War) (1836 - 1906)

Joseph Wheeler (September 10, 1836 – January 25, 1906) was an American military commander and politician. He has the rare distinction of serving as a general during war time for two opposing for...

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Col. Joseph Wheeler, Jr. (1872 - 1938)

Colonel Joseph Wheeler, Jr. (1872-1938) graduated from United States Military Academy Class of 1895. Shortly after the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, he was given command of a cavalry division, ...

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Lt. Edmund Benchley MP (1876 - 1898)

Edmund Benchley graduated from West Point in April 1898. He was assigned to the 6th U.S. Infantry at the rank of Lieutenant. Less than three months later, on 1 July 1898, he was killed in action during...

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