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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 flee...

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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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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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Dr. John Tracey Edson, M.D. (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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