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Brevet Brig. General James Biddle (USA) (1832 - 1910)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was appointed a First Lieutenant in the 10th New York Volunteer Cavalry on May 3, 1861, just after the start of the Civil War. He was mustered out on August...

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Brevet Brig. General Isaac M. Kirby (USA) (1835 - 1917)

Isaac Minor Kirby was born February 10, 1835 in Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio to Judge M.H. Kirby, a prominent early resident of Wyandot County. He raised what became Co. I, 15th Ohio Volunteer Infant...

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Captain Samuel M. Pegg (CSA) (1842 - c.1876)

Enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 10 August 1861 in Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi and was mustered as a Sgt. in Company B, 27th Mississippi Infantry. He was promoted to the rank of Cap...

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Colonel Jacob B. Biffle (CSA) (1830 - 1877)

Jacob Barnett Biffle, the son of John Barnett and Mary Chambers Biffle, was born on May 31, 1830 near Ashland in Wayne County, Tennessee. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812 [who served in Sa...

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Colonel Charles H. Olmstead (CSA) (1837 - 1926)

Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War as Colonel in Charleston, S.C., and the Port Royal Expeditionary Force, and the Fort Pulaski Investment Troop, 1st Regiment. He surrendered Fort Pu...

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Colonel Hume R. Field (CSA) (1834 - 1921)

On the 2nd day of May, 1861, ten companies were mustered into service at Nashville and known as the First Regiment Tennessee Volunteers. Twenty-seven year old Hume R. Field was appointed Captain of...

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Colonel John Snodgrass (CSA) (1836 - 1888)

SNODGRASS, John, Col. [19 May 1836-19 Aug 1888, Tullahoma, TN] (a merchant in Bellefonte; enlisted, May 61, as captain and raised a company of Martin's 2nd Confederate Regiment; wounded, Shiloh, in the...

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Colonel Elihu P. Watkins (CSA) (1826 - 1868)

Served as Secretary of State of Georgia from 1853-1861. Colonel Elihu P. Watkins commanded the 56th Georgia Regiment. He was wounded at the Battle of Vicksburg on 16 May 1863. After recovering from...

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Colonel George R. Kimbrough (CSA) (1833 - d.)

Initially a Lieutenant Colonel in the 19th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Col. George R. Kimbrough commanded the last year of the war.

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Brig. General Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross (CSA), Governor (1838 - 1898)

Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross (September 27, 1838 – January 3, 1898) was the 19th Governor of Texas (USA), a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War, and a president of th...

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Frank C. Armstrong (CSA and USA) (c.1835 - 1909)

Frank Crawford Armstrong (November 22, 1835 – September 8, 1909) was a United States Army cavalry officer and later a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil...

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Colonel Edward Crossland (CSA) (1827 - 1881)

Edward Crossland (June 30, 1827 – September 11, 1881) was a Confederate army officer in the American Civil War and later a United States Representative from Kentucky. He commanded a brigade of...

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Brig General Tyree H. Bell (CSA) (1815 - 1902)

Tyree Harris Bell (5 September 1815 - 1 September 1902) was born in Covington, Kentucky. He grew up on his family's Tennessee plantation, and later began a plantation of his own. He attained the ra...

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Col. Edmund W. Rucker (CSA) (1835 - 1924)

Edmund Winchester Rucker (1835 – 1924) was a Confederate officer during the American Civil War. He was given the title of "General" as an honorary award after the war, when he became an indust...

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Maj. General Henry R. Jackson (CSA) (1820 - 1898)

Myers, p. 1561 - "He was one of the most distinguished Georgians of his day." Henry Rootes Jackson (June 24, 1820 – May 23, 1898) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during th...

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Brig. Gen. Thomas Benton Smith (CSA) (1838 - 1923)

Thomas Benton Smith (February 24, 1838 – May 21, 1923) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Biography Smith was born in Mechanicsville,...

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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 Robert Lowrey (CSA), Governor (1829 - 1910)

) Robert Lowry (March 10, 1829 – January 19, 1910) was an American politician from Mississippi. During the American Civil War he rose from the rank of private to that of brigadier general in t...

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BGEN Winfield S. Featherston (CSA) US Congress (1820 - 1891)

Winfield Scott Featherston "Old Swet" (August 8, 1820 – May 28, 1891) was an antebellum two-term U.S. Representative from Mississippi and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army dur...

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Brig. Gen Randall Lee Gibson (CSA), U.S. Senator (1832 - 1892)

Randall Lee Gibson (September 10, 1832 – December 15, 1892) was a U.S. Senator and a member of the House of Representatives from Louisiana. He was also an brigadier general in the Confederate ...

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Brig. General James T. Holtzclaw (CSA) (1832 - 1893)

James Thadeus Holtzclaw (December 17, 1833 – July 19, 1893) was an Alabama lawyer, railroad commissioner, and general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He played a ...

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Brig. General Marcellus A. Stovall (CSA) (1818 - 1895)

Marcellus Augustus Stovall (September 18, 1818 – August 4, 1895) was an American soldier and merchant. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and later he resumed bu...

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Brig. Gen. Edmund Pettus (CSA), U.S. Senator (1821 - 1907)

Edmund Winston Pettus (July 6, 1821 – July 27, 1907), was an American lawyer, soldier, and legislator. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, during which he was cap...

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Brig. General William F. Brantley (CSA) (1830 - 1870)

William Felix Brantley (March 12, 1830 – November 2, 1870) was an American lawyer and soldier. He served as a Confederate general in the American Civil War, mainly serving in the Western Theat...

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Brig. General Jacob H. Sharp (CSA) (1833 - 1907)

Jacob Hunter Sharp (February 6, 1833 – September 15, 1907) was a Mississippi lawyer, newspaperman and politician, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil ...

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Brig. Gen. Zachariah C. Deas (CSA) (1819 - 1882)

Zachariah Cantey Deas (October 25, 1819 – March 6, 1882) was a prominent Southern United States cotton broker and soldier. He served as a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army durin...

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Gen. William Hicks Jackson (CSA) (1835 - 1903)

William Hicks "Red" Jackson (October 1, 1835 – March 30, 1903) was a cotton planter, horse breeder, and general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life and c...

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Brig. General Abraham "Abe" Buford II (CSA) (1820 - 1884)

Brigadier General Abraham "Abe" Buford II (January 18, 1820 - June 9, 1884) was a soldier and Thoroughbred horse breeder. Born in Woodford County, Kentucky, his origins were a Huguenot family named B...

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BGen. James R. Chalmers (CSA), US Congress (1831 - 1898)

James Ronald Chalmers (January 11, 1831 – April 9, 1898) was an American politician and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life Born to...

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Gen. William B. Bate (CSA), Gov, US Senator (1826 - 1905)

William Brimage Bate (October 7, 1826 – March 9, 1905) was the Governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887 and subsequently a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1887 until his death. He ser...

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Maj. General Edward C. Walthall (CSA), U.S. Senator (1831 - 1898)

Edward Cary Walthall (April 4, 1831 – April 21, 1898) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum United States Senator from Mississippi. Biog...

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Maj. General William W. Loring (CSA), Pasha (Egyptian Army) ("Old Blizzards") (1818 - 1886)

William Wing Loring (December 4, 1818 – December 30, 1886) was a soldier from North Carolina who served in the armies of the United States, the Confederacy, and Egypt. Early life William w...

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Maj. General Henry DeLamar Clayton, Sr. (CSA) (1827 - 1889)

) Henry DeLamar Clayton, Sr. (March 7, 1827 – October 3, 1889) was a prominent Alabama attorney, politician, Redeemer judge, and college president. He also served as a major general in the Con...

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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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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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Colonel Henry C. Corbin (USA) [Lieutenant General post Civil War] (1842 - 1909)

Henry Clark Corbin (September 15, 1842 – September 8, 1909) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1904. Life and career ...

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Brevet Colonel Henry W. Lawton (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1843 - 1899)

Henry Ware Lawton (March 17, 1843 – December 19, 1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish-American War and was ...

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Brevet Brig. General Jesse Hale Moore (USA) (1817 - 1883)

Jesse Hale Moore (April 22, 1817 - July 11, 1883) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born near Lebanon, St. Clair County, Illinois, Moore graduated from McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, ...

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Brevet Brig. General Gilbert M. L. Johnson (USA) (1837 - 1871)

Gilbert Marquis LaFayette Johnson (November 4, 1837 – January 9, 1871) was an officer in the Union Army from Indiana during the American Civil War, reaching the rank of brevet brigadier genera...

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Brevet Maj. General Edward M. McCook (USA), 5th Territorial Governor of Colorado (1833 - 1909)

Edward Moody McCook (June 15, 1833 – September 9, 1909) was a lawyer, politician, distinguished Union cavalry general in the American Civil War, American diplomat, and Governor of the Territor...

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Gen. Charles Henry Grosvenor, US Congress (1833 - 1917)

Charles Henry Grosvenor (September 20, 1833 – October 30, 1917) was a multiple-term U.S. Representative from Ohio, as well as a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil Wa...

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Brevet Maj. General John G. Mitchell (USA) (1838 - 1894)

) John Grant Mitchell (November 6, 1838 – November 7, 1894) was an Ohio lawyer and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was active in several important campaigns and b...

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Brevet Brig. General Edward H. Wolfe (USA) (1834 - 1916)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 52nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 186...

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Brevet Maj. General James I. Gilbert (USA) (1823 - 1884)

James Isham Gilbert was a Union general during the American Civil War. He served with distinction in the Western theaters of the war as a regimental and brigade commander. Early life James Gilber...

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Brevet Brig. General William Rainey Marshall (USA), Governor (1825 - 1896)

Willian Rainey Marshall (October 17, 1825 – January 8, 1896) was an American politician. He was the fifth Governor of Minnesota from January 8, 1866 to January 9, 1870 and was a member of the ...

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Brevet Brig. General Sylvester G. Hill (USA) (1820 - 1864)

Sylvester Gardner Hill was a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served as a brigade commander during the Red River Campaign and Battle of Nashville where he was killed in act...

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Brevet Maj. General William L. McMillen (USA) (1829 - 1902)

Dr. William Linn McMillen (October 18, 1829 – February 8, 1902) was an American surgeon, army general, farmer and legislator. Biography Born in Hillsboro, Ohio, and educated there, he ...

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Brigadier General John S. Casement (1829 - 1909)

John Stephen "Jack" Casement (January 1, 1829 – December 13, 1909) was a general and brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a noted railroad contractor. He direc...

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Brevet Maj. General Charles C. Doolittle (USA) (1832 - 1903)

Charles Camp Doolittle (March 16, 1832 – February 20, 1903) was a store clerk, general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a bank cashier. Biography Doolittle was born...

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Brevet Maj. General Joseph Alexander Cooper (USA) (1823 - 1910)

Joseph Alexander Cooper (November 25, 1823 – May 20, 1910) was an American farmer, soldier, and civil servant. He briefly served in the United States Army during the Mexican–American Wa...

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Brevet Brig. General Philip S. Post (USA) MP (1833 - 1895)

Philip Sidney Post (March 19, 1833 – January 6, 1895) was an American diplomat, politician, and decorated Army officer. He served as a United States Representative from Illinois for eight year...

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Brevet Maj. General Emerson Opdycke (USA) (1830 - 1884)

Samuel Emerson Opdycke (January 7, 1830 – April 25, 1884) was a businessman and Union brigadier general during the American Civil War. Early years Opdycke was born on a farm in Hubbard, Oh...

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Brig. General William Grose (USA) (1812 - 1900)

William Grose (December 16, 1812 – July 30, 1900) was a lawyer, politician, author, and brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served in many of the important ca...

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Brevet Maj. General Richard W. Johnson (USA) (1827 - 1897)

Richard W. Johnson (1827–1897) was an American soldier, born in Kentucky. Early career He graduated at West Point in 1849 and up to the time of the Civil War was employed chiefly on fronti...

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Brevet Maj. General Edward Hatch (USA) (1832 - 1889)

Edward Hatch (December 22, 1832 – April 11, 1889) was a career American soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war he became the first comma...

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Brevet Maj. General John Franklin Miller (USA), U.S. Senator (1831 - 1886)

) John Franklin Miller (November 21, 1831 – March 8, 1886) was a lawyer, businessman, and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He represented California in the United State...

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Brevet Brig. General Jonathan B. Moore (USA) (1825 - 1889)

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A businessman and bridge builder before the Civil War, Moore was appointed colonel of the 33rd Wisconsin infantry upon its formation in August of 1862. The r...

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Brevet Maj. General Kenner Garrard (USA) (1827 - 1879)

Kenner Garrard (September 21, 1827 – May 15, 1879) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. A member of one of Ohio's most prominent military families, he perfo...

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Maj. General William D. Whipple (USA) (1826 - 1902)

Born at Madison County, New York, in the hamlet of Nelson, August 2, 1826, he was appointed to West Point in 1847, graduating in 1851, ranking near the bottom of his class, a low standing belied by f...

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Major Wilbur F. Goodspeed (USA) (1836 - 1905)

1st Ohio Light Artillery Regiment (3 Years) Major Battery A, 1st Ohio Artillery Captain Chickamauga -- Battery A, 1st Ohio Artillery 1st Brigade (Willich), 2nd Division (Johnson), XX Corps (McCook)...

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Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA) MP (1821 - 1877)

"Wizard of the Saddle" Forrest's farewell address to his troops, May 9, 1865 Civil war, such as you have just passed through naturally engenders feelings of animosity, hatred, and revenge. It is ...

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Lt. General Alexander P. Stewart (CSA) (1821 - 1908)

Alexander Peter Stewart (October 2, 1821 – August 30, 1908) was a career United States Army officer, college professor, and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...

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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. General Benjamin F. Cheatham (CSA) (1820 - 1886)

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham (October 20, 1820 – September 4, 1886), known also as Frank, was a Tennessee aristocrat, California gold miner, and a General in the Confederate States Army during t...

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Maj. General James H. Wilson (USA) (1837 - 1925)

James Harrison Wilson (September 2, 1837 – February 23, 1925) was a United States Army topographic engineer, a Union Army Major General in the American Civil War and later wars, a railroad exe...

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Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood (CSA) MP (1831 - 1879)

John Bell Hood (June 1 or June 29, 1831 – August 30, 1879) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood had a reputation for bravery and aggressiveness that sometimes bordered...

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Brig. General Joseph B. Palmer (CSA) (1825 - 1890)

Joseph Benjamin Palmer (November 1, 1825 – November 4, 1890) was an American lawyer, legislator, and soldier. He served as a Confederate general in the American Civil War, during which he was ...

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Brevet Maj. General John T. Croxton (USA) (1836 - 1874)

John Thomas Croxton (November 20, 1836 – April 16, 1874) was an attorney, a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a postbellum U.S. diplomat. Early life and career C...

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Maj. General James B. Steedman (USA) (1817 - 1883)

James Blair Steedman (July 29, 1817 – October 18, 1883) was an American soldier, printer, and politician. He also served during the American Civil War as a general in the Union Army, most note...

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Brevet Brig. General Abel D. Streight (USA) (1828 - 1892)

Abel D. Streight (June 17, 1828 – May 27, 1892) was a peace time lumber merchant and publisher, and was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His command precipitated a notable caval...

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Brevet Maj. General Walter C. Whitaker (USA) (1823 - 1887)

Walter Chiles Whitaker (August 8, 1823 – July 9, 1887) was an American farmer, attorney, and soldier. He served as an officer in the United States Army during the Mexican–American War, ...

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Brevet Maj. General John McArthur (USA) (1826 - 1906)

John McArthur (November 17, 1826 – May 15, 1906) was a Union general during the American Civil War. McArthur became one of the ablest Federal commanders in the Western Theater. Early life ...

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Maj. General Jacob Dolson Cox (USA), Governor, 10th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1828 - 1900)

Jacob Dolson Cox, (Jr.) (October 27, 1828 – August 4, 1900) was a lawyer, a Union Army general during the American Civil War, and later a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 28th...

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Maj. General Darius N. Couch (USA) (1822 - 1897)

Darius Nash Couch (July 23, 1822 – February 12, 1897) was an American soldier, businessman, and naturalist. He served as a career U.S. Army officer during the Mexican-American War, the Second ...

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Lt. General John M. Schofield (USA), U.S. Secretary of War MP (1831 - 1906)

John McAllister Schofield (September 29, 1831 – March 4, 1906) was an American soldier who held major commands during the American Civil War. He later served as U.S. Secretary of War and comma...

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Brevet Maj. General Samuel Beatty (USA) (1820 - 1885)

) Samuel Beatty (December 16, 1820 – May 26, 1885) was an American soldier, sheriff, and farmer from Ohio. He was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early l...

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Brevet Maj. General Washington Lafayette Elliott (USA) (1825 - 1888)

Washington Lafayette Elliott (March 31, 1825 – June 29, 1888) was a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He led a division of IV Corps at the Battle of Nashville ...

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Maj. General Thomas J. Wood (USA) (1823 - 1906)

Thomas John Wood (September 25, 1823 – February 26, 1906) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. Early life and career Wood was born in ...

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Brevet Maj. General Nathan Kimball (USA) (1822 - 1898)

Nathan Kimball (November 22, 1822 – January 21, 1898) was a physician, politician, postmaster, and military officer, serving as a general in the Union army during the American Civil War. He wa...

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Maj. General Andrew Jackson Smith (USA) (1815 - 1897)

Andrew Jackson Smith (April 28, 1815 – January 30, 1897) was a United States Army general during the American Civil War, rising to the command of a corps. He was most noted for his victory ove...

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Gen. George H. Thomas (USA) ("Rock of Chickamauga") (1816 - 1870)

George Henry Thomas (July 31, 1816 – March 28, 1870) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western T...

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Lorenzo Stampfler (USA) 2nd MI Cavalry MP (1825 - 1890)

Laurent "Lorenzo" Stampfler (15 Aug 1825 - 11 Feb 1890) was born in Alsace-Lorraine, immigrated to the United States with or soon after his brother. He enlisted in Co M, Second Michigan Calvary in 1861...

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