Photo
Name
Col. Benjamin H. Bristow, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1832 - 1896)

BENJAMIN HELM Bristow first Solicitor General of the United States, Secretary of the Treasury under President Grant, and a prominent candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1876. --...

Follow
Thomas G. Jones, Governor MP (1844 - 1914)

Thomas Goode Jones (November 26, 1844 – April 28, 1914) was an American Democratic politician who was the 28th Governor of Alabama from 1890 to 1894. Born in 1844 in Macon, Georgia and died in...

Follow
Cornelia Peake McDonald (1822 - 1909)

Cornelia Peake McDonald (June 14, 1822 – January 11, 1909) was an American diarist who was the author of A Diary with Reminiscences of the War and Refugee Life in the Shenandoah Valley, 1860...

Follow
Colonel Angus W. McDonald (CSA) (1799 - 1864)

Angus William McDonald (February 14, 1799 – December 1, 1864) was a 19th-century American military officer and lawyer in the U.S. state of Virginia. He also served as a colonel in command of t...

Follow
Emeline Pigott (1836 - 1919)

Emeline Pigott (December 15, 1836 – May 26, 1919) was a Confederate States of America spy from North Carolina, USA. For several years, she hid secret messages in her skirt and carried them bet...

Follow
Olivia Floyd (1826 - 1905)

Annie Olivia Floyd (July 2, 1826 – December 8, 1905) was a Confederacy spy during the American Civil War, noted as a blockade runner. Early life and education Annie Olivia Floyd, known as ...

Follow
Major Basil C. Manly (CSA), Mayor MP (1839 - 1882)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Raleigh Mayor. He joined the Confederate Army in April of 1861. As a Captain he was put in charge of his battery ("Manly's Battery") in April of 1862. He partici...

Follow
Josiah Grout Jr., Governor (U.S.A.) (1841 - 1925)

Josiah Grout, Jr. (May 28, 1841 – July 19, 1925) was an American lawyer and politician in the US state of Vermont. Born in Quebec, Canada to Vermonter parents, he served in the American Civi...

Follow
Colonel Thomas H. Williamson (CSA) (1813 - 1888)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer Served as Professer of Engineering and Drawing at Virginia Military Institute for 47 years. A Lieutenant Colonel of Engineers in Provisional Army of Virginia, in Apri...

Follow
Brevet Brig. General William Beadle (USA) (1838 - 1915)

William Henry Harrison Beadle (January 1, 1838 – November 15, 1915) was an American administrator. Biography He was born in a log cabin in Parke County, Indiana, and grew up on the front...

Follow
Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson MP (1809 - 1868)

Kit Carson was an American frontiersman. He was eight years old when his father was killed by a falling tree while clearing land. Lindsey Carson's death reduced the Carson family to a desperate poverty...

Follow
Brig. General Charles C. Byrne (USA) (1837 - 1921)

Charles C. Byrne was a brigadier general in the United States Army. Biography Byrne was born Charles Christopher Byrne on May 7, 1837, to Charles and Emeline Byrne in Baltimore County, Mary...

Follow
Brevet Major General Horatio G. Sickel (1817 - 1890)

Horatio Gates Sickel (April 3, 1817-April 17, 1890) was a Union general during the American Civil War. He served in the Pennsylvania Reserves during the first part of the war and later commanded brig...

Follow
Commander William B. Cushing (USN) MP (1842 - 1874)

William Barker Cushing (4 November 1842 – 17 December 1874) was an officer in the United States Navy, best known for sinking the Confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle during a daring nighttime ra...

Follow
Capt. Thomas A. Hatcher CSA) (1834 - 1891)

Capt. Thomas A. Hatcher, CSA (1834-1891)"Arkansas and Its People: A History" complied and published 1930. Still available in print. Pages 350-351: Shortly after the close of the Civil War, in which h...

Follow
Col. John R. Jones (1803 - 1863)

Civil War Union Army Officer. The son of prominent Pennsylvania Baptist minister Reverend Horatio Gates Jones, he was a lawyer and served as a Judge in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas from 183...

Follow
Lt. Francis E. Brownell MP (1840 - 1894)

Francis Edwin Brownell, son of Charles Brownell and Lucy Adams, (grandson of Benjamin Brownell and Clarissa (Baldwin) Ritchie), was born in Troy, New York on July 18,1840; he served in the Civil War as...

Follow
Brig. General George Miller Sternberg, 18th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

Brigadier General George Miller Sternberg (June 8, 1838 – November 3, 1915) was a U.S. Army physician who is considered the first U.S. bacteriologist, having written Manual of Bacteriology (...

Follow
Col. William Clark Falkner (CSA) (1825 - 1889)

. He stabbed and killed Robert H. Hindman with a Bowie knife in 1849 and shot and killed Erasmus Norris in 1851. On November 5, 1889, Col. Falkner was himself shot and killed by a former partner of the...

Follow
Col. Hilary A. Herbert (CSA), US Sec'y of the Navy (1834 - 1919)

Hilary Abner Herbert (March 12, 1834 – March 6, 1919) was Secretary of the Navy under President Grover Cleveland. He also served as a member of the United States house of representatives fro...

Follow
Thomas Green Clemson (C.S.A.) (1807 - 1888)

Thomas Green Clemson, IV (July 1, 1807 – April 6, 1888) was an American politician and statesman, serving as an ambassador and the United States Superintendent of Agriculture. He was the founder...

Follow
Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, "Confederate Agent" MP (1820 - 1890)

Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (June 8, 1820 - July 4, 1890), Confederate Agent, was born in Winchester, Virginia and died in Richmond, July 4, 1890. Generally known as Beverly Tucker, he was educated at ...

Follow
Brig. Gen. Charles W. Adams MP (1817 - 1878)

Charles William Adams (August 16, 1817 – September 9, 1878) was a Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War (Civil War). In 1864, he was commander of the Confederate Northe...

Follow
Capt. Arthur Keller, CSA (1836 - 1896)

Follow
Henry Lee Morey, US Congress (1841 - 1902)

Henry Lee Morey US Congressman. William Morey in his early life was a hatter and to buy furs he occasionally visited New Orleans, where he witnessed the workings of slavery. He abhorred what he saw...

Follow
Horace Lawson Hunley (1823 - 1863)

Southern Planter, Lawyer, Legislator, Merchant, Submarine Pioneer, Promoter, Patriot. Horace Lawson Hunley was born in Sumner, Tennessee on Dec. 29, 1823. Hunley would eventually walk many paths in...

Follow
1st Lt. Joseph P. Sanger (USA) [Maj. General post Civil War] (1840 - 1926)

Joseph Prentice Sanger was born at Detroit, Michigan, May 4, 1840. He was a student at the University of Michigan, 1858-60 (honorary AM, Bowdoin College, 1872). He married: Frances E. Kent, December ...

Follow
Brig. General Robert Lowry (CSA), Governor (1830 - 1910)

) Robert Lowry (March 10, 1830 – January 19, 1910) was an American politician, born in South Carolina and raised in Mississippi. During the American Civil War he rose from the rank of private ...

Follow
Col. Christopher H. Williams, Jr., CSA (1830 - 1862)

Served in the U.S. Army under Jefferson Davis in the Mexican War. Was appointed Colonel of the 27th Tenn Vol. Infantry, CSA. He was killed leading a charge at the Battle of Shiloh.

Follow
Wade Keyes, Confederate States Attorney General (Acting) (1821 - 1879)

Wade Rutledge Keyes (October 10, 1821 – March 2, 1879) was a prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Mooresville, Alabama, the son of General George and Nellie (Rutledge) Keyes. He ...

Follow
Thomas W. Bradley (1844 - 1920)

Thomas Wilson Bradley (April 6, 1844 – May 30, 1920) was a United States Representative from New York and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. ...

Follow
Ambrose Ransom "Rans" Wright, Jr., Brig. Gen., CSA (1826 - 1872)

Ambrose Ransom Wright (April 26, 1826 – December 21, 1872) was a lawyer, Georgia politician, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. Early life Wright, known by the nickname "...

Follow
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 ...

Follow
Major General Robert Patterson (USA) (1792 - 1881)

Robert Patterson (January 20, 1792 – August 7, 1881) was a United States major general during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. During the onset of the latter, he commanded ...

Follow
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...

Follow
Brig. General Seth Barton (CSA) (1829 - 1900)

Seth Maxwell Barton (September 8, 1829 – April 11, 1900) was a United States Army officer and, then, a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He later ...

Follow
Christopher G. Memminger, CSA Cabinet (1803 - 1888)

Civil War Confederate Cabinet Secretary. He was born in Wurtemberg, Germany. Jefferson Davis appointed this German-born South Carolinian to the Confederate Cabinet as secretary of the treasury in Febru...

Follow
George Davis, Confederate States Attorney General (1820 - 1896)

) George Davis , Confederate senator and attorney general, was born on March 1, 1820 in Pender County, the son of Thomas F. and Sara Eagles Davis. As a young boy, Davis was sent to Pittsboro where he...

Follow
James A. Seddon, 4th Confederate States Secretary of War (1815 - 1880)

James Alexander Seddon (July 13, 1815 – August 19, 1880) was an American lawyer and politician who served two terms in the U.S. Congress as a member of the Democratic Party. He was appointed C...

Follow
Captain Frank Stringfellow (CSA) (1840 - 1913)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served as a Captain in the 4th Virginia Cavalry, and as a personal scout for Major General J.E.B. Stuart and confidential scout for General Robert E. Lee. He serv...

Follow
Dr. James Laurence Cabell (1813 - 1889)

Dr. James Lawrence Cabell (August 26, 1813 – August 13, 1889 ) was an American sanitarian and author. Life He was born in Nelson County, Virginia, the son of Dr. George Cabell, Jr., and gr...

Follow
Colonel Henry Kyd Douglas (CSA) (1838 - 1903)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He was General Stonewall Jackson's youngest staff member and personal aide. His memoirs were published after the Civil War - "I Rode With Stonewall" - by h...

Follow
Brevet Lt. Colonel Henry C. Merriam (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1837 - d.)

Henry Clay Merriam (November 13, 1837 – November 12, 1912) was a United States Army general. He received the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions ...

Follow
Commodore Horatio Bridge (USN) (1806 - 1893)

Commodore Horatio Bridge (1806—March 1893) was an officer of the United States Navy who, as Chief of the Bureau of Provisions, served for many years as head of the Navy's supply organization. ...

Follow
Lt. Colonel William Y. W. Ripley (USA) (1832 - 1906)

William Young Warren Ripley (December 31, 1832 -- December 16, 1905) was a Union Army officer from Vermont in the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for heroism at the Battle of Malve...

Follow
Brevet Brig. General Edward H. Ripley (USA) (1839 - 1915)

BRIGADIER GENERAL EDWARD HASTINGS RIPLEY (1839-1915) Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 9th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted...

Follow
Brig. General James E. Harrison (CSA) (1815 - 1875)

James Edward Harrison (April 24, 1815 - February 23, 1875) was a Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War. He served in the Trans-Mississippi Department and fought in c...

Follow
Lt. Colonel Preston B. Plumb (USA), U.S. Senator (1837 - 1891)

Preston Bierce Plumb (October 12, 1837 – December 20, 1891) was a United States Senator from Kansas, as well as an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Biography Born i...

Follow
Eugene B. Beaumont, Medal of Honor (1837 - 1916)

Citation Obtained permission from the corps commander to advance upon the enemy's position with the 4th U.S. Cavalry, of which he was a lieutenant; led an attack upon a battery, dispersed the enemy, ...

Follow
Colonel William Joyce Sewell (USA), U.S. Senator (1835 - 1901)

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

Follow
Robert Smalls, US Congressman MP (1839 - 1915)

Robert Smalls (April 5 , 1839–February 23, 1915) was an enslaved African American who, during and after the American Civil War, became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed him...

Follow
Captain Donald M. Fairfax (USN) [Rear Admiral post Civil War] (1818 - 1894)

Donald MacNeil Fairfax (March 10, 1818 – January 10, 1894) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. The son of George William Fairfax, and Isabella McNeill, gr...

Follow
Lambdin P. Milligan (1812 - 1889)

Lambdin Purdy Milligan (March 24, 1812 – December 21, 1899) was a lawyer, farmer, and a leader of the Knights of the Golden Circle during the American Civil War. In 1864, he was unlawfully giv...

Follow
George W. L. Bickley (c.1819 - 1867)

George Washington Lafayette Bickley (c. 1819[3] – August 1867) was the founder of the Knights of the Golden Circle, a Civil War era secret society used to promote the interests of the Southern...

Follow
Brig. General Charles Sutherland, 17th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1829 - 1895)

CHARLES SUTHERLAND (May 29,1829 - May 10, 1895), Surgeon General, December 23, 1890 - May 29, 1893, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Joel Barlow and Mary (Read) Sutherland, of Scotch ancestry. Hi...

Follow
Lt. Charles Read ("Seawolf of the Confederacy") (1840 - 1890)

) Charles William Read (May 12, 1840 – January 25, 1890), nicknamed "Savvy", was an officer in the antebellum United States Navy and then in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War....

Follow
Brigadier General Alexander Reynolds CSA (1816 - 1876)

Alexander Welch Reynolds (April 1816 or August 1817–May 26, 1876) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and a Confederate Army brigadier general during t...

Follow
Gov. Henry Alexander Wise, (CSA) MP (1806 - 1876)

Henry Alexander Wise (December 3, 1806 – September 12, 1876) was a United States Congressman and governor of Virginia, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civ...

Follow
Major General Peter J. Osterhaus (USA) (1823 - 1917)

Peter Joseph Osterhaus (1823–1917) was Union Army General in the American Civil War and later served as a diplomat. Early life Osterhaus was born in Koblenz, Rhenish Prussia. He attended t...

Follow
Rear Admiral Edward Simpson (1824 - 1888)

) Edward Simpson (March 3, 1824-December 1, 1888) served as an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War, eventually attaining the rank of rear ad...

Follow
Seaman Horatio Nelson Young (USN) (1845 - 1913)

Horatio Nelson Young (July 19, 1845 – July 3, 1913) was a United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on the USS Lehigh during the American Civil War. Biography...

Follow
Lt. Colonel Thomas D. Chamberlain (USA) (1841 - 1896)

) Thomas Dupee Chamberlain (April 29, 1841 – August 12, 1896) was an officer in the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War, the brother of Union general Joshua L....

Follow
Brevet Major General Benjamin Piatt Runkle (USA) (1836 - 1916)

Benjamin Piatt Runkle (September 3, 1836 – June 28, 1916) was one of the seven founders of Sigma Chi fraternity at Miami University, and led a regiment and a brigade in the Union Army during...

Follow
Rear Admiral Theodorus Bailey (1805 - 1877)

Theodorus Bailey (April 12, 1805 – February 14, 1877) was a United States Navy officer during the American Civil War. )

Follow
Dr. Samuel A. Cartwright (1793 - 1863)

Samuel Adolphus Cartwright (November 3, 1793 – May 2, 1863) was a physician who practiced in Mississippi and Louisiana in the antebellum United States. During the American Civil War he joined ...

Follow
Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure, Brig. General (South Carolina Militia) (1822 - 1886)

Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure (July 23, 1822 – February 1, 1886) was a brigadier general in the South Carolina militia, who served along with the Confederate States Army in South Carolina at var...

Follow
Jeptha Vining Harris, Brig. General (Mississippi Militia) (1816 - 1899)

) Jeptha Vining Harris (December 1, 1816 – November 21, 1899) was a brigadier general (August 1862 – August 1863) and later, after a year in private life, a colonel (August 1864 –...

Follow
George P. Harrison, Jr. (CSA), Brig. General (Acting) (1841 - 1922)

. George Paul Harrison, Jr. (March 19, 1841 - July 17, 1922) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama. Born at "Monteith Plantation," near Savannah, Georgia, George Paul Harrison, Jr., attended Eff...

Follow
Brig. General Pleasant J. Philips (Georgia Militia) (1819 - 1876)

Pleasant Jackson Philips (July 3, 1819 – October 12, 1876) was an American planter, banker, and soldier. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, noted for his involve...

Follow
Colonel Francis Henney Smith (CSA), Major General (Virginia Militia) (1812 - 1890)

Francis Henney Smith (October 18, 1812–March 21, 1890) was an American military officer, mathematician and educator. After graduating from West Point and a brief service in the United States A...

Follow
M. Jeff Thompson (CSA), Brig. General (Missouri State Guard) (1826 - 1876)

Meriwether Jeff Thompson (January 22, 1826 – September 5, 1876) was a brigadier general in the Missouri State Guard during the American Civil War. He served the Confederate Army as a cavalry c...

Follow
Francis Marion Walker (CSA), Brig. General (unconfirmed) (1827 - 1864)

Francis Marion Walker (November 12, 1827 – July 22, 1864) was a Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War (Civil War). He was killed while commanding a brigade at the Battl...

Follow
Thomas H. Taylor (CSA), Brig. General (unconfirmed) (1825 - 1901)

Thomas Hart Taylor (July 31, 1825 – April 12, 1901) was a Confederate States Army colonel, brigade commander, provost marshal and last Confederate post commander at Mobile, Alabama during the ...

Follow
Brig. General James E. Rains (CSA) (1833 - 1862)

James Edwards Rains (April 10, 1833 – December 31, 1862) was a lawyer and colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was appointed and nominated as a brigadier ge...

Follow
Colonel George A. Porterfield (CSA) (1822 - 1919)

George Alexander Porterfield (November 24, 1822 – February 27, 1919) was a junior officer of United States forces in the Mexican-American War, colonel in the Confederate States Army during the...

Follow
Brig. General Samuel P. Moore (CSA), Surgeon General) (1813 - 1889)

Samuel Preston Moore (September 16, 1813 – May 31, 1889) was an American physician, who served in the medical corps of the United States Army during the Mexican–American War, and later ...

Follow
Brig. General George Baird Hodge (CSA) (1828 - 1892)

George Baird Hodge (April 8, 1828 – August 1, 1892) was an attorney, Confederate politician and general from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Early life Hodge was born in Fleming County, Kent...

Follow
Colonel Robert Johnson Henderson (CSA) (1822 - 1891)

Robert Johnson Henderson (November 12, 1822 – February 3, 1891) was a Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War (Civil War). His obituary stated that he was made a brigadie...

Follow
Victor Girardey (CSA), Brig. General (temporary) (1837 - 1864)

Victor Jean Baptiste Girardey (June 26, 1837 – August 16, 1864) was a Confederate States Army staff officer during the American Civil War. He was promoted from captain to temporary brigadier g...

Follow
Brig. General Isham Warren Garrott (CSA) (1816 - 1863)

Isham Warren Garrott (1816 – June 17, 1863) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Garrott was killed during the Vicksburg Campaign. Early life...

Follow
John W. Frazer (CSA), Brig. General (unconfirmed) (1827 - 1906)

John Wesley Frazer (January 6, 1827 – March 16, 1906) was an American soldier, planter, and businessman. He was a career officer in the United States Army, and then served as a Confederate gen...

Follow
Brig. General John Calvin Fiser (CSA) (1838 - 1876)

John Calvin Fiser (May 4, 1838 – June 4, 14, or 15, 1876) was an American merchant and soldier. He served as an officer in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, fighting in both ...

Follow
John Dunovant (CSA), Brig. General (temporary) (1825 - 1864)

John Dunovant was a brigadier general with temporary rank in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Dunovant was a native of South Carolina who had been a Mexican-American War vet...

Follow
Brig. General James Deshler (CSA) (1833 - 1863)

James Deshler (February 18, 1833 – September 20, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and a graduate of West Point. He was a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil Wa...

Follow
Commander James Iredell Waddell (CSN) (1824 - 1886)

James Iredell Waddell (July 3, 1824 – March 15, 1886) was an officer in the United States Navy and later in the Confederate States Navy. Biography Waddell was born in Pittsboro, North Caro...

Follow
Colonel Arthur P. Bagby, Jr. (CSA) (1833 - 1921)

. Arthur Pendleton Bagby, Jr. (May 17, 1833 – February 21, 1921) was a lawyer, editor, and Confederate States Army colonel during the American Civil War. Confederate General E. Kirby Smith, ...

Follow
Commodore Oscar C. Badger (1823 - 1899)

Commodore Oscar Charles Badger (12 August 1823 in Mansfield, Connecticut – 20 June 1899 in Concord, Massachusetts) was an officer of the United States Navy who served in the Mexican–A...

Follow
Orderly Sergeant John F. Mackie (USMC) (1835 - 1910)

John Freeman Mackie (October 1, 1835–June 18, 1910) was a United States Marine and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the ...

Follow
Major General Charles Heywood (USMC) (1839 - 1915)

Major General Charles Heywood (October 3, 1839 – February 26, 1915) was the ninth Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served as an officer for over 45 years and was the first Marine to reach th...

Follow
Colonel Charles McCawley (USMC) (1827 - 1891)

Charles Grymes McCawley (January 29, 1827 – October 13, 1891) was the eighth Commandant of the Marine Corps and served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps during the Mexican-Americ...

Follow
Carle Augustus Woodruff (1841 - 1913)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Field Artillery) Carle Augustus Woodruff, United States Ar...

Follow
Frederick Nicholls Crouch (1808 - 1896)

I have been unable to find any data about his spouses or children other than Emma Elizabeth Crouch (1835–1886), the second daughter of his first marriage Birth: Jul. 31, 1808, England Death...

Follow
Benjamin M. Palmer, Rev. Dr. (1818 - 1902)

Benjamin Morgan Palmer (January 25, 1818 – May 25, 1902), an orator and Presbyterian theologian, was the first moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America. As pas...

Follow
Captain William M. Horton MP (1843 - 1915)

Find a Grave CAPT. WILLIAM M. HORTON. We are pleased to present to the consideration of our readers a citizen of Handy Township, Livingston County, who stands high in the estimation of his neighbor...

Follow
Brevet Brig. General Hannibal Day (USA) (1804 - 1891)

Hannibal Day served as an officer in the regular army before and during the American Civil War, briefly commanding a brigade in the Army of the Potomac. Biography Hannibal Day was born in Montp...

Follow
Varina Davis (Howell) MP (1826 - 1906)

From Wikipedia 2007-09-28 Varina Howell Davis (May 7, 1826 – October 16, 1905) was an American author best known as the second wife of Confederate President Jefferson Davis during the Americ...

Follow
Gov. Samuel J. Kirkwood, US Senate & Sec'y of the Interior (1813 - 1894)

Samuel Jordan Kirkwood (December 20, 1813 – September 1, 1894), was an American politician best known as Iowa's American Civil War Governor. He also served in the U.S. Senate and as U.S. Secre...

Follow
Brevet Brig. General James Hobart Ford (USA) (1829 - 1867)

James Hobart Ford (May 22, 1829 – January 12, 1867) was a Union general during the American Civil War, notable for his contributions in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the war. Early life ...

Follow
David Tod, Governor (1805 - 1868)

David Tod (February 21, 1805 – November 13, 1868) was a politician and industrialist from the U.S. state of Ohio. As the 25th Governor of Ohio, Tod gained recognition for his forceful and ener...

Follow
Thomas Starr King (1824 - 1864)

Thomas Starr King (December 17, 1824 – March 4, 1864) was an American Unitarian and Unitarian minister, influential in California politics during the American Civil War. Starr King spoke zealo...

Follow