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1861 in the US Civil War

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  • Frederick William Stowe (USA) (1840 - 1870)
    Son of famed writer Harriett Beecher Stowe. Enlisted in 1st Massachusetts 23 may 1861 Andover, Mass. Saw action at First Bull Run and wounded at Gettysburg which ended his service. Disappeared soon a...
  • Captain Adam McWillie (CSA) (1821 - 1861)
    Birth: Nov. 7, 1821 Camden Kershaw County South Carolina, USA Death: Jul. 21, 1861 Prince William County Virginia, USA Son of William McWillie, 22nd Governor of Mississippi, and Catherine Anderson....
  • Joel Parker, Governor (1816 - 1888)
    From Appletons Encyclopedia PARKER, Joel, governor of New Jersey, born near Freehold, New Jersey, 24 November, 1816; died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 January, 1888. His father, Charles, was a me...
  • Augustine Wyant (CSA) (1834 - 1896)
    Service record to the "Confederate States of America" Enlisted - 6/3/1861 @ Winchester, VA as - Pvt., Co. E , 10th.Virginia Infantry Detailed as nurse - 8/29/1862 Wounded - 5/3/1863 Chancellors...
  • Colonel Robert E. Withers (CSA), U.S. Senator (1821 - 1907)
    Robert Enoch Withers (September 18, 1821 – September 21, 1907) was an American physician, military officer, newspaperman, politician and diplomat. He represented Virginia in the United States Senate ...

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Battles in 1861 - US Civil War