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American Civil War Soldiers

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  • Wiley George Dawson (1823 - 1863)
    As a small girl my grandmother showed me a letter, written during the Civil War from a soldier to his wife. I asked her who the letter was from & she told me she thought a cousin & that "he died in the...
  • Pvt. (CSA) Thomas Hood Ditto (1846 - 1913)
  • Col. (CSA), Eli Harris Baxter, Jr. (1837 - 1868)
    Weekly Atlanta Intelligencer, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 6, 1869 From the Houston (Texas) Telegraph, 17th. Col. Eli H. Baxter – Death of a Confederate Veteran. We published yesterday the action of the Houston b...
  • Col. (CSA), Beverly Daniel Evans, Sr. (1826 - 1897)
    Beverly Daniel Evans was born in Marion, South Carolina on February 6, 1826. Like his brothers, Beverly was also educated at the Marion Academy, where he gained an appreciation for the Classics. Follow...

This project is created to honor lives lost in the American Civil War as well as those who fought and led to establishing the America we have today.

Roughly 2% of the population, an estimated 620,000 men, lost their lives in the line of duty. ( Civil War Trust The war began when the Confederates bombarded Union soldiers at Fort Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861. The war ended in Spring, 1865. Robert E. Lee surrendered the last major Confederate army to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865.

The first four names added to this project were brothers from Belmont County, Ohio: Corp. William White (1835 - 1862), Thomas R. White (b. - 1864),Pvt. Samuel White (1833 - 1862),Sgt. Nathan J. White (1837 - 1862).

The next soldier added, Lt. George De Kay was killed at only 18years old and served with Distinction and Honor!

Click on Photos, on the right, to see a map of Civil War Battles.