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American Civil War Soldiers

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  • George W. Barnes, USA (1831 - 1893)
    Husband of Sarah Barnes, whose tombstone you see beside his. During the Civil War, he served for two weeks with Co. K, 5th Pa Militia, during the Antietam crisis.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - Sm...
  • Hugh B Caudill (1826 - 1908)
    Civil War Veteran: Hugh enlisted in Company A of the 34th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, at age 35, on 8 October 1861. A Company was referred to as the Laurel Spring or Springs Guard, He enlisted...
  • Pvt. William Davis Calfee (1833 - 1861)
    Civil War Soldier - William D Calfee, PVT Co I, 2nd, 5th, 9th Virginia Infantry, C.S.A. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ William Davis Calfee was the son of William Cal...
  • John Anderson Calfee (1835 - 1927)
    John Calfee was a Civil War Veteran - a Sgt. in Co.D and Co. F, 151st Reg. and 60th, VA Militia. C.S.A. He enlisted in 2nd Company H, 60th Virginia Infantry, C.S.A. on 4/25/1862 at Princeton, West Virg...
  • Pvt John J. Ridgway, USA (1843 - 1924)
    Civil War Union Army Soldier.Enlisted in Company D, Pennsylvania 7th Infantry Regiment on 12 Sep 1862.Mustered out on 26 Sep 1862 at Harrisburg, PA.Later served as Sheriff of Philadelphia.* Reference: ...

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.