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  • Horatio Bisbee, Jr. (1839 - 1916)
    . BISBEE, Horatio, Jr., a Representative from Florida; born in Canton, Oxford County, Maine, May 1, 1839; attended the public schools, and was graduated from Tufts College, Medford, Mass., in 1863; d...
  • George Japhet Leighton (1836 - 1863)
    Residence: (1850 — Age: 14) Sodus, Wayne, New York, USA* Military: (19 Aug 1861 — Age: 25) Fort Wayne, Michigan* Residence: Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, USA* Burial: Springport, Jackson...
  • Dallas Hogle (1845 - 1862)
    Dallas Hogle heard the call of his Country and set out to serve it during the Civil War. His Brother Gilbert Bruce Hogle was wounded twice in Battles before December of 1862 and was discharged. You can...
  • Isaac Van Nostrand, Jr (1834 - 1863)
    Residence: (1850 — Age: 16) Granger, Allegany, New York, USA* Residence: (1860 — Age: 26) Granger, Allegany, New York, USA* Military: (13 Aug 1862 — Age: 28) Granger, Allegany, New...
  • Rensselaer "Rance" Allen (1845 - 1892)
    Enlisted into the Civil War for the Union, 104th / 164th Inf. Co F. N.Y. Military Induction 1862 New York @ 18 years of age.

Feel free to add your Ancestors to this project if they fought for the Union side during the American Civil War (1861 - 1865).

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These are the Men, Fighting for a cause they believed in, that spilled their Blood, to help shape America Divided, into the United States of America.

Main objectives for this War

President of the Northern Union States: President Abraham Lincoln

Military: led by General Hiram Ulysses S. Grant

About the Soldiers of the Union Army (G.A.R. or Grand Army of the Republic)

The cost of War

Please see additional Photographs Section.- In the Northern Tier States Cemeteries, one can find Grave Markers near their Relatives Headstones with the "G.A.R." Emblem.

"Grand Army of the Republic" - This Fraternity, was Established for American Union Soldiers, returning home Alive after their term of Military Service. This Fraternity is likened to Modern Day Fraternaties such as American Veterans. Joining the G.A.R. made you eligible for the G.A.R. Medal, displayed here to view.