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  • Samuel Calhoun (1846 - 1935)
    206th Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry, Company H Mustered in on August 31, 1864. Mustered out with Company on June 26, 1865.
  • Amos Wixon-58th Regt. Mass. Volunteers (c.1837 - c.1864)
    /ECN/ Organized at Reedville April 25, 1864. Moved to Alexandria, Va., April 28-30. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1865. SERVICE: Moved to Bristo...
  • Elijah Armstrong Henderson (1843 - 1929)
    Drafted to Company D, Pennsylvania 46th Infantry Regiment on 14 Jul 1863. Mustered out on 16 Jul 1865 at Alexandria, VA.
  • William O. McDonald (1841 - 1905)
    William served in the Civil War Co I, 82nd PA vol Inf He was prisoner of war from May 5, 1864- Dec 6, 1864 Enlisted as a Private on 18 November 1864. Drafted into Company I, 82nd Infantry Regiment Pe...
  • Bernard Shallow (1839 - 1915)

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.