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James Alexander Fleming was the father of Hosea L. Fleming, the grandfather of Ford Fleming and the great grandfather of JT Fleming. He was born on July 7, 1818 in Twiggs, Georgia. He served in the Ind...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

Lt. James Watson Benton (1864 - 1896)

USMA Class of 1885. Cullum No. 3093. Twenty-Eight Annual Reunion Of The Association of the Graduates Of The United States Military Academy, At West Point, New York, June 10th, 1897, Seeman & Peters...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

Served in the South Carolina Legislature from Horry County from 1836-1838. Colonel in the South Carolina militia. Served in the Indian Wars Moved to Leon County, Texas in 1841 and served as a Texas...

8/22/2016 8/22/2016

John Adair (January 9, 1757 – May 19, 1840) was an American pioneer, soldier and statesman. He was the eighth Governor of Kentucky and represented the state in both the U.S. House and Senate. ...

11/20/2008 8/19/2016

Henry Madison Smith, soldier, was born in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, on November 17, 1817. He was the first child of Hannah (Parker) and Gen. James Smith. His father returned with his family i...

1/14/2009 7/29/2016

Gen. James Smith (1792 - c.1855)

From the TX State Historical association: SMITH, JAMES (1792–1855). James Smith, soldier, planter, and politician, was born in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, on September 10, 1792, the so...

1/14/2009 7/29/2016

United States Census, 1860," Thos Cox, , Arapahoe, Kansas Territory (Colorado was part of Kansas Territory in 1860) name: Thos Cox residence: , Arapahoe, Kansas ward: South Park age: 28 yea...

3/2/2012 7/18/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War as the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, being mustered in as Captain and commander of Company H on April 30, 1861, less than a mont...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

United States Army Officer. A distinguished Civil War and frontier soldier, his wartime accounts have been a favorite resource for historians. As a youth he attended Kenyon College and studied law in C...

7/16/2016 7/16/2016

Sgt. Albert Warren James (1839 - 1901)

Albert James served in Company B, 8th Cavalry Regiment in the US Army. He enlisted on October 30, 1878 and mustered out September 30, 1883. He served frontier duty and fought with the Indians.

7/12/2016 7/12/2016

Capt. Daniel Fitch MP (1665 - 1711)

He settled in the North Parish of New London, now Montville, near the Norwich line. It appears that he lived at one time in Preston, as a partial record of his family is found in that town. He was an a...

8/20/2007 7/6/2016

Henry Walton Wessells (February 20, 1809 – January 12, 1889) was a career United States Army officer, best known for his service during the American Civil War, including his surrender of Union...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Major Charles Loeffler (USA) (1837 - 1926)

"alans"

A German immigrant, he made his career in the army. A veteran of the Civil War and conflicts with American Indian tribes, Major Charles Loeffler served as White House head doorkeeper from the days of U...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Brig. Gen. Chambers McKibbin, veteran of two wars, died early today at his home in the Wyoming apartment, after an illness of nearly three years. Gen. McKibbin's health has been failing for a number of...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Henry Beebee Carrington (March 2, 1824 – October 26, 1912) was a lawyer, professor, prolific author, and an officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War and in the Old West ...

5/17/2011 6/14/2016

Military Service: U. S. Civil War (1861-1865) U. S. Army a/2Lt 3rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, 17 May 1863 b/1Lt 5 Oct 1864 c/Capt 31 Oct 1864 d/Honorably mustered out, 7 Aug 1865 Post Civil War: U...

6/4/2016 6/4/2016

Marriage date March 30, 1870 Lieutenant-colonel United States Army, retired April 23, 1904 His father was Edward (L.) Keyes His mother was Lucy Brooks Keyes He fought South Cheyenne Indians in Fo...

11/14/2013 6/4/2016

Find some Info on Adna Romanza Chaffee Sr. at this link: Adna Romanza Chaffee (1842-1914), American officer in the United States Army, who distinguished himself in the Cuban campaign of the Spani...

9/6/2007 5/30/2016

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Army Brigadier General. At the age 24, he entered the U. S. Army as a Cavalry Cornet in 1792, was promoted a Lieutenant of U.S. Dragoons in 1793, served in the Battle of Fa...

5/29/2016 5/29/2016

George Michael Bedinger The story of the Bedingers in Kentucky begins with George Michael Bedinger, one of the first white men in Kentucky and about whom much has been written, including the books, G...

1/29/2009 5/25/2016

Thomas Stowell Phelps (Buckfield, Maine, 2 November 1822 – New York City, New York, 10 January 1901) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the United States Navy from 1840 to ...

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Lewis Addison Armistead (February 18, 1817 – July 5, 1863) was a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, who was wounded, captured and died after Pickett's Charge at the Battl...

6/7/2010 5/18/2016

John Bell Hood (June 1 or June 29, 1831 – August 30, 1879) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood had a reputation for bravery and aggressiveness that sometimes bordered...

4/15/2011 5/18/2016

Stephen Hinsdale Weed (November 17, 1831 – July 2, 1863) was a career military officer in the United States Army. He was killed defending Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg in the ...

10/7/2009 5/18/2016

George Dashiell Bayard (December 18, 1835 – December 14, 1862) was a career soldier in the United States Army and a general in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded...

5/14/2011 5/18/2016

Major General Jesse Matlock Lee was a veteran of the Indian Wars and of the campaigns in China and the Philippines. He died at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. at the age of 83. Details of Le...

5/9/2016 5/9/2016

Benjamin Henry Grierson (July 8, 1826, – August 31, 1911) was a music teacher and then a career officer in the United States Army. He was a cavalry general in the volunteer Union Army during t...

5/25/2011 5/8/2016

Richard Heron Anderson (October 7, 1821 – June 26, 1879) was a career U.S. Army officer, fighting with distinction in the Mexican-American War. He also served as a Confederate general during t...

4/25/2011 5/8/2016

His father Daniel Hicks Chandler, a judge, moved the family from New York to Milwaukee, WI in about 1848 and Robert was an attorney there by the 1850 US Federal Census. In 1855 he was also a founding...

5/8/2016 5/8/2016

Charles C. Parsons: Artilleryman, fought for the Union in the War between the States and taught at the Academy; in civilian life, an Episcopalian minister. Attended the U.S. Military Academy ...

1/7/2016 5/7/2016

Nathan Meeker (1817 - 1879)

Nathanial C. Meeker (July 12, 1817-September 30, 1879) was a 19th-century United States (US) journalist, homesteading entrepreneur, and Indian agent for the federal government. He is noted for his fo...

5/7/2014 5/6/2016

Samuel J. Barrows (1845 - 1909)

Samuel June Barrows (May 26, 1845 – April 21, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

5/6/2016 5/6/2016

Andrew Jackson Smith (April 28, 1815 – January 30, 1897) was a United States Army general during the American Civil War, rising to the command of a corps. He was most noted for his victory ove...

5/21/2009 5/5/2016

David Sloane Stanley (June 1, 1828 – March 13, 1902) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for hi...

6/17/2011 5/5/2016

First Lieutenant, Company M, commanding the Pack Train during the 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn. Part of Benteen's Battalion. Survived the battle. Born in Besancon, France, the son of Jules an...

1/30/2015 5/4/2016

"A keen observer, [Dr. Coates] recorded critical events of the so-called ‘Hancock’s War’ with the Southern Plains tribes."—Robert M. Utley When General Winfield Scott Hanc...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

) William Thompson (November 10, 1813 – October 6, 1897), a lawyer, clerk, newspaperman, longtime Army officer, and Democrat, was the first person elected to Congress from Iowa's 1st congres...

6/15/2011 5/3/2016

James Montgomery Bell was born on October 1, 1837, at Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, and earned a master's degree from Wittenburg College in 1862. He was mustered into the 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry as a...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

This descendant of American patriot Nathan Hale was born in Troy, New York, on July 23, 1843. During the Civil War, he served as a sergeant major with the 1st New York Mounted Rifles and later with t...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Louis Hamilton was born into a historically notable family on July 21, 1844, in New York City and was raised on Long Island an in Poughkeepsie, New York. His father, Judge Phillip Hamilton, was the s...

5/14/2013 5/3/2016

Profile photo: Albert Barnitz and his 2nd wife Jennie Platt Albert Trorillo Siders Barnitz was a captain in the Seventh Cavalry commanding G Company of Major Elliott's squadron during the battle ...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Henry Elijah Alvord (March 11, 1844 – October 1, 1904) was an American university administrator, educator, and Army officer. In mid-November 1868, Captain Henry Alvord of the 10th Cavalry Re...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Alexander Early Steen (1827 – December 7, 1862) was a career American soldier from Missouri who served as a general in the secessionist Missouri forces and the Confederate States Army during t...

8/5/2012 5/2/2016

Henry Eustace McCulloch (December 6, 1816 – March 12, 1895) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the Amer...

4/17/2011 5/1/2016

William Ludlow (November 27, 1843 – August 30, 1901) was an officer in the Corps of Engineers and a major general in the United States Army who served in the Civil War, Plains Indian Wars, the...

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Colonel William Henry Jordan, U.S.A., retired, who died in Portland April 13, 1909, was born in Piqua, Ohio, June 22, 1837. He was appointed to West Point in 1855 and graduated in 1860. He was assign...

4/29/2016 4/29/2016

James Adams, Sr. MP (c.1730 - 1789)

Possibly due to failing health, Robert Addams wrote his Will in Feb 1738. His estate was left to his wife Mourning, sons James and Robert and daughters Judith Clark, Mary Moreman [Moorman], Eliza Morem...

6/27/2007 4/29/2016

From the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture: Archibald Yell (1797?–1847, Second Governor (1840–1844) Archibald Yell, a larger than life and colorful figure in Arkansas h...

4/25/2013 4/21/2016

United States Senator from Mississippi and an American politician who served as the 1st and only President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, 1861 to 1865, during the American...

6/17/2007 4/6/2016

BRIGADIER GENERAL BUTLER DELAPLAINE PRICE U.S.A., of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, b. 27th May, 1845, at Philadelphia, m. 18th October, 1866, at Philadelphia - Clara Agnes Gillmore, dau. of James Clarkson...

3/17/2016 3/17/2016

* * * * Malcom grew up in Indiana and at Fort Snelling , Minneapolis, Minnesota. His Father was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army there. At the age of seventeen, he entered the U. S. Military Academy at We...

3/2/2016 3/3/2016

Reuben Frank Bernard (1834 - November 17, 1903) was an American Brigadier General. Bernard was born in rural Hawkins County, Tennessee to John Bernard, Sr. and Mary Morelock Bernard. He was the eld...

6/21/2007 2/22/2016

George Earle Chamberlain (January 1, 1854 – July 9, 1928) was an American politician, legislator, and public official in Oregon. A native of Mississippi and trained lawyer, he served as the 11...

4/17/2012 2/22/2016

Stephen Benson Ormsby, I MP (1759 - 1844)

Immigration : Before 1780 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Military promotion : Brigadier General under General Josiah Harmar - 1790 Military service : Northwest Indian War - Harmar Campaign - 1790 - N...

2/20/2016 2/20/2016

Hiram Stevens first came to Tucson in 1865 and purchased property for a house in April 1866. On the lot to the north of Stevens newly-purchased property was a one-room structure known as the Duffie...

2/27/2009 2/17/2016

Zachary Scott Taylor, 12th President of the United States MP (1784 - 1850)

"Old Rough and Ready", "Little Zack", ""Old Rough and Ready"", "U. S. President Zachary Taylor"

Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was an American military leader and the 12th President of the United States. Known as "Old Rough and Ready," Taylor had a 40-year military c...

6/7/2007 1/18/2016

Andrew Jackson Pennock (1827 - 1894)

"Jackson"

Per enrty for Henriette Chandler: Henrietta Eliza, b. 13 Dec., 1830; m. 25 Dec., 1848, Jackson Pennock, who was b. 19 Aug., 1827, a brother of her sister's husband. He enlisted and served as lieutena...

1/18/2016 1/18/2016

William Wallace Smith Bliss was a United States Army officer and mathematics professor. A gifted mathematician, he taught at West Point and also served as a line officer. He received an A.M. from Dar...

7/1/2007 1/13/2016

Marsena Rudolph Patrick (March 15, 1811 – July 27, 1888) was a college president and an officer in the United States Army, serving as a general in the Union volunteer forces during the America...

7/2/2012 1/13/2016

) * Roger Jones (February 25, 1831–January 26, 1889) served as Inspector General of the U.S. Army from 1888 to 1889. His father by the same name served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army f...

7/22/2009 1/10/2016

Image at Richard Stoddert Ewell (February 8, 1817 – January 25, 1872) was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate general during the American Civil War. He achieved fame as a s...

4/14/2011 1/7/2016

Profile photo: taken in 1879 during U.S. Army re-burial visit to the Custer battlefield. The expedition was led by Captain George K. Sanderson, seen here in the foreground looking at the recently erect...

1/4/2016 1/4/2016

"Buffalo Bill" Cody MP (1846 - 1917)

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the American state of Iowa)...

10/30/2007 1/3/2016

Born in Woodstock in McHenry County, Illinois in 1847 to General Edwin Eldredge Thomas and Naomi Ruth Patterson Thomas, Earl served in the Civil War from private to sergeant major of the 8th Illino...

8/8/2014 1/3/2016

Robert Alexander (October 17, 1863 – August 20, 1941) was a soldier in the United States Army. As Major General he commanded the U.S. Army's 77th Infantry Division in France during World War I...

1/2/2016 1/2/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Fought in the Civil War and the Indian Wars. On 1 July 1851, he entered the US Military Academy, where he graduated 20th of 34, in the Class of 1855. Appointed...

8/29/2011 12/31/2015

John Joseph Abercrombie (March 4, 1798 – January 3, 1877) was a career United States Army officer who served in numerous wars, finally reaching the rank of brigadier general during the America...

8/26/2011 12/28/2015

Sergeant Abendroth saw service in the Sioux Indian wards in the Black Hills and the campaign against the Apache Indians in 1885 and 1886. At this time he was a member of G Troop 4th Cavalry. He served ...

12/28/2015 12/28/2015

Robert Powell Page Wainwright (May 18, 1852 - November 19, 1902) was a U.S. Army officer and West Point graduate, class of 1875, who served in the cavalry for most of his military career. He began hi...

3/27/2010 12/27/2015

Brig. Gen. John Garland (1793 - 1861)

United States Army Officer. A native of Virginia and career military man, he was commissioned 1st Lieutenant in the 35th United States Infantry on March 31, 1813. With over a decade of service, he wa...

2/28/2011 12/19/2015

White Man Runs Him "Mahr-Itah-Thee-Dah-Ka-Roosh" (1858 - 1929)

"White Buffalo That Turns Around", "Spotted Horse"

White Man Runs Him (Mahr-Itah-Thee-Dah-Ka-Roosh) - (c. 1858 – June 2, 1929) was a Crow Scout serving with George Armstrong Custer’s 1876 expedition against the Sioux and Northern Cheyen...

1/30/2015 12/19/2015

Benjamin Kendrick Pierce once described his life as having been like "a leaf in the breeze" and it surely was. Born the eldest son, and 2nd child, of Gov Benjamin Pierce, Benjamin K grew up in Hillsb...

6/23/2007 12/19/2015

. Charles Wheaton Abbot, Jr. (sometimes misspelled as "Abbott") was an American military officer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was commander of the 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Regiment...

7/25/2012 12/16/2015

Born in Greensboro, Georgia, in 1799, Alford studied law, gained admission to the state bar in 1809, and began practicing law in Lagrange, Georgia. Alford served in the Georgia House of Representat...

11/15/2013 12/16/2015

Capt. John Marshall "of the Forest" MP (c.1700 - 1752)

"Forest"

John Marshall was the son of Thomas Marshall and wife Martha Jane Sherwood. He was born c.1700 in Westmoreland County, Virginia and died in April or May, 1752. John left a detailed will, transcribed be...

2/26/2007 12/14/2015

Alexander White, a Representative from Alabama; born in Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn., October 16, 1816; moved with his parents to Courtland, Ala., in 1821; pursued an academic course and attend...

11/21/2015 12/13/2015

John Martin Harless (1738 - c.1820)

"Johann Martin Harless"

Not DAR listed, but see source document: "Harless in the American Revolution" *HARLESS, FERDINAND Ancestor #: A050699 Service: VIRGINIA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: 1755 FREDERICK CO VIRG...

1/14/2009 12/12/2015

Patterson, William, d. 29 Jun 1818, age: 86yr, Soldier of the Revolution, Settled in Cross Creek on the old Patterson Homestead in 1778 where he defended his home from Indians until 1783. Captain, date...

11/9/2008 12/1/2015

Col. Samuel D. Lauderdale (c.1778 - 1866)

Samuel D. Lauderdale, son of James Lauderdale, was a Colonel in the Creek War under Andrew Jackson, and had the confidence and esteem of his commander and his men. When the Choctaw Indians were moving ...

10/19/2009 11/28/2015

General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing MP (1860 - 1948)

""Black Jack""

John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing, GCB (Hon) (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948), was a general officer in the United States Army who led the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Per...

3/4/2009 10/23/2015

Percy Walker, (son of John Williams Walker and great-great-uncle of Richard Walker Bolling), a Representative from Alabama; born in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, in December 1812; completed pr...

1/26/2010 10/18/2015

George Whitfield Crabb, a Representative from Alabama; born in Botetourt County, Va., February 22, 1804; attended the public schools; moved to Tuscaloosa, Ala.; elected assistant secretary of the Sta...

10/17/2015 10/17/2015

George Andrews (August 26, 1850 – September 10, 1928) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1912 to 1914.

10/6/2015 10/6/2015

Co-founded Baylor University in Texas in 1845 Served in Congress. Commanded a company of soldiers in 1812. Never married, fathered no children. ---------------------------------------------------...

11/9/2008 10/4/2015

John McKee, US Congress (c.1771 - 1832)

Indian Agent & Congressman; possibly married an Indian woman. John McKee, a Representative from Alabama; born in Augusta (now Rockbridge) County, Va., in 1771; attended Liberty Hall Academy (now Wa...

7/1/2011 10/4/2015

Martin Parmer MP (1778 - 1850)

""The Ring Tailed Panther"", "Ring Tailed Panther"

Born to the Virginian farmer Martin Palmer, Revolutionary war soldier, and his wife Millie Reed, Martin Parmer was a powerfully colorful person; one of the heroes of Texas history, he is one of the sig...

3/6/2009 9/30/2015

Patrick Henry Ray was a brigadier general in the United States Army. Ray was born on May 8, 1842 in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. His father, Adam Ray, was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly. A...

9/20/2015 9/20/2015

Bolling Hall, Jr. (1813 - 1897)

Hall was Adjutant of the Alabama Militia's First Regiment during the 1836 Creek War with the rank of Major, and also served several terms in the Alabama Legislature. An opponent of secession, once th...

5/18/2012 8/24/2015

12/31/2014 8/16/2015

Rep. John Floyd (1769 - 1839)

John Floyd (1769-1839) played an important military role in the Mississippi Territory (particularly what is now present-day Alabama) by leading troops in the battles of Autossee and at Calabee Creek ...

9/18/2014 8/16/2015

MAJ. GEN. JOHN ALEXANDER2 COCKE (WILLIAM1) was born December 7, 1772 in Brunswick County, VA, and died February 16, 1854 in Rutledge, Grainger County, TN. He married SARAH STRATTON 1794, daughter of ...

11/19/2007 8/16/2015

US Congressman. During the Creek War, he served as a Major with General Andrew Jackson's troops. He was elected as a Representative from Tennessee to the United States House of Representatives, serving...

7/12/2009 8/16/2015

George Washington Lent Marr was an American politician who represented Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives. Marr was born near Marrs Hill, Henry County, Virginia on May 25, 1779...

7/12/2009 8/16/2015

Henry Montfort Vories (1810 - 1876)

On May 25, 1810 in Henry County, KY, Henry M. Vories was born to Francis Voorhees and Katherine Montfort, who were considered to be from exceedingly distinguished families in Kentucky. After having rec...

2/27/2015 8/12/2015

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A 1847 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a Mexican War veteran, he was serving as a Captain in the Quartermaster Corps at the outbreak of th...

8/17/2013 8/1/2015

Henry Benjamin Whipple (February 15, 1822 – September 16, 1901) was the first Episcopal bishop of Minnesota, a humanitarian and an advocate for Native Americans. Summary of his life Born i...

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

) John Pope (March 16, 1822 – September 23, 1892) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War. He had a brief but successful career in the Western Theat...

10/7/2009 7/29/2015

John Milton Chivington (January 27, 1821 – October 4, 1894) was a 19th century United States Army officer noted for his role in the New Mexico Campaign of the American Civil War and in the Col...

5/18/2011 7/22/2015

Joshua C. Epler (1840 - 1904)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union State: Minnesota Mustered in: July 14, 1862; Rank In: Private Co.: C Regiment: 9th Minnesota Commanding Officer: Gen. George H. Thomas Served: 36 mo...

9/11/2013 7/13/2015

James Logan McKee (1752 - 1832)

DAR A 077470, Ensign, VA. James AFN:1DVT-S12 birth info also given as: MCKEE b. 14 Mar 1751/ 52 Cumberland co., Pa.[ Kerrs Creek, Rockbridge, Virginia] depending upon which family report / group ...

12/3/2010 7/10/2015