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Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

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  • Newton Busby Sandy, Civil War veteran (1843 - 1927)
    First married Mary E. Martin. After her death, he married Sarah Evelyn Hughes Martin, the widow of Dorsey Scott Martin, in 1915. Children: George E. Sandy 1868-1874 (6 yrs.), Cora Alice Sandy 1877-18...
  • Lancelot B Golden, Civil War veteran (CSA) (1843 - 1863)
    Lancelot B. Golden BIRTH unknown DEATH 18 Nov 1863 BURIAL Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, 20 REGT., VA CAV C.A.S.
  • Pvt. Lewis Martin (1840 - 1892)
    A Civil War veteran, Company E, 29th U.S. Colored Infantry ,Lewis was in an unmarked grave for 121 years until a community effort was made to mark his grave with a tombstone. His stone was dedicated in...
  • Lieut.(USA), John Hotz Parthemer (1835 - 1926)
    Civil War veteran. John H. Parthemer was mustered into Co I, 93 Pa Infantry as a private on October 28, 1861 at Lebanon, Pa for a three year term of enlistment. He was promoted to corporal on February ...
  • John Smith Young (1834 - 1916)
    John Smith Young, Louisiana lawyer, Confederate officer, jurist, legislator, congressman, and sheriff, had ancestral connections with Granville County but was born on his father's twenty-slave planta...

A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known for their service in this war. This war was fought by many, both in action and in the aid of the people's' spirit. So let us not forget all who fought this grandiose war. We include both people who sided with the United States (whose army was known as the Union) and those in the Confederate States of America (commonly known as the Confederacy), to remember all who fought in this war for a cause they deemed righteous; to preserve an important piece in the history of this event commonly overlooked.

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