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Jeremiah Clemens was a U.S. senator and novelist from the state of Alabama. He was elected to fill the vacancy left by the death of Dixon Hall Lewis, and served from November 30, 1849 to March 3, 185...

12/28/2009 8/12/2016

Rear Admiral Silas Horton Stringham (7 November 1798—7 February 1876) was an officer of the United States Navy who saw active service during the War of 1812, the Second Barbary War, and the Me...

8/8/2016 8/8/2016

Gustavus Fox (1821 - 1883)

Gustavus Vasa Fox (June 13, 1821 – October 29, 1883) was an officer of the United States Navy, who served during the Mexican-American War, and as Assistant Secretary of the Navy during the Civ...

8/4/2016 8/4/2016

Daniel Shaw (1821 - 1895)

Served in Mexican War 1846 - 1848

11/28/2010 8/2/2016

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

Richard McClain enlisted in the Third Ohio Infantry, and with other comrades from this place served in the war with Mexico, in 1846-1848. At the breaking out of the rebellion in 1861, the firing on For...

4/28/2009 7/18/2016

) James Henry Lane also known as Jim Lane (June 22, 1814 – July 11, 1866) was a partisan during the Bleeding Kansas period that immediately preceded the American Civil War. During the war, Lan...

5/20/2011 7/17/2016

Alonzo Whitney Adams (March 7, 1820 – February 22, 1887) was an American lawyer, politician and military officer. Born in Caroline, New York, he served in the California legislature. During ...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

Daniel J. Dill was a military officer and politician. Dill was born on February 24, 1830 in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania. He moved to Prescott, Wisconsin in 1859. On March 17, 1867, he married Mary P. J...

5/19/2008 7/12/2016

Bushrod Brush Howard, was a Captain in the Mexican war, and in the early days of the Civil War commanded Company I, Nineteenth Regiment, more than one hundred of which were hurled into eternity, victim...

7/10/2016 7/10/2016

Maj. George W. Rue (1828 - 1911)

Veteran of Two Great Wars and Captor of General John Hunt Morgan (CSA) e grew up here where he enlisted in the Second Kentucky Infantry, serving through the Mexican War. He was promoted to a Lieute...

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

Bushrod Rust Johnson (October 7, 1817 – September 12, 1880) was a teacher, university chancellor, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was one of a handful of Confederate gene...

6/25/2012 7/1/2016

Brigadier General Diego Archuleta (March 27, 1814 – 1884), was a member of the Mexican Congress. He joined the Mexican Army to fight against the United States in the Mexican American War. Late...

7/1/2016 7/1/2016

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

BERRY,WILLIAM P SGT F Company 4th Illinois Infantry Mexican War BERRY,WILLIAM P Capt D Company 10th Iowa Infantry Civil War

10/18/2008 6/27/2016

Born at Philadelphia, PA, he was graduated from the U. S. Military Academy with a brevet to 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Artillery, July 1, 1838 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Artillery, July 7, 1838. H...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Ebenezer Dumont (November 23, 1814 – April 16, 1871) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, as well as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Biography Born in Vev...

8/9/2012 6/26/2016

William Adam Piper , a Representative from California; born in Franklin County, Pa., May 21, 1826; attended the common schools; moved to St. Louis, Mo.; during the Mexican War served in Company A, Ei...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

He was born in New York City on April 10, 1828 He completed preparatory studies and attended Collegiate Institute in New York. During the Mexican-American War, Houghton enlisted in the First Regi...

11/24/2012 6/24/2016

Lieut. Lorenzo Clark (1806 - 1901)

LORENZO CLARK DEAD He Had Lived Almost Ninety-five Years. Lorenzo Clark, aged almost 95 years, died yesterday of old age and chronic bronchitis. He was born at Grafton, New Hampshire, May 25, 1806. Dur...

7/31/2009 6/24/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He fought in the Mexican War, and attended the United State Military Academy at West Point, New York, but did no graduate, prior to the Civil War. As the tensi...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Judge Chambers McKibbin (1798 - 1891)

Judge Chambers McKibbin, of the old Pennsylvania Borough of Chambersburg, which was founded by an ancestor of his, has been at the Riggs House here for the past week, and has been almost daily closeted...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

US Congressman. Elected to represent California's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1851 to 1853. Also served as a Candidate for United States Senator from Ca...

12/10/2008 6/24/2016

Captain of the Mississippi Rifles from 1845-1847. First to mount the walls of Monterrey in the Mexican-American War U.S. Counsel to Mexico in 1849. Signed orders of secession of Texas on Feb. 1...

2/16/2009 5/28/2016

Alexander Keith McClung (1811 - 1855)

Alexander McClung, a lawyer, served as a lieutenant colonel with the Mississippi Rifles in the Mexican War. He also served as a diplomat to Bolivia from 1848 to 1851. McClung was a famed duelist, and...

5/5/2009 5/26/2016

William Weightman Valk, a Representative from New York; born in Charleston, S.C., October 12, 1806; attended the local school and was graduated from the University of South Carolina at Columbia in 18...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Civil war Union Brevet Brigadier General, 1846 graduate of West Point Academy-he belonged to the Aztec Club, the South Side Sportsman's Club, the St. Nicholas Society, the Loyal Legion of the US, and t...

3/3/2011 5/26/2016

Richard Griffith was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Mississippi in about 1840. He fought with the Mississippi Volunteers in the Mexican War. Griffith served as state treasurer and then as a U.S. m...

1/29/2010 5/25/2016

James Zachariah George (October 20, 1826 – August 14, 1897) was an American military officer, lawyer, writer, and politician. He was known as Mississippi's "Great Commoner." James Z. Geo...

12/27/2011 5/25/2016

William Lindsay Brandon (born c. 1801–1802 in Adams County, Mississippi; died October 8, 1890 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi) was a physician, state legislator, planter and military officer ...

5/24/2016 5/24/2016

Carnot Posey (August 5, 1818 – November 13, 1863) was a Mississippi planter and lawyer, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Bristoe St...

7/7/2011 5/18/2016

William Tatum Wofford (June 28, 1824 – May 22, 1884) was an officer during the Mexican-American War and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life and...

4/24/2011 5/18/2016

Edward Lloyd Thomas (March 23, 1825 – March 8, 1898) was a Confederate infantry general during the American Civil War from the state of Georgia. He was an uncle to famed American Old West lawm...

4/22/2011 5/18/2016

George Thomas Anderson (February 3, 1824 – April 4, 1901) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Nicknamed "Tige," Anderson was noted as one of Robert E. L...

4/25/2011 5/18/2016

William Booth Taliaferro (December 28, 1822 – February 27, 1898), was a United States Army officer, a lawyer, legislator, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. Early life Will...

2/13/2010 5/18/2016

James Burdge Walton (1813–1885) served for two decades in the famed New Orleans militia unit the Washington Artillery. He was most prominent in the Confederate service in the American Civil Wa...

8/29/2011 5/18/2016

John Allen Wilcox (April 18, 1819 – February 7, 1864) was a politician from Mississippi and Texas who served in the United States House of Representatives in the early 1850s and then in the Co...

7/4/2012 5/18/2016

James Nagle (April 5, 1822 – August 22, 1866) was an officer in the United States Army in both the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. During the latter conflict, he recruited and...

6/25/2008 5/18/2016

Zealous Bates Tower (January 12, 1819 – March 20, 1900) was an American soldier and civil engineer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was most noted fo...

6/15/2011 5/18/2016

George Sykes (October 9, 1822 – February 8, 1880) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War. Early life Sykes was born in Dover, Delaware. H...

5/24/2011 5/18/2016

Jesse Lee Reno (April 20, 1823 – September 14, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War, the western frontier, and as a Union General during the Ame...

5/15/2011 5/18/2016

John Brandon Guthrie (1807 - 1885)

Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1851 to 1853. John Brandon Guthrie was born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, the son of shipbuilder James V. Guthrie and Martha Brandon, daughter of Revolutionar...

10/14/2015 5/14/2016

David Allen Russell (December 10, 1820 – September 19, 1864) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He was killed in action ...

5/24/2011 5/13/2016

Graduate of West Point in 1846,died in Carnargo,Mexico. 4th United States Infantry

5/9/2016 5/9/2016

The Hamilton’s are of Scotch-French descent. Alexander Hamilton came from the West Indies to New Jersey in the early 1700’s. In 1780 he married Elizabeth Schuyler daughter of General Schu...

9/23/2011 5/8/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. An 1839 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and a Mexican War veteran, he was serving as a Major in the Ordnance Departmen...

5/8/2016 5/8/2016

Ralph Chandler (23 August 1829 – 9 February 1889) was a Rear Admiral of the United States Navy. He saw action during the Mexican–American War and the American Civil War, and later serve...

5/8/2016 5/8/2016

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : May 8 2016, 4:16:11 UTC paymaster in the United States Army.

6/14/2007 5/7/2016

Samuel P. Carter, USA & USN (1819 - 1891)

"Perry "Powhatan""

Samuel Perry "Powhatan" Carter (August 6, 1819 – May 26, 1891) was a United States naval officer who served in the Union Army as a brevet major general during the American Civil War and became...

5/17/2011 5/6/2016

Samuel Ryan Curtis (February 3, 1805 – December 26, 1866) was an American military officer, and one of the first Republicans elected to Congress. He was most famous for his role as a Union Arm...

5/19/2011 5/2/2016

Douglas Hancock Cooper (November 1, 1815 – April 29, 1879) was an American politician, a soldier, an Indian Agent in what is now Oklahoma, and a Confederate general during the American Civil War.

5/2/2016 5/2/2016

Fact: A San Jacinto Veteran. 1.[S31] Bernard, Sir Burke, editor, Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Ireland, 4th ed. (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1958), page 354....

12/20/2015 5/2/2016

John Wilkins Whitfield (March 11, 1818 – October 27, 1879) was a territorial delegate to the United States Congress representing the Kansas Territory from 1854 until 1856. He was later a gener...

9/8/2014 5/2/2016

Evander McNair (April 15, 1820 – November 13, 1902) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

5/2/2016 5/2/2016

Lewis Henry Little (March 19, 1817 – September 19, 1862) was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War. He served mainly in the West...

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Daniel Marsh Frost (August 9, 1823 – October 29, 1900) was an antebellum officer in the United States Army and then a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil...

5/2/2011 5/1/2016

Charles Griffin (December 18, 1825 – September 15, 1867) was a career officer in the United States Army and a Union general in the American Civil War. He rose to command a corps in the Army of...

5/25/2011 4/30/2016

Lieutenant-Colonel GEORGE NAUMAN, U.S.A., was the son of George Nauman, Esq., of Lancaster, Pa., and was born October 7, 1802. He lost his father in 1815. His mother's maiden name was Hall. In 1819, ...

4/29/2016 4/29/2016

Colonel Edmund Kirby (1794 - 1849)

Veteran of 1812, Black Hawk, Seminole and Mexican wars.

11/22/2008 4/29/2016

William Grimsley Matheny (1824 - 1904)

Mexican American War - Sgt in 14th Infantry Company K Civil War - Lt. Col in 21st Regiment Arkansas Infantry CSA State Representative - Arkansas House of Representatives 1866-1887 and 1873-1874. ...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Grandson of General and later President, William Henry Harrison and cousin of President Benjamin Harrison. Graduate of West Point in 1845 and served in the Mexican War in the First Ohio infantry and ...

4/23/2016 4/23/2016

Edward White Robertson, (father of Samuel Matthews Robertson), a Representative from Louisiana; born near Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., on June 13, 1823; moved with his parents to Iberville Pari...

12/17/2008 4/14/2016

LTG John C. Pemberton, Jr., CSA (1814 - 1881)

"Jr.", "Lt. General", "(CSA)"

John Clifford Pemberton (August 10, 1814 – July 13, 1881), was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Seminole Wars and with distinction during the Mexican–American War. ...

4/18/2011 4/9/2016

John Milton Brannan (July 1, 1819 – December 16, 1892) was a career American Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and as a Union general in the American Civil War, in command of...

6/30/2012 4/4/2016

Mansfield Lovell (October 20, 1822 – June 1, 1884) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was roundly criticized in Southern newspapers for allowi...

4/17/2011 4/4/2016

William Pitt Richardson (May 25, 1824 - August 4, 1886) was a Republican politician from the state of Ohio, USA. He was Ohio Attorney General in 1865.

2/3/2009 4/2/2016

Information about John W. Geary from Wikipedia John White Geary (December 30, 1819 – February 8, 1873) was an American lawyer, a Colonel in the Mexican War, politician, and a Union General in ...

2/4/2010 4/2/2016

) Richard Coulter, Sr. (October 1, 1827 – October 14, 1908) was an American Civil War general in the Union Army, a businessman, and banker. Early life and career Richard Coulter, Sr. was b...

7/7/2011 4/2/2016

John Sanford Mason (August 21, 1824 – November 29, 1897) was a career officer in the United States Army who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Early life an...

6/3/2011 4/2/2016

Soldier, lawyer, and legislator George Washington Morgan September 20, 1820 Washington County, Pennsylvania-July 26, 1893 Fort Monroe, Virginia Parents: Thomas Morgan and Catherine Duane Wife: Sa...

9/16/2011 4/2/2016

Thomas Hightower was commissioned an officer in Company B, Texas 13th Cavalry Battalion. Thomas was married four times, had 19 children. He was born in 1817 in Clarke Co., GA, died 1896 in Frost, Nav...

10/27/2012 3/17/2016

Horace P Haldeman (1820 - 1883)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy Reference: Ancestry Genealogy _________ Soldier, rancher, and early insect collector in Texas, the son of Henry and Frances (Stedman) Haldeman, was born on August ...

3/13/2016 3/13/2016

Francis Tufts Whitney (1805 - 1883)

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Mormon Battalion Sick Detachments (1847) Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 24, 1805 Phillips Corner Somerset County Maine, USA Death: Apr. 5, 1883

12/14/2011 3/2/2016

Stephen D. Ormsby, II (1803 - 1868)

Census : 1840 - Northern Division of Jefferson County, Kentucky* Military promotion : Colonel of the Louisville Legion - 1844* Military service : Mexican War - Between 1846 and 1847* Census : Aug 23 18...

11/27/2013 2/20/2016

Civil War Union Brigadier General. At the opening of the Rebellion he was employed in the management of a petroleum oil company in the Kanawha Valley, Virginia. He immediately resigned his position, ...

2/2/2016 2/2/2016

2/15/2008 1/30/2016

Lieut. John Lloyd Temple (1825 - 1898)

John L. Temple served as the fifer in the Hickman Guards during the War with Mexico. He then re-enlisted and was made a second Lieutenant.

3/28/2013 1/29/2016

Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan (CSA) MP (1825 - 1864)

""The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy""

John Hunt Morgan was born Wednesday, June 1, 1825, at 310 South Green Street in Huntsville, Alabama. In 1831, his father, Calvin, lost his Alabama home because he couldn?t pay the taxes. He accepted hi...

11/3/2008 1/25/2016

Ambrose Powell Hill (November 9, 1825 – April 2, 1865), was a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He gained early fame as the commander of "Hill's Light Division," becoming one of S...

11/24/2008 1/25/2016

: Rear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow (19 November 1811 -29 September 1873) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He was in command of the st...

7/16/2011 1/18/2016

John Alexander Logan (February 9, 1826 – December 26, 1886) was an American soldier and political leader. He served in the Mexican-American War and was a General in the Union Army in the Ameri...

6/1/2011 1/18/2016

Henry Jackson Hunt (September 14, 1819 – February 11, 1889) was Chief of Artillery in the Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. Considered by his contemporaries the greatest artil...

3/11/2009 1/18/2016

Richard Hanson Weightman (December 28, 1816 – August 10, 1861) was an antebellum delegate to the United States Congress from the Territory of New Mexico. He was also a district commander of th...

7/22/2011 1/18/2016

John Fulton Reynolds (September 20, 1820 – July 1, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and a general in the American Civil War. One of the Union Army's most respected senior commande...

5/15/2011 1/15/2016

Robert Allen (March 15, 1811 – August 5, 1886) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a brigadier general during the American Civil War.

1/15/2016 1/15/2016

Nicholas Porter Earp (1813 - 1907)

"Nick"

IN PHOTO: NICHOLAS IS SEEN ON THE RIGHT. HE IS PICTURED WITH HIS SECOND WIFE, VIRGINIA WHOM HE WAS MARRIED TO UNTIL 1893 UPON HER DEATH Father of legendary Earp brothers of Tombstone, Arizona. In 184...

3/7/2007 1/13/2016

Joseph Alexander Cooper (November 25, 1823 – May 20, 1910) was an American farmer, soldier, and civil servant. He briefly served in the United States Army during the Mexican–American Wa...

8/6/2012 1/13/2016

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

James Faris (1822 - 1916)

James Faris, one of the oldest of Sacramento's pioneers, both in point of age and actual residence in this city, passed away yesterday at his home 1123 H Street, at the age of 93 years. He was born in ...

1/8/2016 1/9/2016

John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from Kentucky and was the 14th Vice Presid...

12/17/2008 1/8/2016

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

William Logan Crittenden MP (1823 - 1851)

Newspaper account: “An American kneels only to his God, and always faces his enemy,”* declared William Logan Crittenden, refusing to kneel before his executioners in Havana this date in...

1/30/2012 1/6/2016

George Wurtz Hughes (1806 - 1870)

George Wurtz Hughes (September 30, 1806 – September 3, 1870) was a U.S. Representative from the 6th Congressional district of Maryland. Born in Elmira, New York, Hughes received a liberal sc...

10/28/2013 12/27/2015

William Wallace Robinson was born on December 14, 1819 in Fairhaven, Vermont. His father, descended from the Mayflower Pilgrinms, had served and been been wounded in the the War of 1812. William atte...

3/2/2009 12/22/2015

Timothy Patrick Andrews (1794 – March 11, 1868) was an Irish-born, career U.S. Army officer. He served as Paymaster General of the Union Army during the American Civil War.

8/29/2011 12/19/2015

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

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

Lovell Harrison Rousseau (August 4, 1818 – January 7, 1869) was a general in the United States and Union Armies during the American Civil War and a lawyer and politician in both Kentucky and I...

6/11/2011 12/19/2015