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Montgomery Pike Berry (ca. 1824 or 1828 - December 28, 1898) was a collector of customs for the United States Department of the Treasury, and from June 14, 1877 to August 13, 1877 was the highest-ran...

3/7/2017 3/7/2017

OBITUARY ORDER. Upon the death of Bvt. Major-General Ramsay the following order was issued by the War Department. “It becomes the painful duty of the Secretary of War to announce to the Army the de...

6/7/2011 3/7/2017

William Walton Morris (August 31, 1801 – December 11, 1865) was an American soldier and a career officer in the United States Army. He served as a colonel and brevet brigadier general in the Regular ...

4/15/2008 3/7/2017

Lt. Col. Joseph Stewart MP (1822 - 1904)

Joseph Stewart (1822 – April 23, 1904) was an officer in the United States Army notable for serving as commander of Fort Alcatraz, Fort Churchill and the Department of Alaska. His name is occasionall...

4/13/2016 3/7/2017

Harvey Abner Allen (October 17, 1818 – September 20, 1882) was an officer in the United States Army who served as the fourth commander of the Department of Alaska, from September 20, 1871 to January ...

3/6/2017 3/6/2017

Jefferson Columbus Davis (March 2, 1828 – November 30, 1879) was an officer in the United States Army who served in the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Modoc War. He was the first comman...

5/20/2011 3/6/2017

Admiral Baldwin in wikipedia US Navy Rear Admiral. Baldwin was appointed to the Navy from New York on April 24, 1839, and was assigned to the frigate Brandywine, then on the Mediterranean station. In...

6/7/2016 3/6/2017

United States Navy Rear Admiral. He attended the Newburg Seminary in New York, but soon left and went to live with his sister in Galveston, then in the Republic of Texas. He had appealed to the Secre...

3/6/2017 3/6/2017

William Tinker MP (1819 - 1848)

CHILDREN OF JONATHAN AND LUCINDA 45 (LEWIS) TINKER. 101. i. Oliver J., was born at Vernon, N. Y., December 1, 1811; married at Ridgeville, O., March 20, 1837, Charlotte P. Porter, who was born August...

4/11/2010 3/4/2017

Samuel Lucas Hopkins MP (c.1801 - 1856)

Lost a leg in the Mexican War 1846-1848.

4/23/2013 3/2/2017

Rep. Edward Gilbert (D-CA) MP (c.1819 - 1852)

Edward Gilbert, a Representative from California; born in Cherry Valley, Otsego County, N.Y., about 1819; attended the public schools; was a compositor on the Albany Argus in 1839, and later an assoc...

2/28/2017 2/28/2017

Born at "Berry Hill"in Culpepper County, Virginia; March 13, 1828. Thom graduated from Fredericksburg Academy and appointed Lieutenant in 11th United States Infantry in 1847. After service in the Mex...

11/23/2014 2/10/2017

Captain William Bethel Allen MP (1824 - 1846)

Capt. William Bethel Allen died young at the Battle of Monterey, California (1846) during the Mexican American War. He led a charge of the Tennessee Volunteers, but was cut down immediately. There is a...

1/6/2015 2/8/2017

Colonel Maunsell White Sr. MP (1783 - 1863)

Colonel Maunsel White was born in Ireland. He came to America as a boy of thirteen. White arrived in New Orleans about 1800, before Napoleon sold Louisiana to the United States. He became an important ...

6/21/2014 2/7/2017

Col. Army 31st IL Inf, and Co H, 1st IL Inf Mexican War. Husband of Diza Manning Glenn, m. Oct 9, 1845, Jackson County, Illinois Father of Donaldson M, Walter L, John L, Illinois "Lillian" (Robarts...

1/15/2017 1/19/2017

Alexander M. Jenkins was born in 1802 and came to the area with his sister in 1817. He married Mary Brush, Daniel Harmon Brush’s older sister. His sister, Elizabeth Jenkins, married Dr. John Logan, and...

1/15/2017 1/15/2017

Samuel Harvey McAlister MP (1823 - 1870)

He was in Company G. 3rd Regiment Illinois Volunteers in the Mexican War. 5 May 1862 a wagon train of 22 wagons from Putnam County, Missouri left for Oregon. Included in the train was Samuel's 20 year ...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Mathew Houston McAlister MP (1829 - 1848)

He died in Mexico City in the Mexican War.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Jan 14 2017, 23:02:48 UTC

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Lt. Col. John D. Rees MP (1818 - 1863)

John D. Rees married Polly Short. Commonly known as "Jack", John was Sheriff of Perry County in 1858. He was a Mexican War Veteran and a Lieutenant Colonel in the Civil War, being wounded in the battle...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Veteran of Seminole Wars, Mexican American War and Civil War John P. McCown From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Porter McCown (August 19, 1815 – January 22, 1879) was a career officer in the...

1/10/2017 1/10/2017

CPL John Overpeck Reed MP (1820 - 1862)

Buried 27 Oct. 1862. Was 42 when enlisted 12 Aug. 1862, resided Louisville, Clay, IL, was married, a farmer, had grey hair & blue eyes. Mustered in 3 Sept. 1862. He was a carpenter and builder and mo...

4/29/2010 1/4/2017

(USA), Benjamin F Shoe MP (1824 - 1903)

Benjamin Shoe (Mexican War and Civil War soldier from Dayton history) Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Dec 27 2016, 20:17:52 UTC Sources Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State ...

12/27/2016 12/27/2016

Maj. Carlton Holmes Perry MP (1802 - 1880)

"Col. Carlton H. Perry", "Carlton N. Perry ;[Col]", "Carlton Perry", "Colonel Carlton H. Perry"

From book "Capri, Island of Pleasure" by James Money. Colonel Perry had commanded one of the forts in the northwest territories of the United States in the days when Indians still occasionally went...

10/26/2007 12/26/2016

Col. John Knapp MP (1816 - 1888)

Knapp's military service began in 1840 when he enlisted as a private in a St. Louis militia company. During the Mexican War, he served as captain, Company C, 1st Missouri Volunteers. In the fall of 186...

12/6/2016 12/6/2016

Franklin Gardner (January 29, 1823 – April 29, 1873) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, best noted for his service at the Siege of Port Hudson. Early life Gardner was born in Ne...

11/17/2010 12/6/2016

Rear Admiral John Jay Almy MP (1814 - 1895)

John Jay Almy (April 21, 1815 – May 16, 1895) was a U.S. Navy Rear-Admiral, who held the record for the longest period of seagoing service (27 years, 10 months). In the Mexican War, he took part in...

12/28/2015 12/6/2016

Colonel in the 51st & 52nd Tennessee Consolidated He graduated from West Tenn College and Jefferson Medical College. Died from smallpox he contracted from one of his patients ------------------...

12/5/2016 12/5/2016

Alexander Hays (July 8, 1819 – May 5, 1864) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War, killed in the Battle of the Wilderness. Early life and career Hays was born in Franklin, Pennsylvan...

11/21/2016 11/21/2016

John Reese Kenly MP (1818 - 1891)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Nov 18 2016, 15:33:32 UTC Civil War Union Brigadier General. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and was educated in the public schools there. He studied ...

9/3/2016 11/18/2016

Charles Warfel MP (1807 - 1871)

Charles Warfel was a merchant, a veteran of the Mexican War, and an Abolitionist.

11/10/2016 11/10/2016

John James Smith MP (1822 - 1924)

Illinois native John James Smith came to Texas shortly before enlisting for service in the Mexican War, 1846-48. He later served as a Texas Ranger, helping protect frontier areas from attacks by hostil...

11/4/2016 11/4/2016

Colonel Theodore Boal MP (1867 - 1938)

In the spring of 1916, with the European powers at war, an event was about to take place that had not been seen since the days of our Civil War. A militia unit was going to be recruited and mobilized f...

5/4/2014 10/24/2016

Robert Allison Davis MP (1819 - 1847)

Source: The Saw America Born by Dora Davis Farrington, 1941, page 92-93 "I had the pleasure of being in a meeting twice today. In the forenoon I heard a Unitarian deliver a little essay against secta...

9/22/2012 10/6/2016

Speed Smith Fry (September 9, 1817 – August 1, 1892) was a lawyer, judge, and a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War. Early life Fry was born in Merce...

7/12/2009 9/22/2016

HENRY BETHEL JUDD Died, July 27, 1892, at Wilmington, Del., aged 73. Born at New London, Conn., April 25, 1819, a son of the Rev. Bethel Judd, who was a graduate of Yale College of the class of 179...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Duncan Nathaniel Ingraham (6 December 1802 – 16 October 1891) was an officer in the United States Navy who later served in the Confederate States Navy. U.S. Navy service A native of Charles...

2/18/2013 9/18/2016

EDUCATED AT PENDLETON CLASSICAL INSTITUTE. CLERK OF COURT IN EDGEFIELD, SOUTH CAROLINA IN 1860. SEMINOLE AND MEXICAN WARS VETERAN. MARRIED, ANGELINE M. GALLMAN. COLONEL 7th SOUTH CAROLINA, ELECTED ...

9/14/2016 9/14/2016

Col William Robertson McKee Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Share Birth: Sep. 29, 1808 Kentucky, USA Death: Feb. 23, 1847 Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexico Mexican-American War Officer. A member of the pro...

12/9/2010 9/8/2016

"Captain" Mayne Reid MP (1818 - 1883)

Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Steve...

8/29/2016 8/29/2016

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 Mexican–A...

8/8/2016 8/8/2016

Gustavus Fox MP (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 Civil War....

8/4/2016 8/4/2016

Daniel Shaw MP (1821 - 1895)

Served in Mexican War 1846 - 1848

11/28/2010 8/2/2016

Captain Henry Madison Smith MP (1817 - 1882)

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 MP (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 son of Da...

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, Lane serve...

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 the Mex...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

Col. Daniel J. Dill, (USA) MP (1830 - 1917)

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 MP (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 generals wh...

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. Later, he w...

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 fortif...

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 Vevay, Ind...

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 MP (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 MP (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 MP (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 Valk, U.S. Congress MP (1806 - 1879)

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. George was...

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 best kn...

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 Station, ...

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 career...

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 lawman Heck...

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. Lee's ha...

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 William Boo...

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 War. Ea...

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 Confedera...

7/4/2012 5/18/2016

Brig. Gen. James Nagle (USA) MP (1822 - 1866)

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 comman...

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 for const...

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. He gradu...

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 American C...

5/15/2011 5/18/2016

John Brandon Guthrie MP (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 as a br...

5/24/2011 5/13/2016

Lieut. Archibald Blair Botts MP (1826 - 1847)

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 Schuyler, soldier ...

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 served as Commander...

5/8/2016 5/8/2016

General Robert Hanna Hammond MP (1791 - 1847)

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 MP (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 a rear...

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 Army gener...

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 general in t...

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 Western The...

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 War. H...

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 the Po...

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 MP (1794 - 1849)

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

11/22/2008 4/29/2016

William Grimsley Matheny MP (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