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Military Notables other than U.S Revolution and Civil War

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  • General Frederick Townsend Ward (Qing Imperial Army) (1831 - 1862)
    Townsend Ward (November 29, 1831 – September 22, 1862) was an American sailor and soldier of fortune known for his military service in Imperial China during the Taiping Rebellion.Early life and educati...
  • General Daniel Van Voorhis (1878 - 1956)
    US Army General. The son of Congressman Henry Clay Van Voorhis, He attended Ohio Wesleyan University and Washington & Jefferson College before enlisting for the Spanish-American War as a Corporal in th...
  • Field Marshal Sir John Linton Arabin Simmons, GCB, GCMG (1821 - 1903)
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons, GCB GCMG (February 12, 1821 – February 14, 1903), British Field Marshal, was the fifth son of Captain Thomas Frederick Simmons, Ro...
  • Captain Lawrence Edward Grace ("Titus") Oates (1880 - 1912)
    Lawrence Edward Grace ("Titus") Oates (17 March 1880 – 17 March 1912) was an English Cavalry officer with the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons, and later on in his life an Antarctic explorer, who died durin...
  • Lt. General Julian Ewell (1915 - 2009)
    Ewell (November 5, 1915—July 27, 2009) was a career United States Army officer who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He commanded the 9th Infantry Division and II Field Force ...

From Ancient times to the present, ordinary people (some who were not generals per se) have made significant contributions to history on the battlefield.


  • Boudicea
  • Joan of Arc
  • Nanny of the Maroons (Jamaica)