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Eli Abbott MP (1799 - 1876)

Eli was a colonel in the Seminole War in Florida. In June 9, 1863, he was elected Captain of the Chickasaw County Calvary for local defense. Mr. Abbott must have been a most generous and kind man as ...

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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

John Mendenhall (July 12, 1829 – July 1, 1892) was an officer in the United States Army. As a Union Army artillery officer in the American Civil War, his performance was notable at the Battle of St...

8/15/2012 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

John Caldwell Tidball (January 25, 1825 – May 15, 1906) was a career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Aft...

7/8/2011 3/6/2017

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

Lieut. Edward Coke Ross MP (1800 - 1851)

Edward Coke Ross was a gifted mathematician. After graduating from West Point he taught math there as an assistant professor. He translated the standard French text user for Algebra at West Point and h...

3/9/2009 12/21/2016

Hylan Benton Lyon (February 22, 1836 – April 25, 1907) was a career officer in the United States Army until the start of the American Civil War, when he resigned rather than fight against the South. ...

5/10/2011 12/4/2016

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

Brigadier General South Carolina Militia. Brisbane graduated from West Point in 1825, and after graduation was assigned to the third regiment of artillery and promoted to second lieutenant. After his...

9/18/2016 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

John Percival MP (1812 - 1870)

Fought in the Black Hawk and Seminole Indian Wars

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

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

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

Dr. Powhatan Bolling Cabell MP (1828 - 1859)

Powhatan B. Cabell was the son of Major General Benjamin William Sheridan Cabell (1793-1862), a hero of the War of 1812, and his wife, Sarah “Sallie” Epes Doswell (1802-1874). He was born in Danville...

9/23/2013 6/17/2016

Johnson Kelly Duncan (March 19, 1827 – December 18, 1862) was one of the few generals in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War who was born and raised in the North. An antebellum ...

4/30/2011 5/27/2016

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 America...

10/7/2009 5/18/2016

Lucius Bellinger Northrop (September 8, 1811 – February 9, 1894), was the Commissary-General of the armed forces of the Confederate States of America. Appointed by Confederate president Jefferson Dav...

5/12/2011 5/11/2016

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

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 history, was Ar...

4/25/2013 4/21/2016

Gen. John Jay Jackson MP (1800 - 1877)

"Jack"

Descendents of John Jay Jackson b Feb 13 1800 d Jan 1 1877 Parkersburg WV History of John Jay Jackson 1. John Jay4 Jackson (John George3, George2, John1) was born 13 February 1800 in Wood Count...

4/21/2009 4/21/2016

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (November 2, 1810 – December 27, 1883), was a career United States Army officer, civil engineer, and a Union General in the American Civil War. He served in senior positions i...

1/18/2011 4/13/2016

Elijah W. Chastain, US Congress MP (1813 - 1874)

""Lige""

Chastain was born near Pickens, South Carolina, in 1813. His family moved to Habersham, Georgia, in 1821. During the Seminole Wars, he served as a captain and a colonel. After receiving admission t...

4/25/2008 4/12/2016

congressman from Georgia 1835-1839 US Representative. He served in the Georgia State Congress as a member of Georgia state house of representatives (1835 and 1847), and as a member of Georgia state...

5/18/2010 4/12/2016

James Archibald Meriwether (September 20, 1806 – April 18, 1852) was a United States Representative, jurist and lawyer from Georgia. His uncle was U.S. Representative James Meriwether. Meriwether was...

8/16/2008 4/12/2016

Lott Warren, US Congress MP (1797 - 1861)

Lott Warren (October 30, 1797 – June 17, 1861) was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was born in Burke County, Georgia near Augusta, Georgia. He attended the common schools and the move...

8/12/2009 4/12/2016

LTG John C. Pemberton, Jr., CSA MP (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. He also served...

4/18/2011 4/9/2016

Lt. General Ambrose Powell "A.P." Hill (CSA) MP (1825 - 1865)

"A.P. Hill"

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 Stonewal...

11/24/2008 1/25/2016

Ned Buntline MP (1821 - 1886)

"Ned Buntline", "E. Z. C. Judson"

Edward Zane Carroll Judson, Sr. (March 20, 1821/1823 – July 16, 1886), known as E. Z. C. Judson and by his pseudonym Ned Buntline, was an American publisher, journalist, writer, and publicist. In his...

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

Francis L. Dancy of the United States Army, a native of North Carolina, built the sea wall at St. Augustine, Florida. He lived in St. Augustine until the close of the Seminole War when he resigned hi...

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

Robert Raymond Reid (September 8, 1789 – July 1, 1841) was the fourth territorial governor of Florida. He was also a Representative from Georgia. He also held several judicial positions. Robert R...

8/19/2012 1/3/2016

Col. Abraham Van Buren MP (1807 - 1873)

7/1/2007 12/17/2015

John William Pearson (January 19, 1808 – September 30, 1864) was an American businessman and a Confederate Captain during the American Civil War. Pearson was a successful businessman who established ...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

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 11/21/2015

Colonel Lloyd J. Beall (CSA) MP (1808 - 1887)

Lloyd James Beall (October 19, 1808 – November 10, 1887) was a United States Army officer and paymaster. During the American Civil War, he served as a colonel and as Commandant of the Confederate Sta...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

A United States Representative from South Carolina; born in Germantown, Pa., November 14, 1809; attended the common schools at Edgehill, near Stateburg, S.C.; was graduated from the United States Milit...

10/1/2008 8/16/2015

Abraham McClellan (October 4, 1789 – May 3, 1866) was an American politician that represented Tennessee's 2nd district in the United States House of Representatives from 1837 to 1843. He also served ...

6/16/2013 8/16/2015

John Houston Savage was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives for the 4th congressional district of Tennessee. He was born in McMinnville, Tennessee on Oct...

8/2/2012 8/16/2015

William Wiseham Paine MP (1817 - 1882)

William Wiseham Paine (October 10, 1817 – August 5, 1882) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Paine moved with his parents to Milledgeville, Georgia, in 1827. He...

5/28/2015 5/28/2015

General Braxton Bragg (CSA) MP (1817 - 1876)

Braxton Bragg (March 22, 1817 – September 27, 1876) was a career United States Army officer, and then a general in the Confederate States Army—a principal commander in the Western Theater of the Amer...

12/5/2007 5/28/2015

Duncan Lamont Clinch (April 6, 1787 – October 28, 1849) was an American army officer and served as a commander during the First and Second Seminole Wars. He also served in the United States House of ...

3/16/2013 5/27/2015

Montgomery Blair (May 10, 1813 – July 27, 1883), the son of Francis Preston Blair, elder brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and cousin of B. Gratz Brown, was a politician and lawyer from Maryland....

5/5/2007 5/7/2015

Born 20 September 1820 at Port Gibson, MS. Educated in Baltimore. Appointed to West Point class of 1842 by President Andrew Jackson ("Uncle Andrew"); Earl finished 52nd in a class of 56 men he was to f...

3/11/2009 4/15/2015

Finley, Jesse Johnson, senator, born in Wilson County, Tennessee, 18 November 1812. He was educated at Lebanon, Tennessee, and in 1836/7 was captain of a company of mounted volunteers from Tennessee th...

3/22/2008 2/22/2015

Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the first U.S. agent in South America, a member of the South Carolina legislature and the Uni...

9/29/2013 1/18/2015

Colonel Selah R. H. "Tommy" TOMPKINS,served in the U.S. Army 43 Years and rode against the Sioux in the Battle of Wounded Knee and was with John "Black Jack" Pershing in Mexico. He retired as Commander...

5/28/2011 1/7/2015

Stephen Dill Lee (September 22, 1833 – May 28, 1908) was an American soldier, planter, legislator, and author. He was the youngest Confederate lieutenant general during the American Civil War, and late...

5/5/2009 12/16/2014

Israel Bush Richardson (December 26, 1815 – November 3, 1862) was a United States Army officer during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War, where he was a major general in the Union Ar...

6/10/2011 12/5/2014

Major and Quartermaster, 36th Infantry, Second Seminole War. Wealthy cotton planter (5000 acres) until Civil War.

7/12/2009 12/3/2014

Josiah Parrish, Sr. MP (1771 - 1846)

Josiah Parrish moved to Alachua County, Florida about 1823 or 1824. He served in the Florida Indian Wars (1835-1842). His first service was as Captain of his own mounted militia in 1836 for 4 months. F...

7/16/2007 11/9/2014

Maj. General George Gordon Meade (1815-1872) commanded the Army of the Potomac in the stunning defeat of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, a turning point in the ...

3/2/2010 11/3/2014

Capt. Joseph Libbey Folsom MP (1816 - 1855)

Explorer, Businessman, City Founder. Surveyor of early San Franciso, first Collector of the Port of San Francisco under American rule from 1847 to 1849. Founder of Folsom, California, originally name...

10/25/2014 10/25/2014

John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His death at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House is o...

1/20/2007 10/9/2014

Thomas Childs (16 March 1796 - 8 October 1853) was a U.S. soldier who served with distinction during the Mexican-American War. Childs was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son and grandson of ...

8/10/2014 8/10/2014

) Ethan Allen Hitchcock (May 18, 1798 – August 5, 1870) was a career United States Army officer and author who had War Department assignments in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War, in wh...

12/7/2008 8/9/2014

Gustavus A. Loomis (September 23, 1789 – March 5, 1872) was an United States Army officer who served during the War of 1812, Seminole Wars and the American Civil War. He was one of the oldest soldi...

10/16/2010 8/9/2014

James Totten (September 11, 1818 – October 1, 1871) was a career American soldier who served in the United States Army and retired from active service in 1870 as the Assistant Inspector General. He s...

6/2/2011 8/9/2014

Walker Keith Armistead (1785 – October 13, 1845) was a military officer who served as Chief of Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He was born in Virginia. During the War of 181...

9/25/2008 8/8/2014

Robert Christie Buchanan (March 1, 1811 – November 29, 1878) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican War and then was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. In ...

5/16/2011 8/8/2014

Robert Selden Garnett (December 16, 1819 – July 13, 1861) was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army until the American Civil War, when he became a Confederate States Army briga...

4/14/2011 8/8/2014

Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891) was a career U.S. Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican-American War and Seminole Wars, and was also one of the most seni...

10/1/2008 8/5/2014

James Vote (Voty) Bomford (1811–1892) was a distinguished soldier in the United States military, Union Civil War officer, and retired Brigadier General. He graduated from Norwich University in 1828...

8/4/2014 8/4/2014

Amb. Andrew Jackson Donelson MP (1799 - 1871)

Andrew Jackson Donelson (August 25, 1799 – June 26, 1871) was an American diplomat and a candidate for Vice President of the United States. One of the three sons of Samuel and Mary Donelson, Andrew...

7/1/2007 8/4/2014

Capt. John Williams Gunnison MP (1812 - 1853)

John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812 – October 26, 1853) was an American military officer and explorer. Biography Gunnison was born in Goshen, New Hampshire in 1812. He graduated from West P...

5/5/2010 8/4/2014

) Robert Anderson (June 14, 1805 – October 26, 1871) was an American military leader. He served as a Union Army officer in the American Civil War, known for his command of Fort Sumter at the start of...

10/1/2008 6/29/2014

Alexander Blackburn Bradford MP (1799 - 1873)

Alexander Blackburn Bradford (June 2, 1799 – July 10, 1873) The life of Alexander Blackburn Bradford saw his conspicuous participation in the early affairs of two Southern states, a distinguished car...

6/18/2014 6/18/2014

Augustus Holmes Kenan MP (1805 - 1870)

Augustus Holmes Kenan (April 21, 1805 - June 2, 1870) was a licensed attorney turned politician from Baldwin County, Georgia. Kenan was renowned for heroism in the Second Seminole War, leveraging his...

4/15/2009 6/18/2014

Joseph K. Barnes, M.D. (July 21, 1817 – April 5, 1883) was an American physician, a Major General in the Union Army, and the 12th Surgeon General of the United States Army (1864–82). He attended th...

11/22/2008 2/14/2014

Abraham K. Allison, Governor MP (1810 - 1893)

"Kyrkyndal"

Abraham Kurkindolle Allison (December 10, 1810 – July 8, 1893) was a Florida businessman and politician. He served in the Florida Territorial Legislature and the Florida State House of Representative...

10/9/2013 10/9/2013

John Harris (May 20, 1793–May 12, 1864) was the sixth Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served in the Marine Corps for over 50 years, attaining the rank of colonel. Harris was born in East Whitela...

8/15/2011 8/11/2013

Peter McQueen MP (c.1780 - 1820)

Peter McQueen (c. 1780 – 1820) was a Creek Indian chief, prophet, trader and warrior from Talisi (Tallassee, among the Upper Towns in present-day Alabama.) He was one of the young men known as Red St...

8/3/2013 8/3/2013

Osceola MP (1804 - 1838)

"Osceola"

Osceola, also known as Billy Powell (1804 – January 30, 1838), became an influential leader and war chief of the Seminole in Florida. Of mixed parentage: Creek, Scots-Irish, and English, he was raise...

8/3/2013 8/3/2013

. Joseph, a native of Massachusetts, graduated from West Point Academy in 1837, 29th in his class. Joseph Hooker (November 13, 1814 – October 31, 1879) was a career United States Army officer, foug...

5/14/2011 7/29/2013

Gen. George Crosman MP (1799 - 1883)

George Hampden Crosman (November 2, 1799 – May 28, 1882) was a career officer in the Regular Army of the United States who served primarily with the Quartermaster Corps. After graduating from the Uni...

3/12/2012 7/26/2013

Silas Casey (July 12, 1807 – January 22, 1882) was a career United States Army officer who rose to the rank of Major General during the American Civil War. Early life and military career Casey wa...

10/14/2008 4/12/2013

McLANE, Robert Milligan, (1815 - 1898) McLANE, Robert Milligan, (son of Louis McLane), a Representative from Maryland; born in Wilmington, Del., June 23, 1815; attended private schools in Wilmington,...

2/18/2013 4/8/2013

Gershon Poznanski MP (1818 - 1839)

3/13/2013 3/13/2013

Joshua Cohen Peixotto MP (1810 - d.)

9/21/2012 3/7/2013

Brigadier General, US Congressman. Member of the Georgia State House of Representatives 1821, 1823, 1831, 1834, and 1839, serving as speaker in 1833 and 1834. He was elected as a Jacksonian to the Tw...

2/24/2013 2/24/2013

David A Moniac MP (1802 - 1836)

"Tate Moniac"

David Moniac was the first Indian ever admitted to West Point Military Acadamy. He was enrolled from 18 Sept. 1817 until 1 Jul. 1822 when he was appointed to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Lt. Moniac retu...

7/2/2009 2/9/2013

Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

11/2/2008 1/20/2013

LTC William Pope McArthur MP (1814 - 1850)

William Pope McArthur (2 April 1814 – 23 December 1850) was an American naval officer and hydrologist who was involved in the first surveys of the Pacific Coast for the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey...

1/16/2013 1/16/2013

Colonel Abraham Myers (CSA) MP (1811 - 1889)

Abraham Charles Myers (Georgetown, South Carolina, 14 May 1811 - Washington, D.C., 20 June 1889) was a Jewish American army officer and a graduate of West Point, Class of 1833. During the Semin...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Gen. David E. Twiggs, CSA MP (1790 - 1862)

David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 – July 15, 1862) was a United States soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican-American War and a general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He ...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Major Levi Twiggs (USMC) MP (1793 - 1847)

Levi Twiggs (21 May 1793 - 13 September 1847) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps during the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the Mexican-American War. Biography Born in Richmo...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Gen. Edmund Pendleton Gaines MP (1777 - 1849)

"Maj-Gen. Edmund Pendleton /Gaines/"

Gen. Edmund Pendleton GAINES 3 Mar 1777 - 6 Jun 1849 ID Number: I21614 * TITLE: Gen. * OCCUPATION: War Of 1812; Arrested Aaron Burr On Charges Of Treason * RESIDENCE: Culpeper Co. VA and ...

8/14/2007 1/9/2013

Major William Gilham (CSA) MP (1818 - 1872)

William Henry Gilham (January 13, 1818 - November 16, 1872) was an American soldier, teacher, chemist, and author. A member of the faculty at Virginia Military Institute, in 1860, he wrote a military...

1/8/2013 1/8/2013

Alexander Stewart Webb (February 15, 1835 – February 12, 1911) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor for gallantry at t...

6/3/2008 12/10/2012

) George Bell (March 12, 1828 – January 2, 1907) was a United States Army Brigadier General. He was prominent as a subsistence and commissary officer in the Union Army during and after the American C...

12/2/2012 12/2/2012

John Middleton Huger was the son of Judge Daniel Elliott Huger and wife Isabella Middleton. He was born in 1808 in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from University of South Carolina and joined ...

8/19/2008 11/7/2012

Randolph Barnes Marcy (April 9, 1812 – November 22, 1887) was a career officer in the United States Army, achieving the rank of Brigadier General before retiring in 1881. At the start of the Civil Wa...

8/8/2010 11/7/2012

Clement Alexander Finley (May 11, 1797 — September 8, 1879), was the 10th Surgeon General of the United States Army, May 15, 1861 – April 14, 1862. Early life Clement Finley was born at Newvill...

5/22/2011 10/24/2012

Colonel Thomas T. Fauntleroy MP (1796 - 1883)

) Thomas Turner Fauntleroy (b. in Richmond County, Virginia on 6 October 1796; d. 12 September 1883 in Leesburg, Virginia), colonel, US Army. Fauntleroy was born in Virginia, and was commissioned a l...

10/24/2012 10/24/2012

Lawrence O'Bryan Branch (November 28, 1820 – September 17, 1862) was a North Carolina representative in the U.S. Congress and a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, killed at the ...

5/16/2009 10/3/2012

William Goldsmith Belknap (September 7, 1794 - November 10, 1851), a career soldier in the United States Army, was brevetted three times for service in three wars, served as brigadier general, and se...

5/15/2011 9/25/2012

) William Gilpin (October 4, 1813 – January 20, 1894) was a 19th century U.S. explorer, politician, land speculator, and futurist writer about the American West. He served as military officer in the ...

8/16/2012 8/16/2012

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 8/11/2012

Colonel Dixon S. Miles (USA) MP (1804 - 1862)

Dixon Stansbury Miles (May 4, 1804 – September 16, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. He was mortally wounded as he surrendered ...

8/10/2012 8/10/2012

Maj. General Arnold Elzey (CSA) MP (1816 - 1871)

"Arnold", "Elzey", "Jones"

. Elzey was born as Arnold Elzey Jones, Jr., to Arnold Elzey Jones, Sr., (died 1839) and Anne Wilson (Jackson) Jones ["Nancy"], who married on 1 Mar 1803 in Somerset County, Maryland. He was born at ...

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