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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

William R. Starbuck (1835 - 1895)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Mustered in: Aug. 1861 Rank: Private Co.: I Reg.: 12th Iowa Branch: Infantry Mustered out: 1864 Rank: Sgt. Engagements: Battle of Shiloh Bat...

5/12/2016 5/12/2016

1850 Census - At home in Buckheart, Fulton, Illinois1880 Census - A farmer in Lincoln, Placer, California1900 Census - Living at 15th Street in Sacramento, California1910 Census - Living at 15th Street...

4/17/2016 4/24/2016

James Marion Reynolds served in Company B, 19th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Biffle's) in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

3/27/2016 4/8/2016

Pvt. Thomas H. Bradley (1842 - 1907)

Veteran of Civil War Affiliation: Union Mustered in: Aug. 26, 1861 State: Illinois Co.: H Reg.: 3rd Branch: Cavalry Mustered out: Sept. 5, 1864 Engagements: Battle of Pea Ridge ...

3/29/2014 4/6/2016

Roland enlisted as a musician in Company B, 4th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 20 Apr 1861. He was mustered out on 21 Aug 1861. The regiment included two companies from Mount Vernon, plus 6 from other parts...

1/24/2016 1/29/2016

Brig. Gen. Mark Perrin Lowrey (CSA) MP (1828 - 1887)

"The Preacher General", "Buddy"

Mark Perrin Lowrey (December 30, 1828 – February 27, 1885) was a Southern Baptist preacher otherwise known as the "Preacher General". He is known for being a Confederate brigadier general duri...

5/11/2008 11/19/2015

John Emanuel Snyder (1846 - 1929)

John Emanuel Snyder was the son of John Snyder and Hannah Marie Katherine Feuring. John fought in the Civil War, Company B of the 179th Ohio Infantry. The 179th Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chas...

9/2/2015 9/2/2015

Capt John Murdock (1838 - 1913)

"Jack Jordan"

Obituary from Clinton Daily Advertiser, Monday November 24, 1913: Captain Jordan Buried Today Remains Laid to Rest in Elmwood This Afternoon In 1850 they came to Michigan. Mr. Jordan bought the h...

8/3/2015 8/19/2015

John Merrill Benedict (1839 - d.)

He enlisted in the Eighteenth Ohio Volunteer Infantry as a private and was promoted to lieutenant colonel, served four years in the Civil war, was wounded twice at Nashville, but recovered, and was bre...

7/26/2015 7/26/2015

Edward Chapman Schooley (1841 - 1884)

American Civil War Soldiers Data Collection: Name: Edward Chapman Schooley Residence: Virginia, Cass, Illinois Enlistment Date: 3 Sep 1861 Degognia, Cass, IL Side Served: Union State Served: ...

6/20/2015 6/21/2015

Harlow Burr (U.S.A.) (1840 - 1928)

Civil War Veteran Service: Co. C 3rd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry Rank: Sergeant Mustered In: November 18. 1861 Mustered Out: August 4, 1865 ______________________________________________________ ...

10/28/2013 6/8/2015

Veteran of Civil War Affiliation: Union Rank:1rst Lt. Division: Infantry Company: C Regiment: 75th Indiana -------------------------------------------------------------- Biography Recor...

1/25/2014 6/7/2015

Civil War Service Name : Jacob Y. Good Affiliation: Union Rank: (Blank) Co.:E Regiment: 101rst State: Ohio Military Unit: Infantry ________________________________ History of the101rs...

11/2/2013 6/7/2015

Name: Solomon Surname: Lupton Meeting: Camden (H) County: Jay Regiment:39th, 8th Calvary Rank: Corp. Muster: age 25 Died: February 9, 1876 Buried: Quaker Cemetery, Jay Co. per APCD ; ...

2/23/2013 6/7/2015

John C Harrington (1848 - 1873)

Update6/9/2016 (CLM):Find A Grave# 120315027. Joined 43rd Georgia Infantry during the American Civil War. The unit was at the following battles. Chickasaw Bayou Dec1862-Jan 1863,Vicksburg March-July 18...

12/21/2013 5/17/2015

Robert Alexander Fleming was a Colonel in the Confederate Army and fought in the battles of Resaca, New Hope Church, Kennesaw Mountain, Peachtree Creek, Atlanta and Jonesboro under General Johnston a...

5/17/2015 5/17/2015

from historical marker in McComb, Hancock County, Ohio: In memory of William Bensinger and John R. Porter who are buried here. They joined the famous Andrews Raid to wreck the Confederate supply ...

3/9/2015 3/10/2015

John Henry Nye (1823 - 1907)

Served in the 74th Illinois Volunteers from 9/28/1862 to 7/1865. From "History of Winnebago County" Page: 665 NYE, JOHN H., Farmer; Sec. 19; P.O. Shirland; born in New Bradford, Mass., Dec. 30, 182...

12/28/2011 3/2/2015

Austin Nye (c.1820 - 1864)

Moved to Dane County, WI in 1846 and in 1851 to Grant County, WI. He died while serving in the Company I, 20th Wisconsin Regiment at Nashville, TN in 1862.

12/30/2011 2/11/2015

John Tyler Morgan (June 20, 1824 – June 11, 1907) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, a Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan, and a postbellum six-term U.S....

3/8/2008 11/19/2014

Charles C. Byrne was a brigadier general in the United States Army. Biography Byrne was born Charles Christopher Byrne on May 7, 1837, to Charles and Emeline Byrne in Baltimore County, Mary...

10/24/2012 11/13/2014

Before the Civil War, Leroy worked at the Spencer House hotel and the experience led him in 1856 to run a hotel in Winona, Minnesota, then a thriving town on the Mississippi River. Business prospered...

11/11/2014 11/12/2014

Washington Lafayette Elliott (March 31, 1825 – June 29, 1888) was a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He led a division of IV Corps at the Battle of Nashville ...

5/21/2011 11/9/2014

George Stokes (1838 - 1919)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George Stokes, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16 Dec...

3/29/2012 11/6/2014

George Bailey Bledsoe MP (1837 - 1921)

'Served in the CSA 6th Mississippi Infantry Regiment Company E 'Lake -Rebels 'G.B. Bledsoe, Private: 3rd and 2nd Lieutenant ' "G.B. Bledsoe wrote an article 1910 "Fifteen Soldiers of One Family."...

8/11/2010 9/20/2014

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was appointed a First Lieutenant in the 10th New York Volunteer Cavalry on May 3, 1861, just after the start of the Civil War. He was mustered out on August...

8/8/2012 8/8/2012

Isaac Minor Kirby was born February 10, 1835 in Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio to Judge M.H. Kirby, a prominent early resident of Wyandot County. He raised what became Co. I, 15th Ohio Volunteer Infant...

8/8/2012 8/8/2012

Enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 10 August 1861 in Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi and was mustered as a Sgt. in Company B, 27th Mississippi Infantry. He was promoted to the rank of Cap...

10/29/2009 8/7/2012

Jacob Barnett Biffle, the son of John Barnett and Mary Chambers Biffle, was born on May 31, 1830 near Ashland in Wayne County, Tennessee. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812 [who served in Sa...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War as Colonel in Charleston, S.C., and the Port Royal Expeditionary Force, and the Fort Pulaski Investment Troop, 1st Regiment. He surrendered Fort Pu...

4/23/2009 8/7/2012

On the 2nd day of May, 1861, ten companies were mustered into service at Nashville and known as the First Regiment Tennessee Volunteers. Twenty-seven year old Hume R. Field was appointed Captain of...

8/24/2009 8/7/2012

SNODGRASS, John, Col. [19 May 1836-19 Aug 1888, Tullahoma, TN] (a merchant in Bellefonte; enlisted, May 61, as captain and raised a company of Martin's 2nd Confederate Regiment; wounded, Shiloh, in the...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

Served as Secretary of State of Georgia from 1853-1861. Colonel Elihu P. Watkins commanded the 56th Georgia Regiment. He was wounded at the Battle of Vicksburg on 16 May 1863. After recovering from...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

Initially a Lieutenant Colonel in the 19th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Col. George R. Kimbrough commanded the last year of the war.

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross (September 27, 1838 – January 3, 1898) was the 19th Governor of Texas (USA), a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War, and a president of th...

4/20/2011 8/7/2012

Frank C. Armstrong (CSA and USA) (c.1835 - 1909)

"Frank"

Frank Crawford Armstrong (November 22, 1835 – September 8, 1909) was a United States Army cavalry officer and later a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil...

8/11/2009 8/7/2012

Edward Crossland (June 30, 1827 – September 11, 1881) was a Confederate army officer in the American Civil War and later a United States Representative from Kentucky. He commanded a brigade of...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

Tyree Harris Bell (5 September 1815 - 1 September 1902) was born in Covington, Kentucky. He grew up on his family's Tennessee plantation, and later began a plantation of his own. He attained the ra...

4/29/2010 8/7/2012

Edmund Winchester Rucker (1835 – 1924) was a Confederate officer during the American Civil War. He was given the title of "General" as an honorary award after the war, when he became an indust...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

Myers, p. 1561 - "He was one of the most distinguished Georgians of his day." Henry Rootes Jackson (June 24, 1820 – May 23, 1898) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during ...

12/9/2008 8/7/2012

Thomas Benton Smith (February 24, 1838 – May 21, 1923) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Biography Smith was born in Mechanicsville,...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

) Robert Lowry (March 10, 1829 – January 19, 1910) was an American politician from Mississippi. During the American Civil War he rose from the rank of private to that of brigadier general in t...

8/7/2012 8/7/2012

Winfield Scott Featherston "Old Swet" (August 8, 1820 – May 28, 1891) was an antebellum two-term U.S. Representative from Mississippi and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army d...

8/16/2011 8/7/2012

Randall Lee Gibson (September 10, 1832 – December 15, 1892) was a U.S. Senator and a member of the House of Representatives from Louisiana. He was also an brigadier general in the Confederate ...

6/5/2009 8/7/2012

James Thadeus Holtzclaw (December 17, 1833 – July 19, 1893) was an Alabama lawyer, railroad commissioner, and general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He played a ...

2/19/2009 8/7/2012

Marcellus Augustus Stovall (September 18, 1818 – August 4, 1895) was an American soldier and merchant. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and later he resumed bu...

4/22/2011 8/7/2012

Edmund Winston Pettus (July 6, 1821 – July 27, 1907), was an American lawyer, soldier, and legislator. He served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War, during which he was cap...

2/10/2009 8/7/2012

William Felix Brantley (March 12, 1830 – November 2, 1870) was an American lawyer and soldier. He served as a Confederate general in the American Civil War, mainly serving in the Western The...

10/16/2009 8/7/2012

Jacob Sharp was a Confederate brigadier general. He fought in the Battle of Chickamauga and in the Atlanta Campaign. He was the editor of the Columbus Independent and president of the Mississippi Press...

6/28/2012 8/7/2012

Zachariah Cantey Deas (October 25, 1819 – March 6, 1882) was a prominent Southern United States cotton broker and soldier. He served as a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army durin...

11/14/2008 8/7/2012

Gen. William Hicks Jackson (CSA) (1835 - 1903)

"Hicks "Red""

William Hicks "Red" Jackson (October 1, 1835 – March 30, 1903) was a cotton planter, horse breeder, and general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life and c...

7/4/2011 8/7/2012

Brigadier General Abraham "Abe" Buford II (January 18, 1820 - June 9, 1884) was a soldier and Thoroughbred horse breeder. Born in Woodford County, Kentucky, his origins were a Huguenot family named B...

4/27/2011 8/7/2012

James Ronald Chalmers (January 11, 1831 – April 9, 1898) was an American politician and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life Born to...

4/28/2011 8/7/2012

William Brimage Bate (October 7, 1826 – March 9, 1905) was the Governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887 and subsequently a United States Senator from Tennessee from 1887 until his death. He ser...

1/5/2012 8/7/2012

Edward Walthall, a lawyer, chaired four state delegations to Democratic national conventions. He served in the U.S. Senate from 1885 until 1894 and then from 1895 until 1898. Walthall was a major gener...

4/23/2011 8/7/2012

William Wing Loring (December 4, 1818 – December 30, 1886) was a soldier from North Carolina who served in the armies of the United States, the Confederacy, and Egypt. Early life William w...

4/17/2011 8/7/2012

) Henry DeLamar Clayton, Sr. (March 7, 1827 – October 3, 1889) was a prominent Alabama attorney, politician, Redeemer judge, and college president. He also served as a major general in the Con...

4/28/2011 8/7/2012

Carter Littlepage Stevenson, Jr. (September 21, 1817 – August 15, 1888) was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army in several antebellum wars and then in the Confederate ...

8/16/2011 8/7/2012

Maj. General William "Pecos Bill" Shafter (USA) MP (1835 - 1906)

"Pecos Bill"

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for ...

6/16/2011 8/6/2012

Henry Clark Corbin (September 15, 1842 – September 8, 1909) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1904. Life and career ...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Henry Ware Lawton (March 17, 1843 – December 19, 1899) was a highly respected U.S. Army officer who served with distinction in the Civil War, the Apache Wars, the Spanish-American War and was ...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Jesse Hale Moore (April 22, 1817 - July 11, 1883) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born near Lebanon, St. Clair County, Illinois, Moore graduated from McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, in...

6/4/2011 8/6/2012

Gilbert Marquis LaFayette Johnson (November 4, 1837 – January 9, 1871) was an officer in the Union Army from Indiana during the American Civil War, reaching the rank of brevet brigadier genera...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Edward Moody McCook (June 15, 1833 – September 9, 1909) was a lawyer, politician, distinguished Union cavalry general in the American Civil War, American diplomat, and Governor of the Territor...

6/1/2011 8/6/2012

Charles Henry Grosvenor (September 20, 1833 – October 30, 1917) was a multiple-term U.S. Representative from Ohio, as well as a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil ...

8/16/2011 8/6/2012

) John Grant Mitchell (November 6, 1838 – November 7, 1894) was an Ohio lawyer and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was active in several important campaigns and b...

6/4/2011 8/6/2012

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 52nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 186...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

James Isham Gilbert was a Union general during the American Civil War. He served with distinction in the Western theaters of the war as a regimental and brigade commander. Early life James Gilber...

5/23/2011 8/6/2012

Willian Rainey Marshall (October 17, 1825 – January 8, 1896) was an American politician. He was the fifth Governor of Minnesota from January 8, 1866 to January 9, 1870 and was a member of the ...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Sylvester Gardner Hill was a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served as a brigade commander during the Red River Campaign and Battle of Nashville where he was killed in act...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Dr. William Linn McMillen (October 18, 1829 – February 8, 1902) was an American surgeon, army general, farmer and legislator. Biography Born in Hillsboro, Ohio, and educated there, he ...

6/28/2012 8/6/2012

Brigadier General John S. Casement (1829 - 1909)

""General Jack""

John Stephen "Jack" Casement (January 1, 1829 – December 13, 1909) was a general and brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a noted railroad contractor. He direc...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Charles Camp Doolittle (March 16, 1832 – February 20, 1903) was a store clerk, general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a bank cashier. Biography Doolittle was born...

3/11/2009 8/6/2012

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 8/6/2012

Philip Sidney Post (March 19, 1833 – January 6, 1895) was an American diplomat, politician, and decorated Army officer. He served as a United States Representative from Illinois for eight year...

6/7/2011 8/6/2012

Brevet Maj. General Emerson Opdycke (USA) (1830 - 1884)

"Samuel Emmerson Opdycke"

Samuel Emerson Opdycke (January 7, 1830 – April 25, 1884) was a businessman and Union brigadier general during the American Civil War. Early years Opdycke was born on a farm in Hubbard, Oh...

6/5/2011 8/6/2012

William Grose (December 16, 1812 – July 30, 1900) was a lawyer, politician, author, and brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He served in many of the important ca...

5/25/2011 8/6/2012

Richard W. Johnson (1827–1897) was an American soldier, born in Kentucky. Early career He graduated at West Point in 1849 and up to the time of the Civil War was employed chiefly on fronti...

5/30/2011 8/6/2012

Edward Hatch (December 22, 1832 – April 11, 1889) was a career American soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war he became the first comma...

5/26/2011 8/6/2012

) John Franklin Miller (November 21, 1831 – March 8, 1886) was a lawyer, businessman, and general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He represented California in the United State...

4/9/2012 8/6/2012

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A businessman and bridge builder before the Civil War, Moore was appointed colonel of the 33rd Wisconsin infantry upon its formation in August of 1862. The r...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Kenner Garrard (September 21, 1827 – May 15, 1879) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. A member of one of Ohio's most prominent military families, he perfo...

5/22/2011 8/6/2012

Born at Madison County, New York, in the hamlet of Nelson, August 2, 1826, he was appointed to West Point in 1847, graduating in 1851, ranking near the bottom of his class, a low standing belied by f...

6/13/2011 8/6/2012

1st Ohio Light Artillery Regiment (3 Years) Major Battery A, 1st Ohio Artillery Captain Chickamauga -- Battery A, 1st Ohio Artillery 1st Brigade (Willich), 2nd Division (Johnson), XX Corps (McCook)...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

Lt Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest (CSA) MP (1821 - 1877)

"Bedford"

"Wizard of the Saddle" Forrest's farewell address to his troops, May 9, 1865 Civil war, such as you have just passed through naturally engenders feelings of animosity, hatred, and revenge. It is ...

3/4/2008 8/6/2012

Alexander Peter Stewart (October 2, 1821 – August 30, 1908) was a career United States Army officer, college professor, and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil W...

7/24/2011 8/6/2012

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, a...

5/5/2009 8/6/2012

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham (October 20, 1820 – September 4, 1886), known also as Frank, was a Tennessee aristocrat, California gold miner, and a General in the Confederate States Army during t...

8/16/2011 8/6/2012

James Harrison Wilson (September 2, 1837 – February 23, 1925) was a United States Army topographic engineer and a Union Army Major General in the American Civil War. He served as an aide to Ma...

8/6/2012 8/6/2012

John Bell Hood (June 1 or June 29, 1831 – August 30, 1879) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood had a reputation for bravery and aggressiveness that sometimes bordered...

4/15/2011 8/6/2012

Joseph Benjamin Palmer (November 1, 1825 – November 4, 1890) was an American lawyer, legislator, and soldier. He served as a Confederate general in the American Civil War, during which he was ...

5/12/2011 8/5/2012

John Thomas Croxton (November 20, 1836 – April 16, 1874) was an attorney, a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a postbellum U.S. diplomat. Early life and career C...

10/24/2011 8/3/2012

James Blair Steedman (July 29, 1817 – October 18, 1883) was an American soldier, printer, and politician. He also served during the American Civil War as a general in the Union Army, most note...

6/30/2012 8/3/2012

Abel D. Streight (June 17, 1828 – May 27, 1892) was a peace time lumber merchant and publisher, and was a Union Army general in the American Civil War. His command precipitated a notable caval...

6/26/2012 8/3/2012

Brevet Maj. General Walter C. Whitaker (USA) (1823 - 1887)

"Walter Childs Whitaker", "Walter Chiles Whitaker"

Walter Chiles Whitaker (August 8, 1823 – July 9, 1887) was an American farmer, attorney, and soldier. He served as an officer in the United States Army during the Mexican–American War, ...

6/13/2011 8/3/2012

John McArthur (November 17, 1826 – May 15, 1906) was a Union general during the American Civil War. McArthur became one of the ablest Federal commanders in the Western Theater. Early life ...

7/6/2012 7/6/2012

Jacob Dolson Cox, (Jr.) (October 27, 1828 – August 4, 1900) was a lawyer, a Union Army general during the American Civil War, and later a Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 28th...

5/19/2011 7/6/2012

Darius Nash Couch (July 23, 1822 – February 12, 1897) was an American soldier, businessman, and naturalist. He served as a career U.S. Army officer during the Mexican-American War, the Second ...

5/14/2011 7/6/2012

John McAllister Schofield (September 29, 1831 – March 4, 1906) was an American soldier who held major commands during the American Civil War. He later served as U.S. Secretary of War and comma...

5/15/2011 7/6/2012