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Birth: Mar. 27, 1835 Belmont County Ohio, USA Death: Nov. 5, 1862 Perryville Boyle County Kentucky, USA **** Co. E, 98th Reg., OVI Fell 10/8/1862 & died 11/5/1862: Battle of Perryville G.A.R....

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Newton Knight (1829 - 1922)

"Newt Knight"

Newton Knight (November 1837 – February 16, 1922) was an American farmer, soldier and southern Unionist, best known as the leader of the Knight Company, a band of Confederate army deserters th...

11/1/2008 9/21/2016

Birth: May 28, 1837 Virginia, USA Death: Jun. 26, 1862 Gaines Mill Hanover County Virginia, USA Confederate staff officer. Attended V.M.I. and the University of Virginia. Schoolteacher in Winches...

12/18/2014 9/13/2016

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Orange County, New York, he served as a Captain of Company C, 61st New York Infantry, Union Army. In actions at Todds Tavern, Virginia, May 8...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the rebellion, he enlisted in Rhode Island Volunteers was commissioned Captain and promoted Colonel in command of the 4th Regiment in Octobe...

8/24/2016 8/27/2016

DIRECTOR EMERITUS for the Museum of Fine Arts Boston From Annual Report of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1902 CIVIL WAR VETERAN. He enlisted intending to go as a private, but received, through ...

3/5/2009 8/27/2016

Morris Harris (1837 - 1927)

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a 1st Lieutenant in the 1st United States Regular Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Smithfield, Virginia o...

8/22/2016 8/25/2016

USMA Class of 1842. History of Bedford, New Hampshire James Gilchrist Benton was graduated from West Point in 1842 and appointed additional Second Lieutenant of ordinance. He was stationed at Wat...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

Thomas Ogden Osborn (August 11, 1832 – March 27, 1904) was an American lawyer, soldier, and diplomat who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was also the U....

10/10/2010 8/19/2016

Mary Ann Bickerdyke (1817 - 1901)

"Mother Bickerdyke"

from her find a grave entry: At 30, she married Robert Bickerdyke, a sign painter and musician who was a widower with children. An early abolition activist, she transported escaping slaves in his wagon...

12/1/2012 8/16/2016

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

George D. Ruggles (September 11, 1833 – October 19, 1904) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1893 to 1897. Biography He was bor...

8/7/2016 8/7/2016

Thomas Thompson Eckert (23 April 1825 – 20 October 1910) was an officer in the U.S. Army, Chief of the War Department Telegraph Staff from 1862–1866, United States Assistant Secretary o...

8/7/2016 8/7/2016

Thomas Haines Dudley (1819 - 1893)

Thomas Haines Dudley was consul of the United States of America in Liverpool during the American Civil War. He was instrumental in leading efforts by the Federal Government to prevent British involve...

8/6/2016 8/6/2016

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

John George Nicolay (1832 - 1901)

Personal secretary to President Abraham Lincoln John George Nicolay (February 26, 1832 – September 26, 1901) was a German-born American biographer, secretary of US President Abraham Lincoln ...

8/31/2008 8/4/2016

Civil War Union Army Officer. He was commissioned as a Captain on August 12, 1862, and was mustered in as commander of Company F, 122nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted as a Captain on 12 Augu...

1/12/2015 8/3/2016

Augustus Louis Chetlain (December 26, 1824 – March 15, 1914) was a United States Army soldier – the first man in Illinois to volunteer at the outbreak of the American Civil War. He serv...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War as the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, being mustered in as Captain and commander of Company H on April 30, 1861, less than a mont...

7/17/2016 7/17/2016

George Sigourney Acker (born December 25, 1835 in Rochester, Monroe County, New York, and died September 6, 1879 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) was a brigadier general in the Union. He is buried in Union ...

7/16/2016 7/16/2016

William Stretch Abert (1 February 1836 – 25 August 1867) was an American brigadier general in the Union during the Civil War.

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George Hay Covode (August 19, 1835 – June 25, 1864) was a Pennsylvania merchant and a colonel of cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Dr. Isaac Wilson (1821 - 1887)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Co.: F&S Regt.: 137th Indiana Infantry Branch: Army Assistant surgeon July 8, 1864- Sept. 21, 1864 Assigned: Co. D Gar. Grds Ind. Inf. ; Discharged May ...

7/13/2016 7/13/2016

) Joseph Bailey (May 6, 1825 – March 21, 1867) was a civil engineer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

7/12/2016 7/12/2016

Gabriel Bouck (December 16, 1828 – February 21, 1904) was a member of the United States House of Representatives (1877–1881) from Wisconsin. He also served in the Wisconsin State Assemb...

12/27/2009 7/11/2016

Birth: Sep. 26, 1816 Martinsburg Berkeley County West Virginia, USA Death: Mar. 8, 1888 Charles Town Jefferson County West Virginia, USA Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Artist, Auth...

7/12/2009 7/6/2016

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal John Gideon Palmer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on ...

5/4/2012 7/4/2016

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Rank: Sergt. & 2nd Lieut. Co. E Regt.: 3rd Vermont Infantry Rank: Captain Co.: H & K Regt.: 1 U.S. Colored Infantry Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61...

10/12/2015 7/3/2016

Sergeant Otis O. Roberts, Company H - Medal of Honor recipient for action at the Second Battle of Rappahannock Station Birth: Mar. 20, 1842 Sangerville Piscataquis County Maine, USA Death: Feb. 8...

4/29/2012 7/2/2016

Elbridge G. Spaulding (1809 - 1897)

Elbridge Gerry Spaulding (February 24, 1809 – May 5, 1897) was an American lawyer, banker, and Republican Party politician. He opposed slavery and supported the idea for the first U.S. currenc...

7/2/2016 7/2/2016

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

Edward D. Tracy, Jr., was born in Macon, Georgia, on Nov. 5, 1833. His father served as Macon´s second Mayor (1826-1828), a Judge of Superior Court, and hosted General Lafayette during his vis...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

United States Navy Admiral. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in 1833, he distinguished himself during the Mexican American War in siege of Vera Cruz, March 1847. Promoted to Commander in...

8/7/2010 6/27/2016

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

__________________________ Birth: 1848 Death: Mar. 3, 1918 First child and eldest son of General James Longstreet and Marie Garland Longstreet. __________________

3/31/2013 6/27/2016

Joseph Robert Cabell was a son of Gen. Benjamin W.S. Cabell, a veteran of the War of 1812. The Cabell family plot is marked by a tall brownstone column.He is buried with his brother Benjamin Edward C...

8/20/2012 6/17/2016

(According to: ): An uncle of Matoaka Sims, Powhatan Bolling Whittle was the youngest of James Whittle's eight brothers. He was named after his ancestor, the Algonquian chieftain Powhatan. Reputed to...

1/23/2010 6/17/2016

* Military Service: U. S. Army 1856-1869. American Civil War: 1861-1865. USMA, West Point Class of 1856. Rank: {Brevet) Major General Samuel Spriggs "Red" Carroll (September 21, 1832 – Jan...

5/17/2011 6/13/2016

U.S. Navy, Fleet Captain of the South Atlantic Squadron, fell in the attack upon Fort Wagner, Charleston, in command of the ironclad USS Catskill. Lt. George Washington Rodgers, II was in charge of...

7/8/2013 6/7/2016

George Wayne Anderson, 2nd son of John Wayne Anderson and the former Sarah Ann Houstoun, was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1838. George was educated at local schools and attended University of Virgini...

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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

Thomas Stowell Phelps (Buckfield, Maine, 2 November 1822 – New York City, New York, 10 January 1901) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the United States Navy from 1840 to ...

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John Bratton (March 7, 1831 – January 12, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He rose from p...

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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 ...

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) Charles Albright (December 13, 1830 – September 28, 1880) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Biography Charles Albright was born in Bucks Cou...

8/26/2011 5/22/2016

Joseph Thoburn (April 29, 1825 – October 19, 1864) was born in the district of Mallusk north of Belfast, County Antrim, to be found in the modern-day borough of Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland,...

4/27/2016 5/19/2016

Joseph White Latimer (August 27, 1843 – August 1, 1863), "The Boy Major," was a promising young officer in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's artillery branch during the American Civi...

7/12/2011 5/19/2016

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

Killed in action at the battle of Antietam,MD. Birth: Jul. 4, 1834 Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Sep. 17, 1862 Antietam Washington County Maryland, USA Residence: Pit...

3/11/2009 5/14/2016

William Montague Browne (July 7, 1823 – April 28, 1883) was a prominent politician and newsman, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

5/11/2016 5/11/2016

Isaac Munroe St. John (November 19, 1827 – April 7, 1880) was a Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War. He was a lawyer, newspaper editor and civil engineer ...

5/11/2016 5/11/2016

John Moncure Daniel III (1825 - 1865)

Was a newspaper editor for the Richmond Examiner. Was appointed minister to Sardinia in 1853. He served on the staff of General A.P. Hill during the Civil War. Peter Bridges wrote a biography of John M...

8/18/2009 5/10/2016

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

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Berlin, Illinois, at the start of the Civil War, he was a successful publisher-editor of the Daily Register, Chicago Advance, plus managing editor ...

5/6/2016 5/6/2016

He moved to Platte County, Missouri, in around 1846,[1] and subsequently settled on a farm in Buchanan County. In 1852, he married Maria Stamper, and they had twelve children. At the outbreak of th...

1/10/2016 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....

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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

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Jan 13 2015, 0:59:41 UTC Chilly McIntosh (1800–1875) was an important figure in the history of the Creek Nation. Born in Georgia to Will...

6/23/2009 5/1/2016

Colonel Daniel N. McIntosh (CSA) (1822 - 1896)

"D. N. McIntosh"

Daniel Newnan McIntosh (1822 - 1896), often identified as D. N. McIntosh, was a Creek rancher, soldier and politician, the youngest son of Creek Chief William McIntosh (1790-1825). He was a member of...

10/25/2008 5/1/2016

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

Francis Jay Herron (February 17, 1837 – January 8, 1902), was a Union general during the American Civil War. Honors A bronze bust of Herron (sculpted by Solon Borglum) was erected in Jan...

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Julius White (September 23, 1816 – May 12, 1890) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, as well as a postbellum diplomat.

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Cyrus Bussey (October 5, 1833 – March 2, 1915) was an American soldier and politician, serving as a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Charles E. Capehart (1833–1911) was an officer in the U.S. Cavalry during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for action following the Battle of Gettysburg on July 4, 1863...

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Henry Capehart (March 18, 1825 – April 15, 1895) was a surgeon and officer in the U.S. Cavalry during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for saving the life of a drowning...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

After the outbreak of the Civil War, John accepted a commission in the Indiana 60th Infantry Regiment. John didn't remain with the Indiana 60th Infantry Regiment for long. It seemed as though Key wou...

4/28/2016 4/28/2016

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

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William G. Whitney, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on ...

2/3/2012 4/14/2016

Citation Under fire of the enemy, successfully destroyed a valuable train that had been abandoned and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy. Martin Thomas McMahon (March 21, 183...

12/12/2012 4/13/2016

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

James Wiley (1835 - 1865)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant James Wiley, United States Army, for extraordinary herois...

2/3/2012 3/18/2016

Norwood Penrose "Pen" Hallowell (April 13, 1839 – April 11, 1914) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. One of three brothers to serve with distinction during the war...

7/13/2011 2/21/2016

Edward "Ned" Needles Hallowell (November 3, 1836–July 26, 1871) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, commanding the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry following t...

10/5/2015 2/21/2016

Stephen Atkins Swails (23 February 1832 – 17 May 1900) was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although originally enlisting as a private, he was the first African-Ameri...

2/20/2016 2/20/2016

Robert Glenn Shaver was a former Confederate officer who raised Arkansas troops for the war, a commander who was wounded in battle, and a former outlaw who once fled the United States to escape punis...

2/12/2016 2/12/2016

Civil War Confederate Officer. Born into an upper echelon aristocrat family, he was the son of Langdon Cheves, Sr. As an intellectual, he quickly came to the realization that civil war was inescapabl...

9/27/2013 2/10/2016

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

Andrew Gordon Magrath (February 8, 1813 – April 9, 1893) was the last Confederate Governor of South Carolina from 1864 to 1865, having previously been a United States federal judge. Early li...

3/15/2013 1/26/2016

: 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 C. Kelton (June 24, 1828–July 15, 1893) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General of the U.S. Army from 1889 to 1892. Biography He was born in Delawa...

8/9/2012 1/18/2016

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

Galusha Pennypacker (June 1, 1844 – October 1, 1916) was a Union general during the American Civil War. He is to this day the youngest person to hold the rank of brigadier general in the U.S. ...

5/14/2011 1/15/2016

Addison Hiatt Sanders (September 13, 1823 – November 7, 1912) was a newspaper editor who joined the Union Army during the American Civil War. He became a Brevet Brigadier General before the wa...

9/9/2014 1/15/2016

Stephen E. Chandler/From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Stephen E. Chandler Born November 20, 1841, Battle Creek, Michigan Died February 1, 1919 (aged 77) Minneapolis, Minnesota Buried at ...

1/13/2016 1/15/2016

John Grubb Parke (September 22, 1827 – December 16, 1900) was a United States Army engineer and a Union general in the American Civil War. Early life Parke was born in Coatesville, Chester...

10/7/2011 12/31/2015

Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and statesman from Massachusetts. An academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the antislaver...

1/21/2010 12/28/2015

Washington Augustus Roebling (May 26, 1837 – July 21, 1926) was an American civil engineer best known for his work on the Brooklyn Bridge, which was initially designed by his father John A. Ro...

12/28/2015 12/28/2015

Major John Wiley (USA) MP (1812 - 1886)

Civil War Veteran Military Service: Captain of Reading Infantry Company; 1844-1866 (also known as Washington Rifle Greens and Washington Rifle Grays) Captain and was promoted to Major of Richar...

8/27/2011 12/21/2015

John Grimes Walker (20 March 1835 – 16 September 1907) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served during the Civil War. After the war, he served as Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, ...

2/7/2007 12/17/2015

George Sullivan Dodge (3 August 1838 - 24 August 1881) was an American military officer and merchant. Dodge, the son of William P. and Nancy B. Dodge, was born on 3 August 1838, in Irasburg, Orleans ...

12/15/2015 12/15/2015

John J. Williams, (USA) (Last one killed in U.S Civil War) MP (1841 - 1865)

"Jefferson J. Williams"

John Jefferson Williams (June 9, 1841 – May 13, 1865) was a Union soldier and private in Company B the 34th Regiment Indiana Infantry and was the last soldier killed in the American Civil War. ...

6/9/2015 12/14/2015

Henry Moses Judah (June 12, 1821 – February 14, 1866) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War. He is most remembered for ...

2/2/2013 12/14/2015

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 estab...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Biography: (See link below to view Sword) An ornate PRESENTATION INSCRIBED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICERS’ SWORD, WITH SILVER GRIP . Presentation inscribed in five lines on the flat po...

8/24/2013 12/5/2015

Luther Stephen Trowbridge joined the 5th Michigan Cavalry (part of Custer's Brigade) in 1862 as a Major. After seeing action at Gettysberg he was promoted in 1863 to Lt. Colonel of the 10th Michigan ...

11/8/2009 11/30/2015

Brig. General Ely Samuel Parker, "Open Door" (1828 - 1895)

"Hasanoanda", "Do-ne-ho-ga-wa", "“Open Door"", "Ely Donehogehweh"

Gen Ely Samuel Parker Original name: Ely Donehogehweh Memorial# 3603 Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA Plot: Section 12, Lot 1, - - - - - Find A Grave The Life of General El...

11/2/2015 11/17/2015

Andrew Hickenlooper (August 10, 1837 – May 12, 1904) was an Ohio civil engineer, politician, industrialist, and most famously, an officer who served as a General in the Union Army during the A...

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Henry Larcom Abbot (August 13, 1831 – October 1, 1927) was a military engineer and career officer in the United States Army. He served in the Union Army during the American Civil War and was a...

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