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  • Pvt. Gregory Minnie, (USA) (1833 - 1895)
    Gregory Minnie served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company B, 2nd Regiment, Michigan Infantry.
  • Pvt. Adolphus P Clark (1844 - 1911)
    Adolphus served the Union as a private during the Civil War in Co. B, 11th W. Va. Inf. He married on 3 Mar 1874 in Calhoun Co., WV to Jerusha Starcher, 20yo single, Gilmer Co. born, dtr. of William...
  • John F Longenecker (1840 - 1908)
    CIVIL WAR VETERAN. SERVED WITH CO C 173RD PA INFANTRY.
  • Pvt. Andrew Milton Vance, (USA) (1841 - 1928)
    Andrew Vance served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He enlisted in Company H, Iowa 17th Infantry Regiment on 11 Apr 1862. Mustered out on 13 Mar 1863 at Quincy, IL. He was wounded duri...
  • Col. John Knapp (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...

The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States Army during the war. About 360,000 Union soldiers died from all causes and some 280,000 were wounded.