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  • Capt. Richmond Legh Jones, (USA) (1840 - 1923)
    Richmond Jones enlisted in Company E, Pennsylvania 11th Infantry Regiment on 12 Sep 1862. Mustered out on 25 Sep 1862 at Harrisburg, PA. He was then commissioned an officer in Company A, Pennsylvania 5...
  • Brevet Brig. Gen. Elisha Mix, (USA) (1818 - 1898)
    Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 8th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 f...
  • Pvt. John Gray (USA) (1809 - 1865)
    Biography: In 1835, they removed to Ohio, going on to Michigan in 1840, settling at Niles. Here he opened a meat market, working also at his trade as a carpenter. He was a large man, weighing 220 pou...
  • Pvt. Watson Gray (USA) (1831 - 1893)
    Enlisted in Company M, Michigan 4th Cavalry Regiment on 29 Aug 1862.Mustered out on 01 Jul 1865 at Nashville, TN. Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Aug 30 2016, 16:38:06 UTC
  • Corp. John Mowrer, (USA) (1831 - 1865)
    John Mowrer served in the Union army during the American Civil War. He enlisted in Company E, Indiana 130th Infantry Regiment on 01 Mar 1864. He died on 13 Jun 1865 in Wilmington, NC. He was buried in ...

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.