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  • Surgeon William Holbrook, USA (1823 - 1903)
    Civil War Veteran Asst. Surgeon, 10th Massachusetts Infantry Surgeon, 18th Massachusetts Infantry Chief Operating Surgeon, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps, Army of the Potomac William Holbrook wa...
  • Pvt. Matthew Leach, (USA) (1845 - 1905)
    Veteran - Pvt Matthew Leach, Company M, 13th Cavalry Kentucky, USA. - Civil War. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Matthew Leach (1845-1905) was a son of John Leach & Almira Salyers. Mat...
  • Pvt Francis Marion Yocum (1845 - 1863)
    Francis M Yocum, served as a Pvt, Company K, 19th Kentucky, USA, Civil War On May 18, 1863 the Seige of Vicksburg, MS began. Union forces under Grant attacked Confederate defenses outside the city on ...
  • Charles K Yocum (1842 - 1921)
    Veteran - Charles K Yocum served in Co K, 19 Kentucky Infantry, USA, Civil War. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Charles K Yocum (1842-1921) was a son of William Daniel Yocum and...
  • Pvt George W Yocum (1837 - 1864)
    George W Yocum served in Co. K (Capt. Kinney's Co.), 19th Kentucky Infantry (Union) Age: 25 years. Muster-in date Jan. 2, 1862 Joined for duty and enrolled: Dec. 11, 1861; Camp Harrod: 3 years May & ...

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.