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Charles Albert Woodruff , (1845–1920) Brigadier General in the United States Army, served in the American Civil War, and the Spanish–American War. Early life Woodruff was born in Burke, Vermont on ...

9/11/2012 5/3/2017

Pvt. Andrew Watson MP (1844 - 1924)

Andrew Watson fought in the United States Civil War for the Union Side. He served in Company A, 3rd Regiment Mississippi Infantry (African Descent) with the rank of Private. He enlisted on March 19, 18...

10/5/2014 4/21/2017

Dr. Thomas T. Minor MP (1844 - 1889)

Thomas T. Minor, (February 20, 1844 – December 2, 1889) was a physician, businessman, civic and political leader who founded the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railway and served as mayor of Seattle...

6/26/2010 4/21/2017

Thomas Wentworth Higginson MP (1823 - 1911)

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840...

9/21/2012 4/21/2017

) James Montgomery (December 22, 1814 – December 6, 1871) was a Jayhawker during the Bleeding Kansas Affair and a controversial Union colonel during the American Civil War. Montgomery was a staunch a...

8/14/2011 4/21/2017

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

Wilson Bruce Evans MP (1824 - 1898)

Wilson Bruce Evans (1824-1898), an African American carpenter and furniture maker, built this red brick, hipped roof, home in 1854-56, shortly after he and his brother Henry arrived from North Carolina...

11/7/2011 5/22/2016

William S. "Ed" Overstreet MP (1849 - 1901)

Civil War Veteran Inscription Co. K 124 U.S.C.I (United States Colored Infantry) Name: Private W S Overstreet Age: 16 Birth Year: abt 1849 Birth Place: Jessamine, Kentucky Enlis...

8/19/2015 8/19/2015

Robert B. Hale MP (1845 - c.1915)

Enlisted in the U.S. Army, 1865* Residence: (1850 — Age: 5) District 68, Wythe, Virginia* Marriage to Martha Francis Jackson: (1877 — Age: 32)* Residence: (1880 — Age: 35) Newtown, King and Queen, Virg...

5/4/2015 5/19/2015

Hiram Rhodes Revels (September 27, 1827[note 1] – January 16, 1901) was a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME), and a politician. He was the first person of color to serve in the ...

12/24/2013 4/21/2015

George W. Edmondson MP (1836 - 1922)

from Dates: 1836–1922 Family: Colbert (Hemings) Occupation: Soldier; Foundry worker Born in slavery in Lexington, Virginia, George Edmondson claimed his freedom in June 1864, when Union forces ...

10/6/2014 12/16/2014

Charles Veale, PVT (USA) MP (1838 - 1872)

Charles Veale or Veal was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of Chaffin's Farm....

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Andrew Jackson Smith (September 3, 1843 – March 4, 1932) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actio...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Robert A Pinn, 1SG (USA) MP (1843 - 1911)

Robert A. Pinn (March 1, 1843 – January 5, 1911) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at th...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Alexander Kelly, 1SG (USA) MP (1840 - 1907)

Alexander Kelly (April 7, 1840 – June 19, 1907) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Miles James, CPL (USA) MP (1829 - 1871)

Miles James was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of Chaffin's Farm. Biogr...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Milton M Holland, SGT (USA) MP (1844 - 1910)

Milton Murray Holland (August 1, 1844 – May 15, 1910) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions ...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Alfred B. Hilton (died October 21, 1864) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Thomas R Hawkins, SMG (USA) MP (1840 - 1870)

Thomas R. Hawkins (1840 – 1870) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle of Chaff...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

James H Harris MP (1828 - 1898)

James H. Harris (1828–January 28, 1898) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions at the Battle ...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

James Daniel Gardner also spelled as Gardiner (September 16, 1839–September 29, 1905) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest deco...

5/20/2011 5/24/2011

Christian Abraham Fleetwood (July 21, 1840–September 28, 1914), was a non-commissioned officer in the United States Army, an editor, a musician, and a government official. He received the Medal of Hono...

5/20/2011 5/22/2011

Decatur Dorsey, CPL (USA) MP (1836 - 1891)

Decatur Dorsey (1836–July 11, 1891) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of th...

5/20/2011 5/22/2011

William H. Carney, Medal of Honor MP (1840 - 1908)

"the first African American to receive this medal"

William Harvey Carney (February 29, 1840 – December 8, 1908), an escaped slave, was an African American soldier during the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the ...

5/20/2011 5/22/2011

James H Bronson, 1Sgt. (USA) MP (1838 - 1884)

James H. Bronson (1838 – March 16, 1884) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. Biography Bronson...

5/21/2011 5/22/2011

William H Barnes, SGT (USA) MP (c.1842 - 1866)

William Henry Barnes (c. 1840 or 1845-December 24, 1866) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor. Biograph...

5/20/2011 5/21/2011

Bruce Anderson, Pvt. (USA) MP (1845 - 1922)

Bruce Anderson (June 19, 1845 – August 22, 1922) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during ...

5/20/2011 5/21/2011

Aaron Anderson or Sanderson (born 1811, date of death unknown) was a Union Navy sailor during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. He...

5/14/2011 5/21/2011

Powhatan Beaty, 1SG (USA) MP (1837 - 1916)

Powhatan Beaty (October 8, 1837 – December 6, 1916) was born into slavery, an African American soldier and actor. During the American Civil War, he served in the Union Army's 5th United States Colored ...

5/20/2011 5/21/2011

Ananias Parker MP (c.1830 - 1912)

Ananias Parker was a Slave who became free after the civil war. He was owned by Isaac Parker. There is a civil war pension card for Ananias Parker. It shows that he served in the 137th USCT Regiment ...

1/31/2009 4/17/2011

Frederick Douglass MP (c.1817 - 1895)

Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, February 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery, he became a...

7/8/2007 4/15/2011