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Col. Haldimand Sumner Putnam MP (1836 - 1863)

Haldimand Sumner Putnam (October 15, 1835 – July 18, 1863) was a brevet colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was killed at the Second Battle of Fort Wagner.

4/22/2017 4/22/2017

Maj. (CSA), Caleb Huse MP (1831 - 1905)

Caleb Huse was a Major in the Confederate States Army, acting primarily as an arms procurement agent and purchasing specialist during the American Civil War. He is most well known for his successful ac...

7/25/2014 4/20/2017

Confederate Army Officer. A 1842 graduate of the United State Military Academy at West Point, he became the son-in-law of Union General Edwin Sumner after marrying that gentleman’s daughter, Margaret...

4/14/2017 4/14/2017

George Sykes (October 9, 1822 – February 8, 1880) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War. Early life Sykes was born in Dover, Delaware. He gradu...

5/24/2011 4/14/2017

William Washington Gordon (January 17, 1796 – March 22, 1842) was an American politician and businessman. Gordon was born in Screven County, Georgia. He was named after American Revolutionary War Gen...

2/23/2009 4/13/2017

The Oregonian Portland, Oregon Dec. 7, 1907 Page 9 Columns 3 and 4 MAJ. W.L. GEARY IS DEAD First White Child born in San Francisco, Veteran of Two Wars San Francisco, Dec. 6- Major William L, Geary...

2/4/2010 3/29/2017

Arnold Webb Braswell (born October 3, 1925) is a retired American air force lieutenant general and command pilot who was commander in chief of Pacific Air Forces, with headquarters at Hickam Air Forc...

8/7/2014 3/28/2017

Mike Krzyzewski MP

"Coach K"

Michael William Krzyzewski (/ʃəˈʃɛfski/ shə-shef-skee; nicknamed "Coach K"; born February 13, 1947) is an American college basketball coach and former player. Since 1980, he has served as the head me...

9/5/2008 3/16/2017
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Graduated from the U. S. Military Academy with the Class of 1863. He was 18th in a class of 25. New York Tribune, Tuesday, July 9, 1878: "The funeral of Captain George D. Ramsay, of the Ordnance Corp...

3/7/2017 3/7/2017

OBITUARY ORDER. Upon the death of Bvt. Major-General Ramsay the following order was issued by the War Department. “It becomes the painful duty of the Secretary of War to announce to the Army the de...

6/7/2011 3/7/2017

William Walton Morris (August 31, 1801 – December 11, 1865) was an American soldier and a career officer in the United States Army. He served as a colonel and brevet brigadier general in the Regular ...

4/15/2008 3/7/2017

John Mendenhall (July 12, 1829 – July 1, 1892) was an officer in the United States Army. As a Union Army artillery officer in the American Civil War, his performance was notable at the Battle of St...

8/15/2012 3/7/2017

Joseph Boyd Campbell (1833 or 1836 – 28 August 1891), son of Henry Roe Campbell and Sidney Boyd, was an officer in the United States Army who served as the seventh commander of the Department of Alas...

9/29/2015 3/7/2017

Lt. Col. Joseph Stewart MP (1822 - 1904)

Joseph Stewart (1822 – April 23, 1904) was an officer in the United States Army notable for serving as commander of Fort Alcatraz, Fort Churchill and the Department of Alaska. His name is occasionall...

4/13/2016 3/7/2017

Harvey Abner Allen (October 17, 1818 – September 20, 1882) was an officer in the United States Army who served as the fourth commander of the Department of Alaska, from September 20, 1871 to January ...

3/6/2017 3/6/2017

Brevet Brigadier General in American Civil War. After graduating from West Point in 1854, he was assigned frontier duty until the outbreak of the Civil War. During the war, he was a captain of cavalry ...

12/8/2008 3/2/2017

Herbert Raymond "H. R." McMaster is a United States Army lieutenant general and currently National Security Advisor. His immediate past military assignment was as Director of the Army Capabilities Inte...

2/19/2017 2/19/2017

Robert Louis "Bob" Caslen Jr. (born November 30, 1953) is a United States Army officer and has served as the 59th superintendent of West Point since July 17, 2013. He was born in Connecticut. He se...

2/19/2017 2/19/2017

David "Mickey" Marcus MP (1901 - 1948)

"/Mickey/"

The following is from the Wikipedia article on Col. Marcus : David Daniel Marcus (23 February 1901–10 June 1948), commonly known as Mickey Marcus, was an American United States Army colonel who assis...

8/1/2008 2/14/2017

Colonel US Army Spanish-American War, World War I and II. 4409. . (Born Wash.). EDWARD C. HANFORD (Ap'd Wash.) . .71 (Edward Cornelius Hanford, Born July 1, 1882.) Military History.— Second...

2/4/2017 2/4/2017

Eli Alva Helmick graduated from the United States Military Academy atWest Point in 1888. He also graduated from the Army School of the Linein 1909 and the Army War College in 1910. He also recieved an ...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Lt. General David Ewing Ott MP (1922 - 2004)

David Ewing Ott was born in Schofield Barracks, Territory of Hawaii, to Edward Stanley and Denise Koch Ott. His father was an Army Field Artillery officer, so David attended high schools in Kansas, Was...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Junius Wallace Jones, B. S., (1890–1977) was a major general in the United States Air Force. He was Inspector-General of the United States Air Force. Early life Jones was born in Jackson, Louisia...

12/15/2013 1/12/2017

Maj. John Taylor Haines MP (1864 - 1911)

Birth: Mar. 8, 1864 Missouri, USA Death: May 11, 1911 Bexar County Texas, USA Contributor, JanMary, states Major John Taylor Haines married Anne Eliza Almy on June 23, 1889. The following is fr...

11/24/2008 1/11/2017

Birth: unknown Death: Oct. 26, 1822 "Biographical Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. " by George Washington Cullum, published 1891 "...(Born ...

3/9/2009 12/21/2016

Lieut. Edward Coke Ross MP (1800 - 1851)

Edward Coke Ross was a gifted mathematician. After graduating from West Point he taught math there as an assistant professor. He translated the standard French text user for Algebra at West Point and h...

3/9/2009 12/21/2016

Col. Alexander Ross Piper MP (1865 - 1952)

"Grand Daddy Piper"

Alexander R. Piper 1889 1889 Class Crest Cullum No. 3310 • Nov 21, 1952 • Died in South Salem, New York He was born at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, New York, on March 1, 1865. His father, Captain J...

3/9/2009 12/21/2016

Col. Alexander Moore Piper MP (1828 - 1902)

Found on : Colonel Alexander Piper 10th New York State Volunteers - Heavy Artillery - Civil War 1862 to 1865 Painted by Théodore Gégoux (1850-1931). Completed at Watertown , New York Measuring ...

3/9/2009 12/21/2016

Colonel Thomas B. Arden MP (1813 - 1896)

class of 1853, West Point Military Academy

7/3/2014 12/21/2016

Vincent Viola (born 1956) is an American billionaire businessman, philanthropist, veteran of the United States Army and the presumptive nominee for United States Secretary of the Army. He is the form...

12/21/2016 12/21/2016

Robert Alan McDonald (born June 20, 1953) is the eighth United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. He is the retired Chairman, President, and CEO of Procter & Gamble. On July 29, 2014, the U.S. S...

12/14/2016 12/14/2016

Jean-Jacques-Alfred-Alexandre "Alfred" Mouton (February 10, 1829 – April 8, 1864) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was born in Opelousas, Louisiana, and spent most of his life ...

11/17/2010 12/6/2016

Franklin Gardner (January 29, 1823 – April 29, 1873) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War, best noted for his service at the Siege of Port Hudson. Early life Gardner was born in Ne...

11/17/2010 12/6/2016

Hylan Benton Lyon (February 22, 1836 – April 25, 1907) was a career officer in the United States Army until the start of the American Civil War, when he resigned rather than fight against the South. ...

5/10/2011 12/4/2016

USMA Class of 1869. Major General. He was the son of Robert E. Duvall and Julianna E. Frame Duvall. On November 30, 1871, he married Rose O'Neale Greenhow (1853-1910) in Newport, Rhode Island. They...

8/17/2013 12/4/2016

Alexander Hays (July 8, 1819 – May 5, 1864) was a Union Army general in the American Civil War, killed in the Battle of the Wilderness. Early life and career Hays was born in Franklin, Pennsylvan...

11/21/2016 11/21/2016

General Wade H. Haislip MP (1889 - 1971)

Wade Hampton Haislip (July 9, 1889 – December 23, 1971) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army (VCSA) from 1949 to 1951. Military c...

11/29/2013 10/17/2016

General Courtney Hodges MP (1887 - 1966)

General Courtney Hicks Hodges (January 5, 1887 – January 16, 1966) was an American military officer, most prominent for his role in World War II, in which he commanded the First United States Army ...

2/1/2012 10/17/2016

Joseph T. McNarney MP (1893 - 1972)

Joseph Taggart McNarney (August 28, 1893 – February 1, 1972) was a United States Army Air Forces (and later Air Force) general officer who served as Military Governor of occupied Germany. Biography...

10/15/2016 10/15/2016

James T. Neal MP (1921 - 2016)

Newspaper journalist, publisher, and professor who was at the center of a First Amendment case, as detailed in a loving memorial piece by his granddaughter , Alexandra Petri of The Washington Post . ...

10/9/2016 10/9/2016

General Carter B. Magruder MP (1900 - 1988)

Carter Bowie Magruder (April 3, 1900 – March 14, 1988) was a United States Army general who served concurrently as Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea/Com...

9/22/2016 9/22/2016

Robert James "Jim" Nicholson (born February 4, 1938) is an attorney, real estate developer, and a former Republican Party chairman. He was the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs from January...

9/20/2016 9/21/2016

John William Nicholson, Jr. (born May 8, 1957) is a United States Army general who most recently served as commanding general, Allied Land Command (since October 2014). Additionally he served as the ...

9/20/2016 9/21/2016

John W. Nicholson (born c. 1934) is an American retired Brigadier General of the United States Army who was appointed secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) by President George ...

9/20/2016 9/21/2016

Adelbert Rinaldo Buffington (1837–1922) was an American soldier. Biography Adelbert Buffington was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, and graduated from West Point in May 1861 (the same class as ...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

HENRY BETHEL JUDD Died, July 27, 1892, at Wilmington, Del., aged 73. Born at New London, Conn., April 25, 1819, a son of the Rev. Bethel Judd, who was a graduate of Yale College of the class of 179...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Brigadier General South Carolina Militia. Brisbane graduated from West Point in 1825, and after graduation was assigned to the third regiment of artillery and promoted to second lieutenant. After his...

9/18/2016 9/18/2016

Capt. James E. Chaffin III, 27, of West Columbia, S.C., died April 1, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation. He was assigned to the 3rd Battali...

9/12/2016 9/12/2016

William Stevens Lawton (May 16, 1900 – February 26, 1993) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army and served as the Army's Comptroller. Early life Lawton was born on May 16, 1900, in N...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Lt. James Watson Benton MP (1864 - 1896)

USMA Class of 1885. Cullum No. 3093. Twenty-Eight Annual Reunion Of The Association of the Graduates Of The United States Military Academy, At West Point, New York, June 10th, 1897, Seeman & Peters...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

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

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 born in Ne...

8/7/2016 8/7/2016

Michael Richard Pompeo (born December 30, 1963, Orange, California) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district from 2011 until he stepped down a...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

John Bel Edwards (born September 16, 1966) is an American attorney and politician who is the 56th and current Governor of Louisiana, having assumed office on January 11, 2016. He is a United States A...

7/14/2016 7/15/2016

Judge Orville C. Pratt MP (1819 - 1891)

Orville C. Pratt (April 24, 1819 – October 1891) was an American jurist and attorney. He served as the 2nd Associate Justice on the Oregon Supreme Court serving from 1848 to 1852. He wrote the lone d...

10/11/2009 7/11/2016

Stanley Allen McChrystal (born August 14, 1954) is a retired United States Army general best known for his command of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) in the mid-2000s. His last assignment was...

7/1/2016 7/3/2016

Burwell Baxter Bell, Jr. MP (1916 - 2001)

Somehow I always remember my dad. I can’t really bring up that first image in my mind, he just was there. Even today, several years after his passing, he is still there, a proud American, steadfastly c...

7/2/2016 7/2/2016

Bushrod Rust Johnson (October 7, 1817 – September 12, 1880) was a teacher, university chancellor, and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was one of a handful of Confederate generals wh...

6/25/2012 7/1/2016

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 fortif...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Born at Philadelphia, PA, he was graduated from the U. S. Military Academy with a brevet to 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Artillery, July 1, 1838 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Artillery, July 7, 1838. H...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

. John Bigelow, Jr. (May 12, 1854–1936) was a United States Army Lieutenant Colonel. He was the subject of many articles on military frontier life in Outing Magazine published by his brother Poultney...

2/28/2012 6/25/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He fought in the Mexican War, and attended the United State Military Academy at West Point, New York, but did no graduate, prior to the Civil War. As the tensi...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Alfred E. Beckley (May 26, 1802 – May 26, 1888) was the founder of Beckley, West Virginia, and a Brigadier General in the Virginia militia during the American Civil War. He named the city of Beckley ...

9/25/2010 6/24/2016

Warren Davidson, a Representative from Ohio; born in Ohio, March 1, 1970; graduated from Sidney High School, Sidney, Ohio, 1989; B.A., United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point, N.Y., ...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

Wikipedia - English Español José María Figueres Olsen (born in San José, Costa Rica, December 24, 1954), is a Costa Rican businessman and politician. After he left the presidency of Costa Rica in...

1/8/2009 6/19/2016

Colonel Derosey C. "Bud" Cabell, III MP (1919 - 1998)

""Bud""

Colonel, Air Defense Artillery, US Army. Aviator. Nickname was "Bud". The son of a West Point officer whose mother was the daughter of a West Point officer, it was only natural that he would go to ...

8/20/2012 6/17/2016

Colonel Derosey C. "Rosey" Cabell, II MP (1893 - 1966)

""Rosey""

The son of Major General Derosey Carroll Cabell, Sr and Martha Otis, he graduated from the US Military Academy, West Point, Class of 1916. He married Edith Morgan, daughter of Colonel George Horace M...

7/6/2008 6/17/2016

Major General, US Army, Cavalry Officer. Born at Fort Smith, Arkansas, the son and first child of a Confederate officer, Major Algernon Sydney Cabell, and Mary Angella Carroll. He was named after h...

8/20/2012 6/17/2016

Charles Pearre Cabell (October 11, 1903 in Dallas, Texas – May 25, 1971 in Arlington, Virginia) was an United States Air Force General and deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Early ...

4/27/2011 6/17/2016

William Lewis Cabell (January 1, 1827 – February 21, 1911) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and later served as Mayor of Dallas, Texas. Biography...

4/27/2011 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 – January 28...

5/17/2011 6/13/2016

Henderson King Yoakum MP (1810 - 1856)

Henderson King Yoakum (September 6, 1810 – November 30, 1856) was a Texas historian. He was born in Claiborne County, Tennessee, and graduated from West Point in 1832. Yoakum served in the Tennesse...

4/28/2013 6/7/2016

Lt. General Geoffrey Keyes MP (1888 - 1967)

Geoffrey Keyes (October 30, 1888 – September 17, 1967) was a highly decorated officer of the U.S. Army with the rank of Lieutenant General, who commanded the II Corps during World War II. Early lif...

11/14/2013 6/4/2016

5/31/2011 6/2/2016

William Doran Clark MP (1925 - 2015)

CLARK William D. Clark William Doran Clark passed away peacefully on September 28, 2015 at the age of 90 on his daughter's farm in Washington, Virginia where he spent the last several years of his li...

4/7/2015 5/27/2016

Johnson Kelly Duncan (March 19, 1827 – December 18, 1862) was one of the few generals in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War who was born and raised in the North. An antebellum ...

4/30/2011 5/27/2016

Civil war Union Brevet Brigadier General, 1846 graduate of West Point Academy-he belonged to the Aztec Club, the South Side Sportsman's Club, the St. Nicholas Society, the Loyal Legion of the US, and t...

3/3/2011 5/26/2016

Warren E. Hearnes, Governor MP (1923 - 2009)

Warren Eastman Hearnes (July 24, 1923 – August 16, 2009) was an American politician and the 46th Governor of Missouri from 1965 to 1973. He was the first Missouri Governor eligible to serve two conse...

5/23/2016 5/23/2016

) Benjamin Huger (November 22, 1805 – December 7, 1877) was a career United States Army ordnance officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He also served as a Confederate g...

2/17/2008 5/19/2016

Colonel Frank Huger (CSA) MP (1837 - 1897)

Huger, a son of Gen Benjamin Huger, served as a Confederate artillerist in the American Civil War. Pre War Francis (Frank) Kinloch Huger, a son of Benjamin Huger and Elizabeth Celestine Pinck...

7/4/2012 5/19/2016

) John Pelham (September 7, 1838 – March 17, 1863) was an artillery officer who served with the Confederate cavalry under J.E.B. Stuart during the American Civil War. Dubbed "The Gallant Pelham" for ...

7/14/2011 5/18/2016

Beverly Holcombe Robertson (June 5, 1827 – December 12, 1910) was a cavalry officer in the United States Army on the Western frontier and a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Early ...

4/20/2011 5/18/2016

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jubal Anderson Early (November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894) was a lawyer and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He served under Stonewall Jackson and the...

4/27/2009 5/18/2016

Charles William Field (April 6, 1828 – April 9, 1892) was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army and then, during the American Civil War, in the Confederate States Army. His div...

8/16/2011 5/18/2016

William Dorsey Pender (February 6, 1834 – July 18, 1863) was one of the youngest, and most promising, generals fighting for the Confederacy in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded at the B...

4/19/2011 5/18/2016

Nathan George "Shanks" Evans (1824 – 1868) was a Major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. His Gravestone is very clear, "Major Gen'l" - - - - - Nathan George "S...

10/21/2007 5/18/2016

Lewis Addison Armistead (February 18, 1817 – July 5, 1863) was a Confederate brigadier general in the American Civil War, who was wounded, captured and died after Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Ge...

6/7/2010 5/18/2016

Thomas Fenwick Drayton (August 24, 1809 – February 18, 1891) was a plantation owner, politician, railroad president, and military officer, serving in the United States Army and then as a brigadier ge...

4/5/2010 5/18/2016

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (May 20, 1824 – December 2, 1890) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican–American War and also was a Confederate general during the American Civil W...

7/4/2012 5/18/2016

Stephen Hinsdale Weed (November 17, 1831 – July 2, 1863) was a career military officer in the United States Army. He was killed defending Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg in the America...

10/7/2009 5/18/2016

CUVIER WAS BORN IN BETHEL, MAINE, 29 JULY 1828 AND WAS THE SON OF JOHN AND FANNY (LARY) G. GROVER. HE WAS AN ARMY OFFICER AND GRADUATED FROM THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY IN 1850. MARRIED SUSAN FLINT, 1 ...

5/25/2011 5/18/2016

George Dashiell Bayard (December 18, 1835 – December 14, 1862) was a career soldier in the United States Army and a general in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded in the...

5/14/2011 5/18/2016

Dunbar R. Ransom commanded Union artillery in the American Civil War. Early life Dunbar Ransom was born at Fayetteville, North Carolina on January 10, 1831 but moved to Vermont. He is listed as t...

7/7/2011 5/18/2016

Zealous Bates Tower (January 12, 1819 – March 20, 1900) was an American soldier and civil engineer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was most noted for const...

6/15/2011 5/18/2016

Jesse Lee Reno (April 20, 1823 – September 14, 1862) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War, the western frontier, and as a Union General during the American C...

5/15/2011 5/18/2016

CHRISTIAN, JR., THOMAS JONATHAN JACKSON (1915~1944) Thomas Jonathan Jackson Christian, Jr., Colonel in the United States Army Air Force and great grandson of Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonew...

2/21/2009 5/18/2016

Henry Granville Sharpe (April 30, 1858 – July 13, 1947) was the 24th Quartermaster General of the United States Army from 1916 to 1918. Biography Sharpe was born in Kingston, New York, in 1...

1/20/2013 5/14/2016

Brig. General Charles Carroll Tevis (USA) MP (1828 - 1900)

"Charles Carroll Tevis", "Nassim Bey"

An 1849 West Point graduate, Charles Carroll Tevis served in the armies of the United States, Turkey, France, Bulgaria, and the Papal States. Washington Carroll Tevis--1828-1900--was a West Point g...

5/12/2016 5/12/2016

Colonel Abraham Myers (CSA) MP (1811 - 1889)

Abraham Charles Myers (Georgetown, South Carolina, 14 May 1811 - Washington, D.C., 20 June 1889) was a Jewish American army officer and a graduate of West Point, Class of 1833. During the Semin...

1/12/2013 5/11/2016