Genealogy Projects tagged with Civil war on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Finnish Civil War 1918

    The purpose of this project is to find and gather the different profiles who took part in the Finnish civil war 1918 and fell there. See Project war dead in Finland : The Finnish civil war was a struggle between the white Finnish Senate in Vasa and the red People’s Commissariat in Helsinki, between 27 January and 15 May 1918. On the white side, there were the senate troops and on the opposing...

  • Texas Feuds

    Though feuds and range wars were rampant throughout the American West, it seems the Lone Star State wins the "prize" for having the most. In virtually every county in the state, bitter wars were waged, often beginning with a few family members before growing to include hundreds of men. From disputes rising out of Civil War sympathies, to cattle thievery, and old-fashioned arguments between neig...

  • US Civil War Notables

    This project focuses on Civil War "notables" from the Union and Confederate armies and their families. Meaning of the word notables: NOTABLES, noun famous or important persons worthy of attention or notice; remarkable.== including officers, volunteers, and draftees on both sides who are or should be recognized for their "NOTABLE" activities during the American Civil War — whether e...

  • Union Army

    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 A...

  • Medal of Honor recipients, American Civil War

    Many of the awards during the Civil War were for capturing or saving regimental flags. During the Civil War, regimental flags served as the rallying point for the unit, and guided the unit's movements. Loss of the flag could greatly disrupt a unit, and could have a greater effect than the death of the commanding officerThe Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United ...

  • American Civil War Soldiers

    This project is created to honor lives lost in the American Civil War as well as those who fought and led to establishing the America we have today. Roughly 2% of the population, an estimated 620,000 men, lost their lives in the line of duty. (www.civilwar.org/education/civil-war-casualties.html)www.civilwar.org/education/history/faq/ Civil War Trust The war began when the Confederates bombarde...

  • Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known for their service in this war. This war was fought by many, both in action and in the aid of the people's' spirit. So let us not forget all who fought this grandiose war. We include both people who sided with ...

  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • Cherokee Genealogy and History

    The goal of this project is to develop accurate and documented genealogical and historical knowledge of the Cherokee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ)? (from ) The Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ) are a Native American people historically settled in the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, the Carolinas and Eastern Tennessee). Linguistically, they are part of the Ir...

  • Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

    Wikipedia =______________The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, sometimes more simply referred to as the Battle of Spotsylvania (or the 19th-century spelling Spottsylvania), was the second major battle in Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland Campaign of the American Civil War. Following the bloody but inconclusive Battle of the Wilderness, Grant's army disengaged from Confederate General ...

  • German Americans in the Civil War

    in the American Civil War were the largest ethnic contingent to fight for the Union. More than 200,000 native Germans served in the Union Army, with New York and Ohio each providing ten divisions dominated by German-born men.==German-American army units==Approximately 516,000 (23.4% of all Union soldiers) were German Americans; about 216,000 of these were born in Germany. New York supplied the ...

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn largely rel...

  • Il Gattopardo / The Leopard (1963 film)

    Il Gattopardo / The Leopard (1963 film, Italy) Directed by Luchino Visconti Crew Producers: Goffredo Lombardo and Pietro Notarianni Written by Pasquale Festa Campanile , Enrico Medioli , Massimo Franciosa , Luchino Visconti , and Suso Cecchi d'Amico

  • Virginia in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    The Commonwealth Of Virginia during the Southern War for Independence.See these related projects as well for other details:==Armies==* The Army Of Northern Virginia * The Army Of The Potomac ==Battles==* Skirmish at Abingdon * Action at Abraham's Creek * Action at Accotink * Skirmish at Aenon Church

  • Georgia in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Georgia who served in the Confederate Army. Georgia in the American Civil War Georgia Units During the Civil War

  • Battles in 1862 - US Civil War

    This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1862. resources Wikipedia Son of the South

  • Battle of Cold Harbor, (May 31 to June 12, 1864)

    The Battle of Cold Harbor was fought from May 31 to June 12, 1864, with the most significant fighting occurring on June 3. It was one of the final battles of Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign during the American Civil War, and is remembered as one of American history's bloodiest, most lopsided battles. Thousands of Union soldiers were killed or wounded in a hopeless frontal as...

  • Alabama in the American Civil War (C.S.A.) 1861-1865

    Wikipedia This project is used to relate all units from Alabama who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Lost Cause of the Confederacy

    wikipedia description This is reserved for genealogical members of Civil War (CSA) veterans. The initial purpose is to list adherents who actually fought in the Civil War and then later espoused "Lost Cause" views after Appomattox. I suggest NOT adding Civil War soldiers merely because they fought in the War descendants of the post-bellum adherents should be added if they espoused s...

  • The Battle of Nashville, TN December 15-16, 1864 US Civil War

    The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. It was fought at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15–16, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood and Federal forces under Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas. In one of the largest victori...

  • Battle of Bean's Station (December 1863), US Civil War

    The Battle of Bean's Station was a battle of the Knoxville Campaign of the American Civil War , occurring on December 14, 1863, in Grainger County, Tennessee . Gen. James Longstreet had been outside of Knoxville until December 4, when he abandoned their position and left heading Northeast. He was trailed by Gen. John G. Parke , who had just replaced General Burnside .

  • Knoxville Campaign (1863)

    The Knoxville campaign was a series of American Civil War battles and maneuvers in East Tennessee during the fall of 1863 designed to secure control of the city of Knoxville and with it the railroad that linked the Confederacy east and west, and position the First Corps under Longstreet for return to the Army of Northern Virginia. Union Army forces under Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside occupied Knox...

  • Battle of Missionary Ridge (November 1863), US Civil War

    The Battle of Missionary Ridge was fought on November 25, 1863, as part of the Chattanooga Campaign of the American Civil War . Following the Union victory in the Battle of Lookout Mountain on November 24, Union forces in the Military Division of the Mississippi under Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant assaulted Missionary Ridge and defeated the Confederate Army of Tennessee , commanded by Gen. Braxton...

  • Chattanooga Campaign 1863

    The Chattanooga campaign was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War. Following the defeat of Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans's Union Army of the Cumberland at the Battle of Chickamauga in September, the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Gen. Braxton Bragg besieged Rosecrans and his men by occupying key high terrain around Chattanooga, Tenn...

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  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Wikipedia =The Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863, marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign. The battle was the most significant Union defeat in the Western Theater of the American Civil War and involved the second highest number of casualties in the war following the Battle of Gettysburg.The battle w...

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