Nicholas M. Nolan
Nicholas Merritt Nolan (March 10, 1835 – October 24, 1883) was a United States Army major. He began his military career on December 9, 1852 as an artilleryman, and subsequently served in the 2nd ...
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Edward J. Bebb
Edward J. Bebb (April 28, 1839 – July 12, 1916) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Bebb was awarded the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor...
Francis Murphy (evangelist)
Francis Murphy (born 1836 in County Wexford, Ireland – died 1907) was an American temperance evangelist. He served in the Federal army during the Civil War. Beginning in 1870 at Portsmouth, N. H., he ...
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Simon Suhler
Simon Suhler (1844–1895) was a private in the United States Army and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Indian Wars of the western United St...
John Michael Tobin
John Michael Tobin (1841–1898) was an officer in the Union Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Malvern Hill during the American Civil War.
John Tobin was born in...
Van Spence
Van Spence was a member of Litchfield, Minnesota’s GAR. That was a little unusual in that Van was black and Litchfield was a very white Scandinavian town. The following account about Van Spence is f...
Ira Hough
Ira Hough (July 2, 1842 – October 18, 1916) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Battle of Cedar Creek fought near Midd...
Edward Overton, Jr.

Overton was born in Towanda, Pennsylvania. He attended Susquehanna Collegiate Institute in Towanda, and graduated from Princeton College in 1856. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Society. He stu...
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Anthony Comstock
Anthony Comstock (March 7, 1844 – September 21, 1915) was a United States Postal Inspector and politician dedicated to ideas of Victorian morality.
Comstock was born in New Canaan, Connecticut. As...
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James Montgomery Bailey
James Montgomery Bailey (September 25, 1841 – March 4, 1894) was an American journalist who won an ephemeral popularity as the "Dansbury News Man."
He was born at Albany, New York, and after recei...
Henry Crimmel
Henry Crimmel (February 14, 1844 – October 10, 1917) was an American glassmaker who became well known in Ohio and Indiana. A German that came with his family to America at the age of eight years old,...
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Smith Larimer
Smith Larimer (March 17, 1829 – February 20, 1881) was a corporal in the 2nd Ohio Cavalry, Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions at the Battle of Sayler's Creek in the American Civ...
Robert John Simmons
First Sergeant Robert John Simmons was a Bermudian who served in the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. He died in August 1863, as a result of wounds receive...
William B. Avery
William Bailey Avery (September 10, 1840 - July 19, 1894) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.
Avery served in the American Civil War in...
George M. Gould
George Milbr(e)y Gould (November 8, 1848 Auburn, Maine – August 8, 1922 Atlantic City) was an American doctor and lexicographer.
At 12 years, he enlisted and became a drummer boy in the American C...
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James Henry (soldier)
James Henry (1833 – 1911) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Siege of Vicksburg on May 22, 1863.Henry joined the 113t...
Richard Sherwood Satterlee
Richard Sherwood Satterlee was a brigadier general in the Union Army.
Satterlee was born on December 6, 1796, in Fairfield, New York. His father, William, had served in the American Revolutionary ...
Francis Steffen
Francis Steffen (November 5, 1836 - ?) was an American farmer from Hortonville, Wisconsin who spent two terms as a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from Outagamie County, being elected firs...
Thomas R. Bard
Thomas Robert Bard (December 8, 1841 – March 5, 1915) was a political leader in California who assisted in the organization of Ventura County and represented the state in the United Sta...
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Richard C. Mangam
Richard Christopher Mangam (December 21, 1841 – November 18, 1893) was a Private in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the American Civil War.
Rank and organizat...
Elbridge Robinson
Elbridge Robinson (January 7, 1844 – January 19, 1918) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Second Battle of Winchester...
Ferris Jacobs, Jr.
Ferris Jacobs, Jr. (March 20, 1836 – August 30, 1886) was an American general and politician, he was a United States Representative from New York.
Born in Delhi, Delaware County, N.Y., attended De...
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William N. Roach
William Nathaniel Roach (September 25, 1840 – September 7, 1902) was a United States Senator from North Dakota.
Born in Washington, D.C., he attended the public schools, Gonzaga Col...
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John S. Darrough
John Samuel Darrough (April 6, 1841 – August 14, 1920) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for hi...
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George G. Moore
George G. Moore (July 2, 1844 – November 26, 1925) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Battle of Fisher's Hill near St...
Jeremiah Z. Brown
Captain Jeremiah Zachariah Brown (November 7, 1839 – February 19, 1916) was a Union soldier who fought in the American Civil War with the 148th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was one of four memb...
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Charles H. Pinkham
Charles H. Pinkham (18 August 1844 – 6 November 1920) was born in Grafton, Massachusetts in 1844. In 1895, President Grover Cleveland presented him with the Medal of Honor for his service in the Ameri...
Adam Worth
Adam Worth (1844–8 January 1902) was an American criminal. Scotland Yard detective Robert Anderson nicknamed him "the Napoleon of the criminal world", and he is commonly referred to as "the Napo...
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Thomas Cosgrove (Medal of Honor)
Thomas Cosgrove (June 12, 1829 – March 27, 1912) was an Irish soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.
Cosgrove joined the Army from Stoughton, Massac...
William Shadrack Shallenberger
William Shadrack Shallenberger (November 24, 1839 – April 15, 1914) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
William S. Shallenberger was born in Mount Pleas...
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