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Civil War Antebellum Time Period

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Abner Doubleday

June 26, 1819 – January 26, 1893 Abner Doubleday was a career military officer and prominent Union general in the Eastern Theater of the … Read more

Abraham Lincoln

Rising from humble beginnings, Abraham Lincoln was elected as the 16th President of the United States in … Read more

Albert Sidney Johnston

February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862 Albert Sidney Johnston, a Confederate commander of the Western Department, became the highest ranking officer on either … Read more

Alexander McDowell McCook

April 22, 1831 – June 12, 1903 Major General Alexander McDowell McCook, who served as a divisional and a corps commander with the Army … Read more

Alfred Pleasonton

July 7, 1824 – February 17, 1897 A prominent Union cavalry officer, Major General Alfred Pleasonton commanded the Cavalry Corps of the Army of … Read more

Alien and Sedition Acts

1798 Enacted in 1798 by the 5th United States Congress, the Alien and Sedition Acts served the dual purpose of attempting to muffle anti-war … Read more

Ambrose Powell Hill

November 9, 1825 – April 2, 1865 Commander of the famed "Light Division," Confederate Lieutenant General Ambrose Powell Hill was killed while trying to … Read more

Andrew Johnson

December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875 Born into poverty, Andrew Johnson rose to become the seventeenth President of the United States in 1865. … Read more

Anson George McCook

October 10, 1835– December 30, 1917 A member of the famed "Fighting McCooks," Brevet Brigadier General Anson McCook participated in the Battle of Bull … Read more

August Valentine Kautz

January 5, 1828 – September 4, 1895 A prominent cavalry officer, Ohioan August Kautz served in the Union military in the Eastern and Western … Read more