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Thomas Ward Custer

March 15, 1845 – June 25, 1876 Younger brother of General George Armstrong Custer, Thomas Ward Custer was twice awarded the Congressional Medal of … Read more

Tribe of Dan

During the American Civil War many family members fought alongside one another, and it is believed that at least fifteen members of the McCook … Read more

Trumbull Guards

1862–1865 In the American Civil War, Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men, including infantry, artillery, and cavalry units. Ohioans also … Read more

Ulysses S. Grant

April 27, 1822–July 23, 1885 Ulysses S. Grant was an American military and political leader who rose from humble beginnings to become General-in-Chief of … Read more

Union Light Guard

1862–Reconstruction In the American Civil War, Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men, including infantry, artillery, and cavalry units. Ohioans also … Read more

Union Medicine

1861–1865 During the American Civil War, the Union had the equivalent of 1,556,678 three-year enlistments, compared with roughly 1,083,000 for the Confederacy. Over 620,000 … Read more

Veteran Battalion

1865 In the American Civil War, Ohio provided the federal government with 260 regiments of men, including infantry, artillery, and cavalry units. Ohioans also … Read more

Wade Hampton III

March 28, 1818 – April 11, 1902 A prominent Confederate cavalry officer, Wade Hampton III also served as governor of South Carolina and as … Read more

Western Virginia Campaign

June–October, 1861 Also known as the Rich Mountain Campaign, or simply Operations in Western Virginia, the Western Virginia Campaign was a struggle between Union … Read more

William Buel Franklin

February 27, 1823 – March 8, 1903 As commander of the 6th and 19th Army Corps, William B. Franklin served the Union in the … Read more