Civil War Notables

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If you haven’t quite figured it out yet, Candice loves history and has a special connection with the Civil War. Because of that, if she’s near where a well-known soldier from the war is buried, she will visit their grave and pay her respects.

Keep track of her progress here.

*Any with a “?” means the photographs are lost somewhere in the house or were visited before she had a computer.

John Brown

May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859
*Found guilty of treason against Virginia, first-degree murders and inciting an insurrection among Virginia slaves and was hanged
Abolitionist, John Brown’s Raid – Harper’s Ferry, Va. (now West Virginia)
United States of America

Buried: John Brown Farm and Gravesite – Lake Placid, N.Y.

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Brevet Major General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

September 8, 1828 – February 24, 1914
1st Division, V Corps
United States of America
Medal of Honor

Buried: Pine Grove Cemetery – Brunswick, Maine

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Brigadier General James Dearing

April 25, 1840 – April 22, 1865
*Killed at the Battle of High Bridge
8th Confederate Cavalry
Confederate States of America

Buried: Spring Hill CemeteryLynchburg, Va.

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Major General Abner Doubleday

June 26, 1819 – January 26, 1893
I Corps
United States of America

Buried: Arlington National Cemetery – Arlington, Va.

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Private Michael Dougherty

May 10, 1844 – March 19, 1930
Company B, 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry
United States of America
Medal of Honor

Buried: Saint Marks Roman Catholic Churchyard – Bristol, Pa.

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Major General Jubal Anderson Early

November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894
Second Corps
Confederate States of America

Buried: Spring Hill Cemetery – Lynchburg, Va.

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General of the Army Ulysses S. Grant

April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885
United States Army
United States of America

Buried: Grant’s Tomb – Upper Manhattan, N.Y.

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Major General Winfield Scott Hancock

February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886
II Corps
United States of America

Buried: Montgomery Cemetery – West Norriton Township, Pa.

Brevet Major General John F. Hartranft

January 21, 1873 – January 21, 1879
3rd Division, IX Corps
United States of America
Medal of Honor

Buried: Montgomery Cemetery – West Norriton Township, Pa.

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Lieutenant General Thomas JonathanStonewallJackson

January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863
*Died of pneumonia after the Battle of Chancellorsville
Second Corps
Confederate States of America

Buried: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery – Lexington, Va.

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General Robert Edward Lee

January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870
Army of Northern Virginia
Confederate States of America

Buried: Lee Chapel – Lexington, Va.

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Major General George Brinton McClellan

December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885
Army of the Potomac
United States of America

Buried: Riverview Cemetery – Trenton, N.J.

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Brevet Brigadier General Matthew Robert McClennan

September 24, 1834 – May 29, 1872
U.S. Volunteers
United States of America

Buried: Montgomery Cemetery – West Norriton Township, Pa.

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Major General George Gordon Meade

December 31, 1815 – November 6, 1872
Army of the Potomac
United States of America

Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Brevet Major General St. Clair Augustine Mulholland

April 1, 1839 – February 17, 1910
*Ancestor of Candice Monhollan
116th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
United States of America
Medal of Honor

Buried: Old Cathedral Cemetery – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Brigadier General Elisha Franklin Paxton

March 4, 1828 – May 3, 1863
*Killed at the Battle of Chancellorsville
Stonewall Brigade
Confederate States of America

Buried: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery – Lexington, Va.

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Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Swift “Sandie” Pendleton

September 28, 1840 – September 23, 1864
*Killed at the Battle of Fisher’s Hill
Second Corps Staff
Confederate States of America

Buried: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery – Lexington, Va.

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Brigadier General William Nelson Pendleton

December 26, 1809 – January 15, 1883
Army of Northern Virginia Artillery
Confederate States of America

Buried: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery – Lexington, Va.

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Brevet Major General Galusha Pennypacker

June 1, 1844 – October 1, 1916
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, X Corps
United States of America
Medal of Honor

Buried: Philadelphia National Cemetery – Philadelphia, Pa.

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Major General John Fulton Reynolds

September 20, 1820 – July 1, 1863
*Killed at the Battle of Gettysburg
I Corps
United States of America

Buried: Lancaster Cemetery – Lancaster, Pa.

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Lieutenant Colonel Scott Shipp

August 2, 1839 – December 4, 1917
Virginia Military Institute Cadet Battalion
Confederate States of America

Buried: Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery – Lexington, Va.

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Brigadier General Adam Jacoby Slemmer

January 24, 1828 – October 7, 1868
U.S. Volunteers
United States of America

Buried: Montgomery Cemetery – West Norriton Township, Pa.

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Thaddeus Stevens

April 4, 1792 – August 11, 1868
United States House of Representatives (Pennsylvania)
United States of America

Buried: Shreiner-Concord Cemetery – Lancaster, Pa.

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Brevet Major General Samuel K. Zook

March 27, 1821 – July 3, 1863
*Killed at the Battle of Gettysburg
Zook’s Brigade, 1st Division, II Corps
United States of America

Buried: Montgomery Cemetery – West Norriton Township, Pa.

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