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Compiled from records which have been diligently studied over the centuries, AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH LIBRARY is the foremost comprehensive on-line source for research and authentication of manuscripts from all fields of human endeavor. Pricing and valuation information is not provided, nor are any of the illustrated items available for sale. As a scholarly work in progress, recently discovered exemplars are being added regularly.
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ABBOT, HOWARD S. (1843-?) Union Lieutenant – 78th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

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ABBOTT, AMOS (1786-1868) U.S. Congressman – Massachusetts – 1843-49; A Founder of the Boston & Portland Railway

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ABBOTT, JOSEPH C. (1825-81) Brevetted Union Brigadier General for the Capture of Fort Fisher; Union Colonel – 7th New Hampshire Infantry

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ABERCROMBIE, LASCELLES (1881-1938) English Poet & Critic

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ACOSTA, JOSEPH (Josι) de (1539 or 1540-1600) Spanish Jesuit Missionary & Naturalist in Latin America

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ADAMS, ABIGAIL (1744-1818) U.S. First Lady – 1797-1801; Wife of U.S. President John Adams

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ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS, III (1866-1954) U.S. Navy Secretary – 1929-33; Grandson of John Quincy Adams; Great-Grandson of John Adams

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ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS, JR. (1835-1915) American Author & Historian; Union Brevet Brigadier General & Colonel – 5th Massachusetts Colored Volunteer Cavalry during the American Civil War

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Son of Charles Francis Adams; Grandson of John Quincy Adams; Great-Grandson of John Adams

 

ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS, SR. (1807-86) American Author & Diplomat; U.S. Representative – Massachusetts – 1859-61; Appointed U.S. Minister to England by President Lincoln – 1861-68; Son of President John Quincy Adams; Grandson of President John Adams

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ADAMS, CHARLES HENRY (1824-1902) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1875-77; First Mayor of Cohoes, New York – 1870-72

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ADAMS, JOHN (1735-1826) Second U.S. President – 1797-1801; U.S. Vice President – 1789-97; Signer of the Declaration of Independence; Delegate to the Continental Congress – 1774-78

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ADAMS, JOHN (1825-64) Confederate Brigadier General – Tennessee; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee – November 30, 1864

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ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY (1767-1848) Sixth U.S. President - 1825-29; U.S. Secretary of State 1817-25; U.S. Senator – Massachusetts – 1803-08; U.S. Representative – Massachusetts – 1831-48

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ADAMS, LOUISA CATHERINE (1775-1852) U.S. First Lady – 1825-29; Wife of U.S. President John Quincy Adams

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ADAMS, SAMUEL (1722-1803) American Statesman & Founding Father; Governor of Massachusetts - 1794-97

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ADAMS, STEPHEN (1807-57) U.S. Senator – Mississippi – 1852-57

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ADAMS, WILLIAM HERBERT (1861-1954) Governor of Colorado – 1927-33

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ADAMS, WILLIAM WIRT (1819-88) Confederate Brigadier General

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ADANSON, MICHEL (1727-1806) French Botanist & Naturalist

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ADDAMS, JANE (1860-1935) American Social Reformer & Feminist; Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize - 1931

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ADDISON, JOSEPH (1672-1719) English Essayist & Politician

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ADE, GEORGE (1866-1944) American Writer & Newspaper Columnist

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ADENAUER, KONRAD (1876-1967) German Statesman; First Chancellor of West Germany – 1949-63

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ADLER, ALFRED W. (1870-1937) Austrian Medical Doctor and Psychotherapist

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ADLER, LARRY (1914-2001) American Musician

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Typed Letter Signed, no date.

 

ADRIAN VI (1459-1523) Dutch-Born Pope - 1522-23

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Letter Signed, no date.

 

AFFRE, DENYS AUGUSTE (1793-1848) Archbishop of Paris – 1840-48

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AGASSIZ, JEAN LOUIS (1807-73) Swiss-Born Biologist & Geologist

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AGUESSEAU, HENRI FRANCOIS D’ (1668-1751) Chancellor of France, three times from 1717-50

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ALBERT (1819-1861) Prince Consort of the United Kingdom & Husband of Queen Victoria – 1840-61

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ALBERT OF BRANDENBURG (1490-1545) German Cardinal & Elector; Archbishop of Mainz – 1514-45; Archbishop of Magdeburg – 1513-45

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ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY (1832-88) American Novelist & Poet

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Autograph Quotation Signed, no date

 

ALDEN, ALONZO (1834-1900) Union Brevet Brigadier General

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ALDRICH, THOMAS BAILEY (1836-1907) American Author & Editor

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ALEMBERT, JEAN-BAPTISTE le ROND d’ (1717-83) French Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher, and Music Theorist

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ALEXANDER I (1777-1825) Emperor of Russia – 1801-25

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Autograph Letter Signed, 1816 06 14.

 

ALEXANDER III (circa 1100-1181) Italian-Born Pope – 1159-81

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ALEXANDER IV (circa 1185 or 1199-1261) Italian-born Pope – 1254-61

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ALEXANDER VI (1431-1503) Spanish-born Pope – 1492-1503

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ALEXANDER, ANDREW JONATHAN (1833-87) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Union Captain – 3rd U.S. Cavalry; Brevetted for Gallantry at the Cavalry Engagements at Ebenezer Church, Alabama and Columbus, Georgia

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ALEXANDER, BARTON S. (1819-78) Union Brevet Brigadier General

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ALEXANDER, EDWARD PORTER (1835-1910) Confederate Brigadier General

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ALFIERI, VITTORIO (1749-1803) Italian Dramatist & Poet

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ALGER, HORATIO, JR. (1832-99) American Writer

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ALGER, RUSSELL A. (1836-1907) Union Brevet Major General; Colonel - 5th Michigan Cavalry; Governor of Michigan – 1885-87; U.S. Secretary of War - 1897-99; U.S. Senator – Michigan – 1902-07

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ALLEN, ETHAN (1737-89) American Revolutionary War – Colonel in the Continental Army & Major General of Vermont Militia

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ALLEN, HENRY W. (1820-66) Confederate Brigadier General; Confederate Governor of Louisiana – 1864-65

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ALLEN, IRA (1751-1814) A Founder of the State of Vermont; Leader of the Green Mountain Boys; Younger brother of Ethan Allen

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ALLEN, WILLIAM WIRT (1835-94) Confederate Major General - Alabama

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ALLEN, WILLIS (1806-59) U.S. Representative – Illinois – 1851-55

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ALLISON, ABRAHAM K. (1814-93) Confederate State Senator – Florida - 1862-64; Captain of the Franklin Rifles during the Seminole War; U.S. Representative – Florida - 1845, 1847, and 1852; Governor of Confederate Florida - 1865

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ALTMAN, BENJAMIN (1840-1913) New York City Department Store Owner & Art Collector

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AMBLER, JACOB A. (1829-1906) U.S. Congressman - Ohio - 1869-73

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AMBOISE, GEORGES d' (1460-1510) French Roman Catholic Cardinal & Minister of State

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AMDAHL, BJARNE F. (1903-68) Norwegian Pianist, Composer, and Orchestra Conductor

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AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY

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AMES, ADELBERT (1835-1933) Union Brigadier General – Maine; U.S. Senator – Mississippi – 1870-74; Governor of Mississippi – 1868-70 & 1874-76

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AMHERST, JEFFERY (1717-97) British Army Field Marshal; Commander-in-Chief of British Forces in North America – 1758-63 - during the Seven Years' War

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AMMEN, DANIEL (1820-98) U.S. Rear Admiral; Union Naval Officer

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AMPERE, ANDRE-MARIE (1775-1836) French Physicist, founded and named the science of Electrodynamics

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AMYOT, JACQUES (1513-93), French Renaissance Writer & Translator

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ANCONA, SYDENHAM ELNATHAN (1824-1913) U.S. Representative - Pennsylvania – 1861-67

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ANCRUM, JOHN LAWRENCE (1839-1900) Confederate Navy Surgeon

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ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN (1805-75) Danish Author

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ANDERSON, JAMES PATTON (1822-72) Confederate Major General - Florida

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ANDERSON, JOSEPH H. (1800-70) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1843-47

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ANDERSON, JOSEPH REID (1813-92) Confederate Brigadier General – Virginia; Superintendent of the Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia

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ANDERSON, MARIAN (1897-1993) African-American Contralto

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ANDERSON, RICHARD CLOUGH, SR. (1750–1826) American Revolutionary War – Lieutenant Colonel in the Virginia Militia; Father of Robert Anderson, Union commander at Fort Sumter during the opening engagement of the Civil War

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ANDERSON, RICHARD HERON (1821-79) Confederate Lieutenant General - South Carolina

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ANDERSON, ROBERT (1805-71) Union Brigadier General – Kentucky; Defender of Fort Sumter in the opening engagement of the American Civil War

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ANDERSON, ROBERT HOUSTOUN (1835-88) Confederate Brigadier General - Georgia

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ANDERSON, WILLIAM BLACK (1830-1901) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Colonel of the 60th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

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ANDRE, JOHN (1750- 80) American Revolutionary War, Major in the British Army; Hanged as a spy by the Continental Army for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender of the fort at West Point, New York to the British

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ANDREW, JOHN A. (1818-67) Governor of Massachusetts – 1861-66, instrumental in enlisting some of the first units of Colored Troops for the Union, including the 54th Massachusetts Infantry

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ANNE (1665-1714) Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland – 1702-07; Queen of Great Britain – 1707-14

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ANNE OF AUSTRIA (1601-66) Queen of France & Wife of Louis XIII – 1615-43; Queen Regent of France – 1643-51 – during the minority of her son, Louis XIV

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ANNE OF FRANCE (1461-1522) French Princess, eldest daughter of King Louis XI; Served as Queen Regent – 1483-91 - during the minority of her brother, Charles VIII

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ANTHONY, HENRY B. (1815-84) U.S. Senator – Rhode Island – 1859-84; Governor of Rhode Island – 1849-51

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ANTHONY, SUSAN B. (1820-1906) American Social Reformer

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ANTIETAM PAROLE

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ANTIN, DUKE OF, Louis Antoine de Pardaillan de Gondrin (1664-1736) French Nobleman

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ANTOINETTE, MARIE (1755-93) Queen of France – 1774-92; Executed by guillotine in Paris on October 16, 1793

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ANVILLE, JEAN-BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON d’ (1697-1782) French Geographer and Cartographer

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APPLETON, JOHN (1815-64) U.S. Congressman – Maine – 1853-55; Assistant U.S. Secretary of State – 1857-60

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APPLETON, WILLIAM (1786-1862) Civil War U.S. Congressman – Massachusetts - 1861

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ARBOS, ENRIQUE FERNANDEZ (1863-1939) Spanish Violinist, Composer, and Conductor

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ARCHER, JAMES J. (1817-64) Confederate Brigadier General - Texas

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ARCHER, WILLIAM (1856-1924) Scottish Writer & Theatre Critic

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ARISTA, MARIANO (1802-55) Mexican Army Commander during the Mexican-American War – 1846-48; President of Mexico – 1851-53

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ARLISS, GEORGE (1868-1946) English Actor, Author, Playwright, and Filmmaker, the first British actor to win an Academy Award

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ARMISTEAD, LEWIS A. (1817-63) Confederate Brigadier General – Virginia; Mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863

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ARMSTRONG, FRANK C. (1835-1909) Confederate Brigadier General – Indian Territory; U.S. Indian Inspector – 1885-89; Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs – 1893-95

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ARMSTRONG, LOUIS (1901-71) American Jazz Trumpeter and Vocalist

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ARMSTRONG, NEIL ALDEN (1930-2012) American Astronaut; First man to walk on the Moon

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ARNAUD, FRANCOIS-THOMAS-MARIE de BACULARD d’ (1718-1805) French Writer & Playwright

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ARNAULD, ANTOINE (1560-1619) French Attorney & Politician; Counsellor of State under Henry IV

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ARNOLD, BENEDICT (1741-1801) American Revolutionary War, Major General in the Continental Army; Defected to the British in 1780

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ARTHUR III, ARTHUR de RICHEMONT (1393-1458) Duke of Brittany – 1457-58

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ARTHUR, CHESTER A. (1830-86) Twenty-First U.S. President - 1881-85; U.S. Vice President – 1881; Civil War Quartermaster General of New York

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ASHBY, TURNER (1828-62) Confederate Brigadier General – Virginia; Killed-in-Action near Harrisonburg, Virginia – June 6, 1862

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ASHLEY, JAMES MITCHELL (1824-96) Abolitionist U.S. Congressman – 1859-69; Governor of the Montana Territory – 1869-70

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ASHMUN, GEORGE (1804-70) U.S. Congressman – Massachusetts – 1845-51; President of the 1860 Republican National Convention at Chicago; Director of the Union Pacific Railroad Company

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Met with President Lincoln at the Executive Mansion on the evening of April 14, 1865, shortly before he departed for Ford’s Theater

 

ASTOR, JOHN JACOB (1763-1848) German-Born American Merchant, Fur Trader & Investor

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ATCHISON, DAVID RICE (1807-1886) U.S. President – March 4, 1849 - as President-elect Zachary Taylor refused to be sworn-in on a Sunday; U.S. Senator – Missouri – 1843-55; Confederate State Militia Officer

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ATKINSON, ARCHIBALD (1792-1872) Served in the War of 1812; U.S. Congressman – Virginia – 1843-49

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AUSTEN, JANE (1775-1817) English Novelist; Author of “Sense and Sensibility,” “Pride and Prejudice,” and “Emma”

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AUSTIN, STEPHEN F. (1793-1836) Leader in the Texas Revolution; Texas Secretary of State – 1836

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AVERETT, THOMAS H. (1800-55) Served as a Drummer Boy in the War of 1812; U.S. Congressman – Virginia – 1849-53

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AXTELL, SAMUEL BEACH (1819-91) U.S. Congressman – California – 1867-71; Governor of the New Mexico Territory – 1875-78

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AYRES, ROMEYN B. (1825-88) Union Brigadier General – New York

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BABBITT, EDWIN B. (1804-81) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Chief Quartermaster – Department of the Pacific

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BABCOCK, LEANDER (1811-64) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1851-53; Mayor of Oswego, New York – 1850-51

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BABCOCK, ORVILLE E. (1835-1884) Union Brevet Brigadier General, during the American Civil War; Personal Secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant – 1869-76

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BACH, CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL (1714-88) German Musician & Composer; Son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN (1685-1750) German Composer & Musician

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BACHE, ALEXANDER D. (1806-67) First President – National Academy of Sciences – 1863-67; Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey – 1843-67; A Founder of the Smithsonian Institution; Great-Grandson of Benjamin Franklin

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BADEAU, ADAM (1831-95) Union Brevet Brigadier General – New York; Served as Staff Officer to General Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War, later as Private Secretary to President Grant

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BAGBY, ARTHUR PENDLETON (1833-1921) Confederate Brigadier General - Texas

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BAGBY, WILLIAM SLEIGHTON (?-1862) Confederate Private – Company B, 1st Regiment Georgia Infantry; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Second Manassas – August 30, 1862

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BAGLEY, GEORGE AUGUSTUS (1826-1915) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1875-79

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BAGLEY, JOHN H., JR. (1832-1902) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1875-77 & 1883-85; Vice President of the Catskill Mountain Railway Company

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BAILEY, JAMES MURRAY (1846-1921) Served in the 8th New York Heavy Artillery – 1863-64, severely wounded at the Battle of Cold Harbor; Prominent Clergyman in Peoria, Illinois after the American Civil War; Buried in San Francisco, California

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Printed facsimile signature, on a steel engraving.

 

BAKER, EDWARD D. (1811-61) Union Major General of Volunteers, Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Ball’s Bluff - October 21, 1861; Union Colonel – 71st Pennsylvania Infantry

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Served in the Mexican War; U.S. Congressman – Illinois – 1845-47 & 1849-51; U.S. Senator – Oregon – 1860-61; Close friend of President Abraham Lincoln

 

BAKER, JOHN H. (1832-1915) U.S. Congressman – Indiana – 1875-81

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BAKER, JOSEPHINE (1906-75) American-born French Entertainer, French Resistance Agent, and Civil Rights Activist

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BAKER, NEWTON D., JR. (1871-1937) U.S. Secretary of War – 1916-21; Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio – 1912-15

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BAKER, OSMYN (1800-75) U.S. Congressman – Massachusetts – 1840-45

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BAKER, SAMUEL A. (1874-1933) Governor of Missouri - 1925-29

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BAKER, WILLIAM H. (1827-1911) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1875-79

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BALDWIN,WILLIAM E. (1827-64) Confederate Brigadier General - Mississippi

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BALLIER, JOHN F. (1815-93) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Union Colonel – 21st & 98th Pennsylvania Infantries; Member of the Military Commission which tried Confederate Captain Henry Wirz, Commandant of Andersonville

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BALLOCH, GEORGE W. (1825-1907) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Lieutenant Colonel – 5th New Hampshire Infantry; Chief Disbursing Officer – Freedmen’s Bureau – 1865-71

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BALUZE, ETIENNE (1630-1718) French Scholar & Historiographer, also known as Stephanus Baluzius

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BANGS, GEORGE H. (circa 1831-1883) Pinkerton Detective During the Civil War; Union Intelligence Officer and Secret Service Agent

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BANKS, JOSEPH (1740-1820) English Naturalist & Botanist

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BANKS, NATHANIEL P. (1816-94) Union Major General – Massachusetts; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1855-57; Governor of Massachusetts – 1858-61; U.S. Representative – Massachusetts – 1853-57, 1865-73, 1875-79, and 1889-91

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BANNING, HENRY B. (1836-81) Union Brevet Major General; Union Lieutenant Colonel – 125th Ohio Infantry; Union Colonel – 87th, 121st & 195th Ohio Infantries; U.S. Congressman – Ohio – 1873-79

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BARBOUR, JAMES (1775-1842) U.S. Secretary of War – 1825-28; U.S. Senator – Virginia – 1815-25; U.S. Minister to England – 1828-29; Governor of Virginia – 1812-14

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BARING-GOULD, SABINE (1834-1924) Anglican Priest & Hymnwriter, best known for composing “Onward, Christian Soldiers”

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BARKSDALE, WILLIAM (1821-63) Confederate Brigadier General – Mississippi; Mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg – July 3, 1863; U.S. Representative – Mississippi – 1853-61

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BARLOW, FRANCIS C. (1834-96) Union Major General - New York

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BARNARD, DANIEL D. (1797-1861) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1839-45; U.S. Minister to Prussia – 1850-53

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BARNARD, JOHN G. (1815-82) Union Brigadier General - Massachusetts

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BARNAVE, ANTOINE PIERRE JOSEPH MARIE (1761-93) French Politician & Orator; Executed in Paris during the Reign of Terror, November 29, 1793

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BARNUM, PHINEAS T. (1810-91) American Showman & Businessman; Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus; Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut – 1875-76

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BARR, THOMAS J. (1812-81) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1859-61; New York City Police Commissioner – 1870-73

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BARRET, JOHN R. (1825-1903) U.S. Congressman – Missouri – 1859-61

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BARRY, MARIE JEANNE, MADAME DU (1743-93) Official Mistress of Louis XV of France; Executed in Paris during the Reign of Terror

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BARTLETT, THOMAS, JR. (1808–1876) U.S. Congressman - Vermont - 1851-53

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BARTON, CLARA (1821-1912) American Civil War Nurse; Founder of the Red Cross

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BARTON, SETH M. (1829-1900) Confederate Brigadier General

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BATE, WILLIAM B. (1826-1905) Confederate Major General; Governor of Tennessee – 1883-87; U.S. Senator – Tennessee – 1887-1905

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BAUM, L. FRANK (1856-1919) American Author, best known for his Oz Series

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BAYARD, JAMES ASHETON, JR. (1799-1880) U.S. Senator – Delaware – 1851-64 & 1867-69

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BAYARD, PIERRE TERRAIL, CHEVALIER de (c. 1476-1524) French Knight at the transition between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

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BAYLE, PIERRE (1647-1706) French Huguenot Philosopher, Author, and Lexicographer

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BAYLY, THOMAS H. (1810-56) Brigadier General of Virginia Militia – 1837-42; U.S. Congressman – Virginia – 1844-56

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BEALL, WILLIAM N.R. (1825-83) Confederate Brigadier General - Arkansas

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BEARDSLEY, AUBREY (1872-98) English Illustrator and Author

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BEATLES, THE - English Rock Band

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BEAUREGARD, PIERRE GUSTAVE TOUTANT (1818-93) Confederate General - Louisiana

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BEE, BARNARD E., JR. (1824-61) Confederate Brigadier General - South Carolina; Mortally wounded at the Battle of First Bull Run - July 21, 1861

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BEE, HAMILTON P. (1822-97) Confederate Brigadier General – Texas; Brother of Killed-in-Action Confederate General Barnard Bee; Speaker of the Texas State House of Representatives – 1855-57

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BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN (1770-1827) German Composer & Pianist

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BELKNAP, WILLIAM W. (1829-90) Union Brigadier General – Iowa; U.S. Secretary of War – 1869-76

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BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM (1847-1922) Scottish-Born Scientist; Inventor of the Telephone

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BELL, ALEXANDER MELVILLE (1819-1905) Scottish-Born Teacher & Researcher; Father of Alexander Graham Bell

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BELL, JOHN (1797-1869) U.S. Presidential Candidate – 1860 – Constitutional Union Party; U.S. Secretary of War – 1841; U.S. Senator – Tennessee – 1847-59

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BELL, TYREE HARRIS (1815-1902) Confederate Brigadier General

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BENEDICT XIV (1675-1758) Italian-born Pope – 1740-58

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BENJAMIN, JUDAH P. (1811-84) Confederate Attorney General, Secretary of War & Secretary of State; U.S. Senator – Louisiana – 1853-61

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BENJAMIN, MARY A. (1905-98) American Dealer in Autographs & Manuscripts

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BENJAMIN, SAMUEL NICHOLL (1839-86) U.S. Army Officer; Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service during the American Civil War

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BENJAMIN, WALTER R. (1854-1943) American Rare Book & Autograph Dealer

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BENNING, HENRY L. (1814-75) Confederate Brigadier General - Georgia

# benninghenryl
 

BENSLEY, JOHN RUSSELL (1833-1900) Prominent Resident of Chicago, Illinois

# bensleyjr
 

BENTON, CHARLES S. (1810-82) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1843-47; Register of the U.S. Land Office at La Crosse, Wisconsin – 1856-61

# bentoncs
 

BENTON, JACOB (1814-92) U.S. Congressman - New Hampshire - 1867-71

# bentonj
 

BERRIAN, JAMES M. (1781-1856) U.S. Attorney General – 1829-31; U.S. Senator – Georgia – 1825-29 & 1845-52; Captain of the Georgia Hussars – War of 1812

# berrianjm
 

BERRY, HIRAM G. (1824-63) Union Major General – Maine; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Chancellorsville – May 3, 1863

# berryhiramg
 

BIERCE, AMBROSE G. (1842-1914?) Union Lieutenant – Indiana; American Author

# bierceagspnd

Signed Photograph, no date.

 

BIGLER, WILLIAM (1814-80) Governor of Pennsylvania – 1852-55; U.S. Senator – Pennsylvania – 1856-61; President of the Philadelphia & Erie Railroad

# biglerw
 

BINGHAM, KINSLEY S. (1808-61) Governor of Michigan – 1855-59; U.S. Senator – Michigan – 1859-61

# binghamks
 

BIRAGUE, RENE DE (1506-83) Italian-born French Cardinal and Chancellor

# biraguerenede
 

BIZET, GEORGES (1838-75) French Composer

# bizetg
 

BLACK, JAMES (1793-1872) U.S. Congressman – Pennsylvania – 1843-47

# blackj
 

BLACK, JAMES A. (1793-1848) U.S. Army Lieutenant in the War of 1812; U.S. Congressman – South Carolina – 1843-48

# blackja
 

BLACK, JEREMIAH S. (1810-83) U.S. Attorney General - 1857-60; U.S. Secretary of State - 1860-61

# blackjs
 

BLACKBURN, JOSEPH CLAY STILES (1838-1918) Governor of the U.S. Panama Canal Zone - 1907-09; U.S. Senator – Kentucky; Confederate Lieutenant Colonel during the American Civil War

# blackburnjcs
 

BLAINE, JAMES G. (1830-93) U.S. Secretary of State - 1881 & 1889-92; U.S. Congressman – Maine – 1863-76; U.S. Senator – Maine – 1876-81; U.S. Presidential Candidate – 1884

# blainejamesg
 

BLIGH, WILLIAM (1754-1817) British Navy Officer; Commander of the HMS Bounty, mutinied in 1789; Governor of New South Wales – 1806-08

# blighw
 

BLOMBERG, WERNER VON (1878-1946) Minister of War & Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces in Nazi Germany – 1935-38

# blombergwernervon
 

BOCCAGE, ANNE-MARIE DU (1710-1802) French Writer & Playwright.

# boccageannemarie
 

BOCCHERINI, LUIGI (1743-1805) Italian-born Spanish Composer

# boccheriniluigi
 

BOERHAAVE, HERMAN (1668-1738) Dutch Botanist & Chemist,

# boerhaaveherman
 

BOILEAU-DESPREAUX, NICOLAS (1636-1711) French Poet & Critic

# boileaudespreauxnicolas
 

BONAPARTE, NAPOLEON / NAPOLEON I (1769-1821) French Military Leader; Emperor of France – 1804-14 & 1815

# bpapartenapoleon
 

BONHAM, MILLEDGE L. (1813-90) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Representative - South Carolina – 1857-60; Confederate Representative – 1862; Governor of South Carolina -1862-64

# bonhammilledgel
 

BOONE, DANIEL (1734-1820) American Pioneer, Frontiersman & Folk Hero - famous for the exploration and settlement of Kentucky

# boonedds
 

BOOTH, EDWIN (1833-93) American Shakespearean Actor; Older brother of John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865

# boothe
 

BOOTH, JOHN WILKES (1838-65) American Stage Actor; Assassinated President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865

# boothjw
 

BOTELER, ALEXANDER R. (1815-92) Confederate Congressman - Virginia; Confederate Colonel & Aide-de-camp on the Staff of Stonewall Jackson; U.S. Representative – Virginia - 1859-61

# botelerar
 

BOTHA, PIETR WILLEM (1916-2006) Prime Minister of South Africa – 1978-84; President of South Africa – 1984-89

# bothapw
 

BOUCHARDON, EDME (1698-1762) French Sculptor

# bouchardone
 

BOUCHER, FRANCOIS (1703-70) French Painter

# boucherf
 

BOWEN, JOHN S. (1830-63) Confederate Major General – Missouri

# bowenjohns
 

BOWLLY, ALBERT A. (1898-1941) Mozambican-born South African/British Vocalist and Jazz Guitarist

# bowllyaa
 

BOYD, JOHN H. (1799-1868) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1857-59

# boydjh
 

BOYD, LINN (1800-59) Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1851-55; U.S. Congressman – Kentucky – 1835-37 & 1839-55

# boydl
 

BRADFORD, WILLIAM (1590-1657) English Puritan; A founder of Plymouth Colony, for which he served several terms as Governor – 1621-57

# bradfordw
 

BRAGG, BRAXTON (1817-76) Confederate General - Louisiana

# braggbraxton
 

BRAHE, TYCHO (1546-1601) Danish Astronomer & Writer

# brahet
 

BRAHMS, JOHANNES (1833-97) German Composer, Pianist, and Conductor

# brahmsj
 

BRANCH, LAWRENCE O’BRYAN (1820-62) Confederate Brigadier General; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Antietam – September 17, 1862; U.S. Representative – North Carolina – 1855-61

# branchlawrenceobryan
 

BRATTAN, JOHN (1831-98) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Representative – South Carolina – 1884-85

# brattanjohn
 

BRECKINRIDGE, JOHN C. (1821-75) Confederate Major General – Kentucky; Confederate Secretary of War – 1865; Vice-President of the United States – 1857-61; U.S. Representative – Kentucky – 1851-55; U.S. Senator – Kentucky - 1861

# breckinridgejohnc
 

BREMER, SIR JAMES JOHN GORDON (1786-1850) Rear Admiral in the Royal Navy; Commander-in-Chief of British Naval Forces during the First Anglo-Chinese War – 1839-41; Served in the Napoleonic Wars

# bremersjjg
 

BRENNAN, WILLIAM J., JR. (1906-97) Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court – 1956-90

# brennamwjjr
 

BRENTANO, AUGUST (1828-86) Austrian-Born Newspaper Dealer in New York City

# brentanoa
 

BRENTON, SAMUEL (1810-57) U.S. Congressman – Indiana – 1851-53 & 1855-57

# brentons
 

BRETON, ANDRE (1896-1966) French Writer & Poet

# bretonandre
 

BREWER, DAVID J. (1837-1910) U.S. Supreme Associate Court Justice – 1889-1910

# brewerdj
 

BREWER, MARK S. (1837-1901) U.S. Congressman – Michigan – 1877-81 & 1887-91

# brewerms
 

BRICE, BENJAMIN W. (1806-92) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Union Colonel & Paymaster General

# bricebenjaminw
 

BRIDGMAN, LAURA D. (1829-89) Blind & Deaf-Mute Celebrity

# bridgmanl
 

BRINKERHOFF, JACOB (1810-80) U.S. Congressman – Ohio – 1843-47

# brinkerhoffj
 

BRISCOE, JAMES C. (1835-69) Union Brevet Brigadier General – Brevetted to Rank for Gallantry in the Assault on Fort Gregg, Virginia; Union Captain – 40th New York Infantry; Union Colonel – 188th & 199th Pennsylvania Infantries

# briscoejc
 

BRISTOW, BENJAMIN HELM (1832-96) U.S. Treasury Secretary – 1874-76; Union Colonel during the American Civil War, wounded at the Battle of Shiloh

# bristowbh
 

BROCK, WILLIAM EMERSON (1872-1950) U.S. Senator - Tennessee - 1929 to 1931

# brockwe
 

BRODERICK, CASE (1839-1920) U.S. Representative – Kansas – 1891-99; Served in the 2nd Kansas Light Artillery Battery during the American Civil War

# broderickc
 

BRODHEAD, RICHARD (1811-63) U.S. Senator – Pennsylvania – 1851-57; U.S. Representative – Pennsylvania – 1843-49

# brodheadr
 

BROGDEN, CURTIS H. (1816-1901) Governor of North Carolina – 1874-77; U.S. Congressman – North Carolina – 1877-79

# brogdench
 

BROOKS, PRESTON S. (1819-57) U.S. Congressman – South Carolina – 1853-57; Severely beat abolitionist Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner in the Senate Chamber on May 22, 1856

# brooksps
 

BROOKS, WILLIAM S. (1822-92) Prominent Businessman in Joliet, Illinois; President of the Joliet Iron and Steel Rolling Mills; Elected to the Illinois State House of Representatives in 1870, and the Illinois State Senate, 1872

# brooksws
 

BROWN, JOHN (1800-59) American Abolitionist; Seized the U.S. Arsenal in Harpers Ferry, Virginia, October 1859, and was hanged in Charlestown on December 2, 1859

# brownjohn
 

BROWN, JOHN CALVIN (1827-89) Confederate Major General; Governor or Tennessee – 1871-75

# brownjohncalvin
 

BROWNE, WILLIAM MONTAGUE (1823-83) Confederate Brigadier General; Confederate Secretary of State ad interim, February 17 - March 18, 1862

# brownewilliammontague
 

BRUCE, BLANCHE K. (1841-1898) First Full-Term Black U.S. Senator - Mississippi – 1875-81; Appointed Register of the U.S. Treasury - 1881

# brucebk

Signatures, as U.S. Senator from Mississippi.

 

BRUSTER, OBEDIAH FINLEY (1824-99) Confederate Officer during the American Civil War

# brusterof
 

BUCHANAN, JAMES (1791-1868) Fifteenth U.S. President - 1857-61; U.S. Secretary of State – 1845-49; U.S. Senator – Pennsylvania – 1834-45; U.S. Representative – Pennsylvania – 1821-31

# buchananjames
 

BUCKINGHAM, WILLIAM A. (1804-75) Governor of Connecticut – 1858-66; U.S. Senator – Connecticut – 1869-75

# buckinghamwilliama
 

BUCKNER, SIMON B. (1823-1914) Confederate Lieutenant General – Kentucky

# bucknersimonb
 

BUFORD, JOHN (1826-63) Union Major General – Kentucky

# bufordjohn
 

BULLOCK, SETH (1849-1919) Member of the Montana Territorial Senate – 1871-72; Sheriff of Lewis and Clark County, Montana Territory – 1873

# bullocks

Moved to Deadwood, Dakota Territory, where he opened a hardware business with Sol Star in 1876, soon becoming the town sheriff; Portrayed by Timothy Oliphant in the HBO television series, “Deadwood”; Served as Captain of a Volunteer Cavalry Regiment during the Spanish-American War; Appointed U.S. Marshal for South Dakota by President Theodore Roosevelt, a longtime friend – 1909

 

BURLESON, ALBERT S. (1863-1937) U.S. Postmaster General – 1913-21; U.S. Representative – Texas – 1899-1913

# burlesonalberts
 

BURNS, JOHN L. (1793-1872) Civilian resident who fought with the Union Army at the Battle of Gettysburg; Veteran of the War of 1812

# burnsjohnl
 

BURNSIDE, AMBROSE E. (1824-81) Union Major General - Rhode Island; Governor of Rhode Island – 1866-69; U.S. Senator – Rhode Island – 1875-81

# burnsideambrosee
 

BURR, AARON (1756-1836) U.S. Vice President – 1801-05; U.S. Senator – New York – 1791-97; Officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War; Killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel on July 11, 1804

# burra
 

BURR, THEODOSIA (1783-1813) American Socialite; Daughter of Aaron Burr; Wife of Joseph Alston, Governor of South C arolina

# burrt
 

BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE (1875-1950) American Writer

# burroughsedgarrice
 

BUTLER, BENJAMIN F. (1818-93) Union Major General – Massachusetts; U.S. Congressman – Massachusetts – 1867-75 & 1877-79; U.S. Presidential Candidate – Greenback Party - 1884

# butlerbenjaminf
 

BUTLER, CHESTER PIERCE (1798-1850) U.S. Congressman – Pennsylvania – 1847-50

# butlercp
 

BUTLER, MATTHEW C. (1836-1909) Confederate Major General – South Carolina; U.S. Senator – South Carolina – 1877-95; Major General in the U.S. Army – 1898-99

# butlermatthewc
 

CABLE, HERMON W. - Founder of the Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company

# cablehermonw
 

CALHOUN, JOHN C. (1782-1850) U.S. Vice President - 1825-32; U.S. Secretary of War - 1817-25; U.S. Secretary of State - 1844-45; U.S. Representative – South Carolina – 1811-17; U.S. Senator – South Carolina – 1845-50

# calhounjohnc
 

CALL, RICHARD K. (1792-1862) Florida Territorial Governor – 1835-40 & 1841-44; Aide to General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans; Brigadier General of West Florida Militia; U.S. Representative – 1823-25

# callrichardk
 

CALL, WILKINSON (1834-1910) U.S. Senator – Florida – 1879-97; Nephew of Richard Call, Florida Territorial Governor – 1836-39 & 1841-44; Served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War

# callwilkinson
 

CAMERON, ANGUS (1826-97) U.S. Senator – Wisconsin – 1875-85

# cameronangus
 

CAMPAN, HENRIETTE GENET (1752-1822) French Educator & Writer; Lady’s Maid in the service of Marie Antoinette before and during the French Revolution; Appointed headmistress of the first "Maison d'ιducation de la Lιgion d'honneur" by Napoleon in 1807

# campanhg
 

CAMPBELL, JAMES (1812-93) U.S. Postmaster General – 1853-57; Attorney General of the State of Pennsylvania – 1852-53

# campbellj
 

CAMPBELL, JOHN (?-1845) U.S. Congressman – South Carolina – 1829-31 & 1837-45

# campbellj
 

CAMPBELL, JOHN ARCHIBALD (1811-89) Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court – 1853-61; Confederate Assistant Secretary of War – 1862-65

# campbellja
 

CAMPELL, J.W. (?-?) Sheriff of Jefferson County, Virginia during the trial, imprisonment, and execution of John Brown in 1859

# campbelljw
 

CAMPISTRON, JEAN GALBERT de (1656-1723) French Dramatist

# campistronjeangalbertde
 

CAMUS, ALBERT (1913-60) French philosopher, Author, and Journalist

# camusalbert
 

CANGE, CHARLES du FRESNE (1610-88) French Philologist & Historian

# cnagecharlesdufresne
 

CANNING, GEORGE (1770-1827) British Statesman; Prime Minister of the United Kingdom - 1827

# canninggeorge
 

CAPONE, ALPHONSE G. (1899-1945) Prohibition-era American Gangster & Businessman

# caponealphonseg
 

CAPOTE, TRUMAN (1924-84) American Writer

# capotetruman
 

CARLILE, JOHN SNYDER (1817-78) U.S. Senator – Virginia – 1861-65; U.S. Representative – Virginia – 1855-57 & 1861

# carlilejohnsnyder
 

CARNEGIE, ANDREW (1835-1919) Scottish-Born American Industrialist & Philanthropist

# carnegieandrew
 

CARNES, WILLIAM WATTS (1841-1932) Served in the Confederate Army & Navy during the American Civil War; Sheriff of Shelby County, Tennessee – 1896-97

# carneswilliamwatts
 

CARPENTER, JOHN NEWSOM (1825-93) Confederate Colonel – 2nd Alabama Cavalry

# carpenterjohnnewsom
 

CARROLL, CHARLES OF CARROLLTON (1737-1832) Signer of the Declaration of Independence – Maryland – the Only Catholic & Last-Surviving Signer; Delegate to the Continental Congress – Maryland – 1776-78; U.S. Senator - Maryland – 1789-92

# carrollcharlesofcarrollton
 

CARROLL, WILLIAM HENRY (1810-68) Confederate Brigadier General - Tennessee

# carrollwilliamhenry
 

CARSON, CHRISTOPHER H. “KIT” (1809-68) American Frontiersman & U.S. Army Officer; Union Brevet Brigadier General during the American Civil War

# carsonchristopherh
 

CARTER, JAMES EARL, JR. “JIMMY” (1924- ) Thirty-Ninth U.S. President – 1977-81; Governor of Georgia – 1971-75

# carterjamesearl
 

CASEY, SILAS (1807-82) Union Major General – Rhode Island

# caseysilas
 

CASTRO, FIDEL (1926-2016) Cuban Revolutionary & Politician; Prime Minister of Cuba - 1959-76; President of Cuba – 1976-2008

# castrofidel
 

CATHERINE OF ARAGON (1485-1536) Queen Consort of England – 1509-1533; First Wife of King Henry VIII

# catherineofaragon
 

CATTELL, ALEXANDER GILMORE (1816-94) U.S. Senator – New Jersey – 1866-71

# cattellalexandergilmore
 

CELESTINE IV (?-1241) Italian-born Pope - 1241

# celestineI
 

CEZANNE, PAUL (1839-1906) French Artist and Post-Impressionist Painter

# cezannepaul
 

CHALMERS, JAMES R. (1831-98) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Representative – Mississippi – 1877-81 & 1884-85

# chalmersjamesr
 

CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA LAWRENCE (1828-1914) Union Brigadier General – Maine; Colonel of the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry; Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for Gettysburg; Governor of Maine – 1867-71

# chamberlainjoshualawrence
 

CHAMBERLAIN, THOMAS D. (1841-96) Union Lieutenant Colonel - 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry; Brother of Union General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

# chamberlainthomasd
 

CHAMBERS, THOMAS JEFFERSON (1802-65) Major General of Texas Troops during the War for Independence with Mexico; Namesake of Chambers County, Texas

# chambersthomasjefferson
 

CHANDLER, ZACHARIAH (1813-79) U.S. Secretary of the Interior - 1875-77; U.S. Senator – Michigan - 1857-75 & 1879; Mayor of Detroit, Michigan – 1851-52

# chandlerzachariah
 

CHAPLIN, SIR CHARLES SPENCER “CHARLIE” (1889-1977) English Comic Actor, Filmmaker, and Composer

# chaplincharlie
 

CHAPMAN, AUGUSTUS A. (1803-76) Confederate Brigadier General of Virginia Militia; U.S. Congressman – Virginia – 1843-47

# chapmanaugustusa
 

CHAPMAN, REUBEN (1799-1882) Confederate Representative to France – 1862-65; U.S. Congressman – Alabama – 1835-47; Governor of Alabama – 1847-49

# chapmanreuben
 

CHARDIN, JEAN (1643-1713) French Jeweller & Traveller; Author of “The Travels of Sir John Chardin”

# chardinjean
 

CHARLEMAGNE (748-814) King of the Franks & Lombards; First Holy Roman Emperor – 800-814

# charlemagne
 

CHARLES, DUKE OF ORLEANS (1394-1465) French Nobleman & Medieval Poet

# charlesoforleans
 

CHASE, SALMON P. (1808-73) U.S. Treasury Secretary - 1861-64 – In the Cabinet of President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War; Chief Justice of the United States, Supreme Court - 1864-73; Governor of Ohio – 1856-60; U.S. Senator – Ohio – 1849-55 & 1

# chasesalmonp
 

CHASE, SAMUEL (1741-1811) Member of the Continental Congress – Maryland – 1776-78; Signer of the Declaration of Independence; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice – 1796-1811; Acquitted after being impeached by Congress, 1804-05

# chasesamuel
 

CHASTAIN, ELIJAH WEBB (1813-74) Confederate Lieutenant Colonel – 1st Georgia Infantry; U.S. Representative – Georgia – 1851-55

# chastainelijahwebb
 

CHEATHAM, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1820-86) Confederate Major General –Tennessee

# cheathambenjaminfranklin
 

CHEKHOV, ANTON PAVLOVICH (1860-1904) Russian Writer & Playwright

# chekhovantonpavlovich
 

CHENEY, CHARLES EDWARD (1836-1916) American Bishop in the Reformed Episcopal Church

# cheneycharlesedward
 

CHESNUT, JAMES, JR. (1815-85) Confederate Brigadier General – South Carolina; U.S. Senator – South Carolina – 1858-60

# chesnutjamesjr
 

CHILDS, FREDERICK LYNN (1831-94) Confederate Lieutenant Colonel

# childsfredericklynn
 

CHITTENDEN, SIMEON B. (1814-89) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1874-81

# chittendensimeonb
 

CHURCHILL, CLEMENTINE S. (1885-1977) Wife of Winston Churchill

# churchillclementines
 

CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. (1874-1965) Prime Minister of England – 1940-45 & 1951-55

# churchillwinstons
 

CINQUE, JOSEPH (circa 1814-79) Kidnapped West African, led the revolt aboard the "Amistad" in 1839

# cinquej
 

CLAIBORNE, JOHN M. (1839-1909) Confederate Officer – 8th Texas Cavalry, known as Terry’s Texas Rangers; Served under Nathan Bedford Forrest, Joseph Wheeler, and John Wharton, and was wounded three times during the Civil War

# claibornejohnm

Joined President Jefferson Davis and General John C. Breckinridge after they fled Richmond, and was captured by Union Troops near Cedartown, Georgia on May 15, 1865; Editor of a Texas newspaper, the “New Birmingham Times,” in the 1890s

 

CLAIBORNE, WILLIAM CHARLES COLE (1775-1817) First Governor of Mississippi Territory – 1801; First Governor of Orleans Territory – 1804-12; U.S. Senator – Louisiana – 1817; Veteran of the Battle of New Orleans

# claibornewilliamcc
 

CLANTON, JAMES HOLT (1827-71) Confederate Brigadier General – Alabama

# clantonjamesholt
 

CLARK, CHARLES (1811-77) Confederate Brigadier General – Mississippi; Confederate Governor of Mississippi – 1863-65

# clarkc
 

CLARK, DANIEL (1809-91) U.S. Senator – New Hampshire – 1857-66

# clarkdaniel
 

CLARK, JAMES BEAUCHAMP “CHAMP” (1850-1921) U.S. Representative – Missouri – 1893-95 & 1897-21; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1911-19

# clarkjamesbeauchamp
 

CLARK, LINCOLN (1800-86) U.S. Congressman – Iowa – 1851-53

# clarklincoln
 

CLARK, WALLIS OLWIN (1854-1914) U.S. Army Officer, graduated from West Point in 1877; Served with the 7th U.S. Cavalry in the western Indian Wars

# clarkwallisolwin
 

CLARK, WILLIAM T. (1831-1905) Union Brigadier General – Iowa; U.S. Congressman – Texas – 1870-72

# clarkwilliamt
 

CLARKE, HENRY FRANCIS (1820-87) Union Brevet Major General; Brevetted Brigadier General for Gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg; Aide on the Staff of General George B. McClellan

# clarkehenryfrancis
 

CLARKE, JOHN HOPKINS (1789-1870) U.S. Senator – Rhode Island – 1847-53

# clarkejohnhopkins
 

CLARKE, WILLIAM JOHN (1819-86) Confederate Colonel – 24th North Carolina Infantry

# clarkewilliamjohn
 

CLAY, HENRY (1777-1852) U.S. Secretary of State - 1825-29; U.S. Presidential Candidate - 1824, 1832 & 1844

# clayhenry

U.S. Senator – Kentucky – 1806-07, 1810-11, 1831-42 & 1849-52; U.S. Congressman – Kentucky – 1813-14, 1815-21 & 1823-25; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1811-14, 1815-20 & 1823-25

 

CLAYTON, HENRY D. (1827-89) Confederate Major General - Alabama

# claytonhenryd
 

CLEBURNE, PATRICK RONAYNE (1828-64) Confederate Major General – Arkansas; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee – November 30, 1864

# cleburnepr
 

CLEMENS, OLIVIA LANGDON (1845-1904) Wife of American Author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, also known as Mark Twain

# clemensolivialangdon
 

CLEMENS, ORION (1825-97) Secretary of the Nevada Territory – 1861-64; Older brother of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, famous author who wrote under the pen name Mark Twain

# clemensorion
 

CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE (1835-1910) American Author, also known as Mark Twain

# clemenssamuellanghorne
 

CLEVELAND, FRANCES FOLSOM (1864-1947) U.S. First Lady – 1886-89 & 1893-97

# clevalandfrancesfolsom
 

CLEVELAND, GROVER (1837-1908) Twenty-Second & Twenty-Fourth U.S. President - 1885-89 & 1893-97; Governor of New York – 1883-85; Mayor of Buffalo, New York - 1882

# clevelandgrover
 

CLEVELAND, ROSE ELIZABETH (1846-1918) Sister of Grover Cleveland; Served as functional First Lady during her brother’s time as New York Governor and as U.S. President before his marriage to Frances Folsom

# clevelandroseelizabeth
 

CLIFFORD, NATHAN (1803-81) U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice – 1858-81; U.S. Attorney General – 1846-48; U.S. Representative – Maine – 1839-43

# cliffordnathan
 

CLINCH, DUNCAN LAMONT (1787-1849) U.S. Brevet Brigadier General - Commanded at the Seminole Indian War Battle of Withlacoochie; Served in the War of 1812; U.S. Representative – Georgia - 1845-46

# clinchduncanlamont
 

CLINGMAN, THOMAS L. (1812-1897) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Senator – North Carolina – 1858-61; U.S. Representative – North Carolina – 1843-45 & 1847-58

# clingmanthomasl
 

COBB, HOWELL (1815-68) Confederate Major General – Georgia; Confederate Congressman – 1861-62; U.S. Treasury Secretary - 1857-60; U.S. Congressman – Georgia – 1843-51 & 1855-57; Governor of Georgia – 1851-53

# cobbhowell
 

COBB, THOMAS READE ROOTES (1823-62) Confederate Brigadier General – Georgia; Confederate Congressman – 1861-62; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia – December 13, 1862

# cobbthomasreaderootes
 

COCKE, PHILIP ST. GEORGE (1809-61) Confederate Brigadier General – Virginia

# cockephilipstgeorge
 

COCKRELL, FRANCIS M. (1834-1915) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Senator – Missouri – 1875-1905

# cockrellfrancism
 

CODY, WILLIAM F. “Buffalo Bill” (1846-1917) American Showman

# codywilliamf
 

COLES, RUSSELL J., JR. (?-1928) Noted American Shark Expert & Hunter

# colesrusselljjr
 

COLES, WALTER (1790-1857) Second Lieutenant in the Second Regiment of Light Dragoons in the War of 1812; U.S. Congressman – Virginia – 1835-45

# coleswalter
 

COLLAMER, JACOB (1791-1865) U.S. Postmaster General – 1849-50; U.S. Senator – Vermont – 1855-65

# collamerjacob
 

COLLIER, BARRON G. (1873-1939) American Entrepreneur, instrumental in the development of southwestern Florida; Namesake of Collier County, Florida

# collierbarrong
 

COLLIER, HENRY W. (1801-55) Governor of Alabama – 1849-53; Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama – 1837-49

# collierhenryw
 

COLLINS, FRANCIS D. (1841-91) U.S. Congressman – Pennsylvania – 1875-79

# collinsfrancis
 

COLLINS, THOMAS LeROY (1909-91) Governor of Florida - 1955-61; U.S. Navy Lieutenant – 1944-46

# collinsthomasleroy
 

COLQUITT, ALFRED H. (1824-1894) Confederate Brigadier General –Georgia; U.S. Representative – Georgia – 1853-55; Governor of Georgia – 1877-82; U.S. Senator – Georgia – 1883-94

# colquittalfredh
 

COMSTOCK, ANTHONY (1844-1915) American Anti-Obscenity Crusader, created the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice; Union Army Private – 17th Connecticut Infantry

# comstockanthony
 

COOKE, WILLIAM WINER (1846-76) U.S. Army Officer during the American Civil War & Indian Wars; Served as adjutant for 7th Cavalry Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and was killed during the Battle of the Little Bighorn – June 25, 1876

# cookewilliamwiner
 

COOLIDGE, CALVIN (1872-1933) Thirtieth U.S. President - 1923-29; U.S. Vice President – 1921-23; Governor of Massachusetts – 1919-21

# coolidgecalvin
 

COOLIDGE, GRACE (1879-1957) U.S. First Lady - 1923-29; Wife of U.S. President Calvin Coolidge

# coolidgegrace
 

COOPER, SAMUEL (1798-1876) Confederate General – Virginia

# coopersamuel
 

CORCORAN, MICHAEL (1827-63) Union Brigadier General - New York

# corcoranmichael
 

CORDAY, CHARLOTTE (1768-93) French Revolution – Assassinated Jacobin Leader Jean-Paul Marat & was executed by guillotine on July 17, 1793

# cordaycharlotte
 

CORNELL, PAUL (1822-1904) Prominent Attorney, Real Estate Developer, and Insurance Executive in Chicago, Illinois; Founder of Hyde Park & Cornell, early suburbs of Chicago

# cornellp

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CORNING, ERASTUS (1794-1872) American Industrialist – New York Central Railroad Founder; U.S. Congressman – 1857-59 & 1861-63

# corningerastus
 

COWAN, EDGAR (1815-85 U.S. Senator – Pennsylvania – 1861-67

# cowanedgar
 

CRAGIN, AARON HARRISON (1821-98) U.S Representative – New Hampshire – 1855-59; U.S Senator – New Hampshire – 1865-77

# craginaaronharrison
 

CRANE, HAROLD HART (1899-1932) American Poet

# cranehart
 

CRANSTON, ROBERT BENNIE (1791-1873) U.S. Representative - Rhode Island – 1837-43 & 1847-49

# cranstonrobertbennie
 

CRAWFORD, GEORGE WALKER (1798-1872) U.S. Secretary of War – 1849-50; Governor of Georgia – 1843-47; U.S. Representative – Georgia - 1843

# crawfordgeorgewalker
 

CRAWFORD, MARTIN J. (1820-83) Confederate Congressman – Georgia; Confederate Colonel – 3rd Georgia Cavalry; Served on the staff of General Howell Cobb; U.S. Congressman – Georgia – 1855-61

# crawfordmartinj
 

CROCKETT, DAVID "DAVY" (1786-1836) American Frontiersman & Folk Hero; U.S. Congressman - Tennessee - 1827-31; Killed at the Battle of the Alamo, during the Texas Revolution

# crockettdavid
 

CROWELL, JOHN (1801-83) U.S. Representative - Ohio – 1847-51; Major General of Ohio Militia

# crowelljohn
 

CURIE, MARIE (1867-1934) Polish-born French Physicist & Chemist

# curiemarie
 

CUSTER, ELIZABETH B. (1842-1933) Wife of 7th Cavalry Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer; Author of Numerous Books on Her Husband and the American West

# custerelizabethb
 

CUSTER, GEORGE A. (1839-76) Union Major General of Cavalry – Michigan; Lieutenant Colonel – 7th U.S. Cavalry – Killed-in-Action at Little Big Horn

# custergeorgea
 

CUSTER, THOMAS W. (1845-76) U.S. Army Officer; Twice awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during the American Civil War; Younger brother of George Armstrong Custer, in whose command he was killed-in-action at the Battle of Little Big Hor

# custerthomasw
 

CUSTIS, GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKE (1781-1857) American Author; Grandson of Martha Washington; Father-in-Law of Robert E. Lee; Owner of Arlington House

# custisgeorgewashingtonparke
 

CUTLER, AUGUSTUS W. (1827-97) U.S. Congressman – New Jersey – 1875-79

# cutleraugustusw
 

D'ANNUNZIO, GABRIELE, PRINCE OF MONTENEVOSO (1863-1938) Italian Poet, Orator, Journalist, Politician, and Army Officer during World War I

# dannunziogabriele
 

DACIER, ANNE LE FEVRE (1651-1720) French Scholar, Translator, and Editor

# dacierannelefevre
 

DADE, FRANCIS L. (ca.1793-1835) U.S. Army Officer; Ambushed and killed during the Second Seminole War near present-day Ocala, Florida, in what came to be known as the "Dade Massacre"

# dadefrancisl
 

DAGUERRE, LOUIS (1787-1851) French Artist & Photographer, recognized for his invention of the Daguerreotype

# daguerrelouis
 

DAHLGREN, JOHN A. (1809-70) Union Rear Admiral - Pennsylvania

# dahlgrenjohna
 

DAHLGREN, MADELEINE VINTON (1825-89) American Writer, Translator, and Anti-Suffragist; Married U.S. Admiral John A Dahlgren in 1865

# dahlgrenmadeleinevinton
 

DALE, RICHARD (1756-1826) American Revolutionary War, Officer in the Continental Navy; U.S. Navy Commodore – First Barbary War

# dalerichard
 

DALLAS, ALEXANDER J. (1759-1817) U.S. Treasury Secretary - 1814-16; Acting U.S. Secretary of War - 1815

# dallasalexanderj
 

DALLAS, GEORGE M. (1792-1864) U.S. Vice President – 1845-49; U.S. Senator – Pennsylvania – 1831-33; Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1828-29; Namesake of Dallas Counties in Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, and Texas

# dallasgeorgem
 

DANIELS, JOSEPHUS (1862-1948) U.S. Navy Secretary – 1913-21; American Diplomat and Newspaper Editor

# danielsjosephus
 

DARROW, CLARENCE S. (1857-1938) American Attorney, most remembered for his role as defense attorney in the “Scopes Monkey Trial”

# darrowclarences
 

DARWIN, CHARLES (1809-82) English Naturalist, Geologist, and Biologist; Proponent of the Theory of Evolution

# darwincals
 

DAVIDSON, HENRY BREVARD (1831-99) Confederate Brigadier General – Tennessee

# davidsonhenrybrevard
 

DAVIS, JEFFERSON C. (1828-79) Union Brigadier General – Indiana; Killed Union General William Nelson in a Louisville hotel – September 29, 1862

# davisjeffersonc
 

DAVIS, JEFFERSON F. (1808-89) Confederate President – 1861-65; U.S. Secretary of War – 1853-57; U.S. Senator – Mississippi – 1847-51 & 1857-61; Colonel of the First Mississippi Volunteers during the Mexican War

# davisjf
 

DAVIS, RICHARD HARDING (1864-1916) Journalist & Writer, the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish–American War, the Second Boer War, and the First World War

# davisrichardharding
 

DAVIS, VARINA ANNE (1864-1898) Daughter of Jefferson & Varina Davis; Known as the “Daughter of the Confederacy”

# davisva
 

DAVIS, VARINA HOWELL (1826-1906) First Lady of the Confederacy; Wife of Confederate President Jefferson F. Davis

# davisvh
 

DAVIS, WILLIAM W.H. (1820-1910) Union Brevet Brigadier General – Pennsylvania; Union Colonel – 104th Pennsylvania Infantry

# daviswilliamwh
 

DAWES, HENRY L. (1816-1903) U.S. Congressman & Senator - Massachusetts - 1857-93; Commission Chairman for the Five Civilized Tribes - Indian Territory – 1893-1903

# daweshenryl
 

DAY, WILLIAM R. (1849-1923) U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice – 1903-22; U.S. Secretary of State - 1898

# daywilliamr
 

DE LA CHAISE, FRANCOIS (1624-1709) French Jesuit Priest, the father confessor of King Louis XIV of France

# delachaisefrancois
 

DE LA MARE, WALTER (1873-1956) English Poet, Short Story Writer, and Novelist

# walterdelamare
 

DE LAGNEL, JULIUS ADOLPHUS (1827-1912) Confederate Brigadier General

# delagneljuliusadoplhus
 

DEAN, EZRA (1795-1872) War of 1812 - Served in the 11th U.S. Infantry - Commissioned Lieutenant for meritorious conduct at the sortie of Fort Erie; U.S. Congressman – Ohio – 1841-45

# deanezra
 

DEANE, CHARLES HENRY (1827-82) Union Brevet Lieutenant Colonel – 86th Illinois Infantry, heavily engaged at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia – June 27, 1864; Prominent citizen and businessman in Peoria, Illinois after the Civil War

# deanech

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DEARING, JAMES (1840-65) Confederate Brigadier General; Mortally wounded during the Appomattox Campaign - April 6, 1865

# dearingjames
 

DEBERRY, EDMUND (1787-1859) U.S. Representative – North Carolina – 1829-31, 1833-45, and 1849-51

# deberryedmund
 

DEBRAY, XAVIER BLANCHARD (1818-95) Confederate Brigadier General

# debrayxavierblanchard
 

DEBS, EUGENE V. (1855-1926) American Socialist, Political Activist, and Trade Unionist; A founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World; Five-time Socialist Party Candidate for U.S. President

# debsev
 

DEBUSSY, CLAUDE (1862-1918) French Composer

# debussyc
 

DECATUR, STEPHEN (1779-1820) U.S. Navy Commodore – Barbary Wars & The War of 1812; Namesake of Decatur, Illinois

# decaturs
 

DEE, JOHN (1527-1608 or 1609) English Mathematician, Astronomer, and Astrologer; Advisor & court astronomer to Elizabeth I

# deejohn
 

DEERING, NATHANIEL C. (1827-87) U.S. Congressman – Iowa – 1877-83

# deeringnathanielc
 

DEFOE, DANIEL (1660-1731) English Writer, Journalist, and Pamphleteer

# defoedaniel
 

DEMMOND, MARTIN HAWLEY (1803-54) Prominent Merchant & Early Real Estate Investor in Joliet, Illinois

# demmondmh
 

DENT, FREDERICK T. (1820-92) Union Brigadier General of Volunteers – Missouri; Brother-in-Law & Aide-de-Camp to General Ulysses S. Grant – 1864-65; Military Secretary to President Grant – 1869-73

# dentfrederickt
 

DENT, WILLIAM BARTON WADE (1806-55) U.S. Representative – Georgia – 1853-55

# dentwilliambartonwade
 

DESHA, ROBERT (1791-1849) U.S. Representative – Tennessee – 1827-31; Captain in the 24th U.S. Infantry during the War of 1812

# desharobert
 

DEVIN, THOMAS C. (1822-78) Union Brigadier General – New York

# devinthomasc
 

DICKENS, CHARLES (1812-70) English Writer & Social Critic

# dickenscharles
 

DICKERSON, MAHLON (1770-1853) U.S. Navy Secretary – 1834-38; Governor of New Jersey – 1815-17; U.S. Senator – New Jersey – 1817-33

# dickersonm
 

DIDION, JOAN (1934- ) American Writer

# didionjoan
 

DIETRICH, MARLENE (1901-92) German-born American Actress & Singer

# dietrichm
 

DIGBY, SIR KENELM (1603-65) English Courtier, Diplomat, and Natural Philosopher; His father, Sir Everard, was executed in 1606 for his part in the Gunpowder Plot

# digbyk
 

DILLINGER, JOHN H. (1903-34) American Bank Robber of the Great Depression Era

# dillingerjohnh
 

DILLINGHAM, PAUL, JR. (1799-1891) Governor of Vermont – 1865-67; U.S. Congressman – Vermont – 1843-47

# dillinghampauljr
 

DIMMICK, MILO M. (1811-72) U.S. Congressman – Pennsylvania – 1849-53

# dimmickmm
 

DISNEY, WALTER ELIAS “WALT” (1901-66) American Entrepreneur, Animator, and Film Producer

# disneywalt
 

DIX, JOHN A. (1798-1879) Union Major General – New York; Governor of New York – 1873-75; U.S. Treasury Secretary – 1861; U.S. Senator – New York - 1845-49; Namesake of Fort Dix, New Jersey

# dixjohna
 

DOBBIN, JAMES C. (1814-57) U.S. Navy Secretary – 1853-57; U.S. Congressman – North Carolina – 1845-47

# dobbinjc
 

DOCKERY, THOMAS P. (1833-98) Confederate Brigadier General

# dockerytp
 

DOLES, GEORGE PIERCE (1830-64) Confederate Brigadier General – Georgia; Killed-in-Action at Bethesda Church, Virginia – June 2, 1864

# dolesgeorgepierce
 

DONELSON, ANDREW JACKSON (1799-1871) U.S. Diplomat; Candidate for U.S. Vice President – 1856; Nephew, Aide-de-Camp, and Private Secretary to Andrew Jackson

# donelsonaj
 

DORSEY, STEPHEN WALLACE (1842-1916) Union Captain – 1st Ohio Light Artillery; U.S. Senator – Arkansas – 1873-79

# dorseystephenwallace
 

DORVAL, MARIE (1798-1849) French Actress

# dorvalm
 

DOSTOEVSKY, FYODOR (1821-81) Russian Novelist, Philosopher, Essayist, and Journalist

# dostoevskyf
 

DOUBLEDAY, ABNER (1819-93) Union Major General – New York; Popularly credited with inventing the game of Baseball

# doubledayabner
 

DOWNS, SOLOMON W. (1801-54) U.S. Senator – Louisiana – 1847-53

# downssw
 

DOYLE, SIR ARTHUR CONAN (1859-1930) British Writer & Physician

# doylesirarthurconan
 

DRAYTON, THOMAS F. (1809-91) Confederate Brigadier General - South Carolina

# draytonthomasf
 

DROMGOOLE, GEORGE COKE (1797-1847) U.S. Congressman – Virginia – 1835-41 & 1843-47

# dromgoolegeorgecoke
 

DUDLEY, ANNE DALLAS (1876-1955) American Suffragette

# dudleyannedallas
 

DUDLEY, ROBERT, EARL OF LEICESTER (1532/33-1588) English Nobleman - favorite, close friend, and suitor of Queen Elizabeth I; Commander of English land forces against the Spanish Armada - 1588

# dudleyrobert
 

DUKE, BASIL W. (1838-1916) Confederate Brigadier General - Kentucky

# dukebasilw
 

DULLES, JOHN FOSTER (1888-1959) U.S. Secretary of State – 1953-59; U.S. Senator – New York - 1949

# dullesjohnfoster
 

DUNCAN, ALEXANDER (1788-1853) U.S. Congressman – Ohio – 1837-41 & 1843-45

# duncanalexander
 

DUNCAN, JOSEPH (1794-1844) Governor of Illinois – 1834-38; U.S. Representative – Illinois – 1827-34; Major General of Illinois State Militia during the Black Hawk War

# duncanjoseph
 

DUNCAN, THOMAS (1819-87) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Union Major – 3rd U.S. Cavalry

# duncanthomas
 

DUNLAP, ROBERT P. (1794-1859) Governor of Maine – 1834-38; U.S. Congressman – Maine – 1843-47

# dunlaprobertp
 

DUNN, WILLIAM M. (1814-87) Union Brevet Brigadier General; Union Colonel & Assistant Judge Advocate General; Staff Officer to General George B. McClellan; U.S. Congressman – Indiana – 1859-63

# dunnwilliamm
 

DURHAM, MILTON J. (1824-1911) U.S. Congressman – Kentucky – 1873-79; First Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury – 1885-89

# durhammiltonj
 

DURKEE, CHARLES (1805-70) Governor of Utah Territory – 1865-69; U.S. Senator – Wisconsin – 1855-61

# durkeecharles
 

DUVAL, ISAAC H. (1824-1902) Union Brigadier General; U.S. Congressman – West Virginia – 1869-71

# duvalisaach
 

DUVAL, WILLIAM P. (1784-1854) Governor of the Florida Territory – 1822-34; U.S. Representative – Kentucky – 1813-15; Namesake of streets in Tallahassee, Key West, and Jacksonville, Florida

# duvalwilliamp
 

DUVALL, GABRIEL (1752-1844) U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice – 1811-35; First Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury – 1802-11; U.S. Representative – Maryland – 1794-96

# duvallgabriel
 

DWAN, JOHN - Founder of the Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company

# dwanjohn
 

DWIGHT, JEREMIAH W. (1819-85) U.S. Congressman – New York – 1877-83; Vice President of the Southern Central Railroad

# dwightjerremiahw
 

DYE, EVA EMERY (1855-1947) American Historian, Suffragist, and Writer; Best known as the author of “Conquest: The True Story of Lewis & Clark”

# dyeevaemery
 

EADS, JAMES B. (1820-87) American Civil Engineer & Inventor, built Ironclads for the U.S. Navy during the American Civil War

# eadsjamesb
 

EARLY, JUBAL A. (1816-94) Confederate Lieutenant General – Virginia

# earlyjubala
 

EARLY, STEPHEN T. (1889-1951) White House Press Secretary under Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-45, and Harry S. Truman, 1950; U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense – 1949-50; Grandson of Confederate General Jubal A. Early

# earlystephent
 

EARP, JOSEPHINE SARAH "JOSIE" (1861-1944) Wife of Old West Lawman Wyatt Earp

# earpjosephine
 

EARP, WYATT S. (1848-1929) American Old West Lawman

# earpwyatt
 

EASTMAN, BEN C. (1812-56) U.S. Congressman – Wisconsin – 1851-55

# eastmanbenc
 

EASTMAN, GEORGE (1854-1932) American Inventor, Industrialist, & Philanthropist; Founder of Eastman Kodak

# eastmangeorge
 

EATON, JOHN HENRY (1790-1856) Governor of Florida Territory – 1834-36; U.S. Secretary of War – 1829-31; U.S. Senator – Tennessee – 1818-29

# eatonjh
 

EATON, WILLIAM W. (1816-98) U.S. Senator – Connecticut – 1875-81; U.S. Representative – Connecticut - 1883-85

# eatonwilliamw
 

EDGERTON, ALFRED P. (1813-97) U.S. Congressman – Ohio – 1851-55; General Manager of the Wabash & Erie Canal – 1859-68

# edgertonalfredp
 

EDISON, CHARLES (1890-1969) American Politician, Businessman, Inventor, and Animal Behaviorist; Governor of New Jersey – 1941-44; U.S. Navy Secretary – 1939-40; Son of Thomas Alva & Mina Miller Edison

# edisoncharles
 

EDISON, THOMAS A. (1847-1931) American Inventor

# edisonthomasa
 

EDMUNDS, GEORGE FRANKLIN (1828-1919) U.S. Senator - Vermont – 1866-91

# edmundsgeorgefranklin
 

EINSTEIN, ALBERT (1879-1955) German-born Theoretical Physicist; Acknowledged for developing the Theory of Relativity

# einsteinalbert
 

EINSTEIN, ELSA (1876-1936) Second Wife of Albert Einstein

# ensteinelsa
 

EISENHOWER, DWIGHT DAVID “IKE” (1890-1969) 34th U.S. President – 1953-61; U.S. Army General & Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe during World War II

# eisenhowerdwightdavid
 

ELIZABETH I (1533-1603) Queen of England - 1558-1603

# elizabethI
 

ELIZABETH OF YORK (1466-1503) Queen Consort of England – 1486-1503; Wife of King Henry VII & Mother of King Henry VIII

# elizabethofyork
 

ELLINGTON, EDWARD KENNEDY “DUKE” (1899-1974) American Composer & Jazz Orchestra Leader

# ellingtonduke
 

ELMORE, FRANKLIN HARPER (1799-1850) U.S. Representative – South Carolina – 1836-39; U.S. Senator – South Carolina - 1850

# elmorefranklinharper
 

ELUARD, PAUL (1895-1952) French Surrealist Poet

# eluardp
 

ELZEVIER, DANIEL (1617-80) Dutch Printer & Publisher

# elzevierd
 

EMMERSON, LOUIS LINCOLN (1863-1941) Governor of Illinois – 1929-33

# emmersonll
 

ENGLISH, WILLIAM H. (1822-96) U.S. Congressman – Indiana – 1853-61; Regent of the Smithsonian Institution – 1853-61

# englishwilliamh
 

EVANS, CLEMENT ANSELM (1833-1911) Confederate Brigadier General - Georgia

# evansclementanselm
 

EVANS, JAMES LA FAYETTE (1825-1903) U.S. Congressman – Indiana – 1875-79

# evansjamesl
 

EWELL, RICHARD S. (1817-72) Confederate Lieutenant General

# ewellrs
 

EWING, PRESLEY UNDERWOOD (1822-54) U.S. Representative - Kentucky – 1851-54

# ewingpu
 

FALCONER, KINLOCH (1838-78) Confederate Major & Assistant Adjutant General; Served on the Staffs of Confederate Generals John B. Villepigue, Joseph Johnston & Braxton Bragg

# falconerkinloch
 

FANNIN, JAMES WALKER, JR. (1804/1805 - 1836) Military Leader in the Texas Revolution – 1835-36; Executed, along with most of his command, by Santa Anna – March 27, 1836

# fanninjameswalkerjr
 

FARGO, WILLIAM G. (1818-81) Founder of the American Express Company; Mayor of Buffalo, New York – 1862-66

# fargowilliamg
 

FAUSTIN I, SOULOUQUE (1782-1867) President of Haiti - 1847-49; Emperor of Haiti - 1849-59

# faustinI
 

FAWKES, GUY (1570-1606) English Catholic, executed for his role in the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605

# fawkesguy
 

FELCH, ALPHEUS (1804-96) Governor of Michigan – 1846-47; U.S. Senator - Michigan – 1847-53

# felchalpheus
 

FELIBIEN, MICHEL (1665-1719) French Historian

# felibienmichel
 

FELL, JOHN (1721-98) American Revolutionary-Era Patriot; Chairman of the Committee of Correspondence and the Committee of Safety in Bergen County, New Jersey

# felljohn
 

FERGUSON, SAMUEL W. (1834-1917) Confederate Brigadier General

# fergusonsamuelw
 

FERRY, ORRIS S. (1823-75) Union Brigadier General & Brevet Major General; U.S. Senator – Connecticut – 1867-75; U.S. Representative – Connecticut – 1859-61

# ferryorriss
 

FIELDING, HENRY (1707-54) English Novelist & Dramatist

# fieldingh
 

FILLMORE, CAROLINE CARMICHAEL McINTOSH (1813-81) Second Wife of 13th U.S. President Millard Fillmore, whom she married in 1858

# fillmorecarolinec
 

FILLMORE, MILLARD (1800-74) Thirteenth U.S. President - 1850-53; U.S. Vice President – 1849-50; U.S. Congressman – New York – 1833-35 & 1837-43

# fillmoremillard
 

FINEGAN, JOSEPH (1814-85) Confederate Brigadier General - Florida

# fineganjoseph
 

FISH, ELIZABETH STUYVESANT (?-?) Mother of New York Politician Hamilton Fish; Direct Descendant of Peter Stuyvesant, a founder of New Amsterdam

# fishe
 

FISH, HAMILTON (1808-93) U.S. Secretary of State - 1869-77; U.S. Representative - New York – 1843-45; Governor of New York - 1849-50; U.S. Senator – New York - 1851-57

# fishh
 

FITCH, THOMAS D. (1829-1901) Union Surgeon – 42nd Illinois Infantry, the unit being heavily engaged at the Battles of Stones River & Chickamauga; Noted Chicago, Illinois Physician after the American Civil War

# fitchthomasd
 

FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT (1896-1940) American Writer

# fitzgeraldfscott
 

FLOYD, JOHN B. (1806-63) Confederate Brigadier General - Virginia; U.S. Secretary of War – 1857-60; Governor of Virginia – 1849-52

# floydjohnb
 

FLOYD, JOHN BUCHANAN (1806-63) Confederate Brigadier General - Virginia; U.S. Secretary of War – 1857-60; Governor of Virginia – 1849-52

# floydjohnbuchanan
 

FOCH, FERDINAND (1851-1929) French General; Supreme Allied Commander during World War I

# fochferdinand
 

FOLARD, JEAN CHARLES, CHEVALIER DE (1669-1752) French Soldier & Military Author

# folardjeancharles
 

FOOT, SOLOMON (1802-66) U.S. Senator – Vermont – 1851-66; U.S. Representative – Vermont – 1843-47

# footsolomon
 

FOOTE, HENRY S. (1804-1880) Confederate Congressman; U.S. Senator – Mississippi – 1847-52; Governor of Mississippi – 1852-54

# footehs
 

FORBES, JOHN MURRAY (1813-98) American Railroad Magnate, Merchant, Philanthropist, and Abolitionist; President of the Michigan Central Railroad – 1846-55; Director & President of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad

# forbesjohnmurray
 

FORNEY, JOHN WEISS (1817-81) American Journalist & Politician; Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1851-56 & 1860-61; Secretary of the U.S. Senate – 1861-68

# forneyjw
 

FORNEY, WILLIAM HENRY (1823-94) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Representative – Alabama – 1875-93

# forneywilliamhenry
 

FORREST, NATHAN BEDFORD (1821-77) Confederate Lieutenant General – Tennessee

# forrestnathanbedford
 

FORSYTH, JOHN (1780-1841) U.S. Secretary of State - 1834-41; Governor of Georgia - 1827-29; U.S. Senator - Georgia - 1818-19 & 1829-34; U.S. Representative - Georgia - 1813-18 & 1823-27

# forsythjohn
 

FOUCAULD CHARLES DE (1858-1916) French Army Cavalry Officer, Explorer, Geographer, Catholic Priest, and Hermit

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FOUCHE, JOSEPH (1759-1820) French Statesman, Revolutionary, and Minister of Police under First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte

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FOULKE, WILLIAM PARKER (1816–65) Natural Historian & Geologist, discovered the first full dinosaur skeleton in North America in Haddonfield, New Jersey in 1858

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FRANCIS de SALES, SAINT (1567-1622) Bishop of Geneva

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FRANCIS II (1768-1835) Last Holy Roman Emperor – 1792-1806; As Francis I, served as the first Emperor of Austria - 1804-35

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FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN (1705-90) Signer of the Declaration of Independence; American Inventor, Printer, Diplomat & Revolutionary-Era Patriot

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FRAZER, JOHN WESLEY (1827-1906) Confederate Brigadier General

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FREMONT, JESSIE BENTON (1824 -1902) American Writer; Wife of John C. Fremont; Daughter of Thomas Hart Benton

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FREMONT, JOHN C. (1813-1890) Union Major General – Missouri; Military Governor of California – 1847; U.S. Senator – California – 1850-51; Governor of Arizona Territory – 1878-81; First Republican Candidate for U.S. President – 1856

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FRENCH, LIZZIE CROZIER (1851-1926) American Educator, Women's Suffragist, and Social Reform Activist

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FRENCH, RICHARD (1792-1854) U.S. Representative – Kentucky – 1835-37, 1843-45, and 1847-49

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FRENCH, SAMUEL BASSETT (1820-98) Confederate Colonel & Staff Officer to Stonewall Jackson; Aide & Private Secretary to Confederate Governors Letcher, Smith, & Wise; Richmond, Virginia Attorney & Newspaperman

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FRENCH, SAMUEL GIBBS (1818-1910) Confederate Major General

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FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Austrian Neurologist, the founder of Psychoanalysis

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FRITCHIE, BARBARA (1766-1862) Civil War-Era Resident of Frederick, Maryland – poetically immortalized by John Greenleaf Whittier in the October 1863 edition of The Atlantic Monthly

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FRITSCH, WERNER VON (1880-1939) Member of the High Command in Nazi Germany; Killed during the Siege of Warsaw, Poland on September 22, 1939

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FRY, BIRKETT D. (1822-91) Confederate Brigadier General – Alabama

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FULKERSON, SAMUEL V. (1822-62) Confederate Colonel – 37th Virginia Infantry; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Gaines Mill – June 26, 1862

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FULLER, BENONI S. (1825-1903) U.S. Congressman – Indiana – 1875-79

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FULLER, MELVILLE W. (1833-1910) Chief Justice of the United States, Supreme Court – 1888-1910

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FULLER, THOMAS JAMES DUNCAN (1808-76) U.S. Representative – Maine – 1849-57

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FULLERTON, WILLIAM, JR. (1854-88) American-born Composer

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FULTON, ROBERT (1765-1815) American Inventor of the Steamboat

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FUQUA, HENRY LUSE, SR. (1865-1926) Governor of Louisiana -1924-26

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GAMBLE, WILLIAM (1818-66) Union Brigadier General; Colonel of the Eighth Illinois Cavalry

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GANDHI, MOHANDAS K., MAHATMA GANDHI (1869-1948) Indian Lawyer & Anti-Colonial Nationalist

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GARDNER, FRANKLIN K. (1823-73) Confederate Major General

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GARDNER, HENRY (1730-82) American Revolutionary-Era Politician

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GARDNER, MILLS (1830-1910) U.S. Congressman - Ohio - 1877-79

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GARFIELD, JAMES A. (1831-81) Twentieth U.S. President – 1881, Assassinated by Charles Guiteau; Union Civil War Major General – Ohio; U.S Representative – Ohio – 1863-80

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GARLAND, AUGUSTUS HILL (1832-99) Confederate Representative & Senator – Arkansas – 1862-65; U.S. Attorney General – 1885-89; Governor of Arkansas – 1874-77; U.S. Senator – Arkansas – 1877-85

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GARLAND, HAMLIN H. (1860-1940) American Novelist & Poet; Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Biography - 1922

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GARNETT, MUSCOE RUSSELL HUNTER (1821-64) Confederate Congressman – 1862-64; Delegate to the Virginia Secession & Constitutional Conventions of 1861; U.S. Representative – Virginia – 1856-61

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GARNETT, ROBERT SELDEN (1819-61) Confederate Brigadier General – Virginia; Mortally wounded on July 13, 1861, the first general officer killed in the American Civil War

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GARROTT, ISHAM WARREN (1816-63) Confederate Brigadier General – Alabama; Killed-in-Action during the siege of Vicksburg – June 17, 1863

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GARTRELL, LUCIUS JEREMIAH (1821-91) Confederate Brigadier General; Confederate Congressman – Georgia – 1862-64; U.S. Representative – Georgia – 1857-61

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GARVEY, DAN EDWARD (1886-1974) Governor of Arizona – 1948-51; Arizona Secretary of State – 1942-48

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GARY, ELBERT HENRY (1846-1927) Key Founder of U.S. Steel Corporation; Namesake of Gary, Indiana and Gary, West Virginia

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GASKELL, ELIZABETH C. (1810-65) English Novelist

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GASSENDI, PIERRE (1592-1655) French Philosopher, Catholic Priest, Astronomer, and Mathematician

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GATES, ELIJAH (1827-1915)

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Confederate Colonel – 1st Missouri Cavalry; U.S. Marshal – Western District of Missouri; Missouri State Treasurer-1877-81

Signed Card, Civil War-date.

 

GATES, THEODORE B. (1825-1911) Union Brevet Brigadier General – New York – Union Colonel – 80th New York Volunteer Infantry

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GATLIN, RICHARD CASWELL (1809-96) Confederate Brigadier General

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GAYLE, JOHN (1792-1859) Governor of Alabama – 1831-35; U.S. Congressman – Alabama – 1847-49

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GEAR, JOHN HENRY (1825-1900) Governor of Iowa – 1878-82; U.S. Representative – Iowa – 1887-91 & 1893-95; U.S. Senator – Iowa – 1895-1900; Mayor of Burlington, Iowa - 1863

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GEHRIG, HENRY LOUIS “LOU” (1903-41) Iconic American Professional Baseball Player for the New York Yankees - 1923-39

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GEORGE, JAMES ZACHARIAH (1826-97) Confederate Brigadier General of Mississippi Militia; Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice; U.S. Senator – 1881-97

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GIBSON, JOHN (1740-1822) Indian Fighter; Veteran of the French & Indian War, the American Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812; Secretary of the Indiana Territory – 1800-16; Acting Governor of the Indiana Territory – 1812-13

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GIBSON, RANDALL LEE (1832-92) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Representative- Louisiana – 1875-83; U.S. Senator – Louisiana – 1883-92

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GILLEM, ALVAN CULLEM (1830-75) Union Brigadier General - Tennessee

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GILLETTE, FRANCIS (1807-79) U.S. Senator - Connecticut – 1854-55

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GILMER, JEREMY F. (1818-83) Confederate Major General – North Carolina

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GIOVANNI, YOLANDE C. “NIKKI” (1943- ) African-American Poet

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GIST, STATES RIGHTS (1831-64) Confederate Brigadier General – South Carolina; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Franklin – November 30, 1864

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GLADDEN, ADLEY H. (1810-1862) Confederate Brigadier General; Mortally wounded at the Battle of Shiloh

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GLOSSBRENNER, ADAM J. (1810-89) U.S. Representative – Pennsylvania – 1843-47; Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1843-47; Sergeant at Arms of the U.S. House of Representatives – 1850-60

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GOEBBELS, JOSEPH (1897-1945) German Nazi Politician; Reich Minister of Propaganda – 1933-45; Chancellor of Germany – April 30 - May 1, 1945

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GOLDMAN, EMMA (1869-1940) Anarchist Political Activist, Social Reformer, and Writer

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GOLDSBOROUGH, CHARLES WASHINGTON (1777–1843) Official in the U.S. Navy Department - 1798-1842

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GOLDTHWAITE, GEORGE (1809-79) U.S. Senator - Alabama – 1871-77

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GONELLA, NATHANIEL C. (1908-98) English Jazz Trumpeter, Bandleader, and Vocalist

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GONTAUT, ARMAND de, BARON de BIRON (1524-92) French Soldier; Killed at the siege of Epernay - July, 26, 1592

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GONTAUT, ARMAND LOUIS de, DUKE OF LAUZUN, later DUKE OF BIRON (1747-93) French Soldier & Politician; Served in the American Revolutionary War & the French Revolution; Executed in Paris on December 31, 1793

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GOODIN, JOHN R. (1836-85) U.S. Congressman – Kansas – 1875-77

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GOODMAN, WALTER A. (1830-83) Confederate Captain; Staff Officer to General James Chalmers; Delivered Nathan Bedford Forrest’s demand for the surrender of the Union Garrison at Fort Pillow

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GORDON, GEORGE WASHINGTON (1836-1911) Confederate Brigadier General; U.S. Representative – Tennessee – 1907-11; Early member of the Ku Klux Klan

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GORDON, JOHN (1824-1906) Prominent Merchant in Jacksonville, Illinois

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GORDON, JOHN BROWN (1832-1904) Confederate Major General – Georgia; U.S. Senator – Georgia – 1873-80 & 1891-97; Governor of Georgia – 1886-90

# gordonjohnbrown
 

GORING, HERMANN (1893-1946) German Nazi Politician & Military Leader; Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe – 1935-45; President of the Reichstag – 1932-45

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GORKY, MAXIM (1868-1936) Russian Writer & Political Activist

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GOVAN, DANIEL C. (1829-1911) Confederate Brigadier General

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GRACIE, ARCHIBALD, JR. (1832-64) Confederate Brigadier General – Alabama; Killed-in-Action at Petersburg, Virginia – December 2, 1864

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GRANBURY, HIRAM BRONSON (1831-64) Confederate Brigadier General; Killed-in-Action at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee - November 30, 1864; Namesake of Granbury, Texas

# granburyhirambronson
 

GRANGER, GORDON (1822-1876) Union Major General – New York

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GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-85) Eighteenth U.S. President – 1869-77; Union Lieutenant General, during the American Civil War

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GREEN, FREDERICK W. (1816-79) U.S. Congressman – Ohio – 1851-55; Editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer – 1866-74

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GREEN, JAMES S. (1817-70) U.S. Senator – Missouri – 1857-61; U.S. Congressman – Missouri – 1847-51

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GREENE, NATHANAEL (1742-86) American Revolutionary War, Major General in the Continental Army

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GREGORY IX (circa 1145/before 1170 – 1241) Italian-born Pope – 1227-41

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GREGORY XIII (1502-85) Italian-born Pope – 1572-85; Namesake for the Gregorian Calendar

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GREGORY XIV (1535-91) Italian-born Pope – 1590-91

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GREGORY, EDGAR M. (1804-71) Union Brevet Major General; Union Colonel – 91st Pennsylvania Infantry

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GREGORY, FRANCIS (1780-1866) Union Rear Admiral

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GRESSET, JEAN-BAPTISTE-LOUIS (1709-77) French Poet & Dramatist

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GREY, BENJAMIN EDWARDS (?-?) U.S. Congressman – Kentucky – 1851-55

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GRIDER, HENRY (1796-1866) Served in the War of 1812; U.S. Congressman – Kentucky – 1843-47

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GRIER, ROBERT C. (1794-1870) U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice – 1846-70

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GRIFFIN, SAMUEL MARVIN (1907-82) Governor of Georgia – 1955-59; Brigadier General of Georgia National Guard during World War II

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GRIFFITH, RICHARD (1814-62) Confederate Brigadier General – Mississippi; Mortally wounded at the Battle of Savage’s Station – June 29, 1862

# griffithrichard
 

GRIGSBY, J. WARREN (1818-77) Confederate Colonel - 6th Kentucky Cavalry; Served with Confederate Generals John Hunt Morgan and Joseph Wheeler; Confederate Inspector General - Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee

# grigsbyjwarren
 

GRIMES, BRYAN (1828-80) Confederate Major General – North Carolina

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GRIMES, JAMES WILSON (1816-72) Governor of Iowa – 1854-58; U.S. Senator - Iowa – 1859-69

# grimesjameswilson
 

GUEVARA, ERNESTO "CHE" (1928-67) Argentine Marxist Revolutionary, Physician, Writer, and Guerrilla Leader; Major figure in the Cuban Revolution

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GUILLOTIN, JOSEPH-IGNACE (1738-1814) French Physician & Politician; Instrumental in the invention of the device which bore his name by proposing a more humane method of execution in France

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GUNN, MOSES (1822-87) Pioneering American Physician & Surgeon; Union Surgeon – 5th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, accompanied General George B. McClellan during the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War

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GWIN, WILLIAM McKENDREE (1805-85) U.S. Senator – California – 1850-55 & 1857-61; U.S. Representative – Mississippi – 1841-43

# gwinwilliammckendree
 

HAGAN, JAMES (1824-1901) Confederate Brigadier General - Alabama

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HALSEY, GEORGE ARMSTRONG (1827-94) U.S. Representative – New Jersey – 1867-69 & 1871-73

# halseygeorgearmstrong
 

HAMILTON, ALEXANDER (1757-1804) U.S. Treasury Secretary – 1789-95; Revolutionary War Captain & Aide-de-Camp to General George Washington; Killed in a duel with Aaron Burr on July 11, 1804

# hamiltonalexander
 

HAMILTON, ANTOINE (circa 1645-1720) Irish-Catholic Soldier & Writer; Fought with the French in the Franco-Dutch War, 1672–1678, and in the Irish Army in the Williamite War, 1688–1690

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HAMILTON, CHARLES (1913-96) American Handwriting Expert, Author, and Autograph Dealer

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HAMLIN, HANNIBAL (1809-91) U.S. Vice President - 1861-65; Governor of Maine – 1857; U.S. Senator – Maine – 1848-61 & 1869-81; U.S. Representative – 1843-47

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HAMMOND, JAMES HENRY (1807-64) Governor of South Carolina – 1842-44; U.S. Representative – South Carolina – 1835-36; U.S. Senator – South Carolina – 1857-60

# hammondjameshenry
 

HANCOCK, ALMIRA RUSSELL (1832-93) Wife of Union Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock

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HANCOCK, JOHN (1737-93) Signer of the Declaration of Independence; President of the Continental Congress; Governor of Massachusetts - 1780-85 & 1787-93

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HANCOCK, WINFIELD SCOTT (1824-86) Union Major General – Pennsylvania; Democratic Presidential Candidate - 1880

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HANDEL, GEORGE FREDERICK (1685-1759) was a German-born Baroque Composer

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HARDEE, WILLIAM J. (1815-73) Confederate Lieutenant General – Georgia

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