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  1. Rebforever

    General Lee's Antietam Report

    "The arduous service in which our troops had been engaged, their great privations of rest and food, and the long marches without shoes over mountain roads, had greatly reduced our ranks before the action began. These causes had compelled thousands of brave men to absent themselves, and many more...
  2. R

    Will the real General Finegan please Stand up?

    Some years ago, an archivist showed me two photographs purported to be General Joseph Finegan of Florida, and told me he was unconvinced they were the same man. I see the the differences, but there is also the possibility of injury/illness/stress affecting the general's appearance. Maybe even...
  3. Western Reserve Volunteer

    Rare CDV! Obscure General!

    General Faust “Firefly” Laurens is a pretty obscure General of the Civil War, mainly because he was only ever a brevet to that rank and reverted to Colonel post war. Though lesser known, he’s nonetheless significant for being the only Equi-American General of the War. There wouldn't be another...
  4. gentlemanrob

    ⋆M★G⋆ -Happy Birthday Major General Charles W. Field

    Charles William Field Born: April 6, 1828 Birthplace: Versailles, Kentucky Father: Willis Field Sr. 1778 – 1837 (Buried: Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Kentucky) Mother: Isabella Miriam Buck 1785 – 1849 (Buried: Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Kentucky) Wife: Monimia Fairfax Mason 1835...
  5. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General Lewis Baldwin Parsons Jr.

    Lewis Baldwin Parsons Jr. Born: April 5, 1818 Birthplace: Perry, New York Father: Lewis Baldwin Parsons Sr. 1796 – 1855 (Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, New York) Mother: Lucina Hoar 1790 – 1873 (Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur, New York) 1st Wife: Sarah Green Edwards 1820 –...
  6. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General James Nagle

    James Nagle Born: April 5, 1822 Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania Father: Daniel Nagle 1802 – 1851 (Buried: Presbyterian Cemetery, Pottsville, Pennsylvania) Mother: Mary Maria Roerk 1798 – 1882 (Buried: Presbyterian Cemetery, Pottsville, Pennsylvania) Wife: Elizabeth Kaercher 1820 – 1900...
  7. gentlemanrob

    ⋆M★G⋆ -Happy Birthday Major General David Rumph Jones

    David Rumph Jones Born: April 5, 1825 Birth Place: Orangeburg, South Carolina Father: Donald Bruce Jones 1792 – 1853 Mother: Mary Elvira Rumph 1795 – 1854 Wife: Sarah Rebecca Taylor 1831 – 1917 (Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia) Children: Evelyn Taylor Jones Yorke 1857...
  8. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General John Blair Smith Todd

    John Blair Smith Todd Born: April 4, 1814 Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky Father: Dr. John Todd 1787 – 1865 (Buried: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois) Mother: Elizabeth F.B. Smith 1793 – 1865 (Buried: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois) Wife: Catherine Smith Hoffman 1822 –...
  9. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General Henry Goddard Thomas

    Henry Goddard Thomas Born: April 5, 1837 Birthplace: Portland, Maine Father: William W. Thomas 1803 – 1896 (Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine) Mother: Elizabeth W. Goddard 1812 – 1884 (Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine) Wife: Ellen Rebecca Webster 1839 – 1909 (Buried...
  10. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General John Wilson Sprague

    John Wilson Sprague Born: April 4, 1817 Birthplace: White Creek, New York Father: Otis Sprague 1791 – 1852 Mother: Polly Peck 1793 – 1882 Wife: Julia Frances Choate 1826 – 1886 (Buried: Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Washington) Children: Lucy Wright Sprague Wickham 1844 – 1931 (Buried: Forest...
  11. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General Robert Byington Mitchell

    Robert Byington Mitchell Born: April 4, 1823 Birthplace: Mansfield, Ohio Father: Gavin Mitchell Wife: Jennie St. John 1833 – 1921 Children: Pettie Mitchell 1855 – 1857 (Buried: Oaklawn Cemetery, La Cygne, Kansas) Education: Graduated from Kenyon College – (School has no record)...
  12. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General Charles Devens

    Charles Devens Jr. Born: April 4, 1820 Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts Father: Charles Devens Sr. 1791 – 1876 (Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts) Mother: Mary Lithgow 1798 – 1848 (Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts) Education: 1836...
  13. gentlemanrob

    ⋆B★G⋆ -Happy Birthday Brig. General John C. C. Sanders

    John Caldwell Calhoun Sanders Born: April 4, 1840 Birth Place: Tuscaloosa, Alabama Father: Dr. Charles Peak Sanders 1812 – 1899 (Buried: Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery, Greene Co., Alabama) Mother: Elizabeth Ann Thomson 1817 – 1904 (Buried: Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery, Greene Co...
  14. gentlemanrob

    ⋆M★G⋆ -Happy Birthday Temp. Major General Edward C. Walthall

    Edward Cary Walthall Born: April 4, 1831 Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia Father: Barrett White Walthall 1799 – 1881 (Buried: Hill Crest Cemetery, Holly Springs, Mississippi) Mother: Sarah Southall 1807 – 1865 (Buried: Hill Crest Cemetery, Holly Springs, Mississippi) Wife: Mary Leckie 1833 –...
  15. gentlemanrob

    -Happy Birthday Brig. General Thomas H. Ruger

    Thomas Howard Ruger Born: April 2, 1833 Birthplace: Lima, New York Father: Rev. Thomas Jefferson Ruger 1802 – 1878 (Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville, Wisconsin) Mother: Maria Hutchins 1804 – 1886 (Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville, Wisconsin) Wife: Helen Lydia Moore 1837 – 1912...
  16. gentlemanrob

    ⋆B★G⋆ -Happy Birthday Brig. General Philip Dale Roddey

    Philip Dale Roddey Born: April 2, 1826 Birthplace: Moulton, Alabama Father: Philip Roddey 1790 - Mother: Sarah Evans 1791 – 1861 (Buried: McDonald Cemetery, Moulton, Alabama) Wife: Margaret A. McGaughey 1827 – 1881 (Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Children: Margaret D...
  17. gentlemanrob

    ⋆B★G⋆ -Happy Birthday Brig. General Henry L. Benning

    Henry Lewis “Rock” Benning Born: April 2, 1814 Birth Place: Columbia County, Georgia Father: Pleasant Moon Benning 1776 – 1845 (Buried: Harris County, Georgia) Mother: Malinda Meriwether White 1789 - 1864 Wife: Mary Howard Jones 1817 – 1868 (Buried: Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Georgia)...
  18. gentlemanrob

    ⋆L★G⋆ -Happy Birthday Lt. General Simon B. Buckner

    Simon Bolivar Buckner Born: April 1, 1823 Birthplace: Munfordville, Kentucky Father: Aylett Hartswell Buckner 1798 – 1851 (Buried: Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Kentucky) Mother: Elizabeth Ann Morehead 1801 – 1862 1st Wife: Mary Jane Kingsbury 1832 – 1874 (Buried: Cave Hill Cemetery...
  19. ColorizedPast

    Major General Edwin V. Sumner (USV)

    Major General Edwin Vose Sumner (USV) Edwin Vose Sumner was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 30 January 1797. After losing interest in a mercantile career, he joined the United States Army as a second lieutenant in the 2nd US Infantry Regiment on 3 March 1819. He was promoted to first...
  20. Rhea Cole

    Discussion What if General Lee Had Lead a Guerrilla War in 1865?

    What if General Lee Had Lead a Guerrilla War in 1865? As a rule, I don't do what if's. My goal is to understand what happened & why during the lead up to & during the Civil War. That is hard enough without throwing fantasies into the mix. All the years I spent unlearning the counterfactual...
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