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    Bvt. Maj.Gen. John H. King

    Transcribed from my recent wikipedia-article. John Haskell King (February 19, 1820 – April 7, 1888) was a United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican-American War and in the American Civil War. A regular soldier with a career span of 45 years; he distinguished himself in the civil war...
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    9th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent) / 5th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery

    Transcribed/modified from the just-expanded respective article on wikipeda. Original organization and service The creation of the regiment was authorized by Adjutant General Lorenzo Thomas, who had gone west to recruit colored troops, on April 14, 1863; and it was organized on May 1 at...
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    Wikipedia - American Civil War task force

    The page of the American Civil War task force on the English-speaking Wikipedia. A task force of the WikiProject Military history; its members try to create, improve and maintain the various articles, lists and files related to the American Civil War.
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    Col. Edmund W. Rucker, CSA

    (transcribed & modified from my wikipedia-article) Edmund Winchester Rucker was born near Murfreesboro, Tennesseeon July 22, 1835. He was the grandson of Gen. James Winchester, a veteran of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. After a basic education Rucker moved to Nashville in 1853...
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    Bvt. Col. Alexander Henry Hoff, U.S. Surgeon

    (transcribed from my wikipedia article) Alexander Henry Hoff was an American physician and military surgeon during the American Civil War. He planned the medical details of the first American purpose-built hospital ship and was the first army surgeon in Alaska. Alexander Hoff was born in...
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    Col. Duncan K. McRae, CSA

    Duncan Kirkland McRae McRae was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina as son of Jon McRae (1792–1909); Fayetteville's postmaster in the 1840s and 1850s. In 1825 the five-years old Duncan held the welcome speech at the visit of the Marquis de Lafayette. He attended the University of Virginia...
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