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Union Major John Rodgers Meigs was killed October 3rd 1864 under a cloud of controversy which led to the burning of a town in Virginia as retaliation.

Union Major John Rodgers Meigs was killed October 3 rd 1864 under a cloud of controversy which led to the burning of a town in Virginia a.

John Buford, Jr. was a Union cavalry officer during the American Civil War, with a prominent role at the start of the Battle of Gettysburg

Union Cavalry officer Brigadier General John Buford Jr died December John Buford Jr was born March 1826 in Versailles, Wo.

The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia.

The first VA Union soldier killed by a VA Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia. The conflicts of Virginia to succeed or not.

Michael Maloney. He emigrated from Ireland to Minnesota, where he was drafted into the Union Army in 1864. His regiment served mainly in Georgia. He survived the war and died at age 54 in 1884.

Private Michael Maloney: He emigrated from Ireland toMinnesota, where he was drafted inot the Union Army in His regiment served mainlyin Georgia. He survived the was and died at age 54 in

Corporal Frank Lehman was a color bearer for the 149th Pennsylvania Infantry. During the Battle of Gettysburg, he was responsible for the State of Pennsylvania flag. This view, courtesy of Rich Kohr, was taken circa the 1860s. The original “Bucktails” were the 13th Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment (42nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment). They were so named because of the regiment’s custom of having each man wear on his hat the tail of a deer he had shot. The Bucktails were said to be all…

Corporal Frank Lehman was a color bearer for the Pennsylvania Infantry. During the Battle[.

Belle Boyd. Confederate spy in the American Civil War. Learned military secrets from Union officers who had taken over her home. She braved gunfire to tell Confederate leaders what she had discovered.

Isabella Marie "Belle" Boyd (Confederate spy, Known as the "Cleopatra of the Secession"

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, commander of the all-black 54th Massachusetts regiment in the American Civil War. He was killed leading the attack on Fort Wagner in 1863.

You've seen the Civil War movie "Glory" ? Robert Gould Shaw commanded the Massachusetts Infantry, an African-American regiment. He took command at the age of He would die leading them during their ill-fated assault outside of Charleston, SC.

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