On This Day

American Civil War in History (Part 6)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 870

  • 1826-01-12 Charles Cruft, American teacher, lawyer, railroad executive, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1883)
  • 1826-01-22 [Merriwether] Jeff Thompson, Partisan (Confederate Army), (d. 1876)
  • 1826-01-27 Richard Taylor, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • 1826-02-04 Halbert Eleazer Paine, American lawyer and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Chardon, Ohio (d. 1905)
  • 1826-02-09 John Alexander Logan, American political leader and Major General (Union Army), born in Murphysboro, Illinois (d. 1886)
  • 1826-03-04 John Buford, American Major General (Union Army), born in Woodford County, Kentucky (d. 1863)
  • 1826-04-02 Philip Dale Roddey, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Moulton, Alabama (d. 1897)
  • 1826-04-09 Thomas Hewson Neill, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1885)
  • 1826-04-26 George Hull Ward, American general and Union officer in the American Civil War, born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1863)
  • 1826-04-26 Ambrose R. Wright, American Civil War General, born in Louisville, Georgia (d. 1872)
  • 1826-07-04 Green Clay Smith, American politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Richmond, Kentucky (d. 1895)
  • 1826-07-08 Benjamin Henry Grierson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1911)
  • 1826-07-08 Robert Kingston Scott, American governor of South Carolina (1868-1872) and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania (d. 1900)
  • 1826-07-21 James Gillpatrick Blunt, American physician, abolitionist, and Major General (Union Army), born in Trenton, Maine (d. 1881)
  • 1826-08-02 William Denison Whipple, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Madison County, New York (d. 1902)
  • 1826-08-27 Frank Stillman Nickerson, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Swanville, Maine (d. 1917)
  • 1826-09-09 Thomas John Lucas, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Dearborn County, Indiana (d. 1908)
  • 1826-10-07 William Brimage Bate, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army) and 23rd Governor of Tennessee (1882-86)
  • 1826-10-08 Matt Whitaker Ransom, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Warren County, North Carolina (d. 1904)
  • 1826-10-13 Lafayette Curry Baker, American investigator spy and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Stafford, New York (d. 1868)
  • 1826-10-31 Hugh Boyle Ewing, American diplomat, author, attorney, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Ohio (d. 1905)
  • 1826-11-02 Robert Hopkins Hatton, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1862)
  • 1826-11-02 William Haines Lytle, US politician, poet and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1863)
  • 1826-11-03 Jasper Adalmorn Maltby, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Kingsville, Ohio (d. 1867)
  • 1826-11-17 John McArthur, Scottish-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Erskine, Scotland (d. 1906)
  • 1826-11-30 George Washington Deitzler, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania (d. 1884)
  • 1826-12-01 William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)

Person of interestGeorge McClellan

1826-12-03 George McClellan, American Major General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1885)

Union General George McClellan
Union General
George McClellan
  • 1826-12-05 John Benjamin Sanborn, American lawyer, politician, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Epsom, New Hampshire (d. 1904)
  • 1826-12-22 James Scott Negley, American politician and Major General (Union Army), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1901)
  • 1827-01-01 William Lewis "Old Tige" Cabell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1827-01-06 John Calvin Brown, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Giles County, Tennessee (d. 1889)
  • 1827-01-06 John Wesley Frazer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Hardin County, Tennessee (d. 1906)
  • 1827-02-02 Abner Monroe Perrin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1827-02-19 Charles Robert Woods, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Newark, Ohio (d. 1855)
  • 1827-02-20 Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, American politician, lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Unadilla, New York (d. 1912)
  • 1827-02-22 James Barnet Fry, American historian and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Carrollton, Illinois (d. 1894)
  • 1827-02-24 Charles Davis Jameson, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Gorham, Maine (d. 1862)
  • 1827-02-27 Richard W Johnson, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Livingston County, Kentucky (d. 1897)
  • 1827-03-07 Henry DeLamar Clayton, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)
  • 1827-03-12 John Robert Jones, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • 1827-03-12 William Richard Terry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1897)
  • 1827-03-19 Alexander Shaler, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Haddam, Connecticut (d. 1911)
  • 1827-04-10 Lewis "Lew" Wallace, American author (Ben-Hur) and Major General (Union Army), born in Brookville, Indiana (d. 1905)
  • 1827-04-20 John Gibbon, American Major General (Union Army), born in Holmesburg, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1896)
  • 1827-04-22 William Hopkins Morris, American author, editor, inventor, and Major General (Union Army), born in (d. 1900)
  • 1827-04-26 Charles Edward Hovey, American lobbyist and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Thetford, Vermont (d. 1897)
  • 1827-05-07 Francis Engle Patterson, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1862)
  • 1827-05-29 Reuben Lindsay Walker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Logan, Virginia (d. 1890)
  • 1827-06-05 Beverly Holcombe Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Amelia County, Virginia (d. 1910)
  • 1827-07-07 James Murrell Shackelford, American lawyer, judge, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Lincoln County, Kentucky (d. 1909)
  • 1827-07-07 William Montague Browne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1827-07-24 Julius A. De Lagnel, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1912)
  • 1827-08-22 Joseph Anthony Mower, American Major General (Union Army), born in Woodstock, Vermont (d. 1870)
  • 1827-08-24 Walter Husted Stevens, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Penn Yan, New York (d. 1867)
  • 1827-09-06 John Morrison Oliver, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Penn Yan, New York (d. 1872)
  • 1827-09-21 Michael Corcoran, Irish-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in County Sligo, Ireland (d. 1863)
  • 1827-09-22 John Grubb Parke, American Major General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1900)
  • 1827-09-24 Henry Warner Slocum, American politician and Major General (Union Army), born in Pompey, New York (d. 1894)
  • 1827-09-30 Kenner Garrard, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bourbon County, Kentucky (d. 1879)
  • 1827-10-02 Edmund Jackson Davis, American lawyer, soldier, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in St. Augustine, Florida (d. 1883)
  • 1827-10-14 James Sidney Robinson, American politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Mansfield, Ohio (d. 1892)
  • 1827-11-10 Alfred Howe Terry, American Major General (Union Army), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1890)
  • 1827-11-14 Isaac Wistar, American lawyer, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1905)
  • 1827-11-19 Isaac M. St. John, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1880)
  • 1828-01-05 August Valentine Kautz, German-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Baden, Germany (d. 1895)
  • 1828-01-17 Lewis Addison Grant, American teacher, lawyer, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Winhall, Vermont (d. 1918)
  • 1828-01-23 Calvin Edward Pratt, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Worcester County, Massachusetts (d. 1896)
  • 1828-01-24 Adam Jacoby Slemmer, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (d. 1868)
  • 1828-01-27 Samuel Allen Rice, American Attorney General of Iowa and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cattaraugus, New York (d. 1864)
  • 1828-01-28 Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr., American attorney, and Confederate Army Major General, born in Knoxville Tennessee (d. 1868)
  • 1828-02-12 Robert Ransom Jr, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • 1828-02-22 Robert Alexander Cameron, American soldier and newspaper publisher (Union Army), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1894)
  • 1828-03-01 James Fleming Fagan, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1893)
  • 1828-03-02 Jefferson Columbus Davis, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Clark County, Indiana (d. 1879)
  • 1828-03-04 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1828-03-17 Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 1828-04-06 Charles William Field, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • 1828-04-08 George Baird Hodge, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Fleming County, Kentucky (d. 1892)
  • 1828-05-19 Adin Ballou Underwood, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Worcester County Massachusetts (d. 1888)
  • 1828-05-20 James William Reilly, American lawyer, politician, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1905)
  • 1828-05-28 Alpheus Baker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in South Carolina (d. 1891)
  • 1828-06-04 Alexander William Campbell, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1893)
  • 1828-06-27 Junius Daniel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Halifax, North Carolina (d. 1864)
  • 1828-07-03 John Austin Wharton, American lawyer and Major General (Confederate Army), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1865)
  • 1828-07-04 J. Johnston Pettigrew, American lawyer and Confederate General in the American Civil War, born in Tyrrell County, North Carolina (d. 1863)
  • 1828-07-19 Roger Atkinson Pryor, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Petersburg, Virginia (d. 1919)
  • 1828-07-21 John Rutter Brooke, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1926)
  • 1828-07-29 Cuvier Grover, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bethel, Maine (d. 1885)
  • 1828-08-16 Joseph Bradford Carr, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Albany, New York (d. 1895)
  • 1828-08-24 George Hume "Maryland" Steuart, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1903)
  • 1828-08-28 William Alexander Hammond, American military physician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Annapolis, Maryland (d. 1900)
  • 1828-08-31 George Leonard Andrews, American professor, civil engineer, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts (d. 1899)
  • 1828-09-08 Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, American professor and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Brewer, Maine (d. 1914)
  • 1828-10-23 Turner Ashby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1828-10-27 Jacob Dolson Cox, Canadian-American statesman, lawyer, and Major General (Union Army), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1900)
  • 1828-11-02 Byron Grimes, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Pitt County, North Carolina (d. 1880)
  • 1828-11-14 James Birdseye MacPherson, American Major General (Union Army), born in Clyde, Ohio (d. 1864)
  • 1828-11-21 William McComb, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Mercer County, Pennsylvania (d. 1918)
  • 1828-12-08 Clinton Bowen Fisk, American abolitionist, Brevet Major General (Union Army), helped establish 1st free public schools in the South, born in York, New York (d. 1890)

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