On This Day

American Civil War in History (Part 7)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 870

  • 1828-12-08 Robert Bullock, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Greenville, North Carolina (d. 1905)
  • 1828-12-16 John Beatty, American banker, statesman, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Sandusky, Ohio (d. 1914)
  • 1828-12-30 Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1885)
  • 1829-01-30 Alfred Cummings, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1910)
  • 1829-02-01 John Potts Slough, American politician, lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1867)
  • 1829-02-11 William Anderson Pile, American politician, minister, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1889)
  • 1829-02-14 Alfred Iverson Jr., Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Clinton, Georgia (d. 1911)
  • 1829-02-18 Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 1864)
  • 1829-02-21 Johnson Hagood, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)
  • 1829-03-02 Carl Schurz, German-American journalist and Major General (Union Army), born in Erftstadt, Germany (d. 1906)
  • 1829-03-18 William R Boggs, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and chief of engineers, born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1911)
  • 1829-03-29 Robert Emmet Rodes, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Lynchburg, Virginia (d. 1864)
  • 1829-04-24 George Peabody Estey, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire (d. 1881)
  • 1829-06-06 John Baillie McIntosh, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 1888)
  • 1829-07-16 Robert Brown Potter, American lawyer and Major General (Union Army), born in Schenectady, New York (d. 1887)
  • 1829-08-05 Milo Smith Hascall, American banker, real estate executive, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Le Roy, New York (d. 1904)
  • 1829-08-07 Thomas Ewing Jr, American attorney, 1st chief justice of Kansas, congressman, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Ohio (d. 1896)
  • 1829-08-12 John Horace Forney, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1902)
  • 1829-09-01 James Conner, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1883)
  • 1829-09-08 George Crook, American Major General (Union Army), born in Taylorsville, Ohio (d. 1890)
  • 1829-09-08 Seth Barton, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia (d. 1900)
  • 1829-09-22 William Worth Belknap, American lawyer and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Newburgh, New York (d. 1876)
  • 1829-09-24 James St Clair Morton, American engineer, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)
  • 1829-09-29 Bradley Tyler Johnson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1903)
  • 1829-09-29 Giles Alexander Smith, American Major General (Union Army), born in Jefferson County, New York (d. 1876)
  • 1829-10-10 Dandridge McRae, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Baldwin County, Alabama (d. 1899)
  • 1829-10-18 Charles Sidney Winder, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1829-10-18 Lucius Marshall Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)
  • 1829-10-27 Christopher Columbus Andres, American diplomat, newspaperman, author, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hillsborough, New Hampshire (d. 1922)
  • 1829-11-08 Samuel Wylie Crawford, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania (d. 1892)
  • 1829-11-24 William Passmore Carlin, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Greene County, Illinois (d. 1903)
  • 1829-12-03 Green Berry Raum, American lawyer, politician, author, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Golconda, Illinois (d. 1909)
  • 1829-12-27 James Clay Rice, American lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Worthington, Massachusetts (d. 1864)
  • 1830-01-07 [Samuel] Emerson Opdycke, American businessman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hubbard, Ohio (d. 1884)
  • 1830-01-08 Gouverneur Kemble Warren, American civil engineer and Major General (Union Army), born in Cold Spring, New York (d. 1882)
  • 1830-01-19 George Blake Cosby, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1909)
  • 1830-01-27 William Henry Fitzhugh Payne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1830-02-06 Marcellus Monroe Crocker, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Franklin, Indiana (d. 1865)
  • 1830-03-12 William Felix Brantley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1870)
  • 1830-03-20 Eugene Asa Carr, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hamburg, New York (d. 1910)
  • 1830-04-30 Davis Tillson, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Rockland, Maine (d. 1895)
  • 1830-05-11 John Converse Starkweather, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cooperstown, New York (d. 1890)
  • 1830-05-14 George Pierce Doles, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1830-05-15 Laurence Simmons Baker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)
  • 1830-05-28 George Lucas Hartsuff, American Major General (Union Army), born in Tyre, New York (d. 1874)
  • 1830-05-30 Edward Winslow Hinks, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Bucksport, Maine (d. 1894)
  • 1830-06-17 Richard Montgomery Gano, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Bourbon County, Kentucky (d. 1913)
  • 1830-07-02 John Bordenave Villepigue, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1862)
  • 1830-07-14 Richard Henry Jackson, Irish-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Kinnegad County, Westmeath, Ireland (d. 1892)
  • 1830-07-22 William Sooy Smith, American civil engineer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Tarlton, Ohio (d. 1916)
  • 1830-07-29 Alvan Cullom Gillem, American Major General (Union Army), born in Gainesboro, Tennessee (d. 1875)
  • 1830-09-27 William Babcock Hazen, American Major General (Union Army), born in West Hartford, Vermont (d. 1887)
  • 1830-09-29 John Parker Hawkins, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1914)
  • 1830-10-01 Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Madison, Indiana (d. 1890)
  • 1830-10-26 Stephen Elliott, Jr., Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Beaufort, South Carolina (d. 1866)
  • 1830-10-30 John S. Bowen, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Bowen's Creek, Georgia (d. 1863)
  • 1830-11-08 Oliver Otis Howard, American Major General (Union Army), born in Leeds, Maine (d. 1909)
  • 1830-11-10 Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Cabell County, Virginia (d. 1864)
  • 1830-11-20 Patrick Henry Jones, Irish-American lawyer, Postmaster of New York City, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland (d. 1900)
  • 1830-12-12 Joseph O. Shelby, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1897)
  • 1830-12-14 Allen Thomas, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Howard County, Maryland (d. 1907)
  • 1830-12-16 John Frederick Hartranft, American politician, 17th Governor of Pennsylvania (1873-1879), and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in New Hanover Township, Pennsylvania (d. 1889)
  • 1831-01-11 James Ronald Chalmers, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Halifax County, Virginia (d. 1898)
  • 1831-01-14 John Bullock Clark Jr., American general (Confederate Army), born in Fayette, Missouri (d. 1903)
  • 1831-01-18 Edward Ferrero, American ballroom operator and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Granada, Spain (d. 1899)
  • 1831-01-28 Henry Brevard Davidson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)
  • 1831-02-03 Cyrus Ballou Comstock, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Wrentham, Massachusetts (d. 1910)
  • 1831-02-13 John Aaron Rawlins, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1869)
  • 1831-03-01 Hiram Bronson Granbury, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1831-03-06 Philip Henry Sheridan, Major General (Union Army), born in Albany, New York
  • 1831-03-07 John Bratton [Old Reliable], American physician and Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Winnsboro, South Carolina (d. 1898)
  • 1831-03-15 Edward Aylesworth Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • 1831-04-04 Edward Cary Walthall, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1898)
  • 1831-04-12 George B. Anderson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Hillsborough, North Carolina (d. 1862)

Person of interestGrenville M. Dodge

1831-04-12 Grenville M. Dodge, American railroad engineer (Transcontinental Railroad-Union Pacific) and Major General (Union Army), born in Danvers, Massachusetts (d. 1916)

Railroad Engineer and Union General Grenville M. Dodge
Railroad Engineer and Union General
Grenville M. Dodge
  • 1831-04-22 Alexander McDowell McCook, American Major General (Union Army), born in Columbiana County, Ohio (d. 1903)
  • 1831-06-01 John Bell Hood, General (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • 1831-06-03 Otho French Strahl, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • 1831-06-05 Marcus Joseph Wright, American lawyer and Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Purdy, Tennessee (d. 1922)
  • 1831-06-08 Thomas J. Higgins, Union Army soldier during the American Civil War, recipient of America's highest military decoration (Medal of Honor), born in Huntington, Quebec, Canada (d. 1917)
  • 1831-06-29 William Thomas Clark, American politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1905)
  • 1831-07-14 William Dwight, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1888)
  • 1831-08-16 Edward Payson Chapin, American lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Waterloo, New York (d. 1863)
  • 1831-08-19 Stephen Gano Burbridge, "Butcher of Kentucky", American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Georgetown, Kentucky (d. 1894)
  • 1831-09-29 John McAlister Schofield, American Major General (Union Army), born in Gerry, New York (d. 1906)
  • 1831-10-01 Claudius Charles Wilson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Effingham County, Georgia (d. 1863)
  • 1831-10-31 Daniel Butterfield, American Major General (Union Army), assistant US Treasurer, born in Utica, New York (d. 1901)
  • 1831-11-21 John Franklin Miller, American lawyer, businessman, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 1886)
  • 1831-12-06 Joshua Woodrow Sill, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Chillicothe, Ohio (d. 1862)
  • 1831-12-22 Robert Ogden Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union Army), born in Hunter, New York (d. 1874)
  • 1831-12-27 Lucius Fairchild, American politician, diplomat, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Kent, Ohio (d. 1896)
  • 1831-12-29 Adam Badeau, American author, Union Army officer, and diplomat, born in NYC, New York (d. 1895)
  • 1832-01-12 Richard Waterhouse Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1876)
  • 1832-01-24 John Pegram, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • 1832-02-06 John Brown Gordon, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Upson County, Georgia (d. 1904)
  • 1832-02-16 Camille Armand Jules Marie de Polignac, Mjr General (Confederate Army)
  • 1832-02-27 Alfred Pollard Edward, Civil War journalist, (d. 1872)
  • 1832-03-07 Orlando Metcalfe Poe, American engineer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Navarre, Ohio (d. 1895)
  • 1832-03-10 William Henry Penrose, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born at Madison Barracks in Sackett's Harbor, New York (d. 1903)
  • 1832-03-11 William Ruffin Cox, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1919)

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