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John A. Dahlgren. http://historyrestored.tumblr.com  - United States Navy officer who initiated major advances in gunnery, as founder of the U.S. Navy's Ordnance Department.

Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren, of Norwegian descent. Dahlgren designed a plethora of guns and cannons that were said to have ultimately won the war for the Union, and as such he has been known as the father of American naval ordnance.

Mads Madsen (zuzahgaming) - Minus.com

Want the fast facts about the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky during the American Civil War? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.

Union General George Prentiss commander of the Union 6th Division at Shiloh that held out at the "Hornet's Nest."

Union General George Prentiss commander of the Union Division at Shiloh that held out at the "Hornet's Nest.

J.M. Robinson

Union Captain of Artillery, J. Colorized by Mads Madsen

American Civil War Pictures & Photos | Colonel C. Washburn.

Colonel C. Date Created/Published: between 1860 and LOC original medium: 1 negative : glass, wet collodion.

Union General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick

Major General Hugh Judson 'Killcavalry' Kilpatrick, cavalry raider, and infamous for his brutality.

Colonel Thomas Devin commanded a brigade in Buford’s Cavalry Division at Gettysburg. On the evening of June 30, 1863, Devin’s brigade picketed the northwestern, northern, and northeastern approaches to Gettysburg. The next morning, the horsemen clashed with Rodes’ and Early’s Divisions on the Carlisle and Harrisburg Roads.

Major General Thomas Devin (Known as "Buford's Hard Hitter")

Mads Madsen (zuzahgaming) - Minus.com

Major General Joseph Anthony Mower - Could hide a birds nest in that beard, commanded during the March of the Sea with General Sherman.

John Gray Foster (1823-74) New Hampshire   USMA Class of 1846. A postbellum expert in underwater demolition, he wrote the definitive treatise on the subject in 1869.

John Gray Foster New Hampshire USMA Class of A postbellum expert in underwater demolition, he wrote the definitive treatise on the subject in

Union General George H. Thomas "The Rock of Chickamauga"

George Henry Thomas (July 1816 – March was a United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western Theater

General John F. Reynolds, killed in action July 1, 1863, Gettysburg

Union General John Fulton Reynolds of Lancaster, PA, was killed in the opening hours of the Battle of Gettysburg. If memory serves me correctly, he was also the highest ranking officer killed during the battle.

Union General Egbert Ludovicus Viele

Brigadier General Egbert Ludovicus Viele (USA) Viele was born in Waterford, New York on 17 June He graduated with honors from The Albany.

Adm. David Porter, USA

David Dixon Porter (June 1813 – February was a member of one of the most distinguished families in the history of the United States Navy.

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