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Battle of Chickamauga Facts and Trivia

Date: September 19-20, 1863. Location: Catoosa and Walker Counties in northern Georgia Approximate Troop Strength: Union 58,000 to 60,000: Confederate 66,000-68,000. Commanders: Major General William Rosecrans (Union); General Braxton Bragg (Confederate). Estimated Union Casualties:...

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George Thomas Quick Facts

Name Meaning George is of Greek origin meaning “farmer” Vital Stats Birthday: July 31, 1816 Birth Name: George Henry Thomas Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia Date of Death: March 28, 1870 Cause: Stroke Place of...

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First Battle of Bull Run Facts and Trivia

Also known as: First Manassas Date: July 21st, 1861 Location: Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia Approximate troop strength: Union 28,450; Confederate 32,230 Commanders: Brigadier General Irvin McDowell (Union); Brigadier Generals Pierre Beauregard and...

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Richard Taylor Quick Facts

Name Meaning  Richard is of Old German origin and means “powerful leader”. Vital Stats Birthday:  January 27, 1826 Birth Name: Richard Taylor (often referred to as Dick Taylor) Birthplace: Louisville, Kentrucy Date of Death:...

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Edwin M. Stanton Quick Facts

Name Meaning Edwin is of Old English origin and means “wealthy guard” Vital Stats Birthday: December 19, 1814 Birth Name: Edwin McMasters Stanton Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio Date of Death: December 24th, 1869 Cause: Respiratory...

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A.P. Hill Quick Facts

Name Meaning Ambrose is of Greek origin meaning “immortal” Vital Stats Birthday:  November 9th, 1825 Birth Name:  Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. Birthplace: Culpeper, VA Date of Death: April 2nd, 1865 Cause: Killed in action...