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George B. McClellan Quick Facts

Name Meaning George is of Greek origin meaning “farmer” Vital Stats Birthday: December 3, 1827 Birth Name: George Brinton McClellan Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA Date of Death:  October 29th, 1885 (gravesite) Cause:  Heart attack Place...


Stonewall Jackson Quick Facts

Name Meaning Thomas is of Aramaic origin, meaning “twin” Vital Stats Birthday:  January 21, 1824 Birth Name: Thomas Jonathan Jackson Birthplace:  Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) Date of Death:  May 10, 1863 Cause:  Pneumonia contracted...


William T. Sherman Quick Facts

Name Meaning William is of Old German origin, meaning “defender, protector” Vital Stats Birthday:  February 8, 1820 Birth Name:  William Tecumseh Sherman. Some sources say “William” was added later. Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio Date of...