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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...

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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...

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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...

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Robert E. Lee Quick Facts

Name Meaning Robert is of Old German origin, meaning “bright fame” Vital Stats Birthday: January 19th, 1807 Birth Name: Robert Edward Lee Birthplace: Westmoreland County, Virginia Date of Death: October 12th, 1870 Cause: Pneumonia...

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Ulysses S. Grant Quick Facts

Name Meaning Ulysses is of Latin origin, a variant of the Greek name “Odysseus,” meaning “wrathful” Vital Stats Birthday: April 27, 1822 Birth Name: Hiram Ulysses Grant, sometimes given as Ulysses Simpson Grant (see...

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Jefferson Davis Quick Facts

Name Meaning Jefferson Davis was named after Thomas Jefferson. The surname means “son of Jeffrey.” Vital Stats Birthday: June 3, 1808 Birth Name: Jefferson Finis Davis Birthplace: Christian County (now Todd), KY Date of...

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Abraham Lincoln Quick Facts

Name Meaning Abraham is of Hebrew origin, meaning “father of a multitude” Vital Stats Birthday: February 12, 1809 Birth Name: Abraham Lincoln Birthplace: Hardin County, KY Date of Death: April 15, 1865 Cause: Assassinated...