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George B. McClellan - Portrait

McClellan, George B. - Portrait

Lithograph of George B. McClellan, published by J.H. Bufford circa 1862. Full Image »

Gen. Alexander McCook and staff posed on porch near Washington, D.C.

McCook , Gen. Alexander and staff

This photograph show Columbiana County, Ohio native General Alexander McCook and his staff posed on a porch near Washington, D.C. during the American Civil War. McCook was a member of Ohio's famous "Fighting McCooks." Full Image »

Alexander McDowell McCook

McCook, Alexander McDowell

Columbiana County native Alexander McDowell McCook (April 22, 1831 – June 12, 1903) was a career United States Army officer, a Union general in the American Civil War and a member of Ohio's "Fighting McCooks." Full Image »

Anson George McCook

McCook, Anson G.

Anson George McCook (October 10, 1835 – December 30, 1917) was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, attorney, and three-term postbellum U.S. Congressman from New York. He was a member of the “Fighting McCooks,” one of America’s most prolific military families during the Civil War. Full Image »

Brigadier General Daniel McCook

McCook, Daniel

Columbiana County, Ohio native Daniel McCook (June 20, 1798 – July 21, 1863) was an officer in the Union army during the American Civil War. He was one of two Ohio brothers who, along with 13 of their sons, became widely known as the “Fighting McCooks” for their contributions to the war effort. Full Image »

Judson McCoy

McCoy, Judson

1st Lt. Judson McCoy was the commander of Company A, 54th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Zouaves. He fought at the Battle of Shiloh and the Siege of Corinth as a corporal. Full Image »

Union General Irvin McDowell

McDowell, Irvin

Ohio native, Irvin McDowell was a prominent Union general during the American Civil War. He commanded the Army of Northeastern Virginia during the Battle of Bull Run I and was relieved of his command after this Union defeat. As a corps commander in the Army of Virginia, he later received much of the blame for the Federal defeat at the Battle of Bull Run II. Full Image »

Union General James B. McPherson

McPherson, James Birdseye

Born on November 14, 1828 in Clyde, Ohio, James Birdseye McPherson was the highest-ranking Ohioan serving in the United States military to die in the American Civil War. Full Image »

Battle of Missionary Ridge

Missionary Ridge, Battle of

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Morgan's Raid

Morgan's Raid

Morgan led his force to northern Kentucky to create disorder within the Union military. Morgan succeeded in causing unrest for the enemy and exceeded his orders by crossing north of the Ohio River. Full Image »

Morgan's Raiders Enter Washington, Ohio

Morgan's Raiders - Entering Washington, Ohio - Ohio

This etching from Harper's Weekly depicting Morgan's Raiders entering Washington, Ohio. Full Image »

Gen. Morgan the Raider

Morgan, John - Illustration from Harper's Weekly

A Head-and-shoulders portrait of General John Hunt Morgan around the time of his death in 1864. Full Image »

The Late Rebel General John Morgan

Morgan, John Hunt - The Late Rebel General John Morgan

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Union General William Rosecrans

Rosecrans, William Starke

Ohio native, William Starke Rosecrans was a prominent Union general during the American Civil War. An officer who was reportedly liked and respected by the men who served under him, Rosecrans had difficulty relating with fellow officers and superiors, particularly Major General Ulysses S. Grant. His difficulties with Grant contributed to his demotion after the Union loss at the Battle of Chickamauga. Full Image »

Custer Ready for His 3rd Charge at Sailor's Creek, 1865

Sailor's Creek, Battle of - Custer Ready for His 3rd Charge

Drawing of George Custer as he prepared for the third charge at the Battle of Sailor's Creek. Full Image »

Union General John M. Schofield

Schofield, John McAllister

John McAllister Schofield was a prominent Union general who served primarily in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. As commanding general of the Army of the Ohio, Schofield played a leading role in the Atlanta Campaign (May 7–September 2, 1864) and the Franklin-Nashville Campaign (September 18-December 27, 1864). After the war, he served briefly as Secretary of War under President Andrew Johnson (1868-1869), Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1876-1881), and commanding general of the United States Army (1888-1895). In 1892, John M. Schofield received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his "conspicuous gallantry" during the Battle of Wilson's Creek (August 10, 1861). Full Image »

Union General Philip Sheridan

Sheridan, Philip Henry

Philip Henry Sheridan was a prominent Union general during the American Civil War and a career army officer, who rose to the position of general-in-chief of the United States Army before his death in 1888. Despite his successful career, Full Image »

Union General William T. Sherman

Sherman, William Tecumseh

Celebrated in the North and reviled in the South, Ohioan William Tecumseh Sherman was a prominent Union general during the American Civil War. An accomplished soldier and able leader, Sherman is best remembered for warring against civilians during the Savannah and Carolina campaigns, which left a swath of destruction across the South during the latter part of the war. Full Image »

Union Brigadier General John Potts Slough

Slough, John Potts

Ohioan John Potts Slough was a brigadier-general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Full Image »

John Potts Slough

Slough, John Potts - Portrait

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