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Alexander Stewart Webb (February 15, 1835 – February 12, 1911) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War who received the Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg. After the war, he was president of the City College of New York for thirty-three years. Alexander Webb was born in New York City to a prominent family with a strong military lineage
Thomas Leiper Kane (January 27, 1822 – December 26, 1883) was an American attorney, abolitionist, and military officer who was influential in the western migration of the Latter-day Saint movement and served as a Union Army colonel and general of volunteers in the American Civil War. He received a brevet promotion to major general for gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg.
This four-pound capacity leather and brass powder flask belonged to First Sergeant Mathew Marvin of Company K, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Marvin, of Winona, Minnesota, served with the 1st Minnesota from 1861 until 1864. He fought, and was wounded, in the Battles of First Bull Run and Gettysburg.
William "Bull" Nelson (September 27, 1824 – September 29, 1862) born in Maysville, KY, officer in the US Navy for 21years before the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861. He was authorized by Pres. Lincoln to arm KY loyalists with 5,000 muskets...detached from the Navy to recruit 10,000 troops for a campaign into East Tennessee, thereby establishing Camp Dick Robinson. He was promoted to Major General in July 1862. His memory is honored by Kentucky's Camp Nelson National Cemetery.
Monument to the 1st Minnesota regiment at Gettysburg. The regiment is noted in history for having the highest casualty rate of any surviving military unit in American history during a single engagement. While suffering 215 casualties out of 262 men, they did give the Union army a chance to secure Cemetery Ridge.