Key facts about Union General George Brinton McClellan.
Key facts about John A. McClernand, an American lawyer, Democratic politician, and Union general who Ulysses S. Grant relieved as commander of the Army of Tennessee prior to the surrender of Vicksburg.
Key facts about Major General Alexander McDowell McCook, who served as a divisional and a corps commander with the Army of the Ohio and the Army of the Cumberland during the American Civil War.
Facts about Confederate General Benjamin McCulloch who died at the Battle of Pea Ridge in 1862.
Key facts about Union General Irvin McDowell.
Key facts about William McKinley, Jr., twenty-fifth President of the United States.
Key facts about Major General James Birdseye McPherson who was killed while commanding the Army of the Tennessee during the Battle of Atlanta on July 22, 1864.
Key facts about Union General George G. Meade.
Key facts about Richard K. Meade, one of four West Point graduates to fight for the Union during the Civil War before switching sides.
Key facts about Samuel Medary, an Ohio newspaper publisher during the American Civil War who was a nationally prominent voice for Peace Democrats.
Key facts about the Mexican-American War.
Key facts about the Militia Act of 1862.
The Missouri Compromise of 1820 attempted to resolve sectional disputes over the extension of slavery in western territories of the United States. Here are the interesting facts, key details, and important dates about the Missouri Compromise.
Key facts about Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel, a world-renowned astronomer and a Union major general during the American Civil War.
John Hunt Morgan was a Confederate cavalry officer during the American Civil War. He is best known for leading several cavalry raids into Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio during the War of the Rebellion.
Key facts about William "Bull" Nelson who simultaneously served as a major general in the U.S. Volunteer Army and as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
Key facts about Edson B. Olds, a Copperhead leader and three-term U.S. Congressman who federal officials arrested and imprisoned for disloyalty during the Civil War.
Key facts about Emerson Opdycke, a prominent Union general officer who played significant roles at the Battle of Chattanooga and the Battle of Franklin.
Key facts about Edward O.C. Ord, a career United States Army officer who played major leadership roles in both theaters of the American Civil War and as commander of the Department of the Ohio at the conclusion of hostilities.
Key facts about Confederate Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton who was vilified by Northerners for leaving the U.S. Army to fight for the South, and by Southerners for surrendering Vicksburg.