(1842-1899) Ornithologist who served as assistant surgeon in the Union Army. His <I>Birds of the Colorado Valley</I> is considered a classic.

Elliott Coues

(1842-1899) Ornithologist who served as assistant surgeon in the Union Army. His Birds of the Colorado…

An illustration of an iron furnace located at Iron Mountain, Missouri.

Iron Furnace

An illustration of an iron furnace located at Iron Mountain, Missouri.

James Birdseye McPherson (November 14, 1828 &ndash; July 22, 1864) was a career United States Army officer who served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

James Birdseye McPherson

James Birdseye McPherson (November 14, 1828 – July 22, 1864) was a career United States Army officer…

Ormbsy MacKnight (or McKnight) Mitchel (July 20, 1805 &ndash; October 30, 1862) was an American astronomer and major general in the American Civil War.

Ormsby McKnight Mitchel

Ormbsy MacKnight (or McKnight) Mitchel (July 20, 1805 – October 30, 1862) was an American astronomer…

The Gratiot Street Prison was an American Civil War prison located in St. Louis, Missouri and was the largest war prison in Missouri. Run by the Union Army, it housed Confederate prisoners-of-war. The prison building was previously a medical school named McDowell's College, which was confiscated by the Union Army and converted to a prison in December 1861. Its official capacity 1,200 but at times it had 2,000 prisoners.

Gratiot Street Prison

The Gratiot Street Prison was an American Civil War prison located in St. Louis, Missouri and was the…

James Brewerton Ricketts (June 21, 1817 &ndash; September 22, 1887) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a general in the Eastern Theater during the American Civil War.

James Brewerton Ricketts

James Brewerton Ricketts (June 21, 1817 – September 22, 1887) was a career officer in the United…

Carl Schurz (March 2, 1829 &ndash; May 14, 1906) was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, and Union Army General in the American Civil War.

Carl Schurz

Carl Schurz (March 2, 1829 – May 14, 1906) was a German revolutionary, American statesman and…

John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union Army general in the American Civil War.

General John Sedgwick

John Sedgwick (September 13, 1813 – May 9, 1864) was a teacher, a career military officer, and a Union…

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 &ndash; November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Fair Oaks.

William Rufus Shafter

William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the…

William Tecumseh Sherman served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861&ndash;65). He is pictured here with his generals.

Sherman and His Generals

William Tecumseh Sherman served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–65).…

William Tecumseh Sherman's headquarters during the March to the Sea.

Sherman's Headquarters

William Tecumseh Sherman's headquarters during the March to the Sea.

William Tecumseh Sherman's headquarters in Savannah.

Sherman's Headquarters in Savannah

William Tecumseh Sherman's headquarters in Savannah.

William Tecumseh Sherman served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Here his troops are burning a railroad station.

Sherman's Troops Burning a Railroad Station

William Tecumseh Sherman served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Here his…

Daniel Edgar Sickles (October 20, 1819 &ndash; May 3, 1914) was a colorful and controversial American politician, Union General in the American Civil War, and diplomat.

Daniel Edgar Sickles

Daniel Edgar Sickles (October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914) was a colorful and controversial American…

Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer and immigrant to the United States who was a teacher, newspaperman, politician, and served as a Union major general in the American Civil War.

Franz Sigel

Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer and immigrant to the…

Henry Warner Slocum (September 24, 1827 &ndash; April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the American Civil War and later served in the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Henry Warner Slocum

Henry Warner Slocum (September 24, 1827 – April 14, 1894), was a Union general during the American…

Frederick Steele (January 14, 1819 &ndash; January 19, 1868) was a career military officer in the United States Army, serving as a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Frederick Steele

Frederick Steele (January 14, 1819 – January 19, 1868) was a career military officer in the United…

Samuel Davis Sturgis (June 11, 1822 &ndash; September 28, 1889) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican-American War, as a Union general in the American Civil War, and later in the Indian Wars.

Samuel Davis Sturgis

Samuel Davis Sturgis (June 11, 1822 – September 28, 1889) was an American military officer who…

John Grimes Walker (20 March 1835 &ndash; 16 September 1907) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served during the Civil War. After the war, he served as Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and head of the Lighthouse Board. In retirement, he led commissions to investigate the construction of a Central American canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

John Grimes Walker

John Grimes Walker (20 March 1835 – 16 September 1907) was an admiral in the United States Navy…