Union Biographies


NameUnit/Vocation
Alexander GardenerPhotographer, famous for his portrait of Abraham Lincoln
Allan PinkertonFounder of the World famous "Pinkeron Detective Agency" "The eye that Never Sleeps
Andrew CarnegieRags to Richies
David IrelandCaptain 79th NY Infantry, Lt Col 137th NY Volunteers
David RitchieA young seaman from Montrose
Gabriel CuetoA Reporter from the Edinburgh Herald
James Gordon BennettProminent Newspaper publisher, widely recognised as the pioneer of American popular journalism
William Latimer DuffSon of a Minister from Elgin, in Morayshire
John FraserBorn on the Black Isle, a small village called Cromarty
John FergusonKnown as "The Squire of Iberia"
John MacArthurThe Chicago Highland Guards
Peter Wilson14th Iowa Infantry
Roderick Cameron79th New York Infantry, The Highlanders
William Harkness"The Stargazer", volunteered as a surgeon in the 2nd Manassas
William WallaceFounder of the Bible Company, Co. C 125th Pennsylvania Infantry
Daniel Craig McCallumMilitary Director and Superintendant of Railways
Andrew DavidsonMedal of Honor Winner, 30th US Colored Troops
Robert Hutchieson PowrieMusician and Talented Sculptor
The Swinton BrothersContempories of James Gordon Bennett
George Henry MacKenzieChess Master,resigned his commission in the British Army, he moved to America in 1863
James Dunns' StoryThis was sent to me a few years ago by Susan Skomal, she ask me not to publish until she had done so herself. Because of the size it is in PDF Format
Marian MacKenzieA Spy called "Harry" enlisted as a private and was arrested and found to be a woman

Return to Main Page