The following seventy-five biographies feature distinguished officers from the Army and Navy during the last half of the 19th century. Included with each biography is a photograph, which we have included as a gallery at the bottom of this page. These particular men were chosen by the editor for their patriotism to the flag.

Biographical Sketches of Distingushed Officers of the Army and Navy

Surname Given Page Link
Ashbrook Joseph 188 View Bio
Astor John Jacob 16 View Bio
Barker Albert S 10 View Bio
Benham Daniel 346 View Bio
Benson Edwin North 360 View Bio
Bingham Judson D 74 View Bio
Brown R M G 240 View Bio
Burtis Arthur 46 View Bio
Cadwalder Charles E 342 View Bio
Carr Camillo C C 154 View Bio
Chaffee Adna R 6 View Bio
Church William Conant 64 View Bio
Clem John L 372 View Bio
Colahan Charles E 274 View Bio
Collum Richard S 58 View Bio
Cotton Charles Stanhope 114 View Bio
Cromelien Alfred 290 View Bio
Curtin Roland Gideon 96 View Bio
Day Selden Allen 102 View Bio
De Peyster John Watts 82 View Bio
Dick Samuel R 352 View Bio
Dix John A 280 View Bio
Drake Francis Marion 158 View Bio
Draper W F 130 View Bio
Duff Levi Bird 198 View Bio
Dyer H Mayo 118 View Bio
Eckstein Henry C 330 View Bio
Ewing Thomas 362 View Bio
Farley Joseph P 170 View Bio
Fiske Bradley Allen 320 View Bio
Forney James 376 View Bio
Fortesque Granville Roland 230 View Bio
Gobin John P S 192 View Bio
Greene David M 298 View Bio
Harrison Thomas skelton 328 View Bio
Henderson David Bremer 270 View Bio
Hobson Richmond Pearson 142 View Bio
Houston A Ross 246 View Bio
Isaacs David 338 View Bio
Jouett James E 36 View Bio
Lambert William H 264 View Bio
Lawton Henry Ware 250 View Bio
Lee Samuel Philips 80 View Bio
Llawrence Abram R 226 View Bio
MacArthur Arthur 90 View Bio
Mann William D'Alton 318 View Bio
Meade Robert L 300 View Bio
Melville George W 40 View Bio
Miller J W 68 View Bio
Naile Frederick I 166 View Bio
Oberly Aaron S 308 View Bio
Otis Harrison Gray 210 View Bio
Paulding Tattnall 176 View Bio
Peck George 284 View Bio
Pilcher James E 214 View Bio
Quay Matthew Stanley 148 View Bio
Reid George Croghan 50 View Bio
Rixey Presley Marion 258 View Bio
Rodgers C R P 32 View Bio
Roosevelt Theodore 2 View Bio
Sampson William Thomas 108 View Bio
Smedberg W R 312 View Bio
Stevens Thomas Holdup 24 View Bio
Stevens Thomas Holdup 28 View Bio
Stevens Benjamin F 54 View Bio
Stevens Thomas H 276 View Bio
Stevenson Howard A 234 View Bio
Swayne Wager 354 View Bio
Tanner Zera L 136 View Bio
Trumbull Henry Clay 336 View Bio
Tryon James Rufus 304 View Bio
Wainwright Richard 182 View Bio
Warren Lucius Henry 126 View Bio
Wood Leonard 202 View Bio
Wyman Walker 254 View Bio

Distingushed Officers of the Army and Navy Gallery