Grant, Ulysses S. – Union general during the Civil War who later became the 18th president of the United States. Forced the surrender of Robert E. Lee and the Confederate forces at Appomattox Courthouse in 1865, ending the Civil War.
Stonewall Jackson – Confederate general during Civil War who survived being shot at Chancellorsville and having his arm amputated but died of pneumonia. Southern symbol of heroism. Fought at Antietam.
Hiram Rhodes Revels – 1st African American elected to US Senate during Reconstruction period – from Mississippi.
William Carney-Medal of Honor recipient for actions at Fort Wagner. Part of the 54th Massachusetts. Was escaped slave who joined Union army during Civil War