Major General John Leonard Hines

John Leonard Hines was born in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, on 21 May 1868. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1891, was commissioned a second lieutenant, and was assigned to […]

Major General Henry W. Lawton, USA

While he had served with distinction in the Civil War and Indian Wars, Henry W. Lawton rose to national prominence for his service in the Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection. […]

Lieutenant General Nelson Appleton Miles

Nelson Appleton Miles was born near Westminster, Massachusetts, on 8 August 1839. He received a rudimentary military education from a former French officer and then joined a company of volunteers […]

BG Joseph Wheeler, USA

When war broke out between the United States and Spain in 1898, President William McKinley, in a move to help heal the wounds of the Civil War and reunite North […]