Wednesday, January 25, 2012

For anyone expecting a baby

everyone loves babies

Please check out this crazy list of Civil War baby names from the Hairpin. If Blue Ivy doesn't do it for you - you may be more amenable to names like Gideon Johnson Pillow, Absalom Baird or my personal favorite, Cadwallader Colden Washburn.


1. Cullen Andrews Battle
2. John “Old Wooden Head” Hood
3. Francis Asbury Shoup
4. Stand Watie
5. Gideon Johnson Pillow
6. Birkett Davenport Fry
7. Richard “Fighting Dick” Anderson
8. Leonidas “The Fighting Bishop” Polk
9. Charles “Savvy” Read
10. Daniel Ruggles
11. David Rumph Jones
12. Galusha Pennypacker
13. Wager Swayne
14. Edward Otho Cresap Ord
15. Ludwig Blenker
16. Amasa Cobb
17. Louis Trezevant Wigfall
18. Thomas Fentress Toon
19. Felix Kirk Zollicoffer
20. James “Sally” Archer
21. Cadwallader Colden Washburn
22. Samuel Kosciuszko Zook
23. Young Marshall Moody
24. John Seashoales Witcher
25. Amiel Weeks Whipple
26. Manning Force
27. Catharinus Buckingham
28. Absalom Baird
29. John Sappington Marmaduke
30. Bushrod Rust Johnson
31. William “Grumble” Jones
32. David Emanuel Twiggs
33. Cyrus Bussey
34. Egbert Ludovicus Viele
35. Carter Littlepage Stevenson
36. Jubal “Bad Old Man” Early
37. Zealous Tower
38. Benjamin “Spoons” Butler
39. Melancthon Wade
40. Pleasant Hackleman
41. Speed Fry
42. Thomas Moonlight
43. Jasper Adalmorn Maltby
44. DeWitt Littlejohn
45. Napoleon Bonaparte Buford
46. Richard “Uncle Dick” Oglesby
47. Strong Vincent
48. Alfred Archimedes Torbert
49. Victor Vifquain
50. William “Extra Billy” Smith
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2 comments:

  1. i enjoy #50. William "Extra Billy" Smith

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  2. I had a goldfish named Cadwallader!

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