The smooth functioning of any country is as much dependent on its political and economic system as it is on its military. Courageous, valiant and heroic, both on and off the field, military personnel secure the country and its country men and help in safeguarding from enemies and rivals. Today, history is full of leaders and revolutionaries who through their sheer brilliance and daring spirit became most famous military figures of all times. It is due to their dauntless audacity that they helped change not just the future of the country but the world at large. Every country boasts of umpteen military leaders and revolutionaries who helped in securing their land. The United States of America has had numerous military leaders who have left an indelible mark on human civilization with their acts of courage. Some of the illustrious American military leaders include Dwight Eisenhower, General Patton, George Washington, Douglas MacArthur, George Dewey, David D Porter, Winfield Scott, Henry H Arnold and so on. Explore this section and find out in details about the life, conquests, battles and wars of great American military leaders. Their act of bravery and courage is sure to leave you startled!
Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg
19 January 1982
Politician
George WashingtonGeorge Washington
22 February 1732
First U.S. President

Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower
14 October 1890
34th U.S. President

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
19 January 1807
Confederate General in the American Civil War

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur
26 January 1880
 

Colin PowellColin Powell
05 April 1937
65th United States Secretary of State
William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
08 February 1820
General in the Union Army During the American

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24 February 1885
Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in

George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer
05 December 1839
Military Officer
Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson
21 January 1824
General

Sitting BullSitting Bull
1831 AD
Warrior
Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
13 July 1821
Military commander

Jimmy DoolittleJimmy Doolittle
14 December 1896
Military General

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
26 January 1912
U.S. Army Officer

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860
US Army Officer During WW I

Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809
Explorer & Soldier
Michael FlynnMichael Flynn
30 November 1958
Former United States National Security Advisor

George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
03 December 1826
Soldier

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler
30 July 1881
 
Chesty PullerChesty Puller
26 June 1898
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general

Paul TibbetsPaul Tibbets
23 February 1915
Pilot
Robert Gould ShawRobert Gould Shaw
10 October 1837
Military Personnel

Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
30 January 1920
United States Army Officer

Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786
Military Officer
Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
17 September 1730
Military Officer

Matthew C. PerryMatthew C. Perry
10 April 1794
Naval Officer
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
08 January 1821
General

Ira HayesIra Hayes
12 February 1923
Military Leader

Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828
Educator & War Hero
Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742
Military Commander

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Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
06 March 1831
Military Leader
Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809
Military Leader

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821
Former Vice President of the United States

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27 September 1840
Naval Officer

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
06 February 1833
Military Leader
Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817
Military Leader
Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824
Military Leader

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
01 June 1831
Confederate General

Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745
 

Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston
03 February 1807
Officer
George DeweyGeorge Dewey
26 December 1837
Military Leader

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754
Military Leader

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18 August 1917
Politician

Abner DoubledayAbner Doubleday
26 June 1819
Military Leader

Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733
Officer
Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856
Military Leader

George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885
Military Officer
P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
28 May 1818
Army General

William Barret TravisWilliam Barret Travis
01 August 1809
Military Leader

Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15 November 1906
U. S. Air Force General During World War II
Stanley A McChrystalStanley A McChrystal
14 August 1954
Retired Armed Force Officer

William Childs WestmorelandWilliam Childs Westmoreland
26 March 1914
Military Leader
Tulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard
12 April 1981
Politician

Lindsey GrahamLindsey Graham
09 July 1955
Politician

Jocko WillinkJocko Willink
08 September 1971
Podcaster

Rob RiggleRob Riggle
21 April 1970
Actor

Chesley SullenbergerChesley Sullenberger
23 January 1951
Aviator
Walter KruegerWalter Krueger
26 January 1881
Military personnel

Richard WintersRichard Winters
21 January 1918
Army officer

Tom CottonTom Cotton
13 May 1977
Lawyer

Jim MattisJim Mattis
08 September 1950
United States Secretary of Defense
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
01 March 1904
Trombonist

Duncan D. HunterDuncan D. Hunter
07 December 1976
Politician
Ralph NorthamRalph Northam
13 September 1959
Politician

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus
07 November 1952
Officer

Joni ErnstJoni Ernst
01 July 1970
Politician
Kyle CarpenterKyle Carpenter
17 October 1989
Military personnel

John F. KellyJohn F. Kelly
11 May 1950
Military Leader
Alvin YorkAlvin York
13 December 1887
Soldier

Stanley A. McChrystalStanley A. McChrystal
14 August 1954
Military personnel

Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito
01 April 1950
Judge
Ron DeSantisRon DeSantis
14 September 1978
Politician

William H. McRavenWilliam H. McRaven
06 November 1955
Officer
Dakota MeyerDakota Meyer
26 June 1988
United States Marine.

Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
22 August 1934
General

Eric GarcettiEric Garcetti
04 February 1971
Politician

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13 September 1887
Military Leader
James BowieJames Bowie
10 April 1796
Pioneer
Dale DyeDale Dye
08 October 1944
Actor

Prescott BushPrescott Bush
15 May 1895
Politician

Sean SpicerSean Spicer
23 September 1971
Politician

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
26 February 1732
Military officer
James BakerJames Baker
28 April 1930
Politician

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
02 December 1924
Diplomat, Politician, Military personnel,

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
13 March 1946
Paratrooper, Officer

Donald MalarkeyDonald Malarkey
31 July 1921
Sergeant

John ConnallyJohn Connally
27 February 1917
Politician
Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
03 July 1886
Officer, Diplomat

Horatio GatesHoratio Gates
26 July 1727
Army General
P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
28 May 1818
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,

Jason EvermanJason Everman
16 August 1967
Musician
William B. TravisWilliam B. Travis
01 August 1809
Military personnel
Joseph DunfordJoseph Dunford
08 December 1955
General