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!
George WashingtonGeorge Washington
22 February 1732
First U.S. President
Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower
14 October 1890
34th U.S. President

Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg
19 January 1982

Michael FlynnMichael Flynn
30 November 1958
Former United States National Security Advisor

Colin PowellColin Powell
05 April 1937
65th United States Secretary of State

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
19 January 1807
Confederate General in the American Civil War
George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885
Military Officer

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur
26 January 1880

Richard WintersRichard Winters
21 January 1918
Army officer
Jim MattisJim Mattis
08 September 1950
Former United States Secretary of Defense

William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
08 February 1820
General in the Union Army During the American
George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer
05 December 1839
Military Officer

Sitting BullSitting Bull
1831 AD

Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson
21 January 1824

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

John F. KellyJohn F. Kelly
11 May 1950
Former White House Chief of Staff
John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821
Former Vice President of the United States

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus
07 November 1952
Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

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

Stanley A McChrystalStanley A McChrystal
14 August 1954
Retired Armed Force Officer
Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
13 July 1821
Military commander

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860
US Army Officer During WW I

George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
03 December 1826

Robert Gould ShawRobert Gould Shaw
10 October 1837
Military Personnel
Jimmy DoolittleJimmy Doolittle
14 December 1896
Military General

Chesty PullerChesty Puller
26 June 1898
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general
Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
30 January 1920
United States Army Officer

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
02 December 1924
Former United States Secretary of State

Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809
Explorer & Soldier
Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler
30 July 1881

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Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15 November 1906
U. S. Air Force General During World War II
Paul TibbetsPaul Tibbets
23 February 1915

Matthew C. PerryMatthew C. Perry
10 April 1794
Naval Officer

Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786
Military Officer

Ira HayesIra Hayes
12 February 1923
Military Leader
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
08 January 1821
J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
06 February 1833
Military Leader

Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
17 September 1730
Military Officer

Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817
Military Leader

William Childs WestmorelandWilliam Childs Westmoreland
26 March 1914
Military Leader
Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828
Educator & War Hero

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
01 June 1831
Confederate General

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754
Military Leader

Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
06 March 1831
Military Leader

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18 August 1917
Henry KnoxHenry Knox
25 July 1750
Former United States Secretary of War

P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
28 May 1818
Army General
William Barret TravisWilliam Barret Travis
01 August 1809
Military Leader

Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742
Military Commander

Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824
Military Leader
Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809
Military Leader

George MeadeGeorge Meade
31 December 1815
Army Officer
Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745

Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston
03 February 1807

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27 September 1840
Naval Officer

Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25 June 1886
Military Leader

Creighton AbramsCreighton Abrams
15 September 1914
George PickettGeorge Pickett
16 January 1825
Army Officer

Joseph WarrenJoseph Warren
11 June 1741
Physician, Military Leader

David FarragutDavid Farragut
05 July 1801

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
26 December 1837
Military Leader
Abner DoubledayAbner Doubleday
26 June 1819
Military Leader

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

Adna ChaffeeAdna Chaffee
14 April 1842
Army General

Lindsey GrahamLindsey Graham
09 July 1955
Dan CrenshawDan Crenshaw
14 March 1984

Adam KinzingerAdam Kinzinger
27 February 1978
Mark EsperMark Esper
26 April 1964

George Smith Patton, Jr.George S. Patton
11 November 1885

Joseph R. McCarthyJoseph R. McCarthy
14 November 1908
Tom CottonTom Cotton
13 May 1977

Jocko WillinkJocko Willink
08 September 1971
Rob RiggleRob Riggle
21 April 1970

Erik PrinceErik Prince
06 June 1969

Chester NimitzChester Nimitz
23 February 1885

Joni ErnstJoni Ernst
01 July 1970
Stanley A. McChrystalStanley A. McChrystal
14 August 1954
Armed Force Officer
Glenn MillerGlenn Miller
01 March 1904

Russel L. HonoréRussel L. Honoré
1947 AD
Military officer

William H. McRavenWilliam H. McRaven
06 November 1955

Prescott BushPrescott Bush
15 May 1895
Allen WestAllen West
07 February 1961

Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
22 August 1934

Jeremiah DentonJeremiah Denton
15 July 1924

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13 September 1887
Military Leader

Duncan D. HunterDuncan D. Hunter
07 December 1976
William Halsey Jr.William Halsey Jr.
30 October 1882
Military officer

George P. BushGeorge P. Bush
24 April 1976
Ralph NorthamRalph Northam
13 September 1959

John ConnallyJohn Connally
27 February 1917
Dale DyeDale Dye
08 October 1944
James BowieJames Bowie
10 April 1796