The last surviving American veteran of the …
- … American Revolutionary War, Daniel F. Bakeman, died in 1869 at age 109.
- … War of 1812, Hiram Cronk, died in 1905 at age 105.
- … Mexican-American War, Owen Thomas Edgar, died in 1929 at age 98.
- … Spanish-American War, Jones Morgan, died in 1993 at age 111.
The last surviving Union veteran of the American Civil War was Albert Woolson, who died in 1956 at age 109. Amazingly, the last surviving Confederate, John B. Salling, survived until 1959, when he died at age 113.