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William Warren Stewart
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Rest in heavenly peace.
 Added: Mar. 18, 2014

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 8, 2013

- lisa greenman
 Added: Mar. 18, 2011

- LaDene
 Added: Aug. 8, 2010
Thank You!!
- LaDene
 Added: Aug. 8, 2010

- Southernatheart
 Added: Mar. 18, 2010

- Southernatheart
 Added: Mar. 18, 2010

- LaDene
 Added: Mar. 18, 2010

- Marty Stewart
 Added: Mar. 18, 2009

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Feb. 26, 2009

- Bill Klauk
 Added: Aug. 8, 2007
Happy Birthday!
- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 8, 2007

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 8, 2006
Happy birthday, Sir! rest in heavenly peace.
- NorthStar
 Added: Aug. 8, 2005
- quebecoise
 Added: May. 16, 2005
Even more info on Gen Stewart from Stewart Family

"GENERAL WILLIAM WARREN STEWART, b. Aug. 8, 1836, at York Springs, Penna., educated at the Cumberland Valley Institute, and the Juniata Academy at Shirleysburg, Huntingdon Co., Penna. He turned his attention to mathematics and civil engineering, in which he became proficient. In 1857 he joined a corps of the United States engineers in the survey or government lands in Nebraska. After two years service he accepted a position in the office of the Adams Express Company at Baltimore, Md., when he heard of the firing upon Fort Sumpter and returned to his home at York Springs. In June, 1861, he enlisted in Company K, First Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps, and two weeks after arriving in camp at West Chester, Penna., was appointed first sergeant. At Tennellytown, Va., where the company to which he belonged was stationed in September of the same year, he received his commission giving him the rank of first lieutenant. In November of 1861 he was detached from Company K and June 30, 1862, made adjutant of the regiment. At Charles City Cross Roads, during the seven days battle of the Peninsula, he was severely wounded by a minie ball through the left thigh. He was captured and confined in Libby Prison for three months. In September be was paroled. The captain of his company was killed, and while he was in prison, August, 1862, he was promoted to the captaincy, by order of the commanding officer of the Army of the Potomac. When his exchange was effected he assumed command of Company K, January 7, 1863. He was commissioned lieutenant-colonel of the regiment, the Twenty-second Army Corps, in Fairfax Co., Va., and March 13, 1864, a brevet colonel for gallant conduct at the battle of the Wilderness and Spottsylvania Court House. The regiment was mustered out in June, 1864. He took part in the battles of Drainsville, Hawkhurst Mills, Mechanicsville, Gaines Mills, Charles City, Cross Roads, Fredericksburg, New Hope Church, Mine Run, Rappahannock Station, Spottsylvanla Court House, Wilderness, North Anna, Pomunky River, Cold Harbor, Bethesda and Gettysburg. At North Anna he was slightly wounded in the side. At Gettysburg he and his command appeared on the morning of the second day, having covered thirty-five miles on their march the previous day. Footsore and worn, with no time for rest, he gathered his forces on Little Round Top, and charged with their brigade, which recovered the ground lost by the First and Second Divisions of the Fifth Army Corps. That afternoon and night he had charge of the skirmishers, and continued with unflagging energy to do duty until the charge of his brigade on the third day, personally directed by General Meade, in which eighty or ninety of the enemy were taken prisoners, together with the capture of two battle flags and from 2000 to 3000 stand of muskets. Until the morning of the next day the brigade lay on the field, forty-two hours without rest, the greater part of the time engaged in fierce conflict. March 15, 1865, he was commissioned a colonel of the One Hundred and Ninety Second Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and with it took an active part in the campaign against Richmond and skirmishes in the valley of Shenandoah and Virginia. During a part of that period he was in command of the Third Brigade of the Second Division of the Army of the Shenandoah. After Lee's surrender he had, as brigade commander, charge of the post at Staunton, Virginia, and July, 1865, assumed command of the post at Harper's Ferry. August 24, 1865, he was mustered out, and for gallant service at North Anna River he was breveted a brigadier general, dating from March 15, 1865. No soldier left the field with a cleaner record, nor deservingly received greater tributes of praise for distinguished services. In 1868 he assisted in locating the Cumberland Valley Railroad from Hagerstown to the Potomac River and a preliminary line from the Potomac to Martinsburg. In 1870 with the engineering corps he prospected and located the Shenandoah Valley Railroad from Shepherdstown to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. From 1873 to 1878 he had charge of the engineering corps under the supervision of the Harrisburg and Potomac Railroad, after which he returned to the Cumberland Valley Railroad and constructed the extension of the Mont Alto intersection to Waynesboro; located a line from Martinsburg to Winchester; in 1881 took a corps on the Pittsburg[h] and Atlantic Railroad; constructed twenty-five miles of Bradford and Buffalo Railroad. In 1882; the year following ran preliminary lines for the Baltimore, Hanover and Gettysburg Railroad; in 1884 he located and constructed the Stewartstown Railroad in York Co., Penna.; In 1887 was appointed civil engineer, quarter master's department, U. S. A., and constructed the street from Chimbirazo Park, Richmond, Va., to the cemetery; he returned to the Cumberland Valley Railroad in 1888, constructed the line from Martins burg to Winchester, made surveys for lines from Mt. Dallas, and retraced the line of the old South Penn Railroad, known as the Vanderbilt road, accompanied the viewers over the route when the line was condemned and purchased by the South Penn Railway and Mining Company. Since that time he has been continuously engaged with the Cumberland Valley Railroad in charge of the engineering and maintenance of tracks. He resides at Chambersburg, Penna."

- Sarah Jane Gabig
 Added: Apr. 11, 2005
~Rest in eternal happiness~
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Mar. 18, 2005

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: Mar. 16, 2004

- Dragon
 Added: Jul. 16, 2003

- Erik Lander
 Added: Jul. 15, 2003

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: Jul. 15, 2003
Rest In Peace,General.
- ronald deavy
 Added: Jul. 15, 2003

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