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Alexander Macomb
Birth: Apr. 3, 1782
Death: Jun. 25, 1841

US War of 1812 General. Commanded the Sacketts Harbor garrison, took part in the Capture of Fort George under Winfield Scott and participated in Gen. James Wilkinson's unsuccessful St. Lawrence expedition. Promoted to Brigadier General in January 1814, General Macomb performed his greatest feat in repulsing a British invasion of New York at the Battle of Plattsburgh (September 11, 1814). Promoted Major General after the war. He was appointed to succeed Gen. Jacob J. Brown as general-in-chief of the US Army. 
Family links: 
  Alexander Macomb (1748 - 1831)
  Catherine Macomb Macomb (1786 - 1822)
  Harriet Balch Macomb (1783 - 1869)*
  Catherine Macomb Mason (1805 - 1885)*
  Alexandrine Macomb Stanton (1808 - 1889)*
  Anna Matilda Macomb (1812 - 1834)*
  Alexander Saranac Macomb (1814 - 1876)*
  William H. Macomb (1818 - 1872)*
  Jane Octavia Macomb Miller (1822 - 1900)*
  John Navarre Macomb (1774 - 1810)*
  Alexander Macomb (1782 - 1841)
  Robert Macomb (1783 - 1832)*
  Martha Macomb Dinsmore (1797 - 1859)*
  Edwin Bennett Macomb (1802 - 1831)*
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Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 55, Site 147
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Record added: Oct 12, 2000
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Thank You, General Macomb. R.I.P.
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