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Alexander Macomb
Birth: Apr. 3, 1782
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1841
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

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. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Macomb (1748 - 1831)
 
 Spouses:
  Catherine Macomb Macomb (1786 - 1822)
  Harriet Balch Macomb (1783 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Catherine Macomb Mason (1805 - 1885)*
  Alexandrine Macomb Stanton (1808 - 1889)*
  Anna Matilda Macomb (1812 - 1834)*
  Alexander Saranac Macomb (1814 - 1876)*
  William Henry Macomb (1818 - 1872)*
  Jane Octavia Macomb Miller (1822 - 1900)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Navarre Macomb (1774 - 1810)*
  Alexander Macomb (1782 - 1841)
  Robert Macomb (1783 - 1832)*
  Elizabeth Maria Macomb Flandreau (1795 - 1873)*
  Martha Macomb Dinsmore (1797 - 1859)*
  Edwin Bennett Macomb (1802 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
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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