Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War first as a Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Adjutant General on the Staff of Brig. General Nathaniel Lyon, then as Colonel and commander of three successive regiments - the 10th, 25th and 43rd Missouri Volunteer Infantries. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on May 27, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". Although a brevet brigadier general, his tombstone reads simply "Colonel, 75th Missouri Infantry". He was the son of noted artist Chester Harding. (bio by: Connie Nisinger)
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Thank you brother General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. You took part in one of the earliest major engagements of the war with General Lyon; Wilson's Creek. Rest in peace, sir. -
Daniel Moran Added: Feb. 10, 2016