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Henry Bohlen
Birth: Oct. 22, 1810
Bremen
Stadtgemeinde Bremen
Bremen, Germany
Death: Aug. 22, 1862
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Fought in the Mexican War. Recruited a regiment in Philadelphia made up of mostly German emigrants at the out break of the Civil War. The regiment was designated the 75th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and he was named its Colonel and commander on September 30, 1861. Served in General Louis Blenker's division. Appointed Brigadier General, US Volunteers on April 28, 1862. Commanded the 3rd Brigade of Carl Schurz's Division in the Shenandoah Valley operations against Stonewall Jackson. His brigade covered the retreat of the Union forces at the Battle of Cross Keys, and participated in the Battle of Cedar Mountain. While conducting reconnaissance on the Rappahannock River during the initial stages of the Second Bull Run Campaign, he was killed when his force was attempting to recross the river. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Emily Marie Borie Bohlen (1811 - 1851)
  Sophie Eliza Borie Bohlen (1813 - 1882)
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section Y, Lot 34
 
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Record added: Apr 18, 2001
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Henry Bohlen
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Henry Bohlen
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Henry Bohlen
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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