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Loren Kent
Birth: Jul. 12, 1839
Lyman
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1867
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He entered the Civil War as a Private in the 10th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, which was a 3-month enlistment unit. After his service in that regiment, he received a US Volunteers commission, and served as the Provost Marshal General of the Department of the Tennessee with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Finally, he was appoitned Colonel and commander of the 29th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 22, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the War". He died in Galveston, Texas in 1867 at age 28. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Alton Cemetery
Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Old Yard Section, Lot 96
 
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Record added: May 24, 2001
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- CJK
 Added: Aug. 28, 2015

- kitten
 Added: Aug. 28, 2015
On this day 150 years ago, Kent was given command of the Post of Galveston, Texas. His regiment, the 29th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, was ordered to take command of the Post of Hempstead, Texas.There was a prisoner of war camp operated by the Confederat...(Read more)
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 Added: Jul. 25, 2015
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