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George Dashiell Bayard
Birth: Dec. 18, 1835
Seneca Falls
Seneca County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1862
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. After graduating from the US Military Academy in 1856, he served as a 1st Cavalry officer on the frontier and garrison duty. At the start of the Civil War, he was cavalry instructor at West Point, went sent for line duty as a Captain in the 4th Cavalry. In September 1861, he was appointed Colonel of the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry, serving in the campaigns of the Shenandoah, Northern Virginia and on the Rappa-hannock. He was promoted Brigadier General in April 1862 and was killed in action by Confederate artillery at the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862. Fort Bayard Park, Washington, D.C. was named in his honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel John Bayard (1801 - 1878)
  Jane Ann Dashiell Bayard (1810 - 1898)
 
 Sibling:
  Samuel Bayard (____ - 1835)*
  George Dashiell Bayard (1835 - 1862)
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Killed in action at the Battle of Fredericksburg
 
Burial:
Princeton Cemetery
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 17, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 2935
George Dashiell Bayard
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: May. 27, 2013
We will never forget our brave men! 150 years ago today you lost your life in the battle of Fredericksburg. Thank you for your service to our country.
- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 13, 2012
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