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Col John Swayze McCalmont
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1822
Franklin (Venango County)
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1906
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

CIVIL WAR VETERAN

Residence: Franklin,Venango Co,PA. Enlistment Age-39.

Occupation: Lawyer and Judge.

He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. Jul 1,1838 to 1842, he graduated 32 of a class of 56. Upon graduation he was promoted in the Army to a Brevet 2nd Lt, Jul 1,1842 in the 3rd Infantry. 2nd Lt, 8th Infantry, Oct 10,1842. He served in garrison at Fort Shannon,Fla, 1842, and at Fort King,Fla, 1842 to 1843. He resigned,Jul 1,1843.

Enlisted: Jun 29,1861. Colonel
Commissioned into the 39th PA Infantry. Commanded, 3rd Brigade, McCall's Division, Army of the Potomac, Oct to Nov 1861. Resigned, May 9,1862 with physical health problems.

Other Information: He served the PA House of Representatives, 1849 to 1850. Speaker, 1850. President Judge, 18th Judical District, 1853 to 1861. U.S. Commissioner of Customs, 1885 to 1889

 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander McCalmont (1785 - 1857)
  Eliza Hart Connely McCalmont (1801 - 1874)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth P Stehley McCalmont (1830 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Son McCalmont (____ - 1852)*
  Alexander McCalmont (1849 - 1911)*
  Mary S. McCalmont (1850 - 1853)*
  Edward S. McCalmont (1856 - 1925)*
  Elizabeth Connely McCalmont Freer (1859 - 1939)*
  William Alfred McCalmont (1864 - 1884)*
  Maria Haldeman McCalmont Bryan (1867 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Broadfoot McCalmont (1819 - 1819)*
  William Connely McCalmont (1820 - 1845)*
  John Swayze McCalmont (1822 - 1906)
  Alfred Brunson McCalmont (1825 - 1874)*
  Elizabeth Connely McCalmont Wilson (1827 - 1865)*
  Alexander McCalmont (1849 - 1911)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Franklin Cemetery
Franklin (Venango County)
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Taphophile Duo
Originally Created by: Ted Myers
Record added: Sep 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42426509
Col John Swayze McCalmont
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Col John Swayze McCalmont
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Companion #10176 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Feb. 25, 2012
Thank you for your service.
- Taphophile Duo
 Added: Oct. 3, 2011

- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Oct. 8, 2010
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