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David Ramsay R Clendenin
Birth: Jun. 24, 1830
Death: Mar. 5, 1895

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. After briefly serving as a Private in the Washington Clay Guards of the District of Columbia Infantry, he was commissioned into the 8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, and eventually rose to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the unit. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on July 11, 1865 for "meritorious services". He remained in the Regular Army after the end of the conflict, and retired in 1891 with the rank of Colonel. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Paul Clendenin (1860 - 1899)*
 
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Inscription:
Major 8th Cal Il Vol 1864 Breret Gen Vols 1865
 
Burial:
Oneida Cemetery
Oneida
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 15, Lot 9
 
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Originally Created by: Florence
Record added: Sep 27, 2001
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- David Wend
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
Always remembered, always honored, rest in peace, Colonel. Thank you for your service. I just finished reading an article about your service at the Battle of Monocacy in 1864. May God bless you for your gallant defense of our Union and its capital. You he...(Read more)
- Sharon
 Added: May. 25, 2014
I light a candle for David Ramsay R Clendenin ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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