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Joseph Bennett Plummer
Birth: Nov. 15, 1816
Barre
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1862
Corinth
Alcorn County
Mississippi, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Barre, Massachusetts, he graduated from West Point in 1841, was commissioned an officer in the 1st US Infantry assigned to garrison and frontier duty. At the start of the Civil War, he commanded a battalion at Wilson's Creek and was appointed Colonel of the 11th Missouri Volunteer Infantry in September 1861. In March 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General and commanded the 5th Division, Army of the Mississippi at New Madrid. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Alpheus Plummer (1774 - 1844)
  Lydia Lee Plummer (1777 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Hagner Clark Plummer (1824 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Satterlee Clark Plummer (1844 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 121-A
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5885487
Joseph Bennett Plummer
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Joseph Bennett Plummer
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Joseph Bennett Plummer
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