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Robert Christie Buchanan
Birth: Mar. 1, 1811
Death: Nov. 29, 1878

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he graduated from West Point in 1830 and was a veteran officer of the Black Hawk Seminole wars and Mexican War. When the Civil War erupted he was made Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th US Infantry which was stationed in the defenses of Washington D.C. Promoted Colonel in June 1862, he commanded a brigade at the Second Bull Run, Antietam and Fredericksburg. Brevetted Brigadier General US Army, he commanded Fort Delaware in 1863 and the 1st US Infantry at New Orleans from December 1864 until August 1865. For meritorious service he was brevetted Major General and commanded the Department of Louisiana until January 1869. He retired from active service at Fort Porter, New York on December 31, 1870. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Carolina Virginia Maryland Johnson Frye (1777 - 1862)
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 31
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5886957
Robert Christie Buchanan
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