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Robert Seaman Granger
Birth: May 24, 1816
Zanesville
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1894
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Zanesville, Ohio and a graduate of the US Military Academy he served in the Seminole War, Mexican War and Civil War. While serving in Texas in 1861 he was captured after the Lone Star state seceded. In 1862, after being exchanged, he went to Kentucky where he was placed in charge of the state's militia and led them in skirmishes at Shepherdstown, Lebanon Junction and Lawrenceburg before being promoted and placed in charge of a division and districts in Tennessee. In 1864 he organized the depot in Nashville before being assigned to the command of the North Alabama District. While there he helped the Union Army drive General Joe Wheeler from Tennessee, and helped defend against Nathan Bedford Forrest's raid as well as General Hood's attack on Decatur. He commanded in Northern Alabama in 1865 during the post war occupation. In 1864, he received the brevet of brigadier general and after the war was brevetted major general. In 1871 he was promoted to colonel before retiring in 1873. He died in Washington DC. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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Woodlawn Cemetery
Zanesville
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014
Thank you!
- Marilyn Mannarino
 Added: Feb. 4, 2014
Thanks for your service sir!!!!!!!
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 Added: May. 8, 2012
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