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James Blair Steedman
Birth: Jul. 29, 1817
Death: Oct. 18, 1883

Civil War Union Major General. At the start of the Civil War, he was Editor of the Toledo Times, when commissioned Colonel of the 14th Ohio Regiment. He remained with the 14th Regiment until promoted Brigadier General in July, 1862 and led his Brigade at Perryville, Kentucky. He took part in the Tullahoma campaign, was assigned command of the 1st Division of the Reserve Corps in July, 1863 and fought at the Battle of Chickamauga. Promoted Major General, he took part in the Atlanta Campaign, Battle of Nashville and was Military Commander of the State of Georgia. After the war, he was appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for the New Orleans District, resigning the office in 1869. Returning to Ohio, he was appointed Chief Justice of the United States and served as Chief of Toledo Police. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 41, Lot 190, Grave 1
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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James Blair Steedman
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- David Wend
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013
I light a candle for James Blair Steedman ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Thank you for your most valued service to our country. May you rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Oct. 18, 2011
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