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Mason Brayman
Birth: May 23, 1813
Death: Feb. 27, 1895

Civil War Union Major General, Idaho Governor. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a lawyer for the Illinois Central Railroad when he was appointed Colonel in command of the 29th Illinois Infantry Regiment. In 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the 43rd Illinois Infantry Brigade that participated in the Tennessee and Mississippi campaigns. For leadership and dedication to duty, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he resumed legal practice and in 1876, President Ulysses Grant appointed him the seventh Governor of the Idaho Territory, serving until 1878. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Williams Brayman (1816 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Robert B. Brayman (1838 - 1904)*
  Ella Sophia Brayman Sharpe (1853 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Ripon
Fond du Lac County
Wisconsin, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 43.84394, -88.84564
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5894229
Mason Brayman
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Brother Brayman. Thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. Honor, Integrity, and Brotherhood.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 25, 2014

- Deleted1
 Added: Feb. 27, 2014
Rest In Peace Brother.
- Treeoligy
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012
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