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James Scott Negley
Birth: Dec. 22, 1826
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1901
Plainfield
Union County
New Jersey, USA

Civil War Union Major General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he organized a brigade of Union Infantry and Artillery for the West and was commissioned Brigadier General in April 1861. He commanded the Union forces at the Battle of Chattanooga and was promoted Major General in command the 2nd Division, Center Corps in November 1862. After the defeat at Chickamauga, he was relieved of command and served on several administrative boards until he resigned in January 1865. After the war, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first, Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses, serving 1869 to 1875. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Negley (1800 - 1830)
  Mary Ann Scott Negley (1805 - 1831)
 
 Spouses:
  Kate Losey Negley (1831 - 1867)
  Grace Ashton Negley (1849 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  James Scott Negley (1854 - 1889)*
  George Negley (1856 - 1870)*
  Grace Negley Farson (1871 - 1950)*
  Edith Negley (1872 - 1968)*
 
 Sibling:
  James Scott Negley (1826 - 1901)
  Rebecca Roup Negley (1828 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Allegheny Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 19, Lot 24
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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Rest In Peace, Major General!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Sep. 21, 2013

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 21, 2012
Rest In Peace Brother.
- Treeoligy
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012
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