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Mahlon Dickerson Manson
Birth: Feb. 20, 1820
Piqua
Miami County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1895
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman. During the Mexican War, he served as Captain in the 5th Indiana Volunteers and was a member of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1851 to 1852. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a Captain in the 10th Indiana Regiment when promoted Colonel in May, 1861. He led the regiment at the Battle of Rich Mountain and was promoted Brigadier General March 24, 1862. Wounded and captured at Richmond October 30, 1862, he was prisoner exchanged in December, 1862. He commanded a brigade in the Army of Ohio in the Atlanta campaign, was severely wounded in May, 1864, was unable to return to service and resigned in December, 1864. In 1871, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress, serving until 1873 and was Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1885 to 1886. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Caroline Mitchell Manson (1828 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Laura C Manson Van Hook (1851 - 1878)*
  Mahlon Frederick Manson (1853 - 1931)*
  William Nelson Manson (1856 - 1922)*
  Martha Geyer Manson (1861 - 1923)*
  Sarah C Manson Kerns (1861 - 1933)*
  John Morgan Manson (1867 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 31, 2001
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Thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Feb. 20, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Feb. 20, 2015

- Eric Lowman
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