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Joseph Washington Fisher
Birth: Oct. 16, 1814
Northumberland
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1900
Cheyenne
Laramie County
Wyoming, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves, then as Colonel and commander of the 195th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. During the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, he commanded a brigade in the Army of the Potomac. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on November 4, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". After the end of the conflict, he served as Chief Justice of the Wyoming Territory Supreme Court from 1871 to 1879. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth R Shearer Fisher (____ - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  Rebecca C. Fisher Bruner (1841 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Cheyenne
Laramie County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Section F, Lot 209
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5995054
Joseph Washington Fisher
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Joseph Washington Fisher
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Joseph Washington Fisher
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- tbeck
 Added: May. 28, 2012
Civil War Hero!
- custer1963
 Added: Jul. 23, 2011
Companion #05619 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Jul. 15, 2011
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