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George Arthur Ege
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1841
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 30, 1913
Fort Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA

Born March 15, 1841, a son of Michael Peter Ege and Jane Louisa McKinney Ege. In 1854 he went from Pennsylvania to Springfield, Ohio,; later enlisted as a private in Company F, Second Regiment, Ohio Infantry, on April 17, 1861, and served until July 31, 1861, participating in the first Battle of Bull Run/Manassas, July 21, 1861. On July 12, 1862, he was commissioned first lieutenant, 17th Independent Battery Ohio Light Artillery. He served under General Grant during the Vicksburg campaign, the taking of Arkansas Post, the first attempt at Vicksburg, and in all the battles preceding and final surrender of the city, forming part of the 17th Army Corps, under General A. S. Smith, Division Commander. He resigned Aug. 11, 1863, with honorable distinction. He entered the U. S. Navy, Mississippi Squadron, as Master's Mate on the Monitor Ozark, patrolling the Mississippi River, July 13, 1864, and resigned June 15, 1865, after which he participated in the Red River expedition under Admiral Porter and General Banks. In the army and navy he received meritorious mention. In the spring of 1865 he returned to his home at Springfield, Ohio, and following his Red River experience, he was engaged with the construction and building of the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, as Commissary, Terminal, and Station Agent at Junction City, Kan. In 1876 he entered the General Accounting Department of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, at Topeka, Kan. He died on May 30, 1913 and was buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas. Husband of Jennie L. Dexter Ege. 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Peter Ege (1803 - 1853)
  Jane Louisa McKinney Ege (1813 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Jennie Lucinda Williams Ege (1851 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Melvin Arthur Ege (1874 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph McKinney Ege (1835 - 1837)*
  Mary Blackford Ege Smith (1836 - ____)*
  George Arthur Ege (1841 - 1913)
 
*Calculated relationship

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Burial:
Leavenworth National Cemetery
Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 24, 7, 11
 
Maintained by: Cenantua
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 616558
George Arthur Ege
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George Arthur Ege
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTYR AND ALL THE FREEDOM WE ENJOY... REST IN PEACE...
- Noname
 Added: Feb. 11, 2010
 
 
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