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George Madison Adams
Birth: Dec. 20, 1837
Death: Apr. 6, 1920

US Congressman. He served in the Civil War in the Union Army, raising what became Company H, 7th Kentucky (Union) Volunteer Infantry, and becoming it's Captain and commander on September 22, 1861. He then led his unit until he resigned on January 24, 1863. He rejoined the Union war effort on May 24, 1864, when he was commissioned as Captain and Paymaster of US Volunteers, a duty he performed until he resigned again on May 19, 1865. He was elected to represent two different Kentucky Districts in the United States House of Representatives, first representing the 8th District from 1867 to 1873, then the 9th District from 1873 to 1875. He was the nephew of Kentucky Congressman Green Adams(bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah L Gordon Adams (1860 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Hugh White Adams (1843 - 1916)*
 
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Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section 13, Lot 98, Part NW1/2
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6404656
George Madison Adams
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George Madison Adams
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: Jun. 30, 2014
Rest in Peace - GG Grandson of Sgt. Isaac "Ike" Chrisman - Co. H, 1st Ky. Cav. - Wounded 19 January 1862 - Battle of Mill Springs
- Joe Chrisman
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013
Born on the same day as my dearest love's birthday, thank you for your service to our country both in the Civil War, and as a Statesman. I am honored that your body is at rest in the Lexington Cemetery- as is my love's.
- Bonnie Sharp
 Added: Sep. 7, 2013
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