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John Hubler Stover
Birth: Apr. 24, 1833
Aaronsburg
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1889
Aurora Springs
Miller County
Missouri, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer, US Congressman. A successful lawyer and newspaper publisher in Pennsylvania before the Civil War, when the conflict started he was mustered in as Captain and commander of Company B, 10th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on April 24, 1861. Serving until he was honorably mustered out on July 31, 1861, he accepted a commission of Major, 106th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on November 5, 1861. He served with his unit, which was part of the famed "Philadelphia Brigade" of the Army of the Potomac, over the next two and a half years, and was present at the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg where the regiment helped to stop Pickett's Charge on the 3rd day of the battle. On April 4, 1864 he was commissioned Colonel and commander of the 184th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, but was not officially mustered into that rank and duty until December 30, 1864, due to severely critical remarks of the mustering officer of his military character. It took personal intervention of President Abraham Lincoln to countermand those charges. He would lead his new regiment through the end of the war, and was honorably mustered out on July 14, 1865. Soon after he moved to Missouri, where he served as District Attorney for Morgan County before being elected as a Republican to represent Missouri's 5th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives in 1868, filling the vacancy caused by the by the resignation of Congressman Joseph W. McClurg. He served from December 7, 1868 to March 3, 1869, and did not seek re-election. He resided in Missouri working as a lawyer and real estate agent until his passing in 1889. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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Versailles Cemetery
Versailles
Morgan County
Missouri, USA
 
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Brother Stover thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, my brother.
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