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Thomas Scott Mather
Birth: Apr. 24, 1829
Simsbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1890
Simsbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War in the 2nd Illinois Volunteer Artillery, rising to the rank of Colonel. He then served as Chief of Staff to Maj. General John A. McClernand before serving as Acting Assistant Inspector General for the Department of the Susquehanna. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US volunteers on September 28, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services". He had served as Illinois' state Adjutant General previous to the war (1858 to 1861). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Mather (1796 - 1862)
  Emma Maria Phelps Mather (1799 - 1862)
 
 Siblings:
  Phinias L Mather (1827 - 1827)*
  Thomas Scott Mather (1829 - 1890)
  William Clayton Mather (1831 - 1916)*
  Julia Maria Mather Croft (1832 - 1911)*
  Isabella Phelps Mather (1836 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hop Meadow Cemetery
Simsbury
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section D
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Apr 24, 2003
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I guess someone had to keep General McClernand straight. I thank you, sir for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 24, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Apr. 24, 2012
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