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Byron Mac Cutcheon
Birth: May 11, 1836
Pembroke
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1908
Ypsilanti
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, US Congressman. A native of New Hampshire and an educator pre-Civil War, when that conflict started he enlisted in the Union Army, and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 20th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. He rose to the rank of Colonel and commander of the unit before being transferred to the 27th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, which he led until he was honorably mustered out in December 1864. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Horseshoe Bend, Kentucky on May 10, 1863. In that action his regiment was a part of a force of 400 troops that were attacked by 400 Confederates under the command of Major General John Hunt Morgan. The Major of the unit at that time, he led an attack on rebels who were in a house, which routed them and allowed the Union forces to withdraw in good order. He would be awarded his Medal for the action on June 29, 1891, twenty-seven years later. He was also brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services during the war". After the conflict ended he set up a successful law practice, and was elected as a Republican to represent Michigan's 9th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1883 to 1891. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Marie Ann Warner Cutcheon (1839 - 1919)*
 
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Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Ypsilanti
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 100, Lot 42
 
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Record added: May 13, 2003
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Oct. 17, 2016
General thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 12, 2016
Remembering your service sir!!!!!!!!!
- karl anglin
 Added: Oct. 3, 2015
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