Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Darrs in:
 • Holy Cross Cemetery
 • Yeadon
 • Delaware County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Francis Darr
Birth: Oct. 23, 1833
Hamilton County
Death: Jan. 26, 1895
Delaware County

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A wholesale grocer and merchant before then outbreak of the Civil War, when the conflict started he offered his services to the Union, and eventually put his skills as a merchant to good use. Initially enlisted in the 10th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, he was commissioned a 1st Lieutenant, and made the regiment's quartermaster. His skills at managing and secure supplies for his men were noticed by superiors, and he was transferred to the Union Army Commissary of Subsistence Department, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. From that department he was assigned to three successive commands - the Army of Western Virginia, the Army of the Ohio, and the XVIII Army Corps, as their respective Chief Commissary of Subsistence. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services in the Subsistence and Provost Marshal General's Departments during the war". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Holy Cross Cemetery
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 20, Range 5, Lot 4
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: May 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8774206
Francis Darr
Added by: Russ Dodge
Francis Darr
Added by: Russ Dodge
Francis Darr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Christina George
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Thank you sir for your service to the Union during our American Civil War. Rest in peace.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 26, 2016

- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: Sep. 6, 2015

- R I P
 Added: Feb. 3, 2015
There are 46 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 35 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service