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John Meck Cuyler
Birth: Mar. 9, 1810
Death: Apr. 26, 1884

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A native of Savannah Georgia, he lived his entire adult life serving as a soldier in United States Army. After attending Athens College, his army career began on April 1, 1834 as an Assistant Surgeon. It was on February 16, 1847 and 13 years later that a promotion to Major came while he was a member of the United States Medical Corps. During the Civil War, his responsibilities increased on June 11, 1862 when he became the Medical Inspector with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. A commission of brevet Colonel, US Regular Army was conferred upon him on November 29, 1864 and subsequently a brevet of Brigadier General, US Regular Army on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". With the Civil War concluded, he remained in the army until retirement on June 30, 1882 with the rank of full Colonel and 48 years of service. He died in Morristown, New Jersey on April 26, 1884 and within a year, was followed to the grave by his wife, Mary. (bio by: Stonewall) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Campbell Wayne Cuyler (1818 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  William Clarendon Cuyler (____ - 1869)*
  James Wayne Cuyler (1841 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Grove Cemetery (North)
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Lot 124
 
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Originally Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Sep 18, 2004
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