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Wladimir Krzyzanowski
Birth: Jul. 8, 1824
Death: Jan. 31, 1887

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Rosnowo, Poland, a cousin to Frederick Chopin. He took part in the 1848 Polish uprising against Prussia, after which he need to flee Poland for fear of being arrested. He made his way to NYC, then to Virginia where he worked as a surveyor. He enlisted 2 days after Lincoln called for volunteers. On July 2, 1863, he led a counterattack at Gettysburg to stabilize the Union line. After the Civil War, he served as governor of several Southern states. He died in NYC, and was originally buried in Greenwood Cemetery. On the 50th anniversary of his death, his body was moved to Arlington National Cemetery. (bio by: Donna) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Caroline Burnett Krzyzanowski (____ - 1882)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 832
GPS (lat/lon): 38.88039, -77.07816
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5885457
Wladimir Krzyzanowski
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Wladimir Krzyzanowski
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Wladimir Krzyzanowski
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014

- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: May. 17, 2014
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