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Edward John McClernand
Birth: Dec. 29, 1848
Death: Feb. 9, 1936

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Jacksonville, Illinois, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1870 and served as a Second Lieutenant in the 2nd US Cavalry. At Bear Paw Mountain, Montana, September 30, 1877, Lieutenant McClernand led his men in an attack on a camp of hostile Nez Perce Indians in the final battle that lead to the surrender of the Nez Perce nation. For gallantly conducted in combat with great courage, he was promoted First Lieutenant and awarded the Medal of Honoron November 27, 1894. He retired from the US Army a Brigadier General in June, 1901. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Alexander McClernand (1812 - 1900)
  Sarah Freeman Dunlap McClernand (1824 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Sara Pomp McClernand (1857 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah McClernand (____ - 1861)*
  John McClernand (____ - 1858)*
  Helen Chase McClernand Butler (1846 - 1870)*
  Edward John McClernand (1848 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 1931-SW
 
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Record added: Sep 15, 2003
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Edward John McClernand
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 Added: Sep. 21, 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. 31, 2014

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 Added: Feb. 9, 2014
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