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Orlando Metcalfe Poe
Birth: Mar. 7, 1832
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1895
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1856 and was appointed an officer in the Corps of Topographical Engineers. At the start of the Civil War, he became one of General George B. McClellan's principal subordinates and was promoted Colonel of the 2nd Michigan Infantry in September 1861. He participated in the Peninsular Campaign, 2nd Bull Run and Fredericksburg. In 1863, he served as Chief Engineer of the XXIII Corps and was responsible for the defenses to repel the Confederates at Knoxville. General William T. Sherman, appointed him Chief Engineer Division of Mississippi, rendering services in the Atlanta Campaign, Carolinas Campaign and he was brevetted Brigadier General US Army at the war's end. After the war, he served as aide-de-camp to General Sherman and had a distinguished peacetime career as a military engineer until he retired in 1888. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Susannah Warner Poe (1818 - 1881)
  Eleanor Carroll Brent Poe (1843 - 1922)*
  Charles Carroll Poe (1863 - 1895)*
  Winifred Lee Poe Fitzhugh (1866 - 1891)*
  Orlando Warner Poe (1876 - 1889)*
  Orlando Metcalfe Poe (1832 - 1895)
  William Charles Poe (1841 - 1894)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 143-A
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Record added: Oct 01, 1999
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- R I P
 Added: Oct. 2, 2014
Rest in peace sir.
- Rosalie H. Kaufman
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
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