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John Haskell King
Birth: Feb. 19, 1820
Sackets Harbor
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1888
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. In 1837, he was appointed a 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st US Infantry from Michigan and served on the frontier at Vera Cruz during Mexican War. At the start of the Civil War, he was placed in command of troops which participated at Shiloh, Corinth and at the Battle of Murfreesboro. In April, 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General and commanded a brigade in the XIV Corps at Chickamauga and during the Atlanta Campaign. From July 1864, until the end of the war he commanded a brigade of five battalions in the District of the Etowah. For distinguished service, he was brevetted Major General in the Regular Army on March 13, 1865. After the war, he remained in the Army and served at various stations on the western frontier until he was retired in 1882. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Matilda Davenport King (1837 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Louise King (1866 - 1872)*
  Charles Brady King (1868 - 1957)*
  John Haskell King (1872 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 22
GPS (lat/lon): 38.88011, -77.07585
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
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thank you for your service..."Preserving the memories so others will remember... "
- John Michael
 Added: May. 1, 2016
As Captain, 1st U.S. Infantry, King was commander of Camp Verde, Texas, site of the famed experiment to see if camels were more efficient than horses and mules on long treks west. King served from August 1858 to February 1859.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 5, 2015
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. 15, 2014
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