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James Wilson
Birth: Apr. 29, 1820
Azores Region, Portugal
Death: Jan. 8, 1888
Newton
Jasper County
Iowa, USA

At the start of the Civil War he was a 1st Lieutenent with the 13th Iowa Infantry, which together with three other regiments formed the Iowa Brigade,later known as Crocker’s Brigade.Wilson participated in numerous campaigns, including the battle of Shiloh, the siege of Vicksburg, and the capture of Atlanta. He was promoted, to the rank of colonel in November 1864. Near the end of the war, in March 1865, he was brevetted a brigadier general,the rank he held when his regiment was mustered out of service .  (bio by: Graveaddiction) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Clarissa Church Wilson (1821 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Maria Adelaide Wilson (1844 - 1922)*
  Catherine D Wilson (1847 - ____)*
  Louisa L Wilson (1849 - 1902)*
  James Wilson (1850 - 1851)*
  Maggie Wilson (1857 - 1903)*
  Frank Wilson (1860 - 1925)*
  Harry L Wilson (1862 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Newton Union Cemetery
Newton
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 10, Lot 10
 
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Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: May 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10923960
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Colonel thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 29, 2016

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