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Alonzo Whitney Adams
Birth: Jul. 3, 1821
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1887
Lagrange
Lorain County
Ohio, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Caroline, New York, he was a lawyer in practice in New York City, at the start of the Civil War when took a commission as a Major in 1st New York Cavalry, Union Army. He participated Antietam Campaign and was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in May 1862. In June 1863, he was promoted Colonel in command of the 1st New York Cavalry and led his corps at the Battle of Gettysburg. For the remainder of the war his corps was the support cavalry for the Army of the Potomac in actions in Virginia and participated in the final campaigns up to the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox. For gallant and meritorious services, he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he resumed his legal career until his death at age 66 in in Lagrange, Ohio. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Lagrange Cemetery
Lagrange
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 76 Old B, Grave 4
 
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Record added: Sep 29, 2006
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