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Caleb James Dilworth
Birth: Apr. 8, 1827
Mount Pleasant
Jefferson County
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1900
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served as Colonel and commander of the 85th Illinois Volunteer Infantry during most of the Civil War. He served conspicuously during Major General William T. Sherman's campaign for Atlanta, Georgia in 1864, being wounded at the Battle of Jonesboro on August 31 - September 1, 1864. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Atlanta, Ga". He resumed his occupation of lawyer after the war and was Attorney General of the state of Nebraska from 1879 until 1882. (bio by: Thomas Fisher) 
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  Emily O. Dilworth (1835 - 1910)*
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Wyuka Cemetery
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lot 1346
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
Record added: Jun 19, 2005
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Caleb James Dilworth
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