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Lewis Baldwin Parsons
Birth: Apr. 5, 1818
Perry
Wyoming County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1907
Flora Township
Boone County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He taught school in Mississippi and returned to Harvard to study law. He began his practice in Alton, Illinois but moved to St. Louis in 1854 and soon after became chief executive officer of the Ohio 7 Mississippi Railroad. He served as aide to Frank Blair during the capture of Camp Jackson and was made an assistant quartermaster of volunteers with the rank of captain. Parsons held responsibility for all military river and rail transport from Pittsburgh west to Montana and south to New Orleans. In 1865 he was commissioned Brigadier General and was brevetted Major General, US Volunteers on the day he mustered out: April 30, 1866. For the next 20 years he was a director of several railroads & corporations and was president of a St. Louis bank. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 40, Lot 667
 
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Record added: Nov 17, 2000
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Lewis Baldwin Parsons
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Lewis Baldwin Parsons
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Lewis Baldwin Parsons
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 5, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014

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