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John Francis Appleton
Birth: Aug. 29, 1838
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1870
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He began his service in the Union Army on November 15, 1861, when he was commissioned as Captain, and mustered in as commander of Company H, 12th Maine Volunteer Infantry. He served in that duty until June 25, 1863, when he was commissioned as a Colonel of Volunteers, and assigned to command the 81st United States Colored Troops. He then led them for over a year, before resigning on July 29, 1864. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Plot: Corporation Grounds, Lot 75
 
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Record added: Dec 22, 2000
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John Francis Appleton
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