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John Grant Mitchell
Birth: Nov. 6, 1838
Piqua
Miami County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 7, 1894
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He graduated from Kenyon College in 1859, then studied law in Columbus. Enlisting in the Ohio Reserves after the outbreak of the Civil War, he fought under Generals. John Beatty, W.S. Rosecrans, and Ormsby M. Mitchel. A Colonel at Chickamauga, he was a prominent part of General George H. Thomas' heroic defense. He then took part in the Atlanta Campaign and was present at the surrender of CSA Gen. Joseph E. Johnston in North Carolina. On January 12, 1865, he was appointed Brigadier General, US Volunteers, becoming one of the youngest civilians to attain the rank of full general. On March 13, 1865, he was brevetted Major General. He resigned on July 3, 1865 to practice law in Columbus, where he died in 1894 at the age of 56. (bio by: Joe Ferrell) 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth McCullough Mitchell (____ - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Arabella Platt Mitchell (1842 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Mitchell Heyl (1864 - 1956)*
  Fanny Mitchell Wall (1869 - 1893)*
  Jean Andrews Mitchell Monsarrat (1871 - 1944)*
  John Grant Mitchell (1874 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Lawn Cemetery
Columbus
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section L, Lot 3
 
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Originally Created by: Joe Ferrell
Record added: Nov 12, 2003
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John Grant Mitchell
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John Grant Mitchell
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Rest In Peace. Civil War Veteran. Husband of my 3rd cousin twice removed, Laura Arabella Platt Mitchell.
- KEN DOTY BROWN
 Added: Jul. 21, 2014

- AMELIA
 Added: May. 1, 2014
Rest In Peace, General Mitchell!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013
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