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George Ruter Elstner
Birth: Mar. 14, 1842
Death: Aug. 8, 1864

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio where he lived until the Civil War began. He commanded the 50th Ohio Volunteer Infantry as Lieutenant Colonel during Major General William T. Sherman's Atlanta Campaign. The regiment was attached to the XXIII Corps of the Army of the Ohio. He was killed while leading his regiment at the Battle of Utoy Creek on August 8, 1864 near Atlanta, Georgia when he was 22 years old. He received a brevet promotion to Brigadier General of U. S. Volunteers on the same day that he was killed. (bio by: K Guy) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Elstner (1799 - 1857)
  Mary J Raines Elstner (1802 - 1888)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Elstner (1823 - 1843)*
  Joseph Elstner (1826 - 1902)*
  Mary A Elstner Dodson (1829 - 1909)*
  Sarah Jane Elstner Talbott (1834 - 1896)*
  George Ruter Elstner (1842 - 1864)
  Charles Eugene Elstner (1844 - 1903)*
  John M Elstner (1847 - 1890)*
  John C Elstner (1847 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 45, Lot 25
 
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Record added: Nov 21, 2001
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George Ruter Elstner
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George Ruter Elstner
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