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Catharinus Putnam Buckingham
Birth: Mar. 14, 1808
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1888
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He graduated from the United States Military Academy as West Point, New York in 1829 and served as Second Lieutenant in the 3rd United States Artillery on topographical duty until he resigned from the Army in 1831. From 1833 to 1861, he was professor of mathematics and philosophy at Kenyon College, Ohio and proprietor of the Kokosing Iron Works, Knox County, Ohio. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was appointed assistant Adjutant-General of the Ohio Commissary in May, 1861 and as Adjutant-General in July. In July 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on special duty as assistant to the Secretary of War at the War Department, Washington DC and served until he resigned in 1863. After his war service, he became president of the Chicago Steel Works in 1873 and was a professor of experimental philosophy at West Point untill he retired in 1881. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Ebenezer Buckingham (1778 - 1832)
  Catherine Putnam Buckingham (1780 - 1808)
  Mary Eliza Gird Buckingham (1809 - 1834)
  Mary Pank Turner Buckingham (1818 - 1844)*
  Marion A. Hawkes Buckingham (1820 - 1899)*
  Mary Burkingham Fenner (1831 - 1897)*
  Eunice B. Buckingham Welch (1834 - 1867)*
  Frederick Buckingham (1837 - 1844)*
  Ebenezer Putnam Buckingham (1840 - 1866)*
  Catherine Buckingham Lamson (1843 - 1892)*
  Helen Buckingham Hatheway (1846 - 1891)*
  Edward Hawkes Buckingham (1847 - 1896)*
  Charles Buckingham (1849 - 1879)*
  John Hawkes Buckingham (1851 - 1891)*
  Arthur D. Buckingham (1856 - 1861)*
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Woodlawn Cemetery
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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Catharinus Putnam Buckingham
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Catharinus Putnam Buckingham
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Catharinus Putnam Buckingham
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General, thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 30, 2016
Resting awaiting a resurrection when there will be no more pain sorrow or death! Rev. 21: 3 & 4. 2nd cousin 1x removed of wife Rachel Putnam of my 4th great uncle Samuel Steele. Both of them buried in Meeting House Cemetery in Rindge NH. I am...(Read more)
- Marion Belle Steele Gonzales
 Added: Jun. 13, 2016

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 Added: Aug. 6, 2015
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