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Joseph Karge
Birth: Jul. 4, 1823
Poznan
Wielkopolskie, Poland
Death: Dec. 27, 1892
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Educator. A Polish Cavalry officer who immigrated to the United States, his training turned the 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry regiment from a dispirited, unruly mob to a well disciplined unit with an outstanding battle record. He was wounded in 1862, and while recovering at home, recruited the 2nd New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry. He commanded the regiment, then a brigade in the General Benjamin H. Grierson's successful cavalry raids in Tennessee and Alabama, for which he was given the brevet of Brigadier General, US Volunteers. After the war he was a Professor of Languages at Princeton University for over 20 years. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Princeton Cemetery
Princeton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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Joseph Karge
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Joseph Karge
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Joseph Karge
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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- John Michael
 Added: Nov. 11, 2016

- John Michael
 Added: Nov. 11, 2016
General, thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 4, 2016
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