Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Rousseaus in:
 • Cave Hill National Cemetery
 • Louisville
 • Jefferson County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Lovell Harrison Rousseau
Birth: Aug. 4, 1818
Stanford
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1869
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Civil War Union Major General, US Congressman. Born in Stanford Kentucky, he was admitted to the bar in 1844 and practiced law in Bloomfield, Indiana. He served as an officer in the 2nd Indiana Regiment during the Mexican War and removed to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1849. At the beginning of the Civil War he was appointed Colonel of the 5th Kentucky Volunteers and promoted Brigadier General in October, 1861. He took part in the battles of Shiloh and Perryville where for his bravery he was promoted Major General. In the command of the 5th Division of the Army of the Cumberland, he served in the battles of Stone River, Chattanooga, Chickamauga and the Alabama campaign. In 1864, he had command of the districts of Nashville, Tennessee until he resigned in November, 1865. After the war, he was elected as a Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-ninth Congress serving 1865 to 1866. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Cave Hill National Cemetery *
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Richard Jordan
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56397415
Lovell Harrison Rousseau
Added by: Anonymous
 
Lovell Harrison Rousseau
Added by: Richard Jordan
 
Lovell Harrison Rousseau
Cemetery Photo
Added by: LuannG
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- sniksnak
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014
May GOD Bless You ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Nov. 19, 2013
Rest in Peace - GG Grandson of Sgt. Isaac "Ike" Chrisman - Co. H, 1st Ky. Cav. - Wounded 19 January 1862 - Battle of Mill Springs
- Joe Chrisman
 Added: Oct. 23, 2013
There are 15 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 19 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service