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William Hervey Lamme Wallace
Birth: Jul. 8, 1821
Urbana
Champaign County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1862
Savannah
Hardin County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was district attorney for La Salle County, Illinois, when he joined the Union Army and was elected Colonel of the 11th Illinois Regiment. For his service at the February 1862 Battle of Fort Donelson, he was promoted Brigadier General in March 1862. Placed in temporary command of the Union Army of the Tennessee's 2nd division, when the Confederates surprised the Union forces near Shiloh Church, on April 6, 1862, Wallace while leading his men, was struck in the head by a shell fragment and lay mortally wounded. He was carried off the field by his men to a Union hospital near Savannah, Tennessee, where his wife had arrived to attend to him and died a few days later. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wallace (1786 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Ann Dickey Wallace (1833 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  Isabel Caswell Wallace (1857 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Hervey Lamme Wallace (1821 - 1862)
  Martin Reuben Merritt Wallace (1829 - 1902)*
  Matthew H. W. Wallace (1837 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wallace-Dickey Cemetery
Ottawa
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 14, 2001
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Thanks for your service
- Kara Ponton
 Added: May. 2, 2017
Rest in peace, General. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless you for your gallant stand in defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it.
- Sharon
 Added: Apr. 10, 2017
General thank you for your heroic leadership both before Shiloh and during that great engagement. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 10, 2016
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