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Mortimer Dormer Leggett
Birth: Apr. 19, 1821
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1896
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Civil War Union Major General. Born in Ithaca, New York, he was Superintendent of schools in Zanesville Ohio, when the Civil War started. He helped organize the 78th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and became it's Colonel in January, 1862. In November 1862, he was commissioned Brigadier General in command of the 3rd Divison,17th Corps and promoted Major General in July, 1864. On August 21,1865, having served honorably and being wounded at six times in combat, he resigned his position in the Army. After the war, he return to Ohio where he practiced law and President Grant appointed him commissioner of patents of the United States in 1871. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Leggett (1788 - 1875)
  Mary Strong Leggett (1797 - 1882)
 
 Spouses:
  Marilla Wells Leggett (1823 - 1876)*
  Weltha Post Leggett (1824 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Charles C. Leggett (____ - 1863)*
  Wells Wilner Leggett (1847 - 1891)*
  Leverett L. Leggett (1851 - 1894)*
  Mortimer Marcellus Leggett (1856 - 1873)*
  Charles C Leggett (1863 - 1863)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Eliza Leggett Hoffman (1816 - 1882)*
  Hannah B Leggett Clock (1818 - 1844)*
  Mortimer Dormer Leggett (1821 - 1896)
  Charles M Leggett (1823 - 1901)*
  Nancy Leggett Brown (1827 - 1910)*
  James S Leggett (1828 - 1917)*
  Miranda S Leggett Brown (1829 - 1860)*
  Mariette Leggett Holt (1831 - 1917)*
  Phebe Ellen Leggett (1833 - 1834)*
  Isaac Newton Leggett (1844 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 16, Lot 1
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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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: Apr. 19, 2016

- David Wend
 Added: Apr. 19, 2016

- Dorothy
 Added: Jan. 20, 2015
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