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Robert Byington Mitchell
Birth: Apr. 4, 1823
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1882
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was treasurer of the Kansas Territory when appointed Colonel of the 2nd Kansas Volunteer Infantry. He was wounded at the Battle of Wilson's Creek and after recovering was commissioned Brigadier General by President Abraham Lincoln in April, 1862. He commanded the 9th Division, III Corps at Perryville, Kentucky and later served in Washington D.C. for court martial duty. For the remainder of the war he commanded the District of Nebraska, then the District of North Kansas and finally the District of Kansas. After the war, he served as Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1866 to 1869. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 1023
 
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Record added: Oct 01, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6520
Robert Byington Mitchell
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Robert Byington Mitchell
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Robert Byington Mitchell
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Thank you for your service"Preserving the memories so others will remember..."
- John Michael
 Added: May. 1, 2016
Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 4, 2016
RIP
- Joyce Svendsen
 Added: Oct. 10, 2015
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