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George Alfred Caldwell
Birth: Oct. 18, 1814
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1866
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

US Congressman, United States Army Officer. Served in the United States Army during the Mexican War, being commissioned Major and Quartermaster of Volunteers on June 26, 1846. On March 3, 1847 he was promoted to Major of Infantry March 3, 1847, annd then joined the Voltigeurs one month later. He rendered particurly brave service at the Battle of Chapultepec, Mexico, and was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel. He was mustered out of the Army on August 25, 1848. Elected to represent Kentucky's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1843 to 1845, and 1849 to 1851. Also served as a member of the Kentucky State Legislature. 
Family links: 
  William Caldwell (1777 - 1854)
  Ann Trabue Caldwell (1783 - 1846)
  Maria Caldwell (1804 - 1813)**
  Matilda Caldwell Patterson (1806 - 1862)**
  Eliza Ann Caldwell Wagley Monroe (1809 - ____)**
  Elizabeth Haskins Caldwell Trabue (1811 - 1886)*
  George Alfred Caldwell (1814 - 1866)
  Phoebe Lucretia Caldwell Helm (1817 - 1893)*
  William Beverley Caldwell (1818 - 1892)*
  Junius Caldwell (1820 - 1891)*
  Isaac Caldwell (1824 - 1885)*
  Mary Letitia Caldwell Rochester (1825 - 1902)*
*Calculated relationship
Cave Hill Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: SECTION F Lot 455
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Record added: Jan 19, 2003
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- Genna Vinson
 Added: Dec. 7, 2015
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Sep. 17, 2015
Lt. Colonel George Alfred Caldwell
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015
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