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GEN Gordon Granger
Birth: Nov. 6, 1821
Wayne County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1876
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA

Civil War Union Major General. A career US Army officer, he was in command of a volunteer cavalry regiment in Missouri, at the start of the Civil War. Promoted Brigadier General, he commanded a Cavalry Division at the Battle of New Madrid, Siege of Corinth and was promoted Major General in September 1862. For his actions commanding the Reserve Corps at the Battle of Chickamaugua, he was placed in command of the IV Corps in September 1863. For the remainer of the war, he led his troops through engagements in the campagins of Tennessee and Alabama. After the war, he reamined in the Army in command of the Department of Texas and later the District of New Mexico, serving until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Gaius Granger (1797 - 1863)
  Catherine Taylor Granger (1800 - 1825)
  Maria H. Letcher Granger (1842 - 1887)*
  Gordon Ellen Granger*
  Litetia Granger Wilbur (____ - 1919)**
  Orra Ann Granger (____ - 1859)**
  Gordon Granger (1821 - 1876)
  Catherine D. Granger Burtis (1825 - 1893)*
  Joseph Granger (1827 - 1908)**
  Lucina Granger Hopkins (1833 - 1911)**
  Willard Francis Granger (1835 - 1911)**
*Calculated relationship
Lexington Cemetery
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 10, 2017
Thank you so much for serving in our military during the war that saved our nation. RIP
- John Haseltine
 Added: Dec. 13, 2016

- Darlene T.
 Added: Feb. 27, 2015
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