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John Grubb Parke
Birth: Sep. 22, 1827
Coatesville
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1900
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Major General. A 1849 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, he served in a number of theatres during the Civil War in various capacities, all with laudable success. He commanded a brigade in the Union's successful 1862 North Carolina expedition, and served on Major General Ambrose Burnside's staff during the 1862 Maryland Campaign. He led the IX Corps in the assaults and subsequent capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and fought in the Battles of Knoxville, Petersburg and the fight at Fort Stedman, Virginia. During the last battle he commanded the Army of the Potomac in Major General George Meade's absence. For his services he received a brevet promotion to Major General, US Regular Army in March 1865. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Parke (1797 - 1860)
  Sarah Hart Gardner Parke (1799 - 1848)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Blight Parke (1827 - 1903)*
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Gardner Parke (1825 - 1891)*
  John Grubb Parke (1827 - 1900)
  Thomas Hart Parke (1829 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint James the Less Episcopal Churchyard
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.00368, -75.18215
 
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Record added: Oct 31, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6826
John Grubb Parke
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John Grubb Parke
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John Grubb Parke
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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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: Dec. 16, 2016
Happy Birthday and thank you for your service to your country.
- Gary Koch
 Added: Sep. 22, 2015

- Mary Lou McCormick
 Added: May. 19, 2015
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