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David Ramsay Clendenin
Birth: Jun. 24, 1830
Little Britain
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1895
Oneida
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. After briefly serving as a Private in the Washington Clay Guards of the District of Columbia Infantry, he was commissioned into the 8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, and eventually rose to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the unit. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on July 11, 1865 for "meritorious services". He remained in the Regular Army after the end of the conflict, and retired in 1891 with the rank of Colonel. (bio by: Russ) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Clendenin (1781 - 1849)
  Mary Patterson Clendenin (1789 - 1848)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia D Ford Clendenin (1835 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Paul Clendenin (1860 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Gardner Clendenin (1812 - 1867)*
  Francina Clendenin Russell (1816 - 1883)*
  Letitia Jane Clendenin Hopper (1824 - 1902)*
  Mary Clendenin Wells (1826 - 1895)*
  David Ramsay Clendenin (1830 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Major 8th Cal Il Vol 1864 Breret Gen Vols 1865
 
Burial:
Oneida Cemetery
Oneida
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 15, Lot 9
 
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Originally Created by: Florence Banks
Record added: Sep 27, 2001
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- Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 12, 2016
Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 24, 2016

- David Wend
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
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