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John Sanford Mason
Birth: Aug. 21, 1824
Steubenville
Jefferson County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1897
Washington City
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born at Steubenville, Ohio, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1847, was commissioned an officer in the US Infantry and served in the Mexican War. At the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Colonel of the 4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and fought in western Virginia. Promoted Brigadier General in November 1862, he commanded a brigade of the II Corps in the Peninsular Campaign and at Fredericksburg. In April 1863, he was assigned recruit duty in Ohio and spent the last two years of the war recruiting in California. After the war, he served in a number of posts on western frontier before retiring in Washington D.C. in 1888. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Cornelia Marie Keller Mason (1834 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  John Sandford Mason (1856 - 1891)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 541
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5885468
John Sanford Mason
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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: Nov. 29, 2016

- J. Bruce Fox
 Added: Aug. 21, 2016

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