Col Dorus Morton Fox

Col Dorus Morton Fox

Birth
Adams, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 19 Nov 1901 (aged 83)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block: 21 Section: Lot: 00008
Memorial ID 100511149 · View Source
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Dorus Fox was commissioned Major in the 9th Michigan Infantry on September 10,1861.On October 10,1862,he was commissioned full Colonel.When the 27th Michigan Infantry was formed in 1863,Colonel Fox took command of the regiment on April10.On June 17,1864 he was wounded in battle at Petersburg,Virginia and he resigned his commission on October 3,1864.After moving to Iowa,he published religious and political books in Des Moines.Two of his sons died while serving in the Civil War.


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  • Added: 11 Nov 2012
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Dorus Morton Fox (29 Nov 1817–19 Nov 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100511149, citing Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Richard Howell (contributor 47034760) .