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 Alvin Coe Voris

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Alvin Coe Voris Famous memorial

Birth
Stark County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Jul 1904 (aged 77)
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 23
Memorial ID 10699010 View Source

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. As a lawyer and legislator, his political career was interrupted by the Civil War. He enlisted as Sergeant in the 29th Ohio Infantry Regiment in September 1861, was promoted 2nd Lieutenant and appointed Lieutenant Colonel in the 67th Ohio Infantry Regiment on October 11, 1861. He was with the 67th throughout the Virginia campaigns, was wounded in action at Winchester in March 1862. As Colonel in command, he led the 67th in South Carolina and was wounded again at Fort Wagner on July 18, 1863. For meritorious service he was brevetted Brigadier General, December 8, 1864, Major General of U.S. Volunteers, November 15, 1865 and mustered out of the regiment on December 7, 1865. After the war, he resumed the practice of law, was later elected to the Constitutional Assembly and served as judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Summit, Medina and Lorain counties, Ohio, retiring in 1896.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Born in Stark County, Ohio
April 27, 1827
Died in Akron, Ohio
June 28, 1904

Member of Ohio Legislature
1859-1861
Collonel 67 th Ohio Volunteer
Infantry in the Civil War
1861-1865
Retired with the rank of
Brevet Major General
At the close of the War
Judge of Court of Common
Pleas of Summit County
1890-1896


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