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 Alexander Macomb

Alexander Macomb

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 25 Jun 1841 (aged 59)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 55, Site 147
Memorial ID 12936 · View Source
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US War of 1812 General. Commanded the Sacketts Harbor garrison, took part in the Capture of Fort George under Winfield Scott and participated in Gen. James Wilkinson's unsuccessful St. Lawrence expedition. Promoted to Brigadier General in January 1814, General Macomb performed his greatest feat in repulsing a British invasion of New York at the Battle of Plattsburgh (September 11, 1814). Promoted Major General after the war. He was appointed to succeed Gen. Jacob J. Brown as general-in-chief of the US Army.



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  • Added: 12 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12936
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Macomb (3 Apr 1782–25 Jun 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12936, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .