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 Ira Spaulding

Ira Spaulding

Birth
Vernon, Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 2 Oct 1875 (aged 56)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, Site 1702
Memorial ID 12948 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was a New York City, New York civil engineer when the Civil War started. In August 1861 he joined the 50th New York Volunteer Engineers and was commissioned Captain of Company E. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the regiment in January 1864, he was in support operations of the Army of the Potomac for the entire Virginia Campaign. For meritorious service for his connection with the fall of Richmond and the surrender of General Robert E. Lee's Army of North Virginia, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on April 9, 1865.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12948
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ira Spaulding (12 Nov 1818–2 Oct 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12948, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .