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 Frederick Mortimer Crandal

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Frederick Mortimer Crandal

Birth
Browntown, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 19 Feb 1911 (aged 79)
Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Section J, Lot 30
Memorial ID 14960173 View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant and Regimental Adjutant of the 33rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry under Colonel Charles E. Hovey. When the 48th United States Colored Infantry unit was established from the 10th Louisiana Infantry in March of 1864, he was promoted to Colonel and assigned as the regiment's commander. He led his unit in the assault and capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama in early April of 1865. On March 13, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious services." He remained in the United States Army after the war, retiring as a Major in 1895.

Bio by: Thomas Fisher


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 14960173
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/14960173/frederick-mortimer-crandal : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Mortimer Crandal (12 May 1831–19 Feb 1911), Find a Grave Memorial ID 14960173, citing Fort Douglas Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .