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 DeWitt Clinton Anthony

DeWitt Clinton Anthony

Birth
New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA
Death 15 Mar 1891 (aged 62)
New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA
Burial New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA
Plot Plat 3, Lots 16-17, 23-24, Sinex Vault
Memorial ID 17655518 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A lawyer, he entered the Union Army during the Civil War in August 1861, receiving a commission of Lieutenant Colonel of the 23rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry. While his regiment was serving as part of the Union's Army of the Tennessee, he was named the Provost Marshal General for that unit. He later served in the same capacity for the city of Memphis, Tennessee after Union forces captured it in June 1862. In September 1862 he was promoted to Colonel and assigned as commander of the 66th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He would hold that command until he was honorably mustered out on March 24, 1864. On March 13, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious services during the war".

Bio by: Russ


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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 24 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17655518
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for DeWitt Clinton Anthony (25 May 1828–15 Mar 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17655518, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .