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 Lovell Harrison Rousseau

Lovell Harrison Rousseau

Birth
Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
Death 7 Jan 1869 (aged 50)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Site 1047
Memorial ID 18413 · View Source
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Civil War Union Major General, US Congressman. Born in Stanford Kentucky, he was admitted to the bar in 1844 and practiced law in Bloomfield, Indiana. He served as an officer in the 2nd Indiana Regiment during the Mexican War and removed to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1849. At the beginning of the Civil War he was appointed Colonel of the 5th Kentucky Volunteers and promoted Brigadier General in October, 1861. He took part in the battles of Shiloh and Perryville where for his bravery he was promoted Major General. In the command of the 5th Division of the Army of the Cumberland, he served in the battles of Stone River, Chattanooga, Chickamauga and the Alabama campaign. In 1864, he had command of the districts of Nashville, Tennessee until he resigned in November, 1865. After the war, he was elected as a Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-ninth Congress serving 1865 to 1866.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find A Grave Memorial 18413
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lovell Harrison Rousseau (4 Aug 1818–7 Jan 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18413, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .