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 John Francis Appleton

John Francis Appleton

Birth
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Death 31 Aug 1870 (aged 32)
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Burial Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Plot Corporation Grounds, Lot 75
Memorial ID 19158 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He began his service in the Union Army on November 15, 1861, when he was commissioned as Captain, and mustered in as commander of Company H, 12th Maine Volunteer Infantry. He served in that duty until June 25, 1863, when he was commissioned as a Colonel of Volunteers, and assigned to command the 81st United States Colored Troops. He then led them for over a year, before resigning on July 29, 1864. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services".

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  • Added: 22 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19158
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Francis Appleton (29 Aug 1838–31 Aug 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19158, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .