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 Benjamin Franklin Fisher

Benjamin Franklin Fisher

Birth
Spring Mills, Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Sep 1915 (aged 80)
Schuylkill Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 499
Memorial ID 19201 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves. He was then promoted to Major and became the Chief Signal Officer of the Army of the Potomac. He subsequently was promoted to Colonel and assumed the position of Chief Signal Officer of the United States Army. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war".

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  • Added: 28 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19201
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Fisher (21 Nov 1834–9 Sep 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19201, citing Morris Cemetery, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .