John Smith Cavender

John Smith Cavender

Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 23 Feb 1886 (aged 61)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 112, Lot 7
Memorial ID 19342 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War first as a Captain in the 1st Missouri (Union) Volunteer Infantry, then as Major, and commander of the 1st Missouri Volunteer Light Artillery, before finally as Colonel and commander of the 29th Missouri (Union) Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services at Donelson and Shiloh".

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