Chester Harding

Chester Harding

Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 10 Feb 1875 (aged 47)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section OPS 1, Grave 2288F
Memorial ID 19400 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War first as a Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Adjutant General on the Staff of Brig. General Nathaniel Lyon, then as Colonel and commander of three successive regiments - the 10th, 25th and 43rd Missouri Volunteer Infantries. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on May 27, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". Although a brevet brigadier general, his tombstone reads simply "Colonel, 75th Missouri Infantry". He was the son of noted artist Chester Harding.

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  • Added: 5 Jan 2001
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Chester Harding (16 Oct 1827–10 Feb 1875), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19400, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .