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 James Gwyn

James Gwyn

Birth
Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death 17 Jul 1906 (aged 77)
Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section E, Lot 33
Memorial ID 19502 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 118th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (which was known as the "Corn Exchange Regiment". He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on September 30, 1864 for "gallant and distinguished services in the battle of Poplar Spring Church, near Petersburg, Va.". On April 1, 1865, he was brevetted Major General, US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Five Forks, Va.".

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  • Added: 15 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19502
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Gwyn (24 Nov 1828–17 Jul 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19502, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .