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 Clement Alexander Finley

Clement Alexander Finley

Birth
Newville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 Sep 1879 (aged 82)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section I, Lot 168
Memorial ID 20197 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served as a Surgeon in the Pre-Civil War US Army, and as Surgeon General of the Army when the Civil War broke out in 1861. He continued in that capacity until his retirement in 1862, when other officers dealt with and improved Civil War methods of medicine. He was nonetheless brevetted Brigadier General, US Regular Army for "long and faithful services in the army".

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  • Added: 8 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20197
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clement Alexander Finley (11 May 1797–8 Sep 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20197, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .