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 William Russell Pease

William Russell Pease

Birth
Utica, Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 7 Jun 1895 (aged 63)
Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Rye, Westchester County, New York, USA
Plot Section B, Lot 114
Memorial ID 20535 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Graduated from the USMA in 1855, and was served as a Captain in the 7th United States Regular Infantry. He resigned his Regular Army commission in 1863, but entered the Volunteer service as Colonel and commander of the 117th New York Volunteer Infantry. He led his regiment, then the First Brigade of Getty's Division, in the May 1863 operations around Suffolk, Virginia and in the Defenses of Washington, DC. He was then detailed as an Assistant to the Provost Marshal General, and was in charge of the Deserters Branch. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war".

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 28 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20535
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Russell Pease (8 Jul 1831–7 Jun 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20535, citing Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .