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 Andrew Jonathan Alexander

Andrew Jonathan Alexander

Birth
Midway, Woodford County, Kentucky, USA
Death 4 May 1887 (aged 53)
Utica, Oneida County, New York, USA
Burial Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Plot Mount Hope Section, Lots 1-3
Memorial ID 2157 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 3rd United States Regular Cavalry, then as Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Adjutant General on the successive staffs of Union Generals George Stoneman, Francis P. Blair Jr., and James H. Wilson. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on January 5, 1865. On April 16, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Regular Army for "distinguished skill and gallantry in the cavalry engagements at Ebenezer Church, Ala., and Columbus, Georgia, and for steadfast devotion to duty in the field during the war". He remained in the Army after the War, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1885.

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2157
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Jonathan Alexander (21 Nov 1833–4 May 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2157, citing Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .