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 Edwin Ruthwin Biles

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Edwin Ruthwin Biles

  • Birth Apr 1828 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 20 Apr 1883 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section 30, Lot 51
  • Memorial ID 21884

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Entered the Civil War as 1st Lieutenant and Adjutant of the 20th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, which was a 3-month enlistment regiment. He was later commissioned Colonel and commander of the 99th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war, and particularly for gallantry while in command of the picket line at Deep Bottom, Va."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21884
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Ruthwin Biles (Apr 1828–20 Apr 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21884, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .