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 Edwin Ruthwin Biles

Edwin Ruthwin Biles

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Apr 1883 (aged 54–55)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 30, Lot 51
Memorial ID 21884 · View Source
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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 .