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BG Samuel Mather Mansfield

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BG Samuel Mather Mansfield

Birth
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 18 Feb 1928 (aged 88)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Joseph Mansfield Plot
Memorial ID 26595660 View Source

Mansfield, Samuel Mather, c. 1840 born in Connecticut, son of Joseph K. F. Mansfield; June 17, 1862 - graduated from West Point (6/29) and appointed 2nd Lt., Corps of Engineers; 1862 - on Brig. Gen. J. F. K. Mansfield's staff; Nov. 18, 1862 - Col., 24th Conn. Infantry Regt.; March 3, 1863 - 1st Lt., U. S. Army; June 14, 1863 - Brevet Capt., U. S. Army for Port Hudson, La.; Sept. 30, 1863 - mustered out of volunteers; 1863-1866 - on coast defenses; Aug. 15, 1864 - capt.; March 13, 1865 - Brevet Maj. and Lt. Col., U. S. Army for war service; Sept. 2, 1874 - Maj.; July 22, 1888 - Lt. Col.; July 5, 1898 - Col.; Feb. 20, 1903 - Brig. Gen; Feb. 21, 1903 - retired; Feb. 18, 1928 - died at Boston, Mass.

Bio by John Hezeltine.


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