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 John Daniel Imboden

John Daniel Imboden

Birth
Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA
Death 15 Aug 1895 (aged 72)
Damascus, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 4658 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the war, he was lawyer in practice when commissioned a Captain in the Confederate Staunton Artillery. In April 1861, he marched his Staunton Artillery into Harpers Ferry, Virginia and captured the Union Arsenal. After leaving the artillery command, he organized a battalion of partisan rangers designated as the 62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry, which he led as Colonel at the Battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic. Promoted Brigadier General in January, 1863, he commanded cavalry at the Battles of Chambersburg, Gettysburg and Shenandoah. During the Valley Campaign of 1864, he was incapacitated by typhoid and spent the balance of the war on prison duty at Aiken, South Carolina. After the war, he resumed legal practice and worked to develop Virginia's the coal mining industry.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 4658
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Daniel Imboden (16 Feb 1823–15 Aug 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4658, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .