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 Albin Francisco Schoepf

Albin Francisco Schoepf

Birth
Poland
Death 10 May 1886 (aged 64)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 84, Site 108
Memorial ID 4908 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Podgórze, Poland, he graduated as an officer of artillery from the Vienna Militery Academy in 1841 and was an instructor of artillery at the rank of Major when he emigrated to America in 1851. He served first in the US Coastal Department then as an agent in the US Patent Office and War Department. At the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Brigadier General of US Volunteers and led his brigade at the Battles of Camp Wild and Mill Springs. In August 1862, he was in command of a division and led his troops at the Battle of Perryville. He became commanding officer of Fort Delaware Prison in April 1863 and served the balance of the war guarding captured Confederate soldiers and sailors. After the war, he returned to the US Patent Office in Washington, D.C. and served until his death from cancer at age 64.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 21 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4908
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albin Francisco Schoepf (1 Mar 1822–10 May 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4908, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .