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 Samuel Perkins Spear

Samuel Perkins Spear

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 4 May 1875 (aged 59–60)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 1, Grave 3672
Memorial ID 4911 · View Source
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Ciivl War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served as an enlisted man in the United States Regular Cavalry for many years before the Civil War. Appointed Colonel of the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, he was given command of the Cavalry forces around Suffolk, Virginia over Brigadier General Charles C. Dodge, even though General Dodge was senior in rank. This led to General Dodge's resignations.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 21 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4911
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Perkins Spear (1815–4 May 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4911, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .