Lieut George N Cardwell

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Lieut George N Cardwell

  • Birth 1806 Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 1864 Mariposa County, California, USA
  • Burial Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot near the State War Monument
  • Memorial ID 52754056

George was the son of James Cardwell and Sarah "Sally" Crockett (half-sister of Anthony Crockett). He was born in 1806, in Mercer County, Kentucky. He died on 27 dec 1864, in Maripose County, California.

He served in the Mexican War in the Second Regiment of Kentucky Foot Volunteers - Unit 10. His rank was First Lieutenant George N. Cardwell, Adjutant. He was enrolled May 19, 1846, at Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky by Capt. Phillip B. Thompson. He mustered in on June 9, 1846, at Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky and mustered out on June 8, 1847, New Orleans, Louisana.

On April 24, 1873, the Kentucky Legislature directed that the remains of General Cary H. Fry, Colonel Theodore O'Hara, and Adjutant George N. Cardwell be returned to Kentucky and buried in the State military lot at Frankfort, and that their graves be marked with appropriate stones.

Bio was provided by Deb Redmond Oct 2011.



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Gravesite Details Thanks to Deb Redmon for bio. info.

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  • Maintained by: Denny Roach
  • Originally Created by: JanisCJ
  • Added: 23 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52754056
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut George N Cardwell (1806–27 Dec 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52754056, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Denny Roach (contributor 47309489) .