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Albert Milton Blackman

  • Birth 6 Mar 1826 Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 5 Aug 1876 Cresco, Howard County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Cresco, Howard County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 52875668

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was commissioned as Captain of Company H, 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry on April 23, 1861, mustering into service April 24, 1861. He served with the regiment through the summer campaign in western Virginia before being mustered out August 12, 1861. Shortly thereafter, he was commissioned as Lieutenant Colonel of the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on August 17, 1861, mustering into service three days later. He served until resigned his commission August 31, 1862. He joined the Union war effort once more with a commission of Lieutenant Colonel in the 27th United States Colored Infantry on March 24, 1864. Promoted to Colonel to date September 1, 1864, he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers to date October 27, 1864 for "gallant and distinguished bravery in the engagement at Hatcher's Run, Virginia". He resigned his commission on May 16, 1865.

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  • Originally Created by: Art Loux
  • Added: 26 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52875668
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Milton Blackman (6 Mar 1826–5 Aug 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52875668, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Cresco, Howard County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .