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 Jeremiah C Denney

Jeremiah C Denney

Birth
Ireland
Death 12 Jun 1869 (aged 34–35)
Burial Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
Plot A, 0, 358
Memorial ID 574549 · View Source
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Enlisted in the 2nd U. S. Cavalry as a private on March 15, 1855. Promoted to bugler and rose through the ranks to regimental sergeant major. Discharged for promotion and was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the 5th U. S. Cavalry on July 17, 1862. Promoted to 1st lieutenant upon reporting for duty. Promoted to brevet captain (Cedar Creek, VA) on October 19, 1864. Promoted to captain in
the 5th U. S. Cavalry on July 28, 1866.

Died of self-inflicted gunshot wound on June 12, 1869 at Fort McPherson, Nebraska as attested by Assistant Surgeon A. D. Wilson, USA.

(Biographical data courtesy of FaG contributor L Beebe)


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  • Created by: George Bacon
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 574549
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremiah C Denney (1834–12 Jun 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 574549, citing Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by George Bacon (contributor 46523227) .