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 Justus Wardwell Blanchard

Justus Wardwell Blanchard

Birth
Milford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 14 Sep 1877 (aged 65–66)
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
Plot Section 10, Lot 6
Memorial ID 5788367 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was commissioned a Captain in the 3rd New York Volunteer Infantry in 1861. He was at the battle of Big Bethel, took part in the Red River expedition and was in the siege at Port Hudson. Promoted to Colonel and commander of the 162nd New York Volunteer Infantry in 1863, he was with Major General Philip Sheridan through the entire Shenandoah Campaign in 1864. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

Gravesite Details Civil War Bvt. General, 162nd New York Regiment

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 5788367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Justus Wardwell Blanchard (1811–14 Sep 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5788367, citing Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .