Albion Parris Howe

Albion Parris Howe

Standish, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Death 25 Jan 1897 (aged 78)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Golden Rod Path, Lot 6547
Memorial ID 5888308 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1841, as an officer in 4th US Artillery and served in the Mexican American War. At the beginning of the Civil War, he served as a Major in the 93rd, 98th, and 102nd Pennsylvania Regiments in Virginia. He was promoted Brigadier General of the 2nd Division VI Corps in June 1862, leading it at the Battle of Fredericksburg and in the Chancellorsville Campaign. In 1863, he participated in the Battle of Gettysburg, the Bristoe Campaign and the Mine Run Campaign. After leaving the 2nd Division, he commanded the artillery depot in Washington D.C. At the close of the war, he served in the Freedmen's Bureau in 1865 and mustered out of the volunteer service in July 1866.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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