John Henry Hobart Ward

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John Henry Hobart Ward

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 24 Jul 1903 (aged 80)
Monroe, Orange County, New York, USA
Burial Monroe, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 5892338 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Responding to the call to arms at the outbreak of the Civil War, he recruited the 38th New York Infantry and was appointed Colonel. He led the 38th New York at the Battle of Bull Run, in the Peninsula Campaign and the Virginia Campaign. In October 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General and saw continued action in Northern Virginia. In 1863, he was assigned command of a Brigade in the III Corps and was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg. During the Overland Campaign, he was again wounded and honorably discharged in July 1864. After the war, he served as a clerk in the Superior Court of New York City until 1896.

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  • Added: 25 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5892338
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Hobart Ward (17 Jun 1823–24 Jul 1903), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5892338, citing Community Cemetery, Monroe, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .