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MG James Blair Steedman

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MG James Blair Steedman

  • Birth 29 Jul 1817 Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 18 Oct 1883 Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 41, Lot 190, Grave 1
  • Memorial ID 5893560

Civil War Union Major General. At the start of the Civil War, he was Editor of the Toledo Times, when commissioned Colonel of the 14th Ohio Regiment. He remained with the 14th Regiment until promoted Brigadier General in July, 1862 and led his Brigade at Perryville, Kentucky. He took part in the Tullahoma campaign, was assigned command of the 1st Division of the Reserve Corps in July, 1863 and fought at the Battle of Chickamauga. Promoted Major General, he took part in the Atlanta Campaign, Battle of Nashville and was Military Commander of the State of Georgia. After the war, he was appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for the New Orleans District, resigning the office in 1869. Returning to Ohio, he was appointed Chief Justice of the United States and served as Chief of Toledo Police.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5893560
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MG James Blair Steedman (29 Jul 1817–18 Oct 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5893560, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .