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 Mahlon Dickerson Manson

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Mahlon Dickerson Manson

  • Birth 20 Feb 1820 Piqua, Miami County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 4 Feb 1895 Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 5916560

Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman. During the Mexican War, he served as Captain in the 5th Indiana Volunteers and was a member of the Indiana State House of Representatives, 1851 to 1852. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a Captain in the 10th Indiana Regiment when promoted Colonel in May, 1861. He led the regiment at the Battle of Rich Mountain and was promoted Brigadier General March 24, 1862. Wounded and captured at Richmond October 30, 1862, he was prisoner exchanged in December, 1862. He commanded a brigade in the Army of Ohio in the Atlanta campaign, was severely wounded in May, 1864, was unable to return to service and resigned in December, 1864. In 1871, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress, serving until 1873 and was Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1885 to 1886.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: Seth Musselman
  • Added: 31 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5916560
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mahlon Dickerson Manson (20 Feb 1820–4 Feb 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5916560, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .