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 Andrew Hickenlooper

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Andrew Hickenlooper

  • Birth 10 Aug 1837 Hudson, Summit County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 12 May 1904 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 53, Lot 167
  • Memorial ID 5951252

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War he resigned his post as city surveyor of Cincinnati, Ohio to organize an artillery battery from Southwestern Ohio. He fought in battles in Missouri and at Shiloh. General Ulysses Grant appointed him chief engineer in charge of all operations for the campaign and march through Georgia. He was named brevet brigadier general on May 20, 1865. After the war he returned to Cincinnati where he was the U.S. Marshall for southern Ohio. In 1871 he became the city’s chief engineer. In 1877 he resigned that position to become the president of the Cincinnati Gas, Light and Coke Company, a post he held the rest of his life. Additionally, from 1880 to 1882 he served as lieutenant-governor of Ohio. He devoted much of his life to writing about the Civil War and street lighting.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5951252
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Hickenlooper (10 Aug 1837–12 May 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5951252, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .