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 John Emory Bennett

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John Emory Bennett

  • Birth 18 Mar 1833 East Bethany, Genesee County, New York, USA
  • Death 31 Dec 1893 Pierre, Hughes County, South Dakota, USA
  • Burial Clark, Clark County, South Dakota, USA
  • Plot Block A, Section 5, Lot 8
  • Memorial ID 5993500

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 75th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on April 6, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services". He entered the Regular Army at the conclusion of the war, but resigned at the rank of 1st Lieutenant in 1868. He served as a Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court from 1871 to 1874, then as a Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court from 1889 to 1893.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5993500
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Emory Bennett (18 Mar 1833–31 Dec 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5993500, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Clark, Clark County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .