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 Samuel Johnson Crawford

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Samuel Johnson Crawford

  • Birth 10 Apr 1835 Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 21 Oct 1913 Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Section 58, Lot 46
  • Memorial ID 5993557

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, 3rd Kansas Governor. He entered the Civil War as a Captain in the 2nd Kansas Volunteer Infantry, which in time was converted to cavalry, and was re-designated as the 2nd Kansas Calvary. He was then commissioned Colonel and commander of the 83rd United States Colored Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services". Two months before that, he had been elected as Governor of Kansas, an office he served in from January 1865 to November 1868.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5993557
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Johnson Crawford (10 Apr 1835–21 Oct 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5993557, citing Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .