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 Joseph Washington Fisher

Joseph Washington Fisher

Birth
Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Oct 1900 (aged 86)
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 209
Memorial ID 5995054 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 5th Pennsylvania Reserves, then as Colonel and commander of the 195th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. During the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, he commanded a brigade in the Army of the Potomac. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on November 4, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". After the end of the conflict, he served as Chief Justice of the Wyoming Territory Supreme Court from 1871 to 1879.

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  • Added: 25 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5995054
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Washington Fisher (16 Oct 1814–18 Oct 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5995054, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .