Jasper Packard

Jasper Packard

Birth
Austintown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Death 13 Dec 1899 (aged 67)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Plot WW I, West Central, Row V, Grave 4
Memorial ID 5995537 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Born in Austintown, Ohio, he was admitted to the Indiana State Bar Association in 1861, but then enlisted in the Union Army as a Private in the 48th Indiana Volunteer Infantry at the start of the Civil War. He was later promoted first to Captain in the 48th Indiana, then as Colonel and commander of the 128th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services". After the war, he was elected as a Republican to represent Indiana's 11th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1869 to 1875.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5995537
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jasper Packard (1 Feb 1832–13 Dec 1899), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5995537, citing Indiana Soldiers Home Cemetery, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .