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William Milo Stone

  • Birth 14 Oct 1827 Jefferson County, New York, USA
  • Death 18 Jul 1893 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Block 3, Lot 5
  • Memorial ID 5996354

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Iowa Governor. Served in the Civil War first as Major of the 3rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel of the 22nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services during the war". A friend of President Abraham Lincoln, he was at Ford's Theater on the evening of April 14, 1865, and witnessed the assassination. He was one of the officers who carried Lincoln across the street to the Peterson House. He served as Governor of Iowa from 1864 to 1868.

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  • Added: 25 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5996354
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Milo Stone (14 Oct 1827–18 Jul 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5996354, citing Graceland Cemetery, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .