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Willard Warner

  • Birth 4 Sep 1826 Granville, Licking County, Ohio
  • Death 23 Nov 1906 Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee
  • Burial Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 6, Lot 701
  • Memorial ID 5996357

Civil War Union Brevet Major General, US Senator. He served during the Civil War first as Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 76th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then as acting Assistant Inspector General on the staff of Maj. General William T. Sherman, then finally as Colonel and commander of the 180th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. On March 13, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious services in the Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina campaigns" and Major General, US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious conduct during the war". After Alabama was readmitted to the Union as a State, he was elected as a Republican Senator from Alabama to the United States Senate, serving from 1868 to 1871. he was the brother-in-law of Union Army Brigadier Generals Charles R. Woods and William B. Woods.

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  • Added: 25 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5996357
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Willard Warner (4 Sep 1826–23 Nov 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5996357, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .