Edward H. Wolfe


Edward H. Wolfe Famous memorial

Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Aug 1916 (aged 81)
Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA
Burial Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 3
Memorial ID 6447906 View Source

US Army American Civil War Brevet Brigadier General. Prior to the war, he attended Miami University at Oxford, Ohio and Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana, and worked as a merchant. In October 1861 he was appointed a major of the 52nd Indiana Infantry Regiment and the following year he received promotions to the rank of lieutenant colonel and colonel. He commanded Brigade 3, Division 3, XVI Corps, Army of the Tennessee on three separate occasions and commanded Brigade 3, Division 2, Detachment of XVI Corps in the Department of the Cumberland from December 5, 1864 to February 18, 1865. He was discharged in January 1865 and returned to his home in Rushville, Indiana. On June 27, 1868, President Andrew Johnson nominated him for appointment to the grade of brevet brigadier general of volunteers, to rank from March 13, 1865, for his service at the Battle of Nashville, Tennessee, which was approved on July 18, 1868

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  • Originally Created by: Traci's Mom
  • Added: 26 May 2002
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward H. Wolfe (26 Sep 1834–17 Aug 1916), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6447906, citing East Hill Cemetery, Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .