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 Thaddeus Harlan Stanton

Thaddeus Harlan Stanton

Birth
Liberty, Union County, Indiana, USA
Death 23 Jan 1900 (aged 64)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 138
Memorial ID 6524 · View Source
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US Army Brigadier Paymaster General. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he began his military career enlisting in the Union Army as a Private in the 3rd Battalion, District of Columbia, Infantry. In October, 1861, he was elected to the House of the Ninth General Assembly and after his term, returned to the Army as a Captain in the 19th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Promoted Major in 1862, for the remainer of the war, he served in the Department of the Paymaster General and for meritorious service was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. During the Indian Wars, he was Chief of Scouts for General George Crook and took part in the Little Big Horn Campaign in 1876. Returning to Washington D.C. after the Indian campaigns, he was promoted Colonel Assistant Paymaster General and commissioned Brigadier Paymaster General U.S. Army on March 27, 1895.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6524
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thaddeus Harlan Stanton (30 Jan 1835–23 Jan 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6524, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .