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 Alvred Bayard Nettleton

Alvred Bayard Nettleton

Birth
Berlin, Holmes County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 Aug 1911 (aged 72)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Site 127-B
Memorial ID 6613 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was a successful publisher-editor of the "Dailey Register", "Chicago Advance", plus managing editor of the "Philadelphia Inquirer" and founder of the "Minneapolis Tribune". Answering the Union's call to arms, he enlisted as a Private in the 2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. Recognized for his leadership abilities, he rose through the ranks to Colonel in command of the 2nd Ohio Cavalry and lead his men in 72 battles. For his service to the Union, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he returned to his journalist interests and served as a manager for the Northern Pacific Railroad. He also served as Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury from 1890 to 1893, and was Acting Secretary of the Treasury after the death of Secretary William Windom. General Nettleton died at age 73 in Chicago, Illinois.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 12 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6613
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvred Bayard Nettleton (14 Nov 1838–10 Aug 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6613, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .