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George Frederick Dick

  • Birth 22 Feb 1829 Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 12 Nov 1914 Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Section 16, Lot 6
  • Memorial ID 7204776

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. With the out break of the Civil War, he was appointed Captain of Company D, 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. Rising through the ranks, he was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 86th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He led his corps at the Second Battle of Bull Run, Battle of Mechanicsburg and during the Chattanooga Campaign, he was noted for his charge at the Battle of Missionary Ridge. For the remainder of the war, he participated in the Peninsular Campaign and was in actions with General Sherman’s march to the sea. For meritorious services during the war, he was brevetted Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he served as Post Master of Bloomington, Illinois, until 1902.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: Steve Dunn
  • Added: 23 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7204776
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Frederick Dick (22 Feb 1829–12 Nov 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7204776, citing Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .