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 George Sullivan Dodge

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George Sullivan Dodge

Birth
Irasburg, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Death 24 Aug 1881 (aged 43)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 8115052 View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A prominent merchant before the war, he entered the Volunteer Service upon the outbreak of hostilities, and was appointed as a Colonel in the Quartermasters Department. In that capacity, he served as the Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the James first under Major General Benjamin F. Butler, then under Major General Edward O.C. Ord. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on January 15, 1865 for "valuable services in the movement against Fort Fisher". He returned to his business pursuits after the war, and served as the United States Consul in Bremen, Germany from 186 to 1869. When he died in Oakland, California in 1881, his remains were interred in Mountain View Cemetery's Holcombe Vault until removed to Newton, New Jersey five months later.

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  • Originally Created by: Rich H.
  • Added: 22 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8115052
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8115052/george-sullivan-dodge : accessed ), memorial page for George Sullivan Dodge (3 Aug 1838–24 Aug 1881), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8115052, citing Newton Cemetery, Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .