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Timothy Ingraham

  • Birth 5 Dec 1810 New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 26 Feb 1876 Hyde Park, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Section NW Circle, Lot 230
  • Memorial ID 8170166

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He first served as Captain and commander of Company L, 3rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during its three months service from April to July 1861. After his muster out of that unit, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 18th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, serving from July 1861 until discharged for promotion as Colonel and commander of the 38th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He commanded the 1st Brigade of the 3rd Division of the 19th Army Corps during the battle of Port Hudson May to July 9, 1863, and subsequently served as Provost Marshall for the defenses of Washington, DC, north of the city. He was mustered out of military service on October 3, 1868, having being brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on October 2, 1865 for “faithful and meritorious services”. He resided in Boston following the war, where he died in 1876. The Grand Army of the Republic, Post No. 121 in Hyde Park was named in his honor.

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  • Originally Created by: Donald Thompson
  • Added: 9 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8170166
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Timothy Ingraham (5 Dec 1810–26 Feb 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8170166, citing Rural Cemetery, New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .