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 William Nicholson Grier

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William Nicholson Grier

Birth
Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Jul 1885 (aged 73)
Napa Soda Springs, Napa County, California, USA
Burial Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 316
Memorial ID 8472279 View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. An 1835 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, he served during the Civil War first as Major of the 2nd United States Regular Cavalry, then as Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st United States Regular Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Reglar Army on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". He retired with the rank of Colonel in 1870.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: thomas farner
  • Added: 4 Mar 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8472279
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8472279/william-nicholson-grier : accessed ), memorial page for William Nicholson Grier (11 Jun 1812–9 Jul 1885), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8472279, citing Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .