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 Richard Hansen Franchot

Richard Hansen Franchot

Birth
Morris, Otsego County, New York, USA
Death 23 Nov 1875 (aged 59)
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Burial Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Plot Section M, Lot 92
Memorial ID 8947 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. In 1861, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving until 1863. During his term, he organized 121st New York Volunteer Infantry and was commissioned Colonel in command. He led the 121st New York in the battles of Crampton's Pass and Antietam before resigning to resume his seat in Congress in September 1862. For services in support of the Union, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in March 1865. After the war, he was associated with the Central Pacific Railroad Company.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 19 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Hansen Franchot (2 Jun 1816–23 Nov 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8947, citing Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .