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BVT.MAJOR GEN.ALEXANDER EAKIN SHIRAS

SAINT ANDREWS GRAVEYARD (MOUNT HOLLY) Cemetery
Burlington County,
New Jersey

UNION CIVIL WAR SOLDIER.A GRADUATE OF THE USMA IN JULY 1-1833.
ENLISTED AT AGE OF 48YEARS AS MAJOR IN U.S.ARMY. AND SERVED US ARMY COMMISSARY DEPT..PROMOTED TO COLONEL FEB.9-1863.BREVETTED BRIG.GENERAL SEPT.17-1864.THEN BREVETTED MAJOR GENERAL ON MARCH 13-1865
BORN-AUG.10-1812 DIED-APRIL-14-1875

Contributed on 11/15/09 by WILLD
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Submitted: 11/15/09 • Approved: 11/15/09 • Last Updated: 10/21/12 • R4789-G0

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