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Brevet Colonel John H. Standish Company A, 10th Michigan Cavalry - STAFF Union Army

NameJohn H. Standish
RankBrevet Colonel
UnitCompany A, 10th Michigan Cavalry - STAFF
BranchUnion Army
Birth 01/01/1823
Died 05/05/1893
Grave GPSN43°25.490, W085°47.544
Grave GPS 43.4248352, -85.7923965
War(s)/Conflict(s)American Civil War

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Alan Teelander
11/30/-0001

Biography

John H. Standish, Company A, 10th Michigan Cavalry, Brevet Colonel-STAFF, Newaygo, Michigan 49337(GPS N43°25.490, W085°47.544)

John H. Standish - from Brooks, Michigan was 40 years old when he enlisted on 7/12/1863 at Grand Rapids, MI as a Captain.

On 9/18/1863 he was commissioned into "A" Co. MI 10th Cavalry He was Mustered Out on 11/11/1865 at Memphis, TN

Promotions: Major 10/10/1864 Lt Colonel 3/13/1865 by Brevet (For gallantry at Strawberry Plains, TN) Colonel 4/11/1865 by Brevet (For gallantry at Abbott's Creek, NC) Lt Colonel 9/2/1865

Intra Regimental Company Transfers: 1/5/1865 from company A to Field & Staff

Entered service in company A Tenth Cavalry at organization as Captain July 12 1863 at Grand Rapids for 3 years age 40 ... gallantry at Strawberry Plains Tenn. ... Brevet Colonel April 11 1865 for gallantry in action at Abbott's Creek N.C. For further description see (Descriptive Roll Tenth Cavalry Volunteers).


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