BONHAM, EDWARD COL. - Minnehaha County, South Dakota | EDWARD COL. BONHAM - South Dakota Gravestone Photos

Edward Col. BONHAM

Hartford Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Birth: Oct. 13, 1840
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1928
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War as Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the 47th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "maritorious services". When he died in 1928 he was one of the few remaining Union Brevet Generals from the Civil War.

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Contributed on 2/19/10 by blackroberte
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Record #: 41615

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Submitted: 2/19/10 • Approved: 7/25/11 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R41615-G0-S3

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