BMG  ★  Bartlett, Joseph J.

Joseph Jackson Bartlett

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Born: November 1, 1834

Birthplace: Binghamton, New York

Father: Gunmaker Joseph Bartlett 1804 – 1889
(Buried: Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, New York)​

Mother: Deborah Cafferty 1812 – 1870
(Buried: Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, New York)​

Children:

Bertha Bartlett Sherman 1875 – 1955​
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia​

Occupation before War:

1858 – 1861: Attorney in Binghamton, and Elmira, New York

Civil War Career:

1861: Captain in 27th​ New York Infantry Regiment​
1861: Major of 27th​ New York Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 27th​ New York Infantry Regiment​
1862: Led his men in the Virginia Peninsula Campaign​
1862: Led his men at the Battle of South Mountain, Maryland​
1862 – 1866: Brigadier General of Union Army, Volunteers​
1863: Served in the Battle of Salem Church, Virginia​
1863: Held in reserve at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: Served in the Mine Run Campaign in Virginia​
1864: Served in the Overland Campaign in Virginia​
1864 – 1865: Served in the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia​
1864: Brevetted Major General of Union Army, Volunteers​
1865: Division Commander in the Appomattox, Virginia Campaign​
1865: Received the stacked arms of Confederates at Appomattox​
1866: Resigned from the Union Army on January 15th​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1867: Attorney in Elmira, New York​
1867 – 1869: United States Minister to Sweden, and Norway​
1869 – 1885: Attorney in Elmira, New York​
1885 – 1889: United States Deputy Commissioner of Pensions​

Died: January 14, 1893

Place of Death: Baltimore, Maryland

Cause of Death: Effects of Rheumatism

Age at time of Death: 58 years old

Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
 
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