★  Estey, George P.

George Peabody Estey (Este)

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Born:
April 24, 1829

Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire

Father: Jesse Estey 1781 – 1846

Mother: Anna Peabody 1787 – 1868

Wife: Emma Gould Lindsay 1849 – 1870

Education:

Attended Dartmouth College – (Did not Graduate)​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Galena, Illinois​
Attorney in Toledo, Ohio​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 14th​ Ohio Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the Battle of Philippi Western, Virginia​
1861: Served in the Battle of Laurel Hill​
1861: Served in the Battle of Corrick’s Ford Western, Virginia​
1862: Served in the Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky​
1862 – 1865: Colonel of 14th​ Ohio Infantry Regiment​
1863: Served in the Tullahoma Campaign in Tennessee​
1864: Served in the Atlanta, Georgia Campaign​
1864: bruised on the leg during the Battle of Jonesborough, Georgia​
1864: Served in Sherman’s March to the Sea​
1864: Brevetted Brigadier General in the Union Army​
1865: Served in the Carolinas Campaign​
1865: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers​
1865: Resigned from the Union Army on December 4th​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1881: Attorney in Washington, D.C.​

Died: February 6, 1881

Place of Death: Manhattan, New York

Cause of Death: Apnea and Pneumonia for 2 days

Age at time of Death: 51 years old

Burial Place: Universalist Church Cemetery, Nashua, New Hampshire
 
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