★  Ewing, Charles

Charles Ewing

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Born: March 6, 1835

Birthplace: Lancaster, Ohio

Father: Thomas Ewing 1789 – 1871
(Buried: Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio)​

Mother: Maria Willis Boyle 1801 – 1864
(Buried: Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio)​

Wife: Virginia Larwill Miller 1846 – 1937
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia)​

Children:

Virginia Miller Ewing Anderson 1874 – 1966​
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia)​
Maria Ewing 1877 – 1958​
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia)​
Eleanor S. Ewing 1878 – 1960​
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia)​
James Gillespie Blaine Ewing 1880 – 1965​
(Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York)​
Kathleen Ewing Daly 1884 – 1971​
(Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York)​

Education:

Attended University of Virginia​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Saint Louis, Missouri​

Civil War Career:

Captain in United States Army, 12th Infantry Regiment​
Inspector General on the Staff of Major General William T. Sherman​
1863: Suffered from effects of cold and severe pain in his throat​
1863: After Battle of Vicksburg Planted regiment flag on the parapet​
1863: Wounded in the hand at the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi​
1863: Brevetted to rank of Major for Gallantry Vicksburg Campaign​
1864: Brevetted to rank of Lt. Colonel in the Atlanta Campaign​
1865: Brevetted Colonel for service in March to sea and Carolinas​
1865 – 1867: Brigadier General Union Army Volunteers​
1867: Resigned his commission in the Union Army​

Occupation after War:

1867 – 1874: Successful Attorney in Washington, D.C.​
1874 – 1883: Commissioner for Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions​

Died: June 20, 1883

Place of Death: Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death:
Typhoid Pneumonia

Age at time of Death:
48 years old

Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
 
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