FARNSWORTH, John Franklin USA

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FARNSWORTH, John Franklin
Born March 27 1820, Compton Cty, Quebec, Canada
Died July 14 1897, Washington DC
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, US congressman.
War Service September 1861 recruited 8th Illinois Cavalry - Col., Peninsula campaign, Maryland campaign, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 1st Bde/Pleasonton's Cavalry at Fredericksburg, resigned commission March 1863 as he had been elected to Congress.
Post War Career US congressman, lawyer.
 

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