FESSENDEN, Francis USA

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FESSENDEN, Francis
Born March 18 1839, Portland ME
Died January 2 1906, Portland ME
Pre-War Profession Lawyer.
War Service May 1861 Capt. in 19th US Infantry, Shiloh (w), September 1862 Col. of 25th Maine, defences of Washington, Col. of 30th Maine, Red River campaign, Pleasant Hill, Monett's Ferry (w), May 1864 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, administrative duties, November 1865 promoted Maj. Gen. of Volunteers.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865, Maj. Gen. U.S.A. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Army service, retired 1866, lawyer, mayor
 

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