★  McIntosh, John Baillie

John Baillie McIntosh

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Born: June 6, 1829

Birthplace: Fort Brooke in Tampa, Florida

Father: Colonel James Simmons McIntosh 1787 – 1847
(Buried: Colonial Park Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia)​

Mother: Eliza McIntosh 1784 – 1833
(Buried: Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Georgia)​

Wife: Amelia Stout 1828 – 1907
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, New Jersey)​

Brother: CSA Brig. General James McQueen McIntosh 1828 – 1862
(Buried: Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Arkansas)​

Occupation before War:

1848 – 1850: Midshipman on the U.S.S. Saratoga​
1850 – 1861: Businessman in New Brunswick, New Jersey​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: 2nd Lt. United States Army, 2nd Cavalry Regiment​
1862: 1st Lt. United States Army, 2nd Cavalry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Seven Days Campaign in Virginia​
1862 – 1866: Major, United States Army, 2nd Cavalry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Battle of Antietam, Maryland​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment​
1863: Brigade Commander during Battle of Chancellorsville​
1863: Brigade Commander during Battle of Gettysburg​
1863: Injured in September when he fell from his horse​
1863 – 1864: Served in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.​
1864 – 1866: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers​
1864: Served in the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia​
1864: Wounded in right leg causing amputation at Winchester​
1864: Brevetted Brigadier General for Gallantry at Winchester​
1865: Brevetted Major General for his service in the War​

Occupation after War:

1866 – 1870: Lt. Colonel of United States Army, 42nd Infantry Regiment​
1870: Retired from United States Army as Brigadier General​
1870 – 1888: Resident of New Brunswick, New Jersey​
1887 – 1888: Suffered from Valvular disease of the heart​

Died: June 29, 1888

Place of Death: New Brunswick, New Jersey

Cause of Death: Cardiac disease and angina Pectoris

Age at time of Death: 59 years old

Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, New Jersey
 
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I had no idea there was another set of brothers who both achieved the rank of general, but with one South and one Union besides the Crittenden Brothers. There were other brothers who became generals but they were usually on the same side.
 
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