★  Patrick, Marsena R.

Marsena Rudolph Patrick

Born: March 11, 1811
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Birthplace: Watertown, New York

Father: John Patrick 1766 – 1849

Mother: Miriam White 1762 – 1833

Wife: Mary Madeline Patrick 1813 – 1880
(Buried: Manlius Village Cemetery, Manlius, New York)​

Children:

Julia Selby Patrick 1846 – 1902​
(Buried: Manlius Village Cemetery, Manlius, New York)​
Brayton D. Patrick 1849 – 1919​
(Buried: Manlius Village Cemetery, Manlius, New York)​
Irenaeus M. Patrick 1852 – 1924​
(Buried: Manlius Village Cemetery, Manlius, New York)​

Education:

1835: Graduated from West Point Military Academy – (48th in class)​

Occupation before War:

1835 – 1836: Brevet, 2nd Lt. United States Army, 2nd Infantry​
1835 – 1837: Garrison Duty at Fort Mackinac, Michigan​
1836 – 1839: 2nd Lt. United States Army, 2nd Infantry Regiment​
1837: Helped in cutting road from Green Bay to Winnebago, Wisconsin​
1839 – 1847: 1st Lt. United States Army, 2nd Infantry Regiment​
1842 – 1846: Garrison Duty at Sackett’s Harbor, New York​
1846: Helped organize and fit Volunteer Soldiers for Mexican War​
1846 – 1848: Chief Commissary on the Staff of General Wool​
1847: Declined Appointment as Captain and Assist. Quartermaster​
1847 – 1850: Captain, United States Army, 2nd Infantry Regiment​
1848 – 1849: Assistant in U.S. Army, Commissary Dept. in D.C.​
1850: Resigned from United States Army on June 30th
1850 – 1859: Farmer in Sackett’s Harbor, New York​
Helped develop Advanced Agriculture Methods in New York​
1853 – 1854: President Sackett’s Harbor and Ellisburg Railroad Co.​
1856 – 1861: General Superintendent, New York Agriculture Society​
1859 – 1861: President New York State Agricultural College​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Brigadier General and New York State Inspector General
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1862 – 1865: Brigadier General Union Army Volunteers​
1862: Brigade Commander in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.​
1862: Military Commandant of Fredericksburg, Virginia​
1862 – 1865: Provost Marshal General for Army of the Potomac​
1864 – 1865: Provost Marshal General Armies fighting Richmond​
1865: Brevetted Major General for his service in the War​
1865: Provost Marshal General of the Department of Virginia​
1865: Union Army Commander District of Henrico, Virginia​
1865: Resigned from the Union Army on June 12th

Occupation after War:

1867 – 1880: President of New York State Agricultural Society​
1872 – 1888: Suffered from the effects of Rheumatism​
1868 – 1880: Farmer in Manlius, New York​
1880 – 1888: Governor of Soldiers Home in Dayton, Ohio​

Died: July 27, 1888

Place of Death: Dayton, Ohio

Cause of Death: Effects of Rheumatism, Lumbago

Age at time of Death: 77 years old

Burial Place: Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio
 
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