⋆B★G⋆ St. John, Isaac Munroe

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Isaac Munroe St. John

Born: November 19, 1827
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Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia

Father: Isaac Richards St. John 1800 – 1880

Mother: Abigail Richardson Munroe 1805 – Unknown

Wife: Eleanor J. Carrington 1838 – 1916
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​

Children:

Eleanor Munroe St. John 1862 – 1870​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
Josephine Bonnycastle St. John 1869 – 1885​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
Caroline Munroe St. John 1871 – 1871​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
Rosalie Munroe St. John Herndon 1872 – 1948​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia)​
Abby St. John Starke 1876 – 1955​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia)​
Education:

1845: Graduated from Yale University​
Occupation:

1845 – 1847: Attorney in Baltimore, Maryland​
1847 – 1848: Editor of Baltimore Patriot Newspaper​
1848 – 1855: Civil Engineer Baltimore and Ohio Railroad​
1855 – 1861: Civil Engineer of Blue Ridge Railroad Company​
Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Engineer in the Army of the Peninsula​
1862: Chief Engineer & Captain to John B. Magruder​
1862 – 1865: Confederate Chief Bureau of Nitre​
1862 – 1863: Major in the Confederate Army Artillery​
1863 – 1864: Lt. Colonel CSA Nitre and Minning Corps​
1864 – 1865: Colonel CSA Nitre and Minning Corps​
1865: Brigadier General in the Confederate Army​
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1865: Paroled at Thomasville, Georgia by Union Army​

Occupation after War:

1866 – 1869: Chief Engineer Louisville, Cincinnati Lexington Railroad​
City Engineer for Louisville, Kentucky​
Civil Engineer for Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad​

Died: April 7, 1880

Place of Death: The Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Age at time of Death: 52 years old

Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
 
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His last achievement is listed as Commisary General of Subsistence on Feb. 16, 1865. What exactly does that title mean?
 
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