★  Vincent, Strong

Strong Vincent

Born: June 17, 1837
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Birthplace: Waterford, Pennsylvania

Father: Bethuel Boyd Vincent 1803 – 1876
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​

Mother: Sarah Ann Strong 1815 – 1901
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​

Wife: Elizabeth H. Carter 1838 – 1914
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​

Children:

Blanche Strong Vincent 1863 – 1864​
(Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania)​

Education:

Attended Trinity College​
1859: Graduated from Harvard University​

Occupation before War:

1859 – 1861: Attorney in Erie, Pennsylvania​

Civil War Career:

1861: 1st Lt. and Adjutant for Erie Pennsylvania Regiment​
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Seven Days Campaign in Virginia​
1862: Acted as Regimental Commander at Battle of Glendale​
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment​
1862: Caught Malaria while fighting on the Virginia Peninsula​
1862: On Medical leave due to suffering from effects of Malaria​
1862: Served in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia​
1863: Served in the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia​
1863: Brigade Commander at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: Mortally Wounded in thigh and groin, 2nd Day of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: General Meade recommended Promotion to Brig. General​
1863: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers – July 3rd – July 7th

Died: July 7, 1863

Place of Death: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Cause of Death: Died from his wounds

Age at time of Death: 26 years old

Burial Place: Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania
 
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Happy Birthday General Vincent and thank you for your role in restoring the Union and ending slavery!!!
 
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Strong Vincent:
Born: June 17, 1837
Birthplace: Waterford Pennsylvania
Father: Bethuel Boyd Vincent 1803 – 1876View attachment 362701
(Buried: Erie Cemetery Erie Pennsylvania)
Mother: Sarah Ann Strong 1815 – 1901
(Buried: Erie Cemetery Erie Pennsylvania)
Wife: Elizabeth H. Carter 1838 – 1914
(Buried: Erie Cemetery Erie Pennsylvania)
Children:
Blanche Strong Vincent 1863 – 1864
(Buried: Erie Cemetery Erie Pennsylvania)

Education:
Attended Trinity College
1859: Graduated from Harvard University

Occupation before War:
1859 – 1861: Attorney in Erie Pennsylvania

Civil War Career:
1861: 1st​ Lt. and Adjutant for Erie Pennsylvania Regiment
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 83rd​ Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
1862: Served in the Seven Days Campaign in Virginia
1862: Acted as Regimental Commander at Battle of Glendale
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 83rd​ Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
1862: Caught Malaria while fighting on the Virginia Peninsula
1862: On Medical leave due to suffering from effects of Malaria
1862: Served in the Battle of Fredericksburg Virginia
1863: Served in the Battle of Chancellorsville VirginiaView attachment 362702
1863: Brigade Commander at the Battle of Gettysburg Pennsylvania
1863: Mortally Wounded in thigh and groin 2nd​ Day of Gettysburg PA.
1863: General Meade recommended Promotion to Brig. General
1863: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers – July 3rd​ – July 7th​


Died:
July 7, 1863
Place of Death: Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Cause of Death: Died from his wounds
Age at time of Death: 26 years old
Burial Place: Erie Cemetery Erie Pennsylvania
Many modern historians cite this man for being responsible for the victory at Little Round Top, over J. L. Chamberlain. He was a bright young star who would have gone further had he not been mortally wounded.
 
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