VODGES, Israel USA

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VODGES, Israel
Born August 4 1816, Willistown PA
Died December 7 1889, New York NY
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1837, artillery duty, instructor at West Point, Seminole war, garrison duty.
War Service May 1861 Maj. in 1st United States Artillery, Ft Pickens (c), released August 1862, constructed artillery positions in South Carolina, November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded the defences of Norfolk and Portsmouth VA, commanded in North Carolina.
Brevet Promotions Brig. Gen. U.S.A. April 9 1865.
Post War Career Army service, artillery duty, kept the peace in civil unrest, resigned 1881.
 
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