★  Wade, Melancthon Smith

Melancthon Smith Wade

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Born:
December 2, 1802

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

Father: Daniel Everett Wade 1763 – 1842
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​

Mother: Mary Jones 1765 – 1811

Wife: Elizabeth G. “Eliza” Armstrong 1804 – 1861
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​

Children:
Everett Jones Wade – 1860​
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​
Melancthon Armstrong Wade 1828 – 1833​
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​
Melancthon Smith Wade 1832 – 1865​
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​
John A. Wade 1843 – 1915​
(Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio)​

Occupation before War:
Dry Goods Merchant in Cincinnati, Ohio retiring at 38 years old​
Served in the Ohio State Militia rising to the rank of Brigadier General​

Civil War Career:

1861: Recruiter and organizer of Ohio State Volunteers​
1861 – 1862: Brigadier General in Union Army Volunteers​
1861 – 1862: Post Commander for Camp Dennison Ohio​
1862: Resigned from Union Army on March 18th due to bad health​

Occupation after War:

Interested in the cultivation of fruit​
Active member of Cincinnati, Ohio, Horticultural Society​

Died: August 11, 1868

Place of Death: Avondale (now part of Cincinnati) Ohio

Age at time of Death: 65 years old

Burial Place: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
 
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During his post as commander of Camp Dennison, near Cincinnati, he supervised the raising of the equivalent of at least 23 regiments for the Union.
 
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