★  Warner, James M.

James Meech Warner

Born: January 29, 1836
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Birthplace: Middlebury, Vermont

Father: Joseph Warner 1803 – 1865
(Buried: Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont)​

Mother: Jane Anne Meech Unknown – 1842
(Buried: Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont)​

1st​ Wife: Susan A. Camp 1843 – 1864
(Buried: Franklin Cemetery, Guliford, Vermont)​

2nd​ Wife: Matilda Elizabeth Allen 1838 – 1905
(Buried: Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont)​


Mary Warner 1864 – 1869​
(Buried: Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont)​
James Allen Warner 1867 – 1927​
(Buried: Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont)​
Sophia Warner Fletcher 1869 – 1936​
(Buried: Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont)​


1854: Graduated from Kimball Union Academy
1854 – 1855: Attended Middlebury College​
1860: Graduated from West Point Military Academy – (40th in class)​

Occupation before War:

1860 – 1861: Brevet 2nd Lt. United States Army Infantry​

Civil War Career:

1861: 2nd Lt. United States Army, 8th Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1864: 1st Lt. United States Army, 8th Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1864: Served in the Washington, D.C. Defenses​
1862 – 1865: Colonel 11th Vermont Volunteers Infantry Regiment​
1864: Wounded in neck and skull at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia​
1864: Brigade Commander in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.​
1864: Brevetted Brig. General for Gallantry in battle​
1864: Served in the Battle of Opequan, Virginia​
1864 – 1866: Captain United States Army 8th Infantry Regiment​
1864: Served in the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia​
1865: Brevetted Major, Lt. Colonel and Colonel for Gallantry​
1865: Served in the Battle of Saylor’s Creek, Virginia​
1865: Brevetted Brigadier General for Gallantry​
1865 – 1866: Brigadier General Union Army Volunteers​
1866: Mustered out of volunteer service on January 15th

Occupation after War:

1864 – 1866: Captain United States Army, 8th Infantry Regiment​
1866: Resigned from United States Army on February 13th
Paper Manufacturer in Albany, New York​
United States Postmaster in Albany, New York​
Director of National Commercial Bank in Albany, New York​
Director of New York Mutual Life Insurance Company​
Director of Massachusetts Life Insurance Company​

Died: March 16, 1897

Place of Death: New York City, New York

Cause of Death:
Cerebral apoplexy

Age at time of Death: 61 years old

Burial Place: Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont
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