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Benjamin H. Grierson

Date of Birth:      July 8, 1826
Hometown:         Pittsburgh, PA
Education:           N/A
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  Brigadier General

Date of Death:    September 1, 1911
Place of Death:   Omena, MI
Buried At:           Jacksonville, IL

Major Battles:        Holly Springs, Grant's Tennessee & Mississippi Raids, Mobile

Interesting Fact(s):    Grierson was in charge of U.S. Grant's cavalry arm, during the Vicksburg Campaign.  Prior to the Civil War, Grierson taught music.

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