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Charles G. Harker

Date of Birth:      December 2, 1835
Hometown:         Swedesboro, NJ
Education:           West Point, 1858
Final Wartime Rank:    Brigadier General
Final Peacetime Rank:  N/A

Date of Death:    June 26, 1864
Place of Death:   Kennesaw, GA
Buried At:           Swedesboro, NJ

Major Battles:        Shiloh, Perryville, Stones River, Chickamauga, Atlanta Campaign

Interesting Fact(s):    Harker's brigade helped defend Snodgrass Hill, at Chickamauga, allowing the rest of the Army of Tennessee, to retreat to Chattanooga, while George Thomas' XIV Corps held Braxton Bragg's army at bay.

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