Elon J. Farnsworth, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Elon J. Farnsworth

Union Army General

Date of Birth: 30-Jul-1837

Place of Birth: Green Oak Township, Michigan, United States

Date of Death: 03-Jul-1863

Profession: military officer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Elon J. Farnsworth

  • Elon John Farnsworth (July 30, 1837 – July 3, 1863) was a Union Army captain in the American Civil War.
  • He commanded Brigade 1, Division 3 of the Cavalry Corps (Union Army) from June 28, 1863 to July 3, 1863, when he was mortally wounded and died at the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • He was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln for appointment to the grade of brigadier general on June 29, 1863 but was not confirmed by the United States Senate before his death at Gettysburg.

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