Major General John Clem - Heath OH
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 40° 03.368 W 082° 24.559
17T E 379798 N 4434938
Quick Description: John Lincoln Clem (August 13, 1851 – May 13, 1937) was a United States Army general who served as a drummer boy in the Union Army in the American Civil War.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 2/9/2017 9:25:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMV1RJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
John Lincoln Clem (August 13, 1851 – May 13, 1937) was a United States Army general who served as a drummer boy in the Union Army in the American Civil War. He gained fame for his bravery on the battlefield, becoming the youngest noncommissioned officer in Army history. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1915, having attained the rank of brigadier general in the Quartermaster Corps, he was the last veteran of the American Civil War still on duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. By special act of Congress on August 29, 1916, he was promoted to major general one year after his retirement

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Union or Confederacy: Union - North

General's Name: John Lincoln Clem

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