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Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901

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Personal name headingPorter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901
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Variant(s)Porter, FitzJohn, 1822-1901
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedMorristown (N.J.)
Birth date18220831
Death date19010521
Place of birthPortsmouth (N.H.)
Place of deathMorristown (N.J.)
Profession or occupationGenerals
Found inNUCMC data from New Jersey Historical Soc. for McClellan, G.B. Papers, 1860-1878 (Fitz-John Porter)
WWWA, 1897-1942 (Porter, Fitz-John; b. 1822; d. 1901; maj. gen. vols. and col. U.S.A.; grad. West Point, 1845; served in Mexican war; cashiered from army Jan. 21, 1863 for alleged violation of articles of War, later cleared; supt. of mining operations in Colo., 1864-65; merchant, New York, 1865-71; supt. in erection of N.J. St. Asylum for the Insane, Morristown, 1872-75; commr. public works, New York, 1875-76; asst. receiver Central R.R. of N.J., 1877-82; police commr., N.Y., 1884-88; fire commr., 1888-89; merchant, 1889-93; cashier postoffice, N.Y., 1893-97; home Morristown, N.J.)
Honorable Mongomery Blair ... 1874: title page (Maj.-Gen. Fitz John Porter)
Wikipedia, December 17, 2013 (Fitz John Porter; sometimes spelled: FitzJohn Porter or Fitz-John Porter; born August 31, 1822 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; died May 21, 1901 in Morristown, New Jersey; US Army officer and Union general during the Civil War; famous for his performance at the Second Battle of Bull Run and his subsequent court martial)
Associated languageeng