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Robinson, John Cleveland, 1817-1897

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Personal name headingRobinson, John Cleveland, 1817-1897
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Birth date1817-04-10
Death date1897-02-18
Place of birthBinghamton (N.Y.)
Place of deathBinghamton (N.Y.)
AffiliationUnited States. Army
New York (State). Office of the Lieutenant Governor
Grand Army of the Republic
Society of the Army of the Potomac
Profession or occupationSoldiers Generals--United States Lieutenant governors--New York (State)
Found inRepublican Party (Oneida County, N.Y.). Oneida County. Campaign of 1872. Grant and Wilson. For governor, John A. Dix. For lieutenant-governor, John C. Robinson, 1872.
MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: Robinson, John Cleveland, 1817-1897; usage: John Cleveland Robinson; Major-General John Cleveland Robinson, U.S.A.; Maj.-Gen. John C. Robinson; note: soldier in Mexican War and maj.-gen. in Civil War; elected lt. gov. of N.Y. 1872; comm. in chief of Grand Army of the Republic 1877-8; pres. of Society of the Army of the Potomac, 1887)
Wikipedia, February 28, 2019 (John C. Robinson; John Cleveland Robinson (April 10, 1817--February 18, 1897) had a long and distinguished career in the United States Army (1839-1869), fighting in numerous wars and culminating his career as a Union Army brigadier general of volunteers and brevet major general of volunteers in the American Civil War; he was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action in 1864 near Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, where he lost a leg; when he retired from the U.S. Army on May 6, 1869, he was placed on the retired list as a full rank major general, USA; after his army service, he was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1873 to 1874 and served two terms as the president of the Grand Army of the Republic; he was born and died in Binghamton, New York)
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