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Stephen Gardner Champlin
Birth: Jul. 1, 1827
Kingston
Ulster County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1864
Grand Rapids (Ontonagon County)
Ontonagon County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He entered the service of the Third Michigan Infantry at its beginning as a major, age 34. he was commissioned on May 13, 1861 and mustered June 10, 1861. He was commissioned Colonel on October 28, 1861. He was wounded in action at the battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia, May 31, 1862. The wound was to his hip. He took a short leave for recuperation, but rejoined the war effort, as a Brigadier General of volunteers, on November 29, 1862. His hip wound later ruptured and he was sent home to Grand Rapids, Michigan. He served as a recruiting officer until his death in January 1864.  
 
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  Mary E Smead Champlin (1832 - 1910)*
 
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Cause of death: Casualty of war
 
Burial:
Fulton Street Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 13, 2001
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Stephen Gardner Champlin
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- Crystal Lane
 Added: May. 10, 2013
Rest In Peace, Sir.
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
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