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John Seashoales Witcher
Birth: Jul. 15, 1839
Death: Jul. 8, 1906

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he enrolled in the Union Army as a 1st lieutenant in the 3rd Regiment, West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry. He served with the 3rd West Virginia Cavalry the entire war, being promoted Lieutenant Colonel in command and was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in June 1865. After the war, he was elected a member of the West Virginia State House of Delegates and Secretary of State of West Virginia, serving 1865 to 1869. In 1869, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress, serving until 1871. (original bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery *
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
*Former burial location
 
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Originally Created by: Dr. Bob Schneider
Record added: Jun 13, 2010
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John Seashoales Witcher
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
John Seashoales Witcher
Added by: Dr. Bob Schneider
 
John Seashoales Witcher
Added by: Dr. Bob Schneider
 
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