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William Thomas Harbaugh Brooks
Birth: Jan. 28, 1821
Death: Jul. 19, 1870

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Lisbon, Ohio, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1841, served on the frontier, the Seminole and Mexican Wars. In September 1861, he was appointed Brigadier General in command of the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, IV Corps. He led his Corps in the Peninsula campaign, the Seven Days Battles, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. In June 1863, he was placed in command of the Department of the Monongahela, 1st Division, XVIII Corps at Cold Harbor and Petersburg. He resigned his commission because of poor health in July, 1864. After the war, he was a farmer in Huntsville, Alabama, until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Alme Drake Brooks (1836 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  James Drake Brooks (1863 - 1864)*
 
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Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Huntsville
Madison County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5893898
William Thomas Harbaugh Brooks
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- Sunflowergirl
 Added: Aug. 22, 2013
RIP General Brooks . . you are remembered.
- Sinecure
 Added: Mar. 14, 2012

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jul. 29, 2011
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