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John Brooks Bigelow
Birth: Feb. 4, 1841
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1917
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. Born in Massachusetts. Served in the Civil War as Captain and commander of the 9th Massachusetts Volunteer Battery. Had promoinent role on the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg holding off the Confederate assault near the Trostle House and was terrible wounded. He was rescued from the field by Bugler Charles Reed (who received the Congressional Medal of Honor for this action). At his funeral the surviving members of the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry regiment were his color guard, and the flag of the 9th Massachusetts Battery was draped on casket. (bio by: Ethan F. Bishop) 
 
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  Julia Augusta Barber Bigelow (1846 - 1911)*
 
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Burial:
Lakewood Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 23, Lot 29, Grave 19
 
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Record added: Nov 27, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6002520
John Brooks Bigelow
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John Brooks Bigelow
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John Brooks Bigelow
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