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Samuel Augustus Duncan
Birth: Jun. 19, 1836
Death: Oct. 18, 1895

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Served in the Civil War first as Major of the 14th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 4th United States Colored Troops. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on October 28, 1864 for "gallant and meritorious services in the attack upon the enemy's works at Spring Hill, Va.". On March 13, 1865 he was brevetted Major General, US Volunteers for "gallant and meritorious services during the war". After the end of the conflict he became a patent lawyer, and served as Assistant United States Commissioner of Patents from 1870 to 1872. In 2003 his and his 4th USCT's participation in the Civil War was detailed in the work "A Regiment of Slaves" by historian Edward Longacre. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Bell Duncan (1796 - 1869)
  Ruth Knowles Ticknor Duncan (1797 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia Ann Jones Duncan (1841 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Frederick Smyth Duncan (1868 - 1953)*
  Robert Jones Duncan (1871 - 1896)*
  Mabel Ticknor Duncan (1872 - 1892)*
  Alice B. Duncan Jenkins (1875 - 1952)*
  Ruth Harland Duncan Duff (1878 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Ticknor Duncan (1833 - 1902)*
  Robert Henry Duncan (1833 - 1902)*
  Samuel Augustus Duncan (1836 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brookside Cemetery
Englewood
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: East Side, Lot 19
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Feb 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7218633
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