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Thomas Jefferson Jordan
Birth: Dec. 3, 1821
Death: Apr. 2, 1895

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He practiced law and ran a lumber business when the Civil War broke out and was commissioned a Major in the Pennsylvania Volunteers. In October 1861, he was promoted Colonel in commander of the 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry and saw action in Kentucky and Tennessee in 1862. In the Battle of Chickamauga, he received recognition of his service and was placed in command of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division of the Cavalry in the March to the Sea. On the march through the Carolinas, he covered the left wing of General Sherman's Army and led the advance to Fayetteville. For meritorious service to the Union, he was brevetted to Brigadier General of US Volunteers on February 25, 1865. After the war, he returned to the legal profession, went into the lumber business in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and secured a position at the US Mint. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jane Wilson Jordan (1818 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Crouch Jordan (1855 - 1856)*
  Annie L Jordan (1857 - 1859)*
  Thomas Jordan (1862 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Plot: Section 11, Lot 19
 
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Record added: Jan 08, 2000
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Thomas Jefferson Jordan
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Thomas Jefferson Jordan
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