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John Lane Gardner
Birth: Aug. 1, 1793
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts
Death: Feb. 19, 1869
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. One of the oldest field officers at the outbreak of the Civil War, he had previously fought in the War of 1812, the Florida Seminole Wars and the Mexican War in his long career. When the Civil War started, he was serving as Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st United States Regular Artillery. He was advanced to Colonel of the 2nd United States Regular Artillery, and then retired by his own request. Despite being on the retired list, he engaged in recuitment duty for the duration of the war. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Regular Army on March 13, 1865 for "long and faithful services in the army". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Immanuel Episcopal Churchyard
New Castle
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jun 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9011383
John Lane Gardner
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John Lane Gardner
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John Lane Gardner
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- Veteran's family
 Added: Aug. 1, 2013
Rest in peace, Sir. Thank you for your long, faithful service to our nation. God bless you for your gallant defense of our Union in its greatest need.
- Sharon
 Added: Feb. 19, 2013
I light a candle for John Lane Gardner ...
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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