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John Wesley Turner
Birth: Jul. 19, 1833
Death: Apr. 8, 1899

Civil War general & later a prominent St. Louis, Missouri (USA) businessman. Turner entered West Point at the age or 18 & graduated in 1855. His Civil War service began in 1861 on the staff of General David Hunter in Kansas & then on the staff of General Benjamin Butler in New Orleans. He was promoted to Brigadier General of volunteers & in 1864 he led a division of the XVIII Corps in action at Petersburg, VA. He commanded a division in General Gibbon's XXIV Corps in the Appomattox campaign. Turner was promoted to brevet major general of volunteers in 1864 & was awarded brevets of brigadier general & major general, U.S. Army the following year. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Blanche Soulard Turner (1844 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  Voluntine Covel Turner (1870 - 1933)*
  Marie Soulard Turner Clarkson (1872 - 1957)*
  John Bige Turner (1879 - 1914)*
  Blanche Turner White (1886 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: May 19, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9362
John Wesley Turner
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John Wesley Turner
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John Wesley Turner
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Thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
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