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Lafayette McCrillis
Birth: Jun. 15, 1811
Sullivan County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1876
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. McCrillis served in the army during the Mexican War. When the Civil War broke out, he was appointed a colonel in the 3rd Illinois Cavalry under Eugene Asa Carr, and subsequently became the commanding officer of the unit. He served with distinction in the battles of Pea Ridge, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, Vicksburg, and Nashville. On September 4, 1864 he was breveted brigadier general "for gallant and meritorious conduct in the field during the rebellion." After the war, he resumed his civilian career as a lawyer. (bio by: Thomas Fisher) 
Family links: 
  Mary E. McCrillis (____ - 1862)
  Henrietta McCrillis (____ - 1878)*
  H Anna McCrillis (1838 - 1911)*
  Mary Augusta McCrillis Ayers (1843 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 7, Lot 40
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
Record added: May 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51851458
Lafayette McCrillis
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Lafayette McCrillis
Added by: Thomas Fisher
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- Carol M
 Added: Apr. 25, 2017
Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Dec. 1, 2016

- Mary Alequin
 Added: Oct. 22, 2015
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