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Orion Alexander Bartholomew
Birth: Sep. 4, 1837
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1919
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in four different Union Army units during his Civil War career. Entered the Union Army as a Sergeant in the 7th Indian Volunteer Infantry before receiving a commission as 1st Lieutenant of the 70th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. When the Union Army was authorized to recruit and equip African-Americans for service, he offered to become an officer in that branch. He then served first as the Lieutenant Colonel of the 15th United States Colored Troops, then as Colonel of the 109th United States Colored Troops. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services during the war". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Mary Smith Bartholomew (1842 - 1926)*
  Ethel Clare Bartholomew (1867 - 1937)*
  Charles Lewis Bartholomew (1869 - 1949)*
  Lee Bradley Bartholomew (1871 - 1951)*
  Willie Bartholomew (1879 - 1881)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakewood Cemetery
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 24, Lot 167, Grave 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 10, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5843
Orion Alexander Bartholomew
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TO ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that even though BG Orion Alexander Bartholomew has passed away, now, he continues to watch over and protect the U.S.A. as a: "Member Of The Knight Shift"...Hoorah!!! R.I.P. USCT Trooper Bartholomew.
- USCT Cemetery Mgr.
 Added: Apr. 26, 2017
Rest In Peace, General Orion!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Apr. 21, 2015

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 27, 2014
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