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Joseph Tarr Copeland
Birth: May 6, 1813
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: May 6, 1893
Orange Park
Clay County
Florida, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Originally served first as Colonel and commander of the 1st Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, then the 5th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. He commanded the “Wolverines” of the Michigan Brigade of cavalry until General George A. Custer took over the command on June 29, l863. Died on his 80th birthday. Although Gen. Copeland and his wife were removed to Oak Hill Cemetery in Pontiac, Michigan, a cenotaph remains at the original interment location in Magnolia Cemetery in Orange Park, Flordia. (bio by: EFB III) 
Family links: 
  Royal Copeland (1791 - 1861)
  Mary Jane Wilson Copeland (1818 - 1888)*
  Florence Hortense Copeland Wilson (1839 - 1927)*
  Joseph Tarr Copeland (1813 - 1893)
  Emeline Copeland Burton (1815 - 1881)*
  Samuel Copeland (1819 - 1907)*
  Royal Franklin Copeland (1821 - 1880)*
  Edwin Ruthven Copeland (1824 - 1912)*
  Daniel Lambert Copeland (1833 - 1866)*
  Roscoe Pulaski Copeland (1838 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Oakland County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 4, west of the dividing road
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Originally Created by: A.J.
Record added: Nov 04, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8059066
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- HeavenlyPeace
 Added: May. 6, 2017

- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 6, 2017
Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 6, 2016
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