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

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) 
Immanuel Episcopal Churchyard
New Castle
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
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Originally Created by: Russ
Record added: Jun 29, 2004
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John Lane Gardner
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John Lane Gardner
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John Lane Gardner
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014

- 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
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