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Charles Francis Adams Jr. (1835-1915)' was the grandson of John Quincy Adams, sixth U.S. President.
Adams, Charles Francis, Jr. (1835-1915) Son of Charles Francis Adams, Sr. and Abigail Browne Brooks. “Chum” of Edward’s at Harvard. Graduated Harvard 1856. Served on the Union side during the Civil War. Fought with distinction at Gettysburg, South Mountain and Antietam. 1866 Colonel Adams awarded the grade of brevet brigadier general for distinguished gallantry and for meritorious services during the war. President of the Union Pacific Railroad 1884 to 1890. Married Mary Elizabeth [Ogden] 1865, daughter of Abram Ogden of New York City, New York. Three daughters, twin sons: John Adams (1875-1964), and Henry Adams (1875-1951), both graduated Harvard in 1898
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On 6 Dec 2013 at 23:00 GMT Maggie N. wrote:
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