James McPherson
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James Birdseye McPherson (1828 - 1864)

Maj. Gen. James Birdseye McPherson
Born in Clyde, Sandusky, Ohio, USAmap
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Died in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USAmap
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James McPherson is Notable.

Wikipedia says that James Birdseye McPherson (November 14, 1828 – July 22, 1864) was a career United States Army officer who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. McPherson was on the General's staff of Henry Halleck and later, of Ulysses S. Grant and was with Grant at the Battle of Shiloh. He was killed at the Battle of Atlanta, facing the army of his old West Point classmate John Bell Hood, who paid a warm tribute to his character.

He was the second highest ranking Union officer killed during the war.
Maj. Gen. James McPherson served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: 1853
Mustered out: Jul 22, 1864 (KIA)
Side: USA
Regiment(s): Army of the Tennessee
Roll of Honor
Maj. Gen. James McPherson was Killed in Action, shot by Confederate skirmishers after ignoring a surrender demand while riding to the XVII Corps during the United States Civil War.


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