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Harker, Charles G. 1837-

Military officer; born in Swedesboro, N. J., Dec. 2, 1837: graduated at West Point in 1858, and in the fall of 1861 was colonel of Ohio volunteers. He was made brigadier-general in September, 1863. He did good service in Tennessee and Georgia, especially in the battle of Shiloh, the siege of Corinth, the battles of Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, and Missionary Ridge. He commanded a brigade under General Howard in the Georgia campaign, and distinguished himself at Resaca. He was killed near Kenesaw Mountain, June 27, 1864.

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