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Ward, John Henry Hobart 1823-

Military officer; born in New York City, June 17, 1823; was educated at Trinity School; served in the Mexican War as sergeantmajor; was assistant commissary-general of the State of New York in 1851-55; and commissary-general in 1855-59; went into, the Civil War as colonel of the 38th New York Volunteers, and led his regiment at both battles of Bull Run, in all the battles of the Peninsular campaign, and at Chantilly; promoted brigadier-general of volunteers, and commanded a brigade in the 3d Corps, at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness. Spottsylvania. Kelly's Ford, and Wapping Heights. After the war he engaged in civil employment in New York City.

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