Br. Gen. (USA) Charles Adams Heckman

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Br. Gen. (USA) Charles Adams Heckman

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Birthplace: Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Easton Cemetery, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Heckman and Mary Heckman
Husband of Eliza Heckman
Brother of Rev. George C. Heckman

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About Br. Gen. (USA) Charles Adams Heckman

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Prior to the Civil War, he served in the Army as an officer in the Mexican war and was a conductor on the Pennsylvania Railroad. In October 1861, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 9th New Jersey, served in General Burnside's North Carolina expedition and was promoted Colonel in February 1862. In November 1862, he was appointed Brigadier General of the defenses of Norfolk and Portsmouth. At the Battle of Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, he was captured and sent to the Confederate stockade at Charleston. Prisoner exchanged in September 1864, he commanded the 2nd Division XVIII Corps at Ft Harrison, until relieved of duty in March 1865. After the war he was a dispatcher for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

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Br. Gen. (USA) Charles Adams Heckman's Timeline

1822
December 3, 1822
Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Easton Cemetery, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA