Brg. Gen. (USA) Benjamin Chambers Ludlow

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Brg. Gen. (USA) Benjamin Chambers Ludlow

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Birthplace: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
Death: January 10, 1898 (66)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Place of Burial: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Chambers Ludlow and Josephine Ludlow
Husband of Frances Allibone Ludlow
Father of Israel Ludlow
Brother of Sarah Bella Dunlop Chase; Lieut. (USA), Israel Ludlow; Catherine Whiteman; Josephine Ludlow and Ruhamah Hunt

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About Brg. Gen. (USA) Benjamin Chambers Ludlow

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Spent most of his Civil War service on the staffs of several prominent Union Generals. He received a commission of Major, and served as an additional Aide-de-Camp to Major General Joseph Hooker. When General Hooker was removed as commander of the Army of the Potomac, and General George G. Meade was given that command, Benjamin Ludlow was retained for General Meade's staff, serving again as an Aide-de-Camp. Later, he was detailed to served as the Inspector for Cavalry for the Army of the James, serving on the staff of Major General Benjamin F. Butler. Finally, he was advanced to Lieutenant Colonel, and finished out the war as commander of the 4th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on October 28, 1864 for "gallant and meritorious services at Dutch Gap, and in the attack upon the enemy's works at Spring Hill, Va." (bio by: [fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=309" target="_blank Russ Dodge)]

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Brg. Gen. (USA) Benjamin Chambers Ludlow's Timeline

1831
May 3, 1831
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
1873
April 23, 1873
Travis County, Texas, United States
1898
January 10, 1898
Age 66
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
January 10, 1898
Age 66
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States