Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major General Joseph Bradford Carr
1828 – 1895
United States Volunteer Service.
Mustered in United States Service May 14, 1861.
Colonel Second New York Volunteers, May 10, 1861.
Brigadier General United States Volunteers, Sept. 7, 1862.
Major General United States Volunteers, August 24, 1865.
Mustered out August 29, 1865.
New York State Service.
Second Lieutenant Twenty-fourth Regiment, August 4, 1851.
First Lieutenant Twenty-fourth Regiment, June 3, 1854.
Captain Twenty-fourth Regiment, September 15, 1854.
Major Twenty-fourth Regiment, August 4, 1858.
Colonel Twenty-fourth Regiment, June 4, 1860.
Major General, January 23, 1867, until August 5, 1886.
Secretary of State of the State of New York for three successive terms from 1880 to 1886.
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Services in United States Volunteer Army.
Army of the Potomac.
Department of Virginia.
Army of the James.
Commanded all of the troops on the James River
from Fortress Monroe to City Point.
Seven Days’ Fight.
Malvern Hill, Second.
Second Bull Run.
Battle of the Orchards.
Siege of Petersburg.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is January 23, 1902.
Location. 42° 45.873′ N, 73° 39.939′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Oakwood Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in section B of Oakwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12182, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Uncle Sam” (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Panoramic View of American History (approx. ¼ mile away); Amos Eaton (approx. ¼ mile away); Major General John Ellis Wool (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861 (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Henry Thomas (approx. half a mile away); St. Peter's Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
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