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John R. McConnell
Brigadier General, United States Army
Illinois State Flag
Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:

Brigadier General John R. McConnell
1830-1898
 Major 3rd Illinois Volunteer Cavalry September 1, 1861
Resigned 1863
Colonel 5th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry May 27, 1864
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel/Colonel/Brigadier General March 13, 1865
Honorably mustered out October 27, 1865


John R. McConnell, Captain, United States Army,  New York. Major, 3rd Illinois Cavalry, September 11, 1861. Resigned March 13, 1863. Colonel, 5th Illinois Cavalry, May 27, 1864. Breveted Brigaider General, United States Volunteers, for war services. Died in 1898. 

Company E, 37th Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry.
Jun 4, 1830- May 26, 1894. 
"He giveth his beloved sleep." 
Section 1, Arlington National Cemetery


JR McConnell PHOTO

McCONNELL, John
Colonel
Springfield
Jun 15, 1863 - May 27, 1864
Promoted to Brevet Brigadier General, Mar 13, 1865.
Mustered out Oct 27, 1865

Mary V. McConnell, wife of John R. McConnell. Adjacent site. February 11, 1831-December
22, 1906. 
"Rest In Peace."


Posted: 23 October 2001  Updated: 28 October 2001 Updated: 19 July 2003 Updated: 17 October 2007
Civil War Medal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

JR McConnell Gravesite PHOTO October 2007

MV McConnell Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photos By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007

JR McConnell Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

MV McConnell Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003