John Kemp Mizner – Brigadier General, United States Army

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John Kemp Mizner of New York

  • Appointed from Michigan, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1852 (33)
  • Breveted Second Lieutenant, 2nd United States Dragoons, 1 July 1856
  • Second Lieutenant, 25 February 1857
  • First Lieutenant, 9 May 1861
  • 2nd United States Cavalry, 3 August 1861
  • Captain, 12 November 1861
  • Colonel, 3rd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, 7 March 1862
  • Mustered out of the volunteer service, 12 February 1866
  • Major, 4th United States Cavalry, 26 January 1869
  • Lieutenant Colonel, 8th United States Cavalry, 9 January 1886
  • Colonel, 10th United States Cavalry, 15 April 1890
  • Breveted Major, 4 October 1862 for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Corinth, Mississippi; Lieutenant Colonel, 12 June 1863 for gallantry in action at Panola,
  • Mississippi, and Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious services during the war.
  • Brigadier General, United States Army, 26 May 1897
  • Retired from active duty 7 June 1897
  • Died on 8 September 1898

The General is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.

MIZNER, J KEMP

  • BRIG GEN USA
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/08/1898
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 99
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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