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Civil War Soldiers - Catterson
|Catterson, Robert F.,
brigadier-general, U.S. Army, was born in Indiana and entered the
United States service at the beginning of the Civil war, from that
state. He served throughout the war, winning promotion to the rank of
brigadier-general of volunteers and was honorably mustered out Jan.
15, 1866. Gen. Catterson became 1st sergeant in the 14th Ind.
infantry, June 7, 1861; 2nd lieutenant, July 5, 1861; and was then
promoted from one rank to another, until, on May 31, 1865, he became
brigadier-general of volunteers.
Source: The Union Army: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal
States 1861-1865, Volume 8 Biographical, 1908