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Civil War Soldiers - Stolbrand

Stolbrand, Carlos J. M., brigadier-general, U.S. Army, was born in Sweden May 11, 1821. He entered the royal artillery when eighteen years old; served in the Schleswig-Holstein campaign in 1848-50; and came to the United States at the close of that war. In July, 1861, he enlisted in the Federal service as a private, was soon afterward commissioned captain in the 1st battalion of Ill. light artillery, and subsequently was chief of artillery under Gen. John A. Logan. He took part in the siege of Corinth, the Atlanta campaign, Sherman's march to the sea, and in Feb., 1865, was promoted brigadier-general of volunteers and resigned his commission. After the war he settled in South Carolina and entered political life. In 1868 he was secretary of the state constitutional convention, a delegate to the Republican national convention and a presidential elector. He was also for some years superintendent of the state penitentiary, and was superintendent of the new U. S. government building in Charleston under President Harrison's administration. Gen. Stolbrand died in Charleston, S. C., Feb. 3, 1894.

Source: The Union Army: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-1865, Volume 8 Biographical, 1908

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