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Aaron Fletcher Stevens
Aaron Fletcher Stevens

Aaron Fletcher Stevens (1819 – 1887) was a Brevet Brigadier General during the American Civil War, as well as a two-term U.S. Congressman. In the US military, brevet referred to a warrant authorizing a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily, but usually without receiving the pay of that higher rank. ... A Brigadier General, or one-star general, is the lowest rank of general officer in the United States and some other countries, ranking just above Colonel and just below Major General. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ...


Fletcher was born in Derry, New Hampshire. He spent his childhood in both Derry and also nearby Peterborough and attended Pinkerton Academy [1]. In 1845, he was admitted to the New Hampshire Bar, and helped found the New Hampshire Republican Party in the mid-1850s. Location in Rockingham County, New Hampshire Coordinates: Country United States State New Hampshire County Rockingham County Incorporated 1827 Town Council Pat Dowling Kevin Coyle Craig W. Bulkley Janet Fairbanks Chris Reisdorf Beverly Ferrante Brian Chirichiello Area    - City 94. ... Peterborough is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,883. ... Pinkerton Academy is a secondary school in Derry, New Hampshire. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Democratic Party. ...


During the Civil War, he served two terms of duty, one with the 1st New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, which he spent stationed at Harper's Ferry, and another with the 13th New Hampshire. With the 13th, he participated in the disastrous attack against Marye's Heights in the Battle of Fredericksburg, and was wounded at both Drury Creek and Fort Harrison. Harpers Ferry is the name of several places in the United States of America: Harpers Ferry, Iowa Harpers Ferry, West Virginia There was also John Browns raid on the armory at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia as well as a Battle of Harpers Ferry in the American Civil War. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Ambrose E. Burnside Robert E. Lee Strength Army of the Potomac ~114,000 engaged Army of Northern Virginia ~72,500 engaged Casualties 12,653 (1,284 killed, 9,600 wounded, 1,769 captured/missing) 5,377 (608 killed, 4,116...


He served two terms in the United States House of Representatives before dying in Nashua. Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is (often regarded as) the lower of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Nickname: Gate City Location in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Coordinates: Country United States State New Hampshire County Hillsborough Incorporated 1746 Mayor Bernard A. Streeter (Rep) Area    - City 82. ...


External links

  • General Aaron Fletcher Stevens In the Collections of the New Hampshire State House & State Library
  • Library of Congress Bio

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