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Encyclopedia > Alexander S. Webb

Alexander Stuart Webb (February 13, 1835February 12, 1911) was a career U.S. Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War who won the Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg. After the war he was president of the City College of New York. February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1835 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ... The American Civil War was fought in North America from 1861 until 1865 between the United States of America – forces coming mostly from the 23 northern states of the Union – and the newly-formed Confederate States of America, which consisted of 11 southern states that had declared their secession. ... The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States. ... The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), fought in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign, was the largest battle ever fought in North America, and is generally considered to be the turning point of the American Civil War. ... The City College of The City University of New York (known more commonly as the City College of New York or simply City College) is a senior college of the City University of New York, in New York City. ...


Webb was born in New York City. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ...


Webb died in Riverdale, New York, and is buried in West Point National Cemetery. Riverdale (population 46,013) is a well-to-do residential neighborhood in the northwest Bronx in New York City. ... Alternate meanings: West Point (disambiguation). ...


 
 

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