George Stoneman

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George Stoneman Jr.
General George Stoneman.jpg
15th Governor of California
In office
January 10, 1883 – January 8, 1887
LieutenantJohn Daggett
Preceded byGeorge C. Perkins
Succeeded byWashington Bartlett
Personal details
Born(1822-08-08)August 8, 1822
Busti, New York
DiedSeptember 5, 1894(1894-09-05) (aged 72)
Buffalo, New York
Political partyDemocratic
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Union Army
Years of service1846–1871
RankUnion Army major general rank insignia.svg Major General
CommandsIII Corps
Cavalry Corps
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War

George Stoneman, Jr. (August 22, 1822September 5, 1894) was a career U.S. Army officer, a Union cavalry general in the American Civil War, and the Governor of California between 1883 and 1887.