John L. Gardner

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John L. Gardner
1844 photo of Gardner taken by Mathew Brady
Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress)
Born(1793-08-01)August 1, 1793
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedFebruary 18, 1869(1869-02-18) (aged 75)
Wilmington, Delaware
Place of burialImmanuel Episcopal Church,
New Castle, Delaware
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service1812–1865
RankUnion Army colonel rank insignia.png Colonel
Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brevet Brigadier General
Unit4th U.S. Infantry
7th U.S. Infantry
Commands held4th U.S. Artillery

John Lane Gardner (1793–1869) served in the U.S. Army eventually achieving the rank of brevet Brigadier General after serving in the American Civil War having also served in the War of 1812, the Seminole War and the Mexican–American War before that.

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