Battle Person Detail

Mower, Joseph A.

In May 1862, Mower was elected colonel of the Eleventh Missouri Infantry. Within a year, he was promoted to brigadier general. He served at the battles of Iuka and Corinth. He directed a brigade during the Vicksburg campaign. During the Red River campaign, he served at Fort DeRussy and in a command position at Yellow Bayou. He served under Sherman in the Atlanta and Carolina campaigns with great distinction. He remained in the army after the end of the war.
Brigadier General
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