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educator , army officer

James Loralne Geddes, British army officer, educator. Served as colonel Canadian Cavalry, 1854-1857.

Background

Geddes, James Loralne was born on March 19, 1827 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of Captain Alexander and Elizabeth (Careless) G.: m. Margaret Moore, October 14, 1856.

Career

General United States Volunteers, 1865.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author war songs including The Soldier’s Battle-Prayer, The Stars and Stripes.

Membership

Served as colonel Canadian Cavalry, 1854-1857.

Connections

Married second, Elizabeth Evans, April.

father:
Captain Alexander G.:

mother:
Elizabeth (Careless) G.:

spouse:
Elizabeth Evans