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army officer

John Murray Corse, American army officer.

Background

Corse, John Murray was born on April 27, 1835 in Pittsburgh. Son of John T. and Sarah (Murray) Corse.

Education

Entered United States Military Academy, 1853.

Career

Commissioned major 6th Iowa Infantry, 1861, lieutenant colonel United States Volunteers, 1862, colonel, 1863, brigadier general, 1863. Inspector general United States Army under General Sherman, 1864. Collector internal revenue, Chicago, 1866 postmaster, Boston, 1885.

Connections

Married Ellen F. Prince, December, 1856.

father:
John T. Corse

mother:
Sarah (Murray) Corse

spouse:
Ellen F. Prince