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army officer

John Wesley Turner, American army officer.

Background

Turner, John Wesley was born on July 19, 1833 in near Saratoga, New York, United States.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1855.

Career

Chief commissary under General David Hunter, 1861-1862, under General Benjamin F. Butler, New Orleans, 1862. Chief commissary and later chief of staff Department of the South, 1863. General United States Volunteers, 1863.

General Volunteers; chief of staff Army of the James, 1864-1865. General and maj; general United States Army, 1865. President Bogey Lead Mining Company, St. Louis, 1872-1877.

President St. Joseph Gas & Mfg. Director American Exchange Bank, St. Louis, 1893-1899, St. Louis Savs.

Connections

Married Blanche Soulard, September 18, 1869, several children.

spouse:
Blanche Soulard