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army officer

Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, American army officer. Served as First lieutenant corps engrs. Army of Potomac, 1863, participated in Maryland. campaign, Rappahannock campaign (battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, 1863), Pennsylvania campaign (Battle of Gettysburg), Rapidan campaign, 1863-1864.

Background

Mackenzie, Ranald Slidell was born on July 27, 1840 in Westchester County, New York, United States. Son of Alexander Slidell and Catherine (Robinson) Mackenzie.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1862.

Career

Captain, commander; general United States Army. Major general United States Volunteers. General United States Volunteers, from 1865.

Membership

Served as First lieutenant corps engrs. Army of Potomac, 1863, participated in Maryland. campaign, Rappahannock campaign (battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, 1863), Pennsylvania campaign (Battle of Gettysburg), Rapidan campaign, 1863-1864.

Connections

father:
Alexander Slidell Mackenzie

mother:
Catherine (Robinson) Mackenzie