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John Parke

Born: Sep 22, 1827

Death: Dec 16, 1900

Birthplace: Chester County

Nationality: United States

John Parke

Date of Birth : Sep 22, 1827
Date of Death : Dec 16, 1900
Birth Place : Chester County

John Grubb Parke was a United States Army engineer and a Union general in the American Civil War. Parke's Civil War service was closely associated with Ambrose E. Burnside often serving him as chief of staff in major engagements such as Antietam, Fredericksburg and the Overland Campaign. Parke also held significant field commands during Burnside's North Carolina Expedition, Vicksburg and the battle of Fort Stedman as well as brief stints in command of the Army of the Potomac.

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