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General Fredrick Salomon


Basic Facts

Date of Birth: April 7, 1826

Place of Birth: Prussia

Death: March 18, 1897

Buried: Mt Olivel, SC


Family: Brother was Governor of Wisconsin




Brief history prior to Civil War:

Immigrated to Manitowoc, Wisconsin


Brief history during the Civil War:

Was Col. 9th of Wisconsin.

Was relieved as Colonel for alcoholism

Defended Helena, Arkansas from Confederate attack and inflicted considerable damage. Held confederates at Jenkins Ferry, Arkansas. Repelled 3 attacks, ran out of supplies and had to return to Little Rock, AK 


Brief history after the Civil War: