Person:Philip Post (1)

Philip Sydney Post
b.19 Mar 1833 Florida, New York
d.6 Jan 1895 Washington, D.C.
Facts and Events
Name Philip Sydney Post
Gender Male
Birth[1] 19 Mar 1833 Florida, New York
Military[1] 1862 Illinois, United StatesGained rank of Colonel in the 59th Illinois infantry
Military[1] 1862 Arkansas, United StatesSeverely wounded in the Battle of Pea Ridge.
Military[1] 16 Nov 1864 Severly wounded in "a charge on Overton Hill".
Military[1] 10 Dec 1864 "brevetted brigadier-general of volunteers"
Military[1] 1865 to 1866 Texas, United States"appointed to the command of the western district of Texas"
Occupation[1] 1866 to 1874 Vienna, AustriaAppointed U.S. consul at Vienna.
Occupation[1] 1874 to 1879 Vienna, AustriaAppointed consul-general
Residence[1] 1879 to 1886 Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
Occupation[1] 1886 to 1895 Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesRepublican congressman.
Graduation[1] Schenectady, New York, United StatesUnion College
Residence[1] Kansas, United StatesPracticed law and established a newspaper.
Death[1] 6 Jan 1895 Washington, D.C.
Funeral[2] 10 Jan 1895 Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United StatesLaid in state in courthouse 9th and 10th, followed by funeral and burial.
Burial[2] 10 Jan 1895 Knox, Illinois, United StatesHope Cemetery (no record in WeRelate yet)

Represented in Wikipedia at Philip S. Post.

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Post, Philip Sidney, in Wikisource
  2. 2.0 2.1 Funeral of P. S. Post, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Rock Island Argus. 1893-1920. (Rock Island, Illinois)
    Vol XLIII, No 69, pg 1, 10 Jan 1895.