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Last Name: Sprague   Birth: April 4, 1817
First Name: John   Death: December 24, 1893
Middle Name: Wilson   Age: 76
    Unit: 63rd Branch: INF
    State: OH Company: F&S
Side: Union
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Rank: COL
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Medal of Honor at Decatur, GA for defeating an overwhelming force of the enemy thus saving the trains of the Corps. Ultimately rose Major General and would eventually become the first mayor of Tacoma, Washington. He joined George H Thomas Post No. 5 of Olympia, Thurston County, Washington on 13 Apr 1881 as one of the 14 charter members. He later transferred to Custer Post No. 6 of Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, where he served as Post Commander in 1887. The next year he was elected, unopposed, as Commander of the Department of Washington Territory (1888-89).

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Cemetery NameTacoma
Cemetery Street4801 South Tacoma Way
Cemetery CityTacoma
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Cemetery CountyPierce
Cemetery StateWA
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GAR PostCuster Post 6
GAR DepartmentWA
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