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Charles W. Adams
May 31, 1834|
|Died||March 8, 1909
Mountain View Cemetery
||United States Army
|Years of service||1862–1865|
Bvt. Brigadier General
|Commands held||12th Kansas Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War
Charles W. Adams (1834–1909) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He entered the Union Army in 1862 as a Colonel and was given command of the 12th Kansas Volunteer Infantry. He led his unit at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry where he received a gunshot wound in his arm. He mustered out of Union service in 1865 as a Brevet Brigadier General and returned to Lawrence, Kansas.
He died in Oakland, California on March 8, 1909.
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