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Ivan Turchin
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Ivan Vasilyevich Turchaninov in 1867, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Birth name Ivan Vasilyevich Turchaninov
Born (1822-01-30)January 30, 1822
Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire
Died June 18, 1901(1901-06-18) (aged 79)
Anna, Illinois
Place of burial
Allegiance  Russian Empire
 United States of America
Service/branch Russian coa 1825.png Imperial Russian Army
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Union Army
Years of service 1843–1856 (Imperial Russian Army)
1861–1864 (USA)
Rank Colonel (Imperial Russian Army)
Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brigadier General (U.S. Army)
Battles/wars Crimean War
American Civil War
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Cabinet card of John B. Turchin (cropped)
Turchin in his later years

Ivan Vasilyevich Turchaninov (rus. Иван Васильевич Турчанинов); December 24, 1822 – June 18, 1901) better known by his Anglicised name of John Basil Turchin, was a Union army brigadier general in the American Civil War. He led two critical charges that saved the day at Chickamauga and was among the first to lead soldiers up Missionary Ridge.

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