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John Stephen Casement
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Nickname(s) "General Jack"
Born (1829-01-19)January 19, 1829
Geneva, New York, US
Died December 13, 1909(1909-12-13) (aged 80)
Painesville, Ohio, US
Place of burial
Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 – 1865
Rank Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brevet Brigadier General
Unit 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Commands held 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, XXIII Corps.
Battles/wars American Civil War
  • Siege of Knoxville
  • Atlanta campaign
  • Battle of Franklin
  • Battle of Nashville
  • Battle of Wilmington
Other work Directed the Union Pacific work crews during construction of the Transcontinental Railroad

John Stephen "Jack" Casement (January 19, 1829 – December 13, 1909) was a general and brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a noted railroad contractor and civil engineer. He directed the construction of the Union Pacific's section of the Transcontinental Railroad, which linked the Western United States with the East.

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