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Grover Salman Wormer (August 9, 1821 – January 26, 1904)[1] was an American Union brevet brigadier general during the period of the American Civil War. He served with the Eighth Michigan Cavalry.[2] After the war, he wrote about the Morgan's Raid and owned a machinery business in Detroit.[3] He received his appointment as brevet brigadier general dated to March 13, 1865.[4]

His father was a soldier from Massachusetts who fought in the War of 1812.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Michael Noirot. "Michigan Civil War Era Graves". http://www.flickr.com/photos/battlefieldportraits/5881020240/. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  2. "Eighth Michigan Cavalry". http://seekingmichigan.cdmhost.com/seeking_michigan/seek_results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=subjec&CISOROOT=/p4006coll3&CISOBOX1=Eighth+Michigan+Cavalry. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  3. "Re: Jeremiah Van Wormer, d. 1851 Concord, MI". http://genforum.genealogy.com/vanwormer/messages/62.html. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  4. The Photographic History of the Civil War: Three Volumes in One. New York: Random House Value Publishing, Inc.. 1983. pp. 316. 0-517-20155-0. 
  5. "General Grover S. Wormer, Crolius, Civil War". http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/general-grover-wormer-crolius-civil-108989041. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 

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