John A. Bolles
|John Augustus Bolles|
|8th Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth|
|Preceded by||John P. Bigelow|
|Succeeded by||John G. Palfrey|
April 16, 1809|
May 25, 1878 (aged 69)|
|Resting place||Forest Hills Cemetery Jamaica Plain Massachusetts|
|Spouse(s)||Catherine Hartwell Dix, m. November 11, 1834.|
|Alma mater||Brown University, 1829, M.A. 1832|
United States of America|
|Years of service||January 30, 1862-July 17, 1865|
Bvt. Brigadier General
|Commands||Aide de Camp to John Adams Dix, and Judge Advocate|
|Battles/wars||Battle of South Mountain, American Civil War|
John Augustus Bolles (April 16, 1809 – May 25, 1878) was an American politician who, from 1843–1844, served as the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. He also served as a staff officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War and was brevetted to Brigadier General.
- Bolles, John Augustus (1865), Genealogy of the Bolles Family in America., Boston, MA: Henry W. Dutton & Son, p. 28.
- Eicher, John (2002), Civil War High Commands, Redwood City, California: Stanford University Press, p. 136.
- Bearse, Austin (1880). Reminiscences of Fugitive-Slave Law Days in Boston. Boston: Warren Richardson. p. 3.
John P. Bigelow
| 8th Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
John G. Palfrey
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