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RICE, Samuel Allen, soldier, born in Penn Yah, N Y., 27 January, 1828: died in Oskaloosa, Iowa, 6 July, 1864. He was educated at Ohio university and at Union college, where he was graduated in 1849. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1852, and began practice at Oskaloosa, Iowa, where he was elected county attorney in 1853. In 1856 he was chosen attorney-general of Iowa, and in 1858 he was continued in that office for a second term. He entered the National army as colonel of the 33d Iowa volunteers, his commission dating from 10 August, 1862. For bravery at Helena, Arkansas, he was promoted brigadier-general of volunteers on 4 August, 1863, and served with credit through the campaigns of 1863-'4 in Arkansas until he was mortally wounded at Jenkin's Ferry, 30 April, 1864.--His brother, Elliott Warren. soldier, born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, 16 November. 1835: died in Sioux City, Iowa, 22 June, 1887, was educated at Ohio university and Union law-school, admitted to the bar, and practised in Oskaloosa, Iowa. At the beginning of the civil war he entered the National army as a private, and first met the enemy at Belmont, Missouri, 7 November, 1861. He rose to the rank of brigadier-general, his commission dating from 20 June, 1864, fought with distinction in the important battles of the southwest, and in General William T. Sherman's campaign in Georgia and the Carolinas commanded a brigade in General John M. Corse's division. He was brevetted major-general on 13 March, 1865, and mustered out on 24 August
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