797. Laura Arabella Platt was born on 1 April 1842 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She died on 2 September 1916 in Seagirt, New York Co., NY.
Laura Arabella Platt and General John Grant Mitchell were married on 23 October 1862 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. General John Grant Mitchell27 was born on 6 November 1838 in Piqua, Miami Co., OH. He died on 7 November 1894 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. General Mitchell volunteered in the Union Army as a private 14 May 1861, appointed 1st Lt., 3d Ohio Infantry, 29 July 1861: Capt. Company C 21 December 1861; Lt. Col., 113th Ohio Inf., 2 Sept. 1863 Colonel Commanding, 2d Brigade 2d Division, 14th Army Corps, 13 May 1864. Brig. Gen 12 Jan 1865, and Brevet Major General for gallantry in Battle of Bentonville and meritorious conduct throughout the war, 13 March 1865. He was the youngest Brigadier General in the Army.
"He was Register in Bankruptcy: President of the Columbus City Council: and Pension Agent at Columbus, Ohio"
Laura Arabella Platt and General John Grant Mitchell had the following children: