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Turchin, John Basillocked

(30 January 1822–19 June 1901)
  • Paul J. DeLoca


Turchin, John Basil (30 January 1822–19 June 1901), Union general, was born Ivan Vasilievitch Turchaninov in Russia’s Don Cossack region, near modern-day Ukraine, the only known son of Vasilii Nikolaevich Turchaninov, a nobleman of means and a major in a Don Cossack regiment of the tsar. His mother’s name is unknown....

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