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Eli Metcalfe Bruce
Birth: Feb. 22, 1828
Death: Dec. 16, 1866

Civil War CSA Congressman. He was a wealthy Kentucky businessman who applied his fortunes to supplying the Confederacy with much-needed military goods by running the Northern blockade during the War Between the States. He served in the Confederate Congress, and also used his fortunes to help destitute Confederate soldiers, civilians, and veterans. After the war he opened the Southern Hotel in New York City. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Stubblefield Bruce (1800 - 1883)
  Sabina Pickett Metcalfe Bruce (1804 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Withers Morris (1835 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Mattie Bruce Reynolds (1854 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: heart disease
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Fort Mitchell
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 142
 
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Record added: Jun 21, 2000
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