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Edmund Lovell Dana
Birth: Jan. 29, 1817
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1889
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. During the fighting around the McPherson Farm on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, 1863) he commanded his brigade (1st Brigade, 3rd Division, I Corps) when the the previous commanders were wounded and put out of action. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on July 26, 1865 for "meritorious services". 
 
Burial:
Hollenback Cemetery
Wilkes-Barre
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Lot 569
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: May 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10908371
Edmund Lovell Dana
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Edmund Lovell Dana
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Edmund Lovell Dana
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- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Apr. 26, 2016
Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 25, 2016

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Apr. 25, 2015
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