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George Henry Nye
Birth: 1828
Hallowell
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1908
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. His career in cotton manufacturing was interrupted by the Civil War, when he volunteered only one month after its beginning in 1861. During his service he was first part of the 10th Maine Volunteer Infantry as a Captain and later as Colonel in command of the 29th Maine Volunteer Infantry. He participated in the Battle of Antietam and in campaigns that took him as far south as New Orleans. He was wounded at Cedar Creek and Cedar Mountain. For mertorious duty during the war he was brevetted Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers on October 29, 1864 and Major General on March 13, 1865. After the war he returned to manufacturing and was superintendent of Laurel Mills, Laurel, Maryland until retiring in 1885. In September 1998, the Laurel Museum, Maryland opened an exhibit featuring the acquired diaries, topics and select papers of General George H. Nye. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charlotte Annie Hussey Nye (1832 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Georgianna H Nye (1852 - 1861)*
  Clara Nye Burr (1856 - 1907)*
  Grace Nye Steiger (1859 - 1888)*
  Catherine A Nye (1870 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 1793
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 12, 2005
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George Henry Nye
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 5, 2014

- Guardian
 Added: Jun. 30, 2014
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jun. 12, 2014
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