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Edward Needles Hallowell
Birth: Nov. 3, 1836
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1871
Medford
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the start of the Civil War, he accepted an appointment as Major in the 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment, commanded by Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. During the assault on July 18, 1863, at the Confederate's Fort Wagner, Major Hallowell commanded the left wing with half of the regiment directly behind Colonel Shaw's right wing. He was severely wounded, Colonel Shaw was killed and half the regiment loss. After he recuperated he returned as Colonel to command the 54th for the rest of the war. For distinguished service, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers. After the war, he was a merchant in Medford, Massachusetts, until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Morris Longstreth Hallowell (1809 - 1880)
  Hannah Penrose Hallowell (1812 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte Bartlett Wilhelmina Swett Hallowell (1843 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Hallowell (1831 - 1905)*
  William Penrose Hallowell (1833 - 1894)*
  Richard Price Hallowell (1835 - 1904)*
  Edward Needles Hallowell (1836 - 1871)
  Norwood Penrose Hallowell (1839 - 1914)*
  Emily Hallowell (1842 - 1935)*
  Susan Morris Hallowell (1845 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Indian Ridge Path, Lot 4124
 
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Record added: Oct 12, 2000
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